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International End Violence Against Women Week in Bristol

There is a packed programme for End Violence Against Women week to be held later this month in Bristol. The main activities in the week beginning Saturday 24 November include support by men, including a…
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Bristol hot air Balloons by Clive Minnitt

Bishopston resident, Clive Minnitt has launched a new book. His latest publication presents a wonderful visual insight into the high flying world of ballooning through stunning, colourful photographs. Each page is full of interest, exploring…
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Bristol Libraries celebrate 20 years of Bookstart

Libraries across Bristol will be celebrating 20 years of a national campaign to promote early years reading, starting today Monday 5th November 2012. Bookstart, which is run by the reading charity Booktrust, gives free book…
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Food Couriers

Say hello to Bristol's newest restaurant food ordering and delivery platform - and one with a green focus. After a successful pre-launch trial in August 2012, the new online platform that facilitates the delivery of…
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It's not rocket science!

Nearly 70 people, including a splash of mayoral candidates of various hues, participated in the second of Bristol's biannual TreeForum talks. Silole Menezes of world renowned ARUP gave us a glimpse of best practice in…
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Have your say on plans for school places

A consultation launched this week is asking people to give their views on planning for new school places in Bristol. Bristol City Council has a statutory duty to ensure there are enough school places within…
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Reflections V - Mixed Art Exhibition from the Reflections Group

Reflections V is the fifth annual exhibition from the ever popular Reflections Group of Bristol-based artists. This year three new artists are joining four original members, and this latest show will present a strong, eclectic…
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Summer reading scheme gets into the 'Story lab'

Young readers are invited to get into the 'Story Lab' this summer and discover a world of books, imagination, suspense and surprise. As part of a national campaign, Bristol Libraries will be promoting the 2012…
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Call for more Research into MS after Jack Osbourne highlights

More research into Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is needed following the news that Jack Osbourne has the incurable illness, says Bristol charity MS Research. Dr. Rosie Jones, chairman of the organisation, says that Jack’s diagnosis at…
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Gurt Lush Choir reaches 300 members!

Bristol's Gurt Lush Choir is proud to announce that it has reached a new milestone - 300 members! They think this makes them Britain's biggest community choir (any challengers get in touch!) – no mean…
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