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  • Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Tasty treats galore at market

    IT’S an absolutely bumper market this week with an amazing selection of local food stalls and a few local crafts people too. read more

  • VIDEO: New Forest Green goalkeeping coach Glyn Jones Stroud News and Journal:

    SPORTS editor Ashley Loveridge and video producer Tom Wren caught up with new Forest Green goalkeeping coach Glyn Jones at the New Lawn today. read more

  • TRIBUTE: Sister pens tribute to her beloved sibling Lara Stroud News and Journal:

    HELEN Crook has penned a heartfelt tribute to her late sister Lara, who passed away at the tender age of 23 last month after a brave fight against cancer. read more

  • J VICK

    JOHN VICK (Of C W Vick Ltd) Passed away peacefully at home in Stonehouse surrounded by his family on 24th October 2014, aged 87 years. Dearest Husband of the late Olive, Brother to Nancy and Brother-in-law of George. Beloved Father of Linda, Pat and Pam and much loved Father-in-law, Grampy and Great Grampy. Heartfelt thanks to Dr Esmailji and his team for their wonderful care and kindness. The Funeral Service will be held at Cheltenham Crematorium, South Chapel on Wednesday 5th November at 1.45pm. Family flowers only please. If desired donations in lieu for Cotswold Care Hospice may be sent c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • M WALL

    MADELINE MARY WALL formerly of The Bourne, Brimscombe. Died peacefully at Southfields Residential Home on 22nd October 2014, aged 95 years. Beloved Wife of the late Harry, a much loved Mother to Janice and Elizabeth, Mother-in-law to Mike and Trev, and a dear Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Her Funeral Service will be held at Christ Church, Chalford, at 1.00pm on Tuesday 4th November, followed by burial at Frithwood Cemetery. Family request please wear a little bit of something Green. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK, may be sent to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR. Tel: 01453 790900 or online at read more


    BARRY SMITH 30-10-2013 In loving memory of a truly missed Husband, Father and Grandfather. We miss you more than words. Love Nola, Amanda and Naomi xxx read more


    LYN McNALLY 27/10/94 "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count - it's the life in your years." Miss you every day Mum, Mark, Paul, Lisa and Craig. xx read more

  • WE

    CHRIS & CHERYL FLYNN are pleased to announce the marriage of their Daughter Sadie to Andrew Vick on Friday 31st October 2014, at St Peter's Church, North Newton, Somerset. read more


    STEVE (ANCHOR) WINDOW 3rd November 1999 15 years you have been gone But never forgotten From Taverners F.C. read more


    LIONEL THOMAS MINNETT 27.8.1926 31.10.2013 Loving memories of a Dear Husband and Father. Love you always. Joan and Family read more


    ELSIE BROWN 31.10.2008 Mum's memory is as dear today, As in the hour she passed away, Remembered also Dad and David. Your loving Family read more


    SHEILA 31.10.2009 5 sad years on, But always on our minds, Always in our hearts. Jim, Anna, Alex. Missing you. read more


    IAN WRIGHT Myra, Kirsty and Jason would like to thank everyone who attended Ian's service and for the many cards, kind messages and donations received. Special thanks to Dr Lewis and Colleagues at Locking Hill Surgery. Thanks too Philip Ford & Son and also Karen Imms who conducted the service. read more


    SUSAN SWEETMAN 31st October Happy Birthday Sue Love from Jane, Stuart, Ellie and Harley x read more


    PHIL JEFFERIES The Ice Cream Man Loving Husband to Sue. Passed away suddenly on 22nd October 2014. at Gloucester Royal Hospital, aged 77. Funeral service to be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 7th November at 2.30pm. read more


    MARGARET ANN RUSSELL Born 1934 Died peacefully on 23rd October 2014, at Gloucester Royal Hospital, aged 80. Funeral to be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 4th November at 10.00 am. read more


    BRUCE ROBERTSON ALLAN Of Delmont Grove, Stroud, formerly of Newton Mearns, Scotland. Died peacefully on 22nd October 2014, at Gloucester Royal Infirmary. A committal service for family will take place at Westerleigh Crematorium on Thursday 30th October at 2.30pm. Service of thanksgiving at Minchinhampton Baptist Church at 3.45pm. All Friends are invited. The family give thanks to God for a much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Father -in-Law. Jesus said, 'Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life' (John 3:36). Donations in lieu of flowers to Operation Restoration, Bolivia. read more

  • C MAYO

    MAYO (nee Hayward) Catherine Morley "Kay" Formerly of Cranham and Eastcombe Passed away peacefully on 18th October 2014 at Church Court Care Centre, Stroud, aged 86 years Beloved Wife of the late Geoffrey and much loved Sister and Aunty Funeral Service will take place at St John the Baptist Church, Harescombe on Friday 7th November at 11.00 am Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (cheques made payable to R.A.B.I.) may be sent to W B Wood & Son, Funeral Directors, The Ferns, Church Lane, Saul, Gloucester, GL2 7JY Tel 01452 740728 read more


    MURIEL LANGLEY Formerly of Glebelands, Cam, Frithwood and Eastcombe. Peacefully on 18th October 2014, aged 76 years. Mother of Vic, Mother in Law of Angela, Sister of Stanley, Grandmother of Ian, Kate and Amy, Great Grandmother of Cameron, Tyler and Keelan. Funeral Service at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 30th October at 10.30am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) The British Heart Foundation c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. or donate online at: . The family would especially like to thank the Staff at Henlow Court, Durlsey, together with Dr Fletcher and Colleagues at Orchard Medical Centre, Cam. read more


    VIOLET ETHEL ALDRIDGE nee WOODWARD Passed away on 19th October 2014. Dearly loved Mum of Liz and Patrick, also Nan and Granny. Much loved Sister of Muriel. Funeral Service to be held on Monday 10th November at 12.00 noon at Eastington Parish Church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Brookthorpe Hall Residents Fund. Cheques payable to 'Frampton Residential Home' c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 26 High St, Stonehouse, Glos, GL10 2NA. read more

  • Seven spooky suggestions on staying safe this Halloween Stroud News and Journal:

    GLOUCESTERSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service and its educational centre SkillZONE, is reminding people on how to stay safe this Halloween. read more

  • Teacher, 53, jailed for possessing thousands of indecent images of young boys

    A SECONDARY school teacher and scout master obsessed with sadistic pornography featuring boys being spanked and caned was jailed for 10 months today. read more

  • UPDATE: Rodborough Common car fire - police believe cause of death was non-suspicious Stroud News and Journal:

    POLICE investigating the discovery of a body in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud yesterday, Wednesday, are now treating the cause of death as non-suspicious. read more

  • Food waste plea to pumpkin carvers Stroud News and Journal:

    Carving a pumpkin is a popular Halloween pursuit, but 1,500 double decker buses worth of food waste ends up in landfill as a result, campaigners have warned. read more

  • Badger cull protesters lose battle Stroud News and Journal: UNACHIEVEABLE: Badger cull called off

    CAMPAIGNERS have lost the latest round of their legal battle over the culling of badgers in the South West. read more

  • Glyn Jones named new goalkeeping coach at Forest Green Stroud News and Journal: OUT: Exiles academy director Glyn Jones

    FOREST Green boss Ady Pennock has named former Tottenham goalkeeper Glyn Jones as his new goalkeeping coach. read more

  • Zara Phillips takes baby daughter Mia to watch Mike Tindall play for local side Minchinhampton Stroud News and Journal:

    ZARA Phillips and her daughter Mia showed their support to her ex-England and Gloucester rugby star husband Mike Tindall as he played his first match for his local side Minchinhampton. read more

  • Marling pupils are told about the forgotten Aden conflict by veterans Stroud News and Journal:

    PUPILS at Marling School learnt about one of Britain’s forgotten wars when five members of the Gloucestershire branch of the Aden Veterans’ Association visited. read more

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