June 12, 2017Like

Memorial Bench

This beautiful memorial seat was erected by Churchdown Parish Council this year, in honour of all veterans of the great war – and subsequent conflicts. Pictured on the left is Mr Ken Plowman who served 18 years from
April 24, 20172

Six-figure loan agreed for Gloucestershire Airport

Council landlords of Gloucestershire Airport have agreed to lend it a hefty six figure sum at behind-closed-doors meetings this week. The airport already owes them £1.5million which it spent on upgrading runway safety. Council landlords of Gloucestershire Airport
April 13, 20172

Work begins on new Churchdown surgery

Work on a new GP surgery which will serve up to 20,000 patients has started in Churchdown. The NHS expect the new development being built in Parton Road will significantly improve access to GP services in the area.
March 15, 20171

Calls to build ‘village’ on Gloucestershire Airport

Calls to replace Gloucestershire Airport with a ‘garden village’ closing the gap between Gloucester and Cheltenham have been shot down by councils which own the site. One councillor is leading calls to move the airport and use the
January 23, 20171

Valentine’s honey fool

Win yourself brownie points with this incredibly sweet Valentine’s Day dessert. Ingredients 2 tablespoons orange blossom honey 3 tablespoons dry, fragrant white wine 2 teaspoons cognac ¼ of a lemon 150 ml double cream 2 teaspoons flaked almonds
January 23, 20171

Hollie Guard is a winner!

Chloe Gazzard has been tireless in her campaign to raise awareness of Hollie Guard, a free smartphone app that has now gained more than 8,862 since its launch in 2015. Hollie Guard is the next big thing in
January 23, 20171

Doctor completes mile swim fully clothed

Dr Sharon Kane has swam a mile fully clothed to understand the plight of asylum seekers forced to swim stretches of the Mediterranean sea to escape war torn Syria. The 48-year-old GP from Churchdown took to the water
December 14, 2016Like

Shock and sadness at sudden death of Churchdown School Academy stalwart

An outpouring of emotion has greeted the sudden death of Churchdown School Academy stalwart Sheena Burrows. Shock and sadness have been the main feelings of the many who remember the lead cover supervisor so fondly. In a letter
December 8, 2016Like

#StolenMemories | Beat the burglars this festive season

There has been reports of numerous sheds which have been broken into in orchard way today (08/12/16). Your home contains all of your special memories. If your home is ever burgled those memories could be stolen. This year,
December 1, 2016Like

Churchdown surgery plans approved

Churchdown is finally set to get its own ‘much-needed’ surgery after plans were approved. The development was passed by Tewkesbury Borough Council with the surgery expected to be up and running within a matter of months. It will