We spent a fortnight based at the GL11 Community Hub, sharing stories and meeting dozens of people who build community around Cam and Dursley.
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Kathleen Hanbury is using her own experiences to help young people in Cam and Dursley.
Folk singer Madeleine Harwood, from Cam, performs with her eyes closed.
Ken Brown has been farming in North Nibley for 50 years.
Four men talk about the value they get from being part of Cam's Men's Shed.
Paul Woodland, who runs a gym in Dursley, says he's more interested in people than money.
Bubbles, puppets, and funky weddings: all in a day's work for Cam vicar Fiona Crocker.
Caroline Marrow, who runs Inches in Dursley, on people, patterns and parachute jumps.
Andy Markham, from Dursley, runs a support group for the GWAAC.
Alan Swain is launching the Dursley Music Centre to improve access to learning music.
Antony Giuliano has been described as an "integral part of the local community".
Mike Taylor says Blooming Cam has helped "transform" the main areas of Cam.
Being part of the Dursley Lions "makes life interesting".
John Kay, clerk of Dursley Town Council, says the town has "lots of great characters".
For almost 10 years Mike Hayward has fought through some very dark times.
"I'm not your conventional chairman," says Antony Nash, chair of Dursley Town FC.
Melanie Booth has eight brothers and sisters and all bar one still lives around Dursley.
Ben Ward explains why World Jungle is constantly working to build community.
Tim tells David Smith a bit about juggling acting and being a pub cellerman.
Simon Bilous highlights Dursley Rugby Club and the Dursley Male Voice Choir.
Lucy Farmer, who's based at the GL11 Hub in Cam, supports people getting back to work.
Amy Pain, who runs Bank Cafe in Dursley, says meeting people is the best bit of her job.
Debbie Swain has turned her passion for music into helping run the Dursley DJ Collective.
Tyler White, 23, offers a monthly cafe in Dursley for war veterans and serving personnel.
Boo Radclyffe has been called an "unsung hero" of Dursley. Chris Sandys finds out why.