Thornbury Voice News

January 15 2020 South Gloucestershire Council confirms it is dumping regional planning blueprint

South Gloucestershire Council confirms it is dumping regional planning blueprint

SOUTH Gloucestershire Council will abandon a blueprint for 105,000 homes across the West of England, it has been confirmed... Read More


January 06 2020 Regional plan set to be abandoned as councils prepare own alternatives

Regional plan set to be abandoned as councils prepare own alternatives

A COORDINATED plan for the future of housing, transport and jobs in the region looks likely to be scrapped... Read More


January 03 2020 Castle School friends raise £20,000 in first year

Castle School friends raise £20,000 in first year

A FRIENDS group founded in response to a funding crisis at Thornbury's Castle School has raised almost £20,000 in its first year... Read More


January 02 2020 Friends give Marlwood School a £12,500 boost

Friends give Marlwood School a £12,500 boost

A GROUP set up to help Marlwood School after it was placed into special measures has raised £12,500 in its second year of work... Read More


January 01 2020 Thornbury woodland site fenced off as fight is stepped up

Thornbury woodland site fenced off as fight is stepped up

CAMPAIGNERS who want to save Vilner Lane Wood in Thornbury from development are stepping up their fight to save it... Read More


January 01 2020 Pride at village school where children aspire to achieve

Pride at village school where children aspire to achieve

INSPECTORS have praised a village school where children “aspire to achieve their best from the moment they start". .. Read More


December 31 2019 Head unveils her new version for Thornbury school

Head unveils her new version for Thornbury school

The new head teacher of a Thornbury primary school has announced her vision for the school as she completes her first term... Read More


December 31 2019 5,000 thanks to charity which saved Vicky's life

5,000 thanks to charity which saved Vicky's life

WHEN organisers of a Thornbury festival decided to donate proceeds from the event to support the area's air ambulance they had no idea it was about to save a friend’s life. .. Read More


December 30 2019 Specialist school acts after Ofsted criticism

Specialist school acts after Ofsted criticism

AN INDEPENDENT specialist school in Thornbury insists there is no risk to staff and pupils after criticism of its facilities by Ofsted... Read More


December 23 2019 Joel Dommett wins £11,000 for Thornbury charity on TV's Catchphrase

Joel Dommett wins £11,000 for Thornbury charity on TV's Catchphrase

ROCKHAMPTON comedian Joel Dommett has done a Thornbury charity a big favour by making it the beneficiary of a win on TV show Catchphrase... Read More