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14 min ago | Gazette Series

Yate consultants lend a helping hand with A 10 million contract

Left to right: Steve Gregor , Sue Marchant , Jane Putley , Roger Wilkins Cool Ventures, based in Yate, helped Gregor Heating, Electrical and Renewable Energy secure a A 10 million maintenance contract with Knightstone Housing Association.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Applause as planners object to homes bid on former Studley nursery

Villagers in Studley are celebrating after Wiltshire Council's North Area Planning Committee voted to object to a planning application for 28 houses.

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Gazette Series

Bee keepers keeping safe after new suits donated

A BEE keeping group for South Gloucestershire is buzzing after being donated 20 sets of protective clothing for adults and children.

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South Gloucestershire Council leader steps down

He said he was making the move for "personal reasons" and that he would also step down from his role as leader of the Conservatives.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Tetbury shopkeeper hits out over car parking charges

George Bristow, owner of Artique believes that the council is making a huge profit from parking charges and driving people away from the town.

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Ukip to hold Dursley debate

Ukip parliamentary candidate for Stroud Caroline Stephens will debate member of European parliament Diane James on the issue of "Women in Politics".

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Wiltshire Times

1,000 sign petition to restore hour's free parking in Wiltshire Council car parks

The council removed an hour's free parking from county car parks in April 2011, leaving traders complaining about a downturn in footfall.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

This is Gloucestershire

Men cleared of Cheltenham machete attack

THREE men have been cleared of a violent machete attack, where the victim said he was left covered in blood, in an unprovoked assault.

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This is Wiltshire

Devizes crosses are planted in memory of the fallen

A moving tribute to soldiers who died in the First World War was paid in Devizes on Sunday morning as people of all ages gathered at the war memorial for the planting of crosses.

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Gazette Series

VIDEO: Gazette photographer takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

GAZETTE photographer Stephen Richards is the latest to take part in the ice bucket challenge social media craze - and got more than he bargained for.

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BBC News

Jealous love rival guilty of murder

Will Blencowe, 21, took a taxi to the flat of his ex-girlfriend's new partner, Connor Tremble, in Oxford before repeatedly stabbing him.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wiltshire army veteran rides out to say thanks

Army veteran Steve Stone has organised a 70-mile motorbike ride to mark 70 years since Operation Market Garden to raise money for a forces charity that helped him through hard times.

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Gazette Series

Petition launched to push through proposals at Thornbury Hospital

The petition forms part of a lengthy campaign and will be posted to every house in the Thornbury and Alveston area over the coming few weeks to try and garner support to try and force a decision on the hospital.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Gazette Series

Roadshow offers help to people with dementia in South Gloucestershire

It will offer practical, emotional and health advice to anyone who has recently been diagnosed with dementia, their carers or relatives.

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This is Gloucestershire

Stagecoach scales back Hereford, Ross and Gloucester service in...

Stagecoach has announced plans to withdraw most services between Gloucester, Ross-on-Wye and Hereford due to a lack of both funding and demand.

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Ayer Public Spirit

Banksy artwork sale gives youth club lifeline

Dennis Stinchcombe, of Broad Plain Boys' Club in Bristol, by a Banksy artwork, titled 'Mobile Lovers', where the sale and handover have been completed at the Bristol Museum Art Gallery, where it was on display to the public.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Woman attacked by leopard, kills it with sickleWoman attacked by...

A woman in India not only survived an attack by a leopard... she killed the animal using not much more than her bare hands! Woman attacked by leopard, kills it with sickle A woman in India not only survived an attack by a leopard... she killed the animal using not much more than her bare hands! Check out this story on wtsp.com: ... (more)

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Ten things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend, August 30-31 , 2014

THE school holidays may be nearly over, but there are still plenty of fun things to do with the entire family this weekend! From festivals to exhibitions, there is something for everyone... 1) The Didmarton Bluegrass Festival promises no less than three days of live music spanning folk, rockabilly, jazz and Americana in a friendly atmosphere - with ... (more)

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This Is Bristol

Owners call time on their pubs struggling in suburban locations

While the hospitality sector as a whole has seen things improve this year, it hasn't been enough to save some of Bristol's landmark pubs.

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Oxford Mail

Portillo makes tracks for railway TV series

Former cabinet minister turned TV presenter Michael Portillo travelled on the Cotswold Line yesterday, filming scenes for a new series of his programme Great British Railway Journeys.

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