October 22 roundup of the Dings

Under the Arches

New Bristol deli completes the street of vendors in historic arches

Bristol Post published a piece on our new local deli – see it here. Local’s comments on the Deli

Bought some pasta from there and the components to make a sauce and it was amazing.

Great cannolis, cheap too! The coffee is good and is cheaper than in most coffee shops.

I tried The Pasty Emporium on the search for Bristol’s best pasty

We can work out where the Bristol ost staff have been hanging out as they appear to have been Pasty tasting too – check out their glowing review here.

So why not pop your face in and say hi to our archers neighbours and support the local businesses?


A big big thank you to all our wonderful neighbors for their generosity to the soggiest of Halloween trick or treaters! ,🦇💚🦇💀💀🍬🍬🦇💚🦇

Goodbye to Country Studio Framing

Country Studio Framing said goodbye as Heather is off for retirement after 12 years in the area.

“War of the Worlds” on Disney+ is good for location spotting!

Coming soon to the Propyard

Propyard is launching a brand new indoor ice rink near Bristol city centre next week. The St Philips venue is getting into the Christmas spirit early by transforming into a Winterland extravaganza, offering ice rink bumper cars and indoor winter markets throughout the festive season. More details on the Bristolpost here.

Other News pieces

Greggs to open new store in former McColl’s convenience store

Another spot by Bristol Live’s roving reporters check it out here.

The Grovenor Hotel had a massive fire …

Grano goes back to the beginning to open their first restaurant shared by Bristol 24/7 here.

Wellspring Settlement Centre opens as a welcoming centre for those in fuel hardship

Address: 41 – 43 Ducie Road Bristol BS5 0AXO opening hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-5pm; Welcome Café: Tuesday and Thursday 11am-2pm

Last but not Least …..

Thank You Awards 2022

A very well deserved win to our Very own Sally Casely finally awarded for all the work she does for the dings (including suggesting an update the website!)

Sally Caseley, nominated by Eastside Community Trust 

Sally has been involved in her local community for over 20 years. Sally was on the board for Community at Heart (later Up Our Street) and was the chair of the organisation for a number of years. Sally cares so much about The Dings where she lives and has a particular interest in making sure young people are supported. 

and to the Dings as a whole for our community (run obviously by Sally!)

The Dings Community Association, nominated by Becky Whitmore 

The Ding Community Association is made up of a group of local residents that love their area and what to make things better for people that live the ‘village in a city’. They work out of The Safe ‘Ouse next to Dings Park running regular activities for the community.