Regenerating near Bristol

Regenerating near Bristol

A visit to Mike Robbins, Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club, which has for many years undertaken outstanding work with young people on housing estates in Bristol. Mike has provided outdoor diversionary and engagement through angling for young people who have little other way of getting out from the urban environment. […]

Giving young people opportunity.

Mike Robbins of Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club receives a cheque from Dreamstore's Mark Tellwright towards a half-term fishing trip for young people from the local Bristol estates.
Mike Robbins of Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club receives a cheque from Dreamstore's Mark Tellwright towards a half-term fishing trip for young people from the local Bristol estates.

It was noted at our Big Fish Festival that for a number of the young people from projects that centre on urban estates in Britain being with Dreamstore at Woodland View Fishery was the first opportunity they had had to travel outside their immediate environs. With that in mind it […]

Angling alternative

Hartcliffe and Withywood Angling Club offers a scheme to divert young people, living in a deprived area of Bristol, away from anti-social behaviour, crime, drugs and alcohol misuse.  Through strict conduct and behaviour rules, the club helps young people, within the environment of fishing, to gain new skills, build confidence […]

Dreamstore Active Group Award

David Hoey (L) presenting the Dreamstore Group Award to Mike Robbins (R), Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club. The Dreamstore Group Award is supported by the Environment Agency.

Dreamstore Active Group Award presented to the Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club The Dreamstore Active Group Award has been presented to the Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club. Mike Robbins, the community leader who founded the Club received the Award at the Gatehouse Centre in Withywood. Dreamstore’s David Hoey said: “The […]