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September 30 2019

August 27 2019

August 27 2019

How Miss Cooper's petticoats parachuted her into pond

In last month's Voice, Mangotsfield historian David Blackmore examined the history of the Dame School, which educated generations of children in the village. Here he looks at the story of a teacher who taught there for more than 40 years... Read More


August 27 2019

September 2019: Downend Folk Club Preview 2

EXTRA! Road Not Taken “Fragment” album launch concert Sunday September 15 Frenchay Village Hall.. Read More


August 27 2019

September 2019: Downend Folk Club Preview

Midnight Skyracer (support from Charlie Limm) Friday September 20 Downend School .. Read More


August 27 2019

September 2019: News from your local MP

Respecting our senior citizens .. Read More


July 29 2019

July 29 2019

Researching the Dame School history

Plans to renovate Mangotsfield’s historic Dame School and its grounds were announced earlier this year. Local Mangotsfield resident David Blackmore, pictured at the old school building, has researched its history.. Read More


July 29 2019

August 2019: Downend Folk Club Review

Jack Rutter (support from Ellie Gowers) Friday July 19, Frenchay Village Hall.. Read More


July 29 2019

August 2019: Downend Folk Club Review

Kitty Macfarlane (support from Louis Campbell) Friday June 21, Frenchay Village Hall.. Read More