Thornbury Voice Features

May 14 2021 The Thornbury Castle resident who fell foul of Henry VIII

The Thornbury Castle resident who fell foul of Henry VIII

Tony Cherry of Thornbury & District Museum tells the story of the duke who was one of the most powerful men in the country .. Read More


March 04 2021 Handel Cossham: Preacher, educationalist and politician

Handel Cossham: Preacher, educationalist and politician

LAST month historian and David Blackmore looked at the early life and industrial success of Handel Cossham, who owned mines which now lie disused under the area, and land on which thousands of our homes are now built. But how did his name end up on roads, a hall and even a hospital? This month, David looks at his public life and legacy. .. Read More


February 01 2021 Handel Cossham: The Thornbury boy who became a mining magnate

Handel Cossham: The Thornbury boy who became a mining magnate

HIS name can be found on roads, a hall and even a hospital – but how much do you know about Handel Cossham? Historian David Blackmore, of the Mangotsfield Residents Association, looks back at his life. Part 1 looks at how Cossham became one of the area's most important industrialists, owning a company mining nearly 1,000 tons of coal a day from collieries in Bristol and Gloucestershire... Read More


January 29 2021 Thornbury Health Centre plan moves forward

Thornbury Health Centre plan moves forward

Thornbury & Yate MP Luke Hall writes for the Voice.. Read More


January 29 2021 Alfa GT: Bertone beauty

Alfa GT: Bertone beauty

Second-hand Style, with Richard Cooke.. Read More


January 28 2021 Tower clock returns at St Mary’s church in Thornbury

Tower clock returns at St Mary’s church in Thornbury

News from Tower St Mary’s church, Thornbury.. Read More


November 30 2020 As a community, we should be immensely proud

As a community, we should be immensely proud

Thornbury & Yate MP Luke Hall writes for the Voice.. Read More


October 28 2020 The sweet spot: 2012 Mercedes E Class convertible A207

The sweet spot: 2012 Mercedes E Class convertible A207

Second-hand Style, with Richard Cooke.. Read More


September 30 2020 Biodiversity in South Gloucestershire

Biodiversity in South Gloucestershire

Thornbury & Yate MP Luke Hall writes for the Voice.. Read More


September 01 2020 High Street pedestrianisation divides opinion

High Street pedestrianisation divides opinion

Thornbury & Yate MP Luke Hall writes for the Voice.. Read More