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Fishponds People Community Website


This website was run by Richard, volunteer from 2008 - 2016.
The GFNP is now awaiting a new website by a two community volunteers who are working with Georgie Bryant (area development officer)
to take the site forward using new technologies. If you would like to be involved please contact Georgie Click here
Take care, Richard

Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership page

25 short posts about life in Greater Fishponds

1 - Greater Fishponds Today 17 - buying and renting homes 10 Education in Greater Fishponds 4 Bristol Arena 19 - It pays to explore

14 - Councillors of GFNP area

7 - Places to Eat in and around.
9 - Wellbeing Funding 4U. 21 - Discover our Frome Valley routes 16 - Bird Watching 25 - Explore Bristol 8 - Explore East Bristol Map 23 - Bristol's Newest Park
13 - Sporting Opportunities 6 - 2016 Public Transport 2 - Young People 5 - Older People 3 - Local Libraries 20 - Buildings for Community
22 - Looking out for neighbours 18 - Luncheon
24 - Frenchay 10k Road Race 11 - Faith Buildings 12 - Local Policing 15 - Lost and Buried areas

Discover East Bristol

Our new Green Capital Map is now available online to explore. 10,000 printed copies are made available at various collection points and at Bristol Tourism Centre. This is a project by St George and Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnerships working as one to further help add our community to the tourism trails. Well done to everyone involved. The official launch date is early next month by the Green Capital and NPs teams. 
Go to our parks and take the challenges.

Visit Bristol Website:


Contact GFNP Contact us

Frome Valley on Twitter
Please follow us on Twitter
Daily tweets from Facebook

Destination Bristol
Bristol Council Press Releases

Facebook Page for Fishponds NP
check for daily news on our
FB page run by volunteers

J. B. Landscapes, Bristol. Garden Build & Maintenance: Facebook: Explore our Frome Valley

Search the Fishponds website with Google

Conservative Club
Fishponds Conservative Club serving the local Community in the heart of Fishponds

Avon and Somerset Police Logo
Local Police teams

Explore our Frome Valley


Avon Scouts and other youth opportunities.. click here

Spirit Health Clubs in Frenchay
Ask for details, full health suite available next to Greater Fishponds
- ask for great joining offers

Destination Bristol

Bristol Council:
Bristol Council Press Releases


Health Services Click here
New centre for Eastville

New Police Cadet scheme.
Are you aged 14 to 17?
Do you live or go to school/college in Bristol?
If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and the chance to help your community, join the new Avon and Somerset Volunteer Police Cadet scheme. recruitment/ PoliceStaffVolunteers/cadets


14 things you may not have known about Greater Fishponds in Bristol.


12 reasons why Greater Fishponds is by far the worst part of Bristol :)

Places of Worship
Fishponds - Places of Worship

Bristol and Bath Railway Path
Bristol & Bath Railway Path

Explore our Frome Valley

Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership
Visit the Greater Fishponds NP dedicated webpage click here


Shopping Local Fishponds, Bristol
Shopping in Fishponds, Bristol

Bristol Temple Quarter and Enterprise Zone
Discover Temple Quarter

Green Flag Awards for Snuff Mills Actions Group and Friends of Troopers Hill
Visit: Snuff Mills & Troopers Hill

Our City Magazine Online

Architectoral Decor in Bristol

Friends of the Railway Path Park in Greater Fishponds click here

Better by Bike in Bristol

Best Cycling Routes Click here

Bristol Festival of Ideas

Pubs and Cafe's
Local Pubs and Cafe's

Fishponds and Downend Lawn Tennis Association
Now called Frenchay & Downend LTC
Sports in and around Fishponds

Snuff Mills Action Group in Fishponds
Face Book page Click Here

Hillfields Community Trust

Events in Bristol
Events in Bristol

Restaurants and Function Rooms

Police Car
Greater Fishponds Police

Fishponds and Downend Rotary Club
Fishponds & Downend Rotary

Community Action
Community Action and Meetings

Jobs and Careers
Jobs & Careers Advice

New Hillfields, Eastville and Frome Vale in Bloom website. Visit:

Contact your local Councillor
Hillfields Craig Cheney and Frome Vale Lesley Alaxander and Eastville Mhairi Mhairi Threlfall


La Piazza 1
La Piazza 1 for first class Italian Food

Support Feed Bristol by the Avon Wildlife Trust

Community Wellbeing Funding
Community Wellbeing Funding Click here

Transport Options in Greater Fishponds
Public Transport
in and around Greater Fishponds Click here
Bus routes along: Soundwell Road, Thicket Avenue, Fishponds Road and Frenchay Park Road, Muller Road.

Walking in the wider area

Fishponds Libraries
local libraries... now offering a range of activities and facilities.
Bristol Central Library for a massive choice!

Bristol Pound
Bristol Pound website

Go Places to Play
in Bristol

Eckho Bristol
Explore Bristol's events with EckhoBristol

Kingswood Leisure Centre
Kingswood Leisure Centre, Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre and Easton Leisure Centre

Travel Bristol
Public Transport in Bristol.. click here

Greater Fishponds Nighbourhood Forums (logo is Copyright)
Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership page

Please keep visiting this page for daily updates:

Community Groups in Greater Fishponds
Community Groups

Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2011
Visit for events, city centre information, shopping, markets etc and for museums visit:

Camping, caravanning, package holidays and cruises click here

Swimming and Leisure at Soundwell & Easton Click here

Cinema, Bowling, Laser Quest + more.. Click here

Property in Fishponds
Homes in the wider area

Cycling City - Bristol to Bath Railway Path and more.

Looking for a good pub/ restaurant in the wider area? Click here

Where is Greater Fishponds? See the ward maps below..
Hillfields Ward Map, Eastville Vale Ward Map & Frome Vale Ward Map

Dave Fox Frenchay Hardy Plants
Based in Greater Fishponds is Frenchay Hardy Plants. Meet expert Dave Fox who lives in Eastville Ward and has Plot 20 off Frenchay Park Road in Frome Vale.
Specialist grower and has a wide range of Alpine, Perennial, Shrubs, Grasses, Herbs and Vegetables..
Larger Perennials from £1.50 or 4 for £5.00. All grown on the Nursery and a good selection of Shrubs from £2.50.

Visit: Dave's facebook page or Tel. 9518819

Conservative Club

Fishponds Conservative Club serving the local Community in the heart of Fishponds or


Bikes for All based in Greater Fishponds. Community Project at community prices..
Spares, Repairs and Bikes for Sale. For further details please contact Dale Haynes on:
07856000221. Or call into Hillfields Community Hub (Formally the Youth Centre)
Thicket Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 4EH. (accessible via Hillfields Park as well).


Local Farmers Markets
Local Shops, Local Produce

Youth Activities and Memberships
Youth Activities and Memberships

Greater Fishponds Parks
Greater Fishponds Parks
Includes: Oldbury Court & Stoke Park Estate's, Railway Path, Snuff Mills & Eastville Park..

Shopping local in Greater Fishponds
Local Shops in Greater Fishponds

Fishponds History
Fishponds History

Alm Sports at Local Academies Sports facilities at new academies in Greater Fishponds

Bristol and Bath Science Park
Bristol Bath Science Park

Ship Shape Bristol - Harbourside Magazine

Bristol Cinemas
Cinema's in Bristol

Libraries West
Local Libraries in Greater Bristol working together

Fishponds and Downend Rotary Club
Fishponds Freemasonry

Students & Fishponds

Avon and Somerset Police Logo
Local Police teams


Banks & Building Societies

Sports, clubs and opportunities

Local Countryside

Bristol Community Transport

Healthy walking programmes visit our walking page

Bristol's Nightlife visit:

Green Peace Bristol

SG&S College
Greater Fishponds area education page
Click here

Message from Cllr Lesley Ann Alexander
Bristol Council have been subdividing some of their larger allotment plots so that it now has plots immediately available to rent. To apply for an allotment – either call the allotment office on 9223737, look at their website – or e mail

Colliers Gardens, Brunel Care at Gill Avenue. 

Colliers Gardens offers a lot of social activities on site and a restaurant that is open for lunch 7 days a week. All tenants and community members over 55 are encouraged to use the facilities. We also provide a bathing service for members of the community with an assisted bath and a carer. Colliers has it’s own minibus and provides transport for some activities.

Colliers Gardens, Delabere Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2NA.

Manager: Jane Mapstone: Tel: Office 0117 9586336 / 07766 880 960 or Tel: Social Club/Transport 0117 9589078

Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership Youth Opportunities in North East Bristol

Fishponds Voice
Fishponds area dedicated newspaper read it online now @fishpondsvoice

J. B. Landscapes, Bristol. Garden Build & Maintenance: Facebook:

Greater Fishponds Skyline

Contact GFNP Contact us

Where is Greater Fishponds? Answer: Everything between Stoke Park Estate (M32) and almost Soundwell Road and includes Greenbank Graveyard to the gate of Frenchay Hospital. What places are within Greater Fishponds? Answer: Cossham Hospital, Brunel Academy, Fishponds Trading Estate, Royate Hill Nature Reserve, Greenbank Graveyard, Eastville Park, Stapleton Village, Wickham Glen, Snuff Mills, Oldbury Court Estate, Frenchay Museum, Downend Tavern, Bristol & Bath Railway Path from Staple Hill Tunnel to Chocolate Factory, Lodge Hill Open Space. Bristol Brunel Academy. What places are within 2-10 minutes walk from the boundary? Kingswood Shopping area, Staple Hill Shopping area, Downend Shopping area, Frenchay Common, Hambrook Junction, UWE Frenchay Campus, Purdown, Eastgate Retail Park with IKEA, St George Park. Easton shopping area's and Stoke Gifford. Visit: Fishponds Walking Page and Shopping Page

Greater Fishponds Pubs and relaxing Cafés So many to choose from.. St Marks Road near Eastville to Downend and beyond..
read Destination East Bristol place cards:

Search the Fishponds website with Google

Please keep visiting this page for daily updates:

Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership page/council-and-democracy/ greater-fishponds-neighbourhood -partnership

Barratt Homes and Steiner Academy Bristol are pleased to announce plans to redevelop the UWE Bristol St Matthias Campus in Fishponds, Bristol.  Following Bristol City Council identifying the site for redevelopment, last month, Bristol City Council unanimously voted to approve the planning permission subject to the section 106 being signed in January 2015. We anticipate the build to start in the spring.

 Click here to view the Exhibition Boards with details of the proposals.

Students & Fishponds

Bristol Repair Cafe

Bristol Repair Cafe.. Join them on facebook - Repair instead of replace

Discover East Bristol. Click here for flyers online

Where is Greater Fishponds? It's most of this... click here

Fishponds Police team has asked that as many people as possible please register your belongings with Immobilise. 
Immobilise is a database which has millions of belongings listed and if your belongings are taken and the Police find them, you'll see those belongings returned within hours of discovery.
It's a free service and it goes a long way to help in the fight against crime. 
Please visit: It takes about 30 minutes.

Would you like your home better protected? Fishponds Police Team are here to help. 
Free security devices are available for your home right now, supplied and fitted by the Police force. Window alarms, chain locks and more..
Please email. PCSO. Karl Bowers who will coordinate for Greater Fishponds.

On behalf of Sergeant Jonathan Ames
Who is your local Police team in Fishponds?

Frome Vale: frome-vale Hillfields: hillfields Eastville: eastville Broomhill: broomhill

Bristol Green Capital 2015

Rediscover East Bristol visit-bristol/ten-things-you-never-knew-about-east-bristol

Bristol Universities - Community News Click here

New Hillfields, Eastville and Frome Vale in Bloom website. Visit:

The Masons Arms, a dog friendly pub (dogs to be kept of leads) is now offering a lunch menu. Click here for details

Bristol Mayor. A Vision for Bristol Click Here

Community Bar

Greater Fishponds Health and Wellbeing
Health and Support for Greater Fishponds

Greater Fishponds - Awarded Gold Pennant at South West in Bloom Awards in Truro 2013.
Best Community in the South West by the Royal Horticultural Society
: Fishponds Nature Page & Neighbourhoods

New website for Staple Hill Legion Club

Join Avon Wildlife Trust from just £2.50 a month and support our local sites in Greater Fishponds which include: Royate Hill, Coombe Brook and Feed Bristol. Visit:

Careers and employment and Education and Local Policing and Local Government

Hillfields Young Mothers Groups celebrates 13 years in 2016. A great service which has saved Hillfields Youth Hub from closure. Visit:

Please visit The Care Forum for Fishponds Click here

The Care Forum in Fishponds Wellbeing.. please read: Doc 1 and Doc 2 and Doc 3 Thank you.

Rise Coaching is Fishponds newest business

Frome Vale Ward visit

Hillfields Ward visit

Eastville Ward

Downend Tavern

Greater Fishponds Pubs

Greater Fishpponds Map

Would you like to see Playing Out in your street? What's Playing Out? Visit our Youth Page

Frome Valley on Twitter

Please join the Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership on Facebook and Twitter to discover even more news

Search Fishponds website with Google

Facebook Page for Fishponds NP

Please keep visiting this page for daily updates:

Greater Fishponds is the ideal ‘Walkers are Welcome’ hub for Bristol. Visit Frome Valley

Greater Fishponds NP

Bristol Links Education Parks in Greater Fishponds and the wider community Greater Fishponds Council Greater Fishponds Walks Faith Groups Pubs in Greater Fishponds and the wider community Community Buildings in Greater Fishponds Youth Transport News Shopping in Bristol Health and Wellbeing Fishponds Librares in Bristol Local nature reserves Funding for community projects in Greater Fishponds Local Museums in Bristol Community Action Groups Fishponds in Bloom Bristol 800 Events in Fishponds and Bristol Greater Fishponds Neighbourhood Partnership Greater Fishponds NP sub groups Greater Fishponds Council Oldbury Court Estate in Greater Fishponds in the Frome Valley Leisure facilities in Greater Fishponds Youth Options in and around Greater Fishponds Community Buildings in Greater Fishponds Sign up to Fishponds People Greater Fishponds CouncilTake action to help make Greater Fishponds a better place to live and work!Sports in Greater Fishponds and the wider communityGreater Fishponds WalksCycling in Greater Fishponds and the wider communityParks in Greater Fishponds and the wider communityHomes in Greater Fishponds and the wider communityRestaurants in Greater Fishponds and the wider communityPubs in Greater Fishponds and the wider community TransportPoliceEventsLeisureYouth Education Frome Vale Ward Hillfields Ward Eastville Ward

Contact your local Councillor
Hillfields Craig Cheney and Frome Vale Lesley Alaxander and Eastville Mhairi Threlfall

Kingfisher Cafe, Cafe Grounded, Dominos Pizza... just some new retailers in Fishponds for 2015.

Bristol is European Green Capital 2015
Visit our wonderful nature in Bristol. Greater Fishponds in Bloom Nature Page

Over 55s opportunities in Fishponds
Opportunities for the over 55's in Greater Fishponds

Frome Valley
Visit the Frome Valley website in Greater Fishponds, Bristol



Eastville Park Benches
Well done to Friends of Eastville Park & Denise James for restored benches around our lake!

Fishponds Sub Groups

A door to door 24/7 365 days a year service to its members.
Details and membership application form can be found on our website

For more information on how to become a member email, write or text us….
As our members constantly tell us….we are helping them to “Get a Life”

Martyn Hancock, Co-ordinator, Accessible Transport 4 U CIC

Greater Fishponds contact

Greater Fishponds is 8 miles in circumference

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