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Raleigh International Citizen Service team leader

Raleigh International is currently recruiting team leaders, aged 23 and over, to support our programmes in Nicaragua, India and Tanzania.

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a UK government funded development programme. It brings together volunteers from the UK and developing countries to make a difference in some of the poorest communities around the world.

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Celebrate Cycling with Life Cycle at North Bristol Arts Trail

Roll up, roll up! Life Cycle is opening up its workspace in the non-secure area of Horfield Prison as part of the North Bristol Arts Trail on 29th & 30th November for a refurbished bike sale and bike art extravaganza!

Come and visit Life Cycle’s bicycle recycling project as we open up our workspace in the non-secure area of Horfield Prison over the weekend of 29rd & 30th November for a special weekend of bicycle themed artwork, sale of refurbished bikes – and collection of unwanted bikes to recycle – as part of the North Bristol Arts Trail.

Life Cycle bike

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Prepare for Change – What is Community Resilience?

The Schumacher Institute is running a free-of-charge workshop exploring ‘community resilience’. This term means different things to different people. For local authorities the emphasis can often be on infrastructure and emergency planning, strengthening defences and restoring order. For social workers and voluntary organisations it often means building relationships and knowledge, understanding personal dependencies and needs.

At the Create Centre on 9 December from 1.30pm – 4pm.

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The Memory Album Workshop – 27 November, Bristol

Katharina is running a brand new workshop just in time for participants to make their very own Christmas gift for friends and family!

Memory Album

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Bristol Potato Day – Spuds & More!

Put Bristol Potato Day in your diary: Sunday 11 January at The Southville Centre, Beauley Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1QG.

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‘Countryside Values for the 21st Century’ – The CCRI 2015 Policy Conference

Countryside Values for the 21st Century‘ presents a unique opportunity for rural policy and decision makers, stakeholders and researchers to come together to discuss and debate contemporary rural topics based around evidence from CCRI’s latest research.

22 January 2015 at the Royal Society in London

Organised by the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI)

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Raleigh International Citizen Service Volunteer Challenge yourself to change your world!

We’re looking for passionate and committed volunteers for the Raleigh ICS programme. We have volunteering roles available for young people aged between 18-25, and team leader roles for people aged 23 and over.

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Net Impact Zero Waste Christmas Party

You’re invited to Net Impact Bristol’s Zero Waste Christmas Party!

Wednesday 17th of December – 7pm-10pm
Hamilton House, Bristol

Zero Waste Xmas Party

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The Conservation Volunteers

Want to get involved in local conservation? Here are new opportunities to join the Conservation Volunteers this November:

  • Tues 4: Hanham Abbots Duck Pond – Bulrush and Yellow Flag Iris Clearance
  • Weds 5: Hanham Abbots Duck Pond – Bulrush and Yellow Flag Iris Clearance
  • Thurs 6: Overscourt Wood – Hay Cutting
  • Tues 11: Chew Valley Lake – Boardwalk Construction
  • Weds 12: Chew Valley Lake – Boardwalk Construction
  • Thurs 13: Saltford Railway Path – Geology Project
  • Sat 15: Saltford Railway Path – Geology Project
  • Tues 18: Old Sneyd Park Nature Reserve – Footpath Construction
  • Weds 19: Old Sneyd Park Nature Reserve – Footpath Construction
  • Thurs 20: Old Sneyd Park Nature Reserve – Footpath Construction
  • Tues 25: Old Sneyd Park Nature Reserve – Footpath Construction
  • Weds 26: Dundridge Park – Step Maintenance
  • Thurs 27: Old Sneyd Park Nature Reserve – Footpath Construction
  • Sat 29: Old Sneyd Park Nature Reserve – Footpath Construction

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Your Green Future

Wanted!

Business professionals sought to support an innovative event and help develop the next generation of business men and women

Your Green Future is a unique event, for young people, which investigates the changing face of the economy, from local sustainable business models to cutting edge technologies, which are generating increasing demand for appropriately skilled young people.

The 2015 event is being held at the University of the West of England on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 May 2015.

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