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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 [email protected].  

  • Bishopston Matters - April issue news

    The April issue of Bishopston Matters will be going out this week. This magazine was sent to print before the severe warnings and restrictions for Coronavirus were put in place.…
  • Coronavirus update from your local councillors

    Please find below a range of information about the Coronavirus response in Bristol that we hope will be helpful. We usually send out e-newsletters no more than a few times…
  • Window Wanderland 2020

    When you are gifted an extra day at the end of February, what better way to spend it than on a creative adventure around your neighbourhood – literally not knowing…


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Urgent request for UHT Milk (long life) - Can you help us by buying and retweeting? Please drop off at @ebechurch (286 Filton Avenue, Horfield, BS7 0BA). Thanks Team #Bristol!

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Bristol City Mayor @MarvinJRees shares an update on Bristol’s response to #COVID19

Our helpline offering support to Bristol’s most vulnerable is now live. If you, or someone you know, feels isolated or needs help getting food and essential items please call 0117 352 3011 (1/3)

Lunaroptical is staying open for emergency advice, repairs, remakes and contact lenses. We can deliver or you can collect at our special ‘safe distance’ counter at our door between 10.30am and 1.00pm Monday -Friday @lunaroptical #staysafe #heretohelp #selfisolating

HOT OFF THE PRESS - a recap of FHS's wonderful achievements, celebrations & news from the past term. FHS NEWS TERM 4 - visit @bishopstonvoice @bishmatters @bristolmum @BristolJMC @BristolEdu


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Thank you The Golden Hill Community Garden for the update, some lovely spring time photos. We look forward to visiting again we can 🌼🌸🌺 ...

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Thanks for all your great work Nick and team. We look forward to some delicious fish and chips from Bishopston Fish Bar on the other side. ...

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Playfull Toyshop have some lovely Easter goodies available for home delivery 🐥🐰 ...

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