18th Century slave song added to Memory of the World register

A unique African slave song preserved by Gloucestershire’s county archives has been added to the United Nations Memory of the World register. The work song, or chant, comes from the sugar plantations of Barbados at the height of the transatlantic...

/ 8th February 2018

Burglaries in Staverton lead to security warning

Officers are reminding people to review their security after three linked burglaries in Staverton at the end of November, including one that led to the victim suffering further anguish. They happened overnight on Tuesday 21 November going into Wednesday 22...

/ 8th February 2018

Further arrest made in connection with Gloucester firearms incident

Another arrest has been made after a firearm was discharged in Chase Lane in Gloucester in November. A 25-year-old Gloucester man was arrested on suspicion of a firearms offence and assault and has been bailed to return to police on...

/ 8th February 2018

Redevelopment on the horizon for Fleece Hotel site

Proposals to find an investor to bring the former Fleece Hotel site back into use are being considered. The complex includes some of Gloucester’s most historically important buildings, including the Grade 1 listed 12th century undercroft vault, known as the Monks Retreat.  Having...

/ 8th February 2018

Officers attend meeting at All Nations Club to talk to community

Officers attended the All Nations Community Club in Gloucester last night at the request of the trustees to discuss recent issues including the temporary closure order that had restricted their opening hours.  Discussions are now continuing between Gloucestershire Constabulary and...

/ 8th February 2018

Concern for man missing from Gloucester

Police are concerned for the welfare of a 48-year-old man who has been reported missing from Gloucester. Warren Green was last seen at about 3.30am today, Saturday 9 December, when he left Cafe Rene in Southgate Street and took a...

/ 8th February 2018

Images released after knifepoint robbery in Gloucester

Police investigating a knifepoint robbery in Gloucester last night have released CCTV images in the hope of identifying the offender. The incident happened at McColl’s newsagent in Askwith Road and was reported just before 8pm yesterday, Thursday 14 December. A...

/ 8th February 2018

Overnight Accommodation for rough sleepers gains approval

Gloucester City Council have approved overnight accommodation facilities for up to 15 rough sleepers at the George Whitfield Centre, in Great Western Road. The council has approved the Gloucester City Mission application to operate overnight accommodation for rough sleepers in...

/ 8th February 2018

Come ‘rein’ or shine… Help Santa find his reindeers on Hucclecote Meadows!

Families are invited to Hucclecote Meadows on Monday 18th December to help find Santa’s paper reindeers. The event, organised by Gloucester City Council, will take place between 10am until midday and is just £1 for children to take part. Children...

/ 8th February 2018

New multi-million pound deal will bring faster broadband to thousands more homes and businesses in Cheltenham and Gloucester

Gloucestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council have awarded a contract to BT Group to deliver phase two of the Fastershire broadband rollout in parts of Cheltenham and Gloucester. The £4 million deal, which includes £690,000 from Gloucestershire County Council and...

/ 8th February 2018