"Excellent" GCSE results for Wotton school

Gazette Series: From left to right: Alex Pepler, 16, of Yate; Martha Eley, 16, of North Nibley; Nicholas Miller, 16, of Berkeley; Charlotte Rowberry, 16, of Kingswood; Millie Smith, 16, of Kingswood; and James Tomlinson, 16, of Wickwar (9555433)

3:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

AFTER a long and nerve-wracking wait, students, parents and teachers celebrated another year of outstanding exam results.

Gazette Comment: Emergency services pride of Britain?

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1:16pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE HORRIFIC crash that happened on the M5 on Tuesday must have been truly terrifying for everyone involved.

Rednock revels in good GCSE results

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11:43am Thursday 21st August 2014

REDNOCK School has seen of hundreds of its pupils pick up their GCSE results today, with majority attaining the good marks.

EXCLUSIVE: Javelin Park eyed for new 5,000 seater Forest Green Rovers stadium

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7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FOREST Green Rovers FC could build a new 5,000-seater stadium at Javelin Park near Stonehouse if controversial plans for a waste incinerator at the site were to fall through, the club’s chairman has said.

Wotton in Bloom Committee pay thanks to their town for its generosity

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4:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A COMMITTEE that embarked on a project to place hanging baskets in a town each Summer wants to pay thanks to those who offered support this time around.

A group of young Sodbury martial artists achieved success on the world stage

Gazette Series: Clockwise from top left: Paul Townsley, Sue Marchant, Beverley Sadier, Connor Townsley, Linda Townsley, William Townsley, Marina Hosken, Natasha Sadier, Gemma Rallison, Lucia Sadier (9521628)

4:23pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MARTIAL arts instructor and his students returned triumphantly from an international competition in America – bagging themselves a multitude of awards for their hard work.

Thornbury Golf Club pair to tackle the Three Peak Challenge for charity

Gazette Series: Thornbury Golf Centre employees Lee Marshall (L) and Mark Brooks (R) preparing for their charity challenge in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society (9503448)

12:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PAIR of colleagues are to tackle the infamous Three Peak Challenge, climbing the tallest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales for an Alzheimer’s Charity.

Developers to propose "immediate need" for 300 homes in Sharpness

Gazette Series: SR_97_001     A crowded public exhibition on plans for a 'garden village' in Sharpness (7773433)

11:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DEVELOPERS hoping to build 1,500 new homes are to host a third consultation event – putting forward what they see as an immediate need for 300 houses.

Protest outside Dursley station as train fares set to rise again

Gazette Series: From left, Labour Party members  Labour's Cllr Paul Denney, John and Hilary Fowles and Harry Atkinson protesting outside Cam and Dursley station following an increase in rail fares

10:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PROTEST has been held outside Cam and Dursley’s railway station as it is announced train fares will again rise above inflation.

Cam pensioner died just hours after paramedic visit

Gazette Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

9:44am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A ‘SERIOUS incident’ investigation has been carried out by the South West Ambulance Service following the death of a 71-year-old woman at her Cam home just hours after she had been visited by paramedics on a 999 call.

"Watch out for motorbikes" campaign to curb road deaths begins

Gazette Series: Emergency services attend the scene of the accident involving a car and a motorbike on King’s Road

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEPING motorcyclists safe on county roads is to form a large part of The Invisibles campaign, launched earlier this month.

UPDATE: Child fractures leg in M5 crash

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4:58pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CHILD was amongst the casualties after a coach overturned and crashed into a ditch on the southbound carriageway of the M5 near Cam.

Meningitis charity releases warning for children returning to school in September

5:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NATIONAL charity is issuing a meningitis warning to children returning to school.

Berkeley performer gave athletes a boost at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Gazette Series: Edd Hill, 18, of Berkeley, playing guitar in the Commonwealth Games athletes village (9457604)

2:44pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A YOUNG actor and musician performed for athletes as part of the welcoming ceremony at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Dursley MBE winner remembers close friend who fought in WW1

Gazette Series: Chief petty officer Frank Brooking from Dursley, right, and his brother Gilbert, from Gloucester

12:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ONE of Dursley’s most well-known residents looks back on the life of a family friend who fought in the First World War.

Air ambulance on M5 as coach overturns

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11:04am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN OVERTURNED coach on the M5 has led to the air ambulance being sent to the scene.

Trust urges people to stay out of canal as drowning risk increases during summer

Gazette Series: Gloucester Sharpness canal in Purton, where the two bodies were found

5:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE TRUST looking after Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is urging people to stay out of the water this summer, no matter how hot it gets.

Slimbridge gardening show a blooming success once again

Gazette Series: SR_451_001     Mary Sealey won first prize with display of flowers (9404032)

3:44pm Monday 18th August 2014

SUNNY weather has ensured that scores of people turned out for this year’s Slimbridge Gardening Club Summer Flower, Fruit and Vegetable show.

Can you vote? Council urges checks as it switches to electronic system

Gazette Series: Why’s it's now up to you to register to vote with new electoral procedure

12:59pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE ELECTORATE are being urged to check they are registered to vote in the run up to the general election as Stroud district moves to an electronic system.

Banned driver with 142 previous offences jailed after 10-mile police chase

Gazette Series: Ashley Batchelor, 28, of Kidnams Walk, Whitminster was described as "a complete menace and danger on the road" as he was jailed for 18 months last week.

11:41am Monday 18th August 2014

A BANNED driver from Whitminster led police on a 10 mile car chase along unlit country roads, barely dropping below 70 mph before damaging a police car.

Playstation stolen in Dursley burglary

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9:32am Monday 18th August 2014

BURGLARS have broken into a Dursley home and stolen a large TV, a digital camera and a Playstation. It is thought the thieves got in to the house on Upper Poole Road through an open window between 1am and 5am on August 1.

Music festival near Stroud cancelled after death of site worker

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5:39pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A LATE-NIGHT music event due to take place near Stroud yesterday was cancelled due to the death of one of the workers helping to set up the facilities on site the day before.

On your bike! Cycle to Work Day approaches

Gazette Series: Tom Jones from Bradford Council pours coffee for cyclist Ian Taylor in City Park at the Bike Breakfast to celebrate National Cycle To Work Day

4:40am Saturday 16th August 2014

COMMUTERS are being encouraged to take to their bikes as part of Cycle to Work Day in Gloucestershire.

Berkeley Show ready to entertain the whole family

Gazette Series: Crowds enjoying last year's Berkeley Show (9355204)

3:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

ONE of the leading agricultural shows in Gloucestershire returns to Berkeley Castle next week with a wide range of competitions, stalls and games sure to get everybody excited.

Dursley man who beat his son and wife and threatened to kill her jailed

Gazette Series: Left, Narcis Loo, 44, jailed for threatening to kill wife Veronica, right before kicking both her and their 20-year-old son Paul.

10:35am Friday 15th August 2014

A FORMER Romanian policeman who assaulted his wife and son at their Dursley home has been jailed for eight weeks - but will be freed almost immediately.

Berkeley student off to London after excellent A-levels from Wycliffe College

Gazette Series: Carrii Elliott, 18, celebrates with her mum after achieving an  A* in chemistry, A in maths and A in physics  (9299033)

3:32pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A STUDENT from Berkeley is one of many from Wycliffe College who have earned their dream spot at university thanks to their excellent A-level grades.

Rednock records highest ever A-level results

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3:31pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A SIXTH form in Dursley has recorded its highest ever A-level results as scores of students get set for the next step.

Car destroyed in fire on M5

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3:11pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A CAR fire on the M5 resulted in two fire engines being rushed to the scene between junctions 13 and 14 on the southbound carriageway.

Gazette comment: Picking up the tab for the late night economy

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3:10pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THE STORY on the Gazette's front page this week about the Capone’s nightclub in the centre of town reflects an issue being seen throughout the country.

Wotton sixth form rejoices after improved A-level results

Gazette Series: SR_429_001     Katharine Lady Berkeley School students Jason Newman,17, Harriet Wallis,18, and Katie Davis,18, after picking up their A level results (9299791)

1:02pm Thursday 14th August 2014

KATHARINE Lady Berkeley’s School in Wotton-under-Edge saw some of its best results in recent years as those achieving grades C or above in their A levels has risen.

Could Capone's close?

Gazette Series: SR_422_001     Stavros Antonio outside Capone's in Dursley (9208243)

5:35am Thursday 14th August 2014

A NIGHTCLUB in Dursley is facing reduced opening hours or closure as the local authority calls for a review of its licence following complaints about noise and crime.

Pensioner sought after garden centre wallet theft

5:44pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE POLICE have released images of an elderly man that they would like to speak to in relation to the theft of a wallet from a garden centre.

Volunteers look to help disabled man repair Wotton home

Gazette Series: The dilapidated house on The Chipping in Wotton-under-Edge

3:34pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE DISABLED owner of a dilapidated house in Wotton-under-Edge has been given three months to repair it or face further action from the council – despite his pleas that it is impossible for him to do so.

UPDATE: Dursley man's cat campaign stirs national debate

Gazette Series: Dr Clive Moforth has received arson threats in reaction to his plans to curb cat numbers in his now bird-free garden

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A FRUSTRATED gardener from Dursley has stirred a national debate after his letter to neighbours asking them to control their cats was responded to with everything from support to arson threats.

VIDEO: 4X4 recovered from edge of steep drop in Dursley

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10:08am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A 4X4 left the road on a dangerous bend in Dursley this week and ended up hanging precariously over a steep drop.

PICTURES: Tall ship cruises through Gloucester Sharpness Canal for Disney film

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9:42am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A LARGE ship has made its way along Gloucester and Sharpness Canal to its final destination before being used on a film set for a Hollywood blockbuster.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud District Planning applications

3:20pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

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

Donations continue to flood in for charity in memory of Wotton teenager

Gazette Series: Friends and family of Rory Evans gather after fundraising efforts raise thousands in his name

2:43pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

DONATIONS continue to flood in for a Wotton-under-Edge family on a mission to bring clean water to Sierra Leone in memory of their teenage son who died last year in a car accident.

Firefighters deal with house fire in Cam

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11:07am Tuesday 12th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were sent to a house fire in Fairmead, Cam on Sunday, August 10.

VIDEO: Robin Williams found dead at Californian home - 10 of his most distinctive roles

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9:23am Tuesday 12th August 2014

In tribute to comedian and actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his home in California, here we profile his 10 most distinctive roles.

Residents stunned as BT refuses to send correct phone book

Gazette Series: Slimbridge resident Vandra Nicholls holding her useless Forest of Dean directory which she has been delivered for years

6:38am Tuesday 12th August 2014

HOMEOWNERS on the east side of the the River Severn have been left frustrated after years of being sent the wrong phone book by BT - despite repeatedly telling the telecomms company they do not live in the Forest of Dean (FoD).

Berkeley guesthouse set to expand after TV success

Gazette Series: SR_403_001     Harri and Claire Chiba outside the Vale of Berkeley guest house (9158579)

6:01pm Monday 11th August 2014

A COUPLE from Berkeley are using their recent successes on a national TV series as a springboard to expand their popular bed and breakfast.

Mothers urged to protect newborns from whooping cough

Gazette Series: Whooping cough fightback begins

4:02pm Monday 11th August 2014

HEALTH professionals from NHS England are urging pregnant women in Gloucestershire to get vaccinated against whooping cough.

Police slam motorists taking pictures of accidents while driving

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1:17pm Monday 11th August 2014

A WARNING has gone out to urge motorists not to use their mobile phones to pictures of road accidents while they are driving past.

Dursley village green application boosted

Gazette Series: Residents of Hardings Drive in Dursley against the possible development of surrounding fields   GSR1148H13

12:17pm Monday 11th August 2014

THE CAMPAIGN to turn fields near the centre of Dursley into an official village green - and therefore protect them from a proposed housing development - has been boosted.

Slimmers help fight against cancer with race

Gazette Series: Slimmers from surrounding area meet in Wotton-under-Edge for fundraising race, earning £1,500 for Cancer Research UK

11:23am Monday 11th August 2014

SLIMMERS from across the region have raised over £1,500 for a leading cancer charity when they held a Slimming World does Race for Life Event in Wotton-Under-Edge.

Campaign launched to cut road accidents in Gloucestershire

6:47am Sunday 10th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN is being launched to improve awareness on roads and cut the number of accidents in Gloucestershire.

Homestart Cam and Dursley boosted by charity of year status

Gazette Series: SR_376_001     Staff and volunteers of the Home Start charity with staff of Sainsbury's in Dursley at the launch of the new partnership between the charity and the store (9053091)

4:53am Sunday 10th August 2014

A CHARITY that helps the most vulnerable in Cam and Dursley is to have its good work boosted by a new partnership with a nearby supermarket.

Gloucestershire pharmacies under review

7:38am Saturday 9th August 2014

SERVICES provided by pharmacies in Gloucestershire are being reviewed and the public is being asked for its views.

Dursley horse rider qualifies for national competition

Gazette Series: Sharon Moss and Mister Tumble

6:18am Saturday 9th August 2014

A HORSE rider from Dursley has beaten off stiff competition in a qualifier and is now through to the Horse of the Year Show.






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