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  • Athletics: Thornbury keep parkruns in the family

    PARKRUNS continues to be family affairs in Thornbury Running Club, with Thomas Darton and Eve Slater following in their parents' footsteps to run in the Sunday 2k event. read more

  • Athletics: Fantastic run by Dursley member in Amsterdam

    MARK Brasier, winner of best newcomer in the 2014 Dursley Running Club awards, tested himself over the marathon distance in Amsterdam. read more

  • Police trying to trace group who assisted woman in Coalpit Heath incident

    POLICE are trying to trace a group of people who assisted a woman during an incident in Ram Hill in Coalpit Heath. The incident happened at about 2.45pm on Wednesday, October 22. A man was arrested following the incident and subsequently charged in connection with it. He has appeared in court. At the time of the incident members of the public assisted a woman until police arrived. The police would like to trace anyone who was present and witnessed what happened.  Contact the investigations team at Concorde House quoting crime reference 110030/14 if you can help. read more

  • Football: Haldane was unsettled by interest from other clubs, says Yate boss

    LEWIS Haldane was unwilling to come on as a substitute in Yate Town’s game at Merthyr Town on Tuesday night, according to manager Rob Cousins. read more

  • VIDEO: New Forest Green goalkeeping coach Glyn Jones Gazette Series:

    SPORTS editor Ashley Loveridge and video producer Tom Wren caught up with new Forest Green goalkeeping coach Glyn Jones at the New Lawn today. read more


    Ronald Harris 2nd November 2007 Time passes Memories stay. Loved and remembered every day. Loving Wife Fluff. Dawn, Frazer and Tina and Families X read more


    David John Morris Passed away peacefully at Southmead Hospital on the 20th October 2014 aged 77 years. Dearly missed by all of his Family. Funeral Service to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium on Thursday the 6th November 2014 at 11am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Alzheimer's Society (Singing for the Brain Thornbury Group) or Cancer Research UK. c/o L and J Gulwell Funeral Directors 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury BS35 2AD. read more

  • F COOK

    Francis Gilbert Cook "Nobby" Former Wotton postman died peacefully on the 22nd October 2014 in his 88th year in Kingswood Lodge Care Home surrounded by his devoted family. Most cherished Husband to Rita. Beloved Father to Julie and Neil. Devoted Gramp to Sarah,Vicki,Emma,Robert and Matthew.Loving Father in law to Penny. Much loved Great Grandpa to Summer,Keely and Lacie.Grandpa in law to Justin, Sarah,Helen and Lisa. We will never forget you. Funeral service will be held today 30th October in Westerleigh Crematorium at 3pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired made payable to Dementia UK may be sent c/o Grimes and Goscombe. Chipping Manor. The Chipping. Wotton under Edge. GL12 7AD. read more

  • P DYE

    Pamela Dye Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday 21st October 2014, aged 69 years. Much loved Wife, Mother and Nanny. Funeral service at Westerleigh Crematorium on Tuesday 4th November, at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for the British Lung Foundation, may be sent c/o Grimes and Goscombe, Chipping Manor, The Chipping, Wotton-Under-Edge, Glos, GL12 7AD. read more


    David John Morris Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. In loving memory of my Husband Dave. "Night God Bless, see you in the morning", love you always. Your broken hearted Wife Viv. In loving memory of my Father David John Morris. You enjoyed life to the full with a will to win, a smile and a heart of gold. My Dad, my best friend, my legend. Unbeatable. Lots of love always your Son Gary and Daughter-in-law Sharon. My dearest Brother Dave passed away 20th October. No Brother could be loved more than you were loved. My memories are of special times full of fun and laughter. You sang to me as a child to keep me free of fear and what I still remember is feeling safe when you were near. I am going to miss you so very much. Love you always, Sister Mary and remembered with great fondness by Brother-in-law David. Reunited with loved ones. Uncle Dave we will always remember the fun and laughter you brought into our lives, we always loved seeing you. Happy memories come to mind of an Uncle of a very special kind. With loving thoughts Jenni, Heather and Chris XXX read more


    MURIEL LANGLEY Formerly of Glebelands, Cam, Frithwood and Eastcombe. Peacefully on 18th October 2014, aged 76 years. Mother of Vic, Mother in Law of Angela, Sister of Stanley, Grandmother of Ian, Kate and Amy, Great Grandmother of Cameron, Tyler and Keelan. Funeral Service at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 30th October at 10.30am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) The British Heart Foundation c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. or donate online at: . The family would especially like to thank the Staff at Henlow Court, Durlsey, together with Dr Fletcher and Colleagues at Orchard Medical Centre, Cam. read more


    Venita Blunos Passed peacefully away at Southmead Hosipital on 20th October aged 85. Funeral service to be held at St. Mary's Church Thornbury on Tuesday 4th November at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Cancer Research U.K. c/o L and J Gulwell Funeral Directors 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury, BS35 2AD read more


    Peter Stretton Stopford We would like to announce the passing of Peter Stretton Stopford much loved Husband and Father on the 17th October 2014. The Burial for close Family only will be at Memorial Woodlands on Friday 7th November at 1pm followed by a remembrance of his life at Uley Village Hall at 2.30pm to which all are welcome. read more


    Daisy Martin known to all as Peggy Wotton-Under-Edge 9th May 1930- 8th October 2014 Brian, Jo, Ali and Families would like to extend their sincere gratitude to everyone who sent cards and messages of condolence and support following our recent unexpected loss. Jo and Ali would also like to thank everyone who attended Mum's funeral service, your support in Dad's absence due to his own ill health, was invaluable and will never be forgotten. A special mention to the Medical Teams at Culverhay Surgery and GRH for the care and support shown to both Peggy and her Family. Also many thanks to Grimes and Goscombe for the funeral arrangements. Donations in memory of Peggy will sent to Cotswold Care Hospice and Crossroads Care. read more


    Vera Whittard Vera's family would like to thank the following people: All the staff at Henlow Court for the tolerant and wonderful care provided during the years she lived there. Dr Alvis and Dr Edgar who both made an enormous contribution to Vera's comfort over the final period of her life. Last, but certainly not least, Jeremy Clutterbuck of L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd who made a difficult process as easy as possible. We very much appreciate his kindness and quiet, yet extremely efficient, professionalism. read more

  • S HILL

    Shirley Catherine Hill Clive and family would like to thank all those who attended Shirley's funeral on Monday 20th October and all those who sent kind words of condolence and support. Plus the generosity of donations to Cotswold Care and Macmillan Cancer Support. "Forever shining, my little star", Clive. read more


    Mary Teresa Smith passed away peacefully at home, on Tuesday 21st October 2014. Funeral service is to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium on Monday 10th November at 1.00pm. Refreshments at Yew Tree Inn, Cam from 2.30pm. Family Flowers only please with donations in lieu being split between The Good Neighbours and The Dursley Day Centre. Cheques should be sent and made payable to LW Clutterbuck Ltd, 24 - 26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, GL11 5LE. read more


    Reverend Ernie Clarke Died peacefully on October 27th aged 90. Much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend to many. Methodist Minister, former Dursley Town Councillor and Chair of Dursley Town Trust. Service of Thanksgiving at Dursley Methodist Church on Wednesday 12th November at 12.00 noon. No flowers please. Donations to Dursley Methodist Church or Christian Aid, may be sent to LW Clutterbuck Ltd, Funeral Director, 24 - 26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, Glos. GL11 5LE. read more


    Ingrid Baker Passed away peacefully at Southmead Hospital on Tuesday 28th October 2014, aged 86 years. Dearest Wife of the late George and Godmother and Friend to many. Further enquiries regarding the funeral arrangements may be directed to Grimes and Goscombe 01453 843451. read more


    Arthur Edward Curtis Ted In loving memory of our Father who passed away peacefully at Southmead Hospital on Friday 24th October, aged 92 years. Funeral to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium at 2.30pm Thursday 6th November. No flowers please, donations if desired to the Grand Appeal for the Childrens Hospital, c/o Co-Operative Funeral Care, 513 Wells Road, Hengrove, Bristol. BS14 9AL. read more


    Robert Carter Bob Passed away after a short illness on Saturday 25th October in Southmead Hospital. Will be greatly missed by all Family and Friends. Funeral service at Westerleigh Crematorium Thursday 6th November at 3pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o F Woodruff Funeral Directors, 118-120 Station Road, Yate. BS37 4PQ. read more


    Edward James Wheeler 31.10.1999 A loved and loving Son and Brother. read more

  • £33 million project will decrease rail journey times to Bristol

    RAIL passengers are set to benefit from an increase in services and reduced journey times after Network rail announced a £33 million project to double railway lines between Bristol’s two main stations. read more

  • Dursley scout leader John Fleck jailed over sadistic images of children

    A SECONDARY school teacher and Dursley scout master obsessed with sadistic child abuse was jailed for 10 months. read more

  • Football: Haldane leaves Yate

    LEWIS Haldane has left Yate Town by mutual consent, the club has announced through their Twitter account today. read more

  • Dursley teacher accused of sexual activity with a child

    A TEACHER has appeared in court accused of sexual activity with a child. read more

  • Council invites community groups to apply for grants

    VOLUNTARY organisations are being invited to bid for money to help improve their communities. read more

  • Table Tennis: Saleh and Dawe unbeaten as Frampton beat Yate

    Stroud & District Table Tennis League read more

  • UPDATE: Rodborough Common car fire - police believe cause of death was non-suspicious Gazette Series:

    POLICE investigating the discovery of a body in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud yesterday, Wednesday, are now treating the cause of death as non-suspicious. read more

  • Nine men to appear in court accused of phone scams which targeted Gloucestershire and Wiltshire residents Gazette Series:

    NINE men accused of conning elderly Gloucestershire and Wiltshire residents out of large sums of cash will appear in court today read more

  • Thornbury history group meeting

    THE NEXT meeting of the Thornbury Local History and Archaeology Society will include a talk by Peter Weeks on Ashton Court Mansion. read more

  • Charity barn dance will be held in Thornbury

    A BARN dance will be held in the Armstrong Hall in Thornbury on Saturday, November 15 from 7.30pm. read more

  • Glyn Jones named new goalkeeping coach at Forest Green Gazette Series: OUT: Exiles academy director Glyn Jones

    FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock has named former Tottenham goalkeeper Glyn Jones as his new goalkeeping coach. read more

  • Aust hoping to install fourth defibrillator

    VILLAGERS are hoping to install a fourth defibrillator in Aust. read more

  • City Chat: Unbeaten run has been a true team effort Gazette Series:

    CITY’S unbeaten league start to the season is still intact after a 2-2 draw at Barnsley on Saturday. read more

  • Campaigners fear composting closure

    USERS of the community composting centre in Thornbury are calling on the council to consider keeping it open. read more

  • Uley Playgroup in closure fears

    Just awaiting a justgiving link and some info for interested parents read more

  • Rejection for huge solar farm development in Iron Acton

    AN APPLICATION to build an enormous solar farm in Iron Acton was refused at a development control committee. read more

  • Hockey: Wotton wear down strong Cardiff side

    Davis Wood Hockey League read more

  • Gas Gossip: Good FA Cup run can instil confidence

    ROVERS eased into the first round of the FA Cup with an emphatic victory at Dorchester Town on Saturday. read more

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