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  • Milkman sacked for going on Jeremy Kyle Stroud News and Journal:

    A MILKMAN who cheated on his wife has been sacked for appearing on the Jeremy Kyle Show. read more

  • Concert review: Stroud Symphony Orchestra - Themes of Love and War in support of the Door Youth Project - at Holy Trinity Church

    CONDUCTOR Jonathan Trim’s Beneath the Angel Strain was inspired by a verse from the carol It Came Upon a Midnight Clear. The ‘angel strain’ is Peace on earth and goodwill to all men. Brutal music of warfare and darkness is contrasted with peaceful interludes sensitively played by woodwind and strings. Do we have to resign ourselves to the inevitability of continuing war in the world? The orchestra’s exultant playing of the final bars proclaimed an emphatic 'No!' read more

  • Court backlog is biggest in history Stroud News and Journal: Gloucester Crown Court (11625386)

    GLOUCESTER Crown Court has the biggest backlog of cases in its history - even though it has recently transferred 60 to Bristol, a judge has revealed. read more

  • Get your tickets for fundraising ball held in memory of Nick Bonnie Stroud News and Journal:

    TICKETS are still available for a fundraising ball in memory of former Prince’s Trust worker Nick Bonnie. read more

  • Find the golden dinosaur bones

    STROUD Valleys artists are hiding over 60 golden bones around town - in shops, museums and secret places. read more

  • New poetry pamphlet by Adam Horovitz

    THE Museum in the Park will soon close the doors for its annual December shutdown, when behind the scenes staff get busy cleaning the entire building and checking and cleaning all the objects on open display. read more

  • Teenager, 15, charged with attempted robbery and possession of a weapon Stroud News and Journal:

    A 15-YEAR-OLD has been charged with attempted robbery, ABH and possession of an offensive weapon following an incident at a store in Kingsway, Quedgeley. read more

  • MP criticised over pub vote U-turn Stroud News and Journal:

    STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has been criticised by pub campaigners. read more

  • Thousands raised in one week for funerals of brother and sister - but more is needed

    AN appeal to help pay for the funerals of a brother and sister killed in a car accident has raised more than £3,500 in just one week. read more

  • SYLVIA KATHLEEN MOSS

    SYLVIA KATHLEEN MOSS Born 16th November 1928. Died peacefully on 9th November, aged 85. Beloved Wife of Ivor, much loved Mother of Stephen, Mother-in-law of Wendy, dear Grandmother of Sarah, Richard and Samantha, devoted Great Grandmother of Tisha, Bradley, Janine, Deacon and Tabitha, dearest Sister of Hazel and Beryl. Her Funeral service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 2nd December at 11.00am. Family Flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Macmillan Nurses c/o Philip Ford and Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud. GL5 4ES Tel: 01453 763592 read more

  • David Brown

    DAVE BROWN 02.12.2009 Always in my thoughts, Wishing you were here. All my love Vikki read more

  • KENNETH STINCHCOMBE

    KENNETH STINCHCOMBE Of Bridgend, Stonehouse. Ken passed away on 17th November 2014, aged 81 years. Beloved Husband of the late Muriel. Will be sadly missed by loved ones and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Monday, 1st December at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired, to Blind Veterans UK may be sent c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • TONY SMART

    TONY SMART Linda and Family would like to thank all who attended Tony's Funeral, and for all the kind wishes and condolences received. Special thanks to Dr Isaac and all the Staff at Beeches Green Surgery, Allen-White Funeral Directors, Mandy at The Flower Shop, Stonehouse and Jackie at The Rose, Paganhill. read more

  • jim maule

    MAULE Jim The family of the late Jim Maule would like to thank everyone who attended the funeral service at St Mary's Church, Fretherne and for donations received to the R N L I Many thanks also for all the cards and letters of condolence received, to the Rev Mike Noah who officiated at the service, and to Barry & Sheila Wood of W.B Wood & Son for their help and guidance. read more

  • Marion BUSH

    BUSH, Marion Olive Died peacefully on 20th November, aged 95, at Hunters Care, Cirencester. Much loved Mother of David, Mother-in-Law of Jan and Grandmother of Alison and Ian. Funeral Service at Cheltenham Crematorium on Thursday 4th December at 11.15am. No black please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to RNIB c/o A Slade and Son, 35 Dyer Street, Cirencester, GL7 2PP. 01285 656336. read more

  • DOUGLAS HANDY

    DOUGLAS HANDY (DOUG) Of Eastington, Stonehouse. Doug passed away on Monday 17th November 2014, aged 71 years. Beloved Father of Sharon and Marcus, loved Father-in-Law of Paul and the Late Angela, devoted Grandfather of Liam, Shannon, Kayla, Regan, Cormick, Connor and Keanan. The Funeral Service will be held at St Michael and All Angel Church, Eastington on Friday 28th November at 2.00pm, followed by interment at Eastington Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • Frances Painter

    FRANCES AMY PAINTER Of Stroud Passed away peacefully on 18th November 2014 aged 80 years. Beloved Wife of the late Reginald, much loved Aunt and Friend, she will be sadly missed. Funeral Service to be held at St Matthews Church, Cainscross, Stroud at 2pm on Thursday 4th December.Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Stroud Hospital League of Friends may be sent c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud. GL5 4ES. read more

  • FRED TEBBUTT

    FRED TEBBUTT Of Cecily Court, Minchinhampton. Died peacefully on 15th November at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, aged 81 years. Cherished Husband of The Late Alma Rose Tebbutt, Dad of Anne, Lori and The Late Wayne, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Thanksgiving Service will take place at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Minchinhampton, on Tuesday 2nd December at 3.30pm. No Flowers by request. Donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) Acorns Childrens Hospice Trust c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. or donate on line at: www.fredstevens.co.uk read more

  • Nancy HALE

    NANCY HALE Of Chalford Hill. Died at home on 15th November 2014 aged 86 years. Loving Mother, Grandmother and Widow of Tony Hale. Funeral Service to be held at Cheltenham Crematorium, South Chapel, on Friday 5th December at 10.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Nancy may be given to the British Heart Foundation c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud, GL5 4ES. read more

  • AUDREY FREEBREY

    AUDREY FREEBREY Passed away peacefully on 21st November, at The Steppes Residential Home, Nailsworth, aged 86 years. Beloved Wife of The Late George Freebrey, loving Mother and Mother-in-Law of Annette and Roger, Grandmother of Alistair, Great Grandmother and Sister of Derek and Sister-in-Law of Doreen. Funeral service at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 28th November at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) Cancer Research UK c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. or donate online at www.fredstevens.co.uk read more

  • BOBBY JOHN and JINNY-MAE ROBERTS and COOK

    BOBBY JOHN ROBERTS 'Bobbylicious' and JINNY-MAE COOK Tragically died on Saturday 15th November, aged 28 and 18 years. Worshipped by their Mum, Family and Friends. Funeral service to be held at St Matthew's Church, Cainscross on Friday 28th November at 1pm. Following the service, there will be a celebration of their lives at The Lamb, Eastcombe. "Please join us for the biggest party send off ever!" Philip Ford and Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross, Stroud. GL5 4ES Tel: 01453 763592 read more

  • LORRAINE PATRICIA AVENT Nee WELLS

    LORRAINE PATRICIA AVENT Nee WELLS Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday 15th November 2014, aged 54 years. Sadly missed by her loving Family and Friends. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday 3rd December at 11am at Gloucester Crematorium. Flowers may be sent to The Co-operative Funeral Directors, 338 Barton Street, Gloucester. Tel: 01452 522676 read more

  • MICHAEL HARBER

    MICHAEL (MIKE) BERNARD HARBER MBE Of Park Road, Nailsworth. RAF Warrant Officer (retired) Suddenly on 22nd November at Cheltenham General Hospital. Much loved Husband of Ann, Dad, Stepfather and Grampy. Funeral service at the RC Priory Church Of th eAnnunciation, South Woodchester, on Friday 5th December at 1.15pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) Help For Heroes c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. or donate on line at www.fredstevens.co.uk read more

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