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  • Tributes paid to much-loved RSPCA volunteer Marion Stroud News and Journal:

    TRIBUTES have been paid to a Stroud resident who spent the last 21 years of her life working for the RSPCA. read more

  • Nailsworth WI

    MARCH is the month we celebrate the founding of Nailsworth WI so at our meeting on the March 9 we enjoyed a curry evening and tested our memory and sanity with some very entertaining games. read more

  • Parcels of happiness from SWR students

    SHOEBOXES filled with toys, educational items and household goods by pupils at Sir William Romney’s School in Tetbury, are on their way to Eastern Europe – just in time for Easter. read more

  • New monthly jazz club opens its doors Stroud News and Journal:

    AFTER Eight is a new monthly jazz club in the Lansdown Hall, hosted by the members of Gypsy Fire. Easter Sunday sees the starter performance from Holder and Smith, a dynamic hot club jazz duo playing classic gypsy jazz and songs from the American song book. Doors open at 7.30pm and the show starts just after eight. read more

  • Stroud Local History Society

    OUR next meeting is on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7.30pm when Bill Treen will talk about Fairgrounds – Deakins Fair, Barton Street, Tewkesbury, where Bill used to live, was the traditional site of the annual Mop Fair. read more

  • Randwick Gardening Club

    THE next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 14, in Randwick Village Hall at 7.30 pm. read more

  • Severn View Primary pupils get a Kwik start on motors

    PUPILS of the Beech class at Severn View Primary Academy had a lesson with a difference last week, when they visited the Kwik Fit centre on Bath Road. read more

  • Stonehouse WI

    THIS time last year our group attended the BBC studios in Bristol where we were given a tour of the studios. read more

  • Appeal for stolen black bike Stroud News and Journal:

    A BLACK pedego electric bike was stolen from outside the Space Lansdown Hall & Gallery in the evening on Monday, March 30. read more

  • Planning Department Weekly List

    Planning Applications registered between 23.03.15 and 29.03.15. read more

  • Run for Megan and support teenagers and young adults with cancer in the three counties

    COBALT are busy putting together their British 10K London Run team for 2015. read more

  • Leonard Stanley WI baton changeover

    THE baton arrived from Frocester WI to Leonard Stanley WI on a bright orange vintage tractor and trailer, decorated with banners, balloons, and various items appertaining to the woollen industry for which the Weavers Group relate to. read more

  • Leonard Stanley Wine Circle

    IN THE absence of both Chairman and Vice Chairman who were on holiday (not together I hasten to add), the Treasurer Tim Vale hosted the meeting and welcomed members. read more

  • Tributes paid to much-loved RSPCA volunteer Marion Stroud News and Journal:

    TRIBUTES have been paid to a Stroud resident who spent the last 21 years of her life working for the RSPCA. read more

  • Stonehouse WRBL

    THE monthly meeting of the Stonehouse Women`s Royal British Legion took place at the Community Centre on Thursday, March 26. read more

  • Horse box worth several thousand pounds stolen from Randwick stables Stroud News and Journal:

    A HORSE box and horse tack have been stolen from a stable in Randwick, Stroud. read more

  • Owner of Stroud's Sunshine Health Shop dies aged 78 Stroud News and Journal:

    A WOMAN who spent over 27 years at the heart of a family business in Stroud has died at the age of 78. read more

  • VIDEO: Hartpury College’s Matt Liddiard celebrates BUCS football title Stroud News and Journal:

    MATT Liddiard insisted his Hartpury College side got exactly what they deserved after claiming the men’s football Championship title at BUCS Big Wednesday. read more

  • Southfield raise funds for the Guild Dogs for the Blind

    SOUTHFIELD Care Home, The Order of Saint John Trust, residents held a raffle and afternoon tea for the Guild Dogs for the Blind on Saturday, March 21. read more

  • Relate Gloucestershire and Swindon calls for relationships to be put at heart of local NHS

    NEW campaign calls for the NHS to recognise the link between relationships and health, improving health and wellbeing and reducing pressure on the public purse read more

  • The Get Grubby Gang get building

    JANE Bolton, one of the leaders of a children's wildlife group called The Get Grubby Gang, recently decided to build a 1/5th scale representation of the proposed incinerator at Haresfield, as an activity. read more

  • Castle Combe season opens Stroud News and Journal: Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond at Castle Combe race circuit

    THE Castle Combe circuit’s hugely successful ‘Saloon Car Championship’ celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a capacity grid for the 2015 season opening ‘Howards Day’ on Easter Monday, April 6. read more

  • Replica of The Shard to be built on the site of Tricorn House Stroud News and Journal:

    ONE of the most ambitious architectural projects in Europe is set to transform the landscape of the Five Valleys forever. read more

  • Gloucester News: Motorcyclist hit by lorry in Gloucester Stroud News and Journal:

    GLOUCESTERSHIRE police have launched an appeal for information following a traffic accident involving a lorry and a motorcyclist. read more

  • Bertie the blue flamingo sends females into a frenzy at WWT Slimbridge Stroud News and Journal:

    A BIRD dubbed the ‘world’s most masculine flamingo’ has stunned wildlife experts and sent females into a frenzy at WWT Slimbridge. read more

  • Police car hit by stolen vehicle near Stroud

    A police car was hit by a stolen vehicle near Stroud. read more

  • Dominic Dyer to host Stroud Wildlife Election Forum

    NATIONALLY recognised wildlife expert, Dominic Dyer of the Born Free Foundation and the Badger Trust, is chairing a special Stroud Wildlife Election Forum for all the Stroud parliamentary candidates on Tuesday, April 7 at 7.30pm in the Old Town Hall, Stroud. read more

  • Richard Hodges

    HODGES RICHARD 'DICK' 10 years on 29.3.15 A lot of time has passed, but you are still forever in all of our hearts and minds. We love and miss you still, and forever will. We will have a whiskey for you. Loved by Jan, Lucy and Jo "The Best Dad in the World" - Lucy read more

  • JOSIE EVANS

    EVANS Josie The Family would like to thank everyone who attended the Funeral on Tuesday, 24th March, all the staff at Church Court Nursing Home, Stroud and Reverend Rosie Woodall. read more

  • GERALD EDWIN (JACK) PEARCE

    PEARCE GERALD EDWIN (JACK) Bron, Katie and family would like to thank all those who sent cards, flowers and attended Jack's funeral. A special thank you to Rover European for giving him such a wonderful send off. Many thanks also to Reverend Phillip Jaekel for the lovely service and to Barrie and all at Allen-White for their kindness. read more

  • PATRICIA EVELYN (PAT) WILKINS

    WILKINS PATRICIA EVELYN (PAT) Of Stonehouse. Peacefully on Friday, 27th March 2015, aged 82 years in the care of Moreton Hill. Devoted Wife of the late David Wilkins. Beloved Mother of Christine, Frances, Geraldine, David and Michael, dearest Grandmother and Great Grandmother. The Funeral Service will be held at St Cyr's Church, Stonehouse on Wednesday, 15th April at 12 Noon, followed by interment. Please wear bright colours at Pat's request. Flowers or donations in lieu made payable to Coeliac UK may be sent c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG Tel:01453 822409 read more

  • VINCENT THOMAS LANE

    LANE VINCENT THOMAS Of Stanley Downton, Stonehouse. Passed away tragically on Saturday, 21st March 2015, aged 60 years. Beloved Son of Mary, much loved Partner of Sue, a fantastic Father to Carly and a cheeky Grandad to Roman Jay, Brother of Maria and Brother-in-law to Mervyn. Popular and much loved by Nephews, Nieces and their children and Friend to all. The Funeral Service will be held at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Stonehouse on Tuesday, 14th April at 12 Noon, followed by interment at St Peter's Church, Frocester then to The Whitminster Hotel. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired, for The British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • VINCE LANE

    LANE VINCE 26-08-1954 - 21-03-2015 Wonderful, loving, humorous and supportive Partner to Sue for over 14 years. Kind, caring and understanding Stepdad to Ellen, Joanne and Lorna and kind hearted Step-Grampy to Tom, Ted, Emma, Lucy and Belle. He will be greatly missed by all. Funeral Service at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Stonehouse, Tuesday, 14th April 12 Noon, interment at St Peter's Church, Frocester. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for British Heart Foundation c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. read more

  • WINIFRED LOWE

    LOWE WINIFRED (WIN) Nee Ford, Nee Tunney. Former Landlady of 'The Old Fleece' Rooksmoor. On 26th March, after a long battle at Freeland Nursing Home (Oxon), aged 90 years. Mother of Jenny, Grandmother of Jason, Niel and Emma, Great Grandmother of Sophie, Jack and Harry. Funeral Service at Oxford Crematorium on 17th April at 12.45. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent to Age UK (Age Concern) care of: E Taylor & Son, 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon. OX18 3LG. Tel: 01993 842421 read more

  • JOAN WARD

    WARD JOAN Of Whitecroft, Nailsworth. On 27th March 2015, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, aged 74 years. Much loved Wife of Eric, Mother of Michelle and Denise and Grandma to Isabelle, Sam and Toby. Always generous with her love, she will be deeply missed. Funeral Service at St George's Parish Church, Nailsworth, on Friday, 10th April at 2.00pm. Flowers may be sent c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. read more

  • JOAN ROWBOTHAM

    ROWBOTHAM JOAN Of Forest Green, Nailsworth. Peacefully on 19th March, aged 80 years. A loving Sister, Aunt and Great Aunt, who will be sadly missed. Funeral Mass at the RC Priory Church of the Annunciation, South Woodchester, on Monday 13th April at 11.00am, followed by interment. Flowers may be sent c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. read more

  • PHYLLIS McCALLUM

    McCALLUM PHYLLIS Parkwood Crescent, Hucclecote. Passed away on 25th March 2015, aged 86 years. Will be sadly missed by Sons Colin and Neil, Daughters-in-law Liz and Maggie, and Grandchildren Ian, Alastair, Megan and Kirsty. Funeral Service at Gloucester Crematorium on Wednesday, 8th April at 3pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu for Hucclecote Surgery Equipment Fund may be sent to Co-operative Funeralcare, 338 Barton Street, Gloucester GL1 4LE. Telephone 01452 522676 read more

  • CLIVE MERVYN POWELL

    POWELL CLIVE MERVYN Formerly of Stonehouse. Died peacefully on Wednesday, 25th March 2015, aged 77 years. Son of the late Ronald and Lucy Powell and Brother of Melvin. The Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday, 2nd April at 11.30am. Family flowers only please. Enquiries to Allen-White, Funeral Directors. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • SIDNEY JOHN WHITTINGTON

    WHITTINGTON SIDNEY JOHN Formerly of Abbots Way, Bridgend, Stonehouse. Passed away on Friday, 20th March 2015 in the care of The Cotswold House Care Centre in Cainscross, aged 76 years. Husband of the late Margaret. Beloved Brother of Rose, John and Family, Brother-in-law to Maureen and Brian (Scotland) and Irene and Brian. Will be sadly missed by all his Family and Friends. The Funeral Service will be held at St Cyr's Church, Stonehouse on Monday, 13th April at 11.00am, followed by interment. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for British Heart Foundation or Royal British Legion may be sent c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • ISABEL LINDA MacCallum (Linda) MASSEY

    MASSEY ISABEL LINDA MacCallum (LINDA) Of The Granary, Standish Court. Passed away peacefully at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on Wednesday, 18th March 2015, aged 82 years. Wife of David, much loved Mother of Jonathan, Simon, Jane and Martin, Grandmother of Sarah, Nichola, Hannah, Martha, Jordan, Dylan, Miranda and Francesca. The Funeral service will be held at the Parish Church of St Nicholas, Standish on Wednesday, 8th April at 12.30pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only by request. Enquiries to Allen-White Funeral Directors on 01453 822409 read more

  • MARIANNE GERTRUD LUCIE LENGEMANN (Deceased)

    MARIANNE GERTRUD LUCIE LENGEMANN (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the aforementioned deceased, late of Waysmeet Box Stroud GL6 9HH, who died on 03/01/2015, are required to send particulars thereof in writing to the undersigned on or before two months and one day from the date of this publication, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. LLOYDS BANK ESTATE ADMINISTRATION SERVICE Hodge House 114-116 St Mary Street Cardiff CF10 1DY T437123 read more

  • Tribute to the music of Marvin Stroud News and Journal:

    A TRIBUTE to Marvin Gaye takes place in the Sub Rooms on Saturday at 8pm. read more

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