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Collage showing front covers of three issues of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine.

We are Bradley Stoke’s number one independent news source. Our website is included in the prestigious Google News index and our social media channels have over 13,000 followers.

The Bradley Stoke Journal Magazine

UPDATE: We’re saddened to announce that the May 2022 issue (no. 92) of our magazine will be the last. Scroll down the page to find out about advertising opportunities on our website.

The Bradley Stoke Journal magazine (first published in 2013) is delivered NEAR-MONTHLY* to ALL 8,700 homes in Bradley Stoke, a town within the northern fringe of Bristol.

A further 500 copies of the magazine are placed at public locations in Almondsbury, Bradley Stoke, Little Stoke, Patchway, Stoke Gifford, Stoke Lodge and Winterbourne. These locations include community centres, libraries, schools, doctors’ surgeries, dental surgeries, pubs and takeaways.

Total monthly distribution: 9,200 copies

* Nine issues per year; no magazine published in April, August or December.

What people are saying about the magazine

“I am really impressed, it’s a fantastic read. Really positive, informative and genius issues of local interest.”
Scott, Manager, Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke

“Brilliant publication. Advert has paid for itself!”
Phil, Concept Property Maintenance (advertiser)

“We have found the advert with you to be very successful and we’d like to renew for a year, please”
Guy, Rosie Posie Pet Services (advertiser)

Read the latest issue

Click the image below to read the May 2022 issue of our magazine online.

Photo of a magazine cover.

To read all previous issues of our magazine, visit

Advertising in our magazine

We offer spaces ranging from twelfth-page (58mm W x 50mm H) to full-page (180mm W x 250mm H).

Prices for magazine advertising start from just £17 per issue.

Find out more about advertising in our magazine: Bradley Stoke Journal Magazine

Leaflet insertion

We can insert your A5 (or similar size) leaflet in or magazine.

Find out more about our leaflet insertion service: Leaflet Distribution

The Bradley Stoke Journal Website

Our website has run over 3,000 news stories and published more than 300 pages of community information since it was launched in early 2008.

Screenshot of the Bradley Stoke Journal website.

The website is fully responsive, meaning that its layout adapts automatically to suit the type device on which it is being viewed (e.g. desktop, laptop, iPad or other tablet, smartphone).

In May 2020, Google Analytics shows our readership having a device mix of 50 percent smartphone, 40 percent desktop or laptop and 10 percent tablet.

Advertising on our website

Banner advertising slots are available as follows:

  • On the front page (A: wide banner at top of the page; B: deeper banner further down the page)
  • In the sidebar* (C, D & E: top, middle and bottom positions)
  • On specific A-Z business directory and other information pages (F)
  • Within the text flow of recent news stories (G)

Homepage and sidebar slots

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Homepage, showing slots A & B in the main section, and slots C, D & E in the sidebar.

A-Z Business directory

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A-Z business directory page, showing an enhanced entry with a promotional image (F).

Within-article slot

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Single news article, showing the first within-text-flow slot (G).

* Note that the sidebar appears as shown in the image above on desktop, laptop and iPad (in landscape orientation). On smaller devices, the sidebar drops down below the main content, meaning that it is less prominent (although the adverts it contains do appear larger in this mode).

Prices for website banner advertising range from £5 to £30 per month.

Interested? Please Contact Us for further details.

Sponsored posts

We can run a sponsored post (a.k.a. advertorial) on our website for a charge of £50. Posts are accepted at our discretion. In accordance with ASA rules, such posts will be prominently marked as SPONSORED or ADVERTORIAL.

🔗 View a list of recent advertorial posts on the Bradley Stoke Journal website

Interested? Please Contact Us for further details.

Free directory listing

Local companies are entitled to a free basic listing in the A-Z Business Directory on our website. An entry can include:

  • Name of business
  • One line (approx 60 characters) description of services offered
  • Address (if applicable)
  • Telephone number
  • Website address (if applicable)
  • Facebook page (if applicable)

Free entries are provided at the editor’s discretion and we may ask you to reciprocate the favour, e.g. by including a link to the Bradley Stoke Journal on your website or Facebook page.

Send us your details now via our Contact Us page!

For maximum impact we recommend upgrading to an enhanced listing with a promotional image (slot F in the screenshot above). This costs the equivalent of just £5 per month.

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