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.
There are 40 miles of stop-start queues on the M5 southbound, between junctions 14 (Thornbury) and 23 (Bridgwater North). Travel time between the two is 120 minutes. There are no accidents; congestion is due to the sheer volume of holiday traffic.
An armed robber's attempt to raid a Cheltenham shop at knifepoint was foiled after he was tackled by a member of staff.
The man punched the staff member and ran off empty handed.
Police are searching the area for the man, who is in his 20s, with blond hair. He was wearing a grey hoodie
It happened at a convenience store in Arle Road at 9.30am (Friday 25 July).
The great summer getaway is underway with Bristol Airport expecting 90,000 people through its gates from today until Monday.
Here are two of them:
The great holiday getaway is already underway.
Bristol Airport says the total passenger number that will be travelling through Bristol Airport this weekend (Friday to Monday inclusive) will be 90,000.
Up to two million Brits are expected to fly abroad this weekend despite temperatures in the UK remaining high.
Spain is the number one destination in Europe according to travel organisation Abta. Bristol Airport estimates 45,000 will take off from there this weekend.
However the current hot weather has boosted the numbers of people taking last-minute trips in the UK. Businesses in Somerset are hoping the weather helps to attract more people to the region, which is still struggling following the winter flood with some companies seeing a 25% reduction in bookings.