Welcome to MyThornbury - your online guide to events and organisations in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire.
The diary is jam-packed this August with events to keep your kids busy.
And for holiday reading with a local setting, read the library's latest book review.
Find more being given away on Thornbury Give-n-Take.
Thornbury Golf Centre’s Lee Marshall and Mark Brooks embark on the final leg of their charity challenge this month to cycle 104 miles and complete the Three Peaks Challenge in a combined time of less than 30 hours in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.
General Manager Richard Dakin said: 'The hard work in training and preparation for this challenge has been inspirational and we are all very proud of Lee and Mark.'
For more information on Mark and Lee’s charity challenge, or to sponsor them, click below.
The Sweet Chestnut tree by the vicarage has now come down and been relocated to Streamleaze Green to be sculpted. Click below to see pictures of the move in progress...
Age UK South Gloucestershire has a waiting list of over 60 older people who are feeling lonely and need a befriending volunteer to visit them once a week for a chat. What they really hope for is a regular chat and a cuppa with a familiar face, which in some cases is the only social contact they have each week. Giving one hour a week can make a big difference to someone's life - for more information call 01454 411707 or click below.
Barnardo's, one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, are recruiting adoptive parents and foster carers from all backgrounds in South Gloucestershire. They are particularly looking for people to foster teenagers. You won’t be alone as they offer 24 hour support and regular supervision, a generous fostering allowance, professional fee plus excellent training.
So if you want to change a child’s life for the better, click below get in touch.
Workers at Heritage in Thornbury who removed two backing panels to update them with new fabric discovered a (very) old fireplace and adjacent large alcove. While Heritage explore ways of using them in the future they have backed the shelving with glass to allow everyone to see these fabulous pieces of history. It's worth a peek.
Eastwood Park is hosting its first Baby and Toddler Fair on October 4th. They plan to run this event annually from now on and will be working with lots of local suppliers and organisations within our community. It's free to enter and there will be demonstrations to get involved in as well as guidance and support from groups and organisations. Click below to read more...
Conscious of customers' changing desires, Chef Ron at Ronnie's has introduced in his relaxed downstairs bar area, his innovative ‘Bar Plates’ - based around the quality ingredients Ron is renowned for, but designed to challenge and tantalise our taste buds – each day new dishes are produced to celebrate the best of that day's deliveries, catches and creations. When they are gone they are gone! Click below to read more...
Thornbury Volunteer Centre will operate limited opening hours throughout the summer. From Monday 28 July to Friday 29 August the office will open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays only between 10.30am-12 noon.
Click below or leave a message on 01454 413392 and we will answer all enquiries as soon as possible. Normal opening hours resume on Monday 1 September.
You'll be a-mazed at what's going on for children in the library this summer. It's Mythical Maze, Summer Reading Challenge 2014! The challenge begins on 12 July and runs until 13 September. It's free to join in the fun, and there'll be free activities throughout the holiday to help children complete the challenge.
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