So proud of our caring local community

October 07 2016

IF some of the terrible stories we hear in the national news have made you lose faith in humanity, this issue of Fishponds Voice is sure to restore it.

 

IF some of the terrible stories we hear in the national news have made you lose faith in humanity, this issue of Fishponds Voice is sure to restore it.

While it’s undeniable that nasty things can happen on our doorstep as well as further afield, at least two of our stories this month prove that good can come out of bad.

The mystery wellwisher who forked out £300 to reiumburse the Bristol Metropolitan Academy students whose belongings were stolen has given those young people far more than just financial recompense. They could easily have become disillusioned after becoming victims of theft when they had given up their time  in support of their community but thanks to the donor’s generosity their faith has been restored.

The family of attack victim Awais Ali must also feel heartened by the money raised for them by people they have never met.

Meanwhile, hundreds of people, many from the immediate neighbourhood, turned out for the Colour Fun Run at Oldbury Court  on October 2 to support others less fortunate than themselves.

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