Latest Gloucestershire Stories

2012-02-02 09:17:52

Extensive DNA tests by experts at the University of Warwick on two deer carcasses found in Gloucestershire have not found any indication of a big cat presence.

2008-10-10 00:00:23

Johnny Coppin who is appearing at The Mission Theatre tomorrow evening, from 8pm, is well known as a folk singer, songwriter, guitarist and keyboard player. He made a name for himself as a member of Decameron, one of the most successful folk rock bands of the 1970s.

2008-10-05 00:00:24

Gloucestershire's health watchdog has called on the Government to make hospitals in the UK keep accurate records of knife related assaults.

2008-10-05 00:00:19

With reference to the article, No More Homes (October 2). I would like to congratulate Tewkesbury borough Councillor Phil Taylor on his clear message at last Tuesday's meeting of Tewkesbury Borough Council.

2008-10-05 00:00:16

Special visitors dropped into Montpellier Gardens in Cheltenham yesterday. They touched down as part of the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the 170th anniversary of the first parachute jump by an Englishman. Full story, p3 (c) 2008 Gloucestershire Echo, The. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-10-05 00:00:09

A Fruity exhibition has launched at the Gloucester Folk Museum. "Apple of my Eye" features paintings, drawings, ceramics, photographs and other mediums, all on the theme of apples and their connection to Gloucestershire.

2008-09-30 00:00:22

Matt Taylor will be seen by millions of TV viewers in a new reality adventure series. The 23-year-old (pictured), from Tewkesbury, survived being exposed to CS gas, stung by jungle ants and handling a giant South American snake.

2008-09-27 00:00:36

In 2005, there was a massive campaign about the closure of the children's ward in Cheltenham General Hospital.

2008-09-11 00:00:27

Jenny Bailey is still looking for photographs of Cashes Green Hospital from its early years, with patients and staff and the history of the hospital. The latest news is from a nurse at Stroud Hospital in the 1950s, Wendy Patrick, who remembers a pharmacist borrowing them for an exhibition.

2008-09-10 18:00:13

The husband of a retired teacher who disappeared from her farm home over 10 months ago has been released without charge for a third time, police said yesterday.

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Gloucestershire Old Spots
2014-08-13 14:19:02

The Gloucestershire old spots or GOS, known by many other names including the Gloucester, old spot, or Gloucester old spot, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in England. This breed is similar to the Cumberland pig both genetically and physically and is related to the Lincolnshire Curley coat. Because pigs were once considered to be animals that should belong to peasants, there were no pedigree records until 1885. This breed was the first spotted pig breed to hold a pedigree and...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.