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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
YOUNGSTERS from a Tetbury school are celebrating after netting another title.
The Lions netball team from St Mary's Primary School won all four matches of the South Gloucestershire championships in Bristol and were crowned champions on July 11. A spokesman for the school, Lyn Pressman said: "Many of the team will be leaving St Mary's in September to move on to their secondary schools, however they will be continuing to ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to John Prior
UWE Bristol have awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education to John Prior in recognition of his contribution to youth enterprise.
Prisoner with Basingstoke links on the run from open jail
Mark Cresswell, who is serving a prison sentence for burglary and handling stolen goods, has absconded from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Pub landlord remembered with vital nursing equipment
From left, community nurse Emma Williams, Rose and Crown landlady Yvonne Hulbert, district nursing sister Hazel Roddan, and community nurse Rebecca Keates.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The volunteer police cadets after the challenge
TEENAGERS from across South Gloucestershire have raised A 500 for Cancer Research UK after completing a sponsored 14-mile cycle ride and run.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Pupil success 'depends on postcode'
An Ofsted report indicates "considerable variation" across local authorities in how many pupils achieve the expected level at ages 11 and 16. The funds are available for pupils who are, or have been over the previous six years, eligible for free school meals or in care.
Refused plans for 106 homes on Charfield Green appealed
The application, which included plans for access, parking, a public open space, play facilities and landscaping on Charfield Green, was refused in April by South Gloucestershire Council.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Overflowing bins 'attracting flies'
Residents living in a block of flats in South Gloucestershire have said their homes are "full of flies" because of the state of the communal bin area.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
A comprehensive round-up of planning applications submitted in South Gloucestershire.
The following planning applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council:- Charfield: Erection of 3no.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Frampton Cotterell residents line up to protect Dick King-Smith land
RESIDENTS in Frampton Cotterell have been queuing up to tell planning experts why they should save a treasured piece of green land from development.
Will ewe win the Sodbury Sheep Search?
SHOPPERS in Chipping Sodbury will not have the wool pulled over their eyes with the launch of a summer sheep competition.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Thornbury sixth form hub plan for former council HQ scrapped
A SCHEME to transform the former council offices in Thornbury into a joint sixth form centre for the Castle and Marlwood schools has been abandoned.
Ambulance trust enjoys strong approval rating for handling of 999 calls
THE AMBULANCE trust dealing with patients from Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire has seen positive results from a survey of its handling of 999 calls.
Affordable homes opened in Falfield
Resident Sue Organ cuts the ribbon at new affordable homes in Falfield, joined by, from left, Steve Webb MP, Councillor John O'Neill, Councillor Matthew Riddle and Nick Medhurst, chairman of Knightstone's board.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Schools close across region as teachers strike
PARENTS are facing chaos today as schools across the region are due to close because of teacher strike action.
Care charity 'to fold within months'
Bristol Foundation Housing is evicting all of its remaining tenants - 65 in total - in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
Summer Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
A FRUIT tree expert will be on hand with a healthy supply of tips at a workshop in Westerleigh this weekend.
Safety fears raised on danger road after fire engine crash
RESIDENTS of a notoriously dangerous road which connects Yate with the M5 motorway are bracing themselves for more problems after a car transporter collided with a fire engine.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mums keep fit with new Yate buggy walks
Christina Wheeler, Walking for Health Project worker for South Gloucestershire Council, with Nicola Gowen and Gemma Thomas at the launch of the Yate Buggy Walk at Yate Library on Monday The bi-monthly walks from Yate Library are aimed at giving new mums, grandparents and childminders a chance to keep fit and meet other like-minded parents and ... (more)