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Standard team sore but satisfied after Tough Mudder challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

8:27pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER taking part on Saturday I can see why organisers of Tough Mudder describe it as “probably the toughest event on the planet,” writes Brendan McFadden.

Tough mudders out in force to take on Cirencester Park obstacle course

Stroud News and Journal: Andy Freeman with fellow members of his Timmy's Army team

8:18pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THOUSANDS of people flocked to Cirencester at the weekend to take on a 12 mile obstacle course dubbed “probably the toughest event on the planet.”

PCC suggests measures that could make stretch of Spratsgate Lane safer

Stroud News and Journal: Police commisioner Martin Surl questions investigation into complaint by photographer who says he was threatened and abused by policeman

5:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire has backed the Standard’s campaign to reduce a speed limit on a stretch of road in the Cotswold Water Park.

Immigration rules put dampener on marriage

Stroud News and Journal:

4:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CIRENCESTER man feels that UK immigration rules are set to make the early days of marriage with his bride very difficult.

Worries that construction work could make dangerous road more hazardous

Stroud News and Journal:

3:38pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WATERSPORTS centre believes forthcoming construction work on land adjacent to the Cotswold Country Park and Beach could make a stretch of road even more hazardous to drivers.

Relocation of Tetbury post office in the pipeline

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TETBURY’S post office may move if the current postmistress gives up the job.

Marriage on horizon after tough test through rain

Stroud News and Journal:

3:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AROUND 150 competitors battled through wet conditions to complete a triathlon set in the heart of Cotswold Water Park at the weekend.

Record breaking GCSE results for Bradon Forest

Stroud News and Journal:

1:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRADON Forest School pupils got the best ever GCSE results in the history of the school with 62 per cent of students achieving the government’s gold standard’ of 5 A* to Cs.

Cirencester Kingshill School pupils in GCSE heaven

Stroud News and Journal:

11:54am Thursday 21st August 2014

IT was all smiles at Cirencester Kingshill in Cirencester this morning as students celebrated outstanding GCSE results.

Residents back petition to stop Chesterton housing development

Stroud News and Journal:

11:34am Monday 18th August 2014

A PETITION opposing a controversial housing development in Cirencester has received nearly half the number of signatures it requires within a week of it being launched.

Specialist police team investigate death of man found dead at a waste site

Stroud News and Journal: Matthew Symonds

12:22pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A SPECIALIST police team is investigating the death of a Swindon man who was found dead at a waste site in Avonmouth on August 1.

Girl suffers facial injuries after being hit by bottle

Stroud News and Journal:

10:42am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A TEENAGER suffered injuries to her face when a person she was walking through an alleyway with in Cheltenham kicked a bottle at her.

Ashton Keynes burglaries - cops suspect thieves are local

Stroud News and Journal:

2:50pm Monday 11th August 2014

POLICE believe that a spate of burglaries in Ashton Keynes are being committed by persons that live in the area.

Pervert who followed family is hunted by police

Stroud News and Journal:

1:10pm Monday 11th August 2014

A MAN who committed a lewd act and then followed a family is being hunted by police.

Snap happy motorists face prosecution

Stroud News and Journal:

10:44am Monday 11th August 2014

MOTORISTS who photographed the aftermath of a collision are set to be prosecuted by police.

Police hunt Dzung Nguyen after man was knifed multiple times

Stroud News and Journal:

6:02pm Friday 8th August 2014

POLICE are hunting a man wanted in connection with an attempted murder in Swindon.

Footage wanted of man accused of kicking police officer in shin

Stroud News and Journal:

5:52pm Friday 8th August 2014

A MAN has been charged with two assaults on Cheltenham High Street at the end of July.

Updated: Two people cut free from overturned car in Brinkworth

Stroud News and Journal:

4:23pm Friday 8th August 2014

TWO people had to be cut free from an overturned car by firefighters after a vehicle left the road in Brinkworth and ended up in a ditch this afternoon.

Delays after collision in Brinkworth

Stroud News and Journal:

3:52pm Friday 8th August 2014

There are slight delays in Brinkworth at the Malmesbury end following a collision.

Brinkworth couple grateful for support after blaze

Stroud News and Journal:

1:21pm Friday 8th August 2014

A COUPLE have paid tribute to those who rallied round them in support after they escaped a blaze at their home.

Men charged with £1200 burglary at elderly man's home in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:11am Friday 8th August 2014

TWO men have been charged in connection with a daytime burglary during which £1200 was taken from an elderly man's home while he was present.

Couple escape Brinkworth house fire

Stroud News and Journal: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

10:25pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A COUPLE escaped without injury after the roof of their Brinkworth home was engulfed by fire.

Police appeal for people in CCTV images to come forward

Stroud News and Journal:

3:38pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Police in Gloucestershire have released CCTV images in connection with three incidents across the county.

Swindon fraudster flown home for 5 year jail term

Stroud News and Journal:

12:48pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A fraudster from Swindon has been extradited from the USA to serve a jail term in the UK.

Appeal for witnesses following collision in Highworth

Stroud News and Journal:

10:17am Thursday 7th August 2014

WILTSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Highworth yesterday .

Willow in Cirencester to close its doors due to poor trade

Stroud News and Journal:

6:21pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

A CIRENCESTER business is set to close its doors after 16 and a half years trading in the town.

Cut killer speed limit on Spratsgate lane

Stroud News and Journal:

9:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

FOLLOWING the death of a popular sailing instructor as he drove to work at a Cotswold watersports centre, the Standard is this week launching a campaign to get the speed limit reduced on this dangerous narrow road.

Altercation on Dyer Street Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

3:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE were called to an altercation between a group of people in Dyer Street Cirencester last night.

Man stabbed near Cirencester McDonald's

Stroud News and Journal:

1:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A MAN was stabbed in Cirencester in the early hours of yesterday morning near to the McDonald's fast-food restaurant on Cricklade Road.

Gymnastics club chalks up cash for new home

Stroud News and Journal:

1:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CIRENCESTER gymnastic group held a fundraising event at Deer Park School last month to help realise its dream of having a permanent own home.

Wheeler dealer targets commuters with state-of-the-art unicycle

Stroud News and Journal:

1:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CIRENCESTER businessman is bringing a state-of-the art unicycle to the European market.

WOMAD sells out for first time ever

Stroud News and Journal:

5:54pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RECORD crowds basked in the sunshine and enjoyed music from around the globe at WOMAD.

Cirencester commemorates 100 years since the start of the First World War

Stroud News and Journal:

1:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

To mark the anniversary of 100 years since the start of the First World War this year a whole host of events will be taking place around Cirencester.

South Cerney Airfield transformed for steam and vintage event

Stroud News and Journal: The Gloucestershire Steam and Vintage Extravaganza at South Cerney Airfield

11:42am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people are set to descend upon South Cerney airfield this weekend to enjoy a nostalgic walk back in time.

Record crowds attend a sunny WOMAD

Stroud News and Journal:

5:17pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE sun shone brightly for the record number of people that attended WOMAD yesterday.

Cirencester woman's cooker horror

Stroud News and Journal:

4:16pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CIRENCESTER woman was horrified to see several knobs on her new gas cooker melt in front of her eyes as her shepherd’s pie cooked in the oven.

Yougsters net another trophy

Stroud News and Journal:

4:12pm Friday 25th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from a Tetbury school are celebrating after netting another title.

Tetbury phone lines restored

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

4:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

PHONE lines in the Tetbury area which have been inactive since the start of last weekend have been restored.

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.

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