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Welcome to The Knowledge: the community web site and newsletter for Knowle West. • See what’s on and local news  • Write articles and have your say on local issues • Get more involved in your community  and find out about services and facilities in your area.
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Latest – Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers Needed for Social Mirror
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A project tackling isolation in Knowle West is looking for volunteers to work within the community with young people aged 18-30  or older people who are 65 plus.
Social Mirror uses a digital survey to link people to local activities that could help their health and wellbeing.
Full volunteer training provided. For more information contact:
Lucinda at Knowle West Media Centre on 0117 903 0444,
email lucinda.thelwell@kwmc.org.uk
www.kwmc.org.uk/socialmirror

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South Bristol Community Hospital
Seeking volunteers, particularly from the areas surrounding the hospital. Contact Judith Reed, 0117 342 1530.
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‘Learn to Grow’
CSV is working with food growing clubs in 10 schools throughout Knowle, Hartcliffe and Withywood. Volunteers are needed to support children to complete the gardening tasks, such as planting, weeding, mulching and digging.

No prior knowledge is needed but an interest in gardening is key.
Contact Emma Whitaker, emma.csve@gmail.com or 0117 978 2187.
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The Inns Court Centre (formerly The Mede)
Help is needed with gardening, maintenance, plumbing, cooking, cleaning and driving. Call 0117 904 1220, e-mail themede@hotmail.com or drop in to
1 Marshall Walk, Inns Court.
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Pick of the Knowledge Newsletter articles:

CitroenElectric Car Available For Use
Co Wheels car club have an electric vehicle based at KWMC – and it’s available for organisations, groups and individuals to use. As long as you’ve had your driving licence …
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GardeningLocal Gardening Projects Scoop Awards
Three Knowle West gardening projects and a conservation group have received Royal Horticultural Society It’s Your Neighbourhood awards for their achievements.
click here to read more

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