BISHOPSTON MATTERS

Your community website for Bishopston, Ashley Down, Horfield and St Andrews

Tag: Horfield Common

Bishop Road are getting Green Fingered!

Bishop Road Primary School are embarking on ambitious plans to improve their outdoor spaces by creating a nature garden, allotment classroom, orchard and wildflower area. The school is one of the largest in the south…
Read more

Lynne Fernandes Optometrist Wins Major Award

Local Optometrist, Lynne Fernandes, has been awarded with one of her industry’s biggest accolades. Lynne was presented with the ‘Optometrist of the Year’ trophy in the annual Optician Awards in the presence of over 500…
Read more

Your input please on the Secondary School Provision in BS7, BS9 and BS10

A group of local parents would like to find out your views on secondary school provision in the area surrounding Horfield Common encompassing Horfield, Bishopston, Westbury on Trym and Manor Farm. Please take a minute…
Read more

Have your say on the new Play Ground on Horfield Common

Bristol City Council is supporting the refurbishment of the existing play area on Horfield Common under the Capital Stimulus Programme, which is providing funding for improving parks and green spaces across the city. Information and…
Read more

Horfield Common Ardagh - Play Area Project

Public Consultation Meeting Bristol City Council intends to rebuild the existing play area at Horfield Common Ardagh under the cities capital stimulus programme, which is providing funding for improving parks and green spaces across the…
Read more

Horfield Common Big Gardening Day

Bristol City Council has provided the Friends with more than 1000 bulbs to plant out on the common so that it will look beautiful in the Spring time. There is a limited time scale to…
Read more

A fantastic new playground has been delivered to Horfield - local Cllr Cheryl Ann shares with us her delight!

Horfield's latest park is proudly situated opposite our Leisure Centre outside the Territorial Army Centre. Long awaited as finance was awarded back in 2009; location, anti social behaviour, water pipes, resident concerns and group objections…
Read more

A fabulous FOHC Jubilee Picnic

The Friends of Horfield Common 'Jubilee Summer Picnic' took place on the bank holiday Monday 4th June from 12-4pm on Horfield Common and the Ardagh Sports Pavilion. Hundreds of local families took part in the…
Read more

Community Cafe at Horfield Lodge

Horfield Lodge Bistro, part of the non profit making charity Methodist Homes opened its doors to the public in October 2011 and are pleased to have received excellent feedback from all their visitors so far.…
Read more

Jack is back in town

If you have ever met Bristol's Jack in the Green, you are likely to remember him. At nine feet tall, with burgeoning foliage and dancing to the beat of drums, he weaves his way through…
Read more

The Ardagh Spruce-Up! 2011

The Friends of Horfield Common are appealing to you to join them and the Ardagh Bowling and Sports Club for - The Ardagh Spruce-Up! 2011! It will take place on Sunday 20th March 2011 from…
Read more

Community comes together to Show Strength of Feeling

The Friends of Horfield Common have led a powerful campaign with fellow local groups to try and prevent the sale of the Wellington Hill Playing Field (WHPF) and potential loss of the bowling green and…
Read more