Gloucestershire v Essex, 2nd day, Cheltenham
Jul 12, 2012: In a summer filled with poor weather, organisers of the Cheltenham Festival, just like the Olympics, are praying for just two weeks without rain but it seems even that has been denied to them.
Gloucestershire v Essex, Cheltenham, 1st day
Jul 11, 2012: Ed Cowan, the Australian batsman, just happened to be living in Cirencester because of his heavily-pregnant wife. He made a first-class debut for Gloucestershire and promptly won his county cap.
Jul 3, 2012: Gloucestershire are on the verge of completing negotiations with Ed Cowan, the Australia Test batsman, to play on a short-term basis ahead of the Australia A tour of England.
Jan 15, 2008: Gloucestershire have posted a pre-tax profit of £283,000 for the year ending September 30, 2007 despite the appalling weather during the season
Festival fortnight washed out
Jul 25, 2007: Gloucestershire have moved their Championship match with Essex from Cheltenham to Bristol because of a lack of tap water following the floods
Nov 16, 2001: Gloucestershire's groundsman Geoff Swift has landed the ideal retirement present by winning the 'Out Groundsman Of The Year' award for the second time
Aug 5, 2001: Matt Windows hammered a brilliant 83-ball century as Gloucestershire condemned Northants to an 83 run NUL defeat at a sunny Cheltenham
Jan 18, 2001: For the first time in years, schoolchildren will be able to go along to the C&G Cheltenham Cricket Festival - without playing truant