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A Warm Welcome

We hope that residents in our local community will find this website to be a useful resource. If you have any suggestions for additional features please get in touch.

The Parish Council has nine Councillors who meet once a month.  They work hard on a voluntary basis to ensure that Stoke Lodge is a pleasant place to live.  … read about our Councillors 

Public Information

Commemoration Service for the invasion of Ukraine

Commemoration Service for the invasion of Ukraine

St Mary’s Church, Yate is holding a commemoration service marking two years since the invasion of Ukraine. All our residents and Ukrainian guests are invited to attend a service that will be held in Yate on Saturday 24 February to mark two years since the invasion of Ukraine. The service will be attended by dignitaries from South Gloucestershire Council and Yate Town Council and will include a candlelight vigil to remember about those left behind in Ukraine. There will be traditional Ukrainian music from choirs, an opera singer and Bandura players, as well as readings in both Ukrainian and English. After the service, guests are invited to join the Homes for Ukraine team for refreshments.  Download information about the service in English and Ukrainian (pdf format)

Saturday 24 February
6pm to 9pm
St Mary’s Church, Church Road, Yate BS37 5BG

If you need help with transport, or if you have any enquiries please contact:

Four Towns & Vale trips for 2024

Four Towns & Vale Link Community Transport day trips for 2024

These day trips are pre-bookable by phoning Four Towns

Trips to country pubs and garden centres from £6.  Locations include The Lamb Inn Iron Acton, Tortworth Farmer’s Table, Eastwood Garden Centre Falfield, The Fox Yate, Almondsbury Garden Centre, Highfield Garden Centre Whitminster and The Rose & Crown Rangeworthy.  Please note these trips are for members only. For further details and to book

The Happy Parent

South Gloucestershire Council has launched a new website for parents and carers of children aged 0-5 years. The Happy Parent, Happy Child webpage features mental health and wellbeing resources for both carers and their children, fun activity ideas and tips on self-care. There are several resources designed to help build resilience and help families thrive, even when times are difficult.

For more information, visit

About Stoke Lodge Community

aerial view of Stoke Lodge Community showing houses, streets and the common including the Pavilion
The Parish of Stoke Lodge and The Common is a suburb of Bristol in the County of South Gloucestershire.  It is largely made up of chalet bungalows built in the 1950s and 60s. The Parish has easy rail and road access to London and South Wales. There are about 1800 people living in the Parish, which is located approximately 11 miles north of Bristol City Centre.

There are a number local amenities in or near the parish including Stoke LodgeThe Holy Family,  and St Chads Primary Schools; as well as a selection of local shops at Chelford Grove.  There are nearby Doctors Surgeries at Bradley Stoke and Stoke Gifford.  It’s also close to the Mall at Cribbs Causeway, as well as The Venue featuring a Vue Cinema, dining and bowling.

Stoke Lodge has an open area of 20 acres (8.1 ha)  known as Stoke Lodge Playing Fields.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion set in the Common with children's play area, available for the Community

The Pavilion was refurbished in 2015 and is now an excellent community venue for meetings, children’s parties, Brownies, Kiddies Clubs and Pre-School.  The adjoining field provides an excellent space for football. Read more about the venue and contacts …

Almondsbury Youth FC

We are seeking additional player’s for these age groups…

  • U10’s Girls Team (new team)
  • U12’s Boys Team (Avon youth league division 4)
  • U13’s Boys Team (Avon youth league division 2)

We focus on player development, improving fitness, teamwork & social enjoyment.

Almondsbury Youth Football Club Player Search

We train Saturday mornings & play matches on Sunday, so we are looking for players who can commit to weekend football. Home team pitch & training is held at The Pavilion Common, The Avenue, North Bristol, BS34 6BD. Call our team manager Stuart 07737181152 or email

AYFC details above as a pdf to download

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