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Carols in the Park raises excellent amount for charity

St Andrews Park was magical as it boasted it's beautiful white coat of snow. We wondered "would anyone venture out on an evening like this?" To our great delight a huge crowd of all ages…
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The Gurt Lush Choir comes to St Werburghs!

Fresh from a sell-out concert at St Mary Redcliffe Church, the Gurt Lush Choir just don't stop! The latest addition to the Gurt Lush family will be the St Werburgh Voices, who will be learning…
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Pianist needed at St Bartholomews Church Choir

St Bartholomew's Church choir is seeking a pianist to play for its fortnightly choir practices, held on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8pm. The first part of the session is a joint practice of junior…
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New book published by local History Society

The Research Group of Bishopston, Horfield & Ashley Down Local History Society, have published their latest book Bishopston - The Early Years by Denis Wright and John Hyde.  For years Bishopston residents and Horfield residents…
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Green Flag Status at St Andrews Park?

Our favourite local park has started the process of applying for Green Flag Status. Bristol City Council with the assistance of the Friends of St Andrews Park are working towards this award that will recognise…
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Community Grants available but not for long!

The Bishopston, Cotham and Redland Neighbourhood Partnership have money available that could benefit your community groups and organisations - but you need to hurry, the deadline to apply for a grant is February 18th 2011.…
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Chance to win two places on local Football course for kids!

Shine Sports Coaching are working in partnership with Golden Hill Sports charity to provide children from the local community with a three day football coaching course that will focus on 'learning through fun in a…
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New Noticeboards at St Andrews Park!

New Noticeboards in St Andrews ParkJanuary marked the arrival of the first two informative notice boards and the excellent finger post in St Andrews Park. Friend of St Andrews Park Martin Weitz (pictured right) with…
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Friends of Horfield Common Proud to be YIMBY's!

This isn't NIMBY-ism; this is "YIMBY-ISM" - "Yes! In My Back Yard" - access to green and open spaces which can be enjoyed by all members of the local and wider community. An application to…
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A successful Wassail at the Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Image courtesy of Jamie CarstairsHorfield Organic Community Orchard was well Wassailed by over 130 local people, on Saturday 15th January. "We were delighted to offer delicious mulled juice pressed from our own apples. This is…
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