08
Jul 2016
The Southmead Festival Committee asked our local schools to design a road-sign to let every person know they are welcome in our community.  Badock's Wood have made two stunning entries, one showing all our different nationalities and one with the great slogan 'a place to grow'. Badock's... Read More
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08
Jul 2016
There's less than 24 hours to go until the most exciting event on the community calendar!  Live music, entertainment, displays, stalls, childrens activities, food, and much much more.  It's a free event for every age.  Doors open at 10 a.m.  BBC Radio's Martin Evans will be there to broadcast live... Read More
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03
Jul 2016
The Greenway Centre Cafe's very own Lexi King (aka Bliss Zion) will take to the stage at the Southmead Festival, just two weeks after her fantastic performance at Glastonbury. Lexi will no doubt capture the Southmead crowd with her expressive soulful vocals and deep lyrics.  Her performance... Read More
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09
Jun 2016
Southmead celebrated National Volunteering Week with many community groups and voluntary organisations taking the opportunity to thank volunteers and a volunteering assault course on Glencoyne Square. Southmead has a higher number of volunteers than the average across Bristol, with many different... Read More
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20
Apr 2016
Did you know that Henleaze Swimming Club is nearly 100 years old? The club was established in 1919. People were swimming and ice-skating at the Lake even before this - possibly as early as 1906. In preparation for its centenary in 2019, the club is starting to collect people’s memories of Henleaze... Read More
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20
Apr 2016
Plans for the Southmead Community Festival, on Saturday 9th July, are now well underway.  LADY NADE has already been confirmed as the headline act.  The volunteer committee have been meeting to discuss ideas and work out details but there's still time to join the meetings.  If you'd like to share... Read More
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20
Apr 2016
The Spring edition of The Mead newsletter is being delivered to every home in Southmead as we speak!  A team of dedicated volunteers produce and pop it through your door for free. It is considered, especially by residents without computers or who are socially isolated, as the most popular method of... Read More
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20
Apr 2016
New ward boundaries came into effect on April 1st.  Southmead now loses the Charlton Mead area, which becomes part of Henbury & Brentry Ward; but it will gain the Lakewood Road area which was formerly in Westbury-on-Trym.  A big welcome to our new residents.  Southmead will still work closely... Read More
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20
Apr 2016
Developers, Redrow, have submitted plan to South Gloucestershire Council to build 89 homes on land adjoining Charlton Common.  39 of them will be designated as affordable housing.The planning application includes the regeneration of Charlton Common into a community green space.  The plan includes a... Read More
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12
Nov 2015
We are delighted to be able to announce that Southmead has been selected as one of Fourteen communities across the UK and Northern Ireland to receive funding to improve access to sports, arts and volunteering as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy. Southmead will receive £200,000 over the... Read More
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