Foodies Festival returns with top live bands

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Back by popular demand, Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, returns to The Downs Bristol on Friday, May 11-Sunday, May 13 with a mouth-watering summer event, which this year includes the launch of a brand new Musicians Against Homelessness music stage and extended opening times. The festival will celebrate live music [….]

Congratulations Toni!

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Both the Gordano Living and Places Leisure teams agreed that choosing a winner for the fantastic Parish Wharf Three-Month Premium Fitness Package Competition was great fun, but also incredibly challenging. The number of entries was high and the stories that readers shared about why they’d entered all resonated in their own way, meaning the judges [….]

Commonwealth themed relay for Athletic Club

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North Somerset Athletic Club and Academy will be carrying a mock Olympic torch around Weston-super-mare’s Grand Pier for a 24 hour relay over the weekend of March 10 and 11. The (mainly) Junior Club, with members from across the whole of North Somerset, anticipate around 250 of their youngsters will be involved, raising around £10,000 [….]

Inspiring Clevedon student to take on challenges after injury

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An inspiring Clevedon School student who overcame a rock-climbing injury is hoping to combine his skill, studies and passion for Product Design with rock climbing by setting up a business to combine the two. Laurence Proctor, 16, is also taking on challenges across the world scaling huge heights to pursue his ambitions. Yet two years [….]

Students excel in cryptography competition

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Clever Clevedon School students are performing in the top 78 out of 1113 teams nationally in a prestigious code-breaking, maths and science competition. The high-achieving students are exploring code-breaking challenges during the annual Alan Turing Cryptography Competition and are aiming to be ranked even higher. In the competition, students solve puzzles online using their mathematical [….]

Get inspired with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

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For the past seven decades, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life – and the best part is, you can be a part of it. The world’s leading youth achievement award provides life-changing opportunities for all 14-24 year-olds with a [….]

Easter Exhibition and Sale of Art in 21st year

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The annual Easter Weekend Charity Art Exhibition and Sale of Art will take place from Saturday, March 31-Monday, April 2 at The Hawthorns, Clevedon. Last year’s 20th anniversary of the exhibition was once more extremely successful in the quality of entries, number of visitors and sales. The organisers are again very fortunate to secure The [….]

Yatton Spring Show

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There is sure to be a host of golden daffodils on show along with containers of other spring flowers and colourful arrangements at the annual Yatton Spring Show. The annual show, which is organised by the Yatton Horticultural Society, takes place on Saturday, March 17 at the Yatton Village Hall, The Causeway, Yatton, from 2-4.30pm. [….]