Local Events Gallery 3

1970-1989

In 1968 Sir Francis Chichester sailed single-handed around the world in his yacht Gipsy Moth IV, completing his journey in 274 days. The yacht was taken around the country and displayed in major towns & cities.Here she is on that trip, outside Talbot House, where she was on display, & kept safe overnight, before resuming her journey next day. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2169)
Photograph from Martyn Hillier
Underwater section and Royal Naval bomb disposal squad dealing with unexploded bomb in the River Wye at Bigsweir Bridge 1974. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 209)
Competitors and aircraft at Staverton at Police Air Rally 1975, Deputy Chief Constable Coppin, with unnamed competitors. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 212)
Crash of light aircraft at Ullenwood Golf Course in 1978. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 739)
Light aircraft crash at Ullenwood Golf Course in 1978. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 739-3)
Serious rail crash at Naas Lane Crossing Lydney three men killed 1979. Close up of wrecked lorry. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 315)
Gloucester City Crime Prevention Panel with Police Sergeant Tony Poulter 1980s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 621)
Police Constable "Ted" Keeper Community Services Department teaching Tewkesbury school children about the police service. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 438)
Gatcombe Park Horse Trials 1984. Left to right Superintendent Roger Pearce, Chief Superintendent Alan Bobs, Chief Superintendent Graham Murdock, Superintendent Colin Stabler, in background Chief Inspector Roy Fisher. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 749)
Right Honourable Douglas Hurd visit to Police Headquarters Control Room and meeting Chief Inspector J. Coopey and Police Constable S. Willis. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 383)
Detective Sergeant Brian Rice showing the County High Sheriff weapons used in Post Office raid in Cheltenham in June 1986. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 478)
Police dog and handler - dog jumping through flaming hoop at Gloucestershire Constabulary 150th Anniversary event, Staverton Airport. Dog handler is Police Constable 1010 Tim Nash, with Police Dog Max. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 537)
Trades' Union Congress Rally in The Promenade, Cheltenham escorted by Gloucestershire Police. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 387)
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