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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 [email protected].  

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Supermarkets with our collection points are here to put donated food -

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**New Opening Hours** The Cafe on the Common will be opening for extended hours from tomorrow. 10am - 6pm daily - thx all for your support to date. *weather dependent so if ❄️☔🌧️⛈️ pls check before making a special trip! BUT 🤞🤞🤞 for the ☀️☀️☀️!

@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


7 days ago

Bishopston Matters


We have signed up to the Government scheme that gets you 50% off food (up to £10 off per person) every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in August 🍔🍕

Booking is advisable but walk ins are also welcome, as long as we have tables free.

Book now:
☎️ 0117 9247693


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Thank you for your continued support, we have been overwhelmed with your kindness since we’ve re-opened.


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2 weeks ago

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Some local outdoor fun🙌 ...

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2 weeks ago

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We love this colour!!First nail picture in over 4 months and it’s my favourite kinda colour .. please tell me these nails are giving you the best kind of blues today? 💎

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3 weeks ago

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Happy, smiley day in Ashley Down! ...

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4 weeks ago

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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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