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Royal Agricultural University Students will pull tractor from Cirencester to campus to raise charity cash

Stroud News and Journal:

4:18pm Friday 30th January 2015

RAISE and Give (RAG) Week is a tradition at the Royal Agricultural University, which gives students the opportunity to come together to raise money for charities.

Volunteers needed to help a toad across the road

Stroud News and Journal:

1:03pm Friday 30th January 2015

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Wildlife Trust is appealing to the county’s animal lovers to volunteer to help a toad to cross the road.

Royal Agricultural University given nearly £3 million pounds from the government

Stroud News and Journal:

12:41pm Friday 30th January 2015

NEARLY £3 million pounds funding has been given to the Royal Agricultural University as part of goverment business scheme.

Restricted access to two of Cirencester's most popular car parks during refurbishments

Stroud News and Journal: Chairman of Cotswold District Council Clive Bennett in Forum Car Park which is set to be redesigned (10894488)

11:34am Thursday 29th January 2015

THERE will be restricted access to two of Cirencester’s most popular car park’s while the county council and district council complete refurbishment work.

Mounting speculation: more businesses come forward with stories of hidden tunnels under Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

6:32pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

SPECULATION is mounting that there could be a network of secret tunnels beneath Cirencester, after more people came forward with potential evidence.

Cyclist furious at lack of compensation from county council after hitting Ewen pothole

Stroud News and Journal:

5:31pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A CYCLIST is furious that Gloucestershire County Council refuses to compensate him for £155 worth of damage caused to his bike when he hit a pothole.

Alcohol sold to underage youth at The Tunnel House Inn, Coates and The New Inn Hotel, Lechlade

Stroud News and Journal: LICENCE SUSPENSION: Test purchases have been carried out at a Bishop Auckland off licence

6:50pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

STAFF at two premises in the Cirencester area have been fined after selling alcohol to a youngster who has just turned 16.

Action group study finds that noise levels on the A419 have doubled since it was built

Stroud News and Journal: Calling for noise reduction on the A419, Gloucestershire County Councillor Shaun Parson, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, MP, Cllr Paul Hodgkinson and Cllr Mike Evemy from the A419 Noise Action Group

6:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

NOISE levels on parts of the A419 carriageway have doubled since the road was constructed in 1998, according to an action group.

North Cerney Methodist church is closing

Stroud News and Journal: NAZI LOOT: The chalice, which Derick Smith says is

4:38pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

NORTH Cerney Methodist Church is set to close as a place of worship after the evening service on Sunday.

Local plan drop-in sessions take place this week

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold District Council offices, the former Cirencester Union Workhouse (13023672)

4:03pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

DROP-IN sessions allowing people to view the district council's draft Local Plan document, which sets out  future housing development, will take place tomorrow and Wednesday.

Jason Daniels charged with assault and criminal damage after drugs hearing

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

ALLEGED drug dealer Jason Daniels was charged with assault and criminal damage following his arrest by CID officers at Gloucester Crown Court yesterday morning.

Lynden Stowe responds to Private Eye article which pokes fun at Lord Bathurst

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

11:27am Monday 26th January 2015

DISTRICT council leader Lynden Stowe has responded to a story in satirical magazine, Private Eye, which discusses the proposed development of 2,350 homes in the Chesterton area of Cirencester.

Standard launches petition for more car parking spaces at Kemble railway station

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

FOR years, commuters using Kemble rail station have struggled to find a space in the car park at peak times because there are simply not enough to meet demand.

Cirencester computer shop owner sends out scam warning

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Friday 23rd January 2015

A COMPUTER shop owner from Cirencester is warning people to be on their guard after he claims he was targeted by a scam which has been round for several years.

District council promote the need for recycling with new waste collection logos

Stroud News and Journal:

7:42am Friday 23rd January 2015

WASTE vehicles operating owned by the district council’s waste provider Ubico are displaying two new slogans in order to promote the need for recycling.

Man in hospital with life threatening injuries after collision

Stroud News and Journal:

5:45pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Swindon, where a man suffered life threatening injuries.

Young chefs from Sir Willam Romney's School ditch sausages and sandwiches for high-end food

Stroud News and Journal:

3:36pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

BUDDING young chefs from Tetbury’s Sir William Romney’s School have been proving that there is more to event catering than preparing sausage rolls and sandwiches.

Burglars steal charity collection boxes from Cricklade businesses

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Thursday 22nd January 2015

BUSINESS owners in Cricklade are in a state of shock after thieves burgled their properties and stole charity collection boxes, equipment and cash.

World Jungle hosts summer activities across the district

Stroud News and Journal:

7:57am Wednesday 21st January 2015

SUMMER holiday activity programmes for children and families are set to take place in Bourton, North Leach, Tetbury and South Cerney.

Met Office warn snow could be coming to Gloucestershire tonight

Stroud News and Journal: Snow on Chapletown Road, Bolton.

1:16pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

THE Met Office has issued a low level snow warning for Gloucestershire this evening and tomorrow.

Man suffers minor injuries in Cirencester Road collision

Stroud News and Journal:

12:36pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

TWO cars collided on Cirencester Road north of Cirencester this morning, resulting in a man being injured and traffic delays.

CDC urge people to correctly display their parking tickets

Stroud News and Journal:

12:20pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

MOTORIST are being urged to correctly display their parking tickets.

90 year old woman suffers serious injuries after car smashes into tree in Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal: DISCOVERY: Police were called to woods near Staxton after a man's body was found

8:18am Tuesday 20th January 2015

A 90 year woman suffered serious injuries after the car she was a passenger in collided with a tree in Tetbury on Friday.

Man suffers facial injuries after being assaulted by at least seven people

Stroud News and Journal: Trio jailed for fraud to tune of £800,000

8:09am Tuesday 20th January 2015

A 59 year-old man suffered facial injuries when he was assaulted by at least seven men in Swindon.

Union demand assurances from First Group on the future of train buffet services and staff

Stroud News and Journal: A first Great Western Turbo train

4:22pm Monday 19th January 2015

RAIL union RMT is demanding clear assurances from train operator First Group on the future of buffet cars, guards and engineering jobs on Great Western services.

Nationwide's Cirencester branch relocates

Stroud News and Journal:

1:31pm Monday 19th January 2015

THE Nationwide Building Society branch in Cirencester is moving home.

New scheme helps to provide information about problems with domestic appliances

Stroud News and Journal:

9:36am Monday 19th January 2015

WILTSHIRE Fire & Rescue Service is supporting a new scheme that helps identify problems with large domestic appliances.

Cricklade mum set to cycle length of the country to help women with pregnancy issues

Stroud News and Journal:

8:29am Monday 19th January 2015

TO raise cash for a charity a charity that is dear to her heart, a Cricklade mum will be taking on her longest cycling challenge yet when she journeys 1000 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End.

Weather forecast

Stroud News and Journal:

7:36pm Sunday 18th January 2015

TOMORROW will start with frost, with ice likely to form on untreated surfaces, especially where rain, sleet and wet snow has fallen during Sunday.

Man suffers fractured skull and bleed to the brain after being punched

Stroud News and Journal:

7:12pm Sunday 18th January 2015

A MAN suffered a bleed to the brain and a fractured skull after being punched in the face in Trowbridge on Friday evening.

Quennington chimney fire

Stroud News and Journal: REVIEW: North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service is looking at making extensive changes to its fire cover in the county

11:02am Sunday 18th January 2015

FIREFIGHTERS were called to put out a chimney fire in the Quennington area, last night.

Woman and teenager sexually assaulted in supermarket

Stroud News and Journal:

10:52am Sunday 18th January 2015

WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman and a teenager were sexually assaulted in a Swindon supermarket.

Man and woman freed from car which was suspected to be on fire after collision in Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal: Fire service issues warning over carbon monoxide.

6:50pm Saturday 17th January 2015

AN WOMAN and a man had to be freed from a vehicle after a road traffic collision in the Kingscote area of Tetbury, yesterday.

Mobile library visits Somerford Keynes on Wednesday January 21

3:42pm Saturday 17th January 2015

A MOBILE library will be visiting Somerford Keynes on Wednesday, January 21.

Decision on Meadowpark School extension decided this month

Stroud News and Journal:

11:16am Saturday 17th January 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans to extend a school in Cricklade High Street will be decided on this month.

Converting bungalow to home would damage character of surrounding buildings councillors say

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

11:03am Saturday 17th January 2015

PROPOSALS to convert a bungalow into a home on Berry Hill Crescent in Cirencester have been refused due to concerns that the work could damage the character of surrounding buildings.

Wiltshire police examine security arrangements following terror threat

Stroud News and Journal:

10:35am Saturday 17th January 2015

WILTSHIRE POLICE is looking at reviewing its security arrangements following the news the police in the country have been put on the highest level of alert.

Court date for Jason Daniels changed

Stroud News and Journal:

4:17pm Friday 16th January 2015

Jason Daniels is set to appear at Gloucester Crown Court to faces drugs charges on January 26.

Fraudster who pretended to work for Help for Heroes to con people out of money jailed

Stroud News and Journal:

5:28pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A FRAUDSTER who posed as a soldier to deceive people into donating money, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years following a British Transport Police investigation (BTP).

Big Community Switch scheme aims to provide energy savings

Stroud News and Journal: ENERGY COSTS: Many rural residents have no access to mains gas in North Yorkshire and are among those affected by  fuel poverty

5:18pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A NEW scheme supported by the county council is encouraging people to save money on their energy bills.

Police reveal badger cull incident and crime statistics

Stroud News and Journal:

4:47pm Thursday 15th January 2015

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police have revealed statictics of incidents and crimes during the recent badger cull in Gloucestershire.

Course will provide support for relatives and friends of those misusing drugs and alcohol

Stroud News and Journal: File photo dated 13/08/13 of a pint of beer on a bar as talks aimed at averting the threat of disruption to deliveries of beers, lagers and soft drinks to pubs, clubs and thousands of other sites will be held today. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Th

4:15pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A FREE course to support people worried about the substance misuse of a relative or friend will start next month.

Cyclist found on pavement with head injuries dies

Stroud News and Journal:

5:14pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A CYCLIST found with head injuries in Cheltenham yesterday died today.

Home badly damaged in suspicious fire

Stroud News and Journal: REVIEW: North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service is looking at making extensive changes to its fire cover in the county

3:26pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A SUSPICIOUS fire caused extensive damage to a house in Cheltenham yesterday evening.

Jason Daniels faces drugs charges at Gloucester Crown court this Friday

Stroud News and Journal:

1:11pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

JASON Daniels will be facing drugs charges alongside his father and a Gloucester man at Goucester Crown Crown Court on Friday.

Local Plan consulation starts this week

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

11:56am Tuesday 13th January 2015

A CONSULTATION on the Cotswold District’s development strategy, proposed housing allocations and strategic policies is being made available for public comment from this Friday to February, 27 2015.

Former Cotswold Conservative party member Oliver Cooper jumps ship to Liberal Democrats

Stroud News and Journal:

6:02pm Monday 12th January 2015

A FORMER member of the Conservative party in the Cotswolds has jumped ship to the Liberal Democrats. Oliver Cooper, 24, from Sapperton, has joined the Cotswold Lib Dems after being with the Tories since the age of 16.

Cotswold Gymnastics Club celebrates 30 year anniversary

Stroud News and Journal:

5:50pm Monday 12th January 2015

IN 1984 Irene Gilchrist and a group of parents set up Cotswold Gymnastics Club.

Breathing apparatus school launched at Fire Service school in Moreton-in-Marsh

Stroud News and Journal: Fire service strikes cost taxpayers £166,000 so far

4:31pm Monday 12th January 2015

A STATE-OF-THE-ART breathing apparatus school has been launched at the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh.

Residents encourage to apply for loft insulation discounts

Stroud News and Journal: Money and energy-saving loft insulation

12:58pm Monday 12th January 2015

RESIDENTS could receive up to 100 per cent funding for loft and cavity wall insulation to help keep their homes warm this winter.


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