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Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown welcomes news of more trains between Kemble and London

Stroud News and Journal:

11:08am Tuesday 24th March 2015

MORE trains will run between Kemble and London after First Great Western was re-awarded the franchise for rail services in the South West until 2019.

NOT GUILTY - Cirencester plumber Mark Stephens cleared of sexually touching girl aged 6

Stroud News and Journal:

4:53pm Thursday 19th March 2015

PLUMBER Mark Stephens has been cleared of all charges after being accused of sexually touching a six-year-old girl.

Cirencester plumber Mark Stephens tells jury he has done nothing wrong as he stands trial accused of molesting a girl aged 6

Stroud News and Journal: Callum McPhearson, of Lower Oddington in Moreton-in-Marsh, pleaded guilty at Gloucester Crown Court on Friday to sexual touching on May 18 last year

3:30pm Thursday 19th March 2015

PLUMBER Mark Stephens told a jury today that he had stroked and tickled a six-year-old girl - but said it was never sexually.

Cricklade man Kane Jones jailed after whipping and burning his teenage girlfriend during a brutal attack in front of their children

Stroud News and Journal: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

2:32pm Thursday 19th March 2015

A “JEALOUS” man who brutally attacked his teenage girlfriend in front of their children has been jailed for two years.

Social worker gives evidence in trial of Cirencester plumber Mark Stephens, who is accused of sexually touching a girl aged 6

Stroud News and Journal: Callum McPhearson, of Lower Oddington in Moreton-in-Marsh, pleaded guilty at Gloucester Crown Court on Friday to sexual touching on May 18 last year

3:26pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A SOCIAL worker has described how a six-year-old girl told her that Cirencester plumber Mark Stephens had touched her sexually.

Have you seen missing teenager Lauchlan Pritchard?

Stroud News and Journal:

3:14pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

POLICE in Cheltenham are appealing for information to help trace missing teenager Lauchlan Pritchard.

Couple from Moreton in Marsh cheated the state out of £70,000

Stroud News and Journal:

5:03pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

A COUPLE from Moreton in Marsh were warned today that they are 'likely to go to prison' for cheating the state out of £70,000 in benefits that they were not entitled to.

Plans for a McDonald's Drive-Thru at Cirencester restaurant

Stroud News and Journal: FAST FOOD: A new McDonald's restaurant and drive-thru is coming to Darlington

5:40pm Monday 16th March 2015

McDonald's restaurant in Cricklade Road, Cirencester has applied for permission to create a drive-through lane.

Police appeal after man attacked by unrestrained dog in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

4:29pm Monday 16th March 2015

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was bitten by an unrestrained dog in Cirencester.

Morrisons announces plans to close 23 M Local stores - no indication Cirencester branch is at risk

Stroud News and Journal: The window which was damaged in the Morrisons break-in (12707154)

1:26pm Thursday 12th March 2015

SUPERMARKET Morrisons plans to close 23 of its M Local stores in the next financial year.

Man thrown from his horse in Stroud has died - dog walker comes forward to give information

Stroud News and Journal:

12:56pm Wednesday 11th March 2015

A WOMAN has come forward to give information to the police after a man died when he was thrown from his horse in Stroud.

Zara Tindall impresses in the fashion stakes at Cheltenham Festival

Stroud News and Journal:

11:36am Wednesday 11th March 2015

ZARA Tindall looked stylish as she attended the first day of the Cheltenham Festival with her husband Mike.

Rihanna fan from Malmesbury covers her body in tattoos of the singer

Stroud News and Journal:

11:20am Tuesday 10th March 2015

A RIHANNA superfan is wearing her heart on her sleeve - and her face, chest and back - after getting 14 tattoos of the star across her body.

Eight sex offenders have gone missing across Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, police reveal

Stroud News and Journal:

9:41am Tuesday 10th March 2015

EIGHT sex offenders have gone missing across Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, police records have revealed.

Malmesbury drug dealer Kyle Brace spared prison despite shoplifting while on a suspended sentence

Stroud News and Journal:

1:34pm Monday 9th March 2015

A YOUNG drug dealer who went shoplifting just days after being given a suspended sentence has again been spared jail.

Thief steals unconscious woman's handbag as she lies in the road after falling from her bike

Stroud News and Journal:

3:05pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A THIEF stole a woman's handbag while she lay unconscious in the road after falling off her bike in Gloucester yesterday.

Find out how to live in a safer and healthier home

Stroud News and Journal:

7:34am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

PEOPLE in Wiltshire are being encouraged to find out more about the support available to help them live in safer and healthier homes.

Man pleads not guilty to fatal stabbing of Stroud man

Stroud News and Journal: Bristol Crown Court (16722657)

1:30pm Friday 27th February 2015

A SUSPECT has pleaded not guilty to the killing of an 82-year-old-man who was stabbed to death in his home in Stroud.

Paramedics and police rush to Cirencester house after emergency call

Stroud News and Journal:

12:49pm Thursday 26th February 2015

POLICE and paramedics raced to Queen Street in Cirencester this afternoon after receiving an emergency call.

Repairs made to dangerous pothole which damaged cars in Kemble

Stroud News and Journal:

11:32am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A DANGEROUS pothole has been repaired following reports that eight cars were damaged when the section of the road collapsed.

Pensioner from Bourton-on-the Water died from bleed on the brain, inquest told

Stroud News and Journal:

1:15pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A PENSIONER from Bourton-on-the Water man who drank between two and six litres of whisky a week died from the effects of bleeding around his brain, an inquest heard.

Moreton-in-Marsh man admits sexually touching 14-year-old girl

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

9:55am Monday 23rd February 2015

A 22-YEAR-OLD man from the Cotswolds has admitted sexually touching a 14-year-old girl.

Councillors vote to uphold contract to run controversial Javelin Park incinerator in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

1:31pm Thursday 19th February 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a huge incinerator in Gloucestershire are one step closer after councillors voted against cancelling the £500million contract to run the burner.

Dean Kent fined for unleashing torrent of racist abuse at Navjot Sawhney in Malmesbury

Stroud News and Journal:

12:46pm Thursday 19th February 2015

A 22-YEAR-OLD man who unleashed a torrent of racist abuse at a photographer has been fined by a court.

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Becky Godden Edwards whose remains were found in a Gloucestershire field in 2011

Stroud News and Journal: Becky Godden-Edwards

7:35am Thursday 19th February 2015

A 51-YEAR-OLD man from Swindon has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Becky Godden Edwards.

Mystery surrounds death of baby in Moreton-in-Marsh

Stroud News and Journal: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

4:58pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

MYSTERY surrounds the death of a 13-month-old baby in Moreton-in-Marsh on a hot July night last year, an inquest heard today.

Councillor calls for more litter picks in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal:

2:48pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

MORE needs to be done to clean up litter in the Cotswolds, a councillor has said.

UPDATE: Wiltshire 101 and 999 lines repaired

Stroud News and Journal: Image for Local I.T Solutions

2:32pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

POLICE in Wiltshire are currently experiencing technical difficulties involving both their 999 and 101 call systems.

Special visitor Paddington Bear takes a tour of the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal:

11:15am Monday 16th February 2015

PADDINGTON BEAR, Peru’s most famous export, marmalade connoisseur and most recently hero of his very own movie, has been in Tetbury during this week, making new friends wherever he has been and followed closely by his own paparazzo in the form of town councillor Kevin Painter.

Man charged with arson after explosion at Gloucestershire home

Stroud News and Journal:

7:56am Monday 16th February 2015

A MAN has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life, and criminal damage following an explosion at a house in Coleford on Saturday.

Man arrested following explosion at Gloucestershire home

Stroud News and Journal:

2:56pm Sunday 15th February 2015

A 43-year-old man has been arrested following an explosion at a house in Gloucestershire on Valentine's Day.

Police appeal for information after burglary in North Nibley

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Saturday 14th February 2015

POLICE are appealing for information about a burglary on a lane in North Nibley which happened last week.

Plans to build two houses at former quarry in Siddington

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold District Council offices, the former Cirencester Union Workhouse (13023672)

1:39pm Friday 13th February 2015

TWO houses could be built at a former quarry in Siddington if developers are given the green light.

Cotswolds college tutor and rugby coach Isiah Young sentenced to 200 hours of unpaid work for touching teenage pupils

Stroud News and Journal:

11:31am Friday 13th February 2015

COLLEGE tutor and rugby coach Isiah Young has been sentenced to 200 hours of unpaid work for sexually touching two teenage pupils.

Well-known Cirencester man Gordon Ayres has died aged 49

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

9:51am Friday 13th February 2015

WELL-KNOWN Cirencester man Gordon Ayres has died at the age of 49.

Driver accused of running cyclists off the road with his car in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

11:23am Tuesday 10th February 2015

A DRIVER is accused of running cyclists off the road with his car in the Cotswolds.

Expensive mountain bikes stolen from Gloucester home

Stroud News and Journal:

5:41pm Saturday 7th February 2015

POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of two high value mountain bikes.

22-year-old woman killed in car crash near Farmington, Northleach

Stroud News and Journal:

5:36pm Saturday 7th February 2015

A 22-YEAR-OLD Gloucestershire woman was killed after a crash on the A429 near Farmington, Northleach yesterday.

Police in Gloucestershire to give advice on how young people can safely use the internet

Stroud News and Journal: File photo dated 04/09/13 of an iPad showing the Google search engine home page as internet searches for child abuse images will be blocked for the first time by Microsoft and Google after months of mounting pressure. (13163891)

2:23pm Friday 6th February 2015

POLICE in Gloucestershire will be supporting Safer Internet Day this Tuesday to raise awareness of how young people can stay safe when they use the internet and social media.

Dog owners across Gloucestershire warned to be wary of pet thieves

Stroud News and Journal: New Malden Dog in National Talent Search

4:19pm Monday 2nd February 2015

DOG owners across Gloucestershire have been warned to watch out for dog-nappers after a woman reported a man was trying to steal her pet.

VIDEO: Shocking footage of people risking their lives at level crossings released by British Transport Police

Stroud News and Journal:

1:50pm Monday 2nd February 2015

SHOCKING footage of people risking their lives at level crossings has been released by British Transport Police (BTP).

Bin collections on track in the Cotswolds despite weather warnings

Stroud News and Journal: A bin lorry collection round through the streets of Newport (2905304)

11:07am Monday 2nd February 2015

BIN collections have not been disrupted by the weather so far this winter, Cotswold District Council has reported.

Cirencester McDonald's Deal: Get a Big Mac or McChicken Sandwich & Medium Fries for £1.99 with the Standard

Stroud News and Journal: JOBS BOOST: McDonald's is creating 8,000 new jobs, targeting first-time workers and under-25s

1:54pm Friday 30th January 2015

STANDARD readers can get a Big Mac or McChicken Sandwich & Medium Fries for £1.99 at Cirencester's McDonald's this week.

Niece of celebrated Cirencester chef Justin Ashley pays tribute to her 'special' uncle

Stroud News and Journal:

9:05am Friday 30th January 2015

THE family of celebrated Cirencester chef, Justin Ashley have paid tribute to him.

Waste and recycling collections to continue as normal despite weather warning

Stroud News and Journal: COLLECTION: Rubbish and recyling service is changing

8:15am Friday 30th January 2015

WASTE and recycling collections will operate as normal today despite the weather warning, say Cotswold District Council.

Street survival bags for homeless people handed out by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Stroud News and Journal: Homeless man (16536489)

7:39am Friday 30th January 2015

STREET survival bags to help keep homeless people safe are being handed out by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Police release e-fit of man who followed and pushed a 14-year-old girl in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

9:58am Thursday 29th January 2015

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl was followed by a man in Cheltenham before he tried to push her into the entrance to an industrial estate.

Extra ambulance taken off the road in the Cotswolds after no improvement in 999 call response times

Stroud News and Journal:

5:54pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A TRIAL run of an extra ambulance in the Cotswolds was ended after three months because response times were not improved.

Man charged with the murder of 19-year-old Zac Evans who was stabbed outside a Tuffley pub

Stroud News and Journal:

7:26am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A 44-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Zac Evans in Tuffley on Saturday.

Have you seen Zara Nicklin? Vulnerable 14-year-old missing from Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

3:14pm Monday 26th January 2015

POLICE are concerned for the whereabouts of 14-year-old Zara Nicklin from Gloucester who has failed to return home.

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