Stories about charity events

Iain's on the run for two years

Mar 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageTOTTERDOWN’S Iain MacDougall is halfway through his self-imposed two years of running – and he’s already beaten some of his goals. ... Read More

Knowle fundraiser to take money to poorest in India

Feb 23 2018

Thumbnail ImageMEMBERS of a South Bristol church are flying to India next month in the latest of their visits to help people in one of the country’s poorest regions. ... Read More

South Bristol barn dance to fund Kenya school

Mar 01 2016

Thumbnail ImageFORMER Hengrove school librarian, Linda Greenland and her husband Mike Radford have enabled thousands of pupils to enjoy education at the primary schools they have helped to build in Kenya - and several hundred have gone on to secondary education, college and university, completing courses such as Teaching, Hospitality, Marine Management, IT, Electrical engineering, Accounting and Medicine. Students have come from the poorest family environments and have worked hard because they "saw the light at the end of the tunnel" - Linda and Mike have been there, with help from sponsors locally (and further afield), shining that light with the promise to help them continue. They visited Kenya 18 years ago as tourists and were determined to help give children in Timbwani village a brighter future. They built Maji Safi School and then later on, a sister school called Inspirations. Many pupils are now working and contributing back into their communities. ... Read More