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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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St Peter’s Hospice fires up foamy fundraiser

The Bristol sky filled with bubbles rather than balloons last week as St Peter’s Hospice launched its first ever Bubble Rush event. Fundraisers from Bristol’s only adult hospice launched the family fun run in front…
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Glos Rd Central Mayfest 6 May, 10 am – 5 pm

Its May and that means it’s time for the Glos Rd Central Mayfest! This year's Mayfest takes place on 6 May, 10 am – 5 pm. As usual the day will be a celebration of our community,…
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New contact lens to slow down myopia (short-sight) in children

Lynne Fernandes and Corrina McElduff (pictured left to right) are the only optometrists in the South West to have undergone the detailed training required to prescribe the new, ground-breaking CooperVision MiSight® 1 day contact lens.…
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Bristol Walk Fest 2017 is here

One of the country’s largest urban walking festivals is set to return this May as the Bristol Walk Fest gears up for another year of strolling, scrambling and hiking with something for all ages and…
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Bishopston Library Opens on Wednesday 3 May, 11am

Christine Brown, Library Group Manager – East Bristol Group of libraries shared with us the following good news on the opening of the new Bishopston Library... After many delays, Bishopston Library will open its doors…
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Community Navigators to combat social isolation in North Bristol

A consortium of community organisations have been awarded £250k of Big Lottery money to deliver a three year Community Navigators project combating social isolation among over 50s in North Bristol.  Community Navigators North will provide…
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