Vox pop: Highwood Road closure

The closure of Highwood Road in Patchway has caused a lot of controversy. Many local people have had to change their route to work or have been affected by diverted traffic, and the petition to keep the road open has so far been ignored by South Gloucestershire Council. So how has this change affected the daily lives of people living

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Coniston Road to be resurfaced next week

A Patchway road that has been riddled with potholes for years is to be closed for resurfacing for up to five days next week (w/c Monday 18th March). South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has announced that the stretch of Coniston Road between Rodway Road and Waterside Drive will be subject to “major maintenance works” that will involve the planing off of

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Uncertainty continues as Callicroft School fails to recruit new headteacher

The process of recruiting a new headteacher for Callicroft Primary School has suffered a setback after just two people applied for the job, which had been advertised nationally in January. The position became vacant after the previous holder of the post, Sandra Lakeman, resigned suddenly last October. Governers at the school have since decided that neither of the two applicants

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Patchway’s new food co-op now operational

The Patchway Food Co-op has been set up by volunteers at Brooks Cafe. It’s a new way of buying fresh produce in Patchway. Bags of mixed seasonal fruit or/and vegetables are available to buy at cost price, to ensure everyone gets the most value for money. Vegetable bags are just £5 for approx eight items and fruit bags are £4

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