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Man joined plot to smuggle £1.4m of cannabis after his Northern Quarter dessert business flopped

A ‘desperate’ businessman, who got involved in a plot to try and smuggle £1.4m of cannabis into the UK, turned to a life of crime after his Northern Quarter dessert business failed, a court heard.
Mohammed Abdulrehman, 25, from Didsbury, is now startin…

Ukip’s Pro-Brexit truck visiting Gloucester today and belting out Queen’s I Want to Break Free – Gloucestershire Live

A truck emblazoned with pro-Brexit messages is touring Gloucester today as the political crisis surrounding Britain’s departure from the EU continues.
The Ukip poster truck will play Queen’s I Want to Break Free as it travels around the city following …

Injured man arrested as A40 partially blocked due to two-vehicle accident

A man was arrested after an accident caused traffic problems on the A40 near Gloucester.
A lorry and a pick-up truck were involved in a collision at Huntley, near the B4216 Newent Lane.
The A40 was partially blocked because of the crash.

The locati…

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…

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…