- Townswomen’s Guild
- Policing & Neighbourhood Watch
- Public Transport
- Medical Facilities
- Places of Worship
- Waste & Recycling
- Bookings at The Hut
- History of The Hut
Local information for our residents in the Parish of Stoke Lodge and the Common.
Our committee of 10 organise speakers, outings and fun evenings including theatre trips. We take part in the Bristol North West Federation’s activities, which is made up of 11 Guilds.
Come and join us for a coffee morning on November 8th at the North Patchway Hall 10:30 till 12 to see some of the things we have done and what our Guild is all about.
We would love to meet anyone with an interest in joining our organisation, or just would like to find out about us.
Please call me Margaret on 01454 883980 with any queries.
There are a number of clubs for younger members of the Parish including:
The Wheatpatch Club is a very popular pre-school and after-school club.
We are a new Brownie Unit, the 2nd Bradley Stoke Brownies. We are very excited to get started with events, crafts, camping and just being good friends within the neighbourhood.
If you are interested, please go to the girl guiding website at https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/ to register.
Crime is very low in the Stoke Lodge area, however, there is no room for complacency and we are pleased to be a Neighbourhood Watch area.
The mission of the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme is to ‘Bring neighbours together to create strong, friendly, active communities’. We are grateful to all our local residents who take the trouble to keep a look out locally.
If you’d like to be more involved with Neighbourhood Watch please contact our Clerk. We are always pleased to have more neighbours to be a point of contact.
Community Engagement Forum
Minutes from the Community Engagement Forum for the Bradley Stoke, Stoke Lodge, The Common (east of A38) group held on 12th October 2017. You can access the agenda, minutes and updates on actions for these quarterly meetings via the SGC website
Stoke Lodge is served by the 13 (Bradley Stoke to Bristol city centre via UWE) and a number of other less frequent services.
Bus Timetables and Route Maps
- South Gloucestershire Council – Timetables (for ALL operators)
- First Group (Bristol) – Timetables
- First Group (Bristol) – Maps/Routes
Bristol Parkway rail station is a five minute drive, and is therefore very convenient for local residents.
There are a number of doctor’s surgeries in the area, one of these is the Bradley Stoke Surgery
There is a modern dental practice in Bradley Stoke
There is a Baptist Church at Amberley Road.
There is a library at Patchway Hub, Rodway Road, Patchway, BS34 5PE which holds regular special events such as:
- Patchway Reading Group – meets every six weeks on a Wednesday, 7.30pm to 9pm
- Rhymes and stories for pre-school children: Tuesdays 10:30am term time only
- Lego Club for primary school age children, who must be accompanied by a grown-up. One Saturday a month: 10:30am to 11:30am
- Computer courses – available in partnership with local community learning providers, contact the library for more details
- 1-1 IT and family history sessions – suitable for beginners, ask a member of staff to book a place
- Craft Group – Meet one Saturday per month. £1 per session. For more details or to confirm dates please speak to a member of staff
Full information on waste and recycling can be found on the South Gloucestershire Council’s website.
This ex-army building was brought from Avonmouth by a horse drawn coal wagon after World War I. The wagon belonged to Mr Hinder who lived on The Common where four detached houses now stand.
List of people who made it possible to have this hall by donating whatever they could afford.