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Council’s ‘Sanctuary’ scheme given funding boost

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The multi-agency Cotswold Sanctuary Scheme, set up to support victims of domestic abuse, has been given a funding boost this month with a £12,000 cash injection.
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Views from the Folio – The Watercolours of William Bowyer, RA

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Sunday 26th October 2008 – Saturday 11th November ; Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Stow-on-the-Wold
This is the first Solo Exhibition at the Fosse Gallery for William Bowyer, RA. He has been associated with the Gallery for many years, most recently by contributing to the RA Exhibition here in September 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Susan Hill’s famous “Magic Handbag Stall” at Ebrington in the Cotswolds

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Saturday 15th November 10.00 to 15.00. Ebrington Village Hall, Ebrington, Gloucestershire
Famous best selling local author Susan Hill is holding another fund-raising day, this time for the Village Hall Fund and, apart from her own books being for sale and all the other attractions, Susan has another very special stall – the popular and amazing “Magic Handbag Stall”. 

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Corinium Museum in line for top tourism award

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The Corinium Museum in Cirencester will be awarded a top tourism prize next month after making the final of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2008/009.
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All aboard for the GWR’S Autumn Diesel Gala in the Cotswolds

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Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October 2008 - Toddington Railway Station, Gloucestershire
Visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October and it’s the diesel locomotive that will be the star of the show.  What’s more, visitors to the Autumn Diesel Gala at Toddington can try their hand at driving one of these fantastic machines! Read the rest of this entry »

Dozens sign up for Cotswold ‘People for You’ scheme

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More than two dozen people have put themselves forward to be volunteers after the ‘People for You’ scheme was launched in Tetbury, Fairford and Lechlade earlier this month.
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Chipping Campden 1914-1918 – a new book by Paul R Hughes

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Saturday 8th November 2008 – Sunday 9th November, Chipping Campden Town Hall, Glos.
The launch of a new book with over 500 photographs featuring the stories of 488 Chipping Campden men and women who were involved in World War 1.

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Fireworks, Mulled Wine and Roast Hog at Compton Scorpion Manor

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 25th October 2008. 6pm to 9pm – Fireworks at 7.30pm. Compton Scorpion Manor,
Compton Scorpion, Nr. Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4PJ
By kind permission of Mr and Mrs Andrew Knight. All ticket money will go to the following three charities:- Shipston Home Nursing, The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Campaign to Protect Rural England Warwickshire.

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National awards presented at Cotswold drystone walling competition

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Prestigious awards donated by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales were awarded last weekend at this year’s Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Drystone Walling Competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold Taxi fares increase approved by Council

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Taxi fares in the Cotswolds will be increased for the first time in three years after a proposed fares increase put forward by taxi companies was agreed by Cotswold District Council’s Licensing Committee.
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