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Stroud News and Journal: Dave Bolland (left) and Andy Walker
Amberey Guild Golf Society (11571762)

2:07pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE 34th Amberey Guild Golf Society visited, for the first time, Calderfields Golf and Country Club in Walsall.

Randwick Gardening Club

Stroud News and Journal: Gardening Club (4744846)

12:06pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Chairman was given a warm welcome after her long unplanned absence, she thanked the committee for carrying on during this time

Leonard Stanley WI

Stroud News and Journal: The WI
Inspiring Women (4744633)

4:25pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE evening of October 13 was a very wet one, but this didn’t stop a good number of the Leonard Stanley W.I. from assembling in the Village Hall for their monthly meeting.

‘Be a sport – Recycle’ competition winner announced

Stroud News and Journal:

3:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

A COMPETITION which helped spread the word about the importance of recycling has been won by a resident in Cheltenham.

Arlingham WI

Stroud News and Journal: The WI
Inspiring Women (4744633)

2:28pm Monday 13th October 2014

GILL opened the meeting by welcoming new member Bernie.

Cainscross WI

Stroud News and Journal: The WI
Inspiring Women (4744633)

2:08pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE first Tuesday evening in October thankfully remained fairly dry despite a really wet and windy autumnal week.

A career in catering is as fruitful as engineering - says Gloucestershire College in response to TV judge Oliver Peyton

Stroud News and Journal:

1:03pm Monday 13th October 2014

IN LIGHT of restaurateur and TV judge Oliver Peyton’s recent comments about chef education being “at crisis point”, Gloucestershire College, the county’s leading Catering and Hospitality School, is reaching out to young people to tell them that a career in this industry is indeed achievable, rewarding and lifelong.

Vision 21's AGM

Stroud News and Journal:

2:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

VISION 21's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Wednesday, November 19 at Cheltenham Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, Cheltenham, GL50 9SA, 6.00pm.

Christian Comment with Steve Scott of Tetbury Community Church

Stroud News and Journal: Christian Comment (7906952)

9:02am Sunday 12th October 2014

Christian Comment with Steve Scott of Tetbury Community Church

Edwardian and WW1 songs at the "3 in 1" in Horsley

Stroud News and Journal: 3 in 1 Arts at Horsley (11344193)

2:57pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE "3 in 1" concert venue in St Martin's Church in Horsley will continue to host a series of monthly music and film events, starting on Saturday, October 18 with a concert of songs from the first two decades of the 20th century.

There’s still time to make the switch and save – don’t miss out

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire County Council (7940398)

2:55pm Friday 10th October 2014

Worried about rising energy costs?

Charity Christmas Cards

Stroud News and Journal: Tourist Information (11343206)

2:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

BUY once, give twice this Christmas with a card from Cards for Good Causes now on sale in Stroud Tourist Information Centre housed in The Subscription Rooms.

Protect the Public Against Microwave Radiation

Stroud News and Journal: Protect the Public Against Microwave Radiation (11343129)

2:36pm Friday 10th October 2014

CALL to reduce harm from radiation

Top awards for local Karate Club

Stroud News and Journal: Cotswold Karate Club (11296673)

1:05pm Thursday 9th October 2014

INSTRUCTORS and Students of Cotswold Karate Club gained several awards a few weeks ago.

Stroud Probus

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud Probus (8767366)

12:58pm Thursday 9th October 2014

OCCASIONALLY a guest speaker has the ability to grab the attention of the audience with his opening remarks and maintain their interest throughout the presentation.

Stroud Rambling Club

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud Rambling Club (6172784)

11:58am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE viewpoint from Shab Hill with it's magnificent view across the Vale of Gloucester was the starting point of a 10 mile walk by members of the Stroud Rambling Club.

Activate

11:43am Thursday 9th October 2014

A FREE community event for families.

Vale Stoma Support Group (VSSG)

Stroud News and Journal: Handshake  (7313732)

11:39am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE new Vale Stoma Support Group (VSSG) held its first meeting on October 8 at Dursley Methodist Church, Community Rooms when there was a lively discussion on diet.

Stroud Wine Circle

Stroud News and Journal: A glass of wine (4988688)

11:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

DURING September Wine Circle members went on their annual day out which this year consisted of a visit to Haynes Motor Museum situated at Sparkford, near Yeovil which proved to be most interesting with an informative guide relating the history of some previous owners of vehicles on display.

Stonehouse Wheelers

Stroud News and Journal: Stonehouse Wheelers (8774543)

10:47am Thursday 9th October 2014

AUGUST began with Carol Kambites leading 13 members on a sunny but breezy afternoon on a trip to Arlingham.

Randwick Gardening Club

Stroud News and Journal: Gardening Club (4744846)

10:06am Thursday 9th October 2014

A COMMITTEE meeting took place at "Rosebank" on Monday, October 6, it was voted unanimously to donate £100 to the Mayor`s Defibrillator Fund.

All Aboard the Fundraising Express

Stroud News and Journal: Jan Ryder and Jenni Gardener Pathfinder Tours (11284227)

10:03am Thursday 9th October 2014

IT HAS been a busy summer for Inchbrook company Pathfinder Tours, between being one of the country’s leading rail excursion promoters, the staff and volunteers have found time to raise money for local charities.

Anaerobic Digestion Presentation for businesses

Stroud News and Journal:

1:12pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Cheltenham Low Carbon Partnership was established in October 2008.

Wildnight at Westonbirt

Stroud News and Journal: Guides Wildnight at Westonbirt (11217292)

5:03pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

TWENTY four girls from the Girlguiding Mid Gloucestershire Division have returned home from an exhilarating overnight trip to Westonbirt Arboretum.

Stroud Local History Society

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud Local History Society (10004504)

4:06pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

TO START our autumn programme in September, members and visitors were treated to a slide presentation, by Howard Beard, ‘Stroud and District - An A to Z in old postcards’- many of which had never been shown in public before.

Adapting to Climate Change

Stroud News and Journal:

3:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

VISION 21 has just published a guide entitled ‘Adapting to Climate Change’.

France Lynch WI

Stroud News and Journal: The WI
Inspiring Women (4744633)

10:25am Monday 6th October 2014

AFTER the summer break, we met on September 10, the meeting was well attended with Ann, our President in the chair.

Nailsworth & District Flower Arrangement Society

Stroud News and Journal: Flower arranging (4593489)

10:19am Monday 6th October 2014

OUR scheduled demonstrator for the evening Delyth Price was unfortunately not able to attend due to a serious accident to her hand.

Christian Comment with Gareth Zimmerman, local preacher, St Albans Methodist Church

Stroud News and Journal: Christian Comment (7906952)

9:02am Sunday 5th October 2014

Christian Comment with Gareth Zimmerman, local preacher, St Albans Methodist Church

Kitty Baron Group Riding for the Disabled

Stroud News and Journal: RDA Christmas Fayre (10939396)

3:28pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

CAMP RDA is one of the oldest Kitty Barron Riding for the Disabled Groups in the country and provides free riding to some of the most severely disabled locally (Milestone School and St Roses amongst others).

Nailsworth WI

Stroud News and Journal: The WI
Inspiring Women (4744633)

3:07pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

OUR recent meetings and outings appear to have a historical theme.

Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church

Stroud News and Journal: Rodborough Tabernacle (4744537)

2:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ON SATURDAY, September 27 in the Community Room at Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church Glenis Massey and Liz Shankland had organised a Coffee and Gateau Morning for the Red Cross Appeal for Gaza, between 9.30 and 12.00p.m. There were a delicious selection of gateaux served by Dorothy and the teas and coffees by Gill, Terri and Marion with a bring and buy stall and a magnificent £222.55 was raised for this worthy cause and Glenis and Liz would like to thank everyone who helped in raising such a sum.

Stonehouse Women's Royal British Legion

Stroud News and Journal: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (9853659)

2:31pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE monthly meeting of the Stonehouse WRBL took place at the Community Centre on Thursday, September 25.

Stroud Rambling Club

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud Rambling Club (6172784)

2:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MEMBERS of Stroud Rambling Club recently enjoyed a six mile circular walk from Avening to Minchinhampton.

League of Friends Coagucheck blood testing machine

Stroud News and Journal: The photo shows (left to right):  Mr Tony Evans – Stroud Hospitals League of Friends, Ms Tina Hunt – District Nurse, Mr James Eddyshaw – Stroud Hospitals League of Friends, Mrs Jenny Evans – Stroud Hospitals League of Friends, Ms C

3:59pm Thursday 25th September 2014

PART of a legacy left to the League of Friends by Mr Francis Lloyd Watts to support Nailsworth Community Nurses has been put to good use for the purchase of a Coagucheck XS Plus machine.

IAM response to Reported Road Casualties Great Britain 2013 Annual Report

Stroud News and Journal: DELAYS: A typical day on the A4440 Southern Link Road in Worcester.

2:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Reported Road Casualties Great Britain 2013 (RRCGB) Annual Report released today showing a decrease in road deaths by 2 per cent compared with 2012. This is the lowest figure since national records began in 1926.

Stroud Hospitals League of Friends AGM

Stroud News and Journal:

2:26pm Thursday 25th September 2014

STROUD Hospitals League of Friends held its AGM at Stroud Subscription Rooms on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 with the President, Dr Roy Lamb in the Chair.

Music survey will help shape future

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire County Council (7940398)

2:09pm Thursday 25th September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council’s ‘Make Music Gloucestershire’ is building a picture of music education in the county to ensure more young people get access to music.

Homecarers hope boxes will be memory joggers

Stroud News and Journal: DoCare Team Leader Jinny Searle with a memory box (10766423)

1:05pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING Gloucestershire homecare company has boxed clever with a new idea to help its clients who have dementia to get more from their visits.

Gloucestershire wins lottery support to preserve ongoing history

12:45pm Thursday 25th September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Council’s Archive Service has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a new project to protect local treasures.

Active Gloucestershire urge late entries to Sports Awards

12:29pm Thursday 25th September 2014

ACTIVE Gloucestershire have issued a last-minute call for people to get involved in the Gloucestershire Sports Awards before nominations close next week.

Report of Leonard Stanley Wine Circle – September 24, 2014

Stroud News and Journal: A glass of wine (4988688)

12:02pm Thursday 25th September 2014

AFTER the summer break, members met at the Village Hall and were warmly welcomed by Chairman Bob.

Let's Get Together

Stroud News and Journal:

11:22am Thursday 25th September 2014

Over 50s club - all welcome

Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church

Stroud News and Journal: Rodborough Tabernacle (4744537)

10:56am Thursday 25th September 2014

ON SATURDAY, September 13 between 10 and 12pm, a Coffee Morning was held to celebrate 100 years of Guiding in Rodborough as part of the extended family of Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church.

Oakridge WI

Stroud News and Journal: The WI
Inspiring Women (4744633)

10:29am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE meeting on September 11, started off with several apologies, and lots of notices.

Stroud & District AGM - 78 per cent of people say they couldn't have resolved their problem without the CAB

Stroud News and Journal: Stroud & District AGM, September 19 2014, Ebley Mill.
Keynote speaker Gillian Guy, Chief Executive of the National Citizens Advice Bureau (10613747)

2:31pm Monday 22nd September 2014

NEARLY 100 people attended the Stroud & District AGM on September 19 at Ebley Mill.

Gloucestershire brownies hold party of a century to celebrate the big brownie birthday

Stroud News and Journal: Brownies on the Bouncy pillows at Cattle Country (10594763)

10:53am Monday 22nd September 2014

BROWNIES from all over Gloucestershire have held an extra-special birthday party - one to mark the 100th birthday of Brownies.

STROUD Bridge Club celebrates its 40th birthday

Stroud News and Journal: Daphne Smith with Nigel Pitel
Stroud Bridge Club (10593999)

10:40am Monday 22nd September 2014

STROUD Bridge Club celebrated its 40th birthday last Wednesday evening.

New lobby for Lansdown Gallery thanks to Biffa award

Stroud News and Journal: Lansdown Gallery Lobby (10558237)

3:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

LANSDOWN Hall and Gallery has a smart glass lobby in the entrance to the Gallery thanks to Biffa Award, and with winter approaching this is a particularly welcome addition to the building.

Thanks to everyone who has given a bike to Access Bike so far!

Stroud News and Journal: Access Bike (10507688)

3:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LAST term 20 young people were given a reconditioned bike, helmet, lock and lights for £20, thanks to those donations, the work of Creative Sustainability Community Interest Company and partners Tarmac and Trail.






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