Whitehall areas of Greater Fishponds

Where Greater Fishponds shares a boundary with St George and Easton areas we have the vibrant Whitehall area with The Kings Head Pub and family garden, a £1million running track, St Ambrose Church with The Beehive Centre with all kinds of activities and opportunities for the over 55s, The West Indies Cricket Club and StContinue reading “Whitehall areas of Greater Fishponds”

Snuff Mills Action Group

Snuff Mills Action Group works to protect and enhance Snuff Mills, Oldbury Court and Wickham Glen in Stapleton, Bristol and is campaigning to save Grove Wood and Laundry Field. We are a group of local people who care passionately about the green spaces in the area and work to look after the wildlife and ensureContinue reading “Snuff Mills Action Group”

Stapleton and Frenchay Cricket Clubs

The historic local cricket clubs of Frenchay and Stapleton started 2018 with a friendly. On a beautiful Spring afternoon of April 21st, the result was so close it may as well have been a draw. Friendship was the winner at the end of the day and set in the Frome Valley area surrounded by wonderfulContinue reading “Stapleton and Frenchay Cricket Clubs”

The Local’s Guide: Fishponds on Visit Bristol website

“Fishponds isn’t necessarily the top of the list when you think of places to visit in Bristol (firstly, it’s got a weird name!). However, there’s more to Fishponds than the slightly rough-round-the-edges pubs on its high street” Read what has been written by visiting: https://visitbristol.co.uk/blog/read/2017/05/the-locals-guide-fishponds-b508

Five years of La Piazza 1 Italian Restaurant

It was good to say hello to El Bu who owns and started La Piazza 1 in Fishponds five years ago. This lovely restaurant in Fishponds has been great from the area since the day they opened. I said hello as they were preparing for opening back in the early days and they were extremelyContinue reading “Five years of La Piazza 1 Italian Restaurant”

Summer in Greater Fishponds

Now that the summer has arrived, the best of Greater Fishponds comes alive with amazing opportunities, most are free options by exploring our historic green spaces which were once magnificent important estates designed by Humphry Repton and Thomas Wright who were inspired by works of Capability Brown, all three whose work can be found alongContinue reading “Summer in Greater Fishponds”

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