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  • Police and council apologise for not doing enough to prevent a Dursley man from raping three women in a care home

    THE police and county council today apologised for inadequacies that allowed a Dursley man to rape three women in a Gloucestershire care home. read more

  • Tweeters and facebookers asked for their help to find missing teenager Becky Watts

    THE online campaign to help find missing Bristol teenager Rebecca Watts has reached more than two million people. read more

  • Police and fire crews called to Thornbury recycling centre over 'hazardous material' fears Gazette Series:

    FIRE crews were called to help in the identification of a package left at a recycling facility in Thornbury today. read more

  • SKITTLES: New league forming and looking for players

    ANYONE looking to enjoy a game of skittles over the summer months, then the Slimbridge Royal British League will be running a Summer Skittle League and welcomes new teams. read more

  • DURSLEY TOWN: Dursley triumph in five-goal thriller

    Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Division One read more

  • Arboretum fundraisers celebrate reaching £1.9 million target

    A GROUP of fundraisers for Westonbirt Arboretum are celebrating after reaching a £1.9 million target – opening the door for two exciting new projects. read more

  • Stroud MP Neil Carmichael given unique beer award

    A UNIQUE beer award has been given to Stroud MP Neil Carmichael in Parliament. read more

  • HOCKEY: Wotton wonders going for glory this season

    WOTTON Hockey Club are closing in on one of their most remarkable seasons for years with no less than three sides heading towards titles and promotion, and a fourth looking to go up as well. read more

  • FOOTBALL: Tytherington Rocks Reserves win again

    Tytherington Rocks Res 3 Ridings 2 read more

  • CITY CHAT: Doncaster win shows character

    FOOTBALL is unpredictable and part of the reason we love it so much is the strange results it throws up. read more

  • GAS GOSSIP: Magnificent Rovers are top of the table

    ROVERS claimed top spot in the Conference table thanks to a magnificent run of four consecutive victories. read more

  • GAS GOSSIP: Magnificent wins put Rovers top of the table

    ROVERS claimed top spot in the Conference table thanks to a magnificent run of four consecutive victories. read more

  • iPad training sessions set up in Thornbury

    FREE training sessions have been arranged to provide iPad training for over 55s and those who have a disability. read more

  • Important meeting may decide what future holds for Berkeley's football club

    A CRUCIAL meeting tonight may decide the future of Berkeley Football Club – after four years of struggles between the council and club to work out a lease. read more

  • Residents "shocked and dismayed" after plans submitted to build 10 flats in Alveston

    COUNCILLORS and residents have blasted plans to build ten flats in Alveston read more


    DAY BETT 25/2/99 Mum Sadly missed. Forever in our thoughts. Love Dave and Lyn read more


    DAY BETT 25.2.1999 Mum Still sadly missed. Lots of love Sandie and John. read more


    COX MIKE 24th February 2004 Tenderly I treasure the past with memories that will always last. Love always Jean. read more


    FOSTER JOHN RICHARD Jackie, Marta, John and Families send their thanks to all who attended John's Funeral Mass and to our priest Father Redman, also to those who sent such memorable words within cards, notes and the donations all of which mean so much. Special thanks go to Consultants, Radiologists and Nurses at Cheltenham Oncology Unit, Liason Nurse, NHS palliative Care (Macmillan) and Cotswold Care (at Home) Jean. Local Doctors, District Nurses, O/Ts and Physio. Your caring was exceptional. Beautiful flower wreaths by Mandy of Wildwood Flowers. The aftercare and attention to both John and ourselves by Funeral Directors L W Clutterbuck, our grateful thanks. read more

  • Beryl Adeline Nash

    NASH BERYL ADELINE Passed away peacefully at Henlow Court on 18th February 2015, aged 96 years. Will be greatly missed. The Funeral Service will be held at Sharpness United Reformed Church on Tuesday, 3rd March at 12 Noon., followed by interment at Berkeley Cemetery. Flowers or donations in lieu made payable to Help For Heroes may be sent c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse, GL10 3JG. Tel. 01453 822409 read more

  • Maureen Lesley ALLEN

    ALLEN MAUREEN LESLEY Of Newport, Berkeley. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 17th February 2015, aged 71 years. Much loved Wife of David, dear Mother of Nicki, loved Grandmother of Lillie and Sam and beloved Sister of Valerie. The Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Monday 2nd March at 3.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu made payable to Stroud and District Homes Foundation Ltd may be sent c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse, GL10 3JG. Tel. 01453 822409. read more


    HOLDER DOROTHY MAY Sadly passed away on 21st February 2015 aged 92 years. Funeral service to be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 6th March at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu are for Rays of Sunshine and may sent and made payable to L W Clutterbuck Ltd, Funeral Director, 24 - 26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, Glos, GL11 5LE. read more


    HILL MARY KATHLEEN Passed away on Sunday 22nd February, at The Hollies Care Home, aged 90 years. Mother of Clive, Trevor, Philip and their wives Shirley, Gill and Sue. Grandmother to Samantha, Jo, Katie and Kerry. Funeral service to be held at St Dominic's Church, Dursley, on Wednesday 4th March at 12:00. Family flowers only with donations in lieu going to Mill Hill Missionaries and Cancer Research UK. Donate securely at read more


    NOLAN PETER PHILIP Of High Street, Berkeley, passed away peacefully at Gloucester Royal Hospital on 21st February 2015 aged 74. Husband of Wendy, Father/Step-Father of Sally-Ann, Matthew, Emma, Charlotte, Nessa, Maggie and Emily, Grandfather of Penny, Lucy, Joe, Grace, Luke, Eddie, Jasmine, Freddie, Rachel, Ellie, Casper, Katie, Jacob, Reggie and Nicky and Great Grandfather to Harper. Service of thanksgiving to be held at St Mary's Church, Berkeley on Friday 13th March 2015 at 2:00 pm. Please wear colourful clothing. No flowers please; a single pot of flowering bulbs if desired. Donations for VSO in Kenya and India should be made payable to L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd and may be sent to 24-26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, Glos, GL11 5LE read more


    ECCLES MYRA ANNE With loving thoughts and memories of my Big Sister from her Little Brother. From Adrian, Mary and Family read more


    PINNEGAR MARY JOAN Passed away on Monday 23rd February 2015, aged 82 years. Dearly loved Mother and Nan. Further enquiries regarding the funeral arrangements may be directed to Grimes and Goscombe, tel 01453-843451. read more


    LEWIS BERYL Passed away peacefully in Tenerife on 13th February 2015, aged 76 years. A much loved Wife, Mum and Nan who will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Brian, Martin, Steven, Dawn, all Family and Friends. Funeral Service at Memorial Woodlands on Tuesday 17th March at 12 noon. No flowers please, donations to British Heart Foundation c/o L&J Gulwell Funeral Directors. read more


    WILLIAMS KEITH FREDERICK Passed away peacefully at Pennwood Lodge Care Home, 19th February 2015. A much loved Husband, Dad and Grampy who will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Barbara, Mark, Stuart and all the Family. Service of Celebration (no black ties please) at Bristol Memorial Woodlands on Thursday 12th March at 12.00pm. No flowers thank you. Donations if desired to Brace c/o L and J Gulwell Funeral Directors, 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury, BS35 2AD. read more


    WOODMAN ROSE Mum you fell asleep Miss you so much. Love Wendy, Daniel, Dean, Dale, Paul, Kirsty, Amelia and Jake. read more

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