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

Community News

Jack Lopresti: Junction 18a is our best hope of getting South Gloucestershire moving

Latest Column from the office of Jack Lopresti: If you have ever travelled to or through South Gloucestershire then you will have undoubtedly experienced challenges along the A4174 Ring Road, particularly at the Hambrook lights…
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CHSW needs your donations

Residents and employees based in Bradley Stoke have been urged to bring their unwanted items to the local Children’s Hospice South West shop at the Willow Brook Centre. Since opening in August, the shop has…
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Local resident runs over 74 miles for Jessie May - can you help him achieve his goal?

A Jessie May nurse at the children’s hospice at home charity, is asking you to help us reach his £3,000 target before his fundraiser closes at the end of October. You may recall our article…
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Official Royal Opening of Great Western Air Ambulance Charity’s air base

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) were delighted to welcome His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester to officially open their new purpose-built emergency operations base in Almondsbury on Wednesday 25th September. Moving in to…
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 Make a Difference … Join our Governing Body 

The Governors at Wheatfield Primary School are looking for volunteers to join them on their Governing Body.  Our school Governors work with the school’s senior leadership team to set our strategic direction, monitor school performance…
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Dunkley’s named as ‘Independent Firm of the Year: South-West'

On Wednesday 25th September, the nation’s top accountants gathered and celebrated in style at the British Accountancy Awards in London.  Organised by leading publication Accountancy Age, the awards recognise the best firms in the UK…
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Former Mayor Announces New Political Party

Former Mayor, Cllr Elaine Hardwick of Bradley Stoke is delighted to announce that she has formed a new political party -The Citizens Movement Party UK- due to residents being disillusioned with the current political situation…
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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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