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See if you can find wooden sculptures depicting animals including an octopus, an alligator and serpent on your doorstep. Two Walking for Health walk leaders have devised family friendly trails of no more than a mile each, seeking out the sculptures in Chipping Sodbury (off the Wickwar Road) and Yate at the Millside Nature Reserve (off Goose Green Way/ Randolph Avenue Play Zone).
The sculptures, 31 in all, are the work of Andy O’Neill, a wood carver living in Yate. Twelve of the sculptures are scattered around Yate and Chipping Sodbury, but if you want to say you’ve seen them all and to tick them off, they are listed in both leaflets. Click below to read more...
South Glos Council is inviting community groups and organisations to run new young adult, adult and family events as part of Discover 2015, or to promote special events already planned.
This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and encourage new members to join. If you would like to take part, click below to register by Monday 11 May.
We're being reminded to stay vigilant when dealing with cold callers, whoever they claim to be.
South Glos Trading Standards have received reports of residents and businesses being visited by people claiming to be Trading Standards officers and asking for money.
Officers do carry out unannounced visits, but always introduce themselves and show ID, and never ask for cash.
Contact Trading Standards on 03454 040506 or the Police on 101 if you have been contacted by someone claiming to be from Trading Standards.
Latest news from the Gazette:
• Yate pupils celebrate Easter early with hat parade
• South Gloucestershire charity air ambulance encourages people to take part in 10,000ft fund-raiser skydive
• Rare bird spotted at Dyrham Park never before seen in South Gloucestershire
• Police appeal after 10-year-old boy is hit by car in Cheltenham
• Fire and rescue service campaign for residents to check smoke alarms
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