From 'Gazette Series':
TRYING to swallow three pickled eggs in a Berkeley pub cost a father and former Royal Marine his life, a coroner heard.
THOUSANDS of fans waited for hours to catch a glimpse of the Bars and Melody at this year’s Christmas lights switch-on in Thornbury yesterday (November 18).
POLICE are re-appealing for the public’s help in identifying a man who they believe may have information about an armed robbery that took place a year ago in December.
LUCKNAM Park Hotel in Bath has been awarded The Best Hotel Restaurant in the South at The Food Awards England and Wales 2014. Robert Potter, head chef, The Park was thrilled to receive the award on Monday, November 17 at the Mercure Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester.
A disgraced teacher, formerly of Castle School in Thornbury, yesterday (November 18) admitted sexual activity with a student while on school property.
AN ALMONDSBURY man has been fined £1,000 and ordered to pay costs of a further £1,000 after appearing before Yate Magistrates’ Court.
THIS WEEK mobile speed cameras will be at these locations in South Gloucestershire:
FOR the second time in just over a month, local MP Jack Lopresti MP swapped his shirt and tie for a tracksuit and trainers to take part in a half marathon to raise funds for the Great Western Air Ambulance (GWAAC).
EXCITED GIRLS from a Thornbury Rainbows group enjoyed a visit from local police officers at their meeting last week.
A CELEBRITY chef will launch this year’s Christmas Grotto at Old Down Estate near Thornbury.
THORNBURY’S community composting centre will be open for at least another year after being given £10,000 by South Gloucestershire Council.
A THORNBURY school that’s in need of a new loo is asking people to help it get a grant for the work.
A MUM who lost both legs and the majority of her hands to meningitis will host a Christmas craft fair to raise money for a charity dedicated to tackling the devastating disease.
A £1.2 MILLION national trial to assess the use of new laser technology in benign prostate surgery has begun at Southmead Hospital.
PUPILS at Christ The King Catholic Primary School learnt about the meaning of Remembrance Day during their service. Each child made a poppy with some placed by their altar, and the school paused as the two minute silence was observed.