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Easter Fayre - Chipping Sodbury

posted 19 Mar 2019, 13:14 by Phil Handy   [ updated 19 Mar 2019, 13:15 ]

Bullfish Charity and Therapy Easter Fayre

Bullfish Easter Fayre introducing The Littlest Rescue, their Bunnie Car with rabbits and guinea pigs

Come and say hello and meet all the local artisans with their gorgeous, unique and quirky hand made products for you to buy. You can also have a go at making some cards.

Lots of therapies available including Indian Head massage; Reiki therapy; Kinesiology and Neal's Yard therapies.

Try your luck at the Tombola with some great prizes.

Refreshments available, courtesy of Viaduct Animal Sanctuary.

Windows Art Trail 2019

posted 10 Mar 2019, 09:04 by Phil Handy   [ updated 11 Mar 2019, 07:17 ]

In February 2019, residents were invited to decorate their windows with silhouettes. People came up with some very interesting and creative designs.

If viewing on a tablet or smartphone, please click here to see all the photos. 


Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society March 2019

posted 8 Mar 2019, 04:12 by Phil Handy   [ updated 10 Mar 2019, 08:42 ]

“The early Avon Valley Copper & Brass Industry 1700-1750”

A talk by Tony Coverdale

Wed 20 March 2019 
7.30 pm

Zion Church 
Woodend Road 
Frampton Cotterell

All welcome. Entry £4

Free to members, annual subscription £15 
Includes light refreshments

Wild Wednesday Easter Trail

posted 7 Mar 2019, 07:47 by Phil Handy

Join Avon Wildlife Trust at Says Court Solar Farm for an Easter Trail with a twist.

Find out all about local wildlife as you find your way around the farm. See if you can find deer tracks and signs the Easter bunny has been about with his friends.

Collect all the clues to win a small prize.

Wednesday 17th April; 2—3:30pm

£3.50/child + booking fee. Accompanying adults free.

Booking essential, book your place here

For more info please contact:

Community Coffee Morning - Manor Hall

posted 2 Mar 2019, 08:49 by Phil Handy   [ updated 2 Mar 2019, 08:57 ]

Community Coffee Morning

featuring guest speakers

The Chocolate Dinosaurs

Giving a talk on the history of chocolate in Bristol, 
particularly at Keynsham, with samples and memorabilia

March 20 2019
In the Jubilee Room
Manor Hall, Coalpit Heath

Coffee / tea and cakes from 10am-12 noon

Talk from 10.30am

All proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Hospice South West

Many thanks to NISA who sponsor all our coffee mornings

Become a Dementia Friend

posted 14 Feb 2019, 09:11 by Phil Handy   [ updated 14 Feb 2019, 09:28 ]

Call to book a place on the free information session.

Windows Art Trail

posted 11 Feb 2019, 02:41 by Phil Handy   [ updated 11 Feb 2019, 11:35 ]

17th - 27th February 2019

Use the map below, or collect one from the Brockeridge Centre.

The themed windows will be lit after nightfall. Follow the map to find them  and enjoy the trail. 

Please be respectful and do not enter the properties.

Supported by Standbrook Guides Ltd - The Residents’ Handbook.

Frampton Cotterell and District Local History Society February 2019

posted 10 Feb 2019, 13:02 by Phil Handy

Wings of War –The Bristol Aeroplane Company in World War 2. “
a talk by Chris Bigg.

Wed 20 Feb 2019 7.30 pm

Zion Church
Woodend Road

All welcome. Entry £4
Free to members, annual subscription £15
Includes light refreshments

South Glos Mines Research Group March 2019

posted 6 Feb 2019, 03:56 by Phil Handy   [ updated 6 Feb 2019, 03:57 ]

The SGMRG talk on 20 March will now start at 8pm (not later after the group’s AGM which has been postponed to Wednesday 3 April). 

The Darker Side of Bristol
by Hamish Orr-Ewing  

Wednesday 20 March 2019 
at 8:00pm 

Miners Institute (aka Coalpit Heath Village Hall), 
214 Badminton Road, 
Coalpit Heath, BS36 2QB 

Non members welcome - £2 each (Membership is £17.50 per year)

Appointment of Independent Chair to Lammy Review Group

posted 6 Feb 2019, 03:30 by Phil Handy   [ updated 6 Feb 2019, 03:37 ]

The Avon and Somerset Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), 
Sue Mountstevens, wishes to appoint an Independent Chair to the Lammy Review Group of the Avon and Somerset Local Criminal Justice Board. 

We are looking for a driven, dedicated and determined person to oversee the recommendations in the influential Lammy Review across Avon and Somerset. David Lammy MP carried out an independent review of the treatment of, and outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals in the criminal justice system (CJS). He made a series of recommendations about tackling racial bias in the justice system.

The role will lead the Lammy Review work independently on behalf of the Avon and Somerset Local Criminal Justice Board, which includes all local criminal justice organisations in the area. The Independent Chair must be passionate about addressing the over-representation of BAME people in the criminal justice system and the treatment and outcomes of individuals and local communities. The candidate must be familiar with and respected by the key BME community groups in the Avon & Somerset area.

To download an application pack please visit our website or contact the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner on 01278 646549.

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