Police search for Land Rover stolen from Thrupp on Friday night

Stroud News and Journal:

8:24pm Saturday 4th July 2015

A Land Rover was stolen from Thrupp on Friday night, just before midnight.

Stonehouse man Martyn Gardner, 36, to stand trial accused of rape

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester Crown Court

6:56pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A 36-YEAR-OLD Stonehouse man is to stand trial on a charge of rape after he pleaded not guilty at Gloucester Crown Court today.

Stroud care worker wins prestigious award after 18 years of service

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Saturday 4th July 2015

A STROUD care worker has won a prestigious award after serving for 18 years at Southfield care home.

Your pictures - Coaley Peak and Crickley Hill

Stroud News and Journal:

3:45pm Friday 3rd July 2015

THANKS to Sharon Stevenson of Whiteshill who saw our request for photos in this week's paper and sent in these pictures that she took on the Cotswold Way.

New Furniture Bank for Stroud District aims to help vulnerable families

Stroud News and Journal:

9:43am Friday 3rd July 2015

A NEW Furniture Bank for Stroud District is aiming to transform empty houses into comfortable homes for those most in need.

Thirty-five Stroud schools take part in end of year sports tournament

Stroud News and Journal:

8:04am Friday 3rd July 2015

Some 897 pupils from 35 primary schools took part in the KS1 tournament, organised by Kick Off Stroud, last Wednesday to Friday.

Actor Keith Allen, father of popstar Lily, opens Rodborough fete

Stroud News and Journal:

7:57am Friday 3rd July 2015

ACTOR and comedian Keith Allen came as a special guest to open the Rodborough Community Fete last weekend, 20 and 21 June.

Thunderstorms on the way as weather warning is issued for Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

7:43am Friday 3rd July 2015

A YELLOW warning of rain has been issued for Stroud by the Met Office as heavy and severe thunderstorms are forecast to hit the region from Friday night.

Children’s summer camp, run by Stroud church, to return for sixth year.

Stroud News and Journal:

7:29am Friday 3rd July 2015

A CHILDREN’S summer camp run by the Christian Community church in Stroud is set to return for its sixth year.

Motorist in Stroud caught using mobile phone at the wheel

Stroud News and Journal:

3:28pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A MOTORIST in Stroud was caught using a mobile phone whilst driving this morning.

What you are saying on the Stroud News & Journal website

Stroud News and Journal:

1:10pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

ON the High Court’s decision on Friday to defer Stroud District Council’s appeal against plans for the £500 million Javelin Park incinerator.

A bird's eye view of Nailsworth

Stroud News and Journal:

1:08pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

Three pairs of ducks recently visited Hanover Gardens in Nailsworth.

Discovering all the best places at Uley and Selsley

Stroud News and Journal:

12:57pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

AS A NEWCOMER to the area, I thought I would take a tour round and was quite taken by the Old Crown pub at Uley I also took a bracing walk on Selsley Common.

Electromagnetic radiation is Russian roulette with the nation’s health

Stroud News and Journal:

12:47pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

JIM Watson’s letter regarding electromagnetic radiation (‘No justification for an alarmist agenda’, letters, June 17) is not very reassuring.

Well done Michael Gove

12:42pm Thursday 2nd July 2015


Do you know painter Anthony Hodge's relatives?

Stroud News and Journal:

12:34pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

ON MY wall is a beautiful painting by Anthony Hodge, bought at Nailsworth some fifteen years ago.

National Trust charges justified

Stroud News and Journal:

12:06pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

WE LICENSED Longfield for their charity fund raising event on Minchinhampton Common on June 19, and did reduce the fee after they raised concerns about the costs.

National Trust charge appalls Stroud walker

Stroud News and Journal:

12:02pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

I WAS appalled to read (Stroud News & Journal, June 24) that the National Trust are charging Longfield Hospice for walking on common land.

REVIEW: Cotswold Players perform Aspects of Love

Stroud News and Journal:

11:50am Thursday 2nd July 2015

YEAR after year have I ventured to support Stroud’s own unique theatre as passionate thespians have gallantly taken on ambitious and challenging scripts and brought them to life with vigour and colour.

Junk mail harassment

Stroud News and Journal:

11:36am Thursday 2nd July 2015

RECENTLY it was reported in the press that an old lady in Bristol tragically ended her life because of the number of charity donation letters she received. Very sad.

Your letters: 'Is racism central to the Steiner belief system'

Stroud News and Journal:

11:17am Thursday 2nd July 2015

IN REPLY to a question from Leonard Roach; the racism central to the Steiner belief system is found in the fact that Rudolf Steiner’s version of reincarnation has humans evolving spiritually through the races from black to Aryan.

Badgers to blame for bTB spread

Stroud News and Journal: Bovine TB must be dealt with

11:12am Thursday 2nd July 2015

YOUR readers should interpret the letter from Martin Hancox, and his long standing opinion (June 22) that super excreter infected cattle are the sole reservoir and mode of spread of bTB, with a degree of caution, as I am unaware of any evidence to support his hypothesis.

Ragwort invades Stroud cemetery

Stroud News and Journal:

11:08am Thursday 2nd July 2015

I VISITED Bisley for Ascension Day and on the way home called in Stroud cemetery to tidy my father-in-law’s grave.

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: We are planning for next 15 years

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 4th July 2015

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

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Honey sellers wanted for spot

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

I WOULD like to kick off this week with a bit of an apology to our dear regular customers for the unprecedented amount of absenteeism that has been a feature of the markets in June.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

Contact Lesley with your community news on 01453 822684 or email

Director of Stonehouse company Green Gourmet scoops prestigious award

Stroud News and Journal:

8:39am Thursday 2nd July 2015

THE managing director of Stonehouse-based Green Gourmet is celebrating after winning a prestigious prize.

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael discusses good public health in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

12:31pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

This week MP Neil Carmichael discusses health in Stroud

Popular Quedgeley pub The Salmon's Leap closes due to flooding damage

Stroud News and Journal:

5:39pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A POPULAR pub and restaurant in Quedgeley has closed unexpectedly due to flooding.

Winstones Ice Cream set to celebrate 90th anniversary

Stroud News and Journal:

3:39pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

WINSTONES Ice Cream is celebrating 90 years of serving the Cotswolds with a fun packed evening on Friday, July 3.

Barn fire at Newbrook Farm, Uley, investigated as case of arson

Stroud News and Journal:

2:35pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

A BARN fire at Newbrook Farm in Uley is being investigated as a case of suspected arson.

Stroud hotter than parts of Morocco and Turkey as heatwave arrives

Stroud News and Journal:

10:25am Tuesday 30th June 2015

TEMPERATURES will continue to rise today as a heatwave hits Stroud and the South West.

Police called to nature reserve near Cranham after report of four men involved in sexual activity

Stroud News and Journal:

2:05pm Monday 29th June 2015

POLICE were called to a nature reserve near Gloucester after a report of four men involved in sexual activity on Thursday.

Meeting to discuss possible relaunch of Stroud Pound

Stroud News and Journal:

9:18am Monday 29th June 2015

AN OPEN meeting is being held on Thursday to discuss a possible relaunch of the Stroud Pound.

Fire crew called to house fire in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

8:34am Monday 29th June 2015

TWO fire engines were called for after a fire started in the kitchen of a house in Stroud yesterday afternoon.

New film about child sexual exploitation to be premiered at conference in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal: A HMIC report has criticised Dyfed-Powys Police for failing to understand "the extent of child sexual exploitation" in the area

8:18am Monday 29th June 2015

A new film looking at local experiences of child sexual exploitation (CSE) will be premiered on Thursday July 2 as part of an event to help tackle the issue.

Heatwave on the way for Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

7:37am Monday 29th June 2015

STROUD will be at the centre of a mini heatwave in the UK this week, with temperatures expected to soar into the high 20s.

Glider crash pilot took his own life at Aston Down airfield

Stroud News and Journal:

4:06pm Sunday 28th June 2015

A MAN who died in a glider crash at Aston Down airfield took his own life, an inquest has heard.

Stroud mum swaps spa day treat for marathon challenge

Stroud News and Journal:

7:17pm Thursday 25th June 2015

A STROUD mum has swapped a 40th birthday spa day treat for a marathon challenge.

Stroud traffic and travel update: Frocester Hill remains closed for recovery work after accident leaves car suspended in trees

Stroud News and Journal:

4:51pm Thursday 25th June 2015

FROCESTER Hill, near Nympsfield, remains closed after a single vehicle traffic accident earlier this afternoon.

What you are saying on the Stroud News & Journal website

Stroud News and Journal:

3:42pm Thursday 25th June 2015

ON THE judicial review on the controversial Javelin Park incinerator, which will be held tomorrow: Posted by James Makepeace: It is scandalous that, whatever the outcome of the high court case, the same MP, junior minister Brandon Lewis, will take the decision again on the dreadful idea of a giant incinerator at Javelin Park.

Cow corner trades sports as golfer finds a fresh audience

Stroud News and Journal:

3:39pm Thursday 25th June 2015

This shot was taken by Pedro "Speedy" Gonzalez Gobzalez on Minchinhampton Common and shows golfer Phil Dowdle, who is a member of Old Course.

Biodynamic Land Trust lead £360,000 buy-out for new community farm in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

3:27pm Thursday 25th June 2015

A SURGE of donations has kick-started a plan to buy farmland and turn it into a community asset – which would protect the site from housing development.

Sitting a-Stroud of land and seas

Stroud News and Journal:

3:17pm Thursday 25th June 2015

I HAVE recently returned from an extended trip to Australia where I took a detour to visit Stroud in New South Wales.

Copy Germany

Stroud News and Journal:

3:11pm Thursday 25th June 2015

THE Alternative Vote is the best way forward says Bernard Jarman.

System's unfair

Stroud News and Journal:

3:10pm Thursday 25th June 2015

LIKE your correspondent Chris Rothwell, SNJ June 10, I was outraged that voters who didn’t vote tactically for Labour were classed as traitors by one of your previous correspondents.

Case for reform

Stroud News and Journal:

3:08pm Thursday 25th June 2015

YOUR various correspondents on the recent election result (SNJ, June 10) depict a quality of ‘argument’ that can only reinforce the unanswerable case for electoral reform.

Enough on badgers

Stroud News and Journal: Bovine TB must be dealt with

3:06pm Thursday 25th June 2015

IS MARTIN Hancox now one of your staff reporters?

Keep up campaign

Stroud News and Journal:

3:05pm Thursday 25th June 2015

I’M WRITING to spread the word about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Are they listening?

Stroud News and Journal: Bovine TB must be dealt with

3:03pm Thursday 25th June 2015

IT IS rather hilariously silly that John Blackwell, president of the British Veterinary Association, is now engaged in a "furious" debate with minister George Eustice as to whether shooting free-running badgers is a humane and sensible way to tackle the 'badger problem'.


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