BISHOPSTON MATTERS

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Fairfield High School students show their worth

Fairfield High School (FHS) students are celebrating a strong set of GCSE results in the year of the coronavirus lockdown. Many students were awarded high grades based on their hard work and achievement over five…
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In recognition of hard working, resilient Year 11s at Redmaids’ High

Redmaids’ High Year 11 students – and Year 11 students from across the country - today received their GCSE results, after spending a long five months away from school due to the coronavirus pandemic. The…
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Bishopston’s Big Tidy

The Big Tidy is coming to Bishopston! Part of the Bristol Council and Bristol Waste Clean Streets campaign, the Big Tidy will see a dedicated crew working in the areas of Bishopston where street issues are beyond the capacity of regular street…
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Parent, worker, educator: surviving the new normal

As the announcement came that schools were to close in a matter of days, the enormity of the situation dawned on parents across the country. Along with the tidal wave of new terms forcing their…
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Finding your family flow

Hello my name is Louisa Tickner-Jenkins and I have worked in the early years sector for 30 years and I have been a childminder for the last 14 years. My childminding setting is currently closed…
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News from our Ashley, Bishopston & Redland Councillors

Ashley Ward news I am working from home; I can still be contacted by phone (07584370413) and email ([email protected]). The council is now conducting official meetings via videoconferencing. I will be taking part in planning…
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Bishopston Matters - April issue news

The April issue of Bishopston Matters will be going out this week. This magazine was sent to print before the severe warnings and restrictions for Coronavirus were put in place. At time of going to…
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Coronavirus update from your local councillors

Please find below a range of information about the Coronavirus response in Bristol that we hope will be helpful. We usually send out e-newsletters no more than a few times per year, however in light…
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Window Wanderland 2020

When you are gifted an extra day at the end of February, what better way to spend it than on a creative adventure around your neighbourhood – literally not knowing what delight you are going…
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North Bristol Art Trail

The ever-popular North Bristol Art Trail. See work by over 100 artists in their homes, studios and galleries from St Andrews, Redland and Gloucester Road to Westbury Park and Henleaze. This long-established trail offers an…
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