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.

Avon and Somerset Police join Best Use of Stop and Search scheme

4:04pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AVON and Somerset Police have signed up to the voluntary Best Use of Stop and Search scheme which aims to combat misuse of the stop and search power.

South Gloucestershire libraries to host cancer support sessions

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11:40am Sunday 24th August 2014

A CANCER support charity will be visiting libraries across South Gloucestershire to provide support sessions to help lonely people living with cancer.

South Gloucestershire Council chairman to take the plunge for charity

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10:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THE chairman of South Gloucestershire Council is shaping up for a charity skydive at the age of 71.

Diggers flatten old buildings at Winterbourne International Academy

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12:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

CRUMBLING old classrooms in Winterbourne have seen their last day after being flattened in one fell swoop.

Businesses battling for superfast broadband to hold meeting in Horton

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9:43am Friday 22nd August 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to help connect people in South Gloucestershire’s rural villages to superfast broadband – but business owners say they are still fighting an uphill battle.

Record GCSE results at Chipping Sodbury School

Gazette Series: Students at Chipping Sodbury School celebrate record GCSE results

6:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CHIPPING Sodbury School has added to its best ever A-level results with record GCSE results.

Brimsham Green School marks big improvement in GCSE results

Gazette Series: Students celebrate their GCSE results at Brimsham Green School in Yate

6:02pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIMSHAM Green School in Yate bucked the national dip in GCSE results with a large increase in the number of students achieving five or more A* to C grades.

'Bitter disappointment' at Yate International Academy GCSE results

Gazette Series: Twins Megan and Joe Wood, 16, with their results at Yate International Academy

5:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

DESPITE good individual results, Yate International Academy has seen a huge drop in the number of students achieving more than five GCSEs above a C.

Winterbourne International Academy celebrates above average GCSE results

Gazette Series: Birthday boy Joe Sauturu, Tilly Brogan and Holly Vicker, all 16, celebrate their results at Winterbourne International Academy

5:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WINTERBOURNE International Academy has celebrated above average results in GCSE grades again this year.

Search on for owner of winning lottery ticket owner

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4:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MYSTERY lottery winner has just under a month to claim their EuroMillions winnings.

Yate garage to sell alcohol 24 hours a day

Gazette Series: SR_481_001     Yate Bridge Service Station in Station Road, Yate (9463538)

9:53am Thursday 21st August 2014

A GARAGE in Yate has been licensed to sell alcohol 24 hours a day despite concerns that it may become a gathering place for drinkers.

South Gloucestershire CCG offers Bank Holiday weekend health advice

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2:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AHEAD of the Bank Holiday weekend people are being reminded that a range of healthcare services which will still be available.

Sheep searchers give Chipping Sodbury a new fleece of life

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1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE than 500 people have been ‘baa-gging’ themselves free goodies on a sheep search which has seen families flocking to Chipping Sodbury High Street.

FA Cup match marred by fight which saw Winterbourne captain sent off

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12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE are investigating after a fight at an FA Cup match saw Winterbourne United’s captain sent off.

Free fun sessions go down a treat in Yate

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11:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Yate have enjoyed free fun sessions this summer thanks to the town council.

Solar farms proposed to power council offices in Yate

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9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PROPOSALS for two solar farms have been announced in a bid to offset energy costs at Yate’s largest public building.

Wood turners celebrate 25th anniversary

Gazette Series: Leading wood turner Rolly Munro treating Avon and Bristol Woodturners to a demonstration (9432754)

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ONE OF the world’s leading wood turners treated members of Avon and Bristol Woodturners to an all day demonstration.

Air ambulance on M5 as coach overturns

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11:04am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN OVERTURNED coach on the M5 has led to the air ambulance being sent to the scene.

Southmead Hospital launches crutches amnesty

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10:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FORMER patients of Southmead Hospital are being encouraged to return crutches they no longer need.

Bride canters to the church on time

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10:18am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BRIDE-to-be Louise Harper-Bill was determined to make her mane wedding wish come true when she tied the knot in Iron Acton at the weekend.

Large truck stolen in Kingswood

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5:22am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CONSTRUCTION worker has been left devastated after the 18-tonne truck that ensures his company can operate during one of its busiest periods of the year has been stolen in Kingswood.

Free digital seminars offered to South Gloucestershire business owners

Gazette Series: Business owners and entrepreneurs listening to business mentor Steve Clarke at a seminar

3:28pm Monday 18th August 2014

BUSINESSES are being offered a series of free seminars to equip companies with the tools they need to thrive in the digital era.

Boys at Queen Elizabeth's Hospital school achieve amazing A-levels

Gazette Series: Boys at Queen Elizabeth's Hospital School achieved outstanding A-level results (9395975)

11:49am Monday 18th August 2014

EXCEPTIONAL results have once again been achieved by students at Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital School (QEH), in Bristol.

Hawkesbury man gears up for 3,000-mile rally drive

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11:30am Monday 18th August 2014

A CAR enthusiast from Hawkesbury Upton is gearing up for an epic European drive in aid of charity.

Country's longest-running horticultural show to take over Hawkesbury Upton

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9:50am Monday 18th August 2014

THE longest-running horticultural show in the country is set to take place in Hawkesbury Upton next week.

Police warn people to be aware of door-to-door salesmen

4:15pm Friday 15th August 2014

Homeowners in South Gloucestershire are being advised to be aware about a group of door-to-door cleaning products sales people operating in the area.

Tasty award for Chipping Sodbury mum

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2:19pm Friday 15th August 2014

A JAM and juice company in Chipping Sodbury has scooped a tasty award.

Fabulous Baker Brothers to give talk at Highgrove

Gazette Series: USING THEIR LOAF: The Fabulous Baker Brothers.

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

CHIPPING Sodbury’s own Fabulous Baker Brothers have announced they will be cooking up a storm at Prince Charles’ residence in Gloucestershire.

Tour of Britain to ride through Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire

Gazette Series: Last year's winner, Sir Bradley Wiggins will look to defend his crown at this year's Tour of Britain  (9344319)

12:04pm Friday 15th August 2014

CYCLISTS will be taking to the streets to compete in the Tour of Britain which will pass through Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire next month.

Susan Hampshire House opens its doors for summer fete in Yate

Gazette Series: Cream teas will be on offer at a summer fete at Dulas Court.

10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A HOME for people with learning difficulties in Yate is holding a summer fete later this month.

Annual growth figures revealed by Circadian Trust

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THE organisation which runs South Gloucestershire’s leisure centre has reported an annual revenue growth of more than £700,000.

Yate and Chipping Sodbury students celebrate record-breaking A-level results

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1:03pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STUDENTS in Yate and Chipping Sodbury are celebrating record results in their A-levels this morning.

Cyclists to descend on Chipping Sodbury this weekend

Gazette Series: TENS of thousands of cyclists streamed across the South Downs this weekend as they took on a 54-mile charity cycle challenge.
Now in its 39th year, The London to Brighton Bike Ride is the oldest and largest charity ride in Europe – having raised £60 m

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ORGANISERS of a three-route cycle ride in Chipping Sodbury are hoping for their best ever turnout when the event returns this Sunday (August 17).

Frampton Cotterell residents left fuming by 'dangerous' new cycle path

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6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

PEOPLE living along a busy Frampton Cotterell route are up in arms over a new cycle path laid down without any warning or consultation.

'Standardised cigarette packets would save the region millions'

Gazette Series: POSED BY MODEL.File photo dated 12/03/12 of a man smoking a cigarette as children as young as seven are physically affected by their parents smoking, a study has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. Those subjected to secon

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

STANDARDISING smoking packets in South Gloucestershire would save the region more than £1.7million and Gloucestershire more than £5million, new figures have revealed.

Third time lucky for charity cricket match organisers

Gazette Series: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

ORGANISERS of a charity cricket match are hoping it will be third time lucky for the event to go ahead this weekend in memory of a popular policeman.

Visually impaired mum vows to fund operation so she can still see her children

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10:51am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A MOTHER-of-two who is slowly going blind is holding a fundraising event in Yate in a desperate attempt to save her sight.

British Transport Police searching for railway advisors

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9:29am Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) are searching for members of the public to give feedback and advice on the policing of railways.

Yate man charged with attempted murder of inmate at Bristol Prison

Gazette Series: Inspectors impressed by Eastwood Park women's prison

2:35pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A MAN from Yate has been charged with the attempted murder of an inmate at Bristol Prison.

Warning to remain vigilant during fire strikes

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

3:28pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

HOUSEHOLDERS are being reminded to take extra safety measures as firefighters continue to strike this week.

Hurricane, what hurricane? Balloon fiesta flies in the face of bad weather

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12:59pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

EVEN a hurricane could not dampen the spirits at Bristol’s biggest free event and one of the world’s best known balloon fiestas.

Yate street to celebrate 25th anniversary

Gazette Series: Two Brewers Christmas Craft Fair

11:18am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE residents of a small cul-de-sac in Yate are celebrating living next door to each other for quarter of a century of living at a get together on Saturday.

M4 delays as two HGVs involved in accident

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9:21am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THERE are currently delays on the M4 motorway in South Gloucestershire.

VIDEO: Robin Williams found dead at Californian home - 10 of his most distinctive roles

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9:23am Tuesday 12th August 2014

In tribute to comedian and actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his home in California, here we profile his 10 most distinctive roles.

New police centre to open in Patchway

Gazette Series: SR_400_001     The new Patchway Police Centre  (9158703)

7:24am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A NEW police centre will be opened in Patchway by the end of September – marking the end of the Avon and Somerset force's programme to centralise the custody service.

Footballers bare almost all in charity car wash

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4:17pm Monday 11th August 2014

DRIVERS pulling into a village pub got slightly less than they bargained for on Saturday in the form of a rather revealing charity car wash.

Police appeal to reunite stolen tools with their owner

Gazette Series: The recovered toolbox

2:51pm Monday 11th August 2014

POLICE are hoping to reunite a number of electric power tools thought to have been stolen from a van or building site with their owner.

Hundreds nominated for community policing awards

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1:03pm Monday 11th August 2014

MORE than 300 nominations have been received in Avon and Somerset’s annual policing awards.

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