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University of Gloucestershire student Attends Global Entrepreneurship Summit

University of Gloucestershire student Lisa Barnett is heading for Malaysia as one of just 250 18 to 25 year olds from around the world joining 300 Malaysian young people for the Global Startup Youth Event.

Construction activity on the increase in Gloucestershire

With the UK construction industry reporting its highest level of activity since June 2010, Gloucestershire is preparing to reap the benefits, says Robert Smith, Associate Partner at Bruton Knowles.

The construction industry is vital to the county's future growth says Mr Smith and the upturn this summer will have a knock-on effect that will be felt throughout Gloucestershire.

Keith Hyett at Laverton Village Hall in the Cotswolds

The brilliant Alternative Classical Guitarist, Keith Hyett, will be performing a set of pieces, which paint landscapes in our minds, tone poems as they are, full of light and shade. Saturday 26th October at Laverton Village Hall 7.30pm Tickets £7.00, from Freda Farrell tel 01386 584668, or email keith.hyett@btinternet.com.

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

Court Barn Museum Chipping Campden;The work of Arthur and Georgie Gaskin

Thurs 10th October - Sun 24 November 2013.
This autumn Court Barn Museum will be showing a rare collection of the work of Arthur and Georgie Gaskin, designer-makers who worked as part of the Arts & Crafts movement, producing silver and enamel work, book illustrations and jewellery both independently and in partnership.

Lucky 8s Electronic Cigarettes help smokers give up this Stoptober

Stoptober, the nationwide 28-day stop smoking challenge, kicks off on the 1st of October. The yearly campaign aims to encourage the nation's 8 million smokers to give up smoking for the month of October.

Research suggests that people who stop smoking for 28 days are 5 times more likely to stay smokefree.

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.

Picture postcard location for arts and crafts' favourite

Once one of Arts and Crafts guru William Morris' favourite watering holes The Plough Inn in Kelmscott near Lechlade is on the market with Colliers International. 
The 17th century pub on the edge of the Cotswolds offers eight letting bedrooms as well as a cottage for owners or managers.

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