Funeral directors adopt a charity organ

Stroud News and Journal:

4:08pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY fairground organ has found a new home at a Stroud funeral directors.

Collaboration aims to boost firms’ contact

Stroud News and Journal:

12:39pm Monday 13th October 2014

TWO Stroud companies have teamed up and found Another Way to deliver business networking.

Staff celebrate making the Michelin Guide book

Stroud News and Journal:

12:35pm Monday 13th October 2014

STAFF at the Bisley House are celebrating after becoming only one of three Stroud restaurants to make it into the Michelin Guide book.

Cirencester Chiropractors launch emergency services and armed forces discount scheme

Stroud News and Journal:

1:17pm Thursday 9th October 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S armed forces and emergency services personnel are set to save pounds in a new scheme set up by Dyer St Chiropractic Clinic in Cirencester.

Aiming to help locally

Stroud News and Journal:

2:16pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

COMMUNICATION company Eurolink Connect has welcomed a new member to its Stonehouse team.

Red-boxes plan to help people with dementia

Stroud News and Journal:

2:11pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

STAFF at Stroud-based DoCare are creating a memory box to help clients who suffer from dementia.

Waste water to get a fresh treatment

Stroud News and Journal:

2:04pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A LEADER in the rescue of industrial water has been awarded a £3.5 million contract for a waste water treatment plant at Dairy Crest in Stonehouse.

Trainee scoops top prize in region

Stroud News and Journal:

12:06pm Monday 29th September 2014

A STROUD apprentice is celebrating after taking home a top prize at an awards ceremony.

Christmas planning a piece of cake for chef

Stroud News and Journal:

11:59am Monday 29th September 2014

WITH less than 100 days to go until Christmas, staff at the Old Fleece have already begun gearing up for the festive period.

Share ideas at women's business club

Stroud News and Journal:

4:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE next meeting of the Stroud Businesswomen’s Network takes place next week.

Lads and Dads Club to strengthen family unit

Stroud News and Journal:

4:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW club aimed at supporting the relationship between fathers and sons has been launched in Stroud.

Have a clear out and help heart fund to save lives

Stroud News and Journal:

3:13pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE British Heart Foundation (BHF) is urging supporters to bag up unwanted items to help beat heart disease.

Team Gossard win British Hot Air Balloon National Championship for third consecutive year

Stroud News and Journal:

2:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

TEAM Gossard have made history by retaining the British National Championship for the third year in a row on home territory!

Laurie Lee Centenary: His Time With Randall & Payne

Stroud News and Journal:

10:31am Friday 22nd August 2014

THIS year marks Randall & Payne’s 135th year in business.

Stonehouse Travelodge celebrate end of £160k refurbishment

Stroud News and Journal:

3:34pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

STAFF at Stonehouse Travelodge are celebrating the completion of a £160,000 refurbishment.

Ice cream company signs up to go green

Stroud News and Journal:

3:28pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

WINSTONES Ice Cream has become the first customer to sign up to a new business promising to reduce energy bills while adding another green string to the company’s bow.

Proud pair celebrates pub’s happy 21 years

Stroud News and Journal:

3:23pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE owners of The Old Fleece at Woodchester are celebrating after being open for more than two decades.

A decade of care and help at Philip Ford and Sons

Stroud News and Journal:

12:15pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FUNERAL director Michelle Weare has marked ten years serving the Stroud community.

Stroud MP Neil Carmichael tries topping up cooking skills

Stroud News and Journal:

12:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

STROUD MP Neil Carmichael tried his hand at making his very own pizza while visiting Sainsbury’s in Dudbridge this week.

Bin Ends welcomes acclaimed New Zealand winemaker

Stroud News and Journal:

4:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WINE lovers from around Stroud welcomed one of New Zealand’s greatest winemakers to town this month.

Funerals open day

Stroud News and Journal:

4:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FOLLOWING on from the success of the town’s recent Clocking Off Festival, Michael Gamble Funeral Directors believe it is time to shine light on what some still regard as the mysterious world of the undertaker.

Plastering could be the job for you

Stroud News and Journal:

3:36pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

IF YOU want a job in construction, and you can work with your hands quickly and accurately, a job as a plasterer could be the choice for you.

Car stolen from owner’s driveway in Slad

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

7:00am Friday 30th May 2014

A CAR was stolen from the owner’s driveway in Slad over the bank holiday weekend.

Couple's cinnamon nut crunch wins national award

Stroud News and Journal: Owner of Primal Joy Foods, Sarah Mace, at home in her kitchen making her award-winning cinnamon nut crunch – which has been named the winner of the breakfast category at the 2014 FreeFrom Food Awards. Picture by

10:05am Tuesday 6th May 2014

THE owners of a nutritious food company are celebrating after becoming the first business to win the breakfast category at the 2014 FreeFrom Food Awards.

Cordial reception for exotic drinks

Stroud News and Journal: Sam Angelo has created seven cordials which he produces at his home in Summer Street, Stroud with more varieties to come this summer

11:17am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

STROUD cordial producer, Sam Angelo has a taste for the finer things in life and one hot summer when he needed a thirst-quenching drink there was nothing on the market that appealed to him.

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Online training company shortlisted for award - after just a year of trading

Stroud News and Journal: The team at eLearning247, from left, Joe Jarlett, Alex Hathway, Danielle Rees, Neil Hyde and Simon Adcock (1677727)

11:31am Thursday 14th November 2013

AFTER just a year of trading, a Stonehouse company which produces business training software has been shortlisted for an industry award.

Black Book Café celebrates its first birthday

Stroud News and Journal: Manager of the Blackbook Cafe Kelly Pitt outside the cafe which celebrated its first birthday on Tuesday

3:32pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

EXOTIC teas and coffees from far-flung regions of the world were offered to customers at the Black Book Café as it celebrated its first birthday on Tuesday, September 17.

It's coffee with cream at dairy

4:43pm Thursday 12th September 2013

TOP cheese maker Woefuldane Organic Dairy has extended its Minchinhampton shop to include a new cafe.

Caring role for students

4:41pm Thursday 12th September 2013

A GROUP of students gained valuable work experience this summer with Novalis Trust.

Gardener is winner of power tools

4:39pm Thursday 12th September 2013

A LUCKY gardener from near Stroud is set up for the autumn season after winning £1,000 worth of garden power tools and accessories in a national prize draw.

Forum of private business responds to the latest funding for lending figures

12:27pm Monday 9th September 2013

THE Forum of Private Business has responded to the latest Funding for Lending figures released by the Bank of England.

Taste for local food pays off for new grill and seafood restaurant Momo

Stroud News and Journal: Taste for local food pays off for new grill and seafood restaurant Momo

12:10pm Saturday 7th September 2013

THE manager of new grill and seafood restaurant Momo believes sourcing local produce is a key factor in its start-up success.

Asian malt whisky to tempt the tastebuds

3:39pm Thursday 5th September 2013

WHISKY lovers are invited to a tasting evening with one of the largest spirit producers in India.

County businesses to benefit from improvements to fire safety regulations

12:07pm Thursday 29th August 2013

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed a commitment from the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) to work with businesses to better enforce fire safety regulations.

Market is to run alongside festival

11:04am Thursday 29th August 2013

Summer refresher is chance for women to showcase their skills

11:01am Thursday 29th August 2013

MORE than 20 members of the Stroud Businesswomen's Network will be showcasing their wares and sharing their skills at SBN's Summer Refresher event on Thursday, August 29. Have-a-go demos of high-energy keep fit as well as calm and spiritual yoga and tai chi sessions will be available, alongside 20 stalls offering a wide range of superb organic beauty, wellbeing, nutrition and lifestyle products, all made or sold by SBN business members. SBN chairman Catherine Green said: "We don't normally have an August meeting but this year we decided to do something different, inviting SBN members in health, beauty and wellbeing businesses to come and show the rest of us what they do. "The Summer Refresher morning is free to all SBN members and first-time guests and will include free refreshments including smoothies and fruit, as it's going to be a health-conscious event." Visitors are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing to take part in the have-a-go sessions. The event, free to SBN members and first-time guests, starts at 9.30am at The Old Lodge, Minchinhampton.  

Pupils rise to the challenge as employers set them tough tests

10:57am Thursday 29th August 2013

STUDENTS from Stroud schools have been taking part in a number of exciting projects in a bid to aid the transition from education into work. Gloucestershire enterprise group GFirst LEP teamed up with a number of employers across the country to help young people increase their confidence and enhance their employability skills by getting to grips with work-related challenges. Staff from WSP Textiles Ltd, Delphi UK, Renishaw, Alvin Creighton and Ingenuity Testing Systems each worked with Year 10 students to come up with an innovative work related design challenge. Students from Archway School, Maidenhill School and Thomas Keble created mobile phone apps, designed mobile phone cases and created coasters from waste products. David Owen, chief executive of GFirst LEP, said: "It's brilliant to see such active participation from employers across the county to get involved in this type of project. "The project really stretched the imagination of the students and I am sure that each individual has benefited enormously in terms of building confidence and awareness of real business issues."

Rovers sign up a new partner

10:48am Thursday 29th August 2013

FOREST Green Rovers has signed a deal with Stonehouse-based Lister Communications. It will provide the club's supporters with a new telephone and text message ticketing service. Then while the eyes of the fans are on the ball, two-way radio for the ground and support staff will ensure things run smoothly on match days. Dane Vince, business development manager at FGR, said a commitment to professionalism off the pitch is a key aspect of the club's ambition to climb into the football league. He said: "We're looking to how the club runs at all levels. "Our heart is in it to rise to the top and providing the best service we can to our supporters and being efficient in our staff and business communication is a vital part of helping to make that happen." Simon Gardner, manager of business solutions at Lister Communications, said: "There has been a lot of recent innovation in telecommunications and Forest Green Rovers FC are a great partner for us to share this with." Lister Communications is also sponsoring a number of business networking events which will be hosted at the New Lawn stadium. 

Joining horse food team

3:37pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

NAILSWORTH equestrian firm EquiFeast has welcomed two young recruits to the team.

Home-cooking pub marks first birthday

3:35pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

TOP chef Michael Bedford and his wife Sarah are celebrating a year at The Butchers Arms in Oakridge Lynch.

Glasses collection gives the gift of sight in Sri Lanka

3:32pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

AN opticians in Stroud has given the gift of sight by providing specs for people in Sri Lanka who do not have proper, affordable eyecare.

Forum welcomes FE Teaching Bursaries to Improve Basic Skills

2:43pm Thursday 1st August 2013

NATIONAL business group the Forum of Private Business welcomes today’s announcement by the business secretary, Vince Cable, of further education teaching bursaries of up to £20,000 to improve numeracy and literacy teaching of young people.

The Forum of Private Business responds to today’s Q2 GDP figures

2:19pm Thursday 25th July 2013

The Forum of Private Business responds to today’s Q2 GDP figures showing growth of 0.6%, which follow the positive figures of last quarter.

Legal business celebrating top award success

3:42pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

WSP Solicitors is celebrating success after winning Legal Practice of the Year 2013 at the GWILS (Gloucestershire & Wiltshire Incorporated Law Society) Awards. GWILS, established in 1817, provides solicitors in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire with up to date information and training on all aspects of law. The award category was open to any practice operating within Gloucestershire and Wiltshire .

A Taxing career?

3:39pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

THE next meeting of the Stroud Businesswomen's Network will be on Thursday 18 July at the Old Lodge, Minchinhampton.

France celebrates Bastille Day with Stroud Beer

3:36pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

A VILLAGE in Brittany will celebrate Bastille Day with an utterly unmetric firkin of beer from Stroud Brewery.

Kids see maths in action

3:34pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

PRIMARY school children from Stroud are aiming to become the engineers, scientists and mathematicians of tomorrow after being inspired by a visit to RenishawÕs plant in Wotton Under Edge.

Sky's limit for staff

3:30pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

STAFF from the Coventry Building Society in Stroud raised over £2,600 for the Shrubberies School in Stonehouse by jumping 10,000ft out of a plane.

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