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This month on MyThornbury there's a chance to win a meal for two at Romy's Kitchen.
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Turnberrie's is looking for new trustees to ensure that the Community Centre serves the needs of the Thornbury Community.
At the heart of Thornbury, Turnberrie's was designed and built by the Community for the Community with a vast array of modern facilities. If you have time and skills to contribute to a bright future for Turnberrie's, they'd like to hear from you. Click below to find out more.
Over 200 South Gloucestershire smokers took part in the 28 day stop smoking challenge, Stoptober - congratulations to all those who are still smokefree! Smokefree sessions run throughout the year to help you stop smoking for good, and Smokefree South Gloucestershire offer free support to quit. You are four times more likely to quit with support - so book a session today!
Third Thornbury Scout Group is once again running a Christmas postal service in Thornbury this December to raise funds for the Scout Group and Thornbury Methodist Church. Click below for dates, times and details...
Young drivers (17-25) who either live in the South Gloucestershire area, or are in full-time education in the area, or work in the area will receive a full refund of the £149 course fee when they pass the Bristol Advanced Motorists Skill for Life advanced driving test. Click below to find out more...
A Common Bulbul has become a regular visitor to Thornbury gardens in the last few days. Although it is a common bird and it had an L at the end of its name, suggesting a Bristolian connection, it is normally never seen further north than Northern Africa!
Did it hitch a ride on a boat going up the Severn or perhaps it has escaped locally? If you have seen this bird in your garden or have lost it, please contact Claire below.
On Friday 31st October, a vampire, witch and wizard were among the ghoulish representatives of Thornbury Carnival at the Thornbury Castle Halloween event.
Vampire Ian Walker devised a quiz for children and there was a raffle to win gifts donated by local businesses and organisations. The event raised £119.49 for Carnival funds. Click below to see more...
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