April 2018

Seven arrests and suspected drugs seized from suspected street dealers in Bristol

Avon and Somerset Constabulary Press Release:   Our work to reduce the harm caused by drugs in the communities of east Bristol continues, with seven arrests and the seizure of class A drugs, cash and phones by officers working in Easton and Montpelier.   The first arrest of the day on Tuesday (April 24) was made by officers carrying out a warrant at a property on Daisy Road in Easton, where a

New free courses from North Bristol Community Project!

North Bristol Community Project have just announced the three free courses they will be running over the summer months. These courses include Arts 4 well-being,  Personal Development and an 8 week Sewing Course. Aiming to provide a local service that enables people to learn and gain access to education, training and skills for employment, the courses run by North Bristol Community Project are free. This is a great and accessible resource

Upcoming Ashley Network Meetings

The Ashley Network meeting is a bi-monthly meeting where local people in the Ashley area can come together and make things happen in the community. This reoccurring event is part of the Imagine St Pauls Legacy, a successful Sustrans Avon & Somerset Police Partnership funded project. It aims to bring together local people in St Pauls and Montpelier to discuss and put into action, ways of improving daily lives. As the

Police update: 14-year-old boy found with knife and drugs in St Pauls

Last week, officers working on Operation Blueline, an on-going operation to reduce the harm caused by drugs in the communities of St Pauls and Easton in Bristol, arrested a 14-year-old boy who was found in possession of a knife, cash and 60 wraps of suspected class A drugs. The teenager from Montpelier was arrested in St Pauls Cemetery last Wednesday, April 4, after officers witnessed him dealing drugs to known

*** BAME Writers callout! ***

Vocalise is your community magazine for people working and living in Montpelier, St Pauls and St Werburghs. If you are a writer, story teller or poet we’d love to hear from you! We would to make Vocalise magazine more representative of the local community, so we are particularly keen for people to come forward from BAME backgrounds, however everyone is welcome! This is your opportunity to have your voice heard…