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5 Ways to Wellbeing

5 Ways to Wellbeing

We’re often advised on tips for looking after ourselves physically such as eating 5 pieces of fruit and vegetables or walking a minimum of 10,000 steps per day. But what can we use in our daily lives to create better mental wellbeing?  The 5 ways to wellbeing is a set...

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Sustainable Fashion Week 2021

Sustainable Fashion Week 2021

Changes Bristol has an ongoing connection with clothing, making and repairing; having run projects such as Mend for Good, clothe swap fundraising and Meet and Make, Mend workshops. Therefore it seemed fitting for us to partner with Sustainable Fashion Week (SFW)....

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NEEDED: Meeting Facilitator Volunteers

NEEDED: Meeting Facilitator Volunteers

Our next round of training for new meeting facilitator volunteers (both online and face-to-face meetings) is coming up. Could you facilitate? Are you a people person? Do you have an ear to lend? If you are able to commit to three hours per week, this might be the...

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Build a Quilt for Changes

Build a Quilt for Changes

Can you sew and want to help us to make a quilt? Our amazing volunteer Debbie has agreed to create a quilt which will help with Changes Bristol's fundraising needs. She is asking for help in making the patchwork blocks which will be made into a quilt, created by the...

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Fundraising appeal – 5k May

Fundraising appeal – 5k May

What is 5k May? 5k May is a fundraising campaign set up by our friends at Run for Heroes. This challenge first took place in 2020, raising £7 million for NHS charities. This is a 5k challenge where we ask anyone from the 1st - 31st May to move 5k, donate £5 and...

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Meet Make Mend: Free workshops!

Meet Make Mend: Free workshops!

Meet Make Mend Slow Stitches A very exciting opportunity has come up with Bristol Textile Quarter specially for Changes members and volunteers. It's called Meet Make Mend Slow Stitch and should be fun and nurturing for whatever level you might be. Participants will be...

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Captain Tom 100 Challenge

Captain Tom 100 Challenge

Celebrate Captain Tom’s achievements over his birthday weekend On the 6th April 2020, Captain Tom Moore set out round his garden to thank our NHS. One hundred laps later, he’d raised an incredible £38.9 million. His simple message of hope – “Tomorrow will be a good...

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Walk and Talk Befriending

Walk and Talk Befriending

Starting this April we are happy to be expanding our Telephone Befriending service to include Walk and Talk Befriending to enjoy the benefits of the beautiful green spaces in Bristol.  This will offer existing befriendees an opportunity to connect safely with someone...

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Reviews for Stress Management Apps

Reviews for Stress Management Apps

April is Stress Awareness Month. As April is now approaching, we thought we would ask our staff, members and volunteers to share their reviews of any apps that they use to combat stress. HeadspaceReally good for first timers to meditation. Jargon free and easy to...

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Easter Quiz – Friday 9th April

Easter Quiz – Friday 9th April

What is it? Join us for our Easter Quiz - Changes Bristol's fourth INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL PUB QUIZ! We have been inundated with requests for another and wanted to fit in a bonnets and bunnies theme! Bring that cracking pub quiz atmosphere right in your home! The quiz...

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WANTED: Your Photography

WANTED: Your Photography

We need your Photography Mental Health Awareness Week falls on the 10th - 16th May and the theme for 2021 is nature and the environment. We want to celebrate nature's perfect power and we NEED YOUR HELP! We would like to see how our members enjoy the environment...

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St. Paul’s Peer Support Group opening

St. Paul’s Peer Support Group opening

New Peer Support Group in St. Pauls We are excited to announce that we will be opening a NEW IN-PERSON weekly peer support group in St. Pauls starting from the 12th March. Group details: When: Every Friday from 3pm - 5pm Where: Unitarian Hall, Brunswick Square St...

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Stand Up For Mental Health

Stand Up For Mental Health

Stand Up! For Mental Health Did you know laughter has been scientifically proven to benefit mental health? Laughing can reduce stress, improve your immune system and also release endorphins (the happy hormone). This is why we have teamed up with UTC Artist Management...

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Jack’s story – LGBTQ+ group

Jack’s story – LGBTQ+ group

In December 2020 Changes Bristol created a unique space for the LGBTQ+ community in Bristol. Their online LGBTQ+ peer support group runs every Tuesday from 6.30 - 8.30pm.  Jack Willis, Project Worker at Changes Bristol, shares their experiences in accessing mental...

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WANTED: Volunteer Befrienders

WANTED: Volunteer Befrienders

Could you be a volunteer befriender? Are you a good listener? Got an ear to lend? If you are able to commit to one or two hours a week this might be the perfect opportunity for you.  Changes Bristol is recruiting volunteers to support the running of our telephone...

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