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Santa’s in Southmead – no need to travel!

Thu, 2018-12-13 22:59

Everyone is welcome for a very special Santa’s Grotto experience next week here at the Greenway Centre.  Mr AND Mrs Claus will be reading Christmas stories and giving a gift to every child who visits. The Greenhouse Café Grotto is open from Monday 17th to Saturday 22nd December and there’s Read More ...

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Call for Stall Holders at Southmead Community Centre

Thu, 2018-11-29 10:52

Real Economy Southmead are hosting a Christmas Market on Thursday 20th December from 4.30pm until 7.30pm. There will be a farmers market with discounted food for sale, delicious freshly cooked food, gift stalls and a foodie raffle with loads of great prizes! We are looking for more stall holders to Read More ...

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BS10 Parks and Planning Dates for 2019

Wed, 2018-11-28 12:40

Dates for the 2019 meetings as follows: Monday 14th Jan – Henbury Monday 11th Feb – Southmead Monday 11th March – Henbury Monday 8th April – Southmead Monday 13th May (AGM) – Henbury Monday 10th June Southmead Monday 8th July – Henbury Monday 12th August – Southmead Monday 9th Sept Read More ...

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It’s Play-Climb at Fonthill!

Wed, 2018-11-28 12:37

On Monday 29th October, a brand new state of the art playground was installed at Fonthill Primary Academy, Ascot Road. Mrs Absalom, the headteacher agreed to spend over £46000 for the spectacular structure. It was built to improve children’s balance, agility and coordination. The School Council (made up from two Read More ...

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A Christmas Feast and Market!

Mon, 2018-11-19 15:21

A Christmas Feast and Market at the Southmead Community Centre on 20th December, 2018, 4.30-7.30pm.

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Trustee Required for We the Curious – open call

Mon, 2018-11-19 15:19

We the Curious is looking for forward-thinking individuals to join our board at a time of exciting and challenging cultural change as an organisation. Board members will have the opportunity to contribute to the future of this educational charity and the strategic delivery of our Manifesto for a Culture of Read More ...

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Badock’s Wood Community Routes Project wins Co-op Grant!

Fri, 2018-11-16 17:52

Southmead Development Trust has received a grant from the Co-op Community Fund for its Community Routes Project in partnership with the Friends of Badock’s Wood.  The aim is to improve signage between Badock’s Wood and the Greenway Centre & Cafe and information about the Greenway Centre wildlife garden and its Read More ...

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Greenway Practice Patient Group has awarded two grants to Little Mead Primary

Fri, 2018-11-16 17:51

Greenway Community Practice Patient Participation Group has awarded 2 grants to benefit the children of Little Mead School. One grant was awarded to Little Mead Primary Academy for a Library Lion and books as prizes and the other grant went separately to Little Mead Parent Teacher Association to pay for Read More ...

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Southmead Interactive Test Day!

Fri, 2018-11-16 11:16

We the Curious and Southmead Development Trust are working together to develop an interactive installation This will be at We The Curious in February 2019 We will be testing the first design and want people of all ages to take part, come test and play with the piece. At the Read More ...

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Pop-up About Being LGBT+ and Ageing in North Bristol

Fri, 2018-11-16 09:05

LGBT+ over 50’s pop ups in Southmead next Thursday at the Greenway Centre Come and say Hi and have some FREE cake, tea and coffee! Informal chat and discussion about being LGBT+ and ageing in North Bristol 12pm-2pm.

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Jackie Earls (Community Champion Tesco) Donates for Self Care Week

Fri, 2018-11-16 08:59

Jackie Mead (Community Champion Tesco) donates fruit to Kate Barnes (Practice Manager Greenway Community Practice) for Self Care Week with Joan Divall Patient Participation Group Member looking on. The Patients Participation Group (PPG) ran their fourth event this year with a Self Care Week at the Greenway Community Practice on Read More ...

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The Perils of Sitting – How much sitting do you do a day?

Thu, 2018-11-15 10:34

Living a sedentary lifestyle is well known to have an adverse effect on your health. It increases the risk of obesity, bowel problems, diabetes, lower back pain, mental health issues, some types of cancer and even early death. Many adults spend more than 7 hours sitting a day, whether that’s Read More ...

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CAP Budgeting Course at St Stephen’s

Thu, 2018-11-15 09:29

The CAP Money Course is a free course that will teach you budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that works. In just a few weeks, you will get to grips with your finances so you can budget, save and prevent debt. Whether you feel pretty organised or whether it’s Read More ...

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A Goodbye to Rev Tanya Lord

Tue, 2018-11-13 17:13

By Alison Prince. It is with a heavy heart we would like to say that our dear Rev Tanya Lord has resigned from St Stephen’s Church, Southmead. Tanya has bought so many wonderful things to Southmead. Christmas Through the Keyhole, open the book assemblies, holiday clubs and Make Lunch to Read More ...

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Upcoming Events for M2M workshop

Mon, 2018-10-29 13:31

On Tuesday 6th November, from 12.30pm-2pm at Greenway Centre (Activities Room), there will be a SPECIAL EVENT AND GUEST APPEARANCE. The original Meadows to Meaders scriptwriter Bea Roberts will be joining us to discuss how to make our stories into a Southmead soap opera, helping us to write for laughs, Read More ...

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Disability History Month Comes to Bristol

Fri, 2018-10-26 09:54

Disability History Month runs from 22 November to 22 December, and the theme for 2018 is ‘music.’ In partnership with Drake Music and The M-Shed, Bristol Disability Equality Forum is bringing a celebration of music and performance by Disabled people. As well as performances by local Disabled musicians, including the Electric Read More ...

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Update from Inclusion Southmead

Fri, 2018-10-26 09:52

It’s been a busy month for Inclusion Southmead as we continue our efforts to bring Disabled and non-Disabled residents together.   As well as working with Bristol sports organisations to get more inclusive activities for Southmead residents, we have had an article in the Bristol Cable about our campaign for Read More ...

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We The Curious – Installation

Thu, 2018-10-25 09:08

We the Curious and Southmead Development Trust are working together to develop an interactive installation This will be at We The Curious in February 2019 Charlotte Biszewski will be collecting stories about Southmead – at its best, its worse, its changes, developments and the residents who make it. Find her Read More ...

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Nominations Open for Bristol Young Heroes Awards 2019

Mon, 2018-10-22 18:17

Nominations Open on 5th November 2019 The Bristol Young Heroes Awards are a gala dinner and award ceremony to recognise and celebrate the valuable contributions that Bristol’s Young People aged 11-19 make to the City. It is also an opportunity to shine a spot light on your school and the Read More ...

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Meadows to Meaders: A New Direction – The Soap Opera

Fri, 2018-10-19 16:52

In July 2017 Local Learning organised the captivating Soap Opera ‘From Meadows to Meaders’ which was performed on Ascot Road by Southmead residents. With the help of Bristol Old Vic, and numerous Southmead volunteers, the many fascinating stories of Southmead’s past were brought to life through a script written by Read More ...

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