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Cotswold Farm Walks at Bourton-on-the-Hill – and they are free!

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Robin Dale at Manor Farm, Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds is offering free Cotswold Farm Walks as part of the DEFRA Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) Conservation Scheme. Read the rest of this entry »

Ebrington Womens Institute is 70 years old – Happy Birthday to the WI

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On Thursday 13th March 2008 Ebrington Womens Institute (WI) celebrated it’s 70th birthday with the a splendid meal, the cutting of a birthday cake and the taking of a group photograph as part of their normal monthly meeting. The speaker was a professional lady toastmaster, one of only four in the country, so it was appropriate for her to keep the birthday events in order. Read the rest of this entry »

The Battle for Gullywith – Susan Hill’s latest children’s book

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Monday 7th April – Local author Susan Hill’s first book for children for some years – The Battle for Gullywith – will be published by Bloomsbury Publishing (of Harry Potter fame). It is a story of magic, myth and midnight adventure. It is officially for children aged 9-12 but pre-publication has been enjoyed by a five year old whose father read it to her, and an 83 year old(who read it himself). Read the rest of this entry »

Easter at the Fosse Gallery Stow – An Exhibition of New Paintings

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Saturday 15th March to Saturday 19th April – Fosse Gallery Fine Art in Stow-on-the-Wold holds an Exhibition of New Paintings by a number of established artists including Anthony Yates RBA, RBSA, William Bowyer RA and Lucy Pratt. Read the rest of this entry »

The Gordon Russell Museum in Broadway – dedicated to one of Britain’s most influential furniture designers

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The Museum, located in the original Grade II listed workshop, celebrates the work of the renowned 20th century furniture designer Sir Gordon Russell MC and that of his Company over a period of sixty years in Broadway, Worcestershire.
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Gloucestershire Road Repair Funds start Flooding In

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It has been announced by the Department for Transport that Gloucestershire County Council is to receive £10.048 million to repair the damage to the County’s roads caused by last summers flooding. This good news has delighted Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown. Read the rest of this entry »

First food waste collections in Cotswolds

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Cooked and uncooked food waste was collected for composting for the first time by Cotswold District Council’s contractor SITA today (Tuesday, 11th March).

Householders who live in and around the villages of Birdlip, Cowley and Coberley were the first in the Cotswold District to have their waste collected under the Council’s new waste service today. Read the rest of this entry »

Marathon 449 comes and goes – Cotswold’s Steve Edwards completes another race

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Steve Edwards from Moreton-in-Marsh ran his 449 marathon last Sunday 9th March in a time of 3 hours 13 minutes and 26 seconds and that is another fine time and another race under his belt towards his world record challenge of running 500 marathons by 2012 in an average time of under 3 hours 20 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold’s Christian Cullinane completes the 350 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational Race

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Moreton-in-Marsh based Christian Cullinane has cycled (and walked) to complete the 350 mile Iditarod Trail Invitational Race in 7 days 13 hours and ten minutes and arrived in McGrath, Alaska at 03.10 on Monday 10th March. Read the rest of this entry »

Sporting boost for young flood victims from Cotswold District Council

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Young flood victims are to get a boost in the shape of £15,000 worth of free sports coaching, thanks to Cotswold District Council.

Youth Sport Development Officer Scott Burry made a successful application for half of the money to Gloucestershire County Council’s Flood Recovery Grant fund for children and young people. The remaining £7,500 was awarded from the District Council’s own pot of Government Flood Recovery Grant funding. Read the rest of this entry »

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