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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.

Stroud businesswoman Berith assembles hygiene boxes for women in the Philippines

Stroud News and Journal:

10:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STROUD businesswoman Berith Sandgren-Clarke is putting her pampering skills to good use next year when she visits a village in the Philippines where people live in severe poverty.

Javelin Park delay sparks political row in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Today the SNJ joins the Javelin Park incinerator 'call-in' campaign

12:04pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SECOND delay to the Javelin Park incinerator decision has led to accusations of political interference for electoral gain.

Temporary traffic lights causing long delays for motorists this morning

Stroud News and Journal: Slow traffic in Swanley due to temporary lights

9:05am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TRAFFIC is building in and around Stroud this morning.

Could you help organise the Poppy Appeal in Stroud?

Stroud News and Journal: Town Hall, Darlington  -  Pic to go with story about this year's poppy appeal. (10155165)

8:52am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Royal British Legion is urgently looking for an organiser to co-ordinate the Poppy Appeal in Stroud.

Dredging project restores piece of canal’s former glory

Stroud News and Journal:

8:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MASSIVE £110,000 dredging project has helped restore a section of the canal in Stroud to its former glory.

Severe weather warning could disrupt travel in the county

Stroud News and Journal: Weather warning as 50mph winds close in on Watford

2:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

COMMUTERS could face delays tomorrow as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the county bringing a period of strong winds.

Second year of badger cull to end today, Monday

Stroud News and Journal:

9:36am Monday 20th October 2014

THE second of four years of badger culling in Gloucestershire and Somerset is due to end at noon today, Monday.

Resilience forum test how Ebola would be handled in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Friday 17th October 2014

ALTHOUGH the risk of contracting Ebola is very low in the UK, Gloucestershire Local Resilience Forum is testing how a case of the illness would be handled in the county.

Javelin Park decision delayed again

Stroud News and Journal: Today the SNJ joins the Javelin Park incinerator 'call-in' campaign

8:40am Friday 17th October 2014

THE incinerator decision has been delayed by a further three weeks.

SNJ reporter Kate Wilson joins Bill Oddie on Wounded Badger Patrol

Stroud News and Journal:

12:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

As the second badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset draws to a close SNJ reporter Kate Wilson joined television presenter Bill Oddie and another 50 anti-cull protesters on a mission to find wounded badgers.

Sheepscombe school shows size is not everything

Stroud News and Journal:

8:22am Thursday 16th October 2014

A STROUD school with fewer than 40 pupils has found a way to overcome its size to create a great outdoor environment and provide free school meals.

Plans to build supported living accomdation thrown out by SDC

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (7922264)

11:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

PLANS to build a three-storey residential home for people with learning disabilities have been thrown out by Stroud District Council.

County council signs contract for new £9m food recycling plant

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW £9 million plant to recycle the county’s food waste is expected to be open by March next year.

Plans to turn the Tipputs Inn into a shop, cafe and bakery thrown out by SDC

Stroud News and Journal: A campaign has been launched to keep the Tipputs Inn at Horsley as a pub. Owners the Cotswold Food Club are in talks with Ruskin Mill, which wants to turn the building into a cafe, shop and bakery

11:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

CHEERS and applause greeted a decision to throw out controversial plans to convert The Tipputs Inn into a cafe, shop and bakery.

Council offer interest free loans for properties in poor condition

Stroud News and Journal:

4:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

STROUD District Council is offering interest free loans for up to £15,000 for homeowners to improve their properties.

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday

Stroud News and Journal:

9:04am Monday 13th October 2014

WITH some weather forecasts predicting snow as early as next month it is becoming more and more obvious that winter is coming.

Stroud midwives to join NHS strike today - but patients assured it’s business as usual

Stroud News and Journal:

8:07am Monday 13th October 2014

STROUD midwives are joining a national strike today by NHS staff over fair pay.


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