Month: August 2021

Appeal for information after woman is sexually assaulted in Gloucester

Gloucestershire Constabulary is appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in Gloucester earlier this week. Police were contacted on Monday evening at around 11pm with a report that a woman had been approached by a man in Barton...

/ 28th August 2021

“Covid-19 has not gone on holiday”: Advice for visitors as cases surge

Health bosses are calling on people holidaying in Gloucestershire this weekend to get tested before they travel and to avoid queuing after a surge in coronavirus cases linked to popular tourist destinations. The South West is currently the English region...

/ 28th August 2021

Road safety team launches new locations after information was submitted by the public

Gloucestershire Constabulary’s Camera Enforcement Team have launched new enforcement locations after information was submitted by the public about road safety concerns. Two new sites were launched along the southern end of Secunda Way and Castlemeads Avenue in Gloucester earlier this month after complaints were submitted...

/ 28th August 2021

Appeal following fatal collision on the A38 at Norton

Police are appealing for witnesses after two people died following a collision on the A38 at Norton last night. Officers were called to the Tewkesbury Road in Norton near Gloucester shortly after 9.55pm with a report of a collision involving...

/ 28th August 2021

University becomes first in the UK to ban unvaccinated students

A university in Gloucestershire’s believed to have become the first institution in England to essentially make coronavirus vaccines mandatory. Hartpury University and College, which specialises in agricultural and veterinary courses, says any student wishing to live on site has to...

/ 22nd August 2021

Councils pledge to help resettle Afghan families

Councils across Gloucestershire have pledged to help families fleeing from Afghanistan to resettle in the UK. This comes after the UK Government announced this week a new scheme to help settle 20,000 Afghan refugees after the Taliban took control of...

/ 19th August 2021

Approval for social homes plan in Brockworth

Plans to build 16 affordable homes have been given the go-ahead despite concerns facilities in Brockworth are oversubscribed. Tewkesbury Borough councillors debated today (August 17) the plans by Bondsgate Estates Ltd which include demolishing the buildings at Henley Bank Kennels...

/ 19th August 2021

Man jailed after drink driving journey leaves two people seriously injured

A man who drove whilst drunk and skipped a red light which led to a collision that seriously injured two people last year has been jailed for his reckless actions. Loic Freeman, aged 26 and of Bullinghope in Hereford, appeared at Gloucester Crown...

/ 15th August 2021

Winners of Gloucester City Home’s Garden Competition announced

This Summer saw Gloucester City Homes’ (GCH) Sixteenth Annual Garden Competition and it was a popular way to showcase local residents hard work on their gardens throughout the summer period and prove that Gloucester has the most beautiful gardens! Each year the competition celebrates the hard...

/ 11th August 2021

Appeal to locate stolen items following burglary at Gloucester church

Police in Gloucester are appealing for information and to locate stolen items following a burglary at St James Church last month. Officers were contacted on the evening of Saturday 31 July where it was reported that a burglary had taken...

/ 11th August 2021