Blockley man scales peak to help children

Cotswold Journal:

4:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BLOCKLEY man has fulfilled a lifelong dream after conquering the highest mountain in Africa.

Cotswold Farm Park welcomes new addition

Cotswold Journal: Members of Sing and Sign and the Farm Park with Jessie the hare

2:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FARMER Adam Henson and his team at the Cotswold Farm Park have welcomed a new addition into the fold - but she is a bit quieter than most of the usual inhabitants.

Comments analysed after core strategy consultation

Cotswold Journal:

12:15pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

STRATFORD District Council’s latest Core Strategy consultation which closed on July 17 received more than 160 representations from a variety of sources.

Pathfinder course leads motorists to be safer

11:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNG motorists who go through a driving tuition project supported by Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) are more than four times safer than people who do not.

Sunday story cabaret coming to Stow

Cotswold Journal: Chloë of the Midnight Storytellers

11:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

LIVE storytelling will be brought to life in Stow with a new Sunday afternoon tea and tales event.

First festival of fizz goes off with a bang

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10:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CORKS were popping in Winchcombe on Saturday and Sunday as the town enjoyed its first Festival of Fizz.

Al Fresco pizza bar opens at Daylesford

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4:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PEOPLE can enjoy long summer evenings at Daylesford Farm with the opening of the Al Fresco Pizza Bar.

Final countdown to Brailes Summer Show

Cotswold Journal: PRETTY AS A PICTURE: A view of Brailes Hill from Ilmington Downs.

4:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

IT is the final countdown for the Brailes Village Show which is set to offer plenty of family entertainment.

Gloucester Cathedral to pay tribute to county's fallen

Cotswold Journal: Libray photo dated 25/9/16 showing British Troops going over the top to support an attack by XIV Corps on Morval during the Battle of the Somme in the 1914-1918 First World War.

3:46pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

GLOUCESTER Cathedral will pay tribute to the county's fallen on Monday to commemorate the start of the First World War.

Class of 2014 graduate from Cotswold nursery

Cotswold Journal: Four-year-old Grace Conway receiving her graduation certificate from Duty Manager Katherine Williams

3:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SPECIAL graduation ceremony was held for 14 children from a nursery near Shipson.

Appeal for missing Tewkesbury man Jimmy Thompson

Cotswold Journal:

12:55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE in Tewkesbury are appealing for information in connection with the disappearance of a man from the town.

Bake sale raised £200 for new library books

Cotswold Journal: Staff dressed up as book character for the bake sale

12:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BAKE sale at Chipping Campden School raised £200 for new books in the library.

Can you be a backing singer for Kinky Farnham?

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12:05pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A NINE-piece funk, soul and blues band is on the look out for some new backing singers.

Office conversion plans submitted

11:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN existing studio and office could be temporarily converted into accommodation in Chipping Norton if plans get the go ahead.

Crowds flock to country fair

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10:55am Tuesday 29th July 2014

CROWDS flocked to Broadway’s new Country fair and Dog Show at the weekend and enjoyed a guest appearance from two famous race horses.

Burglar dropped carrier bags full of loot

9:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A BURGLAR who was caught because he dropped two carrier bags full of loot as he fled from a Cotswolds house has avoided a jail sentence.

Worcester nurse to speak at international cancer conference

Cotswold Journal: Anne Sullivan in a sky-themed linac treatment room at Worcester's new radiotherapy centre.

6:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NURSE leading cancer services in Worcestershire has been picked to speak at an international conference in the USA looking at how treatment for the condition can be made more comfortable.

Future of Bredon Horde assured by £5,000 grant

Cotswold Journal: Future of Bredon Horde assured by £5,000 grant

5:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE largest haul of treasure ever found in the UK, which was discovered in Worcestershire three years ago, will be on display for years to come thanks to a generous grant from a museum charity.

Aliens set to invade Cotswold attraction

5:12pm Monday 28th July 2014

A FARM park for disabled children near Chipping Norton is being invaded by some of television's most frightening aliens this weekend.

Distinctive racing bike stolen from garage near Evesham

Cotswold Journal: Distinctive racing bike stolen from garage near Evesham

4:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

A DISTINCTIVE racing motorbike was stolen from a garage near Evesham last week.

Hospital revamp project may be delayed until next year

Cotswold Journal:

4:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

A PROJECT revamping hospital care in Worcestershire may not be finalised until the start of next year, it has been revealed.

Worcestershire hospital trust drops in quality rankings

Cotswold Journal: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

DEATH rates at Worcestershire’s three major hospitals and the standard of care provided to stroke patients have been flagged up as areas of concern in a report into the trust running the facilities.

Arson investigation launched into hay blaze

Cotswold Journal: The fire next to the A436 at the B4450 junction, pictured last week.

3:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

A FIRE which destroyed more than 200 tonnes of hay just outside Stow is being treated as suspected arson, police have confirmed.

Heroes of Moreton a 'fitting tribute' to fallen

Cotswold Journal: Fiona Harrison entertains with an evenings of songs from the First World War era

3:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SPECIAL three-week festival which commemorated Moreton's brave war heroes has been hailed a success by organisers.

Popular Rotary duck races raise £1,100

Cotswold Journal:

2:59pm Monday 28th July 2014

TOURISTS and villagers had a quacking good time at North Cotswolds Rotary Club's annual duck race in Bourton over the weekend.

Man falls onto tracks at Evesham train station

Cotswold Journal:

1:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN in his 20s had to be rescued after falling onto the tracks at Evesham train station this morning.

Grier Trio concert raises roof for church tower appeal

Cotswold Journal: Francis Grier with daughters  Savitri, on violin, and Indira, on 'cello,  in St Peter's church,  Inkberrow which hosted the concert.

1:19pm Monday 28th July 2014

ONE of the country's leading church musicians and his two daughters have raised just over £1,000 for

Cotswold pubs to mark Great War with candles and poetry

Cotswold Journal: Picture from stock

1:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO pubs in Shipston and one in Brailes are marking the start of the First World War with two special events.

Great War centenary marked by dark hour

Cotswold Journal:

12:54pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEOPLE across the Cotswolds will be taking part in a poignant commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Care home opens doors for annual summer fayre

Cotswold Journal: Resident Maureen King.

11:25am Monday 28th July 2014

A CARE home in Chipping Campden opened its doors to the community for its popular annual summer fayre.

Pub kitchen team shaving heads for charity

Cotswold Journal: l-r Andy "Geordie" Lakey, David Collins, Darral Warner and Jonny Mills (head chef ), four of the five chefs having their heads shaved for charity.

10:14am Monday 28th July 2014

THE kitchen team at the Ebrington Arms in Ebrington will be getting a new look next month when they have their heads shaved for charity.

Man taken to hospital after crashing into wall

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9:59am Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after crashing into a wall near Temple Guiting.

Missing teenager Adelle found safe

Cotswold Journal:

7:28pm Friday 25th July 2014

MISSING Bromsgrove teenger Adelle Hardie has been found safe and well, and has returned home.

School stalwarts celebrate a century

Cotswold Journal: CENTURY OF SERVICE: Les Southam, Marita Pratley and Ros Sojka.

5:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

THREE members of staff at Chipping Campden School are celebrating after clocking up nearly a century of service between them.

Youngsters taught circus tricks

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4:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Blockley Primary School were taught the tricks of the circus when an entertainer visited the school as part of a Moreton Show Society education visit.

Silver award for slimming expert

Cotswold Journal: Bronwyn Heywood who has won a silver award

1:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WEIGHT loss expert from the Cotswolds has won a silver award for the work she does in helping people in the area lose weight.

LED street lighting in Gloucestershire could save millions

Cotswold Journal: Street lighting concerns addressed by council leader

12:07pm Friday 25th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council is looking to save millions of pounds through energy efficient LED street lighting.

NHS trust saves £250,000 on goods and services

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

12:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE organisation providing NHS community and mental health services in Worcestershire had made savings of £250,000 without affecting patients.

Patient satisfaction survey to be rolled out across the entire NHS

Cotswold Journal: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:57am Friday 25th July 2014

A TEST ranking patient satisfaction with the care they have received is to be introduced at all NHS services in Worcestershire and across the country.

Enjoy a farmers feast at Cotswold pub

11:11am Friday 25th July 2014

FOODIES will be in their element with the chance to meet, sample and buy produce from some of the Cotswolds’ best food and drink heroes at an event near Bourton.

Surface dressing to begin on Gloucestershire's roads

Cotswold Journal: Arboretum roadworks scheme hits the half-way mark

10:15am Friday 25th July 2014

MUCH-needed repair work will be carried out next week to improve 325,000 square metres of roads in Gloucestershire.

Hidcote is set for a pirate invasion

9:59am Friday 25th July 2014

HIDCOTE Manor Garden will be invaded by pirates as The London Contemporary Theatre Company perform their production of ‘Treasure Island’ there for the first time.

Classic cars and a dog show draw the crowds

Cotswold Journal:

5:10pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE was a bumper turnout at this year’s Ebrington village fete, which has raised £5,000 for good causes.

Long service awards for three dedicated teachers

Cotswold Journal:

3:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THREE dedicated teachers who have nearly a century of teaching experience between them have been honoured with long service awards.

Shipston's High Street hopes to be crowned top

Cotswold Journal:

1:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A THRIVING Cotswold town is celebrating its growth over the past year by setting its sights on winning the newly launched Great British High Street Awards.

Doctors surgery plans in Stow submitted

Cotswold Journal:

10:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS that would see the fields that host Stow Fair transformed into a state-ofthe- art doctors surgery have been submitted.

Enjoy the final few events of Moreton Art Weeks

10:02am Thursday 24th July 2014

AS Moreton Art Weeks draws to a close this weekend, people can enjoy the final few events of the three-week festival.

Two-hundred tonnes of hay goes up in flames

Cotswold Journal:

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

MORE than 200 tonnes of hay went up in flames during a huge hay bale fire just outside of Stow.

Bigger, brighter library heading for Bourton

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5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BOOKWORMS in Bourton will benefit when the village library moves into a bigger, brighter home in September.

Drop in crime rates for Gloucestershire and Thames Valley Police

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3:33pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE has seen a spike in sexual offences and burglary but overall crime in the county has gone down, new figures reveal.






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