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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.

Top five spooky spots in Gloucestershire revealed

Stroud News and Journal: Uncanny in the Quarter - A Ghost Walk

10:30am Friday 31st October 2014

THE author of Modern Day Ghosts of England, Matthew Kenton, has listed to top five spooky spots in the county.

Couple raise more than £1000 for charity which helped their daughter Grace

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

MORE than £1000 worth of cakes and heart shaped gifts were sold at Stroud Farmers Market in aid of Little Hearts Matter on Saturday, October 25.

Gloucestershire County Council aim to keep people connected following bus service changes

Stroud News and Journal:

1:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

IT’S ALL change on the buses as new timetables start from Sunday (November 2).

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.

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