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People in a Forest of Dean village say there has been a spate of acid attacks on cars in recent months.

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Gloucestershire County Council, which runs the service, says it recognises certain policies were not followed.

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The lock has been out of action since mid-January due to a leak.

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Christian Kristie Higgs was dismissed by a school in Gloucestershire for illegal discrimination.

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The Bristol City club shop is selling sports-branded Cadbury's eggs which can be bought for just 1.

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Locals say at least six vehicles have been damaged in St Briavels in the Forest of Dean.

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Gloucester Lock has been out of action since mid January due to a leak under the lock gates.

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Families in England are getting primary school offers, with one in 10 likely to miss out on their first choice.

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The art sculptures were commissioned to stand at Cheltenham's new crematorium.

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The government's top codebreakers unlock hidden messages from the cult comedy character's creator.

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Flick Humphrey usually drives 17 miles from her village to her work in Cirencester.

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High-profile nature lovers including broadcaster Chris Packham have criticised developers for promoting the practice.

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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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