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  • Dursley community organisation launch their brand new 'Community Hub'

    A COMMUNITY centre in Dursley launched a new range of events for people of all ages. read more

  • Yate group provides support for carers of people with mental health needs Gazette Series:

    FREE support groups for carers of people with mental health needs are being provided in Yate. read more

  • Don't be duped into buying a new chainsaw from the back of green and white van Gazette Series:

    PEOPLE living in rural towns and villages in the Stroud district are being cautioned against buying new chainsaws from men turning up at private houses in a white and green van. read more

  • COMMENT: Action needed on dog fouling at Thornbury playing field Gazette Series: A Gazette campaign has helped keep Thornbury's Citizens Advice Bureau open for another year

    A SCHEME to tackle dog fouling in a Thornbury play area has fallen through and due to selfish dog owners who refuse to clean up their pet’s mess a call has now been made for the animals to be banned from the area altogether. read more

  • Punch up in Nailsworth involving man from Dursley left victim hospitalised with serious injuries

    A PUNCH-UP in Nailsworth Social Club landed a man in hospital with serious injuries, a court heard today. read more

  • Pupils' school sale gives boost to children's charity

    PUPILS at Manorbrook Primary School in Thornbury raised £300 for the children's charity UNICEF by organising and running a charity sale. read more

  • VIDEO: Yate pantomime performer proposes to girlfriend on stage to an audience of 250

    PANTOMIME-GOERS witnessed a real life happily ever after when a performer proposed to his on and off-stage girlfriend at the end of the show. read more

  • High marks for Charfield Pre-School

    CHARFIELD Pre-school has been praised by an education inspector for the service it runs in the village. read more

  • Police hunt for Dursley man who failed to surrender bail Gazette Series:

    GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police are looking for a Dursley man after he failed to surrender bail. read more

  • Roundabout repainting has to wait for better weather

    CALLS have been made to repaint road markings at a busy mini roundabout in Thornbury. read more

  • Cam man who committed string of sex offences is given potential court date

    A 74-YEAR-OLD Cam stroke victim may stand trial for a series of sex assault charges in May, a court heard today. read more

  • South Gloucestershire community services changes through six-year savings scheme

    CHANGES to a number of South Gloucestershire community services have been agreed by committee members as part of a six-year savings programme. read more

  • COMMENT: Yate woman's praise for air ambulance charity's critical care service Gazette Series: A Gazette campaign has helped keep Thornbury's Citizens Advice Bureau open for another year

    AN AIR ambulance charity has received well-deserved thanks and praise from an ex-patient from Yate. read more

  • Yate woman given critical care by air ambulance commends their "absolutely outstanding" work

    A YATE woman has thanked a charity air ambulance crew for their “absolutely outstanding” work after they delivered critical care in her home. read more

  • Uley residents' frustration as phone service is cut off for two weeks

    A GROUP of Uley residents have been left without a phone line for two weeks – and fear it’s only a matter of time before the “emergency” situation proves to be far worse than an inconvenience. read more

  • Patrick Stephens

    STEPHENS PATRICK 'PAT' Passed peacefully away 19th January. Lovingly remembered by Christine, Robin, Angela and families. Funeral Service, Yate Methodist Church, Monday 2nd February, 12.30pm. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to CLIC Sargent c/o F. Woodruff Funeral Directors, 192 Badminton Road, Coalpit Heath, BS36 2SX read more


    BURROWS DAVID Valerie would like to thank Family, Friends and all who attended David Burrows Funeral. And for the kind messages, cards and Donations sent at this sad time. Thank you to Karen Mellerup at Dursley Funeral Service, Amanda Roberts for taking the service, and Mandy Woodward for the lovely Flowers. read more


    GARDNER DAVID WILLIAM (SCRAGGY) Margaret and the whole family would like to thank both Philip and the wonderfully caring staff at Grimes & Goscombe, and the Reverend Christine Axford for arranging and conducting last week's lovely Service at St Mary's. The kindness and support shown by so many friends and neighbours has been overwhelming. The large congregation made us proud to know that so many, like us, will miss him so much. Thank you, and God Bless you all. read more


    GREEN DOUG Passed peacefully away on the 20th January 2015, aged 88 years. Dearly missed by his Wife Joan, his children Sally, Michael and Nigel and all of his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St. James Church, Tytherington on Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 1:30pm. Donations if desired may be made to CLIC Sargent c/o L & J Gulwell Funeral Directors, 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury. read more


    FREEMAN STUART ANDREW Of Everlands, Cam, passed away peacefully at home on 24th January 2015 aged 64. Loving Husband to Janet and much loved Dad to Mark and Daughter-in-law Louise, and Grampy to Caitlin and Dylan. Funeral service to be held at St Bartholomew's Church, Lower Cam on Thursday 5th February at 12:45pm. Family fowers only. Donations for Hope for Tomorrow should be made payable to L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd, Funeral Director and sent to 24-26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, Glos, GL11 5LE. read more


    HARBARD LILLIAN Of Dursley and formerly of Arlingham passed away at the Vale Community Hospital, Dursley on 17th January 2015 aged 100 years. Widow of the late George Harbard will be sadly missed by Daughter Margaret, Son Godfrey and Daughter-in-law Heather. Funeral service to take place at St Mary's Church,Arlingham at 12 noon on Friday 6th February followed by interment in the churchyard. All welcome at the Red Lion for refreshments after the service. Flowers or donations for the Red Cross, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust or Salvation Army. Cheques made payable to L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd and sent to 24-26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, Glos, GL11 5LE. read more


    SIMPSON FRANCES Of the parish of Cam and Dursley, passed away peacefully at Gloucester Royal Hospital on the 10th January 2015. Dearly loved by her children, Stephen, Peter, Suzanne, and Thomas and her Grandchildren, Shaun, Nicola, James, Harry, Sophie and Katie. A service in celebration of her life will be held at St George's Church, Upper Cam on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 12:15pm and afterwards at Gloucester Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Parkinson's UK may be sent and made payable to L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd Funeral Director, 24-26 High Street, Cam, Dursley, Glos, GL11 5LE. read more


    KELLAWAY JOAN DAISY Passed away on Wednesday 21st January 2015 aged 102 years. Funeral service to be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 6th February at 10.30am Donations if desired to the Alzheimer's Society send c/o Dursley Funeral Service (Philip Ford and Son) 35e Parsonage Street Dursley GL11 4BP. read more


    OWEN LYNETTE of New Road, Cam died unexpectedly on 20th January 2015 at Gloucester Royal Hospital aged 52. Much loved by Family and Friends. Funeral service to be held at St Giles', Uley on Wednesday 4th February at 1:30pm followed by cremation at Westerleigh Crematorium. Spring flowers please. read more


    KNOX NANCY MAY Passed away peacefully on 21st January 2015 aged 88 years. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 5th February 2015 at 1.45pm at Wick Chapel followed by committal in St Bartholomew's Churchyard, Wick. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation can be sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 86 Station Road, Yate, Bristol BS37 4PH. read more


    JOHN MICHAEL RICHARD Passed away with his Family around him at Beech House Nursing Home, Thornbury on 25th January aged 81 years. Mike was a much loved Husband, Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad and will sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Eve, Bill, Ann, Michael and David. Funeral service to be held at Christ the King, Thornbury at 3.15pm on Friday 6th February. Colouful attire explicitly requested by Mike. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Parkinsons UK, c/o L and Gulwell Funeral Directors, 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury, Bristol. BS35 2AD read more


    STEPHENS PATRICK 'PAT' Dearest Pat, always in our thoughts we will carry you in our hearts forever. We will always love you. Rest in peace, until we meet again. Brother Robin, Angela, Niece Ria Jason, Carson, Harper, Sienna. read more

  • Bristol County Court Court Case No. 25 of 2013 ANGELO SAURO ASSOCIATES LIMITED

    Bristol County Court Court Case No. 25 of 2013 ANGELO SAURO ASSOCIATES LIMITED (In Compulsory Liquidation) Company No. 06165983 Notice is hereby given pursuant to Rule 11.2 of The Insolvency Rules 1986, that Jonathan Mark Williams of  Bishop Fleming LLP, 16 Queen Squarf, Bristol BS1 4NT was appointed Liquidator of the above Company on 13 February 2013, proposeses declaring a dividend to the unsecured creditors of the above named Company. The last date for proving debts is 28 February 2015, by which date claims must be sent to the undersigned Jonathan Mark Williams, of Bishop Fleming LLP, 16 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4NT Notice is further given that the Liquidator intends declaring dividend within two months from the last date for proving. Further details contact: jack Callow, Tel: 0117 910 0250, Fax: 0117 910 0252, Email: bsinsolvency» Date: 27 January 2015 Jonathan Mark Williams, Liquidator read more

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