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

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Easter in Bradley Stoke

Every year in Bradley Stoke, a simple cross made of two rough wooden beams is placed on the Pear Tree roundabout. For many people it has become an important annual experience. The red cloth of…
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Bradley Stoke MOVEs its way to a national top-five finish

Celebrations are in order at Bradley Stoke Active Lifestyle Centre, after more than 500 customers, guests and members of the community helped them to achieve a top-five finish in a national competition. The ‘Let’s Move…
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 Concorde’s 50th anniversary celebrated by cavalcade of Bristol Cars & Buses visiting two Concordes in one day 

Over 150 passengers travelled from Aerospace Bristol to the Fleet Air Arm Museum on board classic buses and cars  Today (April 9th 2019) marks 50 years since the first test flight of a British-made Concorde…
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Happy 20th Birthday Wheatfield Primary!

On Saturday 16th March, Wheatfield Primary School opened its doors to past and present pupils, families, governors and members of staff for an open day to celebrate the school’s 20th Anniversary. Over 200 people attended…
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New Stokes Choir raises £1,000 for St. Peter’s Hospice

The new branch of the chart topping Melody Makers Choir, based at the Little Stoke Community Hall, joined forces with over 60 of their singers to perform to a packed out church in Henleaze on…
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Five things your ears can reveal about your health

They may be small, but your ears are vitally important. Not only do they provide you with a world full of sound but they can reveal some other things about your health too. Below, Specsavers’…
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Local opticians donates one thousand high visibility vests

Specsavers in Bradley Stoke is championing road safety in the local community by donating more than 1,000 high visibility vests to local children. Julie Rafferty, PR coordinator from the local opticians in the Willow Brook…
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Community Adult Learning at BSR

Through January and February Bradley stoke Radio has been hosting a WEA Adult learning course in ‘Introduction to Radio Production’.  The course has taken participants through thinking about what is community and the role of…
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Swimarathon 2019 on 1st, 2ndand 3rdMarch

Another great opportunity to have some fun and help raise funds for worthy causes. Swimarathon 2019 will be held at the Thornbury Leisure Centre on the evenings of Friday 1stto Sunday 3rdMarch. The event, run…
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Bradley Stoke Active Lifestyle Centre is en-route and on the road with Bristol’s new m1 metrobus

Two siblings are among the faces from the local community chosen to appear on Bristol’s brand-new m1 metrobus service.  Fourteen-year-old Hayley Gunning and her eleven-year-old brother, Ethan – who are representing the Bradley Stoke Active…
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