Members of Patchway Army Cadet unit.

Patchway Army Cadets inspire local youth

Based near Patchway youth club, the Patchway Army Cadets are looking for new recruits aged 12 to 18 years old to join their established unit. The cadet group aims to engage and encourage young people in the local community through military-themed activity sessions which help to develop important team-building skills and leadership qualities. The unit is led by lieutenant Tracey

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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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Future of Patchway Youth Centre hangs in the balance

The future of Patchway Youth Centre, in Coniston Road, could be decided at a meeting of South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) this evening (Monday 10th). Under proposals published earlier this year, the Council said it was planning to transfer control of all its youth centres to locally-based organisations. If no such organisation comes forward for any particular centre, it will be

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Councillors “sympathetic” to proposed new youth work project

Patchway Town Council has agreed to give “sympathetic consideration” to a proposed £45k project for youth work in the town in the next financial year (2012/2013). A document entitled “Patchway Young Community Project” was circulated at the October meeting of the Finance Committee by Mark Seed, Children’s Services Manager of Southern Brooks Community Partnership. The project would include individual support

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