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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Russel Watson to play at Highgrove

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Photographer: Simon Fowler (10293413)

12:18pm Friday 12th September 2014

BEST-SELLING British tenor Russell Watson will perform at The Prince’s Trust and Mitsubishi UK’s classical at Highgrove event this October.

Man rescues cat from trap mysteriously left in garden

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

9:29am Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN had to rescue an injured tabby cat stuck in an old rusty metal animal trap left in his garden.

Update: Driver flown to hospital after A417 crash

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A417 at Bridlip closed both ways following three separate accidents

11:38am Thursday 11th September 2014

A FEMALE driver has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after being involved in a crash on the A417 near Birdlip.

Family life the key to long life says 100-year-old Dorothy

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Dorothy Godleman with her birthday card from the Queen (10269805)

4:09pm Thursday 11th September 2014

CIRENCESTER resident Dorothy Godleman celebrated her 100th birthday on September 10 surrounded by friends, family and cake.

Angry van driver deliberately smashes into car

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:14pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AN angry van driver traveling along the A419 in Cirencester deliberately drove into another car and then drove off.

Save our Cirencester to hand in petition ahead of December consultation

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: (10073692)

8:32am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE fate of a controversial housing development in Cirencester is set to be decided from December this year.

Protestors up in arms about badger cull

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

10:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE start of the second year of badger culling in Gloucestershire this week has been met with anger by protestors.

Tetbury cyclist eyes Olympics after Tour of Britain invitation

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: James Lowsley-Williams  Photograph: Savills (10142517)

5:07pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A YOUNG cyclist from Tetbury has been chosen to ride in the 2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain.

Growing concern for missing Innsworth teenager Chelsie Didcote

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to trace a missing girl from Innsworth who is believed to be experiencing personal problems.

Police appeal for missing Tewkesbury man Trevor Groom

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:39pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to trace missing Tewkesbury man Trevor Groom.

Phoenix Festival attracts 12,000 music lovers

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

1:06pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THOUSANDS of people descended upon the Abbey Grounds in Cirencester to get in festival spirit and enjoy one of the town’s biggest events at the weekend.

ACRE back heating oil campaign

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: File photo dated 18/01/12 of gas rings on a cooker as a "new era of competition and choice" for the UK's 49 million current account holders has dawned with a guarantee which enables consumers to ditch their old bank and switch to ano

12:24pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

HEATING oil users are being urged to save money by stocking up on the fuel before winter in a joint campaign backed by Gloucestershire group that works with rural communities.

Tesco staff take on ice bucket challenge

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:43am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CIRENCESTER’S Tesco Extra store has become the latest business in the town to take part in the ice bucket challenge.

Romantic end to triathlon for couple

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:34am Wednesday 10th September 2014

HE may have swam 2.4miles in Lake 32, cycled 112 miles around the water park and then finished with a 26.2 looped run into South Cerney but one Cirencester man still had the energy to propose at the finish line.

Youngsters go on treasure quest in library

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:22am Wednesday 10th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS invaded Tetbury Library intent on finding treasure as part of a summer holidays event organised by Gloucestershire County Council.

South Cerney man angry new homes will block lakeside view

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

11:13am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SOUTH Cerney man has hit out at the district council for approving plans that will ruin his view.

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