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This month on MyThornbury there's a chance to win an oak rotating tray/plate handcrafted from a wine barrel, plus you could win up to £50 to spend in Thornbury.
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Solve your Christmas Shopping dilemmas at Thornbury Chiropractic Clinic. Did you know they offer Gift Vouchers which can be used for Chiropractic, Acupuncture or Massage treatments? Click below to find out more...
Trading Standards would like to reiterate a warning issued by Police about a telephone scam affecting South Gloucestershire.
Police are aware of calls to residents from people claiming to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in which householders were told they could go to prison if they did not immediately pay an outstanding tax debt.
If you are concerned about your tax status, contact HMRC directly using details you know to be genuine.
If you believe you have been contacted by a fraudster, call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or click below.
Age UK South Gloucestershire is calling on nimble-fingered knitters to get their needles clicking at double the speed to make Age UK and innocent’s Big Knit the biggest event yet.
Now in its 13th year, budding local knitters are being challenged to reach a whopping local target of 6,000 miniature woolly hats to adorn innocent smoothie bottles, and for each be-hatted smoothie sold, innocent will donate 25p to help Age UK fund national and local projects that keep older people warm and well in winter. Click below to donwload the pattern.
Cadman Wealth Planning are running a Local Primary School Christmas Window Competition.
Count how many presents are in the window for the chance to WIN £500 for your school! PLUS £25 for the pupil that guesses correctly!
Click below to find out how to enter...
Privately owned Alveston House Hotel has reason to celebrate with a double accolade from the AA Hotel Guide.
All hotels appearing in the guide are subjected to an unannounced annual inspection and it was Alveston’s turn at the end of October. Not only have they received their AA Rosette for the 8th year running they are miles ahead of any other 3 star hotel in the Bristol area with a merit score of 84%. Click below to read more...
Every week across the UK thousands of young people, aged between 10 and 18, get involved in Sea Cadet activities. To make this happen we need the help of volunteers. We have lots of roles to match your skills from instructional staff to unit management. Instructional opportunities range from sailing to marine engineering, navigation to catering, first aid to adventure training. Click below to find out more...
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Driver detained after Gloucestershire Police use stinger to stop wanted car on M5
• People urged to register as an organ donor in new Christmas campaign
• Police investigating home burglary in Thornbury after watches and bank cards are targeted
• Thornbury Olympic medallist Sally Conway set to trade blows with sporting trivia elite on BBC's A Question of Sport
• Former caretaker convicted of sexual assaults against boys at South Gloucestershire primary school
• more local news
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