• Gloucestershire hailed as best in country for booster jabs

    Gloucestershire is leading the way when it comes to administering booster vaccinations against Covid-19. Latest figures from NHS England show the county has the highest uptake for booster jabs in England. More than 405,000 people have now been

  • Thornbury up to fourth after big home win

    By Dave Fox Thornbury 36 Devonport Services 12 Thornbury enjoyed a fine win over second-placed Devonport Services through controlled rugby whilst their opponents infringed throughout the game. Three tries in a spectacular first quarter

  • Cat stuck in drain saved by schoolboy in Dursley

    A SCHOOL boy helped rescue a cat which had become trapped in a drain in Dursley this week. Cuddles, a white and tabby moggy, somehow managed to get inside a covered drain on The Crescent in Dursley, on Tuesday morning. Harry Olpin, 12, was

  • Dursley carpenter dropped woman on her head in alleyway

    A 36 year old Dursley man recorded the sounds of himself assaulting a woman after throwing her over his shoulder 'like a rag doll' in a Wotton-under-Edge street and carrying her into an alleyway, Gloucester Crown Court was told yesterday. Carpenter

  • Wessex Water cut sick pay for unvaccinated employees

    Wessex Water is among the latest firms to cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff who need to self-isolate.  Any employee without a valid medical reason who has not had at least one Covid-19 jab or a vaccination booked in will only receive statutory