BISHOPSTON MATTERS

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Tag: Friends of Horfield Common

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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Cinderella … but not as you know it

                     On Sunday 19th June touring opera company Tessitoura will perform a fresh take on one of Rossini’s most beloved operas - La Cenerentola, set against a picturesque outdoor backdrop.Witness a new retelling of old favourite…
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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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The Friends of Horfield Common's Summer Picnic - Sunday 17th August

This Sunday the wonderful annual Friends of Horfield Common Summer picnic will be held! All of the local community are invited to attend the event which starts from 12pm on Horfield Common and which then…
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Exciting News from Friends of Horfield Common

The Friends of Horfield Common would like to share the following exciting news with Bishopston Matters readers... FOHC Annual Summer Picnic - Sunday 17th August, 12 - 5pm on Horfield Common We are really pleased…
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Exciting events to be held at Horfield Common this Summer!

This Summer there are two exciting events to be held on Horfield Common. The first event is the Friends of Horfield Common's Annual Summer Picnic which is to be held on Sunday 17th August 12…
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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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Our Neighbourhood Festival, Saturday 4th - Saturday 11th May 2013

The "Our Neighbourhood" Community Festival has been coordinated by the Bishopston, Cotham & Redland Neighbourhood Partnership, and will take place 4th -11th May 2013. The aims of the festival are to promote the Neighbourhood Partnership…
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Horfield Common Ardagh - Play Area Project

Public Consultation Meeting Bristol City Council intends to rebuild the existing play area at Horfield Common Ardagh under the cities capital stimulus programme, which is providing funding for improving parks and green spaces across the…
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Horfield Common Big Gardening Day

Bristol City Council has provided the Friends with more than 1000 bulbs to plant out on the common so that it will look beautiful in the Spring time. There is a limited time scale to…
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A fabulous FOHC Jubilee Picnic

The Friends of Horfield Common 'Jubilee Summer Picnic' took place on the bank holiday Monday 4th June from 12-4pm on Horfield Common and the Ardagh Sports Pavilion. Hundreds of local families took part in the…
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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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The Ardagh Spruce-Up! 2011

The Friends of Horfield Common are appealing to you to join them and the Ardagh Bowling and Sports Club for - The Ardagh Spruce-Up! 2011! It will take place on Sunday 20th March 2011 from…
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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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Community comes together to Show Strength of Feeling

The Friends of Horfield Common have led a powerful campaign with fellow local groups to try and prevent the sale of the Wellington Hill Playing Field (WHPF) and potential loss of the bowling green and…
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