With May comes an explosion of green and wildlife. 2019 offers a lot more opportunity thanks to Greater Fishponds boundary shared with South Gloucestershire. A new park is now open at the top of Stoke Lane in Scholars Chase and another new park with new tennis courts in the old grounds of Frenchay Hospital which is our new Town & Village Green, protected land for … Continue reading Exploring parks in May
As the snow melts and daffodils rise across the Frome Valley and along the Railway Path we can start to sense that spring is around the corner and the woodland floors start to slowly come alive with nature once again and buds appear which will soon explode in to a sea of green all around us as the River Frome returns to a calm setting, … Continue reading Sounds of Spring 2019
Volunteers make Greater Fishponds and Bristol the city that it is, these selfless people do not look for credit, they do not chase money, they do not allow politics and greed to get in the way of what they do. Scout Leaders through to parks groups and faith groups just plough on delivering for the heart and soul of the community and boy do they … Continue reading Greater Fishponds amazing volunteer groups, the fabric of the community.
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Greenbank meets Whitehall and Easton at the other end of the Greater Fishponds boundary. Here you find colourful houses as Eastville slowly becomes part of the up and coming area of the city where people want to live close to Easton and St Werburghs which have really caught on in the past two decades. In these areas you can find various shops, pubs, Bristol Sweet … Continue reading Life in Greenbank area
Many of you will have heard of and seen The Oldbury court inn. A focal point for the council estate it serves. Over the years it has seen many landlords, some good some not so good. One thing it has never been known for in a big way is for serving good wholesome food. It is known as a drinking pub. That’s about to change, … Continue reading New life for old-time pub