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Tag: The Gloucester Road Traders Association

HOSPICE GIVES BACK TO FESTIVE SUPPORTER

            One Bishopston resident enjoyed a very Merry Christmas after winning £5000 on a local charity raffle.   Helen Williams, an admin assistant for a physiotherapy clinic in Bishopston ,…
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Turtle Bay brings Caribbean sunshine to Cheltenham Road!

Bristol is to get a second helping of rum, reggae and jerk as Caribbean restaurant and bar Turtle Bay are set to open a brand new venue on Cheltenham Road. Turtle Bay’s jerk revolution has…
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Help local carers

Over 4,500 carers in Bristol and South Gloucestershire carry a Carers Emergency Card. The card is used in the event of the carer having an accident or emergency. This ensures that the person they look…
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Yogafurie asks Bristol to 'Turn Up the Heat on Your Health' with wellbeing open day

Yogafurie, Bristol’s leading hot yoga studio, is hosting a free 'Turn Up the Heat on Your Health' open day this Saturday to help people find out more about a variety of holistic health and fitness…
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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…
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It’s May and time for the Glos Rd Central Mayfest on Saturday 7 May

This extremely popular free community event is part of the Neighbourhood Partnership Festival Week and is a big day on our social calendar. Traders will be offering a range of activities and special sales outside…
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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…
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The Spectacular launch of YourStreet Gift Cards!

I am delighted to report YourStreet gift card launched on Saturday 22nd June and what a fantastic day it was! The unique, multi-store gift card redeemable only at independent retailers is now available to buy!…
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Bishopston Society Public Meeting with Bristol Mayor

Our Mayor George Ferguson has agreed to speak at the Bishopston Society Public Meeting which starts at 7.30 pm on Monday 25th March at The Church Halls, St Michaels Church on Pigsty Hill, Gloucester Road.…
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A Neighbourhood Festival, coming soon!

A Neighbourhood Festival, coming soon! Saturday 4th - Saturday 11th May 2013 In Bishopston, Cotham and Redland we're getting ready for an exciting week of community activities to run from 4th - 11th May.  On…
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Help our local foodbank please!

In January I had the pleasure of meeting with Stewart North and Tony Matthews founders of the Bristol North Foodbank. The pair are both church leaders in the Horfield and Filton area. In these hard…
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News from Gloucester Road - Kindle

Husband and wife team, Clare and Guy Collins established their first wood burning stove showroom in 2008 in the heart of Bishopston, on the Gloucester Road. Shortly afterwards they opened their second showroom in Bath…
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Planning permission for Sainsbury's at Memorial Ground is Passed

Last night the planning application for a new Sainsbury's at the Memorial Ground was granted (unless the Secretary of State changes ruling in the next 21 days). The council meeting was well represented by those…
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Call to Action - Help your Gloucester Road Traders Please!

The planning meeting to determine the Sainsbury's application on the Memorial Ground Bristol is set for 16th January 2013 (planning committee meeting 6pm Council House). Traders & Residents Against Sainsbury's Horfield (TRASH) believe that the…
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The Gloucester Road Traders Need YOU!

The Gloucester Road Traders ask for your support in relation to the proposed Sainsbury's at the Memorial Ground. For those of you that do not already know the proposed development would be one the largest…
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Gloucester Road Traders Plan International Flag Display

The Gloucester Road Traders Association have asked me to spread the word that they are planning a display of international flags along Gloucester Road in Bishopston and Horfield (below Filton Avenue) to take place through…
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News from the Gloucester Road Traders Association

Gloucester Road is famous for the huge variety of shops and businesses on this unique mile of high street between Cheltenham Road and Filton Avenue. There are probably about 250 independent businesses trading there and…
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A plea from the Gloucester Road Traders Association

At an open meeting of the Gloucester Road Traders Association on July 6th 2011 there was a discussion about the latest proposal for yet another high street chain to move onto the Gloucester Road. Traders…
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