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David Smith Stock Clearance

David Smith, gents' outfitter – formerly of Thornbury - is having a complete clearance of remaining stock at Berkeley Show on 25th August. Gents Suits, Sports Coats, Corduroy Trousers, Ladies Hacking Jackets - up to 50% off certain items. Payment by cash. Also for sale: Marquee 20’ x 20’ £950.00.

Thornbury Two tackle Three Peaks

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.

www.justgiving.com/marklee3peaks

New home for the Sweet Chestnut

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...

www.mythornbury.co.uk/thornbury_t...

Could you help a lonely older person?

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.

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Could you adopt or foster a child?

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.

www.barnardos.org.uk/swfosteringa...

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From 'Gazette Series':

STUDENTS at Marlwood School are celebrating after a record-breaking set of GCSE results this year.

A FAMILY-run business based in Thornbury has had yet more success after receiving a prestigious award for its gin.


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New measures to fight extremist groups are being brought forward by the government, the home secretary confirms, as she defends its counter-terrorism strategy.

Two men are charged following the death of an Afghan migrant found in a container at Tilbury docks in Essex.


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