“Do you work a job or does your job work you? Has your so called career made you dead inside? Well, the Intergalactic Postal Service wants you. Ex-convict, ex-real estate agent, total paranoid schizophrenic— it doesn’t matter. Sure, this job is dangerous. But you’ll be your own boss, rake in the cash, and feel truly […]
WWT Slimbridge A summer-plumaged Spotted Redshank on South Lake from 11am until 4:15pm at least. (Dot Jones/Neil Smart). Pic by Jonathan Bull. Leighterton Two QUAIL calling, three Corn Buntings, three Yellowhammers and a Roe Deer along Monarch’s Way from the cemetery this afternoon. (Shane Long). A QUAIL calling and a Corn Bunting singing […]
A serial offender has been jailed for 12 weeks for driving under the influence of ketamine.
Michael Harney, 65, of Bisley Old Road, Stroud, was found with 384 pg/L of the drug in his blood when stopped in Nouncells Cross Road Car Park on December 21 last year.
The legal limit is 20 pg/L, with lower amounts deemed ‘accidental exposure’.
Harney was also charged with driving without a licence and without insurance.
He pleaded guilty to all charges at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on June 13.
When I had hair! I used to target shoot at Bisley on the long ranges, 900 and 1000 yards. No telescopic sights then. Vernier iron sights as a ‘bolt on goodie’ on the venerable .303 Enfield #4 were in common use. Only my ‘borrowed’ weapon was the forces 7.62mm variant aka L42A1 issue which I […]
Important to note the contrast. While I agree, of course, that photos with local consular officials are normal, the silence appears to reflect an emerging pattern of Chinese involvement in Canadian institutions, as some of the incidents in universities indicate: Three decades ago, days after the Chinese government’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen […]
Not since the 2018 Crush the Cargill 24 hour Challenge has the world of trail running been holding its breath for such an epic event. The inaugural Crush the Cargill Longest Shortest Day (LSD) begins 8 pm this Friday. Participants will have the joy of running to the trig at the top of Mt Cargill […]
There are many tv shows which have had a comics spin off while on the air or after they’ve been cancelled, from the likes of Buffy to Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica to Firefly, but most of them are sci-fi or fantasy genre pieces and it’s rare that either a comedy or drama has ended in […]
OXFORD MAGISTRATES ' ANTHONY FRYER, 42, from London Road in Postcombe, admitted driving drunk to High Street, Chinnor, on April 1. He had consumed 81 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of breath, exceeding the authorized limit of 35 mg. Fine of £ 100, must pay victim fine surcharge of £ 30 and court fees […]
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Time to meet the Main Man. By Jesse Schedeen With the strength of Superman and the attitude of Wolverine, it’s little wonder that Lobo is one of the most popular characters in the DC Universe. And now this bad-a$$ space biker is due for a major popularity boost in the years ahead, as he’s making […]
A STROUD farmer and campsite owner who was killed by a train after a Network Rail signalman gave him the the go ahead to cross the track died ‘accidentally,’ an inquest jury ruled yesterday (Wednesday, June 12).
Colin Cameron, 60, of Bisley Road, Stroud, had regularly driven over the level crossing at Frampton Mansell, near Stroud, since 1988 but on February 7, 2017 he and his dog both died as the train ploughed into his Land Rover on the line.
The inquest jury in Gloucester heard that before crossing he h