BISHOPSTON MATTERS

Your community website for Bishopston, Ashley Down, Horfield and St Andrews

Tag: Children

Playing Out Workshop

Are you interested in your street becoming a traffic-free 'play street' for a couple of hours a week or month? If so, go along to an informal workshop run by 'Playing Out' at Westbury Park…
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Bishopston Matters is pleased to support the Gloucester Road Story Trail

Organiser and local resident Paula Brown tells us all about this exciting forthcoming event below. Many years ago my husband and I moved to Horfield from Newcastle. Knowing no one but armed with an A-Z…
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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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Costa award winning author visits Henleaze Library

Acclaimed children's author Moira Young will be visiting Henleaze Library on Tuesday, October 9 at 7.30pm. The 2011 winner of the prestigious Costa Children's Book Award will be talking about her new novel Rebel Heart…
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Little Steps arrive on Zetland Road

This morning I had the pleasure of attending the launch of the new charity shop Little Steps. Young Rhia Flaherty (4 years) cut the ribbon to open the new venue at 15 to 17 Zetland…
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Performance Assembly at Ashley Down Infants

Yesterday I was invited to attend the final assembly of the term at Ashley Down Infant School. I had a lovely time watching the talented children share their performances with the rest of the school.…
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2012 MS Community Cake Break!

Join us for the 2012 Community Cake Break on Saturday 5th May, 10am to 2pm at the Horfield Baptist Church to raise funds for the Bristol MS Society Yes it is that time of year…
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Team Play! Free 8 week course for local parents

TeamPlay is free courses for parents, organised as part of a research project run by the University of Bristol. The sessions will run over 8 weeks and are designed to reduce stress and enable you…
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Bristol leads the way in supporting street play

Bristol City Council has become the first in the country to introduce a new, easier way of arranging temporary road closures, in a bid to encourage more children to play outside their homes. By introducing…
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Can you help a NEW local Toddler Group?

The new Ardagh Toddler Group is launching on September 5th 2011 thanks to the Friends of Horfield Common (FOHC) and Ardagh Sports Club. This group has been set up in response to a lack of…
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