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3 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

Amy, 13, braves going bald for Cancer Research and St Rose's School

Amy Carr, 13, who attends Stroud High School, had her head shaved to raise money for Cancer Research UK and St Rose's School MOST teenagers are obsessed with social media - but Stroud High School charity fundraiser Amy Carr, 13, is bucking the trend.

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3 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Parts of Wotton-under-Edge 'a disaster zone'

A MAN from Wotton-under-Edge is calling on the local authorities to do more for neglected parts of the town - likening them to a disaster zone The Synwell area of the town is littered with potholes, overgrown bushes, cracked pavements and grass sprouting on lanes and in the road and Mount Pleasant resident Paul Barton, 73, said was likely to hurt ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

Handling asbestos sheets and pipes led to lorry drivers death, coroner rules

LOADING and unloading asbestos sheets and pipes led to the death of Wotton under Edge lorry driver David Jones decades later, a coroner ruled today.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Health, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer

7 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Police called to disturbance in Dursley town centre

A DISTURBANCE in Dursley saw two apparently drunk people given their marching orders after shouting and swearing at passersby in the town centre this morning.

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7 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Inquest: Black ice on Windrush road may have caused death of Maura Drew

BLACK ice may have been the cause of a crash on the A40 in the Cotswolds which killed showroom manager Maura Drew, 57, an inquest heard yesterday.

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7 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Chippenham's Poundland and Costa Coffee shut after ceiling collapse

The discount retailer, and Costa Coffee next door, have been closed for more than a week since the collapse of the ceiling on the evening of July 22. Wiltshire Council said it expected it to be weeks rather than days before the popular High Street shops were safe to reopen.

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10 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

Council funds for flood protection

Cllr Sarah Lunnon representing Slad Brook Action Group, Simon Larkins, National Trust General Manager for Heart of the Cotswolds and North Somerset, Cllr Jason Bullingham local county councillor for Bisley and Painswick, Cllr Vernon Smith, Cabinet member HIGH risk areas in Stroud will receive flood protection thanks to council funding.

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11 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

Judge's sorrow at death of child pornography offender and his wife found hanged at their home

A JUDGE today voiced his sorrow at the deaths of a child pornography offender and his wife who were both found hanged at their home in Quedgeley a fortnight ago .

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11 hrs ago | This is Gloucestershire

Do you know whereabouts of missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins?

Matiss, 22, was last seen in Cheltenham on Sunday afternoon and his disappearance is described as completely out of character.

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15 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Concerns raised about lack of parking spaces for new St James' Place development

CONCERNS have been raised about the number of parking spaces planned for the new St James Place development just off Tetbury Road.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Oh we have such 'hateful' memories

WE were plastered in make-up to look pasty, pale and sicklya those haircuts were so severe it was like being sheep sheareda we were told to scream 'die, I hate you, death'a sitting in the front we could feel the sheer force of the hatreda my hair was gelled into a fierce quiffa no laughing, no swearing, just jump up and shouta we were told to show ... (more)

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Blakeney swings into action

Anthea Greenaway tries out the new swing with Nancy Miller , Rose Peaty , Jane Cordier and Gillian Higgins .

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Hot weather attracts more visitors to Cotswold attractions

Despite showers and the odd flash of lightning Cotswold businesses have been making the most of the summer sun, bringing in more staff, serving more customers and having more fun.

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Gazette Series

Dursley to turn lights off at 10pm to remember fallen

DURSLEY is to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War with the first of a series of events spanning the four-year period of the conflict's anniversary.

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Stroudnewsand Journal

District councillor Liz Peters to attend course after using racist phrase

Councillor Liz Peters will have to attend an equality and diversity course after a complaint was made about her using a racist phrase STROUD District Councillor Liz Peters will have to attend an equality and diversity course after a complaint was made about her using a racist term.

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Cotswold Journal

Appeal for missing Tewkesbury man Jimmy Thompson

James or 'Jimmy' Thompson, aged 39 and of Crouch Court, was last seen leaving for his workplace in Winchcombe at 6.30am last Friday but failed to arrive.

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South Wales Argus

Minister sees Tintern art on display

John Griffiths, Minister for Natural Resources, Culture and Sport is given a talk about the exhibition by the Mayoress and Curator for Chepstow Museum, Anne Rainsbury.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Gazette Series

PCC announces revamped CCTV network in Wotton

SR_300_001 PCSO Mike Trebble, Christine Sweet, Village Agent for the Wotton area, and PC Mark Wilson with Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl during his visit to Wotton-under-edge on Monday SUBSTANTIAL funding has been announced for Wotton-under-Edge by Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner as he visits the town to ... (more)

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BBC News

New disability minister's challenge

Britain has a new Minister of State for Disabled People - Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean.

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This is Gloucestershire

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Firms were invited to bid for onshore oil and gas licenses on land covering half the country, with the majority of Gloucestershire advertised for exploration.

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