Tetbury girls' school rewarded for solid effort in GCSE exams

Gazette Series: Westonbirt pupil Trudi Seager, 16, from Wotton-under-Edge (9601203)

3:28pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A GIRLS’ school celebrated a solid performance in this year’s GCSE exams.

Too much money spent in Dursley, says Nailsworth Cllr

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2:39pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A NAILSWORTH councillor is criticising the local authority for spending too much in Dursley and not enough in his own town.

Inquest into death of man who died in a crash the day after his 21st birthday

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1:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A YOUNG man who was killed in a crash a day after his 21st birthday died as a result of a “bad decision”, an inquest heard.

Diggers flatten old buildings at Winterbourne International Academy

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12:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CRUMBLING old classrooms in Winterbourne have seen their last day after being flattened in one fell swoop.

Woman cut free from car after A38 collision

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12:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS had to cut a woman from her car after she was involved in an accident yesterday morning on the A38 in Cambridge.

Police appeal following fatal Cotswold collision

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12:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a motorcyclist died in a collision in the Cotswolds.

Fun day for residents with South Gloucestershire's largest social housing society

Gazette Series: The Merlin Housing residents fun day 2014. Pirates Cain, 6, and Leeloo Vigurs, 4. August 2014. Photographer Freia Turland e:info@ftphotography.co.uk m:07875514528 (9578513)

10:47am Friday 22nd August 2014

South Gloucestershire’s largest social housing landlord celebrated the company’s annual fun day on Saturday (16).

Electric cable thieves to pay back £1

Gazette Series: The seven men from south Wales will only pay only £1 back from their lucrative metal cable thefts in Frampton-on-Severn

10:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

SEVEN South Wales men who risked their lives to steal more than five miles of live high-voltage cable from pylons in Frampton-on-Severn will pay only £1 each under the Proceeds of Crime Act because they have no assets, a judge ruled today.

Record-breaking year for Marlwood GCSE results

Gazette Series: SR_487_001     Marlwood School pupils celebrate the GCSE results in Alveston on Thursday (9546532)

9:48am Friday 22nd August 2014

STUDENTS at Marlwood School are celebrating after a record-breaking set of GCSE results this year.

Businesses battling for superfast broadband to hold meeting in Horton

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9:43am Friday 22nd August 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to help connect people in South Gloucestershire’s rural villages to superfast broadband – but business owners say they are still fighting an uphill battle.

Dursley pensioner died in fall four days before birthday

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6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A FALL at home caused the death of a Dursley woman just four days before her 89th birthday, an inquest has heard.

Record GCSE results at Chipping Sodbury School

Gazette Series: Students at Chipping Sodbury School celebrate record GCSE results

6:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CHIPPING Sodbury School has added to its best ever A-level results with record GCSE results.

Brimsham Green School marks big improvement in GCSE results

Gazette Series: Students celebrate their GCSE results at Brimsham Green School in Yate

6:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIMSHAM Green School in Yate bucked the national dip in GCSE results with a large increase in the number of students achieving five or more A* to C grades.

'Bitter disappointment' at Yate International Academy GCSE results

Gazette Series: Twins Megan and Joe Wood, 16, with their results at Yate International Academy

5:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DESPITE good individual results, Yate International Academy has seen a huge drop in the number of students achieving more than five GCSEs above a C.

Winterbourne International Academy celebrates above average GCSE results

Gazette Series: Birthday boy Joe Sauturu, Tilly Brogan and Holly Vicker, all 16, celebrate their results at Winterbourne International Academy

5:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WINTERBOURNE International Academy has celebrated above average results in GCSE grades again this year.

Search on for owner of winning lottery ticket owner

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4:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MYSTERY lottery winner has just under a month to claim their EuroMillions winnings.

"Excellent" GCSE results for Wotton school

Gazette Series: From left to right: Alex Pepler, 16, of Yate; Martha Eley, 16, of North Nibley; Nicholas Miller, 16, of Berkeley; Charlotte Rowberry, 16, of Kingswood; Millie Smith, 16, of Kingswood; and James Tomlinson, 16, of Wickwar (9555433)

3:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER a long and nerve-wracking wait, students, parents and teachers celebrated another year of outstanding exam results.

Thornbury gin wins yet another award

Gazette Series: Co-owner Michael Kain accepting the 2010 Great Taste Award for Best Regional Speciality South West (9466357)

3:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAMILY-run business based in Thornbury has had yet more success after receiving a prestigious award for its gin.

Consultation launched to improve pedestrian crossings in Cromhall

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2:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEW PEDESTRIAN crossing facilities look set to be introduced in Cromhall as a consultation has been launched to garner opinions.

Gazette Comment: Emergency services pride of Britain?

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1:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE HORRIFIC crash that happened on the M5 on Tuesday must have been truly terrifying for everyone involved.

Fantastic GCSE results at Castle School add to school's successes

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1:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

RESULTS success continued for Castle School students who achieved an impressive set of GCSE results.

Man arrested after reports he was acting suspiciously in Thornbury

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12:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN has been arrested after reports he was behaving suspiciously in Thornbury High Street.

Rednock revels in good GCSE results

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11:43am Thursday 21st August 2014

REDNOCK School has seen of hundreds of its pupils pick up their GCSE results today, with majority attaining the good marks.

POLL: Gazette launches campaign to change "crazy" burial rules in Thornbury

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10:17am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE GAZETTE is launching a campaign today to change the burial regulations in place at Thornbury cemetery.

Yate garage to sell alcohol 24 hours a day

Gazette Series: SR_481_001     Yate Bridge Service Station in Station Road, Yate (9463538)

9:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

A GARAGE in Yate has been licensed to sell alcohol 24 hours a day despite concerns that it may become a gathering place for drinkers.

EXCLUSIVE: Javelin Park eyed for new 5,000 seater Forest Green Rovers stadium

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7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FOREST Green Rovers FC could build a new 5,000-seater stadium at Javelin Park near Stonehouse if controversial plans for a waste incinerator at the site were to fall through, the club’s chairman has said.

Wotton in Bloom Committee pay thanks to their town for its generosity

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4:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A COMMITTEE that embarked on a project to place hanging baskets in a town each Summer wants to pay thanks to those who offered support this time around.

A group of young Sodbury martial artists achieved success on the world stage

Gazette Series: Clockwise from top left: Paul Townsley, Sue Marchant, Beverley Sadier, Connor Townsley, Linda Townsley, William Townsley, Marina Hosken, Natasha Sadier, Gemma Rallison, Lucia Sadier (9521628)

4:23pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MARTIAL arts instructor and his students returned triumphantly from an international competition in America – bagging themselves a multitude of awards for their hard work.

Model engineering exhibition proves a hit in its 13th year

Gazette Series: SR_439_001     Phil Riley with his Darjeeling class Indian locomotive at the Bristol Model Engineering and Hobbies Exhibition at Thornbury Lesiure centre on Saturday (9401385)

3:13pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A POPULAR model engineering show, once again, proved a big hit with enthusiasts as they flocked to the exhibition to see working models from across the country.

South Gloucestershire CCG offers Bank Holiday weekend health advice

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2:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AHEAD of the Bank Holiday weekend people are being reminded that a range of healthcare services which will still be available.

Sheep searchers give Chipping Sodbury a new fleece of life

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1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE than 500 people have been ‘baa-gging’ themselves free goodies on a sheep search which has seen families flocking to Chipping Sodbury High Street.

Thornbury Golf Club pair to tackle the Three Peak Challenge for charity

Gazette Series: Thornbury Golf Centre employees Lee Marshall (L) and Mark Brooks (R) preparing for their charity challenge in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society (9503448)

12:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PAIR of colleagues are to tackle the infamous Three Peak Challenge, climbing the tallest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales for an Alzheimer’s Charity.

FA Cup match marred by fight which saw Winterbourne captain sent off

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12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE are investigating after a fight at an FA Cup match saw Winterbourne United’s captain sent off.

Falfield parking problems targeted in consultation

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11:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CONSULTATION has been launched to discuss proposals to deter weekday commuter parking in Sundayshill Lane, Falfield.

Developers to propose "immediate need" for 300 homes in Sharpness

Gazette Series: SR_97_001     A crowded public exhibition on plans for a 'garden village' in Sharpness (7773433)

11:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DEVELOPERS hoping to build 1,500 new homes are to host a third consultation event – putting forward what they see as an immediate need for 300 houses.

Free fun sessions go down a treat in Yate

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11:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Yate have enjoyed free fun sessions this summer thanks to the town council.

Protest outside Dursley station as train fares set to rise again

Gazette Series: From left, Labour Party members  Labour's Cllr Paul Denney, John and Hilary Fowles and Harry Atkinson protesting outside Cam and Dursley station following an increase in rail fares

10:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PROTEST has been held outside Cam and Dursley’s railway station as it is announced train fares will again rise above inflation.

Wildings in Thornbury holds fundraiser for Guide Dogs charity

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9:50am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DEPARTMENT store in Thornbury got its fund raising boots on as it helped raise money for the charity Guide Dogs.

Cam pensioner died just hours after paramedic visit

Gazette Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

9:44am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A ‘SERIOUS incident’ investigation has been carried out by the South West Ambulance Service following the death of a 71-year-old woman at her Cam home just hours after she had been visited by paramedics on a 999 call.

Solar farms proposed to power council offices in Yate

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9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PROPOSALS for two solar farms have been announced in a bid to offset energy costs at Yate’s largest public building.

"Watch out for motorbikes" campaign to curb road deaths begins

Gazette Series: Emergency services attend the scene of the accident involving a car and a motorbike on King’s Road

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEPING motorcyclists safe on county roads is to form a large part of The Invisibles campaign, launched earlier this month.

UPDATE: Child fractures leg in M5 crash

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4:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CHILD was amongst the casualties after a coach overturned and crashed into a ditch on the southbound carriageway of the M5 near Cam.

Meningitis charity releases warning for children returning to school in September

5:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NATIONAL charity is issuing a meningitis warning to children returning to school.

Berkeley performer gave athletes a boost at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Gazette Series: Edd Hill, 18, of Berkeley, playing guitar in the Commonwealth Games athletes village (9457604)

2:44pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A YOUNG actor and musician performed for athletes as part of the welcoming ceremony at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Dursley MBE winner remembers close friend who fought in WW1

Gazette Series: Chief petty officer Frank Brooking from Dursley, right, and his brother Gilbert, from Gloucester

12:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ONE of Dursley’s most well-known residents looks back on the life of a family friend who fought in the First World War.

Wood turners celebrate 25th anniversary

Gazette Series: Leading wood turner Rolly Munro treating Avon and Bristol Woodturners to a demonstration (9432754)

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ONE OF the world’s leading wood turners treated members of Avon and Bristol Woodturners to an all day demonstration.

Air ambulance on M5 as coach overturns

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11:04am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN OVERTURNED coach on the M5 has led to the air ambulance being sent to the scene.

Southmead Hospital launches crutches amnesty

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10:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FORMER patients of Southmead Hospital are being encouraged to return crutches they no longer need.

Bride canters to the church on time

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10:18am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BRIDE-to-be Louise Harper-Bill was determined to make her mane wedding wish come true when she tied the knot in Iron Acton at the weekend.

Trust urges people to stay out of canal as drowning risk increases during summer

Gazette Series: Gloucester Sharpness canal in Purton, where the two bodies were found

5:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE TRUST looking after Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is urging people to stay out of the water this summer, no matter how hot it gets.


Gazette Series: SR_487_001     Marlwood School pupils celebrate the GCSE results in Alveston on Thursday SR_487_001 Marlwood School pupils celebrate the GCSE results in Alveston on Thursday





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