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Poor visibility on Gloucester roads after warehouse fire

Firefighters are warning that there may be poor visibility on Bristol Road in Gloucester as crews deal with a fire at a warehouse in the area.

Officers are currently on scene at Avon Metals after a fire was reported just after 4am on 24 January.

The fire is within the ventilation system, and the incident is ongoing as fire engines tackle the blaze.

Smoke and fog are mixing so police are advising drivers to take care when driving through.

Concerns for 'vulnerable' man missing from Gloucester

Have you seen Curtis Hastings? Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of a "vulnerable" man who's gone missing from Gloucester.

27 year old Curtis Hastings is missing from his home in Sandyleaze. He was last seen early on Sunday morning at 8am (15 January).

Curtis didn’t tell anyone where he was going - he has taken his bus pass.

He is not very familiar with Gloucester but it’s thought that he may be in the Hempsted area of the city.


  • 5’ 10’ tall
  • slim build
  • believed to be wearing a black wool jacket, grey shirt and black trousers

If you have seen Curtis or know of his whereabouts please call 101 quoting incident number 178 of 15 January 2017.


Ben Morgan signs new deal with Gloucester Rugby

England international, Ben Morgan has agreed a new deal with Gloucester Rugby.

Gloucester's Ben Morgan during the Aviva Premiership match at Franklin's Gardens, Northampton. Credit: PA

Morgan is now in his fifth season with Gloucester and has been a key performer in the back row of the club that he grew up supporting.

He arrived at Kingsholm from Scarlets in 2012, and has gone on to make 76 appearances in the Cherry and White hoops to date as well as being capped 31 times by England.


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