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

Community News

Bradley Stoke Bowls Club AGM

On the evening of the 25th October over fifty members of the Bradley Stoke Bowls Club met for the AGM at the Baileys Court Centre.  The chairman, Robert Bertram conducted proceedings with his usual calm…
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“WE MUST NOT FORGET”

by Brian C Hewitt, MBE, Gloucestershire County Chairman,  President Stoke Gifford Branch,  The Royal British Legion.  At Eleven O’clock, on the Eleventh Day, of the Eleventh Month, 100 hundred years ago, all the Leaders of…
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Firework spectacular set to shine bright at WillowBrook’s Christmas lights switch on

The official start of Christmas festivities at the WillowBrook Centre will be celebrated with a spectacular firework display on 16th November. This year’s seasonal lights switch on is set to be nothing short of sensational with…
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£492,000 boost for young people in South Gloucestershire

This week, Youth Work Week, an innovative new partnership funded by the Big Lottery Fund will begin work to provide more joined-up services to better support young people in the county. Young people are in…
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Fencing Champion takes to the court for Great Britain

Congratulations to Caron Hale who has qualified as one the World’s top-ten Veteran Fencers in her age category of 50-59 years in women’s foil. The title comes hot on the heals after winning the Veterans…
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Local Poppy Appeal Launch 2018 and Remembrance Sunday

The Stoke Gifford Branch of the Royal British Legion has confirmed that its 2018 Poppy Appeal launch will take place on Friday 26th October 2018 at 2pm at Bristol Parkway Station, it hopes to have…
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Concerts to commemorate 50 years since first organ transplant

The brother of the first person to donate an organ is organising a series of concerts to mark 50 years since the first transplant in Bristol and the south west region. Clive Hook’s brother Ellis…
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THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION BRISTOL POPPY APPEAL

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Bristol Cathedral and College Green will be the centre point of the fortnight of Remembrance for the Bristol area, where…
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Making strides for charity on National Fitness Day, 26th September

To celebrate this year’s National Fitness Day, the people of South Gloucestershire are being invited to take part in a BIG Active Walk, which aims to promote healthy lifestyles and raise money for charity. The…
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Hosted by our churches: The great Harvest Bake off

The churches of Bradley Stoke Parish [Christ the King and Holy Trinity are inviting entries into our local community Bake Off, raising funds for Macmillan cancer support. Inspired by Messy Church, there will be, as…
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