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Our team of Community Development Coordinators have enjoyed supporting the building of a plinth and pizza oven at Zion Bristol, a community arts space in Bedminster Down, together with members of the centre’s very own Memories Café.

small workshop group

July’s network membership event was a hubbub of ideas about how we can better collaborate to make a difference for our communities.

Emma Gwynne, Community Development Coordinator, South Bristol

Hi! My name is Emma and I have recently started with LinkAge as Community Development Coordinator for South Bristol, covering Magda’s maternity leave.

On Friday 21st June, Sally and Tracy from LinkAge Network joined a host of other charities and services, from across Bristol, to come together as part of Loneliness Awareness Week 2019. The family-friendly event titled ‘Be Together Bristol’, was held at the Colston Hall, and delivered by Bristol Music Trust and Marmalade Trust.

Cafe view at the Feast

Thursday 20th June saw an evening full of people, music and delicious homemade Mexican food at Windmill Hill City Farm Café. Inspired by the Talking Tables cookery sessions, LinkAge Network’s partnership project with three of the city farms, A Feast with Talking Tables was a one-off event in celebration of food and age as part of this year’s Food Connections festival.

Tracy and Lisa at the conference

Tracy Edwards-Brown, Community Development Co-ordinator for North Bristol, and Lisa Dicker, resident volunteer in Sea Mills, spent Friday 14th June presenting Games on the Train to a room of 200 people at the GWR Community Rail Partnership conference.

LinkAge Network Bristol 10k Runners

On a sunny bank holiday Sunday Team LinkAge Network hit the streets of Bristol for the Simplyhealth Bristol 10K. A team of six runners from Bristol Energy and two from Almeda Facilities donned their LinkAge Network Vests and completed the course in glorious weather, with some personal bests achieved!