Should Gloucester be given Royal city status? Consultation feedback

Following suggestions made on social media and a debate at a meeting of the city council, people in Gloucester have been asked if they wanted it to petition for royal city status.   Last month the city council received feedback from...

/ 8th February 2018

Lighting up Gloucester City Centre

Work has begun to roll out LED street lighting in Gloucester’s Gate Streets. Gloucestershire County Council is continuing its work to upgrade streetlights with more efficient and better quality lamps Fifty lights will be replaced along the Gate Streets  in...

/ 8th February 2018

How would you spend Gloucester City Council’s budget?

You are invited to be part of Gloucester City Council’s budget decisions – but hurry, survey closes 29thNovember. It’s one of the most important decisions for the future of the city, and it takes just 15 minutes to make your...

/ 8th February 2018

Drug dealers warned – it doesn’t matter if we don’t recover drugs, we can still get you locked up

Two drug dealers from outside the county who were involved in supplying heroin and crack cocaine from London to Cheltenham and Didcot in Oxfordshire have been jailed to a total of over six years in prison. On Tuesday (31 October)...

/ 8th February 2018

Famous artist to design bus station stained glass window

The brand new bus station in the centre of Gloucester will act as a much-improved gateway into the city for residents and visitors. Next week the city council’s cabinet will consider if it should feature a unique stained glass window...

/ 8th February 2018

Gloucester 12th most influential place in the UK

Gloucester has jumped 41 places on the Digital Influence Index, which measures how much people are talking about towns and cities in the UK. The UK Digital Influence Index is calculated by collecting the follower and message count from every UK...

/ 8th February 2018

Eleven men made after firearms incident in Gloucester

Eleven men are currently in custody in connection with an incident where a firearm was discharged in Gloucester yesterday. The incident happened shortly after 5am yesterday morning in the Chase Lane Industrial Estate area where two men also suffered what appeared...

/ 8th February 2018

Could you foster a child? Christmas drop in events in Tewkesbury and Gloucester

Gloucestershire County Council is holding two fostering drop in events at Christmas markets in the county. On Saturday, 18 November the fostering team will be at The Roses Theatre Christmas market in Tewkesbury from 9.30am to 4.30pm. On Friday, 24 November they...

/ 8th February 2018

Man due to appear in court charged with controlling a prostitute for personal gain

A man is due to appear in court after being charged with controlling a prostitute for personal gain following arrests made in connection with an investigation into human trafficking. Xinzhang Li, 45 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Cheltenham...

/ 8th February 2018

Chim, chim, cher-ee…make sure your chimney is cleaned regularly

Fans of Mary Poppins will be familiar with Dick Van Dyke’s cheeky chimney sweep Bert, but they’re maybe not aware of the risks a dirty chimney could pose to you and your family. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is...

/ 8th February 2018