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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 […]

Police are appealing for information after two gold bangles were stolen from a jewellery shop in Gloucester on Saturday. The theft happened at David Edwards Jewellers in Westgate Street between 4.30pm and 5pm on Saturday, September 11. A man entered the shop and spoke with staff about two gold bangles in the window display before […]

In the past six weeks 5,700 people have been caught illegally using a bus lane in Gloucester. In July,Gloucestershire County Council introduced a CCTV camera on Llanthony Road Bridge to deter people driving through the busy pedestrianised area. People caughton camera are given a £60 penalty notice and since July 19 th, 5,700 have been […]

Due to the ongoing heavy rains it has been decided to postpone the remaining carriageway resurfacing works planned for overnight tonight. The works will be re-programmed as soon as is possible.       Resurfacing to take place on A417 Maisemore               The A417 is being resurfaced this week between Overton and Maisemore and will […]

A body believed to be that of missing Gloucester man Phillip Hicks has been found. Severn Area Rescue Association recovered a body at around 4.15pm yesterday, from mudflats in Longney. Formal identification of the body has not yet taken place, but police believe it is the 41-year-old. Mr Hicks went missing in the early hours […]

The number of people visiting libraries in Gloucestershire has fallen by more than 50,000 so far this year. Gloucestershire County Council has issued the statistics showing the number of people visiting our libraries in response to a government report revealing a drop in footfall nationally. A new report published by the Department for Communities and […]

Gloucestershire Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of a 41-year-old man from Gloucester who has gone missing. Phillip Hicks was last seen at his home in Deans Way at 11.30pm on Friday, August 13. Phillip is considered vulnerable and police are keen for him to get in touch. They would also like to […]

To get to grips with chewing gum litter on our streets and pavements Gloucester City Council is one of 11 local areas nationwide that selected to take part in the latest annual campaign to reduce chewing gum litter, run by the Chewing Gum Action Group (CGAG). The marketing campaign will target gum-chewers in locations where […]

Police are appealing for information about a serious assault in Derby Road in Gloucester over the weekend. The incident happened between 11.30pm on Friday, August 13 and 12.20am on Saturday, August 14. It is believed a dog approached the victim, a 58-year-old man from Gloucester, before the dog walker assaulted him. The victim lost consciousness […]

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