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Feb 2017
The Meadows to Meaders Project & Bristol Old Vic Theatre needs your help with a new play about the history of Southmead. Come along to the first session next week and join in. No experience necessary, just a passion about the story of our community and an interest in anything drama: acting,... Read More
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Feb 2017
In the early hours of the 18th Feb, a resident's beloved 1955 classic car was vandalised. It was originally parked in Doncaster Road, but found later in Lydney Road with its wheels removed and canvas slashed. If you saw anything in the area that you think could help with the police investigation,... Read More
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Feb 2017
New BBC series uncovers the hidden histories of the Blitz and we want to hear your stories Southmead. Between 1940 and 1941 Britain experienced months of relentless bombardment from the air as enemy aircraft swarmed our skies waging a brutal war aimed directly at British civilians. Examining in... Read More
The Mead
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Feb 2017
On Saturday 4th February I attended an event at City Hall organised by 'Locality', in association with Bristol City Council and with the support of Voscur. The day was about exploring community-led solutions for Bristol in the light of future budget cuts, and the impact on services; examples given... Read More
03
Feb 2017
FREE cricket sessions for children ages 8 – 11 start in Southmead on Monday.  Run by local coaches and funded by national sports’ charity The Lord’s Taverners, the Wicketz hub is giving local children their first taste of cricket. This isn’t traditional cricket; these games of cricket are quick and... Read More
02
Feb 2017
We are looking for two individuals who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of older residents in North Bristol as part of the Community Navigators project. You will provide information and support to people aged over 50 living in the communities of North Bristol. Reporting to the Project... Read More
02
Feb 2017
The Neighbourhood Partnership meeting, last Tuesday 24th January at the URC in Wigton Crescent, was well attended.  We heard updates about Southmead and Henbury & Brentry’s Community Plans.  Both Community Plans are struggling without group leaders for each chapter; Southmead has 9 chapters and... Read More
01
Feb 2017
North Bristol Advice Centre are recruiting with two exciting new opportunities to join their team. They are looking for an Advice Superviser and Caseworker to oversee their SHARP project providing advice support and representation in ESA and PIP appeals. They're also recruiting a Community... Read More
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Jan 2017
Local young carer, Clayton Mushore, features in a short film which has been sent to all schools in the region. Clayton, who attends Bristol Free School, is 14 and he helps care for his older brother who has global developmental problems. The film has been put together by the local charity, Carers... Read More
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Jan 2017
You may have caught the article in the Bristol Post today about plans to regenerate and rejuvenate the space around Glencoyne Square. Led by the Southmead Development Trust (SDT) in consultation with residents, local groups* got together last summer to try to work out how our area could be improved... Read More

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