BISHOPSTON MATTERS

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Tag: Cotham

Help local carers

Over 4,500 carers in Bristol and South Gloucestershire carry a Carers Emergency Card. The card is used in the event of the carer having an accident or emergency. This ensures that the person they look…
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Local barbering salon celebrates 30 years in business with a new move

              Local men’s hairdressing salon Franco’s Barbering Lounge has celebrated 30 years in business this week, with the announcement of a move to bigger commercial premises on Gloucester Road. Franco Lombardi, who set up the barbering…
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Bishop Road are getting Green Fingered!

Bishop Road Primary School are embarking on ambitious plans to improve their outdoor spaces by creating a nature garden, allotment classroom, orchard and wildflower area. The school is one of the largest in the south…
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It’s May and time for the Glos Rd Central Mayfest on Saturday 7 May

This extremely popular free community event is part of the Neighbourhood Partnership Festival Week and is a big day on our social calendar. Traders will be offering a range of activities and special sales outside…
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Lynne Fernandes Optometrist Wins Major Award

Local Optometrist, Lynne Fernandes, has been awarded with one of her industry’s biggest accolades. Lynne was presented with the ‘Optometrist of the Year’ trophy in the annual Optician Awards in the presence of over 500…
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Your input please on the Secondary School Provision in BS7, BS9 and BS10

A group of local parents would like to find out your views on secondary school provision in the area surrounding Horfield Common encompassing Horfield, Bishopston, Westbury on Trym and Manor Farm. Please take a minute…
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20mph speed limit coming to our local streets soon

Formal public notice has been served for a Traffic Regulation Order to introduce 20mph speed limits on roads in Cabot, Cotham, Clifton, Clifton East, Bishopston and Redland wards. After carefully considering objections and comments the…
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The next Neighbourhood Forum Meetings

The next Neighbourhood Forum meetings in Bishopston, Cotham and Redland are open to all residents, groups and people who work or use schools in the area. The Forum meetings are your opportunity to raise local…
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Have your say on the new Play Ground on Horfield Common

Bristol City Council is supporting the refurbishment of the existing play area on Horfield Common under the Capital Stimulus Programme, which is providing funding for improving parks and green spaces across the city. Information and…
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Community Wellbeing Grants - Deadline!

Are you helping make Bishopston a better place? Could you do with a helping hand to get your community project off the ground? If so, don't forget about Neighbourhood Partnership wellbeing grants, which support a…
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Leap of Faith for the MS Centre

The West of England MS Therapy Centre (Reg. Charity No. 801155) is looking for willing volunteers to jump into Portishead Marina on September 14th, to be rescued by a Newfoundland Dog. The event, now in…
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A Neighbourhood Festival, coming soon!

A Neighbourhood Festival, coming soon! Saturday 4th - Saturday 11th May 2013 In Bishopston, Cotham and Redland we're getting ready for an exciting week of community activities to run from 4th - 11th May.  On…
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Pitch perfect? Join Avon Harmony

Pitch perfect? Join the 'Sing Acappella' workshop by Avon Harmony. An opportunity to experience singing four part harmony, acappella style, in a one-day workshop for all female singers and would be singers. If you enjoy…
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Clifton Am Dram presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society presents Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society, critically acclaimed Edinburgh Festival veterans, are offering Bristol theatre lovers the chance to enjoy this rarely performed tragi-comedy that…
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Adult Cycle Training now free!

Local charity Life Cycle UK's highly successful cycle training programme for adults and children is now free. Thanks to extra funding from Bristol City Council, a one-to-one session with one of Life Cycle’s professional urban…
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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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Could your community group benefit from a grant?

Calling all community groups in Bishopston, Redland and Cotham! Do you have a fantastic project that will make a difference to local people but need funding to help it along? Well the Neighbourhood Partnership wellbeing…
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Neighbourhood Forum Meetings

The next Neighbourhood Forum meetings in Bishopston, Cotham and Redland are open to all residents, groups and people who live, work or use schools in the area, the Forum meetings are your opportunity to raise…
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Jenny Starts as New Community Safety Officer for North Bristol

Jenny Dean is the new Safer Bristol community safety officer working in north Bristol, with colleague Cheryl Cole, alongside police and council officers to improve the safety and quality of the environment for local people. Jenny will…
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The Natural Health Clinic - 30 Year Anniversary Re-Launch

The Natural Health Clinic on Cotham Hill is the UK's first Multi-Disciplinary Complementary and Alternative Therapy Clinic and is celebrating 30 Years or success on 24thSeptember 2011. The clinic has always been a ‘not for…
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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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