Permanent closure of Highwood Road recommended by council officers

A report produced by officers of South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) ahead of a crucial committee meeting next week has recommended that the “experimental” closure of Highwood Road to general traffic be made permanent without further consultation. The recommendation is made despite the latest public consultation on the closure showing that 89% of 221 respondents were against the scheme. The news

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More record GCSE results for Patchway Community College

Students at Patchway Community College celebrated with excitement and jubilation on receiving their GCSE results on Thursday morning (22nd August). The school gained record high results in a wide range of subjects, including Maths, History, RE, Sport and Performing Arts, with the percentage of students gaining five A*-C grades increasing to 78%. Headteacher Jane Millicent said: “Students of all abilities

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Public meeting called as final decision on Highwood Road closure looms

A public meeting has been called to discuss local residents’ concerns about the “experimental” closure of Highwood Road after it emerged that South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) is to make a final decision on the closure at a committee meeting in September. The local meeting takes place at Coniston Community Centre, near The Parade in Coniston Road, on Thursday 22nd August

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