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A regulator says it was 'only a matter of time' before an incident took place near Gloucester.

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Cheese or chocolate? Honey or oysters? The UK is home to festivals dedicated to favourite foods.

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The spring snow is disrupting road, rail and air travel, with some sporting events cancelled.

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Overnight snow leads to travel problems with trains and airports affected in the west of England.

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Record numbers attend the four-day festival but a review is under way after six horses died.

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The group of men was "loud and boorish" and one openly urinated in a bottle, a woman said.

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With the festival's relaxed dress code it was fascinators, feathers and full-on finery for the second day of Cheltenham.

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A profile of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, better known around the world as the Red Arrows.

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Jordan Bowery hits a double as Crewe secure a 3-1 victory over rivals Forest Green in League Two.

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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

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1031mb, Humidity: 49%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:05 GMT, Sunset: 18:18 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 64%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:03 GMT, Sunset: 18:20 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (41F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1000mb, Humidity: 71%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:01 GMT, Sunset: 18:21 GMT

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