National Friendly urges Bristol’s digital innovators to come to aid of city’s literacy charity Ablaze

National Friendly, the Bristol-based insurer, has stepped in to support Ablaze with a new fundraising campaign. Under the initiative, the insurer will contribute funds to Ablaze. It will also use its influence to urge local businesses to contribute to the charity, to help them make good significant revenue shortfalls resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. National…

International Literacy Day 2019

Many primary pupils across Bristol are not getting the additional support they need to reach the levels of literacy expected for secondary school. Ablaze, a Bristol-based independent charity, was founded to tackle this inequality of opportunity in the more disadvantaged areas of the city. Ablaze’s mission includes helping primary schools raise pupils’ literacy achievement levels…

Miles Chambers Poetry Workshops a huge success!

Bristol poet Miles Chambers gave a fantastic series of poetry workshops in Bristol schools organised by Ablaze, thanks to a kind donation by Bristol Airport. The workshops were held to celebrate Ablaze’s fourth poetry competition and to inspire children to pick up their pens and enter the competition. The theme for this year’s poetry competition…