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100-year-old man believed to have been mugged during return trip to Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

6:07pm Monday 27th April 2015

A 100-year-old tourist who was on a return trip to Gloucester where he once lived, is believed to have been a victim of a mugging.

Residents flee homes after discovery of Second World War grenade in North Cerney garden

Stroud News and Journal: A British Second World War hand grenade

2:36pm Monday 27th April 2015

NORTH Cerney residents fled their homes after a Second World War hand grenade was found in a garden on Saturday afternoon.

VIDEO: prospective MPs talk about tackling climate change at Cotswold Hustings

Stroud News and Journal:

3:40pm Monday 27th April 2015

PROSPECTIVE MPs were asked how climate change needs to be tacked in the Cotswolds at the Cotswold Hustings held at the Sundial Theatre on Thursday.

Lightning fast Dassault Mirage 2000N strike aircraft will take to the skies at Royal International Air Tattoo

Stroud News and Journal:

2:15pm Friday 24th April 2015

THIS summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford will feature one of the most spectacular fast jet displays on the European circuit.

VIDEO: parliamentary candidates reveal their biggest mistake at Cotswold Hustings

Stroud News and Journal:

12:30pm Friday 24th April 2015

PROSPECTIVE MPs locked horns at the Cotswold Hustings held at the Sundial Theatre in Cirencester last night -  find out what they said when asked what their biggest political mistake is.  

The Dream came true for Prior Park students

Stroud News and Journal:

1:59pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

SONG, dance and an explosion of colour was on the curriculum at Prior Park school in Cricklade earlier this term

South Cerney Parish Council clerk retires after 17 happy years

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Thursday 23rd April 2015

HE has done many jobs in his life but none have been more enjoyable as being clerk to South Cerney Parish Council.

Woman suffers injuries after crash outside Waitrose in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:03am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A 61 year old woman was taken to Great Western Hospital to be treated for minor injuries after her car collided with another at the roundabout outside Waitrose supermarker in Bristol Road, Cirencester.

Introduction of parking charges at Neigh Bridge Country Park criticised

Stroud News and Journal:

4:15pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

PLANS to introduce parking charges at Neigh Bridge Country Park near Somerford Keynes have come under fire from visitors to the popular Water Park beauty spot.

Volunteers needed for huge Cricklade Town Hall transformation

Stroud News and Journal:

4:09pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help on the next stage of a complete makeover of Cricklade Town Hall.

Police search for missing man James Wilding who was last seen at Kemble rail station

Stroud News and Journal:

10:09am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

WILTSHIRE police are trying to find a man from Chippenham who was last seen getting off a train at Kemble rail station on Wednesday,  April 8.

Local Government Ombudsman rules Cotswold District Council planning officer misled South Cerney man

Stroud News and Journal:

4:53pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

THE Local Government Ombudsman has ruled that a planning officer at Cotswold District Council gave misleading information to a South Cerney man who is opposed to a housing development in the village.

Thames Water request sewerage network upgrade if plans for thousands of Cirencester homes are passed

Stroud News and Journal: Developers behind Chesterton expansion in Cirencester seek local views

3:06pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

THAMES Water is requesting that the Cirencester sewerage network is upgraded if plans to build thousands of homes in Cirencester are passed.

Cirencester University of the Third Age members enjoy new internet cafe

Stroud News and Journal:

12:33pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

MEMBERS of a Cirecester group are getting to grips with computers and the world wide web thanks to the launch of a new cafe.

Sunburt and dehydrated lamb dumped behind Cheltenham church

Stroud News and Journal:

11:33am Tuesday 21st April 2015

 A SUNBURNT and dehydrated newborn lamb had to be rescued by the RSPCA after it was found dumped at the back of a church in Cheltenham.

Big smiles at RAU SCOPE fun day

Stroud News and Journal:

9:59am Tuesday 21st April 2015

THERE was sunny skies and smiles all round at the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) fifth annual Scope Fun Day on Saturday.

Water vole sees a resurgence thanks to work of the Cotswold Water Park Trust

Stroud News and Journal:

9:29am Tuesday 21st April 2015

THE water vole was once a familiar sight across Britain but numbers started to decline rapidly in the 1960s and today they are the most endangered mammals in the UK .

Learning how to be an advanced driver with help from Cirencester and District Advanced Motorist

Stroud News and Journal:

7:06pm Saturday 18th April 2015

REPORTER Brendan McFadden is being taught to be an advanced driver by Gordon Burley, of the Cirencester and District Advanced Motorist (CADAM),who teach people about road safety  by observing them driving;  in his latest lesson he headed to Stroud from Cirencester.

Police need help to catch Gloucestershire hammer bandits

Stroud News and Journal:

11:25am Thursday 16th April 2015

Gloucestershire Constabulary are re-appealing for help following a string of robberies at shops and bookmakers across Gloucestershire.

Man gets naked and stares at woman in Providence Park Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

10:16am Thursday 16th April 2015

A MAN got naked and stared at a woman following in Providence Park, Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham, on April,13

Cricklade firm GWP appoint new operations manager to help it expand

Stroud News and Journal:

3:13pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A CRICKLADE specialist packaging manufacturer has appointed an operations manager within its anti static packaging department.

Car windows smashed with rocks in Ashton Keynes

Stroud News and Journal:

9:15am Wednesday 8th April 2015

WINDSCREENS and rear windows of cars in Ashton Keynes were smashed with heavy rocks and stones last week.

British Hen Welfare Trust look for new homes for hens saved from the slaughter

Stroud News and Journal:

8:45am Wednesday 8th April 2015

MEET Daffodil and Snow Drop, two ex-bat hens, who at just 18 months old have reached the end of their commercial laying life.

Powell's School pupils conjure up wonderful Easter creations

Stroud News and Journal:

8:31am Wednesday 8th April 2015

CREATIVE youngsters at Powell’s school celebrated Easter by designing wonderful pictures, photographs and sculptures.

Mum would be delighted with Stratton Primary School sensory garden created with her legacy

Stroud News and Journal:

8:51am Tuesday 7th April 2015

A SENSORY garden has been created at a Cirencester school in memory of a Cirencester woman who left the school a legacy.

Cirencester contemporary apartment complex Akeman Court completed

Stroud News and Journal:

8:08am Tuesday 7th April 2015

NEW life has been injected into previously derelict land in the heart of Cirencester with the completion of seven contemporary, two-bedroom apartments.

'Give and take' is the secret of Chedworth couple's 65 year marriage

Stroud News and Journal:

5:07pm Monday 6th April 2015

‘GIVE and take’ is the secret of a long marriage according to a Chedworth couple who celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last month.

Oak and Furrows new rescue centre building will help charity help thousands more sick animals

Stroud News and Journal:

2:49pm Monday 6th April 2015

A STATE-OF-THE-ART facility which will improve the standard of care an animal rescue charity can give to sick and injured animals is set to open its doors near Cricklade.

UPDATE: Crash on A40 near Sherborne believed to be fatal

Stroud News and Journal:

1:16pm Monday 6th April 2015

THERE are delays on the A40 between the A429 junction in Northleach and the B4425 junction in Burford, because of a serious accident.

Snake Head Fritillaries bloom at Cricklade's North Meadow

Stroud News and Journal: Fritillaries in North Meadow, Cricklade. Picture: STEPHEN WEBB

12:09pm Monday 6th April 2015

A RARE flower is exploding into life at a Cricklade nature reserve.

Psychic has tunnel visions in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:26am Monday 6th April 2015

PSYCHIC Erin Venn who has an ability to sense the past joined Brendan McFadden in Cirencester one afternoon this month to see if she could unravel the mystery of the town’s hidden network of tunnels.

Standard joins Malmesbury School students on visit to Auschwitz on 70th anniversary of liberation of camp

Stroud News and Journal:

7:25pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

THIS year is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Second World War concentration camp, Auschwitz. Reporter Brendan McFadden joined pupils from Malmesbury School on a visit to the place where the Nazis murdered more than a million people.

Cotswolds election 2015: Interview with long serving Tory MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

Stroud News and Journal:

4:41pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has been Cotswolds MP for 23 years and has no plans to relinquish the role any time soon. The Conservative told Brendan McFadden why he deserves another term in Parliament.

Man suffers fractured cheek and jaw bone in Tewkesbury snooker hall assault

Stroud News and Journal:

10:42am Wednesday 1st April 2015

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an assault which saw a 50 year old suffer a fractured cheek  and jaw bone at Double D’s Snooker Hall, Oldbury road, Tewkesbury on Sunday, March 22.

Stonehouse scooter rider dies after collision

Stroud News and Journal:

5:19pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A STONEHOUSE man died after the blue and white scooter he was driving was involved in a collision  on Saturday.

Young Cirencester epilepsy sufferer helps raise awareness of his condition

Stroud News and Journal:

4:37pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

A YOUNGSTER from Cirencester with epilepsy is helping to raise awareness of the condition.

Cotswold Canals Trust need volunteers to help restore collapsed bridge at Latton Basin

Stroud News and Journal: Members of the Cotswold Canals Trust at work on bridge repairs at Latton Basin (4650506)

4:55pm Monday 23rd March 2015

THE Cotswold Canals Trust (CCT) is putting out a call out for volunteers to help with its plans to transform a stretch of the Cotswold canal network near Cirencester.

Councillor questions why Cotswold District Council prosecuted company with £134 assets following death of teenager Kajil Devi

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold Country Park and Beach

4:16pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A COUNCILLOR has questioned why Cotswold District Council (CDC) prosecuted a firm with just £134 in assets over the death of a teenager, instead of its wealthy parent company.

More trains planned for Kemble to London rail line from 2018

Stroud News and Journal: A first Great Western Turbo train

3:51pm Monday 23rd March 2015

FIRST Great Western has announced there will be an increase in trains on the Kemble to London railway line from 2018.

Vanuatu government used 'inaccurate' weather warnings in run up to Cyclone Pam, claims Cotswold Airport owner

Stroud News and Journal:

1:45pm Monday 23rd March 2015

VANUATU’S government failed to warn people that a lethal cyclone was approaching because its weather organisation used inaccurate forecasts, a Cotswolds man who lives there has claimed.

Spandua Ballet will take the stage at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer

Stroud News and Journal:

12:27pm Monday 23rd March 2015

SPANDUA Ballet are set to perform at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live music series.

Awesome rare solar eclipse seen in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal:

11:25am Friday 20th March 2015

COTSWOLD residents caught a glimpse of the best solar eclipse in years on Friday.

Work on Forum car park in Cirecester almost complete

Stroud News and Journal: The car parked in one of the old bays in the Forum Car Park

5:23pm Thursday 19th March 2015

WORK on the major refurbishment to the Forum Car Park in Cirencester is on schedule and should be completed in mid to early April.

Three Cheltenham teens charged after 123 vehicles vandalised

Stroud News and Journal: webpix arrest arrested arrests police handcuffs

1:15pm Thursday 19th March 2015

THREE teenagers charged in connection in connection with a county-wide spate of vandalism that saw 123 vehicles damaged.

Malmesbury School students explore First World War life

Stroud News and Journal:

5:23pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

STUDENTS and teachers from Malmesbury School found out what it was like to be soldier in World War One last month.

Elections set to take place in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: Residents encouraged to help shape elections in Bushey

4:55pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

IT will soon be time for voters to have their say in the a series of elections

Girl's death at Cotswold Country Park and Beach was accident that should never have happened

Stroud News and Journal:

3:17pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

“THIS was an accident that shouldn’t have happened” – those were the words of a judge as he fined a company for failures which led to the death of a teenage girl.

Payment to designers of South Cerney youth and community centre withheld

Stroud News and Journal:

1:39pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

SOUTH Cerney Parish Council have withheld a payment to architects White Design who are in charge of designing a £1.25 million youth and community centre in the village.

Delays on the A417 after six car collision at Nettleton Bottom

Stroud News and Journal:

9:17am Tuesday 17th March 2015

THERE are delays on the A417 due to a six car collision on the this morning which occured at Nettleton Bottom .

UPDATED:Cyclone devastates Vanuatu the home of Cotswold Airport owner Ronan Harvey

Stroud News and Journal:

11:47am Saturday 14th March 2015

A CYCLONE has killed eight people in island county, Vanuatu, the home of Ronan Harvey, a shareholder in Cotswold Airport.


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