Category: Gloucestershire

Council grant helps to secure restoration of important listed building

Following a significant grant from Gloucester City Council, 78 Westgate Street has been refurbished by owner and developer Perricks Farm Estates Ltd. No 78 Westgate Street, a Grade II asset, received a £20k contribution as part of the ‘City Centre...

/ 8th February 2018

The Citizen and Gloucestershire Echo to become weekly publication

Trinity Mirror has announced The Citizen and Gloucestershire Echo will become a weekly publication from next month. At the same time, a Gloucestershire edition of the Western Daily Press will be launched to cater for readers in the county who...

/ 8th February 2018

Gloucestershire hotspot for new home starts

Gloucestershire is one of three locations around the country delivering the highest number of new home starts. Latest figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government show that Gloucestershire, South Derbyshire and South Norfolk are providing a significant percentage...

/ 8th February 2018

Prolific burglar jailed after officers recognise his eyebrows from CCTV footage

A prolific burglar who was recognised by officers from CCTV footage due to his distinctive eyes and eyebrows has been jailed for four years. 27-year-old Jason Potter was found guilty of committing a burglary on 27 March this year in...

/ 8th February 2018

Tom Kerridge to search for Britain’s best artisan food producers

Gloucester chef Tom Kerridge will front a new show searching for Britain’s best artisan food producers. The amateurs will promote and sell their wares in a real shop in the Yorkshire Dales – and showcase their offerings to two judges....

/ 8th February 2018

Man arrested following collision on M5

A man has been arrested in connection with a collision which happened on the M5 in Gloucestershire early this morning. The collision happened shortly before 4.30am in the southbound carriageway between junctions 9 and 10 and involved a black Vauxhall...

/ 8th February 2018

Flood alerts issued in Gloucestershire

Flood alerts have issued ahead of tonight’s forecast rain in Gloucestershire. The Environment Agency issued the flood alerts after torrential rain showers throughout Christmas Day and overnight, which could cause rivers to burst their banks. Dave Throup from the EA says...

/ 8th February 2018

Proposals for a safe and welcoming city

Gloucester City Council wants to hear what residents and businesses think about a new strategy to make sure the city centre is safe and welcoming for all. To keep Gloucester a vibrant and safe place to work and live, the...

/ 8th February 2018

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