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Cotswold Museum hosts animal safari to support National Childminding Week

Children will be taken on a special safari tour this week at the Corinium Museum as part of a national event to support children and their minders.

The children and their carers will be donning safari style pith helmets and binoculars for an ‘animal safari' event around the Cirencester museum on Thursday June 18th, as part of National Childminding Week from June 13th - 20th.

Moreton Show unveils new Farms and Crops Schedule

The organisers of the agricultural Moreton-in-Marsh Show have unveiled important changes to the Farms and Crops Schedule.

A new class has been created for Organic Farms, and there is also a new class for a Working Stock Bull.

Postman Pat, Postman Pat and his black-and-white-cat pay a first class visit to the GWR

Moreton Show's Royal Highland Fling

Wednesday 24th June - Saturday 27th June 2009

As part of its plan to expand its activities, the Moreton-in-Marsh & District Agricultural and Horse Show Society is embarking on an ongoing programme of activities, including social events and trips.

Cutsdean's Dewponds and Tures on the Cotswold Hills

The upland parish of Cutsdean, source of the River Windrush, has retained an air of seclusion as undisturbed as anywhere in the Cotswolds. A peculiar feature of Cutsdean is its Dewponds and Tures designed to solve the most intractable problem of the Cotswold uplands - lack of drinking water for the flocks of sheep.

"Pick up or pay out" warning to Cotswold dog owners

An eye-catching campaign to remind dog owners to clean up after their pets or face on-the-spot fines is under way in Cotswolds.
Cotswold District Council is introducing fixed penalty notices for dog fouling offences for the first time from December 1st.

Fines are on the way for dog fouling

A tough new crackdown on environmental crime is being launched by Cotswold District Council.

From December 1st, litterbugs and dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets will face on-the-spot fines from the authority.

Paddington Bear celebrates his 50th birthday at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Saturday 27th September and Sunday 28th September 2008 - Toddington Railway Station
Paddington Bear, one of the most iconic characters from children’s literature, celebrates his fiftieth birthday this year.  This is something he won’t be keeping under his hat! So, to mark the occasion, he will be returning to his railway roots with a visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway at Toddington in the Cotswolds.

Cotswolds MP calls for action on pedigree dog breeding

The plight of dogs suffering from genetic disorders caused through pedigree dog breeding was demonstrated in a recent BBC One Documentary titled “Pedigree Dogs Exposed”.
The programme was deeply critical of the current set up of the Kennel Club and dog shows, in particular their insistence on breeding traits into pedigree dogs which can have painful and life threatening consequences on the dogs.  The MP has been highly critical of the Kennel Club’s complete disregard for the animals suffering.

Moreton-in-Marsh Show 2008 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Saturday 6th September 10.30am - 18.00pm, Moreton-in-Marsh Showground, Batsford Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0AB.
STOP PRESS MORETON SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Sadly the weather has beaten us and the 

2008 Moreton Show has been cancelled

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