Unlocking the cells: Bristol’s history of prison reform
From rioting in 19th century to fighting for prisoner rights in the 1970s, Bristol has a long history of attempted prison reform.
I did time for tagging
Jack Keeling, who was imprisoned for graffiti, talks to the Bristol Cable about his sentence, Bristol’s graffiti scene and the council’s promise to create legal graffiti walls.
The Bristol Reform Riots
October 1831 saw a blaze of anger and thirst for change in the city Over three days in October 1831, Bristol saw arguably the most important riot in British history.
Photos: thousands march against austerity
Bristolians marched against austerity last Saturday in a powerful display of opposition to government.
Bringing the fight against apartheid to Bristol
Remembering Ron Press, the white South African dissident who became a leading light in Bristol activism.
Video: What impact for anti-austerity protest?
At the national demonstration organised by the People’s Assembly in London on Saturday 1st of July, the anti-austerity movement showed a resurgence.
Feminist library protestors “violently” evicted
Domestic violence campaigners have been “violently” evicted from Cheltenham Road Library.
Feminist library occupiers defiant after police visit
Domestic violence campaigners occupying the now-closed Cheltenham Road Library, are determined to stay put after a visit from the police and other unidentified individuals - one of whom made threats.
“We invite you to join us”: Activists occupy Cheltenham Road library
Domestic violence campaigners have occupied the historic Cheltenham Road Library to protest a lack of social housing.
Nazis behind Saturday’s far-right rally
Some neo-Nazis are expected to be in Bristol city centre this Saturday. Anti-fascist groups have called a counter-demonstration.
Breaking: Multinational bank backs down to local campaigners
Santander has been forced to back track on a controversial policy.
The essential stories you wont find elsewhere
Subscribe to our fortnightly newsletter