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Viewfinder Film Festival 2009 in Gloucestershire

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The fifth Viewfinder Film Festival will be taking place in March 2009 celebrating great cinema, with screenings and events taking place throughout Gloucestershire. The Festival is inviting submission of films made by a student, amateur or professional filmmaker who currently lives in Gloucestershire and the film must be either produced or shot within Gloucestershire.  Read the rest of this entry »

John Vosper Collection is a sell-out – Results of the Simon Chorley Sale

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When John Vosper attended sales in the last half of the 20th Century he did so in a market which had a glut of other buyers, sales were a social occasion.  Reserves were unheard of and lots always sold to keen collectors and buyers. His sale held at Prinknash on 11th December 2008 harked back to those days. Read the rest of this entry »

Marathon Number 461 comes and goes but watch this space for the world record challenge

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Cotswolds based Steve Edwards finally completed Marathon number 461,The Hastings 100th Anniversary Marathon 1908 – 2008, on Sunday 14th December 2008, after the disappointment of the cancellation of the Luton Marathon the previous weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold MP Welcomes New Headmaster to Tetbury School

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On Friday 12th December, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, MP for the Cotswolds, went to visit Sir William Romney’s School in Tetbury, Gloucestershire to meet their new headmaster, Steve Mackay. 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 »

Free Cotswold parking gesture gives stores a festive boost

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Shoppers are being given free use of all Cotswold District Council-owned car parks on every Saturday in December in a festive gesture aimed at boosting the local economy. 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 »

Youth Council celebrates a year in Chedworth

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The voice of youth is being heard loud and clear in Chedworth after the Youth Parish Council celebrated their one year anniversary this month.

The Youth Council, set up by Claire Dowan, Youth Participation and Development Officer at Cotswold District Council, was formed to give young people a voice and a view on what to do and where to go in Chedworth.  Read the rest of this entry »

Housing on track in Cotswolds despite ‘credit crunch’ fears

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Building work is continuing at three affordable housing sites in the Cotswolds, despite the recent ‘credit crunch’ affecting building sites throughout the country.

Cotswold District Council currently has affordable housing sites at Bourton-on-the-Water, as well as at two sites in Tetbury, and the Council believes that affordable homes could be available in the New Year on at least one of these sites.
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The Vosper Collection – from Simon Chorley Art and Antiques

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Thursday 11th December 2008 10.30 am – Simon Chorley Art and Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX. The eagerly anticipated sale of the collection of the late John Vosper, one of the greatest characters of Gloucestershire’s antiques world, will contain antiques, collectables and curios to appeal to every taste. Read the rest of this entry »

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