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Tag: Friends of St Andrews Park

Help shape the future of the Stoke Park Estate

People in Bristol are being asked to help develop the long term future of Stoke Park. A consultation is currently underway to create a plan that will protect the park’s important historic and ecological features…
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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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Equalling the fun and excitement of the tennis in St Andrews Park!

A huge thank you to the Friends of St Andrews Park for organising another fantastic community event this weekend. Reveal in the park showcased a line up of theatre happenings and music roaming the slopes…
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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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Plant a tree at St Andrews Park

Join TreeBristol on Wednesday 13th March 2013 at St Andrews Park. Everyone is welcome to join in this community planting event. Trees will start to be planted from 10am to approx 2pm. Please wear weatherproof…
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Family Service delivers free fun day!

Bristol's Family Information Service are holding their annual fun day at St Andrew's Park on Thursday 21st June. Free to all parents, carers, childminders and groups for the under-fives, all sorts of activities will be…
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Community Ceilidh

Another fantastic Ceilidh at St Bart's church hall in St Andrews took place last Friday. I had the pleasure of attending this delightful community event. The evening was organised by local Friends of St Andrews…
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Park Arts11 - A Triumph!

I am delighted to report that the recent ParkArts11 held in St Andrews Park was a fantastic success. We were blessed with gorgeous weather and hundreds attended to experience the wonderful live music, visual arts,…
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Park Arts11 Programme of Events

I am busy completing items for the MS Charity Craft & Food Stall that I will be running at Sunday's event. There are lots of other last minute preparations being made by the dedicated Park Arts11…
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'More Art' Installation Project in St Andrews Park

As part of the forthcoming 'ParkArts11' festival on July 10th, The Friends of St Andrews Park have commissioned three Bristol-based artists to create individual site specific installations that will be located in St Andrews Park…
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Parks Arts 11 - Call for Stall Holders

Parkarts is a biennial one day arts festival celebrating the visual arts and culture of Bristol, taking place on the 10th July in the ever popular St Andrews Park (near the Gloucester Road, BS6) and…
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Park Arts11 - Be a part out it!

On Thursday 24th March the first meeting to discuss the summer event Park Arts11 took place. The evening was well attended by enthusiastic people full of ideas for what already promises to be a great,…
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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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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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Power to the people: Why Bristol Council made a U-turn in St Andrews Park

Never before has an issue in St Andrews Park generated so much anger - and that includes the short-lived proposal to put dogs on leads! This time Bristol Council tried to attack some of the…
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