We need local newspapers, and of course a large number of people, including yours truly, look for local news on their web site.
It does seem odd that a group this size is so incompetent that they can not implement a simple filter. I have just been there, and clicked on Gloucester News. Easy enough you would think, but no. Gloucester News today features news from the Forest of Dean, Cheltenham and Stonehouse on the first page.
Their readers have complained vociferously about it, all to no avail. I have sent tweets to their journalists that have all been ignored, and emails are just not answered.
It is past time this simple bit of programming was properly implemented.