Edson Burton: My hopes for Bristol’s scene in 2019
The writer, historian and curator on challenges and opportunities for the city’s arts.
A passionate appeal to save one of the few working class pubs in Easton
Recently given a new lease of life under new management, this old school boozer could be the latest victim of gentrification.
Bristol’s recovery community: overcoming addiction together
In early September, Bristol hosted Recovery Festival - a celebration of people who have overcome addiction. Craig Johnson explains the importance of community when services are being stripped back.
Celebrating the city
Meet some of the community groups finding creative solutions to food poverty, mental health and assumptions around gender identity.
Carnival is back – just in time to celebrate its 50th anniversary!
Since starting in 1968, St Pauls Carnival has become recognised as one of Bristol’s most iconic and culturally significant events. After three years off, Carnival is now back thanks to the hard graft of many in the local community.
Memories, challenges and the future of St Pauls Carnival
The Cable talks to some of the organisers about St Pauls carnivals' past and what’s new this year
Edition 16 OUT NOW
Today, we are sending out copies of the magazine out to hundreds of Cable members. To get yours through the post, become a member and pay £3 or more a month. Otherwise, copies will be available for free from hundreds of venues across Bristol within the next week or so.
Banjo Island: the close-knit community behind the reputation
Despite its fearsome reputation, we found a warm community and good living on Banjo Island estate in Cadbury Heath.
Cable members continue to shape a new media for Bristol
One hundred Bristol Cable members crammed in to the co-operative’s annual general meeting, proving once again that media in the public interest must be led...
Another blow for Filwood, as 80-year-old community centre fights for survival
Will the 80-year-old Filwood Community Centre cling on? And what can be done to revive the Broadway?
Community action around the city
Funding cut, services cancelled, staff laid off, but it’s not all bad news. We look at positive community stories from all corners of Bristol.
Meet the volunteers easing pressure on the NHS
With NHS staff overworked and overstretched, hundreds of volunteers are helping reduce the load.
The essential stories you wont find elsewhere
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