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The Age
Where are they now? Looking back at the VCE one year ondo your work, study for SACs [school assessed coursework] and try harder. It is
The Age / Posted 5 minutes ago
do your work, study for SACs [school assessed coursework] and try harder. It is all up to you once you graduate." Former Thornbury High School student Jakob Cobby received an ATAR of 94.65, becoming the first person in his family to finish high... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Where are they now? Looking back at the VCE one year ondo your work, study for SACs [school assessed coursework] and try harder. It is
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
do your work, study for SACs [school assessed coursework] and try harder. It is all up to you once you graduate." Former Thornbury High School student Jakob Cobby received an ATAR of 94.65, becoming the first person in his family to finish high... Read more
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Gazette
GAZETTE COMMENT: The rumour millto spiral out of control and the debate that was struck up by mere changes to t
Gazette / Posted 46 minutes ago
to spiral out of control and the debate that was struck up by mere changes to toilets at Christ the King Primary School in Thornbury. People are so inclined nowadays to jump straight to their computers and have their say on rumours they have heard... Read more
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Gazette
Plans for 2,675-home development near A38 in South Gloucestershire approved for second timeto the outline plans, the revised plans returned to the committee, who met this
Gazette / Posted an hour ago
to the outline plans, the revised plans returned to the committee, who met this morning at Turnberrie’s Community Centre in Thornbury. Speaking in support of the plans, the application’s agent Simon Fitton said that a great deal of work had taken... Read more
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Gazette
Thousands of homes on the horizon for South Gloucestershire in final draft of West of England housing plansecond only to Bristol. Among the development targets proposed for South Glouc
Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
second only to Bristol. Among the development targets proposed for South Gloucestershire in the plan are 500 new homes in Thornbury, 1,200 in Charfield and 1,800 in Coalpit Heath. The controversial 3,000-home Buckover Garden Village has been... Read more
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Gazette
Residents learn more about emergency services at Thornbury Fire Station open dayRESIDENTS in Thornbury were given a first-hand look at the world of the town’s
Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
RESIDENTS in Thornbury were given a first-hand look at the world of the town’s firefighters with the fire station holding an open day. Dozens of families, and other members of the community, turned out to Thornbury Fire Station on Sunday, October 15... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Why on Earth did I do this?': Text messages convinced stranger to shoot dead manconvinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
convinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May 24 last year, Duhovic was at home in Thornbury shaking off the effects of a flight home from Vietnam. Mr Hogan meanwhile was preparing for a marriage celebrant to... Read more
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Gazette
Half term pirate fun set to take place at South Gloucestershire's librariesFUN pirate-themed craft sessions are being held at libraries in Yate, Thornbury
Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
FUN pirate-themed craft sessions are being held at libraries in Yate, Thornbury and Winterbourne this half-term. All activities are free drop-in events for primary school aged children. The pirate pandemonium sessions are taking place as... Read more
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Gazette
Head to South Gloucestershire's libraries for half term pirate funA RANGE of fun pirate-themed activites are being held at libraries in Yate, Tho
Gazette / Posted yesterday
A RANGE of fun pirate-themed activites are being held at libraries in Yate, Thornbury and Winterbourne this half-term. All activities are free drop-ins for primary school aged children unless otherwise stated. Pirate pandemonium - pirate themed... Read more
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Gazette
Should Yate and Thornbury merge with Dursley and Cam into one parliamentary constituency?move was approved in Parliament in 2011, as a cost-saving measure in the afterm
Gazette / Posted yesterday
move was approved in Parliament in 2011, as a cost-saving measure in the aftermath of the expenses scandal. If approved, Thornbury and Yate will see several changes. Frampton Cotterell and Boyd Valley wards would be removed from the... Read more
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Gazette
Pack possession key to Thorns winTHORNBURY have endured a curate’s egg of a season so far with the first XV taki
Gazette / Posted yesterday
THORNBURY have endured a curate’s egg of a season so far with the first XV taking last weekend off. It has been good in parts. It has actually been very good in parts and although three wins from six games suggests some degree of the mediocre, it... Read more
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The Courier
Text messages convinced stranger to shoot dead manconvinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May
The Courier / Posted yesterday
convinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May 24 last year, Duhovic was at home in Thornbury shaking off the effects of a flight home from Vietnam. Mr Hogan meanwhile was preparing for a marriage celebrant to... Read more
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Gazette
Applications now open for community grants in ThornburyAPPLICATIONS have opened for a series of grants, available to community organis
Gazette / Posted yesterday
APPLICATIONS have opened for a series of grants, available to community organisations in Thornbury through the town council. Thornbury Town Council supports a wide variety of organisations with grants being used to fund both revenue and capital... Read more
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Gazette
Family of 46-old man killed in M5 crash between Almondsbury and Thornbury set up lifeboat fundraiser in his memoryTHE FAMILY of a man killed in a tragic accident on the M5 motorway between Almo
Gazette / Posted yesterday
THE FAMILY of a man killed in a tragic accident on the M5 motorway between Almondsbury and Thornbury have started a fundraising campaign in his memory. Four people were killed and many more injured on September 16 when a lorry crossed through the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Text messages convinced stranger to shoot dead manconvinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
convinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May 24 last year, Duhovic was at home in Thornbury shaking off the effects of a flight home from Vietnam. Mr Hogan meanwhile was preparing for a marriage celebrant to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Why on Earth did I do this?': Text messages convinced stranger to shoot dead manconvinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
convinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May 24 last year, Duhovic was at home in Thornbury shaking off the effects of a flight home from Vietnam. Mr Hogan meanwhile was preparing for a marriage celebrant to... Read more
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The Age
'Why on Earth did I do this?': Text messages convinced stranger to shoot dead manconvinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May
The Age / Posted yesterday
convinced him to fire a shotgun in his face. The day before the killing on May 24 last year, Duhovic was at home in Thornbury shaking off the effects of a flight home from Vietnam. Mr Hogan meanwhile was preparing for a marriage celebrant to... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Melbourne’s north the nation’s auction hotspothouse at 9 Whitby St, Reservoir, sold for $810,000… … while this tired, three-
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
house at 9 Whitby St, Reservoir, sold for $810,000… … while this tired, three-bedroom home at 106 Ballantyne St, Thornbury, sold for $1.435 million. “There are still development sites, as well as a good range of contemporary and older... Read more
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Gazette
Buildings damaged in attempted break-in at Thornbury cemeteryPOLICE are appealing for information following an attempted break-in at Thornbu
Gazette / Posted yesterday
POLICE are appealing for information following an attempted break-in at Thornbury Cemetery. Damage was caused to the buildings in the cemetery during the attack which took place overnight between Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12. A... Read more
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Gazette
Plans for 2,675-home development near A38 in South Gloucestershire approved for second timeto the outline plans, the revised plans returned to the committee, who met this
Gazette / Posted yesterday
to the outline plans, the revised plans returned to the committee, who met this morning at Turnberrie’s Community Centre in Thornbury. Speaking in support of the plans, the application’s agent Simon Fitton said that a great deal of work had taken... Read more
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Gazette
Garden centre and special school in Thornbury team up to help students create their own gardenA SPECIAL school in Thornbury has teamed up with a garden centre to give studen
Gazette / Posted yesterday
A SPECIAL school in Thornbury has teamed up with a garden centre to give students the chance to grow plants and create a garden of their own. New Siblands School were visited by Simon Rose, manager of Wyvale Garden Centre on Tuesday, to talk about... Read more
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Gazette
ATHLETICS: Taryn finishes on front foot over cross countrythe first race in the Gloucester League. There was a sense of optimism and ent
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the first race in the Gloucester League. There was a sense of optimism and enthusiasm in the air at Blackridge amongst Thornbury’s runners, as the recent memory of barely being able to field a full complement of men’s and ladies’ teams was not... Read more
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Gazette
Schoolgirl from Thornbury, 10, calls for better road safety with new zebra crossing in letter to councilA 10-YEAR-OLD girl from Thornbury has called on local politicians to make her s
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A 10-YEAR-OLD girl from Thornbury has called on local politicians to make her street safer for everyone by installing a zebra crossing. Izzie Talbot, who is in year six at St Mary’s Primary School, wrote a letter to Thornbury Town Council asking for... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury company goes into liquidation after 30 years of tradingA MANUFACTURER of garden furniture in Thornbury has gone into liquidation after
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A MANUFACTURER of garden furniture in Thornbury has gone into liquidation after 30 years of trading. Britannic Furniture Ltd, based on Cooper Road in Thornbury’s industrial estate, manufactured and sold hardwood garden furniture to the general... Read more
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Gazette
Firework displays set to go off with a bang across South Gloucestershirethe children to? See the Gazette's round up of local events here. Friday, Nov
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the children to? See the Gazette's round up of local events here. Friday, November 3 6pm: Fireworks Night, The Chantry, Thornbury 6.15pm: Charfield Community Fireworks, Charfield Primary School 7pm: Fireworks Night, Almondsbury Sports and... Read more
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Gazette
Residents’ pleas to restore 82 bus service to Chipping Sodbury to be considered as part of new reviewfor a review to go ahead, a sub group of councillors will be tasked with produc
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
for a review to go ahead, a sub group of councillors will be tasked with producing a public report, along with officers. Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall and Lib Dem councillor Claire Young, who have both campaigned for the restoration of the 82... Read more
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Gazette
Leaders of Thornbury primary school speak out over 'inaccurate' and 'disappointing' online debate over toilets planCRITICISM over planned changes to toilet facilities in a Thornbury primary scho
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
CRITICISM over planned changes to toilet facilities in a Thornbury primary school that developed into an online debate has been branded “inaccurate” and “disappointing”. Plans for the £60,000 redevelopment to the Key Stage 2 toilet block at Christ... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The complete Championship club owner guide(Forbes) Background: Financial services, Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder. The
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
(Forbes) Background: Financial services, Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder. The Guernsey-based billionaire – educated in Thornbury, South Gloucs – has ploughed many millions into building up the Bristol Sport empire (Bristol City, Bristol Rugby,... Read more
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Gazette
Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it Centresforward their views on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recy
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
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 centres’ 4.30pm closure every day of the week are... Read more
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Gazette
Police warn residents after spate of suspect home security sales calls in ThornburyPOLICE have warned residents in Thornbury about suspicious sales callers follow
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
POLICE have warned residents in Thornbury about suspicious sales callers following a spate of complains in the town. A number of residents have said they received calls from a company claiming to sell alarms and security systems and working... Read more
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birminghammail
Villa digest: Potential changes; Villa's Inbetweener; Xia compared(Forbes) Background: Financial services, Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder. The
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
(Forbes) Background: Financial services, Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder. The Guernsey-based billionaire – educated in Thornbury, South Gloucs – has ploughed many millions into building up the Bristol Sport empire (Bristol City, Bristol Rugby,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
New learning center at Tully Elementary School underscores need for additional JCPS renovationsprincipal Linda Dauenhauer. The celebration also recognized dedicated teachers
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
principal Linda Dauenhauer. The celebration also recognized dedicated teachers. The new art space will be used by Margo Thornbury, a Tully Elementary School teacher recently named Kentucky's Art Teacher of the Year. "What I enjoy most about art... Read more
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birminghammail
From Xia to Hemmings: A guide to every Championship club owner(Forbes) Background: Financial services, Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder. The
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
(Forbes) Background: Financial services, Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder. The Guernsey-based billionaire – educated in Thornbury, South Gloucs – has ploughed many millions into building up the Bristol Sport empire (Bristol City, Bristol Rugby,... Read more
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Gazette
Schoolgirl from Thornbury, 10, calls for better road safety with new zebra crossing in letter to councilA 10-YEAR-OLD girl from Thornbury has called on local politicians to make her s
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A 10-YEAR-OLD girl from Thornbury has called on local politicians to make her street safer for everyone by installing a zebra crossing. Izzie Talbot, who is in year six at St Mary’s Primary School, wrote a letter to Thornbury Town Council asking for... Read more
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Gazette
Firework displays set to go off with a bang across South Gloucestershirethe children to? See the Gazette's round up of local events here. Friday, Nov
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
the children to? See the Gazette's round up of local events here. Friday, November 3 6pm: Fireworks Night, The Chantry, Thornbury 6.15pm: Charfield Community Fireworks, Charfield Primary School 7pm: Fireworks Night, Almondsbury Sports and... Read more
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Gazette
Planning applicationsCottage, Wotton Road, amendment to previously approved scheme planning permissi
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Cottage, Wotton Road, amendment to previously approved scheme planning permission PT17/1325/F to alter parking layout. Thornbury: HSBC Bank, 23 High Street, non-material amendment to PT16/6789/F to apply black vinyl internally to window housing... Read more
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Gazette
Late goals deny Thornbury seconds victoryThornbury 2nds 3 Knowle 2nds 3 THORNBURY seconds were 3-1 ahead midway through
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Thornbury 2nds 3 Knowle 2nds 3 THORNBURY seconds were 3-1 ahead midway through the second half but were unable to stop a gallent Knowle seconds from scoring two well-taken goals in the last quarter. The young Thornbury side controlled the early... Read more
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Gazette
Crossways Junior School in Thornbury celebrates successful Ofsted inspectionSTAFF and students at a junior school in Thornbury are celebrating positive fee
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
STAFF and students at a junior school in Thornbury are celebrating positive feedback following a visit by Ofsted. Crossways Junior School was handed a rating of “Good”, the second highest possible grade, following the inspection on September 20 – a... Read more
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Gazette
Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it Centresforward their views on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recy
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
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 centres’ 4.30pm closure every day of the week are... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury in Bloom celebrates local winnersVOLUNTEERS behind Thornbury’s success at South West in Bloom’s champion of cham
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
VOLUNTEERS behind Thornbury’s success at South West in Bloom’s champion of champions gathered last weekend for a special event to recognise their work. Dozens of members from Thornbury in Bloom and the town’s horticultural best met on Sunday,... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury lose out at PucklechurchPucklechurch 3 Thornbury 1 THORNBURY started in promising fashion and had the
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Pucklechurch 3 Thornbury 1 THORNBURY started in promising fashion and had the chance to take an early lead through Nicki Bruce but her shot hit the keeper and the chance was lost. The home side initiated a couple of isolated attacks into the... Read more
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Gazette
SQUASH: Frustrating week for Thornbury A with first defeat of the seasonIT was a frustrating night for Thornbury A as they suffered their first defeat
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
IT was a frustrating night for Thornbury A as they suffered their first defeat of the season. The As played host to a new look Bath University side who took the early initiative. Callum Davidson and Brad Jenkins both lost 3-1 after winning their... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury toddler Ezzy Hodge's 'wish to walk' comes true only weeks after life-changing surgeryTHORNBURY toddler Ezzy Hodge has taken her first steps, only a matter of weeks
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
THORNBURY toddler Ezzy Hodge has taken her first steps, only a matter of weeks after a life changing operation in the United States. Three-year-old Ezzy, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy last year, underwent revolutionary new surgery last month... Read more
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Gazette
GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: October 1977 to October 2007start of work on the long-awaited facility. PRESSURE was mounting for a rethin
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
start of work on the long-awaited facility. PRESSURE was mounting for a rethink on cost-cutting plans to reduce a valuable Thornbury bus service. Proposals to cut the 312 service to Parkway Station, the University of the West of England and... Read more
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Gazette
SCHOOL RANKINGS 2016/17: How did schools in South Gloucestershire do?pupils by how well they performed in up to eight topics, with a score out of 80
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
pupils by how well they performed in up to eight topics, with a score out of 80. Topping the table is The Castle School in Thornbury, with a score of 52.1, far exceeding the national average of 44.2 and South Gloucestershire’s average of... Read more
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Gazette
Cracking game as Thornbury extend lead at top after beating KingswoodGloucestershire County League Thornbury Town 4 Kingswood 0 GLOUCESTERSHIRE Co
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Gloucestershire County League Thornbury Town 4 Kingswood 0 GLOUCESTERSHIRE County League leaders Thornbury Town entertained Kingswood in a game that was a credit to the league played in a great spirit from both sides and only nine fouls throughout... Read more
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Gazette
Youngsters awarded for their summer effortsfor the player of the year and individual performance of the year in every squa
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
for the player of the year and individual performance of the year in every squad from the under 10s to the under 17s. Thornbury’s Ed Webb was named the boys under-17 Player of the Year as was fellow Thornbury player Rhys Price in the under 13... Read more
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Gazette
Ezzy Hodge completes final physiotherapy session in USA before return to ThornburyTHREE-year-old Ezzy Hodge has completed her final session of physiotherapy in t
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
THREE-year-old Ezzy Hodge has completed her final session of physiotherapy in the USA before her return home to Thornbury. Footage sent back by her family show her completing exercises in her final session, enthused by her newfound abilities. Mum... Read more
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The Courier
Providing a train service for 200,000 peoplelist when the couple began shopping for a new home. New residents: Veronica Mi
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
list when the couple began shopping for a new home. New residents: Veronica Micich and Shane Miller recently moved from Thornbury in Melbourne's inner north to Lucas, lured by high speed internet and more open living. Picture: Luka... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sycamore Lions induct new membersAt a recent Sycamore Lions meeting, Zion chairwoman Barb Thornbury inducted thr
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
At a recent Sycamore Lions meeting, Zion chairwoman Barb Thornbury inducted three new members. The Sycamore Lions are part of Lions International, the largest service organization in the world with more than 1.7 million members in more than 160... Read more
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