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New head arrives to welcome news that schools will get new premises

STUART Woodburn had a great start as Head of Primary at Merchants’ Academy in South Bristol - in his first week he learned he would be getting a new school building. The primary department of the all-age school and its partner autism special school Venturers’ Academy to be relocated alongside the secondary department in Gatehouse Avenue... Read More

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Mayor visits Bridge Learning Academy to hear about anti-bullying policy

BRIDGE Learning Campus in Hartcliffe welcomed Bristol mayor Marvin Rees to celebrate the launch of a new anti-bullying campaign... Read More

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Victoria Park funday draws the crowds

THERE was lots to do at the Victoria Park Fun Day on September 15, organised by the park's action group... Read More

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Backstage jobs available in film studios for those with practical skills

THE SOUTH Bristol studios where hit series like Poldark, Sherlock and The White Queen are made will be the setting this October for a free two-day boot camp aimed at easing the shortage of people with the practical skills needed for a wide range of off-camera roles in film and TV drama production. The 50-place Production Boot Camp is being put on by the film and TV production and training company Calling The Shots at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios in Whitchurch Lane on October 25 and 26, with funding from Creative Skillset, the skills body for screen-based Creative Industries... Read More

September 28 2018

Award-winning Totterdown opticians offers children treatment for myopia in their sleep

TOTTERDOWN’S award-winning opticians is one of the first opticians in the UK to offer revolutionary new treatments which can help slow the progression of myopia in children. Lynne Fernandes Optometrists in Wells Road won Family Opticians of the year in the 2018 Opticians Awards, following Lynne’s own win of the Optometrist of the Year in 2016. .. Read More

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Hotel, homes and housing are a better bet for city centre site, says report – and it's backed by the Chamber of Commerce

IN A MOVE that will surprise few who have been following the saga, the council has announced that September 4's vital cabinet meeting will be recommended not to authorise an arena next to Temple Meads station. .. Read More

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The summer's not quite over, so let's remember the birthday celebrations at Upfest and the Balloon Fiesta

Bad weather failed to prevent the crowds turning out for the 10th Upfest street art festival and the 40th International Balloon Fiesta.. Read More

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Parents urged to get children vaccinated as measles cases soar in Bristol

Public health boss tells parents to ask their GP if they're not sure whether their chid is up to date with vaccinations.. Read More

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Exam joy is heightened for Bedminster boy who pulled put of a coma

Alex is one of many South Bristol pupils to achieve the top Grade 9 in this year's tougher GCSEs.. Read More

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Arena Island boss answers mayor's criticisms of the plan for a city centre venue

Bosses behind bid for city centre arena make Freedom of Information demands to council before vital meeting to decide venue's fate.. Read More