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Walker suffers hand injury after being clipped by car

Stroud News and Journal:

2:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A WALKER suffered a minor hand injury after being clipped by a car on Minchinhampton Common.

Nu-Pro latest: Health advice issued by Stroud District Council

Stroud News and Journal:

12:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

ENVIRONMENTAL health officers from Stroud District Council visited the site on Friday afternoon and provided the following advice to those living or working nearby.

Nu-Pro update: Factory to be demolished

Stroud News and Journal: The Nu-Pro factory as it looks now

11:13am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Nu-Pro factory is to be demolished and re-built because of the severity of the damage.

Nailsworth councillors fear potential supermarket could cause loss of over 100 jobs

Stroud News and Journal: JOB CUTS: Asda is cutting more than 1,000 jobs as it overhauls its store management programme

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

NAILSWORTH Town Councillors were wary of the grave threat a potential new out of town supermarket could have for the local community.

Neil Carmichael MP shown Stroud in the future by Uplands Primary pupils

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael was given a glimpse into the future as he visited Uplands Primary School on Friday.

Gloucestershire travel boosted by grant of nearly £1m

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

LOCAL plans for sustainable travel have got the green light as Gloucestershire County Council is awarded £920,000 from the Department for Transport.

Get fit and make friends with rounders

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WITH the World Cup and Wimbledon over, Stroud District Council is encouraging local people to come out and play rounders.

Quedgeley's elderly residents to benefit from Active Together grant

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (5826007)

10:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

St James Church in Quedgeley will be setting up ‘Chit Chat’ drop-ins for elderly residents thanks to funding from a new grant scheme, launched by the county council in June this year.

Amended article: Refused by a church, UKIP decide to hold meeting with Neil Hamilton in the pub

Stroud News and Journal: UKIP logo  (7601299)

2:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

FOLLOWING the example of party leader Nigel Farage, UKIP members were in the pub for a recent meeting in Stroud.

Grow Gloucestershire Awards deadline extended

Stroud News and Journal: Tory attempt to unseat council coalition fails

1:45pm Sunday 13th July 2014

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

Fire service to hold fun day with a serious message

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Monday 14th July 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service are inviting all to a free fun day on Saturday, July 19 which will educate as well as entertain.

Stroud Fringe: Minor profit for 2013 festival

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud Fringe Festival draws in the crowds

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

FIGURES released by organisers of Stroud Fringe have revealed last year’s edition of the town’s premier music festival only just made a profit.

Stroud's Chrismas lights already proving problematic

Stroud News and Journal: BRIGHT: Christmas lights in the High Street, not the sort referred to by John L Reynolds, below.

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

CHRISTMAS may seem a long way off, but Stroud Town Council is already struggling to find some lights appropriate for the town.

Developers £8m plan to make pub a superstore

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

PLANS have been announced for a new £8 million redevelopment to Stroud’s Union Street, for a supermarket and an extended market square.

UPDATED: Chancellor George Osborne visits Stroud Youth Support Centre

Stroud News and Journal:

11:49am Friday 11th July 2014

CHANCELLOR George Osborne pledged to help youth employment prosper in the South West when he visited Stroud Youth Support Centre this morning (Friday).

Nu-Pro fire latest:Public Health England issues warning to London Road residents

Stroud News and Journal:

4:04pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SENIOR medical staff from Public Health England are warning Stroud residents to avoid areas affected by last night’s fire at Nu-Pro factory off London Road, Thrupp.

Nu-Pro fire latest: Resident complains of sore throat this morning

Stroud News and Journal:

12:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE SNJ has spoken to a resident who lives near the Nu-Pro factory who complained of a sore throat and other oral health problems this morning.

Woman dies after being stabbed to death in Gloucester Wotton Lawn Hospital

Stroud News and Journal:

1:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A STAFF member at a Gloucester mental health hospital has died after being stabbed at work.

Top tips for staying safe in the sun

Stroud News and Journal: Tents at the CarFest site

10:00am Friday 11th July 2014

AS temperatures rise this summer, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue service is giving a word of warning about having fun in the sun.

Care home enjoys the thrill of a sports day

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

SPORTS DAY season continues throughout this week, but a Stroud care home is proving that the day is definitely not just for kids.

'Be aware of fracking consultation' say Greens

Stroud News and Journal: Fracking campaigners’ anger as Government passes bill

2:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

STROUD District Green Party are raising concerns that there is too little public awareness about a fracking consultation currently being run by the government.

Police find two burned out cars in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

9:53am Wednesday 9th July 2014

POLICE have been informed of a burned out car at Nouncells Cross, Bisley Old Road, Stroud.

Taxi driver fails to stop after running over woman's foot

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8:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

POLICE want to trace a taxi driver who failed to stop after running over a woman's foot as he pulled away from her.

Lewd act: completely naked man smoking a cigarette whistles at woman on cycle path

Stroud News and Journal:

3:32pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Police are appealing for information following two incidents of indecent exposure on the Honeybourne Line cycle path, near the Prince of Wales Stadium in Cheltenham.

Firefighters to strike several times in July

Stroud News and Journal: FIRE TALK: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has assured county councillors that a move to Bridgend would have "no impact" on the use of Welsh.

4:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Residents in Gloucestershire are being reassured that a professional fire and rescue service will be maintained in the county despite further strike action.

MP Neil Carmichael praises Severn View Academy 'Good' Ofsted result

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael joined Severn View Academy on Friday, July 4, to celebrate their recent ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection report, which took place in June.

Dental nurse to sink teeth into charity run

Stroud News and Journal:

5:06pm Monday 7th July 2014

TWO dental nurses will sink their teeth into an endurance run this weekend to raise money for charity Sands.

Stroud ranked in UKs top ten for community activism

Stroud News and Journal: The subsidised wind power debate keeps on turning

10:12am Monday 7th July 2014

FROM woodlands to wind farms, Stroud’s local independence has been acknowledged with the town being revealed as a hotspot for community activism

Covers band help Stonehouse care home with new CD release

Stroud News and Journal: NORTH WEST GUITAR SHOW

8:00am Monday 7th July 2014

COTSWORLD band Tin Shakers have released a covers album to raise money for Barchester’s Charitable Foundation.

Burglars loot computers from Quedgeley businesses

Stroud News and Journal: Police seek witnesses to Barnt Green burglary

12:19pm Friday 4th July 2014

Police in Quedgeley are appealing for information after three burglaries at businesses in the area.

Street Pastor team to bring calming influence to Stroud's nightlife

Stroud News and Journal: A Street Pastor

2:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

A NEW team of Street Pastors will help to provide a calming influence on Stroud’s nightlife.

Councillors tour freshly opened multi-million pound Minchinhampton housing development

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

A NEW multi-million pound housing development in Minchinhampton has been completed.

Former Stroud councillor Molly Scott Cato makes first appearance in European Parliament

Stroud News and Journal: POLL HONOUR: Molly Scott Cato is delighted to have been elected as the South West’s first Green MEP (6857610)

10:00am Friday 4th July 2014

FORMER Stroud District Councillor Molly Scott Cato has wasted no time in getting stuck into her new job as a Member of European Parliament.

Council invites you to swap homes in new scheme

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (5826007)

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

TENANTS of social housing will be given the opportunity to swap their accommodation at an event on Thursday.

New proposed antibiotics could eliminate drug resistent infections

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud MP Neil Carmichael is calling for a ban on bee-harming presticides

4:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael has welcomed the lead being shown by the Prime Minister David Cameron in setting out plans to encourage the new development of antibiotics.

Tearful Lily Allen opens up in Desert Island Discs appearance

Stroud News and Journal: Lily Allen is coming to Swindon for the Big Weekend

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

POP star Lily Allen had a packed Glastonbury weekend, firstly starring on the Pyramid stage on Friday June 29 before appearing on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs on Sunday June 29.

Nailsworth councillors told: "Be aware of the blind"

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

MEMBERS of Nailsworth Town Council had their eyes opened to a number of problems and difficulties faced by the blind at a meeting on Tuesday, July 1.

Hit and run accident: driver leaves man, 48, with broken leg

Stroud News and Journal: Police warning after thefts in car parks

4:46pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Police are appealing for information after a car left the scene of a collision in Cheltenham.

SNJ reporter Will Mata looks into how the county highways is tackling the pothole crisis

Stroud News and Journal: Members of Gloucestershire County Council’s Highways team who respond to complaints about potholes

12:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Are we right to vent our pothole wrath to the council?

Grandfather Reg gets Mohican to raise money for cancer charity which supports his great-nephew Harri, four

Stroud News and Journal: Reg Urquhart pictured with (l-r) wife Andrea, daughter Sarah Urquhart, Evie Urquhart-Gordon, nine and Herbie Urquhart-Dixon

10:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

NAILSWORTH Grandfather Reg Urquhart went through with his outrageous promise to have a Mohican haircut for charity on Saturday, June 28.

'Bring South Western railway into public sector' says Green MEP

Stroud News and Journal: Passengers will be ferried through Wiltshire by First Great Western for another three years

8:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

The Green Party are campaigning for a revival of public rail ownership in the South West.

Stroud residents could save thousands in new ISA plans

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud MP Neil Carmichael has praised the speech

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has welcomed radical changes to savings which have come into force this week.

What impact would leaving EU have on day-to-day life in Stroud?

Stroud News and Journal: Flag of the European Union.

12:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

BRITAIN is looking more likely than ever to leave Europe- but is this just a battle for political supremacy, or could the affects be felt in Stroud? Will Mata finds out.

Stolen Gloucestershire tractors are being shipped to Eastern Europe say police

Stroud News and Journal: Police warning after thefts in car parks

11:03am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

FARMERS are being warned by Gloucestershire Police to take extra care over their machinery after an increase in criminals targeting farm equipment.

More than 4,000 people forced to use foodbanks in the Stroud district over the past year

Stroud News and Journal: Football fans invited to donate items to Runcorn Foodbank

8:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

MORE than 4,000 people in the Stroud district have had to turn to food banks to feed themselves and their families over the past year.

Researcher's appeal to trace Polish camp survivors

Stroud News and Journal: The camps were used after the Polish Resettlement Act

11:27am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A LOCAL woman is seeking help in completing a research project on those who sought refuge in five Gloucestershire camps after the 1947 Polish Resettlement Act.

Council's Trading Standards seize illegal tobacco from shop

Stroud News and Journal: Selling illicit cigarettes led to fines

12:27pm Monday 30th June 2014

A TEAM from Gloucestershire County Council’s Trading Standards has seized illegal tobacco and counterfeit cigarettes from a shop in Gloucester City Centre.

Nailsworth Society celebrate 40 years with a cup of tea

Stroud News and Journal: Members of the Nailsworth Society at Chavenage House to celebrate the Society’s 40th Anniversary on Sunday, June 22nd.

2:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

IT WAS time for tea for Nailsworth Society members who gathered to celebrate the groups 40th anniversary on Sunday, June 22.

Homes receive vital flood protection after council grant

Stroud News and Journal: The 2000 great floods in York

12:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

WITHIN two years hundreds of homes in Gloucestershire will receive flood protection as the county council injects £758,000 into 13 different schemes aimed to reduce the risk of flooding.

Neil Carmichael MP: ‘Upgrades puts Stroud rail network back on track’

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud MP Neil Carmichael has praised the speech

10:07am Monday 30th June 2014

With massive numbers of rail users in the Stroud Valleys and Vale, it is essential to keep up to date with the plans of this major provider of local services.

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