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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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This August, we have been going as a foodbank for 7 years. We are grateful for the amazing support of our awesome staff over the years, dedicated volunteers and the generous public in local communities. We are all part of the same team. #ThisCanChange #stopUKhunger

Come join the team leading Bristol's Gold Sustainable Food City project to find out more about this citywide project **this Saturday at the Cafe on the Common 2-4pm** - ALL WELCOME! 🍏🍓🐑🐔🌽🥕🐮🍦🧀🥔🍅 #Bristol #Food #Sustainability #HealthyEating

Last chance this week to try many of our current dishes as we change our menu on Monday. We’ll be closed all Sunday for staff training (and a few drinks). Pop in for the laksa hit before then! Thanks for your support 🙏🌱 #glutenfree #vegan

Tool & #knife sharpening is on the go at the #HorfieldCommon #Repair #Cafe - #sewing, #electricals, #bike repairs & #TV repairs #BringYourBroken #Fixing #Sharpening @katejerrold @bcr_cp @HorfLockVoice @bishmatters @VoiceInfluenceP first Sat every month 10am - 12.30pm #volunteers


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