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Stroud District Foodbank to receive a year’s worth of support from Sainsbury’s Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud District Foodbank to receive a year’s worth of support from Sainsbury’s Stroud

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

STROUD District Foodbank will receive a year's worth of fundraising and awareness support from Sainsbury's.

Two cars involved in collision outside Penn Wood scout camp on Selsley Common

Stroud News and Journal:

2:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TWO cars were involved in a collision outside Penn Wood scout camp, between the glider club and the cattle grid for Selsley Common.

Vigil for Gaza to be held in Stroud High Street this Saturday

Stroud News and Journal: 2814655205. 18/07/14. A protest against the Israeli occupation of Gaza took place outside Worcester Guildhall on Friday. Picture by Nick Toogood. (8390268)

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A VIGIL for Gaza will be held in Stroud High Street this Saturday.

Councils join forces to fight proposal of 1,350 new homes in Stonehouse

Stroud News and Journal: Photographs show the scale of the housing development being proposed for Eastington, west of Stonehouse

6:39pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PARISH and town councils met to join forces against the proposal for 1,350 homes to be built on land west of Stonehouse.

Storms batter Stroud over the weekend leaving drains struggling to cope

Stroud News and Journal:

6:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STORMS hit the Five Valleys over the weekend battering houses and leaving drains struggling to cope with the torrent.

Members of the public invited to first meeting of Stroud Town Centre Neighbourhood Plan

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud District Council

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been invited to the first public meeting of the Stroud Town Centre Neighbourhood Plan on Saturday.

Councils join forces to fight proposal of 1,350 new homes in Stonehouse

Stroud News and Journal:

4:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THREE Parish Councils have joined forces to fight a proposal of 1,350 homes on land West of Stonehouse.

Transport Secretary discusses proposals for A417 loop to improve 5km stretch of road

Stroud News and Journal:

4:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TRANSPORT Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visited the ‘Missing Link’ today, Wednesday to discuss proposals for the A417 Loop to improve the 5km stretch of road.

Candidate supports public sector workers' union strike

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

PUBLIC sector workers staged a one day strike over an on-going dispute over pay, pensions and workload last Thursday.

Young illustrators spot gap in printing market

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNG entrepreneurs Josh Hurley and Olly Moinet started their own business in screen printing after spotting a gap in the market.

Details of candidates for Valley ward SDC by-election released

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud District Council

9:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

DETAILS of candidates for the Valley ward SDC by-election have been released.

Annual Stroud Show to take place this Saturday as knitters return

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

ANNUAL Stroud Show will return this Saturday featuring the usual attractions as a fun day out for all the family.

Stroud cooks wanted to star in Come Dine With Me

Stroud News and Journal:

1:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CHANNEL 4's favourite dining show is coming to Stroud and is looking for keen cooks to take part.

Nominations for the Grow Gloucestershire Showcase Awards extended

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council is extending the deadline for its Grow Gloucestershire Showcase Award nominations to Friday, August 1.

Clergy in Gloucestershire await vote on women bishops

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

WOMEN clergy in Gloucester will discover on Monday whether they will be allowed to become Bishops in the Church of England.

Nu-Pro fire latest: London Road due to open in the next hour

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are preparing to leave the scene of the Nu-Pro factory fire off London Road, Thrupp as the clean-up work continues.

Librarians join strike in series of disputes with government over pay, pensions and cuts

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

LIBRARY workers in Lansdown, Stroud are taking a stand against low pay.

Firefighters called to flat in Church Street, Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

3:54pm Thursday 10th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a small fire in Church Street, Stroud this afternoon.

Luckington family call for donations for Helen House refurbishment

Stroud News and Journal:

2:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A FAMILY are calling for donations in a final push to raise the remaining £500,000 of the £1.5 million needed to refurbish Helen House hospice.

Sinéad O’Connor to perform at this year’s WOMAD festival

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SINEAD O’Connor is to perform at WOMAD festival adding to this year’s line up at Charlton Park.

Nu-Pro fire latest: Thrupp Primary School is closed today because of access problems

Stroud News and Journal:

9:50am Thursday 10th July 2014

THRUPP Primary School is closed today due to lack of access this morning.

The Shrubberies School takes delivery of new £42,000 minibus

Stroud News and Journal:

11:03am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Shrubberies School in Stonehouse has taken delivery of a new £42,000 minibus – thanks to Gloucestershire children’s charity Pied Piper.

Archway students enjoy 'cracking' prom

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

WITH A-levels over, sixth-form students from Archway School enjoyed an end of year prom at Stonehouse Court Hotel.

Water company invests more than £350,000 on installing new water pipes in Eastington

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A WATER company is investing more than £350,000 on installing new water pipes in Eastington.

Planning decision: Controversial flats in Westward Road, Cainscross refused

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud District Council

10:20am Wednesday 9th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS against a housing development in Cainscross have won a fight to have the flats refused.

UPDATE: Labour councillors back teachers strike over pay affecting schools throughout Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

12:10pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SEVERAL schools in the district will be affected by tomorrow's strike by teachers and Labour Councillors are backing the movement.

Primary pupils raise more than £200 for the school from collecting bags of textiles

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

PARK Junior Primary School in Stonehouse collected bags of textiles worth over £200 for Rags 2 Riches 4 Schools.

Archway students team up with pupil-tutor to create commemorative WW1 booklet

Stroud News and Journal:

9:46am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A FIRST World War enthusiast and Archway School pupils have collaborated to create a booklet commemorating the centenary of the war.

Rodborough artist unveils transport inspired sculpture alongside newly restored canal

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A PIECE of art sculpted by Rodborough artist Sam Freeman, who won a competition to create the work, was unveiled in Stroud on Friday.

Archway School sets the stage for JK Rowling TV drama

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

FILMING started on J K Rowling’s Casual Vacancy at Archway School in Stroud on Monday.

Ex-international fencer wins £18,000 in damages after suing former employers for asbestos exposure

Stroud News and Journal: LETHAL LEGACY: Asbestos sheeting. The dust from asbestos causes the lung disease mesothelioma

6:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A STROUD man has received £18,000 in damages for asbestos exposure alongside a court order that leaves the door open for him to make future claims.

Wycliffe student, Chloe, wins national poetry competition for poem about great gran's dementia

Stroud News and Journal: Wycliffe student, Chloe, wins national poetry competition for poem about gran's dementia

11:24am Tuesday 1st July 2014

WHEN Wycliffe student Chloe Bayliss was given homework to write a poem, the last thing she expected was to end up at one of the country’s top literary awards.

Bishop of Tewkesbury visits pupils at Brimscombe School

Stroud News and Journal: Martyn Snow, The Bishop of Tewkesbury, chats to Karen Riordan during a visit to Brimscombe Primary School

12:00pm Saturday 28th June 2014

BISHOP of Tewksbury, the Rt Rev Martyn Snow, visited Brimscombe School and met pupils learning about the history of their church, school and community.

Park Junior pupils collecting textiles to fund school's PTA

Stroud News and Journal: Park Junior pupils collecting textiles to fund school's PTA

12:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

PARK JUNIOR School are collecting bags of textiles for Rags 2 Riches 4 Schools Charity in order to raise funds for the school’s PTA.

Archie triumphs in Race 4 All children's challenge

Stroud News and Journal: Archie Dowie won first place in 1K aged 5-10 race (6970245)

4:22pm Thursday 19th June 2014

FUND-RAISERS of all ages can now support their favourite good cause at an event that caters for all the family.

Premature baby Evelyn born weighing just over 2lbs prompts fundraising night

Stroud News and Journal: Premature baby Evelyn born weighing just over 2lbs prompts fundraising night

12:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A BABY born 13 weeks early and weighing just over 2lbs has prompted a fundraising night to celebrate her progress and raise money for Gloucestershire Royal Hospital’s special care baby unit.

Stroud sizzled in summer sunshine over the weekend

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud sizzled in summer sunshine over the weekend

12:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

SUMMER arrived with a splash at the weekend as families flocked to the open air pool at Stratford Park Leisure Centre.

Children from a Stonehouse school enjoy hot air balloon adventure

Stroud News and Journal: Up, up and away...85 children from Hopelands Preparatory School in Stonehouse  enjoyed a hot air balloon adventure  courtesy of Ballooning in the Cotswolds

9:35am Tuesday 17th June 2014

EIGHTY-five lucky children from Hopelands Preparatory School in Stonehouse have taken part in a hot air balloon adventure.

Whiteshill School hope to raise remaining £2,000 for outdoor classroom

Stroud News and Journal: Whiteshill School hope to raise remaining £2,000 for outdoor classroom

12:00pm Sunday 15th June 2014

WHITESHILL School PTA have been working hard to raise enough money for a new outdoor learning classroom and are hoping one last push will help them reach their target.

Fundraiser Deborah Rodway thanks everyone who helped raise more than £900 for Cancer Research

Stroud News and Journal: Fundraiser Deborah Rodway thanks everyone who helped raise more than £900 for Cancer Research

9:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

FUNDRAISER Deborah Rodway would like to thank everyone who helped her raise a staggering £935 for Cancer Research UK.

Temperatures set to soar in Stroud tomorrow

Stroud News and Journal: Temperatures set to soar in Stroud tomorrow

3:21pm Thursday 12th June 2014

TOMORROW is set to be a scorcher as the Met Office predicts temperatures to reach 22 degrees Celsius in Stroud.

Charity walk to celebrate dads in Stroud this Father's Day

Stroud News and Journal: What's the best thing your dad's ever done or the funniest thing he's ever said?

9:12am Thursday 12th June 2014

THIS Father’s Day, Stonehouse Rotary Club has organised a charity walk to celebrate dads throughout Stroud.

D-Day veteran Ivor's anger at lack of commerations in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: D-Day commemorations: veteran Ivor Adams, 89, commemorates by enjoying a pint at the Vic

12:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

VETERAN Ivor Adams is disappointed that Stroud had no celebrations to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Cryptolocker cyber threat: Stroud woman Jo's laptop is taken over by international virus demanding money

Stroud News and Journal: Proprietor of Delta Nine IT, Jamie Dickinson, with a computer that has been infected with the Cryptolocker virus

9:36am Wednesday 11th June 2014

COMPUTER users are being urged to guard their systems against cyber attack after a Stroud woman became the latest victim of the international Trojan Horse virus Cryptolocker.

Three out of five dog owners admit to not picking up after their pets in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: More than 80 stray dogs picked up by or handed into local dog wardens

12:11pm Friday 6th June 2014

A SURPRISING number of dog owners admit to not scooping their pet's poop statistics revealed.

Cow shot after being hit by car on the Common

Stroud News and Journal: Cows finally on the Common

10:01am Friday 6th June 2014

A COW has died after being hit by a car on The Common last night.

Families invited to Eastcombe's annual gnome hunt

Stroud News and Journal: Slow down, gnomes at work

12:30pm Thursday 5th June 2014

THE picturesque village of Eastcombe is set to be invaded by gnomes once again this year for the annual gnome hunt.

Capel’s Mill canal restoration nominated for prestigious engineering award

Stroud News and Journal: (l-r) Teresa Drover, Clare Mahdiyone, Colin Buckel, cllr Paul Smith, Fred Miller, Anna Jonse and Leonora Rozee plant new trees at Capel's Mill, Stroud (4494664)

10:30am Thursday 5th June 2014

THE restoration of Capel’s Mill canal has been nominated for an engineering award celebrating projects costing more than one million.

Primary pupils help transform muddy eyesore into eco-garden

Stroud News and Journal: Park Junior School finally completes eco garden

2:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A LONG, arduous but rewarding project has finally finished at Park Junior School with the successful completion of an outstanding eco garden.

Community group dance for joy after receiving award

Stroud News and Journal: Community group dance for joy after receiving award

12:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A DANCE crew stepped up to receive the Stonehouse Community Group of the Year award thanks to their fancy footwork.

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