Category: Gloucestershire

Pedestrian killed in M5 collision

A man has died following a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the M5 near junction 13 for Stroud this morning. Emergency services were called to the southbound side of the M5 just after 7.30am. The man (the...

/ 5th January 2019

Appeal launched after Gloucester nightclub assault

Officers investigating an assault at a Gloucester nightclub have issued CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident. The assault took place inside of Atik on Eastgate Street at around 2.40am on...

/ 4th January 2019

Cross party support for local government motion

Gloucestershire County Council has agreed to write to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, asking him to note the funding issues facing local councils and the importance of the Government’s Fairer Funding Review in addressing them. Cross-party support was given at November’s...

/ 4th January 2019

Armed police respond to Longlevens incident

Five people were arrested by armed police officers in Longlevens last night. A prompt response was made by Gloucestershire Police after they received a report of three men in a car who were believed to have been sighted with weapons. A...

/ 4th January 2019

Don’t delay, start your fostering journey today

Gloucestershire County Council is inviting anyone who would like to find out more about becoming a foster carer to a two-hour information session. The information session will include a short presentation with details of the local children who need foster homes,...

/ 3rd January 2019

First aid and CPR to be taught in Gloucestershire schools

All children in Gloucestershire are going to learn CPR and basic first aid in school. The compulsory lessons will be rolled out next year across England – so everyone leaves secondary school knowing how to save lives. The plans have...

/ 3rd January 2019

Gloucestershire women celebrate 100 years of the vote

On the 100 year anniversary of the first general election that British women were eligible to vote in, female councillors from across the political divide met with inspiring Gloucestershire women for an ‘Equali-tea party’ at Shire Hall. Cllrs Lesley Williams...

/ 3rd January 2019

New Gloucester care home manager has big plans

A Gloucester care home has appointed a new manager who wants to put high quality care, day trips and the local community at the centre of her plans. Melanie Marchant, an experienced care expert, has taken over as the manager...

/ 3rd January 2019

Plans for new student flats in Gloucester

Plans for 115 new student flats in Gloucester City Centre are expected to be approved by councillors next week. Former nightclub and venue ‘KCs’ along with Gentleman’s club Minx will be demolished to make way for the much needed student...

/ 3rd January 2019

CCTV appeal to trace ‘early morning flasher’

Police in Gloucester have issued CCTV of a man they need to speak to in connection with an indecent exposure in the city. A man was seen exposing himself in the underpass that leads from the train station to Great...

/ 2nd January 2019