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The number of people killed or seriously injured on Gloucestershire’s roads is still decreasing year on year. Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership has been compiling casualty and collision data for the first half of 2010. Between January and June, there were 13 fatal collisions and 69 serious injury collisions. None of the fatal accidents involved children. […]

A MAN in his 40s died and a woman was injured in an incident on the A40 last night. The inside lane of the eastbound carriageway was cordoned off due to the accidents but has since re-opened. Just after 7pm a man, believed to be in his 40s, died in a collision with a car on the […]

It’s been a record busting year for staff in the city council’s Tourist Information Centre. Since the beginning of April they have had  more than 70,000 people through the door of their offices in Southgate Street – 17,000 more than the same period last year. And several times this year the staff have coped with […]

A young city council officer is one of the best at what she does in the country. Natalie Wilder has been short-listed as ‘Young Communicator of the Year’ in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Excellence Awards. She works as a communications officer in the award-winning communications and marketing team based at North Warehouse. Natalie’s […]

Around 1,300 job hunters went through the doors at Kingsholm Rugby Ground to learn more about opportunities in Gloucestershire on Tuesday. A jobs fair was held at the stadium and a number of employers were on hand to talk about 700 job vacancies and to offer advice. Ahmed Goga, director of Gloucester Works which staged […]

Police are appealing for witnesses after a young football player was in collision with a car following a match. The 19-year-old, from Gloucester, was struck by a dark coloured saloon car just after 9.35pm on Tuesday, following the five-a-side game at Bentham Country Club. A plastic bottle was being thrown around in the car park […]

A good Samaritan who helped an assault victim after an incident in Gloucester is being sought by police.  Officers are appealing for a man who helped the victim of a racially aggravated assault to contact them. A police spokesman said: “At approximately 10.45pm yesterday, Wednesday September 15, a 22-year-old man was walking from Charles Street […]

Hundreds of pounds have been stolen in a robbery in Tredworth. A 37-year-old man from Gloucester was carrying £400 of shop takings in a rucksack to the post office when he was approached by two men and pushed to the floor. The incident happened at around 1.40pm on Friday, September 10. The offenders took the […]

Plans to switch off some street lights in Hardwicke will be put to local residents next month.  Following a presentation by Gloucestershire County Council on its night lighting scheme, Hardwicke Parish councillors asked for an information event to be held in the village so that members of the local community can come along to view […]

Police are investigating the theft of a bike from the Cheltenham Promenade on Friday, September 10. The grey Saracen mountain bike was stolen between 10.20am and 6.10pm from the Promenade, opposite bookshop Waterstones. The bike is valued at approximately £300. Anyone with any information about the theft is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary on 0845 […]


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