Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Photograph of the Author

Megan Archer LATEST

Market Place given £1.4m for revamp

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Artist impression of the revamped Market Place in Cirencester

7:00am Thursday 28th May 2015

AMBITIOUS plans to transform the Market Place in Cirencester are a step closer after the government agreed to provide £1.4million.

Fairford carer amazed at act of kindness from two local women

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

A CARER who works in Fairford was amazed at an act of kindness from two local women - one he said he would not have expected in his home town of Quedgeley.

Hospital stars from Cirencester celebrated at recent NHS awards ceremony

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:42pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

HOSPITAL stars from Cirencester and all across Gloucestershire were celebrated at a recent NHS awards ceremony.

Trio from Bourton-on-the-Water help war-torn families in Palestine to re-build their lives

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:13pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

A TRIO from Bourton-on-the-Water are on a mission to raise as much awareness as possible of the conditions of those living through conflict in Palestine.

New exhibition on Roman eating habits to come to Cirencester's Corinium Museum this summer

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A bronze hare in front of the original hare mosaic at the Corinium Museum

4:40pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

A NEW exhibition that reveals the daily eating habits of Romans is coming to Cirencester's Corinium Museum this summer.

New mayor of Cirencester Mark Harris vows to deal with parking and dog fouling

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Friday 29th May 2015

NEW mayor of Cirencester Mark Harris has said his three priorities are car parking, dog fouling, and bringing the community even closer together.

Free cuddles handed out in the north Cotswolds to drum up support for local charities

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:55pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

CUDDLES were handed out freely at the weekend in the north Cotswolds, as one company came up with a softer approach to raise money for charity.

Worried Cirencester man thinks deadly asbestos could be hidden under popular town playing field

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Thursday 28th May 2015

ASBESTOS could be hidden underneath a popular playing field in Cirencester, a worried resident has claimed.

More people come forward to complain about litter left in the Abbey Grounds, Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:00pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

MORE people have come forward to complain about the litter left in the Abbey Grounds in Cirencester.

1st Cirencester Scout Group raises more than £100 through bank holiday car wash

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:29pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

SCOUTS in Cirencester raised more than £100 for the group during a charity car wash on bank holiday Monday.

The Kingdom Tenors featuring Cirencester singer Daniel Jagusz-Holley reach semi-final of Britain's Got Talent

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:25am Tuesday 26th May 2015

KINGDOM Tenors, a group of singers featuring a Cirencester 21-year-old, have reached the semi-final of ITV's Britain's Got Talent.

Fairford school pupil supported by luxury lakeside company in her fundraising for Ethiopia trip

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:00pm Monday 25th May 2015

A FAIRFORD school pupil has been supported by a luxury lakeside company in her fundraising activities for a charity trip to Ethiopia this summer.

Weather: Dry and cloudy tonight and tomorrow in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Weekend weather: cloudy tomorrow but glorious sunshine on Sunday

5:03pm Monday 25th May 2015

IT WILL remain dry and often cloudy overnight in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire. It will be mild with a gentle northwesterly wind.

UPDATE: Teenage boy found hanging from a tree in Cheltenham has died

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:11pm Monday 25th May 2015

A BOY who was found hanging from a tree in Cheltenham on Thursday has died.

Tickets selling fast for this year's Fairford Air Tattoo due to Vulcan bomber's last appearance

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:03pm Monday 25th May 2015

AIR Tattoo organisers believe that the Vulcan bombers last ever appearance at RAF Fairford plus a Battle of Britain massed flypast has led to tickets flying off the shelves for the big event this July.

Do you have any old photos or items showing Cirencester Open Air Pool throughout its 146 years?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:51pm Monday 25th May 2015

CIRENCESTER'S only outdoor swimming pool is officially open for summer and visitors of all ages have been lining up outside the gates to go for a dip.

Annual baby show to be held this June to raise money for Cirencester Hospital

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:59am Monday 25th May 2015

IS YOUR baby the most beautiful in all of Cirencester? A baby show will be held in the town on Saturday, June 13 to raise vital funds for the hospital.

Fairford youngsters thrilled to meet Prince Charles at St Mary's Church

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:26am Monday 25th May 2015

CHILDREN lined the pathway to St Mary's Church in Fairford on Saturday, as HRH Prince Charles arrived for a special concert.

Pictures: Crowd goes wild for Lechlade Music Festival 2015

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:41am Monday 25th May 2015

SUNNY weather saw thousands turn out for this year's Lechlade Music Festival, with the site packed on Sunday for legendary rock band Status Quo.

Cirencester sculptor Rory Young completes five-year art project at St Albans Cathedral

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:15am Monday 25th May 2015

A SCULPTOR from Cirencester has designed, carved, painted and installed seven new stone statues into a well-known British cathedral.

Drivers puzzled as traffic light warning signs placed at busy Cirencester junction - but no lights installed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:06am Monday 25th May 2015

DRIVERS in Cirencester have been left mystified after warning signs for traffic lights were put up at a busy junction but then no lights were installed.

Elderly man calls local teens a "disgrace" after he claims they left litter in Cirencester's Abbey Grounds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:02pm Friday 22nd May 2015

AN ANGRY and disappointed man has complained about teenagers in Cirencester leaving rubbish lying all over the Abbey Grounds - and he wants it to stop.

What's going on in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire this bank holiday weekend?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Lily-Belle Bayliss, 7, has her face painted by Dan Sucena at Lechlade Music Festival

2:37pm Friday 22nd May 2015

THE SUN should be out for a good portion of this weekend as people of the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire enjoy a much-needed bank holiday.

Plans to completely revamp Cirencester Market Place are one step closer

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:34am Friday 22nd May 2015

THE highly-anticipated market place regeneration project in Cirencester has moved one step closer, as the government allows the town council to borrow £1.4million.

Mini hare models leap into Cirencester as second annual festival is officially launched

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:20pm Thursday 21st May 2015

MINI hare models will be dotted all across Cirencester next week as this year's second annual Hare Festival is officially launched.

Are A-boards becoming a "menace" in Cirencester and the Cotswolds?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:07pm Thursday 21st May 2015

BUSINESSES are being asked to think about pedestrians when putting A boards or other items on the street outside their premises.

"We just love each other" - Diamond Cirencester couple celebrate 60 happy years of marriage

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:00pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A COUPLE from Cirencester is celebrating 60 years of happy marriage with a party with all their family and friends.

Man found lying on the side of A417 in Cirencester after witnesses say they saw him jump from a bridge

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:25am Thursday 21st May 2015

DRIVERS reported seeing a man lying on the side of the A417 underneath the Burford Road bridge in Cirencester this morning, who is thought to have jumped off.

What is the funniest and most creative business name in Gloucestershire?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:03pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

WHAT is the funniest and most creative business name in Gloucestershire?

53-year-old Cirencester man arrested for drug offences

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:43am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A MAN from Cirencester has been arrested for drugs offences following a warrant in the town.

Mark Harris is elected as new mayor of Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:39am Wednesday 20th May 2015

MARK Harris has been elected as the new mayor of Cirencester.

Video: Cirencester singer wows celebrity judges with "polished" performance on ITV's Britain's Got Talent

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:02pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A SINGER from Cirencester helped raise the roof on the weekend after his group wowed celebrity judges and millions of TV viewers on ITV's Britain's Got Talent.

Pictures: Revellers party til 3.30am at Cirencester nightclub

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:32pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

REVA night club entertained revellers on the weekend with DJ Juicy and Fade (SPIN) getting people up on the dance floor with their R'n'B and hip hop show.

Former world sidecar champion from Lechlade celebrates 90th birthday

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:39am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A WORLD former sidecar champion celebrated his 90th birthday in Lechlade with family, friends and fans all turning out to wish him well on the special day.

Visitors to receive rare glance inside Colesbourne Arboretum this bank holiday weekend

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:39am Tuesday 19th May 2015

VISITORS will receive the rare chance to see inside Colesbourne Arboretum this Saturday and Sunday as part of a public open weekend.

Alternative site chosen for new doctor's surgery in Stow-on-the-Wold

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:19pm Monday 18th May 2015

AN ALTERNATIVE planning application for a new doctor’s surgery in Stow-on-the-Wold has been submitted to Cotswold District Council.

Aspiring music producer from Cirencester chosen as this year's Josh Edmonds Memorial Scheme intern

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:33pm Monday 18th May 2015

AN ASPIRING music producer from Cirencester has been chosen as the third person to take part in the Josh Edmonds Memorial Scheme, a project set up after the sudden death of a well-known local college student.

Local businesses celebrated at annual awards ceremony in Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:01pm Monday 18th May 2015

BUSINESSES in Cirencester were celebrated on Friday night at an annual award ceremony, with many jubilant entrepreneurs coming away with prizes and certificates - and even complimentary t-shirts.

Bourton-on-the-Water school pupils meet huge dinosaurs at Birdland's new Jurassic Journey

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:16pm Monday 18th May 2015

CHILDREN from Bourton-on-the-Water got up close and personal with huge dinosaurs, after receiving the opportunity to be the first to explore a major new attraction in the village.

Recycling banks at Tesco in Stow-on-the-Wold are being removed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Droitwich High students boost recycling in school

1:05pm Monday 18th May 2015

THE recycling banks at Tesco in Stow-on-the-Wold are being removed, but the public can still use facilities owned by the local council nearby.

Do you know anything about the history of Cirencester Brewery?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:55pm Monday 18th May 2015

AN ARTS company and an ale-making firm are together on a quest to find out more about the history of Cirencester Brewery - and they need your help.

Iconic aircraft Vulcan to make last ever Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) appearance this summer in Fairford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:48am Monday 18th May 2015

THIS summer will see one of the most iconic aircraft of the past 60 years make its last ever Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) appearance.

Pictures: Stallholders pack up early as heavy rain puts a dampener on Stow horse fair

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:19am Monday 18th May 2015

IT WAS a miserable day for the spring gypsy fair in Stow last Thursday as non-stop rain kept a lot of people away.

Get involved with fun trail to celebrate Fairford Flag Festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:02pm Friday 15th May 2015

FAIRFORD flag festival will run from May until August this year, and a new trail will give residents and visitors a chance to get involved and win some prizes.

Brave Fairford schoolgirl Maddy gets a big haircut for charity - with all her classmates watching

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:42pm Friday 15th May 2015

ALL EYES were fixed on brave schoolgirl Maddy Howell this morning as she had all of her long hair chopped off for charity - in front of nearly 100 of her classmates.

Cirencester rock band Dealer to reunite at Lechlade Festival more than a year after tragic death of bass guitarist

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:11pm Friday 15th May 2015

A ROCK band from Cirencester will be reuniting at this month's Lechlade Music Festival after taking a long break to mourn the death of their popular bass guitarist.

Mother raises £1,500 for type one diabetes research due to young son suffering from the condition

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:20am Friday 15th May 2015

A MOTHER raised nearly £1,500 for type one diabetes research due to her young son suffering from the condition.

Flying school at Kemble's Cotswold Airport celebrates first anniversary

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:11am Friday 15th May 2015

GRYPHON Aero Club in Kemble marked its first anniversary with a barbecue and a presentation on the weekend.

Deaf children in the Cotswolds to receive more support thanks to one Cirencester business

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:52am Friday 15th May 2015

DEAF people in the Cotswolds are set to receive more support and funding thanks to one Cirencester firm signing up the Gloucestershire Deaf Association as its new charity partner.

Teenager Mandy Smith from Gloucester is still missing - police becoming more concerned

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:48am Friday 15th May 2015

CONCERN is growing for missing Gloucester teenager Mandy Smith.


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree