Photo of four people, including the prime minister, in 10 Downing Street.

Stoke Gifford community champions meet Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

A Bristol husband-and-wife team who run an autism- and neurodiverse-friendly shop enjoyed an unforgettable visit to Downing Street last week to share their inspiring community work with the prime minister. Community champions Lucy and Richard Smith, owners of Your Village Shop at Stoke Gifford Retirement Village, were invited as guests of their local member of parliament Jack Lopresti.

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Stoke Gifford knitters pay tribute to Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Residents at Stoke Gifford Retirement Village who created a knitted effigy of Queen Elizabeth II to mark the late monarch’s Platinum Jubilee have spoken of their sadness at her death. A letter sent from Balmoral Castle in August said Her Majesty had been “interested to see the splendid photos” of their creation and “touched by the care taken by all those involved”.

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Photo of the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the official opening.

Vast £56m retirement complex officially opened in Stoke Gifford

A vast, multi-million pound retirement complex has officially opened in Stoke Gifford. Located off Coldharbour Lane, opposite the University of the West of England (UWE), the Stoke Gifford Retirement Village offers those over the age of 55 a new approach to retirement living. Made up of 92 one-bedroom and 169 two-bedroom fully accessible, self-contained flats, the village is set across

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