Space Chase, Summer reading Challenge 2019.

Volunteers needed to support summer reading challenge in local libraries

South Gloucestershire Libraries are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to join the team running Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019. Volunteers will spend their time supporting children to do the Summer Reading Challenge, talking with them about the books they’re reading and helping at a range of fun activities in the library. This is a great opportunity to develop

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Photo of David Baker receiving his award.

South Gloucestershire honours community heroes

Community heroes from Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Patchway were among nearly 30 volunteers honoured at the South Gloucestershire Council Chair’s 2018 Community Awards event held at South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College’s WISE Campus on 7th March. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution local unpaid volunteers make to life in South Gloucestershire. These people give up

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Time to nominate your local ‘community hero’

Would you like to thank a volunteer who has gone the extra mile? Nominations are now open for the South Gloucestershire Council Chair’s Community Awards 2018. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution local unpaid volunteers and community groups make to life in South Gloucestershire. The next celebration of community work and volunteering takes place in March and

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Photo of some of the winners of the 2017 Chair’s Community Awards.

South Gloucestershire honours unsung heroes

Volunteers from Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Filton among those honoured at annual awards ceremony. Nearly thirty unsung heroes and their families attended the Chair’s Community Awards at South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College’s WISE Campus on Thursday 16th March. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution local unpaid volunteers make to life in South Gloucestershire. These people

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