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The family of Joshua Hall, who died on Friday, say his death has changed their lives "forever".

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The funeral congregation was socially distanced, with the Queen seated alone, because of Covid rules.

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Six-year-old Amelia Barratt donates her locks and more than 800 to help children with cancer.

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Vanley Burke's images have captured black Britain over the past four decades.

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Officials will be employed to 'promote good behaviour' from tourists visiting Bourton-on-the-Water.

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Among the items taken were a signed photo and Elgar's Grand Cross of The Royal Victorian Order.

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Pub gardens and non-essential shops can now open in England - as part of the next stage of easing lockdown rules.

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Pubs, cafes and restaurants in England can now open for customers seated outdoors.

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We answer some of your questions about England's roadmap out of lockdown, and other Covid-related issues.

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The government is considering how people could prove they are unlikely to transmit Covid.

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A traffic light system ranking foreign countries by coronavirus risk is to be introduced - the rules on UK holidays are also easing.

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James Bracey's unbeaten 83 helps Gloucestershire beat Somerset by eight wickets, their first win at Taunton since 1993.

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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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