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

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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5:43pm Monday 15th September 2014

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

Man to embark on 312 mile walk through Spain for pancreatic cancer

Gazette Series: SR_655_001     Chris Farquharson of Cam getting ready for his charity trek in Spain in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research (10373887)

4:58pm Monday 15th September 2014

A MAN whose wife died of pancreatic cancer will complete a charity walk in Northern Spain to raise funds to help fight the disease.

Dursley pensioner hospitalised by thug who snatched her bag

Gazette Series: E-fit of the suspect (10302412)

2:50pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was hospitalised after a thug dragged her to the ground and dislocated her shoulder while snatching her handbag.

Truck stolen from Kingswood recovered with help from Gazette

Gazette Series: (10306096)

3:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TIPPER truck that was stolen during a raid on a construction site was recovered – with thanks to the Gloucestershire Gazette.

Dursley Neighbourhood Policing Team to offer advice on home safety

2:56pm Friday 12th September 2014

Dursley Neighbourhood Policing Team will be offering advice regarding ‘Safer Homes’. The police are visiting Woodford, in Berkeley by the A38 Junction to Damery Lane from 10 to 11.30am and then Kinsgwood, outside the Spar shop from 12.30 to 2pm. Both sessions are open to members of the public who wish to raise their concerns.

Wotton's hanging baskets to adorn town for longer

Gazette Series: Wotton’s hanging baskets will be taken down three weeks later than usual (10296318)

1:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TOWN’S hanging baskets will stay up for longer – with special thanks to our Summer weather/

Sixth form band play at Littlecombe street party

Gazette Series: From left to right: Tom Lee, Joe Carey, Saffy Ward, Brad Rogers (10282835)

9:58am Friday 12th September 2014

A SIXTH form band have had several successful performances and don’t look as though they’re about to slow down any time soon.

UPDATE: A417 closed due to accident

Gazette Series:

1:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A DRIVER has been air-lifted to hospital after a crash on the A417.

Man exposes himself near school

Gazette Series:

11:21am Thursday 11th September 2014

Officers were called to an incident after a man exposed himself near a school in Cam yesterday afternoon.

Lib Dems to improve life for cyclists in Gloucestershire

1:55pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A POLITICAL party is encouraging cycling throughout the county following the Tour of Britain.

Angry van driver deliberately smashes into car

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1:14pm Thursday 11th September 2014

AN angry van driver traveling along the A419 in Cirencester deliberately drove into another car and then drove off.

Homeless in a half shell

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10:46am Thursday 11th September 2014

A GROUP of rare tortoises were dumped outside a pet store in Gloucestershire.

Dursley Town Trust release calenders for 2015

Gazette Series: S2500063.JPG (10235855)

5:02am Thursday 11th September 2014

The first copies of the 2015 Dursley Town Trust calendars have left the printer and are on their way to shops in Cam and Dursley.

Slimbridge Shed: The mysterious tale of a shed from start to finish

Gazette Series: The shed that mysteriously appeared overnight on the Slimbridge roundabout on the A38  Picture by Mike Stayte

1:37pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MYSTERY shed caused a stir when it appeared overnight in the middle of a roundabout - and vanished within a week.

Protestors up in arms about badger cull

Gazette Series: Cotswolds parliamentary candidate hits out at badger cull plans

10:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE start of the second year of badger culling in Gloucestershire this week has been met with anger by protestors.

Plans for community cinema in Dursley

2:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A COMMUNITY centre is hoping to get a project for a new cinema off the ground.

New ways to recycle in Stroud District

Gazette Series: (10205392)

12:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

LABOUR councillors welcome new ways to recycle across a district.

Wotton Heritage Centre awarded £7,000 for World War One project

Gazette Series: David (left) with visitors looking over the simulation of a WW1 Trench Lookout-Post he built in the Centre (10202467)

11:35am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HERITAGE centre has been awarded £7,000 for a project to remember the residents of its town who lived through the First World War.

£50 reward offered to help catch playground vandals

Gazette Series: Simon Hacker and his two children in the Symn Lane play area (10195276)

10:23am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAN has offered a cash reward to anybody who supplies him with information that leads to the prosecution of vandals.

Tour of Britain will bring cyclists to town

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10:17am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TODAY’S stage of the Tour of Britain will see racers head through Gloucestershire and into South Gloucestershire before finishing in Bristol.

Police appeal after dog attacks 15-year-old girl

Gazette Series:

5:30pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Police are seeking information about a dog attack on a girl in Cashes Green near Stroud.

Appeal to be launched for £120,000 repairs to Berkeley Church tower and bells

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4:52pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN EVENT to be held next week will launch an appeal for £120,000 to restore a set of 10 historic bells and their tower.

A417 to close for Tour of Britain

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1:34pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Gloucestershire Police are reminding motorists that the A417 will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday September 10) when the Tour of Britain cycle race comes through.

Nympsfield votes to become a 'toxin free community'

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12:18pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

NYMPSFIELD has declared itself a ‘toxin free community’ after more than three quarters of residents said they would be opposed to fracking or waste incineration taking place in the village.

Man wanted for breach of CRASBO conditions

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5:57pm Monday 8th September 2014

Police in Gloucester are seeking the whereabouts of Elliot Harris, who is wanted for breaching the conditions of his Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order.

Tetbury man given 18 year jail stretch for repeatedly raping child

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5:24pm Monday 8th September 2014

A MAN who repeatedly raped a vulnerable young girl starting when she was just eight years old has been jailed for 18 years.

Accident involving detached caravan in Cam miraculously leaves nobody injured

Gazette Series: (10104941)

1:20pm Monday 8th September 2014

A CARAVAN unhitched from a car and careered through a fence over the weekend – only narrowly avoiding a serious collision.

Gloucestershire Police hold open day to celebrate 175th year

10:52am Monday 8th September 2014

A FAMILY open day will be held to celebrate 175 years of policing across the county.

Pensioner jailed for historic child sex offences

Gazette Series:

10:49am Monday 8th September 2014

A 71-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for 10 years for sexual offences he committed against two girls in the 1950s and 1970s.

Could your dog help the police track down illegal drugs?

Gazette Series: Police dog Ace with PC Rich Pitman

5:07pm Saturday 6th September 2014

CANINE recruits are needed to swell the ranks of police dogs in Gloucestshire.






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