Category: Gloucestershire

Reminder: Eastern Avenue Retail Park resurfacing

The county council is issuing a reminder to anyone who uses Eastern Avenue Retail Park: resurfacing at the park entrance starts 5pm on Sunday 29th October. A section of road at the entrance to the car park has reached the...

/ 8th February 2018

Burglar who targeted Winchcombe and Brockworth homes jailed for five years

A prolific burglar from Birmingham has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of committing three burglaries in Winchcombe and Brockworth. Martin Payne, 37 and of Bleakhouse Road, Oldbury, was sentenced at Gloucester Crown Court...

/ 8th February 2018

Family raise money for Wotton Lawn Hospital in memory of Roger Marsland

The loved ones of a man who ‘got his life back’ following admission to Wotton Lawn Hospital, in Gloucester, have raised more than £2,000 in his memory, to benefit the hospital and its service users. Roger Marsland, 59, was admitted...

/ 8th February 2018

Man charged in connection with Longlevens stabbing

A man appeared before magistrates in Cheltenham this morning, Thursday 21 December, on charges of wounding with intent and causing actual bodily harm. Sean Apperley, aged 20, of Church Road, Longlevens, was arrested on Tuesday night, 19 December, in connection...

/ 8th February 2018

Chim, chim, cher-ee…make sure your chimney is cleaned regularly

Fans of Mary Poppins will be familiar with Dick Van Dyke’s cheeky chimney sweep Bert, but they’re maybe not aware of the risks a dirty chimney could pose to you and your family. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is...

/ 8th February 2018

Firms steered to quality offices in popular Quedgeley location

Businesses attracted by Gloucester’s reputation as a ‘vibrant and prosperous’ commercial centre will find the quality office space they need at Goodridge Court, just two miles from the city centre and Junction 12 of the M5. Goodridge Court offers 3,446 sq...

/ 8th February 2018

Appeal after woman assaulted in Gloucester

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted whilst walking along Metz Way in Gloucester.  At approximately 4am on Sunday 24 September the 26-year-old victim was grabbed from behind by a man and punched in the face. The...

/ 8th February 2018

Have you heard the tittle tattle?

Credit: Susan Payne A sighting of a very rare bird in Gloucester has got bird watchers all a flutter. The bird, known as a penduline tit, has only been recorded once before in the Gloucestershire area since records began. Eagle eyed...

/ 8th February 2018

Man due to appear in court charged with controlling a prostitute for personal gain

A man is due to appear in court after being charged with controlling a prostitute for personal gain following arrests made in connection with an investigation into human trafficking. Xinzhang Li, 45 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Cheltenham...

/ 8th February 2018

New look for Park End Road in Gloucester

A busy traffic route near Gloucester Park will be resurfaced from 30th October – 3rd November. The well used road in Barton is in need of a make-over. Later this month, crews will work between 7.30am-5.30pm from 30th October to 3rd November 17 to...

/ 8th February 2018