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Speed limit to be addressed along 'rat run'

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAMPAIGN is underway to introduce a 20mph limit on a busy road between Stroud and Stonehouse.

The Cotswold Dogs and Cats Home advice for pet owners over the firework period

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

PET owners are being advised on how to minimise stress for animals over the firework period.

Plans to close a quarter of Homebase stores could affect Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

4:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STROUD Homebase workers are facing the unknown after the company announced plans to close a quarter of its stores today, Thursday.

Falling in tandem to fundraise for children's school

Stroud News and Journal:

1:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BRAVE mum Vicky Mayo is to plunge 10,000ft to raise money for her children’s school.

Juice pressing fills up Apple Day fun

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

STROUD Valleys Project organised a pressing engagement on Saturday with an event to celebrate National Apple Day.

Trainees fuel the future of engineering

Stroud News and Journal:

7:49am Monday 20th October 2014

TOP apprentices were presented with awards for their achievements by MP Neil Carmichael.

Firework show the first since sparkling update

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Friday 17th October 2014

THERE’S still time to get your tickets for the Rotary 5 Valley Fireworks, formerly Ebley Fireworks.

Giant bee swarm in Cashes Green moved to safer place

Stroud News and Journal:

7:46am Monday 13th October 2014

THERE was a buzz of excitement when beekeeper Robert Howlett turned up to remove a swarm of bees from Cashes Green street.

Enjoy cake and real ale while taxing your brain cells

Stroud News and Journal: A new poll suggests Labour's parliamentary candidate David Drew is favourite to win the Stroud seat at the general election in 2015 (9687680)

8:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

ENJOY cake and real ale while taxing your brain cells in Stonehouse.

Thousands raised in memory of Richard 'Dolly' Watson

Stroud News and Journal:

8:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

STROUD and Stonehouse Round Table has donated £8,000 to charity in memory of loyal member Richard ‘Dolly’ Watson, who died earlier this year.

Co-op ceiling falls through in freak hailstorm

Stroud News and Journal:

1:40pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

PART of the Co-op's ceiling in Slad Road caved in after a freak hail storm this afternoon.

Swarm of bees removed from tree in Cashes Green

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

THERE was a buzz of excitement when beekeeper Robert Howlett turned up to remove a swarm of bees from Cashes Green street.

Manufacturing company plans to expand factory doubling its work force

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

AN INTERNATIONAL manufacturing company is planning to expand into a new factory in Stonehouse and double its workforce in the next seven years.

Fundraising efforts across the Five Valleys serve tasty results

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

STANDISH residents brewed up a storm and raised £551 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Couple's delight after spotting 'holy grail' of rare moths in their Stroud garden

Stroud News and Journal:

7:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A RARE moth found in a Stroud garden is the first of its kind to be spotted in Gloucestershire.

New Chalford Shop premises brings success

Stroud News and Journal:

8:15am Tuesday 7th October 2014

BUSINESS is booming now that Chalford Shop has settled into its new home in the heart of the village.

Five things you need to know this week

Stroud News and Journal:

9:44am Monday 6th October 2014

FIVE things you need to know this week:

Changes to bus services across the Five Valleys cause concern

Stroud News and Journal:

8:25am Thursday 2nd October 2014

DISAPPOINTED commuters have raised concerns over changes to bus services across the Five Valleys.

Police seeking missing Elizabeth Hayward

Stroud News and Journal:

11:01am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to trace a woman who went missing from her place of residence last night.

Parents and teachers help to give trim trail an extension

Stroud News and Journal:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHILDREN at Bussage Primary School are enjoying an extension to their trim trail play area thanks to the hard work of parents and teachers.

Five things you need to know today

Stroud News and Journal:

9:01am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Five things you need to know today.

Cuts to funding at residential care home cause major concern for relatives

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CUTS to funding at a residential care home which looks after middle-aged adults with learning disabilities are causing alarm for relatives.

Sustainable Stroud fashion designer shows off clothes

Stroud News and Journal: Fashion Show

8:36am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MODELS will take to the catwalk to show off the work of sustainable Stroud fashion designer Madia and Matilda.

Stonehouse Rotary launches new faster raft in Monmouth race

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

AS fund raisers go, they don’t get much better or wetter than this.

Warning after cash machines tampered with in Gloucester and Cotswolds

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

7:50am Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are warning bank customers in the county to be on the alert after two cash machines were found to have been tampered with by criminals earlier this week.

Cam and Dursley Labour Party welcomes more parking spaces at Cam and Dursley Station

Stroud News and Journal: Geoff Wheeler (8039536)

7:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

LABOUR Councillors have welcomed the news that seventeen much needed additional car parking spaces are to be created at Cam & Dursley station.

Life-saving charity asks for support during National Air Ambulance Week

Stroud News and Journal:

7:24am Monday 22nd September 2014

AIR ambulance charities, including Midlands Air Ambulance, are once again coming together to celebrate National Air Ambulance Week which takes place from today, Monday, 22 and Sunday, September 28.

Stroud residents join in solidarity as global day of climate action made history

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

STROUD residents gathered at the Subscription Rooms today, in a global wave of protests calling for tougher action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in New York next week.

Concerns over lack of use at Frith Youth Centre: Chalford Parish Council welcomed youngsters' suggestions

Stroud News and Journal:

11:22am Sunday 21st September 2014

YOUNG people put forward views about what activities they would like to see at Frith Youth Centre during a meeting on Saturday night.

Marling students milk ideas for new tasty shake

Stroud News and Journal:

8:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

SCHOOL students are working hard on a recipe for success after being given the opportunity to come up with a new flavour for a popular milkshake brand.

A436 soon to reopen: Lorry fire closed road both ways

Stroud News and Journal:

10:11am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE A436 has closed both ways after a lorry caught fire yesterday between A435 Cirencester Road, Severn Springs and the A40, Kilkenny Arms, Kilkenny.

Well bless my soul: Volunteering job gives Elvis fan Rex new lease of life

Stroud News and Journal:

10:43am Friday 19th September 2014

SINCE spotting a note appealing for help weeding the floral displays in Newent, 82-year old Rex Debenham has had little time to rock around the clock to his favourite tunes of the 1950s.

Former Wycliffe College student to direct his first feature film

Stroud News and Journal:

9:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A FORMER Wycliffe College student is to direct his first feature film.

Marling School now one of only 60 National Teaching Schools in England

Stroud News and Journal: Image for Marling School

9:20am Saturday 20th September 2014

MARLING School has been selected by the the National College of Teaching and Leadership to be a Teaching School from September 2014.

Council officers from Stroud complete road trip for Manchester Dogs Home

Stroud News and Journal:

2:50pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE has played a part in helping clear up the aftermath of the suspected arson attack on the Manchester Dogs' Home in which 60 dogs died and 150 others had to be moved to other shelters.

Magician hopes to conjure up success in the world's largest magic convention

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

MAGICIAN Colin Dymond is hoping to conjure up a major success when he competes in the world’s largest magic convention this February.

Knitters strung together T-shirt shaped bunting to celebrate Tour of Britain

Stroud News and Journal:

8:33am Thursday 18th September 2014

KNITTERS joined forces to string together T-shirt shaped bunting lining the streets of Stroud to celebrate the Tour of Britain.

Mobile speed camera locations across Gloucestershire this month

Stroud News and Journal: Mobile speed cameras could still be used even if Swindon withdraws from the safety camera partnership

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

Real-life Rosie from Laurie Lee's classic dies days before turning 100

Stroud News and Journal: A large backdrop from the 1998 movie adaptation of Cider With Rosie

9:37am Wednesday 17th September 2014

ROSIE Buckland, believed to be the real Rosie Green of Laurie Lee’s Cider With Rosie, has died just days short of turning 100.

Scottish Referendum: Your views

Stroud News and Journal: Campaign material ahead of the Scottish independence referendum. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

4:24pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE SNJ took to the streets of Stroud to gather opinions on the Scottish Referendum.

Sheep racing back by popular demand in Frampton

Stroud News and Journal: The sheep flock at Windsor Farm is predominately Suffolk-cross Mules and Welsh Mules. ..PICTURE: Debbie James.... (8675470)

8:01am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SHEEP will race through Frampton as part of a family fun evening this Saturday, September 20.

Arboretum team head to America in search of ‘autumn bangers’

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A TEAM from the Forestry Commission’s National Arboretum at Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, will travel to North America this September on a seed collecting expedition.

Hundreds set to ride and stride to raise £50,000 for Gloucestershire's churches

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MORE than 500 people will use bicycles, ponies and their own two feet in an effort to raise £50,000 for the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust.

Bumper sized baby bat sets record among endangered colony

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A BUMPER sized baby bat has set a record among its endangered nocturnal colony in Stroud.

Bumper baby joy for threatened water voles

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WATER vole has given birth to a second litter of youngsters this summer to the joy of staff at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Sporty pupils show their class in Stroud Area Competitions

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SPORTS stars from Leonard Stanley Primary School showcased some the school’s great talent at the Stroud Area School Competition.

Stroud Fringe to become 'varied festival' after new organiser steps in

Stroud News and Journal:

3:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TAKING over Stroud Fringe, Clare Honeyfield plans to turn the popular event into a ‘varied festival’.

Sewage leak in Nailsworth caused by build up of fat and grease

Stroud News and Journal:

4:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MINOR flooding in Nailsworth is causing slight disruption to the traffic travelling through the centre.

Dogs lead the way at pet show

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

DOGGED determination paid off for the winners of a pet show at popular Stroud pub the Crown and Sceptre.

Conference to welcome well-known Labour MP

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

FORMER environment secretary Michael Meacher MP will be the keynote speaker at the Stroud Constituency Labour Party Conference.


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