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Mitsubishi Motors sign up as first sponsors of Cirencester Hare Festival 2015

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Saturday 25th April 2015

CAR giant Mitsubishi Motors have leapt up to be the first sponsor of the Cirencester Hare Festival 2015.

Crash in Cirencester sees one driver flee the scene leaving other woman with £1,500 of car damage

Stroud News and Journal:

12:52pm Friday 24th April 2015

A FRUSTRATED woman who was involved in a car crash in Cirencester, where the other driver did not stop, has come forward to the Standard with more information.

New DIY store Wickes to officially open in Cirencester this weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

11:33am Friday 24th April 2015

NEW DIY and home improvement store Wickes will be opening tomorrow (Saturday) in Cirencester's Love Lane industrial estate.

Grandfather from Bourton is the first person the media turn to when an aviation expert is needed

Stroud News and Journal:

10:19am Friday 24th April 2015

AVIATION expert Sean Maffett has lived in the quaint and quiet village of Bourton-on-the-Water for 28 years.

Cotswold Hustings tonight in Cirencester - join in with the debate!

Stroud News and Journal:

4:58pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

LIVE updates from tonight's hustings in Cirencester as all five Cotswold parliamentary candidates come together to answer questions in time for this year's election.

Get involved with lively Question Time-style debate in Cirencester tonight

Stroud News and Journal:

12:01pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

GET involved with a Question Time-style debate tonight as all five Cotswold parliamentary candidates come together in Cirencester to answer questions in time for this year's election.

Good Samaritan from Cirencester to set up a project for depression and self-harm sufferers

Stroud News and Journal:

11:36am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A GOOD Samaritan from Cirencester is setting up a project for people who suffer from mental health problems, depression and self-harm.

Disappointment as plans to turn beloved Cirencester Humpty Dumps into village green are rejected

Stroud News and Journal:

10:27am Thursday 23rd April 2015

PEOPLE of Cirencester desperate to save a beloved piece of green space from developers were left desperately disappointed yesterday as their plans to make it a village green were rejected.

What do you think when you hear the word 'hypnotising'? Cirencester Hypnotherapy centre explains all

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Thursday 23rd April 2015

WHAT do you think when you hear the word ‘hypnotising’? Lying on a chaise lounge while somebody swings a gold watch in front of your face, gradually putting you under a spell?

Have you ever thought about adoption? Open day in Cirencester this weekend

Stroud News and Journal: ADOPT A CHILD CAMPAIGN: The adoption process explained

9:48am Thursday 23rd April 2015

FIND out more about adoption at an open day in Cirencester this Saturday.

Elderly man trapped inside car after crash in Cirencester

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

12:04pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

FIREFIGHTERS raced to the scene of a crash in Cirencester on Monday after an elderly man was reported to be trapped in his car.

Cirencester podcast duo celebrate second anniversary with night of live entertainment

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

A PODCAST duo in Cirencester celebrated its second anniversary earlier this month and held a huge music and entertainment night to celebrate.

Cirencester Stroke Club overjoyed to receive £674 donation through Waitrose scheme

Stroud News and Journal:

4:35pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

MEMBERS of Cirencester Stroke Club were overjoyed to receive £674 through a scheme put in place by supermarket Waitrose.

Moreton Show is on the look-out for farmers of the future

Stroud News and Journal:

4:10pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

MORETON Show is on the look-out for the farmers of the future as it prepares for this year's country event in September.

Hundreds attend public rally about future of doctors' surgery in Stow-on-the-Wold

Stroud News and Journal:

3:10pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

HUNDREDS of angry Stow residents turned up at a public rally on the weekend, armed with placards and determined to get answers about the future of the town's doctors' surgery.

Woman fails to stop her car after crash with elderly motorist in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:33am Tuesday 21st April 2015

A WOMAN failed to stop after crashing with another car in Cirencester last night, and police are appealing for information.

Pictures: Hen party fun at Cirencester's ReVa nightclub as women turn up dressed as Britney Spears

Stroud News and Journal:

1:25pm Monday 20th April 2015

REVELLERS partied the night away at ReVa nightclub in Cirencester on the weekend.

Women don war paint in preparation for Race for Life 2015 in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

1:05pm Monday 20th April 2015

WOMEN from Cirencester smeared on their war paint and uttered their loudest battle cry on the weekend, as they prepared to sign up for this year's Race for Life.

Free fitness club in Cirencester encourages people to get active in time for summer

Stroud News and Journal:

11:10am Monday 20th April 2015

A FREE exercise club is held in Cirencester every Wednesday to encourage people of all ages to get fit and healthy in time for the summer.

Public meeting on the future of Stow Surgery to be held this weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

12:56pm Friday 17th April 2015

A PUBLIC meeting on the future of Stow Surgery will be held in the town centre tomorrow at 12 noon.

Animal rescuers to keep close eye on lone swan after his mate was killed in Cirencester's Abbey Grounds

Stroud News and Journal:

11:07am Friday 17th April 2015

A LONE male swan whose mate was attacked and killed in Cirencester, just before the pair were about to become parents, will be kept under close watch by animal rescuers.

Three Cotswold tourist attractions shortlisted for national VisitEngland awards for excellence

Stroud News and Journal: A picture of a dog and its owner from a previous Cotswold Wildlife Park Scruffs Dog Show

8:58am Friday 17th April 2015

A TOTAL of three Cotswolds Tourism award winners have been short-listed as finalists at the prestigious national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015.

Cirencester firm Money.co.uk is recognised in The Sunday Times as one of fastest-growing in UK

Stroud News and Journal:

8:36am Friday 17th April 2015

A MONEY comparison company in Cirencester is celebrating after the business achieved recognition in the Sunday Times Fast Track as one of the fastest-growing firms in the UK.

Council say yes to 19 new homes in Lechlade as long as flooding requirements are met

Stroud News and Journal:

8:03am Friday 17th April 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 19 homes in Lechlade have been given the green light by Cotswold District Council (CDC) – as long as adequate flooding requirements are met.

Which Cotswold eateries have recently been awarded the highest food hygiene score?

Stroud News and Journal:

7:14am Friday 17th April 2015

HOTELS, restaurants and cafes in the Cotswolds are celebrating after being awarded the highest rating for food hygiene.

New website for Gloucestershire police allows people to easily report crimes online

Stroud News and Journal:

3:09pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A NEW website has been launched for Gloucestershire Constabulary, allowing people to report crimes and incidents online in a user-friendly way.

Could your dog or cat be Britain's next top model? Cirencester Pets at Home on the hunt for talent

Stroud News and Journal: SEEKING LICENCE: Pets at Home at the Arnison Centre, Durham, where restaurant chain Frankie and Benny's has applied to have a drinks licence. Picture: TOM BANKS

11:46am Thursday 16th April 2015

PETS at Home Cirencester is searching for local pets to model for a new campaign which will feature in stores up and down the country.

Dobbies Garden Centre in Cirencester will celebrate 150th year in business with epic cycle ride

Stroud News and Journal:

9:37am Thursday 16th April 2015

A GARDEN centre in Cirencester will be celebrating the company's 150th anniversary in June, with a 58 mile cycle ride between all the UK’s stores.

Hot weather for the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire - but temperatures will go down during the next few days

Stroud News and Journal:

10:59am Wednesday 15th April 2015

TEMPERATURES will reach 21 degrees today as the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire see what is most likely the hottest day of the year so far.

UPDATE: Water is now returning to areas of Cirencester after burst pipe causes wave of panic

Stroud News and Journal:

10:41am Wednesday 15th April 2015

WATER is now returning to many areas of Cirencester, after a burst pipe left many worried that they would not be able to go to work or take their children to school this morning.

Notorious accident blackspot in Cirencester - the Preston Tollbar - will be turned into a roundabout this summer

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

AN ACCIDENT blackspot close to Cirencester will be gone for good by the end of July, as developers plan to turn the Preston Tollbar into a roundabout.

Cirencester crime victim Tony Curry thanks Standard readers for incredible fundraising efforts

Stroud News and Journal:

6:30am Thursday 16th April 2015

A VOLUNTEER from Cirencester who takes pride in keeping the town looking good was amazed this week to discover that strangers had raised more than £1,200 for him after he was the victim of a theft.

Cotswolds election 2015: 'UKIP's time has come' says hopeful candidate Chris Harlow

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Thursday 16th April 2015

IN THE run up to the general election, the Standard is interviewing each of the candidates in the race to be the next MP for the Cotswolds. This week, reporter Megan Archer met UKIP's Chris Harlow.

Children in Gloucestershire starting school in September will find out where they are going this week

Stroud News and Journal: Applications for primary and secondary school places can be submitted starting next Tuesday.

8:27am Wednesday 15th April 2015

CHILDREN in Gloucestershire starting school for the first time in September will find out where they are going on Thursday.

People are without water in Cirencester after large mains burst in the town centre

Stroud News and Journal:

7:40am Wednesday 15th April 2015

PEOPLE in Cirencester are without water this morning after a large mains burst near Cirencester Park.

Lechlade Music Festival promises to be an 'unmissable' event

Stroud News and Journal: The crowd at Lechlade Music Festival 2013 enjoying a performance by Charlie Baxter (1332299)

7:25am Wednesday 15th April 2015

ORGANISERS of this year's Lechlade Festival have promised it will be an "unmissable" event and people are urged to secure their tickets as soon as they can.

'Lovely' send-off for elderly Mary Day from Cirencester who died at Christmas in a house fire

Stroud News and Journal:

2:45pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

AN ELDERLY woman from Cirencester who died with no living family received a "lovely" send-off on Monday - as old friends, neighbours, and former colleagues came together to pay their respects.

Council refuse plans for new doctors' surgery on Stow Horse Fair field

Stroud News and Journal:

10:16am Tuesday 14th April 2015

PLANS for a new doctors surgery in Stow-on-the-Wold have been refused, despite claims that the current surgery is so overcrowded flu shots are given in a Tesco car park.

10 things you only get if you live in the Cotswolds - according to Good Housekeeping magazine

Stroud News and Journal: Vintage tractors were on show.

9:09am Tuesday 14th April 2015

10 things you only get if you live in the Cotswolds - according to Good Housekeeping magazine...

Everyone welcome to attend Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool meeting

Stroud News and Journal: Summer season starts today for Cirencester Open Air Pool

8:43am Tuesday 14th April 2015

CIRENCESTER Open Air Swimming Pool committee will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Friday (April 17).

'Fantastic achievement' - The Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water receives 'Oustanding' Ofsted report

Stroud News and Journal:

7:56am Tuesday 14th April 2015

STUDENTS and staff from The Cotswold School are rejoicing - as this week they discovered they had achieved the highest accolade possible from Ofsted:  Outstanding across all categories.

Sign up to this year's Race for Life in Cirencester during special event this weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

12:17pm Monday 13th April 2015

WOMEN from Cirencester are being urged to join the fight against cancer by signing up to this year's Race for Life.

Woman collapses while dining out at Pizza Express in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:17am Monday 13th April 2015

PARAMEDICS rushed to a Cirencester restaurant on the weekend as a woman collapsed while eating her dinner.

UPDATE: Rare black sheep that went missing from a Sapperton field near Cirencester have been found

Stroud News and Journal:

9:56am Monday 13th April 2015

RARE sheep that went missing from a field near Sapperton on Friday have been found.

Weather: Clouds make way for sun in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire

Stroud News and Journal: blue sky.jpg

7:29am Monday 13th April 2015

IT WILL be a rather cloudy to start this morning in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire.

Funeral to be held today for elderly Mary Day from Cirencester who died in a house fire at Christmas

Stroud News and Journal:

7:23am Monday 13th April 2015

THE funeral of Mary Day from Cirencester who died in a house fire just after Christmas last year will be held today at 2pm.

More than £1,200 raised for Cirencester volunteer Tony Curry in just two days

Stroud News and Journal:

9:42pm Sunday 12th April 2015

MORE than £1,200 has been collected for a Cirencester grandfather in only two days - as locals teamed up to raise enough money for him to replace his stolen trailer.

Police called to burglary in Poulton near Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:44am Saturday 11th April 2015

POLICE were called to a burglary in Poulton, near Cirencester in the early hours of this morning.

Special appearance from Rolls-Royce Spitfire announced for this year's Cotswold Show

Stroud News and Journal: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3173541

4:00pm Sunday 12th April 2015

ORGANISERS of The Cotswold Show have announced an exciting new addition to this year's event.

Total of 20 rare, black sheep, all heavily pregnant, go missing from field in Sapperton near Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

4:17pm Friday 10th April 2015

RARE sheep, all due to give birth in a few days, have disappeared from a field in Sapperton, near Cirencester.

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