Celebrating Age Festival seeks work from local artists

Aug 24 2017

IT’S time for creative over 50s to shine - with Bristol’s Celebrating Age Festival calling for entries for its annual art and craft competition. ... Read More

Dawn steps up for Parkinson’s at Ashton Court

Aug 24 2017

Dawn May, 64, will be picking up the pace against Parkinson’s in the Walk/Run for Parkinson’s – Ashton Court on Sunday September 3. ... Read More

Abi’s fundraiser for year in South Africa

Aug 24 2017

Abigail Hall, aged 18, departs for her gap year this autumn to teach at a primary school in South Africa. ... Read More

Does the young person in your house love to sing?

Aug 24 2017

Bristol Choral Society (BCS) has been running an Apprenticeship Scheme for more than 10 years for young people who love singing. Available to pupils from Year 9 upwards, there is an opportunity for young people to join the new programme starting in September. ... Read More

'Handmade with love' labels - in Arabic

Aug 24 2017

The church in Westbury Park has registered with Samara’s Aid to organise another clothing appeal for Iraq and Syria. They received a massive response when they put out an appeal in January and were overwhelmed by the generosity of local people.... Read More

Telebuddies: what happened next ...

Aug 24 2017

It’s a minor brush with fame, but taking part in Channel 4’s Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds - broadcast at the start of August - has led to some of the elderly participants who captured the hearts of the nation being greeted warmly by strangers and staff in Waitrose. ... Read More

Foreign-language films about dementia welcomed in city

Aug 24 2017

A Bristol-based partnership has launched an innovative series of short films in six different languages giving information about dementia and relevant support services in the city. ... Read More

Ardagh hosts its first wedding

Aug 24 2017

Confetti and bunting were the order of the day at the Ardagh Bowling and Sports Club when Bryony Enright and Darren Roberts tied the knot at the community venue at the heart of Horfield Common on Saturday August 19. ... Read More

Hospital charity funds new scheme to help sick babies

Aug 24 2017

Southmead Hospital Charity has funded new drug boxes to help parents of babies in neo-natal intensive care prepare for their discharge home. ... Read More

Claudia Fragapane champions Bristol charity

Aug 24 2017

OLYMPIAN, Commonwealth champion and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Claudia Fragapane, has been announced as a Charity Champion for Above & Beyond, Bristol Hospital’s charity.... Read More