Gloucester to hold big screen street party for Royal Wedding

Well-wishers in Gloucester are invited to attend a Royal Wedding street party in King’s Square in the city centre to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. The ceremony will beamed live on to a big...

/ 16th May 2018

Warning following distraction burglaries in Forest of Dean and Gloucester

Neighbourhood Policing teams would like to warn residents about a scam following two distraction burglaries in the Forest of Dean yesterday afternoon. At around 1pm two men knocked the door of an elderly woman’s home in Lydbrook and discussed work...

/ 16th May 2018

New chair and vice chair of council appointed

Councillors Andrew Gravells and Patrick Molyneux have been appointed as chair and vice chair respectively of Gloucestershire County Council. At a full council meeting today, both councillors were voted into their new posts for the 2018/2019 civic year. Conservative Cllr Andrew Gravells...

/ 16th May 2018

Gloucester raises the purple flag

Judges have announced that Gloucester is to received the coveted Purple Flag national safety award. The news follows a visit to the city by two independent Purple Flag judges in March who spent 12 hours overnight in the city over a weekend....

/ 16th May 2018

Tenth Big Health Check Day encourages people with learning disabilities to stay active

The annual Big Health Check and Social Care Open Day celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with an exciting programme.  The action-packed event, which takes place at Oxstalls Sports Park, Gloucester, aims to help people with learning disabilities stay active...

/ 16th May 2018

Pharmacies supporting the syringe ‘take back’ scheme

Residents are reminded of the safe way to dispose of hazardous waste following reports of needles being found in public toilets and other public areas. Hazardous waste such as syringes, diabetic needles and lancets post a significant health risk and...

/ 16th May 2018

Gloucester to be transformed into a giant walking and cycling game this Summer

Gloucester is set to be transformed into a giant game this Summer as thousands of residents compete to see if their school, community or business can walk, run or cycle the furthest. Running from 7 June and 19 July, Beat...

/ 14th May 2018

Appeal after woman assaulted in Gloucester

Gloucestershire Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a woman being assaulted in Gloucester. The assault took place between 10.00-10.30pm last night, Saturday 12 May, in Alfred Street, Gloucester in an area opposite the Great Western public house....

/ 13th May 2018

Man charged with attempted robbery in Gloucester

A man will appear at Gloucester Crown Court later this month charged with attempted robbery and assault following an incident outside shops in Matson Avenue, Gloucester in April.  At about 3pm on Tuesday 24 April police received a report of...

/ 11th May 2018

Gloucester to welcome the chair of Arts Council England

Chair of Arts Council England, Sir Nicholas Serota, will visit Gloucester next week to find out about plans to grow Gloucester’s cultural scene.  Sir Nicholas will begin his visit to the city in Matson to meet arts organisation Culture Matson,...

/ 11th May 2018