Welcome to UoGlos Live’s live blog, where we will be updating you on all the latest stories throughout the day. Follow us on Twitter @jnews_L6

15.30

That’s all from us! We’ll be back bright and early tomorrow! We’ll be back on our radio hourly, and on TV at 12.30pm and 3.30pm.

14.50 ROAD COLLISION

Two cars have crashed in the centre of Gloucester this afternoon at around 2.15pm.

This is the latest information from our traffic source: “Slow traffic and partially blocked due to an accident, two cars involved on A430 Black Dog Way inbound near B4063 London Road / Northgate Street (St Peter’s Church).”

More to follow.

14.45 BREAKING

Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti Patel as International Development Secretary. Read it here.

14.40: ROAD CLOSURE

14.30: ELECTION

Deputy Labour MP Tom Watson calls for a Snap General Election if the current government collapse. But how would you feel if this was to happen? Let us know on our Twitter!

14.20 MEET OUR TEAM

14.00 UPDATE POLICE

Here is an update on the police efficiency award

13.11 PARKING

What do you think about parking at Cheltenham train station? This is what one Twitter user thought.

13.00 FOOD

What is happening to our food when Brexit is involved? Natalie Bradshaw tells us.

12:32: Should the voting age be lowered?

Campaigners are making the case for the voting age to be lowered to 16. Emily Newsham investigates https://jnews.glos.ac.uk/should-the-voting-age-be-lowered/

12.03 WORLD RECORD

To break away from Politics for the moment, a new World Record has been set!

12.00 OPINION: What does “No Deal” really mean?

Tom Hadfield lets us know what “No Deal” really means, and how it’s gonna be affecting us.

11.40: Cheltenham to host Brexit talk by Hugo Dixon

Olivia Scull gives us information on a Brexit Talk, hosted by Hugo Dixon, the columnist for Reuters and The Guardian

Read it on our website.

11.28 POLICE 

Gloucester Police have been rated as “good” by the police watchdog when it comes to efficiency

11.25 OPINION PIECE: Do you like Politics?

To counter Lisa’s dislike for Politics, out Political editor Rhys Williams tells us why he loves Politics.

Read it here!

11.08 FIRE UPDATE

The latest from Gloucestershire County Council:

“It is the straw on fire in a field by the motorway – 10m x 50m area and 300 tonnes to be precise.

“We’ve been in attendance since 22.58 last night, still on scene. No cause identified as yet.

“The school expects to open tomorrow as normal but real-time information can be viewed at http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/closedschools/”

10.52: OPINION PIECE: Do you dislike Politics?

Journalist Lisa Capener gives us her opinion on why she dislikes Politics. Read it here.

10.48 PRITI PATEL RESIGNS

Priti Patel has now resigned from International Development Secretary after it emerged she had held undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials while on holiday. Was this the right decision? Let us know on our Twitter page!

10.11 VOTING AGE

Should the voting age be lowered? Tell us your thoughts and opinions here.

10.05: Our journalists are hard at work bringing you the latest Brexit and Politics news

09.46 ELMBRIDGE ROUNDABOUT CLOSED

09.38: FIRE UPDATE

The hay fire has been going on for 12 hours. Gloucestershire Police has said that “300 tonnes of hay” was set alight.

09.18: Will you be wearing poppies? 

Vote on our poll here.

09.15: TRAVEL AND WEATHER UPDATE

Sam Phillips gives us the latest travel and weather update. Click here to check it out!

08.55 FIRE CLOSES SCHOOL

A fire in Gloucestershire has closed Tredington Community Primary School after firefighters spent a night tackling a hay fire. More to follow.

08.50: BREXIT SPECIAL

Today we will be covering Brexit and Politics. Stay tuned!

 

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