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Suspected drugs needle dropped on busy school route enrages Cirencester parents

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:28pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

PARENTS in Cirencester were outraged to discover that a suspected drugs needle had been dropped on a busy school pathway in the town.

More complaints about 'dangerous' white van driver who petrified school children in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:52pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

MORE parents have come forward to say they also witnessed a 'dangerous' white van causing chaos in Cirencester last week.

Traffic: Broken-down lorry holding up motorists on A417 near Birdlip

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix cone accident roads road traffic roadworks

8:34am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A LORRY has broken down on the A417 just before the Birdlip turning in Gloucestershire this morning.

Pictures: Wild night out at ReVa nightclub's Project Zoo party in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:24am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

PARTYGOERS went wild at Cirencester nightclub ReVa yesterday, with an animal-themed fancy dress event.

Body of 47-year-old Malmesbury man found on railway line near Oaksey

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:48am Monday 2nd March 2015

A 47-YEAR-OLD Malmesbury man was pronounced dead on the weekend after his body was found on a railway line near Oaksey.

Residents treated to music and cupcakes at event promoting Cirencester's Phoenix Festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:13am Monday 2nd March 2015

FESTIVAL fans were treated to music and sweet treats at a Love the Phoenix event on Valentine’s Day.

Weather: Met office issues snow warning for the Cotswolds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Shelby Meredith from Cirencester, took this picture of the path from Beeches Bridges to Cirencester Primary School

8:02am Monday 2nd March 2015

THE Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow in the Cotswolds this morning, and drivers are urged to be cautious on the roads.

Lechlade man gets ready to run London Marathon this April

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:52am Monday 2nd March 2015

A LECHLADE man who had not run more than six miles in his life is currently undergoing intense training for this year's London Marathon.

Residents living near Cirencester council offices say they should have been consulted about free parking trial right next to their homes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:27am Monday 2nd March 2015

FAMILIES living near the Cotswold District Council offices in Cirencester have said that they should have been consulted over the decision to make the council’s car park free at weekends.

Dedicated Cirencester pensioner receives award for giving blood more than 100 times

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:20am Monday 2nd March 2015

A DEDICATED pensioner from Cirencester has received an award for giving blood an astonishing 122 times during the last 57 years.

Sponsor a small hare for this year's Cirencester March Hare Festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:55pm Friday 27th February 2015

AFTER the success of last year's Cirencester March Hare Festival, people are being encouraged to get involved again for 2015.

UPDATE: Man in his 50s found dead at Cirencester house - police and paramedics seen kicking down the door

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:07pm Friday 27th February 2015

A LOCAL man was found dead in his Cirencester home yesterday, after police and paramedics forced the front door open to get inside.

Scouts in Cirencester devastated after vandals trash hut and leave faeces and drugs on the floor

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Saturday 28th February 2015

SCOUTS are devastated after vandals trashed their hut, used the floor as a toilet and left behind needles used for injecting drugs.

'Dangerous' white van causes panic in Cirencester during school rush hour

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:38am Thursday 26th February 2015

A 'DANGEROUS' white van caused chaos in Cirencester yesterday during school leaving time, leaving young children and their parents terrified.

More bands announced for this year's Lechlade Music Festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Benji Clements tunes his guitar before his set at Lechlade Music Festival

10:19am Thursday 26th February 2015

MORE smash hit bands and artists have been announced for this year's popular Lechlade Festival.

Superdry's parent company dismisses chief financial officer after he is made bankrupt

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:31pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

SUPERDRY'S parent company has dismissed its chief financial officer after it was revealed he was personally bankrupt.

Quenington pub crowned winner of popular TV show Four in a Bed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:31pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A PUB in Quenington, near Fairford, has been crowned winner of the most recent Channel Four series of Four in a Bed.

Come Dine With Me is looking for couples in the Cotswolds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:49am Wednesday 25th February 2015

POPULAR Channel 4 cooking show Come Dine With Me is looking for couples in the Cotswolds to take part.

Mystery signs saying major works are due to begin in Cirencester next month will be taken down - as they are not clear enough

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:35am Tuesday 24th February 2015

SIGNS explaining that major works are due to start in Cirencester next month are to be removed, as they are not clear enough for motorists.

Get your cats and dogs microchipped this weekend at Cirencester Pets at Home

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cupcake the cat was found dumped outside All Pets Vet Care in Milford Haven yesterday. (16196709)

10:07am Tuesday 24th February 2015

PET owners Cirencester can attend a microchipping event this weekend to help protect their cat and dogs from being lost or stolen.

Vital disability support group in Cirencester needs more volunteers to keep it from closing

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:13am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A GROUP which provides vital support to disabled people in Cirencester could be in danger of closing down unless more people step up to help out.

Vet in Cirencester urges people to vaccinate their pets after highly-infectious disease is detected in local dog

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A man has been fined for failing to pick up after his dog in Glanaman

2:28pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A NASTY and highly-infectious disease has been detected in a dog in Cirencester, and one local vet is urging people to make sure their pets' vaccinations are all up to date.

Pictures: Revellers party to hip-hop tunes at Cirencester nightclub ReVa

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:03pm Monday 23rd February 2015

REVELLERS partied at ReVa nightclub in Cirencester on Saturday, February 21 with hip hop and R&B regulars Spin.

Royal Agricultural University students arrested over alleged serious sex offences in Cirencester to find out whether they will be charged

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:47am Monday 23rd February 2015

UNIVERSITY students arrested in connection with alleged serious sexual assaults in Cirencester will attend a police station next month to discover whether they will be charged.

Pictures: Huge aircraft fuselage transported from Cotswold Airport in Kemble to Hereford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:43am Monday 23rd February 2015

A HUGE Boeing 747 aircraft fuselage was transported from Cotswold Airport in Kemble to Hereford on Saturday, escorted by police officers.

Could your house be eligible for funding for a solid wall installation?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:05pm Friday 20th February 2015

LEAFLETS from Cotswold District Council and the National Energy Foundation (NEF) will be distributed around Cirencester next week as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the funding on offer for solid wall insulation.

Cirencester group bands together to make sure much-loved water feature does not dry up

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:21pm Friday 20th February 2015

A GROUP in Cirencester has banded together to make sure a much-loved water feature in the town does not dry up forever.

Gloucestershire and Wiltshire area is one of the top 10 most productive regions in the UK

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Complacency has left the Cotswolds at risk of unwanted development

8:38am Friday 20th February 2015

GLOUCESTERSHIRE and Wiltshire are two of the most productive places in the UK, according to new data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

New dance fitness craze Fitsteps sweeps across Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:09am Friday 20th February 2015

A NEW dance and fitness craze is sweeping across Cirencester, and people are being encouraged to lace up their shoes and get shaking.

Weather: A showery weekend for the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:41am Friday 20th February 2015

IT WILL be mostly dry and bright today across the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire with sunny spells in the afternoon.

Fraudster jailed for stealing £500,000 from his sick grandmother after she moved into his Malmesbury home

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Katherine Applegate did not enter a plea at Swindon Crown Court

6:15pm Thursday 19th February 2015

FRAUDSTER Guy Houghton has been jailed after stealing half a million pounds from his sick grandmother to buy a house and go on luxury holidays.

Cirencester artist picked from thousands to decorate Shaun the Sheep model for city sculpture trail

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:24am Thursday 19th February 2015

AN ARTIST from Cirencester has been hand-picked from 2,000 applicants to decorate a huge Shaun the Sheep model, which will feature in a London and Bristol sculpture trail.

Urgent building repairs in the Cotswolds being held up by 'inefficient' council planning department

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cotswold District Council offices, the former Cirencester Union Workhouse (13023845)

7:24am Thursday 19th February 2015

URGENT repairs to listed buildings are being held up by "understaffing and inefficiency" in Cotswold District Council's (CDC) planning department.

Reggae Reggae Sauce creator Levi Roots praises 'gorgeous' independent Cirencester restaurant

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:32am Wednesday 18th February 2015

CELEBRITY food entrepreneur Levi Roots has described one independent Cirencester restaurant as “gorgeous”, and said everyone should go there for dinner.

Alternative rock band Deaf Havana to headline this year's 2000trees Festival in the Cotswolds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Deaf Havana

10:53am Wednesday 18th February 2015

ENGLISH alternative rock band Deaf Havana will be headlining the award-winning 2000trees Festival in the Cotswolds this July.

Students at Bourton-on-the-Water school tell politicians they want the voting age lowered to 16

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:21am Wednesday 18th February 2015

POLITICALLY-savvy students from Bourton-on-the-Water told politicians they wanted the voting age to be lowered to 16 at a hustings gathering.

Cirencester employers urged to help those who have difficulty finding their dream job

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:12am Wednesday 18th February 2015

EMPLOYERS in Cirencester are being urged to help those who have not yet secured their dream job, by attending a special event in the town.

Coln House School in Fairford celebrates 'outstanding' grades in Ofsted report

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:48am Wednesday 18th February 2015

A SPECIAL needs school in Fairford has come out top of the class in its latest Ofsted report.

Customer Service Award 2015: Which business in Cirencester will you nominate?

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

12:20pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

DO YOU know a business or person in Cirencester who provides five star customer service? You can still vote for them to win a highly sought-after award.

Thrill-seeking Cotswold vicar who has been caving with astronaut Neil Armstrong takes on a new, less terrifying, challenge

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:54am Tuesday 17th February 2015

FOR a new vicar in the Cotswolds, life has always been an adventure.

It's National Chip Week! Top tips for safely cooking chips at home

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:36am Tuesday 17th February 2015

THIS week is National Chip Week and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is working to highlight the potential dangers lurking in every kitchen.

Crews race to Tetbury after reports that a roof was on fire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Mike (left) during his time serving for Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

8:31am Tuesday 17th February 2015

FIRE crews raced to Tetbury yesterday afternoon after reports that a roof was ablaze.

Creative Cirencester entrepreneurs celebrated in campaign showing how cool the Cotswolds is

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:27am Tuesday 17th February 2015

TWO creative Cirencester entrepreneurs, a mug designer and a shirtmaker, have been named ‘rockers’ of the Cotswolds as part of a campaign to show how cool the district is.

Council offers 140 free parking spaces at Cirencester headquarters while Forum car park repairs take place

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cotswold District Council offices, the former Cirencester Union Workhouse (13023724)

7:27am Tuesday 17th February 2015

FREE parking spaces will be provided at the Cotswold District Council offices in Cirencester from this weekend, as improvements to the Forum car park mean motorists are struggling to find a place.

Mourners gather for funeral of popular Cirencester chef Justin Ashley

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:45pm Monday 16th February 2015

THE FAMILY and friends of celebrated Cirencester chef Justin Ashley waved goodbye to a man "with a heart of gold" at his funeral this morning.

Parents of Fairford woman killed by poisonous gas urge MPs to back life-saving campaign

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:54pm Monday 16th February 2015

AFTER their daughter died from carbon monoxide poisoning, Gordon and Avril Samuel are calling on the government to back their life-saving campaign.

Pictures: Love is in the air! Valentine's Day at Seventeen Black in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:02pm Monday 16th February 2015

VALENTINE’S evening at Seventeen Black saw loved-up couples and groups of friends venture into town to celebrate the romantic holiday.

Movie making duo from Cirencester launch funding campaign for short film

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:15am Monday 16th February 2015

A CREATIVE duo from Cirencester are appealing for the public’s help, as they hope to make a stunning short film to enter in national festivals.

Elderly woman from Colesbourne, near Cirencester, has credit cards stolen while at supermarket

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:00am Saturday 14th February 2015

AN ELDERLY woman who lives near Cirencester had her cash cards stolen whilst she was shopping at a Cheltenham supermarket last week. 

Weekend weather in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:00am Saturday 14th February 2015

SATURDAY will be rather cloudy in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire, with showery outbreaks likely.


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