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Flush away charges at public toilets in Cotswold towns - Liberal Democrat councillor

Stroud News and Journal:

4:43pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CHARGES should be scrapped at public toilets which only make a small profit - that's the view of Cllr Paul Hodgkinson, the leader of the Liberal Democrats in the Cotswolds.

Veteran says sad farewell to Normandy Veterans Association

Stroud News and Journal:

8:48pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SECOND World War veteran has said a sad farewell to a group of fellow veterans who fought alongside him in 1944 during the invasion of Nazi occupied Europe.

Post office scheme changes collection times in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: A Royal Mail post box

8:44pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POST boxes in the Cotswolds are among those that will have earlier collection times due to an overhaul of the service by Royal Mail.

Campaign to reduce Spratsgate Lane speed limit receives cross party support

Stroud News and Journal:

8:42pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A CAMPAIGN to reduce a speed limit on a stretch of road in the Cotswold Water Park has received cross-party support.

Royal thumbs up for newly redoubled Kemble to Swindon line

Stroud News and Journal:

8:25pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PRINCESS ANNE gave a newly redoubled railway line from Kemble to Swindon her royal seal of approval on Friday.

Most haunted places in Cirencester revealed

Stroud News and Journal:

11:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE night where ghosts and ghouls come out to play is upon us again.

Dog walker sought in relation to attempted van theft

Stroud News and Journal:

4:29pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for a dog walker to come forward who may have witnessed an attempted vehicle theft in South Cerney.

Car smashes into arm of PCSO as he directs traffic during Stroud Half Marathon

Stroud News and Journal:

3:27pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A PCSO suffered shoulder injuries after a car smacked into his outstretched arm as he was directing traffic during last weekend's Stroud half marathon.

Caravan stolen from driveway on Hidcote Road Chipping Campden

Stroud News and Journal:

11:41am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A CARAVAN was stolen from Ebrington in Chipping Campden between 7am and 6pm on Thursday, October 23.

KFC store opens in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: A KFC sign

2:11pm Monday 27th October 2014

CIRENCESTER residents now have the chance to dig in to Colonel Sanders' secret recipe chicken.

Cirencester Morrisons ATM theft – police hunt four men

Stroud News and Journal:

11:20am Monday 27th October 2014

POLICE are hunting four men in connection with a break in where an ATM was stolen from a Cirencester Morrisons store in the early hours of Friday morning.

Yobs vandalise ten cars in Stroud crime spree

Stroud News and Journal:

7:51pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TEN parked vehicles were vandalised by yobs in Stroud last weekend.

UPDATED: Morrisons ATM stolen in suspected ram raid

Stroud News and Journal:

7:23pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AN ATM was stolen in a suspected ram raid at Morrisons on Dyer Street Cirencester during the early hours of Friday morning.

Hammer brandishing thieves target Gloucestershire businesses in crime spree

Stroud News and Journal:

4:13pm Friday 24th October 2014

SHOPS and bookmakers across Gloucestershire have been targeted by thieves brandishing a hammer

Fourth man arrested for causing death of cyclist by dangerous driving

Stroud News and Journal:

2:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FOURTH man has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving following the death of a cyclist, from Gloucestershire, near the St Barnabas roundabout on Friday September 26.

Woman taken to hospital after her car collides with ambulance on the A433

Stroud News and Journal:

11:54am Friday 24th October 2014

A WOMAN had to be taken to hospital this morning with back and neck injuries after her car collided with an off-duty ambulance on the A433.

Town celebrates Beating of the Bounds

Stroud News and Journal:

6:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

TETBURY'S past was recently celebrated through an age old tradition.

Volunteers needed to help restore Cotswold canals

Stroud News and Journal:

11:15am Friday 24th October 2014

OVER the past four decades, Cotswold Canals Trust has been working hard to restoring the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames and Severn Canal.

Free rein for home builders in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: Decision on whether to allow 22 homes to be built in Fairford delayed while councillors visit development site

11:06am Friday 24th October 2014

SITES for housing across the Cotswolds have been thrown into the melting pot by a government inspector.

Clifton-Brown: rail service hold-up is unacceptable

Stroud News and Journal:

10:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

He said it would be an intolerable situation if these diversions meant passengers experienced delays similar to those when the redoubling work was being carried out.

A429 near Crudwell closed following collision involving lorry car and van

Stroud News and Journal:

5:22pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE A429 near Crudwell is closed following an accident involving a lorry, a van and a car

Consulation taking place on future community facilities in Cricklade

Stroud News and Journal:

4:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CONSULTATION is taking place in Cricklade on a new scheme that will see multipurpose community facilities being provided in the town.

Poppy concert in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

THERE will be a Poppy Concert on October 25 at Bingham Hall on King Street, Cirencester.

South Cerney landlord donates cash prize to community

Stroud News and Journal:

11:49am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A SOUTH Cerney pub is lending a hand to groups in the village after scooping a pub company award.

Cricklade frozen in time for 100 years

Stroud News and Journal:

3:47pm Friday 10th October 2014

LIFE in CRICKLADE is set to be frozen in time by groups around the town.

UPDATED: Council workers to strike over pay offer

Stroud News and Journal:

3:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A STRIKE on Tuesday by district council members of Unison, has now been cancelled.

Thieves ransack house in Lechlade

Stroud News and Journal:

1:56pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

 THIEVES broke in a house in Lechlade and stole cash a Lenova computer, a Kindle and jewellery.

Leading musicians turn Tetbury into buzzing musical hub

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LEADING instrumentalist and singers from around the world will be turning Tetbury into a buzzing musical hub this weekend for a classical music festival.

Man found dead in Cirencester home

Stroud News and Journal:

5:24pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE body of a man was found at a house in Cirencester yesterday.

Update: Cheltenham woman Heidi Slender found

Stroud News and Journal:

4:57pm Friday 26th September 2014

POLICE report that Cheltenham woman Heidi Slender has been found and wish to thank everyone who helped find her.

Chairman thanks hard working volunteers

Stroud News and Journal:

1:40pm Saturday 27th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS at the Cotswold Water Park Trust have been thanked in person for their hard work by the chairman of the charity which runs the facilities.

Parents welcome new uniform

Stroud News and Journal:

1:05pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MALMESBURY School has unveiled its new uniform – in a move that’s been welcomed by both parents and pupils.

Man arrested as part of badger cull operation

Stroud News and Journal:

3:14pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A 30-year-old man from the Bristol area has been arrested on suspicion of common assault as part of a badger cull police operation.

Windows of cars and properties smashed in weekend crime spree

Stroud News and Journal:

1:53pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

VANDALS smashed the windows of 19 cars and properties across the district at the weekend -  causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

Tetbury woman dies after fall at home

Stroud News and Journal: Four-month-old baby girl died from 'unexplained' suffocation  at Bradford home, inquest told

12:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A 97 year old Tetbury woman admitted to hospital after a fall at home made a good recovery in hospital - but then died from infection after being discharged, an inquest heard today.

Taste buds tickled at annual Tetbury festival

Stroud News and Journal:

9:55am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TETBURY was awash with food and drink for its annual food festival at the weekend.

Ambulance keys snatched as crew attend emergency incident

Stroud News and Journal: The South West Ambulance failed to achieve its emergency response target for October

1:25pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE keys of an ambulance were stolen as paramedics dealt with an urgent medical issue at a pub in Calne.

Organiser denies claims that triathlon was badly organised

Stroud News and Journal:

1:30pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THE organiser of a triathlon that took place at the Cotswold Water Park recently, has refuted claims by South Cerney Parish Council that the event was badly organised.

Police apologise after officer blocks disabled bay

Stroud News and Journal:

10:55am Friday 19th September 2014

WILTSHIRE Police has apologised after a policeman was filmed blocking a disabled parking bay whilst he went to McDonald's for lunch.

Man rescues cat from trap mysteriously left in garden

Stroud News and Journal:

9:29am Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN had to rescue an injured tabby cat stuck in an old rusty metal animal trap left in his garden.

Phoenix Festival attracts 12,000 music lovers

Stroud News and Journal:

1:06pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people descended upon the Abbey Grounds in Cirencester to get in festival spirit and enjoy one of the town’s biggest events at the weekend.

Protestors up in arms about badger cull

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

10:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE start of the second year of badger culling in Gloucestershire this week has been met with anger by protestors.

Tetbury Tesco rumoured to be losing cash

Stroud News and Journal: Wycombe Tesco Boycott 28.08.14 and ongoing!

12:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

IT is alleged the Tesco superstore in Tetbury is losing between 20 and 30 thousand pounds in sales revenue per week since the opening of a Waitrose in Malmesbury earlier this month.

Tetbury man given 18 year jail stretch for repeatedly raping child

Stroud News and Journal:

5:24pm Monday 8th September 2014

A MAN who repeatedly raped a vulnerable young girl starting when she was just eight years old has been jailed for 18 years.

Phoenix Festival branded a great success

Stroud News and Journal:

9:16pm Sunday 31st August 2014

CROWDS were out in full force to enjoy the Phoenix Festival in Cirencester yesterday.

Driver charged following fatal crash.

Stroud News and Journal:

10:51am Friday 29th August 2014

A DRIVER has been charged following a fatal road traffic collision in Swindon.

Living life in the fast lane thanks to Gloucestershire Rally School's 20th birthday

Stroud News and Journal:

10:12am Friday 29th August 2014

AS Taff gives me a countdown at the start line, adrenaline pumps through my veins and my foot shakes with nerves. Three, two, one go – no turning back now.

Tetbury shopkeeper hits out over car parking charges

Stroud News and Journal:

9:54am Friday 29th August 2014

A TETBURY shopkeeper has hit out at Cotswold District Council over parking charges in the town.

Local plan edges closer to timetable stage

Stroud News and Journal:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

DETAILS of consultation over documents that set out planning policy in the district will be revealed next week.

Cirencester Ramblers take part in relay to celebrate River Thames

Stroud News and Journal:

9:34am Friday 29th August 2014

A WALKING group from Cirencester joined in a month-long celebration of the River Thames when they took part in a relay that saw them trek through Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

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