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Pre-Impress 09 at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

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Saturday 13th December 2008 - Sunday 15th February 2009 Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. Twenty artists from the Gloucestershire Printmaking Co-operative present a range of new and innovative work in this exciting group show. Read the rest of this entry »

The Luton Marathon is cancelled so Steve Edwards has to wait to complete Number 461.

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Steve Edwards was due to run in the Luton Marathon last Sunday 7th December 2008 and that was to have been Marathon Number 461. However the race was cancelled because a car had crashed in the icy road conditions, blocking the course. However these Marathons come thick and fast and this Sunday coming Steve will be running at Hastings. Read the rest of this entry »

New home for Cotswold housing advice service

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Housing advice service HomeView is moving to Cotswold District Council’s Cirencester offices from 5th January 2009.

The HomeView service is currently provided on the Council’s behalf by Fosseway Living from its site on the Tetbury Road.

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Steve Edwards goes to Italy to complete Marathon Number 460

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Only 40 more marathons to go in steve’s world record attempt to run 500 marathons by 2012, all in an average time of less than 3 hours 20 minutes. Marathon 460 was the first of three marathons in 15 days for Steve. He will have certainly earned his Christmas festivities ! Read the rest of this entry »

Cutsdean’s Dewponds and Tures on the Cotswold Hills

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The upland parish of Cutsdean, source of the River Windrush, has retained an air of seclusion as undisturbed as anywhere in the Cotswolds. A peculiar feature of Cutsdean is its Dewponds and Tures designed to solve the most intractable problem of the Cotswold uplands – lack of drinking water for the flocks of sheep. Read the rest of this entry »

“Pick up or pay out” warning to Cotswold dog owners

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An eye-catching campaign to remind dog owners to clean up after their pets or face on-the-spot fines is under way in Cotswolds.
Cotswold District Council is introducing fixed penalty notices for dog fouling offences for the first time from December 1st.
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Quality Items achieve Bumper Prices at Simon Chorley’s November Sale

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The results of the Thursday, 20th November 2008 sale saw quality items making bumper prices at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques’ Prinknash Abbey Park salerooms. Read the rest of this entry »

The North Cotswold Freecycle Group is growing daily

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The North Cotswold Freecycle Group was set up in September 2006 and is a branch of an incredibly fast-growing International Freecycle movement, which began in Tucson, Arizona, USA on 1st May 2003. The North Cotswold group now boasts over 1500 members and is growing daily. Read the rest of this entry »

Sewing on show at Corinium Museum exhibit

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See sewing at its most creative at the Corinium Museum next month with the launch of the ‘Stitchery’ exhibition.
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Fines are on the way for dog fouling

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A tough new crackdown on environmental crime is being launched by Cotswold District Council.

From December 1st, litterbugs and dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets will face on-the-spot fines from the authority.
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