MP visits Charfield school children

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11:53am Thursday 18th September 2014

INQUISITIVE children at Charfield Primary School had a chance to raise their concerns to their local MP, Steve Webb, when he visited the school on Monday (September 15).

UPDATE: Man arrested in Thornbury after chase involving helicopter

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4:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A POLICE helicopter was called in last night (September 16) to help police track down a man who had run away following an arrest attempt in Gloucester Road, Thornbury.

Police appealing for information after Thornbury break-ins

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4:03pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for information to trace burglars who broke into seven company offices in Thornbury overnight on September 10-11.

Burial rules at Thornbury cemetery changed

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12:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Could be more quotes from Maggie Tyrrell if she gets back to me.

Man, 22, hit with a shovel by a group of teenagers

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11:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in Cheltenham by a group of teenagers yesterday, Tuesday.

‘Chuggers’ told to move on from town centre

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9:25am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CHARITY collectors in Stroud were moved on after complaints they weren’t adhering to guidelines.

Students urged to be aware of meningitis symptoms after Swindon college pupil is infected

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4:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STUDENT at New College in Swindon currently receiving treatment for bacterial meningitis and is now recovering.

Discover the delights of South Gloucestershire during festival

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4:40pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SOUTH Gloucestershire’s Discover Festival has been launched with a series of free open days at places of interest across the district.

Kerry Katona marries rugby star at Tortworth Court

Gazette Series: Kerry Katona married rugby star George Kay at Tortworth Court Hotel last weekend (10420562)

2:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

FORMER Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona was married at Tortworth Court Hotel last weekend.

Young heart patient supporting charity's efforts

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12:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A YOUNG heart patient from Thornbury will be visiting the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Shop with his family to support their new campaign.

Operations cancelled at Southmead because surgical equipment was not cleaned in time

11:49am Tuesday 16th September 2014

YET MORE patients at Southmead Hospital have had their operations cancelled.

Police investigating after stranger found holding the hand of five-year-old girl

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9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SUSPICIOUS incident in Gloucester involving a five-year-old girl and a man is causing concern throughout the area.

New headteacher starts at Marlwood

Gazette Series: SR_652_001     James Pope, the new head teacher at Marlwood School in Alveston (10374682)

7:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AS A new school year gets under way for many so does it for Marlwood School’s new headteacher James Pope.

Thornbury Golf Centre duo complete three peaks challenge for charity

Gazette Series: Thornbury Golf Centre employees Mark(left) and Lee (right) with Chris Palmer (bottom) at Snowdon. (10362159)

3:26pm Monday 15th September 2014

A THORNBURY pair have raised over £800 for charity after completing the three peaks challenge.

Car seat checks to be carried out in Thornbury

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3:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

CHILD car seat checks will be carried out at Thornbury Fire Station to check that they are correctly fitted.

Communications company open new office

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7:06am Saturday 13th September 2014

National communications agency Remarkable Group has launched a new office at Aztec West Business Park to meet demand for its services in the South West.

Gazette campaign to get Thornbury Cemetery rules changed continues

3:05pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AHEAD of today’s Playing Fields and Cemetery Committee meeting Thornbury and Yate MP Steve Webb has said that he welcomes the decision to review the rules in place at Thornbury Cemetery.

Angry van driver deliberately smashes into car

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1:14pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AN angry van driver traveling along the A419 in Cirencester deliberately drove into another car and then drove off.

Protestors up in arms about badger cull

Gazette Series: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

10:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE start of the second year of badger culling in Gloucestershire this week has been met with anger by protestors.

Appeal for witnesses to come forward after car damaged

Gazette Series: A door on their new car will now have to be replaced (10198262)

4:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MOTHER and her daughter are appealing for witnesses after their car was badly damaged after a collision in High Street, Thornbury.

Eight men arrested as part of an investigation into human trafficking

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3:47pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

EIGHT MEN have been arrested after warrants were carried out in Bristol and Birmingham as part of an investigation into human trafficking.

Thornbury Rambling Club to hold walk on Sunday

12:49pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THORNBURY Rambling Club will hold a walk around Somerford Keynes and the Cotswold Water Park area.

Tour of Britain will bring cyclists to town

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10:17am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TODAY’S stage of the Tour of Britain will see racers head through Gloucestershire and into South Gloucestershire before finishing in Bristol.

New splash pad officially opened in Thornbury

Gazette Series: Mundy Playing Field's new splash pad was built at a cost of almost £120,000 (10168011)

7:21am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A NEW water park built on Mundy Playing Fields in Thornbury has been officially opened.

Almondsbury-based business wins regional contract

Gazette Series: Alder King's Bristol office (10171692)

3:55pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN ALMONDSBURY-based business has secured a major contract with a leading independent property consultant.

Olveston holds first outdoor church service

Gazette Series: The Portishead Concert Band joined the service to give some swing to the hymns   (10140666)

3:22pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ST MARY the Virgin Church in Olveston held an outdoor service to enjoy the last of August’s sunshine during the bank holiday weekend.

Brownies take part in special birthday celebration

Gazette Series: Brownies from around the area joined together to celebrate the Big Brownies Birthday(10097551)

11:54am Tuesday 9th September 2014

BROWNIES celebrated the organisation's 100th anniversary as several groups joined together to take part in a special camping trip.

Man wanted for breach of CRASBO conditions

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5:57pm Monday 8th September 2014

Police in Gloucester are seeking the whereabouts of Elliot Harris, who is wanted for breaching the conditions of his Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order.

Tetbury man given 18 year jail stretch for repeatedly raping child

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5:24pm Monday 8th September 2014

A MAN who repeatedly raped a vulnerable young girl starting when she was just eight years old has been jailed for 18 years.

Pensioner jailed for historic child sex offences

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10:49am Monday 8th September 2014

A 71-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for 10 years for sexual offences he committed against two girls in the 1950s and 1970s.

Thornbury Fire Station solar panels proving their worth

2:38pm Friday 5th September 2014

SOLAR panels that have been installed on the roof of Thornbury Fire Station have begun to prove their worth.

Thornbury water park opens for the first time

Gazette Series: SR_578_001     The new splash pad in Mundy playing fields, Thornbury (9964002)

7:07am Friday 5th September 2014

A NEW splash pad, a replacement for the old paddling pool, has now been opened to the public for the first time.

Thousands of police in Thornbury ahead of NATO summit

Gazette Series: SR_574_001     Police at the old South Gloucestershire Council offices in Thornbury (9931766)

7:57am Thursday 4th September 2014

THOUSANDS of police officers are expected to be in Thornbury for the policing of the NATO summit being held today (Thursday, September 4) and tomorrow (Friday, September 5).

Man's trousers catch fire after flammable liquid attack

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4:18pm Thursday 4th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after flammable liquid was thrown at a man causing his trousers to set on fire.

COMMENT: New splash pad a great thing for Thornbury

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11:43am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE NEW splash pad on Mundy Playing Fields is now up and running and despite some concerns raised by residents the new feature seems to have impressed many of Thornbury’s youngsters.

Young actors to perform modern interpretation of Homer's Iliad in Thornbury

10:51am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE YOUNG actors of Your Call Theatre Group will be performing The Hysterical History of the Trojan War by D.M. Larson.

UPDATED: President Obama has landed at RAF Fairford

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3:29pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

US President Barack Obama landed at RAF Fairford just before 7pm tonight ahead of the NATO summit in Newport.

Picture: Elite US aircraft spotted over Stroud ahead of Barack Obama's arrival for Nato summit in Newport

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2:55pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THESE three Bell Boeing V-22 Ospreys were spotted flying over Whiteshill on Monday ahead of the expected arrival at RAF Fairford of US president Barack Obama.

Alveston paid a visit by French twin town

Gazette Series: The Alveston Twinning Association welcomed visitors from Courville-sur-Eure in France (9927495)

11:57am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MEMBERS of Alveston Twinning Association welcomed 42 members from their French twin.

President Obama rumoured to fly into RAF Fairford tonight

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9:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PRESIDENT Obama is rumoured to be landing at RAF Fairford tonight, before attending the NATO summit in Wales.

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.

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.

New South Gloucestershire Council leader elected

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Man admits collecting more than 20,000 indecent images of children

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11:06am Sunday 31st August 2014

A MAN is facing jail after he admitted collecting more than 20,000 indecent images of children over a seven-year period.

Gazette campaign to change burial rules at Thornbury Cemetery continues

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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.

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