Conferring of the title of Honorary Freeman of Patchway on Win Williams. L-r: Cllr Erica Williams (chair of South Gloucestershire Council), Win Williams and Cllr Eve Orpen (chair of Patchway Town Council).

Honorary Freeman title for Win Williams

In recognition of the long and outstanding service given to the community, Patchway Town Council has used its powers under the Local Government act to confer the title of Honorary Freeman on Win Williams. Mrs Williams is only the fourth person and first woman to receive this honour from the town council and the occasion was marked by the attendance

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New parish for Stoke Lodge clears final hurdle

The creation of a new parish council for Stoke Lodge cleared its final hurdle this evening (Wednesday 22nd May) after councillors voted in favour of the move. South Gloucestershire Council carried out a ‘Community Governance Review’ after campaigners from Stoke Lodge and The Common, Patchway, handed in a petition last year signed by over 500 local residents calling for the

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Town Council notes financial implications of Stoke Lodge independence

The creation of an independent parish council for Stoke Lodge and The Common, both of which currently lie within the administrative area of Patchway, will have significant financial implications for Patchway Town Council, a meeting has heard. In a public consultation held last year, residents of Stoke Lodge and The Common voted overwhelmingly to split from Patchway and form their

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