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Tag: St Andrews Park

Turtle Bay brings Caribbean sunshine to Cheltenham Road!

Bristol is to get a second helping of rum, reggae and jerk as Caribbean restaurant and bar Turtle Bay are set to open a brand new venue on Cheltenham Road. Turtle Bay’s jerk revolution has…
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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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Yogafurie asks Bristol to 'Turn Up the Heat on Your Health' with wellbeing open day

Yogafurie, Bristol’s leading hot yoga studio, is hosting a free 'Turn Up the Heat on Your Health' open day this Saturday to help people find out more about a variety of holistic health and fitness…
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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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New Park Project Plans for St Andrew's Park Wildlife Group

The Wildlife group of Friends of St Andrews Park has plans for a new park project. Bristol has been awarded the title of European Green Capital for 2015. As part of this award, a funding…
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The Bishopston Society AGM

The Bishopston Society AGM takes place on Monday 30th September 2013, 7.30 pm at St Michael's and All Angels, Pigsty Hill, Bishopston. Below is the AGM agenda. Welcome by Chairman and apologies for absence. Election…
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Free Family Film in St Andrews Park

I am delighted to bring you the news that thanks to Phoenix Films there will be Slapstick Screening in the Park on Saturday 14th September 2013, 7.30pm. Inspired by finding out that in the 1920s…
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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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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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Local Snow Shots!

I hope you enjoy this selection of snow shots in our community! If you have any more you would like added do send them through. Glad to see kids of all ages having such fun!
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A better way to divorce?

No one finds separation and divorce a happy subject, but increasing numbers of people are finding that using Family Mediation to help them resolve their conflicts over children and money takes some of the agony…
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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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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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Carols in the Park raises excellent amount for charity

St Andrews Park was magical as it boasted it's beautiful white coat of snow. We wondered "would anyone venture out on an evening like this?" To our great delight a huge crowd of all ages…
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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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