English National Sheepdog Trials coming to Northleach

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:24pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE English National Sheepdog Trials will be held at Broadfield Farm in Northleach from August 15-17 this year.

Woman's dress grabbed and torn as she walked in Lydney

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

5:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman's dress was grabbed while she walked in Lydney on Saturday.

Gloucestershire adventurer takes on unprecedented mountain challenge

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Kenton in action during an expedition (8673311)

5:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

ADVENTURER Kenton Cool has announced his plans for yet another exciting expedition.

Gloucestershire is 11th cheapest in the UK for cremations

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A cremation at Croydon Cemetery costs £670, said Croydon Council

4:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

FUNERAL costs in Gloucestershire are some of the lowest in the country according to research conducted by Engage Mutual.

Heroin addict who burgled Cotswold house avoids jail

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

A HEROIN addict who burgled a Cotswold house but dropped two carrier bags full of loot as he fled from the scene, has not been sent to jail despite 35 previous court appearances.

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is sexually assaulted in Lydney

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

4:02pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN was the victim of a serious sexual assault on the weekend near Lydney Boating Lake.

Children get stuck in on first day of Cirencester LitFest

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

DESPITE only kicking off today, Cirencester's second literary festival has already drawn in more than 100 visitors to its first sell-out event this year.

18-year-old man arrested after Swindon knife attack

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

1:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an attack in Swindon last week.

Kingshill end-of-term production Little Shop of Horrors is a success

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Little Shop of Horrors cast

1:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

AT THE end of the summer term Kingshill School pupils treated an audience to an exciting performance of Little Shop of Horrors.

Grass fire warning for Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Firefighters tackle grass fire near Bumper Castle

11:07am Monday 28th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Fire Service has issued a warning after being called out to numerous grass fires around the county during the hot weather.

Update: Cirencester woman calls for better CCTV after random attack

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:53am Monday 28th July 2014

A RANDOM attack in Cirencester has left one mother with a black eye and the drive to improve local CCTV coverage.

UPDATE: Woman breaks down in tears after Cirencester man who raped her during her childhood is convicted

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

9:11am Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN broke down in tears on Friday as the man who had raped and sexually abused her for eleven years of her childhood was convicted of a catalogue of offences.

Town Council planning committee anxious to see King's Head Hotel re-open

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:01am Monday 28th July 2014

THE planning committee at Cirencester Town Council is supporting an application for listed building consent made by the King’s Head Hotel in Cirencester.

Dolphin spotted in the River Severn

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: National Whale and Dolphin Watch (8178324)

8:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A BOTTLENOSE dolphin has been spotted in the river Severn near Gloucester.

Record crowds attend a sunny WOMAD

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:17pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE sun shone brightly for the record number of people that attended WOMAD yesterday.

Arrest in Malmesbury naked shopper case

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Figures released following freedom of information request

11:27am Sunday 27th July 2014

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an incident in Malmesbury where a shopper shed his clothes and walked around a charity shop stark naked.

Bourton schoolgirl to walk 104 miles in memory of late father

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Aisling Duggan

11:02am Sunday 27th July 2014

A BOURTON pupil is walking 104 miles along the Cotswold Way in memory of her father who died last year.

Fragment of cloth from WW1 battle to play central part in commemoration

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

FRAGMENTS of a priest’s robe found in the ruins of a French cathedral during the First World War will feature in a special service on North Wiltshire to mark the start of the conflict that cost the lives of a million British Empire servicemen.

Phew! what a sporty scorcher

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A SUMMER season of sport run as part of the Olympic legacy is proving popular for a second year in the Malmesbury area.

CCTV: Man tries to rob Cheltenham shop at knifepoint

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CCTV images have been released after a man attempted to rob a shop at knifepoint in Cheltenham this morning.

People urged to lookout for stolen gold rosary necklace

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

POLICE are urging people to be on the lookout for a gold rosary necklace stolen in a house burglary last night.

Parishes look at no cold calling zones

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Penzance supermarket hosts 'Say NO to Cold Callers' campaign - today

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PARISH councils in the Malmesbury area are looking at protecting older and vulnerable residents by setting up no cold calling zones.

Cirencester man denies repeatedly raping young girl

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

6:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A STUDENT NURSE broke down years after being repeatedly raped and sexually abused from the age of five and revealed her 'dark and terrible secret' to a senior hospital colleague.

Cirencester Town Council planning committee shows support for resubmitted Cirencester cinema plans

5:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS for a four-screen cinema in Cirencester have been resubmitted to Cotswold District Council and are being backed by the town council planning committee.

Yougsters net another trophy

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:12pm Friday 25th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from a Tetbury school are celebrating after netting another title.

Cirencester woman's cooker horror

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:16pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CIRENCESTER woman was horrified to see several knobs on her new gas cooker melt in front of her eyes as her shepherd’s pie cooked in the oven.

Tetbury phone lines restored

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: UNDER ATTACK: Dozens of phone lines were deliberately cut in a mysterious series of incidents across Wirral

4:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

PHONE lines in the Tetbury area which have been inactive since the start of last weekend have been restored.

Cirencester man found with child abuse images

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD Cirencester man who posted compromising photographs of his girlfriend on a social media website in revenge for being dumped has admitted having indecent images of children on his computer.

Man who headbutted disabled pensioner outside Cirencester Lidl avoids jail

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A DAD-TO-BE who headbutted a disabled elderly man, breaking his cheekbone and eye-socket, in a row over a parking space has avoided jail.

Wedding guest drowned after tiff with partner

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The body of a woman was found on Sunday morning in the River Coln, by the Swan Hotel in Bibury

2:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WEDDING guest drowned in a river at Bibury after an argument with her lesbian lover over whether their hotel bedroom window should be open or shut, an inquest heard this week.

Cirencester woman enlists help of local divers in fishing mobile phone out of huge wildlife pond

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:07pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WOMAN who dropped a mobile phone into her huge garden wildlife pond was overjoyed when local divers retrieved it for her before the battery could poison her fish and plants.

School bus firm goes into administration

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Bus stop sign/road markings

2:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

A COACH firm that ferries children to school around Malmesbury has gone into administration with the loss of 89 jobs.

Cirencester graphic designer honoured to receive first-class award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Graphic designer Simon May from Cirencester, who won Businessperson of the Year in the Cirencester Chamber of Commerce business awards (8310743)

12:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

A GRAPHIC designer from Cirencester was honoured to accept a prestigious award naming him as the lead businessman in the town.

Six hour cycle in Cirencester today for Breast Cancer Care

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Susie Beard-Moore, Shannel Baldwin, Jessica Arthur and Paul Shepherd from Cirencester Friendly(8602442)

11:53am Friday 25th July 2014

STAFF from Cirencester Friendly Society are braving the sun on an exercise bike today to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Man who collapsed and died while working at Air Tattoo suffered cardiac arrest

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

11:03am Friday 25th July 2014

IT HAS been confirmed that a man who collapsed and died at the Royal International Air Tattoo weekend earlier this month died of a cardiac arrest.

Strangers throw egg in the face of woman walking home alone

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

10:21am Friday 25th July 2014

A WOMAN who was attacked by a group of strangers while walking home from work has suffered a bad black.

Malmesbury musicians rock WOMAD

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:53am Friday 25th July 2014

MALMESBURY youngsters rocked WOMAD last night with a reggae-themed show opener.

Couple found hanged involved in child abuse images case

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:23am Friday 25th July 2014

A COUPLE have been found hanged together in an apparent suicide pact after the husband failed to attend court on charges of possessing indecent images of children

Poisonous plant found in Siddington unlikely to kill

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The corn-cockle plant (8550786)

5:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SIDDINGTON resident was shocked to discover that seeds sent from Kew Gardens as part of a wildflower growing campaign had bloomed into a poisonous plant.

Cirencester toy shop embraces pedal power

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Crocodile owner Mark Mitchell on the new bike(8576140)

2:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SNAPPY new bike will be transporting the staff of Crocodile around the town centre to promote the shop and its enormous stock of Lego.

QUIZ: How well do you know your local area?

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DO you know how many people in Cirencester are Christians? How about the number of people in Malmesbury who own a car?

BT fault prevents 999 calls

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: UNDER ATTACK: Dozens of phone lines were deliberately cut in a mysterious series of incidents across Wirral

2:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DUE to a phone line fault in the Calne area emergency services cannot be contacted via the 999 phone number.

BT engineers working to fix mysterious Tetbury phone line fault

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:32pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SCORES of people in the Tetbury area have been unable to use their phone lines since the start of the weekend due to a mysterious fault.

RAU lends its support to fairtrade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: RAU

12:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is driving an initiative to support smaller suppliers and help both local communities and those in the developing world.

Consultation on fire brigade merger proposal

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A POTENTIAL merger between Wiltshire and Dorset fire brigades is being put before the public in a three-month consultation.

Police appeal for witnesses after man forcefully kisses woman in Gloucester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

12:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted as she spoke on her mobile phone in the centre of Gloucester last weekend.

Firefighters battle kitchen fire at Brinkworth

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a kitchen fire at Brinkworth at around 3.10am today.

Photo: Six-year-old girl dies in car crash near Kempsford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

A GIRL, aged six, who died in a crash near Marston Meysey and Kempsford on Saturday has been identified as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts from Kempsford.

Concerns about new solar farm plans for Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

RESIDENTS of Cirencester have been invited to submit their views on a new solar farm which could be moving into a Preston field.

Young bride honoured to receive award for saving the life of a man in Fairford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A YOUNG bride has been given an award for saving a man’s life after he collapsed in Fairford Market Place.


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Author Jeremy Strong with pupils at St Joseph's school in Malmesbury Author Jeremy Strong with pupils at St Joseph's school in Malmesbury





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