Children march in honour of the suffragettes

Feb 23 2018

Thumbnail ImageAn entire Totterdown school takes to the streets on the centenary of women's suffrage – Hillcrest primary... Read More

James explores the Bookbarn, which is offering a free book to Voice readers

Feb 02 2018

Thumbnail ImageSomerset’s most expansive bookstore, Bookbarn, is offering Voice readers a free book when they take along the advertisement below. To set the scene, we asked special reporter James Drury, 10, to visit Bookbarn and tell us what he found. This is his report …... Read More

Bedminster gets a much-needed new nursery

Dec 27 2017

Thumbnail ImageBEDMINSTER’s much-needed new children’s nursery has opened on the corner of Chessel Street and Garnet Street on the site of an old scout hut.... Read More

St Philip's Marsh nursery celebrates good Ofsted report

Oct 27 2017

Thumbnail ImageSt Philip's Marsh nursery celebrates good Ofsted report... Read More

Parson Street school opens new community room

Oct 27 2017

Parson Street school in Bedminster opens new community room in memory of pupil from 99 years ago... Read More

Making childcare easier for freelance parents

Apr 28 2017

IT’S A chicken and egg situation for too many parents. They need to work to provide for their children. But they can’t work because they can’t find childcare – or afford to pay for it. Now two South Bristol mums are trying to close that gap with an idea they call Caboodle – providing affordable childcare for freelance workers who might need care at short notice.... Read More

Olly makes a marvellous mural for Marksbury children

Apr 28 2017

Thumbnail ImageCHILDREN at Oasis Marksbury Road primary school have been watching a work of art take shape before their eyes – and now it’s part of their playground. South Bristol artist Olly Gage, well known for many murals on houses and in Redcatch Park, devised his own story for the 100ft mural, using elements from the local area, nature, fantasy and even fitting in the school’s four rules.... Read More

Making a mess in a good cause

Nov 25 2016

TODDLERS and babies did their bit for Children in Need – all by having a really messy time. Lynsey Abbott runs Splat messy play sessions every week in Hengrove, where she raised money for the BBC appeal by selling home-made play-dough and cakes. ... Read More

A Bedminster Down student recounts the challenge of the Ten Tors – and being the only girl

May 31 2016

Hannah Fritsch is a year 10 student at Bedminster Down School and took part in the annual Ten Tors 35 mile trek on Dartmoor during May. Here she tells South Bristol Voice about one of the toughest physical and mental challenges available for teenagers in the UK.... Read More

Totterdown opticians on children's TV

Mar 22 2016

Thumbnail ImageA TOTTERDOWN opticians is the setting for a children’s TV programme to be aired on Thursday March 24. Lynne Fernandes Optometrists features in a CBeebies series called ‘My First…’, which records milestones in the lives of children under 6 years old. Each episode follows one of these children as they do something new for the first time.... Read More