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Inquest opens into death of Simon McDonnell after fatal HGV collision on A40 in Cheltenham

The inquest into the death of Simon McDonnell, who died on the A40 in Cheltenham last week, has been opened and adjourned.
Mr McDonnell, 27, died following a collision with a HGV in Benhall in the early hours of last Thursday.
The inquest in Gloucester…

LIVE: Delays and crashes plague M5 in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Bristol (and Ed Sheeran isn't helping)

There have been a series of crashes and incidents on the M5 in Gloucestershire today.
As well as a series of bumps, the usual Friday traffic is causing congestion and frustration for thousands of motorists heading south and north out of the county.

Circus Vegas arrives in Gloucestershire with death-defying stunts that will have you on the edge of your seat

Expect glitz, glamour and daredevil stunts as Circus Vegas comes to Cheltenham this weekend.
The show is in Cheltenham until Sunday night and brings together performers from all over the world to celebrate 250 years of circus.
The ‘one-of-a kind’ perfo…

Council admits that sorted recyclables were processed as black bin waste

Recyclable waste that had been carefully sorted by Bradley Stoke residents for South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) regular weekly kerbside recycling collection has ended up in the residual waste (black bin) processing chain, the Journal can reveal…

Steam railway's frustration at 14 bridge strikes since 2014

Credit: GWSR
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway opened its extension back to Broadway on Good Friday 2018 and since then has been a hit with passengers.
This success is being hampered by thoughtless truck drivers who are taking their oversi…

Traveller families were respectful, polite and lovely says Gloucestershire pub boss

A manager at a Gloucestershire country pub has praised a group of travellers who pitched up nearby for the bank holiday weekend.
Ashley Underwood says the travellers camping near the Rose Tree Farm pub were a delight to have as customers.
They were one…