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Stroud residents joint 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

CHALFORD Parish Council welcomed teenagers to enjoy an evening of pizza and drinks as they discussed improvements for Frith Youth Centre.

Marling students milk ideas for new tasty shake

Stroud News and Journal:

10:46am Saturday 20th September 2014

MARLING School students have been given a challenging assignment to design a new flavour for the FRijj milkshake.

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 on road trip for dogs home

Stroud News and Journal:

8:21am Friday 19th September 2014

Following the suspected arson attack on the Manchester Dogs Home last week in which 60 dogs died and 150 others had to be moved to other shelters, Gloucestershire based charities and businesses lend a helping hand.

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.

Stroud and District Citizens Advice Bureau to hold annual general meeting

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud District Council

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

MEMBERS of the public are invited to the annual general meeting for the Stroud and District Citizens Advice Bureau.

Cotswold Care Hospice appeal for new van drivers

Stroud News and Journal:

12:44pm Friday 29th August 2014

FRIENDS Geoff Fitch and Rick Bond are appealing to others to join them as volunteer van drivers for the Cotswold Care Hospice.

Stroud Fringe Festival weather forecast

Stroud News and Journal:

2:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

OVER the weekend the Five Valleys will see an array of rain, cloud and sun as revellers gather in Stroud for the Fringe Festival.

Ice Bucket Challenge completed for SNJ's Help Tessa appeal

Stroud News and Journal:

10:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

SNJ reader Simon Stroud has taken on the Ice Bucket Challenge after being inspired by the SNJ's campaign to Help Tessa Beat Cancer.

Woof, woof: Pub dog show is a howling success

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

Chalford residents clear River Frome to help ease winter flooding

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

VOLUNTEERS donned wellies and waterproofs and cleared the River Frome in Chalford to protect homes against the threat of flooding this winter.

You are never too old to stop learning: Three friends achieve A*s in GCSE Italian

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of hard-working friends said grazie to their language tutor after they each achieved an A* grade in GCSE Italian at Stroud High School.

Saddle up for Tour de Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: IT'S TIME TO RIDE ...with BSJ Cycles bicycle shop cycle enth

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

CYCLISTS are being urged to saddle up for the Tour de Stroud.

Roads to close for Stroud Fringe Festival

Stroud News and Journal: Serious crash causes road closure in Ponsanooth

10:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

STROUD Fringe Festival returns on Friday with a weekend of free music in and around town.

Check rail times and routes before travelling this Bank Holiday weekend

Stroud News and Journal:

3:46pm Friday 22nd August 2014

EVERYONE travelling by train this Bank Holiday weekend is urged to check journey times and routes.

Marling School pupils achieve 100 per cent pass rate in GSCEs

Stroud News and Journal:

4:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

MARLING School is celebrating the success of its year 11 students who have achieved yet another fabulous set of GSCE results.

Stroud High School students reveal excellent GCSE results

Stroud News and Journal:

3:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PUPILS swarmed Stroud High School as they turned up to collect their GSCE results on Thursday, August 21.

Stroud High School students' results break the records

Stroud News and Journal:

1:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TEARS of joy flowed at Stroud High sixth form after record breaking results were revealed.

Marling student Will, 18, thanks school and best mate for helping him achieve A* success despite battling serious illness

Stroud News and Journal:

11:52am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MARLING School sixth-former who has spent the last two years battling cancer has defied the odds and achieved an A* in English literature at A-level.

Families and children have lucky escape after coach overturns on M5

Stroud News and Journal:

5:55pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MORE than 50 adults and children had a lucky escape today, Tuesday, when the coach taking them for a day out at the seaside overturned in a ditch on the M5.

Music festival death update - organisers release statement after dance music event cancelled

Stroud News and Journal:

10:23am Friday 15th August 2014

ORGANISERS of the music festival released the following statement on their website last night.

Update: Worker dies after accident at Surround Festival site in Horsley

Stroud News and Journal:

7:09pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A WORKER has died after an industrial accident at a festival site in Horsley.

Talented Marling and Stroud High Sixth Form students secure top university places

Stroud News and Journal:

11:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

HARD work and dedication has paid off for many students at Marling and Stroud High Sixth Form as a number of impressive results were revealed this morning.

Funding package to fight rural crime

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE government has confirmed a two-year funding package for a newly created National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) operating across England and Wales.

Amy, 13, braves going bald for Cancer Research and St Rose's School

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MOST teenagers are obsessed with social media - but Stroud High School charity fundraiser Amy Carr, 13, is bucking the trend.

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.


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