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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].  


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A group of residents and organisations have nearly finalised a Winter programme of free events and activities to encourage Horfield residents in connecting, re-connecting and our wellbeing. If you live in Horfield ward we need you to help deliver flyers -

Black History Month celebrations continue with a performance/Q&A from the captivating & very talented Dionne Draper @_Singwithsoul #BlackHistoryMonth @ThePrincipalFHS @bristolmum @bishmatters @ExcaliburAT @V6Bristol @BristolEdu

Bishopston Matters is delighted to be celebrating 14 years in print this November issue! The latest edition will be coming through doors soon and can be downloaded now at

Our Term 1 newsletter is now out! Find out what we've been up to this term 👏🏉🏀👍📸 @TiLAcademies @bishmatters @HorfLockVoice

💙 Wonderful to see our 'Extra Time' group back together on a weekly basis at The Mem.

Armchair aerobics with Nadia was on the timetable this week 💪🔵⚪

#4Quarters1Community #TacklingLoneliness


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Local Anne-Louise Perez doing her radio thing BCfm Radiowith George and guest, Stoke Park man Steve England -Outdoor LearningSpecial day on Silversound, where Anne-Louise Perez will be celebrating George Moss birthday 🎂🥳in the first hour. Then Original Bristol Wild Man Steve England -Outdoor Learning is back in studio. What will he make us try this time George?! 😬☘️🐌oh and some Elvis🙌🙌🎧🎧#birthday#foragingukSteve EnglandWhats app us live in studio 07501820075 for happy birthdays and questions😁 Start message ALPOn the go download the free BCfm Radio app. X ... See MoreSee Less
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Bishopston Matters is delighted to be celebrating 14 years in print this November! The latest issue will be coming through doors soon and can be downloaded now at ... See MoreSee Less
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The Horfield Theatre Company are delighted to be putting on A Triple Bill on October 27-30th - do take in one of these great performances! ... See MoreSee Less
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