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  • Renawed appeal to trace missing teenager Hayley Kubiak Stroud News and Journal:

    POLICE are renewing their appeal for information to help trace Hayley Kubiak, who is still missing. read more

  • Stroud Library to close for two weeks Stroud News and Journal: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

    STROUD library will close for two weeks from Monday, November 3 to Monday, November 17 while the lighting is upgraded. read more

  • Slimbridge dance project takes wing

    A CONTEMPORARY dance project inspired by the birds of Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust takes wing this weekend. read more

  • Crash closes main road between Stroud and Gloucester Stroud News and Journal:

    COMMUTERS can expect delays this rush hour after a crash closed the main road between Stroud and Gloucester. read more

  • Frightmare at Over Farm is a scarily good night out Stroud News and Journal:

    Are you afraid of things that go bump in the night? read more

  • Editorial comment: Stroud will never forgive 'yes' decision on incinerator Stroud News and Journal:

    JUST how long will this incinerator saga go on for? read more

  • Javelin Park delay sparks political row in Stroud Stroud News and Journal: Today the SNJ joins the Javelin Park incinerator 'call-in' campaign

    A SECOND delay to the Javelin Park incinerator decision has led to accusations of political interference for electoral gain. read more


    "Forever in our hearts" MAISIE ELIZABETH SULLIVAN Aged 8 from Newmarket, Nailsworth. The most precious, loving, caring Daughter to Neil and Caroline and Sister to Freddie. Funeral Service at All Saints' Parish Church, Bisley, on Friday 24th October at 1.00pm followed by a private burial at Bisley cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) Acorns Children's Hospice Trust c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, Glos. GL6 0DQ. or donate online at: Please could you bring a single yellow flower if attending. read more


    MAUREEN (MO) STRATFORD Formerly of Glebe Road, Minchinhampton Peacefully and surrounded by her Family, on 17th October 2014, aged 88 years. Much loved Wife of The Late Hector Stratford, Mother of Rex and Pam, Mother-in-Law of Alan and The Late Gill, Grandmother of Paul, Lisa, Sarah and Michelle and Great Grandmother of Daniel, Freddie, Megan, Charlie, Ruby, Thomas and Archie. Funeral Service will take place at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Minchinhampton, followed by burial. For date and time contact the Funeral Directors. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) The Grange Care Centre, Eastington (for residents' amenities) c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. Tel 01453 832188 read more


    PEAPLE Ada Emily 16.2.1912 - 23.10.1994 We are flowers waiting to be gathered and we will meet again Mum read more

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    WILLIAM NASH (BILL) 23.10.10 Thinking of you every day Love always Diane x read more


    RONALD FREDERICK WEAVING 16.03.24-20.10.10 Today we remember all the love and happiness we shared. From Kathleen, Philip and Madeline read more

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    RICE, Frank 28.10.1999 Loving memories of a dear Dad and Grandad. Forever in our thoughts. Mike, Sheila and Family XXX read more

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    BEN TURK 25/10/95 Simply the best. Miss you so much. All my love always. Mum X read more


    LYN McNALLY 20 years without you Lyn my beautiful Sister. Still miss you more than words can say. I carry you always in my heart Lyn and I still see you often through your lovely children. Until we meet again. Eve xxx read more


    ALBERT JAMES DAVIS "JACK" of Cashes Green Died peacefully at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on 18th October 2014 aged 86 years. Dear Husband of Rita and Dad of Martyn, Cathryn and Christopher and a much loved Grampy, Great-Grampy and Father-in-Law. His Funeral Service will take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 30th October at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired for The Salvation Army may be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR. Tel 01453 790900 read more


    KAREN JANE SESSIONS Of Forest Green, Nailsworth. Suddenly passed away on Tuesday 14th October 2014 aged 47 years. She will be sadly missed by all her Family and Friends. Funeral Service to be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 30th October at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations in Karen's memory for Diabetes UK may be sent c/o Philip Ford and Son Funeral Directors, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud. GL5 4ES. read more


    LIGHT Frances Aged 93, formerly of Longridge Sheepscombe. Peacefully at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on 9th October 2014. Sister of the late Marion. Dearly loved Cousin of many, Friend to all who knew her. The Funeral Service to take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 31st October at 2pm. Dress informal. Family flowers only donations in lieu for Camphill Village Trust may be sent c/o Denmark Road Funeral Services, 129a Denmark Road, Gloucester, GL1 3JW. Tel No: 01452 309903. read more


    FREDERICK ANTHONY HOWARTH (TONY) Of Bath Road, Stonehouse. Peacefully on Thursday 16th October 2014. Dearest Husband of Jane and loved Dad to Rachael, Penny, Andrew, Jeremy, David, Robert and Sarah and a much loved Father-in-Law, Grandad and Great Grandad. Private Family cremation. A Service of Thanksgiving will be announced at a later date. read more

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    ALAN SIDNEY GEORGE WATT Formerly of Rooksmoor, Stroud. Fell asleep peacefully on 16th October 2014 at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, aged 85 years. Will be greatly missed by his Daughters Julie and Joanne, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Family members and also his Constant Companion Mollie the Dog. The Funeral Service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 24th October at 3.30pm. No black mourning clothes please. Family flowers only, 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


    KEN FLIGHT Passed 8/10/14. Funeral will be at Gloucester Crematorium, 27/10/14 at 11.30. read more


    RITA FLORENCE MELLOR Passed away suddenly at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with her Family by her side, on Saturday 11th October 2014, aged 82 years. Beloved Wife of the late Bryan Mellor, much loved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral Service at Gloucester Crematorium on Monday 3rd November, at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for The Stroke Association, may be sent c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud, Glos. GL5 4ES. read more


    FLETCHER-BERG Sven-Olof Of Ruscombe, Glos. and more recently of B. C. Canada, passed away peacefully at home on September 24th, aged 87 years. Much loved Husband of the late Maggie and cherished Father of Maureen, Fiona and Jamie and Grampy of Andrew, Martin, Zachary, Bry and Risa. A Celebration of Life will be held at St George's Church, King's Stanley, Glos., at 10.30am on Monday 10th November. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Dad's beloved dog 'Charlie', donations may be made to the Cheltenham Animal Shelter. read more

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    KENNETH HILL ex M.E.B. Of Ebley. Died peacefully at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on 16th October 2014, aged 87 years. Beloved Husband of Jean and Father of Brian, David, Michael and Martin, Father-in-Law to Sue, Sue and Judy and loving Grandfather to Karen, Kevin and Stephanie. His Funeral Service will take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 28th October at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired for the 'Cardiology Gloucester Royal Charitable Funds' may be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR. Tel 01453 790900. Please dress as you wish. read more


    BARBARA JUNE WILLIAMS formerly STARLING Aged 82 years. Passes away peacefully on Monday 13th October after a courageous battle. Wife to the late Reginald Williams. Much loved Mother, Nanny, Great Nanny and Sister of Janet and Ken. Will be sorely missed by all who loved and knew her. The Funeral will take place on Thursday 23rd October at 1.30pm at St Paul's Church, Whiteshill. Family flowers only, donations to Cats Protection and Maypole Club for the Elderly via Philip Ford & Son Funeral Directors, Tel 01453 763592. read more

  • Motorcyclist, 30 in serious condition after collision involving two cars at Highnam Stroud News and Journal: Man seriously injured in crash. Road closed in Gloucester

    POLICE are appealing for information following a collision involving a motorbike and two cars at Highnam yesterday evening, Monday. read more

  • FA Cup: Ex-Liverpool keeper Stephens is ready to stop boyhood team Forest Green Stroud News and Journal:

    FORMER Liverpool and Swindon Town goalkeeper Jamie Stephens is ‘relishing’ the prospect of facing his boyhood team Forest Green in the FA Cup. read more

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