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  

  • SALE - Up to 50% off designer frames!

    Lynne Fernandes Optometrists – SALE – Up to 50% off designer frames! Their designer frame sale is on. Pop into their Gloucester Road practice and explore some of their most…
  • 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.   …


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9 hours ago

Bishopston Matters

The Friends of Redland invite you

Thursday 27th September – Meet the Author – Jane Duffus

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2 days ago

Bishopston Matters

Antique Vintage & Collectables Fair
Ashton Court Mansion, Long Ashton Bristol
Sunday 30th September - 10am-3.30pm
40 stalls inside Georgian lounges and grand music hall
Fine jewellery, china, furniture, memorabilia
pictures, retro items, vintage, clothing plus lots more
Café with afternoon cream teas - £2.00 entry under 16s free
Mansion Car park - Kennel Lodge Entrance via Portishead Rd (A369)

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5 days ago

Bishopston Matters

Party In The Park thank you too for another fabulous, family event. We had a great time soaking up the atmosphere, taking in the entertainment and of course cake! Bishopston Matters was once again pleased to sponsor the fun Horsey Hopper races! See you again in 2019! ...

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5 days ago

Bishopston Matters

The Old Library thank you for your wonderful 2nd Anniversary celebrations today and congratulations on all that you have achieved, such a super community venue and resource. I look forward to sharing more in the October Bishopston Matters! ...

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