Floodlights seen from Cricklade Road - Copy A letter from the Gloucester County Cricket Club has been sent out to local residents in the area around the Cricket Ground which gives details of a meeting with the Club management and also includes a fixture list with a note of floodlit matches.

Memorial ground 1 2 With the recent purchase by Wael Al-Qadi of the Bristol Rovers Football Club and its old Memorial Ground site, which has been listed as an Asset of Community Value, it looks as if there is the real possibility of a sympathetic development of the site. The Bishopston Society has written to the new owner and the Club's Board of Directors.

old bristol

The Bristol Record Office, established in 1924, was the first borough record office in the UK. It looks after the official archives of the City of Bristol, besides collecting and preserving many other records relating to the city and surrounding area for current and future generations to consult.

Sus bish 

Please come to the Living Room / The Outfield meeting and brief Sustainable Bishopston AGM kindly hosted by BOSTON TEA PARTY, 293 Gloucester Road at 6:30 - 8pm Thursday 17th March

bristol cycling

Bike ride around Environmental Award winning buildings - Saturday 5th March. Peter Weeks will lead a ride around the city looking at Award-winning buildings and other new architecture with a slant towards 'green' buildings.

Br civic soc

Readers of the Bishopston Society website who are not on the Bristol Civic Society email and newsletter list may be interested to see the Civic Society's response to two new BRI Planning applications and other news items including details of two workshops:


The Civic commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day this year is on Wednesday January 27th at Old Council House on Corn Street on the 2016 theme of 'Don't Stand By.'

Brunswick square

The following announcement is from the Bristol Civic Society:  'This is a new event so please put it in your diaries and come along. It starts at 7.30 pm at the Unitarian Chapel in Brunswick Square (see photo above).

East Bristol map

As East Bristol is an area bordering on Bishopston, users of our website may be interested in a new interactive map of the area that highlights walks and places of interest in this part of the City, a project that has been made possible thanks to funding by Bristol 2015 Neighbourhood Arts Project.

Memorial groundBristol City Council have been served notice by solicitors for the owners of the Memorial Stadium, that its owners wish to give notice of their intention to sell the war memorial sports ground. 


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