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A REMARKABLE battle between a snake and a frog was caught in a series of pictures by a golfer at Thornbury Golf Centre.

A GROUP of travellers were moved off Chantry playing field in Thornbury last Saturday after spending more than a week on the site.

POLICE in Tewkesbury are appealing for information in connection with the disappearance of a man from the town.

A comprehensive list of planning applications submitted to South Gloucestershire Council.

AN ANGERED Thornbury man has criticised Thornbury Town Council for its ‘draconian rules’ concerning charges for plots at the town’s cemetery.

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.

BUSINESSMAN John Prior, who set up Thornbury-based Alexandra Workwear, has had his work with youth enterprise recognised through the award of an honorary degree.

CLUED up on Chipping Sodbury? Up to date on Yate? Wise about Wotton? Or are you dim-witted about Dursley? Test your knowledge on where you live and compare your score with your neighbours.

OVERNIGHT works will take place on Friday, July 25 and Monday, July 28 to resurface the M5 northbound exit slip road at junction 14 near Falfield.

THE POST Office in Severn Beach is set to relocate to the McColls convenience store as part of a major, national, modernisation programme.

PLANNED roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire are set to go ahead in the next couple of weeks.

DETECTIVES investigating a robbery at Filton Post Office need your help tracing the origin of a weapon used by the offenders.

FOLLOWING another night of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, this is the Gazette readers' best shots of the evening.

READERS have sent in some electrifying pictures of last night's storm.




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