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4:40pm Thursday 29th January 2015
MADAM - Despite the unanimous rejection of the mass burn incinerator by Gloucestershire County Council’s planning committee following a very impressive body of evidence from those opposing the scheme, Eric Pickles has upheld the appeal by Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) to build the thing.
4:39pm Thursday 29th January 2015
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MADAM - Roshi Saul (letters SNJ December 31, 2014) asks “What are Ukip in favour of?” and further asks Caroline Stephens, Ukip’s Stroud PPC, to defend Ukip’s signing up to be allied with a right wing Polish party who have spoken positively about Hitler’s tax policies.
4:30pm Thursday 29th January 2015
MADAM - After they have been entrenched almost 30 years in Stroud Town Council and Ebley Mill, it is breathtakingly naive for John Marjoram and the Greens (SNJ letters, December 31) to imagine that Ukip loathes them any less than it does the other established political parties.
4:29pm Thursday 29th January 2015
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MADAM - Your correspondent Roshi Saul (SNJ letters, December 31, 2014) in common with many of the liberal elite believe the EU is the God given gift that we should all be proud to be part of even if it means giving up the freedoms that he naively believed we fought two world wars to endure.
8:00pm Thursday 29th January 2015
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Be Clear on Cancer campaign in Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire to raise awareness that ongoing heartburn can be a sign of cancer
11:15am Thursday 29th January 2015
4:48pm Tuesday 27th January 2015
Loved ones pay tribute to machete attack victim Zac Evans - described as a 'truly wonderful son, grandson, boyfriend and friend'
4:08pm Sunday 25th January 2015
THE family of Zacary Evans - the 19-year-old killed in a machete attack in Tuffley in the early hours of Saturday - have issued a statement describing him as 'a truly wonderful son, grandson, boyfriend and friend'.
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AFTER the surprise announcement that Stamp Duty on home buying had been altered, we at Besley Hill Town & Country Homes decided to publish online within our marketing statements for each property the actual amount of tax that would be saved by the buying public assuming that the asking price was paid in each case.
9:00am Saturday 24th January 2015
HOUSE prices and the number of potential new buyers rose in the South West last month, bucking the national trend according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK residential market survey.
4:45pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
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8:00pm Saturday 24th January 2015
THERE is never any point in taunting ourselves with ‘could have’, or ‘would have’ or ‘should have.’ The contract between Gloucestershire County Council and Balfour Beatty should NEVER have been signed, we know that, we have said it time and time again and we still haven’t changed our minds.
4:27pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
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4:22pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
MADAM – The fact that the incinerator has been given planning permission from ‘on high’ does not in itself mean that it is either the best solution or the best value for money for Gloucestershire taxpayers – I would argue that it is neither.
4:19pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
MADAM – Via this newspaper, please can anyone help me with stories, details, photographs etc of the hostel that was in Crescent Road, Bridgend, Stonehouse during the 1940s and 1950s. Built originally in 1942 for workers who were working for the war effort at Hoffman’s & Sperry Gyroscope.
4:08pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
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3:54pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
MADAM – Common sense has at last prevailed and after an age of senseless bickering, expense and obstruction the government has given the green light for the construction of the Javelin waste incinerator.
3:35pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
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Hotel Indigo joins forces with Jimmy Doherty to launch a nationwide search for Britain’s favourite local food artisan
2:40pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
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8:00pm Thursday 22nd January 2015
Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh: Instead of staying ‘dry’ this January, there are plenty of alternatives that will do much more for your health
10:00am Sunday 25th January 2015
2:00pm Sunday 25th January 2015
Karen Eberhardt-Shelton: It’s not easy but we must speak up for a change 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.
11:07am Thursday 22nd January 2015
Paloma Faith has announced a welcome return to seven spectacular woodland locations this summer as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series, having performed to sell-out crowds in 2013.