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Feb 2018
Welcome to our new Volunteer Inclusion Editor: “Hi - I am Deana Perry and I am Secretary of Team Southmead (resident led community action). I volunteer for many things and a few years ago I helped with the creation of the Southmead Community Plan. Residents filled out surveys and when asked how... Read More
The Mead
01
Feb 2018
Resident Karen White has eight-year-old twins Alex and Ethan.  Karen’s passion is to empower children from all backgrounds to reach their full potential.  She has been Chair of Horfield School Association and is about to become a Governor there.  Karen will encourage Southmead kids to write and... Read More
The Mead
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Jan 2018
On Saturday the 16th December the Greenway Centre hosted its first Christmas Pantomime; 420 people thoroughly enjoyed watching an incredible rendition of ‘Aladdin’.  Alongside the great entertainment guests enjoyed popcorn, hotdogs, cakes and hot drinks from the Greenway Café. We were also joined... Read More
08
Jan 2018
By Scott Appleby, GREENWAY FITNESS INSTRUCTOR.  With a fresh new year, we have some exciting new classes at the Greenway Centre, ready for our local Southmead residents and beyond! Firstly, there is STRONG by Zumba (Mondays 9:15am-10:00am & Wednesdays 9:15am-10:00am). This class is slightly... Read More
03
Jan 2018
It's a New Year.  Have you resolved to be fitter, happier, better?  It need not be hard.  Honest.  Tai Chi is a chinese health art, which has been practised for thousands of years.  It works!! Interested?  Tuesday's at The Greenway is a beginners class (11-12am).  All other classes are open to new... Read More
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Nov 2017
I have just had the absolute pleasure of meeting many of your children while I was volunteering at St. Stephen’s Church ‘Christmas Through the Keyhole’ to share the real story of Christmas with pupils from Badock’s Wood, Fonthill, Little Mead, and Elmfield Schools.  It’s been freezing sat in... Read More
The Mead
30
Nov 2017
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about communities and housing. Reporting to the CEO of Southmead Development Trust you will drive forwards Southmead Development Trust’s ambitions to deliver physical regeneration projects in Southmead including community led housing. You will... Read More
28
Nov 2017
. . . There's a Way! Hello Southmead I’m Will Shipp and I work as a ‘Social Prescribing Link Worker’ for the Southmead Development Trust.  “What on earth does that mean?” I hear you ask.  Well, drinking lots of tea and chatting with people mostly!  I meet people to offer them extra... Read More
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Nov 2017
Southmead Community Gardening Group: Friendly, active gardening group for local residents. We’re always looking for new members to join our weekly gardening group - every Thursday, 1.30-3.30pm in the grounds of the Greenway Centre. Everyone is welcome, no gardening expertise is required and we don’... Read More
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Nov 2017
Southmead Resident and keen photographer Rita told us, “I was walking through Doncaster Park and saw it appearing behind the dark clouds around 2ish”. Thank you Rita. If you’ve got any photos of Southmead please upload them and ID them as ‘Meaders’ Pics’.  We’ll print as many as we can in the... Read More

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