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Claire Perry becomes ambassador for children's hospices

Stroud News and Journal:

8:15am Thursday 2nd July 2015

THE Conservative MP for Devizes, has become an Ambassador for Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire Children’s Hospices.

Police hunt thieves who stole Rover overnight from Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

8:01am Thursday 2nd July 2015

POLICE are asking with anyone with information about the theft of a Rover 25 to contact them.

Angry Malmesbury residents grill developer about 180 home Filands development

Stroud News and Journal:

7:33am Thursday 2nd July 2015

ANGRY Malmesbury residents expressed their concerns about controversial plans for 180 new homes when they were given the chance to grill the developer.

Beaufort Hunt enjoy competition success

Stroud News and Journal: Beaufort Hunt secretary Nigel Maidment riding Josh, the Roman nosed gelding

8:35am Wednesday 1st July 2015

THE Beaufort Hunt is celebrating a successful month of competitions.

Wiltshire Police chief constable Pat Geenty could face disiplinary action after potential misconduct revelation

Stroud News and Journal: Pat Geenty said he was encouraged by the crime figures

8:21am Wednesday 1st July 2015

FORMER Wiltshire Police chief constable Pat Geenty has questions to answer after the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) found a case for potential misconduct at the end of a nine-month investigation.

Ever popular Sherston boules tournament returns

Stroud News and Journal:

8:14am Wednesday 1st July 2015

THE STREETS of Sherston will be brimming with boules, barbecue and beer for the village's annual event next week which is being overseen by its new organiser.

£1.35 million funding will help Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation improve patient care

Stroud News and Journal: A group of doctors has suggested that GPs should charge certain patients for some services

7:52am Wednesday 1st July 2015

IMPROVED technology will help provide even better care for Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust patients thanks to a successful funding bid.

Girls encouraged into sport through Cirencester Kingshill School sports day

Stroud News and Journal: Review: Nike Lunarglide 5 Shield trainers

8:58am Tuesday 30th June 2015

STUDENTS from Cirencester Kingshill School  hosted a sports day for local primary school girls to encourage them to engage in PE and school sport on Friday.

New Gloucestershire County Council app aims to help disabled people into employment

Stroud News and Journal: Mobile phone coverage is poor in a lot of areas in the Cotswolds

8:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

DISABLED people are being helped into employment through a new Gloucestershire County Council app.

Community space will be created at New Brewery Arts Cirencester thanks to £60,000 grant

Stroud News and Journal:

8:15am Tuesday 30th June 2015

THANKS to a grant of £60,000, a new community space will be created at the New Brewery Arts centre as part of the redevelopment of part of the site.

Ashton Keynes Primary School needs volunteers to take part in hop world record attempt on Friday

Stroud News and Journal: St Albans man set to run London Marathon for charity dedicated to supporting terminally ill children

1:02pm Monday 29th June 2015

PUPILS at Ashton Keynes Primary School will be trying to break the work record for the number of people simultaneously hopping on one leg tomorrow.

Heatwave expected across the South West

Stroud News and Journal:

10:58am Monday 29th June 2015

PUBLIC Health England is offering safety advice after the Met Office predicted a heatwave this week.

Chesterton Baby and Toddler group can expand following council cash boost

Stroud News and Journal:

9:13am Monday 29th June 2015

A BABY and toddler group in Cirencester is able to buy toys and equipment for the little ones that attended its classes thanks to a donation from Cirencester Town Council.

Children learn importance of fire safety thanks to Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service

Stroud News and Journal: File photo dated 05/11/2003 of fire engines at Gloucester Fire Station. Morale in the fire service has plunged because of the delay in paying a wage rise which threatens a fresh industrial dispute, a new survey revealed Monday July 19 2004. A poll of 750

8:36am Monday 29th June 2015

PRIMARY school children from across Wiltshire are learning the importance of fire safety, thanks to Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Appeal against rejection of proposals to build 20 retirement apartments in Bourton-on-the-Water

Stroud News and Journal:

8:16am Monday 29th June 2015

A property developer is appealing against a decision by Cotswold District Council to reject plans to build 20 retirement apartments in Bourton-on-the-Water.

Weather: fine and dry day

Stroud News and Journal:

7:46am Monday 29th June 2015

TODAY will be fine and dry, with plenty of sunny spells.

Travellers move out of Beeches Car Park after council issues injunction

Stroud News and Journal:

7:33pm Sunday 28th June 2015

THE travellers who refused to leave the Cotswold District Council (CDC) owned Beeches Car Park in Cirencester have now moved on.

Car blaze following crash near Air Balloon Roundabout

Stroud News and Journal:

8:04pm Saturday 27th June 2015

A MAN had to be taken to hospital to be treated for injuries after his  car caught ablaze after crashing near the Air Balloon Roundabout in the early hours of yesterday.

Perry Bishop & Leaders raise charity cash through 50 mile sponsored bike ride

Stroud News and Journal:

9:54am Saturday 27th June 2015

PROPERTY specialists Perry Bishop & Leaders in Cirencester are jumping in the saddle to raise cash for  a chairity that provides respite care for disadvantaged children.

Princess Anne set to visit Moor Wood House Gardens

Stroud News and Journal:

9:34am Saturday 27th June 2015

HER Royal Highess (HRH) The Princess Royal will visit stunning Woodmancote gardens which have helped raise over £3million for a charity she supports, on Sunday June 28.

South Cerney art sale this weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

9:06am Saturday 27th June 2015

ARTISTS are opening the doors of their South Cerney Studio this weekend for a sale

Cirencester man Forhad Rahman had "emotional closeness" with teenager he is accused of helping join IS,court hears

Stroud News and Journal:

8:46pm Friday 26th June 2015

THE trial of a Cirencester man accused of helping a Cardiff teenager travel to Syria to join Islamic State (IS) started at the Old Bailey today.

TV presenter Melinda Messenger helps Cirencester firm Travis Perkins find top landscaping job

Stroud News and Journal:

7:40pm Thursday 25th June 2015

TV presenter Melinda Messenger is fronting a campaign by a Cirencester  timber and builders merchants to find the best landscaping job in Gloucestershire.

Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum

Stroud News and Journal: Image for Five Valleys Dog Walking

6:44pm Thursday 25th June 2015

THE Glastonbury of the natural world is returning for 2015.

Businesses asked their opinions on noisy section of A417/A419 carriageway

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

6:33pm Thursday 25th June 2015

BUSINESSES are being asked for their opinions on a noisy stretch of road.

Cotswold District Council take legal action in attempt to move travellers from Beeches Car Park

Stroud News and Journal:

5:38pm Thursday 25th June 2015

COTSWOLD District council is taking legal action in an attempt to move on travellers from the Beeches Car Park in Cirencester.

UPDATED: Man suffers broken jaw in assault at Stoneys restaurant Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal:

1:01pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 50 year old man was assaulted in Stoney’s Restaurant, Castle Street, Cirencester, on Saturday 20 June.

GPS workshop at the Gateway Centre

Stroud News and Journal: GPS system in dashboard of car (6974264)

5:35pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

INSTRUCTIONS on how to use a GPS will be given in a workshop at the Gateway Centre, in the Spine Road, South Cerney on July 11.

Wildflower photography workshop at the Gateway Centre South Cerney

Stroud News and Journal: Wildflower Meadow. Picture by Sarah Brewer

5:11pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

A WILDFLOWER photography workshop which will focus on revealing aspects of the natural world will take place at the Gateway Centre, in the Spine Road South Cerney on Saturday.

South Cerney man is accused of masturbating inside car in full view of passers-by

Stroud News and Journal:

4:15pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

SOUTH Cerney man Jason Birchall, 27, will face two charges of outraging public decency at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on Wednesday, July 1.

Cotswold District Council announces it has up to date eight year housing supply

Stroud News and Journal:

3:29pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

COTSWOLD District Council has announced that it has an up to date of housing supply for the next eight years.

Cirencester bike polo team get its first taste of competitive action

Stroud News and Journal:

11:09am Wednesday 24th June 2015

A SPORTS team from Cirencester who take part in a unique pastime were able to get its first taste of competitive action earlier this month.

Record number of pooches expected to be entered into Moreton-in-Marsh Show dog competition

Stroud News and Journal:

7:02pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A RECORD number of pooches are expected to be entered in the ever-popular Companion Dog Show, staged at the Moreton-in-Marsh Show on Saturday, September 5.

Cirencester Kingshill School sports day will promote the benefits of sports to girls

Stroud News and Journal: GP to run 52 miles for Chernobyl kids

6:09pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

PUPILS from Cirencester Kingshill School will host sporting activities for 40 girls from local primary schools on Friday to promote the benefits of PE and school sport.

Westonbirt School pupils find out what it was like to fight in the Battle of Waterloo

Stroud News and Journal:

5:59pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

WESTONBIRT School pupils learnt all about what it was like to fight in one of the most famous battle's in history in  special project organised to commemorate it.

Cricklade Festival is a big hit

Stroud News and Journal:

2:47pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets of Cricklade on Sunday to go on an exciting journey through space and  time.

Cirencester Sixth Form College's Festival of Arts is taking place this week

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Cirencester Sixth Form College is holding its second Festival of Arts, this week.

Miserden School pupils are having a wheel good time in PE lessons

Stroud News and Journal:

7:35pm Monday 22nd June 2015

YOUNGSTERS from Miserden School are enjoying the wonders of pedal power.

Garden party at Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen's will mark launch of new breast cancer charity

Stroud News and Journal:

6:50pm Monday 22nd June 2015

TO celebrate the 10th anniversary of group that raises cash for cancer research, a garden party, is being held at South Cerney Manor home of Laurence and Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen, where a semi-finalist from Britain's Got Talent will perform.

Lea and Garsdon pupils learn about the benefits of walking

Stroud News and Journal:

6:42pm Monday 22nd June 2015

PUPILS at Lea and Garsdon Primary School in Malmesbury learnt about road safety and being healthy when they completed a five-mile circular walk from Lea to Malmesbury.

Cirencester transformed into buzzing art and cultural hub for Cotswold Open Studios event

Stroud News and Journal:

6:29pm Monday 22nd June 2015

Cirencester showed its love of culture when the town flocked to the start of Cotswold Open Sudios and a pop-up art exhibition held at The Crown Inn’s event space – The Gallery.

Unemployment figures in the Cotswolds buck the national trend

Stroud News and Journal:

6:17pm Monday 22nd June 2015

UNEMPLOYMENT figures in the Cotswolds are bucking the national trend, according to figures released by a statistics organisation.

Man in serious condition after his car collides with a tree on A433 near Tetbury

Stroud News and Journal:

4:50pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A MAN from Berkley is in Southmead Hospital, Bristol where he is being treated for serious injuries after his car smashed into a tree near Tetbury around 5.30am on Saturday .

Do you have what it takes to be the next South West Junior Chef of the Year?

Stroud News and Journal:

1:35pm Monday 22nd June 2015

THE hunt is on for the South West Junior Chef of the Year 2015.

Sentencing of Jason and Michael Daniels put back

Stroud News and Journal:

10:59pm Saturday 20th June 2015

THE sentencing of Cirencester father and son, Jason and Michael Daniels for their role in a cocaine plot has been put back.

Cirencester father and son Jason and Michael Daniels set to be sentenced for roles in cocaine plot

Stroud News and Journal:

4:07pm Monday 15th June 2015

A CIRENCESTER father and son together with a Gloucester man,  will be sentenced at Gloucester Crown Court on Friday.

UPDATED: Cirencester man Jack Ayres accused of assaulting police officers in Castle Street in the town

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire Police reveal plans for new youth partnership for Wotton-under-Edge and Kingsholm

1:57pm Monday 15th June 2015

CIRENCESTER man Jack Ayres, 20, is appearing at Cheltenham Magistrates Court today to face assault charges relating to an incident in Cirencester in the early hours of Saturday.

Plans for Cirencester baptist church given thumbs up

Stroud News and Journal:

11:02am Monday 15th June 2015

PLANS for a £3million church in Cirencester, which include a cafe have been recommended for approval by Cirencester Town Council on the condition that improvements are made to parking.

Cirencester ice cream van plans given approval

Stroud News and Journal:

10:30am Monday 15th June 2015

CIRENCESTER Town Council has given its seal of approval an ice cream company's plans to sell ice cream and refreshments in Cirencester.

Man dead after glider crash at Aston Down airfield

Stroud News and Journal:

9:22am Monday 15th June 2015

AIR accident investigators are looking into why a man died in a glider crash at Aston Down Airfield between Chalford and Minchinhampton.

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