Pupils at Callicroft Primary School, Patchway wearing high visibility vests donated by Specsavers.

Specsavers’ hi-vis jackets help Callicroft kids stay safe in winter

A donation of high-visibility vests to a Patchway school will help ensure the pupils can “stay safe and be seen” during the winter months. As part of Specsavers’ national sponsorship of Road Safety Week (coordinated annually by Brake), the store at Unit 30, The Mall, Cribbs Causeway handed over hundreds of high-visibility vests to Callicroft Primary School at the beginning of December. Gaurav

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Double yellow lines and kerb. Photo by Dominic Alves.

Council opens second consultation on proposed highway improvement measures

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has opened a second round of public consultation on selected aspects of a proposed scheme that aims to address traffic and parking issues in the Coniston Road area of Patchway. The proposed measures have come out of a review of the “remaining traffic issues” in the Patchway area, following SGC’s decision, last October, to keep Highwood Road permanently closed to general

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Filton Airfield redevelopment: Aerial view.

Filton Airfield development plans submitted

A press release from the potential developers of the site. Following nearly a year of consultation with local people, BAE Systems and Alder King have submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of Filton Airfield. Developing the site would create around 9,000 jobs and vital new community facilities serving the wider community. It would bring two new primary schools, a new

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The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol.

Exhibition to reveal plans for expansion of The Mall at Cribbs Causeway

A public exhibition being held today and tomorrow (Friday & Saturday 24th/25th October) at The Mall in Cribbs Causeway will invite feedback on proposals for new retail space and community facilities at the out-of-town shopping centre. The planned investment is intended to create a new heart for the emerging Cribbs/Patchway New Neighbourhood, where 8,000 new homes are expected to be

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Patchway Community Centre, Rodway Road, Patchway, Bristol.

Job fair at Patchway Community Centre

South Gloucestershire Council has teamed up with the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) to host a job fair and advice day in Patchway. The event takes place on Friday 31st October at the Patchway Community Centre on Rodway Road, from 10am to 2pm. Its aim is to provide an opportunity for jobseekers to meet with a variety of employers and talk face

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Charlton Hayes Autumn Fun Day

Residents of Charlton Hayes are invited to a community BBQ and fun day on Saturday (18th October), organised by the community development worker and resident volunteers. The fun day, which runs from 12pm to 2.30pm, will be a celebration of autumn and will also give residents the opportunity to learn about safety on a building site (construction industry mascot Ivor Goodsite

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