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Welcome to Olveston.org.uk - your online guide to events in and around Olveston.

If you've an event you'd like to publicise, drop us a line and we'll get it on the calendar here and on other local websites, too.

Olveston news and events

A great year for the Leisure Centre

More of us are spending time and money at our Leisure Centre. Circadian Trust, which operates eight local Leisure Centres, says sales topped £10 million pounds in the last financial year.
The social enterprise says the number of paying visitors rose to 2.5m, thanks to dedicated staff, investment in facilities and using technology to improve customer experience.


Could you help a lonely older person?

Age UK South Gloucestershire has a waiting list of over 60 older people who are feeling lonely and need a befriending volunteer to visit them once a week for a chat. What they really hope for is a regular chat and a cuppa with a familiar face, which in some cases is the only social contact they have each week. Giving one hour a week can make a big difference to someone's life - for more information call 01454 411707 or click below.


Could you adopt or foster a child?

Barnardo's, one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, are recruiting adoptive parents and foster carers from all backgrounds in South Gloucestershire. They are particularly looking for people to foster teenagers. You won’t be alone as they offer 24 hour support and regular supervision, a generous fostering allowance, professional fee plus excellent training.
So if you want to change a child’s life for the better, click below get in touch.


An a-mazing challenge for summer

You'll be a-mazed at what's going on for children in the library this summer. It's Mythical Maze, Summer Reading Challenge 2014! The challenge begins on 12 July and runs until 13 September. It's free to join in the fun, and there'll be free activities throughout the holiday to help children complete the challenge.



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Calendar - Olveston events

Monday 8th September 2014

Thursday 11th September 2014

Saturday 13th September 2014

Tuesday 16th September 2014

Friday 19th September 2014

Wednesday 1st October 2014

Saturday 4th October 2014

Thursday 9th October 2014

Friday 10th October 2014

Sunday 26th October 2014

Friday 31st October 2014