1625 Independent People Housing Advice
Independent People is the leading provider of housing, support and advice to young people aged between 16 and 25 in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. We exist to support young people to build independent lives. We do this by helping people find (and keep) a safe, stable home. We also offer non-judgmental support and advice on counselling, training and help finding jobs. No other organisation in the area has the same wealth of experience and resources.
2nd Patchway Scout Group
We provide scouting for young people between the ages of 6 and 14.5. Concorde Beavers (6yrs-8rs) meet on a Wednesday 6 -7.00pm (Girls and Boys) Airbus Cubs (8yrs-10.5yrs) meet on a Tuesday (Girls and Boys)6.30 - 8.00pm Scouts (10.5yrs-14.5yrs) meet on a Thursday (Girls and Boys)from 7.00-9.00pm
This is an organisations especially for elderly people dealing with a variety of things. They are based at 67 High Street Thornbury ,Bristol .
Air Training Corps
Better known as the Air Cadets a UK wide force whith more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years. Sponsored by the Royal Air Force the ATC will give you hands on experience of activities and courses that will challenge and develop your skills to help you succeed in whatever you want to do . Activities include flying, field training, shooting, BTEC, Duke of Edinburgh award, adventure training, first aid and sport . Your local squadron 2152 (North Bristol) meets Wed and Frid evenings between 19.30 and 21.30 hours at the Sqn HQ, Pine Grove, Filton, Bristol. BS7 OSL
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect denomination, politics, organisation or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.
All Sewn Up
A friendly and encouraging group meeting to revamp clothing and make new items from donated fabric. Sewing machines are available. Craft skills and ideas are happily shared. (quilting-stitch-crochet etc.).Tuesdays 12.30 -2.30pm
The Casson Centre, Rodway Road, Patchway
Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.Many of our 25,000 members have personal experience of dementia, as carers, health professionals or people with dementia themselves, and their experiences help to inform our work.
Archaeology and Local History
Southern Brooks Archaeology and Local History Group meets monthly at the Patchway Town Council Offices in Rodway Road, Patchway.
The Patchway detachment of Cadets parades on Monday and Thursday between 7pm and 9.30pm at the ACF Centre, Coniston Road, Patchway
Open to boys and girls aged 13-18 years
Contact: 0117 986 33 44
Every Wednesday at 2.15pm and 8pm at Patchway Sports and Social Club, Coniston Road, Patchway.
Tel: 0117 949 3952
Short mat bowls at Patchway Community Centre, Rodway Road on Mondays and Fridays at 2.00pm
Friendly, informal support for people wanting to get to grips with computers, tablets and the internet. All levels welcome There is a printer available to print out bills, tickets, forms etc.
Fridays 10.00am -12.00noon The Casson Centre,
Rodway Road, Patchway . Bristol
Dog Training Classes
Dog training classes held Tuesdays &Wednesday at Patchway Community Centre,Rodway Road
All levels welcome,Puppy classes and Dog workshops.
Drop in Session for families of pre-school children
Come along on a Friday from 9.30 -10.30am to the Barnabas Room at St Chad's Church, Rodway Road.
This is a drop in for the families of pre-school children to get together. Refreshmens available for both adults and little ones. All Welcome
Fire Home Safety
Free Fire Home Safety Visits from Avon Fire and Rescue
A member of the Fire Brigade will come to your home to provide you with information about how to reduce the risk of a fire starting . Smoke alarms will be fitted for FREE if needed.
To request a Free Home Fire Safety Visit for yourself, a friend or a loved one call the number below. or text visit to 07507 319 694.
Tel: 0117 926 2061
First Contact helps people who are over 60 years old access a range of services to help them to live independently at home and be more mobile.
Fleet Air Arm Association
The Fleet Air Arm Association meets at Patchway Sports and Social Club
Coniston Road,Patchway,Bristol. On the 2nd Monday of each month at 8.00pm
Membership is open to all serving and ex-serving ranks who served without dishonour in a recognised Fleet Air Arm Trade for a minimum of six months.If you wish to join a branch near you, please write to the Branch Secretary for more information regarding fees, meetings, schedules and events
Tel: 0117 969 2855
Four Towns and Vale Link Community Transport
Safe, cost effective, accessible transport for residents and groups in the Four Towns and Vale Link areas. We offer a Ring and Ride Service for individuals,a Group Hire Service and a Social Car Scheme. We have a fleet of mini buses and can accommodate wheelchair users.During the summer months trips are organised to places of interest. South Gloucestershire concessionary bus passes are entitled to free travel on Ring and Ride journeys only. Four Towns and Vale Link operate in the following areas: Almondsbury, Alveston, Aust, Bradley Stoke, Charfield, Cromhall, Falfield, Filton,Frampton Cottrell, Hill, Oldbury-on-Severn, Olveston, Patchway, Pilning, Severn Beach, Rockhampton, Stoke Gifford, Thornbury, Tortworth, Tytherington and Winterbourne.
Guides, Brownies and Rainbows
Rainbow Girls ages 5 to 7yrs
Brownies Girls ages 7 -10yrs
Guides. Ages 10-14yrs
Local meetings available in Patchway
For more information e-mail or go to website
Home Library Service
If you are unable to visit your local library due to temporary or permanent disability and have no one who can call for you , simply telephone the library and ask about our home library service. Most libraries have a number of volunteers themselves regular library users , who will call on you at your home, initially with a member of the library staff , to discuss your requirements. The volunteer will then agree with you the frequency of visits and the number of books/tapes etc that you would like. If you need additional help or information between visits the libary staff will always be happy to help you if you telephone them . If you would like to use this service , know of someone who would benefit from it or if you would ike to know how to become a volunteer contact the number below.
This is a social group for adults with learning difficulties .
We meet at Coniston Community Centre. The Parade, Coniston Road, Patchway
Men in Sheds
Bringing together older men to meet and make simple wooden items using reclaimed timber
(eg.bird and bat boxes, planters etc.).
Woodworking skills and projects are shared and instructions given.Every Wednesday at Blakeney Road Allotments ,Off Parkleaze, Patchway. Bristol
Contact: Les Brooks
Tel: 0117 940 00 20
There are a number of Neighbourhood Watches in Patchway to find your nearest one contact your local neighbourhood watch officer on the number listed below.
North Bristol Advice Centre
Provide expert and information on debt, welfare benefits, employment and housing for people living in North Bristol and South Gloucestershire Weekly drop in service every Tuesday 9.15am -11.30am at One Stop Shop, Patchway Hub, Rodway Road,Patchway BS34 5PE
No need to book just drop in . Call 0117 951 5751
The NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK. We campaign to change the law ,provide childline and the NSPCC helpline ,offer advice for adults and much more.
For children and young people
Tel: 0808 800 5000 .
For adults concerened about a child and advice Tel :0800 11 11 .
Parent and Toddler Groups
Tues and Thursday : 9.30 -11.30am :Patchway Community Centre, Rodway Road, Contact 01454 868 549
Little Hedgehogs: Friday 10.00am :Edge Church:
1160 Park Avenue. Contact 01454 837 990
Pre-School Drop in at Barnabas Room, St Chads Church, Rodway Road, every Friday, Contact:0117 9793 978
Patchway Carers Support Group Group
Are you looking after a friend or relative? Would you like to meet with other carers?
Come along and pick up information and meet with other carers over a cup of tea or coffee. the group is open to all carers in the Patchway and surrounding areas. Newcomers are always very welcome The Patchway Carers meet on the3rd Tuesday of every month at:1.30pm
Patchway Town Council Offices
Callicroft House,Rodway Road Patchway, Bristol
No need to book just turn up
Patchway Day Centre for the Elderly
The Day Centre building now called The Casson Centre adjoins the Patchway Community Centre in Rodway Road and is open from 10.00am Thursday. The centre is comfortably furnished and lunch is served at a reasonable cost
Patchway Garden Society
A friendly group for those interested in gardening. Informative speakers in winter, visits in Summer.Helps to organise annual Flower and Garden Shows each July.Meetings held in The Casson Centre on Rodway Road on Monday Evenings during the winter months.
Meets alternate Mondays at 7.30pm at
Coniston Community Centre, The Parade
Coniston Road, Patchway.
Patchway Memory Cafe
Meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at The Casson Centre,Rodway Road from 10.30am -12.30pm
Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with or are worried about dementia? Meet people in similar situations, socialise and share experiences and listen to short talks on relevant services. Run by volunteers
Patchway Minibus is for the use of residents and groups who live or operate in Patchway. It is a registered charity and run by a comittee of volunteers. Are you a group who would like transport within or just outside Patchway on a regular or occasional basis? Do you want to use the mini bus for lifts with exisiting groups? Would you like to use the minibus for special events that take place in Patchway?
Patchway People is the community newsletter produced quarterly by volunteers and delivered to all houses in Patchway and Charlton Hayes.
Extra copies are available in both Patchway and Coniston Community Centre as well as Patchway Library . All entries should be sent to The Editor
co;Patchway Library, The Patchway Hub, Rodway Road, Patchway, Bristol or e-mailed to the address below. Current editions can be read on the Patchway Town Council website at www.patchwaytowncouncil.gov.uk
PATCHWAY PHAB GROUP
The Patchway PHAB (phyisically handicapped and able bodied ) group meets on the 3rd Tuesday in each month. The group is open physically disabled and able-bodied people . Transport is available for those in Patchway unable to get to the club. Activities include talks,social evenings and entertainment.
Patchway Royal British Legion
Meets 1st Tuesday of every month at Patchway Sports and Social Club, Coniston Road, Patchway
Patchway Safer Stronger Community Group
South Gloucestershire's 20 Safer,Stronger Community Groups are all about working together to improve you local community. The groups also enable you to have your say about the services tat your community needs and receives. These groups have been set up as part of the South Gloucestershire Council's Community Engagement initative and the Neighbourhood Policing Model. Their members include people who live and work in the area and representatives from South Gloucestershire Council, the local Police, Avon Fire and Rescue , Health Authority, The Town & Parish Council and other local organisations. The aim is to : work together to ensure that local communities are safe and pleasant places to live, work and play. Give local people a greater voice and influence over local decisions and the priorities of the service providers. Support actions and initiatives that meet local needs.
Tel: 01454 86 87 60
Patchway Twinning Association
Supporters of Patchway's civic links with Cleremont L'Herault in Southern France and Gauting in Bavaria,Germany. Community exchanges,social events and members newsletters The Patchway Twinning Association was started in 1995 by a group of residents in Patchway who, on behalf of the Town Council, wanted Patchway to have a Twin Town in Europe,Patchway Twinning Association hold regular meetings at Patchway Town Council Offices.
Contact: Mrs Jenny Gammon
Tel: 01454 613263
We meet every Tuesday and Thursdays from 2.00 -4.30pm at Coniston Community Centre, The Parade,Coniston Road,Patchway Bristol
All new members are welcome . Come and join this friendly group
Patchway Youth Centre
Tues & Thurs 3.30-5.30pm Juniors (Year 5 & 6)50p entry . Every week fun activities, arts, craft, games, sports, pool and cooking in a safe place with our friendly Youth workers
Tues 6.30-8.30pm Open Youth Club (Year7,8,9,10 ,& 11 )
50p entry , Art projects, graffiti, cooking pool table and lots more.
Outreach session at Scott Park Thursday 6.30 -8.30pm Aged 13 plus. Talk to Youth Workers who will be there and get involved with football, basketball or just have a chat .
Patchway, Filton and The Stokes Volunteer Centre
Patchway, Filton and the Stokes Volunteer Centre provides a link between those groups and organisations that need help and those individuals who wish to volunteer. It offers advice on what volunteering opportunities are available and gives support both to individuals and groups to ensure that volunteering is a positive experience. The Centre is based at Patchway Hub, Rodway Road.
Come along for FREE with your babies and toddlers to join other parents and carers for half an hour of noisy fun in the library with rhymes, songs and musical instruments.
Alternate Wednesdays Term time only .
Bring your little ones and join other parents and carers for fun stories and lots of different craft activities. Alternate Wednesdays term time only 10.30am.FREE
Tel: 01454 868006
Are you interested in having fun ,learning new skills and gaining qualifications both on and off the water? Are you aged between 10 and 18, or aged over 18 and interested in being an adult instructor? Supported by the Royal Navy activities including rowing, kayaking, sailing , power boating first aid ,seamanship, engineering, catering, hill walking ,leadership and much more. We also participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Whether at sea or on land, the Sea Cadets offers young people across the UK some amazing opportunities for personal development .
Meeting every Monday and Thursday 6.45pm -9.00pm
Sewing and Needlecraft Group
A great opportunity to develop your sewing and needle craft skills alongside others who share your love of these crafts.Bring your sewing, crochet or other needlecraft projects along,we will provide the sewing machines and a friendly atmosphere.
Meeting every Tuesday at The Casson Centre, Rodway Road, Patchway
South Gloucestershire Chinese Association
We aim to serve the local Chinese community and raise cultural awareness, eliminating racial discrimination, promoting equality of opportunity and good relations between persons of different racial groups.
South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance
Aiming to improve the lives of people with dementia in South Gloucestershire as well as the lives of their families and carers, so that they can have more active lives and stay living well in the community for longer.
FREE dementia friends awareness sessions
South Gloucestershire Domestic Violence Forum
Multi agency forum which works to co-ordinate the South Glos. Domestic Violence strategy. Offers a directory of services available locally and nationally, leaflets and training around this issue.
NB: this is not a helpline, for 24 hr help contact Women's Aid Federation of England 08457 023 468 or office hrs contact Survive (formerly Kingswood Women's Aid) on 0117 961 2999
South Gloucestershire Over Fifties Forum
A vibrant organisation with over 4500 members , whose aim is to improve the lot of older people in the South Gloucestershire area.
It enjoys strong support from local councils and is strictly non-political . Regular meetings are held with speakers on a wide range of subjects pertinent to the needs of older people.
Southern Brooks Archaeology Group
Our interest is to explore the archaeology of the Southern Brooks area of South Gloucestershire.
This area includes Filton, Patchway Stoke Gifford, Harry Stoke, Little Stoke, and Bradley Stoke.We hold regular meeetings and the next meeting of the Group will be listed on the website.If you have any photos or documents you could contribute they would be most welcome.
Contact: Lucy Hamid
Tel: 01454 868530
Spotlight Children's Drama Group
Spotlight Children's Drama is based at Patchway Community Centre on Rodway Road and we do fun theatre activities such as, dressing up, mime, improvising a play, performing shows, and singing and dancing. We meet every Saturday morning during term time. For ages 7-12 years from 10.30-12.00.
All staff are CRB cleared and experienced drama teachers. Only £3.50 per morning.
Stage Whisper Youth Theatre Group
Youth Theatre group meets every Saturday at Patchway Sports and Social Club,Coniston Road. Patchway
From 11.00am - 3.00pm
No auditions, everyone welcome
All ages welcome
Stay and Play
Stay and play is different from other parent and toddler groups. Stay and play aims to support parents with their childs physical,social and emotional development through a range of fun and exciting play activities.
Every Monday at Patchway Sure Start Centre
Tel: 01454 86 41 46
Toe nail and finger nail cutting service for the elderly every other Wednesday at Coniston Community Centre, The Parade, Coniston Road, Patchway.
Please call to book an appointment
Tel: 01454 411707
A community choir, singing a variety of contemporary music in 4-part harmony.
We produce a Summer and Christmas concert and also perform at local community events. Membership is open to anyone over 18 years old.
Rehearsals: Thursday 7.30pm - 9.30pm at Coniston Community Centre , Coniston road, Patchway Bristol
Tel: 01454 614148
Sunday Tea Party
For anyone aged 60 or over from Patchway, Filton and The Stokes, Age UK and Coniston Community Association provide a free tea party on the last Sunday in the month. Held between 2.30 â€“ 4.30 pm at Brooks CafÃ©, Coniston Community Centre in Patchway.
To raise funds for future tea parties, a raffle is held and prizes are always needed. The tea parties are run by volunteers from Coniston Community Association
If needed Transport can be arranged through Four Towns and there is a small charge for this.
Volunteers are always welcome
Thats Sew Charlton Hayes
Thats Sew Charlton Hayes..
free entry, and as always, I will bring cookies,we have sewing machines, fabric and a few cross stitch kits so come and say hi
We meet the last Thursday of the month at The Casson Centre, Rodway Road from 7pm to 9pm
Come and join us
Contact: Deborah Williams
Held in the Wesley Room at St Chad's Church ,Rodway Road on Tuesdays between 2 and 3pm
Volunteer Health Champions
Health Champions are positive role models who provide advice and signposting to people living in their own communities to enable them to make positive choices.
If you are interested in becoming a Health Champion or would like further information ,Please contact Kate on the number below.
Wednesday Luncheon Club
The Wednesday Lunch Club is open for all residents in Patchway and all the surrounding areas over 55 years of age . There is no joining fee but a charge of £2.50 is made for each meal. Lunch is served at Patchway Community Centre from 12 noon to 1.30 pm.
Don't eat alone every day of the week.