Coniston street party to launch Jubilee celebration weekend

Residents of Patchway will be celebrating The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in traditional style when Coniston Community Centre hosts a street party and celebration event this Friday (1st June), between 3pm and 5pm. There’ll be something for people of all ages with children’s activities, stalls, old time songs and a traditional fairground wheel. Support has come from Coniston Community Association, Southern

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Patchway school misses out on Government refurbishment cash

Patchway Community College has learned that it has been unsuccessful in its application to the Government’s Priority School Building Programme (PSBP), aimed at schools “in need of urgent repair”. Education Secretary Michael Gove announced last week that just 261 schools from the 587 that applied would receive funding, with South Gloucestershire missing out completely on the £2bn investment. Patchway Labour

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Patchway Ki Aikido Club celebrates 15th birthday

A martial arts club in Patchway is celebrating its 15th birthday and, to mark the achievement, is offering a FREE first lesson to anybody who would like to try a session. Patchway Ki Aikido Club is a small, well established, very friendly club that practises twice a week at Patchway Community Centre in Rodway Road. The club was established by

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Aztec West careers fair to help people into work

Bristol and South Gloucestershire residents who are battling to find their next job are being offered help at a careers fair being held in North Bristol tomorrow (Tuesday 15th May). Merlin Housing Society is working with a host of local organisations to arrange the fair at The Edge Church, 1160 Park Avenue, Aztec West Business Park [BS32 4TL, map], from

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