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Local Authorities & Public Services

Avon & Somerset Police

Avon & Somerset Police

Pages of useful advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime as well as many useful community announcements.

Website: www.avonandsomerset.police.uk

Avon Fire & Rescue Service

Avon Fire & Rescue Service

Avon Fire & Rescue provide emergency and protection services to the communities of Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Website: www.avonfire.gov.uk

Avon Local Councils Association

Avon Local Councils Association

ALCA (Avon Local Councils Association) is a member organisation run by and for Councils and Parish Meetings within the Unitary areas of Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Website: www.avonlca.org.uk

Bradley Stoke Library

Bradley Stoke Library

Information regarding the local library in Bradley Stoke.

Website: www.southglos.gov.uk

Bradley Stoke Surgery

Bradley Stoke Surgery

Local surgery providing a 24hr service for patients.

Website: www.bradleystokesurgery.nhs.uk

Bristol City Council

Bristol City Council

Local news and services provided by Bristol City council.

Website: www.bristol-city.gov.uk

Bristol Hate Crime Services

Bristol Hate Crime Services

S.A.R.I. in collaboration with Brandon Trust, Bristol Mind and LGBT Bristol are Bristol's Hate Crime Services (BHCS). This service is for victims of any type of hate crime including racist, faith-based, disablist, homophobic, transphobic, age-based or gender based.

Website: www.sariweb.org.uk | Download: Hate Crime Leaflet

Community Speed Watch

Community Speed Watch

Community speed watch schemes enable groups of concerned residents to address speeding problems in their area. Speed watch groups monitor the speeds of passing vehicles using speed guns indication devices. They record and report the speed and identifying details of vehicles travelling at or above nationally-specified speed thresholds.

Community speed watch is a partnership between the community, the police and the council. Its aims are to:

  • reduce deaths, injuries and collisions on local roads
  • improve the safety and quality of life for local communities
  • increase driver and public awareness of the dangers of speeding

Website: www.southglos.gov.uk

Filton Town Council

Filton Town Council

Local news and events for the neighbouring town council of Filton.

Website: www.filtontowncouncil.gov.uk

NHS Choices

NHS Choices

Helping put you in charge of your healthcare.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Patchway Town Council

Patchway Town Council

Local news and events for the neighbouring town council of Patchway.

Website: www.patchway-town.co.uk

South Gloucestershire Citizens Advice Bureau

South Gloucestershire Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Website: www.southgloscab.org.uk

South Gloucestershire Council Community Engagement Forum

South Gloucestershire Council Community Engagement Forum

Community Engagement Forums (CEF), previously known as Safer and Stronger Community Groups, in South Gloucestershire are about listening and responding to local people's real issues. People in their communities know best what works for them and what their real needs are.

Website: www.southglos.gov.uk/CEF

Stoke Gifford Parish Council

Stoke Gifford Parish Council

Local news and events for the parish of Stoke Gifford.

Website: www.stokegifford.org.uk

Victim Support

Victim Support

Victim Support is a national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales.

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Well Aware

Well Aware

Information on health and wellbeing services, support organisations, activities and groups in South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and Somerset.

Website: www.wellaware.org.uk

News Links

BBC Bristol

BBC Bristol

Local news, sport and weather for the Bristol region provided by the BBC. The website also contains details of many local events.

Website: www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/

Bristol Evening Post

Bristol Evening Post

Local news and sport headlines provided by the Bristol Evening Post.

Website: www.thisisbristol.com

ITV West

ITV West

Local news, sport and weather provided by ITV west.

Website: www.itv.com/news/west

Transport Links

Bristol International Airport

Bristol International Airport

Fly to many international destinations from Bristol airport.

Website: www.bristolairport.co.uk

Four Towns & Vale Link Community Transport

Four Towns & Vale Link Community Transport

Four Towns Community Transport provides transport for those members of the community who, for whatever reason cannot use existing transport services.

Website: www.4tt.org.uk

National Express

National Express

Coach travel between Bristol and London from as little as £1.

Website: www.nationalexpress.com

National Rail

National Rail

Your gateway to Britain's rail network.

Website: www.nationalrail.co.uk

Bus Timetables

Public Transport Information in South Gloucestershire

Public transport information provided by South Gloucestershire Council.

Website: www.southglos.gov.uk

Nature & Heritage Links

Avon Wildlife Trust

Avon Wildlife Trust

If you live in Avon and enjoy birds in your garden, the Avon Wildlife Trust want to hear from you.

Website: www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk

The Sow & Sows - Community Allotment

The Sow & Sows - Community Allotment

Nine households in total - 29 members - a real mixture - young and old, most of us novices when it comes to growing veg.

Website: thesowandsows.weebly.com

Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group

Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group

The Three Brooks Nature Conservation Group was formed in February 2005 with the aim of conserving and enhancing the Three Brooks Local Nature Reserve for the benefit of local residents and wildlife in Bradley Stoke.

Website: www.three-brooks.info

Community Links

Bradley Stoke Radio

Bradley Stoke Radio

Bradley Stoke Radio is an exciting new community radio station run entirely by volunteers living in and around the Bradley Stoke area.

Website: www.bradleystokeradio.org.uk

Bridge Community Church

Bridge Community Church

The Bridge Church is a growing community of people, of different ages and backgrounds, that live in North Bristol and the surrounding area.

Website: www.bridgechurchbristol.org

Christ the King Church

Christ the King Church

Whether you're a new born, 8 or 80 years old, we hope you'll find a warm welcome to our church. You're especially welcome if you are "just visiting" or "exploring" your faith.

Website: www.ctkchurch.org.uk

Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church

Church of England / Methodist / URC

Website: www.htcbradleystoke.co.uk

South Gloucestershire Chinese Association

South Gloucestershire Chinese Association

The South Gloucestershire Chinese Association aims to serve the local Chinese community and raise cultural awareness, eliminating racial discrimination, promoting equality of opportunity and good relations between persons of different racial groups.

Website: www.sgca.info

South Gloucestershire Leisure

South Gloucestershire Active Leisure

Currently operating a number of leisure centres in South Gloucestershire. Each has a wide range of facilities and all include a swimming pool.

Website: www.activecentres.org/centres/bradley-stoke

Southern Brooks Community Partnership

Southern Brooks Community Partnership

Set-up over 12 years ago, as a partnership between the community associations in Patchway and Bradley Stoke, and Northavon Community Council.

Website: www.southernbrooks.org.uk

Local Clubs / Societies

1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group

1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group

Promoting the development of young people in the North Bristol area.

Website: bradley-stoke-scouts.org.uk

Bradley Stoke Bowls Club

Bradley Stoke Bowls Club

The Bradley Stoke Bowls Club objective is to foster and promote the sport of flat green bowls at all levels, providing the opportunity for recreation and competition.

Website: www.bradleystokebc.co.nr

Bradley Stoke Community Singers

Bradley Stoke Community Singers

We are a community choir and meet at Bradley Stoke Community School, Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays, 7.15pm for a 7.30 pm start. All ages and abilities welcome.

Website: www.facebook.com/BradleyStokeCommunitySingers

Bradley Stoke Cricket Club

Bradley Stoke Cricket Club

View the players, club fixtures and results for the local cricket club.

Website: www.bradleystokecc.co.uk

Bradley Stoke Judo Club

Bradley Stoke Judo Club

Local judo club with a full team of qualified coaches.

Website: www.facebook.com/bradleystokejudoclub

Bradley Stoke Judo Club

Bradley Stoke Junior Netball Club

We are the junior branch of Bradley Stoke Netball club, and cater for girls 11-16 looking to start playing netball, or play alongside their school activities.

Website: www.kidsclubsbristol.co.uk/bradley-stoke-netball-club-juniors.html

Bradley Stoke Lions Club

Bradley Stoke Lions Club

Bradley Stoke Lions Club Ordinary people who accomplish amazing things within the local community.

Website: www.facebook.com/BradleyStokeLionsClub

Bradley Stoke Judo Club

Bradley Stoke Netball Club

Bradley Stoke Netball Club is a Gold CAPS (Club Action Planning Scheme) accredited club. We have 40+ members and field 4 teams in the Avon & District Netball League.

Website: www.bradleystokenetball.co.uk

Bradley Stoke Rotary Club

Bradley Stoke Rotary Club

We are a group of likeminded professionals who want to 'give something back' in a friendly environment. Our club is based in the Bradley Stoke area and our purpose to is help our local community, to raise funds for good causes and to promote international understanding and world peace!

Website: www.bradleystokerotary.org.uk

Bradley Stoke Sew and So's

Bradley Stoke Sew and So's - for patchwork, quilting and more

Do join us at our monthly 'sew-ins' to enjoy and explore all aspects of patchwork, quilting and associated crafts.

Website: bradleystokesewandsos.weebly.com

Bradley Stoke Town Football Club

Bradley Stoke Town Football Club

GFA Intermediate Cup Winners 2011. Founded 2005.

Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/bradleystoketownfc/

Bradley Stoke United Football Club

Bradley Stoke United Football Club

Local football club with five age groups playing league football.

Website: www.bsufc.co.uk

Bradley Stoke WI

Bradley Stoke WI

Bradley Stoke WI, is a North Bristol community group, forming a local branch of the national Women's Institute.

Website: www.facebook.com/BradleyStokeWI

Bradley Stoke Youth Football Club (BSYFC)

Bradley Stoke Youth Football Club (BSYFC)

Award winning FA Charter Standard Community Football Club covering U6 to U18 age ranges. The club have U9 to U14 dedicated girl teams. All players are welcome girls and boys. The club run disability football sessions for children with disabilities. All coaches are FA Qualified and FA CRB checked. Winners of the FA Charter Standard Community Club Award for 2011.

Website: www.bsyfc.co.uk

Bradley Stoke Youth Rugby @ St Mary's Old Boys

Bradley Stoke Youth Rugby @ St Mary's Old Boys

Welcome to Bradley Stoke Youth Rugby @ St Marys Old Boys web site. We play our rugby at St Marys Old Boys, the home of the Green & Black Army.

Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/bradleystokeyouthrugby/

Bristol American Football

Bristol American Football

Bristol American Football (Bristol Academy Aztecs, Bristol Academy Apache, Bristol Amazon & Bristol Academy Community league) are currently looking for new players to join our American football family with teams for men, women and boys aged 14+. For more information email bristolaztecs@hotmail.com or alternatively search Bristol Academy Apache or Bristol Academy Aztecs on Facebook and @bristolapache on Twitter & Instagram!

Christ the King Church youth group

Christ the King Church youth group

Christ the King was formally opened by The Right Revd Barry Rogerson, Bishop of Bristol, on 26th January 1991 and has since steadily developed as a focal part of life for Little Stoke and Bradley Stoke.

Website: ctkchurch.org.uk/church-youth

Girl Guides, Brownies & Rainbows

Girl Guides, Brownies & Rainbows

There are local groups of Guides, Brownies and Rainbows in Patchway, Little Stoke, Winterbourne, Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and Filton. Phone 0117 973 4776 to find out if there are vacancies at your local group.

Website: girlguidingbsg.org.uk

North Bristol RFC

North Bristol RFC

North Bristol RFC is the COMPLETE RUGBY CLUB. No matter whether you are a junior with no knowledge of the game, a veteran seeking an enjoyable social rugby experience or an interested rugby spectator.

Website: www.northbristolrfc.co.uk

North Bristol Twins Group

North Bristol Twins Group

We are a really friendly twins group providing chat, advice, coffee and craft for any parent of multiples. New members always welcome.

Website: www.northbristoltwinsgroup.co.uk

South West Winterguard Academy

South West Winterguard Academy

A non profit making community youth group in South Gloucestershire. To inspire young people through Colourguard to achieve an immediate and lasting change in themselves, their families and the community.

Website: www.southwestwinterguardacademy.org.uk

St Mary's Old Boys RFC

St Mary's Old Boys RFC

St Marys Old Boys RFC - home of the Green & Black.

Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/stmarysoldboysrfc/

Stokes Singers Online

Stokes Singers

Local 40-strong community choir who sing all kinds of popular music.

Website: www.stokessingers.org.uk

The Black & Blues - Non-league Netball Team

The Black & Blues - Non-league Netball Team

Formed in 2004, the black and blues meet up to play for fun and fitness, once a week.

Website: www.theblackandblues.co.uk

TJ's Netball Club

TJ's Netball Club

TJ's Netball Club was formed in 1995 by seven friends who wanted to play competitive netball together. Now 15 years on we have grown to have 7 teams, 11 qualified umpires and 6 qualified coaches.

Website: www.facebook.com/TJsNetballClub

Willow Brook Townswomen's Guild

Willow Brook Townswomen's Guild

Willow Brook Townswomen's Guild started in 2009 as a small group of ladies who wanted to make new friends, discover their local area and get involved in events and activities in Bradley Stoke.

Website: www.facebook.com/WillowBrookTG

Woodcraft Folk - Bradley Stoke Elfins

Woodcraft Folk - Bradley Stoke Elfins

We meet on Wednesday evenings in Bradley stoke. If you'd like to find out a bit more about our group and find out what we've been up to recently take a look at our blog.

Website: www.woodcraft.org.uk/where/group/bristol/bradley-stoke-elfin-pioneers
Blog: bradleystokewoodcraft.blogspot.com

Local Businesses

What's On  Bristol

What's On - Bristol

Your local guide to what's on in Bristol.

Website: www.whatsonbristol.co.uk

Willow Brook Centre

Willow Brook Centre

Information regarding the new Willow Brook Centre in Bradley Stoke.

Website: www.willowbrookcentre.co.uk

Other Useful Links

Eco Friendly Kids

Eco Friendly Kids

All About the Kids and the Environment.

Website: www.ecofriendlykids.co.uk

Keep Britain Tidy

Keep Britain Tidy

Keep Britain Tidy has been working to keep our country clean for nearly 60 years.

Website: www.keepbritaintidy.org

Standbrook Guide to Bradley Stoke

Standbrook Guide to Bradley Stoke

A local handbook for residents.

Website: www.standbrook-guides.com