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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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BS7 Road Safety

The consultation on 20 mph in Bristol opens on the 20th of June and runs for 8 weeks. Please please take part and show your support for the 20 mph limit on Ashley Down Road. It is so important for...

We now stock a gorgeous range of essential oils and aromatherapy treats by Bristol based Amphora Aromatics. Our shop smells lovely! @AmphoraA @glosrdcentral @bishmatters @BristolLifeMag

The Cafe on the Common opens daily from 10am from today! Pop in for teas, coffees, snacks, healthy breakfasts, lunch, ice-creams, cakes & more! *Yaye, summer is here! ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

Will you pledge to leave your car at home next Thursday on Clean Air Day?

Our Henry and Anne having a little moment during rehearsals

Have you got your ticket yet?

Anne Boleyn
by Howard Brenton
10-14 July
(plus Saturday matinee)


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