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Pet owners urged to make sure their animals are cool as mini heatwave is predicted for coming week

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:42pm Monday 29th June 2015

PET owners are urged to be careful with their animals this summer, as forecasters predict a mini heatwave in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire in the next few days.

Police appeal for information after man tells young girl to get in the boot of his car

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:50pm Monday 29th June 2015

POLICE are appealing for information after a man told a little girl to get in the boot of his car in Cheltenham.

Police concerned about missing teenager Jack Parfitt who has not been seen for nine days

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:42pm Monday 29th June 2015

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of missing teenager Jack Parfitt.

Fairford housing plans delayed because Titanic passenger used to live on the site

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:40pm Monday 29th June 2015

A PAST passenger of the Titanic who used to live in Fairford is the reason housing plans are being delayed in the town.

Midsummer Hare Art Extravaganza in Cirencester is a celebration of local creativity

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

ART and animal lovers have been enjoying the Midsummer Hare Art Extravaganza, which has been appearing across Cirencester in various venues in recent weeks.

Gloucestershire officials think of new ways to tackle disability hate crime

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: An Ammanford wheelchair used has called for more taxi firms to cater for the disabled

12:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

OFFICIALS in Gloucestershire are developing new ways to tackle disability hate crime across the county.

Grandparents take a trip back to school with Cricklade gardening day

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

GRANDPARENTS took a trip back to school by getting stuck into gardening lessons with pupils at Prior Park Prep School in Cricklade.

Long-standing Cirencester gift shop Lock Stock and Barrel closes its doors for good

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:54pm Friday 26th June 2015

A LONG-STANDING gift shop in Cirencester has now closed, although customers will still be able to buy items online.

New Bishop of Gloucester Rachel Treweek will formally begin her new role this September

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Saturday 27th June 2015

THE first female diocesan bishop in the Church of England, Rachel Treweek, will formally begin her new role as the Bishop of Gloucester this September.

Family opticians Haine & Smith in Cirencester celebrates 40th anniversary

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:49am Friday 26th June 2015

A FAMILY opticians in Cirencester, with offices all across Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

New planter in town welcomes visitors and residents to Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:14am Friday 26th June 2015

A NEW planter has been placed at one of the popular and well-used entrances to Cirencester, welcoming visitors and residents to the town.

Yarn bombing craze hits Cirencester as tree gets colourful, wooly makeover

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:22pm Thursday 25th June 2015

DESPITE the warm weather, one tree in Cirencester is dressed for a chilly winter after students sewed old cardigans and scarves around the branches as part of a new trend.

WIN one of 20 pairs of Royal International Air Tattoo tickets in this week's Standard

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:43am Thursday 25th June 2015

YOU could win one of 20 pairs of tickets to this year's unmissable Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in Fairford this July.

Cirencester man Jason Daniels found dead the day before sentencing for drug supply offence

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:10am Thursday 25th June 2015

A WELL-KNOWN man from Cirencester was found dead in a woodland a day before he was due to be sentenced for a drug supply offence.

Teens want street lights installed in Cirencester road to make area safer

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Thursday 25th June 2015

TEENAGERS from a Cirencester school are campaigning to get street lights installed in a dark area of the town, which they say could massively improve the safety of the road for all the children who use it regularly.

Police urge people to be on their guard when at cash machines after Gloucestershire man has £240 stolen

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gang fail in bid to steal cash machine

1:35pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

POLICE are warning people all across Gloucestershire to be on their guard when drawing money out of cash machines after a man had £240 taken from his account.

Rock the Cotswolds campaign to sponsor cycling team in world's only pop-up track racing series

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:52am Wednesday 24th June 2015

A CAMPAIGN aiming to boost the sleepy image of the Cotswolds has taken it one step further by sponsoring its own cycle team in the world’s only pop-up track racing series.

Café Mosaic in Cirencester wins award proving they offer best customer service in town

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:43am Wednesday 24th June 2015

CAFÉ Mosaic has been providing the Cirencester public with lunch, tea, cakes and a warm welcome for a total of six years this July.

UPDATE: Cirencester man Jason Daniels found dead in woods behind town hospital

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:22pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

CIRENCESTER man Jason Daniels was found dead in the wooded area behind Cirencester Hospital earlier today.

Man found dead in the woods behind Cirencester Hospital

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:45pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A MAN was found dead in the wooded area behind Cirencester Hospital earlier today.

Cirencester dental surgery sued after snapping off drill inside woman's mouth

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:25am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A DENTIST from Cirencester left a woman in fear and pain after accidentally snapping off a drill in her mouth during a routine root canal treatment.

Police officer punched in the face while trying to find a man who had allegedly flashed at two young girls

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:08pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A POLICE officer was punched in the face in Cheltenham as he was trying to find out whether a man had flashed at two young girls.

Ceremonies held in Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh to commemorate Armed Forces Day

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:59pm Monday 22nd June 2015

CERMONIES were held in Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh today to commemorate Armed Forces Day 2015.

Cirencester veterinary surgery celebrates opening of new Tetbury office

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:40pm Monday 22nd June 2015

ANIMAL lovers all across the Cotswolds now have a wider choice when it comes to their beloved pet's health and well-being, after a new veterinary surgery opened in Tetbury today.

Cotswold charity charged £400 by National Trust to host solstice walk on Minchinhampton Common

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:49am Monday 22nd June 2015

FAMILIES taking part in Longfield’s Solstice Walk at the weekend were united by one cause – keeping the memories alive of loved ones who have died.

Cirencester school children receive flying visit from Royal International Air Tattoo guest

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:00am Sunday 21st June 2015

CHILDREN in Cirencester received a flying visit from a special guest on Friday just in time for this year's Royal International Air Tattoo.

Woman beats teenage girl in Gloucester alley before swallowing hair grip in suspected drunken attack

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:08pm Friday 19th June 2015

A TEENAGER was dragged into a Gloucester alleyway by a woman who then punched in the ribs and also ate one of her hair grips - and police are now appealing for information.

Cotswold man threatened by masked burglars in his bedroom who then made off with thousands of pounds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:23pm Friday 19th June 2015

POLICE are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at a house in Moreton-in-Marsh.

Weather: a fine and sunny day in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: get energized - Qi Gong class

8:16am Friday 19th June 2015

A LOVELY warm and sunny day in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire today but there could be some thunderstorms tomorrow evening.

Moggie still missing - much-loved family pet vanishes from Ampney Crucis home

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:11am Friday 19th June 2015

MOGGIE, a much loved family pet is still missing from her home in Ampney Crucis and her owners are desperate to get her back.

Fairford residents "fed up" with service at Boots pharmacy

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:33am Friday 19th June 2015

PEOPLE living in Fairford are fed up with the service at their local Boots Pharmacy, and have complained about long waiting times, incorrect medicine being handed out, and often simply being turned away.

Robin is crowned Bird of Britain much to the delight of one Bourton-on-the-Water bird enthusiast

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Friday 19th June 2015

THE robin has been crowned as the Bird of Britain after nearly a quarter of a million people voted in a nationwide competition.

Cirencester's Paternoster House residents so pleased after Waitrose volunteers give tired garden furniture a makeover

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:50pm Thursday 18th June 2015

ELDERY residents at Paternoster House in Cirencester have said a huge thank you to staff at the local Waitrose branch for volunteering to give the home's tired garden furniture a well needed makeover.

Fairford's Royal International Air Tattoo organisers warn of heavy traffic on first day of the July show

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:34pm Thursday 18th June 2015

ORGANISERS of the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in Fairford are advising people who use the airshow’s traffic routes, to commute to work or do the school run, to allow extra time for their journeys during next month’s airshow.

Husband and wife from Aldsworth near Bibury embark on two new business ventures

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:51pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

A HUSBAND and wife pair from Aldsworth, near Bibury, are simultaneously embarking on two new business ventures.

New family fun day in Cirencester to raise money for the Phoenix Festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:17pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

A NEW family festival will be held at Cirencester Rugby Club later this month, to raise money and drum up support for the upcoming Phoenix Festival in August.

Wartime recipes re-created after vintage family cook book is discovered in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:31pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

A COOK from South Cerney has been experimenting with cooking war time food, after coming across a vintage family recipe book.

Popular Cirencester wool shop could close down due to sudden immigration law changes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:33am Wednesday 17th June 2015

A POPULAR wool shop in Cirencester is under threat of closure as recent changes in immigration laws means its American owner could be forced to close down and move on.

BPE law firm in Cirencester to host tea party at Cotswold Show 2015

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:26am Wednesday 17th June 2015

A LAW firm based in Cirencester is celebrating their involvement in this year's Cotswold Show with a good, old fashioned tea party.

Cirencester tailor Tom Wharton of Barrington Ayre delighted to pocket three business awards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:13am Wednesday 17th June 2015

A WELL-KNOWN shirtmaker and tailor has said it was an “absolute privilege” to be recognised by the town, after winning a hat trick of top accolades at the Cirencester Business Awards 2015.

One-year-old Samuel Roberts crowned winner of Cirencester baby show 2015

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:05pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

ONE-year-old Samuel Roberts was the proud winner of this year's Cirencester baby show, and mum Siobhan said she was "so chuffed" she burst into tears when the results were announced.

Substantial reward offered for classic motorcycle stolen from Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:11pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

A SUBSTANTIAL reward is being offered to anyone who knows the whereabouts of a classic motorbike stolen from Cirencester earlier this month.

Keith Barley awarded MBE after spending 20 years restoring Fairford church's historic stained glass windows

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:28pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

A LOYAL man who worked tirelessly for 20 years to restore Fairford church's historic stained glass windows has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015.

20-year-old Jack Ayres locked up after attacking two police officers in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:58am Tuesday 16th June 2015

A 20-YEAR-OLD from Cirencester has been locked up for assaulting two police officers in the early hours of Saturday morning - and Gloucestershire Constabulary have questioned the actions of those who appeared to be egging on the man during the assault.

Cotswold charity The Willow Trust celebrates 25th season of providing freedom on the water

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:31pm Monday 15th June 2015

A COTSWOLD charity celebrated its 25th anniversary on Friday, with a tea party for all of its past and present supporters, trustees and volunteers.

Special flag raising ceremonies at Cirencester and Moreton CDC offices to mark Armed Forces Day

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:13pm Monday 15th June 2015

A SPECIAL flag raising ceremony will be held at Cotswold District Council's (CDC) headquarters in Cirencester on Monday at 10am to mark this year's Armed Forces Day.

Help young homeless people in Cirencester by taking part in fun events for CHYP awareness week

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:07pm Monday 15th June 2015

CHYP awareness week is coming up, with the aim to raise money and muster up support for young people in Cirencester who have nowhere to live.

Pictures: Cirencester nightclub ReVa celebrates its busiest night of the summer so far

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:22am Monday 15th June 2015

SATURDAY, June 13 proved to be one of the busiest nights of the summer so far at Cirencester's ReVa nightclub.

Volunteer Tony Curry thanks the people of Cirencester after they donated £1,250 towards his work

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:50am Monday 15th June 2015

TONY Curry has said a massive thank you to everyone in Cirencester for their support and generous donations after his trailer was stolen, as he came in to the Standard to collect a cheque for £1,250 last week.

Have you seen Moggie? Beloved family dog missing from Ampney Crucis since Friday

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:21am Monday 15th June 2015

A BELOVED family pet has disappeared from a yard in Ampney Crucis and her owners are desperate to get her back.

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