5 hrs ago
Three male 'slaves' found after police raids in Bristol and Gloucestershire
Three men thought to have been victims of slavery have been rescued after a series of police raids in the Bristol and Gloucestershire.
9 hrs ago
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Police: 3 freed, 2 arrested in British slavery bust
The rescues came in a series of raids that involved "three travelers sites, a business unit and a house in South Gloucestershire and a residential property in Bristol," police said in a statement.
11 hrs ago
Residents lobby against showmen's planned Thornbury base
RESIDENTS living near fields where a permanent base for travelling showmen is planned lobbied for the scheme to be rejected when councillors visited the site.
15 hrs ago
Have your say on the future of health care in South Gloucestershire
SOUTH Gloucestershire residents are being asked to put forward their views about the NHS, locally and nationally, and what they think its future priorities should be.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New Civil Engineer Plus
Designers named for Horizon's Anglessey and Olbury new nuclear plants
Atkins, Amec and Cavendish Nuclear have been appointed by Horizon Nuclear Power to work up technical designs for its planned nuclear power stations at Wylfa on Anglesey and Oldbury in South Gloucestershire.
Avon and Somerset
Eight arrests in operation to tackle Class A drug supply
We have arrested eight people in an operation to tackle the supply of heroin and crack cocaine in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
Thornbury Volunteer Centre rounds off jubilee year with awards ceremony
Dame Janet Trotter, Lord Lt for Gloucestershire, presented awards at the Thornbury Volunteer Centre Awards ceremony at Thornbury Castle.
This Is Bristol
Plans for minor injuries unit thrown into doubt
PLANS for a minor injuries unit at Cossham Hospital are in doubt. When the redevelopment of the community hospital was agreed back in 2009, the approved business plan included a unit for the treatment of minor injuries and illnesses.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Plans to build 490 houses on the Frenchay Hospital site will be decided next week
THE future of the Frenchay Hospital site is due to be decided at a meeting next week, the Gazette can reveal.
Avon and Somerset
New cadets unit launched
A second cadet unit in Bristol has been launched which allowed to 22 teenagers being welcomed into the police family.
a Charity is holding an event for people who will be lonely this Christmas in Frenchay on Monday.
Macmillan Cancer Support is bringing its Tree of Hope initiative, to remember lost loved ones, to Frenchay Common on Monday, December 9 at St John the Baptist Church.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Site visit for controversial showmen's plan in Thornbury
OPPONENTS of a controversial plan to create a permanent base for travelling showmen's families in Thornbury hav e their chance to raise objections during a site visit tomorrow .
updated Partners of a Bristol-based rubbish...
Partners of a Bristol-based rubbish clearance firm have been sentenced to six months in prison after being found guilty of fly-tipping household waste in South Gloucestershire on two separate occasions.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
NHS pays compensation to Winterbourne View families
The terms of the Department of Health payout to the 19 families of vulnerable adults who lived at Winterbourne View have been kept confidential and the NHS has not admitted liability.
Student make-up artist scoops gold in national competition
SGS make-up artistry student Katie Hadley won gold in the finals of a national competition for her incredible butterfly queen creation A STAR student from Stroud and South Gloucestershire College is made-up about winning the final of a prestigious national skills competition.
dcbbramwell posted Support for Yate Cinema Scheme Essential The planning applicatio...
SUPPORT FOR YATE CINEMA SCHEME ESSENTIAL The planning application for a new cinema development in Yate has been registered and the Shopping Centre management are now asking the people of Yate to show their support for it.
Domestic abuse awareness campaign launched in time for Christmas
South Gloucestershire Partnership Against Domestic Abuse, which is made up of agencies including South Gloucestershire Council, Avon and Somerset Constabulary, Avon and Somerset Probation Trust, Merlin Housing Society, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust, Victim Support and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, aims to ... (more)
Campaign to close Nibley lane to traffic is welcomed by residents
Residents Gary Weeks, Marilyn Wright and Nick Carver welcome formal approval to close Frampton End Road in Nibley, near Yate People living on Frampton End Road in Nibley have campaigned for the 'dangerous' road to be shut to traffic amid increasing concerns that a serious accident was imminent.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Yate supports independent shops with Small Business Saturday
YATE Shopping Centre will highlight the importance of independent traders when it marks Small Business Saturday this Saturday, December 7. The centre aims to promote its 14 independent shops and their products during the day, which is also be supported by South Gloucestershire Council Andy Lowrey, centre manager, said: "We are one of several ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Avon and Somerset
Advice on third abnormal load in force area this weekend (M4, A46,...