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  • Superbikes: Hedger makes eventful British Supersport debut

    LUKE Hedger experienced a mixed debut in the British Supersport Championship at Brands Hatch. read more

  • Football: Sodbury score nine goals

    Gloucestershire County League read more

  • Football: Knight goal is enough to give Olveston win against Brimsham Green

    Bristol Premier Combination Division One read more

  • Swing dance and raise money for Brain Tumour Support

    A SPRING swing dance takes place in the Armstrong Hall, Thornbury, this Saturday, April 26 (7.30pm). read more

  • Cabaret and tea in Thornbury

    TEATIME cabaret is running in Thornbury’s Cossham Hall on Saturday, April 26 (3.30pm), offering an afternoon of nostalgia with a traditional tea of home-made sandwiches and cakes followed by a cabaret style performance of wartime songs. read more

  • VIDEO: Interview with Forest Green goalkeeping coach Kevin Phillips

    Forest Green goalkeeping coach Kevin Phillips talks about his role at the club and his career read more


    Jack Spencer On 12th April peacefully at home aged 90 years. Beloved husband of Doris and much loved father of Valerie, The late Malcolm, David, Martin, Jill and Winston. Funeral service 12.00 noon on Friday 25th April at St Peters Church, Langley Burrell. Followed by interment in the churchyard. Flowers may be sent to the church or FW Jones and Son 30 Market Place, Chippenham. A retiring collection will benefit The Church. read more


    MORRISSEY and MELLERUP Congratulations to Luke and Tanya On the birth of their son 11th April 2014 PARKER LUCAS Love Mum, Dad and Jade read more


    Cathleen Rubin 'Cathie' Of Summerhayes, Cam, died peacefully after a short illness on Wednesday 9th April 2014 aged 87 years. Funeral service to be held at St Dominic's Church, Kingshill, at 1pm on 22nd April followed by burial at Kingshill Cemetery. Family flowers only. read more


    PEGGY and KEITH LEONARD Congratulations on your DIAMOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY 17th April 1954 All our love to a very special Mum and Dad, Nan and Grandad Love Pauline, John, Rebecca, Steve, Helen, Christopher and Hannah. XX read more


    John Frederick Edward Mould Of Dursley Died peacefully at home on 11th April 2014, his 83rd Birthday. A much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Uncle. His Funeral service will be held at St James' Church, Dursley at 1.15pm on Thursday 24th April followed by cremation. Family flowers only please, donations,if desired, to The Cotswold Care Hospice or Cancer Research may be sent to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR. Tel: 01453 790900 read more


    Jim White Of Nailsworth, formerly Uley Died peacefully at home amongst his family on 9th April 2014 aged 94 years. Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. His funeral service will be held at Westerleigh Crematorium at 2.00pm on Thursday 17th April. All welcome. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Alzheimer's Research UK (in memory of Ethel) may be sent to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR. Tel: 01453 790900 read more


    Lionel Charles Livall Passed peacefully away on Wednesday April 9th, aged 87. Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather who will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday April 23rd at 12.30pm at Westerleigh Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to Royal British Legion c/o F Woodruff 118 -120 Station Road, Yate BS37 4PQ. read more


    Leonard Frank White Passed away peacefully on Monday the 31st of March,at the B.R.I. Hospital, Bristol aged 91 years. Dearly missed by John and Geoff and all the family. Donations in memory of Leonard may be made to Thornbury Town Trust c/o F Woodruff Funeral Directors, 2 High Street, Winterbourne, Bristol. 01454 773776 read more


    Alan Jones Jackie, Tracey, Simon and family would like to thank everyone who attended Alan's Funeral and Celebration of Life. Also for all the donations kindly received for Cotswold Care Hospice. Special thanks to Dr Imrie (Dursley Surgery), Emily Hussay (O.T) Cotswold Care at Home, Su Chard and L.W.Clutterbucks read more


    Peter Dorney Passed away 4th April after a long battle with ill health. Eldest child of Jim and Gladys Dorney, big Brother to Angela, Jim, Rose, Liz, Jenny, Wendy, Janet and Julie. Dearly loved by all of us. Forever in our hearts. At peace with Mum and Dad now Pete. God Bless and look after you until we meet again. read more


    Peter Dorney Dad, I am so lost without you, our relationship was so special. I shall savour those incredible, precious memories we have and I shall live every step to make you proud. I love you eternally, Chantelle xxx read more


    Peter Hellen Husband of Lesley. Passed away at Frenchay Hospital on Thursday 10th April 2014 aged 69 years. Funeral service will take place at Westerleigh Crematorium at 11.30am on Friday 25th April, Donations in lieu of flowers to British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK. read more


    Peter Dorney Passed away suddenly on 4th April 2014 aged 64 years. Funeral service will take place at Bristol Memorial Woodlands, Alveston on Monday 28th April at 11.00am. Donations in memory of Peter for the Motor Neurone Disease Association c/o Roy Preddy Funeral Directors, Mangotsfield 0117 9562834. read more


    Paul Roberts Aged 60 of Cam, Dursley passed away suddenly on 8th April. Sadly missed by Daughter Charlotte, Sisters Linda, Gayle, Julie and their families. Reunited with Mum, Dad and Brother Kevin. Funeral service at Gloucester Crematorium Friday 25th April at 11:00am. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers are for Epilepsy and Asthma charities. Cheques may be sent, and made payable, to L.W.Clutterbuck, 24-26 High St, Cam, Glos, GL11 5LE read more


    Harold Wheeler 19/4/26 Remembering you on your birthday. Love Win, Gary, Vernon and Douglas. read more

  • Alan Ayckbourn revival of The Things We Do For Love is hilarious

    ALAN Ayckbourn’s hilarious 1990s play The Things We Do For Love has been revived for a new tour which opened in Bath last week. read more

  • Football: Evans resigns as Kingswood manager

    Gloucestershire County League read more

  • Police search for Leyhill absconder Dean Evans

    POLICE are appealing for help to trace a man who has absconded from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire. read more

  • Review: Oriana Singers in Dursley

    THE Oriana Singers performed in St James Church Dursley on April 5, under their Director and Conductor, David Moss. read more

  • HMS PINAFORE sets sail for Bath as the Carl Rosa Company brings Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical delight to the Theatre Royal

    ALL ABOARD as the acclaimed Carl Rosa Company brings its joyful staging of Gilbert and Sullivan’s hit comic opera, HMS PINAFORE to the Theatre Royal Bath from Monday, April 28 to Saturday, May 3. Romance and high spirits abound in this classic production, performed by Carl Rosa Opera’s superb cast, chorus and orchestra, directed by Peter Mulloy. read more

  • Football: Depleted Tytherington end successful season with defeat

    Hellenic League Division One West read more

  • Armed robber sought after pulling handgun in shop

    POLICE in Cheltenham are appealing for information after an attempted armed robbery at a shop in the town. read more

  • Cath Kidston Gromit pulls in the Easter crowd at Hawkesbury pub

    CUSTOMERS at a country pub were in for a treat over the Easter weekend, and it wasn’t of the chocolate variety, as one of last summer’s popular Gromit statues made a special spring appearance. read more

  • Bands needed to do battle in Chipping Sodbury

    ORGANISERS of this year’s Battle of the Bands competition in Chipping Sodbury are appealing for young musicians to come forward. read more

  • Review of “Anything Goes” by Northavon Youth Theatre Group, April 2014

    IF YOU are aboard the SS American you would have been entertained by a very capable and dedicated crew both on and back stage. Ably captained by Director Lyn Bedford and Musical Director Stuart Kidd, all was expertly steered through the choppy waters of large scale production and the results were far from “anything goes”! read more

  • Cole Stacey and Joseph O'Keefe perform as India Electric Co for Wotton crowd

    ON Saturday, April 26, Under the Edge Arts are delighted to present Cole Stacey and Joseph O'Keefe, collectively known as the India Electric Co., as they make a welcome return to Wotton on their 2014 tour. read more

  • Exhibition at Under the Edge Arts shows the Nature of the Cotswolds in Landscape

    UNDER the Edge Arts will be holding an exhibition of photographic work by local photographer Rob Wolstenholme ARPS on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 April. Artwork on display will show the wilder side of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds; many of the locations are unexpected, found while exploring the Cotswold countryside. read more

  • Original Blues from Kevin Brown comes to the House

    ORIGINAL blues comes to the Oldridge Bar at Kingshill House, Dursley on Friday, April 25. Kevin Brown is a highly respected professional songwriter, recording artist and performer of over 30 years standing, renowned for his touch and tone. Heralded by both the public and other artists such as Mark Knopfler and Albert King, as a leading light in the world of slide guitar and roots music, Kevin has managed to keep a fresh approach to his craft whilst still paying respect to the blues masters of the past. His original material is inspired by everyday life and people. His many live performances vary from the main stage at Glastonbury to the many beer joints in Texas, where he once lived. read more

  • Van driver, 62, dies in collision

    POLICE are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Coney Hill Road at about 8.10am yesterday. (Tuesday April 22). read more

  • Man suffers life-threatening injuries in A38 crash Gazette Series: Police urge vigilance after cars targeted in Dursley

    A MAN suffered life-threatening injuries after a car collided with a telegraph pole on the A38 overnight. read more

  • Queen's Awards recognise the best of the South West

    ENTERPRISING companies across the area have been awarded prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. read more

  • Inside the Pavilion with Gloucestershire president John Light

    PROFESSIONAL sport is tough. As well as ability you need a winning mentality, perhaps summed up by W C Fields’ famous line 'Never give a sucker an even break'. read more

  • Marshfield Bakery celebrates 30 years of flour and flapjacks Gazette Series: Ben, Lynne and Paul White at Marshfield Bakery

    A BAKING business which was started in a terraced house in Marshfield is celebrating 30 years of serving up tasty treats. read more

  • Charity ball held in memory of soldier Martin Lamb Gazette Series: Rosie Lamb holds a picture of her Dad who was killed in Afghanistan, pictured with mum Melissa (left) and Sara Clark who are holding a charity ball to raise money for Scotty's Little Soldiers

    THE family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan are hosting a black tie ball to support the charity which helped them deal with their loss. read more

  • Rugby: Thornbury are well beaten

    South West One West read more

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