Catch up on news from Cirencester and learn about local events and celebrations in the Capital of the Cotswolds.

Snowmen Spring Up In Town’s Abbey Grounds

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A gathering took place in Cirencester's Abbey Grounds at the weekend but the police were not needed to deal with it.…

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Town FC Put On A Good Cup Show…

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Cheltenham Town FC fell out of the FA Cup running at the weekend. But the local lads had no reason to be down about…

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Birth Centre Closes At Local Hospital

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The Aveta birth centre at Cheltenham General Hospital has been temporarily closed. Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS…

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One Cotswold Home Or A Whole Village?

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Calling all Cotswold residents lucky enough to live in £1 million plus properties. If you're fortunate enough to be in…

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Council Bid To Get Help For Flood Victims

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A bid has been made to get more help for Cotswold families affected by recent flooding. The leader of Cotswold District…

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Pandemic Pressures Hit Local Hospital

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Swindon's Great Western Hospital declared a "critical incident" a few days ago after facing increased pressures. This…

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Cheltenham Faces Historic FA Cup Clash…

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Corinium Radio's news team is looking forward to a memorable up-coming football clash. We're talking, of course, about…

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Let’s Keep Christmas Cheer Going For Longer…

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English Heritage has been urging people to leave their Christmas decorations up longer than usual. In a bid to bring…

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Cash Refunds Offered To University Students

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Cirencester university students could benefit from a cash-back deal. The town's Royal Agricultural University has been…

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New Council Chief Takes Up His Role

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The New Year saw a major change at the top of Cotswold District Council. Robert Weaver was welcomed into his new role…

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Cotswold Water Park Wins Special Status

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Cotswold Water Park has been given greater protection by Natural England. All of the Water Park has been given Site of…

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Corinium Radio Hit By Electrical Problems

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Corinium Radio has been hit by an electrical problem and as a result our normal variety of shows cannot be broadcast…

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Take An In-depth Look At The “Lockdown”

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Volunteers at Corinium Radio are anxious to help during the latest lockdown. As the newest restrictions begin to bite…

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Historic Tree Is Spared The Axeman…

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An ancient local tree has been saved from the chop! Gloucestershire County Council recently confirmed that the Cedar of…

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Miserable End To Old Year – But Hint Of Hope For The Future!

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The end of the Old Year brought misery for a group of Cotswold residents. A number of South Cotswold locations were…

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Council Gives Motorists A Parking Christmas Present…

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Cirencester drivers were given an unexpected present this Christmas. Cotswold District Council decided to open the new…

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Join Our Big “Thank You” To Local Businesses!

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Corinium Radio is saying a big "Thank You" to our local and independent businesses. Listeners can join our reporters…

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A Chance To Release Your Inner Hippy

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Corinium Radio hears that the latest technology is being used at one of the country's most historic sites. The Winter…

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Marriage Creates Festive Name To Remember…

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This festive-flavoured tale was enough to warm the hearts of volunteers here at Corinium Radio. Young sweethearts Mr…

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Christmas Services in Cirencester…

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Christmas is coming to Cirencester and there's news of services at the town's Anglican churches. Corinium Radio is…

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Time To Dream Of A Carbon Neutral Christmas!

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Gloucestershire County Council has cut its net corporate CO2 emissions by 97 percent since 2006/7. That's according to…

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Help To Make Shopping Safe For Christmas

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A festive helping hand is being offered to shoppers in Cirencester in the countdown to Christmas. A new team of town…

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Warning To Drivers About New Cameras…

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Local drivers have been warned that extra enforcement for bus lanes in Gloucestershire is being introduced.…

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Team Effort To Help Vulnerable Gains Praise.

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Cotswold District Council has successfully made contact with thousands of Clinically Extremely Vulnerable local…

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We Heard This One Through The Grapevine!

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Corinium Radio heard this tale about a nearby stately home through the grapevine. We were told that a team of pickers…

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Extra Help for Locked-down Cotswold Businesses

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A new scheme to support local businesses affected by the national lockdown (5 Nov-2 Dec) is set to go live from 9am on…

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New Way To Cast Out Those Coffee Pods!

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Cheltenham residents will be able to recycle their coffee pods in their kerbside recycling collections next year. The…

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‘Knitivity’ Welcomes Festive Season

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A 100-year-old resident of a sheltered housing scheme in Combe Down in Bath is bringing a little festive joy to…

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An Historic Project At Town’s Parish Church

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Corinium Radio's Exploring History show this month highlights an ambitious project being carried out at Cirencester's…

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Cultural Quarter Plans Get Go-Ahead!

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Culture is on the cards for Swindon in a big way. The borough council's Cabinet  met recently  to discuss  proposals…

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Join In Town’s Christmas Wish

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Cirencester's "Christmas Wish" can now be seen on screen. A promotional video of the town entitled A Christmas Wish is…

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Posties Deliver Help From Stroud Council

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Stroud District Council is writing again to every household in the the district to help everyone stay safe during the…

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It’s A First-class Christmas For This Local Church.

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An historic Cotswolds church is spreading the Christmas cheer this year. St Andrew's Church, Coln Rogers, near…

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Cirencester Author Lends A Helping Hand In Japan

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Corinium Radio introduces a remarkable local author who has been helping to re-build Japanese Communities. Presenter…

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Kemble Provides A Home Fit For A Queen

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An iconic British Airways 747 'Queen of the Skies' is to be preserved at Cotswold Airport. The Kemble airport will be…

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Armistice Day Memories Linger On…

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Armistice Day stirred memories for volunteers at Corinium Radio. It was all thanks to a piece of music composed by…

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Sofa Sing-a-longs Prove A Big Hit!

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Older isolated people across England and Wales are singing on their sofas every week with the Golden-Oldies Charity.…

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Council Phones Home To Help Vulnerable

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Cotswold District Council is this week starting the process of contacting people deemed to be ‘clinically extremely…

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Scary Times for Corinium Radio

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Corinium Radio has been living through scary times. Listen to our Community Today show and hear all about Stratton's…

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Meet A Founding Father of Celtic Rock

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Nick Brook has something really special for Corinium Radio listeners on Monday November 9th. Nick's Retro 33 1/3rd Show…

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Don’t Forget To Remember The Fallen

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Despite lockdown,  Corinium Radio is urging listeners not to forget to remember the fallen on this year's Remembrance…

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Christmas support for Cirencester Businesses…

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Cirencester Town Council is supporting local businesses this year by producing a Shopping Guide and a promotional…

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Decorate Your Pets For Christmas!

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Pets across the Cotswolds are getting in the Christmas mood thanks to Corinium Radio. We're running a competition aimed…

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Corinium Radio Remembers…

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Corinium Radio will be recalling a special time in the recent history of Cirencester on Remembrance Sunday. We're…

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Cirencester Goes On Safari!

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Cirencester folk aren’t talking about the elephant in the room. No, they’re too busy discussing the elephants in the…

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Helping Manage Bingham Legacy

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Cirencester's  Bingham Library Trust Ltd has been seeking to make new appointments. This is a newly formed charity and…

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Another New Show From Corinium Radio

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Corinium Radio is launching another new monthly Show starting on the 5th November at 4-30pm. Qing Lin talks to our…

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No Flies On The Cotswolds!

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A new fly-tipping reporting service is on offer in the Cotswolds. Residents will be able to report fly-tips more…

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Make-over For Cirencester Road

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As part of the county council’s £150million investment in Gloucestershire’s roads, the A417 London Road in Cirencester…

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Local Teenager Wins National Award

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Emily Allen, 19, has won an ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ at this year’s national Fostering Excellence Awards, hosted…

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Six Steps to Help Slow Virus Spread

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A six-step plan has been introduced across the county as local action continues to slow the spread of Covid-19. The…

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Link To A Local Theatre Production.

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Corinium Radio is pleased to be able to link listeners to a cracking piece of community theatre. The show comes from…

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A Christmas Cancellation…

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Cirencester Town Council has announced that the extended Advent Market has been cancelled. The council says it has…

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Centre Is Good To Go!

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Cirencester's  Local Information Centre (LIC) has achieved the Visit England 'We're Good to Go' standard. This confirms…

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Welcome to our New and Newsy website!

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Corinium Radio has launched a new website which includes the exciting addition of local news. We've designed the new…

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Tune in to two new shows

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Corinium Radio is all set to launch two brand new shows during October. One of the shows is called Limelight and the…

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A Right Grand Lift-off!

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Wallace and Gromit's moon rocket launched over Bristol for a grand morning out. The famous duos' very first invention,…

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Top Council Job Confirmed

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Robert Weaver has been confirmed as the new Chief Executive for Cotswold District Council.  His appointment was…

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Landmark Building For College

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Cirencester College has received the go ahead for a brand new £4.48 million Digital Skills Centre. Jim Grant, Principal…

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Kids go full steam ahead!

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Youngsters in Tetbury are on the right track for fun thanks to a new railway-themed play facility in the town. Tetbury…

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Church pair hit their stride

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A Cirencester vicar and verger duo are getting ‘on their bikes’ to raise some much-needed cash. On Saturday 12…

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Splashing out at local pool

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Cirencester’s open-air pool is celebrating its 150th birthday after a coronavirus set-back. Because of the virus…

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Cotswolds Cafe Culture

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Cotswold District Council has launched a streamlined application process which will help expand local café culture.…

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Area aims for ‘global stage’

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Exciting times are ahead for a local £400m super development plan. Cheltenham’s  Golden Valley development has taken a…

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The National Theatre At Home

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Corinium Radio, your local community radio station would like to tell you about a great opportunity to experience a…

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VE75 Day in Cirencester

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In Cirencester, just like any other market town, city or village, people have been asked to commemorate VE Day by…

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Introducing: Cotswold Connect

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Listen to Cotswold Connect in association with Corinium Radio. Join Gary Dean on Fridays at 6pm and on Listen Again as…

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