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Stroud MP Neil Carmichael discusses the Education Select Committee

Stroud News and Journal:

8:16am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

This week MP Neil Carmichael discusses the Education Select Committee

Five finalists revealed for SNJ's Pub of the Year 2015 competition

Stroud News and Journal:

8:14am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

OUR five finalists for Pub of the Year 2015 across the Stroud district have been revealed.

All the world's a stage for talented actor Anna Crosby from Stroud after a visit to Shakespeare's Globe in London

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

ALL THE world’s a stage – but some stages are more important than others in the acting world.

Attackers knock 53-year-old man to the ground before kicking and punching him unconscious in Cheltenham assault

Stroud News and Journal:

2:19pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A GROUP of men knocked a 53-year-old man to the ground before continuing to kick and punch him until he was unconscious.

More than £1,200 raised as cyclists ride nearly 150 miles to Frocester Beer Festival in memory of Lee Kimber

Stroud News and Journal:

2:02pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

A FAMILY friend of a well-known gardener who died of cancer in December raised more than £1,200 by cycling from Plymouth to Frocester Cricket Club in his memory.

Stonehouse Town Council urge youths to keep Doverow Wood clear of litter

Stroud News and Journal:

1:23pm Tuesday 1st September 2015

MEMBERS of Stonehouse Town Council are urging young people to keep Doverow Wood clear of litter.

Stroud filmmaker Leo Maguire's documentary Breaking into Britain: The Lorry Jumpers shown on Channel Four

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud filmaker Leo Maguire

11:56am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A DOCUMENTARY about migrants in the so-called "Jungle" camp in Calais, made by Stroud-based Leo Maguire was aired on Channel Four last night.

Driver taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital following crash near Painswick

Stroud News and Journal:

11:34am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A DRIVER has been taken to hospital following a crash near Painswick, on the A4173, yesterday afternoon.

New food waste collection to start in November 2016 as part of changes announced by Stroud District Council

Stroud News and Journal:

11:17am Tuesday 1st September 2015

A WEEKLY food waste collection is to be introduced across the district in a council bid to reduce landfill problems.

PCC Martin Surl reveals money spent on tackling crime in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Martin Surl, police and crime commissioner   SCH318V13 (14659098)

8:37am Tuesday 1st September 2015

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds has been invested in reducing crime across Stroud in the last three years, according to PCC Martin Surl.

Police searching for driver who crashed into wall in Westrip Lane, Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

4:17pm Sunday 30th August 2015

POLICE are searching for the owner of a red BMW which has smashed into a wall in Westrip Lane, Stroud.

Six charged in connection with death of 21-year-old Gloucester man Dolton Powell

Stroud News and Journal:

2:38pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Five men and a male youth have been charged in connection with the death of 21-year-old Dolton Powell from Gloucester.

Stroud Fringe Festival in pictures

Stroud News and Journal:

1:28pm Sunday 30th August 2015

FAMILIES and revellers have been enjoying an extravaganza of music,art, poetry, comedy and more at this year's Stroud Fringe Festival.

'No idea how it missed cars' - tractor falls off lorry on M5 northbound near junction 13, Stroud, causing long delays

Stroud News and Journal: Animals have been reported on the M5

5:10pm Saturday 29th August 2015

A TRACTOR has fallen off the back of a lorry, just after junction 13 of the M5, causing long delays.

Motorcyclist, 25, from Quedgeley, airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following crash in Whitminster

Stroud News and Journal:

4:02pm Saturday 29th August 2015

A 25-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist from Quedgeley is undergoing emergency surgery for life-threatening injuries after a crash in Whitminster this morning.

A38, Whitminster, closed both ways as two are taken to hospital following multi-vehicle crash

Stroud News and Journal:

10:34am Saturday 29th August 2015

POLICE are at the scene of a crash involving a car and motorbike in Whitminster.

News from the SNJ archives: Find out when a King's Stanley man came to the rescue of Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon

Stroud News and Journal: Simon Le Bon takes up an ambassador role with the Air Ambulance Service and The Children?s Air Ambulance at Coventry Airport

9:00am Sunday 30th August 2015

Find out when a King's Stanley man came to the rescue of Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon and more

Long delays on M5 northbound near junction 13, Stroud, caused by broken down lorry

Stroud News and Journal:

4:52pm Friday 28th August 2015

THERE are long delays on the M5 northbound near junction 13 for Stroud.

Archway School teacher reveals how slave owners from Stroud profited from abolition of slavery

Stroud News and Journal:

1:39pm Friday 28th August 2015

A RETIRED teacher has revealed how slave owners from Stroud profited from the abolition of slavery.

Bank Holiday weekend weather forecast for Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

12:02pm Friday 28th August 2015

IT LOOKS like being a mixture of sunshine and showers for Stroud district over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Granddaughter of Stroud doctor Jane Wells, who co-founded UK meningitis movement, one of first to benefit from lifesaving vaccination

Stroud News and Journal:

10:12am Friday 28th August 2015

GRANDDAUGHTER of doctor Jane Wells, co-founder of the UK meningitis movement, will be one of the first to receive a groundbreaking vaccination.

News from Stroud Valleys Project with Clare Mahdiyone: Charities’ vital work is hit hard

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Sunday 30th August 2015

THE holiday season is with us, Stroud town centre is much more vibrant at this time of year with lots of families and young people out and about creating a lively atmosphere all week long.

Unique chance to buy Slad valley woodland that featured in Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie

Stroud News and Journal:

4:38pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Fans of Laurie Lee’s Cider with Rosie have a chance to buy a unique woodland in the heart of his beloved Slad valley.

Neil Carmichael, Stroud MP: Pollinator insects crucial for our crops

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

12:00pm Saturday 29th August 2015

This week MP Neil Carmichael discusses pollinators

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Strength in large numbers for bills

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 29th 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: Setting scene for festival fun

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Thursday 27th August 2015

THIS Saturday is going to be fun!

Family Life with Sandra: Happy not to share popcorn – or Tom – with anyone else

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 30th August 2015

Sandra Ashenford reflects on the ups and downs of her week

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 29th August 2015

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

Karen Eberhardt-Shelton: Open your mind to surroundings

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 30th August 2015

The SNJ 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.

Fourth cow killed on Minchinhampton Common

Stroud News and Journal:

10:45am Thursday 27th August 2015

A COW has been killed on Minchinhampton Common after it was hit by a car on Monday night.

Parents of Chalford teenager Josh Edmonds making new documentary exploring ways of dealing with bereavement

Stroud News and Journal: Jane Harris and Jimmy Edmonds

10:27am Thursday 27th August 2015

THE parents of Josh Edmonds, who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Vietnam, are making a documentary which explores new ways of dealing with bereavement.

Stroud Fringe Festival road closures

Stroud News and Journal:

10:01am Thursday 27th August 2015

STROUD Fringe Festival returns on Friday with a weekend of free music in and around town.

Three more arrests following death of Gloucester man Dolton Powell

Stroud News and Journal:

9:32am Thursday 27th August 2015

THREE further arrests have been made following the death of Dolton Powell in Gloucester in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Family friend cycling nearly 150 miles to Frocester Beer Festival in memory of Lee Kimber

Stroud News and Journal:

9:05am Thursday 27th August 2015

A FAMILY friend of a well-known gardener who died of cancer in December is cycling from Plymouth to Frocester Cricket Club in his memory.

Stroud artist Clay Sinclair aiming to make history by designing the new national flag for New Zealand

Stroud News and Journal:

8:48am Thursday 27th August 2015

AN ARTIST from Stroud is aiming to make history by becoming the designer of the new national flag for New Zealand.

Olympian and Strictly Come Dancing champion Louis Smith visits Wycliffe College in Stonehouse

Stroud News and Journal:

8:32am Thursday 27th August 2015

ASPIRING gymnasts were thrilled to meet Olympian and Strictly Come Dancing champion Louis Smith at a coaching course held at Wycliffe College.

Nearly £1,000 raised for family of Stroud woman Jackie Porter who died in Tenerife

Stroud News and Journal:

8:25am Thursday 27th August 2015

GENEROUS people have rallied together to help the family of a woman who died in Tenerife.

'Truly a hero' - Family pay tribute to 21-year-old Dolton Powell who was allegedly murdered in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

3:46pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to 21-year-old Dolton Powell who died after being found wounded in the early hours of Sunday morning near the All Nations Community Centre, Chase Lane, Gloucester.

Bisley fete and flower show to welcome special guest Selwyn Mills

Stroud News and Journal: Harvey Balding, three, enjoyed the giant inflatable slide at Bisley Fete and Flower Show on Saturday

12:40pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

VILLAGERS in Bisley are preparing to welcome Selwyn Mills as the special guest at their fete and flower show on Saturday, August 29.

Nailsworth man James King, 34, loses court appeal to reduce jail sentence for sexual offences committed when he was a teenager

Stroud News and Journal:

12:05pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

A MAN who was jailed for abusing two children when he was a teenager has been told that his prison sentence will not be reduced.

Son finally found his fallen father's grave - 77 years after his death

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 29th August 2015

IN THIS week's Through the Years series, the SNJ looks back at how the son of a soldier killed on the battlefields of France achieved a lifetime’s ambition and found his father’s grave – 77 years after his death.

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael unveils inquiry into improving workplace skills taught at school

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud MP Neil Carmichael addressing the House of Commons

8:37am Wednesday 26th August 2015

NEIL Carmichael has revealed details of a major inquiry started by MPs into school productivity and technical skills.

Police searching for rare Land Rover stolen from Chalford

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Wednesday 26th August 2015

A RARE Land Rover worth around £13,000 has been stolen from outside a home in Chalford.

Developers launch appeal nearly two years after plan to build 100 homes on Rodborough Fields was refused by Stroud District Council

Stroud News and Journal:

5:30pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

DEVELOPERS who were refused planning permission to build up to 100 homes on Rodborough Fields have lodged an appeal to the Secretary of State more than two years since the application was made.

Pregnant woman Shelly McNally left in a wheelchair after falling over pothole in Chapel Street, Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

2:08pm Tuesday 25th August 2015

A PREGNANT woman could have lost her child after falling over a dangerous pothole in Chapel Street, Stroud, and breaking her ankle.

Horsley mum to open new Slimming World group in Nailsworth after losing nearly two stone in 12 weeks

Stroud News and Journal:

8:48am Tuesday 25th August 2015

WHEN business woman Jane Gregory’s marriage broke up after 30 years, she decided to make a positive change in her life.

Workers restoring canal between Stroud and Stonehouse hit by problem after section of bank collapses

Stroud News and Journal:

8:26am Tuesday 25th August 2015

WORKERS restoring the canal between Stroud and Stonehouse have been hit by a problem after a section of bank collapsed.

Stroud weather today

Stroud News and Journal:

8:19am Tuesday 25th August 2015

A DRY start for most before turning cloudier with outbreaks of rain this afternoon.

Dutch man reveals how theatre in the Netherlands came to be called Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Monday 24th August 2015

A Dutch man who arrived in Stroud on a quest to thank its generous people has unlocked the curious case of how a theatre in the Netherlands came to be named after the town.

Three males arrested on suspicion of murder following death of man found wounded in Chase Lane, Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal:

4:56pm Monday 24th August 2015

THREE males have been arrested following the death of a man found wounded in Chase Lane, Gloucester.

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