Dursley scout leader John Fleck jailed over sadistic images of children

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2:13pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A SECONDARY school teacher and Dursley scout master obsessed with sadistic child abuse was jailed for 10 months.

Nine men to appear in court accused of phone scams which targeted Gloucestershire and Wiltshire residents

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11:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

NINE men accused of conning elderly Gloucestershire and Wiltshire residents out of large sums of cash will appear in court today

£33 million project will decrease rail journey times to Bristol

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2:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

RAIL passengers are set to benefit from an increase in services and reduced journey times after Network rail announced a £33 million project to double railway lines between Bristol’s two main stations.

Dursley teacher accused of sexual activity with a child

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1:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TEACHER has appeared in court accused of sexual activity with a child.

UPDATE: Rodborough Common car fire - police believe cause of death was non-suspicious

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12:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE investigating the discovery of a body in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud yesterday, Wednesday, are now treating the cause of death as non-suspicious.

Uley Playgroup in closure fears

Gazette Series: Parents and children at Uley Playgroup (12022958)

7:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

Just awaiting a justgiving link and some info for interested parents

Rejection for huge solar farm development in Iron Acton

Gazette Series: SR_953_001     Cllr David Hockey in front of Commonwealth House in Latteridge which dates back to the 1600's (11980450)

6:44am Thursday 30th October 2014

AN APPLICATION to build an enormous solar farm in Iron Acton was refused at a development control committee.

Arrest warrant for Dursley pepper spray man

Gazette Series: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

1:09pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WARRANT was issued for the arrest of a Dursley man who was caught by police with an illegal pepper spray last year.

Warm response to Dursley Rugby Club's refurbished clubhouse

Gazette Series: SR_945_001     Simon Bilous, Chairman of Dursley Rugby Club with Geoff Davies, Gloucestershire Rugby Football Union President and Neil Carmichael, MP at the opening of the clubs refurbished clubhouse on Saturday (11955098)

1:36pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

DURSLEY Rugby Club held the official grand opening of their spruced-up clubhouse – with several local dignitaries coming along to see the changes.

Rodborough Common car fire update - man who died believed to be from Hertfordshire

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3:35pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE investigating the death of a man in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud this morning are currently treating the circumstances of his death as unknown.

Tree carved into crocodile following collapse during storms earlier this year

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12:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A WALNUT tree in Stratford Park, Stroud has been given a new lease of life following its collapse during storms earlier this year.

Footballer accused of assaulting two rivals at Tetbury match gets 'severe ticking off'

Gazette Series: webpix court justice

10:27am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A FOOTBALLER accused of assaulting two rivals during a match in Tetbury has accepted a formal police caution and will not have to stand jury trial.

Body found following car fire on Rodborough Common

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9:01am Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE were called to a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud shortly before 4.55am today, Wednesday October, 29.

Gloucestershire joins forces to tackle domestic violence

Gazette Series:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A NEW strategy to tackle domestic abuse and sexual violence in the county has been agreed.

Dursley Sainsbury's to raise funds for Royal British Legion

5:13pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POPPY collectors will be in a Dursley supermarket from the start of November to raise funds for the Royal British Legion.

The kids are all right in Gloucestershire says Police and Crime Commissioner

Gazette Series: Gloucestershire PCC Martin Surl targets cyber crime (2860943)

5:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl has welcomed a report by MPs which highlights police attitudes to children and young people.

The following planning applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council and Stroud District Council

2:42pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE following planning applications have been received by South Gloucestershire Council:-

Witness appeal after PCSO injured on Stroud half-marathon traffic duty

Gazette Series: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

1:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a PCSO was injured whilst on traffic duty at last weekend’s Stroud half-marathon.

Cam Everlands school celebrates Fabulous Food Week

Gazette Series: Pupils from Cam Everlands sell cakes for Fabulous Food Week  (12004064)

10:18am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CAM Everlands School celebrated Fabulous Food Week – a week of learning about where food comes from and the healthy meals that can be made with simple ingredients.

Gloucestershire County Council responds to bus concerns

5:24pm Monday 27th October 2014

Gloucestershire County Council has responded to worries over changes to bus services across the county.

Stroud District Council to decide on new recycling plans

Gazette Series: (10205392)

12:05pm Monday 27th October 2014

Stroud District Council is to decide on an improved recycling scheme for the area.

Fireworks display to light up sky over Wotton

Gazette Series: (11955755)

11:32am Monday 27th October 2014

A FIREWORKS display is set to light up the skies of Wotton-under-Edge.

Secretary of State thanks Gloucestershire County Councillors for badger cull inquiry

Gazette Series: Cllr Brian Oosthuysen, Cllr Roger Wilson, the Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Cllr Paul McMahon and Simon Harper (Head of Democratic Services, GCC) at the Defra Offices, Smith Square, London (11951595)

10:45am Monday 27th October 2014

THE Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has thanked Gloucestershire County Councillors for their inquiry into the social impact of the pilot badger cull.

Donations from Stroud's Hospital League of Friends to help dementia patients

Gazette Series: Left to right: Cllr Paul Smith (League of Friends Committee Member), Gwen Belcher (League Committee Member), Dr Martin Ansell (Consultant Psychiatrist, 2gether), Julie Powell (Community Mental Health Worker, 2gether), David Miller MBE (Chair, League of Fr

9:49am Monday 27th October 2014

EQUIPMENT to help people with dementia has been donated to 2gether by Stroud Hospital’s League of Friends.

Yobs vandalise ten cars in Stroud crime spree

Gazette Series:

7:51pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TEN parked vehicles were vandalised by yobs in Stroud last weekend.

Major redevelopment planned for The Mall

Gazette Series: SR_306_001     The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (8717978)

5:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE MALL could be set for expansion after its owners revealed plans for major redevelopment of the shopping centre.

Book lovers across Gloucestershire encouraged to take up challenge at local library

Gazette Series: (10057028)

10:08am Friday 24th October 2014

BOOK lovers across the county are being encouraged to take up the South West reading passport challenge.

The Guardian's prison correspondent to give talk in Stroud

Gazette Series: Eric Allison (11885605)

9:46am Friday 24th October 2014

POSITIVE Justice Gloucestershire’s annual public meeting will be held in Stroud this year – and include a talk on mental health within our justice system.

Huge poppy created out of 1,400 people to mark Remembrance Day 2014

Gazette Series:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TO launch this year’s Royal British Legion Gloucestershire County Poppy Appeal, around 1,400 GCHQ staff, both civilian and military, have worked together to create a giant poppy in the centre of the iconic GCHQ ‘doughnut’ building in Cheltenham.

Report showcasing examples of public health work in the South West published

Gazette Series: Publih Health England launches initiative

1:26pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A REPORT has been published showcasing examples of public health work in 12 local authorities in the South West.

Wotton-Under-Edge book adapted to TV

1:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BOOK written by a Wotton-under-Edge illustrator has been adapted into a television series which was aired on Channel 5.

Man, 67, dies after collapsing at Nailsworth bus station

Gazette Series:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN has died after collapsing at Nailsworth bus station.

Uproar over changes to bus services in Dursley

Gazette Series: Stroud District Councillor for Dursley Doina Cornell at the bus stop on Shakespeare Road, in Dursley (11821841)

7:22am Thursday 23rd October 2014

DURSLEY residents and Labour councillors fear that changes to bus services could have a negative impact on the community.

Burglary prevention event to be held in Cam

Gazette Series: PC Peter Lay (11824471)

3:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

DURSLEY police are to stage a free burglary prevention day in Cam.

Full of Life Fair was fully packed

Gazette Series: Residents from Dursley enjoy World Jungle's Full of Life Fair (11822715)

3:42pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE Dursley Full of Life fair was a huge success for organisations and visitors.

Dursley woman celebrates turning 105

Gazette Series: SR_856_001     Nora Atkins of the Hollies Care home in Dursley who celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday (11567515)

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DURSLEY woman celebrated her 105th Birthday.

Armed robbers chased off using cleaning spray

Gazette Series: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

2:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HAMMER-WIELDING thieves were warded off by quick thinking staff in a Bourton-on-the-Water convenience store who sprayed them with a cleaning product.

Severe weather warning could disrupt travel in the county

Gazette Series: Weather warning as 50mph winds close in on Watford

2:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

COMMUTERS could face delays tomorrow as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the county bringing a period of strong winds.

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael secures Westminster debate

Gazette Series: Stroud MP Michael Carmichael (10519199)

1:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has secured a debate at Westminster on infrastructure investment in the Stroud Valleys and the Vale.

Stroud Lib Dems put forward candidate for General Election

1:09pm Monday 20th October 2014

STROUD Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the General Election.

Wotton teenager died as a result of a "tragic accident"

Gazette Series: (11664899)

11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

AN 18-YEAR-OLD student from Wotton-under-Edge who was killed in a car crash last year died as a result of a “tragic accident”, an inquest heard.

Three-car crash on M5 near Stonehouse

Gazette Series: (11655617)

10:06am Monday 20th October 2014

A CRASH involving three cars held up traffic on the M5 on the morning of Monday, October 20.

First bus routes to be overhauled

Gazette Series: The 311 leaving Dursley for Thornbury   GLW68H13 (11654893)

9:58am Monday 20th October 2014

AN OVERHAUL of bus routes by First West of England will see a number of alterations made to local bus services and also the introduction of a new route from Kingswood to Thornbury.

Dursley pensioner accused of sex offences to receive psychiatric evaluation

Gazette Series: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

9:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

A 74-YEAR-OLD Dursley man accused of committing four sex offences since suffering a stroke has appeared at Gloucester Crown Court today amid concern that he needs full medical assessment.

Pub owner discovers treasure trove during renovation work

Gazette Series: Bill Davey with his collection (11519584)

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

A CIRENCESTER man had a pleasant surprise when he was refurbishing the back room of the pub he owns.

Prison sentence for Dursley lottery ticket thief

Gazette Series:

4:02pm Friday 17th October 2014

A BURGLAR did not have a lotto luck when he broke into a newsagent's and stole ten packs of National Lottery cards.

Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after Cirencester crash

Gazette Series:

12:25pm Friday 17th October 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital last night after losing control round a Cirencester stretch of road.

The Ten Keys to Happiness

Gazette Series: (11611237)

12:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

A new study has revealed the ten keys to living a life of contentment.

Javelin Park incinerator decision faces another delay

10:18am Friday 17th October 2014

The Secretary of State Eric Pickles has notified Gloucestershire County Council that his decision on the controversial Javelin Park incinerator will be delayed again.

POLICE come up with life-saving new use for licence disc holders

Gazette Series: John Anyon        14/10/14    42147296

PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483612)

10:10am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE have thought up a new use for licence disc holders that could help save lives.






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