A new vicar of Thornbury has been appointed to take up the post left by the Reverend John Suddards who was found stabbed to death at his vicarage in February.
The new vicar - the Reverend Doctor Jan van der Lely said it was a testament to people's courage and trust in God that they made an appointment so soon. A former teacher, she is currently an Assistant Curate in Cirencester and will start in September.
Text Santa is organising the Biggest Bag Pack Ever for 6 UK based charities. They will help and support someone near you this Christmas.
The second carnival takes place tonight in the West's Guy Fawkes Carnival Circuit. Many roads in the town will be closed from 6pm.
Bristol based charity Sustrans is warning cyclists to stay safe as clocks go back