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South Glos Council is inviting community groups and organisations to run new young adult, adult and family events as part of Discover 2015, or to promote special events already planned.
This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and encourage new members to join. If you would like to take part, click below to register by Monday 11 May.
We're being reminded to stay vigilant when dealing with cold callers, whoever they claim to be.
South Glos Trading Standards have received reports of residents and businesses being visited by people claiming to be Trading Standards officers and asking for money.
Officers do carry out unannounced visits, but always introduce themselves and show ID, and never ask for cash.
Contact Trading Standards on 03454 040506 or the Police on 101 if you have been contacted by someone claiming to be from Trading Standards.
We're being reminded to renew subscriptions to continue receiving a fortnightly collection of garden waste using our green bin.
The annual opt-in charge for the service is £36. You can check your renewal date and renew your subscription by clicking below.
There are other options for disposing of your green waste if you are not a subscriber, such as composting it or disposing of it at your local Sort It! Centre.
Thornbury Chamber's Richard Edwards from Surroundings has created a new limited edition print, available in A2 and A3.
It's called, 'Boxing Day'; it’s available in both A2 and A3 size mounted prints and greetings cards will be following shortly. To see the image, click below...
Dr Jenner’s House, Museum and Garden has been awarded £61,978 from Arts Council England to start a new volunteer and engagement programme.
The project will see the museum opening up new areas of its work to interested volunteers and finding new ways of working with the local community in Berkeley.
The museum is already looking for new volunteers. Anyone interested in helping out can contact the museum office on 01453 810631 or email below.
Heritage in Thornbury are very excited to announce that we are about to become stockists of Emma Bridgewater pottery, so keep your eyes peeled for it as it arrives in the next few weeks. There's also a new coffee shop manager, and her cakes are proving a real hit!
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Book collectors to gather at popular Easter Compton fair
• Farmer from Littleton-on-Severn believes two of his sheep were killed by the eclipse
• Students from a Thornbury school become journalists for the day
• Cable layers 'ripping through the county' as they work on A38 from Alveston into Almondsbury
• Vital community shop in Almondsbury celebrates sixth anniversary
• more local news
Latest items from BBC News:
• Cameron launches election campaign
• E-cigarette use 'high among teens'
• UK couple found shot dead in Spain
• Family of four dead in Gibraltar flat
• Alps co-pilot 'had suicide treatment'
• more UK & world news