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Visit Berkeley Castle over the May Bank Holiday weekend to enjoy an authentic re-enactment of the days leading up to the sealing of Magna Carta 800 years ago. Performances will feature the Berkeley family’s ancestors and their crucial role in sealing the Charter that changed English history. Click below to find out more...
Whether you need a bit more spring in your step, or you want to stay full of beans, why not try something new?
Click below to claim your free taster session at any Active Leisure Centre. (Active Centres are located at Bradley Stoke, Kingswood, Longwell Green, Thornbury and Yate).
Groups can now book tours of Acton Court and its grounds for summer 2015. Acton Court is said to be the most authentic Tudor building in England. The remaining East wing was built especially for a visit by Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1535.
Access is with a professional guide only. Click below for more information...
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.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Misconduct hearing into allegations against Avon and Somerset chief constable to be held in June
• Three men jailed for armed robberies in Frenchay and Southmead
• Travellers move onto field in Alveston
• Farmer hits out at vandals targetting election UKIP banners
• Pupils and staff at Thornbury school celebrate another "good" Ofsted rating
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