Thornbury Voice News

August 08 2022 Murderer wanted after absconding from Leyhill open prison

Murderer wanted after absconding from Leyhill open prison

POLICE are appealing for help from the public in finding a 50-year-old convicted murderer who failed to return to Leyhill open prison after being released on a temporary licence... Read More


July 28 2022 Dedicated police team on case of rapist and kidnapper on the run

Dedicated police team on case of rapist and kidnapper on the run

POLICE have set up a dedicated team to collate sightings of a rapist and kidnapper who absconded from Leyhill Open Prison two months ago... Read More


July 28 2022 Thornbury play area reopens after asbestos cleared

Thornbury play area reopens after asbestos cleared

A RECENTLY-refurbished play area in Thornbury has reopened after having to shut when asbestos was found... Read More


July 28 2022 Wait goes on for return of buses to Thornbury High Street

Wait goes on for return of buses to Thornbury High Street

THORNBURY residents have been told there is still no date for the return of buses to the town's High Street... Read More


July 28 2022 Bus passengers warned more cuts to services are on the way

Bus passengers warned more cuts to services are on the way

BUS services are facing a second round of cuts in the autumn, the region's Metro Mayor has warned... Read More


July 04 2022 Ofsted gives good rating to Thornbury school where community is a 'happy family'

Ofsted gives good rating to Thornbury school where community is a 'happy family'

INSPECTORS from the education watchdog have described a Thornbury school's community as a "happy family". .. Read More


July 04 2022 Thornbury Museum's future is 'seriously under threat'

Thornbury Museum's future is 'seriously under threat'

VOLUNTEERS who run Thornbury's museum say its future is "seriously under threat"... Read More


June 24 2022 Another convicted rapist absconds from Leyhill prison

Another convicted rapist absconds from Leyhill prison

POLICE have asked people to call 999 if they see a convicted rapist who has gone on the run after being allowed out of Leyhill open prison on day release. .. Read More


June 14 2022 Two more prisoners on the run from Leyhill

Two more prisoners on the run from Leyhill

POLICE are trying to trace two prisoners who have absconded from Leyhill open prison... Read More


June 08 2022 Rapist on the run may be hiding 'in quiet areas'

Rapist on the run may be hiding 'in quiet areas'

POLICE have warned that a rapist and kidnapper who absconded from Leyhill Open Prison could be hiding in "quiet areas" as he tries to stay on the run... Read More