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Pictures: Hen party fun at Cirencester's ReVa nightclub as women turn up dressed as Britney Spears

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:25pm Monday 20th April 2015

REVELLERS partied the night away at ReVa nightclub in Cirencester on the weekend.

Women don war paint in preparation for Race for Life 2015 in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:05pm Monday 20th April 2015

WOMEN from Cirencester smeared on their war paint and uttered their loudest battle cry on the weekend, as they prepared to sign up for this year's Race for Life.

Free fitness club in Cirencester encourages people to get active in time for summer

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:10am Monday 20th April 2015

A FREE exercise club is held in Cirencester every Wednesday to encourage people of all ages to get fit and healthy in time for the summer.

Public meeting on the future of Stow Surgery to be held this weekend

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:56pm Friday 17th April 2015

A PUBLIC meeting on the future of Stow Surgery will be held in the town centre tomorrow at 12 noon.

Animal rescuers to keep close eye on lone swan after his mate was killed in Cirencester's Abbey Grounds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:07am Friday 17th April 2015

A LONE male swan whose mate was attacked and killed in Cirencester, just before the pair were about to become parents, will be kept under close watch by animal rescuers.

Three Cotswold tourist attractions shortlisted for national VisitEngland awards for excellence

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A picture of a dog and its owner from a previous Cotswold Wildlife Park Scruffs Dog Show

8:58am Friday 17th April 2015

A TOTAL of three Cotswolds Tourism award winners have been short-listed as finalists at the prestigious national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015.

Cirencester firm Money.co.uk is recognised in The Sunday Times as one of fastest-growing in UK

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:36am Friday 17th April 2015

A MONEY comparison company in Cirencester is celebrating after the business achieved recognition in the Sunday Times Fast Track as one of the fastest-growing firms in the UK.

Council say yes to 19 new homes in Lechlade as long as flooding requirements are met

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:03am Friday 17th April 2015

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 19 homes in Lechlade have been given the green light by Cotswold District Council (CDC) – as long as adequate flooding requirements are met.

Which Cotswold eateries have recently been awarded the highest food hygiene score?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:14am Friday 17th April 2015

HOTELS, restaurants and cafes in the Cotswolds are celebrating after being awarded the highest rating for food hygiene.

New website for Gloucestershire police allows people to easily report crimes online

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:09pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A NEW website has been launched for Gloucestershire Constabulary, allowing people to report crimes and incidents online in a user-friendly way.

Could your dog or cat be Britain's next top model? Cirencester Pets at Home on the hunt for talent

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: SEEKING LICENCE: Pets at Home at the Arnison Centre, Durham, where restaurant chain Frankie and Benny's has applied to have a drinks licence. Picture: TOM BANKS

11:46am Thursday 16th April 2015

PETS at Home Cirencester is searching for local pets to model for a new campaign which will feature in stores up and down the country.

Dobbies Garden Centre in Cirencester will celebrate 150th year in business with epic cycle ride

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:37am Thursday 16th April 2015

A GARDEN centre in Cirencester will be celebrating the company's 150th anniversary in June, with a 58 mile cycle ride between all the UK’s stores.

Hot weather for the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire - but temperatures will go down during the next few days

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:59am Wednesday 15th April 2015

TEMPERATURES will reach 21 degrees today as the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire see what is most likely the hottest day of the year so far.

UPDATE: Water is now returning to areas of Cirencester after burst pipe causes wave of panic

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:41am Wednesday 15th April 2015

WATER is now returning to many areas of Cirencester, after a burst pipe left many worried that they would not be able to go to work or take their children to school this morning.

Notorious accident blackspot in Cirencester - the Preston Tollbar - will be turned into a roundabout this summer

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:00pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

AN ACCIDENT blackspot close to Cirencester will be gone for good by the end of July, as developers plan to turn the Preston Tollbar into a roundabout.

Cirencester crime victim Tony Curry thanks Standard readers for incredible fundraising efforts

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:30am Thursday 16th April 2015

A VOLUNTEER from Cirencester who takes pride in keeping the town looking good was amazed this week to discover that strangers had raised more than £1,200 for him after he was the victim of a theft.

Cotswolds election 2015: 'UKIP's time has come' says hopeful candidate Chris Harlow

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Thursday 16th April 2015

IN THE run up to the general election, the Standard is interviewing each of the candidates in the race to be the next MP for the Cotswolds. This week, reporter Megan Archer met UKIP's Chris Harlow.

Children in Gloucestershire starting school in September will find out where they are going this week

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Applications for primary and secondary school places can be submitted starting next Tuesday.

8:27am Wednesday 15th April 2015

CHILDREN in Gloucestershire starting school for the first time in September will find out where they are going on Thursday.

People are without water in Cirencester after large mains burst in the town centre

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:40am Wednesday 15th April 2015

PEOPLE in Cirencester are without water this morning after a large mains burst near Cirencester Park.

Lechlade Music Festival promises to be an 'unmissable' event

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The crowd at Lechlade Music Festival 2013 enjoying a performance by Charlie Baxter (1332299)

7:25am Wednesday 15th April 2015

ORGANISERS of this year's Lechlade Festival have promised it will be an "unmissable" event and people are urged to secure their tickets as soon as they can.

'Lovely' send-off for elderly Mary Day from Cirencester who died at Christmas in a house fire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:45pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

AN ELDERLY woman from Cirencester who died with no living family received a "lovely" send-off on Monday - as old friends, neighbours, and former colleagues came together to pay their respects.

Council refuse plans for new doctors' surgery on Stow Horse Fair field

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:16am Tuesday 14th April 2015

PLANS for a new doctors surgery in Stow-on-the-Wold have been refused, despite claims that the current surgery is so overcrowded flu shots are given in a Tesco car park.

10 things you only get if you live in the Cotswolds - according to Good Housekeeping magazine

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Vintage tractors were on show.

9:09am Tuesday 14th April 2015

10 things you only get if you live in the Cotswolds - according to Good Housekeeping magazine...

Everyone welcome to attend Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool meeting

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Summer season starts today for Cirencester Open Air Pool

8:43am Tuesday 14th April 2015

CIRENCESTER Open Air Swimming Pool committee will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Friday (April 17).

'Fantastic achievement' - The Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water receives 'Oustanding' Ofsted report

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:56am Tuesday 14th April 2015

STUDENTS and staff from The Cotswold School are rejoicing - as this week they discovered they had achieved the highest accolade possible from Ofsted:  Outstanding across all categories.

Sign up to this year's Race for Life in Cirencester during special event this weekend

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:17pm Monday 13th April 2015

WOMEN from Cirencester are being urged to join the fight against cancer by signing up to this year's Race for Life.

Woman collapses while dining out at Pizza Express in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:17am Monday 13th April 2015

PARAMEDICS rushed to a Cirencester restaurant on the weekend as a woman collapsed while eating her dinner.

UPDATE: Rare black sheep that went missing from a Sapperton field near Cirencester have been found

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:56am Monday 13th April 2015

RARE sheep that went missing from a field near Sapperton on Friday have been found.

Weather: Clouds make way for sun in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: blue sky.jpg

7:29am Monday 13th April 2015

IT WILL be a rather cloudy to start this morning in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire.

Funeral to be held today for elderly Mary Day from Cirencester who died in a house fire at Christmas

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:23am Monday 13th April 2015

THE funeral of Mary Day from Cirencester who died in a house fire just after Christmas last year will be held today at 2pm.

More than £1,200 raised for Cirencester volunteer Tony Curry in just two days

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:42pm Sunday 12th April 2015

MORE than £1,200 has been collected for a Cirencester grandfather in only two days - as locals teamed up to raise enough money for him to replace his stolen trailer.

Police called to burglary in Poulton near Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:44am Saturday 11th April 2015

POLICE were called to a burglary in Poulton, near Cirencester in the early hours of this morning.

Special appearance from Rolls-Royce Spitfire announced for this year's Cotswold Show

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3173541

4:00pm Sunday 12th April 2015

ORGANISERS of The Cotswold Show have announced an exciting new addition to this year's event.

Total of 20 rare, black sheep, all heavily pregnant, go missing from field in Sapperton near Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:17pm Friday 10th April 2015

RARE sheep, all due to give birth in a few days, have disappeared from a field in Sapperton, near Cirencester.

Cirencester computer shop owner and alleged fraudster Will Rittman has court date pushed back

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:09pm Friday 10th April 2015

A COMPUTER shop owner in Cirencester who was charged with three counts of fraud, after allegedly failing to send products to customers who had paid for them, has had his court date pushed back.

Roadworks in Cirencester finally finish - five months late

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:00pm Sunday 12th April 2015

ROADWORKS in Cirencester that were due to finish in November 2014 have finally come to an end - five months later.

Weather: Will the sun stay out for the weekend in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: blue sky.jpg

6:00pm Friday 10th April 2015

THIS past week the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire has seen some beautifully sunny weather - but will it stay for the weekend?

Tickets for this year's Cirencester Business Awards are now on sale

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The winners of the Cirencester Business Awards 2014

7:00am Sunday 12th April 2015

TICKETS for this year's Cirencester Business Awards are now on sale, and organisers predict that they will disappear fast.

Rumours about lack of beds at Cirencester Hospital are quashed by senior staff

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cirencester Hospital (16202192)

12:00pm Saturday 11th April 2015

RUMOURS concerning the diminishing number of beds at Cirencester Hospital have been quashed by senior staff.

Pop star Ed Sheeran personally orders new guitar from Cotswold artist Teddy M

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:00am Saturday 11th April 2015

POP star Ed Sheeran is now proudly playing a new and unique guitar for his world tour- thanks to one artist in the Cotswolds.

Drunk and disorderly passengers kicked off flight from Bristol Airport and arrested by police

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Saturday 11th April 2015

DRUNK and disorderly passengers who were due to fly from Bristol Airport last week were kicked off the plane and arrested by police.

Fairford man accused of driving dangerously around Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gloucester Crown Court

2:45pm Friday 10th April 2015

A 32-YEAR-OLD Fairford man is to stand trial at Gloucester Crown Court in August on a charge of driving dangerously around Cirencester.

Fundraising mission launched to raise money for Cirencester volunteer Tony Curry after his trailer was stolen

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:13pm Friday 10th April 2015

PEOPLE all over Cirencester have been talking about raising money for volunteer Tony Curry, after thieves stole his trailer on Easter Saturday.

Hatherop family devastated after burglars steal dad's birthday presents

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:24pm Friday 10th April 2015

A FAMILY was left heartbroken after returning from a fun Easter holiday to find their home in Hatherop had been burgled - and all dad's birthday presents had been stolen.

Shirt maker from Cirencester "honoured" to be granted role of deputy lord-lieutenant for Gloucestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:05pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A BUSINESSWOMAN from Cirencester said she was "honoured" to be granted the role of deputy lord-lieutenant for Gloucestershire.

Family in Hatherop return from Easter break to discover home has been burgled

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:07pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A HOME in Hatherop, near Fairford, was burgled while the family who live there were away enjoying an Easter break.

Thousands of people go missing in Gloucestershire every year - so how exactly do the police find them?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:54pm Thursday 9th April 2015

Around 2,000 people go missing in Gloucestershire every year. Reporter Megan Archer found out what exactly the police do, from the initial 999 call to the resolution of the case.

Heartless thief stole trailer from Cirencester grandfather while his back was turned

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:26am Wednesday 8th April 2015

A GRANDFATHER who voluntarily mows the grass on Cirencester’s roundabouts has been left crestfallen after his £1,200 trailer was stolen almost from under his nose.

Cirencester team unveils new online service to help start-up businesses

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:01pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

A TEAM of business professionals in Cirencester have launched an “innovative” new service with the aim of helping start-up firms reach the top of their game.

Pictures: Danny Byrd and Duke entertain crowds at ReVa nightclub in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:50pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

EASTER weekend saw revellers partying in full force at Cirencester's ReVa nightclub, as two popular acts brought customers in from far and wide.

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