Lemon Field appeal lodged

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN APPEAL has been lodged against Stroud District Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for six retirement homes on the Lemon Field in Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton.

Enjoy Medieval mayhem in Gloucester

Stroud News and Journal: Thieves steal swords, axes and other medieval weapons from Mountfitchet Castle

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

ARTISAN swordplay overseen by a monarch of the realm will be in store for visitors to Gloucester.

Handling asbestos sheets and pipes led to lorry drivers death, coroner rules

Stroud News and Journal: Coroner's court could be axed in Southend

6:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

LOADING and unloading asbestos sheets and pipes led to the death of Wotton under Edge lorry driver David Jones decades later, a coroner ruled today.

Stunning pictures of the swans on the canal at Frampton on Severn

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THESE photos of a family of swans on the canal at Frampton on Severn were taken by SNJ reader Paul Summerill.

Appeal as concern grows for missing Tewkesbury man Jimmy Thompson

Stroud News and Journal:

2:47pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE in Tewkesbury are appealing for information in connection with the disappearance of a man from the town.

Council funds for flood protection

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

HIGH risk areas in Stroud will receive flood protection thanks to council funding. Gloucestershire County Council has announced a further £115,000 for schemes to reduce the risk of flooding in Upper Lydbrook; Stroud Road in Tuffley; and Sheepscombe Brook and Dillay Brook in the Stroud valleys.

Police appeal to trace missing man Dean Cornwall

Stroud News and Journal:

1:44pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to trace missing Cheltenham man Dean Cornwall.

Judge's sorrow at death of child pornography offender and his wife found hanged at their home

Stroud News and Journal:

12:07pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A JUDGE today voiced his sorrow at the deaths of a child pornography offender and his wife who were both found hanged at their home in Quedgeley a fortnight ago.

Amy, 13, braves going bald for Cancer Research and St Rose's School

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MOST teenagers are obsessed with social media - but Stroud High School charity fundraiser Amy Carr, 13, is bucking the trend.

Marling Students become greener at sustainability day

Stroud News and Journal: Marling students sustainability day (8021204)

11:50am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A VARIETY of activities around the theme of sustainability took place at Marling School, recently.

Do you know whereabouts of missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins?

Stroud News and Journal:

11:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to trace missing Gloucester man Matiss Lapins. Matiss, 22, was last seen in Cheltenham on Sunday (July 27) afternoon and his disappearance is described as completely out of character.

Airbus and fly2help spread air smiles in the South West

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A LOCAL family and 40 Young Carers took to the skies at Airbus sponsored Air Smiles Days.

Peace vigil for people of Gaza

Stroud News and Journal:

9:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AROUND eighty people of all ages, religions and political persuasions joined together to show solidarity with the suffering of the people in Gaza and to call for both sides to respect international humanitarian law and start talking rather than fighting.

Singin' in the Rain review: Show gets standing ovation as they make it rain on stage

Stroud News and Journal:

9:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE audience was left singin’ and dancin’ and on their feet at the end of a show-stopping performance of Singin’ in the Rain at the Bristol Hippodrome.

Surface dressing to begin on 325,000 square metres of county roads

9:01pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WORK has begun to improve the skid resistance of 325,000 square metres of the county’s roads.

Bono and wife are hopping with joy after move to Stroud

Stroud News and Journal:

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BONO has finally found what he's looking for with his second wife in Stroud.

District councillor Liz Peters to attend course after using racist phrase

Stroud News and Journal:

5:13pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

STROUD District Councillor Liz Peters will have to attend an equality and diversity course after a complaint was made about her using a racist term.

Man banned from every pub and restaurant in Gloucestershire

Stroud News and Journal:

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

POLICE have secured a Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order (CRASBO) against a man that bans him from virtually every bar and restaurant in the county.

Feet forward for fourth Chris Pegler Memorial Walk

Stroud News and Journal:

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE family of a “cheeky and smiley” teenager who died of meningitis host their fourth annual memorial walk.

Man admits using card trapping device in Cheltenham

Stroud News and Journal:

1:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has admitted using a card trapping device in Cheltenham to steal money from banks.

British Veterinary Association's endorsement of badger cull paints the profession in a bad light, says vet and HSI UK Director Mark Jones

Stroud News and Journal: British Veterinary Association's endorsement of badger cull paints the profession in a bad light, says vet and HSI UK Director Mark Jones

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

FOLLOWING the statement released yesterday by the British Veterinary Association supporting this year's planned badger cull in Gloucestershire and Somerset, veterinarian and executive director of Humane Society International/UK, Mark Jones, has released the following response:

BVA will support second year of badger cull pilots in England

Stroud News and Journal: BVA will support second year of badger cull pilots in England

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE British Veterinary Association (BVA) supports the second year of the pilot culls in England. This follows Defra’s response to BVA’s call for improvements to humaneness and effectiveness in light of the Independent Expert Panel (IEP) report on the first year.

RAU students present bovine TB research to DEFRA

Stroud News and Journal: Jacquetta Whyatt-Watts, Chelsea Hayward and Camilla Shipley in Nobel House (8696840)

10:38am Tuesday 29th July 2014

RESEARCH into farmers’ attitudes towards the control of bovine TB has been presented to DEFRA by students from the Royal Agricultural University.

Lakefest in search of festival makers

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Gloucestershire based Lakefest is in search of Festival Makers for this year’s festival. Lakefest is taking place at Croft Farm waterpark from the 8th-10th of August and they are in need of Festival Makers to keep everybody happy and smiling at the family friendly festival. They are ultimately needed to make sure that everybody is having a good time and be there should anybody need help or have any questions.

PCC praises scheme which helps keep young motorists safe

Stroud News and Journal: Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl (8384895)

9:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YOUNG, would-be motorists who go through a driving tuition project supported by Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner appear to be more than four times safer than those who do not.

Fire in Hardwicke treated as suspicious - Police appeal for information

Stroud News and Journal:

9:20am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FIRE which occurred at the Norwood Stores in Elmgrove Road East, Hardwicke is being treated as suspicious.

Suicide note found in shed after hanging

Stroud News and Journal: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE first time Leanda Painter’s caring partner left her alone after her discharge from a psychiatric hospital she hanged herself in the garden shed in Cranham, an inquest heard.

Have your say about fracking

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

STROUD District Green Party says there is too little public awareness of a fracking consultation currently being run by the government.

Top 5 tips to secure your home during your summer holiday

Stroud News and Journal:

7:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

DON'T let the excitement of a well-deserved holiday blind you to the risks of leaving your home unprotected.

Charity campaigner 'honoured' by award

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE man who launched the UK’s meningitis movement after losing his baby to the disease is 'honoured' to receive an honorary degree from the University of Bristol.

Celebrate 50 years with Cobalt

Stroud News and Journal: Cobalt charity (8657159)

4:06pm Monday 28th July 2014

AS PART of Cobalt’s 50th Anniversary year, they are holding a special event at St Philip & St James Church, in Painswick Road off the Bath Road in Cheltenham, on Friday, September 5.

Police appeal following serious sexual assault in Lydney

Stroud News and Journal:

3:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about a serious sexual assault on a woman near Lydney Boating Lake on Saturday.

Man, 31, denies charge of inciting an eight-year-old child to engage in sexual activity

Stroud News and Journal:

1:31pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 31-YEAR-OLD Cheltenham man has denied inciting an eight-year-old child to engage in sexual activity.

Man, 24, jailed for having amphetamines at home with intent to supply

Stroud News and Journal:

1:15pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 24 year old Wotton under Edge man has been jailed for having amphetamines at his home with intent to supply.

Living on £15.94 per day: what retirement in the South West will be like for thousands

Stroud News and Journal:

12:55pm Monday 28th July 2014

AFTER a lifetime of work and years spent looking forward to a comfortable retirement, a new report shows that a very different reality awaits people in the South West, who will face a choice between working well into old age, or surviving on just £15.94 per day.

Victim Support Volunteer Recruitment Day

Stroud News and Journal: Victim Support (8046933)

12:51pm Monday 28th July 2014

VICTIM Support Gloucestershire is looking to increase the help it gives to victims of crime by increasing the number of volunteers who give free and confidential information, emotional support and practical help to victims and witnesses of crime.

Public urged to be on lookout for gold rosary stolen in overnight Gloucester burglary

Stroud News and Journal:

12:44pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are urging people to be on the lookout for a gold rosary necklace stolen in a house burglary overnight.

CCTV released in connection with knifepoint robbery at Cheltenham shop

Stroud News and Journal:

12:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

CCTV images have been released after a man attempted to rob a shop at knifepoint in Cheltenham this morning.

Watch Greg find support for his mum and tell us what you think

Stroud News and Journal:

12:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

TIME is running out for people to have their say on important changes to the way individuals, families and communities are supported in Gloucestershire.

Man remains hospitalised following crash

Stroud News and Journal:

12:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Wickwar left a man and woman hospitalised.

Council plans major savings through energy efficient street lighting

Stroud News and Journal:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

MILLIONS of pounds worth of savings could be made as Gloucestershire County Council looks into using energy efficient LED street lighting.

Man faces prosecution following death of three-year-old

Stroud News and Journal: Freddie Hussey, 3, who died in an accident yesterday

10:26am Monday 28th July 2014

A MAN is to be prosecuted for manslaughter following the death of a three-year-old boy in January.

Pub and restaurant sold to an investor

Stroud News and Journal:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE SALE of the Market Tavern in Stroud has now been confirmed after competitive bidding. The property sold in excess of the guide price on Tuesday, July 15.

UPDATE: Woman breaks down in tears after Cirencester man who raped her during her childhood is convicted

Stroud News and Journal: webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

9:11am Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN broke down in tears on Friday as the man who had raped and sexually abused her for eleven years of her childhood was convicted of a catalogue of offences.

Parliament Children's Centre has Teddy Bear’s picnic fun at end of year

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

THE early Years Team at Parliament Children’s Centre decided to hold a Teddy Bear’s Picnic as part of their end of year celebration.

Dolphin spotted in the river Severn

Stroud News and Journal: National Whale and Dolphin Watch (8178324)

11:36am Sunday 27th July 2014

A bottlenose dolphin has been spotted in the river Severn near Gloucester.

Nailsworth News with Pam Browne

Stroud News and Journal:

8:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

CONTACT your Nailsworth news – including your phone number – to pam.browne@tiscali.co.uk or call her on 01453 832907

Stroud farmers’ market news with Gerb Gerbrands: Wash away last week and let’s hope for sun

Stroud News and Journal:

6:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

WOW, what a summer. Heat! Hooray! Thunder storms. Wow. Believable deluges that actually flooded the market square and meant you had to stand in two inches of water to buy a pot of honey.

Sandra’s Bucket List: Double success on a special day

Stroud News and Journal:

4:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Before hitting 50 next year, former SNJ news editor Sandra Ashenford has compiled a bucket list of 50 goals to achieve before her birthday. The aim is to do one every week. List Item No. 13 Swim in the Mermaid Pool at Burgh Island and No. 47 Celebrate 30 years of married bliss

Councillor proposes changes for Market Street

Stroud News and Journal:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DEVELOPER Barrie Pierce put forward proposals to Nailsworth Town Council on Tuesday, July 15, which could change the outlook of Market Street.






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