Cllr Dr Carole Johnson JP AND….. Founder! As Local councillor for Ashley Ward in Bristol and current Magistrates Deputy Bench Chairman for Avon and Somerset and a sitting magistrate of Jamaican descent. I am delighted to announce as the FOUNDER and Chair ….. The successful launch, of the very first Magistrates Black Asian and Ethnic Minority & Allies support group which took place last night on the 22nd APRIL 2021!!! You may ask …Why I say “FOUNDER”? The first reason is from my original, suggestion regarding this in 2017, to the launch yesterday, on the 22nd APRIL 2021, it has […]
St Pauls Carnival!! NOEA National Outdoors Event Association We have been nominated for another award! Category : Production Partnership of the Year!!! 28th November 2019
Important keys – Official Handing over of Fire Engine with equipment and keys from UK to The Gambia.
I am proudly an Authority member of Avon Fire and Rescue who through the Charity GAFSIP have had a working relationship with Gambia for decades. We not only donate equipment but also provide fire safety training. I hope to visit next year and I look forward to hearing all about the trip
Your Excellency Adama Barrow Meets with GAFSIP At His Royal residence. Very humbling to have been invited an audience with the President of Gambia on our second day here. It represents amongst other things the recognition of the great work GAFSIP are doing and the importance of this partnership. Long may it continue.
GAFSIP Gambia here we come! October 2019
Celebrate exactly where you are in life today…NOW! Whether in the home or the board room…WOMAN you are powerful, important and influential…you deserve to be celebrated! And…so do your sisters …!!!! A WOMAN who can recognise and respect her female counterparts…is sadly rare..and increasingly unique.. Lets decide to change that ,,and grow up…together..! We are stronger that way.. Our daughters are watching..US! With this in mind let’s begin now…..Let’s take a look at these ladies blazing trails !!!!!!! https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/who-wests-most-influential-woman-1309449 It’s wonderful that we have so many talented WOMEN to celebrate.. and there are…
This week has been characterized by loss bereavement due to an unfortunate and fatal knife crime and a community response of love … I observed a family struggle with the untimely loss of a young father brother son cousin and friend and a community respond with love concern and genuine heartfelt care. I saw men stand up and be counted in the deep acknowledgement of their strength of feeling and compassion. It hurts…. We as mothers…say …please..no more… There is an African Proverb If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate […]
As women we can create a level of incredible change by standing up for equality. Wives are equal to husbands. Sisters are equal to brothers. Different..but ….EQUAL! When half the population is attributed to the female cohort, women’s political participation and leadership globally has only improved by 11 per cent in the last 20 years! In a season characterised with up front ouvert requests for women’s EQUAL RIGHTS and EQUAL PAY (which is absolutely morally correct!). The mood music behind this if we need to spell it out is a serious request for a lot more R E S P E C T!!!! How much […]
As a woman, we are told, that we are multi tasking beings. Actually we are multi talented, multi faceted and multi tasking beings! That’s great in many many many ways, but I was reminded of the classic excerpt in the film Bridget Jones when Darcy professes ” I love you just the way you are“”” Hooray!!!!!! What a revelation and accomplishment on Bridget’s part a sentiment many of us will aspire to….. Not how many things I can…as a woman…do… But, instead… just as I am…truly…authentically. Me! Outside of the film however we are faced not just with multi tasking on […]