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Cotswold serves hedgerow notice on landowner

Places by Adam No Comments »

A Cotswold estate has been told to replant a 200m length of hedgerow it removed because it failed to tell the District Council of its plans.

Cotswold District Council served its first-ever Hedgerow Replacement Notice on the Miserden estate following the incident near Duntisbourne Leer. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswolds MP Supports Gloucestershire’s Fair Trade Towns

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

All the celebrities, including the Bishop of Tewkesbury Rt Revd John Went, attended Christian Aid’s fundraising lunch to celebrate Wotton-under-Edge’s new status as a fair trade town. Christian Aid hosted a well attended and happy lunch to raise money for, and to celebrate the fact that Wotton-under-Edge is now one of the eight (shortly to become nine with Bourton-on-the-Water) designated fair trade towns in Gloucestershire. Read the rest of this entry »

Textile talent come to Cotswold Museum next month

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

A collection of colourful and interesting images will come to the Corinium Museum next month when the Park Street venue hosts the Decadence textile exhibition. Read the rest of this entry »

Paddington Bear celebrates his 50th birthday at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 27th September and Sunday 28th September 2008 – Toddington Railway Station
Paddington Bear, one of the most iconic characters from children’s literature, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year.  This is something he won’t be keeping under his hat! So, to mark the occasion, he will be returning to his railway roots with a visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway at Toddington in the Cotswolds. Read the rest of this entry »

IN and OUT Contemporary British Glass Two-venue exhibition

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 27th September – Saturday 1st November 2008
IN takes place at New Brewery Arts, Brewery Court, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1JH
OUT takes place in the grounds and riverside gardens of Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5BN
IN and OUT is an unrivalled collection of contemporary glass sculpture featuring an eclectic mix of new and established glass artists who make work for the interior and the garden.

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Free fun at Museum on Cotswold Heritage Open Day

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

Free fun for all the family is on offer at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester, on Saturday, September 13th as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.
The popular museum is taking part in the annual event by waiving its usual admission fee to allow visitors to celebrate culture on their doorstep.
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Two Americans discover heaven in the Cotswolds

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

In June 2008 two American ladies came to the Cotswolds for a two week holiday. This is a diary of their experiences, the places that they visited and the people that they met.  Read the rest of this entry »

Steve Edwards is back and running – Marathon number 454 is completed

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Remember that Cotswolds based Steve Edwards is going for a world record by completing 500 marathons at an average race time of under 3 hours 20 minutes. He aims to complete the 500 marathons in Year 2012 to coincide with both the Olympics in the UK and his own 50th birthday. He has just completed Marathon Number 454 after a well deserved rest following on from his world record breaking time for a 10 marathons in 10 days challenge set in May this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswolds MP shows support for Post Office Card Account

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Following the Government’s decision earlier this year to close 12 post offices across the Cotswolds, local MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has been further inundated with correspondence regarding the Post Office Card Account. Read the rest of this entry »

Second community day comes to Cirencester

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

An event to help bind communities and offer advice and information to residents will take place in Cirencester later this month with a second Community Day of Action.  Read the rest of this entry »

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