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Two hospitalised following crash in Prestbury

The bus crashed into the side of house in Prestbury, Cheltenham. Credit: Cheltenham Police

Two people have been taken to hospital after a crash in the Prestbury area of Cheltenham on Friday 20 April.

A bus crashed into the side of a house.

It's reported that the driver has been taken to Southmead Hospital and is in a serious but stable condition.

Another person has been taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

The owner of the house was not at home during the incident.

Police are investigation the cause of the crash.


Police hoping to identify men after large fight reported in Cheltenham

Police called to large fight in Cheltenham town centre Credit: PA

Gloucestershire Police say they believe reports of a large number of men fighting in Cheltenham town centre is related to the football match between Forest Green Rovers and Cheltenham Town football clubs.

They were called by shopkeepers to the Promenade and Montpellier area where around 30-40 men were reported to be fighting. Some were described as wearing long-sleeved black shirts with a white logo on the arm, balaclavas and baseball caps. There were also reports of green smoke canisters being thrown.

Police say that violent disorder "will not be tolerated" and "we will ensure that we identify those responsible and make arrests. We do not want this type of public affray to escalate or to see anyone injured."

Two men taken to hospital after Cheltenham assault

The assault happened on Gloucester Road near TGI Fridays. Credit: Google

Two men have been taken to hospital after an attack in Cheltenham on Thursday evening.

Police were called at 6.45pm to reports of a man assaulting three people near TGI Fridays on Gloucester Road.

One man suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder while a second had face and head injuries. A third man also had injuries to his face but did not need to go to hospital.

Officers arrested a 27 year old man from Gloucester on suspicion of assault and are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and may have dash cam footage of the attack to come forward.


Former Cheltenham schoolboy takes abuse letter to PM

Roy Messenger delivers his message to number 10. Credit: ITV West Country

A man who says that he, and more than 100 other children, were abused at boarding schools in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire has taken his case to Downing Street.

Roy Messenger - who attended Dowdeswell Court near Cheltenham - wants an investigation into how much local councils and police knew about the allegations at the time, and what they did to stop abuse.

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