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Fundraising campaign hits £30,000

Jan 29 2018

A FUNDRAISING campaign in memory of a local teenager has reached more than £30,000 - all thanks to the generosity of the Downend community. ... Read More

St Augustine's gives backing to Brain Tumour Support charity

Jan 29 2018

EVERY year, the St Augustine’s community in Downend runs events to raise money for a national and an international charity. ... Read More

Grandad Tony flies flag for older folk with skydive plan

Jan 29 2018

TONY Wilson, 81, from Fishponds, is preparing to leap from a plane in support of Bristol Older People’s Forum (BOPF). ... Read More

Get behind the daffodil

Jan 29 2018

MARIE Curie is appealing for people in Downend to ‘get behind the daffodil’ by volunteering to collect donations for the charity’s annual Great Daffodil Appeal this February and March. ... Read More

Join Big Issue sleep out

Jan 29 2018

VOLUNTEERS are being sought for The Bristol Sleep Out, which aims to support Big Issue vendors to take steps away from the streets. ... Read More

Pupils moved to raise funds

Jan 29 2018

CHILDREN at Barley Close Community Primary School were moved by a national newspaper story about a nine-year-old boy who just wanted a home for Christmas. ... Read More

Celebrity comic plays local gig to help needy

Jan 29 2018

THE NEW cafe and community building in Page Park is proving its versatility after hosting a gig starring none other than comedian Josh Widdicombe. ... Read More

Nicole swaps tasty treats for training

Jan 29 2018

A LOCAL woman has had a lifestyle change for 2018 in preparation for a trek on the Great Wall of China. ... Read More

Introducing Enovert

Jan 29 2018

AN ENVIRONMENTAL body which has supported renovation projects at Page Park has rebranded.... Read More

Perils of earning pin money

Jan 29 2018

To celebrate 100 years since the first women were granted the vote in the UK, Jane Duffus has written a book commemorating 250 wonderful women from Bristol’s past. Here, Jane tells us about her book and looks at some women with a Downend connection.... Read More