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.

Cirencester woman auctions signed JK Rowling book

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

7:28pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AFTER getting her hands on a limited edition J.K. Rowling book a Cirencester woman is putting it up for auction.

Tetbury residents' group closes for unknown reasons

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (8555318)

7:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A RESIDENTS' group set up to oppose planning applications in Tetbury has announced that it shutting down for unknown reasons.

Future of Ashton Keynes pub is secured

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Become official beer taster for Oddbins

7:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ASHTON Keynes Parish Council has successfully managed to register the only pub in the village as a community asset to help secure its future.

Banner helps raise cash for Goods Shed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Beryl Champion, Jill Dodge, Margaret Faldon and David Dodge with their Tetbury Goods Shed Project embroidered banner at the Strawberry Fair (7672321)

7:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SUPPORTERS of a project to renovate a former railway building in Tetbury have made a banner to help raise the funds that are needed to complete the work.

Plans resubmitted for car park

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (8185202)

7:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PROPOSALS for improvement work on a car park at Cirencester Hospital have been resubmitted.

Tonnes of hay bales severely damaged in Stow fire

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

4:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TONNES of hay bales were severely damaged in a fire near Stow-on-the-Wold on Monday.

Girl, six, who died after car crash near Kempsford is named as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

3:52pm Wednesday 23rd 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.

Car owners urged to lock their vehicles after thieves strike

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police generic

2:16pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are urging the public to be extra vigilant following a spate of thefts from vehicles recently.

Police hunt thief suspected of stealing expensive magazines from a Stroud shop for years

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE want to speak to a man in connection with the theft of hundreds of pounds worth of magazines from a newsagents in Stroud over a three-year period.

Fire still burning at Swindon waste site.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine at the scene

12:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been at Averies Recycling in Marshgate since Monday evening, when fire broke out in a stack containing 1,000 tonnes of general waste and building waste.

Serious sexual assault in Gloucester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

11:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault in Gloucester.

New Police Inspector for Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

6:02am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEW inspector has moved into Cirencester and already has bright ideas for the future of the town.

Stratton father highlights cycling safety concerns

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Richard Woods with his sons Andrew, 8 and Matthew, 11 (8509966)

6:51pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A POTENTIALLY dangerous cycle path has prompted one Stratton resident to question why children are being allowed to ride alongside a dual carriageway.

Siddington housing development accepting comments from residents

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PLAN has been submitted for the design of 55 new houses in Siddington, which previously split local opinion on the need for development.

Bin blaze in Abbey Grounds

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

5:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIVE metal bins were set on fire in the Abbey Grounds, Cirencester on July 12 A group of youths were seen in the area at the time of the incident, which is believed to have happened between 4pm and 10.50pm.

POLICE seek man in connection to Cheltenham knife incident

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police investigating reports of a man that was seen brandishing a knife in a Cheltenham street have released an image of a man that they would like to speak to.

Police release image of bike left at scene of Cheltenham assault

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MAN was assaulted in Cheltenham on Hope Street between 4.15pm and 4.45pm on Saturday July 19 The victim, a 47-year-old man from Cheltenham was walking along the road with a friend when he was struck to the back of head with a piece of wood.

Solar panel research wins engineering award for Cirencester student

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Sam's device during an outdoor test (8489256)

2:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A STUDENT from Cirencester has been awarded the Thales Research & Technology Award for an outstanding final project at The University of Reading.

Company fined for illegally dumping mud on road causing crash

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Wiltshire police investigating serious sexual assault

2:55pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COMPANY has been fined for illegally dumping mud on road which later caused a road traffic collision.

Nine year old pushed off swing and assaulted by teenager

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

1:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A nine-year old boy was assaulted by a teenager as he was playing on a swing in Gloucester on Sunday, July 20.

Have your say on health and social care services

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:06am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEALTHWATCH will be taking opinions from the public on how to plan and improve local health and social care services in Gloucestershire.

Campaigners hope findings of report will prompt road resurfacing

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RESIDENTS who say their lives are blighted by living on a noisy stretch of road near Cirencester are to put pressure on the government to step in.

Death sparks call for speed change

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WATERSPORTS centre is leading a campaign to get the speed limit on a stretch of road reduced after one of its staff was killed when arriving for work.

Family pay tribute to murdered Swindon man

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tom Rogers

9:23am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE family of a murdered Swindon man have paid tribute to him following his funeral in Swindon yesterday.

Gloucestershire fishery lands prestigious award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Fishery owner Tim Small (left) with comedian and Wheelyboat Trust patron Bernard Cribbins  (8446981)

5:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

CUSTOM built fishing boats have secured the Bushyleaze Trout Fishery an award for their work to support disabled anglers.

UPDATE: Girl, six, dies after Landrover crashes into hedge near Kempsford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

4:07pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are still appealing for witnesses after a six-year-old girl was killed in a car crash on the weekend near Kempsford.

Stonehouse man found

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

3:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

MISSING Stonehouse man Graham Little has been found safe and well.

Government initiative supports fairer funding for schools

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Councils 'face a £5.8bn funding gap'

12:35pm Monday 21st July 2014

MILLIONS of pounds of government funding have been allocated to schools in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire in an effort make school funding more fair.

Graham Little from Stonehouse is missing

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a missing man from Stonehouse.

Women unite to fight against cancer at Cirencester Race for Life

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:34pm Monday 21st July 2014

A SEA of pink washed over Cirencester as women ran, walked and danced through the countryside, braving the battle against cancer.

Council puts itself in the dark to commemorate First World War

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tree of light to remember loved ones

12:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

COTSWOLD District Council will take part in a mass public LIGHTS OUT event to mark the precise time that Britain officially entered the First World War in 1914.

Car smashes into bridge next to Cirencester McDonald's

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police accident

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A CAR smashed into the footbridge next to McDonald's in Cirencester on the weekend.

Head-on crash after pensioner drives the wrong way around Cirencester roundabout

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:48am Monday 21st July 2014

TWO cars crashed head-on into each other yesterday after an elderly woman was thought to be travelling around a Cirencester roundabout the wrong way.

UPDATE: Six-year-old girl dies after crash between Kempsford and Marston Meysey

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

10:18am Monday 21st July 2014

A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl has died after a serious crash near Kempsford on the weekend.

Cotswold School teachers honoured to receive long-service awards

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: From left: Jan Paish, Helen Kempson and Derek Thomas who were given long service awards. Photo by Freya Leng

6:02am Monday 21st July 2014

THREE teachers at a Bourton school who have nearly a century of teaching experience between them have been honoured with long service awards.

Children enjoy special visit from police officers and fire fighters

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Children enjoyed operating the Fire and Rescue Service's Water Blaster at Mighty Oaks After School club.

3:02pm Sunday 20th July 2014

CHILDREN at Mighty Oaks after school club and Acorns Nursery in Cirencester were thrilled to receive a visit from the police and the fire brigade.

Six-year-old child dies in crash near Kempsford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police accident

2:24pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A YOUNG child has died after a serious crash near Kempsford yesterday.

Corinium Radio set to go live online 24/7

10:01am Sunday 20th July 2014

A RADIO station based in Cirencester is set to go live 24 hours a day, seven days a week this September.

House fire in Ampney Crucis after lightning strike

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

8:59pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A HOUSE in Ampney Crucis, near Cirencester, was badly damaged after being struck by lightning this afternoon.

Plans resubmitted for car park

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (8185202)

12:53pm Saturday 19th July 2014

PROPOSALS for improvement work on a car park at Cirencester Hospital have been resubmitted.

Gloucestershire's PCC supports emergency surveillance legislation

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl (8384895)

9:02am Saturday 19th July 2014

POLICE and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire Martin Surl has weighed in on controversial surveillance legislation which has been fast tracked through Parliament.

Church's historic vote allows female bishops for the first time

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:29pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE decision by the Church of England on Monday to allow women to become bishops has been described by the Bishop of Gloucester as "a great decision, a great day."

Cirencester playgroup closes its doors for the last time

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Youngsters and staff at the Lewis Lane Playgroup in Cirencester (8382963)

4:23pm Friday 18th July 2014

LEWIS Lane Playgroup closes its doors for the final time today after providing care for children for 42 years.

Budding florist gets top business award

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

BUSINESS is blossoming for one young florist who has celebrated winning a top accolade at Cirencester’s Chamber of Commerce Awards 2014.

Kemble upgrades on track for September

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Improvements will be made to the track between Queenstown Road and Waterloo

11:40am Friday 18th July 2014

RAIL improvements to redouble the line between Kemble and Swindon are on track to finish in late August.

Cotswold School celebrates 25 years with opening of new maths block

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, MP, and Mavis Viscountess Dunrossil with head teacher Will Morgan, Head of Mathematics Stuart Smith and students outside the new mathematics block at The Cotswold School in Bourton (8201364)

6:02am Friday 18th July 2014

A SCHOOL in Bourton-on-the-Water has celebrated its 25th anniversary with the opening of a brand new, modern maths block.

Lechlade father and son team prepare for 100-mile cycle challenge

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Dilwyn Evans and his son Gwilym

6:02am Friday 18th July 2014

A LECHLADE vet and his son will be completing a 100-mile bike ride in support of charity Send a Cow.

Body of a man found in Cirencester town centre

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: police

3:04pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE body of a 26-year-old man was found this morning behind a Cirencester fruit and vegetable shop.






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