Stonehouse News with Lesley Williams. Contact Lesley with your community news on 01453 822684 or email

Remembrance Sunday, November 11 - This year the service at the Memorial in Stonehouse will be at 11am.

Stonehouse Gardening Club - This evening, Wednesday November 7, Stonehouse Community Centre at 7.30pm. Ian Byrne talks about Indoor Plants. Visitors always welcome.

Remembrance Day afternoon tea will be held at Hazlewood Stonehouse 2pm to 4.30 pm on Saturday, November 10. Members of Stonehouse Choir will lead on songs and poems from World Wars One and Two. If you would like to join us please contact Dave Powell on 01453 826302.

2018 Cotswold AONB Hedge laying Championship, Saturday, November 10 at Woodlands Farm Chedworth, Cheltenham GL54 4NT.

Bloomers Café and Table Top Sales every Saturday from 10am in Stonehouse Town Hall. All funds raised from these events are in support of Stonehouse in Bloom.

Why not try Short Mat Bowls? No experience needed so why not come and join our friendly welcoming group who play short mat bowls on Tuesday’s and Fridays from 1.45pm to 4.15pm in the Douglas Morley Hall, Elm Rd, Stonehouse. More info? Jan, 01453 822475

The Stroud Valleys in the Great War. From Saturday, November 3 to Sunday, November 11 at the Museum in the Park: an exhibition of local 1914-18 stories, photographs and artefacts to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice and the end of the War.

Stonehouse Sports Centre, Woodcock Lane, is now under new management. For more information about the range of activities now available at the Sports Centre contact 07849 566525 or visit their website on Facebook or and subscribe to their newsletter.

Savvy Seniors - Vue Cinema, tomorrow, Thursday, November 8 - Disney’s Christopher Robin: A working class family, Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. Just come along and for £3.99 see a film and have a cuppa and a biscuit. And don’t forget to use your bus pass. Live screenings: Thursday, November 8 at 7.30pm, Sarah Brightman in Concert; Sunday, November 11 at 2.45pm, The Bolshoi Ballet ‘La Sylphide’; Tuesday, November 13 at 7pm, The Royal Ballet ‘La Bayadere’.

Cotswold AONB Wardens’ Walks in and around Stroud. Today, Wednesday, November 7, walk from Stonehouse High Street car park to Doverow Hill & Standish Woods. All walks start at 10am and more information can be found in the Cotswold Lion newspaper or on the website:

Stonehouse RVS Yoga for the over 60s. Every Wednesday in term time from 10-11am. St Josephs Hall ,Oldends Lane, Stonehouse, £5 per session.

‘Share & Repair’ is a new community workshop in Stonehouse and is looking for people to be part of a team of volunteer repairers. So if you have the skills, mechanical, electrical, sewing or woodworking, and time come and join this exciting new venture, come and join us. Share your skills with people bringing items to be fixed, saving them money & keeping stuff out of landfill. Along the way repairers enjoy the banter and the satisfaction of having fixed where possible. In the Old Post Office Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. 9.30am to 3.30pm. More info. Contact Pam Willis on 07926 569619 or

Parkrun happens every Saturday promptly at 9am on the field on Oldends Lane. It is for everyone - experienced runners and beginners, old and young - just come along and join in. It is free for all. If you have ever wanted to take up a running this is for you. Come along and find out - you will be very welcome. And now every Sunday at 9am Junior Parkrun - for young people age 4 - 14. Slightly shorter distance - just 2k.

’after arts’ is a relaxed art group in Stonehouse for adults who have mild health issuesWe have a good selection of art materials or you can bring your own. This is an opportunity to come and enjoy your art or just turn up for a chat. Tuesdays 11am - 1.30pm, £2. Contact 0794 1545503 for more details,

Kings Stanley Sports Club is now open to all for coffee, tea, bacon rolls and delicious home baked cakes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am to 2pm. Come along and take in one of the best panoramic views in the county whilst enjoying some light refreshment.

Needing a venue for a party? Magpies Social Club Stonehouse Hall can be hired for adult and children’s parties and all other events. For more information contact Rob 01453 827628 or 07944 532643.

Calling All Walkers. Did you know that there is a new handy waterproof walking map? This has been specially commissioned and shows all the available walks within a 3 mile radius around Stonehouse. At only £3.99 it is available from ‘Whole Hearted’ and ‘Hurns Hardware’.

Stonehouse Rotary Club - If being involved in the local community and helping others is for you then Stonehouse Rotary club always welcomes new members. Meetings are held regularly and cover a wide range of topics. For more info contact 01452 740883.