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The Colour Fun Run is coming back to Bristol in 2017!

          After the success of last year’s Colour Fun Run, we’re raring to go for more laughs and messy fun in 2017. Put Sunday 1st October in your diary if you…
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Ground-breaking foreign-language films about dementia launched by Bristol-based partnership

A Bristol-based partnership has launched an innovative series of short films in six different languages giving information about dementia and relevant support services in the city. The Dementia Wellbeing Service, a partnership between Alzheimer’s Society…
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5 years of tackling food poverty at North Bristol Foodbank

15,036 three day emergency food supplies have been given out by the North Bristol Foodbank since opening in July 2012, of which 6,441 were for local children. North Bristol foodbank provides three days’ non-perishable emergency…
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Is your child's school looking out for young carers?

Young Carers in Schools has just launched in Bristol and South Gloucestershire making it easier for schools to identify young carers and provide them with vital support.  It is provided by local charity Carers Support Centre and 37 schools are already signed up to this way of working. The…
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Sumer events with Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Summer events at Bristol Museums for young people and teenagers Do you know a budding artist, want-to-be performer or young archaeologist?  This summer, Bristol Museums are hosting a new and inspiring range of creative courses…
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Double Ofsted Outstanding For Family-run Bristol Nurseries

Long established Archfield House Nursery, based in the Cotham area of Bristol, is delighted to have been awarded ‘Outstanding’ in every aspect of their recent Ofsted inspection. Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, said: “Overall…
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Travel back in time this autumn with Monkey Trousers Theatre!

Tick-tock, tick-tock – time is running out for the Gotalot Shop… Mr Gotalot’s famous shop has mysteriously disappeared! Where did it go? Or when did it go? Only the cunning Time Master seems to know……
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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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