Deadline to apply for flood funding extended

4:07pm Wednesday 9th January 2013

FLOOD-AFFECTED residents across Gloucestershire now have more time to apply for funding to help repair damage to their homes.

Local authorities work together to fight floods

9:00am Monday 3rd December 2012

THE recent flooding across Gloucestershire saw representatives from local authorities across the county come together to minimise disruption to residents.

Homes of vulnerable Cricklade residents left devastated by floods

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cricklade resident Oliver Cleary cleans up after the flooding

9:00am Thursday 29th November 2012

THE homes of elderly and vulnerable residents in Cricklade have been left devastated by floodwaters, after the region was hit by severe weather last week.

Elderly residents in South Cerney feared for homes in floods

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gardens and garages in Boxbush Road were inundated as the River Churn burst its banks

9:00am Thursday 29th November 2012

ELDERLY residents in South Cerney feared for their homes after the River Churn burst its banks at the weekend, leaving gardens, garages and conservatories underwater.

£50,000 to help flood victims in Gloucestershire

2:51pm Wednesday 28th November 2012

AN EXTRA £50,000 is to be made available to help people affected by floods in Gloucestershire.

Drivers urged to avoid flooded routes

5:10pm Tuesday 27th November 2012

POLICE in Gloucestershire are asking drivers to avoid flooded roads and be prepared for traffic delays during peak times.

Roads remain closed due to flooding

1:13pm Tuesday 27th November 2012

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police have issued a list of the roads which remain closed due to the flooding at midday on Tuesday, November 27:

Another flood alert for the Malmesbury area

7:56am Tuesday 27th November 2012

HOMES in the Malmesbury area are in flood alert yet again this morning as up to 10mm of rain is expected to fall by midday.

Wiltshire firefighters answer over 100 flooding calls

5:20pm Monday 26th November 2012

FIRE CREWS in Wiltshire dealt with more than 100 calls to help flood victims between Wednesday and Sunday.

Only minimal flooding in the North Cotswolds

4:40pm Monday 26th November 2012

ONE of the North Cotswolds towns worst hit by the devastating 2007 floods has largely escaped last weekend’s bout of flooding.

Significant flooding still affecting county's roads

4:39pm Monday 26th November 2012

PEOPLE across the county are being urged to continue driving with care as significant flooding is still affecting the county’s roads.

Daglingworth struggles against floods

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Floods around Daglingworth Village Hall on Monday morning

4:07pm Monday 26th November 2012

VILLAGERS in Daglingworth have praised the quick work of firefighters to save their homes from flood water.

Free removal of flood damaged items for Cotswold flood victims

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Free removal of flood damaged items for Cotswold flood victims

2:14pm Monday 26th November 2012

A FREE removal service for flood-damaged goods in the Cotswolds is being operated by the district council’s waste collector, Ubico Ltd.

Drivers put themselves at risk by ignoring road closures

1:47pm Monday 26th November 2012

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police have expressed their disappointment at drivers putting themselves and others at risk by ignoring road closures.

Big clean up starts in flood hit Malmesbury

1:37pm Monday 26th November 2012

A MAJOR clean up operation was under way in Malmesbury today as residents returned to homes devastated by Sunday’s flooding.

Police anticipate delays on roads during Monday's rush hour

10:22pm Sunday 25th November 2012

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police are advising drivers that, due to the continuing wet weather, they anticipate disruption on some of the county’s roads tomorrow.

Environment Agency flood warning for Malmesbury tonight

6:44pm Sunday 25th November 2012

THE Environment Agency issued the following flood warning at 4.25pm today for the Sherston Avon from Luckington to upstream of Malmesbury: "A band of rain will push into the area this afternoon and evening. This rain will be fairly fast moving with an average of between 10 and 15 mm and a possible maximum of 20 to 25 mm in some areas.

Cotswold drivers warned to stay off the roads tonight as more rain forecast

6:19pm Sunday 25th November 2012

ROAD users are being advised to check their route for delays and to check weather conditions before they travel as more heavy rain is expected across the Cotswolds through this evening and into tomorrow morning.

Malmesbury prepares for more flooding tonight

5:55pm Sunday 25th November 2012

SANDBAGS were being piled outside the doors of properties by the Town Bridge in Malmesbury tonight as more bad weather was forecast.

Homes in Cirencester hit by floods

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Residents in Hereward Road bail out their homes

4:14pm Sunday 25th November 2012

RESIDENTS in Cirencester tried to bail out their homes today, after parts of the town were hit by flooding, resulting from this week’s downpours.

Warning of strong winds in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire from midnight

10:12pm Saturday 24th November 2012

THE Met Office has issued a Yellow Alert of Wind for Wiltshire, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Gloucestershire valid from midnight tonight, Saturday, to 12 nooon tomorrow, Sunday.

UPDATE: Heavy rain forecast for Sunday in the Cotswolds

3:16pm Saturday 24th November 2012

FOLLOWING the weather warning for today, the Met Office has issued a yellow alert for several hours of heavy rain for Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire tomorrow.

Latest flood warnings for Malmesbury area

3:23pm Friday 23rd November 2012

MORE than 70 flood warnings and alerts are currently in place for the South West according to the Environment Agency.

Send in your flooding photos

11:32am Friday 23rd November 2012

THE Standard would like to see your photos of flooding in the Cotswolds and north Wiltshire.

Women rescued from floods near Minety

10:12am Friday 23rd November 2012

TWO women had to be rescued from their car by firefighters in the early hours of today after becoming trapped in two feet of flood water between Minety and Somerford Keynes.

'Think don't sink,' warn emergency services

5:38pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

DRIVERS are being warned to “think not sink” as the second bout of severe weather hits North Wiltshire in the space of two days.

Roads blocked by severe weather

5:23pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

STARTLEY village has been closed off as a result of the weather conditions.

South West braced for severe weather and flooding

5:23pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

DRIVERS are being urged to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary in the wake of predicted heavy rain and high winds.

Police urge drivers to take care in adverse weather

2:32pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

Gloucestershire Police, Fire and Rescue Service and County Council are urging drivers to be careful as heavy rain is anticipated across the county for a second day.

More flood warnings for Malmesbury area

12:12pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

FLOOD warnings have been issued for the River Avon in the Malmesbury, Luckington and Dauntsey areas ahead of heavy rain and high winds forecast for this afternoon.

Fairford Emergency Action Group on standby

10:19am Thursday 22nd November 2012

THE Fairford Emergency Action Group is on standby in anticipation of flooding after the severe weather.

UPDATE: Westonbirt and Batsford Arboretums closed due to bad weather

10:00am Thursday 22nd November 2012

ONE of the Cotswolds’ most popular attractions has been forced to close due to the bad weather.

Properties flooded for second time in a month

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Firefighters prepare to pump out a house in Malmesbury last night

8:14am Thursday 22nd November 2012

HOMES and businesses were flooded for the second time in a month yesterday as downpours hit the Malmesbury area.

Severe weather warning issued for tomorrow and the weekend

4:51pm Wednesday 21st November 2012

A SEVERE weather warning has been issued for areas including the South West for tomorrow.

Flooding in Malmesbury

4:31pm Wednesday 21st November 2012

FLOOD gates are up in Malmesbury this evening after the Avon bust its banks.

Flooding measures in place across Gloucestershire

12:31pm Wednesday 21st November 2012

POLICE, firefighters and Gloucestershire County Council highway officers are out in force dealing with flooding across the county.

UPDATED: Flood alerts issued for the Cotswolds

10:30am Wednesday 21st November 2012

TWO flood alerts have been issued for the Cotswolds following last night and this morning’s heavy rain.

Drive safe in rainy weather, motorists warned

10:00am Wednesday 21st November 2012

MOTORISTS are warned to drive carefully during heavy rainy conditions.

Heavy rain warning for Gloucestershire and Wiltshire

1:04pm Tuesday 20th November 2012

THE Met Office has issued a yellow alert of rain for Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire later this week.

Flooded highways on road to repair

3:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2008

LAST year's flooding devastated £20.8 million's worth of Gloucestershire's roads and now Highways chiefs are looking back at what they have achieved in the last 12 months.

MP praises Gloucestershire Flood Forums

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Cllr Sheila Jeffery in front of no. 11 Downing Street

3:56pm Tuesday 22nd July 2008

FLOOD MP John Healey patted Gloucestershire councillors on the back for raising £2 million to help victims of last year's disaster.

CDC is "leading light" in floods

3:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2008

COTSWOLD flooding chiefs have been recognised as a national "spear-head" for their work in the aftermath of the flooding.

Flooded community centre back on track

3:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2008

A MORETON community centre devastated by the July floods has been given a £60,000 cash boost to fund its restoration.

Blueprint to prevent future flooding in the Cotswolds

5:07pm Tuesday 10th June 2008

A BLUEPRINT of work to safeguard the Cotswolds from future flooding catastrophes has been published this week.

Emergencies expert appointed

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Tim Dowan

9:34am Friday 9th May 2008

COMMUNITIES putting in place contingency plans to prepare themselves for emergencies after the flooding last July now have an expert to turn to.

Former Tetbury MP dies

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Sir Anthony Kershaw 1915-2008

12:03pm Wednesday 7th May 2008

SIR Anthony Kershaw, who was Conservative MP for Tetbury and Stroud between 1955 to 1987, died on April 29 aged 92.

County receives £10 million flood money

3:39pm Tuesday 11th March 2008

GLOUCESTERSHIRE has this week been awarded £10 million more flood money by the Government to repair damage to the road network.

Cash prizes on offer for account of the floods

4:25pm Wednesday 5th March 2008

PERSONAL accounts of what it was like to be caught up in last year's flooding in Gloucestershire are needed for a permanent record of the disaster and cash prizes are on offer.

More help for flooded families

1:07pm Sunday 3rd February 2008

FAMILY charity Parentline Plus is launching a special project to provide help and support to families affected by the floods.

Flood victims told Environment Agency will not help them

1:55pm Thursday 24th January 2008

FOUR officials from the Environment Agency travelled from various parts of the south west to Crudwell last night to tell hundreds of angry people from villages around Malmesbury that the agency would do nothing to prevent further flooding in the area.






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