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Richard Holmes

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Community Building At Arm's Length

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After spending over a year in the Cirencester area, my focus has moved to now spending time working alongside…
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Richard Holmes 1 hour ago

Loa Tze 'Go to the people, live among them, learn from them, love them. Start with what they know, build on what they have, but of the best leaders when their task is done the people will remark 'We have done it ourselves'"

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Free Community Power

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                    Hello all hope you are all well.I am writing today about an event that…
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Richard Holmes 1 hour ago

Great news Brendon. Let us know how we can be supportive to you and your neighbours. :-)

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9 hours ago

Podcast on placemaking

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In this podcast Richard talks to Gilbert Rochecoute from Village Well, an organisation that supports communities to think about how…
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Richard Holmes

1 day ago

A Game of Spot The....

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A game of Spot The……   Have a look at this photo and tell me what you…
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Richard Holmes 6 days ago

Thanks Chris, you are doing such a great job in truly serving that community. Please keep posting your reflections, as there is so much we can learn from you.

Matson Robinswo... 1 week ago

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Community building in India

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The next in our series of podcasts from the International Asset Based Community Development Festival features Lea Trafford and Alma…
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Richard Holmes

1 week ago

Art Lessons Begin

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I would just like to thank both Hettie and Cat for putting me in touch with David Ochiltree an art…
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Andy Garvey 1 week ago

Thanks Richard, Im looking forward to returning. I find it helps with my dementia as I relax and concentrate on one thing. I hope I can carry it on for a long time

Richard Holmes 1 week ago

Nice one Andy. Sounds like it's a great thing to get involved with. Good luck.

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1 week ago

SHE SAID...

A new Event in Gloucestershire

Wednesday 8th March 9:00pm

SHE SAID... is a collection of different performances from local gloucestershire artists celebrating womens day. It's a lovely varied mix…
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1 week ago

Dursley rocks!

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It was fantastic to see the Chantry Centre in Dursley so full and buzzing last Saturday as two great  bands,…
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1 week ago

The time of your life!

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Great fun was had by all on Saturday morning at a Dirty Dancing workshop held at the Chantry Centre in…
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Louise

2 weeks ago

Podcast on developing your spirit

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In this second podcast from the international asset based community development festival Richard Holmes talks to Tim Muirhead from the…
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Richard Holmes

2 weeks ago

Poem

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I have been going to creative writing for two years this is one of the poems I have written.WinterA dull…
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CommunityBuilde... 1 week ago

A lovely poem, you should write some more maybe for the happy perceptive of winter .

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Michelle

2 weeks ago

Poem

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I have been going to creative writing for two years this is one of the poems I have written.WinterA dull…
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Michelle

2 weeks ago

Poem

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I have been going to creative writing for two years this is one of the poems I have written.WinterA dull…
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Michelle

2 weeks ago

Matson-Wotton 'twinning' visit

At the end of last year, Matson Social Reporter Brendon O'Donnell made a 'twinning' visit to Wotton-under-Edge to see how…
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Dangermouse 2 weeks ago

I had an awsome day visiting wotton and such friendly people greeting me. I do plan on arranging another visit to Bournstream somtume after the half term to see if mark could maybe give some ideas on the plans i have and maybe even come to matson to see the site which we have decide to build the park on.
Thank you all for that day it truly did spur me on to get our community up to date in 2017 x

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Katie Elliott

2 weeks ago

Time to Talk in Wotton-under-Edge!

The Time Out group moved to a new venue today with the topic of Time to Talk about mental health.…
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Dangermouse 1 week ago

What a fabtastic idea

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Fancy your hand at ukulele?

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New Ukulele Group starting this Spring in Brockworth library, 6 people have already signed up if interested pop…
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CommunityBuilde... 1 week ago

Thank you for that great to know what is happening in the area!

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2 weeks ago

Moreton in Marsh can seem like a hole

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I have lived in M in M for 30 years and am going to be 80 next year.A few years…
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Jandy Spurway 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your reply - I am having a better day to-day!!

but I do not know how to open my message box - technology is one of my problems -please could you send it as an email.

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Richard Holmes 2 weeks ago

Sorry Jandy, the auto correct changed your name, my apologies. Richard

Richard Holmes 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandy, my name is Richard and I work for Barnwood Trust. I've just sent you a private message to see how we can be supportive. Please take a look at your message box. Take care. Richard

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Jandy Spurway

2 weeks ago

Need to talk

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Hi all             My name is Amanda and am based in cirencester area. For while now…
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Amanda SJ Mcgui... 1 week ago

Hi Maureen have no idea who else would be up for this? This was kind of reason for this post. There has got to be some way of reaching out to my local community but as yet nothing has come to light.

Maureen 1 week ago

Hi Amanda
great to see you doing something about an issue you feel so strongly about. Just wonder who else you could talk to who might be up for it?

cirensocialreporter 2 weeks ago

Totally agree with you Amanda. Shall we try and set something up. Perhaps do a post on here to see who else is interested?

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Walk & Talk

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Hi there, I just wanted to let you know about a weekly get together we have called Walk & Talk.…
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Nessy 2 weeks ago

Thanks Marc & Richard, the people who come on the walks are really enjoying the company of the others and I'm really hoping we can build a lovely, supportive community through it. I am also teaming up with Mental Health Mates, a national organisation aimed at 'the we' - one in 4 of us suffer poor mental health at some point in our lives so it aims to talk openly and encourage an more inclusive society. By getting together in the fresh air for walks or jogs or a cuppa, healthy relationships can begin, especially if being in social situations makes you feel anxious, its a very safe environment. Please join us if you feel this is something that you'd like to try and do feel free to contact me if you'd like to have a chat before coming on one of the walks.

Marc Griffiths 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the post! I studied at Pittville so I know the area well - it's really nice for walks. I've shared your post on the You're Welcome Facebook page to spread the news. You can see the post here: http://bit.ly/2kvttUy

Richard Holmes 2 weeks ago

Sounds fun Vanessa. Enjoy the walks. It's a beautiful spot.

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