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

Community News

Jack Lopresti: On delivering Brexit and proroguing Parliament

Jack Lopresti’s latest column on Brexit and Prorogation: Usually I write my columns on the basis of a local issue, or how a national issue connects to our local community, but this month I want…
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Barnum Comes to Thornbury

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group are delighted to be performing the circus based musical ‘Barnum’ at the Armstrong Hall in Thornbury from Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th October. We have a fantastic directing team at the…
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Abbeywood Community School celebrates a great set of A-Level results

As always, many of our Abbeywood students are off to study a wide range of undergraduate courses, many being at the top Russell Group universities including; Medicine, Law, Philosophy, Criminology, Geography, Journalism, Nursing, Engineering, Sociology,…
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Bradley Stoke Post 16 students achieve best ever results

BSCS is delighted to share the outstanding results achieved by our Post 16 students with over 32% of all grades achieved at A*- A and 62% A*- B. The unprecedented success of our students is…
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Bradley Stoke Cricket Club : Tony Hitch Cup Final Winners

In the short history of Bradley Stoke cricket club, a club that was only founded in 1991, Sunday 4th August 2019 will go down in the record books. The first team who play in the…
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Bradley Stoke opticians welcomes Guide Dogs

Specsavers in the Willow Brook Centre is raising awareness for Guide Dogs UK this week (5 – 11 August) with visits from four-legged friends and a bake sale to raise money for the charity.   The…
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Stoke Gifford Gospel Choir records EP!

A lot of us might dream about being a recording artist but for members of our Stoke Gifford gospel choir, the dream has become a reality! Back in July around 80 singers gathered at Thornbury…
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Bradley Stoke Lions donation in Remembrance of Past President Robin Young

President Michael and Lion Ailsa visited the Great Western Air Ambulance’s new Operational Base at Almondsbury recently to present them with a cheque for £1,030.35.  This amount included £780.35 raised at Past President Robin Young’s…
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Ben Hiscox Memorial Match Report

On Sunday 28th July Stoke Gifford United FC invited the local football community across the Stokes, along with Ben’s friends and family, to come together to again celebrate the life of the late, great Ben…
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Run the Keynsham 10K in support of young people!

Fresh from their visit from The Duke and The Duchess of Sussex earlier this year, Empire Fighting Chance recently attended the ‘Made By Sport’ charity coalition, headed up by Prince Harry, and boxers Anthony Joshua…
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