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  • Save a life – give blood

    Save a life – give blood read more

  • TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE) (ENGLAND) ORDER 2010

    TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE) (ENGLAND) ORDER 2010 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 11 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION Proposed development at: Land alongside River Frome, Lower Wharf Industrial Estate, Wallbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3JT. Take notice that application is being made by Mr D Phillips of J F Hopson Ltd, for planning permission for proposed construction of 10 additional car parking spaces. Any owner of the land or tenant who wishes to make representations about this application, should write to the council - Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4UB - within 21 days of the date of this notice. 23rd March 2015. read more

  • The Cinnamon Trust, Framilode

    THE Cinnamon Trust is the only specialist national charity for the terminally ill and people in their later years and their much loved, much needed companion animals. read more

  • Stroud Valleys Community School visits the new learning Pavilion

    PUPILS from Stroud Valleys Community School became the first ever class to visit the new Learning Pavilion at the Museum in the Park on Tuesday, March 18. read more

  • Neil Carmichael visits Southfield

    MP NEIL Carmicheal visited Southfield, The Orders of St John Care Trust, on Thursday, March 19. read more

  • Oakridge WI

    MARCH 12 was an open meeting when we welcomed Sean McCormack to speak to us about his role as one of H.M. Majesty the Queen's Bodyguard, Yeomen of the Guard. Founded in 1485 The Guard wears it's uniform with pride, and we were more than delighted to be able to touch the garments, marvel at the weight of the great coat, and admire the beautiful workmanship. read more

  • Your pictures - Waiting for the eclipse Stroud News and Journal:

    Thanks to Kevin Watkins for sending in these pictures taken of the people on the common waiting for the eclipse at 9.30am, Friday, March 20. read more

  • Slimbridge Dowsing Group

    IT ALL began fifteen years ago when Celia Gunn and her husband Anthony bought a small home near Bath that came with a half-acre of neglected, derelict, weed-infested, boulder-strewn clay soil and builders’ rubble, described by the optimistic estate agent as a garden. read more

  • Step into spring for Cobalt

    ON SUNDAY, April 19, Arthur's 31st Annual Spring Stroll for local medical charity Cobalt will take place in the invigorating countryside around Nailsworth. read more

  • A Church Service…with a difference

    SAINT James’ Church, Quedgeley, is planning something special for its Easter Service on April 5. read more

  • Frith Youth Centre

    HAVING suffered in recent years from a shortage of funding and volunteers, the Frith Youth Centre (FYC) is enjoying a new lease on life now that the Chalford Parish Council (CPC) has taken over trusteeship. read more

  • Cheltenham Music Festival will feature outstanding music from across the globe Stroud News and Journal:

    THE Cheltenham Music Festival, one of the UK’s longest-running festivals, has announced its 2015 programme, featuring a huge variety of outstanding music from across the globe. After enjoying record-breaking audiences in 2014, this year’s festival promises a similarly popular programme. read more

  • Planning Department Weekly List

    Planning Applications registered between 16.03.15 – 20.03.15 read more

  • FOOTBALL:Hartpury have nothing to fear, says Richards Stroud News and Journal:

    HARTPURY College football manager Marc Richards insists his troops have nothing to fear ahead of next week’s BUCS Big Wednesday final clash with the University of Stirling. read more

  • Stroud folk singer Hattie Briggs releases debut album Stroud News and Journal:

    NOW, just over a year after quitting Oxford and turning professional, Stroud based singer songwriter Hattie Briggs is set to release her debut album Red & Gold. read more

  • Love him tender - Elvis is back! Stroud News and Journal:

    THE King of Rock and Roll lives again this weekend, when Joe Reeve brings his Elvis tribute show to town. read more

  • Stroud woman changing healthcare laws in Europe Stroud News and Journal:

    A WOMAN from Stroud has won a campaign to ensure pensioners who retire to France are given access to the NHS back in the UK. read more

  • Stroud's would-be MPs give mixed reactions to the budget Stroud News and Journal:

    IN the wake of Wednesday's Budget announcements, the SNJ asked some of the parliamentary candidates in the forthcoming elections what they thought about Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's plans to get "Britain walking again." read more

  • Church celebrates its 250th anniversary with acts of kindness Stroud News and Journal:

    MINCHINHAMPTON Baptist Church celebrates its 250 year anniversary this month with 250 acts of kindness to the community. read more

  • Help find the thugs who brutally attacked Dairy Crest worker Pete as he walked home from Stroud pub Stroud News and Journal:

    AN unprovoked brutal attack in Stroud left a man with with a fractured collar bone and ribs and a severe cut to his head. read more

  • DEN MASON

    MASON DEN Our Den we miss and love you always, In our hearts and thoughts. Your loving Wife and devoted son. read more

  • RICHARD JOSEPH O'SHEA

    O'SHEA RICHARD JOSEPH (RICK) 06.03.1951 25.03.2014 Memories never fade, forever precious. Mum, Matthew, Maureen, Kathleen, Johanna, Shauna and Sian. read more

  • Sylvia Forster

    SYLVIA FORSTER 27th March 2014 In loving memory of a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Much loved and sadly missed by Husband Michael, Daughters Lynda, Wendy and the late Lesley and Son, the late Malcolm, Grandchildren James, Mark, Shaun and the late Keith, Rachael, Sarah and Laura, and her twelve Great Grandchildren. read more

  • Micky Cowley

    COWLEY MICKY 27.3.2005 Wonderful memories of a loving Son, Bro and Uncle. Love Mum, Dad and all the family read more

  • Rick O'Shea

    O'SHEA RICK 25.3.2014 Your memory is as dear today, as in the hour you passed away. Sheila, Mike and Family XXX read more

  • John Thorogood

    THOROGOOD JOHN Of St Loes Pitch, Amberley Passed away peacefully at The Vale Community Hospital, on Sunday 15th March 2015, aged 86 years. A loving husband and father. Will be sorely missed by his wife of 59 years, Yvonne, son Steven and partner Cheryl McAllister Carter of Bristol, TN USA. The Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday, 31st March at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be made payable to The Vale Community Hospital League of Friends and may be sent c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse, GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • MICHAEL SUFFELL

    SUFFELL MICHAEL Of Paganhill. Died peacefully at home on 18th March 2015, aged 72 years. Beloved Husband of Jill, dear Dad of Jeremy, Brother of Andrew and Liz. Loved and missed by all his family. His Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Wednesday, 1st April at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Mike for The Cotswold Care Hospice may be sent to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud. GL5 3AR. Tel: 01453 790900 or online at www.michaelgamble.net read more

  • GORDON and JENNY STEVENS

    STEVENS Gordon & Jenny Celebrating our Golden Wedding Anniversay on 30th March 2015 read more

  • CHRISTOPHER (Kit) FRANCIS ROBERT CMG. BARCLAY

    BARCLAY CHRISTOPHER (Kit) FRANCIS ROBERT C.M.G On 20th March 2015, aged 95 years. Much loved and loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. Private Burial, followed by Thanksgiving Service at St Mary's Church, Painswick at 2.30pm on Thursday 9th April. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St Mary's Church, Painswick or The Painswick Surgery (Special equipment fund) may be sent c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road. Stroud. GL5 4ES read more

  • KENNETH 'Ken' ELEY

    ELEY KENNETH 'Ken Passed away peacefully at Cotswold House on 11th March 2015, aged 87 years. Beloved Husband of the late Mavis. Funeral Service to be held at St Pauls Church, Whiteshill on Wednesday 1st April 2015 at 2pm, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Ken for the RSPCA may be sent c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud. GL5 4ES read more

  • ANNE MARGARET 'ANNIE' CURTOYS

    CURTOYS (Nee Boulden) ANNE MARGARET 'Annie' Of Painswick. Died peacefully on 21st March 2015, aged 78 years. Beloved Wife of the late Peter. Much loved Stepmother to Julia and Mark, dear Grandmother. Thanksgiving Service to be held at St Marys Church, Painswick on Wednesday 1st April at 11.15am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Annie for the RNLI may be sent c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross, Stroud. GL5 4ES read more

  • WALTER LAZELL

    LAZELL WALTER Of West Grange Court, Lovedays Mead, Stroud. Passed away suddenly on Friday, 20th March 2015, aged 97 years. Much loved Father of Paul and Denise, dear Grandpa of Christine, Mark and Ian and loved Great Grandpa of Tom, Lucy, Madeline, Charlotte and Elizabeth. The Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday, 9th April at 12 Noon. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, made payable to The League of Friends of Stroud Hospitals may be sent c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King's Stanley, Stonehouse. GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409 read more

  • JIM POCKETT

    POCKETT JIM Formerly of Cranham. Passed away peacefully at Highborder Lodge Rest Home on 19th March 2015, aged 97 years. Beloved Husband of the late Flora, much loved Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. Funeral Service to be held at St James the Great Church, Cranham on Wednesday, 15th April at 11.15 am, followed by private burial. Family flowers only please. Enquiries to Philip Ford & Son. 01453 763592 read more

  • MICHAEL GEORGE WARNER

    WARNER MICHAEL GEORGE 1937 - 2015 Of Ongers Farm, Brookthorpe. Peacefully at home on 22nd March. Husband of the Late Jennifer Warner, much loved Father of Jason, Rebecca and Adam and Grandfather of Marita and Rhondda. Funeral Service at St Margaret's Parish Church, Whaddon, on Tuesday, 31st March at 2.30pm, followed by interment at Brookthorpe Parish Churchyard. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent for (and made payable to) Winston's Wish c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. or donate online at: www.fredstevens.co.uk read more

  • KEN PORTER

    PORTER KEN Of Stroud. Died peacefully on 18th March 2015, aged 82 years. Dear Husband of the late Barbara and a much loved Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. His Funeral Service will be held at All Saints Church, Uplands, on Wednesday, 1st April at 1.15pm, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Alzheimer's research UK may be sent to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud. GL5 3AR. Tel: 01453 790900 or online at www.michaelgamble.net read more

  • Roy George Stewart

    STEWART ROY GEORGE, Major (R.A.ret'd) Of Amberley On Tuesday 17th March at his home. Loving husband to Maureen. Funeral service at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Amberley, on Monday 30th March at 2.30pm. Followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) The Royal British Legion c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, GL6 0DQ or donate online at www.fredstevens.co.uk read more

  • June Jellyman

    JELLYMAN JUNE Passed away peacefully on 18th March 2015 at home in Avening aged 73 years. Will be sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral service will take place at the Holy Cross Church, Avening on Thursday 26th March at 2.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers to Avening Silver Band may be sent to L E Perry, Funeral Directors, 13 Hampton Street, Tetbury, Glos, GL8 8JN 01666 502295 read more

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