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Online registration is now live on the Oldbury Fun Run website. The race scheduled for the 28th June 2015 is again expected to be very popular with over 1000 runners running. So don't be disappointed - register now to ensure your place and also save on the reduced online registration fee.
As if the annual Carnival doesn't have enough impact on the Town's Summer calendar of social events, the Carnival Organiser, Mr David Goldring announces a major step in its expansion with the introduction of a Carnival Fringe!
Circadian Trust, which operates eight Active Centres across South Glos, has donated Easter Eggs to fellow local charities and foodbanks.
Potential new members were encouraged by Active staff to exchange an Easter Egg for a reduced Active joining fee, raising over 200 eggs in time for the Easter weekend.
The charities to benefit from the Easter Egg donations include; North Bristol foodbank, Resound, The Juice Community Project, Thornbury Baptist Church foodbank and Yate and Chipping Sodbury foodbank.
Thornbury's St Mary Centre is delighted to collaborate with the Thornbury Arts Festival in bringing two great live music events to the St Mary Centre in April.
On Saturday 4th the Centre will ring out to the unique sound of Ukeleles when Funky Punk Music play, and things will get more mellow on Saturday 11th when you can listen to the Park Row Five Jazz Group. The events are free, and all are welcome. Click below to read more...
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.
Plans for a new nursing home in Thornbury, dog control on the Mundy playing fields, and the town's hopes for renewing Fair Trade status. Click below to read the latest news from Thornbury Town Council.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Eric Pickles visits Thornbury as the Conservatives pledge to protect the green belt
• Glastonbury headliner Hélélé to perform in Thornbury to raise funds for Cameroonian health centre
• Two men identified following police appeal into alleged sexual assault in Almondsbury
• Oldbury Fun Run aiming for most successful year ever as registration opens
• Misconduct hearing into allegations against Avon and Somerset chief constable adjourned
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