New basketball sessions for women starting

A new female-only basketball session has begun on Friday evenings at Easton Leisure Centre in Thrissell Street, Easton. These sessions will be aimed at women and girls from 12 years upwards and will be lead by a female coach Tracie Colbron who has played previously for Bristol Storm.

The sessions run from 5-6pm and costs £1 – further donations are welcome.

for further information contact:

Kate Cooke from the Inner City Health Improvement Team
0117 92223859
07876 814586

Imayla announces Forest School training course for Young Women

Following a successful course aimed at young men in February, Imayla will be offering the same for young women aged 16-25 years who would like to learn more about Forest School, be out in the natural environment and develop their skills in being and working outdoors.

The four day programme will provide the opportunity to:

Achieve an OCN Forest School Level 1 Accreditation

Take part in activities such as fire making, jewellery making, woodworking, identifying plants and trees, cooking a feast on an open fire, pizza making, stargazing and learning games and activities to use in nature

Gain skills and experience beneficial for working with pre-school, primary aged children and young people

Meet new friends and build your networks

Explore Embercombe and the beautiful woodland, fields, gardens and lake

Help plan a Bristol based outdoor activity day for children and young people in August 2013

Discover Exmoor National Park and what it has to offer

Spend time chilling, chatting and having fun

This all takes place between May 25th – 28th, leaving Bristol 9am and arriving back at 6pm and costs £80pp (which includes all food, accommodation, travel, OCN accreditation and training). Limited bursaries are available.

For further info or to request a booking form please email call the office on 0117 924 0735 or visit their website

Volunteers needed @ Full Circle

Full Circle are looking for enthusiastic volunteers in a variety of positions for both long and short term projects. We need help in the following areas:

Social/Digital Media
Web & Graphic Design
Play Work.
Youth work
Event Management
Arts & Crafts
CV writing & Job hunting
Women’s Group Organiser

We also welcome people without these skills if you just wish to help out generally or try something new. Training and support can be offered where possible and we will meet the costs of any CRB checks where necessary.

If you are interested in helping out, please contact for us for an informal chat in the first instance and a volunteer pack. Our telephone number is 0117 9077164 or email

International Women’s Day events announced

This years International Women’s Day events will be taking place in Bristol from March 2nd 2013. An amazing and varied programme has been put together throughout the city for all interests. Locally, an event is planned for the Malcolm X Centre called ‘Women of the World’. This will be held from 10am – 3pm and will feature international food, entertainment, activities and workshops. A creche will be provided and all women are welcome.

Please follow the link for further details: