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The Bradley Stoke Journal community news magazine is delivered NEAR-MONTHLY* to ALL 8,700 homes in Bradley Stoke, a town within the northern fringe of Bristol.

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

IMPORTANT UPDATE: We’re saddened to announce that the May 2022 issue (no. 92) of our magazine will be the last. Read more: Bradley Stoke Journal magazine enters retirement. Our online channels continue in strengthened format. Interested in advertising? Find out more about advertising on our website.

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.

The magazine is printed in full-colour on high quality uncoated paper in quarterfold page format (200mm W x 270mm H), which is 73% larger (by area) than DIN A5.

Monthly print run: 9,200 copies

* The magazine is usually placed online by the second Monday following distribution.

Map showing the distribution area of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine (along with that of its sister publication the Stoke Gifford Journal magazine):

Leaflet delivery: We can insert your leaflet inside the magazine. Read more…

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 Lahive, Manager, Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke

“We have just received the printed edition of the Journal through our letter box. Very impressive indeed.”
Andy Ward, Bradley Stoke Radio and Bradley Stoke Town Councillor

“I would just like to offer my congratulations on a fantastic first issue of the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine. A great effort and a much needed local community voice.”
Roger Worth, Rotary Club of Bristol Aztec

“I have had two calls already from the magazine and my cheque won’t have cleared the bank yet; quite impressed!”
Jim Reid, B Clean carpet cleaning (advertiser)

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

“I have been advertising in the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine for a number of months now and am really pleased with the number of orders the advert has generated for my business.”
Tracey Brackley, Sweet Tracey Cakes (advertiser)

“The response to my leaflet inserted within the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine was unprecedented, beating all previous marketing campaigns I have run in other local media.”
Sarah Nutchey, Kumon Bradley Stoke Study Centre (advertiser)

“We would like to carry on advertising with you for the next year at the same rate, as it has been very successful and has got us quite a bit of work.”
Tim Dark, Planit Garden Design & Build (advertiser)

“We have been advertising in the Bradley Stoke Journal magazine since its second edition in June 2013 and we continue to gain clients from our advert. We are more than happy with the service provided and look forward to a long term business relationship.”
Tim Seymour, TJS Business Solutions Ltd (advertiser)

“I wish to continue advertising with you for a another year. The advert has again proved to be very successful.”
Andy Morgan, Ride On Cycles (advertiser)

We’re pleased to partner with the Bradley Stoke Journal and Stoke Gifford Journals, great local newspapers, for this special edition which brings you our latest news.
Cllr Toby Savage (Leader of South Gloucestershire Council)

Get your business noticed!

Interested in advertising? Call our sales team now on 01454 300 400.

In addition to traditional display advertising, we also offer the option of advertising editorials (advertorials). See examples here:

All magazine advertisers are entitled to a strictly limited amount of exposure on our hugely popular social media channels.

We are also keen to hear from local companies who have newsworthy stories for our business pages.

Send us your news!

Got a story for our next edition? Contact our newsdesk.

To ensure we can reproduce photographs at a good size and in the highest possible quality, please send all images as standalone digital files in the highest available resolution (i.e. as they came out of the camera), uncropped and unedited. Please provide a caption for each photo.

If you have large number of files to send, or the photo files exceed 15MB in total, please split them across several emails or use a cloud transfer service such as (the ‘basic’ service is fine; no need to sign up for ‘plus’ service).

When submitting a story, please provide a phone number in case we need to contact you urgently with any queries.

Have your say!

Contribute to our Letters page

Next issues

Our May 2022 issue will be distributed between 13th May and 22nd May. Sadly, this will be the final issue of our print magazine. Our online channels (website, Facebook and Twitter) will continue.

Additional copies

The main locations from which additional copies of our magazine can be picked up are:

    • Bradley Stoke Library
    • Tesco Extra customer service desk
    • Bradley Stoke Town Council office

Recent front covers

Click a cover to read the magazine online. Note: Uploading of latest issue is intentionally delayed by up to a week.

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