Running for MIND: Ben’s year-long challenge

A New Year’s Eve challenge, made under the influence of a few celebratory drinks with friends, turned into a life-changing fitness quest for one SGS employee. South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College Students’ Union engagement officer Ben Johnson and two of his friends made a pact back on New Year’s Eve 2018 to run 3k every day throughout 2019 to

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Photo of the cheque presentation.

Guide Dogs latest to benefit from Beaufort fundraising

The Guide Dogs charity is the latest good cause to benefit from regular fundraising activities at the Beaufort Arms in Stoke Gifford. Representatives from the charity’s South Gloucestershire Fundraising Group visited the pub on Sunday 18th August when they were presented with a cheque for £1,000. The money has been collected through activities organised by prolific fundraiser Tony Giles, who

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Photo of Brodi (2nd from left) with dad Ryan, sister Taylor and mum Maria.

Brodi’s story in focus on Wrong Trousers Day

Children at Abacus Pre-School, based in the Poplar Rooms on North Road, Stoke Gifford, have been wearing their ‘wrong trousers’ in order to raise money for the ‘Grand Appeal’, the Bristol Children’s Hospital charity. During the week beginning Monday 10th June, the children made a donation in order to wear some wacky trousers to their pre-school sessions. Throughout the week,

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Photo of staff standing behind a table of cakes at the Barnardo's charity fun day.

Barnardo’s fun day set for Saturday 1st June

The Barnardo’s charity shop located on Ratcliffe Drive in Stoke Gifford (next door to Tesco Express) will be holding a fun day on Saturday 1st June. After the success of last year’s ‘raise £1,000 in a month’ challenge, staff at the store have been asked to complete the task again. In 2018, the target was set in September and through

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