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Plans for 2,675-home development near A38 in South Gloucestershire approved for second timeand infrastructure, including three schools, a rail station, doctors surgery, s
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and infrastructure, including three schools, a rail station, doctors surgery, supermarket and care home, was put before South Gloucestershire Council’s development control committee, with the majority voting in support of the plans, with only... Read more
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FEATURE: Lee Driver-Dickerson on his career in cricket and footballaverage of 53.19 and a strike rate of 67.95. People still double at cricket an
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average of 53.19 and a strike rate of 67.95. People still double at cricket and football around Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, but Driver-Dickerson is in a responsible position with Evo-Stik South, West League side Slimbridge and... Read more
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Power cuts and travel delays expected as storm system, set to be called Brian, heads for south westand other services is also possible." In the south west the Met Office has iss
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and other services is also possible." In the south west the Met Office has issued a yellow wind warning for Saturday, which stretches from 4am up until midnight. Winds are forecast to reach 52 mph through Gloucestershire and South Gloucesters... Read more
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Schoolgirl from Thornbury, 10, calls for better road safety with new zebra crossing in letter to councilto do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The d
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to do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The decision to install a crossing would lie with South Gloucestershire Council, but the town council have said they would support Izzie’s cause, adding their voice to the... Read more
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Residents’ pleas to restore 82 bus service to Chipping Sodbury to be considered as part of new reviewservice to the town, to get them to hospital. The issue is to be addressed as
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service to the town, to get them to hospital. The issue is to be addressed as part of a new review which was approved at South Gloucestershire Council’s scrutiny commission meeting last month. There is currently a direct bus from Yate to... Read more
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Councillors meet to discuss improvements to children's services in South Gloucestershire following 'inadequate' Ofsted ratingCOUNCILLORS in South Gloucestershire have met to discuss a plan of action to im
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COUNCILLORS in South Gloucestershire have met to discuss a plan of action to improve children’s services for the area after a disastrous Oftsed inspection earlier this year. South Gloucestershire Council’s children’s services were rated “Inadequate”... Read more
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Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it CentresRESIDENTS across South Gloucestershire are being asked to put forward their vie
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RESIDENTS across South Gloucestershire are being asked to put forward their views on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recycling centres. The call for feedback from Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall comes after residents claimed the... Read more
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Schoolgirl from Thornbury, 10, calls for better road safety with new zebra crossing in letter to councilto do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The d
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to do the same at Castle School, as well as starting an online petition. The decision to install a crossing would lie with South Gloucestershire Council, but the town council have said they would support Izzie’s cause, adding their voice to the... Read more
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Planning applicationsDairy Farm, Wortley Road, erection of two agricultural storage buildings. THE
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Dairy Farm, Wortley Road, erection of two agricultural storage buildings. THE following applications were registered with South Gloucestershire Council between 09.10.17 and 15.10.17. Details can be found on the council's website... Read more
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£30,000 jackpot is neighbours' second lottery win in seven monthsTWO South Gloucestershire neighbours were stunned when they each scooped £30,00
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TWO South Gloucestershire neighbours were stunned when they each scooped £30,000 with People’s Postcode Lottery for the second time in just seven months. Nicholas Urch, 51, and Glenn Collins, 52, live just a few doors apart in Patchway. In March,... Read more
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Concorde museum opens doors to public in South GloucestershireCONCORDE’S new home in South Gloucestershire has opened its doors to the public
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CONCORDE’S new home in South Gloucestershire has opened its doors to the public. Aerospace Bristol, which officially opened on Tuesday, gives visitors the chance to go on a journey through time, looking at the century of aviation history that put... Read more
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Second postcode lottery win in seven months for South Gloucestershire neighboursTWO South Gloucestershire neighbours were stunned when they each scooped £30,00
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TWO South Gloucestershire neighbours were stunned when they each scooped £30,000 with People’s Postcode Lottery for the second time in just seven months. Nicholas Urch, 51, and Glenn Collins, 52, live just a few doors apart in Patchway. In March,... Read more
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Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it CentresRESIDENTS across South Gloucestershire are being asked to put forward their vie
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
RESIDENTS across South Gloucestershire are being asked to put forward their views on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recycling centres. The call for feedback from Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall comes after residents claimed the... Read more
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Yate Rotary Club's Abba night raises money, money, money for good causessecond charity to benefit was Macmillan Cancer Support, who have 80 health prof
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second charity to benefit was Macmillan Cancer Support, who have 80 health professionals operating across the South Gloucestershire and Bristol area. Members of Yate Rotary met with Ceris Bradley of Macmillan who told them that... Read more
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'Hurricane sun', strong winds and unseasonably warm temperatures as ex-hurricane Ophelia sweeps into south westeffect of ex-hurricane Ophelia which sweeps in along the western seaboard of Ir
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
effect of ex-hurricane Ophelia which sweeps in along the western seaboard of Ireland today. Many in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire will have experienced unseasonably warm temperatures over the weekend and have continued to do so... Read more
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Wheels in motion as fundraising to build BMX tracks in Wotton edges closer to £20,000 targetFoundation – which as a 999-year lease for the site – the many people who have
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Foundation – which as a 999-year lease for the site – the many people who have helped fundraise and a £220,000 pledge from South Gloucestershire Council last year. The BMX track will be a 200-metre long S-shape suitable for amateurs and more... Read more
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Avon and Somerset Police officially recognise gender hate crimeGENDER based hate crime is officially being recognised by police in South Glouc
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
GENDER based hate crime is officially being recognised by police in South Gloucestershire. The move by Avon and Somerset Police sees them become only the third force in the country to acknowledge the crime, with the change aiming to increase... Read more
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GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: October 1977 to October 2007four inch diameter sewers at Glebe Close, Frampton-on-Severn, because they were
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four inch diameter sewers at Glebe Close, Frampton-on-Severn, because they were too small. A NEWS storm blew through South Gloucestershire over the news that two former high ranking Scotland Yard officers had already been transferred to... Read more
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SCHOOL RANKINGS 2016/17: How did schools in South Gloucestershire do?RANKINGS for schools across South Gloucestershire have been released. The stat
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
RANKINGS for schools across South Gloucestershire have been released. The statistics which have been released by the Department for Education today rank schools across the country in terms of attainment using the Progress 8 and Attainment 8... Read more
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Youngsters awarded for their summer effortsA NUMBER of South Gloucestershire youngsters have been recognised for their tal
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
A NUMBER of South Gloucestershire youngsters have been recognised for their talent this season at the Gloucestershire Young Cricketers Presentation evening. Trophies were awarded for the player of the year and individual performance of the year in... Read more
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South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for the coming weekMOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations in South Gloucestershir
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
MOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations in South Gloucestershire over the coming week: South Gloucestershire: A403 Severn Road, nr Aust Road (50mph) A420 London Road, Warmley (30mph) A420 Wick (30mph) A431 Bath Road, Bitton... Read more
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PICS: Homeowner tells of 'lucky escape' after lorry crashes into garden in Thornburyenough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yell
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
enough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yellow lines all the way down it,” he said. A South Gloucestershire Council spokesman said: “No waiting restriction schemes are currently planned for this location. “Due... Read more
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SCHOOL RANKINGS 2016/17: How did schools in South Gloucestershire do?RANKINGS for schools across South Gloucestershire have been released. The stat
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
RANKINGS for schools across South Gloucestershire have been released. The statistics which have been released by the Department for Education today rank schools across the country in terms of attainment using the Progress 8 and Attainment 8... Read more
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Planning department weekly listThe following applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
The following applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council between 02.10.17 and 08.10.17. Almondsbury: GFP II Ltd, Severn Road, Hallen, installation of gas-fuelled capacity mechanism to support National Grid; Charlie Leflaive, 47... Read more
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South Gloucestershire refugee named Community Learner of the YearA REFUGEE living in South Gloucestershire has been named Community Learner of t
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A REFUGEE living in South Gloucestershire has been named Community Learner of the Year. Hecham Alsaiyad worked as a pharmacist in Syria but was forced to flee the war torn country, settling in South Gloucestershire last November to make a new life... Read more
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Homeowner tells of 'lucky escape' after lorry crashes into garden in Thornburyenough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yell
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
enough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yellow lines all the way down it,” he said. A South Gloucestershire Council spokesman said: “No waiting restriction schemes are currently planned for this location. “Due... Read more
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Lorry crash drama in Thornburyenough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yell
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
enough to accommodate both lorries and parked cars. There should be double yellow lines all the way down it,” he said. A South Gloucestershire Council spokesperson said: “No waiting restriction schemes are currently planned for this... Read more
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Thornbury Hospital and Yate nurse among winners at annual Sirona awardsTHORNBURY’S hospital, a district nurse from Yate and a manager for South Glouce
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
THORNBURY’S hospital, a district nurse from Yate and a manager for South Gloucestershire children’s health services have all been recognised in an annual staff award ceremony. The awards recognise those who go above and beyond their duties time and... Read more
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Residents find out how Buckover garden village fits into South Gloucestershire’s housing plansFalfield and the surrounding area visited a public event on Friday to find out
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Falfield and the surrounding area visited a public event on Friday to find out how a proposed garden village fits into South Gloucestershire’s future housing plans. The roadshow event on Friday at Falfield Village Hall for South... Read more
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South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for the coming weekMOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations in South Gloucestershir
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
MOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations in South Gloucestershire over the coming week: South Gloucestershire: A403 Severn Road, nr Aust Road (50mph) Site: 0194 A420 London Road, Warmley (30mph) Site: 3040 A420 Wick (30mph) Site:... Read more
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Pedestrian killed on M5 is named by policeA PEDESTRIAN who died in a collision on the M5 in South Gloucestershire has bee
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A PEDESTRIAN who died in a collision on the M5 in South Gloucestershire has been formally identified. Bartosz Marcin Bednarek, 27, of no fixed address, died when he was struck by an HGV on the northbound carriageway, between J15-14, at around 4.40am... Read more
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Yate Men's Shed gets off the groundevent, were delighted with the interest in the project. Representatives from a
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
event, were delighted with the interest in the project. Representatives from a number of other Men in Sheds groups within South Gloucestershire attended the meeting, all of whom shared their experiences of setting up and establishing their own... Read more
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Firefighters race to tackle kitchen fire in South GloucestershireFIREFIGHTERS raced to help put out a fire yesterday in a South Gloucestershire
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FIREFIGHTERS raced to help put out a fire yesterday in a South Gloucestershire home after a grill pan set alight. Crews from Kingswood and Temple fire stations were called out at 5.47pm to Royal Road in Mangotsfield, where, upon arrival they found... Read more
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GAZETTE COMMENT: The costs of cost-cutting in educationthan a century, and should it go, all that history could be lost along with it.
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
than a century, and should it go, all that history could be lost along with it. This is a factor that both the trust and South Gloucestershire Council should be looking at in depth before any decision is made. Concerns have already been raised... Read more
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Mental health trust in South Gloucestershire told to improve its servicesAN NHS TRUST providing mental health services in South Gloucestershire must "co
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
AN NHS TRUST providing mental health services in South Gloucestershire must "continue to make improvements", inspectors have advised. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said that despite "noticeable improvements", Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health... Read more
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Actress Caroline Quentin launches fundraising appeal for St Peter’s HospiceACTRESS Caroline Quentin today launched an appeal to help South Gloucestershire
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ACTRESS Caroline Quentin today launched an appeal to help South Gloucestershire’s only adult hospice fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of its Inpatient Unit. The rebuild of St Peter’s Hospice Inpatient Unit is going to cost £6.53million and... Read more
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New chapter for Chipping Sodbury as library relaunches with volunteer-run serviceNORMAL service is set to resume at Chipping Sodbury Library this week, thanks t
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
NORMAL service is set to resume at Chipping Sodbury Library this week, thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers. With South Gloucestershire Council facing a budget squeeze, the facility was earmarked for closure last year. But thanks to the... Read more
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Actress Caroline Quentin launches fundraising appeal for St Peter’s HospiceACTRESS Caroline Quentin today launched an appeal to help South Gloucestershire
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ACTRESS Caroline Quentin today launched an appeal to help South Gloucestershire’s only adult hospice fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of its Inpatient Unit. The rebuild of St Peter’s Hospice Inpatient Unit is going to cost £6.53million and... Read more
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Actress Caroline Quentin launches a fundraising appeal for St Peter’s HospiceACTRESS Caroline Quentin today launched an appeal to help South Gloucestershire
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
ACTRESS Caroline Quentin today launched an appeal to help South Gloucestershire’s only adult hospice fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of its Inpatient Unit. The rebuild of St Peter’s Hospice Inpatient Unit is going to cost £6.53million and... Read more
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South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for this weekMOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations in South Gloucestershir
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
MOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations in South Gloucestershire this week: A4175 High Street, nr Redfield Edge Primary School, Oldland Common (30mph) Site: 0060 A4175 High Street, Oldland Common (30mph) Site: 3226 A420 Wick... Read more
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Review of practices at Yate Minor Injury Unit given green lightpeople away” will only add pressure on other NHS services. The recommendation
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
people away” will only add pressure on other NHS services. The recommendation for a review, made by Cllr Sue Hope at South Gloucestershire Council’s health overview and scrutiny committee last Friday, called for the South Gloucestershire... Read more
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Proposals to be unveiled for selling off Castle School sixth form site in Thornburyand Local Government for approval. A report for the initiative, covering Thorn
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
and Local Government for approval. A report for the initiative, covering Thornbury, is due to be unveiled during South Gloucestershire Council’s cabinet meeting on November 6. A spokesman for CSET said: “Castle School Education Trust are... Read more
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'We need to think about our children': Inaugural meeting held into potential cycling and walking path to link Wotton, Charfield and Kingswoodwas actually proposed in 2000 and has been identified by Gloucestershire County
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
was actually proposed in 2000 and has been identified by Gloucestershire County Council as a cross-boundary project [with South Gloucestershire Council],” she said. “I think it would encourage more independence for young people and if Charfield... Read more
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Weston Mercury
New NHS vision for ‘healthy Weston’ spells change for A&E and maternity servicesasked healthcare bosses nationwide to create sustainability and transformation
Weston Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
asked healthcare bosses nationwide to create sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) and Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have teamed up to do this. If no changes are made, the... Read more
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Concorde museum to open in South Gloucestershire later this monthTHE NEW home of supersonic jet Concorde is set to open later this month in Sout
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
THE NEW home of supersonic jet Concorde is set to open later this month in South Gloucestershire. Aerospace Bristol, located on Filton Airfield, has been under construction for many months, with a wide array of attractions, including aeroplanes,... Read more
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Police hunting for man with South Gloucestershire connections wanted on recall to prisonhelp to find a 35-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison. Gary Woodman
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
help to find a 35-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison. Gary Woodman, 35, who police believe could be in South Gloucestershire or south Bristol, is wanted following a burglary. The man from St George, Bristol was released on... Read more
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Independent report praises 'well led' Ashfield PrisonA PRISON in South Gloucestershire has been given high praise from an independen
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
A PRISON in South Gloucestershire has been given high praise from an independent monitoring group in a recent report, being described as “well run” and “led dynamically”. The assessment of HMP Ashfield, which has been released today by the... Read more
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Vinyl record worth £2,000 discovered in Oxfam shop in Thornbury on sale for £1.99for 75 years this week and Ms Whitehead said that she was happy the Thornbury s
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
for 75 years this week and Ms Whitehead said that she was happy the Thornbury shop, which is the charity’s only one in South Gloucestershire, could have such a surprise to help celebrate with. “I think the record had been on the shelf for... Read more
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Thornbury residents quiz planners over South Gloucestershire's next major housing planat the Armstrong Hall gave residents the chance to have their say on how the to
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
at the Armstrong Hall gave residents the chance to have their say on how the town could look in coming years under the next South Gloucestershire local plan, which is currently under development. A local plan is the mechanism by which councils set... Read more
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Two men jailed after throwing items at vehicles on motorway near South Gloucestershiremen have been jailed for two-and-a-half years for throwing items off a bridge o
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
men have been jailed for two-and-a-half years for throwing items off a bridge onto passing vehicles on the M5 and M49 near South Gloucestershire. Jordan Alan Arendorf and Peter John Nugent, both 19 and of Lawrence Weston, Bristol, appeared before... Read more
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