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Free electronic study books from the Open University

The Open University have made over 700 of their study books free through their open learning initiative. These can be downloaded to an Amazon Kindle or via the free Kindle app on most smartphones and tablets. The link here will show you the books in the offer!
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Love learning this valentines

Love is in the air this valentines with a special one off course. Love learning together We’ll be working with willow to produce a heart shape gift for Valentines day. The course is aimed at parents and carers with their nursery/primary school aged children and is held at Knowle West Childrens Centre. Further details can be found here
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Disrespect nobody campaign

The aim of the campaign is to prevent young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. For 2017 the focus of the campaign will be consent and sexting, which are the issues where many young people need more education and information. All campaign advertising including TV, radio and online, directs young people to the website www.disrespectnobody.co.ukwhere they can get further information and organisations which can provide help and support. We have produced a range of partner support materials to help you use the resources with the young people
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2017 safer internet day

Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 7th February with the slogan ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’. ​Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees hundreds of organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. The UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership of three leading charities; Childnet, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation – provide resources for children, schools and families, and tools for getting involved at www.saferinternetday.org.uk. Globally, Safer Internet
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New paediatric first aid course – Brentry

We have details in for a new course starting on the 24th Feb for 6/7 weeks. This FREE course will enable you to obtain a first aid certificate from ProTrainings Brentry and Henbury childrens centre call Suzanne on 01179030072 to enquire.
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New Wellbeing courses available

The courses available as part of the Learning for Wellbeing Project include: Look at how diet can affect our mental wellbeing How to cook nutritious meals too, develop your skills. Monday     10:00 – 12:30 Starting 9 January 2017    Ending 20 February 2017 Wellspring, Beam Street, Barton Hill, BS5 9QY Introduction to Pottery Develop your skills and make items such as vases, tiles and ornaments using a variety of clays, glazes and techniques Thursday   1:00pm – 3:30pm Starting 2nd March 2017   Ending 6th April 2017 St Pauls Learning Centre, 92 Grosvenor Road, Bristol, BS2 8XJ Please
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Welcome to Bristol

Our friends at Ways2Work have finished the creation of the the Welcome to Bristol pages in collaboration with Equalities & Community Cohesion at the Council. We’re proud to be able to offer a selection of helpful advice to people who have emigrated and chosen Bristol to be their new home! Bristol has a long history of welcoming migrants from all parts of the world. We value the contributions of immigrants, who continue to enrich this city. As a resident of Bristol you have made a decision to call this city your home. As you work to achieve your goals, take
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Bristol Shares Reading

Join us for a free Shared Reading group at a library near you! A trained facilitator will read aloud great stories and poems – you can relax, listen and chat about what we have read. All reading materials provided, as are tea and biscuits! Bristol Shares Reading For more information contact —Emma Crago: 07970 247 410 / emmacrago@thereader.org.uk Samantha Weaver: 07812 238 532 / samanthaweaver@thereader.org.uk   Bristol Shares
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New ESOL course

 new 9 week course to help improve your English and get into work Tuesday 31st January  5.30-7.30pm Avonmouth Community Centre, 257 Avonmouth Road, BS11 9EN Course fees may apply for people NOT on means tested benefits. Please bring evidence  of your benefits and your NI number. To book your place please contact suzanne.gaffney@bristol.gov.uk or tel. 0117 9030072      
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Communities across Bristol

A new story map which highlights citizens stories is now available to view online. Citizens across Bristol are sharing their gifts and doing amazing things in the neighbourhoods. Watch our animation and scroll down to find out more! View the map here, you can view stories based on the areas of Bristol; South Bristol, Central and East and North Bristol, colour coded for ease of use.. The map will take you to each story’s specific area. Click on the area outline to see which Community Development Officer is working there, and zoom in and out to locate the story in the context
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