Pair’s distress as raiders steal ‘precious’ memories

Cotswold Journal: IRREPLACABLE: Lewis Dyer, owner of The Garage in Moreton, is appealing for the return of a laptop containing treasured family memories that was stolen during a break-in at the business. Picture by Paul Jackson. 614574703.

10:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

A DEVASTATED couple are appealing for the return of “irreplaceable” family memories stolen during a raid on their business.

Vale and Cotswold runners tackle London marathon

Cotswold Journal: Warren Mantle, who ran for St John Ambulance

2:33pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RUNNERS from across the Vale and the Cotswolds joined thousands of fund-raisers from all over the country in the London Marathon at the weekend.

Study day will promote action to reduce pressure ulcers

Cotswold Journal: NHS charging proposals slammed

3:59pm Friday 11th April 2014

A COUNTY-wide study day involving hospitals, community hospitals and nursing homes is aiming to reduce pressure ulcers in Gloucestershire.

End of an era as community shop set to close

Cotswold Journal: The village shop in Temple Guiting is closing down after 10 years because they can't get a long enough lease or afford to build a new shop. Shop committee chairman David Shepherd Cross, right, with unhappy shop staff and villagers. Picture by Nick Toogoo

8:20am Friday 11th April 2014

A COMMUNITY shop in a Cotswold village is calling time after more than a decade.

Hot cross buns in Bledington

2:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A HOT cross bun morning is taking place near Stow.

Watery-themed concert in Kingham

2:35pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

KINGHAM Choral Society is presenting a watery-themed concert this weekend.

Hairdresser prepares for fourth ultra marathon

Cotswold Journal: Judy Dayne

11:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

A KIND-hearted hairdresser is limbering up to run her fourth Malvern Hills Ultra Marathon.

Fitness instructor set for London Marathon debut

Cotswold Journal: Moreton-in-Marsh Tracey Walton is running the London marathon in aid of Action on Pre-eclampsia. (4868384)

11:20am Saturday 5th April 2014

SHE might be used to encouraging others to reach their goals, but a Moreton fitness instructor has set her own challenge to run the London Marathon.

Residents horrified over maggot-infested gardens

Cotswold Journal: INFESTATION: Jackie Smith with some of the maggots plaguing her patio. Photo by Paul Jackson. 1314554804.

2:20pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

making life a misery for a fed-up Moreton resident and her family.

Easter coffee morning in the Cotswolds

1:22pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

AN Easter coffee morning is taking place near Chipping Campden this weekend.

Free conference for tourism businesses

Cotswold Journal: Have your say on Cotswold boundary changes

1:04pm Monday 31st March 2014

TOURISM businesses across Gloucestershire are being offered free expert advice and support in an ‘Open for Business’ conference.

Mother's Day celebrated at nursery

Cotswold Journal: toddlers Jessie Evans (aged 14 months) and Harry Smith (aged 7 months) showing off their hand-print Mother’s Day cards.

5:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

YOUNGTERS at a nursery near Shipston have had a busy week making cards and gifts for their yummy mummies to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Out of hours service contract up for renewal

Cotswold Journal: NHS England South has appointed Sarah Elliott the new director for nursing and quality

3:10pm Saturday 29th March 2014

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is on the look out for healthcare service providers to run the county’s out of hours primary care service from April next year.

Chippy's theatre going strong after 40 years

Cotswold Journal: The building when it was a furniture store just before it was purchased.

11:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

WHEN Tamara and John Malcolm discovered an old furniture warehouse in Chipping Norton in 1968, they knew they had come across something rather special.

Jimmy Savile links to schools and children's homes investigated

Cotswold Journal: Jimmy Savile

2:32pm Thursday 27th March 2014

CLAIMS that disgraced entertainer Jimmy Savile abused children at schools and children's homes including one for severely disabled children in the Cotswolds, are being investigated.

Author signing at Stow bookshop

1:11pm Thursday 27th March 2014

A CRIME author will be signing copies of her new book in Stow this weekend.

Students rocket to finals of space competition

Cotswold Journal: Students rocket to finals of space competition

12:48pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A TEAM of Year 11 and Sixth form students from Chipping Norton School have rocketed to the final of the UK Space Settlement Design Competition (UKSDC).

Birdland celebrates feathered mums

Cotswold Journal: Humboldts and King penguins at Birdland Penguin Shore

12:02pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

STAFF at Birdland are paying tribute to some of the best of Bird Mums to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend.

Council steps up activity towards stopping female genital mutilation

2:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council is stepping up its activity to raise awareness, investigate concerns and secure prosecutions concerning female genital mutilation.

Police incident on Pershore Bridge

Cotswold Journal: Security guard attacked with metal bar in Malvern robbery

2:14pm Friday 21st March 2014

POLICE are currently dealing with an incident involving a vulnerable person on Pershore Bridge.

Badger cull protest set for legal challenge

Cotswold Journal: Jail for man after drunken behaviour

10:53am Friday 21st March 2014

A LEGAL challenge is to be mounted to a charge brought against the only protestor in the UK to be accused of breaching last year's badger cull injunction.

Stroll in the footsteps of kings and queens

Cotswold Journal: UNEXPLORED CORNERS: Several rooms will be opened to the public for the first time when Sudeley Castle reopens next week, while you can come face to face with Richard III next month, who once owned the 12th century manor

1:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

HISTORY lovers visiting Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe will have a unique chance walk in the footsteps of kings and queens when it reopens its doors on Monday.

Malvern's 'Banksy' street artists chose to come forward after run-in with police

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Banksy style graffiti in the bus shelter in Malvern town centre by entrance to Rose Bank Gardens (4496765)

8:01am Friday 14th March 2014

AN early hours run-in with the police prompted the men behind Malvern's Banksy-style Edward Elgar street art to break their cover.

Fear vital stroke support will end

Cotswold Journal: Blockley mother-of-three Sue Sandars, who has concerns about the stroke unit moving from Cheltenham to Gloucester

3:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

FUNDING for a vital service for stroke patients in Gloucestershire is being withdrawn at the end of the month, it has been confirmed.

Phyllis celebrates her century of life

Cotswold Journal: Birthday girl Phyllis Evans with care assistant Sheila Perry and general manager Angela Alder

12:16pm Thursday 13th March 2014

A BOURTON resident whose smile "lights up the room" has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Man stuck in mud for an hour

Cotswold Journal: STUCK IN THE MUD: A specialist fire service water rescue team was called to rescue a dog walker from a muddy field in Dulverton Place, Moreton. The dramatic rescue operation was captured on camera by Journal reader Camille Peters.

12:10pm Thursday 13th March 2014

DOG walker had a lucky escape when he had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped up to his knees in mud.

Fire-hit pub back up and running

Cotswold Journal: Fire-hit pub back up and running

12:07pm Thursday 13th March 2014

SEVERE damage was caused when a fire ripped through an historic pub in Stow just days before one of its busiest weeks of the year.

Sir Bradley Wiggins set for cameo role in the Archers

Cotswold Journal: Stephen Kennedy (plays Ian Craig) and Joanna van Kampen (Fallon Rogers) with Olympic gold medalist and Tour de France winning cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins (centre), who is to guest star in BBC Radio 4’s The Archers on Friday 21st March, in a special

10:46am Thursday 13th March 2014

A CAMEO appearance of an Olympic gold medallist and knight of the realm on a long-running radio soap is something to get wheely excited about.

Mystery of Malvern's 'Banksy is solved as pair reveal their identities

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Banksy style graffiti in the bus shelter in Malvern town centre by entrance to Rose Bank Gardens (4496765)

7:51am Thursday 13th March 2014

THE mystery of who created the Banksy-style Edward Elgar street art has been solved and their already popular work looks set to stay.

Punters advised not to 'flash your cash' after hotel theft

Cotswold Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

2:58pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

PUNTERS are the Cheltenham Festival are being warned not to 'flash the cash' after money was stolen from hotel rooms in a Chipping Campden hotel.

Prince Harry and injured British service personnel's South Pole expedition to star in ITV documentary

2:38pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A PRIME time documentary will go behind the scenes of Prince Harry's expedition to the South Pole with a team of injured British service personnel.

World Kidney Day comes to Gloucestershire Hospitals

Cotswold Journal: Tell someone if you feel unwell, says NHS

1:07pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Hospital and kidney charities are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of our kidneys ahead of World Kidney Day.

Investigation launched after brickmakers accident

Cotswold Journal: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) signed off construction of Storengy’s gas caverns beneath Stublach last week - despite protests from the Salt Union.

10:16am Wednesday 12th March 2014

AN investigation has been launched by the Health and Safe Executive after a man suffered serious leg injuries at a Blockley brickmakers.

Stow pub wins five Gold Star rating

Cotswold Journal: Elton Thompson, head chef at The Porch House

9:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

CHAMPAGNE corks were popping at a newly-refurbished pub in Stow after it was awarded a five Gold Star rating for guest accommodation from the AA after opening just six months ago.

Mystery surrounds Malvern's Banksy-style Elgar street art

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Banksy style graffiti in the bus shelter in Malvern town centre by entrance to Rose Bank Gardens (4496765)

12:02pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

DOES Malvern have its very own Banksy?

World Book Day celebrated in the Cotswolds

Cotswold Journal: Robert Llewellyn with Tesla’s Model S high-powered, luxury electric vehicle

11:37am Tuesday 11th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS around the Cotswolds dressed up as dragons, tigers, superheroes and even a pirate to celebrate World Book Day.

End of an era for Gloucestershire's ambulance control room

Cotswold Journal: Two hospitalised after Stourport crash

4:30pm Saturday 8th March 2014

A MASQUERADE ball will mark the end of an era for Gloucestershire's ambulance service conrrol room, which is relocating.

Council will fly the flag for Commonwealth Day

Cotswold Journal: Council will fly the flag for Commonwealth Day

12:52pm Saturday 8th March 2014

STRATORD District Council is taking part in an historic flag raising event, to mark Commonwealth Day.

Moreton man could face jail for burglaries

Cotswold Journal: Jail for man after drunken behaviour

9:33am Saturday 8th March 2014

A MAN from Moreton who has admitted two burglaries in his home town was warned by a judge that he is facing jail.

Former head of counter-fraud at Oxfam admits swindling £64,000 from the charity

Cotswold Journal: Edward McKenzie-Green

12:09pm Friday 7th March 2014

THE head of counter-fraud at Oxfam plundered more than £64,000 from the charity after he became addicted to prescription painkillers, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.

Cotswold Farm Park scoops award

Cotswold Journal: Paul Jackson Temple Guiting 18.02.14 Cotswold Farm Park have won Farm Attraction of the Year 2014 by the National Farm Attractions Network. From left - Kate Lord, farm park manager, Laura Hockley and Sooz Moss, display team. (4096537)

11:00am Friday 7th March 2014

FARMER Adam Henson and his team at the Cotswold Farm Park are celebrating a great start to their new season after winning Farm Attraction of the Year Award 2014.

New mother who dealt cannabis spared prison

Cotswold Journal: Gemma Barnes - cannabis dealer from Moreton in Marsh who assaulted a customer's girlfriend walks free from Gloucester crown court with her two months old baby

8:30am Friday 7th March 2014

A YOUNG Moreton mother who dealt cannabis in the town – and also assaulted a customer’s girlfriend – was spared jail.

Trapped man suffers 'life-changing' injury

Cotswold Journal: "Mystery" pensioner dies following crash

3:15pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A MAN has suffered potentially “life changing” injuries after he became trapped in machinery at a Blockley brickmakers.

Cher Lloyd allows fans to release her new album

12:36pm Thursday 6th March 2014

CHER Lloyd has taken the unusual decision to allow her fans to premiere music from her forthcoming album.

W-Factor winners crowned after live contest

Cotswold Journal: Aimee Fae. Photo by the Shutter Crew.

10:39am Thursday 6th March 2014

THE next generation of talented stars have been crowned winners after sparkling on the stage.

Aston Villa helping Acorns Children's Hospice to hit the target

4:54pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

FOOTBALL fans are being encouraged to team up with Acorns Children's Hospice for their biggest fund-raiser of the year.

Firefighters tackle fire at historic Stow pub

Cotswold Journal: Firefighters tackling fire in Stow

3:06pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

NEARLY 40 firefighters were called to tackle a fire at an historic pub in Stow.

Wait on secondary school places finally over

Cotswold Journal: Parents reassured over primary school places

1:55pm Monday 3rd March 2014

AFTER an anxious wait for news of secondary school places, pupils and parents will today receive an allocation offer from Gloucestershire County Council.

Police link two Ebrington burglaries

Cotswold Journal: Broken down lorry causes fuel spillage in Ombersley

12:03pm Monday 3rd March 2014

POLICE are linking two burglaries which took place near Chipping Campden.

Author tells of father's navy tales in First World War

Cotswold Journal: UNTOLD TALES: David Gunn, above, has written a book based on his father’s war memoirs.

12:00pm Saturday 1st March 2014

A PERSONAL account of a Royal Navy captain’s experiences during the First World War has been told for the first time by a Shipston author.




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