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Brendan McFadden

Stroud News and Journal: Brendan McFadden
Wilts and Glos Standard

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Cirencester punk metal act Opusweed release first EP

Stroud News and Journal:

3:07pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A CIRENCESTER punk metal band are celebrating the release of their first CD.

Missing teenager Melissa Bowles found safe and well in Swindon

Stroud News and Journal:

10:31am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A MISSING 14year-old girl from North Wales has been found in Swindon.

Cotswold Tourism asks businesses to enter its awards

Stroud News and Journal:

9:50am Thursday 3rd September 2015

TOURISM businesses across the Cotswolds are being urged to enter an awards which celebrates both their quality and importance to economy of the area.

Cotswold Pub of the Year finalists revealed

Stroud News and Journal:

9:18am Thursday 3rd September 2015

NOMINATIONS have poured in over the past few weeks and now it is time to reveal the finalists for the Standard’s Pub of the Year competition.

Cirencester personal trainer believes this year's Tough Mudder doesn't beat last year's version

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A PERSONAL trainer from Malmesbury who took part in hardcore endurance event Tough Mudder which returned to Cirencester for the second year running believes this year’s version was inferior to the 2014 event.

Horror Homes wants to hear about when disaster strikes in households

Stroud News and Journal:

8:27am Thursday 3rd September 2015

CHANNEL 5 is searching for people in the Cotswolds whose lives have been turned upside down when their home become a living nightmare.

Residents have their say on proposed 2000 homes at Cotswold Airport

Stroud News and Journal:

7:37am Thursday 3rd September 2015

RESIDENTS have aired their views about a proposed 2,000 home development at Cotswold Airport.

Charity headshave at Cirencester pub the Wheatsheaf Inn results in marriage proposal

Stroud News and Journal:

4:21pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A COUPLE from Cirencester vowed to tie the knot during a head shave which was organised to raise cash for charities close to their heart.

Siddington Primary School pupils greeted with 'awesome' surprise on first day of term

Stroud News and Journal:

2:29pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

PUPILS from Siddington Primary School were greeted from their summer break with surprise that had them shrieking “oh my God it’s awesome”.

Weather: chilly and dry followed by scattered showers

Stroud News and Journal:

8:57am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

TODAY will start chilly but bright and then later on there will be scattered showers.

Race night at Down Ampney village hall

Stroud News and Journal: Sporting KnavesmireFootball Club Race Night Fundraiser

8:45am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

THERE will be a race night at Down Ampney Village Hall to raise cash to extend the churchyard at All Saints Church in the village.

Cash boost will help homeless at The Croft in Cirencester cook healthy food on a budget

Stroud News and Journal:

8:13am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

HOMELESS people in Cirencester are going to be taught to cook up a storm in the kitchen on a budget thanks to a cash donation from a trade association for the pub industry.

Badminton Park horse riding challenge will raise cash for mobile chemotherapy charity Hope for Tomorrow

Stroud News and Journal:

7:59am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

EVER imagined tackling what is considered by many as one of the worlds most demanding horse event courses?

Fracking could come to the Cotswolds according to Cirencester group

Stroud News and Journal:

3:36pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

FRACKING in the Cotswolds could become a reality according to a Cirencester group which is fiercely opposing the controversial process.

Jeremy Corbyn is 'shanking to the left' at Cirencester Golf Club

Stroud News and Journal:

1:46pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

GOLF balls designed to poke fun at Labour leader candidate Jeremy Corbyn are creating a lot of laughs in Cirencester.

Weather: dry day with sunny spells

Stroud News and Journal: UFO: The unidentified flying object appears from among the clouds above Meadowbank Road, Bolton, at 5.10pm on Wednesday, August 12. Picture: Kevin Hurst. (35793927)

8:34am Tuesday 1st September 2015

IT is expected to  stay generally dry and there  will be some sunny spells plus a cool northerly breeze.

Man in serious condition following assault outside The Globe pub Stonehouse

Stroud News and Journal:

8:21am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A MAN is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being  assaulted in Stonehouse last night (August 30).

Cirencester will be unlocked as part of Cirencester Civic Society’s Heritage Open Days

Stroud News and Journal:

8:03am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A VARIETY of Cirencester’s iconic locations will be opened up to give people can get an insight into the town’s past later this month.

Missing teenager Melissa Bowles believed to be in Swindon - police appeal for information locating her

Stroud News and Journal:

8:03pm Sunday 30th August 2015

POLICE are appealing for help tracing a 14year-old girl missing from the Bala area in North Wales.

More than half a million people in the South West at risk of developing diabetes

Stroud News and Journal: RISK: A nurse gives a patient a diabetes test.

3:07pm Sunday 30th August 2015

IT is estimated that 527,087 people in the South West are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new report published today by Public Health England (PHE).

Creative sports writing course at Global Language Immersion Centre in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

2:36pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A CREATIVE sports writing course   will run from 11 to13September at the Global Language Immersion Centre in Gloucester.

Quedgeley motocyclist seriously injured in A38 collision

Stroud News and Journal: Police car in accident in Sunderland

2:13pm Sunday 30th August 2015

A QUEDGELEY motorcyclist was seriously injured in a road  road traffic collision that happened at 8.46am yesterday (Saturday 29th August), on the A38 at Whitminster, between the junctions for Green Lane and Hyde Lane.

Gloucester shopkeeper Kaiwan Poore sentenced for selling illegal tobacco

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Sunday 30th August 2015

A GlOUCESTER shopkeeper appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on August 27 to be sentenced  for  selling illegal tobacco on 27 occasions.

Young farmers will try to win milk guzzling crown at Moreton Show

Stroud News and Journal:

5:15pm Friday 28th August 2015

MILK drinking skills will be put to the test at Moreton-in-Marsh Show this year.

Spaces available on Let's Talk emotional wellbeing courses in Cirencester and Siddington

Stroud News and Journal: Faith on suffering with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

11:30am Saturday 29th August 2015

SPACES are available on free NHS emotional wellbeing courses starting in Cirencester and Siddington in early September.

Public Health England launch meningitis vaccine programme

Stroud News and Journal: File photo dated 15/08/2014 of a medical professional holding a needle as a meningitis vaccine that is currently the subject of price negotiations should be introduced as soon as possible "to save lives", a charity has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION

8:20am Saturday 29th August 2015

PUBLIC Health England (PHE) is starting a new vaccination programme, which offers young children protection against meningitis.

Chedworth Roman Villa unearths coins and deer print as part of latest excavation

Stroud News and Journal:

1:41pm Friday 28th August 2015

ANCIENT coins, a bone fragment and a roof tile with a deer imprint are just some of the items unearthed during recent excavations at Chedworth Roman Villa.

County council attempt to boost recycling in households through new scheme

Stroud News and Journal: Droitwich High students boost recycling in school

12:00pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

The COUNTY council are trying to boost the number of homes that recycle their food waste.

Work on footpath into Meysey Hampton along A417 complete

Stroud News and Journal:

7:34pm Thursday 27th August 2015

THE footpath which allows residents to walk into Meysey Hampton has been refurbished thanks to funding from the county council.

Police intercept 51 bus and arrest Cirencester man Ben Savory on suspicion of shoplifting

Stroud News and Journal: (7576890)

6:39pm Thursday 27th August 2015

POLICE intercepted a Stagecoach bus as it entered Cirencester and arrested a man from the town who was on board on suspicion of shoplifting in front of shocked passengers.

Groom arrested on wedding day after Cirencester street fight involving 10 to 15 people

Stroud News and Journal:

5:35pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A GROOM was arrested on his wedding day following a street fight in Cirencester town centre which involved between ten and 15 people.

Teenagers arrested in relation to Lechlade Amateur Football Club sit-on lawnmower arson

Stroud News and Journal:

2:47pm Thursday 27th August 2015

TWO teenagers have been arrested in relation to an incident where a sit-on lawnmower was stolen from Lechlade Amatuer Football Club (LAFC) and then torched.

Golden Cross undergoes makeover following investment

Stroud News and Journal:

12:34pm Thursday 27th August 2015

THE Golden Cross pub in Cirencester has undergone  a makeover.

Cirencester and District Advanced Motorist put reporter through his paces

Stroud News and Journal:

5:48pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

REPORTER Brendan McFadden is being prepared for his advanced driving test by Gordon Burley, chairman of the Cirencester and District Advanced Motorist (CADAM) and there have been plenty of ups and downs in his recent lessons.

MEP Julia Reid calls for decarbonisation agenda shake up

Stroud News and Journal: "The Government should be doing all it can to support innovative UK businesses in their efforts to access the growing global market for low-carbon goods and services," says The Energy and Climate Change Committee.

12:45pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

JULIA Reid MEP has called for a complete rethink over power generation following revelations that a major carbon trading scheme had been hit by corruption allegations.

Burglars attack Cirencester town centre businesses

Stroud News and Journal:

9:53am Wednesday 26th August 2015

THERE was a spate of burglaries at businesses in Cirencester town centre last week.

Hidden note makes a return as couple tie the knot in Cirencester following triathlon proposal

Stroud News and Journal:

5:38pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A NOTE designed to spur on a man as he raced to propose to his girlfriend at the finishing line of a triathlon made a return at the couple’s wedding at the Parish Church in Cirencester.

Nomination deadline approaching for the Standard's Pub of the Year competition

Stroud News and Journal:

2:46pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

THE DEADLINE entries can be received for the Standard’s Pub of the Year competition is approaching fast.

Gardiner Haskins Homecentre duo cycle across the Cotswolds to raise cash for Longfield

Stroud News and Journal:

1:52pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A PAIR from a homeware store in Cirencester peddled 98 miles across the Cotswolds to raise cash for a hospice for people with life limiting illnesses.

Public offered 100 tickets for inauguration of next Bishop of Gloucester Rachel Treweek

Stroud News and Journal: Rachel Treweek (30379096)

12:25pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

ONE hundred tickets for the inauguration of the next Bishop of Gloucester are being made available for members of the public.

Seven Springs communities first to receive ultrafast broadband

Stroud News and Journal:

11:59am Tuesday 25th August 2015

COMMUNITIES in the Seven Springs area will be the first  to benefit from Fastershire’s phase 2 broadband rollout in the Cotswolds.

Geoffrey Clifton Brown helps Andoversford car repair firm

Stroud News and Journal:

4:13pm Monday 24th August 2015

MP for the Cotswolds Geoffrey Clifton-Brown is helping an Andoversford car repair centre improve its  facilities and increase the number of apprenticeships it provides.

Thousands take part in Tough Mudder South West 2015 in Cirencester Park

Stroud News and Journal:

3:18pm Monday 24th August 2015

THOUSANDS of competitors used camaraderie and team spirit to get themselves an endurance course in Cirencester Park at the weekend.

Tough Mudder South West 2015 picture gallery

Stroud News and Journal:

12:36pm Monday 24th August 2015

THOUSANDS of people descended upon Cirencester Park at the weekend to take on what is dubbed “probably the toughest event on the planet”.

South Cerney man calls for criminals to be forced to pick up litter

Stroud News and Journal:

10:19am Monday 24th August 2015

CRIMINALS should be forced to pick up litter as a punishment for their crimes, according to a South Cerney man.

Shoreham air crash pilot Andy Hill still in critical condition

Stroud News and Journal:

8:29am Monday 24th August 2015

THE HAWKER HUNTER aircraft which crashed into several vehicles during Shoreham Airshow on Saturday was piloted by a man who works for a firm which used to be based at Cotswold Airport.

Weather: rainy start to the day but some sunshine later

Stroud News and Journal:

7:57am Monday 24th August 2015

TODAY will start very wet start with outbreaks of thundery rain.

Motorcyclist dead following collision on A40 Gloucester Road Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

7:32am Monday 24th August 2015

POLICE are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision in Cheltenham on Sunday when a motorcyclist died.

Places available at South Cerney playgroup

Stroud News and Journal:

10:29am Sunday 23rd August 2015

A PLAYGROUP in South Cerney is offering spaces for its class starting in September.

Gloucestershire County council examines its short break service

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

THE way the county council provides short breaks for people is being examined to make the services more accessible.

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