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Improved Station for Avonmouth

November 10, 2017

A number of industry partners and volunteers gathered together to celebrate improvements to Avonmouth Station, sponsored by the Severnside Community Rail Partnership. The Bristol bound platform was brightened up in 2014 by featuring a photographic art gallery, showcasing work by students under the City-to-Seaside secondary school project. The Severn Beach bound platform previously presented a dismal impression for those either…

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Station Volunteers Celebrate Success

October 16, 2017

2017 has proved a very successful year for our local station adopters and volunteers and their efforts have been officially recognised by some superb results in the 2017 Royal Horticultural Society It’s Your Neighbourhood Award Scheme. The three core pillars of It’s Your Neighbourhood are community participation, environmental responsibility and gardening achievement –exactly what is required for a station enhancement…

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Fun Palaces On The Move

October 11, 2017

In 2017 The University of Bristol’s Elizabeth Blackwell Institute became host Ellie Shipman, one of five Arts and Science Ambassadors for Fun Palaces, delivering Arts and Science engagement across the UK. The beginning of October brought “Fun Palaces Weekend”, and with the Bristol Hubs being Lawrence Hill and Avonmouth where a broad progamme of arts and science workshops took place…

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Recognition at the National Community Rail Awards

October 9, 2017

In addition to the It’s Your Neighbourhood Award scheme results, two of the Partnership’s projects received recognition at the Association of Community Rail Partnership’s (ACoRP) annual awards. A new ticketing system for schools, run as a pilot with Cotham School in Bristol, was runner up in the “Innovation in Community Rail” category.  The rail season ticket for travel to and…

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