Motorway footbridge reopened following four month closure

The replacement Pegwell Brake footbridge over the M5 motorway near Patchway was officially opened to the public this morning (Monday 18th February) by pupils from Coniston Primary School. The new steel pedestrian bridge, located between junctions 16 and 17 of the motorway, was installed last month and officially opened today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local Councillors. The 57-tonne

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Town Council notes financial implications of Stoke Lodge independence

The creation of an independent parish council for Stoke Lodge and The Common, both of which currently lie within the administrative area of Patchway, will have significant financial implications for Patchway Town Council, a meeting has heard. In a public consultation held last year, residents of Stoke Lodge and The Common voted overwhelmingly to split from Patchway and form their

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Love in the aisles at Asda, Cribbs Causeway

A local supermarket is claiming to be one of the most romantic workplaces in the region, due to a string of blossoming romances between colleagues. Asda at Cribbs Causeway has 12 colleagues who found love in the aisles, prompting store bosses to declare it Asda’s most romantic store. The longest ‘serving’ love birds found a relationship whilst working in the

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