BISHOPSTON MATTERS

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Bishopston still very much - Matters!

Wow, it is fantastic to say that Bishopston Matters, incorporating Ashley Down, St Andrews and Horfield, has now been serving the community for 10 years! And what a decade it has been! From humble beginnings…
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Christmas Tree at Bishopston Library

Bishopston Library is celebrating their first Christmas in their new location in the old renovated swimming pool on Gloucester Road, with an amazing real Christmas tree. It is adorned with fantastic decorations made by local…
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New York City cool at Gloucester Road – Friday 24 November 2017

You’re invited to a special Open Day at our Gloucester Road practice as we showcase MOSCOT eyewear – a New York City institution since 1915 and, the epitome of cool! MOSCOT is renowned worldwide for…
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Enjoy the creativity of the 2017 North Bristol Art Trail, 25–26 November

The ever-popular North Bristol Art Trail takes place over the weekend of 25–26 November this year, with a preview night on Friday 24, when you can relax with a mulled wine and chat to artists…
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Carers Rights Day 2017

Carers Rights Day is a national celebration of carers. This year it falls on Friday 24 November. The day helps carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the…
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The Bristol Santa run is back!

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is excited to announce the return of its popular Santas on the Run event on 10th December! The 2k festive run will be returning to Bristol Harbourside and CHSW is…
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Dice Tales, the improvised story show for children, launches in Bristol this Autumn

Dice Tales – The Improvised Story Show, will take children aged 5 to 12 on an adventure made not only for them but by them as well. How will they do this? How will these…
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Apple loving and learning in Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Since it’s creation in 1998, Horfield Organic Community Orchard (HOCO) has welcomed the local community to celebrate Apple Day.  To mark next year’s 20th anniversary, and the maturing of this pioneering urban orchard, HOCO is…
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Save the Prince of Wales

This local watering hole in the Bristol Indie District is fighting hard to remain independent and thereby keep it's lovely unique character. Anna and her team have rented this pub from Enterprise Inns for the…
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North Bristol is getting its First Forest-based Pre-School!

“Where Nurture Meets Nature” It was a pleasure to take time out this month to meet Lizzie Staite and Janie Ankers – local mums and two of the co-founders of North Bristol’s first forest-based Pre-School…
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