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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

He avoided being eaten whole in one! Incredible moment a frog...

He avoided being eaten whole in one! Incredible moment a frog escapes the jaws of a grass snake on a golf course This snake could have chosen anywhere to try and swallow a live frog - so of course, it picked the 17th hole of a busy golf course.

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15 hrs ago | Gazette Series

THE county's mobile speed camera locations are being posted online for the first time.

South Gloucestershire's Road Safety Partnership is to reveal the locations of its mobile speed detection vans on its website.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Gazette Series

TEN things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend 1 - Festival of British Eventing, Gatcombe Park.

THE sun is shining, the sky is blue, and Gloucestershire has a whole host of events and activities going on this weekend guaranteed to get the whole family smiling.

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Gazette Series

Decision expected on homes plan for former Yate school site

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build homes on the site of the former Rodford Primary School in Yate are being debated today.

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Gazette Series

Family's plea to expand Henfield gipsy site

EXPANSION of an existing gipsy site in Coalpit Heath could be given the go-ahead because of the special circumstances of the family living there.

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Gazette Series

SR_303_001 Travellers on the Chantry Playing Fields in Thornbury

A GROUP of travellers were moved off Chantry playing field in Thornbury last Saturday after spending more than a week on the site.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

a Local family and 40 Young Carers took to the skies at Airbus sponsored Air Smiles Days.

One of two Air Smiles Days sponsored by Airbus, held at Cotswold Airport last week, was for Luc and his family who were nominated by the charity Action For Blind People.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Gazette Series

A comprehensive list of planning applications submitted to South Gloucestershire Council.

THE following planning applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council:- Almondsbury: Erection of cabin to house biomass boiler.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Nursery World

Half of pilot childminder agencies will not set up shop

An investigation into the pilot childminder agencies by Nursery World has revealed that half of the 20 organisations that trialled models will not be going ahead with their agency in September.

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Newsday

Minor injuries unit meeting held

Dozens of campaigners have aired their concerns over the lack of a minor injuries unit at Cossham Hospital in a public meeting.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

UWE News

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.

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Basingstoke Gazette

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.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gazette Series

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.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Gazette Series

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

BBC News

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.

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Gazette Series

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.

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Gazette Series

Frampton Cotterell braces itself for six weeks of major roadworks

SAFETY measures are in place ready for work to start on replacing a road bridge in Frampton Cotterell next week.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Newsday

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.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Gazette Series

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.

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