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Pick of the latest Knowledge Newsletter articles:

Play Me I’m Yours Launch Day Performance

To celebrate hosting one the eighteen pianos that have been placed publicly around Bristol as a part of the Play Me I’m Yours project, our very own Knowle West Media Centre held it’s launch day yesterday afternoon. Read more […]

Is it a house? No, it’s a TAM…

Over the last couple of months a large wooden structure has been taking shape behind Filwood Community Centre. Known as the TAM (Transportable Accommodation Module), the eco-friendly home is big enough to house a couple – and local people could stay in it.Read more […]

Cuts to Lollipop Patrols and Libraries Anger Residents

Lollipop patrol person Carina Harvey (centre) at Christ the King Primary School with Learning Support Worker Jo Selway (left) and Headteacher Matthew Condon.

Knowle West residents are angry at proposed council cuts which could see them losing lollipop patrols outside schools and the shutting of local libraries. The plans – subject to public consultation Read more […]

Boxing Club Should Stay in “Heart of Community”

A popular boxing club which has been running in Knowle West for six years has failed to raise £300,000 to buy the land it is on – and will now have to move elsewhere.
Read more […]

Knowle West gardener to create fruit farm

Gardener Steve Griffiths at the site of the new Redcatch Community Garden on the disused croquet ground.

A Knowle West community gardener has just been given the go-ahead to create a fruit.farm for the public to enjoy on the disused croquet ground at Redcatch Park  Read more […]

New youth project on Broadway


A new project for young people in Knowle West has opened on Filwood Broadway – bringing music, art and graffiti to the local youth.  read more […]

The return of Hearts and Stars

Some of the winners from Hearts and Stars award ceremony in February 2012.

The Hearts and Stars awards evening which celebrates some of the important contributions made by volunteers and “hidden heroes” in Knowle West is returning this summer.read more […]



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