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Cotswold Life - - INSIDER’S GUIDE -

‘Cotswolds bak­ery breaks into Ja­panese mar­ket with sig­nif­i­cant or­der.’

Huf­fkins, which was es­tab­lished in 1890, ships a 1.7-tonne or­der of fruit­cakes, short­bread and branded mer­chan­dise to Ja­pan, while last year, the com­pany opened a pop-up tea­room in lux­ury depart­ment store in Tokyo’s Shin­juku dis­trict, where it sold more than 12,000 scones in six days. Now, that’s what we call a great Bri­tish bake-off! – Tokyo Daily News

‘Bri­tain’s quaint­est streets re­vealed: From the Isle of Mull to the Cotswolds, these are the cosiest choco­late box av­enues in the land.’

Broad­way, Bur­ford, Cas­tle Combe and Bour­ton-on­the-wa­ter all make the Daily Mail’s short­list, of course!

‘Wilt­shire coun­cil in­vests staff pen­sions in frack­ing.’

Frack­ing in­vest­ment from Wilt­shire Coun­cil has topped £37.6m as its staff pen­sion pot is ploughed into the con­tro­ver­sial en­ergy cre­at­ing ser­vice – Wilts & Glouces­ter­shire Stan­dard

‘Only your bot­tom will be shown’ – ex­tras of­fered £300 for role of cou­ple ‘hav­ing sex down an al­ley­way’ in Glouces­ter­shire.’

A cast­ing agency is look­ing for ex­tras to ap­pear in Tu­dor-pe­riod drama, ‘The Span­ish Princess’, in­clud­ing one par­tic­u­lar scene to be shot in Cirences­ter – Glos Live

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