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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  

  • Cooking for the Over 50s at the City Farms!

    Local Bristol charity LinkAge Network, is delighted to launch new cooking sessions for people aged 50+ at three of Bristol’s city farms; St Werburghs City Farm, Windmill Hill City Farm…
  • Carers Week 11-17 June 2018

    Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.   …
  • Mum's on the run with puns just for fun

    St Andrews mum, Louise Leigh has taken the idea of a mid-life crisis and run with it, by becoming a stand-up comedian. Since 2015, she has eschewed salsa classes, book…


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Huge thanks to the generous customers at @TescoGoldenHill for donations on Friday. Our permanent collection basket is always there. @Tesco_SouthWest

Have your say on 20mph until Friday 31st August 2018.
Paper copies along with information and maps are available in each local library in Bristol, and also in City Hall, for those unable to participate online.

Our Summer Concert is TOMORROW JULY 15th at @stgeorgesbris #Bristol at 2.30pm and 7pm, buy tickets today -
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Inspired by recent sporting events? #wcf and #wimbledon. How about trying Bowling. Local club is offering free taster coaching sessions TOMORROW! ...

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3 days ago

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RGS PTA Car Boot Sale
Sat July 21st
1pm to 4pm
£1 entry (Kids Free)/ £10 per pitch
2nd hand uniform sale/refreshments
Redland Green School, Redland Court Road, BS6 7EH

Contact: 07720387982 /

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4 days ago

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Visit @bristolsindiedistrict and tell them your favourite shop in the district!! #gloucesterroad #zetland #cheltenhamrd . The Great British High Street 2018 want to know!#repost
Gloucester Road has been entered into The Great British High Street awards! Love your high street? Support us so we can win!

They're asking who is YOUR favourite shopkeeper?? We'd love to hear! Comment below!

#shoplocal #brizindiedistrict #bristol #gbhs2018
Next week competitions and prizes for shoppers and traders! Watch this space!

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This Weekend
St. Bonaventure’s Feast Day July 15th
11- 3pm
at St. Bonaventure’s primary school
Music, food and entertainment
Mass 11:00am
BBQ 12:00
Live Jazz
Bouncy Castle

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