October 2018

Artivist in a Strawbox with //Kabbo Ferdinand

Urban Word Collective Presents: “Artivist in a StrawBoX: Interactive Public Exhibition” a collaborative multi disciplinary arts & portable housing showcase event hosted by the Bristol City Council in the Bristol Harbour Amphitheatre, 19th Oct. – 4th Nov. 2018, in collaboration with White Design ldt. “Artivist in a StrawBox” is the brainchild of Kabbo Hue, artivist Storyteller from Hui !Goab (South Afrika) from theGoringhaíçona Indigenous Clanof Camissa ( Cape Town). Kabbo

Exhibition of Carnival Photos from Over 50s Photography Group now open!

This month, the beautiful black and white prints of Carnival made by the Over 50s Photography Group are on display at St Paul’s Learning Centre Café and even on the outside walls! Here’s their story, which we covered in our latest issue of Vocalise… A group of Over 50s, mainly from St Paul’s and St Werburgh’s got together over June and July for a series of Photography Taster Sessions, followed

Avon Fire & Rescue Service opens recruitment- aspiring firefighters wanted!

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) encourages to consider a new career this winter as they open recruitment and look for aspiring firefighters to join the Service. The application process will be opened in November and all new recruits will have an opportunity to find out more about the role, Service, day to day duties, before they undertake practical test in early 2019. Main message of the recruitment campain is ‘Yes

Being Black History: Mr Roy Hackett 90

‘Are you sitting comfortable? …Now I’ll start.’  is how Roy Hackett begins his talk to Year 6 pupils at Glenfrome primary school in 2015, at 86 years old.  This slightly-built man has a made a big impact in the city and is still busy with community activities in St Werburghs. Light and speedy of mind and body, it seems Mr Hackett’s health has been held together by getting involved, a spirit

New Neighbourhood Sergeant!

Get to know our new neighbourhood Sergeant Tom Tooth. He has joined a team in diverse and vibrant area of Ashley Ward. You can find a letter from Sergeant Tom below and know him better! As the summer finally draws to a close and autumn gathers momentum, I am reflecting on my first four months in post as the Neighbourhood Sergeant for the Ashley Ward. Having worked in St Pauls

St Paul's Film Club Presents: Queen of Katwe @Afrifest

African Voices Forum’s Sauda Kyalambuka invites to a free family friendly screening of Queen of Katwe on 13th October, 5:00 pm- 7:15 pm, at Malcolm X Centre and gives a chance to find out more about plans for a brand new Film Club based in St Pauls. Queen of Katwe- tells an interesting story of a young Phiona who struggles to escape the poverty of Kampala’s Katwe district. Queen of Katwe combines classic Disney

Discover a new world of opportunities – Discover policing

Have you ever wanted to know more about the police service?   Are you interested in finding out about what jobs and career opportunities we have for you?   Discovery workshops are coming to a venue near you – come and join us.   You, your family and friends are invited to come and talk to our Inclusion and Diversity team about what it is like to be a police

Van driver? Be on your guard after break-ins and tool thefts at car park in Bristol

We are warning van drivers to be a cautious after a number of break-ins at the car park in Ikea, Bristol. Since the middle of July, there have been four reported break-ins from the car park with tools including drills, jigsaws, radios and lasers stolen. The most recent incident was on Saturday September 8, at around 11.30am with around £4000 worth of tools stolen. The offences have all occurred between