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SNJ Reporter


Stroud nostalgia: News from across the years

Stroud News and Journal:

10:56am Saturday 28th November 2015

A PONY, a donkey, and even a saddle to go with them – that was the deposit a Leonard Stanley farmer paid for a second-hand car.

Appeal: Help needed to find missing puppy, Bella, whose owner has died

Stroud News and Journal:

2:53pm Friday 27th November 2015

AN APPEAL has been made to help find a missing puppy whose owner has passed away.

Art work unveiled at Park Junior School, Stonehouse, in memory of much-loved teacher Lynne Gasser

Stroud News and Journal:

11:46am Friday 27th November 2015

ART work has been unveiled at Park Junior School to celebrate the life of a much-loved teacher who lost her battle with cancer two years ago.

Shops open early for Black Friday

Stroud News and Journal:

10:19am Friday 27th November 2015

SHOPPERS keen to bag a bargain have hit the sales as shops in Stroud and across the UK opened their doors early for Black Friday.

'A fine winger and a pleasure to coach' - Painswick RFC pay tribute to teenager Kai Hannis

Stroud News and Journal:

9:37am Friday 27th November 2015

'A FINE winger and a pleasure to train' - that is how a former rugby coach at Painswick RFC has described teenager Kai Hannis.

Burglars steal jewellery from home in Leonard Stanley Road, Frocester

Stroud News and Journal:

5:34pm Thursday 26th November 2015

BURGLARS broke into a home in Frocester and stole jewellery last week.

INQUEST: Glider pilot Michael England, 57, took his own life at Aston Down airfield, coroner rules

Stroud News and Journal:

4:50pm Thursday 26th November 2015

A GLIDER pilot deliberately crashed to his death at Aston Down airfield, the Gloucestershire Coroner has ruled.

What you are saying on the Stroud News & Journal website

Stroud News and Journal:

3:31pm Thursday 26th November 2015

ON the Paris terrorist attacks which left at least 130 people dead.

Reader's Letter: Prepare for enchantment with illuminated trail at arboretum

Stroud News and Journal:

3:29pm Thursday 26th November 2015

THANKS to Jeff Wilson from Bussage for sending in this photograph of a beautiful autumnal tree at Westonbirt Arboretum.

Reader's Letter: Plan to beat valley ‘nightmare’

Stroud News and Journal:

3:27pm Thursday 26th November 2015

IT’S LIKE a recurring nightmare say campaigners but we have a plan.

Reader's Letter: Congratulations on settling Local Plan

Stroud News and Journal:

3:25pm Thursday 26th November 2015

STROUD District Council (SDC) deserves our applause and congratulations on settling the Stroud District Local Plan.

Reader's Letter: Remembering our fallen war heroes

Stroud News and Journal:

3:23pm Thursday 26th November 2015

AT 11AM on November 11 many residents and workers from local companies gathered at the war memorial in Stonehouse to remember those who sacrificed their lives so that we could live today.

Reader's Letter: We have to help homeless first

Stroud News and Journal:

3:20pm Thursday 26th November 2015

HOW shocking it was to read in the paper about the homeless in Stroud.

Reader's Letter: Little known about time-tested method

Stroud News and Journal:

3:14pm Thursday 26th November 2015

I HAVE just had an interesting conversation with one of your regular correspondents about biodynamic agriculture and anthroposophy.

Reader's Letter: Closer look at anthroposophy

Stroud News and Journal:

3:11pm Thursday 26th November 2015

MY RECENT letter was edited to remove the details about the parts from dead animals, and so Cllr Chas Townley’s reply where he praised the Biodynamic Land Trust for “getting things done” did not acknowledge the nature of what gets done.

Reader's Letter: Remembrance service ruined

Stroud News and Journal:

3:10pm Thursday 26th November 2015

TO WHOM it may concern, whilst at a remembrance service on Sunday, November 8, in Leonard Stanley, I was shocked and appalled to see a bus drive through the middle of the service.

Reader's Letter: Save money and the environment

Stroud News and Journal:

3:07pm Thursday 26th November 2015

ON WEDNESDAY, November 11, GCC’s Cllr Mark Hawthorne could have got public acclaim for having the wisdom to exercise due diligence by turning down the latest £17 million demand from UBB for its expensive, high carbon, relatively low performing incinerator proposal.

Fred - Final episode of Stroud artist, Trevor Duncan's comic strip

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00pm Saturday 28th November 2015

AFTER a lifetime as an artist, 75-year-old Trevor Duncan has no intention of hanging up his pencils and paintbrushes.

Motor News: Audi’s new hybrid game-changer

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00pm Saturday 28th November 2015

The second-generation Q7 hasn’t even reached had its first birthday, but there’s a new version just around the corner.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 28th November 2015

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

Neil Carmichael, Stroud MP: Academic provision rising to a new level

Stroud News and Journal: Our MP needs to grow a backbone

4:00pm Saturday 28th November 2015

This week MP Neil Carmichael discusses the new Berkeley Green technology hub.

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: College opens its doors to new site

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 28th November 2015

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

PLANNING Applications registered between 16.11.15 and 22.11.15.

Stroud News and Journal: 'Fair' tax would give more to poor

1:59pm Thursday 26th November 2015

The under mentioned applications have been received since the publication of the previous list dated 15.11.15 may be inspected at Planning Dept, Council Offices, Ebley Mill, Stroud, Glos, (Tel:01453 754442) during normal office hours, 8.45am to 5.00pm (4.30pm on Fridays). Any persons wishing to make representations about any of these applications may do so in writing to the Head of Planning at the above address as soon as possible. It should be noted that any comments on a planning application will be treated as a public document and will be placed on our website.

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Buy local this Christmas time

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Thursday 26th November 2015

I KNOW for many of you thinking about Christmas this early will be a bit of a no-no but here at the office it is very much the focus of our attention.

Friends gather to remember Stroud teenager Kai Hannis

Stroud News and Journal:

1:10pm Thursday 26th November 2015

DOZENS of friends gathered to remember popular teenager Kai Hannis last night.

'My best friend, my rock and my everything' - former girlfriend pays heartfelt tribute to popular Stroud teenager Kai Hannis, 18

Stroud News and Journal:

11:33am Thursday 26th November 2015

THE FORMER girlfriend of popular teenager Kai Hannis has said she will never meet a more down-to-earth man.

Food review: Forest Green Rovers' new vegan menu

Stroud News and Journal:

9:15am Thursday 26th November 2015

SNJ reporter Saul Cooke-Black visited the world's first vegan football club, Forest Green Rovers, to sample the new menu.

PICTURES: Stroud Rotary craft fair raises over £200 in aid of Longfield hospice

Stroud News and Journal:

9:33am Wednesday 25th November 2015

TRADERS raised hundreds of pounds for charity at a craft fair in Stroud.

Campaigners celebrate passing of Stroud District Local Plan

Stroud News and Journal:

8:55am Wednesday 25th November 2015

CAMPAIGNERS have hailed the passing of the Local Plan as a watershed moment in the fight to protect our green fields.

Motorcyclist, 21, escapes serious injury after crash with Toyota van in London Road, Chalford

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud General Hospital has been praised by the health watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

5:03pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

A MOTORCYCLIST escaped serious injury after his bike was involved in a collision with a Toyota van in Chalford this afternoon.

Pub Spy: Tempted by the famous 2 in 1 pies at the Weighbridge Inn

Stroud News and Journal:

12:28pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

Every month the SNJ’s Pub Spy is visiting a different pub and deliver his verdict. This month he went to The Weighbridge Inn near Nailsworth.

Sisters find lost recipe left behind by great-grandmother to win top prize at Crown and Sceptre Pickle-off competition

Stroud News and Journal:

10:31am Tuesday 24th November 2015

TWO sisters found a long lost recipe left behind by their great grandmother to win top prize at the Crown and Sceptre's Grand Autumn Pickle-off.

Pupils across the district busy making space themed lanterns for Stroud Goodwill Evening

Stroud News and Journal:

9:02am Tuesday 24th November 2015

MOMENTUM is picking up for this year’s Stroud Goodwill Evening.

Gloucester man, 20, released on bail after alleged sex attack by Eastington canal

Stroud News and Journal:

3:58pm Monday 23rd November 2015

A 20-YEAR-OLD man from Gloucester has been released on bail following an alleged sex attack by Eastington canal.

REVIEW: Pianist dazzles at Stroud Symphony Orchestra's French themed concert

Stroud News and Journal:

9:49am Monday 23rd November 2015

THE latest Stroud Symphony Orchestra concert saw another full house at Holy Trinity Church on a near freezing, but thankfully dry, evening. With a programme of French repertoire prepared, the concert was preceded with a performance of La Marseillaise and a minute of silence to remember those affected by the recent tragic events in Paris.

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard on our Local Plan

Stroud News and Journal:

9:24am Monday 23rd November 2015

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

Laurie Lee mural unveiled at Stroud Library

Stroud News and Journal:

9:21am Monday 23rd November 2015

AN 8FT MURAL celebrating the life of much-loved author Laurie Lee has been unveiled at Stroud Library.

Homeless man Resul Cerikan, 60, walks free from court after his ex-wife ‘duped’ him into illegally claiming more than £80,000 in benefits

Stroud News and Journal:

8:14am Monday 23rd November 2015

A TURKISH man who was convicted of claiming more than £81,000 in benefits has walked free from Gloucester Crown Court after blaming his ex-wife for his predicament.

COURT: Stroud man convicted of assaulting wife after argument

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester Crown Court

7:48am Monday 23rd November 2015

A COUPLE'S bickering about the wife having to drive her husband 45 miles to work every morning led to violence and the break up of their marriage, a court heard on Friday.

Man arrested after alleged sex assault by Eastington canal

Stroud News and Journal:

1:08pm Sunday 22nd November 2015

OFFICERS are investigating an alleged sexual assault by the canal in Eastington.

Man sought in connection with use of counterfeit money at Oldbury Services in Stonehouse

Stroud News and Journal:

11:56am Saturday 21st November 2015

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a case of using counterfeit money at Oldbury Services in Stonehouse.

What you are saying on the Stroud News & Journal website

Stroud News and Journal:

3:09pm Friday 20th November 2015

ON Ecotricity’s plans for a £100 million sports and green technology centre near Eastington.

Reader's Letter: A fascinating fungal find

Stroud News and Journal:

3:07pm Friday 20th November 2015

Noah Vacara was enjoying a walk with his family in Westonbirt when he noticed this unusual mushroom.

Reader's Letter: Thanks for lovely pictures

Stroud News and Journal:

3:05pm Friday 20th November 2015

Thanks to Adrian Skidmore for sending in these lovely black and white pictures of Nailsworth.

Reader's Letter: Quite content to be alone at Christmas

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Friday 20th November 2015

CHRISTMAS can be a difficult time for people of all ages and circumstances, and I welcome any initiative to support those who need company and consideration throughout the whole year.

Reader's Letter: Response to point about democracy

Stroud News and Journal:

2:55pm Friday 20th November 2015

BRIAN Oosthuysen states in his letter that gaining a majority at the last election with 24 per cent of votes available to all registered voters – including those who did not vote – was hardly a democratic result for the Conservatives.

Stroud nostalgia: News from across the decades

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Sunday 22nd November 2015

A FILM which had won acclaim across Europe was screened at a meeting of the Stroud and District Film Society in St Matthew’s Hall, Cainscross.

Reader's Letter: Assist with railway history project

Stroud News and Journal:

12:38pm Friday 20th November 2015

I AM working on a project for Stonehouse History Group, and am looking for information/photographs/interviews with people who worked on, or relations or anyone who had relations that worked on, local railways in Stonehouse area.

Reader's Letter: We cannot glorify butchery of war

Stroud News and Journal:

12:25pm Friday 20th November 2015

RE Neil Carmichael’s recent article, ‘Legacy of the Royal Navy after Triumph’.

Reader's Letter: Collecting papers to go to charity

Stroud News and Journal:

12:23pm Friday 20th November 2015

In response to Paul Ponting’s recent picture.

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