Your community website for Bishopston, Ashley Down, Horfield and St Andrews

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  


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Check out these events hosted by the #FriendsOfRedlandLibrary

@bbcrb @BCfmRadio @Ujimaradio @onelovebrekky @Lazlovictor @BristolLive @BristolLifeMag @rifemag @bristol247 @EpigramArts @HubRadio @bishopstonvoice @henandwestvoice @VocaliseBristol @Spark_Magazine @bishmatters

Many of our shops are OPEN on SUNDAYS leading up to Christmas. Working hard to help you shop locally. @room212gallery @Artemis_Bristol @paperplane_shop @alchemy198 @GloucesterRoad @bishmatters

We are so looking forward to our Carols by Candlelight services on Sunday at 4.30pm and 6.30pm at our church building (286 Filton Avenue, Horfield, BS7 0BA). Mulled wine and mince pies after both services. Everyone welcome!

Opening hours for Joe's at the Breadstore (lower end Glocs Rd) 🎄

@bishmatters @bristolmum @bristolindies @glosrdcentral @GloucesterRoad @BristolPound @DevourBristol @bristolindies

This Christmas, we are supporting three local charities in Bristol who are working with some of the most vulnerable people in our city and those facing crisis situations at Christmas - @crisiscentre, @NorthBristolFB and @bristolbhn.


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Have you posted your Santa letters on and around Gloucester Road?

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Joes Bakery (240 Gloucester Road Xmas hours) . ...

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6 days ago

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Bristols Indie District, Ocean and St.Mungo's Gloucester Road invite you to their launch of Bristols 5th Contactless Donation Point.

At Ocean Estate Agents on Gloucester Road

Located in Oceans window you will be able to tap with your bank card and donate a fixed £2 - to support 4 homeless shelters in Bristol and help rebuild lives

Come along and have a go and learn more

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1 week ago

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Saturday 15th December. Cajun Christmas Party
with special guests Whiskey River.
Hosted by Bristol Cajun Swamp Club

At Church of the Good Shepherd Hall (COGS), New Kings Court, off Kings Drive, Bishopston, Bristol BS7 8NA

Tickets £10 adv/ £12 on door. BYO drinks and buffet food to share. FFI or 07766761251.

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