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 [email protected].  

  • Bishopston’s Big Tidy

    The Big Tidy is coming to Bishopston! Part of the Bristol Council and Bristol Waste Clean Streets campaign, the Big Tidy will see a dedicated crew working in the areas of Bishopston where street issues are beyond…
  • Parent, worker, educator: surviving the new normal

    As the announcement came that schools were to close in a matter of days, the enormity of the situation dawned on parents across the country. Along with the tidal wave…
  • Finding your family flow

    Hello my name is Louisa Tickner-Jenkins and I have worked in the early years sector for 30 years and I have been a childminder for the last 14 years. My…


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@bishmatters A great chance to access funds for your group. The Coop runs a simple and (mercifully) brief application process. But, you only have until this coming Sunday, 28th June. For information and the application form, go to: Best of luck.

Golden Opportunity! Job vacancy for a Learning Support Asst at our multicultural, welcoming & vibrant school... See #bristolschools #SOTO @bishmatters @BristolEdu @bristolmum @bishopstonvoice

Discretionary Grant fund applications open today Cc @bishmatters @glosrdcentral @GloucesterRoad @StapletonRd @BSCAssociation @golfmangosierra @wood5y @bristol247 @BristolLive @Ujimaradio @StPaulsCRNVL

@FHSTransition This week's Transition videos include a message from Fairfield's Head Student: @FHSBristol @ThePrincipalFHS @ExcaliburAT @bristolmum @BristolEdu @bishmatters @bishopstonvoice #startingsecondary

So grateful for donations from Neighbourhood Foodbank Champions collecting from their street.

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5 days ago

Bishopston Matters

The July/August 2020 issue will be hitting the streets tomorrow but if you can't wait until then you can download it now at ...

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1 week ago

Bishopston Matters

This Harp Tour by Scarlett Smith in our local area this week sounds fab! ...

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3 weeks ago

Bishopston Matters

BRACE, the Bristol Dementia Action Alliance, Mind in Somerset and Alive Activities have joined forces to provide free support & advice for all who care for those living with dementia in lockdown. Join them on July 1st. See Picture for full details.

The live streams will take place at 11am on 24th June and at 2pm on 1st July. Please see flyers attached, for list of speakers and subjects covered.

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