Fishponds Voice Features

June 05 2016

Even the Queen knows about my light bulbs, says collector Dave

MOST young males in the 1970s spent their spare time playing with Action Man, riding their Chopper bikes or playing Subbuteo... Read More


May 10 2016

The City Gardener - By Tim Barton

The City Gardener - By Tim Barton.. Read More


May 10 2016

Planning Matters

This month Chris looks at Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas and the new buzzwords surrounding these hot topics.. Read More


May 10 2016

Medicinal plants in the Frome Valley

From mid-April this year, the buds of elderflowers have appeared on the elder shrubs and trees dotted along the riverbanks and in nearby parks. Elderflowers are still widely used to make a cordial or wine, but the elder is perhaps less well known for its medicinal properties. .. Read More


May 10 2016

Exploring arts options in our community

Meet artist Anna Blightman, our new columnist and curator at the Kingfisher Cafe. Anna has been exploring Fishponds’ cultural heart since she arrived here last summer and finds out it’s beating very nicely indeed..... Read More


May 10 2016

The history that’s lying underneath our feet

WHERE might you find the best preserved Victorian coal mine in the UK? Not, it seems, in South Wales or Yorkshire but on our doorstep in South Gloucestershire... Read More


May 10 2016

Why me? Amanda’s health woe shows her power of a good diet

When Staple Hill complementary therapist Amanda Staples was diagnosed with ME her world fell apart. In a desperate bid to find a cure, she was forced to look at her diet. Much to her surprise, her crippling symptoms improved within just weeks of changing what she ate. Now she has written a book, Eating For Energy, and tells Jayne Taylor it will help not only people suffering from ME but people with food intolerances and even those who feel they just need more get up and go.. Read More


March 22 2016

Fishponds Features

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