Police attend property in Gloucester

Police were called at 1.30pm on Thursday to a property in Winnycroft Lane, Matson where a man was reported to be in distress. Trained negotiators remained at the scene throughout the afternoon, bringing the man out to safety in the...

/ 14th April 2018

Carpetright to close Gloucester store

Carpetright says it is closing 92 stores and cutting 300 jobs as part of a restructuring plan. The retailer recently started talks with lenders to ensure it does not breach the terms of its bank loans. The chain is planning...

/ 14th April 2018

Appeal after handbag theft in Linden

Police are appealing for information following a handbag theft in Gloucester.  On 31 March police were called at 12.10 to Alma Place, Gloucester where an 83 year old woman had been the victim of theft.  She was walking along Alma...

/ 14th April 2018

Man and youth sentenced for spate of vehicle crime in Longlevens

A man and a youth have been convicted and sentenced for a spate of vehicle crimes in the Longlevens area of Gloucester. Dominik Cehlarik, 18 and of Regent Street, Gloucester, pleaded guilty at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court last Friday (6 April)...

/ 14th April 2018

One lane to temporarily close on the A40 Golden Valley

Gloucestershire County Council is improving the road signs along this popular commuter route starting on Monday 26th March for five days. So that the work can be carried out safely, one lane of the A40 will be closed going towards Cheltenham...

/ 23rd March 2018

Have you renewed your blue badge?

Blue badge holders are being reminded to renew their badges if its expiry date is looming. Residents interested in applying for a blue badge or renewing their existing one are advised to only use the official GOV.UK website. Cllr Kathy...

/ 23rd March 2018

Good Friday Act of Witness in Gloucester City Centre

On Good Friday Christians in Gloucester, led by congregation members of Gloucester Cathedral and City Churches will meet in Eastgate Street at 11.00am to share prayers, readings, poems and hymns to answer the often asked question “Why Jesus?”, They will...

/ 23rd March 2018

More support for new option for A417 improvement scheme

The county’s economic growth joint committee has added its voice in calling for Highway England’s option 30 to fix the missing link. On Wednesday 14th March the county council committee gave its backing to option 30. It’s members join a...

/ 23rd March 2018

Flying the flag for Gloucester

Judges are in Gloucester this weekend to decide on whether to award the city a national safety award. The Purple Flag is awarded to cities or towns that show that they have a safe and thriving night-time economy, based on...

/ 23rd March 2018

Junction 10 improvements move another step closer

The government has announced that plans can move forward to allow traffic to join and exit the M5 in both directions at junction 10. Gloucestershire County Council, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Borough Councils together with GFirst LEP have worked in partnership towards...

/ 22nd March 2018