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

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Fabulous Knitted Tribute Expanded at Stoke Gifford Retirement Village

The very talented Knit & Natter group at ExtraCare Stoke Gifford Retirement Village have been busy again this year, adding to their wonderful Remembrance Day knit tribute. Readers may recall that last year they created…
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 Bradley Stoke Town Council Community Festival 2024 

Bradley Stoke Town Council is pleased to announce that the Community Festival will be returning, with a full two day programme at the Jubilee Centre and other locations next year on Saturday 8 and Sunday…
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RBL Stoke Gifford Branch Launches Poppy Appeal 2023 at Bristol Parkway Station

With kind permission and support from the Station Manager and Team, Bristol Parkway railway station hosted the launch event on Friday 27th October which included Members of the Branch, Poppy Collectors, Local MP, Councillors, the…
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Update from Jack Lopresti (Oct/Nov edition)

This past month, I had the pleasure of making many visits in the local area, one of which included the Patchway Men’s Shed.  Here we discussed how they help the local community including schools and…
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 Bradley Stoke Town Council Charity Scarecrow Trail starts Saturday 21 October 

Bradley Stoke Town Council will be launching the 2023 Charity Scarecrow Trail on Saturday 21 October at 9am. The trail will close on Sunday 29 October at 6pm.  Twenty-one scarecrows will be distributed throughout Bradley…
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Royal British Legion, Stoke Gifford Branch - Appeal for Additional Volunteers

The Stoke Gifford Branch of the Royal British Legion, (RBL), are hoping  to have another successful Poppy Appeal this year. The Branch would like to thank the public, branch members and volunteers, businesses and other…
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Bradley Stoke Cricket Club: Update on the 2023 Season

Bradley Stoke Cricket Club is based at Baileys Court Activity Centre with a mission to promote cricket throughout the community.  It is home to seven senior teams, a Women’s Softball team, nine youth teams across…
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Youth Work in Bradley Stoke: Report by Graham Baker

Summer programme: It’s been a busy summer for Bradley Stoke Town Council’s youth work team. As well as a continuation of the well-attended youth work sessions delivered throughout the year, the team offered additional sessions…
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Thursday Creative - craft and a cuppa

As part of the weekly welcome space, Little Stoke Baptist church has been running monthly craft sessions.  Sessions run on a Thursday between 11am-2pm and include the usual refreshments and light lunch. Previous sessions have…
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Wheatfest 2023 - An amazing total raised!

The Friends of Wheatfield Primary School Wheatfest is Wheatfield Primary School’s flagship summer fayre and, thanks to the British weather back in July, the decision was made to postpone this year’s event until 9th September.…
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