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News from the SNJ archives

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 1st August 2015

SNJ reporter Saul Cooke-Black delves into the archives

New village shop launched in Frampton-on-Severn

Stroud News and Journal:

2:26pm Friday 31st July 2015

HUNDREDS gathered for the long-awaited launch of a new village shop for Frampton-on-Severn.

Former special police constable Kevin Wilkes from Gloucestershire jailed for downloading hundreds of indecent images and movies of children

Stroud News and Journal:

1:01pm Friday 31st July 2015

A Former Special Police Constable who downloaded hundreds of 'outrageous' images of child pornography involving children as young as seven has been jailed for 20 months today.

What you are saying on the Stroud News & Journal website

Stroud News and Journal:

12:28pm Friday 31st July 2015

ON Ecotricity boss Dale Vince’s plans for a £100 million Eco Park including a new stadium for Forest Green Rovers.

Can you assist in solving mystery?

Stroud News and Journal:

12:26pm Friday 31st July 2015

OUT of curiosity, I enclose a photo of a moth larvae I recently identified in my garden.

Show’s success based on participants

Stroud News and Journal:

12:23pm Friday 31st July 2015

AS JOINT honourary secretaries of the horticultural section of Stroud Country Show, may we say a big thank you to everyone who helped to make our marquee a huge success.

Tory capitalism is war on the poor

Stroud News and Journal:

12:12pm Friday 31st July 2015

NEIL Carmichael’s attempt to save Stroud Magistrates Court (Stroud News & Journal, July 22) beggars belief for the depth of its irony.

County show was fantastic day out

Stroud News and Journal:

12:06pm Friday 31st July 2015

MAY I through your column say many thanks to Edna, Michelle and their small band of volunteers for another fantastic show.

Bus trip turned into epic voyage

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Friday 31st July 2015

WE ATTEMPTED to get to Brockworth on Saturday, July 25, as we were under the impression that the buses had been adjusted to make the transition viable.

Lorry park would be a better idea

Stroud News and Journal:

11:58am Friday 31st July 2015

INSTEAD of filling the area around Junction 13 with more offices, leisure facilities and the resulting traffic jams, why don't Dale Vince and Stroud District Council set up a lorry park on the site?

Coalition shows vote drawbacks

Stroud News and Journal:

11:53am Friday 31st July 2015

IN RESPONSE to Brian Oosthuysen’s letter regarding our voting system and alliances between ‘left-wing’ parties.

Our growth is not 'urbanisation'

Stroud News and Journal:

11:51am Friday 31st July 2015

READING Bryan Billau’s letter (July 22) I reckon he makes an unintentional case in support of the Save Grange Fields campaign.

Scientific evidence can be 'dubious'

Stroud News and Journal:

11:49am Friday 31st July 2015

IT’S A SHAME that Jim Watson’s evident sense of humour isn’t matched by his capacity to enter into intelligent debate (SNJ letters, July 22).

Just when will they ever learn?

Stroud News and Journal:

11:45am Friday 31st July 2015

AT THE EU Parliament in Strasbourg, MEPs are debating the draft EU Circular Economy Package, which will mandate higher recycling rates and a possible ban on incinerating recyclable materials.

Weekend weather forecast for Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

11:43am Friday 31st July 2015

THE mini-heatwave predicted for some areas in the south of the country looks like it may miss Stroud this weekend.

Ambitious plan launched to turn derelict Standish Hospital site into a 'care village'

Stroud News and Journal: Standish Hospital site sold

11:03am Friday 31st July 2015

A SCHEME has been launched to turn the derelict Standish hospital site into a care centre with housing.

One lane closed on M5 northbound after crash near junction 13, Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

5:33pm Thursday 30th July 2015

LANE 3 of the M5 northbound between junction 14 B4509 (Thornbury / Falfield) and junction 13 A419 (Stroud) is closed after a crash involving two cars earlier this afternoon.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 1st August 2015

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

Neil Carmichael, Stroud MP: Ambitious plans set by new authority

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

12:00pm Saturday 1st August 2015

MP Neil Carmichael discusses measures introduced by the new government

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Taking measures against flooding

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 1st August 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: Croft Farm to return to market

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Thursday 30th July 2015

THE news of the week has to be the return of Croft Farm to the market with the first of the season’s plums.

Charity shop volunteer from Quedgeley appeals for information about unusual donation

Stroud News and Journal:

4:01pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A VOLUNTEER at Save the Children charity shop in Quedgeley is appealing for information after an unusual donation.

Valuable bicycle stolen from Quedgeley home in Church Drive

Stroud News and Journal:

3:03pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A BICYCLE worth several hundred pounds was stolen during a garage break in at a Quedgeley home.

Anger mounting as fly-tippers strike in Stagholt Lane Stonehouse for second time this month

Stroud News and Journal:

2:38pm Thursday 30th July 2015

ANGER is mounting after fly-tippers struck in Stagholt Lane, Stonehouse, for a second time this month.

A419 from Merrywalks to Cainscross roundabout, Stroud, closed for resurfacing work over number of nights next week

Stroud News and Journal: Part of the A44 Fosse Way way will be temporarily closed to traffic for road resurfacing work

1:03pm Thursday 30th July 2015

THE A419 from Merrywalks to Cainscross roundabout in Stroud will be closed over a number of nights next week to allow for resurfacing work.

Specsavers in Stroud to hold fun day

Stroud News and Journal:

10:05am Thursday 30th July 2015

A STROUD opticians is inviting children to come and join in with a fun day on Tuesday August 4.

Stonehouse teacher Sue Charlton retires after 22 years at Park Infant School

Stroud News and Journal:

9:45am Thursday 30th July 2015

A POPULAR teacher said goodbye to pupils and staff at Park Infant school in Stonehouse after 22 years of service last week.

Brave Rob Camm, former Wycliffe College student, raising money for charities which helped him recover after car accident

Stroud News and Journal: SR_825_001     Rob Camm at home with his dad Ian (11270229)

9:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

FORMER Wycliffe College student Rob Camm is raising money for the charities which helped him recover after he was involved in a car accident.

How Stroud district reacted to the end of the second world war

Stroud News and Journal:

4:52pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

ON TUESDAY, August 15 1945 the Prime Minister declared Japan’s surrender, in effect bringing the second world war to an end.

New BBC 2 science series looking to film Stroud dog lovers

Stroud News and Journal:

9:50am Wednesday 29th July 2015

ANIMAL lovers looking for a new puppy or dog could be the stars of a new BBC 2 science series.

Burglars steal more than £100 from Sue Ryder charity shop in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

7:54pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

BURGLARS broke into the Sue Ryder charity shop in Union Street, Stroud, and stole over £100 in cash

St Luke's Medical Centre in Stroud and Tuffley forced to close due to lack of staff

Stroud News and Journal:

5:50pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A GP SURGERY will be forced to close due to a lack of staff, as the national shortage of general doctors hits Stroud.

Co-owner of Black 8 Bikes in Nailsworth John Pettitt completes bike ride from London to Paris in aid of Action Medical Research

Stroud News and Journal:

4:04pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A RAILWAY engineer raised more than £1,500 for the Action Medical Research charity after completing a challenging cycle ride from London to Paris.

Thieves steal £10,000 worth of equipment from Stroud-based band Live Rounds' rehearsal room

Stroud News and Journal:

10:20am Tuesday 28th July 2015

TEN thousand pounds worth of music equipment was stolen from a band’s studio after thieves broke in through a barred window.

Stroud traffic and travel: Crash on Cirencester Road, Chalford, involving motorbike and car

Stroud News and Journal:

2:09pm Monday 27th July 2015

CIRENCESTER Road, Chalford, is partially blocked this afternoon following a collision between a motorbike and Ford Mondeo car.

Wife drove car at former Maidenhill School teacher Mark Addis after discovering his affair with a former pupil

Stroud News and Journal:

12:28pm Monday 27th July 2015

THE wife of a former Maidenhill School teacher drove her car at her husband after discovering he was having an affair with an 18-year-old girl who had attended the school.

National Star college students from Cheltenham to star in BBC Three TV series The Unbreakables

Stroud News and Journal:

11:23am Monday 27th July 2015

National Star college students from Cheltenham became screen stars in a new BBC Three TV series about what it is like to be a young person with disabilities.

Fire Minister Mark Francois rules out merger of Fire Authorities with Police and Crime Commissioners in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service keep safety at heart of family fun day

9:49am Monday 27th July 2015

FIRE Minister Mark Francois has ruled out a merger of fire authorities with police and crime commissioners in Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl supports review into deaths in police custody announced by Home Secretary Theresa May

Stroud News and Journal: Police commisioner Martin Surl questions investigation into complaint by photographer who says he was threatened and abused by policeman

8:44am Monday 27th July 2015

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl has lent his support to an independent review into deaths in police custody, announced by Home Secretary Theresa May on Thursday (July 23).

Learner driver failed her driving test 38 times in Gloucestershire - before passing on the 39th attempt

Stroud News and Journal: Only 36 per cent of learner drivers in the North-East passed their test first time, compared to 47 per cent across the UK.

8:18am Monday 27th July 2015

AN UNLUCKY learner driver from Gloucestershire failed her driving test 38 times, spending hundreds of pounds on test fees – before finally passing on the 39th attempt.

Explorer finds his place at Seed Festival -Hawkwood

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00am Monday 27th July 2015

BRUCE Parry, award-winning documentary maker, indigenous rights advocate and BBC presenter of TRIBE came to Hawkwood’s Seed Festival: Planting Big Ideas this month.

TV presenter David Dickinson thanks people of Stroud after filming of Dickinson's Real Deal at Stratford Park

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Saturday 25th July 2015

ANTIQUES presenter and TV producer David Dickinson was thrilled with the objects that came through the door when Dickinson’s Real Deal came to Stroud last Saturday, July 18.

News from the SNJ archives

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 25th July 2015

SNJ reporter Saul Cooke-Black delves into the archives.

Weekend weather forecast for Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

1:43pm Friday 24th July 2015

THE CHANGEABLE weather is set to continue this weekend, with a bright and sunny day on Saturday before more rain on Sunday.

OPINION: Chris Gardner has his say on Le Tour de France

Stroud News and Journal:

11:33am Friday 24th July 2015

I COUNT myself as favoured by the cycling gods.

Gloucestershire police to hold open day in Quedgeley

Stroud News and Journal:

9:55am Friday 24th July 2015

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Constabulary has announced that it will be opening its doors to the public once again in September.

McDonald's car park, Stroud, closed after oil spillage

Stroud News and Journal:

8:58am Friday 24th July 2015

A CLEAN up operation is underway at McDonald's car park following an oil spillage from a bin lorry.

Stroud weather today

Stroud News and Journal:

8:36am Friday 24th July 2015

AFTER a week of sun and 'snow', today torrential rain is set to hit Stroud district.

Missing Stroud woman Deborah Potter found safe and well

Stroud News and Journal:

8:14am Friday 24th July 2015

MISSING Stroud woman Deborah Potter has been found safe and well, police have confirmed.

Neil Carmichael, Stroud MP: Funding for pupils needs to be fairer

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

12:00pm Saturday 25th July 2015

This week, MP Neil Carmichael discusses funding for schools

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