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"

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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

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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.

Prison sentence for Dursley lottery ticket thief

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Gloucestershire prepares for Ebola

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9:57am Friday 17th October 2014

AN EXERCISE will be held in Gloucestershire to ensure organisations are prepared in the case of Ebola spreading to the area.

Remembrance Sunday event planned for Wotton-under-Edge

2:35pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Wotton and Charfield branch of the Royal British Legion is to cooperate with Wotton Town Council, the churches and the Wotton Silver Band, in a Remembrance Sunday commemoration.

Seven year old's haircut raises £500

1:43pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SEVEN year old girl has raised over £500 for charity after cutting off seven inches of her hair.

Warrant out for Berkeley man who stole stepdad's car

1:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A WARRANT was issued today for the arrest of a 24-year-old Berkeley man who has allegedly flouted a court order imposed for offences including aggravated taking of his stepfather's car.

COMMENT: Winterspring Cottage

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1:04pm Thursday 16th October 2014

This week the Gazette covered the story of Winterspring Cottage, in Alderley, known locally as Whitehall Farm, as it was saved from demolition at a council hearing.

VIDEO: Group of children in Queen song performance to save Kingswood Village

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11:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

A GROUP of children from Kingswood have performed their own version of Queen’s We Will Rock You as a message of protest to developers.

Tractor crash on the A4135 at Slimbridge roundabout

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10:15am Thursday 16th October 2014

A WOMAN was left with a shoulder injury following a crash involving a tractor at Slimbridge roundabout this morning.

300-year-old farmhouse in Alderley saved from demolition

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6:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL application to demolish a 17th century farmhouse and replace it with a modern build was refused following a dramatic committee hearing in Stroud.

Inquest held into death of man found dead in Stratford Park

Gazette Series: The police cordon in Stratford Park where a body has been found

8:54am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN inquest was held last week into the death of a man found dead in Stratford Park, Stroud in the summer.

Police seek information about missing Stroud girl Hayley Kubiak, 19

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2:44pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to help trace missing Hayley Kubiak. Hayley, 19, has not been heard of since she left her home in Stroud on Saturday, October 11.

Wotton-under-Edge pub makes the CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Gazette Series: SR_842_001     Andrew Starling landlord of the Falcon Inn, Wotton-under-Edge which has gained entry into the Good Beer guide (11415344)

12:12pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE pub and steakhouse has made it onto the CAMRA Good Beer Guide for the first time since it was taken over by new owners.

Bishop of Gloucester to face no further police action over historic sex abuse allegations

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The Bishop of Gloucester, Right Rev Michael Perham, is to face no further police action over an allegation of historic sex abuse against a woman and a girl.

Dursley dad to run half marathon for autism charity

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9:35am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A FATHER from Dursley is to run his first half marathon to raise money for a cause close to his heart.

Dursley walking festival a "great success"

Gazette Series: Groups of walkers around Dursley over the weekend (11490846)

5:23pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Dursley Welcomes Walkers held the third Dursley Walking Festival over the weekend.

Gloucestershire gritters prepare for the worst

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1:48pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council have been sending out gritters on a practice run in preparation for cold weather.

Fire crews called to van fire in Cam

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10:58am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A FIRE left a van severely damaged in Cam last night.


10:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A FIRE left a van severely damaged in Cam on Monday, October 13. Fire crews were called to Hopton Road, in Cam, at 10.10pm, where a van had caught fire on a private drive. Two appliances and one hose reel was used to tackle the blaze and spent 40 minutes dealing with the incident. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Gangster jailed after being caught with knife outside Capones in Dursley

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9:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

FORMER Gloucester gang leader Ashley Nicholls-Perry, 22, has been jailed for cocaine dealing and having a knife outside Capones club in Dursley.

Wild Goose Garage in Dursley wins prestigious award for high-quality forecourt

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10:20am Friday 10th October 2014

A PETROL station in Dursley won a prestigious award for the quality of its forecourt.

Man killed after being struck by train at Cam and Dursley station

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12:53pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN was killed after being struck by a train at Cam and Dursley railway station.


4:47pm Monday 13th October 2014

AFTER 24 years as Vicar of St. Bartholomew's Churches in Lower Cam and in Coaley, the Revd Ian Robb will be conducting his last services as parish priest on Sunday, October 19. There will be the usual 8am Holy Communion Service at Lower Cam, followed by the 9.30am Sung Eucharist Service at Coaley. Mr Robb's final service will be Sung Eucharist at 11am at Lower Cam Church. Parishioners from both parishes will be welcomed at any of these services.

Council offer interest free loans for properties in poor condition

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4:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

STROUD District Council is offering interest free loans for up to £15,000 for homeowners to improve their properties.

UPDATE: Two teenage girls taken to hospital after school bus leaves the road in Malmesbury

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3:04pm Monday 13th October 2014

TWO teenage girls were taken to hospital after a school bus carrying 20 children left the road this morning on the way to Cirencester.

Badger Trust challenges the government over hasty decision to restart cull in Gloucestershire

2:45pm Monday 13th October 2014

The Badger Trust has accused the government of allowing the badger cull in Somerset and Gloucestershire to go ahead without independent expert monitoring.

Woman dies in serious collision in Brislington

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12:38pm Monday 13th October 2014

A WOMAN died at the scene of a serious collision in Brislington on Saturday.

Man hit by train at Dursley and Cam station

12:27pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN was struck by a train at Cam and Dursley railway station.

Cam business is to work with the Red Arrows for the second time

Gazette Series: Andy Western with one of the Red Arrows' jets

11:34am Monday 13th October 2014

A Cam business has been approached by The Red Arrows for the second time to support and supply the aerobatic team.

Wotton Lions donate £4,000 to local charities

Gazette Series: From left to right: Liz Rowland, of Willow Trust; Howard Thorp and Julia Wood, of Bournstream Trust;Ken Tucker, of Wotton Scouts and Guides; and Marilyn Mapstone, of Cotswold Care (11382333)

10:27am Monday 13th October 2014

WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE Lions were proud to make sizeable donations to four local charities at their September meeting.

Child taken to hospital after school bus crashes in Malmesbury

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10:22am Monday 13th October 2014

A SCHOOL bus carrying 20 children left the road this morning on the way to Cirencester.

Stroud midwives to join NHS strike today - but patients assured it’s business as usual

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8:07am Monday 13th October 2014

STROUD midwives are joining a national strike today by NHS staff over fair pay.

Five things to do on a rainy weekend in Gloucestershire

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4:12pm Friday 10th October 2014

The weather taken a distinct turn for the worse at the start of this week. After a surprisingly warm Summer and still September, it was only a matter of time before we saw... dare I say it.... rain. But do not fear. The Gazette has helped compile a handy list of things you can get up to this weekend while avoiding the damp.

Wotton-under-Edge Heritage Centre produces its annual calender with photographs from the town

Gazette Series: One of the photographs from this year's calender (11330053)

2:09pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE Wotton-under-Edge calendar is now on sale around the town raising much-needed money for the local heritage centre.

UPDATE: Man dies at the scene of A417 crash near Cirencester

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10:49am Friday 10th October 2014

A MAN who was trapped in the two vehicle crash on the A417 near Duntisbourne Abbots this morning has died.

Police join forces in M5 crime crackdown

10:42am Friday 10th October 2014

NEARLY 300 drivers were dealt with for traffic and other offences in the first police operation covering the entire length of the M5.

Paramedics to strike on Monday

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9:28am Friday 10th October 2014

PARAMEDICS and nurses at the South Western Ambulance Service will strike on Monday (October 13).

Stoptober roadshow comes to Bristol to encourage smokers to swap fags for gags

Gazette Series: Smoking is the single biggest preventable cause of premature death in the UK, with around half of all long-term smokers dying prematurely.

8:34am Friday 10th October 2014

COMEDIC entertainment act The Stoptober Jugglers will be part of the nationwide Stoptober roadshow in Broadmead tomorrow, Saturday.

New food experiment labs for Wycliffe College in Stonehouse

Gazette Series: Harvey Challinor, 10 from the British School at the Wycliffe STEM day (11310749)

4:03pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HUNDREDS of primary school children discovered that the proof of the experiment is in the eating.

World Jungle to launch new project helping older residents in Dursley and Cam

Gazette Series: SR_826_001     Jane Manning and Ben Ward of World Jungle ready for the Full of Life Day (11275108)

2:36pm Thursday 9th October 2014

DURSLEY community organisation World Jungle is delighted to have received support from the Gloucestershire Police & Crime Commissioner.

COMMENT: Robb Camm to attend university a year after accident that left him paralysed

12:02pm Thursday 9th October 2014

This week the Gazette covered the story of Rob Camm, who has just started a course at Bristol University one year after a car accident left him paralysed.

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