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Latest – Volunteering Opportunities

South Bristol Community Hospital
Seeking volunteers, particularly from the areas surrounding the hospital. Contact Judith Reed, 0117 342 1530.

‘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.

Sporting Memories Group
Knowle West Media Centre is looking for volunteers to support a new reminiscence group, sharing stories of sport with people with dementia and memory loss.

Contact Elena D’Orso, sportingmemories@volunteerbristol.org.uk or 0117 989 7734.

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.

Pick of the Knowledge Newsletter articles:

Award For Local Hero After 60 Years Of Volunteering
Community Reporter Kasia Guzowska
Local hero Graham Blacker has been presented with the Lord Mayor Award for his 60 years of voluntary work across Knowle West. Mr Blacker (77) has been Secretary
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Knowle West Man To Receive War Medal At Last
Reporter Alex Turner
There have been plenty of complaints about the chilly spring this year. But Mr Cook, 89, is one of a dwindling group of heroes who braved truly biting temperatures on the Arctic convoys of the Second World War …
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