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Brendan McFadden

Stroud News and Journal: Brendan McFadden
Wilts and Glos Standard

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Copper piping stolen in Cheltenham building site raid

Stroud News and Journal:

6:50pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

HUNDREDS of pounds worth of copper piping has been stolen from a plumber's shed at a building site in Bishops Cleeve, near Cheltenham.

Tetbury turned into music hub for festival

Stroud News and Journal: Middlewich and District Concerts Society

6:00pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

TETBURY'S ever popular annual music festival is taking place between September 30 and October 4.

Adorable animals enter the world at Butts Farm Rare Breeds

Stroud News and Journal:

4:34pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

CUTE new faces unexpectedly appeared at a South Cerney Farm this month.

Digital nature trail designed by the University of Gloucestershire will help families discover natural world

Stroud News and Journal:

12:37pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

STAFF and students at the University of Gloucestershire have developed a new digital nature trail for families to discover and explore bats, bees and more at The Park campus in Cheltenham.

Cirencester vets join fight against spread of diseases caused by tics

Stroud News and Journal:

12:24pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

VETS in Cirencester are taking part in a national project which is trying to stop the spread of diseases that can be passed between dogs and people.

Election to fill vacancy on Tetbury Town Council West Ward

Stroud News and Journal: Voting is linked with reports of better mental health

11:21am Wednesday 29th July 2015

AN election to fill a vacancy for the West Ward of Tetbury Town Council will be held on Thursday, September 17.

Fine dining offered at Mary Howard Luxury Christmas Fair

Stroud News and Journal:

10:57am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A POPULAR Christmas Fayre will be serving up gourmet food to hungry guests when it returns for its 30th year in November.

Cotswold Airport firms slam proposals to build 2000 homes

Stroud News and Journal:

7:29pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

BOSSES of businesses based at Cotswold Airport have lambasted proposals to build 2,000 homes at the site.

Events set to create buzz in South Cerney this weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

7:21pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

SOUTH CERNEY will be buzzing this weekend with several events taking place.

Chance to get close to bees at Cirencester taster day

Stroud News and Journal: New bio-pesticide raises hope for protecting honey bees

7:15pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

THERE will be a chance to get an insight into bee keeping next month.

Top bakers and gardeners needed at Moreton-in-Marsh show

Stroud News and Journal: Rambling rose ‘Veilchenblau’ produces a mass of flowers

11:36am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A POPULAR agricultural show is on the look out for the best bakers and gardeners for the Home & Garden classes.

Halfords Autocentre opens in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

10:14am Tuesday 28th July 2015

DRIVERS in Cirencester who are in need of replacement brakes, tires, a service or an MOT for their vehicles will be able to visit a new garage in the town.

Awards praise GP practices across Wiltshire

Stroud News and Journal:

6:09pm Monday 27th July 2015

GP PRACTICES across Wiltshire have been recognised for their work supporting unpaid carers

Photography workshop for beginners at the Gateway Centre

Stroud News and Journal: Camera lens.jpg

5:23pm Monday 27th July 2015

A PHOTOGRAPHY workshop will take place at the Spine Road near South Cerney on August 1.

Children in the South West spend the most time in front of screens according to study

Stroud News and Journal:

4:57pm Monday 27th July 2015

CHILDREN in the South West spend more time in front of screens than those living in the rest of the country, according to a new study.

What do you think about open spaces in the Cotswolds?

Stroud News and Journal:

1:52pm Monday 27th July 2015

RESIDENTS are being asked to provide their views on the provision of open spaces across the Cotswolds.

Gloucestershire cancer charity backs plan to help more cancer patients survive longer

Stroud News and Journal:

1:03pm Monday 27th July 2015

A GLOUCESTERSHIRE charity is backing a new cancer strategy which could save 30,000 lives a year.

Nominations wanted for Grow Gloucestershire Showcase Awards

Stroud News and Journal: Oscars 2015: The nominations in full

5:20pm Sunday 26th July 2015

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council is urging people to send in nominations for this year’s Grow Gloucestershire Showcase Awards.

Families pay tribute to man and woman killed in A36 crash

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Sunday 19th July 2015

FOLLOWING  a collision on the A36 Warminster by-pass on Monday (13th July 2015) the family of the two people who died have paid tribute to them in a statement.

Melksham cyclist seriously injured in collision near Royal International Air Tattoo

Stroud News and Journal: Police caught Khuran Zaman shortly after reports of a masked man breaking into a car

8:00am Saturday 18th July 2015

A MELKSHAM man was seriously injured while cycling on the A419 near Blunsdon yesterday.

Helpline will support those anxiously awaiting exam results

Stroud News and Journal: EXAMS: Welsh Government's literacy and numeracy tests are sat by children aged six to 14 (Chris Radburn/PA Wire)

10:20am Sunday 19th July 2015

AS the nation’s GCSE and A Level students begin the anxious wait for their results, the Exam Results Helpline is preparing to help and advise thousands of parents and young people.

Royal Agricultural University tops the graduate employability charts

Stroud News and Journal: The Royal Agricultural University (11456248)

10:00am Saturday 18th July 2015

THE Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been ranked third of the UK’s 160 universities and colleges in the UK for graduate employability, according to the annual national survey organised by HESA (the Higher Education statistics Agency).

Powell's Primary School pupils receive iPads following fete fundraising efforts

Stroud News and Journal: A man uses his iPad

9:30am Saturday 18th July 2015

CASH raised at a Cirencester school’s fete has been used to buy iPads.

Fun-filled first fete at Watermoor School

Stroud News and Journal:

6:44pm Friday 17th July 2015

PUPILS, parents and staff had a whale of a time at the first fete at their new school building.

Cirencester's Craftman's Market celebrates 40 years of selling quality hand-made goods

Stroud News and Journal:

6:02pm Friday 17th July 2015

A POPULAR market in Cirencester is celebrating 40 years of selling quality hand made goods this month.

Air traffic controllers unite at Royal International Air Tattoo

Stroud News and Journal: The Red Arrows in action at the Royal International Air Tattoo

12:21pm Friday 17th July 2015

AIR traffic controllers from across the civil military divide will come together this weekend to help wow the crowds at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), at RAF Fairford.

Thousands of animals expected at the “Olympic Games of farming and the countryside”

Stroud News and Journal:

7:05pm Thursday 16th July 2015

SOME of the most handsome animals in the farming and equestrian world will be heading to Moreton-In-Marsh later this year.

Chesterton Primary School pupils push themselves to the limit to raise charity cash

Stroud News and Journal:

6:49pm Thursday 16th July 2015

YOUNGSTERS at a Cirencester school ended term by pushing themselves to their limits on the school’s athletic track.

Cotswold woman Pauline Farman declares war on litter

Stroud News and Journal:

5:37pm Thursday 16th July 2015

A COTSWOLD woman has declared war on litter louts and is asking for volunteer to help her cause.

Proposals for 2000 homes at Cotswold Airport criticised at consultation

Stroud News and Journal:

4:29pm Thursday 16th July 2015

RESIDENTS criticised proposals for 2000 homes at Cotswold Airport at a consultation yesterday.

Niche on Cirencester Parish Church inspected ahead of the return of Black Jack

Stroud News and Journal:

1:12pm Thursday 16th July 2015

A NICHE on the outside tower of Cirencester Parish Church will be inspected and measured ahead of the commissioning of a replacement statue of St John the Baptist.

Controversial plans for 180 homes in Malmesbury put under the microscope

Stroud News and Journal:

7:36am Thursday 16th July 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans for 180 homes in Malmesbury are set to be scrutinised by Wiltshire Council in a bid to prevent the development blighting the lives of those who live nearby.

Cotswold District Council Planning and Licensing Committee meeting delayed

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold District Council offices, the former Cirencester Union Workhouse (13023845)

7:47pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE next meeting of the Cotswold District Council Planning and Licensing Committee has been delayed.

Cirencester Kingshill School students find out what it is like to be a soldier

Stroud News and Journal:

4:03pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

SCHOOL children swapped lessons to experience life a soldier at the Duke of Gloucestershire Barracks near South Cerney today.

Do you have the best floral display in Cricklade?

Stroud News and Journal: Rambling rose ‘Veilchenblau’ produces a mass of flowers

7:42pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

CRICKLADE’S best floral displays are set to be rewarded once again.

Cotswold District Council attempts to improve parking in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: PARK: Cheaper parking can be found in Darlington since offers were introduced

7:23pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

A new project has been launched by Cotswold District Council which aims to make improvements to car parking in Cirencester.

Robert Plant wows the crowd at Westonbirt Arboretum with sensational performance

Stroud News and Journal:

6:59pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

THE picturesque setting of Westonbirt Arboretum acted as the perfect stage for the performance of rock legend Robert Plant on Saturday.

Wiltshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs celebrate 80 year anniversary

Stroud News and Journal:

6:32pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

FARMERS from Wiltshire toasted the 80th anniversary of the organisation that gives them support at the weekend.

Cirencester mum will take part in Race for Life to thank those that looked after her late mother

Stroud News and Journal:

4:44pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

TO thank those that looked after her mother as she battled cancer a Cirencester Mum is putting on her running shoes take part in this Sunday's Race for Life in Cirencester Park.

Maugersbury Road car park in Stow-on-the-Wold will be closed due to roadworks

Stroud News and Journal:

11:17am Tuesday 14th July 2015

THE car park owned by Cotswold District Council in in Maugersbury Road, Stow-on-the-Wold, will be closed on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 July while roadworks are carried out.

Ruth Worsley leaves post as Archdeacon of Wiltshire

Stroud News and Journal:

6:28pm Monday 13th July 2015

THE ARCHDEACON of Wiltshire, is to be the next Bishop of Taunton in the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

Organisations encouraged to appy for grants which aim to boost rural employment in Wilshire

Stroud News and Journal: DEBT: Payday loans can seem like an easy option for quick cash but are likely to lead to debt

6:20pm Monday 13th July 2015

ORGANISATIONS across Wiltshire are being encouraged to apply for European grants designed to boost rural employment.

People turn out in droves for 30th anniversary of The Nelson Trust

Stroud News and Journal:

5:39pm Monday 13th July 2015

SCORES of past clients of a residential treatment centre for people recovering from alcohol addiction  celebrated the 30th anniversary of the centre at an event on Saturday.

Bikes stolen in Corston break in

Stroud News and Journal:

5:20pm Monday 13th July 2015

TW0 mountain bikes and two road bikes were stolen in a break in in Corston last week.

Retiring Westonbirt School teacher will "miss pupils"

Stroud News and Journal:

2:55pm Monday 13th July 2015

WESTONBIRT School’s longest-serving teacher admits she will miss the children as she retires after 40 years in the classroom.

Sherston Boules and Crudwell Strawberry Fayre draw in big crowds

Stroud News and Journal:

2:33pm Monday 13th July 2015

CROWDS flocked to two Wiltshire villages at the weekend to enjoy fun-filled events in the sunshine.

Large quantity of class A and class B drugs discovered at Station Yard Car Park in Malmesbury

Stroud News and Journal:

11:13am Monday 13th July 2015

A LARGE amount of class A and Class B drugs have been seized at Station Yard Car Park in Malmesbury.

Opinions sought on proposals by Cotswold District Council to reduce running costs

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold District Council offices, the former Cirencester Union Workhouse (13023845)

4:33pm Friday 10th July 2015

RESIDENTS are being invited  to have their say on proposals that will reduce our running costs without the need for us to cut services.

In the classroom: youngsters at Duke of Gloucester Playgroup love the great outdoors

Stroud News and Journal:

4:30pm Sunday 12th July 2015

EACH month the Standard takes a peek at life in a school classroom, this time reporter Brendan McFadden visited The Duke of Gloucester Playgroup, which is located at 29 regiment’s Duke of Gloucester barracks near South Cerney.

Anger over plans to create pathway in South Cerney

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 12th July 2015

ANGRY residents grilled councillors at South Cerney Parish Council meeting last week over proposals to create a new pathway in the village which they fear will create congestion and littering.

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