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Mar 2018
In the second week of the Easter holidays there are some great activities happening across Southmead as part of a city wide event called "Hope Bristol" involving 1,400 volunteers. On Wednesday 4th April there are a number of community action projects taking place in Southmead - clearing gardens and... Read More
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Mar 2018
Following the announcement last year that Bristol city council intended to reduce the budget allocated for libraries by £1.4 million from its budget of £365 million, I have been involved in local campaigns to save our network of public libraries. Although there is currently no plan to close... Read More
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Mar 2018
Ask for help – if you’re finding your work load too much, it’s fine to ask for help; we’re not superhuman! Take time off – take breaks from work. A long weekend away or even just time off to potter at home can be the welcome break we need Stay Active – exercise is not only good for the body, but... Read More
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Mar 2018
Today I was privileged to be invited to attend Elmfield school's 70th birthday celebration with a screening at the Watershed of the Oscar-winning film The Silent Child. It was an emotional ending, and really brought home the difficulties deaf children face in trying to be understood by the hearing... Read More
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Mar 2018
The site Charity RP Fighting Blindness is helping to publicise the Campaign Group Esme’s Umbrella, which is for everyone working towards raising awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS), a condition, which causes silent visual hallucinations in people with little or no sight. Charles Bonnet... Read More
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Mar 2018
We recieved a message from local resident Bev about the closure of Southmead's only dentist - and what can be done about it: Like many people I was frustrated when the NHS Dentist closed in February. I've lived here 17 years, and there has always been a NHS dentist in the local health centre. It... Read More
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Mar 2018
We are delighted to report that we can now recruit to our long awaited post of Community Food Centre Development Worker, whose task will be to establish our first community food centre. The full job description is here. Applications on 2 pages of A4 plus a CV should be sent to [email protected] Read More
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Mar 2018
A new programme was unveiled last week (15 March) to help encourage children in care in Bristol to reach their full potential as part of the Bristol Career Coach scheme.The programme pares school children in year nine (ages 13-14), who are primarily from a care or vulnerable background, with... Read More
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Mar 2018
Do you have a fun, competitive side? Do you enjoy playing pool,or are you looking to learn? Come and join us on Wednesdays between 5:30-7:30pm and meet other pool enthusiasts. Chat, play or learn and meet new friends young and old. Our new group prides itself on being fun, relaxed and accommodating... Read More
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Mar 2018
Tuesday 20th March at SOUTHMEAD LIBRARY on the general tables, please come to the TEAM SOUTHMEAD EXTRAORDINARY MEETING. TIME: 12.10 For a SHORT REVIEW OF A GRANT request we have received that needs to be AGREED BY 6 TEAM SOUTHMEAD MEMBERS.Please come and read the application then be prepared to... Read More

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