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Southmead Project is a registered charity providing free therapeutic and practical support to adults who were abused as children and have turned to drugs, alcohol and other ways of self-harming as a consequence of that trauma.
Important information about your images

2:47 pm, June 24, 2019

As you know, our first exhibition has come to an end. We would like to thank the people who contributed to it and to confirm that due to the sensitive nature of the images and data protection considerations, the images have now been destroyed. Please see the attached letter for confirmation.

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Great day at the Mem

11:51 am, February 26, 2019

With £726 of vital donations collected and our profile significantly raised, Southmead Project enjoyed a hugely successful day out at Bristol Rovers’ Memorial Stadium on Saturday 9 February.

“To see the players warming up, proudly wearing t-shirts with the message ‘Tackling abuse with Southmead Project’ was a first in our history and this memory will live on,” says Dr Mike Peirce MBE. “To have been given the opportunity to advance the knowledge of a rarely spoken issue through the excellent match-day programme and half-time pitchside interview, Bristol Rovers clearly demonstrated their intent to help us help others.”

Thank you again to all the staff and players at Bristol Rovers Football Club.

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Pre-counselling programme funding boost

12:11 pm, February 4, 2019

Southmead Project was given a much-needed boost in January, receiving vital funds to help deliver its pre-counselling programmes to those from challenging backgrounds.

Bristol Community Health and North Somerset Community Partnership (NSCP) awarded Southmead Project £3,880 as part of its bid to help support voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations.

Funding was awarded to a total of 12 projects.

“We know how hard local community-based organisations work to make a difference,” says Matthew Areskog, Bristol Community Health’s People and Communities Service Manager. “Motivating and supporting people to look after their own health is key for us. Our amazing community health staff, who really know what’s needed in the community, have voted on the final shortlist. We’re excited to hear about the progress these brilliant projects make this year.”

On behalf of Mike and the team at Southmead Project, we’d like to say a huge thank you to NSCP. To read more about NSCP, please visit their website.

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