North Wilts and District Minor Football League bosses admit fraud

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Margaret Rivers, secretary of The North Wiltshire and District Minor League, who has admitted fraud  (11390867)

10:59am Tuesday 14th October 2014

TWO women who ran ran one of the country's largest youth football leagues have pleaded guilty to fraud.

Man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following reports of motorist deliberately swerving towards cyclists near Ashton Keynes

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Do you recognise this bike?

2:22pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following several reports of a motorist deliberately swerving towards a cyclist on a road near Ashton Keynes.

Shoplifters jailed for duty-free thefts at Bristol Airport

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

4:45pm Friday 17th January 2014

TWO shoplifters who flew to Bristol Airport to steal duty-free goods have been jailed for two months.

Cirencester man appears in court following scissor attack

5:10pm Wednesday 1st February 2012

A 21 year old Cirencester man accused of repeatedly stabbing another man with scissors last month has denied that he was at the scene of the incident, a judge was told today.

Garage boss loses driving ban appeal

10:02am Tuesday 15th March 2011

A GARAGE boss seen drinking beer while sitting in his car in two Cirencester car parks has failed to get an 18 months driving ban reduced at an appeal court yesterday.

Cotswold farmer admits receiving stolen machinery

1:09pm Wednesday 9th March 2011

A JUDGE concerned at a spate of thefts of farm machinery in Gloucestershire today delayed sentencing a Cotswold farmer who admitted receiving a stolen tractor and 4X4.

Gunpoint robbers jailed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Robert Greenacre

10:50am Monday 31st January 2011

A ROBBER who held up two men at gunpoint in Cirencester was so conscience stricken that he gave himself up a week later, Gloucester Crown Court heard.

Cirencester man who stole from stepfather is jailed

9:26am Friday 14th January 2011

A 27-year-old Cirencester man who stole from his stepfather has been jailed at last - after flouting his chance of freedom three times.

Cirencester man jailed after raping lesbian friend

3:47pm Thursday 13th January 2011

A WEDDING best man who lured a lesbian friend to his luxury hotel room and raped her on the four poster bed was jailed for six years today.

Court told lesbian "made up" rape after sleeping with man

4:50pm Wednesday 12th January 2011

A CIRENCESTER man stood trial this week accused of raping a lesbian friend who he refers to as his "little sister".

Bourton man's careless driving caused fatal collision

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: David Clarke who admitted careless driving

1:20pm Monday 18th October 2010

A 57-YEAR-OLD Bourton the Water man has today admitted causing a woman's death by careless driving in the Cotswolds more than a year ago.

Man breaches restraining order with Facebook friend request

5:04pm Thursday 30th September 2010

A SOUTH CERNEY man broke a court restraining order by inviting the mother of his child to become a Facebook friend, a judge heard.

Five security men needed to move one legged cannabis grower

10:31am Monday 27th September 2010

A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND one-legged cannabis grower from Fairford was at the centre of a bizarre public spectacle when he was taken from prison to a court hearing with an entourage of FIVE security officers.

Driver admits killing 16-year-old passenger on Cotswold road

5:03pm Tuesday 31st August 2010

A MOTORIST who was over the drink-drive limit when his car smashed into a stone wall has pleaded guilty to causing the deaths of two passengers.

Man jailed for assaulting police and paramedic after attempted break-in

3:30pm Monday 28th June 2010

A 40-YEAR-OLD man assaulted three police officers and a paramedic after being arrested for trying to force his way into his ex-partner's Tetbury home, a court head today.

Man caught at work with child porn walks free from court

4:02pm Thursday 17th June 2010

A MAN aged 51 who took child pornography pictures to his workplace at a Cotswold hospital has walked free from court.

Coroner calls for drug prescription changes after death of Cirencester woman

1:32pm Tuesday 15th June 2010

AN ELDERLY Cirencester woman's death after she was prescribed too much of the blood-thinning drug Warfarin has prompted a coroner to call for a blood-test-at-home service to be re-instated.

Family trio charged raised to attempted murder

12:16pm Thursday 3rd June 2010

THREE members of the same family have been charged with attempting to murder a relative who was stabbed at the Stow-on-the-Wold Horse fair last month.

Company boss cleared of abuse

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Paul Musitano

3:13pm Wednesday 2nd June 2010

A COMPANY boss was cleared of abusing a five-year-old girl after suggesting that social workers had prompted the youngster to make the allegations.

Man was glassed in face for not playing 'stupid drinking game'

3:59pm Friday 28th May 2010

BUSINESSMAN David Mace, 32, smashed a glass in the face of another man who refused to accept his 'stupid drinking game' challenge in a Cirencester bar, a court heard today.

Teenager who broke man's jaw jailed for 18 months

3:52pm Friday 28th May 2010

A TETBURY teenager who broke another man's jaw in two places in a display of 'gratuitous unnecessary violence' in a Cheltenham fast food takeaway was jailed for 18 months today.

Bogus police kidnapped and blackmailed gays from cottaging hotspot, court told

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tommy Hopton

1:12pm Thursday 29th April 2010

TWO gay men who went to a well-known cottaging area in the Cotswolds to meet other homosexuals were 'arrested' and blackmailed by a gang of bogus police officers, a court heard.

Theft charge against Goble dropped

2:10pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

A THEFT charge against Casey Goble has been dropped by prosecutors as he is already serving a three-year jail term.

Cirencester drug dealer loses £5,000 to police

1:41pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

A CIRENCESTER drug dealer who wholesaled cocaine and cannabis has lost almost £5,000 which was seized by police when he was arrested.

Man stole £2,500 from stepfather's business

11:37am Wednesday 28th April 2010

A CIRENCESTER man stole cheques from his stepfather's office and paid them into his own bank account, Gloucester Crown Court was told.

Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder charge

10:34am Tuesday 27th April 2010

A COTSWOLD man accused of trying to murder his wife has pleaded not guilty.

Jury shown CCTV footage of fatal attack on Tim Jennings

5:27pm Thursday 15th April 2010

A JURY has been shown CCTV footage of how Tim Jennings was headbutted before falling and hitting his head on the pavement in the late night attack which led to his death.

Trio jailed for burgling RAC students

4:20pm Wednesday 14th April 2010

THREE young men who broke into the home of a group of Royal Agricultural College students while they slept and stole £3,000 worth of luxury goods and a Landrover have been jailed.

Man admits sex assault on teenager

4:09pm Tuesday 13th April 2010

A SWINDON man approached a 19-year-old woman in Fairford and fondled her breasts, Gloucester Crown Court was told.

Man accused of dangerous driving in double death crash to face crown court

2:33pm Monday 12th April 2010

A 28-YEAR-OLD man has today been committed for crown court trial accused of causing the deaths of a man and a sixteen-year-old girl in a horrific car crash in the Cotswolds four months ago.

Cannabis cultivator avoids jail sentence

11:41am Monday 12th April 2010

A DRUG user from Cirencester avoided a jail sentence when he appeared in court this week.

Teenager jailed for burgling grandparents' home twice

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Sean Collings

4:00pm Thursday 8th April 2010

A TEENAGER who walked free last year after burgling his grandparents' Cotswolds home was jailed for three years today - after returning to raid the house again.

Care home manager supervision ended for good behaviour

11:47am Tuesday 6th April 2010

A CARE home manager who plundered nearly £30,000 after she ‘ran amok’ with her employer’s chequebook has had her supervision ended early.

Wheelchair-bound pensioner jailed for suppyling cocaine and cannabis

4:39pm Thursday 1st April 2010

A wheelchair bound pensioner who was involved in supplying cocaine and cannabis to dealers has been jailed for seven years and eight months.

Mother was raped outside nightclub, court told

12:05pm Tuesday 23rd March 2010

A MOTHER has told a jury how a night out with a Cirencester man ended with him raping her in an alleyway outside a nightclub.

Burglar protests innocence in court after being sentenced to jail

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Casey Goble

11:22am Monday 22nd March 2010

BURGLAR Casey Goble angrily protested his innocence as he was jailed for three years for breaking into a house on Earl Bathurst's Cirencester Park Estate.

Teenager burgled grandparents' home twice, court told

10:43am Monday 22nd March 2010

A TEENAGER who walked free from court last year after burgling his grandparents' Cotswolds home did it again seven months later, a judge was told.

Toxic explosion pool company to face crown court over pollution charges

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Dozens of firefighters battled the toxic flames for hours after the explosion

2:32pm Friday 5th March 2010

A SWIMMING pool chemicals company whose factory blew up in the Cotswolds causing a local environmental disaster three and a half years ago is to stand crown court trial on five health and safety and pollution charges.

Convicted Goble told to expect jail sentence

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Casey Goble

2:16pm Monday 22nd February 2010

NOTORIOUS criminal Casey Goble was back behind bars this week after being convicted of burgling a house on Earl Bathurst's Cirencester Park Estate.

Car driver not to blame for pensioner's road death

4:10pm Wednesday 17th February 2010

A PENSIONER who arrived at a pub and found it closed was killed when he walked across the main road outside without looking and was hit by a car, an inquest heard.

'Arrogant' student blasted by judge over car damage

12:30pm Wednesday 17th February 2010

AN ‘ARROGANT’ student at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester has been blasted by a judge for damaging a girl's car while she slept after the college’s annual ball.

Judge slams Gloucestershire CPS over case delays

10:20am Tuesday 2nd February 2010

A JUDGE has criticised the Crown Prosecution Service over delays to the trial of a Cirencester man because it is failing to keep up with its caseload.

Man, 62, jailed after admitting indecent assault on teenager

9:48am Monday 1st February 2010

A MAN has been sentenced to three years in jail after admitting two counts of indecent assault against a teenage boy.

Garage owner found guilty of involvement in cannabis production

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Trevor Robins outside court this week

3:24pm Monday 25th January 2010

A BUSINESSMAN whose MOT garage in the Cotswolds was turned into a lucrative cannabis factory has been found guilty of being involved.

MOT garage was also cannabis factory, court told

1:40pm Wednesday 20th January 2010

A ONE-LEGGED businessman's MOT garage in the Cotswolds was also a lucrative cannabis factory, a jury has been told.

Man brought stereo to court ready for prison

1:52pm Wednesday 13th January 2010

A man who ran amok with a meat cleaver and a baseball bat arrived at court demanding to be jailed and carrying a massive stereo system to keep him entertained in his cell.

Teen burglar given last chance to avoid jail

11:36am Wednesday 6th January 2010

A JUDGE has given a teenager convicted of three burglaries a last chance to avoid prison.

Drink driver was not wearing seat belt in tree crash

11:48am Wednesday 25th November 2009

A DRINK driver died because he was not wearing his seat belt when he crashed into trees on his way to see his girlfriend in a Cotswold village, an inquest heard.

Women, 88, died after doctors missed eight broken ribs

12:10pm Wednesday 18th November 2009

DOCTORS who treated an 88-year-old Tetbury woman after a fall failed to spot she had eight broken ribs, an inquest heard.

Woman had crash on drug Xanax

11:00am Wednesday 18th November 2009

A WOMAN who had a crash in the Cotswolds was under the influence of a sedative drug prescribed to her in Hungary, Gloucester Crown Court heard.

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