• Stroud MP slams ‘bonkers’ rail strike

    STROUD MP Siobhan Baillie has condemned the rail strikes, claiming that "nothing good will come of this strike," as thousands of workers protest for better pay. She said: “It is frankly bonkers to be doing this now. The harm could be significant

  • Low hygiene rating for Chinese takeaway in Nailsworth

    NEW food hygiene ratings have been awarded to three district establishments, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows. Ben's Takeaway, a Chinese takeaway at Nailsworth Kebab And Pizza House, Old Market, Nailsworth, was given a score of two on

  • Stroud railway station deserted as strikes begin

    THE largest train strike for more than 30 years begins today with journeys to and from Stroud severely disrupted. Stroud railway station was deserted this morning as a result of industrial action by the RMT union severely affecting services from

  • Vineyard near Stroud named one of UK's most beautiful

    With English and Welsh Wine Week (June 18-26) in mind, South Western Railway's (SWR) research revealed which UK vineyards are the most beautiful and one in Gloucestershire made the top 10 list. SWR created a seed list of 268 visitable vineyards

  • Please don't ban cash payments in shops

    I agree with Clive Blackmore (SNJ Letters, June 15), who says card payments should not be compulsory in shops and other organisations. I understand that, despite the concept of ‘legal tender’ to which he refers, sellers of goods and services are