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Mar 2018
In two terrific concerts at Orchard School, members of the Bristol Choral Society joined more than 300 children (over the two nights) from Orchard School and eight local primary schools to perform Alexander L’Estrange’s Zimbe! They were accompanied by a jazz quintet made up of players from Bristol... Read More
13
Mar 2018
One Sunday I was in my garden and saw a line of traffic, big lorries, van towing caravans, and a line of cars. I wondered where they were going. Then they opened the field gate just past the block of eight houses where we lived. They parked in a semi-circle in the field but not behind our houses.... Read More
12
Mar 2018
“Stop Drop and Roll”, “Fire Fire Fire”, and “Call 999” were the phrases at the Southmead Wicketz sessions when the Avon Fire and Rescue Service attended last month.  Ben, Kurt, Genevieve and Phil surprised the children at the extent of services they offer as well as putting out fires and saving... Read More
10
Mar 2018
The Mead BS10 is a community newsletter and website run by volunteers in Southmead, Bristol. We focus on news and what's on in the local area, and are resident lead - anyone can contribute! We're looking for a volunteer or volunteers to help with improvements to the website. This role would be... Read More
10
Mar 2018
The sorry mess surrounding academics and pensions has really made me think. You can’t take out what you don’t put in. If you do, then someone else has had to make up the difference. This is so true with work in the community. Everything from The Festival, Team Southmead, and The Mead rely heavily... Read More
09
Mar 2018
Many of you will know Ian Thornley. He’s been integral to The Mead since its inception. You might recall our front page piece in August about his retirement. Ian was involved in practically everything in our community, always batting for Southmead and never giving up on trying to improve life for... Read More
08
Mar 2018
I have been going to the Ranch every Tuesday for two years. I love it because it is a place where children can be themselves and can meet new people. When you arrive, you will find a massive climbing frame, a football pitch, a bike track and even a pool table! One of the most wonderful things about... Read More
07
Mar 2018
The Noise has been working in Bristol since 2001, partnering with local churches and community groups. 2017 saw the largest Noise weekend to date, take place over the May Bank Holiday weekend with community projects and free family fun afternoons taking place in 11 communities across the city with... Read More
07
Mar 2018
300 micro:bits are making their way to Bristol Libraries next week. They will be ready to borrow from the 12th of March.  What's a micro:bit? It's a "tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning and teaching easy and fun!". Using your web browser, you can code your micro:bit to do all... Read More
07
Mar 2018
In 1948 a Sunday School teacher at Southmead Baptist Church suggested to her class of girls that they should write letters to a class in Germany.  These letters were taken to a similar group in the Hamburg area and replies were duly received.   In the following year, 1949, the then Minister at... Read More

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