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This month on MyThornbury there's a chance to win a Garden Makeover Hamper, plus you could win a family ticket to the South Glos Show on August 6th and 7th.
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Much has been happening in the Heritage Coffee Shop over the past 2 weeks. Before the rebuild could start it had to be destroyed a bit more with all of the plaster taken off the walls and a few walls knocked down. Now that has happened the rebuild can start. The most exciting thing for Tabi is that the hole in her office roof has been fixed and the Gift Shop is now significantly more water tight - it's the little things! Other than Autumn we still don't have an opening date, but once we do we will let you know...
Thornbury's artisan spirits company Bramley & Gage are introducing two new premium Vermouths into their range of whole fruit liqueurs and 6 O’clock Gin.
These carefully crafted English Vermouths have been in development for the last 2 years to get the balance of flavours just right and answer the market demand for a higher quality vermouth as well as for the premium cocktail market. Click below to read more...
Running Revolutions is offering adult entrants to Almondsbury Fun Run and Oldbury Fun Run a free coaching session at Yate Outdoor Sports Complex to help with training for the events. Sessions are: Tuesday 20:30-21:30, Thursday 20:30-21:30 and Friday 13:00-14:00. Please email to register.
The Premium Partners scheme has launched a dedicated page on their website to disseminate the offers of Apprenticeships they receive from Premium Partners as well as the many links to apprenticeships schools receive.
The page will soon contain Saturday jobs from local commerce as well as useful information for school leavers.
Click below to read more...
We're being encouraged to have our say in the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday 5 May, 2016.
Registered voters can visit their local polling station between 7am and 10pm on polling day or by returning their postal voting packs.
For more information on the 5 May PCC election, including the list of polling stations, click below:
Thornbury-based estate agency Lisa Costa Residential Sales and lettings, which launched just 15 months ago, has taken a Silver award at The ESTAS 2016, the UK's most prestigious estate and letting agent awards.
The winners were announced by TV property expert Phil Spencer at a ceremony in London.
Accepting the award, Lisa said she and her team - which includes daughters and experienced property experts Emily and Sophie and close colleague Vicki Lambert - are overjoyed to have been given such outstanding reviews by their clients.
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• Southmead Hospital set to become one of five cutting-edge robotic surgery training centres
• Gridlock cleared after runaway dog on M5 carriageway causes traffic chaos
• Burglary in Thornbury High Street sees thief escape with £150 of alcohol
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