• Rush skatepark could be rebuilt at new venue

    A HUGELY popular indoor skate park forced to close due to demolition work could re-open at a new venue. Plans have been unveiled for the restoration of Rush skatepark. One of Europe’s biggest indoor facilities of its kind, it opened at Brimscombe

  • REVEALED: Stroud's Green candidate for next general election

    THE candidate for the Green Party for the Stroud constituency at the next general election has been decided.  Stroud Green party members have chosen Pete Kennedy as their candidate to fight the next general election. At an event held yesterday

  • 'It took my family 30 years to discuss my brother's suicide'

    IT'S well-known that certain issues aren’t discussed within families for various reasons.  Among these, the death of a loved one is a topic which is often the most difficult to broach - the situation can never seem right and we just don’t want

  • Roadworks are terribly planned in Stroud

    I read in your paper today about the worrying concerns about road closures in Brimscombe affecting business viability and have to agree. Roadworks in this whole area are terribly planned. For months, the 3 routes to the East and beyond have

  • So many nature events for the family in Stroud this summer

    Stroud’s community and conservation charity Stroud Valleys Project has a busy timetable of family-friendly events coming up this summer. On Friday 5 August, the SVP team are joining forces with Cotswold Canals Connected, Gloucestershire Wildlife

  • Pupils excluded for Covid breaches in Gloucestershire

    BREACHES of coronavirus rules were behind dozens of school exclusions in Gloucestershire last year, figures reveal. Labour said the Government's lack of clear guidance over pandemic measures threatened children's futures, and contributed to almost

  • Schools compete in Lockheed Challenge

    EIGHT teams of students from Cotswolds schools competed in the ‘RIAT on the Road 2022’ finals at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford on Saturday. The Lockheed Martin Schools Engineering Challenge asked the engineers of the future

  • The industry which makes our county boom

    ENGINEERING and engineers are at the centre of Gloucestershire’s beating economic heart. It was from our county that the first jet engine was developed and flown. And I believe that apprenticeships in manufacturing and engineering skills for which