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07 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

Christmas Decorations and Wreath Making Workshops

Community Group Activity

Growing Support are getting festive this December and invite you to make christmas decorations and wreaths from natural materials found in the garden. All materials provided in these free workshops and anyone is welcome to drop in and have a go. 

When: Thursday 7th (Christmas Decorations) and 21st December (Wreaths)
Time: 1:30 - 3:30pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: The Greenway Centre Cafe, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY

Drop in or call Amy for more information on 07410 379 704

Christmas Lunch at the Greenway Centre

Community Group Activity

Southmead residents are invited to a Christmas Lunch at the Greenway Centre. Lunch includes turkey or Christmas veggie pie with all the trimmings, and Christmas pudding with coffee. 

When: Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December
Time: 12 - 2pm
Cost: £5
Venue: Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY 

To reserve your place please call Heidi on 0117 950 3335. 

Christmas Lunch at the Greenway Centre

Community Group Activity

Southmead residents are invited to a Christmas Lunch at the Greenway Centre. Lunch includes turkey or Christmas veggie pie with all the trimmings, and Christmas pudding with coffee. 

When: Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December
Time: 12 - 2pm
Cost: £5
Venue: Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, BS10 5PY 

To reserve your place please call Heidi on 0117 950 3335. 

Community Gardening Group

Community Group Activity

Come along to our weekly gardening activity session, learn/share knowledge and skills with other members of the community and take part in seasonal, gentle gardening activities. The sessions will have a focus on growing vegetables and fruit and sharing the harvest locally.

When: Every Thursday
Time: 1:30 - 3:30pm
Cost: Call for details
Venue: Greenway Community Centre, Doncaster Road, BS10 5PY

For more information please contact Amy Stone on amys@growingsupport.co.uk 












08 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

Stoke Park Woodland Activity Programme

Community Group Activity

Fancy an adventure? Then come and join our Stoke Park Woodland Activity Programme. Get invovled with fire lighting, woodland cooking, team challenges, woodland walks and film making. Not as fit as you were? Please don't worry. We will adapt the course to suit the participants. Worried about getting here? We are on a well served bus route and have on road car parking available. 

When: Fridays starting 3rd November (7 weeks)
Time: 1 - 4pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Lockleaze Youth and Play Space 

To find out more call 01934 833 723.

09 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

Christmas in Lockleaze

Community Group Activity

Christmas Craft Fair
When: Saturday 18th November
Time: 11am - 3pm
Venue: The Old Library, Lockleaze

Lantern Making Workshop at the Cameron Centre
When: Saturday 25th November
Time: 1 - 4pm
Venue: The Cameron Centre, Lockleaze

Stoke Park Litter Picker
When: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 10am - 12noon
Venue: Meet at the Cameron Centre

Christmas Fair at Stoke Park School
When: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 11am - 2pm
Venue: Stoke Park School

Lantern Parade, Christmas Tree Lights & Switch On & Carol Singing
When: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 5pm
Venue: Meet at the Hub

Shopping Trip to Yate for Over 55's
When: Tuesday 5th December
Time: 10am - 3pm
Cost: £5 
To book your space call 0117 951 5751

Christmas Party
When: Saturday 9th December
Time: 2pm - 6pm
Venue: The Old Library

Monday Matinee
When: Monday 11th December
Time: 1pm
Venue: Christmas Film Special at The Hub
 

10 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

11 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

RECREATE

Community Group Activity

We are running creative workshops using arts and crafts skills, with a focus on the 5 R's - Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle. These sessions will use waste and recycled materials to make new, creative items! These sessions are Christmas themed.

When: Monday 4th & 11th December
Time: 10 - 12pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: The Hive, Unit 4 The Gatehouse, Hartcliffe, BS13 9JN

To find out more call The Hive on 0117 946 5285

Christmas in Lockleaze

Community Group Activity

Christmas Craft Fair
When: Saturday 18th November
Time: 11am - 3pm
Venue: The Old Library, Lockleaze

Lantern Making Workshop at the Cameron Centre
When: Saturday 25th November
Time: 1 - 4pm
Venue: The Cameron Centre, Lockleaze

Stoke Park Litter Picker
When: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 10am - 12noon
Venue: Meet at the Cameron Centre

Christmas Fair at Stoke Park School
When: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 11am - 2pm
Venue: Stoke Park School

Lantern Parade, Christmas Tree Lights & Switch On & Carol Singing
When: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 5pm
Venue: Meet at the Hub

Shopping Trip to Yate for Over 55's
When: Tuesday 5th December
Time: 10am - 3pm
Cost: £5 
To book your space call 0117 951 5751

Christmas Party
When: Saturday 9th December
Time: 2pm - 6pm
Venue: The Old Library

Monday Matinee
When: Monday 11th December
Time: 1pm
Venue: Christmas Film Special at The Hub
 

Keep Active at The Green

Community Group Activity

NEW to Longwell Green Community Centre. Low intensity exercise class for long term health conditions including, MS, Cancer, Arthiritis, Hypertension, Depression and Diabetes. Exercise in a social environment with our GP referral instructor, cancer rehabilitation specialist, mental health specialist, obesity and diabetes instructor and chronic lower back pain specialist. 

When: Starting Monday 7th August 2017
Time: 11:15am - 12pm
Cost: £3 per session
Venue: Longwell Green Community Centre, Shellards Road, Longwell Green, BS30 9DU

For more information please call 0117 932 3722

Keep Active at The Green

Community Group Activity

NEW to Longwell Green Community Centre. Low intensity exercise class for long term health conditions including, MS, Cancer, Arthiritis, Hypertension, Depression and Diabetes. Exercise in a social environment with our GP referral instructor, cancer rehabilitation specialist, mental health specialist, obesity and diabetes instructor and chronic lower back pain specialist. 

When: Starting Monday 7th August 2017
Time: 11:15am - 12pm
Cost: £3 per session
Venue: Longwell Green Community Centre, Shellards Road, Longwell Green, BS30 9DU

For more information please call 0117 932 3722

Living Beyond

Community Group Activity

Low intensity class for long term health conditions with Living Beyond.

When: Monday 
Time: 11.15pm - 12pm
Cost: £3 per session
Venue: Longwell Green Community Centre, Shellard Road, Longwell Green, BS30 9DU

For more information please call Longwell Green Community Centre on 0117 932 3722

Cancer Exercise Programme

Community Group Activity

Cancer exercise programme with Legacy Leisure. 

When: Mondays from 1 - 2pm and Tuesdays from 2 - 3pm
Time: See above
Cost:£3.70 per session for first 12 sessions
Venue:Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston-super-Mare, BS22 8LY

For more information please call Jo Rickwood on 01934 425 900

12 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

Cancer Exercise Programme

Community Group Activity

Cancer exercise programme with Legacy Leisure. 

When: Mondays from 1 - 2pm and Tuesdays from 2 - 3pm
Time: See above
Cost:£3.70 per session for first 12 sessions
Venue:Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston-super-Mare, BS22 8LY

For more information please call Jo Rickwood on 01934 425 900

My Simple Steps

Community Group Activity

Cancer exercise programme with My Simple Steps.

When: Tuesday
Time: 12 - 1pm
Cost: £1.50 per session for first 12 session, follow on class charged at £4 per session
Venue: Jubilee Hall, Portishead, BS20 6BE

For more information please call Kate Oldham on 07800 743 305

Everyone Active

Community Group Activity

Cancer exercise programme with Everyone Active. 

When: Tuesdays
Time: 3 - 4pm
Cost: £2 per session for 12 sessions, follow-on class charged at £4 per session 
Venue: Everyone Active Stadium, Clevedon, BS21 6TG

For more information please call Kate Oldham on 07800 743 305

Step Out Move On

Community Group Activity

Cancer exercise programme with Aquaterra.

When: Tuesday
Time: 10.30 - 11.30am
Cost: £2.50 per session plus free refreshments afterwards
Venue: Somerdale Pavilion, Keynsham, BS31 2FW

For more information please contact Mel Craven on mel.craven@aquaterra.org or sphealthprojects@aquaterra.org or call 0117 986 5787

Everyone Active

Community Group Activity

Cancer exercise programme with Everyone Active.

When: Tuesdays
Time: 11am - 12pm
Cost: £26 per month after initial 12 sessions
Venue: Horfield Leisure Centre, Bs7 0XW

For more information please call Ali MacFarlane on 07825 033 741

13 December 2017

Around Bristol

Volunteer - Letters to Santa

Community Group Activity

Would you like to help keep the magic of Santa alive this Christmas?

Bristol's Independent District are looking for volunteers in January 2018, to handwrite replies to the Santa letters that they receive. 7 post boxes will be placed in local shops on Gloucester Road, for children to post their letters to Santa.

Letters from 'Santa' should be polite, friendly and positive, as these are young children who believe!

If you live in the Ashley Down, Horfield, Southmead, St Andrews, Lockleaze or Montpelier area, and would like to find out more, then please contact Anne-Louise Perez on 0746 212 7943 or 0758 679 3196

If you could also support with the distribution of the 'Santa' replies, then please get in touch. 

 

The Community Cooks

Community Group Activity

An opportunity for residents of BS3 and BS14 to cook for the local community. Get out and about, meet new people, cook together and share the feast! Each week we will spend time in No.10 The People's Kitchen cooking food to share with others. You don't need to be an experienced cook, as you will be supported by a cooking tutor. 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 10am - 12:15pm
Cost: Call for details
Venue No. 10 The People's Kitchen, Hartcliffe Health and Environment Action Group, The Gatehouse Centre, Hareclive Road, BS13 9JN

To book a place call Alex on 0117 946 5285. 

Walk Out Bristol

Community Group Activity

Free and accessible health walks in and around Bristol for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people their family, carers and friends. Dress for the weather, wear suitable footwear, bring water and medication (if needed), do not walk if you feel unwell and make new friends. We will schedule extra walks in the evening and weekends. 

When: Wednesdays
Time: 10:30am
Cost: FREE
Venue: Watershed & various locations

For more information contact Dave on 07840 237 736