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One of Gloucester’s oldest monuments is being prepared to bloom with vibrant colour next February. The grounds of St Oswalds Priory, which is owned and managed by the city council, are being planted with 8,000 crocus bulbs. A team of students from Gloucestershire College along with staff from Enterprise will be taking on the mammoth […]

A Cheltenham man has died following a collision in Prestbury Road in the town. It happened at around 2am on Saturday October 30.  A Vauxhall Vectra car left the road and collided with a tree, no other vehicles were involved. The driver, a 32-year-old man from Cheltenham was pronounced dead at the scene. One passenger, […]

Nearly 6,000 school children across the county have signed up to Wipe out Waste in their packed lunches. As part of Gloucestershire County Council’s Waste Reduction Challenge, taking place between 20thand 28th November, schools have signed up to cut out the amount of food waste produced at lunch times. Children taking part in Wipe out […]

Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs has died after a battle with cancer. Isaacs, who was 59 years old, died on Monday morning at his home in London where he spent part of his time. He leaves behind a wife and children. Close friends have said that he had originally been diagnosed with cancer of the liver which had […]

Gloucestershire County Council is installing 20 new bus shelters around the county to encourage people to use public transport.  Acting on requests and feedback from people using the buses and local councillors, the council has drawn up alist of 20 priority schemes. Budgets are tight so any new schemes like this have to be looked […]

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to be environmentally friendly? Is your business or school running a ‘green’ scheme to tackle climate change? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you. Gloucestershire County Council has teamed up with local media group Gloucestershire Media to host the 10:10 Awards. The […]

There’s just one week left for you to have your say on Gloucestershire’s next Local Transport Plan (LTP3). The public consultation into the Local Transport Plan 3 will end on October 14th and anyone who hasn’t already commented is being urged to submit their views.  At the end of 2009, we asked you what the […]

A 12-year-old boy has gone missing from his home in the Cinderford area. Police, are appealing to help locate Ibraheem Shah who was last seen at his home address in Soudley at 5pm on Wednesday. Ibraheem is described as Asian, around 5ft tall, of slight build, with short curly black hair and a London accent. […]

Vandals who damaged an 18-year-old girl’s car with an “unidentified” liquid are being sought by police.  The blue Ford Fiesta, owned by an 18-year-old girl from Gloucester, was damaged by an unknown offender between 10.30am and 6pm on Saturday, October 2 in Widden Street. Police are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the crime to […]

Linden Police Community Support Officer Asha Patel believes good progress has been made on the policing priorities for the local neighbourhood police team in the area.  Safer Community Team (SCT) officers have been tackling parking issues and anti-social behaviour in Alma Place in response to residents’ concerns. In recent weeks the team has been patrolling […]

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