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GAFSIP 4

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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

Meeting President Adama Barrow

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

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GAFSIP Gambia here we come! October 2019  

Charmaine Lawrence

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How this woman is changing the face of business in St Pauls “You have to cut the cord somewhere because otherwise you’re always kind of dithering Born and bred in St Pauls has shared how she turned her entrepreneurial vision into a reality and made herself the successful award winner she is today. Charmaine Lawrence’s business journey began when she decided to develop her own skin care brand. After she was introduced to shea butter by a family member, she started creating her own pots of cream and handed those out to friends and family, as well as selling it […]

Calling all potential – Pilots!

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If your child is interested in being a pilot, has a valid passport Be aged 14-18 Meet the height and weight requirements outlined on the job description Be able to travel to High Wycombe on one date between 5th-9th or 12th–16th August 2019, this might be good. British Airways is delighted to launch Flying Experience Days as part of Your Flying Future. 200 students will have the opportunity to test the skies with a trial flight in either a glider or light aircraft, as well as complete other activities focusing on becoming a pilot. Apply now: http://ba.uk/AtV8vl

Opportunity – vacancy – domestic abuse worker

NEXT Link Female* Black, Asian, Minority & Ethnic (BAME) Crisis Response Worker (including Eastern European) Salary: Point 24: £22,401 (rising to £22,911 on 1st April 2019) Contract: Permanent Hours: 37.5 Location: Bristol Established in 1999, Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services to women and children in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. At Next Link we are committed to providing holistic, empowering and personalised support and advocacy to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. With a focus on survivor’s safety and recovery; we believe the provision of flexible support tailored to survivors need’s can be transforming, helping to […]

National Teachers Conference The Grand Hotel

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Held in Bristol this weekend.   Hundreds of black teachers spent the weekend discussing poignant topics pertaining to their chosen profession as well as barriers to becoming bame teachers.   Nationally currently there is a huge under representation!!! Being an ex bame teacher myself, I can certainly see the benefits of coming together in this way.   Working in Bristol as a teacher you are most definitely in the minority and although many of our schools have a rising diverse population in and amongst them all, with some inner city schools reporting a majority of bame families and children. The […]

Let’s increase diversity here in the South West

Magistrates Bench Diversity – Recruitment Criminal justice has among the lowest proportion of senior staff from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. Current research reveals that in the Avon and Somerset Magistracy we currently have  a severe under representation of BAME Magistrates and Magistrates from working class backgrounds, in direct relationship to the populations that we are serving. Analysis  following  a government-commissioned  report by the Labour MP David Lammy found that people from minority backgrounds are more likely to be jailed for certain crimes than those who are white and that they are over-represented at almost all stages of the criminal […]