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Well September was fun for us at the office at Direct Local first things first we took a bit of a swan dive and hit the floor running by launching a new service on our website. An all new events calendar where you can upload your events for free and reach thousands of local people with your local events. However October is looking to be a fantastic month for events in your local area with Halloween being the highlight of the month for some. If your out trick or treating don’t forget to stay safe and stay in your groups as there is safety in numbers. When we used to go out trick or treating with my son and friends many years ago we used to crack a joke or two on the door such as quoting “Trick or treat” Then as they said we do not have anything we would react with “We do take cheques and credit card payments too” ... But please do not try this as we did get some funny looks and a few irate people lol. Finally as we get closer and closer to the deadline for Brexit on the 31st October there seems to be more and more uncertainty with whats going to happen do you think it will ever come to an end? Or do you want us to remain in the EU ? All we know is the future is not looking that bright at the moment. Disclaimer
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As a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, working in foreign countries for 35 years now, coming to Yate and being afforded an opportunity to plant a new church here—in the country of my birth—is a great honour and joyous fulfilment of a life-long dream! The Gospel is the good news of God’s love and rescuing grace for every generation and thus for me, returning to England is about seeing God do here what I have experienced Him do in other nations. God is doing amazing things around the world and I believe He will bless the UK with a fresh understanding of a living faith. The River International Christian Fellowship now meets at Cranleigh Court Chapel as a new church plant in Yate, with a missional focus. For us being missional effectively means we understand God is actively engaged by His Spirit today in the mission to rescue mankind and creation. We are part of a wider network of churches across the UK and our purpose is to help people encounter God for a fresh and living faith.
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January it may be wise to be a little on your guard at this time, and follow your intuition. There maybe a situation or a person that is a little bit difficult right now, but try and keep balance, and try and keep the peace, without compromising yourself. Keywords. Intuition and sensitivity.
February You may have been thinking of changing a few things, and along with this possibly some clearing and decluttering. This could well be either emotionally, or physically in your home. Which ever way you choose, it will allow space for new ideas, or new things in your environment. Keywords. Clearing and renewing.. March If you are thinking of starting something new, or trying to attain some of your ambitions, be kind to yourself and just persevere even if it seems difficult at times. There is uncertainty, stop for a while and do some soul-searching, and maybe look at things from all angles. Keywords. Perseverance and soul-searching April Being with other people it’s going to be quite prominent at this time, it could be socially or work-related. There may be some things that need to be revamped or renewed, maybe ways of doing things that could be improved. It could be an idea to step back and see if there are different ways of doing things, or it may be a case of compromising. Keywords. Gatherings and renewal May Your intuition will be a valuable asset for you at this time, so try to take note of it especially if there are obstacles or difficult situations. You may feel as though somethings are hard going at the moment, but you do have the energy to deal with them. Maybe take a step back and try and look at some of these things in a different way. Keywords. Obstacles and review June If there are things holding you back, check and see if you are causing your own hold-ups. There may be some lesson you need to learn, whatever you find try and seek balance within yourself. Try to look after yourself in other ways as you may need the energy to go through some of these challenges or obstacles. Keywords. Challenges and finding balance Want to find out more about what’s in store for you in September ? Contact Marie to find out whats in store for you this month on: 07949 800354
July There may be some things that are coming to an end for you right now. It could be as simple as just changing an interest, or it could be bigger things. The main thing is if something is being given up, it makes a space for something new. Whatever the situation is in regards to change and renewal, follow your intuition and look forward to some new things coming your way. Keywords. Changes and new things August There may be some challenging things for you at this time, but you will come through it and find balance again. Along with this will be a sense of renewal and achievement. This may also bring the time of taking a step back and reviewing some things, and making some small changes, to further improve things for yourself. Keywords. Challenges and renewal September If there is a situation that needs sorting, it’s probably best to do so quickly and sensitively as you can. Maybe this has been hunting up things for you, so it would be good to sort it and things should flow better. You could be drawn to a new interest or project,or restarting something that has been on hold for awhile. Keywords. Sensitivity and communication and new interest October Although you have no trouble in speaking your mind, just be aware of being sensitive to other people. You may have a feeling of wanting a break, or that somethings need to be changed. You may be feeling quite homely as well at this time, although thought of a quick getaway is quite appealing. Loved ones are well starred and important for you at this time. Keywords. Sensitivity and change. November Communication is a good start this month. It could well be that through this media you can resolve the situation. Your vitality levels may have been a bit low recently but this looks to be about to change. Maybe it is worth checking out your fitness regime. Keywords. Communication and well-being December There seems to be obstacles or hold-ups at the moment. So now this could be a good time to step back and try and view things in a different way, it may help you to decide your best course of action. It may bring some changes to you, but this could be what you have been trying to avoid. Keywords. prospective and changes Disclaimer This zodiac is for entertainment purposes only please do not take the predictions seriously Marie take no responsibility for your actions
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Autumn is officially here! October, in all its glory, gives us a wonderful display of colours. The trees are beginning to lose their leaves in abundance as they become dormant for winter, telling us that the change of season is in full swing.
The days are much shorter and cooler and we can feel autumn chill in the air. Although trees are the stars of the month, October is time to think about how the garden will look when it wakes from hibernation. There are plants to be cut back and left tidy for the winter, shrubs to be planted or moved, summer plants to be removed and replaced with winter hardy bedding, bulbs to be strategically placed in borders and the lawn to be fed and given its final mow October may bring with it the beginning of quiet times for the garden – but not for the gardener. TIDY PERENNIALS Perennials are not difficult plants to care for, but trimming them after flowering finishes in autumn helps to improve their appearance and give a boost to next year’s flowering. Using a knife, shears or secateurs, cut stems close to the ‘crown’ or dormant base of the plant. Any crowded clumps of perennials can also be lifted, divided and replanted. Take the opportunity to remove weeds as you prune before applying a light mulch to protect from any hard frost.
PLANT TREES AND SHRUBS October is the ideal month to plant trees and shrubs. Although the container grown plants can be planted at any time of the year they are easier to care for if planted in the autumn or winter. The ground is damp and still warm which gives the perfect conditions to allow roots to become established before winter sets in.
PLANT AUTUMN BEDDING Any remaining summer bedding will be looking very tired by now and is best cleared and replaced for a fresher display. Autumn bedding such as pansy and primrose will give an instant lift to the garden and they look great planted between the shrubs in the border. Myositis, which produces masses of small flowers with the little white eyes and Sweet William, which provides a colourful carpet of flowers from spring through summer are both ideal for over wintering if planted now.
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BRAND NEW LIVE MUSIC VENUE TO OPEN IN YATE Something very special is happening behind the closed doors of the old Prezzo site in the Riverside Leisure Park, Yate. Shan’s Cabaret Bar and live music venue is shaping up and is hoping to fling open its doors in October, creating 20 jobs for local people. Shan’s Cabaret Bar will host live music and the very best impersonators and tribute bands the UK has to offer. Already signed to appear are George Michael, Take That, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Phil Collins and Barry White impersonators. Michelle Griffin, owner, Shan’s Cabaret Bar says: “We’re looking forward to opening the doors in October and show live music lovers what we’ve created. I wanted to open a venue that provides an entire night out under one roof. Guests can come here for food and drinks then stay and enjoy our fabulous live music acts without having to jump in a taxi to Bristol or drive anywhere else.” Michelle is transforming the old Prezzo site into a state-of-the-art live music venue with a touch of old school glamour, eclectic artwork and statement light fittings. A bar has been built towards the front of the venue where guests can enjoy a selection of craft ales, premium spirits and Shan’s unique ‘build your own’ cocktails. Andrew Lowrey, Yate Shopping Centre Manager, says: "We are very excited about the opening of Shan’s as this is a great boost to Yate's night-time economy. It will add a much-needed venue to the town's ever-increasing entertainment attractions helping to draw people from the wider catchment area. The letting to Shan’s will mean that the Riverside Retail & Leisure scheme is now fully let and alongside Cineworld, Little Giggles, Nandos and F&B, visitors to Yate can enjoy a great night out. "The retail & leisure markets are continuing to experience difficult times, however Yate Shopping Centre continues to attract new and exciting offers with more announcements in the pipeline." Behind the bar will be a performance area with classic Parisienne-styled, lamp lit cabaret tables and seating for 120 people in front of a raised stage. Tucked away there will also be a separate exclusive VIP area sponsored by Moet et Chandon champagne house for those extra special evenings. The food offering has been kept deliberately simple – handmade pizzas with a variety of toppings and steaks served with tiger chips and salad will be served, with all ingredients sourced locally. Shan’s Cabaret Bar will be open Friday and Saturday evenings 7.00pm – 1am. The front bar will be open for drinks and freshly made sandwiches Monday to Sunday, 3.30pm – 10.00pm.
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MINGLES OVER 30’s DANCE PARTY at The BAWA Club, Bristol Date: 4th Oct 2 Details: FIRST Friday of Every MONTH….. It’s The Ideal Night Out For The 30 * 40 * 50 * 60 Age Range. Come And Dance Amongst A Friendly Lively Crowd. Venue: BAWA, 589 Southmead Road Filton Bristol A Band Called Malice - The Jam Tribute Show Event Date: 4th Oct Details: ’A Band Called Malice’ have quickly taken the tribute world by storm in their quest to become the number one choice tribute-act to The Jam. With over 70 gigs booked during 2018, the talented trio are the real deal and guarantee to take you back to ‘When You’re Young,” with an evening of single releases & album tracks from The Jams early Fire & Skill years, through to their very last release. Venue: Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, Bristol Nicholas Parsons - “Just a Laugh a Minute” Date: 12th Oct Details: Nicholas brings his highly acclaimed, entertaining and vibrant one-man show for an evening of stories and anecdotes. Venue: Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, Bristol Halloween at Cattle Country Event Date: 12 thOct - 3rd Nov Details: Visit us this Halloween for a ’spooktacully’ fun time! Venue: Cattle Country Adventure Park Berkeley Heath
Cattle Country Fireworks Night Date: 27th Oct Details: Come join us at Cattle Country for our spectacular Manor Wedding Fayre firework night. Enjoy an evening Date: 13 Oct of fireworks set to music, a huge Details: Planning your wedding bonfire, sparklers, fantastic hot day? Why not join us at our food and drink options, as well Wedding Fayre where our as access to our 2 indoor playfriendly and experienced barns! wedding co-ordinators will show your around our wonderful Manor Venue: Cattle Country Adventure Park Berkeley Heath House with its fine furnishings, elaborate bedrooms and Yate Shopping Center - Pumpkin exceptional gardens and views. Carving Our preferred suppliers will be Date: 31st Oct exhibiting too so you can chat Details: carve you rvery own about all the individual touches pumpkin. needed to create your dream Venue: Yate Shopping Centre wedding. Venue: Old Down Country Park, Downend Round Table Fireworks Foxholes Lane, Bristol 2019 Date: 1st Nov - 1 Talking Food: The Royal Details: Downend Round Table’s Gardens at Highgrove annual Firework display, lots of Date: 15th Oct Details: Celebrate all things food fun for the whole family! Venue: King George V Playing at the inaugural Talking Food Fields, Downend, Bristol event at Highgrove. From 15th to 19th October the UK’s most progressive chefs, food producers, farmers, and campaigners will participate in expert lectures, presentations and panel sessions each day. Venue: Highgrove House, Doughton, Tetbury
This is the Greatest Show Fireworks 2019 Date: 1st Nov Details: This is The Greatest Show - Fireworks to the music of The Greatest Showman Venue: Almondsbury Creative, Almondsbury Recreation Ground,
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Bristol IT Company (BITC), based in the Quorum Office building in Bristol have taken the first step in helping a blind or partially sighted person become mobile and independent by supporting Guide Dogs through the launch of their new digital brand Zeus Digital.
As a result of everyone’s efforts, Bristol IT are thrilled to announce they have raised a whopping £724.14 for Guide Dogs.
On Thursday 12th September Bristol IT Company hosted a charity fundraiser in aid of Guide Dogs. ‘’We chose to support this particular charity as our very own Customer Care Manager, Dave relies on Zeus his guide dog to get by day to day. It is incredible to see first-hand the amazing work Zeus does for Dave and we can all appreciate the hard work that goes into training these dogs’’ says Amin Khataee, Director of Bristol IT Company.
In conjunction with the fundraiser Bristol IT Company also launched their new digital brand for website services. Zeus Digital, named after their Customer Care Manager’s guide dog, supports Bristol IT’s values of expertise, innovation and understanding. Bristol IT Company have been offering web services for over 10 years and now with the new digital brand can really showcase their expertise.
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Kicking us off this October 4th is the highly anticipated origin movie centred on DC’s clown prince of crime, simply titled The Joker. Said to be inspired by ‘70s Martin Scorsese films, witness the birth of a villain as portrayed by award-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix. Fast forward a week later and Abominable arrives as the new animated feature film from the people behind How to Train Your Dragon. It follows the epic quest between a young girl and yeti who must travel to the highest point on Earth.
The following week, on October 18th, it’s a blockbuster double feature as Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil arrive. The former sees Aardman’s mischievous lamb caught in a government conspiracy, while Disney’s second Sleeping Beauty spin-off sees the world of humans and fairies divided once again. Then, on October 23rd, Terminator: Dark Fate attempts to inject new life into James Cameron’s longstanding sci-fi series, bringing back both Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger in their respective iconic roles. Finally, everyone’s favourite kooky household returns two days later via a new animated version of The Addams Family. Believe us when we say nobody celebrates Halloween like these guys.
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EMMA CELEBRATES 10 YEARS WITH GOOD OFSTED RESULT A Soundwell nursery manager is celebrating 10 years of service with news of a ‘Good’ rating from governing body Ofsted. Emma Plucknett manages the Mama Bear’s Day Nursery and Pre-School on Pembroke Road, Soundwell and is marking her 10-year anniversary with the family-run group. To top off celebrations, the setting has maintained its ‘Good’ Ofsted rating with the inspector noting that the ‘friendly and kind staff care for children well’. The report also praised staff for their effective partnerships with parents and their monitoring and progression of children’s development. Emma was particularly praised by the inspector who said: “The manager shows commitment and dedication to providing a good service for the families and children at the provision. She leads reflection on nursery practice well, closely involves staff and values parents' views. She also works with regional managers, for example, carrying out in-depth audits and programmes of evaluation to outline further areas for improvement.”
Emma said: “It is wonderful to celebrate my 10 year anniversary at Mama Bear’s with another Good Ofsted result. Myself and all the nursery staff work really hard to create an environment for children which allows them to grow, develop and have fun while feeling right at home. It’s lovely to have our hard work recognised. “Our team here is very close-knit. Many of us have been here for several years so it really feels like a family and it’s wonderful to celebrate our success together. “We put a massive focus on the quality of care we provide at Mama Bear’s and it is this commitment to quality that has made me so proud in the last 10 years.” Mama Bear’s Day Nursery is a family-run business with settings across Bristol, Somerset and Devon. The day nurseries are aimed at providing children with their first vital level of education to give them a head-start when they start at primary school. If you would like to find out more about Mama Bear’s visit www.mamabear.co.uk
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Unit 4, Bakers Park, Cater Road, Bishopsworth, Bristol, BS13 7TT
STROUD AUCTION ROOMS Entries now invited for our December auction to include
jewellery, silver, watches, coins, bijouterie, clocks, fine wines & spirits Coins Silver Watches
Contact Mike Gardner A 1692 William and Mary gold five guinea piece Sold for £8400
Contact Mark Rozelaar (BA Hons) Contact Stuart Maule A Georgian hallmarked Lemania British Royal Navy nuclear silver tea caddy submarine single button chronograph Sold for £950 wristwatch. Sold for £6,300
Fine wines & spirits
Contact Alexandra Bowkett (DGA, FGA) Contact Patrick Smart An 18ct white gold ring set with Bottle of Macallan whisky an Asscher cut emerald Sold for £2,300 and diamonds. Sold for £4,500
Contact Nick Bowkett Dunhill Aquarium table lighter. Sold for £2300
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Welcome to the interactive South Gloucestershire edition of Direct Local Bristol's leading advertising magazine with news, events competitio...