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Stumped for Christmas Gifts? GWR has just the ticket

* A gift that will keep growing for years * Own a piece of a real railway - and a lifetime to travel opportunities! For the person who ‘has everything' or for a really unusual but lasting Christmas gift, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has just the ticket. And it's a gift that would suit any age.

St John's Church, Chipping Sodbury Nativity Crib Festival

Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th December. An inspiring collection of nativity cribs, arts, and crafts from around the world for you to see, including the life size knitted nativity figures from St Peter's Hospice, who are our nominated charity this year.

Stick Man trail to bring Westonbirt Arboretum to life this winter

Forestry Commission England has teamed up with popular children's character Stick Man to create a special adventure trail at Westonbirt Arboretum this winter to encourage children and families to get out into the arboretum.

Arts & Crafts Jewellery: The work of Arthur and Georgie Gaskin at Court Barn Museum

The current exhibition at Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden, showing a rare collection of work by silversmiths and illustrators, Arthur and Georgie Gaskin, will close on Sunday 24 November.

Along the Edge with Gromit raises £7450!...

97 intrepid walkers took part in Chipping Sodbury Rotary Club's 17th annual ‘Along the Edge with Gromit' sponsored walk on Sunday 8th September. The Rotary Club teamed up with Aardman's popular character Gromit to raise money for worthwhile causes with 50% of the monies raised donated to ‘The Grand Appeal' providing much needed funds for Bristol Children's Hospital.

The UK's newest event venue opens in Gloucestershire - Elmore Court

The Grade 2* listed Elmore Court in Gloucestershire has, this month, opened as the country's newest event/wedding venue following a multi million pound renovation and the construction of a new ballroom built out of ‘rammed earth' with a flat meadow roof.

Riders raise funds for Great Western Air Ambulance charity

A former patient has gone on to raise funds for the local air ambulance charity that recently went to her aid.

Rotary Club of Chipping Sodbury supports ‘Caring at Christmas' October 2013

The Rotary Club of Chipping Sodbury announced today that it will continue to support the ‘Caring at Christmas' Chariity. Rotary have been involved for a number of years and would also like to encourage other local organistions and individuals to make donations to this very worthy cause.

GWR's Magazine "The Cornishman" wins top award

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust's magazine The Cornishman took centre stage at Toddington station on Sunday 27 October 2013.
That's because the magazine's volunteer editor, Steve Standbridge, accepted the Heritage Railway Association's (HRA) 2012 award for ‘Best Magazine', presented by the Association's president, Lord Richard Faulkner of Worcester.

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