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Christmas collection calendars are being delivered, but you can check your dates on the council website below. Waste and recycling collections will not take place on Monday 25, Tuesday 26 December or Monday 1 January. Sort It recycling centres will be closed from 2:00pm Sunday 24 December. They will be closed all day on Monday 25, Tuesday 26 December and Monday 1 January.
South Gloucestershire Council has launched a new website, dedicated to their Superfast broadband programme.
Click below to find the latest information on broadband within South Gloucestershire.
Not all premises may benefit from the fibre upgrade, so you can check on an individual basis using the Openreach website - https://www.openreach.co.uk/orpg/home/products/super-fastfibreaccess/superfastfibre.do
GLOSS FM has been invited by Government Regulator Ofcom to submit an “Expression of Interest” for a local radio service for Thornbury and District. This opens the door to the station being able to permanently transmit an FM signal to the area, making the service more easy to listen to for everybody.
Cadman Wealth Planning are running a Christmas Window Competition for local primary schoolchildren.
Count how many fairies are in the window, and you could win £500 for your school, plus £25 for the pupil that guesses correctly. Click below to find out how to enter.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Cub scout group in Thornbury raises £500 to help community in Uganda
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• more local news
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• Salford house fire: Man in court charged with murder
• Film-maker Morgan Spurlock confesses to sexual misconduct
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• more UK & world news