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From 'Gazette Series':

POLICE are appealing for help from the public to help them track down a prisoner who absconded from HMP Leyhill this morning.

A CONTROVERSIAL new housing estate in Thornbury is set to launch next month.

ALMONDSBURY will host an annual coffee morning on Friday, September 26 to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

THE NEWLY-formed Almondsbury Dementia Friends Group are inviting anyone who may want to find out more about the group or to become a member to attend their launch.

THORNBURY Hospital is a valuable facility for many people living in and around the town and could be even more so if work that was initially proposed 10 years ago would ever get underway.

THIS YEAR’S Pilning Flower Show was a huge success after receiving a record-breaking number of entries.

CROMHALL’S annual flower show and village fair will be held in St Andrew’s School field on Saturday, September 6 from 2pm.

THE INAUGURAL Severn Bridge half marathon was a resounding success as 2,000 runners completed the run which got underway from its start point on the Severn Bridge.

THE chairman of South Gloucestershire Council is shaping up for a charity skydive at the age of 71.

THE POLICE and Crime commissioner for Avon and Somerset Constabulary has visited Krunch Youth Club in Thornbury to discuss the club's work.

NEW funding and planning methods are being discussed by the organisers of Thornbury Carnival to help make it a sustainable event for the future.

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.

NEW PEDESTRIAN crossing facilities look set to be introduced in Cromhall as a consultation has been launched to garner opinions.

RESULTS success continued for Castle School students who achieved an impressive set of GCSE results.




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