Running 5k 'up Pomphrey' will give you a lift - you can put your shirt on it
As parkrun, which holds friendly, free 5k weekly events including one in Mangotsfield, passes a milestone, writer Siân Harris gathers stories from fellow parkrunners on why they run ... Read More
Splash of Soul - how music of northern clubs captures hearts in east Bristol
IT'S three o'clock on Sunday afternoon and the dance floor is starting to fill. The beat is unmistakable, or at least it is for people in the know. Because this is northern soul - and it's alive and kicking in the middle of Speedwell. ... Read More
Hollywood star - from Frenchay!
THE Hollywood career of a local-born actor will feature in a new exhibition about Frenchay School, which was founded 175 years ago. ... Read More
Variety target is near
FUNDRAISERS from in and around Downend are edging closer to their goal of collecting £18,000 to buy a minibus for underprivileged children. ... Read More
Were you a Ranger?Were you a Ranger?
A GROUP is set to will mark its 50th anniversary with a reunion celebration.... Read More
Never too young (or too old) to eat cake for Macmillan
CHILDREN, families and staff from Abacus Pre-School in Mangotsfield joined with their local church to raise money for cancer support charity Macmillan. ... Read More
Making a difference in Africa - without getting on a plane
HAVE you ever felt helpless to make a difference to the lives of others in the world who are less well off than we are here in the west? ... Read More
Penny for this guy - John has just £240 to go ...
CHARITY campaigner John Billitteri is on the home straight with his fundraising mission to collect one million pennies to help injured service men and women. ... Read More
First build your oven ... then bake enough pizza for 400 children
BUDDING chefs from Barley Close Primary School in Mangotsfield have been putting their cooking skills to the test after getting their very own pizza oven. ... Read More
Students support orphans
STUDENTS from Downend School are helping children out of poverty by ditching their uniforms for the day. ... Read More