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Bishopston community news and business directory

Bishopston Matters is a popular community magazine delivered free to 10,500 homes across Bishopston, Ashley Down, Horfield, St Andrews and parts of Redland. It celebrates all the numerous positive local events, activities, groups and individuals that live within this area. Keeping people up to date with the latest news from the vibrant Gloucester Road, green spaces – St Andrews Park, Horfield Common, The Golden Hill Community Garden as well as local schools, scouting, history, WI, church groups, local councillors and much, much more! As well as promoting local news and events, the magazine is a trusty directory for local businesses and traders, its handy A5 size means it is held onto. Whatever you need, you will find a local business that can help, within the pages of the community magazine. If you would like to promote your business or services to the local community or raise awareness of a local group, please do get in touch, contact  

  • Miles Jupp (Host), Peter Warren (Chairman, AIO) and Chris Bennett (Editor and Publisher, Optician magazine)
with Lynne Fernandes

    Lynne Fernandes Optometrist Wins Major Award

    Local Optometrist, Lynne Fernandes, has been awarded with one of her industry’s biggest accolades. Lynne was presented with the ‘Optometrist of the Year’ trophy in the annual Optician Awards in…
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    Boston Tea Party shortlisted for Food Made Good Awards 2016

    Boston Tea Party (BTP) is vying with some of the UK’s best known restaurant and hospitality names to be a winner at the Food Made Good Awards 2016 – which…
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    2016 BS9 Arts Trail

    Make a date in mid-May with the BS9 Arts Trail and surprise your eyes seeing the work of 75 artists in 18 venues in Stoke Bishop, Henleaze and Westbury-on-Trym.Entry is…

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The Food Jam – Lockleaze ...

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The May Bishopston Matters is out now! You can pick up from numerous local venues or download here ...

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Workshops - Talks - Kid's Activities - Holistic Therapies - Café - Live Music.

Fundraiser for our Outreach program

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Bishopston Matters shared Samantha Thomson's photo. ...

2moro 2-4pm @TheArdagh come chat 2 #volunteers abt #wildlife plans for #HC @bishmatters @bcr_np @HorfldLocklzNHP

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Lovely to be a part of the Bristol MS Society & MS Therapy Centre's Cake Break today. Scrummy cakes, lovely people and even had a win on the raffle! Both organisations welcome you to get in touch for more information or support. The venue in Bradley Stoke is a fantastic facility. ...

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