'My insight into the Covid-19 testing fiasco in Bristol'
The national Covid-19 test and trace process is failing. But I didn’t realise to what extent until I tried to get my child tested after getting a fever late one Sunday night.
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.
Taking a deeper look at the issues affecting Bristol
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.
Speedwell fire update: Landlord of The Office blackmailed by gang
The Cable can reveal that the landlord of The Office – the Speedwell building, which burnt down last year – has been targeted by a gang in an alleged blackmail raid.
In this four-part true crime investigation, the Cable unmasks one of Britain’s most elusive crime bosses - the Cornerman, so-called for taking a corner out of every crooked deal that came his way and hurting those who don’t pay up.
Moving On: Racism against Gypsies, Roma & Travellers
In our series on Bristol’s Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities we examine the big issues facing these communities today and ask: Why, in 2020, do Roma, Gypsies and Travellers still face discrimination and hate crime on a daily basis?
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Inside: Bristol's Private Mental Health Services
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.
Losing myself: my experiences of psychiatric hospitals
My time in hospitals kept me alive when I was unable to do that myself, but it came with its own set of wounds. Now, I want to be part of changing the system.
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Going behind the headlines on the biggest story of 2020.
Frustrated and ignored: Meet people excluded from Covid-19 financial support
Three million UK taxpayers have had no access to the government’s Covid-19 support packages. Excluded Bristolians say they have been left struggling and feeling angry.
Covid-19 brings difficult times for Trans people in Bristol as government expected to ditch reforms
Accessing trans healthcare was already a difficult and lengthy process and during the pandemic, it’s virtually ground to a halt. It comes as the government is expected to announce it has ditched plans to allow trans people to self-identify.