Pets invited to special breakfast at Cirencester Countrywide

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jake Eastham (10539708)

11:04am Monday 22nd September 2014

PET owners are invited to bring animals of all shapes and sizes to Countrywide's popular pet event taking place at the Cirencester store this month.

Cash machines tampered with in the Cotswolds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

9:27am Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are warning bank customers in the Cotswolds to be on the alert after two cash machines were found to have been tampered with by criminals earlier this week.

Organiser denies claims that triathlon was badly organised

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:30pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THE organiser of a triathlon that took place at the Cotswold Water Park recently, has refuted claims by South Cerney Parish Council that the event was badly organised.

Crackdown on underage drinking of alcohol in Wiltshire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

A CRACKDOWN on underage drinking in Wiltshire is underway as part of a week-long national campaign to raise alcohol awareness.

Zany new football game comes to Cirencester Arena

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:20am Sunday 21st September 2014

FOOTBALL has been played in Cirencester Arena for many years but now it is being played with a zany twist.

Rock the Cotswolds founder celebrates top Cirencester business award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN determined to prove that the Cotswolds is not all just red trousers, cute cottages, and hunting dogs, has received an award for bringing out the glitz and glamour in the district.

Soldier has encounter with big cat

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THERE have long been reports of big cats roaming the countryside in the Cirencester district.

Festival fans wave goodbye to Cirencester's colourful hares

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The hares are all gathered at the King's Head Hotel in Cirencester

11:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POPULAR and much-loved town festival will be coming to an end in just one month's time.

Cirencester CCTV undergoes major upgrade

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: SR_676_001     Lde Digital services engineers Martin Snook and Liam Ross working with one of the new wifi cctv cameras to be fixed in the centre of Cirencester (10516228)

8:02am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HUGE upgrade of Cirencester’s CCTV is underway and expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Deadline looms to submit bus cut opinions

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (10560898)

4:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

CIRENCESTER residents have until September 30 to submit their views about controversial bus cuts in Cirencester.

Cirencester to Paris cycle raises £2,070

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (10559526)

4:03pm Friday 19th September 2014

A TEAM of cyclists riding from Cirencester to Paris have raised a massive £2,070 for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Cirencester men arrested on suspicion of dealing Class A drugs

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

3:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

TWO men from Cirencester were arrested earlier this month on suspicion of conspriracy to supply a Class A drug.

Couples Come Dine With Me is coming to Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:13pm Friday 19th September 2014

COUPLES Come Dine With Me is hunting for budding cooks from Cirencester and surrounding areas to take part in the hit Channel 4 TV programme.

Redevelopment plans submitted for former OAPs home

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

AN OLD people’s home that was abandoned six years ago could be transformed into an extra-care complex by the middle of 2016.

Cirencester tailor signed up to dress Gloucester Rugby players

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tom Wharton of Barrington Ayre (left) and Dan Robson of Gloucester Rugby Club. Picture by Shortwork Photography

11:05am Friday 19th September 2014

A TAILOR from Cirencester has been signed up by Gloucester Rugby Club to keep players looking as good off the pitch as they do on it.

Police apologise after officer blocks disabled bay

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:55am Friday 19th September 2014

WILTSHIRE Police has apologised after a policeman was filmed blocking a disabled parking bay whilst he went to McDonald's for lunch.

Delays as train gets stuck in floodwater at Corsham

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:27am Friday 19th September 2014

PASSENGERS were delayed last night and this morning throughout Wiltshire and Gloucestershire as heavy flooding and lightning saw trains evacuated.

Tetbury rejoices at Village of the Year Awards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TETBURY is rejoicing after being named a winner in the Village of the Year 2014 awards.

Developer blames legal battle with Govt for decision to sell Malmesbury housing site

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:48pm Thursday 18th September 2014

DEVELOPERS who fought a protracted legal battle with the Government to build 180 houses on the edge of Malmesbury say they are selling the site because of the delay.

Aldi in Cirencester to open its doors next month

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:16pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW rival supermarket is set to open in Cirencester in less than one month's time.

Jobs and careers fair at Cirencester hotel

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

A JOBS and careers fair will be at the King's Head Hotel in Cirencester on September 23.

Shop owners fear for future due to lack of communication

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: SR_663_001     Carl Smith outside his shop The Wendy House in Cirencester (10424676)

9:04am Thursday 18th September 2014

SHOP owners near the proposed cinema site in Cirencester feel they have been left in the dark by Cotswold District Council over the future of their shops.

Poulton residents oppose London Road house split

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Residents of Poulton who are against the proposed application to split 19, London Road into two properties  (10380160)

8:28am Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Poulton were overjoyed when Cotswold District Council’s planning committee refused to retroactively approve a building in the village being split into two houses.

Calls for lethal Kemble crossroads to be made safer following serious crash

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

PEOPLE are calling for more safety measures to be put in place at a “lethal” junction, following a serious crash near Kemble last week.

Villagers fuming over plans for new shop in South Cerney

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

RESIDENTS in South Cerney are up in arms about plans for a new Co-op shop in the village.

Cirencester Baptists to turn old social club into new church

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cirencester Baptist Church minister, Matt Frost, outside the Chesterton Suite social club which the church are applying to use (9469125)

10:47pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE old social club in Chesterton has been bought by Cirencester Baptists for £500,000 and has been approved by Cotswold District Council to be converted into the group’s new church.

Beer and music festival raises £2,000 for Alzheimer's society

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Photograph courtesy of JB Images(10482999)

5:06pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE Greyhound Inn in Siddington has raised £2,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society during their Pickled Dog beer and music festival.

Safety concerns raised over bollards in Chesterton following car accident

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SERIOUS accident could be caused by a pair of dark bollards on traffic islands on a busy road in Chesterton, says one Cirencester councillor.

Cirencester firm shortlisted for record-breaking number of awards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: E-Learning Awards 2014

4:04pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CIRENCESTER e-learning company has been shortlisted for a record-breaking five awards this year.

Strictly come dancing seeks local heroes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:26pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

POPULAR television series Strictly Come Dancing is opening its dance floor to the public and searching for local heroes to take part in the show.

Council invests millions in Superdrug, Wilkinson's and Tesco

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (10073692)

3:07pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AN AUDIT document has revealed that Cotswold District Council has invested millions in properties in Hereford, West Bromwich and East Sussex.

French restaurant urges Cirencester eateries to sign up to charity mission

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Abbey Joe with Le Beaujolais owners Kiean Glynn and Eric Lepine (7229303)

11:38am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CIRENCESTER restaurant is challenging other local eateries to join a special charity mission to raise money this November.

Man attacked in Cheltenham by group of teenagers

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

11:09am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN was attacked in Cheltenham by a group of teenagers early yesterday morning.

Cotswold Caper raises £3,904

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (10446300)

8:32am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE Gloucestershire MG Owners Club has raised £3,904 for Alabaré following their yearly Cotswold Caper.

Batsford Arboretum fells 120ft Redwood

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Picture courtesy of Batsford Arboretum (10431659)

4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A COLOSSAL 120ft Redwood at Batsford Arboretum is to be felled after years of maintenance.

Students urged to be aware of meningitis symptoms after Swindon college pupil is infected

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STUDENT at New College in Swindon currently receiving treatment for bacterial meningitis and is now recovering.

Man and woman arrested during drugs operation in Cheltenham

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

4:28pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE in Cheltenham have arrested two people during a drugs operation in the town.

Cirencester pub transforms tired skittle alley into bright new party space

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Stable Bar at the Golden Cross

12:06pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TIRED old skittle alley at a Cirencester pub has undergone a bright new makeover, transforming into a dynamic new room fit for parties, socialising or even business meetings.

Wilts Chief Constable to carry on working while IPCC investigates misconduct claim

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:08pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WILTSHIRE Chief Constable Patrick Geenty will continue working while the Independent Police Complains Commission investigates allegations against him of gross misconduct.

Sex offender spared jail due to remorse and job

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

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A MAN who molested two young girls has to register as a sex offender but has been spared a jail term.

Police investigating after stranger found holding the hand of five-year-old girl

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A SUSPICIOUS incident in Gloucester involving a five-year-old girl and a man is causing concern throughout the area.

District council approve HGV parking spaces in Preston

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Council chamber (10383693)

6:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SMALL plot of land near Preston will be used as a parking space for two heavy goods vehicles following a decision by Cotswold District Council.

Police chief accused of withholding information on sex abuse case investigation

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Patrick Geenty

2:49pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE Chief Constable of Wiltshire and two officers are being probed over claims that they withheld information from complainants during an investigation five years ago into the way the force dealt with a sex abuse case.

Phones 4U store in Cirencester forced to close after company goes into administration

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

2:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

Phones 4u is to go into administration – placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk – after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

Thieves burgle home of disabled Cheltenham couple

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

2:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

THIEVES broke into the home of a disabled couple and stole expensive items, including a wheelchair.

Cirencester party shop closes its doors after ten years

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Janinka Diverio outside the Cirecnester Party Shop (10163328)

1:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

COTSWOLD Party Services has moved to a new building in Brinkworth after closing its Cirencester shop.

Celebrations as penguin chick born at Bourton's Birdland

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The new penguin chick at Birdland

11:43am Monday 15th September 2014

CELEBRATIONS are underway at Bourton's Birdland as a new king penguin chick is born.

Council writes off overpaid housing benefits

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (10073692)

11:07am Monday 15th September 2014

Cotswold District Council has written off £7,747 of overpaid benefits after the man who claimed them disappeared.

Water meters to be fitted in Cirencester homes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:36am Monday 15th September 2014

A WATER metering programme being rolled out by Thames Water could see around 56 per cent of households in the Cirencester area being fitted with meters by 2020 and 75 per cent by 2030.

Woman charged with murder after Swindon fire death

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Recent cases from our courts

10:03am Monday 15th September 2014

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man who died following a fire in Swindon last week.


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Roman amphitheatre in Cirencester where a groundman was tipped off his ride-on mower The Roman amphitheatre in Cirencester where a groundman was tipped off his ride-on mower





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