Category: Gloucestershire

Appeal after 74-year-old woman robbed in Hucclecote

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a handbag on Wednesday. The incident happened at 4.40am on the Hucclecote Road, Gloucester, opposite the Royal Oak pub. A 74 year old woman was walking to work when a dark...

/ 29th July 2018

Appeal after woman assaulted and robbed

Police in Gloucester are appealing for information following an assault and theft on Thursday. Sometime between 11pm and midnight a 22 year old woman was assaulted and her handbag stolen on Trier Way, Gloucester. The woman was treated at GRH...

/ 29th July 2018

Edward Gillespie OBE DL to succeed Dame Janet Trotter OBE DBE CVO as the Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire

The Queen has appointed Mr Edward Gillespie OBE DL to succeed Dame Janet Trotter OBE DBE CVO as Lord-Lieutenant of ceremonial Gloucestershire on 29 October 2018. Mr Gillespie currently serves as a Deputy Lieutenant for the county and has dedicated...

/ 27th July 2018

Appeal launched over Clearwater Drive planning refusal

Local residents have until July 30 to comment on an appeal against the refusal by councillors for planning permission to build a primary school on open space at Clearwater Drive in Quedgeley. Councillors on Gloucester City Council planning committee rejected...

/ 27th July 2018

Improvements underway for Metz Way, Abbeymead Avenue and Eastern Avenue

Work has started to upgrade the key route along Metz Way and Abbeymead Avenue in Gloucester including the major junction where it crosses Eastern Avenue. Abbeymead Avenue and Metz Way are important local roads providing access into Gloucester city centre...

/ 27th July 2018

Birmingham men arrested in connection with County Lines investigation

Two men from Birmingham have been arrested and suspected Class A drugs seized as part of a police investigations to target County Lines drug dealing. On Tuesday (17 July) officers executed a planned stop of a vehicle which had been identified...

/ 27th July 2018

London men jailed for more than 24 years for stabbing

Two men from London have been jailed for a total of 24 years and 11 months for their involvement in a stabbing in the county. Jordan Weston, 25 and of Southend Lane admitted wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily...

/ 27th July 2018

New road surface for A4136 from Edge End to Lower Berry Hill

A busy route between Gloucester and Monmouth is being resurfaced overnight from 19th July as part of Gloucestershire County Council’s £150m investment into the county’s highways. The A4136 is an important route for the Forest of Dean and this stretch of...

/ 10th July 2018

Secrecy and lawyer’s bills shroud GCC’s Incinerator says Green Party

Tim Davies, a Green Party member and open data campaigner, has been informed that GCC will not release updated costs for disposal of waste they have agreed with Urbaser Balfour Beatty, even though they have been instructed to do so,...

/ 10th July 2018

Appeal after collision in Gloucester city centre

Police in Gloucester are appealing for witnesses after a driver left the scene of a collision on Southgate Street last week. The incident place at around 12.45pm on Friday 6 July and saw a black car pull out of the...

/ 10th July 2018