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From 'Gazette Series':

AN ESCAPED prisoner broke out of HMP Leyhill to escape loud rap music being played 'day and night' on his wing, a court heard.

MOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations across the area this week.

A CHARITY concert went down a storm in Thornbury, raising more than £200 for charity.

CAMPAIGNERS fighting against a green ‘bin tax’ in South Gloucestershire are outraged at spiralling costs of implementing the new opt-in service.

A SEARCH has started in Tytherington to trace the history of 12 men who gave their lives in the First World War.

THORNBURY businessman Thomas Frost has become the new High Sheriff of Gloucestershire - with a pledge to do his best to help people get back into work.

PEOPLE are being encouraged to ramp up security on their homes after a spate of evening burglaries in and around Thornbury.

POSITIVE relationships between police and young people in Thornbury were praised at a visit by Avon and Somerset's Police and Crime Commissioner.

PARENTS in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire are being advised to look out for symptoms of scarlet fever among their children, after a rapid increase in cases.

A CONCERT to mark the achievements of past winners in the annual Thornbury Eisteddfod will be held as part of the town's annual arts festival.

MEMBERS of the choir at St Mary's Church, Olveston, went on an away day to sing at three services in Hereford Cathedral.

ROADWORKS are set to be carried out across the area in the coming week so motorists are being warned of possible delays.

A THORNBURY woman has told how a Bristol charity has helped her live a full life with her learning disability.

A TENANT has been evicted from her flat in Patchway after making the lives of her neighbours a misery.

THE subtitled drama Even the Rain will be shown at the next Thornbury Picture House screening at 7.30pm on Friday, April 25, in the Cossham Hall, Chapel Street.

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