A big congratulations to the Patchway Festival Committee who won a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service! The award was presented by the Lord Lieutenant last week at a presentation attended by current and previous members of the committee. The festival has now been running in Patchway for 25 years, because of the time and energy … Read morePatchway Festival Committee win Queen’s Award!
We’re very proud of the volunteer team at Brooks Cafe Patchway who were awarded a Chair’s Community Award on Wednesday 7 March. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution local unpaid volunteers make to life in South Gloucestershire. These people give up their time freely to help others and bring our communities together, … Read moreCongratulations to Brooks Cafe Patchway volunteers!
With funds from South Glos Council, Health and Inequalities Grant scheme, in Jan 2018, we provided two water colour sessions for residents at Olive Tree Court at Charlton Hayes. Brian (pictured) said “When I paint I can completely forget about all my problems and I enter into a completely different world”.
On the 21st Feb over 40 people came together in Patchway at St Chads Church Hall to discuss the emerging data from the Community Plan Survey. It was a vibrant and engaging morning, with lots of table discussions, and there were presentations from Julie Close (SouthernBrooks Community Partnerships), Cllr Roger Loveridge (Patchway Town Council), and … Read morePatchway Community Plan Stakeholder Engagement Event
Every year, Southern Brooks supports families and individuals who are living in deprivation across South Gloucestershire. We currently work with over 90 families and individuals that really need our support. This year participants in the West of England Works project have also benefitted from the Christmas Hampers appeal. The goodies inside the Christmas Hampers have … Read moreChristmas Hampers Help Vulnerable Families in South Gloucestershire
On 22 November 2017, Southern Brooks hosted its annual celebration at Abbeywood Community School. It was a red-carpet affair, which celebrated launching an anti-bullying film and song by Anti-Hate Crime Ambassadors. Local people, communities, families and organisations across South Gloucestershire celebrated working together for achieving fair, equal and thriving communities, thanks to Southern Brooks Community … Read moreSouthern Brooks Annual Celebration Success 2017
A new Retreat Memory Café is opening its doors for anyone needing support with memory issues. Join our launch event on Monday 11 September from 10.15am-12.15 at Stephen’s Church Hall. See how the memory café can support you, your family and carers with information and activities. Anyone who has memory issues, including dementia, whether diagnosed or not, … Read moreA Memory Café opens in Soundwell
Pupils at Patchway Community College demonstrated how our language can marginalise, isolate and hurt people during a family fun day on 19 July 2017 from 3-5pm at Coniston Parade, Patchway. Local charity Southern Brooks Community Partnerships runs Anti-Hate Crime Ambassador training in schools across South Gloucestershire. The training empowers children and young people to raise … Read morePupils from Patchway Community College are making Patchway Positive
This month Patchway Town Council approved funding Southern Brooks Community Partnerhips, helping us make Patchway a great place to live. Patchway Town Council are keeping our Patchway Youth Centre open, our Green Spaces beautiful while empowering local people to take charge of their lives and community. For instance, our Patchway Youth Centre has around forty-young … Read moreThank you Patchway Town Council
We have gathered a range of free parenting guides and resources to help you with the development of your child or teenager and to deal with a range of specific issues which you may face. If you need further help with parenting or your family then Southern Brooks offers a range of parenting courses including … Read moreParenting Guides and Resources