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Secretary of State appointments to Cotswolds Conservation Board

Three new Board members are being sought for appointment to the Cotswolds Conservation Board as part of a national recruitment campaign across six protected landscapes by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Plc's chairman resigns

After six years as financial director and five as chairman of Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Plc (GWSR), Malcolm Temple has resigned.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust magazine wins Heritage Railway Association's ‘Best Publication' award

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust's (GWRT) magazine, The Cornishman, has won the highly prestigious Heritage Railway Association (HRA) ‘Best Publication' award for 2012.

The award will be presented by Lord Richard Faulkner, President of the HRA and a patron of the GWR to editor Steve Standbridge at the GWR on Sunday 27th October.

Weird weather creates recipe for autumn colour success

Experts at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt are predicting a riot of leaf colour alongside the spectacular show of forest fruits this autumn.

A weekend of Stargazing in Chipping Norton

On Saturday 12th October , Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group (CNAAG) will be in Chipping Norton town centre to observe the Moon through a range of telescopes as part of The International Moon Observing Night. From 5.30pm onwards , weather permitting , they will be outside Jaffe & Neales bookshop. 

Enjoy all sorts of autumnal events at Westonbirt!

This autumn is predicted to be spectacular at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt and, as well as an array of autumn colour, there is a dazzling programme of events to enjoy throughout the season.

The top 10 things to do at Westonbirt Arboretum this autumn!

The Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt has embarked on a new digital initiative to get people outdoors and enjoying trees this autumn. The #westonbirt10 is a list of the top ten things to do at Westonbirt, compiled by staff to reflect some of the unique experiences visitors most enjoy while at the National Arboretum during autumn.

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway heads north to Broadway!

* Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway launches Share Offer  

* ‘Bridges to Broadway' aims to raise £500,000 share sales 

* Broadway Station on target to see first trains since 1960

Cotswolds annual Open Dry Stone Walling Competition to take place at National Trust's Sherborne Park Estate

The beautiful Sherborne Park Estate, owned by the National Trust, will be the setting for this year's Cotswolds Open Dry Stone Walling Competition which is taking place on Sunday, 6th October.

Christmas Collections for Marie Curie Cancer Care

The Marie Curie team are preparing for what is one of the busiest times of the fundraising calendar. They're dusting off the collection tins, and airing off the Marie Curie santa hats, ready for this winter.

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