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  1. Samurai club is one of the best in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    SAMURAI were ranked one of the country's top clubs after finishing runners-up in the British Judo Association's league table. Out of around 1,000 teams in the BJA plus affiliated bodies, the Kidderminster-based outfit finished in second place, edged out only by the long-established Pinewood Judo Club from Berkshire.

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  2. Yate group provides support for carers of people with mental health needsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gazette Series

    South Gloucestershire Council is providing support for carers through informal group sessions at Yate Library , on West Walk, where people are given the opportunity to talk to other carers and share experiences. The groups also provide information about mental health in general, services in the area, signposting to specialist services, benefits advice, and a chance to raise any concerns and suggestions about mental health services.

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  3. Dursley community organisation launch their brand new 'Community Hub'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Gazette Series

    The hub project was developed from World Jungle's 'Full of Life' Community Fair event held last year which was attended by over 200 people. The programme of activities will be tailored based on what those attending the hub want.

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  4. Banksy works fetch double their estimates at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Works by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy have sold for double their estimates or more at an auction in London featuring his and works by other contemporary artists. Banksy's Rude Copper , a screen-print and spray-painted image of a British bobby making a rude gesture, was the top seller, going for $63,500 against a high estimate of $23,000.

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  5. 2,600 homes plan from firm behind The Range bidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    THE Chippenham company that persuaded The Range to apply to base its southern distribution centre in the town is now looking to build 2,600 homes in its own separate development. It would involve, over the course of 10 to 20 years, putting 2,600 homes on part of New Leaze Farm and Harden's Farm.

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  6. Beware men selling chain saws in Gloucestershire from the back of a green and white vanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    PEOPLE living in Gloucestershire villages are being offered new chainsaws by men turning up at private houses in a white and green van. A number of reports have been received of attempts to sell chain saws to residents in Eastington and Ryeford in the Stroud district, which police are treating as suspicious.

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  7. South Cerney residents warned to be on their guard following break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    On Monday January 26, between 7.30pm and 8pm, thieves forced open a locked back gate of a home in Meadow Way, then forcefully removed a UPVC panel on the rear door of the house to gain entry to it. Thieves did not steal anything and then left the house through the same door using a key kept next to the door.

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  8. Up-and-coming trainer Ben Pauling's doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

    Temple Guiting handler Jonjo O'Neill and Chipping Norton's Charlie Longsdon also chipped in with wins in a Cotswold-dominated South Yorkshire meeting. He only started out in his own right last season and teamed up with jockey Nico de Boinville, who is best known as Sprinter Sacre's work rider.

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  9. Brit graffiti artist Banksy's work fetches A 32,500 at London auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | DNA India

    Works by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy sold for double their estimate or more at an auction in London featuring his and work by other contemporary artists, Bonham's said on Thursday. Banksy's "Rude Copper" , a screen-print and spraypainted image of a British bobby making a rude gesture, was the top seller, going for 32,500 against a high estimate of 12,000.

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  10. Bristol Pub of the Week: The Star in FishpondsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

    Although the Bristol area is lucky enough to have a thriving pub skittles scene and a number of teams and leagues still going strong after the best part of a century, the number of alleys around the country is dwindling. The main reason for the decline of this traditional pub game is often cited as financial - it's increasingly hard for pubs to make enough money out of skittles - but also the simple fact that fewer younger people are taking up the pastime.

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  11. COMMENT: Action needed on dog fouling at Thornbury playing fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gazette Series

    A SCHEME to tackle dog fouling in a Thornbury play area has fallen through and due to selfish dog owners who refuse to clean up their pet's mess a call has now been made for the animals to be banned from the area altogether. Owning a dog is a huge responsibility and when a few dog owners become irresponsible many have to pay the price.

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  12. VIDEO: Yate pantomime performer proposes to girlfriend on stage to an audience of 250Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gazette Series

    GOERS witnessed a real life happily ever after when a performer proposed to his on and off-stage girlfriend at the end of the show. James Murden, 29, from Yate, chose to propose to his girlfriend Charlotte Harris, 29, also from Yate, at the end of a performance of Hansel and Gretel on stage in front of the audience.

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  13. Shoplifting police officer lied about jobRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

    A police officer with 25 years of service lied about his job after being caught shoplifting - and was found out only after he later stole groceries at a supermarket, Worcester Crown Court heard. Kieran Bolton, aged 51, of Hempsted Lane, Gloucester, was given an eight month jail sentence suspended for two years and ordered to do 240 hours unpaid work in the community.

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  14. Lechlade Cricket Club chairman Paul Rowley took own life after depression battle, inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    A FATHER and sportsman from Cirencester took his own life in September last year after battling depression for nearly two decades, an inquest heard today. A well-known and popular man, he was a keen cricketer and chairman of Lechlade Cricket Club at the time of his death.

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  15. Punch up in Nailsworth involving man from Dursley left victim hospitalised with serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Gazette Series

    An original charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm was dropped when the Crown conceded that there were two separate incidents in the club and it was not certain when the victim sustained his injuries. Kevin Drew, 37, of Stevens Way, Horsley, and 32-year-old Christopher Goodfield of Phelps Mill Close, Dursley, have both denied assaulting Paul Harrison.

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  16. Nick Clegg outlines A 11.5m of Wiltshire improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

    Swindon Council leader David Renard, Deputy Prime Minster Nick Clegg, Wiltshire Council leader Jane Scott and Chippenham MP Duncan Hames today. Picture by Stuart Harrison DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg has outlined plans for improvements across Wiltshire as part of A 11.5m Government funding.

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  17. Celebrity GP Dr Mark Porter launches life saving defibrillator in MinchinhamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    As he cut the ribbon to declare the defibrillator available for use Dr Porter said: "This is probably the only thing we spend a lot of money on but hope to never ever use." "It only kills people if you don't use it," added Minchinhampton Parish Chairman Nick Hurst explaining that the pads don't react on someone whose heart is beating.

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  18. Samurai club is one of the best in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    SAMURAI were ranked one of the country's top clubs after finishing runners-up in the British Judo Association's league table. Out of around 1,000 teams in the BJA plus affiliated bodies, the Kidderminster-based outfit finished in second place, edged out only by the long-established Pinewood Judo Club from Berkshire.

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  19. 29 Regiment soldiers learn maths and English thanks to county councilRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    SOLDIERS based at 29 Regiment near South Cerney are being given the chance to boost their literacy and numeracy skills. Gloucestershire County Council are providing maths and English classes for soldiers at their Duke of Gloucester Barracks as part of a partnership it has with the regiment.

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  20. Traffic plans for town are 'daft'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    A WELSH Government proposal to ease traffic problems in Chepstow has been slammed as "daft" and a mere sticking plaster on the problems the town faces now and in the future. It was previously reported that economy minister Edwina Hart is looking more closely at a plan to stop motorists turning right on the Bulwark junction onto Hardwick Hill and another to improve the High Beech roundabout.

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