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Sue Mackinnon

Sue Mackinnon


Media Projects and Engagement Co-ordinator at KWMC. Journalist with an interest in environmental and health issues and working within the heart of communities.

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17 November 2015

Lunch time soup fundraiser

Pupils from KnowleDGE have been making soup and taking it into local businesses to raise funds for a recipe book. Cookery teacher Maxine Golbourne brought a warming butternut squash soup to Knowle West Media Centre today with home made rolls for staff to buy for lunch. She said: "We're raising money to produce a book of family recipes from the pupils at KnowleDGE." Picture by Alex Cousins
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17 September 2015

KWMC team visit to Filwood Green Business Park

Knowle West Media Centre staff learnt more about the workings of the Furniture Factory at Filwood Green Business Park as part of a team day. This was followed by a stint of creativity when they tried their hands at making objects for themselves.
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20 August 2015

On the button with "green" pledges

Young people from South Bristol joined Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) this month to make their green pledges for Do 15 in 15 campaign. They pressed the button supplied by Bristol 15 which is travelling around the city helping organisations launch their pledges. The young people aged 9-18 were taking part in KWMC'S Summer Programme. View KWMC's green actions to see what they're doing to reduce their environmental impact: http://kwmc.org.uk/projects/greenactionsfor2015/
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11 August 2015

Letting off STEAM at KWMC

Youngsters learnt how to build and programme robots today at Knowle West Media Centre. It was one of the many activities taking place during the organisation's STEAM week (Science, Technology, Art and Maths) which runs until Friday 14 August for young people aged nine and above.
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30 July 2015

Coding at KWMC with Young Rewired State

A week of coding, app-making and fun has been happening at Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC). Young people aged 8-18 have been designing and making their own apps - with the help of mentors - at the Rewired State Festival of Code. They will all be off to Plymouth University on Friday 31st July for the weekend to present their apps to a team of judges - we wish them luck.
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2 March 2015

Fitting tribute to celebrate the life of George Gallop

A display of his photographs, Frank Sinatra and harp music provided a fitting tribute to Bristol photographer George Gallop at Knowle West Media Centre - who sadly died last month at the age of 85. George who grew up in Tavistock Road, Knowle West, left a lasting legacy of 10,000 photographs, including many celebrities and royals - from Muhammad Ali to Princess Diana. They can be viewed on Flickr/George Gallop.
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