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  1. Thornbury man frustrated by lack of wheelchair access on busRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gazette Series

    SR_1127_001 David Redgewell at the Rock Street bus stop in Thornbury with the 207 bus service behind that has no disabled access A MAN has been left frustrated after changes to a bus service left him unable to get his wheelchair on to the bus. David Redgewell from Thornbury, had used the 207 service, previously operated by Cotswold Green, as part of his journeys into Gloucester and Cheltenham for work.

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  2. Local climber wins championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    She set a personal best that day also by on-sighting her first 7a+, a climbing grade which many adult climbers would struggle with. Only one other climber that day managed the route - and she was in the next age category up, no boys managed it.

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  3. Wotton GP surgery 'at risk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gazette Series

    TWO doctors' surgeries within five minutes walking distance of each other in Wotton-under-Edge have fallen at opposite ends of the risk spectrum in a recent survey by the Care Quality Commission. Culverhay Surgery has been marked as being at risk of providing inadequate care, while The Chipping Surgery, in Symn Lane, has been marked as one of the Commission's lowest priorities for inspection. 1 comment

  4. Thornbury man frustrated by lack of wheelchair access on busRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gazette Series

    SR_1127_001 David Redgewell at the Rock Street bus stop in Thornbury with the 207 bus service behind that has no disabled access A MAN has been left frustrated after changes to a bus service left him unable to get his wheelchair on to the bus. David Redgewell from Thornbury, had used the 207 service, previously operated by Cotswold Green, as part of his journeys into Gloucester and Cheltenham for work.

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  5. Retained firefighters recruited in GloucestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gazette Series

    Staff, which are retained are vital to Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and nationally provide fire and rescue cover to around 60 per cent of the UK. The service are looking for retained firefighters who are must aged 18 or over, physically fit and living or working within close proximity of a fire station.

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  6. Matthew Harrington on song as Avonmouth eke out another victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This Is Bristol

    Mouth settled into their rhythm early, with Solomon Taufu, Stuart Souch, Flynn Dolan, Lewis Bird and Dan Tarling crossing the whitewash for tries. Matthew Harrington picked up the man-of-the-match accolade for the Shirehampton-based side.

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  7. Local Labour party gets behind Ed in Dursley meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Gazette Series

    Members of the Stroud Constituency Labour Party, who met on Friday, November 21, also voiced their disappointment with negative media portrayals of their party leader. The motion passed was: "This Stroud CLP ALL Members Meeting pledges its full support to Ed Miliband as the leader of the Labour Party and future prime minister."

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  8. Labour candidate David Drew launches election campaign with new Dursley officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Gazette Series

    It was officially opened with Mr Drew, Labour's parliamentary candidate, cutting a ribbon across the office doorway with Labour Baroness Jean Corston. "It was good to meet up with so many old and new friends.

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  9. Ex-Cambridge teacher John Fleck jailed over sadistic images of children being spanked and canedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Cambridge Evening News

    A former Cambridge school teacher obsessed with sadistic child abuse images - featuring boys being spanked and caned - has been jailed for 10 months. Many of the thousands of illegal pictures and videos in 53-year-old bachelor John Fleck's possession showed children receiving corporal punishment, a court heard.

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  10. Labour candidate David Drew launches election campaign with new Dursley officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Gazette Series

    It was officially opened with Mr Drew, Labour's parliamentary candidate, cutting a ribbon across the office doorway with Labour Baroness Jean Corston. "It was good to meet up with so many old and new friends.

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  11. Labour candidate David Drew launches election campaign with new Dursley officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Gazette Series

    It was officially opened with Mr Drew, Labour's parliamentary candidate, cutting a ribbon across the office doorway with Labour Baroness Jean Corston. "It was good to meet up with so many old and new friends.

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  12. 'Safari Boy' Mark Hook admits to burglary in North NibleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Gazette Series

    NOTORIOUS 'Safari Boy' Mark Hook, of Gloucester, is back behind bars after admitting a house burglary - the latest in a long series of offences which began when he was a young boy. In 1993 Hook, 38, was sent on an 88 day African Safari by social services in a failed bid to stop his offending.

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  13. Fake soldier jailed after truth is revealed for strangling Dursley partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Gazette Series

    A SCOTSMAN who lied about being a traumatised ex-soldier has been jailed after he strangled his terrified partner - convincing her she was about to die. When Peter Newman first appeared at Gloucester Crown Court in July he gave his military number and maintained he had suffered "dreadful experiences" as a paratrooper in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone.

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  14. Youth Rugby: Christopher hat-trick in vain for DursleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Gazette Series

    DURSLEY travelled to Gloucester in the first round of the cup to take on the defending County Cup champions Spartans. The first 15 minutes of the second half was all Spartans as they scored three unanswered tries until man of the match Christopher completed his hat-trick.

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  15. Round up of pantomimes in Gloucestershire over ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | This is Gloucestershire

    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a panto and there are plenty to choose from in Gloucestershire over the festive season. Everyone's favourite clown Tweedy will be pulling in the crowds at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham in Sleeping Beauty.

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  16. Psychiatric evaluation for Dursley man who allegedly committed sexual offences following a strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Gazette Series

    A JUDGE has sent a 74-year-old Dursley man for psychiatric assessment in hospital following allegations that he has committed four sex offences since suffering a stroke. Michael Webber, of Draycott, Cam, appeared before Gloucester Crown Court on Friday, November 14, having been in prison custody since his arrest.

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  17. 'Last chance saloon' for Dursley teenage thugRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Gazette Series

    Dursley teenager Kaine Emery was warned that he is in the 'last chance saloon' after he has failed to obey a court's unpaid work order for nearly four months. Emery, now 18, was only 17 when he and an accomplice stole A 20 from two men in St George's Road, Dursley, just before midnight on July 28, last year.

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  18. Delayed trial date for alleged Dursley burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Gazette Series

    THE trial of a 24 year old man accused of breaking into a house in Dursley could not go ahead at Gloucester Crown Court because of lack of court time. Another trial was ahead of Donald Tomlinson's case in the court list today so Judge William Hart formally adjourned the trial until February 16 and sent the defendant, witnesses and lawyers away.

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  19. Stanley at the double for RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Evesham Journal

    SHAUN Stanley scored twice as seventh-placed Moreton Rangers beat Dursley Town 3-2 in Gloucestershire Northern Senior Football League Division One. Warwick Tompkins (3) and Mark Corbett fired Chipping Norton Town to a 4-1 success at Charlbury in the Fred Ford Cup third round.

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  20. Athletics: Good turnout of Dursley runners in Cross Country LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Gazette Series

    DURSLEY Running Club were led home by Dan Anderson at the second event in the Gloucestershire Cross Country League at Malvern. Unusually more Dursley men were present than women and Anderson ventured out again despite finding the first race in the series unappetizing.

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