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About 10,000 homes and businesses are without water and schools are closed in Tewkesbury.

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Trevor Hill, 92, found an abandoned baby in a box in London's Oxford Street in 1943.

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The Watership Down author's collection of books fetches more than 250,000.

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Primary school league tables show pupils with special needs are dropping further behind their classmates.

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Amanda Spielman says disadvantaged pupils should not become an excuse for schools not to improve.

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England's chief nurse urges people to look out for family, friends and neighbours to help save lives.

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Australia hooker James Hanson signs a permanent deal with Gloucester after spending two and a half months with the club.

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Some officers disagree with guidance not to search people purely because they smell of cannabis.

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Richard Pentreath thought he was starting a fire at the home of a woman who gave evidence against him in a rape trial.

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Jayden Stockley's extra-time header sees Exeter beat Forest Green and earn an FA Cup third-round tie with Premier League side West Brom.

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Santa Claus joined children with life-limiting conditions on a charity flight from Bristol Airport.

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The Marshall Rooms in the town has recently reopened as a live music venue.

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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.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1000mb, Humidity: 76%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:55 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:03 GMT, Sunset: 15:55 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 93%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:04 GMT, Sunset: 15:56 GMT

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