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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 […]

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 […]

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