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Suspected dognapping on Minchinhampton Common near Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

4:03pm Friday 28th November 2014

IN A CASE of suspected dognapping, two men have been allegedly spotted putting dogs on a lead and taking them to a van on Minchinhampton Common near Stroud.

Cirencester dad avoids prison after repeatedly groping girl and buying her a sex toy for 14th birthday

Stroud News and Journal:

11:39am Friday 28th November 2014

A FATHER who repeatedly groped a teenage girl and bought her a sex toy for her 14th birthday has avoided prison.

Plans made for next year's Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford

Stroud News and Journal: Hurry to make most of RIAT’s earlybird ticket offer

12:25pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A SPECIAL commemorative flypast marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be among the highlights of next summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford.

Man steals woman's bank cards from shopping trolley while asking for directions outside Cirencester Lidl

Stroud News and Journal:

12:23pm Thursday 27th November 2014

POLICE are urging the public to be on their guard following a distraction theft outside Lidl in Cirencester.

Gloucestershire police call Operation Themis a success thanks to officers and local people working together

Stroud News and Journal: Stop the badger cull

10:55am Friday 21st November 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police are regarding Operation Themis, the force's response to this year's badger cull, as a success as a result of officers and local people working together in the cull zones.

Elderly man threatened with plastic gun during Moreton-in-Marsh burglary

Stroud News and Journal:

9:56am Friday 21st November 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after an elderly man was threatened with a plastic gun during a burglary near Moreton-in-Marsh.

M5 near Gloucester closed this morning due to diesel spill - road now open

Stroud News and Journal:

7:26am Friday 21st November 2014

A STRETCH of the M5 was closed near Gloucester earlier this morning due to a diesel spill.

Simon Godfrey facing prison for assaulting girlfriend in their Cirencester home

Stroud News and Journal:

12:33pm Thursday 20th November 2014

A 21-YEAR-OLD could be jailed for assaulting his girlfriend in their Cirencester home while allegedly in possession of a knife.

Man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Royal Wootton Bassett

Stroud News and Journal: police accident

7:52am Thursday 20th November 2014

A MAN is in hospital with life-threatening injruries after a serious crash  with a car in Royal Wootton Bassett yesterday.

Student in Cheltenham arrested for driving while drunk

Stroud News and Journal:

7:40am Thursday 20th November 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD student from Cheltenham was stopped by police this morning for driving too fast and for driving while drunk.

Missing Cheltenham sisters found safe and well

Stroud News and Journal:

7:27am Thursday 20th November 2014

MISSING Cheltenham sisters Beatrice and Eliza Stenczel have been found safe and well.

Former Mayor of Malmesbury Edwin John Wakefield dies aged 89

Stroud News and Journal:

12:30pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

EDWIN John Wakefield who was twice Mayor of Malmesbury, and presided over the town’s 1,100th anniversary celebrations, died on November 5 at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon at the age of 89.

More people urged to get behind A417 Loop campaign in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: One of the campaign's signs on the single carriageway, or 'missing loop' of the A417(4763023)

11:30am Wednesday 19th November 2014

MORE people are being urged to get behind a campaign to convince the government that the A417 loop is the only option to fix the 'missing link' blackspot.

Wiltshire firefighters urge people to be careful when using candles in the home

Stroud News and Journal:

8:05am Wednesday 19th November 2014

THIS week is national Candle Fire Safety Week and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding everyone about the importance of taking extra care when using candles.

Gloucestershire gets set to take a stand against domestic abuse and sexual violence

Stroud News and Journal: TELL SOMEONE: Domestic abuse victim

7:29am Wednesday 19th November 2014

PEOPLE from across the county will be joining forces for 16 days of action against domestic abuse and sexual violence between November 25 and December 10.

Wiltshire and Swindon Combined Fire Authority vote yes to pairing up with Dorset service

Stroud News and Journal: A Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine at the scene

8:07am Tuesday 18th November 2014

MEMBERS of Wiltshire and Swindon Combined Fire Authority have unanimously voted in favour of combining with neighbouring county Dorset.

Campaign launched by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue for National Road Safety Week

Stroud News and Journal: ROAD SAFETY: Hurworth parish councillors would like to see a school road turned into a 20mph zone

7:35am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A CAMPAIGN to get road users to look out for each other has been launched by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Scene where child was dragged into a car in Quedgeley could have been a misunderstanding

Stroud News and Journal:

12:40pm Monday 17th November 2014

A MAN has come forward to speak to Gloucestershire Police following their appeal for him to make contact, after he called them from a phone box claiming that he saw a child being dragged into a car.

Lorry crash on Dursley to Tetbury road causes hold-ups

Stroud News and Journal:

12:29pm Monday 17th November 2014

A LORRY skidded off the road and knocked down a tree earlier this morning - causing hold-ups.

UPDATE: Police investigating after thieves smash hole in the wall of Moreton shop and steal ATM

Stroud News and Journal:

11:42am Monday 17th November 2014

POLICE are investigating after a huge vehicle smashed into the side of a shop in Moreton-in-Marsh this morning and thieves stole a cash machine.

UPDATE: Man killed in Melksham crash named as 19-year-old Max George Lewis

Stroud News and Journal:

10:46am Monday 17th November 2014

WILTSHIRE police have named the 19-year-old man who died in a crash in Melksham on Saturday as Max George Lewis.

Police trying to trace two drivers after one man killed and another critically injured in Melksham crash

Stroud News and Journal:

7:46am Monday 17th November 2014

A MAN was killed and another critically injured after a crash near Melksham on Saturday.

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service attend car fire near Stroud

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

7:26am Monday 17th November 2014

FIRE crews attended a car fire near Stroud on Friday.

Cash machine stolen in Moreton-in-Marsh raid last night

Stroud News and Journal:

7:19am Monday 17th November 2014

AN ATM cash machine was stolen in a raid at Moreton in Marsh last night.

CCTV image released after elderly couple threatened with a knife at their home in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

5:12pm Sunday 16th November 2014

POLICE investigating a burglary at a house in Cheltenham where an elderly couple were threatened with a knife have released CCTV images of a woman that they would like to speak to.

Distressed and intoxicated man spotted in Moreton-in-Marsh is urged to contact Gloucestershire Police

Stroud News and Journal:

4:35pm Sunday 16th November 2014

A MAN was found in a distressed and intoxicated state in Moreton-in-Marsh yesterday evening and police are urging him to come forward.

Two people killed after crash near Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

4:23pm Sunday 16th November 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after two people were killed following a crash near Stroud yesterday.

Crews congratulated after battling large blaze in Tewkesbury

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

3:55pm Friday 14th November 2014

CREWS were congratulated after battling a large scale blaze throughout the night in Tewkesbury yesterday.

Personal assistant Kim Roberts admits stealing antiques and art including a Picasso from Cirencester's Dowager Countess Bathurst

Stroud News and Journal:

2:08pm Friday 14th November 2014

PERSONAL assistant Kim Roberts has admitted stealing antiques and art, including a Picasso sketch, from Dowager Countess Bathurst's Cirencester home while working for her.

Fairford teenager to stand trial accused of serious assault on woman in Swindon

Stroud News and Journal:

1:14pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

TEENAGER Phillip Highlands will face trial accused of carrying out a serious assault on a woman.

Stroud schoolboy cleared of raping 12-year-old girl

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

4:05pm Friday 7th November 2014

A STROUD schoolboy accused of raping a 12 year old girl in a cemetery was cleared by a jury at Gloucester crown court today, Friday.

COMMENT: New cinema is just what Cirencester needs

Stroud News and Journal: Letter: Everyone loves a takeaway

9:00am Sunday 9th November 2014

THE news that Cirencester is to have a boutique cinema operator is terrific.

Man accused of having a samurai sword during alleged affray in Kempsford

Stroud News and Journal:

2:22pm Friday 7th November 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD man accused of having a samurai sword during an alleged affray in the Kemspford will stand trial.

Cirencester dad avoids prison after admitting dealing cannabis and amphetamines in the town

Stroud News and Journal:

10:22am Friday 7th November 2014

FORMER drug dealer David Burgess has avoided prison after admitting supplying cannabis and amphetamines in Cirencester.

Police appeal for witnesses after man seen chasing 11-year-old girl in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

8:05am Friday 7th November 2014

POLICE in Gloucester are appealing for information about two suspicious incidents which happened yesterday. 

Gloucestershire Police 101 non-emergency number is currently down

Stroud News and Journal:

4:11pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police's 101 service for non-emergency incidents is currently experiencing a technical fault that means people will not be able to get through.

Female bartender tied up and threatened at pub near Stroud by offenders wearing scary Halloween masks

Stroud News and Journal: police

5:04pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

A WOMAN working at a pub near Stroud was assaulted by two offenders wearing 'Scream' style Halloween masks last night.

Man arrested in connection with Cheltenham stabbing

Stroud News and Journal:

9:47am Tuesday 4th November 2014

A MAN was arrested in connection with a stabbing in St Paul's, Cheltenham overnight.

Burglars smash their way into Gloucester home

Stroud News and Journal:

5:09pm Monday 3rd November 2014

THREE men wearing balaclavas smashed their way into a Gloucester House on Saturday, while the occupant was still inside.

Police appeal for witnesses after Cheltenham man is punched in the head

Stroud News and Journal:

12:07pm Monday 3rd November 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a Cheltenham man was punched in the head.

Police arrest two men on suspicion of robbery in connection with Bourton-on-the-Water hammer raids

Stroud News and Journal:

2:16pm Saturday 1st November 2014

POLICE have arrested two men on suspicion of robbery in connection with a series of hammer raids in Gloucestershire.

Countywide warning after Forest of Dean smoker died when her mattress caught fire

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

5:04pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A COUNTYWIDE warning has been issued by a coroner today after a reclusive, bedridden Forest of Dean smoker died when her air mattress caught fire and the electric pump fanned the flames.

Shop keeper in Cheltenham threatened by burglar with a knife

Stroud News and Journal:

2:43pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A SHOP keeper from Cheltenham has been burgled after a man threatened him with a knife.

UPDATE: Body found in burning car on Rodborough Common - death is not suspicious

Stroud News and Journal: police

11:59am Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE investigating the discovery of a body in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud yesterday are now treating the cause of death as non-suspicious.

Man charged with attempted sexual assault in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

9:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MAN has been arrested and charged in connection with an attempted sexual assault in Cheltenham in August.

Man punched in the face at Cirencester wine bar

Stroud News and Journal:

4:08pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN was punched in the face at a Cirencester wine bar and police officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

UPDATE: Body found in burning car on Rodborough Common - Circumstances of death still unknown

Stroud News and Journal:

3:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

OFFICERS investigating the death of a man in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud this morning are currently treating the circumstances of his death as unknown.

Footballer accused of assaulting two rivals at Tetbury match gets 'severe ticking off'

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

10:27am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A FOOTBALLER accused of assaulting two rivals during a match in Tetbury has accepted a formal police caution and will not have to stand jury trial.

MORE: Explosive round-up of fireworks nights in the Cotswolds and North Wiltshire

Stroud News and Journal:

9:50am Tuesday 4th November 2014

FIREWORKS night is just around the corner and to mark the event, we have gathered together a list of the most explosive events we could find across the Cotswolds and North Wiltshire.

Woman charged with murder of 66-year-old Coleford man

Stroud News and Journal:

9:31am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WOMAN has been charged with the murder of a 66-year-old man in the Forest of Dean.

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