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Mother with lifetime ban from keeping animals caught with nine hamsters at home

Stroud News and Journal:

3:58pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A MOTHER with a lifetime ban from keeping animals has been caught with nine hamsters at her home.

Tesco reveals that no stores in Stroud are due to close

Stroud News and Journal: Milena Jones stole £9.98 worth of good from Ammanford's Tesco store

2:31pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

ALL Tesco stores in the Stroud District are safe from closure, the superstore bosses have revealed.

Defence secretary visit: Full interview

Stroud News and Journal:

12:08pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

AS STROUD campaigners prepared for an anti-Trident protest, defence secretary Michael Fallon reaffirmed the need for a nuclear deterrent.

Mum Jess shaved off her dreads to honour mothers

Stroud News and Journal:

11:33am Wednesday 28th January 2015

MOTHER Jess Lewis is hoping to inspire other mums after shaving off her 2ft long dreadlocks.

Stroud cafe's website taken over by hackers quoting Charlie Hebdo attack

Stroud News and Journal:

10:02am Wednesday 28th January 2015

HACKERS claiming to be Islamic took over a website run by Stroud’s Black Book Café on Monday.

Ecotricity boss pledges £20,000 for David Drew's General Election campaign

Stroud News and Journal:

5:20pm Monday 26th January 2015

ECOTRICITY boss Dale Vince has pledged £20,000 for David Drew’s general election campaign.

Five things you need to know this week

Stroud News and Journal:

8:08am Monday 26th January 2015

Five things you need to know this week, including the county's chances of more snow.

Defence secretary Michael Fallon visits Stonehouse manufacturing company

Stroud News and Journal: KICK IN THE TEETH: Michael Fallon

5:02pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

AS Stroud campaigners prepare for an anti-trident protest, defence secretary Michael Fallon reaffirmed the need for a nuclear deterrent.

Full tribute from family and colleagues of former Archway headteacher Robin Lunn

Stroud News and Journal:

12:11pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to former Archway School headteacher Robin Lunn who died earlier this month aged 78.

Unique WW1 diary signing in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A REMARKABLE diary penned by an Englishwoman behind enemy lines in Germany during the First World War has been completed 100 years after the conflict and one of the authors staged a book-signing session in Stroud.

Fantastic photograph of frosty four legged friend this morning on Rodborough Common

Stroud News and Journal:

3:26pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

WHILE many of us were defrosting our cars this morning Charlie enjoyed a walk over Rodborough Common with his owner Tim Gregg.

Tributes to glamorous Waitrose worker Penny who has died aged 63

Stroud News and Journal:

11:47am Wednesday 14th January 2015

POPULAR Waitrose checkout worker Penny Wager has died suddenly aged just 63.

Snow sweeps in overnight as temperatures plummet across Five Valleys

Stroud News and Journal:

10:56am Wednesday 14th January 2015

SNOW fell on high ground as temperatures plummeted overnight in the Five Valleys.

Snow, ice and rain expected in Stroud this week

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

A YELLOW warning of snow and ice has been put in place across Stroud for the next week.

Update M5 coach crash: Driver's "eyes closed" at wheel

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Wednesday 7th January 2015

COACH driver Robert Blakemore, who’s “eyes closed” while behind the wheel when he crashed with more than 50 people onboard, received a 15 month driving ban today, Wednesday.

M5 coach crash: Driver due in court today charged with careless driving

Stroud News and Journal:

9:41am Wednesday 7th January 2015

COACH driver Robert Blakemore, who was behind the wheel when he crashed with more than 50 people onboard, will appear in court today.

Mobile speed camera locations revealed this month

Stroud News and Journal: Special Constable Jamie Brown with PC Paul Crabtree man a speed camera on Manchester Road after an evening's work caught a  large number of drivers

3:23pm Monday 5th January 2015

MOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations across the county this month:

Support for Dylan, 9, is overwhelming

Stroud News and Journal:

7:32am Monday 5th January 2015

MORE than £4,000 has been raised for brave Dylan Nobes after an appeal was launched to allow him to play football with his friends.

Gas bill cancelled in time for Christmas - after SNJ intervened

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 30th December 2014

A GAS bill sent in error was cancelled in time for Christmas after the SNJ intervened.

Villagers gather for carols and seasonal cheer

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Wednesday 24th December 2014

FAMILIES sang and joined the festive fun in Stonehouse last weekend.

William Morris College students create and sell Christmas hampers

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014

CHRISTMAS hampers and cards have been crafted by students at William Morris College to bring joy over the festive period.

Mother and daughter duo gear up for charity cycle

Stroud News and Journal:

9:51am Tuesday 23rd December 2014

A MOTHER and daughter duo are gearing up to cycle 450km for a number of cancer charities.

Leonard looks amazing for 100 - and even organised his own birthday party

Stroud News and Journal:

12:20pm Sunday 21st December 2014

GENERATIONS of Leonard Blandford’s family gathered to celebrate his 100th birthday.

Developers release artist impression of new retirement complex

Stroud News and Journal:

8:31am Tuesday 16th December 2014

DEVELOPERS have released the first artist’s impression of the new retirement complex being constructed in Cainscross Road, Stroud.

Wycliffe student climbs Mount Kenya despite altitude sickness

Stroud News and Journal:

4:30pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

WYCLIFFE student Emma Bastin battled bad weather and altitude sickness to climb Mount Kenya.

Appeal to raise £10,000 for a specialist wheelchair to allow Dylan, 10, to play football with his friends

Stroud News and Journal:

9:42am Wednesday 10th December 2014

BRAVE Dylan Nobes is desperate to play football with his friends – but £10,000 is needed to make his dream come true.

Traffic chaos as delivery lorry gets stuck in Gloucester Street, Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

3:25pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A DELIVERY lorry has become stuck after clipping the corner of Bar Greyhound in Stroud.

Stonehouse station campaign gathers steam

Stroud News and Journal:

4:51pm Monday 8th December 2014

A CAMPAIGN to reopen a second railway station in Stonehouse is gathering steam.

Mobile speed camera locations revealed this month

Stroud News and Journal: Special Constable Jamie Brown with PC Paul Crabtree man a speed camera on Manchester Road after an evening's work caught a  large number of drivers

8:32am Monday 8th December 2014

MOBILE speed cameras will be at the following locations across the county this month:

Mum thanks neighbours for rescuing her from canal

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

A MUM has praised the quick thinking of her neighbours who came to her rescue after she fell into the icy waters of the canal at Ebley Wharf on Friday.

Painswick fire update - three victims treated for smoke inhalation

Stroud News and Journal:

4:32pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

FIREFIGHTERS spent more than five hours battling a blaze at a large farmhouse in Painswick this morning, Tuesday.

Hundreds attend funeral of brother and sister, Jinny and Bobby this afternoon

Stroud News and Journal:

2:57pm Friday 28th November 2014

AROUND 200 friends and relatives said an emotional goodbye to brother and sister Jinny-Mae Cook and Bobby Roberts at their funeral at St Matthew’s Church, Cainscross this afternoon, Friday.

Milkman sacked for going on Jeremy Kyle

Stroud News and Journal:

3:24pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A MILKMAN who cheated on his wife has been sacked for appearing on the Jeremy Kyle Show.

Former Nailsworth headteacher arrested

Stroud News and Journal:

9:13am Friday 21st November 2014

A FORMER headteacher at Nailsworth Primary School has been arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images.

Primary school pupils pack more than 100 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas

Stroud News and Journal:

8:53am Thursday 20th November 2014

NEARLY 100 shoeboxes full of festive cheer will be helping children in need celebrate Christmas this year thanks to pupils, parents and staff at Bussage Primary School.

Chinese X Factor winner to perform in aid of The Door Youth Project

Stroud News and Journal:

3:36pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

CHRISTMAS carols will be sung in aid of The Door Youth Project at their annual event, Christmas Presence in December.

Fire services pay visit to pupils at Stonehouse school

Stroud News and Journal:

8:28am Friday 14th November 2014

SIRENS went off, lights flashed and hoses were sprayed when the fire service delighted pupils during a visit to one Stonehouse school.

Nailsworth housing plans submitted despite resident opposition

Stroud News and Journal:

10:30am Wednesday 12th November 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL planning application has been formally submitted for 17 homes in Nailsworth.

Rodborough murder update: Officers granted more time to question suspect

Stroud News and Journal:

9:30am Wednesday 12th November 2014

OFFICERS have been granted more time to question a man in connection with the murder of Dennis Plater.

Magician performing for primary school pupils to raise funds for children's charity

Stroud News and Journal:

5:34pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

MAGICIAN and entertainer Colin Dymond is hoping to conjure up donations for BBC Children In Need by performing at three schools in one day.

Driver left with minor injuries after car overturned in Whiteshill

Stroud News and Journal:

11:50am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A MAN walked away with minor injuries after his car overturned on Stroud Road this morning, Tuesday.

Musician’s melodies to BBC Children In Need

Stroud News and Journal:

7:32am Tuesday 11th November 2014

THE sound of an autoharp will be heard in Stroud during this year’s BBC Children In Need appeal.

Rodborough incident update - elderly man found dead

Stroud News and Journal:

3:52pm Friday 7th November 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE police officers were called to an address on Walkley Hill, near Stroud this morning, after being called by paramedics.

Police are currently attending an incident in Rodborough

Stroud News and Journal:

3:37pm Friday 7th November 2014

REPORTS are coming in of an incident in Rodborough.

Meningitis Now host fiendish fundraiser

Stroud News and Journal:

8:07am Friday 7th November 2014

GHOSTS, ghouls, zombies and even Tigger helped to raise hundreds of pounds at Meningitis Now’s Hallowe’en day.

Labour councillors welcome rise of living wage

Stroud News and Journal:

4:30pm Thursday 6th November 2014

LABOUR councillors on Gloucestershire County Council have welcomed news that the living wage has been raised by 20p to £7.85 per hour.

Nailsworth district councillor Paul Carter has died

Stroud News and Journal:

11:20am Thursday 6th November 2014

IT is with great sadness that Stroud District Council has announced the death of district councillor Paul Carter.

A Thundershirt is just one way to keep your pets happy this Bonfire Night

Stroud News and Journal:

4:32pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

BONFIRE Night for rescued dog Reggie is no longer the ordeal it used to be thanks to a special shirt that makes him feel like he is being hugged.

Ambitious plans revealed to transform Cheapside in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

8:57am Wednesday 5th November 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to transform Cheapside in Stroud will be revealed next week.

Creative carvers transform pumpkins

Stroud News and Journal:

7:27am Monday 3rd November 2014

STRATFORD Park turned into a pumpkin patch last weekend when the Stroud Valleys Project hosted a special seasonal activity.

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