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Police helicopter scrambled over Frampton Cotterell in hunt for trailer thieves

Police helicopter scrambled over Frampton Cotterell in hunt for trailer thieves

A computer-generated image of the planned Bristol Rovers stadium on land at the University of the West of England

New South Gloucestershire stadium rumours circulating on Bristol Rovers fan sites quashed

Photographer Rich McDonough, Chipping Sodbury Chamber of Commerce members Angie Lane, of the Boundary Magazine, and Debbie Nichol, from Blue Samovar, and local historian Jim Elsworth with the Then and Now 2016 calendars

Chipping Sodbury photographer Rich McDonough recreates Murray Dowding shots for new calendar

Hot air balloons taking off from the centre of Bristol to launch the International Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2015

Bristol Balloon Fiesta prepares for lift off this weekend

Five Bloor Homes properties will be available for shared ownership at Barnhill Gate in Chipping Sodbury

Rare chance to buy a shared ownership property in Chipping Sodbury

Tony Gardener, manager of the McColl's store in Abbotswood, Yate, with Abbotswood Action Group chairman Mary Wright

Shoppers' money will help stage events in Abbotswood Shopping Centre in Yate

Meet our new Thornbury reporter in the town two days a week

Meet and talk to our new Thornbury reporter based in the town today

Today's weather - breezy but dry

Today's weather - breezy but dry

Missing Derek Serpell-Morris

Missing DJ Derek from Bristol seen in Yate

Second South Gloucestershire Show is a resounding success

Second South Gloucestershire Show is a resounding success

Today's weather - cloudy with the potential for spells of rain and sun

Today's weather - cloudy with the potential for spells of rain and sun

Sherrie Eugene-Hart, St Peter's Hospice commercial director Roger Childs and Pat Hart open the charity's new coffee shop

St Peter's Hospice opens new coffee shop

Dawn-Marie Taylor at her Total Look hair salon in Chipping Sodbury

Hair salon owner bids a fond farewell to Chipping Sodbury after 32 years

Yate woman Jenny Scott is braving the shave in aid of Macmillan

Yate woman to Brave the Shave in aid of Macmillan

Police appeal for information in finding wanted man Luke Jones who has connections to Bristol and Gloucestershire

Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall with GKN Aerospace apprentic Mike Watson

Frampton Cotterell engineering apprentice wins Team GB place at WorldSkills in Brazil

How South Gloucestershire's first stadium was predicted to look

Bristol Rovers go back to court this morning over Sainsbury's stadium deal ruling

Firefighters tackle transit van fire in Marshfield

Firefighters tackle transit van fire in Marshfield

Fire breaks out under decking of Tormarton property

Fire breaks out under decking of Tormarton property

First person sentenced or ‘revenge porn’ offence in Avon and Somerset area

First person sentenced for ‘revenge porn’ offence in Avon and Somerset area

Today's weather: Friday, July 31

Today's weather: Friday, July 31

The damaged wooden octopus sculpture at Millside Playzone in Yate

Octopus sculpture damaged in fire at Yate park

Kate Sell has been left paralysed from the chest down

Chipping Sodbury beautician paralysed in sleepwalking fall

Comment: Beware the safety of your own home after Chipping Sodbury woman Kate Sell left paralysed by fall

Comment: Beware the safety of your own home after Chipping Sodbury woman Kate Sell left paralysed by fall

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is punched in the face in Bristol

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is punched in the face in Bristol

Nominations are being received for Avon and Somerset's Neighbourhood Policing Awards 2015

Time is running out to nominate your bobby on the beat

Penni and Dave Tanner outside their shop of 33 years, Penny Farthings in Chipping Sodbury

Penni is Chipping Sodbury's true shilling

How South Gloucestershire's first stadium was predicted to look

Bristol Rovers return to court over Sainsbury's stadium deal ruling

Get your copy of the Yate and Sodbury Gazette today!

Get your copy of the Yate and Sodbury Gazette today!

Fire crews tackle three car fires in Southmead in Bristol overnight

Fire crews tackle three car fires in Southmead in Bristol overnight

Firefighters tackle car fire in Lawrence Weston in Bristol

Firefighters tackle car fire in Lawrence Weston in Bristol

Police to hold biggest public open day in Avon and Somerset Constabulary's history

Police to hold biggest public open day in Avon and Somerset Constabulary's history

A careers workshop for the over 50s is being held in Yate

Help is at hand for the over 50s jobseeker

Rubbish left strewn across The Ridings in Chipping Sodbury

Charity increases security at Chipping Sodbury leisure spot as teenage vandals wreak havoc

Neil Carmichael (right) with landlord Phil McAsey in South Woodchester

Our Pub of the Year competition hots up as entries flood in

Brave Chipping Sodbury mum Heidi Hennighan will wing walk this weekend to help her son Thomas Parry

Daring Chipping Sodbury mum to wing walk to help her seriously ill son

Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall is calling for a new Junction 18a 'M4 Link' to connect the Avon Ring Road

M4 Link campaign gathers momentum as support pours in

Chipping Sodbury Tourist Information Centre marks 20 years at the town's Clock Tower in 2015

Chipping Sodbury Tourist Information Centre celebrates 20th anniversary

Police want to speak to this man about an indecent assault on a bus to Cribbs Causeway

Police search for man after indecent assault on Cribbs Causeway bus

Nick Gargan was primed to return to work as Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset police but he will now have to wait for a misconduct hearing report

Police chief will not return to work in Avon and Somerset until misconduct hearing complete

Missing 14-year-old found in Bristol

Missing 14-year-old found in Bristol

Today's weather - cloudy with sunny spells

Today's weather - cloudy with sunny spells

Residents protested over South Gloucestershire Council's scrapping of green bin collections last year amid fears it would lead to congestion at Sort It centres

Sort It centre users will have to prove residency in South Gloucestershire to dump waste

South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for this week

South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for this week

A stock picture of a pigeon stuck on a roof

Fire service called to remove a pigeon from the roof of a house in Yate

Severe weather warning for wind in place

Severe weather warning for wind in place

Worried Yate Outdoor Sports Complex users feared the centre may be closed back in April

Takeover of Yate Outdoor Sports Complex formally approved

Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset police Nick Gargan is back at work after being found guilty of misconduct

Police chief back in work after misconduct charges upheld

Wapley Bushes Conservation Group secretary Malcolm Stephen explaining some of the rare meadow plants on a recent guided walk

Conservation group near Yate celebrates national award for its third year running

Innovative Yate Town Council is saving £500,000 housebuilder contributions to spend in one go

Yate parks to be refurbished with £500,000 housebuilder funding

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