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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.

It is madness to mess with dog bins

Stroud News and Journal:

5:22pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MADAM – Through the pages of the Stroud News & Journal can I please send a message to the lamebrain(s) who sought entertainment one recent Saturday by ripping off the front of the dog bin in the National Trust Cripplegate car park, tearing the plastic bin inside and throwing bags of dog mess around the car park.

Woman in fear after violent husband free

Stroud News and Journal:

5:02pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A FEARFUL wife criticised a judge after he allowed her violent husband to walk free from court.

Cyclists need to obey the code too

Stroud News and Journal:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MADAM – The 20 miles per hour speed limit in Stroud town centre is a positive move to reduce pedestrian casualties and improve road safety.

Did anyone see accident on A38?

Stroud News and Journal:

3:53pm Thursday 16th October 2014

MADAM – My husband was involved in an accident where a car pulled out from a lay-by to do a U-turn and went into the side of my husband’s van.

Missing child update: child and parents found safe and well

Stroud News and Journal:

1:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

FOLLOWING a police appeal for information about a child who was taken from her foster carer by her birth parents, all three have now been found.

A ‘Middle East for Dummies’!

Stroud News and Journal:

10:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

MADAM – Are you confused by what is going on in the Middle East? Let me explain.

Police appeal in Manchester after death of Michael Carter

Stroud News and Journal:

3:50pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

GREATER Manchester Police have issued CCTV images of a number of witnesses they would like to speak to as part of the investigation into the death of Michael Carter.

Wild Goose Garage, Dursley, wins 'Best Pace Forecourt' at prestigious superstation awards

Stroud News and Journal:

3:26pm Monday 13th October 2014

WILD Goose Garage, Dursley, has won ‘Best Pace Forecourt’ in the coveted 2014 SuperStation Awards which took place at The Belfry Golf and Leisure Resort, Sutton Coldfield, on Thursday, October 9.

‘Be a sport – Recycle’ competition winner announced

Stroud News and Journal:

3:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

A COMPETITION which helped spread the word about the importance of recycling has been won by a resident in Cheltenham.

CCTV Image released regarding burglary in Witcombe

Stroud News and Journal:

2:55pm Monday 13th October 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man that they would like to speak to in relation to a burglary in Witcombe.

Vision 21's AGM

Stroud News and Journal:

2:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

VISION 21's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Wednesday, November 19 at Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, Cheltenham, GL50 9SA, 6.00pm.

Stunning pictures of rutting stags taken by Stroud photographer Tammy Lynn Kwan

Stroud News and Journal:

12:49pm Monday 13th October 2014

STROUD photographer Tammy Lynn Kwan took these amazing pictures of rutting stags at the weekend.

Collaboration aims to boost firms’ contact

Stroud News and Journal:

12:39pm Monday 13th October 2014

TWO Stroud companies have teamed up and found Another Way to deliver business networking.

Staff celebrate making the Michelin Guide book

Stroud News and Journal:

12:35pm Monday 13th October 2014

STAFF at the Bisley House are celebrating after becoming only one of three Stroud restaurants to make it into the Michelin Guide book.

What you are saying on our website

Stroud News and Journal:

12:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

ON MP Neil Carmichael’s decision to will vote for air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq when Parliament was recalled.

Tracking trails of your night sky

Stroud News and Journal:

12:26pm Monday 13th October 2014

Photographer Tammy Lynn Kwan stayed up until 2am on Thursday to capture this image of star trails over Stroud.

Despair over rail travel in UK

Stroud News and Journal:

12:19pm Monday 13th October 2014

MADAM – Having recently experienced the efficiency and simple pricing of the publicly owned Spanish railway system, I now despair of ever being able to travel regularly in an environmentally sustainable way in most of this country.

Freight container terrorism hazards

Stroud News and Journal:

12:16pm Monday 13th October 2014

MADAM - In Britain in late August there were at least three reported instances of groups of foreign nationals gaining unrestricted access to Britain by hiding in freight containers which passed through British North Sea ports.

Level crossing dangers for deaf

Stroud News and Journal:

12:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

MADAM - I have been reading the tragic news of a local man killed at a local level crossing, my sympathies to the family.

Social club image clarification

Stroud News and Journal:

12:06pm Monday 13th October 2014

MADAM - Reference last week’s issue.

Speed limits must be enforced

Stroud News and Journal:

12:05pm Monday 13th October 2014

Speed limits must be enforced

Resisting new online car tax

Stroud News and Journal:

11:56am Monday 13th October 2014

MADAM - I refer to the reports regarding paper car tax discs.

Karen Eberhardt-Shelton: 2nd Law of Thermodynamics --decay & renewal in Nature

Stroud News and Journal:

9:19am Monday 13th 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.

Christian Comment with Steve Scott of Tetbury Community Church

Stroud News and Journal:

9:12am Monday 13th October 2014

I SOMETIMES get asked “If I become a Christian, won’t my life just be boring?”

Hall upgrade is funded for £100k

Stroud News and Journal:

7:57am Monday 13th October 2014

LANSDOWN Hall – Stroud’s own community hall – is getting better and better, thanks to £105,000 worth of recent grants awarded by three separate donors.

Two men cleared of raping Stroud teenager

Stroud News and Journal:

11:10am Friday 10th October 2014

TWO men have been cleared of raping a Stroud teenager who claimed they subjected her to a sexual ordeal in the back of a car after she got drunk on vodka.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

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

Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh: Lower back pain is becoming a common problem but these exercise tips will help

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

LOWER back pain is becoming more and more common in modern day lives due to a sedentary lifestyle. Here are three simple exercises to help prevent and relieve lower back pain.

Fit for purpose: Cycling is on the cards but I just want to curl up somewhere warm

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

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

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