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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 […]

Music lovers attending pop star Tinchy Stryder’s concert tonight can look forward to a safe and drug-free experience thanks to a number of measures.  Security arches will be in place at Gloucester’s GL1 centre, to make sure only genuine fans of the British rapper are let inside. The three arches will detect anyone foolish enough to […]

Police are offering a £2000 reward for information directly leading to the arrest of Tom Kevin Wood, who is wanted in connection to an incident in Rosebery Road in Dursley earlier this year.  Officers investigating the incident on Sunday February 14, in which a 29-year-old man suffered injuries, have made a number of arrests but […]

This weekend hundreds of Members of UK Youth Parliament travel to Belfast to take part in a national youth summit. For the first time in its history, the UK Youth Parliament will be holding its annual sitting in Northern Ireland. Over 300 Members of Youth Parliament, including 37 from the South West, aged 11-18, will […]

Are you a qualified social worker? Gloucestershire County Council is asking social workers to consider a return to the profession. The council is taking part in a national scheme, working with the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC), to encourage social workers to return to the profession. Interviews for interested Gloucestershire former social workers will take […]

Gloucestershire County Council wants to know what you think about its plan for managing transport in the county. At the end of 2009, we asked you what the county’s transport priorities for the next 15 years should be through our talking transport consultation. More than 600 people responded and this has helped us shape our […]

A man wanted in connection with an alleged shooting in Matson was arrested in the early hours of this morning.  Police today issued the following statement: Brett Ireson was arrested in Churchdown in the early hours of today, Wednesday, July 21. Responding to information from the public, armed police officers attended an address in Sandfield […]

Gloucestershire County Council’s archaeology team has discovered a 19th century gravestone while working on the Gloucester Linkages scheme. The gravestone was found down a well and is thought to have come from the burial ground of the Independent Chapel which stood on the west side of Southgate Street. The discovery comes just weeks after workers […]

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