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Wednesday Jul 23 | Stroudnewsand Journal

Police warning as man in van verbally abuses child in Dursley

The suspicious incident on Monday, July 14 saw the boy refusing the lift at 8.20am on Oak Drive in Dursley.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Gazette Series

SR_267_001 Rev Simon Helmes outside the Dursley Tabernacle church

A CHURCH in Dursley has been awarded several thousand pounds to go towards vital repairs and towards supporting the town's new youth centre.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gazette Series

SCRATCH cards worth around 800 have been stolen in a smash and grab this morning in Dursley.

The unknown offender smashed through a glass pane at the front entrance to Baileys post office on Long Street at around 4am, crawled inside and took the scratch card dispenser.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Gazette Series

Passionate Dursley care worker awarded medal

Medal winners from left to right: Christine Pearce, Theresa Whitford, Karen Cummings, Jeff Denton, Sian Sparrow, Annette Ayles, Sharon Wheeler A CARE worker from Dursley has received a prestigious award from the British branch of the world's oldest order of chivalry - the Sovereign Order of Malta.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Gazette Series

SR_226_001 The refurbished May Lane public toilets in Dursley

PUBLIC toilets in Dursley have been given a fabulous makeover and updated with state of the art disabled access facilities.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Gazette Series

Youths check out progress on Dursley Youth Centre

From left, Cam and Dursley Youth Forum members Lee Beldan, Ruth Allen, Abi Brown,Lorena Davis, Amber Timol and Beth Monday check out progress on their new youth centre MEMBERS of the Cam and Dursley Youth Forum have donned their hard hats and high visibility jackets to take a sneak preview of their new youth centre.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Gazette Series

Cam appliance store celebrates 30 years in business

A SHOP that has been running on Cam's high street for the last 30 years enjoys reaching the milestone with a bottle of bubbly- for all of its customers.

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Dursley gym-going children reap rewards for hard work

Nine-year-old Alistair Smith from Coaley was one of 50 children who won the most incentive points during the Spring Term at the Shokk Gym in Dursley and was rewarded with a trip to Cattle Country in Berkeley A GROUP of hardworking children have earned themselves some prizes and a day at a soft play area after pushing the most weights and running ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

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Man hospitalised after bloody brawl in Dursley

A FIGHT in the early hours of this morning in Dursley, which is believed involved up to seven people, left one man hospitalised.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Gazette Series

Planning applications received by Stroud District Council

THE following planning applications have been received by Stroud District Council:- Cam: Side extension providing garage with bedroom over, similar to permitted application S.13/2548/HHOLD with the addition of the first floor bedroom and associated dormer windows.

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Dursley Ghostbusters heading off on 2,000-mile rally

THE DEVOTED dad and his crew of friends who transformed an old hearse into the iconic Ghostbusters car are just about to set out on their 2,000-mile charity rally across Europe.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Plans revealed for new village by Sharpness

A MASSIVE development of 1,500 houses could start to be built at Sharpness within two and a half years as developers look to create a new garden village complete with a school and shops.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

More than 4,000 people forced to use foodbanks in the Stroud district over the past year

MORE than 4,000 people in the Stroud district have had to turn to foodbanks to feed themselves and their families over the past year.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Gazette Series

Man found dead in Dursley

A MAN has been found dead in a home in Dursley after a number of emergency vehicles responded to a 999 call.

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a New priest is to take over two churches in Dursley, a year after the previous incumbent retired.

On Wednesday, July 9 the Bishop of Gloucester will license the Rev Canon Michael Cozens as priest in charge, or rector designate, for the parish of Dursley, and will then be installed by the Archdeacon of Gloucester.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Former Dursley teacher walking 550km across Europe as part of WW1 centenary

Former Rednock teacher John Conway and his wife Helen are set to take part in the 550km European Peace Walk as part of commemorations of the First World War A FORMER Dursley school teacher is taking part in an international peace walk to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

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SR_69_001 Maurice Ball outside his bookmakers in Castle Street, Dursley

Maurice Ball is to retire at the end of July and is selling the lease of his store to national betting company Coral as he decides to call it quits.

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Bus fare roadshow in Yate today

A ROADSHOW explaining major changes being made to bus fares in the region is in Yate today Friday, June 27).

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

Two motorists caught over the limit in Stroud on Friday night

SNJ reporter Kate Wilson spent some time with Gloucestershire's Special Constabulary on Friday night as part of its summer drink driving campaign.

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Wotton couple celebrate 64 years after meeting at a dance

Polish-born Miecyslaw, 91, met Natalina, 83, celebrate 64 years as a married couple after meeting at a dance in Dursley A COUPLE from Wotton-under-Edge who met each other at a Dursley dance after the second world war and who could not say a word to each other have just celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary.

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