Bookstart Bear makes storytime visit to Patchway Library

Children and their families welcomed the Bookstart Bear to a special story time session at Patchway Library yesterday (Wednesday 9th May) to celebrate the launch of Bookstart 20 in South Gloucestershire. Cllr Mike Drew, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council (SGC), was on hand to lead the celebrations and cut a special Bookstart birthday cake. Bookstart is the much-loved national reading

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Cycle hire scheme rolled out at local schools

Students at four local secondary schools are getting on their bikes thanks to an innovative loan scheme supported by South Gloucestershire Council. The Cyked scheme gives students the chance to hire one of 40 bikes to help them travel between the campuses of Patchway Community College, Bradley Stoke Community School, Abbeywood Community School and Filton College. Partnership working between the

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