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Here you can find the latest news and updates from The Brigstowe Project

World AIDS Day 2021

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We are proud and excited to be able to share with you our World AIDS Day programme of events for 2021. We are offering a mix of virtual and in-person events this year to ensure full accessibility and safety for anyone who wants to join in. Starting with our annual flag raising event outside City Read More

Bec’s Low Carb Peanut Butter Granola-on-the-Hob

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Becky, one of our type 2 diabetes Peer Mentors, is back with another delicious, diabetes friendly recipe! This time, she’s got your breakfast covered. ‘I love the crunch of granola sprinkled over yoghurt, but the pre-made product is expensive and too high in sugar and carbs. I use Hemp Hearts instead of oats – they’re Read More

Becky’s ‘Fridge Contents Frittata’

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Becky, one of our type 2 diabetes Peer Mentors, was struggling to know what to do with a carton of egg whites in her fridge – many recipes she found online were for sweet treats. So she came up with her own delicious frittata recipe! “I bought a carton of egg whites and couldn’t decide Read More

Our First Podcast for Diabetes Week 2021

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This year for Diabetes Week, we are all about sharing and celebrating the #DiabetesStories from our mentors and mentees. In this very special podcast, some of our amazing peer mentors have shared their highs and lows of living with the condition; from dealing with shock of a diagnosis, to making positive change and even managing Read More

Summer 2021 Newsletter

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Come and take a read of our Summer 2021 newsletter. We’ll be introducing some new members of staff, providing you with some important benefit updates, hearing from some of our amazing volunteers and letting you know how you can vote for Brigstowe to win £500!

Positive Voices receives another 5 years of funding!!

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Brigstowe’s “Positive Voices” Programme, which includes our Peer Mentoring, HIV Awareness Training and Recently Diagnosed Workshop, was set up five years ago with funding from The National Lottery Community Fund. After lots of hard work and a full evaluation of these services, we submitted an application for continuation funding. We are delighted to say that our application was successful and we have been awarded a five year continuation grant enabling us to continue and develop Read More