Minister for Apprenticeships visits Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College marked National Apprenticeship Week and International Women’s Day with a VIP ceremony at its Gloucester campus when Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills Anne Milton spoke to staff and apprentices. She presented the Further and Higher Education College with...

/ 12th March 2018

#JoinTheHerd and get immunised

Are you fully protected against measles? Gloucestershire County Council is urging residents to check they are to help protect the most vulnerable. In September last year an outbreak of measles saw 49 cases of the disease in the area. Although...

/ 12th March 2018

Extra patrols following spate of vehicle crimes

Officers in Gloucester have been taking part in extra patrols following a rise in vehicle crimes in the Longlevens and Elmbridge areas. Shortly after 5am yesterday (Sunday) officers on patrol arrested a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man on suspicion...

/ 12th March 2018

Council celebrates Commonwealth Day

Gloucestershire County Council has raised the flag over Shire Hall to celebrate the annual Commonwealth Day. Commonwealth Day is held on the second Monday in March each year and is an opportunity for individuals, communities and organisations to promote the...

/ 12th March 2018

Gloucester City Homes wins funding to help people on a low income become active

A pioneering project by Gloucester City Homes (GCH) to help local people on a low income become more active and healthier has won backing from Sport England. The housing association’s Independent Living service has been awarded funding as part of...

/ 12th March 2018

The Festival: Keeping Cheltenham safe and moving during race week

Race week takes place 13 to 16 March 2018 and measures are in place so that it runs smoothly. Cheltenham Borough Council, Gloucestershire Police, Gloucestershire County Council and other agencies will be working in partnership again this year to keep...

/ 12th March 2018

UPDATE: Arrests following vehicle crime in Gloucester

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle in Gloucester. In the early hours of Sunday morning police received a report from a member of the public that two males were trying car door handles...

/ 6th March 2018

Breath of fresh air for Gloucester

Winds of change are set to sweep through Gloucester as the city council discuss plans to improve air quality. Last month representatives from around the county met at Gloucestershire County Council’s Shire Hall to discuss the challenges facing authorities and...

/ 6th March 2018

Gloucester City Council sets budget for 2018/19

Gloucester City Council has set its budget for 2018/19, including a reduced savings target, no reductions in staff, car parking charges being frozen and almost £1million improvement to the revenue budget. Last night (22nd February), full council met to agree the...

/ 6th March 2018

A40 Collision: Family tribute to Jermaine Sawyers

The family of a man who died following a collision on the A40 near Andoversford two weeks ago have issued a tribute to him. Jermaine James Sawyers, aged 37 and from Gloucester, died on Wednesday 7 February when the car...

/ 20th February 2018