Police called to disturbance in Dursley town centre

Gazette Series: (8770220)

12:49pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DISTURBANCE in Dursley saw two apparently drunk people given their marching orders after shouting and swearing at passersby in the town centre this morning.

Council reassures residents that its Town Hall Teas will continue

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12:48pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE town council in Wotton-under-Edge have confirmed their famous Town Hall Teas will continue despite problems on Sunday.

Parts of Wotton-under-Edge "a disaster zone"

Gazette Series: SR_280_001     Paul Barton next to one of the overgrown verges in Synwell, Wotton-under-Edge (8581745)

12:05pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN from Wotton-under-Edge is calling on the local authorities to do more for neglected parts of the town - likening them to a disaster zone

Berkeley man cleared in daughter neglect case

Gazette Series: Nicholas Campbell (1611676)

10:04am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DAD from Berkeley accused of ill treating his handicapped daughter and being cruel to a young boy has been exonerated after the prosecution dropped the case against him.

Wotton family hold fourth walk in memory of popular teenage son

Gazette Series: Chris Pegler, 18, from Wotton-under-Edge, died within 24 hours of contracting meningitis (8717482)

6:23am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE FAMILY of a “cheeky and smiley” teenager from Wotton-under-Edge who died of meningitis are to host their fourth annual memorial walk.

Appeal for information on missing Tewkesbury man

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5:31pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE in Tewkesbury are appealing for information in connection with the disappearance of a man from the town.

Wotton lorry driver died from work-related asbestos

5:05pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

LOADING and unloading asbestos sheets and pipes led to the death of a Wotton-under-Edge lorry driver decades later, a coroner has ruled.

Man banned from every pub and restaurant in Gloucestershire

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4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have secured a Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order (CRASBO) against a man that bans him from virtually every bar and restaurant in the county.

Dursley to turn lights off at 10pm to remember fallen

Gazette Series: Picture from stock

4:15pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DURSLEY is to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War with the first of a series of events spanning the four-year period of the conflict's anniversary.

Labour's David Drew gets election campaign underway

Gazette Series: David Drew, left, with MEP Clare Moody and Stroud Labour chairman Dick Greenslade(8710498)

2:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE CAMPAIGN to get the Labour Party’s representative elected as the Member of Parliament for the Stroud district in 2015 has got underway.

Special course keeping young motorists safe in Gloucestershire

Gazette Series: Independent PCC candidate and former superintendent Martin Surl

12:11pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

YOUNG would-be motorists who have gone through a driving tuition project supported by Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) appear to be more than four times safer than those who do not.

Clifton Cameras undergoes £250,000 refurb

Gazette Series: SR_302_001     Staff at Clifton Cameras in Dursley (8700839)

11:31am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SHOP on Dursley’s high street has undergone a quarter of a million pound high-tech refurbishment.

"Hazard" bollards causing problems in Slimbridge

Gazette Series: SR_299_001     Slimbridge residents Huvin Thompson, Mike Haynes, and Gordon Scott next to the new bollards in the centre of the village (8678715)

6:53am Tuesday 29th July 2014

TWO bollards are causing controversy in Slimbridge as some residents believe they are a danger after being badly positioned but one homeowner says it keeps his listed house safe.

Construction workers urged to stay safe in the sun

Gazette Series: New homes at Taylor Wimpey's Lockside Walk now on sale!

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

HOUSEBUILDER Taylor Wimpey is encouraging construction workers at its new homes developments to stay safe in the sun during the current hot spell.

PCC announces revamped CCTV network in Wotton

Gazette Series: SR_300_001     PCSO Mike Trebble, Christine Sweet, Village Agent for the Wotton area, and PC Mark Wilson with Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl during his visit to Wotton-under-edge on Monday (8678666)

4:47pm Monday 28th July 2014

SUBSTANTIAL funding has been announced for Wotton-under-Edge by Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner as he visits the town to hear people's concerns about crime.

Planning applications received by Stroud District Council

Gazette Series: Stroud District Council

3:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

A list of planning applications that have been received by Stroud District Council.

Cam couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Gazette Series: SR_277_001     Judith and Theo Sparrow of Cam with a card from the Queen celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary (8581348)

10:34am Monday 28th July 2014

A COUPLE who have spent the majority of their lives in Cam have just celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.

Dolphin spotted in the river Severn

Gazette Series: National Whale and Dolphin Watch (8178324)

11:36am Sunday 27th July 2014

A bottlenose dolphin has been spotted in the river Severn near Gloucester.

Vicar of Dibley-esque animal service held in Stinchcombe

Gazette Series: Horses, dogs, rabbits, chickens and a giant snail -  all guests at a church service in Stinchcombe (8615559)

7:29am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE DOG collars were out for a rather unusual church service in Stinchcombe.

Supernanny looking for troubled families in Gloucestershire

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7:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

FAMILIES are being sought to go through their paces and see how they fare against Supernnany.

Gazette comment: Public exhibitions gives you voice on planning applications

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7:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE GAZETTE has reported on two different public exhibitions this week (page 1 and page 3), both of which deal with planning applications that will have a massive impact on the local area if granted.

£1.5million going into sustainable travelling in Gloucestershire

Gazette Series: More cyclists could enjoy Enfield if the borough wins money for cycling provision

6:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

PLANS for sustainable travel get the green light as Gloucestershire County Council is awarded £920,000 from the Department for Transport.

Dursley pensioner accused of sexual assault

6:27am Saturday 26th July 2014

AN ELDERLY man from Cam has been accused of sexually assaulting a female, a court heard today.

Dursley In Bloom going for gold

Gazette Series: SR_270_001     Heart of England in Bloom judges Roger Bath and Graham Redfern with Dursley in Bloom committee members and supporters at the start of judging on Wednesday (8531470)

4:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

JUDGING has taken place in Dursley to decide whether the town deserves an elusive gold from the Heart of England in Bloom body.

Wotton drug dealer jailed for amphetamine stash

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10:23am Friday 25th July 2014

A DRUG dealer from Wotton-under-Edge has been jailed for having amphetamines at his home with intent to supply.

Woman in historic rape case challenged as liar

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8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A 28-YEAR-OLD woman who was allegedly repeatedly raped as a child more than twenty years ago sobbed when she gave evidence from behind a curtain at Gloucester Crown Court.

Mother and daughter from Cam sail across Arctic Ocean

Gazette Series: Doina Coirnell, 46, and her 15-year-old daughter Nera from Cam on their voyage across the Northwest Passage on the Arctic Ocean (8565141)

6:32am Friday 25th July 2014

A MOTHER and daughter from Cam are attempting to sail across the Arctic Ocean on a small yacht to highlight the problems of climate change.

How well do you know your area? Take the quiz and find out

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12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CLUED up on Chipping Sodbury? Up to date on Yate? Wise about Wotton? Or are you dim-witted about Dursley? Test your knowledge on where you live and compare your score with your neighbours.

Students protest over clip-on ties

Gazette Series: Katharine Lady Berkeley's School and inset the clip-on tie causing controversy(8531828)

10:36am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SCHOOL’s decision that students must wear clip-on ties rather than ordinary ones in the coming year has been met with opposition from some students.

Couple found hanged after child abuse rap

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9:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

A COUPLE have been found hanged together in an apparent suicide pact after the husband failed to attend court on child abuse charges.

Dursley church and youth centre buoyed by donations

Gazette Series: SR_267_001     Rev Simon Helmes outside the Dursley Tabernacle church (8497066)

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CHURCH in Dursley has been awarded several thousand pounds to go towards vital repairs and towards supporting the town's new youth centre.

Two cars involved in collision outside Penn Wood scout camp on Selsley Common

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2:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO cars were involved in a collision outside Penn Wood scout camp, between the glider club and the cattle grid for Selsley Common.

PCC Martin Surl to visit Wotton to announce CCTV funding

Gazette Series: Taking from the poor to give to rich

11:04am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE POLICE and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gloucestershire, Martin Surl, is expected to formally give his support to new security cameras to Wotton-under-Edge when he visits the town next week.

Man exposes himself to child in Cam

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10:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN has exposed himself and committed a lewd act at a ten-year-old boy in Cam.

Solar farm on A38 gets warm response

Gazette Series: SR_265_001   Visitors to the Solar Farm Exhibition at Slimbridge Village Hall (8497294)

6:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANS for a large solar farm to the north of Cambridge and next to the busy A38 have seen a largely positive response.

New Berkeley youth FC team starts

Gazette Series: Severnside Youth FC players with coaches, Cameron Elliott (front) and Richard Wade with their new equipment, funded by Magnox (8490599)

6:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE NEXT generation of Berkeley football stars have been given a kick start a few years early as a brand new youth team starts.

Police warning as man in van verbally abuses child in Dursley

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5:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TEN-year-old boy was approached by a man in a white van and asked if he wanted a lift in Dursley.

Stroud MP hails lowest unemployment figures since 2010

Gazette Series: Stroud MP Neil Carmichael addressing the House of Commons

11:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has welcomed a further drop in both youth and overall unemployment in the Stroud district.

Smash and grab in Dursley

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10:54am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SCRATCH cards worth around £800 have been stolen in a smash and grab this morning in Dursley.

Arrest after van man in suspenders and stockings spotted

Gazette Series: Van broken into in Cleckheaton

9:21am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

POLICE have made an arrest following a series of bizarre reports of a man posing naked apart from suspenders and stockings in a parked van near Malmesbury.

Roadworks planned for region's major roads

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3:40pm Monday 21st July 2014

PLANNED roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire are set to go ahead in the next couple of weeks.

Labour Party launches General Election campaign for David Drew

Gazette Series: David Drew

4:36pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE LABOUR Party’s election campaign to get prospective parliamentary candidate David Drew voted in as Stroud MP will start on Sunday, July 27.

Wotton cinema sees tickets sales rocket under new management

Gazette Series: SR_228_001     Gareth Negus and Sam Osborn in the box office at the Wotton Electric Picture House (8437900)

3:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE ELECTRIC Picture House Cinema in Wotton-under-Edge has enjoyed an increase in audiences compared to the same period last year, during its first three months under new management.

Rednock teacher retires after 37 years

Gazette Series: Rednock headteacher says farewell to languages teacher Marion Miller after 37 years at the Dursley school (8424537)

12:41pm Monday 21st July 2014

A TEACHER is saying au revoir to her students and colleagues as she decides to retire after 37 years at Rednock School.

Head-on crash after pensioner drives the wrong way around Cirencester roundabout

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10:48am Monday 21st July 2014

TWO cars crashed head-on into each other yesterday after an elderly woman was thought to be travelling around a Cirencester roundabout the wrong way.

More lightning pictures from weekend

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10:02am Monday 21st July 2014

FOLLOWING another night of heavy rain, thunder and lightning, this is the Gazette readers' best shots of the evening.

Passionate Dursley care worker awarded medal

Gazette Series: Medal winners from left to right: Christine Pearce, Theresa Whitford, Karen Cummings, Jeff Denton, Sian Sparrow, Annette Ayles, Sharon Wheeler (8366647)

6:27am Monday 21st July 2014

A CARE worker from Dursley has received a prestigious award from the British branch of the world’s oldest order of chivalry – the Sovereign Order of Malta.

Six-year-old child dies in crash near Kempsford

Gazette Series: police accident

2:24pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A YOUNG child has died after a serious crash near Kempsford yesterday.

Gloucestershire probation services "under control"

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

11:39am Sunday 20th July 2014

PROBATION services in Gloucestershire are under control following a reorganisation, the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner has been assured.

Budding musicians sought in Gloucestershire

Gazette Series: Should children have music lessons?

11:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

The COUNTY's music service, Gloucestershire Music, is offering free music sessions to all ages when they join up online.

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