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Man arrested on suspicion of murdering baby son denies intimidating his partner

Stroud News and Journal: police

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN arrested on suspicion of killing his baby son has denied intimidating a potential witness against him – his partner, who is the child's mother.

Bibury chef found with loaded gun in the boot of his car

Stroud News and Journal:

2:08pm Monday 1st September 2014

A COTSWOLD hotel chef had a loaded hunting rifle and two other guns in his car boot when he was stopped by police on his way home from work, a court heard on Friday.

Woman escapes sexual attack in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

12:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN was punched and almost sexually assaulted by a man in Cheltenham yesterday morning.

Chesterton housing plans

Stroud News and Journal:

3:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

IN OUR report in this week’s printed version of the Standard we wrongly suggested in the opening paragraph that building work had begun in preparation for a new housing development in Chesterton.

Catering company fined after 70 people went down with food poisoning

Stroud News and Journal:

1:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO caterers who provided food for a Bollywood charity night have admitted serving up dangerous food after 70 people went down with food poisoning.

Comment - Archaeological investigations in Chesterton will be a disappointment to some

Stroud News and Journal: Letter: They’ll always find a way

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

THE fact that archaeological investigations have begun on part of the site in Cirencester that has been earmarked for 2,500 new homes will come as a great disappointment to those who are opposed to the development.

Child taken to hospital after coach overturns on M5

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SEVERAL people have been injured after a coach crashed on the M5 this morning.

Coach overturns on M5 near Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: police

11:04am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A COACH has overturned on the M5 in Gloucestershire.

Bike roadshow coming to Cirencester and Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal:

10:05am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BICYCLE roadshow organised by the police is coming to the Cotswolds to educate people about keeping their bikes safe from theives.

Car stolen in Cheltenham burglary

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

3:53pm Monday 18th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to trace a car stolen in a burglary in Cheltenham earlier this month.

Comment - Windrush plaque theft

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

This week’s theft of a memorial plaque from RAF Windrush is a sad and sorry occurrence.

Celebrities contribute to audio guide for Fairford Church

Stroud News and Journal:

1:43pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

BILL Nighy and Joanna Lumley are among a host of celebrities who have contributed to an audio guide for Fairford Church.

Windows smashed and cars vandalised in Cirencester and Kemble

Stroud News and Journal: police

12:23pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WINDOWS and car windcreens have come under heavy attack at homes in Cirencester at Kemble this month.

CRICKET: Fairford seconds triumph in top-of-the-table clash with Avening

Stroud News and Journal: Avening & Cherington batsman John Clark survives a near-miss as Fairford II wicket keeper Dan Godwin looks on (9155972)

5:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

FAIRFORD seconds inflicted a first defeat of the season on the division leaders Avening & Cherington at home, winning a hard-fought match by six wickets.

CRICKET: Barnsley Beeches pull off shock win at title-chasing Sherston

Stroud News and Journal: NATs bowler Andy Phillips fails to hold on to a catch off his own bowling. Cricklade's Danny Lloyd is the batsman. Picture: Terry Parker (8155862)

5:03pm Monday 11th August 2014

AFTER further weather disruption this week the only Sweetfuels CDCA Div One match to be completed was at Pinkney Park where second-placed Sherston Magna surprisingly suffered a resounding defeat to Barnsley Beeches.

FOOTBALL: Fairford earn opening-day win for new boss Davies

Stroud News and Journal: Fairford Town FC celebrate a goal in the Uhlsport Hellenic League match against Shortwood Utd Reserves (9156306)

4:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

GARETH DAVIES saw his reign as Fairford Town manager begin with a win as his side edged a nine-goal thriller at Cinder Lane.

Benefit cheat bailed out by father

Stroud News and Journal: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

2:32pm Monday 11th August 2014

THE 92-YEAR-OLD father of a chef at a top Cheltenham school has agreed to bail out his son, who cheated the State out of £30,000 in benefits.

Gardener threatened with arson by cat lovers

Stroud News and Journal:

9:54am Monday 11th August 2014

A FRUSTRATED gardener from Dursley has had arson threats from cat-lovers after warning he will “take action” against moggies which killed birds in his garden.

Comment - Does Cirencester deserve the status of quality council?

Stroud News and Journal: Letter: They’ll always find a way

9:45am Monday 11th August 2014

COUNCILS are a natural target for criticism because they spend our council tax, often in ways that we cannot see the point of.

Inquest: Black ice on Windrush road may have caused death of Maura Drew

Stroud News and Journal:

4:05pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BLACK ice may have been the cause of a crash on the A40 in the Cotswolds which killed showroom manager Maura Drew, 57, an inquest heard yesterday.

Banksy street-art is bought by local businessman

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WORK by street-artist Banksy is set to stay where it was first created in Cheltenham after one businessman offered a significant amount of cash for the piece.

Woman killed in A303 crash is named as Mariola Martin from Swindon

Stroud News and Journal:

12:15pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Wiltshire Police are still appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash on the A303 at the weekend.

UPDATE: Missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins found

Stroud News and Journal:

11:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to find missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins.

Man banned from almost every bar and restaurant in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

4:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has been banned from virtually every bar and restuarant in Gloucestershire.

Vulnerable woman Kimberley Lane from Gloucester is found

Stroud News and Journal:

9:16am Tuesday 29th July 2014

KIMBERLEY has been found safe in Gloucester as a result of help from people on social media.

Woman's dress grabbed and torn as she walked in Lydney

Stroud News and Journal: police

5:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman's dress was grabbed while she walked in Lydney on Saturday.

Heroin addict who burgled Cotswold house avoids jail

Stroud News and Journal:

4:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

A HEROIN addict who burgled a Cotswold house but dropped two carrier bags full of loot as he fled from the scene, has not been sent to jail despite 35 previous court appearances.

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is sexually assaulted in Lydney

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

4:02pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN was the victim of a serious sexual assault on the weekend near Lydney Boating Lake.

18-year-old man arrested after Swindon knife attack

Stroud News and Journal: police

1:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an attack in Swindon last week.

UPDATE: Woman breaks down in tears after Cirencester man who raped her during her childhood is convicted

Stroud News and Journal: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

9:11am Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN broke down in tears on Friday as the man who had raped and sexually abused her for eleven years of her childhood was convicted of a catalogue of offences.

CCTV: Man tries to rob Cheltenham shop at knifepoint

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CCTV images have been released after a man attempted to rob a shop at knifepoint in Cheltenham this morning.

People urged to lookout for stolen gold rosary necklace

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE are urging people to be on the lookout for a gold rosary necklace stolen in a house burglary last night.

Man who headbutted disabled pensioner outside Cirencester Lidl avoids jail

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A DAD-TO-BE who headbutted a disabled elderly man, breaking his cheekbone and eye-socket, in a row over a parking space has avoided jail.

Cirencester man denies repeatedly raping young girl

Stroud News and Journal: police

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A STUDENT NURSE broke down years after being repeatedly raped and sexually abused from the age of five and revealed her 'dark and terrible secret' to a senior hospital colleague.

Cirencester man found with child abuse images

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD Cirencester man who posted compromising photographs of his girlfriend on a social media website in revenge for being dumped has admitted having indecent images of children on his computer.

Police appeal for witnesses after man forcefully kisses woman in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

12:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted as she spoke on her mobile phone in the centre of Gloucester last weekend.

Firefighters battle kitchen fire at Brinkworth

Stroud News and Journal:

9:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a kitchen fire at Brinkworth at around 3.10am today.

Man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Devizes

Stroud News and Journal: police

9:17am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN has been left with life-threatening injuries after a collision with a Vauxhall Corsa on the A361 in Devizes.

Photo: Six-year-old girl dies in car crash near Kempsford

Stroud News and Journal:

9:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

A GIRL, aged six, who died in a crash near Marston Meysey and Kempsford on Saturday has been identified as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts from Kempsford.

Tonnes of hay bales severely damaged in Stow fire

Stroud News and Journal: Mike (left) during his time serving for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

4:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TONNES of hay bales were severely damaged in a fire near Stow-on-the-Wold on Monday.

Girl, six, who died after car crash near Kempsford is named as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts

Stroud News and Journal:

3:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A GIRL, aged six, who died in a crash near Marston Meysey and Kempsford on Saturday has been identified as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts from Kempsford.

Man in hospital with serious injuries after crash on busy Devizes road

Stroud News and Journal: police

2:37pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SERIOUS crash involving a car and a pedestrian happened yesterday on a busy Devizes road.

Car owners urged to lock their vehicles after thieves strike

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police generic

2:16pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are urging the public to be extra vigilant following a spate of thefts from vehicles recently.

Police hunt thief suspected of stealing expensive magazines from a Stroud shop for years

Stroud News and Journal:

1:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE want to speak to a man in connection with the theft of hundreds of pounds worth of magazines from a newsagents in Stroud over a three-year period.

Serious sexual assault in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: police

11:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault in Gloucester.

House fire in Ampney Crucis after lightning strike

Stroud News and Journal:

8:59pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A HOUSE in Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, was badly damaged after being struck by lightning this afternoon.

Motorcyclist dies after Devizes crash

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

10:47am Thursday 17th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash in Devizes.

FULL STORY: Drug-fuelled killer who stabbed ex-girlfriend 14 times in Gloucester is jailed for life

Stroud News and Journal:

2:28pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The FORMER boyfriend who savagely murdered beautiful hairdresser Hollie Gazzard in the salon where she worked has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years.

Gloucester man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death is jailed for life

Stroud News and Journal: Hairdresser Hollie gazzard was stabbed to death

12:18pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A MAN who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death at hairdressers where she worked in Gloucester has been jailed for life.

Benefit-cheating top Cheltenham chef is bailed out of jail by his father

Stroud News and Journal: webpix arrest arrested arrests handcuffs police

3:07pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE 92-YEAR-OLD father of a chef at a top Cheltenham school has agreed to bail out his son, who cheated the State out of £30,000 in benefits.

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