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Computers including Apple Mac stolen during burglary at Stonehouse business estate

Stroud News and Journal: Three 'chop shops' and high-value stolen cars found in Bradford area

3:42pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

COMPUTER equipment including an Apple Mac worth £3,000 was stolen during a burglary in Stonehouse on Tuesday, March 17.

Bright colours requested at memorial service for popular horseman Chris Barron

Stroud News and Journal:

4:31pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

A MEMORIAL service for popular horseman Chris Barron will take place on Monday, March 23 at 2.30pm at St Mary’s Chruch, Painswick.

Young musicians battle it out at rotary competition

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Thursday 5th March 2015

YOUNG musicians battled it out on stage at the finals of a regional competition at Wycliffe College on Sunday evening.

Enjoy a coffee morning in Cainscross

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

A COFFEE morning will take place in Caincross and members of the public are invited to join.

Specials and cadets help local policing teams deliver successful community operation

Stroud News and Journal:

11:10am Wednesday 4th March 2015

OFFICERS from the county's award-winning Special Constabulary worked nearly 300 hours between them while the force's newly recruited cadets helped identify six off-licences who were willing to serve alcohol to under-age customers in a successful policing operation over the weekend.

Police patrol streets in new community-reassurance operation

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

POLICE patrolled the streets of Stroud over the weekend visiting pubs, clubs, carrying out road safety checks and chatting to the public.

Community speed watch group monitor streets of Painswick

Stroud News and Journal:

3:02pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A COMMUNITY speed watch group in Painswick is on a mission to turn the village into a “speed aware” spot.

Gloucestershire: safer gate streets as bollards switch on

Stroud News and Journal:

2:25pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

AUTOMATIC bollards will make Gloucester’s city centre 'gate streets' safer for pedestrians from Monday, March 2.

New cafe offers work experience for people with learning difficulties

Stroud News and Journal:

5:02pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

A NEW café which opened in Cainscross on Friday will offer work experience and job opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

Multiple purses stolen from Cheltenham social club

Stroud News and Journal:

2:46pm Monday 23rd February 2015

POLICE are releasing CCTV imagery of a man they wish to identify following a burglary from a social club in Cheltenham.

Stroud traffic and travel update: London Road closed

Stroud News and Journal:

10:21am Monday 23rd February 2015

BISLEY Road, Stroud, will be closed from Wednesday, February 25, to Friday, February 27 for major repair works.

Westonbirt Arboretum wins prestigious gold award following mystery visit

Stroud News and Journal:

8:34am Monday 23rd February 2015

WESTONBIRT Arboretum has been awarded a gold award by VisitEngland, the country’s leading tourism body.

Wycliffe student Angus creates chair of books for university application

Stroud News and Journal:

11:00am Wednesday 18th February 2015

WYCLIFFE student Angus Allen has created his own seat of learning – literally, out of the all the books he has read.

Stroud Tourism Day returns to bring the town to life next month

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

STROUD’S rich history and culture will be brought to life at the town’s third annual tourism day next month.

Weather update: Stroud can expect frost and ice overnight

Stroud News and Journal: WEATHER WARNING: Tempeatures less than 2 degrees

5:01pm Monday 16th February 2015

THE Five Valleys can expect skies to clear tonight with a frost and patchy ice developing so make sure to leave extra time in the morning to defrost your cars.

Father reproduces limited edition nuclear war book

Stroud News and Journal:

4:15pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

A FATHER has gone to great efforts to reproduce a famous public information booklet about surviving a nuclear attack, which was published by the government in 1980.

Stroud agrees new film partnership for town following filming of The Casual Vacancy

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Wednesday 11th February 2015

STROUD could see more TV and film stars visiting the district now the council is working to promote the area to producers, directors and production companies.

Famous artist is topic of conversation at Stonehouse History Group meeting

Stroud News and Journal:

12:14pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

FAMOUS artist, Sir Stanley Spencer R.A will be the topic of conversation at tomorrow night’s Stonehouse History Group meeting.

Vintage car lover, Gareth, is on a mission to dig up the history of his 12hp saloon

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Thursday 5th February 2015

VINTAGE car enthusiast Gareth Jones, from South Wales, is keen to uncover the history of a vehicle supplied by Stroud firm – Taylors Automobiles. The car has been with him in Bridgend for 35 years, but its origins are firmly set in Stroud.

Rodborough Doctor warns of lottery scam operating from Nigeria

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 5th February 2015

A RETIRED researcher was shocked to receive a letter saying he had won just short of a million Euros.

20mph speed limit is too slow to climb steep hills says motorist Brian

Stroud News and Journal:

11:18am Wednesday 4th February 2015

A MOTORIST has launched a petition against new 20mph zones – claiming drivers can’t get up Stroud’s hills at low speeds.

After a two year wait Painswick villagers celebrate their new Post Office

Stroud News and Journal:

10:32am Wednesday 4th February 2015

ALMOST two years after losing all postal services in Painswick centre, villagers are now celebrating the opening of their new outreach Post Office.

Mother's tasty enterprise booming thanks to food grant scheme

Stroud News and Journal:

4:05pm Monday 2nd February 2015

JUST a year after launching her business, Primal Joy Foods in Stonehouse - making healthy snacks for people with food allergies and intolerances - Sarah Mace’s tasty enterprise is booming.

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.

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