Dementia awareness sessions and memory café launched

Southern Brooks Community Partnership has launched two new initiatives aimed at making Patchway a better place for people with dementia and their carers to live. Following the launch of the Patchway Dementia Action Alliance in September, monthly dementia awareness sessions are being staged at various venues in the town and a monthly ‘memory café’ is being held at the Casson Centre. Dementia Awareness

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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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Launch of Patchway Dementia Action Alliance

Local businesses and organisations will publicly pledge their support to make Patchway a dementia friendly community at Coniston Community Centre on Friday (20th September). The event, which runs from 10am to 1.30pm, will mark the launch of the Patchway Dementia Action Alliance. The occasion will see over 60 key people representing businesses, statutory services, and community and voluntary organisations, as

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Police and Crime Commissioner pays a visit to Southern Brooks

Sue Mountstevens, the newly-elected Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset, visited Patchway last Friday (7th December) to learn first hand about the work being carried out by Southern Brooks Community Partnership (SBCP). This visit was part of a whistle stop tour of South Gloucestershire, during which Ms Mountstevens also met the area’s District Commander, Chief Superintendent Sarah

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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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