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Santa steams in to Toddington on the GWR

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Saturday 6th December – Wednesday 24th December 2008 at Toddington Railway Station.
Santa paid an unexpected visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway this week to check on bookings for his “Santa Specials 2008” trains starting on Saturday 6th December. To his delight he found that some trains are already sold out and bookings are well up on previous years.
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Mo Jupp – 70th Birthday Celebration Exhibition at the Where I Fell in Love Gallery

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Sunday 23rd November 2008 - Sunday 18th January 2009. Where I Fell in Love Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4AG. Mo Jupp, one of the UK’s leading and most prestigious sculptor/ceramicists has chosen the Where I Fell in Love Gallery for his Seventieth Birthday Retrospective Exhibition. Read the rest of this article »

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Hedgelayers pit their rural skills against each other

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A competition that encourages the traditional skill of hedgelaying takes place in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in November. Hedgelayers from across the UK will take part the North Cotswolds Hedgelaying competition, which takes place on Saturday 15th November at Foss Cross on the A429 between Northleach and Cirencester.  The event is being held courtesy of Calmsden Farms. Read the rest of this article »

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Some Winter Cheer from Simon Chorley Art and Antiques at Prinknash

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Thursday 20th November 2008 – 10.30 am. The next auction at Simon Chorley Art and Antiques should bring some winter cheer to Prinknash with a varied selection of fine paintings, porcelain and works of art. Read the rest of this article »

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The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair at Cheltenham

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Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th November 2008 - The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair in association with LAPADA. The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH.
The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair is Cheltenham’s most prestigious and elegant fine art and antiques fair and is now in its 5th year at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse.

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Cotswold MP expresses utter dismay at ORR’s decision for the Kemble line

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Cotswold MP, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, has expressed utter dismay at the decision by the Office of Rail Regulator (ORR) to exclude the doubling of the Kemble to Swindon railway line scheme for at least another seven years. Read the rest of this article »

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Sprouts Bite Back – Worcester gets a taste for Brussels Sprouts

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Sprouts Bite Back logoThursday 13th November and Friday 14th November 2008. Sprouts Bite Back.
A festival to celebrate British Brussels Sprouts. The Brussels Sprout & Local Produce Fayre,  Cathedral Plaza, 24 College Street, Worcester WR1 2LU.  Read the rest of this article »

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Shadow Minister of Trade meets Stroud Business Members

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Cotswold MP, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, the Shadow Minister of Trade, had a meeting with over 40 local businessmen and businesswomen to discuss the current economic situation and the effect it was having on businesses. A number of issues were discussed, with particular consideration given to the role of the banks. The meeting was organised by Neil Carmichael the Prospective Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Stroud. Read the rest of this article »

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David Cameron sees conservation work in action in the Cotswolds

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The leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron MP has shown a keen interest in work that is being undertaken to help conserve the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Mr.Cameron made a visit on Friday 24th October to an AONB conservation training site in his constituency of Witney.
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Cotswold and West Oxfordshire Councils to share Chief Executive

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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Cotswold MP was delighted to attend the announcement ceremony of a new sharing arrangement. The event was attended by The Right Hon David Cameron, MP for Witney, David Neudegg, New Chief Executive of the West Oxfordshire and Cotswold District Councils, Barry Norton, Leader of the Council of the West Oxfordshire District Council and Lynden Stowe, Leader of the Cotswold District Council. Read the rest of this article »

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