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Listen: Bristol Unpacked on media, Meghan, racism and the Bristol History Commission facing up to the city’s past with Dr Shawn Sobers

Shawn has been at the forefront on conversations on history, race and media in the city.

The Bristol Briefing: Almost a third of Bristol adults given first Covid jab

The number of Covid patients in hospital has reached its lowest level since later October, as schools open on Monday in the first step in easing of restrictions.

Cost of Bristol Beacon refurb more than doubled

The refurbishment cost has more than doubled, partly because of a huge number of unforeseen structural problems.

'We should decide what happens to Bristol’s statues, not Westminster'

Ahead of the trial of the ‘Colston 4’, we spoke to Bristol University law professor Antonia Layard about the thorny legal issues surrounding statue protection, and why the legislation around statues needs to change.

Is Bristol a 'beacon' for Black culture?

Is the opportunity for real racial change in Bristol getting lost in “changing names and toppling statues”? We ask Black Bristolians.

The Bristol Briefing: More Covid patients fill up Bristol hospitals, but spread of virus slows

The worrying spike of positive cases of Covid-19 since Chistmas appears to be flattening out in Bristol, but pressure on the NHS continues to rise.

The Bristol Cable in 2020: A year like no other, for a newspaper like no other

This was the year we all found out the answer to a question we didn’t think we’d be asked: how will we respond to a...

The Bristol Briefing: Bristol bucks worrying national trend as it enters Tier 2

With more relaxed restrictions for Bristol until the end of the year, the city's infection rates fell further this week, but the council expects it to rise again in the coming weeks.

The Bristol Briefing: Bristol Covid-19 rate falls below England average for first time since October

The Covid-19 latest 📉 Bristol’s infection rate has fallen below the England average for the first time since early October. There were 589 new cases...

Bristol Diversity Awards 2020

Organisers of the 2020 Bristol Diversity Awards will announce the shortlisted and final recipients of this year’s awards. The event will be screened  at 7pm...

Bristol filmmaker Michael Jenkins is 'wreaking the best kind of havoc on the city'

A gentle giant of our city, filmmaker Michael Jenkins is quietly yet firmly shaking up the creative industries and giving Bristol’s Black community a stake in their own stories.

The Bristol Briefing: spike in Covid-19 cases, anti-lockdown protests and other news from across the city

Welcome to the Cable weekly briefing on coronavirus, and some other goings on in the city - helping you cut through the ‘infodemic’.