Cirencester in bloom

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The wildflowers on the Century Way roundabout. Picture by Stuart Tarr of the Beeches Community Group (8829748)

5:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

PARTS of Cirencester are awash with an array of beautiful colour thanks to a project by the town’s council.

Speed detector van locations made public

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:33pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE locations of mobile speed detection vans in Gloucestershire are being posted on the internet for the first time.

Visitors and locals enjoy special opening of Parish Church tower

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Visitors and locals enjoy special opening of Parish Church tower

5:07pm Thursday 31st July 2014

VISITORS and locals had the opportunity to see Cirencester from an entirely new perspective on the weekend.

Cotswolds MP flips burgers at Cirencester McDonald's

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Paul Booth and Geoffrey Clifton-Brown serving a burger (8826683)

4:39pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LOCAL MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown visited the Cirencester branch of McDonald’s earlier yesterday to learn more about its contribution to the local economy.

Altercation on Dyer Street Cirencester

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

3:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE were called to an altercation between a group of people in Dyer Street Cirencester last night.

Mosaic fun in Cirencester's St Michael's Park

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jo Baker with her sons George and Noah Baker, both 2 (8821782)

3:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CIRENCESTER’S Love Parks Week has proved popular with young and old alike and has seen residents flocking to the town’s green spaces.

Man stabbed near Cirencester McDonald's

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A MAN was stabbed in Cirencester in the early hours of yesterday morning near to the McDonald's fast-food restaurant on Cricklade Road.

Fury over parking ticket

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:25pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE manager of a Cirencester charity shop is furious after a man who was giving donations to her shop was handed a ticket by a traffic warden.

Wheeler dealer targets commuters with state-of-the-art unicycle

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:17pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CIRENCESTER businessman is bringing a state-of-the art unicycle to the European market.

Last few days to have your say on savings for Gloucestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:11pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE are only a few more days left to take part in Gloucestershire County Council’s consultation on public services.

Long-standing tenants asked to move out as Bathurst Estate puts 20 homes on the market

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Bathurst Estate in Cirencester

12:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Bathurst Estate has put around 20 of its properties on the market, including some with long-standing tenants in, after realising it was not affordable to keep them on.

Art exhibition coming to Cirencester pub

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:04am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SPECIAL art exhibition is coming to one of Cirencester's well-known pubs.

Cirencester nightclub left £3,500 out of pocket by con artists pretending to be famous footballers

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Dan Lafford, director of the ReVA nightclub in Bishop's Walk with an example of some of the £3,500 worth of alcoholic drinks that were ordered and consumed by conmen at his bar - Picture by Carl Hewlett/TWM

6:07am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CIRENCESTER nightclub has been left thousands of pounds out of pocket after a so-called Premier League Footballer turned out to be a con artist.

World-famous headliners announced for Cirencester festival

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Miracle Masters will be headlining

6:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

CIRENCESTER is getting into the festival spirit as a popular smash hit music event is less than one month away.

Banksy street-art is bought by local businessman

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WORK by street-artist Banksy is set to stay where it was first created in Cheltenham after one businessman offered a significant amount of cash for the piece.

WOMAD sells out for first time ever

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:54pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

RECORD crowds basked in the sunshine and enjoyed music from around the globe at WOMAD.

Family pays tribute to Wiltshire woman killed on A303 at the weekend

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

5:05pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

The family of the Mariola Martin, who was killed on the A303 on Sunday, July 27, have issued a tribute to her.

NCS teenagers knit poppies for Royal British Legion

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: NCS participants Tom Mankee, Poppy Knight, Corrie Hart, Simone Snashell, Guyon Trussell and Natasha Brown knitting poppies to see for the Royal British Legion (8550402)

4:52pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNG people from the 'Smugglers' group taking part in the National Citizen Service project have brought some of their social action projects to Cirencester.

Inquest: Black ice on Windrush road may have caused death of Maura Drew

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:05pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BLACK ice may have been the cause of a crash on the A40 in the Cotswolds which killed showroom manager Maura Drew, 57, an inquest heard yesterday.

Community group want help from county council to renovate Cirencester pathway

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Members of the Park Community Group at the Riverside pathway(8781467)

3:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CIRENCESTER community group wish to work with the county council to renovate a popular pathway which has fallen into disrepair.

Cirencester commemorates 100 years since the start of the First World War

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

To mark the anniversary of 100 years since the start of the First World War this year a whole host of events will be taking place around Cirencester.

Police appeal for information to help trace missing Cheltenham man

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

1:16pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Police are appealing for help to trace missing Dean Cornwall from St George's Street Cheltenham.

New chef for The Bull Hotel in Fairford

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (8768068)

12:46pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

IN an effort to improve its food menu a Fairford hotel has employed a new chef who boasts a wealth of experience.

Rock the Cotswolds takes a trip to 10 Downing Street

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BRAND-new initiative set up to boost the image of the sleepy Cotswolds has travelled as far as 10 Downing Street.

South Cerney Airfield transformed for steam and vintage event

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Gloucestershire Steam and Vintage Extravaganza at South Cerney Airfield

11:42am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people are set to descend upon South Cerney airfield this weekend to enjoy a nostalgic walk back in time.

UPDATE: Missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins found

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to find missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins.

It's raining medals for Cricklade musicians

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cricklade Band medal winner celebrating their success (8760761)

10:59am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE first ever Cricklade band awards last week have been hailed as a great success.

New Lechlade Post Office to launch this week

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Post Office is benefitting from investment

10:41am Wednesday 30th July 2014

LECHLADE will be celebrating this Thursday at 10.30am as a brand new modern post office is officially opened in the town.

Cirencester Chamber of Commerce gears up to release brand new website

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

10:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BUSINESS group in Cirencester is gearing up to release its brand new, modern website and is already starting to draw in more members after showing a sneak preview of it this month.

Excruciating waxing challenge in aid of Mind

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Charity cyclist Graeme Hilditch tries to bear the pain of a leg-wax carried out by Sandra-Lee Clark, coordinator of the Cherish Salon in Tetbury (8410976)

9:56am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MALMESBURY man kissed goodbye to his leg and chest hair as part of a charity challenge.

Plans to turn former Le Spa in Stratton into care home for elderly

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

6:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PLANS to turn a former spa in Cirencester into a care home for the elderly have been submitted to Cotswold District Council and are being supported by Cirencester Town Council planning committee.

Hot weather attracts more visitors to Cotswold attractions

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Judy Hancox helps the Oxford Sandy and Black pigs keep cool. Photo: Gavin Crilly (8736212)

9:34pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HOT weather has been baking the Cotswolds with temperatures consistently measuring in the 20s for several weeks.

Concerns raised about lack of parking spaces for new St James' Place development

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cirencester Town Council votes to pass ownership of disused Stratton church to the district authority

5:44pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about the number of parking spaces planned for the new St James Place development just off Tetbury Road.

New study suggests road deaths in Gloucestershire down since 2012

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The crash scene on the A419

5:26pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE number of people killed or seriously injured as a result of road accidents in Gloucestershire has dropped according to a leading road safety charity.

Gloucester cathedral prepares to commemorate WW1

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Easter Activities at Gloucester Cathedral

4:46pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

GLOUCESTER Cathedral will pay tribute to Gloucestershire's fallen on the National Day for Commemoration of the start of WW1.

Man banned from almost every bar and restaurant in Gloucestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has been banned from virtually every bar and restuarant in Gloucestershire.

British Veterinary Association criticised for supporting second year of badger culls

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: CULL: A badger

2:58pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUMANE Society International has slammed the British Veterinary Association for publically supporting a second year of badger culling.

Gloucestershire Environmental Trust appoints new manager

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gloucestershire Environmental Trust's new manager John McLaughlin (8706056)

2:29pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Environmental Trust has appointed a new Trust Manager to help allocate over £1 million a year across the county’s local communities.

Future of medical cover arrangements at Cirencester Hospital causes concern

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cirencester Hospital "open for business as usual" despite reports of winter NHS crisis

11:19am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CONCERNS have been expressed about the future of Cirencester Hospital following news of a review of the arrangements for medical cover and possibly other changes.

Volunteers needed to foster working cocker spaniels

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Wallace, a  working cocker spaniel puppy  (8703340)

11:18am Tuesday 29th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS are needed to foster working cocker spaniels in Gloucestershire.

RAU students present bovine TB research to DEFRA

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Jacquetta Whyatt-Watts, Chelsea Hayward and Camilla Shipley in Nobel House (8696840)

10:38am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RESEARCH into farmers’ attitudes towards the control of bovine TB has been presented to DEFRA by students from the Royal Agricultural University.

Vulnerable woman Kimberley Lane from Gloucester is found

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:16am Tuesday 29th July 2014

KIMBERLEY has been found safe in Gloucester as a result of help from people on social media.

Vulnerable woman missing in Gloucestershire

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: webpix police arrest

8:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE have tonight issued an urgent appeal to trace a vulnerable missing Gloucestershire woman.

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.






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