Winterbourne students get first look inside new £19million academy

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4:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

STUDENTS in Winterbourne have not only started the academic year in smart new uniforms but have also been welcomed into their new £19million building.

Siege man walks free till next month

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4:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN who was arrested following a tense three and a half hour stand-off with armed police on Friday has been bailed.

Dursley siege man released on bail

4:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN who was arrested following a tense three and a half hour stand-off with armed police on Friday has been bailed.

Dursley siege man released on bail

4:29pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN who was arrested following a tense three and a half hour stand-off with armed police on Friday has been bailed.

Talented tricksters show off their best moves at Thornbury Skate Fest

Gazette Series: SR_544_001     Jack Griffiths,16, shows his skills at the Thornbury Skatefest (9854069)

4:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TALENTED youngsters showed off their skills at this year’s Skate Fest held at Thornbury skatepark.

Bank Cafe in Dursley placed on Cotswolds cool list

Gazette Series: Business partners Tom Burry and Amy Pain outside Bank cafe which opened in Parsonage Street, Dursley on Monday (9934812)

4:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A POPULAR new cafe that offers a combination of delicious food and retro decor has made it onto an exclusive cool list.

Southmead Breast Cancer Centre fully open

Gazette Series: SR_565_001     Jan Baglioli and Jenny Wookey of Trustees of BUST with Jane Ibbunson, Head of fundraising for the Southmead Hospital Charity at the new Breast Cancer Care Centre at southmead Hospital (9930304)

3:38pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NEW centre for breast cancer services is now fully open at Southmead Hospital.

Treefest at Westonbirt

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2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TREEFEST at Westonbirt Arboretum enjoyed a successful 20th year despite poor weather on Monday.

Man stabbed in the chest on Cheltenham night out but does not notice until he gets home

Gazette Series: police

1:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN from Cheltenham was stabbed in the chest after walking home from a night out, but did not notice until he arrived home.

A Cam Woodfields friendship group moves to a new location

Gazette Series: A group enjoy a range of activities as part of the Past Times Cafe (9915459)

12:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COMMUNITY’s local friendship group for older resident is moving to a new venue.

New South Gloucestershire Council leader elected

Gazette Series:

10:05am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE Conservative party in South Gloucestershire has elected a new leader.

Alveston pair hike 290 miles for charity

Gazette Series: Two very wet walkers on Chesil Beach as they finished  (9883429)

7:05am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AN ALVESTON pair has walked 290 miles to raise money for a cancer support charity.

Charity auction to be held in The Buff Hall, Berkeley

4:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CHARITABLE organisation is to hold a fundraiser at the end of the month.

Charity day to be held at Wotton-under-Edge golf course

Gazette Series: The fourth hole at Canons Court  (9872766)

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

A GOLF club is to host a charity competition and an evening of entertainment – all in the hope of raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer.

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering baby son denies intimidating his partner

Gazette Series: police

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN arrested on suspicion of killing his baby son has denied intimidating a potential witness against him – his partner, who is the child's mother.

Tasty treats are the stars of the 129th Hawkesbury Show

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3:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

PRIZED vegetables and homemade cakes provided a tasty centrepiece for one of the region’s biggest country shows at the weekend.

NATO convoy spotted travelling through Cotswolds

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3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE convoy, linked to the NATO summit in Cardiff, has been spotted travelling through the Cotswolds today.

Dursley Councillor calls for defibrillators in rural areas

12:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

A COUNCILLOR has called for more defibrillators to be made available – with a particular plea for rural areas where ambulance response times are longer.

Thornbury Christmas lights switch-on date revealed

Gazette Series: Last year's Christmas lights switch-on (2597407)

10:03am Monday 1st September 2014

CHRISTMAS preparations are already well underway and the Thornbury Christmas Lights Association has announced when the lights will be switched on.

Dursley Town Council releases business survey to complete Neighbourhood Development Plan

10:01am Monday 1st September 2014

A TOWN council has released surveys for local businesses to help with its first ever Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Oldbury-on-Severn speed consultation launched

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3:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CONSULTATION has been launched to get public comments ahead of a proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit around Oldbury-on-Severn Primary School.

Dursley siege update: "At one point they pointed their gun at the window"

Gazette Series:

10:34am Friday 29th August 2014

AN ONLOOKER to a three and a half hour armed siege in Dursley tells the Gazette what she saw.

Man arrested after standoff with armed police in Dursley

Gazette Series:

8:50am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a three and a half hour standoff with armed police in Dursley.

Gazette campaign to change burial rules at Thornbury Cemetery continues

Gazette Series:

4:08pm Friday 29th August 2014

AS OUR campaign gets underway a number of people have pledged their support to try and push through a change to the burial rules at Thornbury Cemetery.

Team of employees from Yate store carry carpet 10km for charity

Gazette Series: Left to right: James Price, Richard Martin, Dan Morgan and Dave Herbert (9807529)

1:47pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TEAM from the largest independent carpet retailer in the South West has completed a charity challenge that saw them carry a carpet for 10km.

Gloucestershire police left red faced after embarrassing cell block burglary

Gazette Series: Paedophile's jail sentence has been cut after ruling that he got get enough credit for pleading guilty

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE have been left red in the face after their new cell block was burgled twice in the space of three days.

Gloucestershire police left red faced after embarrassing cell block burglary

12:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE have been left red in the face after their new cell block was burgled twice in the space of three days.

Avon and Somerset police stations' opening hours to change

12:21pm Friday 29th August 2014

AS PART of a review of police stations Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be changing the opening hours of its enquiry offices.

Yate consultants lend a helping hand with £10 million contract

Gazette Series: Left to right: Steve Gregor (Gregor Heating), Sue Marchant (Cool Ventures), Jane Putley (Gregor Heating), Roger Wilkins (Cool Ventures) (9802771)

12:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

A BUSINESS growth consultancy helped an energy company nab a multi-million pound maintenance contract.

South Gloucestershire Council leader steps down

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11:44am Friday 29th August 2014

THE LEADER of South Gloucestershire Council has stood down from his position.

Ukip to hold Dursley debate

10:44am Friday 29th August 2014

A POLITICAL party growing in popularity will hold a public meeting and debate in October.

Avon and Somerset police to join Welsh colleagues at NATO summit

7:59am Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE officers from Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be joining their colleagues at Gwent Police and South Wales Police to help support next week’s NATO summit.

Bee keepers keeping safe after new suits donated

Gazette Series: Bee keepers keeping safe with the donated protective suits at the apiary in Stone

5:19am Friday 29th August 2014

A BEE keeping group for South Gloucestershire is buzzing after being donated 20 sets of protective clothing for adults and children.

VIDEO: Gazette photographer takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

Gazette Series:

3:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

GAZETTE photographer Stephen Richards is the latest to take part in the ice bucket challenge social media craze - and got more than he bargained for.

Nick Clegg announces Renishaw will invest in 3D printing industry

Gazette Series: Renishaw director Rhydian Pountney explains 3D printing to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

3:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE DEPUTY Prime Minister has announced a new investment in 3D printing by a Wotton-under-Edge-based firm.

Cats out to wow the judges

Gazette Series: SR_527_001     Judge Janet Ashman from Frenchay with one of the cats in the West of England and South Wales Cat Society Show at Thornbury Leisure Centre on Saturday (9670160)

3:05pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CAT owners from across the region were out in force to help the West of England and South Wales Cat Society celebrate their 50th anniversary in spectacular fashion.

Woodchester Mansion looks back on founder's relatives who died during WW1

Gazette Series: From left, Major Charles Jarrett and his brother Captain Aylmer Jarrett

1:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HISTORICAL research has unearthed the gallant stories of three brothers who died during the First World War that were connected to Woodchester Mansion.

Dursley army reservist thrilled with new air trooper role

Gazette Series: Air trooper Alex Pead-Walsh in the hangar at RNAS Yeovilton with Wildcats of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps  (9770346)

1:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN ARMY Reservist has been thrilled to offer vital ground support to a helicopter fleet this Summer.

Bake Off fever inspires new evening classes in Yate

11:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

NEW evening classes are to be introduced for those with Bake Off fever.

Council demands answers on proposed changes to 600-house site in Dursley

Gazette Series: SR_542_001     Richard Furness, Lisa Gadd and Diane Davies in the Long Street car park in Dursley (9731522)

9:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PUBLIC meeting is set to take place with the developers of the Littlecombe site as criticisms have been levied at its attempts to change the overall master plan for the area.

Police appeal after extreme stunt bike stolen from train

9:23am Thursday 28th August 2014

BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) officers are appealing for information after the theft of a bicycle from a train at Bristol Parkway railway station.

Petition launched to push through proposals at Thornbury Hospital

Gazette Series: Shirley Holloway with her petition outside the Thornbury Health Centre (7509409)

6:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PETITION is being launched to try and push through proposals to improve the facilities at Thornbury Hospital.

Poll reveals shocking food cutbacks of working parents in South England

Gazette Series: Society shame that people have to rely on foodbanks

5:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

A POLL has revealed that one in three working parents in the South cut back on food to pay for their home.

Roadshow offers help to people with dementia in South Gloucestershire

4:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A ROADSHOW that aims to help people with dementia will begin next month.

Update: 6ft 9ins Leyhill absconder found

Gazette Series:

4:56pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for help from the public to help them track down a prisoner who absconded from HMP Leyhill this morning.

Police appeal for public help after man absconds from Leyhill prison

4:45pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for help from the public to help them track down a prisoner who absconded from HMP Leyhill this morning.

Police appeal for public help after man absconds from Leyhill prison

4:27pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for help from the public to help them track down a prisoner who absconded from HMP Leyhill this morning.

Cam nursery takes children to the beach without leaving the building

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4:09pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHILDREN at Cam nursery have been a enjoying a day at the beach as well as raising money for charity – without even leaving the building.

Avon and Somerset Police offer driving awareness courses

1:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A POLICE force is offering free courses to help drivers with their awareness while out on the roads.

Charity launches campaign to raise money for children with heart defects

1:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY is launching a campaign to raise vital money for children with congenital heart defects.


Gazette Series: SR_550_001     Judge Roy Haviland, right, and Steward Brian Cook take a closer look at some of the vegetables on show at the Hawkesbury Show SR_550_001 Judge Roy Haviland, right, and Steward Brian Cook take a closer look at some of the vegetables on show at the Hawkesbury Show





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