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Four days of fire brigade strikes begins tonight in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Members of the Fire Brigade Union at their picket at Worcester Fire Station on Thursday. Photo by John Anyon (2814647501).

9:01am Friday 31st October 2014

A four day strike by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) begins tonight at Stroud Fire Station.

Teacher, 53, jailed for possessing thousands of indecent images of young boys

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

12:58pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A SECONDARY school teacher and scout master obsessed with sadistic pornography featuring boys being spanked and caned was jailed for 10 months today.

Rodborough Common car fire update - man who died believed to be from Hertfordshire

Stroud News and Journal:

3:35pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE investigating the death of a man in a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud this morning are currently treating the circumstances of his death as unknown.

Body found following car fire on Rodborough Common

Stroud News and Journal:

9:01am Wednesday 29th October 2014

POLICE were called to a car fire on Rodborough Common in Stroud shortly before 4.55am today, Wednesday October, 29.

Witness appeal after PCSO injured on Stroud half-marathon traffic duty

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

1:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a PCSO was injured whilst on traffic duty at last weekend’s Stroud half-marathon.

VIDEO: Rotary 5 Valleys Fireworks

Stroud News and Journal:

11:02am Tuesday 28th October 2014

WHIZZES, bangs and vivid sprays of colour drew thousands to the first Rotary 5 Valleys Fireworks.

Toilet humour aplenty in 17th century French play

Stroud News and Journal: Tony Robinson and Imogen Stubbs in Moliere's The Hypochodriac (12001220)

9:31am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Review of The Hypochondriac at The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.

Time running out to apply for your secondary school place

Stroud News and Journal:

4:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

The deadline for applying for a secondary school place for September 2015 is fast approaching.

A career in catering is as fruitful as engineering

Stroud News and Journal: Prue Leith, centre, with fellow Great British Menu judges Oliver Peyton, left, and Matthew Fort

3:37pm Friday 24th October 2014

A career in catering is as fruitful as engineering - says Gloucestershire College in response to TV judge Oliver Peyton In light of restaurateur and TV judge Oliver Peyton’s recent comments about chef education being “at crisis point”, Gloucestershire College, the county’s leading Catering and Hospitality School, is reaching out to young people to tell them that a career in this industry is indeed achievable, rewarding and lifelong.

Turn your fitness passion into a profession - with the GC Express Personal Training course

Stroud News and Journal:

3:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

Health and fitness have never been more fashionable. And there’s still time for fitness fans to turn their passion into a profession, by signing up to Gloucestershire College’s GC Express Level 3 Personal Training course.

New surface for Parabola Road, Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

3:29pm Friday 24th October 2014

A new road surface will be laid on Parabola Road and Bayshill Road in Cheltenham.

Fourth person arrested after hit and run incident in September

Stroud News and Journal:

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FOURTH person has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving following the death of a cyclist near Gloucester's St Barnabas roundabout in September.

Man, 30, arrested during badger cull appears in court

Stroud News and Journal:

5:21pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BRISTOL man arrested during Operation Themis has appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court today, Thursday.

Estate agents gives itself a touch of teal

Stroud News and Journal:

5:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A STROUD estate agents is jumping for joy after a new makeover.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Contact Lesley with your community news on 01453 822684 or email Lesley.williams@gloucestershire.gov.uk

NICK BONNIE: There is still such sadness among his friends as they struggle to deal with the shock and the grief of his death - mum of Nick Bonnie

Stroud News and Journal: Andy and Pauline Bonnie attend the funeral of their son, Nick, at Gloucester Cathedral this afternoon, Thursday. Pictured with Nick's girlfriend Leah Wilkins (1770796)

4:49pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE mother of a Prince's Trust charity worker from Stroud who died after taking ecstasy has told a court of the "additional anguish" caused by his four friends who lied to police about where they had got the drugs.

Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

ONE of the greatest and most harmful nutrition myths is meat doesn’t belong in a healthy diet.

Top 10 Lenders: Rate rises will be ‘workable’

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

ALTHOUGH indications are that an interest rise will not be happening this year, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has issued practical advice that consumers can take now to prepare for any future rise.

Property Market Comment: An easy solution to irksome delays in a sale

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

NOW that the autumn market is well into its second month there seems to be plenty of buyers around and sellers placing their homes on the market and so you would be forgiven for thinking that the property industry is continuing to thrive.

Comment: Putting off decision won’t help anybody

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

JUST how long will this incinerator saga go on for?

Karen Eberhardt-Shelton: Re-invent genuine friendship.

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

The SNJ’s new columnist Karen Eberhardt-Shelton was born in California but grew up in England. She now lives in Stroud and is currently working on an education project called Learn, Think, Act and is hoping to develop an eco-community land trust. Her thought-provoking columns will focus on how we all have to take responsibility for our actions and for our planet.

Neil Carmichael, Stroud MP: Haulage firms are feeling the pressure

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Heavy goods firms are struggling to recruit the amount of drivers needed to meet demands

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Meetings, notices and events

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

STROUD District Council leader Geoff Wheeler keeps you up to date with what is happening at the council

Sandra’s Bucket List: Not a Thelwell in sight during a long-awaited beach moment

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

BEFORE hitting 50 next year, former SNJ news editor Sandra Ashenford has compiled a bucket list of 50 goals to achieve before her birthday. The aim is to do one every week.

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Hive of activity set for tasting

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

HORTON Brothers Honey is back at the market with this year’s supply of local honeys.

Entrepreneur Nick hopes new wine school will be a corking success

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A SUCCESSFUL tour company founder is combining his passion for wine and historical storytelling to create an exciting new venture for local wine fans.

Man, 67, dies after collapsing at Nailsworth bus station

Stroud News and Journal:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MAN has died after collapsing at Nailsworth bus station.

Crash closes main road between Stroud and Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

4:16pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

COMMUTERS can expect delays this rush hour after a crash closed the main road between Stroud and Gloucester.

Editorial comment: Stroud will never forgive 'yes' decision on incinerator

Stroud News and Journal:

12:08pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

JUST how long will this incinerator saga go on for?

COMPETITION: Draw to win iPad Air in Halloween art contest

Stroud News and Journal:

5:03pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CREATIVE youngsters are being given the chance to win an iPad Air worth £399 by entering our spooktacular half-term Halloween art competition.

Funeral directors adopt a charity organ

Stroud News and Journal:

4:08pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY fairground organ has found a new home at a Stroud funeral directors.

Healthy Living with Ruth Holmes: The Maca vegetable, a Peruvian delicacy

Stroud News and Journal:

4:04pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Widely available in Peru, the Maca vegetable has a multitude of uses. Ruth Holmes introduces us to her latest discovery.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

3:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Contact Lesley with your community news on 01453 822684 or email Lesley.williams@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Karen Eberhardt-Shelton: The machine era is slowly crippling us

Stroud News and Journal:

3:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

The SNJ’s new columnist Karen Eberhardt-Shelton was born in California but grew up in England. She now lives in Stroud and is currently working on an education project called Learn, Think, Act and is hoping to develop an eco-community land trust. Her thought-provoking columns will focus on how we all have to take responsibility for our actions and for our planet.

Friends of Nick Bonnie avoid jail after lying to police about his death

Stroud News and Journal: Nick Bonnie.

5:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOUR friends of Nick Bonnie avoided jail today after lying to police about the death of the former Prince's Trust worker.

Sandra’s Bucket List: Still walking on air following a ‘super-cool’ celebrity kiss

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

BEFORE hitting 50 next year, former SNJ news editor Sandra Ashenford has compiled a bucket list of 50 goals to achieve before her birthday. The aim is to do one every week.

Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh: Losing abdominal fat.

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THERE is no food, exercise or herb that will cause your body to remove fat in one place versus another. If you want to reduce body fat, you need to start consuming fewer calories than you expend on a daily basis.

Fit for purpose

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

SNJ editor Sue Smith is getting into shape for an adventurous holiday.

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Targeting housing standards via tweets

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

STROUD District Council leader Geoff Wheeler keeps you up to date with what is happening at the council

Comment: NHS cuts hurt both staff and service

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NO-ONE takes industrial action lightly. The fact it has been more than 30 years since the NHS took part in a strike is testament to that.

Your property problems solved with Clive Brown

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Q: I HAVE just recently moved into a house I recently purchased and was shocked to find that all the carpets had been removed by the previous owner. I assumed that such fittings were to remain in the house. Am I correct? Mrs M, Colliers Wood, Nailsworth.

Property Market Comment: We all know someone with a rental horror story

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

HOW well do you really know your lettings agent?

Top 10 Lenders: Small take up on Help to Buy

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

TAKE-UP of the Government’s Help to Buy scheme in Gloucestershire has been small according to a report by the Royal Agricultural University.

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Luxury festive cake makers

Stroud News and Journal:

3:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

WE are delighted to announce the arrival of a new “'seasonal'” stall in the shape of Faithfull’s Quality Baking who produce handmade luxury Christmas cakes. These cakes have been given time to allow their flavours to develop, using carefully selected vine fruits which are hand mixed and unique to Faithfull’s.

Appeal to find missing teenager Holly Cozier

Stroud News and Journal:

10:55am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a Cotswolds teenager.

We must protect our health service

Stroud News and Journal:

9:30am Friday 17th October 2014

MADAM – I was in Cheltenham Hospital most of Monday morning on October 13.

System prevents any real changes

Stroud News and Journal:

9:28am Friday 17th October 2014

MADAM – A few weeks ago 46 per cent of the Scottish electorate voted to leave our country.

Median wage sum is one that counts

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Friday 17th October 2014

MADAM –As an NHS health worker, I went on strike on Monday for part of the morning (the official strike times being 7am – 11am).

Reason obvious to all but managers

Stroud News and Journal:

9:18am Friday 17th October 2014

MADAM – Some while ago, I wrote regarding the state and plight of our community nurses, how they have been so unjustly treated.

Credit unions are worth celebating

Stroud News and Journal:

5:29pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MADAM – We need to celebrate the work of credit unions.

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