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Second year of badger cull in Gloucestershire deemed a 'failure'

Stroud News and Journal:

11:41am Friday 19th December 2014

THE second year of the badger cull in Gloucestershire has been deemed a ‘failure’ by campaigners after less than half the required number of badgers were killed.

SDC to discuss plans for 500 new homes across the district today, Thursday

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (7922264)

9:25am Thursday 18th December 2014

A FURTHER 500 homes in the district could receive planning permission at a meeting to be held tomorrow.

Plans for a Steiner free school in Stroud take another step forward

Stroud News and Journal: A teacher in a classroom

4:48pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

PLANS for a Steiner free school have moved one step closer following an invitation from the Department of Education for an interview.

Here are five things you need to know this Monday morning

Stroud News and Journal:

9:24am Monday 15th December 2014

WITH only 10 days left to go until the big day the panic is firmly setting in for those people who have yet to buy a single present, put up a decoration or have any plans for Christmas day lunch.

Little chefs add a touch of sparkle to the opening of Curio Lounge in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

4:05pm Friday 12th December 2014

A GROUP of little chefs added a sprinkle of sweetness to the opening day of a new cafe in Stroud.

More than 200 families to benefit thanks to Stroud District Foodbank

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Friday 12th December 2014

MORE than 200 families will receive an extra Christmas present this year thanks to Stroud District Foodbank.

SDC vote to continue with Local Plan which includes an additional 1,700 homes

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (7922264)

11:28pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

STROUD District Council has voted to proceed with its Local Plan at a meeting tonight, Tuesday.

Landlords mock Neil Carmichael U-turn with pumpclip of his face

Stroud News and Journal:

12:56pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

LANDLORDS left bitter after a U-turn by Stroud MP Neil Carmichael have got their revenge.

Here are five things you need to know this weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

9:47am Friday 5th December 2014

NOT to panic everyone but it is now just 20 days until Christmas.

County council comes up with a plan B for the incinerator

Stroud News and Journal:

8:45am Friday 5th December 2014

AHEAD of the decision due to take place at the end of the month, Gloucestershire County Council has come up with three alternative options should the Government reject plans to build the Javelin Park incinerator.

New alliance hires barrister to fight Stroud District Council's Local Plan

Stroud News and Journal:

9:14am Thursday 4th December 2014

A BARRISTER has been appointed to fight Stroud District Council’s housing plans for the district.

Stroud MP welcomes £250m funding for 'missing link' scheme

Stroud News and Journal:

11:22am Monday 1st December 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has welcomed the news that the 'missing link' scheme on the A417 will receive at least £250 million of Government.

Here are five things you need to know on the first day of December

Stroud News and Journal:

8:28am Monday 1st December 2014

THERE are a couple of things which happen every year the minute we enter the month of December.

County council plea for better education on domestic violence

Stroud News and Journal: The Cornforth Partnership Healthy Changes project will tackle issues such as drug and alcohol abuse and domestic violence.

3:20pm Thursday 27th November 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council is calling for better education for teenagers on how to identify and deal with domestic violence.

Fire service donates hovercraft to rescue charity

Stroud News and Journal: The River Severn in Bewdley: Photo: Miriam Balfry.

12:07pm Thursday 27th November 2014

SEVERN Area Rescue Association has become the proud new owner of a hovercraft thanks to Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service.

SVP volunteers celebrate Stroud in Bloom award

Stroud News and Journal:

9:26am Thursday 27th November 2014

VOLUNTEERS from environmental charity Stroud Valleys Project (SVP) are hoping to beat last year’s tree-mendous record by planting 2,000 saplings.

Free on-street parking and £2 bus journeys across Gloucestershire next Saturday

Stroud News and Journal: Free parking in Hambleton during the run-up to Christmas

8:52am Thursday 27th November 2014

FREE on-street parking and £2 bus journeys will be available next Saturday as part of a campaign to support local businesses.

Get your tickets for fundraising ball held in memory of Nick Bonnie

Stroud News and Journal:

2:26pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

TICKETS are still available for a fundraising ball in memory of former Prince’s Trust worker Nick Bonnie.

MP criticised over pub vote U-turn

Stroud News and Journal:

11:50am Wednesday 26th November 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has been criticised by pub campaigners.

Thousands raised in one week for funerals of brother and sister - but more is needed

Stroud News and Journal: More than £3,000 has been raised for the funerals of Bobby Roberts, 28, and Jinny-Mae Cook, 18.

11:40am Wednesday 26th November 2014

AN appeal to help pay for the funerals of a brother and sister killed in a car accident has raised more than £3,500 in just one week.

Former Bishop of Gloucester describes his 'sadness' of being unable to say a proper goodbye

Stroud News and Journal: The Bishop of Gloucester, Rt Revd Michael Perham

11:09am Tuesday 25th November 2014

THE Bishop of Gloucester has described his ‘sadness’ at being unable to say a proper farewell to his parishioners as he formally retired from the role on Friday.

Prince Charles gives milkshake flavours royal seal of approval

Stroud News and Journal:

4:37pm Monday 24th November 2014

MILKSHAKE flavours created by school children across the Five Valleys were given the royal seal of approval today, Monday.

Thousands raised already for the funerals of Bobby and Jinny

Stroud News and Journal:

12:29pm Thursday 20th November 2014

AN appeal launched by friends and family of the brother and sister killed in a car accident last weekend has raised more than £2,000 in the last two days.

Nick Clegg confuses Stroud and Strood

Stroud News and Journal:

11:27am Thursday 20th November 2014

LIBERAL Democrat leader Nick Clegg found himself in a bit of a pickle yesterday, Wednesday, after mixing up Stroud and Strood.

Editorial comment: Fantastic news that St Rose's can continue its good work

Stroud News and Journal:

10:49am Wednesday 19th November 2014

IT IS fantastic to know that St Rose’s School has been saved from closure.

Friends launch appeal to pay for funerals of Jinny and Bobby

Stroud News and Journal:

9:30am Wednesday 19th November 2014

THE FAMILY of a brother and sister killed in a car accident on Saturday evening are appealing for donations to help cover the funeral costs.

Community in mourning after brother and sister killed in Ebley bypass crash

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Monday 17th November 2014

FLOWERS have been left at the scene of an accident which killed a brother and sister on Saturday night.

Five things you need to know on this wet and windy Monday morning

Stroud News and Journal:

8:14am Monday 17th November 2014

UMBRELLAS, rain coats and Wellington boots are necessities this Monday morning.

Editorial Comment: Stroud high street has a uniqueness which should be celebrated

Stroud News and Journal:

8:47am Thursday 13th November 2014

IT IS completely outrageous that Stroud’s high street has been ranked as 493rd out of 500 high streets in Britain.

Delight after St Rose's School in Stroud saved from closure

Stroud News and Journal:

11:18am Wednesday 12th November 2014

STAFF and pupils at St Rose’s School in Stroud are celebrating today following the news that their school will be saved.

Stroud town centre needs more variety - according to SNJ survey

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Wednesday 12th November 2014

THERE is an urgent need for more men’s clothes shops in Stroud, according to a survey carried out by the SNJ.

Months of uncertainty ahead for dairy staff at Severnside site

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Wednesday 12th November 2014

STAFF at the Severnside dairy face months of uncertainty, following the news that it is one of the sites being sold to yoghurt company Müller in an £80 million deal.

Rodborough murder update: Family pay tribute to victim Dennis Plater

Stroud News and Journal:

2:21pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

POLICE have confirmed that the 82-year-old man discovered dead at his home in Walkley Hill on Friday was widower Dennis Plater.

Rodborough murder update: Police search surrounding area

Stroud News and Journal:

12:59pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

POLICE are searching the area near the house in Walkley Hill where and 82-year-old man was murdered on Friday.

Rodborough murder update: Extra police patrolling area to 'reassure the public'

Stroud News and Journal:

4:18pm Monday 10th November 2014

ADDITIONAL police will be patrolling Rodborough over the next few days in an attempt to reassure the public following two deaths in the area.

Severe weather warning of heavy rain issued for Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: Stock pictures of Wet Weather Rain Floods Lightning (8344445)

11:59am Monday 10th November 2014

A SEVERE weather warning has been issued for Gloucestershire.

Rodborough murder update: 'We are all in shock', says pub landlady Lotte

Stroud News and Journal:

11:47am Monday 10th November 2014

LOTTE Lyster, the landlady of the Prince Albert, has spoken of her shock following the murder of an 82-year-old man at an address in Walkley Hill on Friday.

SDC cancels debate on Stroud free school out of respect for Cllr Paul Carter

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (7922264)

11:08am Friday 7th November 2014

STROUD district council has formally showed its opposition to plans for a Steiner free school in Stroud.

Stroud in Bloom committee chairman says thanks for hat-trick

Stroud News and Journal:

8:22am Friday 7th November 2014

AFTER gaining a third consecutive Britain in Bloom gold, the Stroud in Bloom committee had much to celebrate at its annual general meeting.

Greens left angry at BBC snub as Ukip take up debate invite

Stroud News and Journal:

8:02am Friday 7th November 2014

GREENS in the Stroud district have expressed their anger at the BBCs decision to exclude the party from next year’s election debate.

Stroud district councillors pay tribute to 'brave' friend who will be 'greatly missed'

Stroud News and Journal:

8:04pm Thursday 6th November 2014

STROUD district councillors have paid tribute to a ‘brave’ and ‘tenacious’ friend who worked tirelessly for Nailsworth.

Eric Pickles greeted by protesters during visit to Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

2:55pm Thursday 6th November 2014

SECRETARY of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, has told council’s in the process of adopting a Local Plan to ‘get a move on'.

SDC to make decision on food waste recycling

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (7922264)

10:06am Thursday 6th November 2014

A DECISION on whether to introduce weekly food waste collections in the Five Valleys will be made tonight.

Meningitis Now calls on Government to stop vaccine delay

Stroud News and Journal:

1:45pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have called on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to cut bureaucracy and introduce a meningitis vaccine before more children die.

Firefighters return to work after four-day strike

Stroud News and Journal:

9:18am Wednesday 5th November 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have returned to work today after a four-day strike over pensions.

Sir Patrick Stewart narrates film by former Stroud High pupil

Stroud News and Journal:

9:02am Wednesday 5th November 2014

FORMER Stroud High School pupil Charlotte Fantelli has dreamed of making films ever since she wrote her own scripts while still at school.

War veteran Anne Puckridge forced to survive on £43 a week after state pension frozen for living in Canada

Stroud News and Journal:

4:26pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

A FORMER intelligence officer who served in the Second World War is visiting the UK this week to take part in Remembrance Day services, and to also convince the British government to give her back her pension.

Thinking of eating out this Christmas?

Stroud News and Journal: In total there are 42 restaurants and cafes in Walthamstow with 'very good' hygiene standards

9:40am Monday 3rd November 2014

WHEN planning that special Christmas meal with work colleagues, friends or family the Food Standards Agency is urging diners to ‘look before you book’.

Five things you need to know this Monday morning

Stroud News and Journal:

8:42am Monday 3rd November 2014

AFTER a weekend of fake blood, terrifying clown masks and ridiculous costumes everyone has woken up this morning and realised it is November.

Easy peasy Lemon Zambezi - David, 69, becomes first man to walk entire length of Africa's fourth longest river

Stroud News and Journal: Adventurer David Lemon feeding baby elephant, Zambezi, with Cowbell milk

8:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

IT HAS taken two-and-a-half years, during which he has fought off malaria three times, but 69-year-old David Lemon has become the first person to walk the length of the Zambezi River.


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