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Congratulations Nikki!

Nikki Drake is the lucky winner of Thornbury Carnival's prize draw. Nikki's entry was one of dozens received by the Carnival committee, supplying useful feedback that will shape next year's Carnival. Nikki wins a £20 voucher to spend in Thornbury's shops and businesses.

Clearance Sale at Truly You

Bargains galore at the Truly You end of season clearance sale: up to 70% off designer gowns, with bridal gowns from as little as £00, bridesmaid and prom gowns from £30, and flowergirl dresses from £20. All accessories half price. Call in to 15-17 St Mary Street - sale ends 2nd August.

Berkeley Attraction Celebrates Award

Dr Jenner’s House & Garden is celebrating a major success this week after retaining its national tourist board accreditation with flying colours.
The prestigious national quality accreditation was awarded by an expert assessor from VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme.

Did you lose radios at the Carnival?

Two two-way radios have been found after Thornbury Carnival - are they yours? If so, please contact Paul Morrish by email below...


Youth Speaks...

Children from eight schools in the Thornbury area took part in Thornbury Rotary Club's 'Youth Speaks' competition, giving presentations on subject such as The Romans, Girl Guides and Toys and their influence. Click below to see who won...

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From 'Gazette Series':

AN INDEPENDENT health watchdog is compiling information on mental health services across the county.

RECORD-breakers from The Castle School in Thornbury raised money for a school in Sierra Leone after a 653-strong student chain passed through a hula hoop.

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From BBC News:

The bidding process for licences to extract shale gas - using the controversial process fracking - will begin later, the government announces.

Hours after Hamas announces a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian militants resume firing rockets into Israel and Israel rejects the pause.


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