Ideas and Action
Why women in Bristol are going on 'strike'
For International Women’s Day this Sunday 8 March, feminist collectives in Bristol are putting on a “Women’s Strike”. The Cable has been following the event's organisers to learn about the personal stories and politics behind the action.
Councillors throw out airport expansion plans, but is this the end of the road?
North Somerset joins the ranks of Southampton and Stansted, whose local councillors also voted to reject airport expansion plans.
Breaking the chain of alcoholism
Josh couldn’t get out of a vicious circle of addiction and destruction until he found an organisation that tackles the long-term effects of having alcoholic parents.
The initiative shaking up sex-ed in Bristol
Sex education in schools is limited in its breadth and awkward in its delivery. Could a circus TROUPE with a 12 ft silken labia be the answer?
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 Travellers fill food banks for Christmas
The #FoodbankNomination started in Ireland but has since spread all over the world, including Bristol. We spoke to the Bristol Gypsies and Travellers who've taken part.
Fat Paul and the Exchange’s rebirth as Bristol's first community owned venue
For the past decade, he has been one of the key “behind-the-scene” players in Bristol’s music scene, and now building a new era at The Exchange.
'The difference between First Bus and buses that work for us is political pressure'
Why is it, that in 21st century Bristol we don't have reliable public transport, asks Matthew Hollinshead.