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 wonderful landscapes, their work was enjoyed in the Stapleton Club House … Continue reading Stapleton and Frenchay Cricket Clubs

Community venues

The Begbrook Retirement Club meets in Greenfinch Lodge local area community room for the over 55s, the picture above shows them returning from one of their summer coach outings. In 2018 a new addition was added to the offering in and around the Greater Fishponds community, this will be Shaftesbury Park, the new home of Lockleaze Dings Crusaders Rugby Club. Greater Fishponds is a beautiful … Continue reading Community venues

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 Continue reading The Local’s Guide: Fishponds on Visit Bristol website

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 extremely friendly and caught me off guard by saying please come … Continue 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 along the Frome Valley which flows through Greater Fishponds and these men … Continue reading Summer in Greater Fishponds