It has been announced that the Cotswolds, and its people, will be granted minority status under European rules.
Wine merchant Archibold Wayne-Scott, 58, from Stow on the Wold said:
“This is fantastic news. Myself and a few others applied for the Cotswolds to have minority status just after the Cornish were granted it last year.
“Because, let’s be honest, if the Cornish can be awarded with such exclusivity, why should we in the Cotswolds be left out? The Cornish like to boast about their culture and language, but what have they got which we haven’t?