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Anti-Domestic Abuse Messages sent to Mobiles Make Reporting Mistreatment Easier Messages explaining how anyone affected by domestic and sexual abuse can seek help will be appearing on mobile phones in Gloucestershire next week (Nov 22-26). The messages are supported by Gloucestershire’s Public Protection Bureau (PPB) and partner agencies. They will be sent out around the […]

As part of this year’s Waste Reduction Challenge, people across the county are being invited to go green and start home composting. Gloucestershire County Council is running the Waste Reduction Challenge between 20th and 28th November and people across the county are being asked to sign up to at least one pledge to cut their household waste. […]

During National School Meals Week (8th-12th November), uptake of school dinners continues to rise across the county – from just over 7,000 meals a day a year ago to 8,600 a day now. Gloucestershire’s schools now have many new and refurbished kitchens, new transport boxes and hot servicing trolley for schools that receive a delivered […]

At approximately 10.25 this morning, Monday November 8, police were called to reports of an assault at a car park in The Chippings, Wotton-Under-Edge in which a woman had been seriously injured. Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder. The woman has been taken to Frenchay Hospital by air ambulance. Her injuries […]

A woman who reportedly fell from a building in Gloucester has been pronounced dead at the scene. Police confirmed the woman, who was found outside Primark on Eastgate Street has died. She is believed to be in her 40s. The bottom of the street is still sealed off as ambulance crews prepare to remove the […]

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 […]

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