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Elliott Jasper Richards-Good pleads guilty to 11 charges, including displaying offensive material.

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The 39-year-old man was arrested after police were called to TK Maxx in Gloucester's Northgate Street.

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The Royal Air Force's aerobatic team is due to show the flag across Canada and United States.

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Gloucestershire Police's caps have been criticised for making officers look like they work at Burger King.

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Hannah Dingley becomes the first woman to run a men's English football academy after being appointed by Forest Green.

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Ah'Kiell Walker's mother was a victim of abuse, and the risk to her son "should have been recognised".

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Kyle Davies, who is accused of buying a gun online, tells jurors he had "no plan" to harm others.

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The Metropolitan Police said officers "remain committed to securing justice for Suzy and her family".

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A man accused of lying about an alleged VIP paedophile ring is a sophisticated paedophile, jurors are told.

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Kyle Davies told police he "didn't want to hurt anyone else" with the weapon, a court hears.

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When Rose Brown was aged 12, she was hit by a drink driver and left unable to walk or talk. She's now been able to choose how she sounds.

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Kenneth Francis denies 15 counts of indecent assault and two counts of gross indecency.

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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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