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Surface dressing to begin on 325,000 square metres of county roads

9:01pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORK has begun to improve the skid resistance of 325,000 square metres of the county’s roads.

Bono and wife are hopping with joy after move to Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BONO has finally found what he's looking for with his second wife in Stroud.

District councillor Liz Peters to attend course after using racist phrase

Stroud News and Journal:

5:13pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

STROUD District Councillor Liz Peters will have to attend an equality and diversity course after a complaint was made about her using a racist term.

Man banned from every pub and restaurant in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have secured a Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order (CRASBO) against a man that bans him from virtually every bar and restaurant in the county.

Feet forward for fourth Chris Pegler Memorial Walk

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE family of a “cheeky and smiley” teenager who died of meningitis host their fourth annual memorial walk.

Man admits using card trapping device in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

1:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has admitted using a card trapping device in Cheltenham to steal money from banks.

British Veterinary Association's endorsement of badger cull paints the profession in a bad light, says vet and HSI UK Director Mark Jones

Stroud News and Journal: British Veterinary Association's endorsement of badger cull paints the profession in a bad light, says vet and HSI UK Director Mark Jones

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FOLLOWING the statement released yesterday by the British Veterinary Association supporting this year's planned badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset, veterinarian and executive director of Humane Society International/UK, Mark Jones, has released the following response:

BVA will support second year of badger cull pilots in England

Stroud News and Journal: BVA will support second year of badger cull pilots in England

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE British Veterinary Association (BVA) supports the second year of the pilot culls in England. This follows Defra’s response to BVA’s call for improvements to humaneness and effectiveness in light of the Independent Expert Panel (IEP) report on the first year.

RAU students present bovine TB research to DEFRA

Stroud News and Journal: Jacquetta Whyatt-Watts, Chelsea Hayward and Camilla Shipley in Nobel House (8696840)

10:38am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RESEARCH into farmers’ attitudes towards the control of bovine TB has been presented to DEFRA by students from the Royal Agricultural University.

Lakefest in search of festival makers

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Gloucestershire based Lakefest is in search of Festival Makers for this year’s festival. Lakefest is taking place at Croft Farm waterpark from the 8th-10th of August and they are in need of Festival Makers to keep everybody happy and smiling at the family friendly festival. They are ultimately needed to make sure that everybody is having a good time and be there should anybody need help or have any questions.

PCC praises scheme which helps keep young motorists safe

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl (8384895)

9:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YOUNG, would-be motorists who go through a driving tuition project supported by Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner appear to be more than four times safer than those who do not.

Fire in Hardwicke treated as suspicious - Police appeal for information

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FIRE which occurred at the Norwood Stores in Elmgrove Road East, Hardwicke is being treated as suspicious.

Suicide note found in shed after hanging

Stroud News and Journal: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE first time Leanda Painter’s caring partner left her alone after her discharge from a psychiatric hospital she hanged herself in the garden shed in Cranham, an inquest heard.

Have your say about fracking

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

STROUD District Green Party says there is too little public awareness of a fracking consultation currently being run by the government.

Top 5 tips to secure your home during your summer holiday

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

DON'T let the excitement of a well-deserved holiday blind you to the risks of leaving your home unprotected.

Charity campaigner 'honoured' by award

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE man who launched the UK’s meningitis movement after losing his baby to the disease is 'honoured' to receive an honorary degree from the University of Bristol.

Celebrate 50 years with Cobalt

Stroud News and Journal: Cobalt charity (8657159)

4:06pm Monday 28th July 2014

AS PART of Cobalt’s 50th Anniversary year, they are holding a special event at St Philip & St James Church, in Painswick Road off the Bath Road in Cheltenham, on Friday, September 5.

Police appeal following serious sexual assault in Lydney

Stroud News and Journal:

3:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about a serious sexual assault on a woman near Lydney Boating Lake on Saturday.

Man, 31, denies charge of inciting an eight-year-old child to engage in sexual activity

Stroud News and Journal:

1:31pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 31-YEAR-OLD Cheltenham man has denied inciting an eight-year-old child to engage in sexual activity.

Man, 24, jailed for having amphetamines at home with intent to supply

Stroud News and Journal:

1:15pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 24 year old Wotton under Edge man has been jailed for having amphetamines at his home with intent to supply.

Living on £15.94 per day: what retirement in the South West will be like for thousands

Stroud News and Journal:

12:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

AFTER a lifetime of work and years spent looking forward to a comfortable retirement, a new report shows that a very different reality awaits people in the South West, who will face a choice between working well into old age, or surviving on just £15.94 per day.

Victim Support Volunteer Recruitment Day

Stroud News and Journal: Victim Support (8046933)

12:51pm Monday 28th July 2014

VICTIM Support Gloucestershire is looking to increase the help it gives to victims of crime by increasing the number of volunteers who give free and confidential information, emotional support and practical help to victims and witnesses of crime.

Public urged to be on lookout for gold rosary stolen in overnight Gloucester burglary

Stroud News and Journal:

12:44pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are urging people to be on the lookout for a gold rosary necklace stolen in a house burglary overnight.

CCTV released in connection with knifepoint robbery at Cheltenham shop

Stroud News and Journal:

12:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

CCTV images have been released after a man attempted to rob a shop at knifepoint in Cheltenham this morning.

Watch Greg find support for his mum and tell us what you think

Stroud News and Journal:

12:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

TIME is running out for people to have their say on important changes to the way individuals, families and communities are supported in Gloucestershire.

Man remains hospitalised following crash

Stroud News and Journal:

12:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Wickwar left a man and woman hospitalised.

Council plans major savings through energy efficient street lighting

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

MILLIONS of pounds worth of savings could be made as Gloucestershire County Council looks into using energy efficient LED street lighting.

Man faces prosecution following death of three-year-old

Stroud News and Journal: Freddie Hussey, 3, who died in an accident yesterday

10:26am Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN is to be prosecuted for manslaughter following the death of a three-year-old boy in January.

Pub and restaurant sold to an investor

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE SALE of the Market Tavern in Stroud has now been confirmed after competitive bidding. The property sold in excess of the guide price on Tuesday, July 15.

UPDATE: Woman breaks down in tears after Cirencester man who raped her during her childhood is convicted

Stroud News and Journal: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

9:11am Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN broke down in tears on Friday as the man who had raped and sexually abused her for eleven years of her childhood was convicted of a catalogue of offences.

Parliament Children's Centre has Teddy Bear’s picnic fun at end of year

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE early Years Team at Parliament Children’s Centre decided to hold a Teddy Bear’s Picnic as part of their end of year celebration.

Dolphin spotted in the river Severn

Stroud News and Journal: National Whale and Dolphin Watch (8178324)

11:36am Sunday 27th July 2014

A bottlenose dolphin has been spotted in the river Severn near Gloucester.

Nailsworth News with Pam Browne

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CONTACT your Nailsworth news – including your phone number – to pam.browne@tiscali.co.uk or call her on 01453 832907

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Wash away last week and let’s hope for sun

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WOW, what a summer. Heat! Hooray! Thunder storms. Wow. Believable deluges that actually flooded the market square and meant you had to stand in two inches of water to buy a pot of honey.

Sandra’s Bucket List: Double success on a special day

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 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. List Item No. 13 Swim in the Mermaid Pool at Burgh Island and No. 47 Celebrate 30 years of married bliss

Councillor proposes changes for Market Street

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DEVELOPER Barrie Pierce put forward proposals to Nailsworth Town Council on Tuesday, July 15, which could change the outlook of Market Street.

Comment: Do we just have to put up and shut up?

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

IN a bitter sweet twist this week our beautiful Slad Valley was saved from the developers and Laurie Lee’s setting for his famous novel Cider With Rosie could once again retreat into the Gloucestershire countryside.

Christian Comment with Martin Pearson of Stroud Christian Fellowship: A New Life Together

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

OUR eldest son got married on Saturday. It was a fabulous occasion and we were as proud as could be, looking on as he started a new chapter with the love of his life.

Father and son on cannabis rap

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A HEAVY drinking dad turned a blind eye to the cannabis dealing business his teenage son ran from their Stonehouse home, a court heard on Tuesday.

Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

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

Your problems solved with Rose Gregoire-Kaye Lettings Consultant

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Q. MY tenancy agreement states that the tenants have the right of ‘quiet enjoyment’ of the property. What does this mean? Mr P, Ebley

Planning Applications registered between 14.07.14 and 20.07.14.

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (5826007)

4:02pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Planning Applications registered between 14.07.14 and 20.07.14.

Leave the car at home

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

MANY writers have told us to slow down and take a closer look at our own surroundings. But in our haste to travel abroad, it can be easy to forget how much the UK has to offer us, both in scenery and in activities. So, take a look here to remind yourself what's tucked away.

Bisley photographer scoops prestigious award

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BISLEY photographer Pam Langrish stepped in for her husband at an international sports event at the weekend and walked away with a top award.

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Important dates for the diary to be aware of

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

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

Stroud District Foodbank to receive a year’s worth of support from Sainsbury’s Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud District Foodbank to receive a year’s worth of support from Sainsbury’s Stroud

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

STROUD District Foodbank will receive a year's worth of fundraising and awareness support from Sainsbury's.

Fears over homes plan

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about plans to build two dozen houses in a Horsley hamlet – which would double housing figures.

Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh: Five simple tips which can make you healthier, fitter and burn off that weight

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh: Five simple tips which can make you healthier, fitter and burn off that weight

Neil Carmichael, Stroud MP: Taking a look at the business community

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

MY ROLE as MP is not just a matter of insuring additional public money comes to the Valleys and Vale. It also includes shaping legislation to help local people. (Recently I helped to secure £5million for an energy training centre in Berkeley, and I have made sure more resources are available for flood defences.

Property Market Comment: Refresh and Renew

Stroud News and Journal: Jenny Jeffreys
Fine & Country Cheltenham (8354463)

10:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

REVAMPING a property can add value when it’s time to sell, but it can also be a minefield or a money pit. Jennifer Jeffreys, from Fine & Country Cheltenham, offers her thoughts on things to consider before you start work.


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