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May 27 2016

Voice Concorde winners get a tour of the Blue Glass secrets

DELIGHTED winners of the South Bristol Voice competition to win a special Bristol Blue Concorde commemorative penny were treated to a demonstration of glassblowing at the Bristol Blue works in Arnos Vale. .. Read More

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Knowle shows the way back to Square Food

WHEN did Britain forget how to cook? Was it the introduction of ready meals, the popularity of the microwave, or the spread of fast food shops? More importantly, what can be done about it? It’s well known that the decline in home cooking is contributing to a rise in obesity, to children becoming more unhealthy and more at risk of diabetes, and to a lack of knowledge about what’s healthy to eat. .. Read More

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Harry Wood, VC, survived the war but not the peace

Harry Wood must have been a remarkable soldier. He lived through years of hell on the battlefield and near the end of the conflict he was awarded not only the Victoria Cross – the highest decoration for gallantry – but the Military Medal too. .. Read More

September 26 2015

Retired? Try U3A

ARE YOU retired and wondering what to do next? Don’t stay at home – there are scores of activities on your doorstep, says Bristol U3A... Read More

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Reprieved – after killing a policeman

THERE are many moving tales behind the gravestones in Arnos Vale Cemetery. But few are more shocking than the story of the too-brief life of PC Richard Hill. .. Read More