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Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Meningitis Now offices in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: THEIR Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex visited the offices of Meningitis Now in Stroud

1:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THEIR Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex were welcomed at the offices of Meningitis Now in Stroud today, Thursday – a visit which coincided with World Meningitis Day.

Dog owners urged to take Walk Your Dog Week challenge at Westonbirt Arboretum

11:01pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Dog owners are being challenged to walk their pet every day during Walk Your Dog Week from Monday, April 28 to Monday, May 5.

Free faith community event for families

10:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A FREE community event for families will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 3.15pm to 5.30pm in St Laurence Church Stroud.

People in Cirencester encouraged to attend debate on European Union

Stroud News and Journal: Vote winner: audiences flock to Newsquest websites for Local and European election results

9:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

WITH just over a month to go before the European elections, people in Cirencester are being encouraged to attend a debate on the European Union.

Garden project needs extra cash injections

Stroud News and Journal: Just a few of the beautiful flowers.

8:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

VOTES are needed to ensure the Museum in the Park Walled Garden project gets more funding.

Portable ultrasound scanner donated to Stroud Maternity Hospital

Stroud News and Journal: Portable ultrasound scanner donated to Stroud Maternity Hospital

6:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MUMS-TO-BE will benefit from a portable ultrasound scanner and trolley donated to Stroud Maternity Hospital.

Arrests made in connection with criminal damage in Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Police arrest man following serious sexual assault in Runcorn

2:16pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in connection with a number of incidents in Stroud overnight.

Annual Wheel Nuts motor show revs up for a classic day out

Stroud News and Journal: Trevor and Joy Picken in their 1929 style Austen Seven van which was used for deliveries when Joy ran the Coffee Bean in Minchinhampton which is the now The Kitchen

2:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

THE annual Wheel Nuts classic motor show gets bigger and more popular every year.

Tribute night organised in memory of firefighter

Stroud News and Journal: RED ALERT: Ammanford firefighters dashed to the rescue of Princess the corgi.

10:47am Thursday 24th April 2014

A FORMER Stroud fireman is one of the people being remembered at an event in Gloucester on April 26.

Charity walk raising funds for Cotswold Care Hospice

Stroud News and Journal: The Cotswold Care Hospice Solstice Walk takes place on Friday, June 20. Picture by Thousand Word Media

12:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MARK the longest day of the year by taking part in a sponsored walk in aid of Cotswold Care Hospice.

Badger demo comes to home of Princess Anne

Stroud News and Journal: Ray Egan, a former police officer, pickets the estate of Princess Anne

10:06am Thursday 24th April 2014

A RETIRED policeman who was infuriated by Princess Anne’s call for the gassing of badgers is to lead a protest demo outside her Gatcombe Park estate which he has dubbed ‘Gascombe Park.’

Jury fail to reach sex trial verdict

Stroud News and Journal: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

9:28am Thursday 24th April 2014

A JURY has failed to reached verdicts on 14 child sex charges brought against Nailsworth man James King.

Man, 25, punhced and kicked during assault in Cirencester

Stroud News and Journal: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

9:20am Thursday 24th April 2014

POLICE in Cirencester are appealing for information after a serious assault in the town centre over the weekend.

Foster carer goes 'extra mile' for children in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal: Increased number of under-fives results in more primary school places

9:24am Thursday 24th April 2014

A FOSTER carer has been recognised by Gloucestershire County Council as a woman who has really gone the extra mile for children in her care.

Planning minister Nick Boles asked to apologise to Stroud MP for 'costing him seat at next election'

Stroud News and Journal: Planning minister Nick Boles met members of the public in Leonard stanley today, Wednesday. Picture by Steve Hurrell

5:29pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PLANNING minister Nick Boles has been asked to apologise to Stroud MP Neil Carmichael for ‘costing him his seat’ in next year’s general election.

Tribe of homeless goats appear in Chalford garden

Stroud News and Journal: Do these goats belong to you?

3:35pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TRIBE of goats has appeared in a Chalford garden.

17-year-old assaulted near Cheltenham nightclub

Stroud News and Journal: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

2:02pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A 17-YEAR OLD has been assaulted near a nightclub in Cheltenham.

Stroud Local History Society holds last indoor meeting before summer

1:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The last indoor meeting of Stroud Local History Society will take place before the summer outings begin.

Girl, 17, assaulted in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

1:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was assaulted in Gloucester.

Shopkeeper refuses to hand over cash to balaclava-clad robber armed with handgun

Stroud News and Journal: webpix police arrest

12:24pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE in Cheltenham are appealing for information after an attempted armed robbery at a shop.

Man, 30, hits police officer with car door after being pulled over

Stroud News and Journal: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAN who was stopped for erratic driving drove off after being flagged down, causing a female police officer to be hit by his car door, a court heard.

Katherine, 16, honoured for community work with other young people

Stroud News and Journal: Acton Bridge WI

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE WINNER of the Individual Nairac Award has been chosen due to her devoted attitude to helping others.

Man suffers life threatening injuries after collision in Twyning

Stroud News and Journal: HUNT:  West Mercia Police are hunting two men who attempted an armed robbery at Cofton Post Office. SP

9:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A 23-YEAR-OLD man suffered life threatening injuries after a car collided with a telegraph pole on the A38 in Twyning overnight.

Family denied place for son Monty at primary school opposite their house

Stroud News and Journal: Monty Weager, four, can see Gastrells Primary School from his bedroom window, but has been allocated a place at Thrupp Primary School - almost three miles away from his home. Pictured with his parents Martin Weager and Philippa Johnson

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD boy who can see his chosen primary school from his bedroom window has been offered a place at a school nearly three miles away.

Charity ball held in memory of soldier Martin Lamb

Stroud News and Journal: Rosie Lamb holds a picture of her Dad who was killed in Afghanistan, pictured with mum Melissa (left) and Sara Clark who are holding a charity ball to raise money for Scotty's Little Soldiers

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan are hosting a black tie ball to support the charity which helped them deal with their loss.

Annual Dragonboat Regatta comes to Gloucester Docks

Stroud News and Journal: Annual Dragonboat Regatta comes to Gloucester Docks

9:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE ANNUAL Dragonboat Regatta will take place at Gloucester Docks on Sunday, May 11.

Planning minister Nick Boles to visit Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Government Minister Nick Boles

8:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PLANNING minister Nick Boles is visiting Stroud tomorrow, Wednesday.

Are you registered for district elections?

Stroud News and Journal: Cornwall election results: Frantic deal making as vote throws up a few surprises

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Residents’ are being urged to vote in the local and European Parliament elections ahead of next week.

Former Painswick postmistress Karen Judd goes on trial over theft claims

Stroud News and Journal: Trial for man accused of assaulting police officers

5:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TWO parcels containing jewellery which went missing in the post proved that Painswick postmistress Karen Judd was a thief, a jury was told today, Tuesday.

Woman, 28, sexually assaulted on canal towpath in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: Police arrest man following serious sexual assault in Runcorn

3:25pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted on a canal towpath in Gloucester.

Spring garden preview in aid of Pied Piper Appeal

Stroud News and Journal: Spring garden preview in aid of Pied Piper Appeal

3:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EXPLORE spring gardens this weekend while raising money for the Pied Piper Appeal

Tory attempt to unseat council coalition fails

Stroud News and Journal: Tory attempt to unseat council coalition fails

2:18pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MOTION of no confidence in the Labour-led administration at Stroud District Council (SDC) failed to get approval.

Former Wycliffe students to drive along one of the most dangerous roads in the world for charity

Stroud News and Journal: (l-r) George Mossman and Hugo Cooke, both 21, are taking part in the Mongol Rally. They will drive 10,000 miles through some of the worlds most dangerous areas

2:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FORMER team-mates of Wycliffe Rugby star Rob Camm, who was left paralysed after an accident, are driving to Mongolia to raise money to help their friend make the most of his life.

Families have egg-cellent time at spring fair

11:02am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FAMILIES had an egg-cellent time at the P3 spring fair this week.

Put-off jail term for sword man

Stroud News and Journal: Christopher Bidmead

10:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AFTER traumatising a woman neighbour by trying to get into her home, Christopher Bidmead frightened another two neighbours with an antique cavalry sword, a court heard.

A taste of Cornwall comes to Stroud

Stroud News and Journal: Landlord of the Crown and Sceptre Rodda Thomas pours a pint of ale at his pub which hosts The Great Cornish Ale, Cider and Pasty Festival

4:17pm Monday 21st April 2014

A TASTE of Cornwall came to Stroud this weekend.

Share your love of reading on World Book Night

2:03pm Monday 21st April 2014

HUNDREDS of literary lovers in Gloucestershire are taking part in this year's World Book Night when 2,500 free books will be given out.

Teachers' union votes to strike in June

Stroud News and Journal: Strike action will take place on Wednesday, March 26

11:41am Monday 21st April 2014

SCHOOLS across the county could once again face closure after one of Britain's biggest teaching unions voted for strike action.

Come and see improvements to Oakridge Village Hall

10:45am Monday 21st April 2014

COME and see the recent improvements to Oakridge Village Hall.

A Banksy spotted in Stroud?

Stroud News and Journal: Is this a Banksy? Picture: Tom Wren

7:30am Monday 21st April 2014

THE "guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting a stenciled picture of a rat bouncing a ball below a 'no ball games’ sign in Stroud.

Easter message from the Bishop of Gloucester the Rt Rev Michael Perham

Stroud News and Journal: The Bishop of Gloucester, Rt Revd Michael Perham

12:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

My father died one Easter. The days surrounding it were among the most formative of my life.

Christian Comment with Jane Court, a member of Minchinhampton Baptist Church

Stroud News and Journal: Christian Comment (4320845)

9:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

MY husband and I have just spent a few days in Liverpool with our grandchildren; great fun but exhausting.

Air Tattoo makes aviation history

Stroud News and Journal: Air Tattoo makes aviation history

8:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

AVIATION history will be made in the UK this summer when, in a major airshow ‘first’, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the Joint Strike Fighter, makes its much-anticipated European debut.

Police appeal for information following assault of man in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Police are appealing for information following the assault of a man in Cheltenham

Full line up for Cirencester’s second Literary Festival

Stroud News and Journal: Author Alex Smith at last year's Cirencester Children's Literary Festival

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

THE full line up has been confirmed for the second Cirencester Literary Festival to be held from 28th July to 2nd August.

Preparations under way for this year’s Cotswold Show at Cirencester Park

Stroud News and Journal: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3173541

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

PREPARATIONS are well under way for this year’s Cotswold Show on 5th and 6th July at Cirencester Park.

Keith Allen to play DJ set at Trading Post record shop for Record Store Day

Stroud News and Journal: Perched on top of the records at Trading Post in Kendrick Street

8:10am Saturday 19th April 2014

Actor and musician Keith Allen will be performing a DJ set at Trading Post record shop in Stroud, today.

Wycliffe Preparatory School earns national acclaim for supporting gifted children

Stroud News and Journal: Former Wycliffe College teacher banned from classrooms for life

5:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

Wycliffe Preparatory School has earned national acclaim for its support of gifted and talented children.

Walk of Witness takes to the streets for Good Friday

Stroud News and Journal: Michael Kret (left) and Paul Newbould carry the cross down Stroud High Street during the March of Witness on Good Friday

3:58pm Friday 18th April 2014

CROWDS gathered in Stroud’s streets to watch the annual Good Friday Walk of Witness as the sun shone.

Former leader Frances Roden to stand down before district elections

Stroud News and Journal: Should 16- and 17-year-olds be given the right to vote in British elections?

12:01pm Friday 18th April 2014

AHEAD of the local elections next month six district councillors have announced they will not be standing.


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