Community Articles

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  Wotton-under-Edge Community Agent Posted:
Nov 23rd 2016 17:57
 
  Gloucestershire Village and Community Agents offer help and support for people over 50 and help bridge the gap between statutory and voluntary agencies.
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  South west adventurer achieves the explorers' 'Grand Slam' Posted:
Jul 7th 2016 14:49
 
  Newall Hunter has become only the second Briton and the fourteenth person in the world to achieve the coveted explorers' Grand Slam
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  Door in the Wall - An Original Story Set In Wotton Posted:
May 6th 2016 15:28
 
  Copyright 2016. Elizabeth Kirwan. All Rights Reserved.
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  Wotton in Bloom 2016 Posted:
Mar 16th 2016 19:44
 
  For the sixth year running Wotton in Bloom will be decorating the main streets of Wotton-under-Edge with hanging baskets and troughs full of flowers.
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  Exhibition of local disabled artists to create arts busary Posted:
Jan 26th 2016 08:39
 
  Art exhibition organised by local disability network hopes to attract local art lovers
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  Wotton's hanging baskets promise to be even better than last year Posted:
Jun 3rd 2015 15:53
 
  A record number of hanging baskets are to be hung in Wotton next week promising an even better display of colour and perfume than last year.
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  Shaun the Sheep filmmakers Visit the Electric Picture House Posted:
Mar 20th 2015 12:09
 
  One of the stars of British film and television will be attending a special screening of his latest release at the Electric Picture House Cinema in Wotton-under-Edge.  
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  The Transformation Of Grantley House ... To A Shop Posted:
Feb 9th 2015 13:05
 
  From Hugo Grimes, Feb 2015
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  Classic Horror Nosferatu Resurrected With New Score Posted:
Oct 21st 2014 12:15
 
  One of the classic thrillers of the silent film era is presented at the Electric Picture House Cinema on Saturday 8 November at 8pm, with an original live score by the four-piece band Minima.
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  New Multi Use Games Facility for Charfield Posted:
Feb 9th 2015 13:00
 
  Work starts Monday 23rd June 2014 on the installation of a Multi-Use Games Area for village of Charfield.
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  Shakespeare (and other theatre) on screen in Wotton Posted:
Apr 29th 2014 13:01
 
  In the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, the Royal Shakespeare Company are staging some of the Bard's greatest plays.
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  New management for Wotton Cinema Posted:
Mar 21st 2014 09:09
 
  At the end of March 2014, the century-old Electric Picture House Cinema in Wotton under Edge enters a new era.
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  English National Opera on Screen in Wotton Posted:
Feb 12th 2014 17:31
 
  The Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge will screen one of Britain's most significant operas; Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes, as performed by the English National Opera and broadcast live from the London Coliseum stage on Sunday, February 23 at 3pm.
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  Ring-pull Appeal for Fish Out of Water! Posted:
Feb 10th 2014 10:49
 
  We are currently collecting ring pulls which are being sent out to the Philippines for recycling.
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  3D Nutcracker Ballet at the Electric Picture House Posted:
Dec 16th 2013 13:15
 
  The traditional Christmas favourite ballet, The Nutcracker, is coming to the cinema screen in Wotton on Saturday 21 December at 7.45pm.
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  Cinema Gets Windy and Wild Posted:
Nov 22nd 2013 16:01
 
  Sunday 8 December sees two special screenings take place at the Electric Picture House in Wotton.
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  Thornbury Area Music Centre 2013/2014 Posted:
Oct 31st 2013 20:38
 
  The Junior Music centre for children aged 4 to 7 at Marlwood School is looking to increase the number of classes available.
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  Double triumph for Wotton Dramatic Society Posted:
Oct 12th 2013 20:27
 
  Wotton Dramatic Society celebrated a double triumph at the Gloucestershire Theatre Association's annual awards evening at the Kings Theatre.
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  Live theatre to be screened at the Electric Picture House Posted:
Oct 1st 2013 17:12
 
  Productions from the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company now on sale
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  Wotton business bucks the trend Posted:
Sep 19th 2013 20:10
 
  A Gloucestershire based shooting and country enthusiast's shop is celebrating 25 years of continuous trading despite the difficult business environment of the last few years.
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  Free Hockey taster sessions to celebrate pitch opening Posted:
Aug 29th 2013 15:11
 
  The 2013/14 season promises to be an exciting one for Wotton under Edge Hockey Club both on and off the pitch.
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  Wotton in Bloom 2013 are delighted to say that we've done it again! Posted:
Jun 19th 2013 15:15
 
  For the fourth year running a small team of volunteers have raised enough money locally to put up over 110 displays in Wotton-under-Edge.
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  Dawn Chorus in Wotton Posted:
Jun 4th 2013 11:58
 
  Recorded sometime in 50's or early 60's, probably up Old London Road
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  Wotton cinema challenges photographers - 2014 Calendar Competition Posted:
May 17th 2013 11:01
 
  The cinema in Wotton has launched the next photographic competition for its 2014 calendar by challenging photographers to improve on the overall winner from last time.
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  Dalek invades Wotton! Posted:
May 9th 2013 17:17
 
  One of the most dreaded creatures in the known universe was menacing visitors to the Electric Picture House in Wotton lately - and threatening anyone who talked during the film with extermination.
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  Guiding in Wotton Posted:
May 7th 2013 15:37
 
  Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK.
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  Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club's European Cup Success Posted:
Apr 13th 2013 10:41
 
  Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club's outstanding squad of under-14 boys travelled to Holland at Easter to test their skills against teams from arguably the world's top hockey nation.
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  Visit Wotton Pool Posted:
Feb 28th 2013 11:30
 
  Open to the public every summer from the end of April until mid September.
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  Living the Dream at Park Mill Farm Posted:
Jan 22nd 2013 12:59
 
  Couple give up the rat race to buy a derelict mess of a place with more land than they know what to do with, all in search of 'The Good Life'.
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  EdgeVeg - New Local Veg Box Scheme Posted:
Jan 8th 2013 08:54
 
  A brand new local veg box scheme, open to all residents in the local area, run from the Community Supported allotment at Park Mill Farm
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  Bond arrives in Wotton Posted:
Dec 4th 2012 21:06
 
  Skyfall, the latest in the James Bond franchise, had it's first night at Wotton under Edge's Electric Picture House on Friday 30th November
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  Try out for Wotton Hockey's Girls teams Posted:
Dec 6th 2012 15:50
 
  Wotton under Edge Hockey Club is offering the chance for girls in the local area to try out the game of hockey in a series of FREE sessions up to and immediately after Christmas.
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  Wotton Cinema 2013 calendar goes on sale Posted:
Oct 24th 2012 10:10
 
  The 2013 calendar for the Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge has now gone on sale.
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  Wotton-under-Edge General Charities Posted:
Aug 1st 2012 12:03
 
  The Trustees invite applications for small grants towards the cost of further education and employment skills training of young residents of the Parish of Wotton-under-Edge.
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  Wotton cinema launches another photographic competition for its next calendar Posted:
Jun 6th 2012 16:02
 
  The Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge has announced its second photographic competition in a bid to obtain another twelve stunning pictures for its next calendar.
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  Wotton in Bloom is gearing up for the Jubilee celebrations Posted:
May 14th 2012 13:00
 
  The organisers of this year's Wotton in Bloom are gearing up to decorate the town with flowers in good time for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
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  Wotton in Bloom announces new colours for 2012 Posted:
Mar 29th 2012 16:05
 
  The organisers of Wotton in Bloom have launched the 2012 campaign with the announcement of this year's colour scheme.
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  Extreme Painting! Posted:
Feb 5th 2012 09:38
 
  Local artist Rob Collins takes on an interesting challenge.
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  Wotton Rovers Shirt Raffle - UDPATE Posted:
Feb 2nd 2012 09:48
 
  The Wotton Rovers 'Shirt Raffle' saw an excellent response, especially from local independent companies.
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  KLB Fashion Week - Summer 2012 Posted:
Dec 14th 2011 11:04
 
  Two sixth form students from Gloucestershire based Katharine Lady Berkeley's School have decided to host a Fashion week in order to raise money and awareness for the cancer charity, Tenovus.
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  Wotton-under-Edge Through Time, by John Christopher Posted:
Nov 24th 2011 09:36
 
  The book contains a fascinating collection of photographs which traces some of the many ways in which Wotton-Under-Edge has changed and developed over the last century.
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  The taste of sunshine comes to Wotton Posted:
Oct 16th 2011 20:48
 
  A new delicatessen business with a Mediterranean influence is opening in Long Street, Wotton-under-Edge at the end of this month.
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  A Puppet Extravaganza! Posted:
Sep 8th 2011 09:18
 
  Two local churches have teamed up to put on A Puppet Extravaganza for younger children later this month.
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  Wright Connections Bucks the Trend Posted:
Aug 15th 2011 16:08
 
  Despite the financial crisis Wright Connections of Wotton-under-Edge is bucking the trend in shopping centres across the country by moving and expanding into larger premises at the end of this month.
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  Independents' Day 2011 - your high street needs you! Posted:
Jun 21st 2011 10:12
 
  On 4th July 2011 across the country, the public will be encouraged to buy at least one item from their local, independent shop to keep the high street alive.
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  Pictures for next Wotton cinema calendar selected Posted:
Jun 21st 2011 10:07
 
  The Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge has announced the winners of the photographic competition in a bid to get twelve stunning pictures for its next calendar.
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  UP TYLEY - Wotton's Hidden Valley Posted:
Jun 21st 2011 09:08
 
  An art exhibition with a difference featuring the work of local painter Lynne Clarke.
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  Gardening experts to be quizzed for Wotton in Bloom Posted:
May 9th 2011 09:36
 
  Three local experts in horticulture are to have their knowledge tested when they are grilled by enthusiasts as a fund raiser for this year's Wotton in Bloom project at the Electric Picture House on 7th June.
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  Wotton cinema announces new photographic competition Posted:
Apr 4th 2011 14:46
 
  The Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge has announced a new photographic competition in a bid to get twelve stunning pictures for its next calendar.
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  One year at Wotton's Royal Oak Posted:
Mar 13th 2011 17:08
 
  Regulars at The Royal Oak Inn in Wotton-under-Edge have been celebrating the first anniversary of the current licensees.
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  Cotswold Voluntary Wardens working for Wotton at Holywell Posted:
Mar 10th 2011 16:19
 
  A group of wardens added to their improvements at Holywell.
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  It's top marks for Wotton's Royal Oak Posted:
Feb 15th 2011 14:50
 
  The Royal Oak Inn in Wotton-under-Edge has been awarded the maximum mark possible for food hygiene in a new scheme being launched by Stroud District Council.
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  Plans well under way for second concert in major new series Posted:
Jan 20th 2011 10:31
 
  The concert, A Portrait in Music on 12 February in St Mary's Church, is an evening in the company of the internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers with her fine accompanist, the German pianist Klaus Sallmann.
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  Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society and the Wotton Library Posted:
Nov 30th 2010 15:34
 
  Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society, with the wholehearted support of Wotton-under-Edge Town Council, has launched a strong bid to retain library facilities in the Town following the County Council's announcement of recent cuts to local services.
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  Cotswold Voluntary Wardens at work for Wotton Posted:
Oct 15th 2010 14:37
 
  The Cotswold Voluntary Wardens have been working in the Wotton area this week, and will be leading walks from Wotton during October.
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  Is your household at risk? Be safe this winter. Posted:
Nov 9th 2010 17:58
 
  Wright Connections of Wotton-under-Edge, has warned that there could be serious fires and shocks this winter from faulty electrical equipment which has gone unchecked over the summer months.
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  Norville Opticians recognises World Sight Day and takes the challenge Posted:
Nov 9th 2010 17:58
 
  A leading chain of local opticians has taken up the World Sight Day challenge to help give sight to people in developing countries.
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  Major New Concert Series Announced Posted:
Sep 29th 2010 16:20
 
  A new major concert series will bring a high standard of classical music entertainment to the locality.
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  Wotton Chamber of Trade to set up discussion group over town parking plan Posted:
Jul 17th 2010 08:55
 
  Wotton's Chamber President is not prepared to miss a chance to protect Wotton's future business community with a delay in studies to car park project
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  Norville Opticians issues warning about the danger of the sunlight to childrens' eyes Posted:
Jul 17th 2010 08:54
 
  A leading firm of opticians has warned parents about the dangers of strong sunlight to children’s unprotected eyes.
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  Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust opens its newest reserve - a haven for water voles Posted:
Jul 7th 2010 09:01
 
  Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust celebrates the opening of its 60th nature reserve - at Nind near Kingswood
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  Wotton's cinema gets the Red Door treatment Posted:
Jun 21st 2010 16:55
 
  Volunteers at the Wotton Cinema have received training in customer services
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  Daisy scores 100 not out Posted:
Jun 21st 2010 17:00
 
  A resident at the Court Care Centre in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire has just celebrated her 100th birthday.
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  The 10th Annual Strawberry Ball : July 17th 2010 Posted:
Jun 15th 2010 16:25
 
  This year in support of Cancer Research UK and Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust
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  Wotton Chamber members cough up for an Excellent Development Posted:
Jun 3rd 2010 12:47
 
 
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  Salon owner uses Free Training to ensure great Customer Service Posted:
Jun 1st 2010 09:40
 
  The owner of a South Gloucestershire hair dressing salon has engaged a local training consultancy to teach her staff how to run the business while she is away on maternity leave.
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  Walking Your Dog on Public Footpaths Posted:
Feb 18th 2010 15:00
 
  With spring now approaching, the issues concerning walking your dog through fields with cattle need thinking about again, having made the national press last summer.
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  Wotton Helps Haiti Posted:
Feb 3rd 2010 11:21
 
  On Saturday, January 30th 2010, many people from the community in and around Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire, UK came together to learn and record a brand new song.
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  Dick Whittington, Stinchcombe Village Players - January 2010 Posted:
Dec 22nd 2009 10:18
 
  This season's pantomime is Dick Whittington from the Stinchcombe Village Players
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  A New Business Comes to Town! Posted:
Jun 25th 2009 12:54
 
  The Market Place at Wotton will be opening in September.
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  New Business Opportunity for M&S Managers Posted:
Jun 12th 2009 18:43
 
  Linda Banister and Tracy Francksen of Red Door Coaching and Training Ltd have opened their door to work with local people and businesses .
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  The 9th Annual Strawberry Ball : July 18th 2009 Posted:
Jul 6th 2009 13:33
 
  This year in support of Cancer Research UK and Samantha Dickson Brain Tumour Trust
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  Save Our Sorting Office Campaign Posted:
May 12th 2009 14:05
 
  The Final Report on the SOSO Campaign by Roger Carter who chaired the committee
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  Wotton Arts Week : We Love Wotton ... a Huge Success Posted:
Apr 28th 2009 13:03
 
  The beginning of the Arts week in Wotton under Edge opened with a flurry.
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  Mamma Mia! writer joins forces with Cinema Posted:
Apr 14th 2009 10:24
 
  Catherine Johnson and Gloucestershire Cinema join forces to help Screenwriter at Viewfinder 2009!
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  Charity Disco in May Posted:
Mar 16th 2009 21:03
 
  A Black Tie Charity Disco will be held on May 9th from 8pm til late at the Cotswold Edge Golf Club
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  Renishaw Media Announcements Posted:
Mar 16th 2009 16:45
 
  Here is a series of announcements from Chris Pockett, group Marketing Services Manager, Renishaw Plc.
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  Blue Coat School - Renewable Energy Project Posted:
Jan 30th 2009 16:42
 
  Blue Coat CE Primary School, Wotton under Edge, is making plans to install 10 kW of renewable energy generation in the form of solar PV panels and a small wind turbine.
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  Fundraising Walk on 7th August Posted:
Sep 22nd 2008 09:16
 
  3C Community Church Zimbabwe Outreach: fund raising for the Mbuya Nehanda Children's Home
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  New website launched by local company Posted:
Jun 12th 2008 07:42
 
  Your financial records and your household budget, securely online - it's Your Money in a Nutshell!
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  Old London Road Nature Reserve Open Day Posted:
May 21st 2008 16:34
 
  Old London Road Nature Reserve is holding a special open day on Sunday the 22nd of June, from 11am! A flower on the Edge, on your doorstep ...
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  Give Ladies Circle a whirl! Posted:
May 15th 2008 13:43
 
  The National Association of Ladies' Circles
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  BMX Plans on Track Posted:
Sep 7th 2007 14:32
 
  Plans for a new BMX track for youngsters in Wotton under Edge and Kingswood have moved a step nearer after receiving planning permission.
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  A Memorable Season for the Hockey Club Posted:
Jul 25th 2007 10:03
 
  Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club reflected on a memorable 2006/07 season at their Annual General Meeting on Monday night.
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  Coach Companies in the 1950's Posted:
Jun 4th 2007 09:04
 
  More memories from John Durn
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  Stagecoach withdrawing Wotton - Gloucester bus service Posted:
May 9th 2007 08:11
 
  Sign the petition!
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  The future of The Fleece Inn is resolved Posted:
Apr 4th 2007 22:20
 
  Following several months of uncertainty, the future of the Fleece Inn in Hillesley, Gloucestershire has been resolved and the popular public house will re-open on Good Friday, April 6, 2007.
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  Super Saturday for Hockey! Posted:
Mar 21st 2007 20:34
 
  A chance to support Wotton's hockey teams in their final home matches of 2006/07
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  The beginnings of Wotton Pool Posted:
Dec 29th 2006 16:47
 
  It all began in 1958 when a group of school children from the local secondary school along with some other people volunteered to build an out door swimming pool.
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  Wotton Summers Posted:
Dec 21st 2006 13:18
 
  There was always something special about the summers in Wotton-under-Edge. When we were children.
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  The Reformed Characters Posted:
Dec 7th 2006 10:57
 
  The Reformed Characters recently played at a very successful dance in aid of the charity BBC Children in Need at the Royal British Legions Jubilee Hall in Wotton.
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  Leyhill Prison IMB is Recruiting Volunteers Posted:
Dec 6th 2006 13:25
 
  Leyhill Prison Independent Monitoring Board (previously known as The Board of Visitors) is currently recruiting volunteers.
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  Random recollections of Customs that pervaded here in the present Century – 1880 Posted:
Nov 23rd 2006 08:51
 
  From Hugo Grimes, Nov 2006.
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  Berkeley Castle – A Working Home and Estate Posted:
Nov 23rd 2006 09:10
 
  Berkeley Castle is England's oldest inhabited castle and most historic home. Over 24 generations of Berkeley's have transformed a savage Norman fortress into a truly stately home full of treasures.
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  Wotton Ladies Hockey team unveil new sponsored playing strip Posted:
Nov 17th 2006 20:12
 
  The ladies team from Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club unveiled their new playing strip recently, thanks to help from a generous sponsor.
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  Memories of Wotton Posted:
Oct 27th 2006 13:23
 
  My name is Glenys Godson (née Adams) and my parents, Ben and Joyce Adams kept The Kings Arms public house in Ellerncroft Road.
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  Wotton Community Leisure Complex - www.wcsf.org.uk Posted:
Oct 6th 2006 08:40
 
  Wotton Community Leisure Complex (WCLC) will be a fantastic new community facility, providing much needed sport and leisure facilities.
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  Toothbrush Amnesty Posted:
Jul 11th 2006 13:44
 
  Chipping Manor Dental Practice is Holding a Toothbrush Amnesty during the month of July.
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  2nd Charfield Brownies Need A New Leader Posted:
Jun 16th 2006 08:47
 
  From the end of the summer term 2006, the 2nd Charfield Brownies will be without a leader.
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  Full House at Electric Picture House Posted:
Mar 29th 2006 16:06
 
  Volunteers running the recently refurbished Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge have been delighted by several full houses in recent weeks.
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  Wotton's Hockey Club Crowned Champions Posted:
Mar 9th 2006 10:17
 
  2nd XI wrap up league title with two games to spare.
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  Ladies Team Makes Hockey Debut Posted:
Nov 11th 2005 11:10
 
  Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Clubs' new ladies team plays its first ever game.
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  Wotton's Cinema to Open on November 12th! Posted:
Mar 29th 2006 16:05
 
  Wotton's historic cinema is to reopen next week (12 November) after a three-year £150,000 fund-raising campaign.
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  Cookability Wins DTI E-Commerce Award Posted:
Sep 26th 2005 10:36
 
  Cookability, the online cookshop based in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, has won a DTI ECommerce Award at a ceremony held on 21st September 2005 at the Hewlett Packard Laboratories in Bristol.
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  British School Wins Basic Skills Quality Mark Posted:
Jul 15th 2005 17:42
 
  Headteacher of the British School in Wortley Road, Wotton, Mr Paul Hiatt, said "We are very excited to receive this recognition of the high educational standards we achieve. It's a real tribute to the hard work of all the children and staff at the British".
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  Students Excel in Drama Exams Posted:
Jun 14th 2005 09:17
 
  28 students from Rose Hill School in Alderley recently took their LAMDA (The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) examinations – with outstanding success!
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  New sandpit for Kindergarten at British School Posted:
Jun 14th 2005 09:10
 
  Children at a Wotton-under-Edge pre-school have been making the most of the recent warmer weather in their new sandpit.
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  Book Fair at Rose Hill School Posted:
May 23rd 2005 15:30
 
  As part of their recent Book Fair, Rose Hill School's Early Years had the opportunity to dress up as a favourite book character.
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  The Coast to Coast Nellython Posted:
May 18th 2005 13:39
 
  June 6th - June 24th 2005
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  Hockey Club strives to develop young talent Posted:
May 10th 2005 20:41
 
  Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club continues its commitment to developing local junior talent, this time with the assistance of Rose Hill School and its new artificial turf facility.
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  Building Work at Cinema Now Underway Posted:
May 3rd 2005 17:08
 
  The campaign to reopen Wotton-under-Edge's cinema has passed a significant milestone after builders began a major refurbishment programme inside the historic building.
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  All That Jazz! Posted:
Mar 3rd 2005 20:04
 
  Year 7 pupils from Rose Hill School at Alderley near Wotton-under-Edge recently had the opportunity to sample a new style of dance.
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  Major Cash Boost to Cinema Campaign Posted:
Feb 15th 2005 18:16
 
  Two major grants totalling £47,000 have given the biggest boost yet to the community campaign to re-open the cinema in Wotton-under-Edge.
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  New Pitch Opens at Rose Hill School Posted:
Feb 8th 2005 22:59
 
  Following a successful Open Morning for prospective parents, Rose Hill School officially opened their new all-weather, multi-sports pitch on Saturday 5 February.
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  Christmas Choir at The Court Posted:
Dec 30th 2004 13:20
 
  Children from Rose Hill Preparatory School's Senior Choir entertained residents of The Court, one of Wotton-under-Edge's residential homes, with an evening of Christmas carols.
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  Rose Hill Sees Completion of New All-Weather Pitch Posted:
Dec 13th 2004 11:24
 
  Rose Hill School at Alderley near Wotton-under-Edge is close to completion of work on a new all-weather, multi-sports pitch. The latest development promises to bring to the independent preparatory school for children aged 2 ½ to 13, superb new sporting facilities and the opportunity to host tournaments to professional standards.
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  Rose Hill Pupils Are Skilled For Life Posted:
Nov 17th 2004 12:11
 
  Rose Hill School at Alderley near Wotton-under-Edge has adopted a new four-year progressive "life skills" learning programme, which will see its pupils become equipped with essential skills for life.
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  Wotton Hockey Club Enjoys Renaissance Posted:
Nov 5th 2004 10:27
 
  Ahead of another new season, Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club continues to go from strength to strength and its achievements should be a source of pride for the town as a whole.
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  Senior Head Joins Rose Hill's Board of Governors Posted:
Oct 18th 2004 10:44
 
  The Headmistress of one of the West's most renowned senior girls' schools has joined the Board of Governors for Rose Hill School, an independent preparatory school at Alderley near Wotton-under-Edge.
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  New Deputy Heads Join Rose Hill School Posted:
Sep 23rd 2004 19:02
 
  Rose Hill School has started the new school term by welcoming some new members of staff to its senior management team.
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  Gary Kemery Benefit Concert Posted:
Jul 21st 2004 20:23
 
  Renishaw plc and Katharine Lady Berkeley's School present a Charity Concert with the Dursley Male Voice Choir, for the benefit of Gary Kemery, an employee of Renishaw, who is severely disabled as a result of an accident in August last year.
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  New play equipment at the British School Kindergarten Posted:
Jul 5th 2004 11:17
 
  Children at the Kindergarten at the British School in Wotton-under-Edge have been enjoying new play equipment. Two new climbing frames, which can be linked together, and a slide are now taking pride of place in the new extension, which was built last year.
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  Bluecoat Year Six pupils' exchange art exhibition with pupils in twin town Beaumont-le-Roger Posted:
May 14th 2004 10:13
 
  As part of their French and Art projects pupils in Bluecoat have drawn and described typical images in their locality to send to the primary school classes in Beaumont-le-Roger
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  Inspectors Praise British School Posted:
Jul 5th 2004 11:10
 
  The British School in Wotton-under-Edge has been praised for its teaching, management and ethos by Ofsted Inspectors.
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  Wotton Arts Festival 2004 Posted:
Apr 7th 2004 18:18
 
  This year's Wotton Arts Festival, which takes place from 23 April to 2 May, has a cinematic theme running through its activities.
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  A year of fun – in church! Posted:
Feb 6th 2004 10:29
 
  A group of youngsters from a dance group run by Wotton Baptist Church will be performing at an evening of dance ministry as part of the "Love Wotton" season.
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  New Year Resolution Posted:
Jan 17th 2004 14:46
 
  Alpha offers the chance to explore the meaning of Life
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  OFSTED (Education) Reports Posted:
Aug 3rd 2008 23:01
 
  Reports on local nursery, primary and secondary schools
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  Excellent Inspection for the Kindergarten at the British School Posted:
Oct 16th 2003 15:11
 
  The British School nursery has been praised for the very high standard of its care and educational provision by Ofsted following its latest inspection.
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  History Lesson for Golfers Posted:
Oct 10th 2003 14:55
 
  Visitors to the recent Medieval Fayre at Wotton-under-Edge were treated to an historic golf match courtesy of the Wotton Dramatic Society.
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  A Poem by Al Ludepam Posted:
Aug 9th 2003 09:30
 
  Tom Rial says: sorry to relate the sad loss of Al Ludepam as you may have read in the Times last week, a great lover of the south cotswolds and Wotton in particular where he could trace his roots right back to 1733. He asked that the following poem dedicated to our town be posted on the site which he considered a great leap forward in locals talking to each other, it was written before his final evening meal with his extended family and zoo of pets around him.
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  Testing the Health of Wotton-under-Edge Posted:
Nov 28th 2003 11:07
 
  Wotton-under-Edge has started work on a "Healthcheck" to test the temperature of the town and diagnose any current or potential problems. This is your opportunity to have your say on the future of the town.
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  School Days Posted:
Feb 8th 2003 13:15
 
  Childhood Memories of Synwell 1941 - 1951 by Terry Gough
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  ADSL Poll Results Posted:
Nov 7th 2002 20:51
 
  Here are the results of the poll taken between April 3rd 2002 and November 7th 2002.
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  Awards Success for Wotton Performers Posted:
Jul 10th 2002 11:46
 
  News Release, 2 July 2002
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  Memories of Bristol Royal Infirmary Posted:
Jul 25th 2002 18:48
 
  More from Terry Gough
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  Memories of Gaston's Brook Posted:
Jan 2nd 2003 16:19
 
  The memories of Terry Gough
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  Back to Gaston's Brook Posted:
Jun 13th 2002 17:44
 
  A poem by Terry Gough of Quedgeley, Gloucester
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  Sheepscomb Posted:
May 23rd 2002 13:43
 
  Hello, I am Greg Moore from Imperial, California - USA.
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  Poll on the Queen's Golden Jubilee Posted:
Apr 3rd 2002 15:36
 
  Here are the results of the poll taken between February 1st 2002 and April 3rd 2002.
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  William Arthur Bruton Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  Ruth Mancktelow (nee Bruton) writes about her father and her own life.
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  A TETRA mast on the edge of Westridge Woods? Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  Wotton Against Tetra Emissions (WATE)
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  Poll on the Proposed New Sporting Facilities Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  Here are the results of the poll.
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  Sunrise Over Synwell Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  More notes from an old-wottonite, John Durn.
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  ANOTHER Aerial Photo of Wotton-under-Edge Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  Again, thanks to the Gazette we can bring you a recent aerial view of central Wotton-under-Edge.
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  50 Years Ago Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  A former resident of Kingswood and Wotton writes with his memories.
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  Aerial Photo of Wotton-under-Edge Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  Thanks to the Gazette we can bring you a recent aerial view of central Wotton-under-Edge.
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  1787 Map of Gloucestershire Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  An interesting map showing Kingswood as part of Wiltshire.
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  Kiwi Compliments Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  This is an email from a New Zealander that enjoyed this site and the Wotton Town Council site.
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  We're in the Gazette Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  The nice folks at the Gloucestershire Gazette have run a story about this website.
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  The Kids Are Alright!!!!! Posted:
Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  Tania Leyland, January 2001
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Nov 5th 2003 23:24
 
  This is an example article to show how they are displayed.
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