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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Scott Park’s accessible play area officially opened

A new accessible play area for children with disabilities was officially opened at Scott Park on Saturday (21st September). The ceremony was performed by Cllr Ian Boulton, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council,  joined by local children who will use the park and their parents or carers. Cllr Boulton also unveiled a plaque designating Scott Park as a Queen Elizabeth II Field in Trust.

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Patchway Festival gets under way this weekend

The annual two-week Patchway Festival gets under way this coming weekend (Saturday 6th July), with the traditional Community Fair in Scott Park. A parade of primary school children, community groups and performers will leave Coniston Parade at 12.30pm, walking down Coniston Road to Scott Park, where the fair will be officially opened at 1pm. The theme of this year’s festival

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Jump play centre to close for improvement work

The Jump indoor play centre at Cribbs Causeway is to close for twelve days from Monday (24th September) for work that will bring exciting improvements to the playframes and inflatables. A notice on the centre’s website reads: “We are always committed to improving our centres so during September/October we will be developing our party frames and investing in a new

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