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Young cancer survivor given a day to remember at local Gloucestershire Cricket Club

A seven-year-old boy who endured more than 1180 days of chemotherapy to overcome a rare type of blood cancer was given a day to remember at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club to celebrate him being given…
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Your 63rd Bristol Scout Group NEEDS YOU!

We were asked to share the below message from the 63rd Bristol Scouts leadership team – Mike, Matt and Lu. We hope you enjoyed a great summer break and have taken the opportunity for fun…
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Joe's bakery - Britain's Best Loaf WINNER!

There are many of us who already know Joe’s Bakery produce Britain’s best loaves but it’s great they now have an award to make it official! Joe’s Bakery, who have two stores on Gloucester Road,…
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Free local business support with Enterprise Support: North Bristol. Thursday 23rd September

Enterprise Support: North Bristol. Thursday 23rd September, 10.30 - 1pm, Greenway Centre, Southmead Development Trust Register to attend our launch event offering free advice to businesses and those looking to start a business across North…
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Too Much Unregulated Parking Is Too Much for Local Parents and Wheelchair Users

 We have been asked to feature the following press release from BISHOPSTON AND ST. ANDREWS TRAFFIC AND PARKING GROUP [BOSA] #PavementsR4Pedestrians – but often not in Bishopston, St Andrews and Ashley Down where traffic and…
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Fairfield High School students show their worth

Fairfield High School (FHS) students are celebrating a strong set of GCSE results in the year of the coronavirus lockdown. Many students were awarded high grades based on their hard work and achievement over five…
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In recognition of hard working, resilient Year 11s at Redmaids’ High

Redmaids’ High Year 11 students – and Year 11 students from across the country - today received their GCSE results, after spending a long five months away from school due to the coronavirus pandemic. The…
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Bishopston’s Big Tidy

The Big Tidy is coming to Bishopston! Part of the Bristol Council and Bristol Waste Clean Streets campaign, the Big Tidy will see a dedicated crew working in the areas of Bishopston where street issues are beyond the capacity of regular street…
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Parent, worker, educator: surviving the new normal

As the announcement came that schools were to close in a matter of days, the enormity of the situation dawned on parents across the country. Along with the tidal wave of new terms forcing their…
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Finding your family flow

Hello my name is Louisa Tickner-Jenkins and I have worked in the early years sector for 30 years and I have been a childminder for the last 14 years. My childminding setting is currently closed…
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