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GCSE RESULTS: Stroud High School

Stroud News and Journal:

3:20pm Thursday 20th August 2015

THE grounds of Stroud High School were thronged with eager pupils waiting to collect their GCSE grades on national results day.

GCSE RESULTS: Marling School celebrates 19 per cent A* grades

Stroud News and Journal:

12:30pm Thursday 20th August 2015

MARLING School celebrated an excellent set of GCSE results, with the 117 Year 11 students achieving a 100 per cent pass rate, and an impressive 19 per cent achieving the highest A* grade.

REVIEW: Spooky Men's Chorale. See them in Stroud soon!

Stroud News and Journal:

11:06am Monday 10th August 2015

The Spooky Men’s Chorale, Colston Hall, Bristol

13-year-old Ben from Whiteshill tackles tough fundraising challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Monday 11th May 2015

FUNDRAISING runs in the Bullock family, from Whiteshill, as mum Debbie, dad Jeremy and brother Ben are all joining in to raise money for a powered wheelchair for 11-year-old Gemma.

Free course on money management in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Friday 29th May 2015

MANAGING your money is the theme of a new training course which starts in Stroud next month.

Melanie Little, who went back to college in her late 20s, visits SGS College in Stroud to speak to students

Stroud News and Journal:

7:10am Thursday 23rd April 2015

STUDYING a part-time course at SGS College’s Stroud campus marked a turning point in the life of Melanie Little – and now she’s returning to speak to the next generation of students.

Stroud Through the Years: Looking back at the news from bygone eras

Stroud News and Journal:

7:32am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

The Stroud News and Journal has launched a new feature where we take a look back at news from bygone years. This week, Stroud Through the Years focused on the news in the SNJ from mid April in 1965, 75, 85, 95 and 2005. Reporter Jane Leigh delved into the archives.

YOUTH SPORT:Sibling rivarly on hold

Stroud News and Journal:

3:43pm Saturday 18th April 2015

SIBLING rivalry is being put on hold next weekend as two pairs of brothers represent the county in the Butterly Individual Championships at Tipton, in the West Midlands, for the English Schools Table Tennis Association.

Stroud Through the Years: Looking back at the news from bygone eras

Stroud News and Journal:

4:12pm Thursday 16th April 2015

The Stroud News and Journal has launched a new feature where we take a look back at news from bygone years. This week, Stroud Through the Years focused on the news in the SNJ from mid April in 1965, 75, 85, 95 and 2005. Reporter Jane Leigh delved into the archives.

Coffee chain could move into vacant Stroud store

Stroud News and Journal:

11:00am Wednesday 15th April 2015

COFFEE lovers in Stroud could soon have an even greater choice of places to enjoy a drink after a chain store applied to open a shop in the town.

A new supermarket to be announced for Stroud in either Lightpill, Dudbridge or Ryeford

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Saturday 11th April 2015

THE ruling on which supermarket will be given the go-ahead in Stroud should finally be made on Tuesday.

Kids enjoy holiday fun with Easter bunny trail

Stroud News and Journal:

10:07am Wednesday 8th April 2015

FAMILIES hopped to it over the bank holiday weekend to take part in a special Easter Bunny Trail at the Museum in the Park.

Chalford ninja warriors rise to TV challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

4:56pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

WHEN the going gets tough . . . Stroud’s very own team of Ninja Warriors get going!

Lots of laughs in Minch

9:59am Monday 16th March 2015

Review of Minchinhampton Comedy Night, in Minchinhampton Primary School Hall

Tributes to much-loved teacher Andrew Kennett - a man who 'made learning fun' for hundreds of children

Stroud News and Journal:

11:51am Friday 13th March 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a teacher Edge who was famed for 'making learning fun'.

Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato defends party leader after ‘excruciating’ interview

Stroud News and Journal: VICTORY: Natalie Bennett

3:54pm Friday 27th February 2015

GREEN Party MEP Molly Scott Cato has backed her party’s leader, Natalie Bennett, after an LBC Radio interview on Tuesday last week which Ms Bennett herself admitted was “excruciating”.

Behaviour and values praised at Leonard Stanley Primary School

Stroud News and Journal:

9:30am Wednesday 25th February 2015

PUPILS, staff and governors at Leonard Stanley Primary School are delighted with their latest Ofsted report, which rates the school as ‘good’.

Gromit sculpture designed by Cath Kidston pays visit to Forest Green Rovers' match

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

A VERY special visitor made an appearance at Forest Green Rovers’ home match on Saturday.

Residents have a spot of tea at care home for cause

Stroud News and Journal:

9:02am Monday 23rd February 2015

RESIDENTS of Southfield Care Home in Park Road, Stroud, opened their doors to the local community on Saturday for a Valentine’s Day afternoon tea.

Robots look ready to take a leap into the classroom

Stroud News and Journal:

8:13am Monday 23rd February 2015

THE VILLAGE of Randwick could be immortalised as the home of school robotics if the brainchild of a local entrepreneur takes off.

Martial artists showcase their skills in inter-club tournament

Stroud News and Journal:

2:09pm Sunday 22nd February 2015

MARTIAL arts enthusiasts from clubs in and around the county came to Stroud to test their skills in the ring at an interclub tournament.

Speak up on plans for Stroud's future at event

Stroud News and Journal:

11:00am Saturday 21st February 2015

PEOPLE will be able to have their say on the future of Stroud’s town centre when a major public consultation is staged from March 7 to 14.

Chain eyes up Merrywalks centre as new site for gym

Stroud News and Journal: Merrywalks Centre (4616900)

7:00pm Friday 20th February 2015

A PLANNING application has been lodged for a gym in the Merrywalks Shopping Centre Stroud District Council has received an application for full planning permission for Unit 60-61 to create a new shell for gym operator Anytime Fitness.

Author Katie Fforde launches new book at Valentine's Day signing

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

AUTHOR Katie Fforde signed copies of her latest novel at Stroud Bookshop on Valentine’s Day.

Daredevil takes to skies to raise money for charity close to heart

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

A DAREDEVIL from Stroud is taking to the skies to raise money for a charity close to his heart.

Building starts on new low cost housing in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

9:04am Wednesday 11th February 2015

A TURF-cutting ceremony marked the start of construction on a £5 million mixed development of 38 affordable homes in Stroud.

Could this be the next Fifty Shades of Grey - Bussage author Kim releases racey debut novel

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

A NEW author has been celebrating the publication of her debut novel – an erotic romance – with a signing in The Villa in the Village, Nailsworth.

Charity race night to raise money for Bonnie appeal

Stroud News and Journal: Nick Bonnie.

7:32am Tuesday 10th February 2015

A CHARITY race night to raise money for the Summit for Bonnie appeal is being held at King’s Stanley Village Hall on Saturday, February 21, starting at 7pm.

Cancer patient Karen donates her hair to be made into wigs for younger sufferers

Stroud News and Journal:

10:32am Thursday 5th February 2015

A STROUD teacher facing a course of chemotherapy has put a positive face on her illness by donating her hair to be made into wigs for young patients.

Successful pancake stall now a cafe and creperie

Stroud News and Journal:

2:56pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

PANCAKE Day came early to Stroud with the official opening of The Round House creperie and cafe in the Merrywalks Centre.

Scarf wraps up Westminster in a bid for peace

Stroud News and Journal:

11:55am Wednesday 28th January 2015

PROTESTERS travelled from Stroud to London on Saturday in the national Wrap Up Trident demonstration.

Father and son serving on seperate Royal Navy ships meet at sea

Stroud News and Journal:

11:48am Wednesday 28th January 2015

FIVE months after they last met, a Nailsworth father and son serving on different Royal Navy ships enjoyed a brief reunion at sea.

Valuables stolen from Framilode Church

Stroud News and Journal:

11:42am Wednesday 28th January 2015

Gloucestershire Police are appealing for information following the theft of brassware from a church in Framilode, Frampton On Severn.

Students pedal the distance to Malawi in bicycle challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

11:19am Wednesday 28th January 2015

TWO Stroud High School pupils held a fundraiser in Nailsworth to raise funds to travel to Malawi in July.

Mike Tindall to appear on reality TV show

Stroud News and Journal:

11:09am Wednesday 28th January 2015

Gloucester rugby legend Mike Tindall will become the first member of the royal family to appear on a tv reality show after signing up for Channel 4’s second series of The Jump.

Seven-foot tall snowdrop takes centre stage at Rococo Garden

Stroud News and Journal:

9:25am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A SEVEN-FOOT high snowdrop is taking centre stage at the Rococo Garden in Painswick where the gates are open to welcome visitors to the spring extravaganza.

Typhoon Yolanda film nears reslease date

Stroud News and Journal: 'We are all in this together'  - Fundraiser for people affected from the typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

7:49am Monday 15th December 2014

A PHOTOGRAPHER from Nailsworth is putting his skills to good work by focusing on helping those hit by a typhoon late last year.

Road safety operation in Gloucester to promote drink drive campaign

Stroud News and Journal: A woman takes a breathalyzer test.

9:55am Friday 5th December 2014

A ROAD Safety Operation will take place tomorrow, Saturday, in Gloucester as part of the county’s Drink Drive Campaign.

TV star Ellie joins Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Friday 5th December 2014

TV STAR Ellie Harrison has been appointed the new President of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT).

Teacher gets top role at a primary school

Stroud News and Journal: Students are being ‘put off college’

7:25am Monday 1st December 2014

A TEACHER at Nailsworth Primary School is moving to the top of the class after being awarded a headship.

It's panto-time, oh yes it is!

Stroud News and Journal:

5:45pm Sunday 30th November 2014

THIS is the third year that comic genius Tweedy has appeared in the Everyman’s panto – and I’m happy to report that Gloucestershire’s favourite clown is funnier than ever in this year’s traditional show.

Sports facilities ‘will not benefit residents’

Stroud News and Journal:

8:50am Tuesday 25th November 2014

SPORTS facilities are set to improve in Forest Green as plans for new fitness equipment at Miles Marling Field are unveiled.

Children's author Clive Dale introduces Ollie the Onion

Stroud News and Journal:

8:47am Tuesday 25th November 2014

AUTHOR Clive Dale is continuing to amuse the nation’s young readers with the launch of his third book.

Prince Charles to open manufacturing and engineering festival in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

9:19am Friday 21st November 2014

PRINCE Charles will open the Stroud Festival of Manufacturing and Engineering on Monday.

Councillors step in for ‘distressed’ residents over changes to bus service

Stroud News and Journal:

11:05am Wednesday 19th November 2014

NAILSWORTH Town Council is calling for action after it says changes to bus services have left the people of Nortonwood feeling cut off and isolated.

Vintage vehicle calendar for cancer research

Stroud News and Journal:

7:25am Monday 17th November 2014

SIX years after raising £7,000 for charity through sales of a special calendar, a mother and daughter from Minchinhampton are aiming to raise even more with their second offering.

New cattle grid plans are set to improve road safety

Stroud News and Journal:

5:02pm Thursday 13th November 2014

CATTLE will be grazing more safely on Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons once new cattle grids to prevent them straying are installed.

Vote for The Willow Trust to receive grant

Stroud News and Journal: The Willow Trust's canal boat rides give a boost to elderly people, people with disabilities and the seriously ill

9:38am Thursday 13th November 2014

A CHARITY which takes disabled and seriously ill people on canal day trips is asking SNJ readers to vote online to help it win a community funding award.

Students from Gastrells Primary School make Tower of London inspired poppy memorial

Stroud News and Journal:

8:42am Thursday 13th November 2014

A SPECIAL tribute to those who lost their lives in conflict was undertaken by pupils at Gastrells Primary School in Rodborough.

Signal boost scheme underway in Minchinhampton

Stroud News and Journal:

8:37am Thursday 13th November 2014

FROM ‘not-spot’ to ‘hot-spot’ – Minchinhampton has been named as the first community in the country to receive 3G coverage from Vodafone UK.

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