Month: September 2018

Man killed in single vehicle collision at Air Balloon Roundabout

A man has died in a single vehicle collision on the A436 in the early hours of this morning. A white transit van, travelling from the Air Balloon roundabout towards Severn Springs, flipped on its side shortly before 3am. The...

/ 22nd September 2018

Squat closed down near Gloucester Park

Officers from Gloucestershire Neighbourhood Tasking Team closed down a property in Park Road, Gloucester yesterday. The empty, two storey house, had been taken over by squatters and turned into a drug den. Police found evidence of heroin use with hundreds...

/ 14th September 2018

Appeal following incident in Gloucester car park

Police in Gloucester are investigating an incident in a car park in the early hours of this morning (Friday) and appealing for information. At about 3.30am officers were called to the car park on Chase Lane Industrial Estate, off Eastern...

/ 7th September 2018

Trading standards officers seize the day

Trading standards seized a large quantity of tobacco from two cars in Gloucester city centre on Friday, 31stĀ August. The illegal tobacco had been stashed in an Audi Quattro which had been permanently parked in a car park on Sinope Street...

/ 7th September 2018

Police appeal after man with learning difficulties assaulted

Police are appealing for information following a suspected hate crime which happened in Gloucester at the end of last month. The lone victim, a 22-year-old man with learning difficulties, was taunted and assaulted by a group of youths in an...

/ 6th September 2018

Power restored to 4000 properties in Gloucester

Western Power Distribution say engineers have managed to restore power to around 4,000 properties in Gloucester City Centre this evening. The fault was caused by an underground power cable. Engineers were able to isolate the cable which will be repaired...

/ 5th September 2018

Woman taken to hospital after fall

A woman was taken to hospital yesterday after suffering a fall. Paramedics were called to Hanman Road in Gloucester at around 6:15pm. The woman was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

/ 5th September 2018

Park and ride to Cheltenham on new Sunday service from September

The 94 bus will pick up and drop off at Arle Court Park and Ride on Sundays as part of its route between Gloucester and Cheltenham. The 94 will run a service every 15 minutes on Sundays between 8:40am and...

/ 4th September 2018

Firefighters are pushing the bed out for cancer

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is raising funds for Gloucestershire Oncology Unit this month. Firefighters will be pushing a hospital bed around every fire station in the county, starting from Lydney Fire station on Friday 7th September and finishing...

/ 4th September 2018

Shocking rise in knife crime across Gloucestershire

Gloucester’s Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate has raised concerns over a 38% rise in knife crime across the county. Dr Rebecca Trimnell said cuts to policing in Gloucestershire were partially to blame for the rise and called on the police and...

/ 4th September 2018