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Cooking for the Over 50s at the City Farms!

Local Bristol charity LinkAge Network, is delighted to launch new cooking sessions for people aged 50+ at three of Bristol’s city farms; St Werburghs City Farm, Windmill Hill City Farm and Lawrence Weston Community Farm. …
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Carers Week 11-17 June 2018

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.    Carers don’t choose to become…
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Mum's on the run with puns just for fun

St Andrews mum, Louise Leigh has taken the idea of a mid-life crisis and run with it, by becoming a stand-up comedian. Since 2015, she has eschewed salsa classes, book club and stitch and bitch…
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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is coming to Aerospace Bristol on Thursday 17 May

  What story will you bring? BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow will be filming at Aerospace Bristol on Thursday 17 May. Fiona Bruce and the team of Antiques Roadshow experts will be waiting to welcome you,…
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Enjoy VEGFEST Bristol 2018

One of the UK's biggest vegan festivals VegfestUK Bristol moves into the new venue of Ashton Gate stadium with a bang on May Bank Holiday Weekend May 26-27, with a whole host of features to…
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Lynne Fernandes Opticians Awarded for Vision and Family Values

Lynne Fernandes Optometrists in Bristol beat country-wide competition after scooping Family Opticians of the year at the national Opticians Awards. The family-run Knowle practice, established on Wells Road for over 80 years, was recognised for…
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The Dolphin School Secures ‘Good’ Ofsted Rating

The Dolphin School in Bristol has retained its Ofsted rating of Good, a clean sweep across every category. Head Teacher, Shelley Dixon, who took over the school’s leadership in January of last year, has introduced…
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, is this the fairest Kelvin play of all?

  Think you know Snow White? Think again.   Howard Barker’s dark fairytale, ‘Knowledge and a Girl (The Snow White Case)’ comes to Kelvin Players Studio Theatre this April. An intriguing twist on a familiar…
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Bristol Charity Launches Project To Help Perinatal Mental Health

Home Start Bristol has been awarded funding by Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs to work with families who are experiencing perinatal mental health issues. This comes as welcome news for those affected by…
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EyeStyle – exclusively yours

EyeStyle is our new members club created with you in mind. It’s free, easy to join and gives you access to exclusive offers, eye care advice, and money off your glasses, plus more! Benefits at…
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