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Doctor's easy swaddling technique 'calms babies instantly' with one simple change

A doctor has revealed a simple swaddling technique to help settle your baby in seconds – and it requires just moments to find out if it will work for your child



E.coli symptoms as food manufactures recall items amid 'complex' outbreak

At least 60 types of pre-packed sandwiches, wraps and salads sold in major supermarkets have been recalled to counter an outbreak which has left people with diarrhoea, fever and vomiting


Skin doctor says five letters will show if your spot could be cancer

Thousands of people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the UK every year - dermatologist Dr Charlene Lam says the first five letters of the alphabet can show if you are at risk

Health expert explains how to cut risk of diabetes in four steps

More than 1m people are thought to be living with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes while more than 5m are pre-diabetic, but making four changes can transform their health

Warning signs of gonorrhoea and syphilis as numbers soar and how to get help

Rates of gonorrhoea and syphilis continue to rise in the UK, make sure you know the warning signs


Huge £180,000 gas pipe project will lead to four months of roadworks - where and when

Upgrading work will see traffic management in place at a number of locations over the summer and into the autumn

Cheltenham tree next to huge car park earmarked for 153-home redevelopment to be protected

A preservation order has been granted for the large London plane tree next to North Place car park where a housing estate could be built

Home plans for 'garage' being let on Airbnb for £154 a night near Cheltenham Racecourse rejected

Plans were approved for a double garage with a gym to be built in Evesham Road but the site is being rented out to town visitors

McDonald's at busy M5 West County services to be extended

An outdoor picnic area will also be created at the services near the Weston-super-Mare junction

Cheltenham restaurant named among UK's best dining spots

Michelin star restaurant, Lumiere, ranked among the top 100 establishments nationwide, alongside the likes of The Ritz in London, and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

Final decision taken on bid to build futuristic mansion in countryside

Proposal included cinema room, carp pool and jacuzzi

New sports pavilion costing £850,000 being built in Twigworth

'Vistry is committed to helping the local community as the new homes at Twigworth Green take shape'

Woman to walk for ten hours with packs of dogs for Teckels

'I am going to be walking for ten hours raising money for Teckels to mark my business Happy Paws turning ten-years-old'


Gloucestershire inventor says King's birthday honour 'proudest moment of life'

Bob Griffin received the award for engineering and improving the lives of people with disabilities

Friday, Jun 14


King Charles' Birthday Honours list: Gloucestershire heroes shine

The list honours the incredible accomplishments of around 1,000 people from across the UK, recognising their contributions and achievements in their various fields


Winning EuroMillions numbers tonight: Full National Lottery results with Thunderball on Friday, June 14, 2024

There is a £135m jackpot available and as always, £500,000 on Thunderball


M5 traffic live: Motorway closed both ways after serious multi-vehicle crash

Incident in Worcestershire at Evesham junction sees closure northbound and southbound



Check if your BMI is correct for your age and what to do if it isn't

Checking what BMI you are can be a useful guide in letting you know whether you are at a healthy weight for your height or not

Travel fans rave about 'genius' hack that helps you to sleep well on planes

A new airplane seatbelt hack is doing the rounds on social media and promises to offer comfort no matter where you sit - but not everyone is convinced about it

Skincare expert issues warning to people who wear makeup on the plane

Viral sensation and skincare expert David Kim shared some words of advice for those who go onto the plane with a full face of makeup on. Apparently, it's very bad for you

ITV doctor says simple tinned food hack can help lower your blood pressure

Dr Amir Khan, who is a GP in the NHS and also appears on various ITV shows, has shared some simple tips to help lower your blood pressure - including eating less salt and more potassium-rich foods

Gloucester councillor who ran illegal puppy farm ordered to pay almost £50k

Alastair Chambers, 43, of Manor Farm Way, Quedgeley, has been ordered to repay the money within six months

Frustration grows as road keeps closing due to burst water pipes

'We understand that residents are frustrated by the issues on Taits Hill, that have been caused by high pressure in the area'


Police get new power to arrest persistent beggar in Gloucester

Sonya Kirby breached the conditions of an injunction aimed at stopping her from begging in Gloucester

BBC Bargain Hunt viewers fume over show format change 'it's like watching kids TV'

Bargain Hunt fans were left unimpressed as Friday's episode of the BBC show underwent a slight format change - with viewers saying it was like 'watching kids TV'

Superdry 'to avoid insolvency' as shareholders approve rescue plan

The troubled fashion chain's next step will be to seek approval from the High Court for its proposals