BMX club rides away with Patchway sport award

Bristol BMX Club has scooped the 2012 Patchway Community Club Grassroots Award. Organised by Patchway Sports Association, the competition is a celebration of sport for Patchway, which this year saw nine clubs nominated. The awards evening was hosted by Patchway Sports and Social Club on Sunday 21st October and on the night over 100 people were also treated to a

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Patchway Community College rated “good” by Ofsted inspectors

Patchway Community College has been praised by Ofsted inspectors who have awarded the school a ‘good’ grading under the new, more rigorous Ofsted regime. Patchway is the first secondary school in South Gloucestershire to be inspected under the tougher Ofsted regime. In their report, inspectors praised the school’s results, noting: “Regardless of their starting points, ability or special educational needs,

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Armed robbery at Patchway Roundabout opticians

Police are appealing to the public for witnesses and information following an armed robbery in Patchway this afternoon (Wednesday 17th October). At around 1:50pm a man entered Boots the Opticians (formerly Dolland & Aitchison) on Coniston Road and threatened staff with a bladed instrument whilst demanding money. The man made off with cash from the store. Officers investigating this incident would

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Highwood Road closure ignored by majority of drivers

The coming-into-force of a traffic order banning general traffic from a stretch of Patchway’s Highwood Road was widely ignored by drivers yesterday (Monday 15th). With no new signage being put out, drivers of cars, vans and lorries continued to traverse the section of road between Charlton Boulevard and Coniston Road, ignoring new regulations that restrict access to buses, taxis and

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