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Gromit unleashed at Westonbirt Arboretum

The Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt is welcoming a new canine visitor this summer, as part of a ground-breaking public art trail raising funds for Bristol Children's Hospital.

For 10 weeks from 1 July, Westonbirt will take part in a Bristol-wide art trail when it becomes the residence of one of 80 Gromit Unleashed sculptures.

News roundup from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Cotswold Steam Celebration may now have passed, which broke records for a Steam Gala on the railway (the Sunday saw 1,800 passengers - an all time record for one day on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway) but there is still plenty to enjoy over the summer.

Thomas the Tank Engine

Stow Church crammed to capacity for MP's public meeting

In response to widespread public concern in Stow, The Member of Parliament for The Cotswolds, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, County Councillor Nigel Moor and District Councillors David Penman and Meryl Phillips, in conjunction with Stow Town Council, organised a public meeting to discuss planning issues in Stow.

Snowshill Manor & Garden A Night at the Manor - Friday 17th May 2013

Snowshill Manor is opening its doors for a rare and exclusive tour where guests will be able to experience the Manor out of hours when it is normally closed to the public.

Commemorative Plaque Scheme installed in Chipping Sodbury...

Commemorative Plaques celebrating Chipping Sodbury's unique heritage have been installed on six properties in the town (1)

The scheme will be launched by Mark Horton, Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bristol and presenter on TV's ‘Coast and Time Team'. Mark is also a Trustee of the Jenner Museum. (2)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown attends major European Conference at the Royal Agricultural College

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Member of Parliament for The Cotswolds, commenting on the major European Conference that was held at the Royal Agricultural College last Friday, said "the presence of the Secretary of State for Environment and Agriculture made this a really special conference.

Nature in Art celebrates 25 years

Nature in Art, Gloucestershire, the world's only museum dedicated to art inspired by nature celebrates 25 years

New manager for 'Escape to the Cotswolds' centre

The Cotswolds Conservation Board has appointed Denise Dane as Manager of the Escape to the Cotswolds centre at Northleach, as it opens its doors for the start of a brand new season.

Motorists urged to drive more carefully to protect Cotswold roadside verges

Motorists are being urged to take extra care when driving around the Cotswolds this Easter to prevent further damage to roadside verges.

Damaged roadside caused by vehicles.

Staff and Students Put Out the Light for Earth Hour

Staff and students at the University of Gloucestershire will be taking part in the largest voluntary action ever witnessed by taking part in the international Earth Hour event, hosted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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