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Cotswolds MP calls for action on pedigree dog breeding

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The plight of dogs suffering from genetic disorders caused through pedigree dog breeding was demonstrated in a recent BBC One Documentary titled “Pedigree Dogs Exposed”.
The programme was deeply critical of the current set up of the Kennel Club and dog shows, in particular their insistence on breeding traits into pedigree dogs which can have painful and life threatening consequences on the dogs.  The MP has been highly critical of the Kennel Club’s complete disregard for the animals suffering. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Moreton-in-Marsh Show 2008 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Events, Features, Food and Produce by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 6th September 10.30am – 18.00pm, Moreton-in-Marsh Showground, Batsford Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0AB.
STOP PRESS MORETON SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Sadly the weather has beaten us and the 

2008 Moreton Show has been cancelled 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 »

The Hidcote Maize Maze is back and this year it’s a Giant Dragon

Events, Features, Food and Produce, Places by Tony No Comments »

Thursday 24th July to Sunday 7th September - Hidcote Manor Farm, Hidcote Bartrim, Glos.
Hidcote Manor Farm is proud to present the opening of this year’s Maize Maze. This years theme is “scary” and the maze is in the shape of a giant dragon over 200 metres tall.
The most fun you will have getting lost in the countryside. Read the rest of this entry »

Ebrington and District Gardening Club – Annual Flower and Vegetable Show

Events, Features, Food and Produce, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 9th August 2.30pm The Washbrook Barn, Ebrington, Gloucestershire.

Everything you’d expect from a village show – and more! This is the 28th Annual Flower and Vegetable Show and is held at The Washbrook Barn in Ebrington, by kind permission of The Drinkwater Family. A traditional show with something for everyone. There are 112 Classes covering Vegetables, Flowers, Fruit, Floral Art, Children’s Classes – under Five Years, Five to Eight Years and Nine to Twelve Years,- Cookery, Wine, Photography and Craft Work. Read the rest of this entry »

Maggie’s Express – and All That Jazz at the GWR

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 26th July 6.30 pm, Toddington Railway Station, Gloucestershire
Toddington based heritage railway, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, is laying on a special steam train with a jazz band send off in aid of the cancer charity, Maggie’s Cotswolds. The excursion leaves Toddington at 6.30pm on Saturday 26th July and travels to Cheltenham Race Course, via Winchcombe, before making a leisurely return journey. Read the rest of this entry »

Combined Diesel Gala and Bus Rally at the GWR

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Friday 4th July - Sunday 6th July at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, with a Spitfire fighter flying in low on Saturday evening.  Read the rest of this entry »

Court Barn Museum Chipping Campden- At the Sign of the Rainbow

Events, Features by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 19th July to Sunday 21st September 2008 – Exhibition
“At the Sign of the Rainbow: the work of Margaret Calkin James”
at Court Barn Museum,Church Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. Read the rest of this entry »

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