New restaurant opens in Cirencester

16 th April 2024

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In December the owners of Dosa Park, a popular South Indian restaurant chain which started in Oxford, announced that they would be opening a third venue in Sheep Street, Cirencester where Tierra & Mar used to be. The owners have now revealed that a launch party will be taking place at the new restaurant this...
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Update on plans for the old Tesco site in Cirencester

16 th April 2024

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The former Tesco Metro supermarket in Farrell Close has been vacant since April of last year when a new smaller Express store opened in nearby Cricklade Street. Churchill Retirement Living has recently submitted initial plans for a retirement complex with up to 70 apartments for older people and Council planners now have to determine whether...
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New Karaoke Room at Seventeen Black in Cirencester

15 th April 2024

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A WELL-KNOWN night venue in Cirencester has an exciting addition coming soon. Seventeen Black in Castle Street is known more for its cocktails and dancing rather than a sing song but on Wednesday, May 1 that is all about to change when the bar and restaurant opens its new karaoke room. The room will be equipped...
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MAJOR changes to Cirencester town centre come into effect tomorrow.

3 rd April 2024

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Extra disabled parking bays, more pay and display spaces and a no entry restriction are some of the new measures which aim to make the bustling Market Place and surrounding area safer for pedestrians and more accessible for blue badge holders. Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) has been working on these plans with Cirencester Town Council...
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Popular tourist attraction praised by Visit England

28 th March 2024

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Staff and volunteers at Corinium Museum – which is situated in Park Street, Cirencester – have been celebrating after the centre was awarded an extremely high score after a VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction inspection. The museum is managed by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Cotswold District Council and is visited by an assessor every year to make sure...
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Popular taproom near Cirencester reopens this weekend

28 th March 2024

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Holidaymakers and old friends will be welcomed back to the Cotswold Lakes Brew Co taproom at Field Farm in Somerford Keynes this weekend. The grand reopening will feature live music and delicious street food options on Friday (from 5pm) and Saturday night, alongside the full range of Cotswold Lakes Brew Co’s award-winning craft beers. The independent craft...
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Call for fresh ideas to help revitalise Old Station in Cirencester

4 th March 2024

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A CALL has gone out to any businesses and organisations in the area which would like to help renovate the historic Old Station in Cirencester. The former train station in Sheep Street, Cirencester has remained vacant for a number of years and is owned by the Cotswold District Council. CDC wants to bring life back to the deteriorating building...
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Final decision made by Council on increases

26 th February 2024

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Household bills and parking charges in the Cotswolds are set to rise from April as the District Council approves a 3.3 per cent tax hike in a bid to avert bankruptcy in years to come. Cotswold District Council leaders say they are not in imminent danger of issuing a section 114 notice which would effectively...
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Petition launched against car parking increases

22 nd February 2024

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A petition has been launched to halt Cotswold District Council’s decision to scrap free parking on Sundays and to increase parking charges and permit costs as part of it latest budget which was agreed last week. CDC said the ‘difficult’ decision was needed to ensure the authority was prepared for future budget cuts. The move means,...
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Major update on House of Fraser building in Cirencester town centre

15 th February 2024

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WORK has finally begun on transforming the former House of Fraser building in Cirencester into a community hub. Scaffolding outside the former retail space at 29 – 35 Market Place indicates that builders have started work to replace the glazed shopfront window after an application for the first stage of work was approved in November. The...
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