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Former Prime Minister visits Painswick

Stroud News and Journal:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

FORMER Prime Minister John Major made an impromptu tour of Painswick on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SOUTH African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

Temporary traffic lights causing long delays for motorists this morning

Stroud News and Journal: Slow traffic in Swanley due to temporary lights

9:05am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TRAFFIC is building in and around Stroud this morning.

Could you help organise the Poppy Appeal in Stroud?

Stroud News and Journal: Town Hall, Darlington  -  Pic to go with story about this year's poppy appeal. (10155165)

8:52am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Royal British Legion is urgently looking for an organiser to co-ordinate the Poppy Appeal in Stroud.

Dredging project restores piece of canal’s former glory

Stroud News and Journal:

8:47am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MASSIVE £110,000 dredging project has helped restore a section of the canal in Stroud to its former glory.

Friends of Nick Bonnie avoid jail after lying to police about his death

Stroud News and Journal: Nick Bonnie.

5:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOUR friends of Nick Bonnie avoided jail today after lying to police about the death of the former Prince's Trust worker.

Great Western Air Ambulance celebrate arrival of new helicopter

Stroud News and Journal: The Great Western Air Ambulance's new helicopter off the ground (11673988)

3:14pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOLLOWING a lengthy fundraising campaign the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity GWAAC have finally received their new helicopter.

Severe weather warning could disrupt travel in the county

Stroud News and Journal: Weather warning as 50mph winds close in on Watford

2:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

COMMUTERS could face delays tomorrow as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the county bringing a period of strong winds.

Stroud Lib Dems put forward candidate for General Election

1:09pm Monday 20th October 2014

STROUD Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the General Election.

Man, 19, arrested and charged for several offences

Stroud News and Journal:

12:04pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE have arrested a Gloucestershire man wanted for a number of burglaries and for breaching several CRASBOs (Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Orders).

Wotton teenager died as a result of a "tragic accident"

Stroud News and Journal: (11664899)

11:40am Monday 20th October 2014

AN 18-YEAR-OLD student from Wotton-under-Edge who was killed in a car crash last year died as a result of a “tragic accident”, an inquest heard.

Three-car crash on M5 near Stonehouse

Stroud News and Journal: (11655617)

10:06am Monday 20th October 2014

A CRASH involving three cars held up traffic on the M5 on the morning of Monday, October 20.

Second year of badger cull to end today, Monday

Stroud News and Journal:

9:36am Monday 20th October 2014

THE second of four years of badger culling in Gloucestershire and Somerset is due to end at noon today, Monday.

Police warn of bogus callers asking for bank details

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Police are warning people not to give out their bank details, PINs or account numbers to anyone over the phone.

Trainees fuel the future of engineering

Stroud News and Journal:

7:49am Monday 20th October 2014

TOP apprentices were presented with awards for their achievements by MP Neil Carmichael.

Time running out to apply for your secondary school place

Stroud News and Journal:

7:20am Monday 20th October 2014

THE deadline for applying for a secondary school place for September 2015 is fast approaching.

Wiltshire Council to stream meetings online

Stroud News and Journal:

8:50pm Sunday 19th October 2014

WILTSHIRE Council is to broadcast its full council meetings live online from October 21.

Sandra’s Bucket List: Still walking on air following a ‘super-cool’ celebrity kiss

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 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.

Fitness Tip of the Week with Dave Marsh: Losing abdominal fat.

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THERE is no food, exercise or herb that will cause your body to remove fat in one place versus another. If you want to reduce body fat, you need to start consuming fewer calories than you expend on a daily basis.

Fit for purpose

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

SNJ editor Sue Smith is getting into shape for an adventurous holiday.

Resurfacing work on A48 at Alvington Village

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Sunday 19th October 2014

ESSENTIAL resurfacing work is taking place at Alvington Village on the A48 in Gloucestershire between Sunday, October 26 and Sunday, November 2.

Christian Comment with Mike Holloway, Vicar of the Beacon Benefice

Stroud News and Journal: Christian Comment (7906952)

9:02am Sunday 19th October 2014

Christian Comment with Mike Holloway, Vicar of the Beacon Benefice

Comment: NHS cuts hurt both staff and service

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NO-ONE takes industrial action lightly. The fact it has been more than 30 years since the NHS took part in a strike is testament to that.

‘You could be next’ - young people on how Outward Bound changed their lives

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

7:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

The confidence to take control, to influence others or speak out in public does not come easy to many 15 year olds.

Your property problems solved with Clive Brown

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Q: I HAVE just recently moved into a house I recently purchased and was shocked to find that all the carpets had been removed by the previous owner. I assumed that such fittings were to remain in the house. Am I correct? Mrs M, Colliers Wood, Nailsworth.

Planning Department Weekly List

Stroud News and Journal: Ebley Mill (7922264)

4:02pm Saturday 18th October 2014

PLANNING Applications registered between 06.10.14 and 12.10.14.

Geoff Wheeler’s weekly diary: Targeting housing standards via tweets

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

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

Neil Carmichael Stroud MP: My vision to deliver more for the region

Stroud News and Journal: Neil Carmichael (11579886)

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FIVE years ago, I was determined to improve rail links with London, promote manufacturing and engineering, support our rural services and enhance healthcare.

Property Market Comment: We all know someone with a rental horror story

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

HOW well do you really know your lettings agent?

Dursley pensioner accused of sex offences to receive psychiatric evaluation

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

9:06am Saturday 18th October 2014

A 74-YEAR-OLD Dursley man accused of committing four sex offences since suffering a stroke has appeared at Gloucester Crown Court today amid concern that he needs full medical assessment.

Top 10 Lenders: Small take up on Help to Buy

Stroud News and Journal:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

TAKE-UP of the Government’s Help to Buy scheme in Gloucestershire has been small according to a report by the Royal Agricultural University.

Pub owner discovers treasure trove during renovation work

Stroud News and Journal: Bill Davey with his collection (11519584)

4:39pm Friday 17th October 2014

A CIRENCESTER man had a pleasant surprise when he was refurbishing the back room of the pub he owns.

The Ten Keys to Happiness

Stroud News and Journal: (11611237)

12:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

A new study has revealed the ten keys to living a life of contentment.

Missing teenager Holly Cozier found

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

12:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

MISSING Gloucestershire teenager Holly Cozier has now been found safe.

Public invited to share views on 90 homes at Grange Fields in Stroud today

Stroud News and Journal:

11:13am Friday 17th October 2014

PLANS for 90 homes on Grange Fields in Stroud will be discussed at a public consultation today.

Missing Gloucestershire teenager Holly Cozier

Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a teenager from the Cotswolds.

Appeal to find missing teenager Holly Cozier

Stroud News and Journal:

10:55am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a Cotswolds teenager.

POLICE come up with life-saving new use for licence disc holders

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483612)

10:10am Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE have thought up a new use for licence disc holders that could help save lives.

Gloucestershire prepares for Ebola

Stroud News and Journal:

9:57am Friday 17th October 2014

AN EXERCISE will be held in Gloucestershire to ensure organisations are prepared in the case of Ebola spreading to the area.

Floral tributes for Stroud stalwart Eddie King

Stroud News and Journal:

9:39am Friday 17th October 2014

TOUCHING floral tributes were left for Stroud stalwart Eddie King at Cheltenham crematorium, where his funeral took place yesterday, Thursday.

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Luxury festive cake makers

Stroud News and Journal:

3:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

WE are delighted to announce the arrival of a new “'seasonal'” stall in the shape of Faithfull’s Quality Baking who produce handmade luxury Christmas cakes. These cakes have been given time to allow their flavours to develop, using carefully selected vine fruits which are hand mixed and unique to Faithfull’s.

Firework show the first since sparkling update

Stroud News and Journal:

9:10am Friday 17th October 2014

THERE’S still time to get your tickets for the Rotary 5 Valley Fireworks, formerly Ebley Fireworks.

Wife of singer songwriter James Morrison to run Stroud Half Marathon

Stroud News and Journal:

8:53am Friday 17th October 2014

THE wife of singer songwriter James Morrison is making tracks herself by taking part in the Stroud Half Marathon.

Javelin Park decision delayed again

Stroud News and Journal: Today the SNJ joins the Javelin Park incinerator 'call-in' campaign

8:40am Friday 17th October 2014

THE incinerator decision has been delayed by a further three weeks.

Resilience forum test how Ebola would be handled in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

8:30am Friday 17th October 2014

ALTHOUGH the risk of contracting Ebola is very low in the UK, Gloucestershire Local Resilience Forum is testing how a case of the illness would be handled in the county.

Woman in fear after violent husband free

Stroud News and Journal:

5:02pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A FEARFUL wife criticised a judge after he allowed her violent husband to walk free from court.

Ebola fears force the cancellation of a visit by African teachers to a school in South Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

4:57pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A Gloucestershire school has called off a visit by African teachers after parents raised concerns about pupils contracting the Ebola virus.

Neil Carmichael continues his campaign for Bee Action Plan

Stroud News and Journal: Neil Carmichael (11579886)

2:41pm Thursday 16th October 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael is renewing his call for a tougher Government Strategy to protect Bees in a House of Commons Debate today, Thursday, October 16.

Missing child update: child and parents found safe and well

Stroud News and Journal:

1:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

FOLLOWING a police appeal for information about a child who was taken from her foster carer by her birth parents, all three have now been found.

SNJ reporter Kate Wilson joins Bill Oddie on Wounded Badger Patrol

Stroud News and Journal:

12:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

As the second badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset draws to a close SNJ reporter Kate Wilson joined television presenter Bill Oddie and another 50 anti-cull protesters on a mission to find wounded badgers.

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