• New library in Stroud formally opened

    A BEST-SELLING author marked the start of a new chapter at the official launch of Stroud Library earlier today.  Romantic novelist Katie Fforde cut the ribbon to formally open Stroud Library at its new location at the Five Valleys Shopping Centre

  • Health services across county impacted by global IT issues

    HEALTH services across Gloucestershire have been impacted by the global IT issues.  Major infrastructure including airlines, railways, banks and media outlets ground to a halt after computer systems were knocked offline, and devices were showing

  • Letter: Why am I standing in the rain for a bus?

    Having a keen user of the busses in and out of Stroud I have often wondered why this ‘temporary measure’ initiated by Councillor N Student-Kennedy (Kings Stanley) was never updated. I have often spent a good 20 minutes or so, standing in the pouring

  • Great British Summer fruits are here

    THE great British fruit season is upon us! For month’s we suffer a lack and then, usually in July, it all comes at once. Last week I announced the arrival of Court Farm cherries who will be with us for about 5 weeks, or as long as the crop lasts