The Gloucestershire stories you may have missed in the past seven days
Community Reporter Will Luker rounds-up seven stories from the county
Gloucestershire death notices and funeral announcements made in the last week
People from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Forest of Dean and Cotswolds are being remembered
Nine new homes to forge community and sustainability in Twigworth
Cotswold Oak’s proposal is for community-centric and affordable housing
Cheltenham car park already 'effectively sold' amid calls from hundreds for a re-think over council-owned site
Cheltenham Borough Council has taken the Idsall car park site off the market because they have had submissions from the bids and the sales process has begun with the preferred bidder
Plans to transform former care home into housing for the community
Cheltenham is redefining modern living with a visionary transformation of a former care home into affordable, vibrant housing options
'Terrible' plans for 153 homes in Cheltenham blasted as designs show how block of flats on North Place car park site could look
Cheltenham Civic Society has critcised the proposals for the 13,400-square metre site which include a four storey apartment block and three storey townhouses
Drug dealer who used taxis to collect drugs jailed
A Cheltenham drug dealer used taxis and his mother’s car to collect drugs in Birmingham to sell in Gloucestershire over a three-month period, a court has heard.Ben Goff, aged 29, and of Leighton Road, was sentenced to seven years in jail at Gloucester Crown Court on Friday 9 February. He must s...
Man jailed after subjecting woman to years of physical abuse
A man has been jailed after he subjected a woman to years of physical and emotional abuse and then threatened to throw acid on her.Antony J Scott, aged 42 and of Mill Lane in Cheltenham, appeared at Gloucester Crown Court on Tuesday (6 February) where he was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in...
Care provider donates life-saving equipment to football club
Leading care provider Radis Community Care held a series of fundraisers in a bid to raise money for a defibrillator for local football team Montpellier FC in Cheltenham.Aiming to celebrate football whilst providing an environment to support men and women of all ages both physically and mentally, ...
Cheltenham Saracens Football Club recognised at Downing Street reception
Cheltenham MP Alex Chalk was delighted to nominate Graham Roberts and Gerry Oldham of Cheltenham Saracens FC to a Community Sports Champions reception at 10 Downing Street as recognition for all that they do to create opportunities for youngsters in Cheltenham. Under Graham and Gerry’s leadersh...
Suits you sir! Peter Posh opens new store
NEW wedding suits to hire and buy store Peter Posh, opened its doors in Cheltenham recently.This marks its 7th store opening in the UK, with others based across the midlands and northwest of England, as well as a wholesale business that supplies independent retailers across the entire UK. The family...
Robotic woman’ Heather celebrates successful operation with new hips thanks to pioneering surgery
Having always been fit and active doing aerobic exercise, weekly park runs and couch-to-5K, little did Heather Cronin know that at some point, it would result in her having two robotic hips, just three months apart, with RoboDoc, Mr Nadim Aslam.“RoboDoc was an obvious choice for me after being ...
Public art sees boost as team appointed to develop Cheltenham art trail
Cheltenham residents are being asked for their stories and local legends to contribute to a new public art trail for the town.The new £10,000 scheme is being funded by developers and will help unearth points of interest for visitors and local people. Public art is any art in the public realm in ...
Celebrating the volunteers at Cheltenham General Hospital
HOSPITALS in England and Wales have been under pressure in recent years due to funding shortages, doctors’ and nurses’ strikes and increasing demand on services. Supporting services at the hospitals are the unsung heroes, who we all walk past without realising the time they give for free – the...
Cape Homes sponsor this year’s Ride for Ryder
Marking the 36th year of the event, Sue Ryder has announced the annual Ride for Ryder, sponsored by Cape Homes, is set to return to Gloucestershire. Registration is now open, and the charity is encouraging anyone interested in taking part to sign up. Money raised from the event will help Sue Ryder c...
Robins up for relegation battle following Port Vale victory
Three wins in three games for Cheltenham Town as the Robins show they are well up for the relegation battle they face.In just seven days Darrell Clarke’s Robins have earned nine points beating Cambridge, Blackpool and Port Vale. It’s only the third time they have won three games in a row in Leag...
MAN v FAT Football helped Cheltenham men shed 200 pounds and score goals
The programme that combines the beautiful game with achievable weight loss goals for men
Last few luxury apartments remain at new development in trendy part of Cheltenham
Prices start from £659,000
Hail hits Gloucestershire amid downpours
Hard icy pellets land in county
Live: M5 latest after serious collision and vehicle fire
There are three miles of congestion after the serious crash