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VIDEO: Hannah Marie Kilminster performs at Dobbies in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

10:14am Saturday 10th October 2015

Cirencester singer Hannah Marie Kilminster, who has reached the X Factor Six Chair Challenge performed at Dobbies in Cirencester at a Christmas themed charity event on Thursday, see an extract from her performance here.

Malmesbury School pupils explore the world of ceramics

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Saturday 10th October 2015

STUDENTS from Malmesbury School were immersed in the world of ceramics during the summer term.

Cirencester Town Council backs flood defence scheme

Stroud News and Journal: Cirencester Town Council offices at Bingham House in Cirencester's Dyer Street

9:00am Saturday 10th October 2015

PLANS to improve flood defences in Cirencester have been backed by the town council.

Former Cirencester computer shop owner William Rittman will face fraud rap at Portsmouth Crown in January after his case is postponed for third time

Stroud News and Journal:

12:10pm Friday 9th October 2015

A FORMER Cirencester computer shop owner has avoided standing trial over fraud allegations for the third time.

Cirencester Town Council give thumbs up to application for licence to hold ball in Cirencester Park

Stroud News and Journal: Cirencester Town Council offices at Bingham House in Cirencester's Dyer Street

8:39am Friday 9th October 2015

AN application for a licence to hold a hunting group’s annual ball in Cirencester Park has been supported by Cirencester Town Council.

Cirencester Town Council believe proposed rooftop terrace at Mackenzies Cafe Bar in Cirencester will be too noisy

Stroud News and Journal: File photo dated 01/12/06 of a man drinking a pint of beer. Happy hours and the sale of cheap alcohol should be banned, doctors said today as thousands of students prepare for Freshers' Week. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday September 21, 2010

8:18am Friday 9th October 2015

A CAFE bar in Cirencester has had its proposals to build a rooftop terrace dismissed for a second time by Cirencester Town Council as it believes the changes will create noise disturbance in the town.

Marine experts will give talks at opening of new aquatics store at Dobbies in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

8:04am Friday 9th October 2015

MARINE experts will be giving talks at the opening of a new aquatics store at Dobbies in Cirencester on Saturday (October 10).

Changes to county council funded bus services put to public consultation

Stroud News and Journal: The Town Link bus driver was filmed appearing to use his mobile phone behind the wheel

9:00am Thursday 8th October 2015

PROPOSED changes to council funded public transport in the county are being put to public consultation.

Weather: pleasant day with lots of sunny spells

Stroud News and Journal:

8:34am Thursday 8th October 2015

ALTHOUGH the day will start chilly, there will then be with plenty of warm sunny spells.

Royal Agricultural University speed networking event brings together students

Stroud News and Journal:

8:14am Thursday 8th October 2015

STUDENTS from around the area were brought together last week to take part in a speed networking challenge hosted by the Royal Agricultural University.

Victory for Royal Oak in Pub of the Year competition

Stroud News and Journal:

7:43am Thursday 8th October 2015

IT was an unbelievably close race but The Royal Oak in Tetbury has clinched the Standard’s coveted Pub of the Year title.

National appeal launched to find missing Doncaster woman Magdelana Charciarek

Stroud News and Journal:

10:18am Wednesday 7th October 2015

Police in Doncaster have issued a national appeal to trace missing Polish woman Magdelana Charciarek.

Woman admits lying about being dragged from her car and robbed while parked at Seven Springs layby

Stroud News and Journal:

9:01am Wednesday 7th October 2015

A WOMAN from Gloucester has been fined by police after lying about being dragged from her car and robbed while she was parked on a layby off the A436 at Seven Springs.

Urgent appeal launched by Caudwell Children to help disabled children in Gloucestershire access therapy tricycles

Stroud News and Journal:

8:52am Wednesday 7th October 2015

A NATIONAL children’s charity is urgently calling on the parents of disabled children, in Gloucestershire, to get in touch with them after a generous donation of funds has allowed them to provide life changing specialist equipment at no cost to families.

Weather: showers this morning followed by dry day

Stroud News and Journal: STRIPY SHOWERS: Lulu Guinness Bloomsbury diagonal stripe umbrella, £40 (www.fultonumbrellas.com).

8:43am Wednesday 7th October 2015

THE day is going to start with patchy light rain but this will clear during the morning and it will then be a dry day.

Fire Brigade Union and councillors angry about cuts at Cirencester Fire Station which they believe could “cost lives”

Stroud News and Journal:

8:17am Wednesday 7th October 2015

PROPOSALS to cut frontline services at Cirencester Fire Station could “cost lives” according to union officials and councillors.

Fairford farmer appears on Countryfile to talk about cattle that has come back from the brink

Stroud News and Journal:

8:04am Wednesday 7th October 2015

A FAIRFORD farmer appeared on BBC's Countryfile last Sunday evening to discuss her rare breed cattle with presenter Adam Henson.

X Factor star Hannah Marie Kilminster excited about performing at Dobbies in Cirencester ahead of Six Chair Challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

5:25pm Tuesday 6th October 2015

A CONTESTANT in this year’s X Factor competition is set to take to the stage in Cirencester in her first performance in her home town.

Still time to apply for rural tourism funding

Stroud News and Journal:

8:52am Tuesday 6th October 2015

THE DEADLINE for rural tourism businesses and communities to apply for funding to improve their tourism facilities is nearing.

Weather: showers and sunny spells

Stroud News and Journal: Rain in Burgess Hill

8:17am Tuesday 6th October 2015

TODAY there will be a mixture of sunny spells  and showers, which could be heavy and thundery.

Waitrose in Cirencester will support those who are lonely this Christmas

Stroud News and Journal: Waitrose twool bags

8:02am Tuesday 6th October 2015

WAITROSE in Cirencester is going to give a helping hand to those who are on their own this Christmas.

Duke of Gloucester unveils Hare Festival Way in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

4:05pm Monday 5th October 2015

A NEW hare-themed pathway which is showing off Cirencester’s beautiful green spaces was unveiled by the Duke of Gloucester on Friday.

Two arrested after fire near Peel Centre St Ann Way Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: Fire service nominated for top award

9:07am Monday 5th October 2015

Two men arrested following a fire in a warehouse in Gloucester.

Weather: showers and cloudy skies

Stroud News and Journal: People sheltering under umbrellas on Vauxhall Bridge, London, in the rain. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 24, 2015. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire (38612856)

8:38am Monday 5th October 2015

TODAY will remain wet and cloudy  throughout.

Smokers face £50 fine if they light up in a car that has children inside

Stroud News and Journal: BANNED: Smoking in vehicles with anyone aged under 18 present is now illegal

8:21am Monday 5th October 2015

THOSE who smoke in a car which has children in face a £50 due to a new government law.

Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre showcase new facilities at open day

Stroud News and Journal:

7:57am Monday 5th October 2015

CROWDS turned out in force for the official opening of the new Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre.

Hunters Care Centre donates half of summer fete funds to charity it thinks does a lot of good for Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

11:52am Sunday 4th October 2015

A CARE home in Cirencester has donated half of the cash raised from its summer fete to a charity organisation from the town.

Chesterton Baby and Toddler Group thank council for £500 donation

Stroud News and Journal:

11:18am Sunday 4th October 2015

PARENTS and children who are  part of a Cirencester play group are enjoying new toys and facilities thanks to a cash donation from the town’s council.

Youth unemployment and number of people signing on drops in the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: The IPPR report predicts even longer dole queues.

9:40am Sunday 4th October 2015

IN the Cotswolds youth unemployment and the amount of people claiming job seekers allowance is falling, according to the Department of the Work and Pensions (DWP).

CDC gives South Cerney clean up after litter complaint

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Sunday 4th October 2015

IN response to criticism that there was too much litter in the South Cerney area CDC ordered a litter pick earlier this month.

Lea and Garsdon Primary school pupils get visit from cuddly four-legged friend

Stroud News and Journal: WAGGY DOG STORY: Chachone Chiwaya, left, nine, Louis Chiwanda, nine and Katelyn McAndrews, ten, read to Stella from Pets as Therapy

4:00pm Saturday 3rd October 2015

LEA and Garsdon Primary School will soon be having regular visits from a dog and her owner.

Cirencester couple treated to free meal at Jesse's Bistro as thanks for being top foster carers

Stroud News and Journal: Bromsgrove and Droitwich parents whose children have 'flown the nest' encouraged to consider fostering

9:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015

A COUPLE from Cirencester are being treated to a free meal by the county council as a thank you for their dedication to young people in their care.

Watermoor Primary School welcomes pre-schoolers

Stroud News and Journal:

5:20pm Saturday 3rd October 2015

A PRIMARY school in Cirencester has launched a new class to welcome pre-schoolers.

County councillor critcises government decision to scrap school dinners which could affect thousands of children across the Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal:

2:19pm Friday 2nd October 2015

A COUNTY councilor has appealed to the government to reconsider its decision to scrap school meals.

Cirencester firm CIA Fire & Security forges links with online health and safety training firm

Stroud News and Journal: Handshake - plenty of deals will be agreed in the Premier League this summer

6:53pm Thursday 1st October 2015

A LEADING security service provider based in Cirencester is teaming up with an online health and safety training solutions provider.

Royal Agricultural University to feature on Countryfile

Stroud News and Journal:

6:41pm Thursday 1st October 2015

THE Royal Agricultural University (RAU) will star on Countryfile this Sunday evening ( October 4), discussing badgers and biosecurity on the farm.

Cotswold mother launches science magazine WhizzPopBang to inspire both sexes to take up the subject

Stroud News and Journal:

5:54pm Thursday 1st October 2015

A MOTHER from the Cotswolds is launching a new science magazine which she is hoping will combat gender inequality in the science world.

Cirencester Deer Park school recognised by Prospects for delivering top careers education and guidance

Stroud News and Journal:

5:45pm Thursday 1st October 2015

CIRENCESTER Deer Park School has scooped an award for the careers education and guidance it gives its pupils.

Duke of Gloucester set to unveil hare themed pathway in Cirencester on Friday

Stroud News and Journal: Hartley the chocolate hare at Lick the Spoon

5:35pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

A NEW hare themed pathway in Cirencester is being unveiled by Prince Richard The Duke of Gloucester on Friday

Guide Dogs Mobility Team recruitment coffee morning at the Kings Head

Stroud News and Journal:

5:24pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

The local Guide Dogs Mobility Team is looking to increase its team of volunteers in Cirencester.

Languages celebrated at Hatherop Castle School

Stroud News and Journal:

12:35pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

LANGUAGES from across Europe were celebrated at Hatherop Castle School at a recent event.

Deadline nears for Pub of the Year competition - still time to vote!

Stroud News and Journal:

11:17am Wednesday 30th September 2015

THE deadline for nominations for the Standard’s Pub of the Year competition is tomorrow.

Cotswold District Council recycling containers are a big hit with residents

Stroud News and Journal:

9:59am Wednesday 30th September 2015

DEMANDS for free new recycling containers has been “exceptional”over the past two weeks, according to Cotswold District Council (CDC).

Cirencester Opportunity Group 80s night

Stroud News and Journal: Neil Angilley Trio

6:48pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

A CHARITY that provides education for preschool children and support for their families is hosting a 1980’s party night of fun and nostalgia.

Chedworth residents slam firm in charge of axed mobile phone mast project

Stroud News and Journal: File photo dated 22/10/14 of a teenage girl using a mobile phone, as smartphones and other personal electronic devices like tablets could be banned from the classroom over fears they cause too much disruption to lessons. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue dat

6:21pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

CHEDWORTH residents say they feel let down by a company tasked with installing a phone mast in the village, which failed to materialise.

Christmas brought to life at Dobbies' charity event featuring Cirencester X Factor star Hannah Marie Kilminster

Stroud News and Journal: A Christ Church Christmas Carol Tea Party

6:07pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

CHRISTMAS will be brought to life at a garden centre charity event, which will feature Cirencester X Factor hopeful Hannah Marie Kilminster.

Cirencester singing sensation Hannah Marie Kilminster through to X Factor Six Chair Challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

5:33pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

CIRENCESTER’S X Factor singing sensation Hannah Marie Kilminster is continuing to shine in the competition after reaching the next stage.

Cirencester Town Council hatch plan to buy Purley Road playing field in order to keep it in the community

Stroud News and Journal:

3:57pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

CIRENCESTER Town Council could buy a popular playing field in Cirencester in a move it says it wants to make in order to ensure the area is kept available for community use.

Award winning author Gill Lewis speaks to Cirencester Primary School pupils about how they can save lives of gorillas

Stroud News and Journal:

7:23pm Monday 28th September 2015

AN award-winning children's author visited years 5 and 6 at Cirencester Primary School earlier this month to tell them how recycling phones can help save the lives of gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Chesterton Community Project AGM

Stroud News and Journal:

7:13pm Monday 28th September 2015

A CIRENCESTER community group will be holding its annual general meeting on Wednesday October 7.

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