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More musical classes for babies and toddlers in the Cotswolds could win national awards

Stroud News and Journal:

5:06pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

TWO local classes for babies and pre-school children have been nominated for a What’s On 4 2015 Junior Award, and could go on to win big in the national finals this June.

Deadline for voting has passed for Customer Service Award 2015 - winner to be revealed in May

Stroud News and Journal: The winners of the Cirencester Business Awards 2014

4:42pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

HUNDREDS of nominations were received for this year's Customer Service Award - and the two successful finalists have now been contacted.

Cirencester snapper Kay Ransom celebrates 10th year in business by hosting her first photography exhibition

Stroud News and Journal:

4:34pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A SNAPPER from Cirencester has celebrated her 10th year in business by hosting her first photography exhibition.

Dance class for toddlers in Cirencester is up for national award

Stroud News and Journal:

5:20pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A BUINESSWOMAN from Wiltshire who holds dance classes for pre-school age children in Cirencester has been nominated in a national awards scheme.

Aviation expert and former RIAT commentator from the Cotswolds wins prestigious award

Stroud News and Journal:

4:05pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN AVIATION expert from the Cotswolds has won a prestigious award.

Take a trip on the Easter Egg-Spress at Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Stroud News and Journal: EGG TRAIL: Businesses. schools and community groups are being asked to design Easter eggs

12:40pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

TAKE a trip on the Easter Egg-Spress at Swindon and Cricklade Railway this weekend.

Young engineering duo from Malmesbury start handmade furniture business in their garage

Stroud News and Journal:

12:14pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A PAIR of young engineers from Malmesbury have started their own handmade furniture business in their garage.

People complain about stacks of rubbish left in Cirencester car park

Stroud News and Journal:

3:32pm Monday 30th March 2015

RUBBISH complaints have been coming in thick and fast this week, as residents question why a skip in a Cirencester car park is always overflowing.

Cotswold vicar who moved from Kempsford to Bibury is loving "wonderful" new home

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Monday 30th March 2015

A VICAR from the Cotswolds who moved from Kempsford to Bibury has said his time so far in his new village has been "wonderful".

Peugeot scratched in Cirencester leisure centre car park - police appeal for information

Stroud News and Journal:

12:52pm Monday 30th March 2015

A CAR was vandalised in Cirencester leisure centre's car park and police are appealing for information.

Pictures: Revellers party hard at Cirencester nightclub in preparation for Easter weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

10:40am Monday 30th March 2015

REVELLERS partied hard at ReVa on Saturday night - as DJ Jammer and Twisted Disco played to a packed nightclub.

Road closed in Malmesbury after car crashes into electric cable pole

Stroud News and Journal:

1:35pm Sunday 29th March 2015

A ROAD has been closed in Malmesbury after a car crashed into an electric cable pole.

"Persistence and lots of sex!" - Cirencester couple's secret to success after 60 years of marriage

Stroud News and Journal:

2:18pm Friday 27th March 2015

AFTER 60 years of happy marriage, George and Nancy Skuse say the secret to their success is persistence, having different interests – and lots of sex.

Prince Charles opens new x-ray machine at Tetbury Hospital

Stroud News and Journal:

2:09pm Friday 27th March 2015

PRINCE Charles opened a new x-ray machine at Tetbury Hospital today.

Helicopter hovering above Cirencester as police hunt for suspected burglars

Stroud News and Journal: AIR SUPPORT: The police helicopter hovers, feeding intelligence to officers on the ground.

1:59pm Friday 27th March 2015

A MAN HUNT is currently underway in Cirencester after a burglary in Tetbury today.

Vulnerable young people to receive support from Gloucestershire County Council

Stroud News and Journal:

12:58pm Friday 27th March 2015

VULNERABLE young people and their families in Gloucestershire will have their lives transformed thanks to the council securing £1.5million in government funding.

Serious sexual assault alleged to have happened in Cheltenham - police appeal for information

Stroud News and Journal:

12:34pm Friday 27th March 2015

A SERIOUS sexual assault is alleged to have happened in Regent Street, Cheltenham between 1am-2am this morning.

Filming begins for short movie after creative Cirencester pair raise thousands to kick-start their dream

Stroud News and Journal:

11:31am Friday 27th March 2015

FILMING has begun for stunning new movie Cold Caller after creative Cirencester duo Phil and George both successfully raised £2,700 in just 30 days.

Keen gardener left crushed after competition plans were rejected by South Cerney flower show

Stroud News and Journal:

10:40am Friday 27th March 2015

A KEEN gardener was left crushed after his plans to introduce a sweet pea competition at this year’s South Cerney flower show were rejected by the organisers.

Criminals smash windows of homes in Siddington and South Cerney

Stroud News and Journal:

3:44pm Thursday 26th March 2015

CRIMINALS have been targeting homes and cars in Siddington and South Cerney recently, and police are appealing for information.

New Bishop of Gloucester announced as Rachel Treweek

Stroud News and Journal:

10:25am Thursday 26th March 2015

THE new Bishop of Gloucester was revealed today as Rachel Treweek, the first female diocesan bishop to be appointed by the Church of England.

Frustrated firms in Cirencester may quit town if parking does not improve

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Thursday 26th March 2015

THERE will be an exodus of independent businesses from Cirencester unless parking is improved in the town centre.

Painting by Cotswold artist receives high praise from Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Stroud News and Journal:

4:51pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A PAINTING by a Cotswold artist has received high praise from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Burglar steals thousands of pounds worth of goods from Cotswold home before smashing through metal gates to get away

Stroud News and Journal:

3:15pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A BURGLAR stole thousands of pounds worth of goods from a Cotswold home before smashing through metal gates to get away.

TV's Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing launches Caddy's Candy Shop at Cirencester College

Stroud News and Journal:

2:59pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

SCREAMING fans lined up outside Cirencester College this afternoon as TV's Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing rocked up to launch a newly-rebranded sweet shop.

UPDATE: Missing man who discharged himself from Gloucester Royal Hospital has been found

Stroud News and Journal:

11:00am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A PATIENT who discharged himself from hospital and was reported as missing has now been found.

Is Cirencester's CCTV up to scratch? Debate breaks out between Cotswold MP and town council

Stroud News and Journal: CCTV camera (12237819)

5:27pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

A DEBATE has broken out between the MP for the Cotswolds and Cirencester Town Council over whether the CCTV in the town is up to scratch.

Water from ancient source at Chedworth Roman Villa has been used to create unique new ale

Stroud News and Journal:

5:02pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

WATER from an ancient source at popular Cotswold attraction Chedworth Roman Villa has been used to create a unique new ale.

Lechlade Duck Race set to return this May bank holiday

Stroud News and Journal:

12:18pm Tuesday 24th March 2015

A TOTAL of 6,000 plastic ducks will be released into the River Thames in Lechlade this May bank holiday to launch the second annual duck race.

Sunny skies at the North Cerney School spring fair

Stroud News and Journal:

11:16am Tuesday 24th March 2015

CHILDREN and teachers from North Cerney Primary School enjoyed blue skies and warm weather for its first spring fair on the weekend.

TV star Adam Henson cuts the ribbon to Bourton-on-the-Water's new community centre

Stroud News and Journal:

11:13am Tuesday 24th March 2015

TV star Adam Henson proudly cut the ribbon to Bourton-on-the-Water's new community centre on the weekend.

Questions raised over effectiveness of CCTV in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: Ammanford Town Council has agreed to spend £13,000 installing CCTV cameras in the park

10:42am Tuesday 24th March 2015

QUESTIONS have been raised over the effectiveness of CCTV in Cirencester, after three young people were arrested for firing an air rifle out of a window last year.

Pictures: a busy night out at Seventeen Black in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

9:58am Tuesday 24th March 2015

DJ CURLY entertained the cool, calm and collected at Seventeen Black on Saturday.

Flasher exposes himself and shouts abuse at woman near Bourton-on-the-Water Primary School

Stroud News and Journal:

10:34am Monday 23rd March 2015

A FLASHER exposed himself to a woman near a school in Bourton-on-the-Water and shouted abuse at her. Police are now appealing for information.

Long delays on A417 due to car fire near Air Balloon roundabout

Stroud News and Journal: Traffic at the Air Balloon roundabout near Birdlip

9:17am Monday 23rd March 2015

A CAR fire near the Air Balloon roundabout on the A417 is set to cause long delays this morning.

Cirencester man Adrian Rickett brutally attacked girlfriend in jealous rage

Stroud News and Journal: Cheltenham Magistrates' Court (13811499)

4:54pm Friday 20th March 2015

JEALOUS Adrian Rickett brutally attacked his girlfriend, inflicting a broken nose and two black eyes, and threatened her with a knife.

Solicitor from Cirencester raises £700 for Gloucestershire Young Carers charity

Stroud News and Journal:

8:07am Friday 20th March 2015

A YOUNG solicitor from Cirencester raised £700 for a local young carers group after taking part in Bath Half Marathon.

Cotswold building to be turned into Aladdin's Cave for special open day

Stroud News and Journal:

7:33am Friday 20th March 2015

AN EVENTS company is turning a Cotswold business village into a stunning Aladdin's cave on Thursday next week, as part of its first public open day.

Fairford charity gearing up for its big fundraising event of the year

Stroud News and Journal:

3:12pm Thursday 19th March 2015

A CHARITY in Fairford is gearing up for its big fundraising event of the year.

BBC Countryfile star Ellie Harrison has purchased the last Cirencester March Hare model for £1,200

Stroud News and Journal:

2:52pm Thursday 19th March 2015

TV STAR and new president of the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Ellie Harrison has bought the very last Cirencester March Hare model for £1,200 at a special charity dinner earlier this month.

What are the benefits of being an apprentice? The Standard speaks to six young people from Cirencester College

Stroud News and Journal:

2:22pm Thursday 19th March 2015

With students and employers celebrating National Apprenticeship Week earlier this month, the Standard met six Cirencester students who are making the most of their on-the-job training.

Prince William spotted at Gloucestershire Airport

Stroud News and Journal:

11:36am Thursday 19th March 2015

A ROYAL visitor touched down at Gloucestershire Airport this morning.

Traders rush to secure a spot at Britain’s biggest one-day agricultural show in Moreton-in-Marsh

Stroud News and Journal:

11:24am Thursday 19th March 2015

A BOOM in the interest of food and farming has proved a big success for the Moreton-in-Marsh Show in the Cotswolds this year.

New Mountain Warehouse store to open at Dobbies Garden Centre in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

8:18am Thursday 19th March 2015

A NEW outdoor retailer will be opening a shop in Dobbies Garden Centre in Cirencester.

Missing Cirencester teenager Candy Royle has been found

Stroud News and Journal:

9:11pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

MISSING teenager Candy Royle from Cirencester has been found safe.

Police 'extremely concerned' about missing Cirencester teenager Candy Royle

Stroud News and Journal:

7:05pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing teenager from Cirencester.

Which bird do you think should be made National Bird of Britain?

Stroud News and Journal:

11:13am Wednesday 18th March 2015

WHICH bird should be chosen as the National Bird of Britain? One staff member at a Cotswold school appeared on BBC One to gives his views.

Live music event to be held at Cirencester pub this Easter to drum up support for local Phoenix Festival

Stroud News and Journal:

9:39am Wednesday 18th March 2015

SINGERS and bands local to the Cotswolds will come together next month to create a mini musical event in support of this year's Phoenix Festival 2015.

Cirencester supermarket to launch its first ever Easter egg hunt

Stroud News and Journal: EGG TRAIL: Businesses. schools and community groups are being asked to design Easter eggs

8:55am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A SUPERMARKET in Cirencester is launching its first Easter egg hunt at the end of this month, and staff members are inviting everyone to get involved.

Burglars break into Northleach home and steal jewellery

Stroud News and Journal:

7:51am Wednesday 18th March 2015

BURGLARS broke into a Northleach home on Saturday evening and stole jewellery, and people are urged to make sure their propery is well lit when they go out.

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