How Whiteshill and Ruscombe Party came about...

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In this blog Whiteshill resident, Liane James, writes below about how the recent party came about; you can also see…
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Reclaiming conversation?

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In one of my first forays into community building, I and two colleagues, supported a group of residents to come…
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Jess Waterman 5 months ago

Food for thought Philip, thank you.

Philip Booth 5 months ago

Love that description of the black hole Molly

Molly Sutcliffe 5 months ago

So true, I am just thinking about all the times that 'black mirror' has sat upon the table during a conversation - almost looking like a black hole... I wonder how much of a conversation gets sucked into it?!

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Reclaiming conversation?

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In one of my first forays into community building, I and two colleagues, supported a group of residents to come…
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Would you like to join Stroud's Gospel Community Choir?

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This film is of a recent singing workshop with Jean Paul and gives a flavour of the group - there…
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1 year ago

Two stories from the Nederlands

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Continuing our series of blogs from the Community Building team I couldn't not share these two inspiring tales..... Back in…
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Kat Gibson 1 year ago

Such a lovely story about Marieka!! :)

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1 year ago

Great street theatre about Stroud Valleys Credit Union

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This street theatre, 'Saved!', was written and performed in Stroud to increase awareness of the Stroud Valleys Credit Union otherwise…
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Painswick Art Couture Festival of body painting & more

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Just wanted to share some of the interviews, costumes, music and more of this great local event: the Art Couture…
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Join Stroud's Sacred Music Festival 2017 team!

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We are hoping to build on the success of this years event....and already there is a buzz...18 people came together…
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1 year ago

Tredworth Street Party 2016

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Tredworth High Street Street Party was planned and organised by a group of Tredworth residents to celebrate Tredworth community. They…
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Isobel 1 year ago

WOW! I've heard lots of stories of how fantastic the event was but the video really brings that to light! Congratulations to all involved with the planning and delivery, you should be proud :-)

Lucy Clark 1 year ago

It looks like everyone had an amazing time. I hope this is the start of good things to come in Tredworth. Well done to all that organised it! I'd be willing to help out with future events!

Debs Morgan 1 year ago

Really? After the hell on earth the high street turned into this time and having to call the police,not having any peace in your own home due to the noise level, the drug taking and the sea of rubbish flooding the street the next day, I hope to God this party never happens again!

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1 year ago

Walking the talk….finding hidden treasures

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By Philip Booth, You’re Welcome Guide with Chrissie Barker, Head of People and RelationshipsAs many will know, Barnwood Trust has…
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Sally Byng 1 year ago

We are the same people, whether we are at home or at work, or indeed anywhere. I think that this 'exercise' makes us reflect on this more than perhaps we usually do - all to the good. Thanks for capturing our collective experiences so well Philip, and Chrissie.

Richard Holmes 1 year ago

Such an authentic reflection on what community building means for us in our own streets.

Beth Grainger 1 year ago

I love this story Philip. I wasn't at Barnwood Trust when this project was underway; instead, I went through the new application process which included talking about your community and the hidden treasure. Having only moved in a few weeks before, I found it a really useful nudge to go knocking on doors and start learning my neighbours' names.

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1 year ago

Artists make Crazy Golf course!

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Artists came together to each create a crazy golf hole in Stroud's Goods Shed
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2 years ago

Highlights of the 7th Big Health Check Day

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A film capturing some of the voices at the Big Health Check Day in Gloucester 13th May 15
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See 8th Big Health Check Day at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a18Cnftjgo

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2 years ago

Ethemia: music in your home!

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Ethemia's Special Sofa Sessions involve them going to people's homes who can't get to gigs
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2 years ago

Community Bingo

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A fun way to help folk get to know each other
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2 years ago

BBC Glos interview on the sofa

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A 7 minute interview with Sofa Coordinator Sue Price and community Builder Jennine Bailey
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3 years ago

Why take a sofa around Cirencester?

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More about the sofa, residents, their stories and the connections starting to be made
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3 years ago

Talking about the Sofa at Corinium Radio

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We were interviewed for 40 minutes at the Corinium Radio station - the programme will air on Friday 28th November 2014.
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3 years ago

A short film....

Just uploaded a film about a local group that I am a part of - this was edited on iMovie.…
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3 years ago

Whiteshill and Ruscombe Community Choir

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Welcoming anyoneOn 5th December 2012 Sheffield Carol Singers came to The Star in Whiteshill…..from interest expressed there Nikki Ashworth went…
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Stroud Community TV

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How Whiteshill and Ruscombe Party came about...

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Reclaiming conversation?

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Jess Waterman 5 months ago

Food for thought Philip, thank you.

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Love that description of the black hole Molly

Molly Sutcliffe 5 months ago

So true, I am just thinking about all the times that 'black mirror' has sat upon the table during a conversation - almost looking like a black hole... I wonder how much of a conversation gets sucked into it?!

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Reclaiming conversation?

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Christmas Posada!

Great story of connection; was just talking to a friend who shared that in some parts of Mexico two people dress up as Mary and Joseph and visit houses but apparently many versions.

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11 months ago

I think I'll stick to community building rather than acting - and strongly hope Rich does the same! Nevertheless it is wonderful when people can come together and share something of themselves....I was blown away by the talents uncovered....and yes what a great time for neighbours coming together...

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Would you like to join Stroud's Gospel Community Choir?

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This film is of a recent singing workshop with Jean Paul and gives a flavour of the group - there…
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Two stories from the Nederlands

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Continuing our series of blogs from the Community Building team I couldn't not share these two inspiring tales..... Back in…
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Such a lovely story about Marieka!! :)

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Whiteshill and Ruscombe Community Choir

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