Thu January 23, 2020
- Eldermirth: Bristol daytime comedy club for people who 'can't go out at night' - Angie Belcher designed Eldermirth for older people but said "increasingly all sorts enjoy it".
- Alternatives created to 'awful' sympathy cards - Beth French set up Let's Talk About Loss after the death of her mum in 2015.
- Outcry as Montpelier 'rainbow' bridge painted grey - The council says the paintwork on the Montpelier bridge is an undercoat ready for future work.
- Tribes of Bristol captured in snapshot exhibition - People were photographed over 11 days by Hans Eijkelboom for the Martin Parr Foundation.
Angie Belcher designed Eldermirth for older people but said "increasingly all sorts enjoy it".
Beth French set up Let's Talk About Loss after the death of her mum in 2015.
The council says the paintwork on the Montpelier bridge is an undercoat ready for future work.
People were photographed over 11 days by Hans Eijkelboom for the Martin Parr Foundation.
The RSPCA hopes to trace the owner of Marley, who was unable to move due to his severely matted coat.
Among John Partridge's achievements at Bristol Zoo is hand-rearing a pygmy hippo.
Two-thirds of councils in England have a shortage of black, Asian or minority ethnic foster carers.
The World War One memorial laid by "Britain's Last Tommy" Harry Patch went missing in 2018.
Experts warn of the potential of blindness and other side effects to procedure.
Beryl Casey has been rescuing hedgehogs for 25 years and wants someone to carry on as she gets older.
Unique vehicle-counting sensors will be placed in 1,500 homes across Europe.
The Bristol Pound CIC says unless extra funding is found, it will close down in March.
Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013
COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013
INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Bristol council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.
Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013
LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.
Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013
MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013
ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.
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