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Tag: volunteers

Art with a Heart - Local Art for Local People

There is a long tradition of artists using their talent to benefit good causes and from 1 -6 October work from members of the North Bristol Art Trails will sold along with other work at…
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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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Bristol charity defeat TV Eggheads to scoop £26,000 prize

A team of volunteers, trustees and staff from Bristol-based charity Life Cycle UK appearing on the BBC2 Quiz show Eggheads this week claimed a stunning victory which has left the charity £26,000 better off. The…
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'The Noise' 2013 - Working Together in Bristol

It has been well reported that this city, like many others in the UK, is suffering because of cuts made in the provision of services to young people, and to the elderly – some of…
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Community Recycling Project seeks keen Bicycle Mechanics

Local charity Life Cycle UK is looking for volunteers with a keen interest in bike mechanics to help out on their bicycle recycling project, based at Horfield Prison. BikeBack is a community bicycle recycling project…
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Help our local foodbank please!

In January I had the pleasure of meeting with Stewart North and Tony Matthews founders of the Bristol North Foodbank. The pair are both church leaders in the Horfield and Filton area. In these hard…
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Volunteer teachers needed to rescue charity education programme

An education and community development charity is making an urgent appeal for volunteer teachers to keep its vital education programme going. One in Eight on Gloucester Road, Bristol, which has been serving people from some…
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