Siege man walks free till next month

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4:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN who was arrested following a tense three and a half hour stand-off with armed police on Friday has been bailed.

Dursley siege man released on bail

4:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN who was arrested following a tense three and a half hour stand-off with armed police on Friday has been bailed.

Dursley siege man released on bail

4:29pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN who was arrested following a tense three and a half hour stand-off with armed police on Friday has been bailed.

Bank Cafe in Dursley placed on Cotswolds cool list

Gazette Series: Business partners Tom Burry and Amy Pain outside Bank cafe which opened in Parsonage Street, Dursley on Monday (9934812)

4:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A POPULAR new cafe that offers a combination of delicious food and retro decor has made it onto an exclusive cool list.

Treefest at Westonbirt

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2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TREEFEST at Westonbirt Arboretum enjoyed a successful 20th year despite poor weather on Monday.

Man stabbed in the chest on Cheltenham night out but does not notice until he gets home

Gazette Series: police

1:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MAN from Cheltenham was stabbed in the chest after walking home from a night out, but did not notice until he arrived home.

A Cam Woodfields friendship group moves to a new location

Gazette Series: A group enjoy a range of activities as part of the Past Times Cafe (9915459)

12:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COMMUNITY’s local friendship group for older resident is moving to a new venue.

Charity auction to be held in The Buff Hall, Berkeley

4:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CHARITABLE organisation is to hold a fundraiser at the end of the month.

Charity day to be held at Wotton-under-Edge golf course

Gazette Series: The fourth hole at Canons Court  (9872766)

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

A GOLF club is to host a charity competition and an evening of entertainment – all in the hope of raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer.

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering baby son denies intimidating his partner

Gazette Series: police

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN arrested on suspicion of killing his baby son has denied intimidating a potential witness against him – his partner, who is the child's mother.

NATO convoy spotted travelling through Cotswolds

Gazette Series:

3:17pm Monday 1st September 2014

A POLICE convoy, linked to the NATO summit in Cardiff, has been spotted travelling through the Cotswolds today.

Dursley Councillor calls for defibrillators in rural areas

12:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

A COUNCILLOR has called for more defibrillators to be made available – with a particular plea for rural areas where ambulance response times are longer.

Dursley Town Council releases business survey to complete Neighbourhood Development Plan

10:01am Monday 1st September 2014

A TOWN council has released surveys for local businesses to help with its first ever Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Dursley siege update: "At one point they pointed their gun at the window"

Gazette Series:

10:34am Friday 29th August 2014

AN ONLOOKER to a three and a half hour armed siege in Dursley tells the Gazette what she saw.

Man arrested after standoff with armed police in Dursley

Gazette Series:

8:50am Friday 29th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a three and a half hour standoff with armed police in Dursley.

Team of employees from Yate store carry carpet 10km for charity

Gazette Series: Left to right: James Price, Richard Martin, Dan Morgan and Dave Herbert (9807529)

1:47pm Friday 29th August 2014

A TEAM from the largest independent carpet retailer in the South West has completed a charity challenge that saw them carry a carpet for 10km.

Gloucestershire police left red faced after embarrassing cell block burglary

Gazette Series: Paedophile's jail sentence has been cut after ruling that he got get enough credit for pleading guilty

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE have been left red in the face after their new cell block was burgled twice in the space of three days.

Gloucestershire police left red faced after embarrassing cell block burglary

12:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE have been left red in the face after their new cell block was burgled twice in the space of three days.

Yate consultants lend a helping hand with £10 million contract

Gazette Series: Left to right: Steve Gregor (Gregor Heating), Sue Marchant (Cool Ventures), Jane Putley (Gregor Heating), Roger Wilkins (Cool Ventures) (9802771)

12:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

A BUSINESS growth consultancy helped an energy company nab a multi-million pound maintenance contract.

Ukip to hold Dursley debate

10:44am Friday 29th August 2014

A POLITICAL party growing in popularity will hold a public meeting and debate in October.

Bee keepers keeping safe after new suits donated

Gazette Series: Bee keepers keeping safe with the donated protective suits at the apiary in Stone

5:19am Friday 29th August 2014

A BEE keeping group for South Gloucestershire is buzzing after being donated 20 sets of protective clothing for adults and children.

VIDEO: Gazette photographer takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

Gazette Series:

3:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

GAZETTE photographer Stephen Richards is the latest to take part in the ice bucket challenge social media craze - and got more than he bargained for.

Nick Clegg announces Renishaw will invest in 3D printing industry

Gazette Series: Renishaw director Rhydian Pountney explains 3D printing to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

3:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE DEPUTY Prime Minister has announced a new investment in 3D printing by a Wotton-under-Edge-based firm.

Woodchester Mansion looks back on founder's relatives who died during WW1

Gazette Series: From left, Major Charles Jarrett and his brother Captain Aylmer Jarrett

1:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HISTORICAL research has unearthed the gallant stories of three brothers who died during the First World War that were connected to Woodchester Mansion.

Dursley army reservist thrilled with new air trooper role

Gazette Series: Air trooper Alex Pead-Walsh in the hangar at RNAS Yeovilton with Wildcats of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps  (9770346)

1:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN ARMY Reservist has been thrilled to offer vital ground support to a helicopter fleet this Summer.

Bake Off fever inspires new evening classes in Yate

11:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

NEW evening classes are to be introduced for those with Bake Off fever.

Council demands answers on proposed changes to 600-house site in Dursley

Gazette Series: SR_542_001     Richard Furness, Lisa Gadd and Diane Davies in the Long Street car park in Dursley (9731522)

9:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

A PUBLIC meeting is set to take place with the developers of the Littlecombe site as criticisms have been levied at its attempts to change the overall master plan for the area.

Poll reveals shocking food cutbacks of working parents in South England

Gazette Series: Society shame that people have to rely on foodbanks

5:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

A POLL has revealed that one in three working parents in the South cut back on food to pay for their home.

Roadshow offers help to people with dementia in South Gloucestershire

4:57pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A ROADSHOW that aims to help people with dementia will begin next month.

Cam nursery takes children to the beach without leaving the building

Gazette Series: (9741887)

4:09pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHILDREN at Cam nursery have been a enjoying a day at the beach as well as raising money for charity – without even leaving the building.

Avon and Somerset Police offer driving awareness courses

1:17pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A POLICE force is offering free courses to help drivers with their awareness while out on the roads.

Charity launches campaign to raise money for children with heart defects

1:03pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY is launching a campaign to raise vital money for children with congenital heart defects.

Flower festival to commemorate First World War at Hawkesbury church

12:35pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A FLOWER festival to commemorate the First World War will take place in October.

Special go-kart donated to Bournstream Trust

Gazette Series: SR_490_001     Adam Brown of LV Insurance with his son Dylan,2,, Oscar Phillips,3, Ban Rayfield,8, and his dad Stuart with the new go kart given to the Bournstream Trust by LV (9559167)

11:53am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SPECIAL go-kart and helmets have been donated to designated play area outside Wotton-under-Edge for children with special needs.

This year's Wickwar Village fair to have WW1 theme

11:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A VILLAGE fair with a World War One theme is offering interest and fun for all the family.

Wickwar race night back by popular demand

11:32am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A RACE night is to return by popular demand.

Avon and Somerset Police to offer helping hand at Nato summit

11:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police officers are gearing up to support next week’s NATO summit in Wales

Shooting of badgers to continue in Gloucestershire

11:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

BADGER culling is set to resume in Gloucestershire after the go-ahead was given by Natural England for another pilot.

Fire prevented in Yate restaurant

10:43am Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRE crews dealt with a fire involving a washing machine at a restaurant.

Stroud district wards set to change

10:41am Wednesday 27th August 2014

STROUD district residents are being asked for their input as new council ward boundaries are to be drawn up.

Sodbury Sportive celebrates its most successful year

10:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SPORTIVE celebrated its most successful year with a record number of 905 cyclists entering the event.

Duo deny £25k blackmail charges against men they met via dating app Grindr

Gazette Series:

10:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO defendants who earlier this month admitted blackmailing two men they met via gay dating app Grindr have asked to change their pleas to not guilty.

Pears trained to grow from stable wall at Dyrham Park

Gazette Series: Black Worcester Pears grow from the stable wall at Dyrham Park (9694311)

5:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PEARS are defying the odds and growing from a wall in a National Trust park.

New website to offer more care options for Gloucestershire residents

4:22pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A NEW website is set to offer Gloucestershire residents greater choice and flexibility over their care options.

Berkeley Show goes ahead but showers kept many indoors

Gazette Series: SR_517_001     Daniel Diesel,2, of Cam with one of the Gloucester Old Spot piglets at the Berkeley Show (9665133)

3:49pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ONE of the most anticipated agricultural shows in Gloucestershire has turned out to be a wash out on Bank Holiday Monday with visitors far below what was hoped for.

Dursley quiz night to raise money for greyhound charity

Gazette Series: (9671969)

2:11pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

GREYHOUNDS and lurchers will benefit from a charity quiz night to be held next month.

Stalwart of the Gazette leaves after 63 years

Gazette Series: SR_537_001     Roy Baldwin (9672487)

2:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

AFTER 63 years working in the newspaper industry, an avid sports fan and popular member of the team is set to leave the Gloucestershire Gazette and its sister papers.

Tension builds as dispute continues between Bristol Rovers and Sainsbury's

Gazette Series: What the new stadium will look like (9666808)

12:54pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

CONCERNS loom over a £40 million project for a new football stadium due to a legal battle with a major supermarket.

Boats of all shapes and sizes sailed to Saul Waterways Pageant

Gazette Series: SR_500_001     A canalboat at the Saul Waterway Pageant on Saturday (9660327)

12:19pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

BOATERS and land-lovers alike were able to enjoy a whole Bank Holiday weekend of festivities as the Saul Waterways Pageant cruised through Gloucester and Sharpness canal.

Dementia researchers to hold public meeting in Bath

10:55am Tuesday 26th August 2014

DEMENTIA researchers will come together to hold a free public meeting to discuss the landscape of their work.






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