Stroud District Council and South Gloucestershire Council planning applications

2:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE following planning applications have been received by Stroud District Council:-

Gloucestershire youngsters learn life skills at NHS event

Gazette Series: The group at ARTiculation (10919061)

11:50am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A GROUP of eight young people from Gloucestershire have attended an event to help them improve their communication skills and build their self-esteem and resilience.

Want to quit that nasty habit?

Gazette Series:

5:31pm Monday 29th September 2014

SMOKERS across the South West are being encouraged to take the Stoptober Challenge and quit smoking for 28 days this October.

Former victim of cyberbullying nominated for personal safety award

Gazette Series: Carney Bonner, 20, of Cheltenham (10868964)

1:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

A University of Gloucestershire student who attempted suicide after falling victim to cyberbullying has been recognised for using his past to educate others about the damaging effects of online abuse.

Firefighters called following accident on M5

Gazette Series: (10857875)

11:30am Monday 29th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a road traffic accident involving a car and a lorry that were travelling northbound on the M5.

Stroud MP continues campaign for Berkeley technical college

Gazette Series: From left to right: Phil Spiers (Coaley resident and staff at the Advanced Engineering Research Centre), Neil Carmichael MP, Kevin Hamblin (Principal of SGS College) and Richard Caborn (former Sheffield MP and Minister, now involved in the AERC) (10857454

11:19am Monday 29th September 2014

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael is continuing his campaign for a new South Gloucestershire and Stroud College University Technical College (UTC) in Berkeley Green, specialising in Digital Technology and Advanced Manufacturing.

Man accused of murdering parents stands trial tomorrow

Gazette Series: Nicholas Jackson was handed a four-month jail term but had served that time in custody on remand

10:01am Monday 29th September 2014

A SWINDON man charged with murdering his parents in 2007 will appear at court tomorrow.

Cirencester man faces jail after touching teenager's breasts

Gazette Series:

7:00am Monday 29th September 2014

A MAN who repeatedly groped a teenage Cirencester girl's breasts and bought her a vibrator has been warned he may be jailed.

Wotton-under-Edge dance crew trained with BGT winners Diversity

Gazette Series: Members of Organized Kaos with Britain's Got Talent winners, Diversity (10809097)

1:28pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Members of Organized Kaos street dance crew based in Wotton-under-Edge travelled to Essex this week to train with Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity.

Gloucestershire County Council's Archive Service receives support from Heritage Lottery Fund

Gazette Series: (10057028)

9:08am Saturday 27th September 2014

Gloucestershire County Council’s Archive Service has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a new project to protect local treasures.

Severn Bridge to be closed westbound all weekend

Gazette Series:

7:37pm Friday 26th September 2014

The M48 Severn Crossing will be closed this weekend to allow essential resurfacing work to take place.

Police helicopters and unmarked cars hunt for shoplifter in Dursley

Gazette Series: (10819885)

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

POLICE were deployed to Dursley after a suspected shoplifter was spotted in the area of Rosebery Park.

Wott-ON: New youth project for Wotton-under-Edge

Gazette Series: (10805098)

2:16pm Friday 26th September 2014

YOUNG people between the ages of 11 and 21 who regularly spend time in Wotton-under-Edge are being invited to get involved in a new youth project called Wott-ON.

Gloucester and Stroud crews dispatched to fire on motorway

Gazette Series: (10641640)

11:51am Friday 26th September 2014

THE fire service was called to a car fire on the motorway yesterday afternoon (September, 25).

Gloucestershire business mentors help students from across the county

11:40am Friday 26th September 2014

VOLUNTEERS from businesses across the county met with local students to offer an understanding of the world of work.

Programme launched to help young people find employment

11:26am Friday 26th September 2014

A SKILLS employment programme has been launched

Neil Carmichael MP in support of air strikes against the Islamic State

Gazette Series: Stroud MP Michael Carmichael (10519199)

11:20am Friday 26th September 2014

MP for Stroud Neil Carmichael has today (September, 26) spoken out about his support for air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq.

COMMENT: Keep Kingswood a Village

9:03am Thursday 25th September 2014

The Keep Kingswood a Village group appeared in this week’s Gazette as they once again go to war with a property developer.

New parking spaces for Cam and Dursley train station

Gazette Series: SR_720_001     Councillors Steve Lydon and Geoff Wheeler in the car park at Cam and Dursley Train Station (10723211)

6:12am Thursday 25th September 2014

A TRAIN station that has suffered for years with parking problems is set to receive new spaces.

Coast presenter to give talk at Wotton Heritage Centre

11:31am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A PRESENTER from the popular BBC programme Coast is to give a talk about the series.

Dursley garage shortlisted for prestigious award

9:28am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A DURSLEY garage has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Council officers from Stroud complete road trip for Manchester Dogs Home

Gazette Series:

2:50pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE has played a part in helping clear up the aftermath of the suspected arson attack on the Manchester Dogs' Home in which 60 dogs died and 150 others had to be moved to other shelters.

Planning applications received from Stroud District Council and South Gloucestershire Council

2:33pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE following planning applications have been received by Stroud District Council:-

Cattle Country Adventure Park is searching for a child to open its festive ice rink

12:59pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CATTLE Country Adventure Park in Berkeley is searching for a deserving child this winter to open its festive ice rink and become a VIP.

Stroud MP pays visit to Cam engineering firm

Gazette Series: Neil Carmichael MP with TJW Precision Engineering Ltd employee Kinga Strachera (10655208)

12:30pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael visited successful engineering firm TJW Precision Engineering Ltd at their site in Cam to see the importance of local supply chains in action.

Whitminster house fire kept under control by firefighters

Gazette Series: (10641640)

10:14am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a house fire in Whitminster.

Cam and Dursley Labour Party welcomes more parking spaces at Cam and Dursley Station

Gazette Series: Geoff Wheeler (8039536)

7:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

LABOUR Councillors have welcomed the news that seventeen much needed additional car parking spaces are to be created at Cam & Dursley station.

Woman charged with murder of newborn baby

Gazette Series:

11:24am Sunday 21st September 2014

A 33-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with murder after the body of a newborn baby was found at a house in Bristol yesterday.

Changes for adults and children with special educational needs across Gloucestershire

Gazette Series: (10057028)

1:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE way children and young adults with special educational needs and disabilities are supported in Gloucestershire is changing.

UPDATE: Firefighters called to flat fire in Dursley

Gazette Series:

10:01am Friday 19th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a flat on fire in Dursley, yesterday afternoon.

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael welcomes "excellent" new Jobseekers figures for district

Gazette Series: Stroud MP Michael Carmichael (10519199)

6:05am Friday 19th September 2014

THE MP for Stroud has welcomed new figures that reveal a brighter future for those in work or looking for employment.

Thanks to everyone who has given a bike to Access Bike so far!

Gazette Series: Access Bike (10507688)

3:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LAST term 20 young people were given a reconditioned bike, helmet, lock and lights for £20, thanks to those donations, the work of Creative Sustainability Community Interest Company and partners Tarmac and Trail.

Dursley police search for vulnerable man

Gazette Series: (10520932)

3:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE in Dursley scrambled to find a man who had threatened to harm himself on Wednesday (17) night.

Volunteers honoured for commitment to Girlguiding

Gazette Series: From left to right: Joy Hopkins, Diane Ansell, Emma Byrne, Carole Pennington, Val Thomas & Tracey Phillips (10508556)

12:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A GROUP of volunteers were honoured for their commitment to Girlguiding.

COMMENT: Violent crime hits Dursley and Wotton

11:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

THIS week the Gazette covered the stories of two shocking crimes.

Victim of Dursley mugging tells her story

Gazette Series: SR_669_001     Heather Darling at home in Dursley with an efit picture ( inset) of her attacker (10456390)

10:33am Thursday 18th September 2014

A 71-YEAR-OLD woman who was the victim of a violent mugging has spoken out about her story – and her unwavering faith in people from the area.

Man with broken ankle told to take car to hospital

Gazette Series: Slimbridge FC player, Jack Twyman, was taken to hospital, by car, with a broken ankle (10425512)

7:36am Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN who seriously injured his ankle during a football match had to be taken to hospital by car as there were no ambulances available.

Sharpness Primary School thrilled with glowing Ofsted report

Gazette Series: SR_672_001     Staff and pupils of Sharpness Primary School celebrate their Ofsted report (10479380)

6:22am Thursday 18th September 2014

A PRIMARY school has leapt from "satisfactory" to "good" in its most recent Ofsted report.

UPDATE: Wotton-under-Edge van incident

Gazette Series:

5:08pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

FOUR men and a woman have been released by police following an incident in Wotton-under-Edge in which a man was believed to have been pushed out of a van.

E-fit released showing man who committed lewd act outside Cam school

Gazette Series: (10482824)

3:44pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to talk to in connection with an indecent exposure in Cam last week.

Man, 22, hit with a shovel by a group of teenagers

Gazette Series:

11:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted in Cheltenham by a group of teenagers yesterday, Tuesday.

Cam mum tells daughter's story for Meningitis Awareness Week

Gazette Series: SR_670_001     Gemma Ind and her daughter Isabella, 8 (10456314)

10:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MOTHER has shared her first-hand experience of meningitis to help bring the illness and its symptoms into the spotlight for Meningitis Awareness Week.

‘Chuggers’ told to move on from town centre

Gazette Series:

9:25am Wednesday 17th September 2014

CHARITY collectors in Stroud were moved on after complaints they weren’t adhering to guidelines.

Keep Kingswood a Village: Community group fights against proposed housing development

Gazette Series: 54 people from Kingswood show their solidarity in objecting the new Crest Nicholson housing development (10436293)

6:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CAMPAIGNING group that fights to keep a village a village is engaged in a new battle with a housing developer.

Students urged to be aware of meningitis symptoms after Swindon college pupil is infected

Gazette Series:

4:58pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A STUDENT at New College in Swindon currently receiving treatment for bacterial meningitis and is now recovering.

Dursley vets hold fun day to raise money for new cat and dog shelter

Gazette Series: Vale Vets staff hand over the cheque for £450 to RSPCA South Cotswolds, who manage the shelter. From left to right: Emily Harding, Hollie Peach, Kate Ellis, Reggie the Terrier and his owner Jayne Guy, Natasha Gardiner, Sophie Sparks and Anneliese Ha

3:42pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FUN day was held at a vet’s practice to help raise funds for a new cat and dog shelter.

Arts, crafts and vegetables at Coaley Produce Show

Gazette Series: Sam Sirett with some of the art and crafts on show at the Coaly annual produce show on Saturday.  (10085787)

2:14pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A PRODUCE show saw a village hall filled with seasonal produce and imaginative arts and crafts.

Police investigating after stranger found holding the hand of five-year-old girl

Gazette Series: 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.

UPDATE: Three suspects bailed following Wotton van incident

Gazette Series:

9:28am Monday 15th September 2014

THREE men from Bristol have been bailed on suspicion of greivous bodily harm following an incident in Wotton where a man was left in a critical condition. 

Hold-ups after car accident in Cam

Gazette Series:

5:43pm Monday 15th September 2014

TRAFFIC is being held up on in Cam on the A4135 following an accident involving a single car.

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