BRADLEY STOKE MATTERS
The online community magazine for Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke and Stoke Gifford

Community News

A close shave for anorexia survivor Sophie

A young woman who has suffered from anorexia and depression for nearly a decade is having her head shaved this week as part of a fundraising campaign to help other sufferers of the illness. Twenty-one-year-old…
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Ed goes the extra mile for children’s cancer charity

Ed Stanleigh, store director at Specsavers in Bradley Stoke, will be undertaking the 26.2 mile route of the London Marathon on Sunday 22 April. Along with Specsavers in Cribbs Causeway and Filton, the store has…
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How Can Westerleigh Showband help?

WESTERLY SHOWBAND has started the year on a high note by issuing an exciting plan to increase its community involvement. The plan’s starting point was the general realisation that music has a beneficial effect on…
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Marathon in March: 26.2 miles in 31 days

Southmead Hospital Charity have set a running challenge with a difference – to run a marathon in 31 days. Marathon in March enables people to run a marathon in their own time and in their…
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Ofsted Success for Bailey’s Court Primary School

Staff and pupils at Bailey’s Court Primary School in Bradley Stoke are celebrating after receiving a very successful report from schools inspector Ofsted. Inspectors visited the school in December 2017 for a ‘short inspection’ and…
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Meadowbrook Primary School welcomes £1,000 donation

The Committee of the Bristol Retired Professional Engineers' Club has awarded Meadowbrook primary school with £1,000 to dedicate to their STEM provision with pupils. Pupils at Meadowbrook enjoy regular science weeks where visitors from local…
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Charity needs daffodil volunteers

  Marie Curie is appealing for people in Bradley Stoke & Little Stoke Gifford to ‘get behind the daffodil’, by volunteering to collect donations for the charity’s annual Great Daffodil Appeal this February and March.…
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Rainbows Appeal for Help to Open Community Toy Library

  2nd Stoke Gifford Rainbows are looking for engineers, carpenters, glaziers and cast iron welders to help them renovate a disused phone box in Stoke Gifford. Once the box is repaired, the girls plan to…
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Teenager turns Anger into Inspiration by staging “Bike Fest @ The Stokes” Sat 6th Jan

A young teenage boy left devastated after his bike was stolen is turning his grief into something positive for his local community. Josh Harding, from Bradley Stoke, is putting on a bike safety and awareness…
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Charity Christmas float on tour raising money for local hospital Emergency Department

A Christmas float that has been raising money for charity in the city for over 30 years will once again be touring the streets of north Bristol this month, thanks to a son’s determination to…
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