THE BASIS BLOG

THE BASIS BLOG

WIN A PAIR OF GODNEY GATHERING TICKETS!

WIN A PAIR OF GODNEY GATHERING TICKETS!

We have two pairs of tickets to give away for this weekend's sold-out festival. The Godney Gathering is one of the finest one-day festivals around, and this year promises to be one of the best yet. That's the good news. The bad news if you really wanted to go and haven't bought your tickets yet is that it's completely sold ...
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HOW TO HAVE AN EGGS-ELLENT EASTER HOLIDAY!

HOW TO HAVE AN EGGS-ELLENT EASTER HOLIDAY!

…or how to survive the Easter Holidays with your bank balance and sanity intact. Let's face it, if you have kids then school holidays can be a nightmare, especially if you have young children. We suspect somebody may already have worked out an equation showing that number and age of your children is directly linked to the amount of stress ...
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MENDIP BUSINESS AWARDS

MENDIP BUSINESS AWARDS

If you're a business owner in the Mendip area then maybe it's time you got some recognition for all your hard work…It’s that time of the year again when local business owners have the opportunity to enter their business into one of 11 categories for the annual Mendip Business Awards. The winners will be announced during the evening celebrations at ...
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RED BRICK BUILDING YOUTH CLUB

RED BRICK BUILDING YOUTH CLUB

Young? Bored? Katherine Clarke explains how a club at the Red Brick Building could be just what you’re looking for… The Red Brick Building Youth Club was established in 2013. The club is run with Mendip YMCA and sponsored by The Glastonbury Town Council and Somerset County Council. The club is open from 6.30 to 9pm on a Friday evening ...
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WELLS SOUP

WELLS SOUP

Imagine a charity that’s run a little like the TV show Dragons’ Den, but with Wells SOUP everyone’s a winner… SOUP is a powerful tool to start conversations, enjoy yourself and improve where you live. Wells SOUP is the city’s micro granting lunch which launched with great success in Seager Hall on Union Street in April 2016. Every three months ...
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PARKLIFE

PARKLIFE

Want to get fitter? parkrun is a growing worldwide movement that aims to get people healthier while having fun at the same time In total there are over 1.5 million people signed up to parkrun all around the world – in 490 different locations to be exact. The first event took place in London in 2004, and that race, like ...
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DAWN OF THE SHED

DAWN OF THE SHED

What is it? What do they do? And where do they meet? It’s time to find out more about the organisation that’s taken off in a massive way in Somerset The Men’s Shed Association started off in Australia, but quickly spread around the world. In a nutshell, it’s a way for men to meet up, have a chat, learn new ...
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