Over­heard dur­ing the last month...

Cotswold Life - - INSIDER’S GUIDE -

‘We still have a loyal print au­di­ence but the ma­jor­ity of the peo­ple who read the Echo or the Cit­i­zen do so just once a week. By mak­ing this change, we’re ac­knowl­edg­ing and re­act­ing to how our read­ers be­have.’

Trin­ity Mir­ror South West re­gional man­ag­ing direc­tor Sarah Pullen an­nounces the sad news that Glouces­ter­shire’s two re­gional daily news­pa­pers are to go weekly.

‘A walk in the beau­ti­ful Cotswolds makes me mourn for lit­ter-strewn ar­eas of Ire­land but then I no­tice some­thing is not quite right.’

While on a walk­ing trip in the ‘heart of First Class Bri­tain’, Oliver Cal­lan of The Ir­ish Sun finds a ‘deep fear of moder­nity’ in this area as the shadow of Brexit looms.

‘Find Sat­is­fac­tion in The Rolling Stones’ re­treat: band’s former Cotswolds crash pad has been listed for sale.’

The five-bedroom de­tached home in Lit­tle Wit­combe, near Glouces­ter, was owned by a friend of Brian Jones, and the band stayed there be­fore con­certs in the 1960s. It’s on the mar­ket with Hum­berts for £995,000 – Even­ing Stan­dard

‘Jeremy Clark­son’s ‘Chip­ping Nor­ton set’ neigh­bours fear his plans to film The Grand Tour for three months in the Cotswold coun­try­side will turn it into a ‘gi­ant race­track’.’

Jezza has an­gered res­i­dents in his vil­lage over new film­ing plans around the coun­try lanes some time be­tween Oc­to­ber and De­cem­ber – with a pro­posed 350 guests in­vited to the party – Daily Mail

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