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Bristol libraries host UK’s first drag queen storytelling sessions for children – Bristol Post


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Bristol libraries host UK's first drag queen storytelling sessions for children
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For the first time in the UK a drag queen has hosted children's reading sessions at Bristol libraries. The brainchild of Tom Canham, 'Drag Queen Story Time' aims to teach children of all ages to embrace their individuality and spread a message of ...

Convicted burglars at Bristol prison give police tips on how to crackdown on break-ins – Bristol Post


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Convicted burglars at Bristol prison give police tips on how to crackdown on break-ins
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Convicted thieves at a Bristol prison have been revealing how they break into people’s homes – to help police crackdown on burglary. The International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology, University of Portsmouth has been working with 33

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Child poverty in every neighbourhood of Bristol and South Gloucestershire revealed – Bristol Post


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Child poverty in every neighbourhood of Bristol and South Gloucestershire revealed
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One in four children in Bristol are living in poverty – and it gets worse in some wards in the city. Calculations from a group of children’s charities using Government data showed every other child living in Lawrence Hill is struggling to have three

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This is how much your council tax bill could be as Bristol faces another big hike – Bristol Post


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This is how much your council tax bill could be as Bristol faces another big hike
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“The government is aware that there is an impending crisis in social care – we [at Bristol City Council] will see a £9million overspend in social care at the end of this financial year. “Central government has cut funding and instead given local

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Akon’s playing in Bristol and it’ll be the best throwback gig of the year – Bristol Post


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Akon’s playing in Bristol and it’ll be the best throwback gig of the year
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If recent gig announcements in Bristol have told us anything, it’s that early-2000s hip-hop acts are back in fashion – and we are positively delighted at the news. First came the announcement that Nelly was going to be appearing at the 02 Academy later

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Closing Bristol streets to let children play IS a good thing – but council funding has been cut – Bristol Post


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Closing Bristol streets to let children play IS a good thing – but council funding has been cut
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The final year of an annual grant programme saw £56,000 given to Playing Out in Bristol by the city council in the year to April. In February, this year it was the first under a new regime of council grants that was cut to zero for the current

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Bristol-based police helicopter called to find naked man behaving erratically in Gloucestershire – Bristol Post


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Bristol-based police helicopter called to find naked man behaving erratically in Gloucestershire
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Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more… The police helicopter. Share. Filton’s NPAS helicopter has been called to help find a naked man reported to be acting …

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Student explains why Edward Colston’s name should be removed from Bristol’s institutions – Bristol Post


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Student explains why Edward Colston’s name should be removed from Bristol’s institutions
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Vinnie Otterbeck, a Year 11 student at Fairfield High School in Horfield, details why he believes the slave trader’s name should be removed. He says: “I feel lucky to have grown up in Bristol. It is a city that takes pride in its values of tolerance

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