Crossways pupils learn about the First World War

Gazette Series: Some of the children at Crossways Schools in front of the giant poppy they have added petals to (11896358)

12:03pm Saturday 25th October 2014

INQUISITIVE Crossways Schools pupils have been learning about the First World War and have been commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of the war.

Resident worried by lack of action to tackle Castle parking problem

Gazette Series: SR_934_001     Traffic outside the Castle School Sixth Form Centre (11875436)

9:11am Saturday 25th October 2014

EARLIER this month a planning application was submitted for an extension to be built at Castle School’s sixth form building.

Major redevelopment planned for The Mall

Gazette Series: SR_306_001     The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (8717978)

5:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE MALL could be set for expansion after its owners revealed plans for major redevelopment of the shopping centre.

New booklet on First World War in Yate and Sodbury

4:25pm Friday 24th October 2014

A NEW booklet about the impact of the First World War on the Yate and Chipping Sodbury area has been published.

Big losses lead to closure of Yate companies

3:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

SIGNIFICANT losses within parts of a Yate-based construction and civil engineering group has led to two of its businesses ceasing trading.

Work on target to get Frampton Cotterell road back to normal

1:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

WORK is on schedule to get Church Road in Frampton Cotterell back to normal by the end of November after a major scheme to replace the bridge crossing the River Frome.

Book lovers across Gloucestershire encouraged to take up challenge at local library

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10:08am Friday 24th October 2014

BOOK lovers across the county are being encouraged to take up the South West reading passport challenge.

The Guardian's prison correspondent to give talk in Stroud

Gazette Series: Eric Allison (11885605)

9:46am Friday 24th October 2014

POSITIVE Justice Gloucestershire’s annual public meeting will be held in Stroud this year – and include a talk on mental health within our justice system.

Huge poppy created out of 1,400 people to mark Remembrance Day 2014

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6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TO launch this year’s Royal British Legion Gloucestershire County Poppy Appeal, around 1,400 GCHQ staff, both civilian and military, have worked together to create a giant poppy in the centre of the iconic GCHQ ‘doughnut’ building in Cheltenham.

Public Health England launches this year's Cold Weather Plan

5:32pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PRACTICAL things that can be done to minimise the risk to health this winter have been spelled out in the 2014 Cold Weather Plan for England.

Decision day for Iron Acton solar farm plan

Gazette Series: SR_913_001     One of the fields that may be used for the proposed solar farm at Green Farm in Latteridge (11819156)

5:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A DECISION on a solar farm in Iron Acton is set to be made today after the size of the operation was scaled down.

Report showcasing examples of public health work in the South West published

Gazette Series: Publih Health England launches initiative

1:26pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A REPORT has been published showcasing examples of public health work in 12 local authorities in the South West.

Wotton-Under-Edge book adapted to TV

1:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BOOK written by a Wotton-under-Edge illustrator has been adapted into a television series which was aired on Channel 5.

Sixth formers design shop front mural for Hawkesbury care home

12:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIXTH formers at Katharine Lady Berkeley's School have created a mural of shop fronts for residents at a residential care home in Hawkesbury Upton.

Man, 67, dies after collapsing at Nailsworth bus station

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11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN has died after collapsing at Nailsworth bus station.

Yate fire crews help the retired to reduce fire danger

10:48am Thursday 23rd October 2014

CREWS from Yate fire station dropped in to retirement flats in the town to give residents advice on fire safety and smoke alarms.

Uproar over changes to bus services in Dursley

Gazette Series: Stroud District Councillor for Dursley Doina Cornell at the bus stop on Shakespeare Road, in Dursley (11821841)

7:22am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DURSLEY residents and Labour councillors fear that changes to bus services could have a negative impact on the community.

Thornbury in Bloom cap-off a successful year with Britain in Bloom award

Gazette Series: SR_912_001     The Thornbury in Bloom team celebrating their awards for this year (11819213)

6:09am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE TEAM behind Thornbury’s floral displays this year have been given the silver gilt award at this year’s Britain In Bloom competition.

Public consultation held for proposed 150 home development

Gazette Series: SR_654_001     The site of the proposed housing development near Lower Morton (10373985)

4:08pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LAST WEEK the firm behind the proposed 150-home development on the northern edge of Thornbury held a public consultation with local residents.

Burglary prevention event to be held in Cam

Gazette Series: PC Peter Lay (11824471)

3:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DURSLEY police are to stage a free burglary prevention day in Cam.

Full of Life Fair was fully packed

Gazette Series: Residents from Dursley enjoy World Jungle's Full of Life Fair (11822715)

3:42pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Dursley Full of Life fair was a huge success for organisations and visitors.

Firefighters remind people to test their smoke alarms

Gazette Series: Firefighter fitted smoke alarm saves lives in Downham house fire

12:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are reminding people to check the batteries in their smoke alarms when they change their clocks back for winter.

Fire crew attends digger fire in Severn Beach

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9:42am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FIRE crew was called to a fire involving a digger at Western Approach Distribution Centre near Severn Beach last night (October 21).

Fire crews called to horse trapped in Chipping Sodbury

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9:35am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TWO fire crews were called to a horse trapped in a ditch in Dodington Lane in Chipping Sodbury yesterday evening (October 21).

One lane closed on M5 due to broken down vehicle

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9:29am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

One lane is blocked on the M5 motorway southbound between J16 for Aztec West and J17 for Cribbs Causeway.

NHS Trust is first NHS organisation to win work experience award

Gazette Series: Fair Train chief executive Beth Gardner presenting North Bristol NHS Trust chief executive Andrea Young with the Work Experience Quality Standard trophy. (11770353)

6:19am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE NHS trust behind Southmead, Frenchay and Cossham hospitals has become the first NHS organisation to be given the Work Experience Quality Standard.

Libraries launch reading passport

Gazette Series: Yate Library underwent a £1.5million extension in 2010

4:36pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

LIBRARIES across South Gloucestershire and the South West are taking readers on a journey to new worlds from now until Tuesday, December 30.

Dursley woman celebrates turning 105

Gazette Series: SR_856_001     Nora Atkins of the Hollies Care home in Dursley who celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday (11567515)

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DURSLEY woman celebrated her 105th Birthday.

Former Castle School student thanks PE teacher for pursuing acting career

Gazette Series: Lucy's acting career took off after advice from her PE teacher at Castle School (11732303)

4:06pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TALENTED 21-year-old from Rangeworthy has achieved what many only dream of after pursuing a career as an actress.

South Gloucestershire residents can now use plastic bags in food recycling caddies

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2:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PLASTIC bags can now be used to line food recycling caddies in an attempt to increase the amount of food recycling.

Armed robbers chased off using cleaning spray

Gazette Series: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

2:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HAMMER-WIELDING thieves were warded off by quick thinking staff in a Bourton-on-the-Water convenience store who sprayed them with a cleaning product.

Crowds join in for special musical day

Gazette Series: Thornbury Choral Society dressed in bright colours wowed the crowd. (11710398)

11:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MONTHS of preparation culminated in an extremely successful day for Thornbury Choral Society’s Big, big Handel day.

Top acts line up for Sodbury music festival

11:27am Tuesday 21st October 2014

HEADLINE acts for the increasingly popular 2015 Sodbury Jazz and Blues Festival have been announced by organisers.

Visitors view new-look hall after £100,000 revamp

Gazette Series: SR_884_001     Manor Hall management committee members with some 'before' pictures at their open day for the refurbished hall in Coalpit Heath (11683361)

10:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

VISITORS to an open day at the Manor Hall in Coalpit Heath were able to see the result of a £100,000 facelift.

Thornbury author publishes collection of short stories

Gazette Series: SR_881_001     Author Tony Domaille with his Ebook Indian Summer Sunshine (11642113)

6:23am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A THORNBURY author has published his collection of twelve short stories - with a twist.

New language courses in Yate

3:53pm Monday 20th October 2014

NEW classes are being held in Yate to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Great Western Air Ambulance celebrate arrival of new helicopter

Gazette Series: The Great Western Air Ambulance's new helicopter off the ground (11673988)

3:14pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOLLOWING a lengthy fundraising campaign the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity GWAAC have finally received their new helicopter.

Severe weather warning could disrupt travel in the county

Gazette Series: Weather warning as 50mph winds close in on Watford

2:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

COMMUTERS could face delays tomorrow as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the county bringing a period of strong winds.

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael secures Westminster debate

Gazette Series: Stroud MP Michael Carmichael (10519199)

1:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has secured a debate at Westminster on infrastructure investment in the Stroud Valleys and the Vale.

Stroud Lib Dems put forward candidate for General Election

1:09pm Monday 20th October 2014

STROUD Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the General Election.

Wotton teenager died as a result of a "tragic accident"

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11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

AN 18-YEAR-OLD student from Wotton-under-Edge who was killed in a car crash last year died as a result of a “tragic accident”, an inquest heard.

Plans submitted could see more than 2,500 and two schools built at Filton Airfield

Gazette Series: An artist's impression of what the development might look like (11651958)

11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

A PLANNING application has been submitted for a large-scale development that could bring more than 2,500 new homes to Filton Airfield.

South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations this week

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11:31am Monday 20th October 2014

THIS week's list of mobile speed camera locations in South Gloucestershire:

Fraud awareness campaign launched by police

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11:07am Monday 20th October 2014

A FRAUD awareness campaign, run by the police, has been launched today which aims to tackle doorstep fraud as well as phone and online scams.

Three-car crash on M5 near Stonehouse

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10:06am Monday 20th October 2014

A CRASH involving three cars held up traffic on the M5 on the morning of Monday, October 20.

First bus routes to be overhauled

Gazette Series: The 311 leaving Dursley for Thornbury   GLW68H13 (11654893)

9:58am Monday 20th October 2014

AN OVERHAUL of bus routes by First West of England will see a number of alterations made to local bus services and also the introduction of a new route from Kingswood to Thornbury.

Knitting arrives in the wards at Southmead Hospital

Gazette Series: Gladys getting back into knitting with the help of Ali (11570897)

7:12am Monday 20th October 2014

PATIENTS at Southmead Hospital have been getting creative as knitting sessions arrived on the wards.

Tytherington woman will shave head for charity

10:25am Sunday 19th October 2014

A BOLD young woman is planning to shave her head as entertainment at her fundraising event to raise funds for children and young people with cancer, and their families.

Winterbourne art students given award

Gazette Series: The nine students with their awards (11566242)

9:18am Saturday 18th October 2014

TALENTED arts students at Winterbourne International Academy have achieved a 100 per cent pass rates in a prestigious arts award.

Dursley pensioner accused of sex offences to receive psychiatric evaluation

Gazette Series: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

9:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

A 74-YEAR-OLD Dursley man accused of committing four sex offences since suffering a stroke has appeared at Gloucester Crown Court today amid concern that he needs full medical assessment.

Gazette Series: SR_842_001     Andrew Starling landlord of the Falcon Inn, Wotton-under-Edge which has gained entry into the Good Beer guide SR_842_001 Andrew Starling landlord of the Falcon Inn, Wotton-under-Edge which has gained entry into the Good Beer guide

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