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Esam Dawood denies murdering Omar Rashid in a stabbing in Gloucester city centre.

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BBC analysis shows a surge in hospital delays as experts warn 'little in tank' to cope with coronavirus.

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The campaigners posed for a photo together at Lady Margaret Hall at the University of Oxford.

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Congregations from flooded churches were invited by the Church of St Mary in Hasfield to Sunday prayers.

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The water must be colder than 5C for official ice swimming records to be set.

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Police said the pump-action shotgun was capable of 'wiping out a room in seconds'

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Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani releases an emotional video tribute to ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack, saying "it's OK to be vulnerable".

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Two men joined forces to rescue a woman who was trapped on top of her submerged car for 12 hours.

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Residents are concerned as supplies run out, but most people have chosen to remain on site.

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It comes as more than a month's worth of rain fell in 24 hours in parts of north-west England.

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A bid is under way to get Tewkesbury mustard and mustard balls a "Protected Geographical Indication" status.

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Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "uphill"

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Community News

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.

 

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Avoiding Payday Loans

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Stroud based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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