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  • Commons cattle warning to motorists in Rodborough and Minchinhampton

    By Noseybonk at 09:31 on 14/05/13
    Beware cattle on roads through the commons at Minchinhampton and Rodborough.
    Police in Stroud are warning road users to be extra vigilant and drive with care when travelling in and around the commons at Minchinhampton and Rodborough. Yesterday marked the annual release of cattle on to the common land - a traditional event which forms part of the ecological calendar to help manage the natural beauty of the area.  A spokesperson for Stroud Police said: "Every year a number of cows are involved in...
  • Train services cancelled in Gloucestershire after major signal failure

    By Noseybonk at 10:08 on 28/02/13
    Rail services in Gloucestershire have been cancelled this morning due to a signal failure in the Swindon area.
    by Mike Wilkinson Major delays are affecting Gloucestershire train commuters this morning. A signal failure in the Swindon area has left trains cancelled from Cheltenham to Swindon, and there on to London. Replacement buses are in operation across the network. This problem is affecting all routes through Swindon. Services between South Wales and London Paddington in both directions will be either diverted via an alternative route, such...
  • Christmas message to revellers: 'Stay safe when using taxis this festive season'

    By Noseybonk at 08:21 on 21/12/12
    Top tips to keep yourself safe on your taxi ride home this Christmas.
    With more people calling on the services of hackney carriages and private hire taxis to ferry them to and from festive events over the next few weeks, Nailsworth People has the following advice for revellers to help keep them safe on their journeys home this Christmas holiday: ALWAYS use a licensed cab Hackney cabs: If hailing a taxi, ensure it is a licensed hackney carriage. Private hire: The difference between a hackney carriage and...
  • Chaos on the forecourts as panic fuel buying empties Nailsworth petrol station

    By watts1980 at 10:33 on 30/03/12
    Shell at Nailsworth - CLOSED and empty at 9.35am on Friday
    The Shell service station on the Stroud Road, Nailsworth ran out of fuel today as panic buying hit forecourts under the threat of a tanker drivers union strike.      Cars roared past the usually busy station as drivers filled up their tanks elsewhere. Other stations in the area, including the Shell station off the M5 junction at Stonehouse and the BP garage on the London Road in Stroud, had also run dry this...
  • The W, Nailsworth - roadworks start

    By watts1980 at 22:56 on 13/03/12
    The W, Nailsworth - roadworks start 1
    Work has started on resurfacing the W from Nailsworth town centre up to Minchinhampton Common. Gloucestershire Highways are currently doing the work, which is expected to take until Friday. There has also been some landscaping work done by the side of the road, with volunteers clearing away scrub to enable clearer views of the town and the valley.

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