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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.

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

Stroud News and Journal:

9:58am Wednesday 29th October 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.

Body found in burning car on Rodborough Common in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

9:11am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A BODY has been discovered in a burning car on Rodborough Common in Stroud early this morning.

Man fined £1,000 for dumping rubbish and toys in a Fairford ditch

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

5:20pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A MEMBER of the RAF has been fined more than £1,000 for dumping cardboard, toys and rubbish in a ditch in Fairford.

Fairford men deny stealing industrial skips

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

3:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men from Dudgrove, near Fairford, have denied stealing industrial skips and are to be tried at Gloucester crown court in the New Year.

Young people urged to register to vote for next year's elections

Stroud News and Journal: Everything you need to know about voting in St Albans today

5:04pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YOUNG people across the Cotswolds are being urged to ensure that their names are on the voting register so that they can vote at next year’s local and national elections.

People urged to take extra care with open fires following death of Blunsdon woman

Stroud News and Journal: FIRE TALK: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has assured county councillors that a move to Bridgend would have "no impact" on the use of Welsh.

10:12am Wednesday 15th October 2014

PEOPLE are being reminded to take extra care with open fires, following the death of a woman last week.

Wine and spirits stolen from Coleford pub

Stroud News and Journal:

6:14pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for this man or anyone who might know him to come forward to help with enquiries after a burglary at a pub in Coleford.

Plans to change electoral wards in the Cotswolds published this week

Stroud News and Journal:

5:49pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

PLANS to change the electoral wards in the Cotswolds have been published this week with local feedback contributing to many of the recommendations.

FREE fruit and veg for Standard readers this week

Stroud News and Journal:

4:21pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TESCO Extra is giving away £5 worth of fruit, vegetables or salad items exclusively to Wilts and Glos Standard readers.

Bourton hotel chef admits shooting another man with air rifle

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

5:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

A BOURTON hotel chef has admitted shooting another man with an air rifle.

Prize-winning dressage horse shot in the face

Stroud News and Journal:

2:55pm Monday 13th October 2014

A HORSE was shot in the face last week in what police believe was a poaching related incident near Marlborough, Wiltshire.

Man who died in A417 crash was from Newent

Stroud News and Journal:

2:47pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN who died last week after a crash on the A417 was aged 69 and from Newent.

Police on the hunt for Cheltenham man who flashed at 12-year-old girl

Stroud News and Journal:

1:00pm Saturday 11th October 2014

TWO young girls were approached separately by a man in Cheltenham last week and police are appealing for information.

NHS staff to strike this Monday

Stroud News and Journal:

3:12pm Friday 10th October 2014

GMB members in the NHS will be striking on Monday, October 13 between 7-11am in a pay dispute.

UPDATE: Man dies at the scene of A417 crash near Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

10:49am Friday 10th October 2014

A MAN who was trapped in the two vehicle crash on the A417 near Duntisbourne Abbots this morning has died.

Carriageway between Air Balloon roundabout and Cirencester closed following collision

Stroud News and Journal:

9:06am Friday 10th October 2014

TWO vehicles have been involved in a collision on the A417 southbound by the BP garage/service station, near to the Duntisbourne Abbots turning at around 530am today.

Thief snatches wallet from the hands of elderly man at Cheltenham bus stop

Stroud News and Journal:

2:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

AN E-FIT of a man who snatched a wallet from an 85-year-old man at a bus stop in Cheltenham has been released.

Man found dead at Cirencester home is named as local sportsman Paul Rowley

Stroud News and Journal:

4:47pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

WELL-KNOWN local sportsman Paul Rowley was found dead at his house in Cirencester last Tuesday.

Woman who died in Northleach crash is named as Bronwen Ramsay from Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal:

4:26pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE Tetbury victim of a fatal road crash has been named as Bronwen Ramsay.

Pensioner dies after crash with lorry near Cotswold Farm Park

Stroud News and Journal: police accident

4:09pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A 76-YEAR-OLD man has died after his van collided with a lorry near Cotswold Farm Park.

Police investigate disturbance in Forest of Dean

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

POLICE in The Forest of Dean are appealing for information after a disturbance outside a shop in Mitcheldean.

Callous man befriends Cirencester pensioner before stealing his £20,000 motability car

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

10:31am Friday 3rd October 2014

CALLOUS Richard Hughes, 24, befriended a disabled Cirencester pensioner and then stole his £20,000 Motability car, a court heard yesterday.

Woman convicted of taking part in gunpoint robbery of vulnerable Cirencester teenager

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

9:03am Friday 3rd October 2014

A 19-year-old Swindon woman was convicted yesterday of taking part in the gunpoint robbery of a vulnerable Cirencester teenager who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome.

Inquest: Elderly women killed when their car pulled out in front of speeding lorry on A417

Stroud News and Journal:

3:43pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO elderly ex-RAF servicewomen were killed when their car pulled out in front of a speeding lorry on the A417, an inquest heard today.

Police arrive with stun guns as Cirencester man storms out of partner's home gripping meat cleaver

Stroud News and Journal: webpix court justice

8:56am Thursday 25th September 2014

A 26-year-old Cirencester man stormed out of his partner's home with a meat cleaver in his hand when police turned up to reports of a disturbance, a court heard yesterday.

Update: Find your nearest Macmillan coffee morning!

Stroud News and Journal: WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE – WE NEED YOUR HELP! Erith Riverside Shopping Centre to host its own Macmillan Coffee Morning!

4:38pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE world's biggest coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support is this Friday, September 26 and both businesses and individuals all across Wiltshire and Gloucestershire have proved they are doing their bit for charity.

Fresh appeal into murder of Becky Godden-Edwards

Stroud News and Journal:

2:58pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

POLICE are keen to hear from anyone who may have information about a car linked to the murder of Becky Godden-Edwards.

Witnesses urged to come forward after Swindon sexual attack

Stroud News and Journal:

1:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

WTINESSES are urged to come forward to the police following a serious sexual assault in Swindon.

Do you have questions about the badger cull?

Stroud News and Journal:

10:39am Wednesday 24th September 2014

DO YOU have questions about the police's response to this year's badger cull in Gloucestershire?

Man arrested by Gloucestershire Police in connection with badger cull

Stroud News and Journal:

5:42pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A 30-year-old man from the Bristol area has been arrested on suspicion of common assault by Gloucestershire police officers working under Operation Themis.

Men arrested for diesel fuel theft in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: police

11:21am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THREE men have been charged with theft from a motor vehicle in connection with an incident at a builders supplier in Gloucester.

Man subjected to serious sexual attack in Tewkesbury field

Stroud News and Journal: police

5:36pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN was chased and submitted to a serious sexual assault last Friday night in Tewkesbury.

Devizes man jailed for making indecent images of children

Stroud News and Journal:

3:24pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MAN found guilty of making and distributing indecent images of children has been jailed.

Rare first photo of Marilyn Monroe goes on auction in Wiltshire

Stroud News and Journal:

11:53am Monday 22nd September 2014

A RARE negative from Marilyn Monroe’s first professional photo shoot has gone under the hammer in Wiltshire.

Cash machines tampered with in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

9:27am Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are warning bank customers in the Cotswolds to be on the alert after two cash machines were found to have been tampered with by criminals earlier this week.

Cirencester men arrested on suspicion of dealing Class A drugs

Stroud News and Journal: police

3:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO men from Cirencester were arrested earlier this month on suspicion of conspriracy to supply a Class A drug.

Couples Come Dine With Me is coming to Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

2:13pm Friday 19th September 2014

COUPLES Come Dine With Me is hunting for budding cooks from Cirencester and surrounding areas to take part in the hit Channel 4 TV programme.

Delays as train gets stuck in floodwater at Corsham

Stroud News and Journal:

9:27am Friday 19th September 2014

PASSENGERS were delayed last night and this morning throughout Wiltshire and Gloucestershire as heavy flooding and lightning saw trains evacuated.

Man attacked in Cheltenham by group of teenagers

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

11:09am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN was attacked in Cheltenham by a group of teenagers early yesterday morning.

Students urged to be aware of meningitis symptoms after Swindon college pupil is infected

Stroud News and Journal:

4:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STUDENT at New College in Swindon currently receiving treatment for bacterial meningitis and is now recovering.

Man and woman arrested during drugs operation in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

4:28pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE in Cheltenham have arrested two people during a drugs operation in the town.

Thieves burgle home of disabled Cheltenham couple

Stroud News and Journal: police

2:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

THIEVES broke into the home of a disabled couple and stole expensive items, including a wheelchair.

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