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There's a new competition on MyThornbury this month: you could win a celebration meal.
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Come and indulge in a celebration of food in Thornbury. Castle Street and the Plain are being closed off to allow local food suppliers and caterers to display their products and services. There'll be plenty to see, try and buy. Click below to find out more...
Bristol and Wales Cat Rescue have a large number of cats and kittens that need homes, with ever more on a waiting list to come in.
At present they're looking to find homes for feral cats, and ideal homes are: farms, smallholdings, stables or just a rural home with some land or a large garden. If you can help, please click below to find out more...
Thornbury's The Wool Stop has a new owner: Jennifer May. Jennifer has taken over from Tina Stephens, who is moving to Wales for her husband's job. Click below to find out more...
Alveston House Hotel are extremely proud that owner and General Manager Julie Camm is part of team GB in the fast and furious sport of Single Pony Carriage Driving. They are delighted to announce that Julie is off to the World Championships in September with her two magnificent ponies Kasawell Blackjack and Thornyside Emperor...
The Marlwood School Local Governing Body has vacancies for two Community Governors.
We are looking for two people living or working in the local area who could bring their skills to the governing body and contribute to the work to improve school performance.
The Local Governing Body is particularly in need of individuals with skills in facilities management, health and safety management, public relations and legal affairs. You would need to be able to commit to attend and actively participate in governing body meetings, as well as become involved as a Link Governor in an area of school life.
If you are interested in putting your name forward for consideration for this vacancy and/or would like to discuss the role of governor further, please contact Mary Chancellor, PA to the Headteacher, by email below.
As part of working towards making Thornbury a dementia Friendly Town and as a trained Dementia Friends Champion, Pauline Sandell would like to deliver a free one hour information session to local organisations, in which they will learn more about dementia and how they can help to create dementia friendly communities. Please email Pauline below to find out more.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Government funding tackles fuel poverty and keeps bills low in South Gloucestershire homes
• Smokers in South West urged to sign up to Stoptober campaign and get messages of support from leading comedians
• Family of 25-year-old man whose body was found in Clifton release photo
• Disabled mum in Thornbury furious at housing association for taking away 'dream home'
• Parents of premature babies given free books at Southmead Hospital to encourage them to read through the incubator
• more local news
Latest items from BBC News:
• Migrants bussed to Austria border
• Councils 'offer refugee sanctuary'
• 7-day GP opening 'unachievable'
• Gay couples wed in Kentucky county
• Ministers to 'argue for Syria action'
• more UK & world news