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Inside Bristol schools during a new academic year like no other

Struggling to access Covid-19 testing, helping disadvantaged kids catch up, and anxieties about another lockdown: Bristol school leaders speak of the challenges of reopening to a new normal.
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Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Paul Smith, the council’s housing boss, and how a socialist can be ‘credible’ with developers

The famously humorous Hartcliffe local was a city councillor in the 1990s, and then getting re-elected in 2016, bringing professional experience to the role of…
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A police informant says he was let down, now his life is in danger

Avon and Somerset Police persuaded ‘John’ to provide information about criminals he’d grown up with. One officer’s bending of police guidelines has left him living in fear.
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Watch: The struggle for the future of Britain’s best street

A furore has kicked off over proposals to pedestrianise one of Bristol’s most iconic streets, St Marks Road, with famous shop Sweetmart threatening to leave! Easton native Neil Maggs investigates whats going on behind the headlines.
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We’re hiring a Communications & Partnerships Coordinator

Passionate about growing community power? Superlative communicator? Social media savvy? Apply to join our team as our new Community & Partnerships Coordinator! Applications close 7 Oct.
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Inside: Young and pregnant in a mental health hospital for the first time

A young pregnant woman detained under the Mental Health Act for the first time shares her experience of being sent miles away from home. Both mum and daughter tell their story of navigating through the complex mental health system.
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WATCH: Confinement Stories – a snapshot of life in lockdown Bristol

As restrictions ease and life returns slowly to ‘normal,’ this film captures human stories showing a snapshot of what life in lockdown Bristol was like. The Cable teamed up with local filmmakers Paula Romero and Jacobo Garcia to produce this moving audio-visual time capsule.
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