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"28.03.2017 17:39:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage shows shopkeeper being run over and beaten with crowbars by teen thugs in Stroud SHOCKING CCTV footage shows a shopkeeper being attacked with crowbars and run over by a car after trying to defend a teenage boy from a vicious… Please be aware that you may find this video distressing. The victim's wife asked us to publish the footage in the hope of finding the attackers. Full details on the story in tomorrow's SNJ newspaper.
"28.03.2017 16:24:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police ask driver to come forward after collision between car and moped near Edge leaves rider wi... THERE have been reports of a collision between a car and a moped in Edge Lane. The driver left the scene. It is not yet known if this was a hit-and-run incident or whether the driver of the car was unaware that they hit someone.
"28.03.2017 16:20:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire police search for woman after alleged incident of theft in Stroud GLOUCESTERSHIRE Constabulary have released several images of people they are searching for in connection with criminal activity. Please share!
"28.03.2017 16:03:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Reports of collision between car and moped near Edge THERE have been reports of a collision between a car and a moped in Edge Lane. More on this as we get it.
"28.03.2017 14:57:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Maintenance work on Dudbridge Lock could cause heavy traffic in Stroud FOUR days of essential maintenance work on Dudbridge Lock Bridge will begin Monday, April 10. Plan your routes accordingly
"28.03.2017 13:04:28" Stroud Fringe Relive the magic of last years festival... and see if you can spot yourself!
"28.03.2017 12:56:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Reports of crash involving two vans on A419 mini roundabout near Stonehouse REPORTS are coming in of a crash involving two vans near Stonehouse. The A419 Bristol Road is partially blocked and traffic is currently slow due to accident which happened earlier this afternoon
"28.03.2017 12:21:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Fringe Festival organisers release amazing promo video with highlights from last year WITH exactly 150 days to go until Stroud Fringe Festival 2017 takes over the town in a bustling flurry of music, art and entertainment, the… Only 150 days left till Stroud Fringe Festival 2017! Who is excited?
Can you spot yourself in this awesome promo video?
"28.03.2017 12:02:45" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post Great photos from Simon Pizzey of a donkey in the sunshine on Rodborough Common yesterday
"28.03.2017 11:39:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Vera Lynn's 100th birthday celebrations hit the high note in Stroud care home Vera Lynn's 100th birthday was celebrated with a joyous sing-along at a local care home in Stroud. A happy event for all
"28.03.2017 11:37:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Young actors set for double bill of theatrical performances at Lansdown Hall in Stroud THE Haunted Circus and Backstage is the latest double bill from Dramarama Youth Theatre on Lansdown Hall in Stroud on April 1 and 2.
"28.03.2017 10:40:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 25 years and counting – popular Highfield Garden World in Whitminster celebrates a big birthday SINCE Highfield Garden World opened its doors on the A38 for the first time in 1992, the family owned and run business has seen it all from Chelsea… Happy 25th birthday to Highfield Garden World!
"28.03.2017 10:11:10" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post Great pictures here of the bustling streets and creativity on show Stroud Farmers Market by photographer Deborah Roberts
"28.03.2017 08:55:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pupils from two Stroud primary schools to build first stage of biodegradable woodland sculpture trail PUPILS from Severn View Primary Academy and Stroud Valley Community School will be laying the first stage of a biodegradable sculpture trail in… They'll be building their contributions this Friday in the woods behind Summer Crescent in Stroud, members of the public are invited to build on their creations this Saturday.
"28.03.2017 08:53:29" Stroud Out Loud Stroud Out Loud *Poetry * Storytelling * Song * Stand-up * Monologues * Come and join us in our lovely new venue for Stroud's monthly spoken word showcase. Celebrating creative free speech with this entertaining bardic circle for all. Whatever your party piece – a new
"28.03.2017 08:11:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Heavy outbreaks of rain with some sunny spells SHOWERY outbreaks of rain will continue through the day, these possibly turning heavy and thundery for a time. Some potential thunder on the way today.
"27.03.2017 17:02:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Discover Stonehouse: Friendly people, a busy high street plus a whole lot more A REVAMP of Stonehouse High Street in 2011 has breathed new life into the bustling town set peacefully in the Five Valleys. A great place to live!
"27.03.2017 15:35:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Upcoming young film maker from Stroud Guy Davies to direct first feature-length movie in Five Valleys This coming-of-age story of exams, parties and relationships will be directed than none other than Stroud's very own young film maker Guy… The full-length feature film will be shot in Stroud in August this year and include many recognisable landscapes and locations in the Five Valleys
"27.03.2017 14:46:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Spring cleaners sought to help red phone boxes in Nailsworth sparkle SPRING cleaning volunteers are being sought to help spruce up two red phone boxes in Nailsworth. Great little community event for anyone in Nailsworth to get involved in this weekend
"27.03.2017 14:38:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk A Gloucestershire officer through and through, Mr Clifford was born in the county and has served as a police officer for 28 years.
"27.03.2017 14:19:03" Minchinhampton Kite Day Minchinhampton Kite Day Join us to kick off 2017 for a big kite flying extravaganza on minchinhampton common, kites in all shapes and sizes will be flown weather permitting! Bring yourself along and enjoy a spectacular start to the season
Please be aware that this is a We love this festival!
"27.03.2017 14:18:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Father-of-two from Cashes Green who persuaded girl, 14, to perform sex acts online is jailed A father-of-two from Cashes Green who persuaded a 14 year old girl to perform sex acts online has been jailed for six years and ordered to sign… Disturbing story. And a stark warning to a group of school children who were in court to hear the sentencing
"27.03.2017 13:10:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Herbalist and artist from Stroud find success with second book A MEDICAL herbalist and an artist from Stroud have gained praise for their unique book, on intuitive herbalism. Well done Nathaniel and Fiona for creating such a beautiful book!
"27.03.2017 11:18:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Now I have hope' - SNJ speaks to two refugee families who fled war in Syria and set up new home in Stroud LAST month the SNJ was given exclusive access to speak to two families and a young man who were forced to flee their homes due to war and have… The SNJ was given exclusive access to speak to two families and a young man who were forced to flee their homes due to war and have since set up a new life for themselves in Stroud
"27.03.2017 11:00:42" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo
"27.03.2017 10:59:33" Timeline Photos Graffiti Girl in Nailsworth – picture by Pearl Button
"27.03.2017 10:58:59" Timeline Photos Brilliant picture of Uley Bury taken by Ben Hirst on Saturday morning
"27.03.2017 10:57:50" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post Great pictures here from Paul Ponting along the amazing Stroud Navigation Canal at Eastington
"27.03.2017 10:56:59" Timeline Photos Thanks to Kate Williams-Brown for sending in this beautiful picture of the sunrise over Stroud
"27.03.2017 10:23:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two boys aged 10 and 14 seen shattering glass doors at Tesco Express in Nailsworth POLICE were called after two boys were seen breaking the glass entrance doors to the Tesco Express in Nailsworth on Saturday night. The younger boy was wearing a grey hoodie with black shoulders and black skinny jeans, the older boy wore a grey-hooded jacket.
"27.03.2017 09:48:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk £15,000 project to create new parking spaces on National Trust-owned land in Minchinhampton gets underway A PROJECT to create extra car parking spaces for shoppers, schools and the local church in Minchinhampton got underway today. Do you think this is the right move for the town?
"27.03.2017 08:50:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud protesters join Unite for Europe national protest march against Brexit A PRO-EU campaign group from Gloucestershire marched with the Unite for Europe national protest march to Parliament against Brexit on Saturday.
"27.03.2017 08:47:51" Kardien Vegetables in the sunshine. Bootiful
"27.03.2017 08:40:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Greens push for Sub Rooms to remain in public ownership STROUD Green Party believes the Sub Rooms should remain in public ownership and be run as a community venue serving both the town and wider district. There are three options for the Sub Rooms being considered by the district council, retain ownership, hand over to a community group or sell it on the open market.
"27.03.2017 08:35:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Singers raise the Sub Rooms roof - and over £4,000 for refugee funds STROUD Subscription Rooms was packed with singers, instrumentalists and audience on Sunday evening to hear a performance of Handel's Messiah. Amazingly, this choir of 120 only came together on the Sunday morning to rehearse
"27.03.2017 08:25:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Serial shoplifter Brian Foreman, 34, stole from stores in Stroud, Cirencester and Gloucester A SERIAL shoplifter stole from stores in Stroud, Cirencester and Gloucester, a court heard. He appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates' last Friday.
"27.03.2017 08:09:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth Lib Dem urges for improved care for discharged patients THE Liberal Democrats are calling for an improved development of the transfer of patients who are being discharged from acute care hospital wards… Colleen Rothwell has proposed that the Discharge Unit is developed further in conjunction with local GPs by forming re-enablement units within communities, with 24 hour care staff.
"27.03.2017 07:08:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Foggy start gives way to warm and sunny spells IT will be a cold start for many with the odd pocket of mist or fog, but this should quickly clear to leave a fine day. This morning's chilly start is set to improve.
"26.03.2017 17:23:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk QATAR MOTOGP: Quedgeley's Scott Redding in pictures QATAR MOTOGP: Quedgeley's Scott Redding in pictures. Pics: Bonnie Lane
"26.03.2017 13:37:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RECAP: All the action from Lincoln City 3 Forest Green 1 from Pro Sports Images RECAP: All the action from Lincoln City 3 Forest Green 1 from Pro Sports Images
"26.03.2017 13:28:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk M5 closed both ways between Stroud and Thornbury due to serious hay-bale lorry fire THE M5 between junction 13 Stroud and junction 14 Thornbury is closed in both directions due to a serious lorry fire. The lorry had been carrying hay bales.
"26.03.2017 12:53:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk M5 closed both ways between Stroud and Thornbury due to serious lorry fire THE M5 between junction 13 Stroud and junction 14 Thornbury is closed in both directions due to a serious lorry fire. Plan your routes accordingly, and drive safely.
"26.03.2017 11:35:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk We need to get seven wins on the bounce - Forest Green striker Christian Doidge is keeping the faith GUTTED to lose the televised top-of-the-table clash with Lincoln City, Forest Green striker Christian Doidge insists his side need to win all of…
"26.03.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk From the haunt of highwaymen to aircraft hangars: The captivating history of the wartime airfield A fascinating history!
"25.03.2017 17:35:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LINCOLN CITY 3 FOREST GREEN 1: Individual errors cost us today, says Forest Green boss Mark Cooper BRUTALLY honest Forest Green boss Mark Cooper insisted individual errors cost his side in the 3-1 defeat at title rivals Lincoln City.
"25.03.2017 15:13:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FULL-TIME: Lincoln City 3 Forest Green 1 - Rovers crumble in second-half as Lincoln return to the top A SECOND-HALF Forest Green capitulation saw champions-elect Lincoln City leapfrog their title rivals at the top.
"24.03.2017 13:35:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud's Greenpeace group being rekindled after 10 year absence AFTER an absence of more than 10 years, international environment organisation Greenpeace is looking to rekindle its presence in Stroud.
"24.03.2017 13:24:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Police close A38 near Stone after serious two-vehicle collision POLICE have closed the A38 near Stone in both directions after a serious two-vehicle collision. We hope everyone involved is okay. Best to avoid the area for the meantime if possible
"24.03.2017 13:23:38" justgiving.com Help raise £2000 to pay tribute in memory of Jack Mitchell Hearty thanks go out to customers at the Bowbridge Arms and Clothiers Arms once again after a further £365 donation. Thank you to all who have donated so far, let's keep this going. Hearty thanks go out to customers at the Bowbridge Arms and Clothiers Arms once again after a further £365 donation. Thank you to all who have donated so far, let's keep this going.
"24.03.2017 12:47:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tai Chi and Nordic Walking among 17 free tasters at 'Active for Life' day for over 50s in Stroud TAI Chi, Nordic Walking and walking football – these are just some of the 17 activities that will be available an at 'Active for Life' day… Ever considered playing walking netball or Nordic walking? Well here's your chance
"24.03.2017 12:39:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Woodchester Mansion re-opens with exciting Evelyn Waugh literary trail event A NEWLY launched online Literary Trail is expected to entice fans of novelist Evelyn Waugh to stunning Woodchester Mansion in Stroud. This will be perfect for fans of novelist Evelyn Waugh
"24.03.2017 12:36:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Take a stroll back through Stroud's history AN exciting historical walk will take place in Stroud tomorrow. An exciting opportunity!
"24.03.2017 11:08:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Cocktails and world music' - Stroud refugee shop Rasmachaz welcomes uplifting rhythms of Solomento for charity fundraiser A CHARITY shop in Stroud which raises money to support refugees is holding a live music and cocktail night on Saturday, March 25. Looks like a fun night!
"24.03.2017 11:07:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Go-ahead Stonehouse Town granted spark to erect floodlights at Oldends Lane ground Stonehouse Town have been granted planning to install floodlights at their Oldends Lane ground.
"24.03.2017 11:01:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Don't forget – clocks spring forward on Sunday SPRING is officially here, the nights are becoming lighter and the temperature is getting slightly warmer.
"24.03.2017 10:45:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LINCOLN CITY V FOREST GREEN: We want our fans to 'egg us on', says Forest Green captain Liam Noble EASTER is just around the corner and inspirational Forest Green captain Liam Noble wants the fans to 'egg on' his side in the top of the table…
"24.03.2017 10:31:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Saving Social Care' – Green Party discussion in Stroud to feature Bernie Sanders' brother Larry SIX months ago his brother was challenging former first lady Hillary Clinton to the Democrat nomination and came close to taking on Donald Trump for…
"24.03.2017 10:23:03" Timeline Photos Thanks to Kim Webb for sending in this picture of twins Emeli and Maximilian Gardner, who are all set for their crazy hair day for comic relief at Uplands Primary School today!
"24.03.2017 10:08:39" Lincoln City v Forest Green Live on the Big TV Lincoln City v Forest Green Live on the Big TV Top of the Table Clash
Lincoln City v Forest Green - Kickoff at 12:15 The Crown and Sceptre pub in Stroud are screening the FGR vs Lincoln City game on the big screen tomorrow!
"24.03.2017 09:37:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk S.O.S – campaign and petition launched to 'Support Our Subs' and keep venue in public hands A NEW petition and campaign has been launched in Stroud in an effort to keep the Subscription Rooms as a “vibrant, publicly-owned community… Will you be signing this petition?
"24.03.2017 09:17:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cainscross man Ashley Boughton, 29, to stand trial on charges of dealing cocaine A MAN from Stroud who pleaded not guilty to possessing drugs with intent to supply will stand jury trial later in the year.
"24.03.2017 09:16:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LETTER: 'I am now seeing at firsthand how cuts are tearing a huge hole for the poorest in Stroud' 'I have been out talking to residents in some of the poorest parts of our community and I am devastated at what I am finding' "I have been out talking to residents in some of the poorest parts of our community and I am devastated at what I am finding"
"24.03.2017 09:15:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - cloudy and windy at first followed by sunshine later THIS morning will be cloudy, with rain in some parts and a keen north-easterly breeze near at first.
"23.03.2017 19:57:17" Nicky Nicky Turner Sterling took this fantastic snap on Selsley Common.
"23.03.2017 19:55:10" Nick Rodborough common Nick Fanstone took this glorious shot on Rodborough Common.
"23.03.2017 19:38:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Highly-rated Wrexham centre-back Curtis Tilt joins Forest Green on loan MUCH-ADMIRED Wrexham centre-back Curtis Tilt has joined Forest Green on loan.
"23.03.2017 18:22:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fitness instructor leaps from aerobics to attire with new store in Nailsworth A FITNESS instructor with 19 years of experience has made the leap from aerobics to attire with a new store in Nailsworth. Bosom Buddies Sports Bras & Clothing opens at 14 Millyard in George Street, Nailsworth this Saturday at 11am, all are invited to enjoy prosecco, nibbles, and browse the products.
"23.03.2017 17:33:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Large stretch of A46 through Nailsworth set for major 12 day resurfacing project A MAJOR road through the heart of Nailsworth is set for major resurfacing works to fill potholes next month. A huge signposted diversion will send traffic via Stroud – A38 – Cambridge – Dursley – Cam – Kingscot – Calcot Crossroads and vice versa
"23.03.2017 16:22:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Baby chicks delight children at a Stonehouse Nursery EIGHT new arrivals are causing quite a stir at Wycliffe Nursery. The cutest story of the week
"23.03.2017 15:41:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk NUT heads warn changes to funding formula could mean redundancies and restructuring in Stroud schools HEADS of the union representing teachers Stroud and Gloucestershire are warning the government's funding formula changes could lead to… All eight of Stroud district's secondaries would receive cuts, with Marling set to lose £74,000 and Thomas Keble £92,000
"23.03.2017 15:39:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LINCOLN V FOREST GREEN: The title is not a two-horse race, insists Forest Green boss Mark Cooper AHEAD of Forest Green's top of the table clash at Lincoln, watch why boss Mark Cooper thinks the fight for the title is not a two-horse race.
"23.03.2017 15:32:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Phoenix Dance Band to perform charity barn dance at Marling School for Stroud Food Bank A POPULAR ceilidh group are playing a charity barn dance in aid of Stroud Food Bank at Marling school hall on Friday, April 7. An excellent cause
"23.03.2017 13:15:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud councillors call for unity and compassion after Westminster terror attack COUNCILLORS in Stroud have condemned yesterday's fatal attack in Westminster and called for unity, compassion and steadfast conviction in… “Across the Stroud district our thoughts go out today to the innocent victims of the Westminster attack, and to their families. We are saddened and outraged"
"23.03.2017 13:01:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Election: Labour promises to bring back control of Gloucestershire roads and restart engine on affordable housebuilding LABOUR county councillors have launched their vision for Gloucestershire ahead of the campaign for upcoming local elections at Shire Hall. Labour has also pledged to re-invest in children centres and create a cooperative company to deliver care to every resident.
What do you make of these election pledges?
"23.03.2017 12:29:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Councillor decries 'flummoxing' decision as Mr Twitchett's cafe in Sub Rooms set to partially close after alleged £30,000 losses MR TWITCHETT'S Coffee House & Bar is set to cease daytime trading after a decision from Stroud District Council following a £30,000 loss last… It came to light yesterday evening that the cafe will be closed during daytime hours by SDC officers as an "operational" matter.
"23.03.2017 11:58:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Residents react after Ecotricity unveils plans for old tax offices in Stroud READERS of the SNJ have responded with mixed feelings towards Ecotricity's ambitious plans to renovate the old tax offices in Merrywalks,… Very mixed reviews!
"23.03.2017 11:45:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire police pay tribute to PC killed in Westminster attack POLICE in Gloucestershire are paying their respects to PC Keith Palmer who was killed in the line of duty during yesterday's terror attack in… Officers and staff observed a minute's silence and the flag at Police Headquarters in Quedgeley is flying at half-mast as a sign of respect
"23.03.2017 11:32:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Talented Stroud signer Saskia Robbins, 17, through to regional finals of TeenStar competition A 17-YEAR-OLD signer from Stroud has been given the big thumbs up by judges at the UK's only singing and dancing competition exclusively for… Best of luck in the Regional Finals Saskia!
"23.03.2017 11:30:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Leonard Stanley woman, Sally Woolams, admits stealing £600 of clothing from Debenhams in Cheltenham A 38-YEAR-OLD Leonard Stanley woman went to Gloucester and stole £600 worth of clothing from a department store. She has been granted bail
"23.03.2017 11:27:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Leonard Stanley man Nathan Arkwell admits stealing more than £300 of groceries from supermarkets in Stroud and Dursley A 28-YEAR-OLD Leonard Stanley man stole groceries from two supermarkets in Stroud and Dursley, a court heard. He has been fined for his actions
"23.03.2017 10:17:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Councillors clash politically-charged NHS debate as figures show Gloucestershire Trust deficit has almost quadrupled to £42m HEALTH care services in Gloucestershire are under extreme and sustained pressure, deficits in the county's NHS Trust have quadrupled and more… Latest figures have shown the ballooning deficit in the finances of the Trust has increased almost fourfold from £11m last September to £42m in April 2017
"23.03.2017 09:17:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: A damp start turning sunny later A COLD and frosty start with outbreaks of rain moving south-westwards throughout the day. A nice afternoon across the Five Valleys!
"22.03.2017 20:47:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LINCOLN CITY V FOREST GREEN: The title is Lincoln's to lose, says Forest Green boss Mark Cooper FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper insists the National League title is Lincoln's to lose.
"22.03.2017 19:53:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURE GALLERY: How Forest Green beat Solihull Moors 2-1 - Shane Healey/ Pro Sports Images PICTURE GALLERY: How Forest Green beat Solihull Moors 2-1 - Shane Healey/ Pro Sports Images
"22.03.2017 19:48:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Further cash boost for next stages of Stroudwater canal restoration project AN ongoing multi-million pound project to connect Stroud's restored canal to the national network has been given another huge funding boost. More good news for Stroud's canal connection project!
"22.03.2017 18:48:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New provider to take over home care services in Stroud after Cleeve Link's shock liquidation A NEW agency has been confirmed to pick up elderly home care services in Stroud district after current provider Cleeve Link went into liquidation.
"22.03.2017 17:53:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk The Conservative leader defended the council's incinerator contract, saying it had acted with “openness and transparency” throughout the entire process
This prompted the greatest outrage of the meeting, with theatrical roars of anger and boos from
"22.03.2017 16:46:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tracey Alley in court after vicious Siberian husky attack TWO Siberian husky dogs attacked a woman in the Stroud area, causing her injury, a court heard. She has been granted bail
"22.03.2017 15:36:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Neil Carmichael confirms he is safe and well after major security alert at House of Commons STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has been confirmed he is safe and well after major security alert at the Palace of Westminster. Parliament is on lockdown after a man apparently carrying a knife charged through the gates into the front yard of the parliamentary compound.
"22.03.2017 15:19:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Alert as 'shots' heard outside Parliament after knifeman charges into compound The sitting in the House of Commons has been suspended. Scary news coming from London!
"22.03.2017 14:16:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fear of job losses and uncertainty over running of Stroud district's children centres ahead of county council shake-up JOBS could be lost and there is uncertainty over who will run some services as the major shake-up at Stroud district's children's centres… Responsibility for services in the Five Valleys will transfer from Stroud-based charity Hill Valley and Vale North to children's charity Barnardo's next week.
"22.03.2017 14:01:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Christian Doidge: The fans told me the Lincoln score and that really got us going MESSAGES from Forest Green fans helped Mark Cooper's side beat Solihull on a soul-stirring night, according to match-winner Christian Doidge.
"22.03.2017 12:20:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police look for potential witness wearing pink after traffic collision in Stonehouse Police look for potential witness wearing pink after traffic collision in Stonehouse Please share. Did you witness this incident?
"22.03.2017 11:21:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Waitrose curbs free tea and coffee offer in all stores WAITROSE is to "refine" its offer of free tea and coffee for members of its loyalty card scheme by handing out cups after they have paid… Is this going to affect you?
"22.03.2017 10:33:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk We're backing Stroud: Everything great about the district STROUD is always growing – a high street full of independent businesses, a farmers' market that attracts more and more visitors, new… What do you think is the best thing about Stroud?
"22.03.2017 10:27:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ecotricity ranked number one for customer service in new Citizens Advice system ECOTRICITY has been ranked number one for customer service in the energy industry, according to a new ratings system launched by Citizens Advice… Number one! How's the customer service at your energy companies?
"22.03.2017 10:19:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ecotricity ranked number one for customers service in new Citizens Advice system ECOTRICITY has been ranked number one for customer service in the energy industry, according to a new ratings system launched by Citizens Advice… Number one! Do you get good service from your energy companies?
"22.03.2017 10:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk We're backing Stroud: Everything great about the district What do you think is great about our district?
"22.03.2017 09:53:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man from Tetbury who sexually assaulted girl aged six has jail term cut by two years A MAN who sexually assaulted a young girl has had his jail term cut by Appeal Court judges. His sentence was reduced from 14 years to 12 years
"22.03.2017 09:23:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: A wet start with scattered showers and sunny spells to follow IT will be a wet and miserable start to the day across the Five Valleys. Get your umbrellas out!
"22.03.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ecotricity unveils radical new designs for old tax office and Imperial House in Stroud What do you think of the new designs?
"22.03.2017 00:34:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN 2 SOLIHULL MOORS: We knew we needed to win, Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on dramatic New Lawn finish Forest Green boss Mark Cooper gives his post-match verdict after Christian Doidge's last-gasp strike sends Rovers top.
"22.03.2017 00:30:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN 2 SOLIHULL MOORS: We knew we needed to win, Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on dramatic New Lawn finish Forest Green boss Mark Cooper gives his post-match verdict after Christian Doidge's last-gasp strike sends Rovers top.
"21.03.2017 23:20:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FULL-TIME: Forest Green 2 Solihull Moors 1 Dramatic last-gasp goal sends Forest Green top of the league CHRISTIAN DOIDGE'S dramatic stoppage-time winner raised the roof and the pulses as Forest Green jumped above title rivals Lincoln City at the…
"21.03.2017 19:12:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN v SOLIHULL: Watch Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name tonight's team FOREST GREEN v SOLIHULL: Watch Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name tonight's team.
"21.03.2017 17:13:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Staff and members at a Stroud gym given tough yet charitable workout STAFF and members at the Fitness Mill in Stroud were put through a slightly different work out than normal, last Thursday. Not your everyday kind of charity!
"21.03.2017 16:51:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Mr Twitchett's in Stroud Sub Rooms may close after £30,000 losses lead to consultation MR TWITCHETT'S Coffee House & Bar may close after a decision from Stroud District Council to begin a consultation on its future following a… A spokesman for Stroud District Council said: “We are in consultation with members of staff about the future of Mr Twitchett's coffee shop because it makes a huge financial loss."
What are your thoughts on this decision?
"21.03.2017 16:27:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire police search for man after alleged connection to fraud in Stroud GLOUCESTERSHIRE Constabulary have released several images of people they are searching for in connection with criminal activity. Please share
"21.03.2017 16:27:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Trendy coffee, wine and tapas bar Kitsch confirms expansion move to vacant Mace store in Ebley A TRENDY coffee and wine bar at Ebley Wharf is preparing for its second expansion project in just five years. What do we think of this move?
"21.03.2017 16:26:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stonehouse centenarian celebrates 100th birthday in style with huge party and limousine trip FAMILY and friends travelled from far flung corners of the country to celebrate the 100th birthday of a beloved woman from Stonehouse. Happy birthday Irene!
"21.03.2017 14:38:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Over 50's to taste a more active lifestyle at Stratford Park People over the age of 50 will be getting involved in an Active For Life day at Stratford Park Leisure Centre on Friday, March 31. Why not get involved?
"21.03.2017 14:36:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: 'I'll take it game-by-game' says boss Mark Cooper BOSS Mark Cooper remains coy on Forest Green's title chances.
"21.03.2017 13:57:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Bussage Primary School unveil new musical playground equipment SIX items of musical play equipment have been installed at Bussage Primary school after two years of determined fundraising. PTA secretary Danella Pockett said: “It's a very musical school, it's very rare to find a school with children that are so musical – which is helped by the after school clubs for singing and drama."
"21.03.2017 12:52:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Accusations of 'extreme NIMBYism' as residents and developer clash over £11m Rooksmoor Mills plans RESIDENTS who live across from Rooksmoor Mills in Woodchester have given their support for the site's development but not as a five-storey… While some residents are avid that the area must be developed, they feel it must be done in the right way and in a sympathetic fashion. The developers feel the area must have more housing stock to provide homes for young people and that the heritage of
"21.03.2017 11:20:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk St Laurence's church in Stroud set to host array of activities welcoming start of Spring ST Laurence's Church in Stroud will play host to an array of activities this Saturday to welcome the start of Spring. The Open Heart Festival is one of several festivals which will use the town centre church as a venue this year, as people in Stroud get behind the St Laurence: The Future appeal.
"21.03.2017 10:12:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Young Stroud woman to shave her head in support of child cancer patients A YOUNG woman from Stroud will shave her head to raise money for the Little Princess Trust (LPT). A fantastic cause and a very brave decision!
"21.03.2017 09:55:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Memorial matches to be held for Jack Mitchell at Painswick Rugby Club TWO memorial matches will be held for Stroud gunner Jack Mitchell at Painswick Rugby Club. The matches on Saturday, April 15 will see Painswick RFC compete against Cainscross at 1pm before Painswick All-Stars face Rugby for Heroes XV at 3pm.
"21.03.2017 09:13:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Bright start with brisk wind chill and showers AFTER a cold but largely sunny start, patchy cloud will spread from the west, bringing further showers. You might need your hat today.
"20.03.2017 18:24:38" John Nailsworth W John Pettitt took this fantastic picturesque photo of the W near Nailsworth.
"20.03.2017 18:23:27" Rita Museum in the Park, Stroud-2017 Rita Long took this ingenious snap of Stroud's Museum in the Park.
"20.03.2017 17:36:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District Council urge public to get involved in Sub Rooms debate STROUD District Council is calling for anyone interested in putting plans forward regarding the Subscription Rooms to act quickly. If you care about the Sub Rooms then get involved
"20.03.2017 16:45:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Daughter succeeds mother as manager of Buskins shoe shop in Nailsworth BUSKINS shoe shop in Nailsworth is under new management after Leonie Stiles recently took over from her mother Diana. Let's hope this family business continues to thrive!
"20.03.2017 14:21:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Check out all the latest action from the Vanarama National League VIDEO: Check out all the latest action from the Vanarama National League
"20.03.2017 14:14:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RECAP: Watch Forest Green's swashbuckling 3-0 victory over Wrexham RECAP: Watch Forest Green's swashbuckling 3-0 victory over Wrexham
"20.03.2017 13:43:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Members and supporters of life-saving Blood Bike service celebrate the charity's 10th anniversary MEMBERS of the Blood Bikes branch who cover Gloucestershire gathered last week to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the service. The regional branch of Blood Bikes - The Severn Freewheelers - provide a vital medical supplies delivery service to patients and hospitals throughout Gloucestershire.
"20.03.2017 12:36:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Our son is just a normal little boy:' Stroud family speak out during Down's Syndrome Awareness Week AS part of Down Syndrome Awareness Week, SNJ reporter Sam Evans spoke to the Smith family about their amazing son Alfie. What a wonderful story. World Down's Syndrome Day takes place tomorrow!
"20.03.2017 12:25:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Primary school in Inchbrook set to bounce back despite 'requires improvement' rating from Ofsted ST DOMINIC'S Primary School in Inchbrook has been rated as 'requires improvement' by Ofsted due to a lack of consistent progress made by… Ofsted inspectors recognised that the school was making rapid improvements due to new leadership and improved confidence among staff.
"20.03.2017 10:44:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Longley Primary Academy ranks among top 1 in the country for reading results LONGNEY Primary Academy celebrated its 2016 Key Stage 2 reading results with a visit from MP Neil Carmichael. Stroud MP Neil Carmichael joined pupils at the high-flying school to celebrate their results
"20.03.2017 10:24:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Spanish teacher wins £15,000 on BBC show, Who Dares Wins A WYCLIFFE COLLEGE Spanish teacher will realise her wish of meeting relatives in South America after appearing on Who Dares Wins. Not a bad night's work!
"20.03.2017 09:49:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Thomas Keble School Pupils have Great Expectations for school production MORE than sixty pupils from all year groups at Thomas Keble School in Eastcombe have been working hard to bring Dickens' classic novel Great… The show starts tonight! Tickets are still available
"20.03.2017 09:48:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Archway school girl, 12 and father volunteer in Nepal orphanage during Easter holiday A 12-YEAR-OLD girl from Archway School, Stroud will volunteer her time in a Nepal orphanage this Easter. Good luck to Megan and Charles on their Nepalese adventure
"20.03.2017 09:16:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cotswold Canal Trust film maker scoops Stroud community project award A FILM maker from the Cotswold Canal Trust received an award at Stroud Community TV Awards at Lansdown Hall in Stroud on Saturday, March 18.
"20.03.2017 09:15:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Traditional Randwick Wap festivities set to mark 45th anniversary in 2017 A BELOVED and unique tradition in the small village of Randwick near Stroud will this year mark its 45th anniversary on Saturday, May 13. Can't wait for this!
"20.03.2017 09:13:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - widespread rain through most of daylight hours A WET start to the working week with widespread rain through much of the day, with heavy bursts at times too.
"19.03.2017 22:27:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green FA Vase hero Andy Leitch backs his old side to reach the Football League Forest Green FA Vase 1982 Wembley hero Andy Leitch is backing his old club to make history and reach the Football League. /
"19.03.2017 18:43:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk OPINION: Forest Green's title dream lives on Six points from two physical games and joint top with Lincoln City -the title dream lives on. /
"19.03.2017 16:59:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Forest Green 3 Wrexham 0- Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Forest Green 3 Wrexham 0- Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey
"18.03.2017 20:47:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on 3-0 victory over Wrexham Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on 3-0 victory over Wrexham.
"18.03.2017 19:47:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN 3 WREXHAM 0: Rovers go joint top of the table with Lincoln City FOREST GREEN remain firmly in the title hunt after a scintilating victory over Wrexham saw Mark Cooper's side move level on points with leaders…
"18.03.2017 18:01:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nostalgia: Vicious knife attack on Stroud horse AFTER recent reports of a dog stabbing and the shooting of bunny rabbits, the SNJ looks back at another terrible incident of animal cruelty in… let's hope the culprit was caught
"18.03.2017 14:17:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name today's team to face Wrexham WATCH: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name today's team to face Wrexham
"18.03.2017 12:01:00" Timeline Photos http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/admin/?action=edit&article_id=15165390
Does anyone remember this? were they caught?
"18.03.2017 11:01:00" Timeline Photos http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/15165439.Picture_nostalgia__Children_at_King_s_Stanley_school_bid_farewell_to_lollipop_lady/
Who recognises these children?
"18.03.2017 10:01:01" Timeline Photos http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/15165385.Stroud_nostalgia__Mandarin_mystery__how_break_ins_and_equal_pay_disputes/
Are any of these old stories familiar to you?
"17.03.2017 15:58:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Sizing John wins Cheltenham Gold Cup Jockey Robbie Power celebrates after his winning ride on Sizing John in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
"17.03.2017 14:33:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Forest Green goalkeeper Sam Russell ticking off each game as it comes Ready for the final furlong, goalkeeper Same Russell is taking it game-by-game.
"17.03.2017 12:00:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pressure mounting on county council administration as it prepares to answer barrage of questions over incinerator contract PRESSURE is mounting on the administration at Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) after it was ordered to reveal key redacted figures, pricing… Fresh calls have even been made to scrap the incinerator project all together – an idea rejected by the resolute administration, which is sticking to its guns about its arguments over commercial sensitivity and the benefits the incinerator will bring
"17.03.2017 11:42:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cheltenham's GCHQ denies wiretapping Donald Trump under orders from former US President Barack Obama DONALD TRUMP'S official spokesman has repeated claims that Barack Obama used Cheltenham based GCHQ to spy on him before he became president. Obama and Trump at it again
"17.03.2017 11:34:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cheltenham's GCHQ denies wiretapping Donald Trump under orders from former US Barack Obama DONALD TRUMP'S official spokesman has repeated claims that Barack Obama used Cheltenham based GCHQ to spy on him before he became president. Obama and Trump head to head again
"17.03.2017 10:58:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Body builder who captured and killed endangered butterflies at nature reserve near Stroud found guilty in landmark legal case A BODY-BUILDER who captured and killed Britain's rarest butterflies at a reserve near Stroud became the first person in the UK to be prosecuted… A butterfly killer has been brought to justice
He is the first person in the UK ever to be prosecuted for capturing and killing the endangered species
"17.03.2017 10:15:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Christian Doidge happy to reach 20-goal target but no more goal predictions from Forest Green hot-shot THERE will be no more goal predictions made by Forest Green hot-shot Christian Doidge.
"17.03.2017 09:47:13" Ben Rodborough Fort this morning This ominous shot of Rodborough Fort was taken by Ben Hirst.
"17.03.2017 09:45:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SGS College awarded national accolade for quality of apprenticeship courses SGS COLLEGE have been awarded a national accolade for the quality of training staff provide for the apprenticeship courses. SGS College works with over 400 employers in the public and private sectors, supporting more than 1,700 apprentices.
Congrats to all the staff!
"17.03.2017 09:01:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Car written off after collision on A419 near Aston Down this morning ONE car has been written off after a crash involving two cars on near Aston Down Airfield this morning. An update on the A419 crash earlier this morning.
The road is now clear and traffic is flowing freely.
"17.03.2017 08:43:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two car crash on A419 slows commuter traffic out of Stroud this morning REPORTS are coming in of a crash involving two cars on the A419 near Aston Down Airfield this morning. Best to avoid the area for the meantime if possible
"16.03.2017 20:21:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: Forest Green tracking former Sheffield United striker FOREST GREEN are tracking former Sheffield United striker Joe Ironside, the SNJ understands.
"16.03.2017 18:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Scam awarness event held in Stroud as part of fraud prevention http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15161531.Scam_awarness_event_held_in_Stroud_as_part_of_fraud_prevention_day/
Get involved if you have experienced fraud
"16.03.2017 17:34:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police hunt chubby burglar after Rodborough Common break-in POLICE have confirmed that a three men were seen climbing through the window of house on Rodborough common at around 1.30pm on Tuesday. Three men left the scene towards Stroud after a tight squeeze through a window.
"16.03.2017 17:16:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FA panel has overturned the red card shown to Forest Green defender Mark Ellis in the win at Sutton United WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper break the news of Mark Ellis's appeal against his red card in the win at Sutton. Cooper also looks ahead to…
"16.03.2017 16:38:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: After 35 years hidden in the archives, Forest Green Rovers have released highlights of the club's 1982 FA Vase win at Wembley WATCH: After 35 years hidden in the archives, Forest Green Rovers have released highlights of the club's 1982 FA Vase win at Wembley
"16.03.2017 16:31:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Elderly lady hit by car in Painswick POLICE confirmed an elderly lady has been injured after being struck by a car in Painswick at around 3pm. It is believed a silver Hyundai Getz… http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/15161745.Elderly_lady_hit_by_car_in_Painswick/
She has been taken to hospital
"16.03.2017 15:35:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud MP backs zero-hours contracts as new figures show more than 900,000 Brits work with precarious hours FIGURES have revealed that more than 905,000 people in the UK are on zero-hours contracts – a 13 per cent rise from last year. Some allege that these can abused for worker exploitation, but Stroud's MP feels this type of employment has a valuable "part to play" for "those who do not have traditional employment relationships".
What are your thoughts on zero-hours contracts?
"16.03.2017 15:13:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Grand Village Fête at Brimscombe and Thrupp returns by popular demand GRAND Village Fête at Brimscombe and Thrupp playing fields will return by popular demand on Saturday, May 20. Pleased to say this great event returns for another year!
"16.03.2017 12:16:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ashley Loveridge: My National League team of the season Ashley Loveridge picks his National League team of the season.
"16.03.2017 12:05:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Significant public interest' sees county council lose £200,000 battle to block Javelin Park contract transparency A DECISION by Gloucestershire County Council to redact key figures, pricing strategy and financial information from its largest ever contract has… The judge rejected many of the arguments made by the county council about commercial sensitivity, ruling there had been “significant” public interest in revealing the majority of the redacted details for reasons of transparency and accountability
"16.03.2017 12:03:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More than 100 Gloucestershire musicians set to compete at UK's largest wind and jazz band festival MORE than 100 young musicians from Gloucestershire will be competing in the finals of the National Concert Band Festival. The county will be well represented, with Pate's Grammar School Big Band, Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra all performing.
"16.03.2017 11:58:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Next programme of spring talks revealed for Museum in the Park in Stroud A SECOND programme of spring talks have been organised by The Friends of the Museum in the Park in Stroud. Two really interesting talks coming up! Not to be missed!
"16.03.2017 11:26:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cheltenham manager Gary Johnson to have heart surgery Cheltenham manager Gary Johnson is to undergo heart surgery on Thursday, the Sky Bet League Two club have announced.
"16.03.2017 11:22:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire Police said to be involved in investigation into alleged breach of spending rules by 24 Conservative MPs at last general election CLAIMS the Conservatives broke spending rules at the last general election have seen Gloucestershire Police hand over files to the Crown Prosecution… Gloucestershire Constabulary is reportedly one of 12 forces involved in this investigation.
"16.03.2017 11:15:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Randwick-based soap company set to make debut at Stroud Farmers' Market before Mother's Day STROUD residents looking for a thoughtful Mother's Day gift may be in luck as a new stallholder providing hand-made soaps joins the farmer's… All of College Green - naturally clean's soaps are hand-made in small batches using natural ingredients and traditional techniques, one of the scents makes use of Stroud Brewery beer.
"16.03.2017 11:07:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Peacocks pick-off Shortwood SHORTWOOD held promotion-chasing Taunton Town for 70 minutes, but fell apart at the death.
"16.03.2017 10:04:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Campaign celebrates the lives of elderly people AN award-winning project celebrating the lives of elderly people is aiming to expand its boundaries with a Kickstarter Campaign. Another great cause
"16.03.2017 09:52:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk People across Gloucestershire urged to support campaign against child sexual exploitation PEOPLE from across Gloucestershire are being called on to show their support for a campaign against the sexual exploitation of children. You can show your support by writing a pledge on your hand and sharing it on social media.
"16.03.2017 08:48:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stroud artists showcase wide ranging talents AN EXHIBITION of life drawings and other art work is on display at the Lansdown Hall and Gallery in Stroud. Some incredible work from up and coming artists!
"16.03.2017 08:16:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: A misty and murky start IT will be a misty and murky day across the Stroud District. A dreary start to Thursday
"15.03.2017 21:36:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Hollywood star Liv Tyler spotted at Cheltenham Races on Ladies' Day with her fiancé Dave Gardner CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Hollywood star Liv Tyler spotted at Cheltenham Races on Ladies' Day with her fiancé Dave Gardner Hollywood star alert
"15.03.2017 20:08:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green to appeal against Mark Ellis's red card Forest Green will appeal Mark Ellis's red card against Sutton United, manager Mark Cooper has confirmed.
"15.03.2017 16:43:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Leonard Stanley woman Lily Loveday, 20, spared jail sentence for her role in 'despicable burglary' of vulnerable man A 20-YEAR-OLD Leonard Stanley woman was today handed a suspended jail sentence for her part in defrauding a vulnerable man she used to work for. Loveday was also in court over an unrelated offence relating to a fight on the village green in Leonard Stanley in April last year, when she left a young women with a bite mark on a finger and large bruise on her cheek
"15.03.2017 16:30:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More copies of SNJ editor's crime novel, Silhouettes, set in Gloucestershire now available at Stroud Bookshop MORE copies of a crime novel set in Stroud, written by the editor of the SNJ, are now available. The book had sold out
"15.03.2017 16:26:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth and Horsley voters have their say on plans to leave Stroud constituency VOTERS in Nailsworth and Horsley have had their say on draft plans which could see them vote for a different MP in the next general election. Do you live in Nailsworth or Horsley? What do you think of these proposals?
"15.03.2017 15:39:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Councillors and communities divided over major plans to redraw voting boundaries in Stroud DRAFT plans to significantly redraw the borders of the Stroud parliamentary constituency have been given a mixed review in the first of two public… These proposed changes to the Stroud parliamentary boundaries could seriously affected the next General Election vote
What do you make of these comments and counter proposals?
"15.03.2017 14:23:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Government U-turn on National Insurance increases for self-employed welcomed by Stroud District Council leaders A GOVERNMENT U-turn on plans to raise National Insurance contributions for the self-employed has been welcomed by Stroud District Council leaders… Chancellor Philip Hammond backtracked after “A clear view among colleagues and a significant section of the public”.
What do you make of this U-turn?
"15.03.2017 13:59:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ Editorial – Will new Aldi plans convince critical councillors? JUST as we had begun to think Aldi had given up aspirations to build a supermarket in Stroud, this week the German giant returned with a new… From polls, debates and discussions on social media, it's clear the weight of public opinion is firmly planted behind a budget supermarket coming to the district
"15.03.2017 12:56:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Dutch delegation digs Stroud's canal restoration project FIFTEEN dignitaries from the Netherlands visited Stroud's ongoing canal restoration project as part of a five-day research trip to the UK. Stroud played host to a delegation from The Netherlands who were keen to learn about the work undertaken by thousands of volunteers from across the country on the canal proejct
"15.03.2017 10:29:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk World War One hero and chaplain of Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, remembered in historical book A WORLD WAR ONE hero who was twice a chaplain at Wycliffe College, Stonehouse has been remembered in a book written by his granddaughter. A wonderful story about a very important member of the community during the Great War
"15.03.2017 09:58:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Development debate reignited after ALDI returns with fresh plans for supermarket in Stroud A POLARISING debate about development in Stroud has been reignited after budget supermarket ALDI submitted fresh plans to build it first store in…
"15.03.2017 09:57:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: A cloudy start turning brighter later IT will be a cloudy start to the morning across the Five Valleys.
"15.03.2017 09:17:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire firefighters kitted out with new breathing apparatus FIREFIGHTERS in Gloucestershire have been kitted out with new state-of-the-art breathing equipment. Almost 200 breathing apparatus sets, 450 cylinders and 33 EASE (emergency air supply equipment) sets have been purchased for the fire service.
"15.03.2017 08:14:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: A cloudy start turning brighter later IT will be a cloudy start to the morning across the Five Valleys. Who's looking forward to a sunny afternoon across the Stroud district?
"14.03.2017 21:53:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FULL-TIME Sutton United 1 Forest Green 2: Rovers move up to second as Christian Doidge reaches 20-goal landmark CHRISTIAN DOIDGE reached his 20-goal target for the season as Forest Green sparkled on Sutton United's plastic.
"14.03.2017 20:17:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Bussage-based company launches UK's first boxed-wine club A BOXED-WINE company based in Bussage has launched the UK's first boxed-wine club. All of When in Rome Wine's wine stock comes straight from a small producer near Verona. Will you be signing up?
"14.03.2017 19:54:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk TEAM NEWS: SUTTON UNITED V FOREST GREEN: Rovers make four changes Forest Green boss Mark Cooper has made four changes to tonight's side to face Sutton United.
"14.03.2017 19:09:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LIVE MATCH GALLERY: Sutton United v Forest Green LIVE MATCH GALLERY: Sutton United v Forest Green Follow our live match gallery
"14.03.2017 18:51:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 5 things we learned on day one of the Cheltenham Festival Keith Hamer examines five of the main talking points from day one of the Cheltenham Festival
"14.03.2017 16:56:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Rebecca Jones, 49, from Ebley charged with affray after allegedly threatening a man and his dog with a knife A 49-YEAR-OLD woman from Ebley has been charged with affray after allegedly threatening a man and his dog with a knife. She will appear in Gloucester Crown Court on Friday, April 21.
"14.03.2017 16:45:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Transit vans targeted by thieves in Stonehouse POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two vans in Arrowsmith Drive, Stonehouse were broken into last weekend. Please share: If anyone has any information contact the police immediately
"14.03.2017 15:59:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Crucial figures in county council's £500m incinerator contract must be revealed, tribunal rules CRUCIAL dates, figures and financial details of the half a billion pound contract for the Javelin Park incinerator near Stroud must be disclosed,… This long-awaited decision marks a victory for campaigners and councillors who have for years been calling for greater transparency from the council on its contract
"14.03.2017 15:56:35" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo One of the SNJ's favourite photos of the week
Stroud legend Edna and her Pudsey Bear hat
"14.03.2017 15:42:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stroud knitter-natter group make Pudsey Bear hats for charity A KNITTER-NATTER group from Stroud are sewing Pudsey Bear hats for Children In Need. Another great cause! They look so warm and cosy!
"14.03.2017 14:54:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Handy Andy swoops for high-flying Magpies SUB Andy Maryon smashed home the only goal of the game as Stonehouse maintained their comfortable lead at the top of the County League.
"14.03.2017 14:50:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Plans to turn disused Stroud pub site into flats and houses PLANS to turn the site of the Kite's Nest pub in Stroud into flats and houses have been submitted to the district council. What do you make of this proposal?
"14.03.2017 13:58:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Debate on whether Minchinhampton man Norman Byron, 78, is fit to stand trial for allegedly raping girl, 15 TWO psychiatrists disagree about whether Norman Byron, 78, from Minchinhampton is fit to plead or stand trial on a child rape charge, a judge was…
"14.03.2017 13:50:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police appeal to find three-year-old boy missing in Stonehouse POLICE are appealing for help to find a three-year-old boy who has gone missing in Stonehouse. We are pleased to report he has now been found.
"14.03.2017 13:48:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Rebecca Jones, 49, from Ebley charged with affray after allegedly threatening a woman and her dog with a knife A 49-YEAR-OLD woman from Ebley has been charged with affray after allegedly threatening a woman and her dog with a knife.
"14.03.2017 13:27:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RUGBY: Australia-bound duo help Stroud to emphatic victory AUSTRALIA- bound Kurtis Herbert and Joe Ashenford played their part in Stroud's emphatic victory over Whitehall, writes Sean Moore.
"14.03.2017 13:07:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud woman, Maureen, 77, sky dives for charity A 77-YEAR-OLD woman from Stroud has undertaken a sky dive to raise money for Cancer Research and Diabetes UK. Who is brave enough to do this?
"14.03.2017 10:30:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud primary school receives £200 donation from Kellogg's to improve breakfast club A STROUD school has received £200 from Kellogg's to improve its breakfast club with new equipment. Excellent news!
"14.03.2017 10:20:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Jenny, 22, from Rodborough to run London Marathon for the deaf and blind A 22-YEAR-OLD girl from Rodborough is running the London Marathon to raise money for a blind and deaf charity called Sense. Well done Jenny! A great cause. Good luck with the race
"14.03.2017 09:45:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Debate on whether Minchinhampton man Norman Byron, 78, is fit to stand trial for raping girl, 15 TWO psychiatrists disagree about whether Norman Byron, 78, from Minchinhampton is fit to plead or stand trial on a child rape charge, a judge was…
"13.03.2017 20:00:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council gives thumbs up for new community skate park in Eastington PLANS for a new community skate park in Eastington have been given the green light – marking a major step forward in the volunteer-led project. Great news for the community in Eastington
"13.03.2017 16:57:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pictures: Archway School students inspired during National Careers Week ARCHWAY SCHOOL in Stroud celebrated National Careers Week with a number of exciting workshops and exercises. Spot your children
"13.03.2017 15:43:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Growing Stroud drama school sets up new studio in renovated Convent AN increasingly-popular drama school in Stroud has taken up residence in a renovated 19th century convent near the centre of the town. Loads going on at this drama academy in Stroud – check out their website – www.gloucestershiredramaacademy.com
"13.03.2017 15:32:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Minchinhampton community cup winner Frank Halliday, 58, charged with theft THE winner of a prestigious prize for “selfless” community service to Minchinhampton has been charged with theft.
"13.03.2017 15:21:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk YOUTH SPORT: All-rounder Natasha Smith is raising the bar FROM spin bowling to the high jump, teenager Natasha Smith is a true sporting all-rounder.
"13.03.2017 15:07:59" Nick Union street Stroud. Nick Fanstone took this cracking shot in Union Street, Stroud.
"13.03.2017 14:46:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ideas being developed for new waterside Community Enterprise Centre in Brimscombe Port BRIMSCOMBE and Thrupp residents are being asked to help shape a vision for an eye-catching new waterside Community Enterprise Centre. Initial ideas include a kitchen and foyer café with outside seating area, safe toddler play-space, large hall with seating for 100 people and a business start-up area for the self-employed
"13.03.2017 14:35:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk The Convent hotel and live music venue in South Woodchester placed on the market for £4 million THE CONVENT hotel and live music venue in South Woodchester has been placed on the market for £4 million. The 18th Century property is up for sale via global real estate agents Savills with a guide price double the amount of its original sale in 2013.
"13.03.2017 14:25:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wycliffe teenager Zoe Davison set to make her international modern pentathlon debut in Switzerland WYCLIFFE'S Zoe Davison will make her international modern pentathlon debut later this month when she competes in a senior world ranking…
"13.03.2017 13:44:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk MP launches Five Valley's Brexit Survey to gather the views of Leavers and Remainers STROUD MP Neil Carmichael has today launched a “Brexit Survey” for his constituents in the Stroud Valleys and the Vale. The pro-EU Conservative, who campaigned strongly for Remain in the referendum, said it is important the entire community's voice is heard in the Brexit process
"13.03.2017 13:26:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Home Office to fund study into benefits of fire service reform THE question, who is in charge of Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) in future moved closer to an answer after the Government agreed… Who do you think should be in charge?
"13.03.2017 13:05:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nominations sought for PC Gregory award in Minchinhampton NOMINATIONS are being sought for this year's annual PC Jim Gregory Award. Do you know anyone worthy?
"13.03.2017 12:41:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former Weakest Link host Anne Robinson to judge £5000 library competition FORMER presenter of The Weakest Link, Anne Robinson, will help decide the winner of the £5000 David Vaisey Prize. Which library will be the weakest link?
"13.03.2017 11:14:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New Italian restaurant set to open in Nailsworth by the end of the month A NEW Italian restaurant is set to open up in Nailsworth at the end of March. Who's excited for this?
"13.03.2017 10:23:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth pie company scoops national accolades for fourth year running A NAILSWORTH-BASED pie company has been awarded one of the country's top accolades for a fourth year running. Easy as pie. Awards as far as the pie can see.
"13.03.2017 10:11:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tributes paid to long-serving Minchinhampton Football Club legend Stan Dyer PLAYERS, staff, committee members and fans have paid tribute to a long-serving community figure who left a lasting legacy at Minchinhampton Football… Stan had a massive impact on the club he loved and was a well-respected figure in the footballing community
"13.03.2017 10:11:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire County Council responds to anger over quality of roads in Stroud District GLOUCESTERSHIRECounty Council (GCC) has responded to an outcry from residents concerning the quality of roads across the Five Valleys. Gloucestershire County Council responds
"13.03.2017 10:09:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Aspirational pupils from Wycliffe College through to finals of national chemistry competition A TEAM of young chemists from Wycliffe College have won through to the finals of a prestigious national competition.
"13.03.2017 09:33:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Avening teacher Ross Mortlock, 35, pleads guilty to three offences of making indecent images of children A TEACHER from Avening has lost his job, his home and his family after he was caught with child pornography on his computer, a court heard today. He was found to have more than five hours of video of the worst Category A pornography showing sexual abuse of children on his computer.
"13.03.2017 09:32:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Public urged to get involved in Subscription Rooms future STROUD Town Council is calling on people interested in keeping the Subscription Rooms open to get in touch. What do you believe should happen to the Sub Rooms?
"13.03.2017 09:03:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Bright start with cloud later on IT will be a bright but cold start to the day with plenty of sunshine. Conditions will feel pleasant in the sunshine with a maximum temperature of 13 degrees with a low of 8.
"12.03.2017 14:36:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GALLERY: Dagenham & Redbridge 2 Forest Green 1 - Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey GALLERY: Dagenham & Redbridge 2 Forest Green 1 - Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey
"12.03.2017 13:44:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fans' view: Arsene Wenger tips Lincoln for the National League title, but Forest Green will soldier on ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger is putting his money on Lincoln City winning the National League and Forest Green will have to put in a monumental…
"12.03.2017 12:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Picture Nostalgia: Ten-tonne truck pull all for a good cause Who recognises these strong gentlemen?
"11.03.2017 23:12:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We were below par today - Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on 2-1 defeat at Dagenham & Redbridge Watch Forest Green boss Mark Cooper give his post-match verdict on his side's 2-1 defeat at Dagenham & Redbridge.
"11.03.2017 20:44:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: A bad day at the office but we go again - Forest Green captain Liam Noble on 2-1 defeat at promotion rivals Dagenham Watch Forest Green captain Liam Noble give his post-match verdict after Rovers' 2-1 defeat at promotion rivals Dagenham & Redbridge
"11.03.2017 20:17:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Sneak peak at the menu for Stroud's new sushi and noodle restaurant which opens next week STROUD'S first ever Sushi restaurant is only a couple of days from officially opening. We can't wait for this place to open!
"11.03.2017 14:55:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name today's side to face Dagenham WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name today's side to face Dagenham
"11.03.2017 14:19:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH Forest Green Rovers arrive at Dagenham & Redbridge WATCH Forest Green Rovers arrive at Dagenham & Redbridge
"11.03.2017 12:23:29" Wayne Selsley common This outstanding shot was taken by Wayne Seeley on Selsley Common.
"11.03.2017 12:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nostalgia: Car crashes through roof of house A unexpected surprise!
"11.03.2017 10:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud nostalgia: Rabbit shows, performing dogs and drinking for charity Are any of these old stories familiar to you?
"10.03.2017 16:38:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Waste to landfill halves and recycling doubles as district's residents embrace new recycling service JUST three months after the new food waste recycling service was rolled out to all 52,000 households in the district, Stroud's recycling rate… A big green step forward for Stroud!
"10.03.2017 15:41:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Hundreds gather at funeral service for beloved Stroud gunner Jack Mitchell FRIENDS and family are gathering today to honour soldier Jack Mitchell and remember his inspirational life. More than 300 people gathered at Painswick Rugby Club today to celebrate and commemorate the life of 24-year-old Jack Mitchell
"10.03.2017 14:31:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud's shining natural anti-flooding scheme scoops national innovation award ONE of the Five Valleys' shining examples of ground-breaking and innovative environmental sustainability has been awarded a major UK award. Stroud's pioneering natural anti-flooding project has finally got the recognition it deserves!
"10.03.2017 13:55:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper wants to see National League title rivals Lincoln City upset Arsenal in the FA Cup Forest Green boss Mark Cooper wants to see National League title rivals Lincoln City upset Arsenal in the FA Cup.
"10.03.2017 13:47:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH behind the Forest Green scenes : Fitness coach Tom Huelin on nutrition and using hi-tech GPS gizmo WATCH behind the Forest Green scenes : Fitness coach Tom Huelin on nutrition and using hi-tech GPS gizmo.
"10.03.2017 13:44:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ readers call for urgent action potholed roads SNJ READERS have expressed their discontent at the state of roads across the Stroud District. Our readers have spoken!
"10.03.2017 13:35:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Hundreds gather at funeral service for Stroud soldier Jack Mitchell FRIENDS and family are gathering today to honour soldier Jack Mitchell and remember his inspirational life. Updated with pictures.
"10.03.2017 12:01:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Hundreds gather at funeral service for Stroud soldier Jack Mitchell FRIENDS and family are gathering today to honour soldier Jack Mitchell and remember his inspirational life. RIP Jack - our thoughts are with his family and friends today.
"10.03.2017 11:12:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud High pupils take up once in a lifetime opportunity to speak at world's largest UN women's rights summit PUPILS from Stroud High School have been given the once in a lifetime opportunity to address some of the world's top NGO leaders, politicians… Absolutely amazing opportunity for these lucky pupils from Stroud High School
"10.03.2017 11:07:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Teens steal three crates of lager from Tesco Express in Nailsworth TEENAGERS stole three crates of lager from Tesco Express in Old Market, Nailsworth last night. Brazen!
"10.03.2017 10:39:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GALLERY: Forest Green players cook up a vegan masterclass FOREST GREEN took a break from the title race for a vegan cooking session lead by the club's chef. Head chef Em Franklin taught the players how to make match-day food including Quorn fajitas, Quorn and vegetable skewers, and flat bread.
"10.03.2017 10:17:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Woman, 43, in custody after man stabbed in Stroud A 43-YEAR-OLD woman is in police custody after a man was stabbed in Stroud. Terrible news. We hope he makes a full recovery
"10.03.2017 09:30:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk "It's a disgrace:" Lesley Williams calls for hazardous road to be resurfaced GLOUCESTERSHIRE County Councillor Lesley Williams has called for the road in Park Road, Stonehouse to be completely resurfaced. How big an issue are our roads? Is this unusual or is it happening everywhere?
"10.03.2017 09:23:38" Timeline Photos Amazing photo here from Haresfield Beacon by John Pettitt
"10.03.2017 09:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Lib Dems hold street stall to promote launch of Gloucestershire manifesto and county counc... TO promote the launch of their Gloucestershire manifesto the Stroud Liberal Democrats are holding a street stall this Saturday. The still will kickstart their county council election campaign.
"10.03.2017 08:15:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Cloudy with a chance of rain TODAY will be cloudy with some hill fog and a chance of rain, especially over the hills. Conditions should stay mild today.
Many thanks to Kate Williams-Brown for today's weather pic which she took at Ebley Wharf.
"10.03.2017 08:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk From battlefield to books: Ex-army sniper and Stroud author celebrates launch of second novel A FORMER army sniper and author from Stroud has celebrated the launch of his latest novel with a signing at Stonehouse Court hotel. Always great news to see local artists achieving great success.
"09.03.2017 19:13:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Forest Green striker Christian Doidge on return to Dagenham & Redbridge and an attempt at cooking up a vegan storm HIS culinary skills may not match up to his sizzling hot goalscoring form, but 18-goal Forest Green striker Christian Doidge is keen to cook up a…
"09.03.2017 18:51:32" Brian Reflections at Brimscombe Port Brian Dinnage snapped this fantastic reflection at Brimscombe Port.
"09.03.2017 16:32:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'We will always have unanswered questions' – family of Richard Cole speak out after inquest THE grieving family of Richard Cole have warned others whose loved ones go missing abroad not to always trust the authorities' investigations. "We know we will always have unanswered questions regarding how Richard died and the family love and miss him every day"
"09.03.2017 16:01:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Inquest hears mysterious last moments of Stroud art valuer Richard Cole who drowned in Amsterdam canal last year AN open verdict was recorded today on the death of art valuer Richard Cole, who was seen 'rolling' into an Amsterdam canal moments after being… CCTV shots of 30 year old Mr Cole's final moments alive were tracked down by his half-brother Lee Thornhill, who gave the inquest a detailed description of what he had seen
"09.03.2017 15:14:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Further details released on plans for FGR's proposed new 5000-seater timber stadium FURTHER details on world-leading architects Zaha Hadid's plans for the new 5000 seater football stadium for Forest Green Rivers have emerged. We've got more information on symmetrical timber designs, VIP areas, a football academy with teaching rooms and fire safety measures
"09.03.2017 13:51:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Momentum is key, insists Forest Green midfielder Charlie Cooper FOREST GREEN midfielder Charlie Cooper insists momentum is key as title-chasing Rovers enter the final 12 games of the season.
"09.03.2017 13:27:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Salon owners in Stroud receive urgent warning to buy TV licences for their business SALON managers who attempt to cut corners by not buying a TV licence could be risking having a 'brush' with their local magistrate after… If a salon does not have a licence then the business risks prosecution and a fine of up to £1,000.
"09.03.2017 13:18:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Valley Scouts thrilled as new building given the green light PLANNING permission has been granted for a new Scouting and Community Centre in Stroud. Great news for the scouting community!
"09.03.2017 13:17:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tributes paid to highly distinguished soldier from Stonehouse Paul Holder, 50, who has died months after marriage and birth of son ONE of Stonehouse's most highly distinguished figures has tragically passed away at the age of 50, only a few months after his wedding and the… Very sad news. He was well known and loved by many in the Stonehouse and Stroud communities
"09.03.2017 12:41:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud councillors denounce National Insurance contribution hike for self-employed while corporation tax cut STROUD councillors have denounced government plans to raise National Insurance contributions for the self-employed while cutting the corporation… SDC deputy leader Doina Cornell said: “My concern is that raising the NI rates will hit hardest those who can't afford it, for example women trying to support their families by working during school hours."
"09.03.2017 12:27:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud care home residents celebrate 100th birthday of Vera Lynn SCARLETT HOUSE care home in Stroud will join a nationwide celebration for war time singer Vera Lynn's 100th birthday. Happy Birthday Vera!
"09.03.2017 11:14:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk REJECTED: Inspectorate say no to development at Montserrat Caravan Park in Stroud AN APPEAL to overturn the decision preventing Earth works, reinstatement and securing of bank at Montserrat Caravan Park, Butterrow Lane in… The Appeal was rejected!
"09.03.2017 11:01:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Use this as your armour': More than 700 people sign Stroud High pupils' open letter urging for greater respect towards women STROUD High School students have launched a campaign calling for greater respect of young girls and women in line with International Women's… A fantastic campaign for an extremely worthwhile cause, make sure to add your signature.
"09.03.2017 09:39:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police and policy experts seek solution to violent knife crime in Gloucestershire MANY of Gloucestershire's main opinion formers and policy makers will meet on Friday to consider the issue of violent crime in the county. Hopefully some positive action
"09.03.2017 09:36:36" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo
"09.03.2017 09:31:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Stroud dances at Sub Rooms to support International Women's Day WOMEN of all ages, colours and backgrounds joined together outside the Sub Rooms in Stroud yesterday evening to dance and celebrate International… Amazing!
"09.03.2017 09:24:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Star Anise Arts Café in Stroud moves towards gluten-free breakfasts A POPULAR café in Stroud is widening its breakfast menu to cater to those with an intolerance to gluten.
"09.03.2017 08:39:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stonehouse in Bloom team kickstart 'Gold Rush' campaign with weekly craft and bake sales THE Stonehouse In Bloom 'Gold Rush' campaign kicked off last Saturday with a craft sale in the town hall but the team need your help to beat… The team need the help of residents to finish higher than last year's silver medal position.
"09.03.2017 08:09:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Bright and mild IT will be a cloudy start for some, however conditions should be bright with sunny spells for most by the afternoon. Temperatures could reach 13 degrees today, break out the shorts.
"08.03.2017 17:53:04" International Women's Day Stroud dances to celebrate International Women's Day!
"08.03.2017 17:08:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Bottom of Selsley Hill closed both ways after crash near petrol station by Sainsbury's THE bottom of Selsley Hill is currently closed both ways after a collision near the entrance of the Gulf petrol station by Sainsbury's. Best to avoid the area on your way home if possible
"08.03.2017 16:10:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cross-party rebuffal in Stroud District of government plans to gift £320 million for new grammar schools amid funding crisis STROUD's MP, district and county councillors have slammed a move by central government to gift £320 million to build new free and grammar… SDC Green Party leader Martin Whiteside said: “I welcome additional funding for education, but this money must be targeted to those schools and pupils most in need, rather than being used to promote a particular educational dogma."
"08.03.2017 15:19:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'This would mean so much to Jack': SNJ launches fundraising campaign in memory of much-loved soldier TODAY the SNJ is launching a fundraising campaign in memory of Jack Mitchell, the young soldier who died at the Warehouse in Stroud. After many charitable donations we have raised the target to £2,000, please keep donating to this fantastic cause. The money will go towards the Kenyan orphanage where Jack spent six months while serving in the army. Jack's family are incredibly grateful
"08.03.2017 14:43:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Key independent trader in Stonehouse High Street to be replaced with new Farm Shop ONE of Stonehouse's key independent traders has closed after more than a decade of business in the town. They were very well liked in the community. We wish them all the best in the future!
"08.03.2017 14:17:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire Constabulary bull terrier heads to Crufts dog show STELLA the Staffordshire bull terrier has had quite a journey. What a companion!
"08.03.2017 14:08:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk What's going on in your neck of the woods?
"08.03.2017 14:08:17" Canal boat time lapse Great little time lapse video here from Stroud District's Council's Kam Mistry of the canal boat being gently lowered into the Stroudwater this morning
"08.03.2017 14:01:46" Intrigue, a 42 foot long narrowboat, is gently lowered into th... Here's a video of the moment a 42 foot narrowboat is finally lowered into the canal in Stroud earlier today
"08.03.2017 13:43:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: History made as narrowboat takes up residence in Stroudwater canal for first time in 65 years A SMALL piece of history was made today as the first private canal boat took up residence in the regenerated Stroudwater canal for the first time… Great step forward for Stroud!
"08.03.2017 13:38:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk National Apprentice Week: Gloucestershire's highways team celebrate crucial role of trainees TO mark National Apprenticeship Week (March 6-10), Amey and Gloucestershire County Council are celebrating the outstanding contribution that… The company recruits apprentices every year to take up full-time permanent roles and has so far appointed and trained 21 apprentices on its Gloucestershire highways contract.
"08.03.2017 13:36:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud primary school to close on Thursday due to 'high levels of sickness' A PRIMARY School in Stroud will be closed tomorrow after being hit by a 'high level of sickness'. The county council said the school will be 'deep cleaned' as a precaution
"08.03.2017 13:34:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Shortwood United 1 Wimborne Town 3: Boss Alex Sykes blasts 'naive' side SHORTWOOD'S wretched home form continued as boss Alex Sykes turned the hairdryer on his out of sorts side.
"08.03.2017 11:14:17" Timeline Photos Thanks to Ed Morris for sending in this amazing photograph of sundown over Rodborough Common
"08.03.2017 11:11:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ Editorial –Warehouse licence decision will lead to greater safety and security WITH the tragic death of Jack Mitchell at the centre of the debate over the future of the Warehouse, the decision on its licence was always going… "Hopefully these changes to its licence will lead to greater responsibility from all those involved"
"08.03.2017 10:36:17" Gloucestershire Camera Club is also looking for one standout photo which perfectly encapsulates Stroud.
This picture will very likely go on the front page of the Stroud News & Journal on March 22, with the photographer's byline. We'll also award £50 to
"08.03.2017 10:31:11" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post There are some amazing photos coming in to the Gloucestershire Camera Club this week!
Some of these images will be used as a picture spread in next week's SNJ.
Thanks to Gary Watkins for sending in these pictures of "canal life" in the Stroud area.
"08.03.2017 10:23:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Business owners, pub landlords and councillors respond to decision to amend Warehouse licence COUNCILLORS have decided not to revoke the licence of the Warehouse nightclub in Stroud after Jack Mitchell was killed at the venue on Sunday,… Was this a fair decision for The Warehouse, or should stronger action have been taken?
"08.03.2017 10:22:24" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post Thanks to Kate Williams-Brown for sending us these incredible photos of a colourful sunset over Selsley Common and a misty morning along the Stroud Water Canal near Ebley Wharf
"08.03.2017 10:21:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk NHS urge south west hospitals to embark on no smoking journey HOSPITALS in the South West are being urged to embark on tobacco-free NHS journey this No Smoking Day. What do you think? Should smoking be banned on hospital site?
"08.03.2017 10:12:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk ALDI return with fresh attempt to build supermarket on Bath Road in Stroud BUDGET supermarket ALDI has submitted a fresh planning application to build its first store in Stroud. Aldi is having a second go at building a new store in the town
"08.03.2017 10:10:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroudwater Court in Stroud to host vintage tea party to raise cash for Royal Voluntary Service A RETIREMENT living centre in Stroud is hosting a vintage affair with tea, cakes, and the nostalgic sounds of the 1950s and 1960s. It will be a vintage affair with tea, cakes, and the nostalgic sounds of the 1950s and 1960s
"08.03.2017 10:09:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - a rainy mild day IT will be cloudy, mild and damp today, with heavy rain in Stroud at first this morning.
"08.03.2017 10:07:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ecotricity sets date for completion of its second wind park in Gloucestershire STROUD'S biggest employer Ecotricity is set to complete construction of a new wind park at Alveston by the end of the year. This comes 21 years after the completion of the landmark Nympsfield windmill in 1996
"08.03.2017 09:30:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk The Convent couple announce end to live music at Stroud venue while investors allege dispute over running of business THE COUPLE behind The Convent have announced that the venue will no longer host live music, while investors say they are in dispute with the duo… Mr Roberts added: “The business has not worked to the plan, this is due to running out of cash and being unable to replace funding for cash flow and simply the loss of key people over an 18-month period.”
"08.03.2017 09:27:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'I know who killed my father:' Son of Tony Alliss believes a third man was involved in his dad's death AS police begin a review into the death of a dad more than 25 years ago, his family say they believe a third man was involved in the killing. “Without a shadow of a doubt there was a third person involved."
"07.03.2017 20:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Letter brought tear to my eye:' Son pens heart-warming message to Nailsworth care home staff follow A lovely gesture for those who cared for Florence Clark in her final days.
If you'd like to pay tribute email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01453 769414.
"07.03.2017 18:31:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Call to tackle parking problems near Stonehouse railway station Do these parking problems affect you?
"07.03.2017 16:46:42" Kate Sunday's sunset. Looking across Gloucestershire towards the River Severn from Standish. This fantastic sunset shot was taken by Kate Williams-Brown overlooking the River Severn from Standish.
"07.03.2017 16:37:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Further details of Stroud gunner Jack Mitchell's funeral released by his loving family THE family of Jack Mitchell would like to share some further details about his funeral ahead of this Friday's proceedings. Jack's funeral proceedings will start with a remembrance service at Painswick Rugby Club, guests should be there by 11.30am at the very latest.
All are welcome to attend, but you are encouraged to car-share.
"07.03.2017 16:12:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two drivers and baby escape uninjured after crash in Stonehouse High Street TWO drivers and a baby escaped uninjured after a crash in Stonehouse High Street near the junction with Queen's Road. A fortunate conclusion to what could have been an awful incident.
"07.03.2017 15:13:45" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo Foxmoor Primary School pupils Archie Wiltshire, seven, as Fantastic Mr Fox and Alfie Wiltshire, nine, as the Mad Hatter on World Book Day - thanks for the fab photo!
"07.03.2017 15:10:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two Leonard Stanley motorists wanted for failure to surrender to court bail arrested by police after failing to stop for officers TWO Leonard Stanley motorists have been arrested by police after failing to stop, they were also wanted for further offences. Some more details on this incident from earlier today.
A 38-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were arrested for failure to stop, it then came to light they were wanted for failure to surrender to court bail.
"07.03.2017 14:08:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two motorists arrested in Stroud after failing to stop and driving without a licence TWO Stroud motorists have been arrested by police after failing to stop. Excellent work from Stroud's police.
"07.03.2017 13:02:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Calm Cooper keeping Rovers grounded CALMNESS personified, Forest Green boss Mark Cooper is keeping his feet firmly on the ground as the National League title race hots-up.
"07.03.2017 13:02:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man from Gloucester arrested on suspicion of abducting 12-year-old girl A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction. The girl was found safe and unharmed
"07.03.2017 12:10:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Both Stonehouse Park Junior and Infant schools closed due to power cut TWO schools in Stonehouse have closed due to a power-cut in the area. The school will be open tomorrow as usual, we hope the power cut did not cause too many issues.
"07.03.2017 11:39:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk One lane of M5 northbound closed near Quedgeley due to broken-down vehicle ONE lane of the M5 northbound is closed due to a broken-down vehicle between Quedgeley and the Brockworth Bypass. Drive safe.
"07.03.2017 10:52:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cotswolds MP attends Minchinhampton Neighbourhood Plan event ahead of referendum THE Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown visited the Minchinhampton Neighbourhood Development Plan Roadshow held at Brimscombe Primary School. Residents can raise their concerns about planning issues in the area, such as a need for more parking services.
"07.03.2017 10:49:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Motorist Stephanie Tilsley, 25, was more than twice the limit when stopped in Stroud A 25-YEAR-OLD woman was more than twice the drink-drive limit when she was stopped by police in Stroud, a court heard. Don't drink and drive!
"07.03.2017 10:17:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Live-in care agency based in Nailsworth shortlisted for prestigious national award A LIVE-IN care agency based in Nailsworth has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Good luck!
"07.03.2017 09:31:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth recruitment company become Forest Green Rovers U14s sponsor STAFF at a Nailsworth recruitment company have pledged their support to the Forest Green Rovers under 14s youth team as their shirt sponsor for… Excellent news!
"07.03.2017 09:06:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Thick cloud, rain and fog IT will be a dry and bright start, however cloud will thicken with rain and drizzle spreading slowly across the region through the day bringing… Cloudy, cloudy day today!
"06.03.2017 17:03:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk COUNTY LEAGUE: Alex Lumsden's Stonehouse open up seven point lead at the top STONEHOUSE strengthened their grip at the top of the County League with a five-star performance.
"06.03.2017 16:31:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Minchinhampton comedy fundraiser returns for eighth year A COMEDY fundraiser hosted at Minchinhampton Primary School will return for its eighth year on Friday, March 17. Are you lucky enough to have tickets?
"06.03.2017 15:30:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District Councillors vote not to revoke Warehouse nightclub's licence following death of Jack Mitchell STROUD District Councillors have ruled not to revoke the licence of Warehouse nightclub after Jack Mitchell was killed at the venue on Sunday,… The decision comes with some minor amendments such as 2.30am last entry, upgraded CCTV systems and body-worn cameras.
What do you make of this decision?
"06.03.2017 15:04:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police appeal for witnesses after assault in Stroud pub POLICE would like to hear from anyone who witnessed an assault on the dance floor of a pub in Stroud in the early hours of Sunday, March 5. Please share
"06.03.2017 13:57:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud bank to participate in fraud prevention campaign, Take Five Day A STROUD bank will be offering members tips on how to avoid fraud. A good time to get advice with all the recent fraud scams
"06.03.2017 12:41:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: millions of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden herald the start of spring ROCOCO Garden in Painswick boasts one of the largest collections of naturalised snowdrops in the country and every year sees around five million… Beautiful!
"06.03.2017 11:51:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tiny Horsley Primary School continues sporting success with hockey championship win THOUGH it may be small in size, Horsley Primary School continues to make some big sporting achievements. It may be a small school, but pupils at Horsley Primary are proving their huge sporting talent. Congratulations to the hockey team for their latest win!
"06.03.2017 11:32:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Plans re-submitted for £11 million development of Rooksmoor Mills into 54 flats and business units near North Woodchester A MONUMENTAL £11 million planning application for 54 flats, more than 100 car parking spaces and 1,300 square metres of space for businesses has… Previous applications in 2007 and 2015 were approved, however a High Court decision last December called off development citing detrimental heritage issues.
"06.03.2017 11:23:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Section of canal towpath through Ryeford closed until middle of April for widening and resurfacing works A KEY section of the canal towpath running through Ryeford will be closed over the next month while crucial work is carried out. A team of Cotswold Canals Trust volunteers led by Alan Jones will aim to widen the path by up to one metre
"06.03.2017 11:19:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk High costs and hefty refurbishment bills see town council back out of buying Victorian chapel in Stroud HIGH costs and expensive refurbishment bills have dissuaded Stroud Town Council from buying historic Victorian chapels in the town. Looks like the chapel won't be redeveloped for community purposes or a holiday home
"06.03.2017 10:29:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Not a cause for celebration' - foodbank marks five years of tackling food poverty in Stroud district TWO hundred tonnes of food collected and 18,000 people fed - these figures show both the incredible impact and the unfortunate necessity of the… Since its inception the service has collected two hundred tonnes of food and fed 18,000 people
"06.03.2017 10:02:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former warehouse on banks of the Frome in Stonehouse redeveloped into modern offices A FORMER warehouse on the banks of the River Frome has been redeveloped into new offices in a thriving business park in Stonehouse.
"06.03.2017 09:30:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud residents nominate 13 streets for town council road safety initiative STROUD residents have nominated 13 town streets for a Town Council road safety initiative. The town council was so inundated with responses from residents as to where the signs should go that they have decided to commit extra funding to the project so that the signs can be moved around.
"06.03.2017 09:13:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stroud campaigners protest against cuts to the NHS MORE THAN 250,000 people marched in London to protest against cuts to the NHS, two coach-loads were from Stroud, and several dozen gathered in… A wide range of protesters gathered, aged six to sixty, to align with the start of the march in London.
"06.03.2017 08:14:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Frosty start with a chance of rain AFTER a frosty start conditions will gradually turn wet and windy. We've taken a step back towards winter today, dig out your hat and gloves.
"05.03.2017 21:36:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk HOCKEY PICTURE GALLERY: Cirencester Ladies III v Painswick THE CIRENCESTER Hockey Club's Ladies' 3rd XI kept up the pressure on the leaders in Severn Division Three with a 3-1 win over Painswick on…
"05.03.2017 17:05:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Councillors fear there could be an increase in sexually transmitted infections and teenage pregnancies in Stroud if health changes go ahead COUNCILLORS fear there could be a spike in sexually transmitted infections and teenage pregnancies in Stroud due to planned changes to health…
"05.03.2017 16:22:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk OPINION: Forest Green's Kaiyne is looking very able Three goals, three points, a clean sheet and rivals dropping points ensured Saturday was a good day for Forest Green Rovers.
"05.03.2017 12:57:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Drivers unhurt after collision on A46 Painswick Road THE A46 Painswick Road is partially blocked near Prinknash Park after a traffic collision. Luckily no one was injured
"05.03.2017 11:20:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURE GALLERY: How Forest Green beat Macclesfield 3-0 - Shane Healey/ Pro Sports Images PICTURE GALLERY: How Forest Green beat Macclesfield 3-0 - Shane Healey/ Pro Sports Images
"05.03.2017 10:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Picture nostalgia: Adrian's closed-circuit television Do you recognise Adrian and his special computer?
"04.03.2017 20:41:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Big Match Verdict : Forest Green 3 Macclesfield 0 - We just keep trying to win games and not worry too much about what happens around us, Mark Cooper Big Match Verdict : Forest Green 3 Macclesfield 0 - We just keep trying to win games and not worry too much about what happens around us, Mark…
"04.03.2017 18:01:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FULL-TIME Forest Green 3 Macclesfield 0: Rampant Rovers move up to second FOREST GREEN jumped up to second with an emphatic victory over play-off chasing Macclesfield.
"04.03.2017 14:20:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN V MACCLESFIELD: Watch boss Mark Cooper name today's side FOREST GREEN V MACCLESFIELD: Watch boss Mark Cooper name today's side.
"04.03.2017 13:53:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire police urge public to be wary after spate of telephone scams GLOUCESTERSHIRE police are warning the public to stay alert after a spate of telephone scams. Have you received one of these calls?
"04.03.2017 12:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nostalgia: Gales tear roof off Cotswolds Playhouse How did this compare to Storm Doris?
"04.03.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud nostalgia: Stolen guitar, crime-busting Randwick and house explosions Are any of these old stories familiar to you?
"03.03.2017 19:27:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Minchinhampton's new £370,000 rugby clubhouse opened by Princess Anne AN excited crowd gathered at Minchinhampton Rugby Club this afternoon to watch Princess Anne open their new clubhouse. A great day at Minchinhampton RFC!
"03.03.2017 17:05:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Press and public to be excluded from Stroud District Council's final debate on suspended Warehouse nightclub licence IT has been confirmed as 'probable' that the press and public will be excluded from the debate over Warehouse nightclub's licence. "There is likely to be a disclosure to the public of information that the public interest in disclosing it to the public will be outweighed by the public interest in withholding it."
Do you think the press and/or public should be present for the debate?
"03.03.2017 15:36:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Girish celebrates five years on Stroud farmers' market THE COUNTY'S first vegan Indian business has celebrated five years of trading on Stroud farmers' market. Congratulations! Here's to another five!
"03.03.2017 14:37:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire home care provider plunges into liquidation prompting criticism from Labour county councillors A GLOUCESTERSHIRE home care service has gone into liquidation, prompting criticism from Labour county councillors. Gloucestershire County Council have now set up a phone number (01452 887689) for concerned residents to use.
"03.03.2017 10:39:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk National childcare provider announces year-long support for Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now THE UK's largest provider of childcare has announced that it will be supporting the Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now throughout 2017. The money that Busy Bees raises this year across its 268 UK nurseries will make a substantial contribution to the £3 million that Meningitis Now needs to continue its life-saving work.
"03.03.2017 08:35:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Jenny Bailey appeals for help turning Convent footage into film JENNY BAILEY is appealing for help in making a film about The Convent. Can you help Jenny?
"02.03.2017 21:07:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Three drivers escape uninjured after multi-car collision near Chapman's Cross, Sapperton Three drivers escape uninjured after multi car collision near Chapman's Cross, Sapperton Happy to report that - despite early reports - no injuries were sustained. Drive safe.
"02.03.2017 16:37:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SQUASH: Wycliffe Preparatory School pupil Sam Osborne-Wylde finishes second in British Junior Open Wycliffe Preparatory School pupil Sam Osborne-Wylde competed against the best squash players in the world to come second in the British Junior…
"02.03.2017 16:33:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New Shortwood striker Hayden Turner bags a brace for Hartpury University New Shortwood striker Hayden Turner bags a brace for Hartpury University
"02.03.2017 16:17:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Plans to turn top floors of vacant Stroud High Street pub into seven studio flats approved A VACANT pub in the centre of Stroud will be partly transformed into a group of seven studio flats after approval from the district council. What are your thoughts on this approval?
"02.03.2017 16:16:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Will Morford and Jack Freeman on target for resurgent Shortwood Shortwood turned in an excellent defensive performance to take their second three points on the road in a week.
"02.03.2017 15:47:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk YOUTH SPORT: Horsley School crowned Kwik Stick District champions Big things keep happening at Horsley School, as far as sport is concerned.
"02.03.2017 15:26:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stroud students don character costumes for World Book Day HEROES and villains from the world of literature came to life today as people across the Five Valleys don their fancy dress for World Book Day. Some fantastic costume photos so far, keep them coming!
"02.03.2017 13:54:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police to review Tony Alliss case after 27 years POLICE are set to review an investigation into the death of a man at his King's Stanley farm over a quarter of a century ago. Big news on this long running case
"02.03.2017 13:36:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN v MACCLESFIELD: Watch Mark Cooper's pre-match interview FOREST GREEN v MACCLESFIELD: The Mark Cooper pre-match interview
"02.03.2017 13:35:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Warning issued by Stroud District Council against scam council tax emails RESIDENTS are being warned to be on their guard against suspicious council tax emails that aim to capture their personal details. Beware of these emails - please share.
"02.03.2017 11:58:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wycliffe College students set up company to sell cotton body warmers STUDENTS from Wycliffe College taking part in the Young Enterprise competition will go for glory at the regional trade fair in Cheltenham next… Well done to all the students involved! Good luck at the competition in Cheltenham next Wednesday!
"02.03.2017 10:53:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk World Book Day: Send us pictures of Stroud's best costumes HEROES and villains from the world of literature come to life today as people across the Five Valleys don their fancy dress for World Book Day. We're certain that pupils from across the Five Valleys are running around in some great character costumes today.
Submit your photos to email@example.com
"02.03.2017 10:39:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Lib Dems urge Stroud MP to bring in 'NHS passport' for EU nationals working in health services THE Liberal Democrats are calling on MP Neil Carmichael to ensure thousands EU nationals living in Stroud are guaranteed the right to remain in… Stroud District Councillor George Butcher said: "NHS and care services in Stroud would struggle to cope if all the doctors, nurses and care workers from the EU left because they no longer felt welcome.”
"02.03.2017 09:47:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud campaigners march in mass NHS demonstration in London as part of national protest movement STROUD campaigners are set to march on parliament as part of a national NHS protest. A stall will also be running in Kings Street, Stroud, from 11am until 1pm, with a photo call at 12pm to coincide with the start of the demonstration in the capital.
"02.03.2017 09:29:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire's police chief slams watchdog after poor inspection GLOUCESTERSHIRE police chief Suzette Davenport has lashed out at a watchdog. Suzette Davenport 'Angry and saddened,' by HMIC's report!
"02.03.2017 08:28:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's Weather: A much brighter outlook IT will generally be a fine day across the Stroud District with spells of sunshine for most. A fine day across the Stroud District!
"01.03.2017 16:40:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Images reveal potential witnesses to Greyhound pub incident which left Stroud man with fractured skull POLICE are re-appealing for witnesses to an incident in a Stroud pub which left a man with a fractured skull and bleeding to the brain. Do you recognise these people? please share
"01.03.2017 16:23:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Chalford Hill Primary School and Puddleducks Playgroup appeal to Stroud residents for help recycling CHALFORD HILL PRIMARY and Puddleducks Playgroup are asking the people of Stroud to help them win the Febreze Freshness Championships and the… A chance to help the kids do something good for the environment!
"01.03.2017 15:23:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Team from Gloucestershire deaf charity set to tackle three-peak challenge in aim to raise £8,000 A TEAM of wannabe adventurers from a Gloucestershire deafness charity will be attempting the three-peak challenge to raise £8,000 from those… Good luck to all involved!
"01.03.2017 12:54:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud woman shares 18-year battle with drug and alcohol addiction in aim to help others suffering in silence A 29-YEAR-OLD woman from Stroud has spoken out about her 18-year battle with drug and alcohol addiction in an aim to help others struggling in… Sallie-Ann Lane's struggle with addiction started at age 11 with alcohol and cannabis, by the time she was 15 she was already seeking professional help.
"01.03.2017 10:26:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Staff at WWT Slimbridge issue guides to distinguish Bewick's swans from similar species ahead of marathon migration STAFF from the WWT headquarters in Slimbridge have issued simple guides to help distinguish Bewick's swans from similar species ahead of their… Bewick's swans complete an extraordinary migration, travelling 8,000km from the Russian arctic to the Netherlands and the UK and back again each year.
"01.03.2017 09:44:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: No pressure on Omar, insists Forest Green boss Mark Cooper FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper insists he will tread carefully with new striking sensation Omar Bugiel.
"01.03.2017 09:40:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Investigation reveals shocking history of bankruptcy and dozens of companies under different names for couple who run The Convent in Stroud A MARRIED couple who run The Convent have been accused of not paying performers on time, have had dozens of now dissolved or liquidated companies… Between them have registered for 78 different companies at The Convent.
Some of are filed under differing names such as Charlotte Thornley A'Court Roberts and Charlotte Thornley A'Court Dutton.
"01.03.2017 09:08:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Penalties for using a phone behind the wheel will double from today MOTORISTS are being warned that they face six points on their licence and a £200 fine if they are caught using their mobile phone at the wheel. What do you think? Is the new legislation too harsh? Let us know your thoughts.
"01.03.2017 08:32:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former Roxborough care home resident searches for long lost childhood friend Betty Phillips, 69, formerly known as Betty Kennison is searching for a loving friend who gave her birthday presents during her childhood days of… Apologies there was some confusion about the name of the care home. Betty lived in Roxborough House.
"01.03.2017 08:19:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's Weather: A dry start across the Five Valleys IT will be a dry start across the Five Valleys with the occasional patch of sunshine bursting through the cloud cover. A dry start to the day but will it last?
"28.02.2017 18:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More than £1,000 raised for Kenyan orphanage in memory of Jack Mitchell after hearty donation fro... MORE than £1,000 has been raised for a Kenyan orphanage in memory of soldier Jack Mitchell – surpassing the target in less than a week. After a whopping combined donation from the Clothiers Arms and Bowbridge Arms the SNJ's fundraiser has surpassed the £1,000 goal.
Many thanks to all those who donated, we'll be raising the target for anyone else who would like to contribute.
"28.02.2017 17:24:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Chalford are the non-league answer to Arsenal's Invincibles CHALFORD are the non-league answer to Arsenal's Invincibles.
"28.02.2017 17:09:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former Avening organist and choirmaster Stuart Walkley, 64, pleads guilty to ABH FORMER Avening church organists and choirmaster Stuart Richard Walkley has been sentenced to eight-months in prison suspended by 12-years. 8-month suspended sentence
"28.02.2017 16:32:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former Rodborough care home resident searches for long lost childhood friend Betty Phillips, 69, formerly known as Betty Kennison is searching for a loving friend who gave her birthday presents during her childhood days of… If anyone knows Karen Harding or a former Karen Harding please get in touch!
"28.02.2017 14:42:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk "Photo proves my brother was murdered" says brother of Stroud man Andrew Apperley, 38, found dead in Thailand “THERE is allegedly a photo that shows my brother's dead body being pulled out of the sea with his hands tied – that proves he was murdered… He claims the Thai police are more focussed on protecting their tourism trade than investigating his younger brother's death.
"28.02.2017 13:46:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pupils at Beaudesert Park School in Minchinhampton take part in Children's Mental Health Week Pupils at Beaudesert Park School in Minchinhampton marked Children's Mental Health Week with a range of activities and excitement. Good to see the children having fun
"28.02.2017 13:02:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Hear ye, hear ye, Nailsworth gathers to honour Tony Evans' 25 years as town crier NAILSWORTH celebrated a quarter of a century's work from its well-known Town Crier last Saturday. Great to see so many turn out to congratulate Tony - and so many glorious hats!
"28.02.2017 12:45:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk TRANMERE ROVERS V FOREST GREEN: Match postponed FOLLOWING a noon pitch inspection, Forest Green's National League match at Tranmere Rovers this evening has been postponed due to a waterlogged…
"28.02.2017 11:54:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk TRANMERE ROVERS V FOREST GREEN: Noon pitch inspection at Prenton Park There will be a pitch inspection at Tranmere Rovers' Prenton Park at midday ahead of Forest Green's match this evening.
"28.02.2017 11:00:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud High School to compete in mock trial competition at Worcester Magistrates Court STUDENTS from Stroud High School will compete in a Mock trial competition at Worcester Magistrates Court on Saturday, March 11. Good luck to students at Stroud High School!
"28.02.2017 10:22:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Town Council to hold public meeting about future of Stroud Sub Rooms STROUD TOWN COUNCIL is holding a public meeting to give people a say about the future of the Sub Rooms. Big meeting on Thursday March 9!
"28.02.2017 09:58:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth duck race returns with a splash to kick off action quack-ed week of family fun, music and literature NAILSWORTH'S famed duck race will return on Saturday, May 20 to kick off the week-long arts festival. Back again for another great year - will you be going?
"28.02.2017 09:53:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man taken to hospital after incident in Daneway Lane near Sapperton A MAN driving a white van has been taken to hospital after skidding into a hedge in Daneway Lane, Sapperton. We are pleased to report he wasn't badly injured
"28.02.2017 09:12:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather in Stroud: Sunny spells give way to showers and wind TODAY will be mostly dry with sunny spells at first, but with showers and spells of rain expected during the afternoon. It will turn increasingly windy by the end of the day and continue to feel chilly.
"27.02.2017 20:24:37" Ben Ben Hirst captured this fantastic snap of today's turbulent weather on Rodborough Common.
"27.02.2017 18:00:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Friends embark on 54-mile run to bring paralysed man Ben Wernham home to Avening FRIENDS of Ben Wernham will embark on a 54-mile run to celebrate his return home, nearly a year after a freak accident in Cyprus left him… A brilliant idea for a great cause. The SNJ are pleased to hear Ben will be coming home
"27.02.2017 17:20:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Minchinhampton primary pupils and staff set to publish history book of tales inspired by real events STAFF and pupils at Minchinhampton Primary Academy have written a children's book inspired by real events in the history of the village. What a fantastic project, congratulations to all involved - we look forward to seeing the finished book!
"27.02.2017 16:43:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RECAP: Watch super-sub Omar Bugiel score two beauties in Forest Green blockbuster Watch super-sub Omar Bugiel score two beauties in Forest Green blockbuster
"27.02.2017 15:32:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police issue county-wide appeal after young girls approached by two men in Gloucester POLICE are appealing for information after reports that two girls, aged nine and 11, were approached by two men in a car in Gloucester. This happened in Gloucester but police are asking for information from anyone in the county who may know something or recognises the description of the two men and car.
"27.02.2017 14:30:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth Town Council stalwart resigns after 14 years of service A NAILSWORTH Town Council stalwart has resigned from his post after 14 years. Thank you for your service over the years, Norman.
"27.02.2017 13:28:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk History of Stroud District's animation prowess at forefront of Museum in the Park exhibition THE Museum in the Park will be creating a new public programme around the history of animation in the Stroud District. Stroud's history as the home of a famous animation studio is a story that was left untold, until now.
"27.02.2017 12:43:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Thousands attend fifth Festomane as Stroud District revels in its engineering potential THOUSANDS of people from across Stroud District flocked to the engineering and manufacturing events hosted as part of Festomane. Featuring some of the cutest and tiniest of Stroud's future scientists.
"27.02.2017 12:00:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Minchinhampton family to raise money for The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust A MINCHINHAMPTON family are holding a fundraising event for a charity close to their hearts. A very worthwhile cause!
"27.02.2017 11:18:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud man Michael Nash, 52, admits to 14 child sex offences including seven charges of inciting a 14-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity A 52-YEAR-OLD Stroud man admitted on Friday, February 24 to a catalogue of 14 child sex offences. Nash further pleaded guilty to possessing an extreme pornographic image involving oral sex between an animal and a person.
"27.02.2017 10:25:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Jemela to run boxerthon in aid of Ovarian Cancer Action PERSONAL TRAINER and boxercise instructor Jemela Coventry is organising a box2beat cancer ladies boxerthon. A great cause. Well done Jemela!
"27.02.2017 09:44:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Further £29million granted to Gloucestershire development projects, but Stroud District schemes overlooked FURTHER investment is set to be poured into the county, as £29.13 million was secured in the third round of the national Growth Deal funding,… Of 11 applications, three were awarded funding, the Cyber Business Park in Cheltenham, improvements for the Longford Housing scheme near Gloucester and funding to help the shortfall in the Forest of Dean campus project.
"27.02.2017 08:54:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk S.G.S students rewarded for giving others career changing advice PERFORMING ARTS students at S.G.S have been awarded certificates after helping Aspire Academy Director Barry Jackson with a video programme… Well done students at S.G.S!
"27.02.2017 08:21:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's Weather TODAY will feel colder than of late with gusty winds blowing through the Five Valleys. Cold and wet today in the Stroud District
"27.02.2017 08:03:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More relaxing birth experience for women at Stroud Maternity Unit STROUD MATERNITY UNIT is providing women with a more relaxing birthing experience thanks to the donation of new 'sky tiles.' Good News
"26.02.2017 17:54:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Stroud Harriers 1 Chalford 1 IN-FORM Stroud Harriers shared the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Division Two spoils in a 1-1 draw with leaders Chalford at Nailsworth…
"26.02.2017 17:17:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Forest Green 4 Woking 3 - Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Forest Green 4 Woking 3 - Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey
"26.02.2017 17:07:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brother of Stroud man Andrew Apperley, 38, found dead after Full Moon party in Thailand, believes he was murdered THE brother of Andrew Apperley, 38, who was found dead after attending a Full Moon party in Thailand, believes he was murdered. Richard revealed that the last texts he received from his brother contained fears of a 'scary guy in a face mask', people wanting to kill him and that his drink had been spiked.
"26.02.2017 13:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fresh safety warning issued to Gloucestershire residents after several tumble dryer fires GLOUCESTERSHIRE residents are advised by the fire service to check the safety measures of their tumble dryers after a number of fires. The affected brands are Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda.
"26.02.2017 12:37:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk OPINION: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper got it spot on, says fan John Light FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper got it spot on in yesterday's New Lawn thriller.
"26.02.2017 11:35:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green 4 Woking 3 Watch Woking boss Garry Hill give his post-match verdict VIDEO: Forest Green 4 Woking 3 Watch Woking boss Garry Hill give his post-match verdict.
"26.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud condiment company clinches stirring deal to sell Wolfy's porridge in Germany A STROUD-BASED condiment company has secured a deal to export Wolfy's Porridge to Germany. Excellent news for European porridge-lovers.
But what are some cracking puns to match this story?
"25.02.2017 22:23:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: The fans were really good today and I thank them for that - Forest Green boss Mark Cooper Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on thrilling 4-3 thriller over Woking.
"25.02.2017 20:48:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Without the fans we wouldn't be a football club, insists two-goal Forest Green hero Omar Bugiel FOREST GREEN fans may have found a New Lawn hero after super-sub Omar Bugiel bagged a stunning brace in a 4-3 victory over Woking.
"25.02.2017 20:11:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN 4 WOKING 3 Brilliant Bugiel fires Forest Green in seven-goal thriller STRIKER Omar Bugiel stepped off the bench to bag a last-gasp brace to fire Forest Green's promotion aspirations.
"25.02.2017 15:59:05" James HSBC, Stroud
James Horwood Photography This marvellous snap was taken by James Horwood at the corner of George Street and King Street in Stroud.
"25.02.2017 15:50:42" Dawn This fantastic autumnal scene was taken by Dawn Ballard near Painswick.
"25.02.2017 14:27:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN v WOKING: Watch Forest Green assistant manager Scott Lindsay name today's team Forest Green have made five changes to the team to face Woking.
"25.02.2017 13:59:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Steve Lydon's weekly diary: Our town centres at the heart of everything STROUD District Council leader Steve Lydon keeps you up to date with council matters SDC leader Steve Lydon shares his activities for the past week.
"25.02.2017 13:56:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LETTER: Strong concerns over health and environment from incinerator emissions I read with interest that the long awaited study into the potential impacts of waste incinerators on human health is now expected this spring. Stroud District Council Green Party Cllr Jonathan Edmunds shares his concerns about UBB's incinerator.
"24.02.2017 17:10:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Woman injured in two-car crash near Painswick THERE was a two-car collision on the junction near Golf Course Road in Painswick, one woman was taken to hospital. One female was taken to hospital after hitting her head, which caused a nosebleed. We wish her a speedy recovery.
"24.02.2017 16:16:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More relaxing birth experience for women at Stroud Maternity Unit A beautiful addition to Stroud Maternity Unit
"24.02.2017 15:45:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Mother seeks kind-hearted men who drove her 17-year-old son to hospital after arm brake The mother of a boy who broke his arm whilst cycling in Randwick Woods is looking for the kind-hearted men who took him to hospital. Do you know who these heroes are?
"24.02.2017 15:28:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We will try to win every game, insists Forest Green boss Mark Cooper FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper wants his side to 'blast' the last 14 games of the season.
"24.02.2017 15:22:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We will try to win every game, insists Forest Green boss Mark Cooper FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper wants his side to 'blast' the last 14 games of the season.
"24.02.2017 15:08:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Residents' fury as speeding motorists cause destruction on Bisley Old Road RESIDENTS of Bisley Old Road are furious at motorists ignoring the strict 20mph speed limit. Have you experienced similar speeding issues on this road?
"24.02.2017 14:27:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Join our Gloucestershire Camera Club to see your photos in the newspaper and on our website PHOTOGRAPHERS are invited to join our new Gloucestershire Camera Club, which aims to highlight some of the fantastic pictures taken by snappers… Calling all photographers, we want you to join our club so we can showcase your photos in the newspaper and online.
"24.02.2017 14:26:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PRE-MATCH PREVIEW: Forest Green v Woking: Rob Sinclair set to join the hundred club FIT again, Rob Sinclair is looking forward to making his 100th league appearance for Forest Green at the New Lawn tomorrow against Woking.
"24.02.2017 14:25:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'A load of old rubbish' – creative complainer pens poem about Stroud's food waste collection service 'A load of old rubbish' We've been sent yet another linguistic attack on Stroud's food waste collection service
'At the moment it is windy
Bins are blowing in the storm
That's why there's seven egg shells
And soggy cornflakes on my lawn'
"24.02.2017 14:09:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Sponsored Arthur's Stroll through picturesque Nailsworth raising money for local medical charity Cobalt A SPONSORED countryside walk in Nailsworth will raise funds for local medical charity Cobalt on Sunday April 23 at 10am. It's that time of the year again!
"24.02.2017 13:51:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pilates teacher Jo Daley joining international charity fundraiser for victims of sexual trafficking A PILATES teacher and mother from North Woodchester is holding a charity event as part of a worldwide effort to support women and children…
"24.02.2017 13:50:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud singers learn Handel masterpiece in a day to raise money for RefugeeAid WOULD you believe Handel's masterpiece oratorio The Messiah could be learnt and performed in just one day? So many amazing fundraising efforts in Stroud at the moment
"24.02.2017 12:47:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk ITV2 looking for Stroud residents to compete on new series of Love Island Stroud residents have been invited to take part in the next series of popular ITV2 reality show, Love Island. If anybody wants to be a reality tv star this could be for you!
"24.02.2017 11:38:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Paralympian Jack Rutter pays visit to St Matthews Primary School CAPTAIN of the England and Great Britain cerebral palsy football teams, Jack Rutter, paid a visit to St Matthews Primary School in Stroud this… Paralympian Jack Rutter put children at St Matthews through their paces this morning!
"24.02.2017 10:24:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Spotted in Stroud: Christmas comes early with tinsle-clad trolley IT appears Christmas has come early to Stroud with a tinsle-clad trolley which has appeared outside Stroud Station. And it's still 304 days until Christmas!
"24.02.2017 10:10:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ten Gloucestershire schools taking part in Nailsworth charity's first national mass sponsored read TEN schools in Gloucestershire are taking part in a Nailsworth-based charity's first national mass sponsored read. Children will be sponsored to read anything and everything - with 20 per cent of their sponsorship total funding books for their own school libraries.
"24.02.2017 09:36:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - dry, bright and cold with much lighter winds IT will be a cold and bright start with patchy frost and ice, especially on untreated surfaces. Cold and bright start in Stroud
"24.02.2017 09:28:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - dry, bright and cold with much lighter winds IT will be a cold and bright start with patchy frost and ice, especially on untreated surfaces.
"24.02.2017 09:28:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - dry, bright and cold with much lighter winds IT will be a cold and bright start with patchy frost and ice, especially on untreated surfaces.
"24.02.2017 09:25:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'This would mean so much to Jack': SNJ launches fundraising campaign in memory of much-loved soldier TODAY the SNJ is launching a fundraising campaign in memory of Jack Mitchell, the young soldier who died at the Warehouse in Stroud. We're now over 50 per cent of the way to our target £1,000. Thanks go to all the 31 supporters who have donated so far. Keep it going!
"24.02.2017 09:24:39" stroudfilmfestival.org Stroud Film Festival The full programme for the Stroud Film Festival has been announced. Check it out here:
"23.02.2017 21:27:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Date set for council's decision on the future of Warehouse Nightclub in Stroud A DECISION on the future of the Warehouse Nightclub in Stroud has been scheduled to take place on Monday, March 6. The Licensing Hearing has six possible available outcomes for the future of the club
"23.02.2017 18:42:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green and Weston coach Scott Bartlett in frame for Eastleigh job Forest Green Rovers' head of youth and Weston-super-Mare boss Scott Bartlett is in the frame to be the next boss at ambitious National League…
"23.02.2017 17:24:01" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post Thanks to photographer Rita Long for sending in these amazing sunset photos from the Purton Ships' Graveyard near Sharpness
"23.02.2017 17:19:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Mother of two appointed to represent social housing tenants at Ebley Mill A MOTHER-OF-TWO has been appointed as the second tenant representative to Stroud District Council's housing committee. Congratulations Sadie!
"23.02.2017 17:11:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Striking waterside development with 37 apartments, shop and canal mooring set to completely transform key area of Stroud A LONG-FOUGHT planning battle to create a striking 37-house canal-side development right next to Stroud Train Station has finally been given the… It's happening! What are your thoughts on the major development right next to Stroud train station?
"23.02.2017 15:57:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police in Gloucestershire appeal for help catching £50 note thieves Police in Gloucestershire are on the lookout for anyone trading or selling old style £50 notes after a large number were stolen in a burglary… For anybody lucky enough check your £50 notes
"23.02.2017 13:37:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fallen trees causing road blockages in Five Valleys THREE fallen trees in the past hour are causing havoc on roads around the Five Valleys. Slow moving traffic and heavy delays
"23.02.2017 12:46:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Full military honours to be given at memorial service for Stroud gunner Jack Mitchell, 24 FULL military honours will be given at the funeral of Stroud soldier Jack Mitchell, 24.
"23.02.2017 12:23:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Artificial intelligence the theme for BandiT 18 at Maidenhill School ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE will be the theme for BandiT 18, a rock and pop workshop for 8-17 year olds. Well Done Kevin Howlett. Always a great workshop!
"23.02.2017 11:33:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Progress made on Sub Rooms review after 350 attend information open day MORE than 350 people dropped into the Sub Rooms in Stroud on Saturday to hear about plans and have their say on its future. Good to see so many turnout and have their say on the future of this prized community arts venue
"23.02.2017 11:26:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Rugby stars set to battle it out at opening of Minchinhampton RFC clubhouse A HOST of former rugby stars will descend upon Minchinhampton RFC for the unveiling of the new clubhouse on Friday, March 3. Stars set to dust off their rugby boots!
"23.02.2017 10:47:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'This would mean so much to Jack': SNJ launches fundraising campaign in memory of much-loved soldier TODAY the SNJ is launching a fundraising campaign in memory of Jack Mitchell, the young soldier who died at the Warehouse in Stroud. After 210 likes and 140 shares on Facebook and 19 contributions we're a third of the way to our goal.
Please keep donating generously for this fantastic cause, in honour of Stroud's Jack Mitchell.
"23.02.2017 10:41:19" Stroud Film Festival - Halas & Batchelor - Animal Farm Stroud Film Festival - Halas & Batchelor - Animal Farm For 50 years John Halas and Joy Batchelor ran the UK's prime and most prolific animation studio in Stroud. We welcome Vivien Halas to present their local involvement and introduce Animal Farm based on George Orwell's brilliant satire, and shorts The
"23.02.2017 10:23:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Over £1.6m slashed from Gloucestershire Police budgets last year alone – despite Government pledge to protect spending MORE than £160 million has been slashed from police budgets in Gloucestershire in the last year, despite a promise from the Government to… Figures show that since 2010 the force in Gloucestershire has dropped from 1,309 to 1,067, a reduction of 18 per cent.
This is reflected in new stats that show recorded crime in the county has increased year-on-year by two per cent, with violent crime
"23.02.2017 10:09:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Sacred Music Festival returns for third year THE DIVERSE Stroud Sacred Music Festival will return for a third year this summer running from Friday, June 30 to Sunday, July 2. This is definitely a date to put in the diary!
"23.02.2017 09:19:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'RIP NHS' - Vandals plaster posters across Tory MP's Nailsworth Office overnight NHS protesters have vandalised the constituency office of Stroud's Conservative MP Neil Carmichael. A passer-by snapped this photo of the building this morning
"23.02.2017 09:06:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - storm Doris brings rain and widespread gales of up to 60mph THE MET Office has forecast gales and rain today for Stroud and much of Gloucestershire. Gusts of 50mph are likely in the towns and valleys, and 60mph in the hills around Stroud.
"23.02.2017 08:52:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fallen tree and power cables close two parts of Stroud Road this morning after storm Doris hits county TWO main roads from Stroud towards Gloucester have been blocked this morning after storm Doris battered the county last night. Stroud Road is blocked in two different places this morning
"22.02.2017 17:33:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Flying debris and power cuts predicted as Storm Doris brings 80mph winds to Stroud THE Met Office has issued an amber warning ahead of strong winds tomorrow (Thursday) caused by storm Doris with gusts of 60-70 mph likely, and… The Met Office has issued a warning about the danger of injury from flying debris. Trees are also likely to be damaged or blown over.
"22.02.2017 16:40:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk REJECTED: Appeal to overturn decision preventing the development of nursery and 44 houses refused by planning inspectorate. AN APPEAL to overturn the contentious plan of building 44 houses and a nursery on land east of Seven Waters, Leonard Stanley has been firmly… A good result for the Stanley's!
"22.02.2017 15:47:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire's LED street light upgrade set to cost £22million but save £17million in 12 years STREET lights throughout Gloucestershire are receiving an LED upgrade as the county council seek to reduce energy and carbon emissions saving… Their white light should provide greater visibility than the yellow/orange glow of the current street lights. They will also be 50-70 per cent more energy efficient.
"22.02.2017 14:34:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Dozens of bags of rubbish left behind after travellers set up camp in Stroud College car park ONE recycling lorry, two rubbish sack collection vans, one road cleaner and six workmen. Rubbish was left strewn across the floor and hedgerows
"22.02.2017 13:57:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Aspire Academy Director Barry Jackson enlists help of performing arts students at S.G.S STUDENTS at S.G.S have been helping Aspire Academy Director Barry Jackson with a video programme called Your First Job. How to thrive in the… Well Done to the participating students at S.G.S
"22.02.2017 11:54:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Vanarama National League Highlights Show VIDEO: Vanarama National League Highlights Show
"22.02.2017 11:20:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Toddler Oona reunited with Babbitt the bunny after social media campaign OONA EVERETT a 22-month-old toddler from London was reunited with her bunny on Monday after a long social media campaign. A very happy reunion, Oona has been reunited with her rabbit after four months!
"22.02.2017 11:00:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ Editorial: Daryl Ackland got a five year sentence - but he leaves his victim's family with a life sentence This week Ackland may have got a five year sentence, but on that tragic day last October Joseph's family were given a life sentence. It begs… This week Ackland may have got a five year sentence, but on that tragic day last October Joseph's family were given a life sentence. It begs the question, has justice really been done?
"22.02.2017 10:55:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Sub Rooms gets in on the action for packed Stroud Film Festival programme THE Subscription Rooms have added their own day to the already packed Stroud Film Festival programme. Sooooo much going on for Stroud Film Festival. Make sure you head along to this one!
"22.02.2017 10:42:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Meet the incredible volunteers who create Stroud's free Talking Newspaper for people with sight difficulties EVERY week, in a tiny studio in Minchinhampton a group of volunteers from Five Valley Sounds meets to edit, record and distribute the SNJ to… These guys amazing work every week to make the SNJ available for everyone in our community
"22.02.2017 10:37:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LETTER: We need a transparent independent inquiry into the credentials of Javelin Park incinerator and R4C recycling plant I think it would be in the interests of both local democracy and sensible waste management to set up some kind of independently-managed inquiry… What do we make of this letter?
"22.02.2017 10:36:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud tenants and council officers set to feature in 14 episodes of new BBC series 'The Housing Enforcers' STROUD and its residents are set to feature in 14 episodes of a new 20-part BBC series which starts on Monday. Tune in to watch Stroud tenants and council officers on BBC One next week
"22.02.2017 10:32:39" gazetteseries.co.uk Gloucestershire, Thornbury and Yate News - from the Gazette Series The latest news stories from the Dursley, Thornbury and Yate areas. Updated coverage of all Gloucestershire news - from The Gazette Series Stroud District Council leader Steve Lydon has been making the news over in the Big Apple this week!
"22.02.2017 09:48:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fifty years of service to Stroud: council honours longest-serving staff member Ben Smith WHEN Ben Smith started working at Stroud District Council back in 1966 he earnt a weekly wage of £3 and one shilling. Stroud legend! Well done to Ben for 50 years of service to the council and to the district
"22.02.2017 09:44:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Promotion from deputy to temporary Gloucestershire police chief constable for Rod Hansen THE current deputy chief constable of Gloucestershire will be the county's temporary chief constable. Rod Hansen will assume operational control of the constabulary when the current chief Suzette Davenport retires in April.
"22.02.2017 09:23:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk White Land Rover 110 stolen in Miserden POLICE are looking for thieves who stole a white Land Rover 110 hardtop from outside a house in Miserden between 5.30pm on Friday and 7am on… Land Rover drivers should take note
"22.02.2017 09:08:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Open mic night for 'truly amazing' Ryan Rogers, 23, who died in Stonehouse AN open mic night at a coffee shop is being held in memory of a “truly amazing” friend and son who died in Stonehouse. All are invited to attend the event tomorrow, February 23, to pay tribute to Ryan
"22.02.2017 09:07:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Business owners invited to special information and networking event at Stroud District Council BUSINESS owners in Stroud will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with industry experts and partner organisations at a special information and… This will be a great opportunity to rub shoulders with other business owners in Stroud
"22.02.2017 08:55:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'What kind of justice is this?' - Five year sentence for Stroud killer driver Daryl Ackland 'an insult' to victim's family A COURT'S decision to jail a drug addict for just five years for killing Stroud grandfather Joseph Marchant has been described as “an… Do you think this sentence for the killing of much-loved grandfather Joseph Marchant on Bisley Road was too lenient?
Some argue Ackland could be free to walk the streets of Stroud again within two and a half years.
"22.02.2017 08:43:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather - wet and windy at times over the coming days A CLOUDY day in Stroud, with outbreaks of rain, persistent at times, especially during the morning.
"22.02.2017 08:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'This would mean so much to Jack': SNJ launches fundraising campaign in memory of much-loved soldier TODAY the SNJ is launching a fundraising campaign in memory of Jack Mitchell, the young soldier who died at the Warehouse in Stroud. We are honoured that the family has granted us permission to launch this fundraising campaign on their behalf.
The money raised will go towards the Kenyan orphanage where Jack spent six months with the army and to other worthwhile causes such as clean
"21.02.2017 17:45:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Body found in search for missing man with links to Stroud, Andrew Apperley, who disappeared after Full Moon beach party in Thailand A BODY has been found in the search of a 38-year-old man with close links to Stroud who went missing after a beach party in Thailand. Sad news. Our thoughts go out to the family and all those affected
"21.02.2017 16:55:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GALLERY: Forest Green Ladies celebrate league title GALLERY: Forest Green Ladies celebrate league title
"21.02.2017 15:19:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Marmite thief Jessica Pritchard, 35, from Stroud jailed for 10 weeks A 35-YEAR-OLD Stroud woman has been jailed after she admitted stealing 17 jars of Marmite. She stole Marmite worth £52.53p from the Co-op in Stroud.
"21.02.2017 12:52:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Forest Green are league champions Forest Green Rovers Ladies are South West Women's Football League Eastern Division champions after victory over their nearest rivals sealed the…
"21.02.2017 12:12:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Woman, 84, from Leonard Stanley waits 10 hours to have dislocated shoulder relocated AN 84-YEAR-OLD woman from Leonard Stanley was left waiting 10 hours in extreme pain to have her dislocated shoulder put back in place. She was left waiting for six hours at Stroud General Hospital and a further four hours at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
"21.02.2017 10:44:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Young horse rider Harry, nine, vows to spend his weekends cleaning up litter in Stonehouse A KIND-HEARTED horse-rider Harry Lewis, nine, has vowed to spend his weekends picking up litter in Stonehouse. Maybe we should all be following the example set by nine-year-old Harry Lewis! Don't drop litter!
"21.02.2017 10:13:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Green' Eco Park will help boost biodiversity and nature, independent report finds – but critics aren't swayed WITH only a couple of months left until one of the biggest planning decisions in the history of the Stroud district is made, Ecotricity are… Ecotricity will hope the commissioned study contradicts some of the main criticism aimed at the plans from opponents, who argue Eco Park's green technology business hub, sports complex and football stadium will destroy green fields and blight the
"21.02.2017 10:00:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Community backlash after council gives green light for 16 new homes in hamlet near Horsley A TINY hamlet near Horsley is set to almost double in size after plans for 16 house development were given the green light by the district's… Furious residents in Nupend and Horsley have now called on the chair of the development control committee to revoke the decision
"21.02.2017 09:47:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud celebrant wins top regional wedding award A CELEBRANT from Stroud as won a top regional wedding award. Congratulations Christina!
"21.02.2017 07:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Minchinhampton pub set to reopen as owners seek to finish refurbishments and appoint new tenants THE CROWN Inn of Minchinhampton is set to reopen 'as soon as possible' as its owners take over control to finish refurbishments. Excellent news for Minch!
"20.02.2017 17:23:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WASPI women of Stroud take their fight to London to join national demo A CAMPAIGN group in Stroud protesting 'unfair and unjust' changes to the pension age for women will take their fight to London next month. The group will also be meeting MP Neil Carmichael to discuss the issue
"20.02.2017 16:53:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Charities and organisations in Stroud which help people in crisis awarded grant of £500,000 A GROUP of voluntary organisations in Stroud which come to the aid people in crisis have been given a joint grant of half a million pounds. Incredible amount of funding for these small local charities! All of them do such amazing work helping people in crisis in Stroud keep their head above the water
"20.02.2017 15:19:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud truck pull organiser Gary Gardner denies using cash from Lee Rigby charity events to fund his band THE man behind Stroud's well-known charity truck pulls has denied using the profits of similar events elsewhere in the country to make a single… Mr Gardner is accused of keeping money raised through a series charity truck-pull events which he staged in aid of murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby's six-year-old son
"20.02.2017 13:26:34" As part of our "Discover..." series we will be publishing a double-page spread on Stroud and the same for Stonehouse. What is it that makes these areas speacial? Why would you visit Stroud or Stonehouse? What makes these places famous? Are there any
"20.02.2017 13:24:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two hundred sign petition for increased safety measures along busy Stratford Road in Stroud COMMUNITY members are calling for greater safety measures to be implemented along one of the busiest main roads through Stroud.
"20.02.2017 12:33:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Heartbroken Maria, five, appeals for return of her enchanted unicorn Fanta who was lost at garden centre near Stroud A HEARTBROKEN little girl has made a desperate appeal to track down her beloved toy unicorn who was lost at Highfield Garden World during half… Please share this post and help us reunite Maria with her beloved unicorn Fanta
"20.02.2017 12:09:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk National Trust opens Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons meeting up to public for unique event COMMONS-USERS in Stroud will be given the unique chance to attend a special information evening at Subscription Rooms on Thursday. This is a great chance to meet the National Trust team who care for the commons speak about ongoing conservation, plans and objectives for the year ahead and engage in the debate about safety measures for the cows on the Commons