How well do you remember the year just gone? Here are our biggest stories from 2019.

JANUARY: POLICE HELICOPTER JOINS SEARCH FOR ILLEGAL FOX HUNTS

On New Year's Day 2019, it was revealed that officers had responded to reports of illegal fox hunting in the Cotswolds and a police helicopter was brought in to join the search. It was the month's most read story with almost 7,000 views.

FEBRUARY: A419 POLICE CRASH CASUALTY 'IN A STABLE CONDITION'

More than 16,000 people read this story from February regarding a serious collision on the A419. A man sustained serious injuries in a collision following a police chase.

MARCH: NURSERY FORCED TO CLOSED DUE TO 'A NUMBER OF FACTORS'

Sad news in March as Stepping Stones Day Nursery and Preschool in Cirencester announced its closure. Despite a recent positive Ofsted report, the nursery put the closure down to a number of reasons. The story was was the most popular of the month amassing more than 6,500 views.

APRIL: FAMILY'S TRIBUTE TO 'NAKED GARDENER' IAN WHO PUT MALMESBURY ON THE MAP

In April, more than 7,000 of you read our story paying tribute to a true local legend, Ian Pollard. He was best known for his work creating the stunning Abbey House Gardens in Malmesbury.

MAY: ELECTIONS: HISTORIC NIGHT AS LIB DEMS SEIZE CONTROL IN THE COTSWOLDS

A historic night in May as the Lib Dems seized control of Cotswold District Council for the first time. More than 6,000 of you followed our thrilling live blog that ran though the night providing minute by minute updates.

JUNE: FIRE BREAKS OUT AT FLATS IN CIRENCESTER

The most read story in June regarded a serious fire in Cirencester that caused a large amount of damage. Firefighters arrived on the scene quickly to minimise the damage. Almost 13,000 people read the story.

JULY: MAN ARRESTED AFTER CAR STOLEN AT GUNPOINT AT CIRENCESTER TESCO

A terrifying incident where staff at Tesco were threatened with what appeared to be a gun. Photos sent in showed a dramatic arrest unfold on the A429 near Kemble. More than 15,000 people read the story.

AUGUST: DRUNK MAN WROTE OFF NEIGHBOUR'S BRAND NEW CAR IN DISPUTE

In August, a South Cerney man was sentenced after jumping up and down on the roof of a woman's treasured new car so much during a neighbours dispute that he left it a write-off. Almost 7,000 people read out story from Cheltenham Magistrates Court.

SEPTEMBER: B-2 STEALTH BOMBERS TAKE OVER RAF FAIRFORD

B-2 Stealth Bombers caused a storm when they arrived in the Cotswolds back in September. Planespotters and photographers were out in force as they tried to sneak a glimpse of some of the world's most expensive and secretive planes.

More than 10,000 people clicked through a fantastic picture gallery.

OCTOBER: POO PROTEST AFTER BOYS' TOILET DOOR REMOVED AT MALMESBURY SCHOOL

In October, a protest with a difference was the most read with more than 13,000 views. Pupils were unhappy with a decision to remove the boys' outer toilet doors at Malmesbury School.

NOVEMBER: LADY COLIN CAMPBELL DROPPED FROM TETBURY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EVENT AFTER PRINCE ANDREW COMMENTS

Following comments made about Prince Andrew on ITV's Good Morning Britain, Lady Colin Campbell's was axed from turning on Tetbury's Christmas lights. More than 12,000 people read about the 70-year-old's controversial comments.

DECEMBER: EMERGENCY SERVICES CLOSE ROAD AFTER MAJOR ACCIDENT

A road closure near Cirencester following a crash was the most read story in December with almost 10,000 views. The A429 was closed for a significant amount of time.