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Moya Lothian-Maclean, contributing editor at Novara Media and presenter of the Human Resources podcast, on her journey into journalism, bad experiences working at the BBC – and why new models of media offer hope.
The post Cable Live: Moya Lothian-Maclean discusses the future of campaigning journalism appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
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It happened on a flight to Tenerife. Bristol – Metro …
Hundreds have gathered after they were told to evacuate their homes three dats ago. Bristol – Metro …
With knife crime a tragically common part of life in Bristol and other cities, Neil talks to Aodh about the psychological impact of being the victim of an attack, and the process of recovery.
The post Listen: Bristol Unpacked with filmmaker Aodh Breathnach on surviving being stabbed – and documenting the aftermath appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
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The council’s budget black hole will rise to £32m in years to come. But as local authorities reach the brink of bankruptcy elsewhere in England, something needs to give.
The post Bristol City Council is nearly skint: the local government financial crisis explained appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
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Passengers are facing severe delays. Bristol – Metro …
Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, the Rhubarb Tavern could be saved from redevelopment after three years closed. In a changing city, and with pints becoming a luxury for many, what will be needed to make it a success?
The post ‘We want to give people their space back’: clock ticks on crowdfunder to save Barton Hill’s last pub appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
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He has a fascination with mass killings like the Oklahoma bombing in 1995. Bristol – Metro …
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- Woman suffers bloody nose after fight breaks out on Ryanair flight to Tenerifeby Jasper King on November 29, 2023 at 3:27 pm
It happened on a flight to Tenerife.
- Man jailed for life after fire destroyed historic boatyard buildingsby Ben Ashton on November 27, 2023 at 6:28 pm
The blaze caused millions of pounds of damage.
- Mayor spent £10,000 of taxpayers’ cash on giant bus posters of him with his dogby Siba Jackson on November 24, 2023 at 5:11 pm
An internal report likened the promotion to a ‘political campaign bus seeking to influence voters’.
- Toy monkey reunited with three-year-old owner after 600-mile train journeyby Sarah Hooper on November 23, 2023 at 8:46 pm
A little boy has been reunited with his lost plush monkey after it went on a 600-mile train adventure.
- People told to leave unsafe tower block are still having to pay rentby Brooke Davies on November 23, 2023 at 10:56 am
Residents will not be able to return to their homes until December at the very earliest.
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- Listen: Bristol Unpacked with ACORN’s Wesley Bear on activism, the Barton House evacuation, and frosty relations with the councilby Priyanka Raval on December 8, 2023 at 2:36 pm
Relations between Bristol City Council and community union ACORN have become increasingly fractious, with recent clashes over council tax and the evacuation of a Barton Hill tower block. Neil asks Wesley why, and whether there's a way back. The post Listen: Bristol Unpacked with ACORN’s Wesley Bear on activism, the Barton House evacuation, and frosty relations with the council appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
- ‘Silence is complicity’: director of landmark Palestinian film slams Arnolfini for cancelling screeningby Sean Morrison on December 6, 2023 at 1:00 pm
In a move that sparked outrage and protest, the Bristol gallery claimed hosting the showing of Farha would risk breaking charity rules on political activity. The post ‘Silence is complicity’: director of landmark Palestinian film slams Arnolfini for cancelling screening appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
- Darin J Sallam on what shaped her creative life, her film Farha and the controversy it sparked from the Middle East to Bristolby Sean Morrison on December 6, 2023 at 1:00 pm
Sallam’s film has been praised for its bravery in choosing to tackle the events of the Nakba – one of very few films to do so – but was also heavily criticised by Israeli authorities and prompted a boycott campaign The post Darin J Sallam on what shaped her creative life, her film Farha and the controversy it sparked from the Middle East to Bristol appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
- Barton House tenants ‘treated like second class citizens’ in temporary hotel accommodationby Priyanka Raval on December 5, 2023 at 3:16 pm
People displaced from the Barton Hill high-rise evacuated in November say cramped and unacceptable living conditions in the Holiday Inn they've been moved to are affecting their mental health. The post Barton House tenants ‘treated like second class citizens’ in temporary hotel accommodation appeared first on The Bristol Cable.
- Scotland will open the UK’s first safer drug consumption facility – Bristol should be nextby The Bristol Cable on December 4, 2023 at 5:12 pm
Glasgow, where the UK’s drug death crisis is worst, has overcome opposition from Westminster to open a potentially life-saving overdose prevention centre. What does this mean for other cities wanting to tackle drug-related harms? The post Scotland will open the UK’s first safer drug consumption facility – Bristol should be next appeared first on The Bristol Cable.