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Angus Management helps bring the Bristol Libraries Summer Reading Scheme to life

 To mark this year’s National Reading Challenge – Animal Agents – Bristol Libraries have invited local author Kirsten Hemingway to visit libraries across the region and share her stories about an animal detective called Angus…
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New Walking Football Initiative for people over 50 at Horfield Leisure Centre

Everyone Active at Horfield Leisure Centre are launching a new Walking Football Initiative for people over 50. Walking football has taken off in Britain and whatever your ability or age it has something to offer…
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Hobbs House Bakery comes to Gloucester Road

Hobbs House Bakery are really looking forward to opening two new shops and coming home to Bristol. They are delighted to have got the keys for their Gloucester Road shop last week and are aiming…
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Public events announced for council’s Your Neighbourhood and Supporting People consultations

A series of eight public events have been announced as Bristol City Council continues to consult the public on a range of savings proposals, with bookings open from 9am on Thursday 22 June. Due to…
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Baby Bank Network celebrates 2 years of helping babies in need with big birthday party fundraiser

A Bristol charity launched by a team of local mums celebrates its second birthday this month, having helped almost 700 babies in the city.  Baby Bank Network is inviting supporters along to a Family Fun…
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Vincenzo & Sons Barbering Emporium Celebrating 50 Years on Gloucester Road

There have been many changes in the last 50 years, but one thing has stayed the same – the presence of Vincenzo & Son Barbershop holding a prominent position on Gloucester Road. Vincenzo brought his…
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Bishopston’s Brunel House transformed by new development

Scheme to be launched to the market at July event An exciting new development of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, duplexes and houses in the beautifully restored and converted historic Grade II listed building,…
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QUILTFEST - An exhibition by Bristol Quilters

Bristol Quilters will be returning to the beautiful setting of Badminton School on Durdham Downs in Bristol for a three-day summer exhibition of quilts at the beginning of June. One of the largest quilt shows…
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Community Project seeks local Entrepreneurs

North Bristol Community Project (NBCP) is a registered charity delivering a range of education, training and leisure activities for local people. We are seeking enterprising, self-motivated entrepreneurs  interested in running  a small community cafe on…
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The Stepford Singers’ upcoming Bishopston concert in May

The fabulous Stepford Singers will be serenading the good people of Bishopston again at their annual concert taking place this year on Friday May 12th 2017. It will be a relaxed evening, with the audience…
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