In the News section:
Be clear on cold callers
Trading Standards have received reports of rogue traders offering to clean windows and cut grass for residents, then returning late at night asking for more money for similar work they claim to have completed whilst the resident was not at home. Trading Standards are reminding us to be wary of using traders who cold call and if you do receive late night visits from traders demanding money for work not completed, please contact the Police immediately.
Can you offer a raffle prize?
On Sunday 22nd December there will be a Christmas Raffle at The Swan on Thornbury High Street, with lots of prizes to be won, including high street gift vouchers, £50 Mall shopping vouchers, games, toys, a hamper, hair and beauty gift vouchers and lots more. All the money raised will go to buy equipment for New Siblands School. If you can offer a prize, or want to buy tickets, click below to contact landlady Sandra Davies.
Office Furniture For Sale
Cadman Wealth on The Plain have three desks for sale that are only a year old. If you're interested in buying one, please email Katy below. They also have three chairs and two Bisley cabinets.
Can you help a toy mouse find her owner? The little mouse was discovered in the St Mary Street car park, and handed in to Surroundings, where she's being safely looked after. Click below to see her...
A Busy Silver Jubilee Year...
The second half of Thornbury Volunteer Centre's Silver Jubilee year has been just as busy, if not busier, than the first half. Click below to read more...
From 'Gazette Series':
WORK will start early next year to switch on up to 26 speed and traffic light cameras in Bristol, Mayor George Ferguson announced today (Wednesday 11 December).
BOOKWORMS are in for a treat this Christmas with a programme of free festive fun in South Gloucestershire’s libraries.
From BBC News:
The first national inspection of more than 900 GP surgeries in England finds one in three is failing to meet basic standards, with two so dirty they had maggots.
The body which sets MPs' salaries has confirmed that it plans to give them an 11% pay rise, from Â£66,396 now to Â£74,000 in 2015.
From Avon & Somerset police: