Patchway Youth Centre re-opened with a bang

Patchway Youth Centre was re-opened with a bang last month by Cllr Ian Boulton, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council. The building, on Consiton Road, is now being run by Southern Brooks Community Partnership (SBCP), with financial support from South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) and Patchway Town Council. Attended by scores of local residents, young people and councillors, the opening was preceded

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Highwood Road: Councillors told to ignore financial implications of re-opening

In what appears to be a significant about-turn in policy, South Gloucestershire councillors who will meet next Wednesday (16th October) to decide whether to make permanent the “experimental” closure of Highwood Road to general traffic, have been told to base their decision only on “relevant transport considerations” and to take no account of the potential cost to the council. A

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Patchway fashion student chosen to write blog for Welsh shopping centre

Former Patchway Community College student Ria Matthews, 19, has been given the opportunity to make a break into fashion journalism after being chosen as a Welsh shopping centre’s ‘student stylista blogger’. University of South Wales BA Fashion Promotion student Ria will use expert knowledge gained through her course and natural fashion flair to advise readers on the latest trends via regular

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