A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a member of staff at a hospital was stabbed at work.
A Stroud couple who subjected their five children to 'appalling neglect' have been jailed today.
Gloucestershire's annual 'unofficial' Cheese Rolling event took place today. Thousands turned out to spectate.
Details of work to prevent future flooding in part of Gloucestershire are to be revealed later today. The Environment Agency has agreed to remove silt from rivers in Tewkesbury area to cut the risk of flooding and protect homes and businesses.
Will Tavaré has signed a three-year contract with Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. The 24 year-old from Bristol follows in the footsteps of his uncle, former Kent, Somerset and England batsman Chris Tavaré. Will has already hit three centuries and three half-centuries in the Championship, with a top score of 139 against Hampshire at Bristol.
– John Bracewell, Gloucestershire Director of Cricket
“It is great news to have signed Will on a three-year contract.
As a local cricketer he has come through a traditional route from school, club and university. He has demonstrated a real maturity in his first year and some great skill at the top of the order.”
The A429 is closed in both directions at Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire because of a fire between Old Gloucester Road and Bourton Road.
This video shot by our Gloucestershire correspondent Ken Goodwin shows the spectacular lightning over Cheltenham last night:
The roof of a house in Hardwicke in Gloucestershire was destroyed last night when it was struck by lightning.
Firefighters were called out to help with a makeshift repair.
It's the second night the region has seen huge thunder storms.
Gloucestershire Police are reminding people to be vigilant at cashpoints.
Devices to prevent cash being withdrawn were found at cashpoints in Cheltenham and Gloucester earlier this week.
A device attached to record customers’ PINs was found at a cash-point in Stroud.
Police have issued the following advice:
Always cover your PIN when entering it at a cash-point or in a shop;
Check cash-points carefully for anything suspicious and call police straight away if concerned;
If your card or cash is retained, phone your bank immediately, preferably before you leave the scene.