Crafts, Cake & Climate Action

Crafts, Cake & Climate Action

Concerned about the local environment and global climate crisis but don't know how to help? Join us for a fun, family-friendly morning of crafts with meaning, cake with conscience and an opportunity to find out more about what we do & how you can get involved. This is a crucial year for our world leaders to make some tough decisions and pledge serious action (that they actually stick to) at COP26 in November.It's a crucial year for us too, to take a stand, make change and do what we can to help our shared home, Earth. And we can't wait…
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Another Chance to Bash Some Balsam

Another Chance to Bash Some Balsam

On Sunday the 15th at 2pm we are running another Balsam Bashing events in partnership with Trout in the Trym. The exciting news is that a trout was caught (and safely released) in the Trym in Coombe Dingle earlier this month so our efforts to improve the river quality are really paying off. For more details about the event and to register (it's free), please see our EventBrite page: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/coombe-dingle-balsam-bashing-tickets-165585768491Don't worry if you missed the last event we will be showing you exactly what you need to do to remove that pesky balsam.
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Socially-distanced monthly litter pick

Socially-distanced monthly litter pick

Show your local neighbourhood and wildlife some love! You can join us solo or in your family/support group. We will follow covid guidelines to keep everyone safe. The focus of this month's pick will be on River Trym around the Dingle and Coombe Dale. Meeting point will be the grass patch by the bus stop. This time, we have special challenges for those interested: crossing the shallow water, searching for things in the undergrowth and possibly pulling some litter that has been there for a while. If you feel intrigued, please come in wellies or other suitable shoes, bring gloves and possibly…
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Balsam Bashing

Balsam Bashing

SMCD Climate Action are running an event on the 26th July to show you how to pull up Himalayan Balsam along the banks of the River Trym, in partnership with Trout in the Trym, a group that is trying to improve the ecology of the Trym river system in North Bristol.See their Facebook event for more info
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Sea Mills Boys’ and Girls Club reopening 2021

Sea Mills Boys’ and Girls Club reopening 2021

Our Community Youth Club is a safe and inclusive environment to young people in the local community, and is staffed by caring, and trained adults. Sea Mills Boys’ and Girls Club provides the opportunity for young people ages 8 – 19, to get involved with creative, sports, and inspiring activities and opportunities. Most importantly, it is a space for young people to make lifelong friendships and have fun! Book your place
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Easter Holiday Club 2021

Easter Holiday Club 2021

Sea Mills Boys’ and Girls Club are running Easter Half Term Clubs for young people ages 8 – 12 year olds who receive free school meals, as part of the national Holiday Activity and Food Programme. The Holiday Clubs include activities, a prepared meal and drink, and the opportunity for young people to have fun with their friends. Book your place
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Darren Jones MP talks to Sea Mills & Coombe Dingle

Darren Jones MP talks to Sea Mills & Coombe Dingle

Our Member of Parliament, Darren Jones is planning his first event solely for Sea Mills and Coombe Dingle on Thursday 14th January at 7.30 pm. The event will take place on Zoom - see details below to sign up. If you want to join him to raise a question, share a story, or catch up about what is happening in Parliament this is your opportunity. He sees it as a chance to talk about how we move Bristol forward together and get on the same page about the issues he fights for in Parliament.  As SMCDT, we think we should…
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Lighting Your Windows in a Greener Way

Lighting Your Windows in a Greener Way

If you are decorating your windows for Christmas, perhaps for the 4 Villages Light Trail, why not think about doing it in an environmentally friendly way? Design - Take Stock of What You’ve Got The great thing about the Light Trail is the variety and imagination that goes into each display. When you start to plan out your display it really helps to gather together things that you have around the house that you could use, then form the basis of your design around these items. This will mean you don’t have to spend money on turning your vision into…
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Do you want a warmer, cheaper, greener home?

Do you want a warmer, cheaper, greener home?

Making our homes more energy efficient is such a great, and relatively easy way to keep warmer in winter, save some money and reduce our carbon footprint. Especially at a time when it's all too easy to feel powerless in the face of the huge issue of climate change. It's a win-win for all. And, with several grants available at the moment to help with the initial costs, now is the perfect time but where do you start and what option is best for you? Well, check out this recording of the Sea Mills & Coombe Dingle Climate Action group workshop…
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4 Villages Light Trail – Get out and get active this winter!

4 Villages Light Trail – Get out and get active this winter!

A simple and magical self-led community event to celebrate Christmas together in Sea Mills and Coombe Dingle, Shirehampton, Lawrence Weston and Avonmouth. Light up your home and explore the displays of others with a fun ‘light bingo’ activity. The trail will run from 12th – 27th December, with lights on from 5.30 – 8.30pm each day. There are also 2 adults bikes, £150 Love2Shop vouchers, and other active travel goodies up for grabs! Light up your home If you light up your home this December you could win a bike! Just add Christmas lights to your house, garden, or window…
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