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Thornbury News

Power cuts and flooded roads as Storm Imogen hits the region

Power cuts and floods as Storm Imogen hits the region

An average Band D household will be paying £178.26 a year for policing from April 2016

Council tax to rise as proposed policing increases are approved

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Chef Stu Martin (left) cooking up some Chinese food with pupils from The Sheiling School in Thornbury

Pupils of Thornbury school celebrate Chinese New Year with cooking lesson

Two men arrested after Stone house is burgled whilst the homeowner was vacuuming

Two men arrested after Stone house is burgled whilst the homeowner was vacuuming

Media Account Managers Hannah Dent and Kylie Taylor.

A day in the life of a Gazette advertising team member

Dr David Cottrell, centre, of the Bristol and Avon Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Centre at Southmead Hospital accepting £5000 from Shane McCarthy, left, and Roger Wall of the MS Peoples Help charity

Multiple sclerosis charity donates £5,000 to Southmead Hospital brain centre

Police reissue warning over the use of "legal highs"

Police reissue warning over the use of "legal highs"

Motorists cautioned to plan journeys as weather warnings put in place

Motorists cautioned to plan journeys as weather warnings put in place

The Young family with baby Jaylan from a February 2007 edition of the Gazette

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: Dad to the rescue in bathroom birth drama

Police find the body of a man in Bristol docks

Police find the body of a man in Bristol docks

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: Traffic chaos follows gas leak

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: Traffic chaos follows gas leak

Freya Davies-Mouncher, with Karl Joyce, standing in front of the Talking Hands display, with the letter she wrote

Pupil's emotional letter helps school embrace World Cancer Day

The new school is comes from the SGS Academy Trust, set up by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

New special school searching for South Gloucestershire site following approval

Penny Baker (centre) with Origin Cafe staff Teya Clode and Miriam Bamfield

Popular Thornbury cafe given notice to close by community centre trustees

Tabi Marsh of the Heritage shop in Thornbury in the fire damaged cafe at the shop which is soon to be rebuilt

Repairs to burnt-down Thornbury coffee shop hits insurer delays

Verity Smith, Stephen Symonds and Uffa, with blindfolded Tockington pupils (from left to right) Alex Jacobi, Finlay Sheasby, Sam Sheasby, James Sheasby, Elsie Lewis and Ellie Parker

Blind dressage rider visits Tockington school to talk about Paralympic blindfold campaign

Demelza Alderson proudly displaying her medal after completing the marathon in Abu Dhabi

Tockington woman becomes first British female to run seven marathons in seven days, on seven continents

CFO Kevin Pearson (centre) with the men and women recognised with Long Service and Good Conduct medal

Fire service staff honoured for service and conduct at awards ceremony

Rebecca Cork from Tortworth Forest Centre with a pregnant goat that will deliver one of the arboretum's new kids.

Tortworth Arboretum set to welcome "new kids on the block" with last minute success of goat fundraising campaign

Poster competition winners Abi Smith, Hannah Nelmes and Nadia Bouassaba with Tess Wilkinson (left) and Severn Freewheelers’ Paul Fairbank and Richard Prowse (right).

Castle School students are poster children for blood bike charity

Traffic coming off the M5 was redirected back onto the motorway

Collision between vehicles on A38 in Falfield closes road during rush hour

The force have said they want to recruit 120 new officers a year for the next three, to four years

Police outline plans to take on 120 new officers a year as new recruitment drive is launched

Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall and Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore with Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Liz Truss MP

South Gloucestershire efforts against food waste praised in Parliament by MP

By March, over 1,000 new televisions will have been installed for patients to use

Televisions to be installed in every patient bed at Southmead Hospital after charity donation

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Man's body recovered from the Avon Gorge

Man's body recovered from the Avon Gorge

Weekly list of roadworks in the Gloucestershire and Bristol areas

Weekly list of roadworks in the Gloucestershire and Bristol areas

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: January 1986 to 2006

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: January 1986 to 2006

This February there is 30 per cent off all Elite Greenhouses at Almondsbury.

GARDENING MATTERS: Getting on the Greenhouse bandwagon

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: January 1966 to 1976

GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: January 1966 to 1976

Chancellor George Osborne walks through the A400M wing assembly facility at Airbus at Filton with Airbus apprentices Leigh Quintrell and Gosha Barzowska

Chancellor George Osborne unveils £37 million for wing facility at Airbus in Filton

Met Office issues severe weather warning with heavy rain expected tonight

Met Office issues severe weather warning with heavy rain expected tonight

Firefighters responded to the call earlier this morning that a HGV had overturned just after the toll booths on the Severn Bridge in Aust

UPDATE: Severn Bridge reopens following incident involving overturned HGV

Police have advised the public to contact them immediately with any information on Mr Chen's whereabouts

Police appeal for help in locating man missing from Bristol mental health hospital

Volunteers of the Thornbury Community Composting Group are continuing the fight for their survival after a drastic reduction in funding

Drastic funding cut for community composting group in Thornbury leaves them hunting for a lifeline

Weather January 29: Strong winds dominate cloudy and rainy day

Weather January 29: Strong winds dominate cloudy and rainy day

Thornbury town councillors, from left, Gail Whitehead, Shirley Holloway, Clare Fardell, Maggie Tyrrell and Vincent Costello at the fields off  Morton Way and Grovesend Road which have been earmarked for a development of up to 350 homes

Proposed new development could bring 350 more homes to Thornbury

A police helicopter was dispatched from Filton to investigate reports of a break-in

UPDATE: Attempted burglary on high street pharmacy in Thornbury the second in recent weeks

Avon and Somerset police are one of 14 forces across the country involved in the drive

Avon and Somerset Police join nationwide drive for racial diversity in recruitment

The proposed site for conversion is situated just outside Severn Beach Village

Industrial site outside village proposed site for residential development

Weather January 28: Bright and frosty start, cloudy in the afternoon

Weather January 28: Bright and frosty start, cloudy in the afternoon

Almondsbury Surgery health care assistant, Karen Jones taking a patients blood   Picture by Mark Watkins

GPs surgeries ranked: How well did your doctors' practice do?

Police believe the incident was not related to the spatae of break-ins from before Christmas

Flatscreen TV stolen in burglary while homeowners visited relatives in hospital

The local health services have again been raised after high levels of demand across the local health system

Local health services raised to black escalation status following pressure to meet high demand

Severe weather warning for rain issued for South Gloucestershire as Storm Jonas hits the UK

Severe weather warning for rain issued for South Gloucestershire as Storm Jonas hits the UK

Estimates state that the West of England will need 85,000 new and affordable homes by 2036

Call for public opinions on housing and transport as consultation enters final days

Members of the Thornbury in Bloom committee at the Pump in Thornbury High Street

Thornbury in Bloom celebrates 25th anniversary

The retailer's first Thornbury store is set to open on February 4

Tools retailer Screwfix prepares to open its doors for business in Thornbury

Weather January 26: Heavy rain and strong wind through most of the day

Weather January 26: Heavy rain and strong wind through most of the day

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says the government should remove most of the country's traffic lights to improve the economy

Should 80 per cent of the traffic lights in Stroud district and South Gloucestershire be removed?

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KLB in Wotton-under-Edge was the top performing school in the Gazette area once again

Best and worst Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire schools revealed in GCSE results table

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