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Pets invited to special breakfast at Cirencester Countrywide

Stroud News and Journal: Jake Eastham (10539708)

11:04am Monday 22nd September 2014

PET owners are invited to bring animals of all shapes and sizes to Countrywide's popular pet event taking place at the Cirencester store this month.

Festival fans wave goodbye to Cirencester's colourful hares

Stroud News and Journal: The hares are all gathered at the King's Head Hotel in Cirencester

11:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POPULAR and much-loved town festival will be coming to an end in just one month's time.

Rock the Cotswolds founder celebrates top Cirencester business award

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN determined to prove that the Cotswolds is not all just red trousers, cute cottages, and hunting dogs, has received an award for bringing out the glitz and glamour in the district.

Cirencester tailor signed up to dress Gloucester Rugby players

Stroud News and Journal: Tom Wharton of Barrington Ayre (left) and Dan Robson of Gloucester Rugby Club. Picture by Shortwork Photography

11:05am Friday 19th September 2014

A TAILOR from Cirencester has been signed up by Gloucester Rugby Club to keep players looking as good off the pitch as they do on it.

Tetbury rejoices at Village of the Year Awards

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TETBURY is rejoicing after being named a winner in the Village of the Year 2014 awards.

Aldi in Cirencester to open its doors next month

Stroud News and Journal:

2:16pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW rival supermarket is set to open in Cirencester in less than one month's time.

Jobs and careers fair at Cirencester hotel

Stroud News and Journal:

9:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

A JOBS and careers fair will be at the King's Head Hotel in Cirencester on September 23.

Cirencester firm shortlisted for record-breaking number of awards

Stroud News and Journal: E-Learning Awards 2014

4:04pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CIRENCESTER e-learning company has been shortlisted for a record-breaking five awards this year.

Calls for lethal Kemble crossroads to be made safer following serious crash

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE are calling for more safety measures to be put in place at a “lethal” junction, following a serious crash near Kemble last week.

Villagers fuming over plans for new shop in South Cerney

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS in South Cerney are up in arms about plans for a new Co-op shop in the village.

Safety concerns raised over bollards in Chesterton following car accident

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SERIOUS accident could be caused by a pair of dark bollards on traffic islands on a busy road in Chesterton, says one Cirencester councillor.

French restaurant urges Cirencester eateries to sign up to charity mission

Stroud News and Journal: Abbey Joe with Le Beaujolais owners Kiean Glynn and Eric Lepine (7229303)

11:38am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CIRENCESTER restaurant is challenging other local eateries to join a special charity mission to raise money this November.

Cirencester pub transforms tired skittle alley into bright new party space

Stroud News and Journal: The Stable Bar at the Golden Cross

12:06pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TIRED old skittle alley at a Cirencester pub has undergone a bright new makeover, transforming into a dynamic new room fit for parties, socialising or even business meetings.

Celebrations as penguin chick born at Bourton's Birdland

Stroud News and Journal: The new penguin chick at Birdland

11:43am Monday 15th September 2014

CELEBRATIONS are underway at Bourton's Birdland as a new king penguin chick is born.

Water meters to be fitted in Cirencester homes

Stroud News and Journal:

10:36am Monday 15th September 2014

A WATER metering programme being rolled out by Thames Water could see around 56 per cent of households in the Cirencester area being fitted with meters by 2020 and 75 per cent by 2030.

Hundreds wave goodbye to President Obama as he leaves RAF Fairford

Stroud News and Journal:

10:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people descended on RAF Faiford this week, hoping to catch a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the President of the USA.

Double Nobel Prize winner from the Cotswolds remembered with special commemoration seat

Stroud News and Journal: A seat has been put up in Syde in memory of Frederick Sanger. Picture by Christopher Fear

5:06pm Friday 5th September 2014

A LATE Nobel Prize winner has been remembered in his Cotswolds hometown, as residents arrange to put a seat in the village.

Villagers in Ewen welcome new defibrillator

Stroud News and Journal:

3:25pm Friday 5th September 2014

VILLAGERS in Ewen were pleased to announce that a new defibrillator has been installed in Ewen.

Photographer captures the hearts of Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: Photographer Kay Ransom (9718851)

12:05pm Friday 5th September 2014

A COTSWOLD photographer has captured the hearts of the local community with her creative talent and hard work to promote other people.

Cirencester celebrates as Churn Project officially opens new charity building

Stroud News and Journal:

5:03pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CHAMPAGNE flowed at the recent opening of a newly expanded charity in Cirencester.

Diamonds hidden around Cheltenham for luxury treasure hunt

Stroud News and Journal:

3:07pm Thursday 4th September 2014

DIAMONDS worth £10,000 will be hidden around Cheltenham this month for lucky finders as part of a charity challenge.

Fairford pub celebrates opening of new garden space

Stroud News and Journal: Ian and Liz Summers with their new garden bull

3:04pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A FAIRFORD pub is undergoing a series of smart new looks, with the garden being the first to be given a fresh makeover.

UPDATED: President Obama has landed at RAF Fairford

Stroud News and Journal:

3:29pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

US President Barack Obama landed at RAF Fairford just before 7pm tonight ahead of the NATO summit in Newport.

Closure of Stow youth hostel is put off until next year

12:25pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE closure of a youth hostel in Stow-on-the-Wold has been delayed until next year.

All aboard for Northleach Steam and Vintage Show this weekend

Stroud News and Journal: FULL STEAM AHEAD: Northleach Steam and Vintage Show is returning on September 6 and 7.

2:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

NORTHLEACH Steam and Vintage Show is set to be even bigger than last year, with more steam engines, more than 40 stalls and a huge variety of food.

Free parking in the Cotswolds planned for next year

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

FREE parking could finally come to the Cotswolds next year in a pilot scheme to be launched by the council.

New Cirencester support group for mums suffering from post-natal depression

Stroud News and Journal:

10:57am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A NEW support group for women suffering from post natal despression has been set up in Cirencester, with sessions beginning this month.

Mobile phone signal down for six weeks in Lechlade as Vodafone try to repair faulty mast

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

LECHLADE mobile phone users have been cut off from the rest of the world for the past few weeks as Vodafone struggles to repair a faulty mast.

President Obama rumoured to fly into RAF Fairford tonight

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PRESIDENT Obama is rumoured to be landing at RAF Fairford tonight, before attending the NATO summit in Wales.

Team aim to raise £12,000 for charity in memory of Siddington grandmother

Stroud News and Journal:

6:03am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A BUTCHER from Cirencester will be donning his running gear this month to raise £12,000 for a cancer charity, in memory of a popular grandmother.

Railway redoubling is finally complete

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

5:02pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE redoubling of the Stroud-Swindon railway line has finally finished, after funding was first secured three years ago.

Robotic milker launched at special farm event in Bourton

Stroud News and Journal: Cutting the ribbon at the launch event: (L:R) Roger Mortlock, CEO Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, Helen Browning, CEO Soil Association and Simon Weaver of Simon Weaver Organic Cheeses.

3:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BOURTON farm has celebrated 6,000 years of wildlife, people, food and farming with the launch of a new and innovative robotic milker.

Budding Cotswold writer is shortlisted in top poetry competition

Stroud News and Journal: Take up the issue

11:33am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A BUDDING Cotswolds writer has been chosen out of 6,000 entries as a finalist in a country-wide poetry competition.

NATO convoy spotted travelling through Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal:

3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE convoy, linked to the NATO summit in Cardiff, has been spotted travelling through the Cotswolds today.

Moreton town clerk steps down

2:25pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE town clerk of Moreton Town Council has stepped down after 10 years in office to pursue other interests.

Man arrested at Phoenix Festival for carrying Class A drugs

Stroud News and Journal: police

12:35pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN was arrested at the Phoenix Festival on the weekend for carrying Class A drugs into the family-friendly event.

Cirencester gets ready for number one festival

6:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CIRENCESTER is bracing itself for another smash hit festival this weekend.

Poulton villagers moved at powerful commemoration service

10:02am Sunday 24th August 2014

VILLAGERS in Poulton were moved at a heart-warming and emotional First World War commemoration event earlier this month.

Pink car drivers wanted for charity rally

Stroud News and Journal: Pink car drivers wanted

12:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

ANYONE in the Cotswolds who owns a pink car is being urged to take part in a Pink Car Rally to raise awareness for a children's charity.

Charity music festival at Seventeen Black rescheduled for September

Stroud News and Journal:

11:47am Friday 22nd August 2014

A CIRENCESTER wine bar is hosting a charity music festival on Friday, September 5 to raise money for cancer sufferers.

Long-eared guest ready to bound into Westonbirt Treefest

Stroud News and Journal:

4:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE will be a special long-eared guest at this year’s Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum.

Success is in the air at Cotswold School

Stroud News and Journal:

1:36pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SUCCESS was in the air this morning at Cotswold School, as happy students celebrated great GCSE results.

Fantastic Farmor's students celebrate top GCSE results

Stroud News and Journal:

1:09pm Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS at Farmor’s celebrated fantastic GCSE results this morning, as many relax and start preparing for a new chapter at the school’s sixth form.

Fairford man launches scheme to get one person on every street CPR trained

Stroud News and Journal: Councillor Trevor Hing

6:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAIRFORD man has plans to get at least one person on every street in the town trained in CPR.

Councillor criticised in meeting for "deceitful" Facebook page

Stroud News and Journal:

11:48am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FAIRFORD resident has launched a public attack on a councillor about what he claims is a deceitful Facebook page.

Dobbies manager races towards £1,000 target for mobile chemotherapy units

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A GARDENING store manager is taking on a 10 kilometre challenge to provide mobile chemotherapy units for Cirencester and the surrounding area.

Smash hit Cirencester festival is just one week away

Stroud News and Journal: Last year's Phoenix Festival. Photo by Richard Sudbury

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A SMASH hit festival in Cirencester is gearing up to rock the town in less than two weeks.

McDonald's staff ride 52 miles for family charity

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

STAFF from a local McDonald’s branch have completed a gruelling 52-mile bike ride to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charity.

Council and school join forces to build new community hub in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: Cirencester Town Council votes to pass ownership of disused Stratton church to the district authority

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

COUNCILLORS and school staff will be joining forces to manage a new building due to be built at Watermoor School for the whole community.

Former Cirencester teacher takes on 700 mile trekking challenge for charity

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A CIRENCESTER trekker is taking on the challenge of a lifetime by walking all 780 miles of the Welsh Coastal Path in only seven weeks.

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