07
Jul 2017
Dear The Mead / Southmead Festival, I thought all went well, especially weather and food. Thank you to everyone who made this event such as success! Bill is still performing well! Poetry was a new performance which I enjoyed. Well done once again, looking forward to next year.   Love,   Dawn
06
Jul 2017
Are your neighbours online?  If not, how about picking them up a printed edition of The Mead? It's FREE and July’s is now available at centres around Southmead: Southmead Community Centre, SCART Shop, Greenway Centre, Southmead Health Centre, Greenway GP Practice, Southmead Children’s Centre, St... Read More
05
Jul 2017
Did you enjoy Meadows to Meaders? You can now download the Meadows to Meaders booklet below. Find out about the research involved in the production, read Southmead stories and enjoy recipes from the era! Free copies of this booklet are also available in paper form at Southmead Library, the Greenway... Read More
02
Jul 2017
Our format has changed because our council funding has ended and we can no longer afford our production costs.  However, with a small income from advertising we can afford this new version, and to print it monthly, which is the good news! We won’t be able to deliver to every house in Southmead any... Read More
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01
Jul 2017
By Geoff Williams, retired Constable and Sergeant Part 1 I thought I would begin in this first episode by giving readers who do not know me, a quick rough guide, and outline about myself. I am Geoffrey Williams, retired, Southmead Police Constable and Sergeant. I attended Sefton Park Infant, Junior... Read More
30
Jun 2017
The Southmead Festival Committee would like to welcome everyone to this year’s Festival and hope that everyone has a wonderful day.  There’s loads of stuff to see and do . . . Live Music featuring acts from Britain’s Got Talent and the XFactor Local performers including Distraction Dance, The... Read More
30
Jun 2017
Are you passionate about supporting people’s health and wellbeing? Want to be able to work hours to fit around your life? Have the experience or want to gain experience in health-related behaviour change? If that’s you, this role will be to join our team delivering the Diabetes Prevention Programme... Read More
30
Jun 2017
When Norman Tebbit told us in the eighties ‘to get on our bikes’ never would he have imagined that Bristol would become such a cycling city. Whether you agree with Mr Tebbit or not, you can’t deny that there is plenty of opportunity for us to get cycling, for work and leisure!   For those of us... Read More
29
Jun 2017
This Spring, Badocks Wood Primary in Southmead became home to 100 baby eels, known as elvers, where the children looked after them for a whole term as part of Bristol Avon Rivers Trust (BART’s) Eel in the Classroom Project. After being caught by elver fisherman in the River Severn, the elvers were... Read More
27
Jun 2017
Thank you to everyone in Southmead who has contributed to our project and made it what it is. Our performance of Meadows to Meaders, a 1930s soap opera, is taking place on Sunday, July 2nd, live on Ascot Road, together with an Exhibition of Objects and a screening of short films documenting... Read More

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