A protest over Donald Trump's state visit to the UK is being held in Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham this evening.Read the full story ›
A Cheltenham mother who walked around the British coastline in memory of her daughter has been recognised by the Prime Minister.
Natalia Spencer trekked more than 6,000 miles - and raised more than £100,000 for Bristol Children's Hospital - after her five-year-old Elizabeth died of septic shock.
She has now been awarded the Point of Light award, recognising outstanding volunteers, and those who are making a change in their community and inspiring others.
It was a massive surprise for me to find out that l have been awarded with the Points of Light award.
I feel very humbled and honoured that the Elizabeth's Footprint fundraising effort is recognised by the Prime Minister and by such a prestigious organisation as Points of Light.
She also received as a personal letter from Theresa May.
Your inspirational challenge of walking the entire coastline of Britain has raised vital funds for the Bristol Children’s Hospital and is a wonderful tribute to the life of your daughter, Elizabeth.
Two men have been prosecuted after pleading guilty to fly tipping general household waste.
Mr Duplessis and Mr Gobey, both from Cheltenham, received fines of £150 and were also ordered to pay costs of £220 and a victim surcharge of £30.
The prosecution followed a complaint made to the community protection team last June indicating that a large amount of fly tipped waste had been deposited at the end of Nailsworth Terrace and a link footpath leading through to Poole Way, Cheltenham.
Mr Gobey said during the interview that he was helping his neighbour move house at the time that they left the waste.
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Temperatures in the next few days will be up to 5C colder than expected at this time of year, with snow and sleet on the way.Read the full story ›
The Court of Protection is trying to trace the relatives of a woman who recently died in Wolverhampton.
Ms Winifred Tilley, who lived in a care home in the Oxley area was 95. It is believed she had connections to the Stroud area of Gloucestershire.
The Court would like to trace her relatives so that her funeral can now be arranged.
Anyone who is related to Winifred Tilley or has any information which may help trace her relatives is asked to contact representatives on 01902 555333.
Mosques around the region are opening their doors to the public this weekend in a bid to breakdown stereotypes about the Muslim faith.Read the full story ›
Gloucestershire Police have arrested a 48 year old man from Cheltenham on suspicion of injuring a swan.
George, a male swan, was shot with a crossbow in Pittville Park, Cheltenham last week and was seriously injured. He remains at Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre where his condition is improving.
The man has been bailed pending further enquiries.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of icy conditions across the East and West Midlands.
This means ice is expected to form overnight and on Sunday morning, which may lead to difficult driving conditions on untreated roads and slippery conditions on pavements.