Month: July 2018

‘Suspend city council office move’ say Liberal Democrats

Gloucester City Council should suspend its planned move of its offices to Shire Hall, say the Lib Dems. The current plan is for the city council to be based on the fifth floor at Shire Hall from 1st April 2019....

/ 29th July 2018

Acting Chief Fire Officer announced

Until such time as a permanent appointment is made, Deputy Chief Fire Officer Andy Hermiston will act into the Chief Fire Officer role for Gloucestershire.  Andy has eight years experience in senior fire officer roles and has an in depth...

/ 29th July 2018

£700k upgrade proposed for Gloucester & Sharpness Canal towpath

Great news for cyclists and walkers as Gloucestershire County Council earmarks £700k to upgrade the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal towpath between Monk Meadow and Elmore Lane West. The funding, £200,000 successfully secured from Gloucestershire Environmental Trust and £500,000 of developer...

/ 29th July 2018

Appeal after woman assaulted and robbed

Police in Gloucester are appealing for information following an assault and theft on Thursday. Sometime between 11pm and midnight a 22 year old woman was assaulted and her handbag stolen on Trier Way, Gloucester. The woman was treated at GRH...

/ 29th July 2018

Appeal after 74-year-old woman robbed in Hucclecote

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a handbag on Wednesday. The incident happened at 4.40am on the Hucclecote Road, Gloucester, opposite the Royal Oak pub. A 74 year old woman was walking to work when a dark...

/ 29th July 2018

London men jailed for more than 24 years for stabbing

Two men from London have been jailed for a total of 24 years and 11 months for their involvement in a stabbing in the county. Jordan Weston, 25 and of Southend Lane admitted wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily...

/ 27th July 2018

Birmingham men arrested in connection with County Lines investigation

Two men from Birmingham have been arrested and suspected Class A drugs seized as part of a police investigations to target County Lines drug dealing. On Tuesday (17 July) officers executed a planned stop of a vehicle which had been identified...

/ 27th July 2018

Improvements underway for Metz Way, Abbeymead Avenue and Eastern Avenue

Work has started to upgrade the key route along Metz Way and Abbeymead Avenue in Gloucester including the major junction where it crosses Eastern Avenue. Abbeymead Avenue and Metz Way are important local roads providing access into Gloucester city centre...

/ 27th July 2018

Appeal launched over Clearwater Drive planning refusal

Local residents have until July 30 to comment on an appeal against the refusal by councillors for planning permission to build a primary school on open space at Clearwater Drive in Quedgeley. Councillors on Gloucester City Council planning committee rejected...

/ 27th July 2018

Edward Gillespie OBE DL to succeed Dame Janet Trotter OBE DBE CVO as the Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire

The Queen has appointed Mr Edward Gillespie OBE DL to succeed Dame Janet Trotter OBE DBE CVO as Lord-Lieutenant of ceremonial Gloucestershire on 29 October 2018. Mr Gillespie currently serves as a Deputy Lieutenant for the county and has dedicated...

/ 27th July 2018