Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs


Listen: Bristol Unpacked with poet Lawrence Hoo, on decolonising education, and if he’s now in the establishment

As part of the Cable’s Black History Month coverage, Neil and Lawrence talk about the renaming of Colston Hall to Bristol Beacon, how education and the arts are key to building positive paths for young people and the role a poet plays in the political process of the city.
The post Listen: Bristol Unpacked with poet Lawrence Hoo, on decolonising education, and if he’s now in the establishment appeared first on The Bristol Cable. The Bristol Cable …



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…
The post Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Paul Smith, the council’s housing boss, and how a socialist can be ‘credible’ with developers appeared first on The Bristol Cable. The Bristol Cable …


Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Desmond Brown, on knife crime, the justice system and being called a ‘police informant’

Desmond has been accused by some of being a police informant, due to his work with local institutions and the police, a claim he strongly refutes as ridiculous.
The post Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Desmond Brown, on knife crime, the justice system and being called a ‘police informant’ appeared first on The Bristol Cable. The Bristol Cable …