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  

  • 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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Come join us for a #GreatGetTogether this Sunday from 2.30-4pm.ALL WELCOME! @peoplesbiz @BabBristol @bcr_cp @BrisParksForum @bishmatters @HorfLockVoice @FOHC_Bristol @EleanorComb @_TomBrook @ClaireHiscott @Oliver4Horfield @SendAWelcome @Peoples_health #Bristol #CommunitiesMatter

Next #LTBristol Wednesday 12th September. Music, discussion and dance. With @theMaggieAyre and @AliRVowles Guest announcements coming soon

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@TheArdagh @marmaladetrust @bcr_cp @HorfLockVoice @bishmatters @RuthLaugharne @Coop_Foundation It was lovely to see so many people who haven’t ever visited @TheArdagh before - all said they would come back & plans made for #volunteers from #gardening & #localhistory groups to meet up with over the next couple of weeks :) well done @marmaladetrust #LonelinessAwarenessWeek


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