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A419 southbound closed resulting in traffic diversion through Cricklade

Stroud News and Journal:

6:04pm Thursday 18th December 2014

THE A419 is closed southbound and traffic is being diverted through Cricklade .

Comment: Exemplary citizen David Trow has sent out inspirational Christmas message

Stroud News and Journal:

9:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

FEW of us know how we would react when faced with imminent death, but David Trow's courage and determination to help others says a lot about his character.

Last wish of dying Sherston grandad David Trow

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

AS DEATH closes in on him, David Trow’s dying wish is to raise awareness of his condition to help save the lives of others.

Cotswold Counselling celebrates 25 year anniversary

Stroud News and Journal:

7:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

For 25 years, a Cirencester group has been helping people who are going through troubled times. Reporter Brendan McFadden met the women behind Cotswold Counselling.

Flood relief extended for properties flooded between April 2013 and March 2014

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold District Council warn residents to be wary of cold callers who claim to represent it

3:51pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

THE Government is extending its flood relief schemes to cover properties flooded during the time period from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014.

Police arrest 13 drink drivers in run up to Christmas

Stroud News and Journal: Cheshire Police warn drivers not to drink and drive

1:06pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

POLICE have charged 13 people with drink driving offences in the first two weeks of the Christmas drink drive crackdown.

Jason Daniels appears in court charged with attacking three women and a man in Cirencester wine bar

Stroud News and Journal:

3:33pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

JASON Daniels has appeared in court today accused of attacking four people in a Cirencester bar.

Cirencester man Jason Daniels will face assault charges at Cheltenham Magistrates Court tomorrow

Stroud News and Journal:

6:56pm Monday 15th December 2014

CIRENCESTER man Jason Daniels will be appearing at Cheltenham Magistrates Court tomorrow where he will face charges of assaulting four people in a bar in the town.

Cirencester Beeches ward councillor Nigel Robbins accused of dismissing proposed bus route safety concerns

Stroud News and Journal:

7:20am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A COUNCILLOR has been accused of dismissing safety concerns over a planned bus route.

New car park charges to be introduced by Cotswold District Council

Stroud News and Journal:

12:06pm Thursday 11th December 2014

FREE overnight parking, reduced ticketing hours and new all day tariffs are coming to the Cotswolds.

Proposals to extend Meadowpark School in Cricklade branded as 'not in keeping with town'

Stroud News and Journal:

10:47am Thursday 11th December 2014

PROPOSALS to extend a Cricklade School have been met with fierce opposition from residents in the town.

Meadowpark pupils enjoy a taste of the USA

Stroud News and Journal:

9:58am Thursday 11th December 2014

PUPILS at Meadowpark School in Cricklade enjoyed a taste of the USA.

New road campaign supported by Powell's School pupils

Stroud News and Journal:

9:51am Thursday 11th December 2014

CHILDREN from Powell’s C of E primary school in Cirencester showed their support for a road safety campaign by designing cycle helmets.

Thousands of homes on the cards as blueprint for Cotswold District Council's Local Plan is approved

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Thursday 11th December 2014

THOUSANDS of new houses are planned for across the Cotswolds after a controversial development blueprint was approved by councillors.

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity given £1 million

Stroud News and Journal: The Great Western Air Ambulance charity is appealing for Wiltshire people to support its campaign to buy a new helicopter

4:11pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

A SUM of £1 million has been given to the air ambulance charity which provides services across the area.

RAU student Kathryn Chipperfield set to dine with sauce inventor Levi Roots after winning award

Stroud News and Journal:

2:54pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

A ROYAL Agricultural University student will dine with entrepreneur Levi Roots  as a reward for winning a business competition

UPDATE: Councillors approve plans to transform Market Place in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

9:55am Wednesday 10th December 2014

PLANS for major changes to Cirencester’s Market Place have been unanimously approved by councillors

Christmas tree festival at All Hallows Church South Cerney

Stroud News and Journal:

4:59pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A CHRISTMAS Tree Festival will take place at ALL Hallows Church on Church Lane in South Cerney from Friday till Sunday.

Black Jack Street traders' anger at Cirencester Christmas lights delay

Stroud News and Journal:

12:51pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

TRADERS in one of Cirencester's most popular shopping streets have criticised the way the town council organised the Christmas lights for the area.

Emergency services reflect on past 50 years

Stroud News and Journal:

2:07pm Friday 5th December 2014

EMERGENCY service providers will be sharing stories about how the past 50 years of campaigning has dramatically reduced drink-driving related deaths.

Firemen rescue Aston Subdege woman from fire

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service keep safety at heart of family fun day

8:38am Friday 5th December 2014

FIREFIGHTERS helped a woman escape her Aston Subdedge home after it caught fire.

Police search for murdered woman's bag, phone and keys

Stroud News and Journal: Sian O’Callaghan got into Halliwell’s taxi outside Suju nightclub in Swindon and was killed in Savernake Forest

8:02am Friday 5th December 2014

POLICE have been searching for a handbag and personal items that belonged to Sian O’Callaghan, who was murdered in March 2011.

Royal Agricultural University takes a stand against domestic abuse and sexual violence

Stroud News and Journal:

8:26am Thursday 4th December 2014

THE Royal Agricultural University is campaigning for a zero tolerance approach to domestic abuse and sexual violence.

District council meet today to discuss Local Plan and parking improvements

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold District Council warn residents to be wary of cold callers who claim to represent it

8:11am Thursday 4th December 2014

MEETINGS are being held today to seek consideration and approval of the district council's Local Plan document which sets out proposed future development in the district and improvements to parking in the district.

Christmas Dinner given to the disadvantaged in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:46am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

DISADVANTAGED people will be treated to a Christmas Day dinner at the Bingham Hall in Cirencester thanks to a kind-hearted group.

Street trading policy for the Cotswolds proposed by council

Stroud News and Journal: Pop-up market to open in Chorleywood

11:02am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A STREET trading policy which could allow town and parish councils to sub let pitches at markets could become a reality.

Weather forecast

Stroud News and Journal: Heather Morgan's Batik picture of Westonbirt

8:24am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

TODAY is going to start cold but later it will be dry and bright with long spells of sunshine.

Benedict Cumberbatch walks carpet alone at premier of new Hobbit film

Stroud News and Journal: Keira Knightley: Benedict Cumberbatch's fans are terrifying

8:22am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

BENEDICT Cumberbatch was a lone figure as he arrived for the world premier of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies at London's Leicester Square.

Deer collides with car on B4042

Stroud News and Journal:

7:34am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

A DEER was injured when it struck a car on the B4042 Malmesbury Road last night.

Explosive finale at Cirencester Christmas lights switch on

Stroud News and Journal:

1:35pm Monday 1st December 2014

FESTIVE joy was in the air at the turning on of the Cirencester Christmas lights in the town’s Market Place on Saturday.

Updated: A417 Missing Link scheme is given £250 million government funding

Stroud News and Journal:

12:32pm Monday 1st December 2014

THE government has announced today that it will invest £250 million into a solution to the A417 Missing Link.

House seriously damaged in Moreton-in-Marsh blaze

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service keep safety at heart of family fun day

7:59am Monday 1st December 2014

A HOUSE in Moreton-In-Marsh was seriously damaged by fire on Saturday.

Police pursue stolen tractor for 20 miles

Stroud News and Journal:

7:45am Monday 1st December 2014

THREE people including two teenagers have been arrested following a 20 mile pursuit of a tractor which ended in Cheltenham.

Cirencester weather forecast

Stroud News and Journal: storm clouds coming over Norton for consideration in the press Picture of the Week feature.Best wishes,Nick Fletcher (9045746)

7:06pm Sunday 30th November 2014

IT will be cloudy in the Cirencester area tomorrow.

Police seize £50,000 and arrest nine in Wiltshire drug raids

Stroud News and Journal:

3:43pm Saturday 29th November 2014

POLICE have seized £50,000 and arrested nine people as part of drug raids in homes across Wiltshire.

Gloucester man Mehmet Ozer who is experiencing personal problems not seen since last night

Stroud News and Journal:

3:27pm Saturday 29th November 2014

A GLOUCESTER man has been missing since last night Mehmet Ozer, 27, was last seen leaving his home without his phone at 6pm.

Postnatal depression support group Shine! provides therapeutic and creative activities to help remove anxiety

Stroud News and Journal:

10:30pm Friday 28th November 2014

Postnatal depression can often leave new mothers feeling isolated in their distress. Reporter Brendan McFadden met a new group hoping to change that in Cirencester.

Firm makes crucial contribution to turning on of Cirencester Christmas lights

Stroud News and Journal: Nigel Havers outside Colchester's Castle Park.

5:54pm Friday 28th November 2014

IN Cirencester, the last Saturday of November is the traditional turning on of the Christmas lights, this year TV and film, actor Nigel Havers will be flicking the switch.

Council's given 2.9 million towards improved council services scheme

Stroud News and Journal: Cllr Lynden Stowe, leader of Cotswold District Council

4:41pm Friday 28th November 2014

THE government has awarded 2.9 million towards a scheme which will see the district council work with three other councils in the South West in an effort improve council services.

Ground investigation work on A417 to aid Loop scheme

Stroud News and Journal:

3:34pm Friday 28th November 2014

THE county council is showing its commitment to £225 million project to transform the A417 by carrying out ground investigation work.

Cirencester Kingshill School pupils “love every minute” of performing on professional stage

Stroud News and Journal:

1:53pm Friday 28th November 2014

STUDENTS from Cirencester Kingshill School had a wonderful time performing Shakespear's King Lear on a professional stage.

Man hid phone to secretly film female colleague getting changed in Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal:

6:01pm Thursday 27th November 2014

A 41-YEAR-OLD man used his mobile phone to secretly film a female workmate getting changed.

Cirencester man Jason Daniels found guilty of assaulting police officer and using threatening language in The Crown

Stroud News and Journal:

5:11pm Thursday 27th November 2014

JASON Daniels has been found guilty of assaulting a police officer outside his Cirencester home and using threatening and abusive language in The Crown pub in the town.

Free on-street parking across Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

5:15pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

FREE on-street parking will be available across Gloucestershire next month as part of a  national campaign that will  encouraging people to support their local retailers and highlight the services they provide.

Retained firefighters recruited in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: firemen

4:59pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

RETAINED firefighters are needed across Gloucestershire.

Police link cash machine thefts in Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal:

7:30am Wednesday 26th November 2014

POLICE believe a series of raids where thieves smashed into buildings to steal ATMs and a safe could have been carried out by the same offenders.

Tetbury based charity raises awareness and funds for its mobile chemotherapy unit

Stroud News and Journal:

8:21pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

AWARENESS is being  raised about a mobile chemotherapy service which was set up to bring treatment closer to home for thousands of cancer patients across England.

Dragons' Den's James Caan is left environmental message on visit to Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

7:17pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A NEWS article on climate change was placed on millionaire entrepreneur James Caan's Rolls-Royce when he visited Cirencester with his family on Sunday.

Cirencester weather forecast

Stroud News and Journal: Autumn 2014

6:32pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

IT WILL be cloudy with sunny spells and showers in Cirencester tomorrow.

Man arrested in connection with plastic gun attempted burglary in Blockley

Stroud News and Journal:

2:44pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A MAN has been charged in connection with an attempted burglary at a house in Moreton-in-Marsh where a pensioner was threatened with a plastic gun.


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