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BT fault prevents 999 calls

Stroud News and Journal: UNDER ATTACK: Dozens of phone lines were deliberately cut in a mysterious series of incidents across Wirral

2:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DUE to a phone line fault in the Calne area emergency services cannot be contacted via the 999 phone number.

BT engineers working to fix mysterious Tetbury phone line fault

Stroud News and Journal:

1:32pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCORES of people in the Tetbury area have been unable to use their phone lines since the start of the weekend due to a mysterious fault.

RAU lends its support to fairtrade

Stroud News and Journal: RAU

12:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is driving an initiative to support smaller suppliers and help both local communities and those in the developing world.

Cirencester woman auctions signed JK Rowling book

Stroud News and Journal:

7:28pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AFTER getting her hands on a limited edition J.K. Rowling book a Cirencester woman is putting it up for auction.

Future of Ashton Keynes pub is secured

Stroud News and Journal: Become official beer taster for Oddbins

7:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ASHTON Keynes Parish Council has successfully managed to register the only pub in the village as a community asset to help secure its future.

Bin blaze in Abbey Grounds

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

5:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIVE metal bins were set on fire in the Abbey Grounds, Cirencester on July 12 A group of youths were seen in the area at the time of the incident, which is believed to have happened between 4pm and 10.50pm.

POLICE seek man in connection to Cheltenham knife incident

Stroud News and Journal:

5:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police investigating reports of a man that was seen brandishing a knife in a Cheltenham street have released an image of a man that they would like to speak to.

Nine year old pushed off swing and assaulted by teenager

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

1:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A nine-year old boy was assaulted by a teenager as he was playing on a swing in Gloucester on Sunday, July 20.

Campaigners hope findings of report will prompt road resurfacing

Stroud News and Journal:

10:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RESIDENTS who say their lives are blighted by living on a noisy stretch of road near Cirencester are to put pressure on the government to step in.

Death sparks call for speed change

Stroud News and Journal:

9:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WATERSPORTS centre is leading a campaign to get the speed limit on a stretch of road reduced after one of its staff was killed when arriving for work.

Updated: Firefighters dealing with big blaze at recycling site in Wiltshire

Stroud News and Journal:

7:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FIRE which started at a recycling plant in Swindon is still burning.

Stonehouse man found

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

3:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

MISSING Stonehouse man Graham Little has been found safe and well.

Graham Little from Stonehouse is missing

Stroud News and Journal:

12:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a missing man from Stonehouse.

Open day at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust will celebrate Oak and Furrows signing lease

Stroud News and Journal: Week old fox cubs being cared for at the Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre. To order this picture call 01285 642642

3:23pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Wildlife Trust are hosting a family open day at its Blakehill Nature Reserve near this Saturday, July 19.

Transport Secretary says A417 Missing Link scheme could receive funding boost

Stroud News and Journal: Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, centre, meets with Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, Laurence Robertson, MP, and Alex Chalk, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Cheltenham, at the Air Balloon roundabout at Birdlip (8309827)

4:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Transport Secretary has revealed that a project to make improvements to the A417 Missing Link could receive total funding from the government.

Tetbury fire station holds open day to celebrate its 50th birthday

Stroud News and Journal: Mike (left) during his time serving for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

3:31pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TO celebrate its 50th anniversary this year Tetbury Fire Station will be holding an open day on July 20.

Six Wiltshire men arrested as part of national paedophile crackdown

Stroud News and Journal:

2:11pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SIX men from across Wiltshirehave been arrested as part of a covert six-month national operation coordinated by the NCA and involving 45 police forces across the UK.

Audience stunned by plane crash

Stroud News and Journal: (8124698)

4:16pm Sunday 13th July 2014

JAWS dropped around the audience when a passenger plane crashed in front of their eyes during a performance at Fairford Primary School.

Woman's plea for information on First World War heroes from Poole Keynes

Stroud News and Journal:

10:47am Sunday 13th July 2014

A POOLE Keynes woman is asking for help to put together a tribute to the men from her village who died fighting during the First World War.

Scheme set to help dementia sufferers in Cricklade

Stroud News and Journal: CRICKLADE Town Council is helping to pioneer a scheme that will help dementia sufferers in the town. The scheme, organised by Wiltshire Council, has been set up to improve the quality of life of those with dementia. Cricklade will be working together with

10:37am Sunday 13th July 2014

CRICKLADE Town Council is helping to pioneer a scheme that will help dementia sufferers in the town.

Appeal to restore organ at St Sampson's Cricklade back to former glory

Stroud News and Journal:

10:27am Sunday 13th July 2014

ST Sampson’s Church in Cricklade is campaigning to raise £28,000 to restore an organ back to its former glory.

Rendcomb headteacher keeping his feet on the ground

Stroud News and Journal:

4:20pm Friday 11th July 2014

HE may have only been headteacher of Rendcomb College for three years but he is already tasting huge success.

Residents oppose new shop

Stroud News and Journal:

10:48am Thursday 10th July 2014

PLANS to transform a former office building are being fiercely opposed in South Cerney.

Man charged with murder of Swindon man Aulton Thomas Rogers remanded in custody

Stroud News and Journal: Murder victim identified as Aulton 'Tom' Rogers

1:17pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE man charged with the murder of Swindon man, Aulton Thomas Rogers has been remanded in custody.

Appeal for help in locating convicted sex offender

Stroud News and Journal: Appeal for help in locating convicted sex offender

12:13pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

POLICE are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating a convicted sex offender.

Motorcyclist remains in serious condition following crash near Ashton Keynes

Stroud News and Journal: One dead and another suffering from serious injuries after being hit by vehicle which mounted a verge on the A435 near Cirencester

10:18am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A 70-year-old motorcyclist is still in a seriously condition at Southmead Hospital Bristol after a crash at Ashton Keynes on Friday, June 28.

Soldiers honoured in Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal: Members of the 29 Regiment march from St Mary's Church in Tetbury to the Market Hall to receive their Op Herrick medals (7671100)

5:34pm Monday 30th June 2014

SOLDIERS from 29 regiment in South Cerney were honoured in a medals ceremony in Tetbury to mark their time serving in Afghanistan on Friday in front of their proud families, friends and comrades.

Murdered Swindon man named as Aulton Thomas Rogers

Stroud News and Journal: Aulton Thomas Rogers

9:29pm Saturday 28th June 2014

WILTSHIRE police have named the man who was murdered in Swindon town centre on Thursday as Aulton Thomas Rogers.

Four cars involved in accident on A429 near Kemble Airfield

Stroud News and Journal: Police have appealed for witness to come forward

12:45pm Saturday 28th June 2014

FOUR cars have been involved in an accident on the A429 near Kemble Airfield.

Police provide extra resources following murder of man in Swindon

Stroud News and Journal: Police have appealed for witness to come forward

11:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

SWINDON police are providing extra resources in Rodbourne and Swindown Town centre following the murder of a man in his 60s on Thursday.

Intrepid trio see the world... sort of

Stroud News and Journal: Company celebrates 35 years of serving Cirencester

9:30am Sunday 29th June 2014

INTREPID staff from a homecentre in Cirencester are embarking on a fund raising challenge to Ride To New Zealand in 100 hours to raise cash for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Residents concerned over Chesterton housing proposals

Stroud News and Journal: Charles Campion speaks at the consultation on the Chesterton housing development

11:30am Sunday 29th June 2014

RESIDENTS raised concerns over proposals to build 2,500 homes in Chesterton by 2031 at a public consultation at the Ashcroft Centre in Cirencester last week.

Littering and drug concerns over youngsters using Tetbury's Recreation Ground

Stroud News and Journal: Tetbury Market House open day marks refurbishment

12:22pm Thursday 26th June 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over youngsters using drugs and littering on the recreation ground in Tetbury at the town’s full council meeting this month.

Review: Suede at Westonbirt Arboretum

Stroud News and Journal: Picture courtesy of Lisa Goveia

9:45pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE tranquil surroundings of Westonbirt Arboretum on a glorious mid-summer’s day provided the venue for Britpop legends, Suede on Saturday.

Stroud youngster Tony Lemm missing

Stroud News and Journal: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

8:29pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

POLICE in Stroud are appealing for information to help trace a boy who ran away from school today.

Garden trough theft in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

1:46pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A green wooded garden trough containing plants was stolen from a property on Drift Close Cirencester.

Duchess of Cornwall opens new Welcome building at Westonbirt Arboretum

Stroud News and Journal: The Duchess of Cornwall with Simon Toomer, Direstor of Westonbirt Arboretum and Stephen Segar, Chairman of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum at the start of her visit on Monday (7425852)

4:48pm Monday 23rd June 2014

HRH the Duchess of Cornwall captivated crowds at the opening of a new visitor’s information building at Westonbirt Arboretum this morning.

New equine school at Royal Agricultural University

Stroud News and Journal: Dr Meriel Moore-Colyer

1:55pm Monday 23rd June 2014

THE Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has launched a new school that is dedicated to equipping students with the skills required to meet the growing demands of equine-related businesses.

Cricklade gets its groove on at festival

Stroud News and Journal: A singing nun entertains the crowds at Cricklade festival (7219803)

12:34pm Friday 20th June 2014

CRICKLADE residents were out in full force to enjoy a groovy Cricklade Festival in glorious weather on Sunday.

Dog owner grateful to those who helped after dog was run over and killed

Stroud News and Journal: Police appeal after swan is found shot in Widnes

11:10am Friday 20th June 2014

THE owner of a dog that was killed on Cricklade Street in Cirencester has thanked those who helped following the incident.

Housing plan still open for debate

Stroud News and Journal: A public consultation  on the proposed Chestesterton housing development held last month

5:16pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE people of Chesterton will be given a final chance later this year to influence the decision to put 2,500 new homes in their neighbourhood.

UPDATE: Power cut in Tetbury area affecting 1600 homes

Stroud News and Journal: Southern Electric engineers repaired the fault

9:39am Wednesday 18th June 2014

SOUTHERN Electric has reported a power cut in the Tetbury area.

Siddington Football Club vandalised

Stroud News and Journal: Police have criticised the lack of response to appeals about the murder of Anowar Tagabo

5:42pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A BOARD covering a window at Siddington Football Club’s headquarters on Parkway in Cirencester was knocked away by vandals exposing the building to the elements on Sunday.

Delays between junction 16 and 17 of the M4 following accident

Stroud News and Journal: M4 forecasts flawed, expert tells AMs

10:43am Tuesday 17th June 2014

THERE are delays between junction 16 and 17 of the M4  following an accident on the hard shoulder.

Two motorcyclists seriously injured after B4425 Arlington Pike collision

Stroud News and Journal: Masked robbers strike at Ilkley store

12:04pm Monday 16th June 2014

TWO men are in hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision after the motorcycles they were driving collided on Saturday, June 14 on the B4425 between Barnsley and Bibury.

Investigation launched into alleged double rape and serious sexual assault at Royal Agricultural University

Stroud News and Journal: Royal Agricultural University launch scholarship to help hard-working students in Cirencester

12:12am Monday 16th June 2014

AN investigation has been launched into the suspected rape of two female students and an alledged serious sex assault of a third at Cirencester's Royal Agricultural University (RAU).

Appeal for witnesses to Devizes disorder where two police officers were seriously assaulted

Stroud News and Journal: A picture posted online of the scene outside the Corn Exchange, Devizes, early on Sunday morning

9:21pm Sunday 15th June 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses to a large disorder in Market Place, Devizes last night outside the Corn Exchange, which saw two police officers seriously assaulted.

Cricklade needs twinning voluteers

Stroud News and Journal: Offering a warm welcome to visitors from Cricklade's twin town of Suce sur Erdre in France are; Charlotte Rogers-Jones, Town Clerk, visitor hosts Kelvin Gwilt and Nigel and Joanne Wynne, Jane Whinfrey, host organiser, Mark Clarke, Chairman of Cricklad

5:18pm Saturday 14th June 2014

HOST families are needed for an exchange programme which will see residents of a French town enjoy the sights of Cricklade at the end of the month.

Dog run over and killed by waste collection lorry in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: The dead dog covered under a tarpaulin after the incident

5:31pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A DOG was run over and killed by a waste collection lorry on Cricklade Street in Cirencester today.

Cheltenham Man Charged For Breaching Football Banning Order

Stroud News and Journal: Tempers can flare during the World Cup as domestic abuse can rise by 25 per cent

1:39pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A CHELTENHAM man has been charged with breaching his Football Banning Order conditions under the Football Spectators Act.

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