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"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
"20.02.2017 11:49:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Neighbourhood Development Plan roadshow coming to Minchinhampton parish MINCHINHAMPTON is making progress on its plans to create a blueprint for any future development or house building in the area. There are four roadshow events taking place at different points around the parish. Get involved and have your say!
"20.02.2017 11:40:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Hustle and bustle of Stroud Farmer's Market on Saturday HUNDREDS flocked to Stroud Farmer's Market on Saturday morning to peruse, buy, sell and enjoy the bustling sights and sounds of the town. Stroud at its very best!
"20.02.2017 11:34:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Maidenhill Head Teacher Pam Wilson pleased with good Ofsted report MAIDENHILL SCHOOL Head teacher Pam Wilson has welcomed the institutions positive Ofsted report. Maidenhill Head Teacher Pam Wilson speaks out about positive Ofsted report!
"20.02.2017 10:01:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Brimscombe on course for three trophies BRIMSCOMBE are on course for three trophies this season as they reached the quarter-finals of the Bluefin Sports Hellenic Challenge Cup. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15103671.CAUGHT_ON_CAMERA__Brimscombe_eye_more_silverware/
"20.02.2017 09:53:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Sharp drop in cases of scarlet fever across the South West THERE has been a sharp reduction in the number of scarlet fever cases throughout the region. Cases dropped by 18 per cent across the region.
"20.02.2017 09:48:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New landlord takes over The Red Lion in Arlingham Set in the beautiful, quaint village of Arlingham The Red Lion pub is the perfect destination for anyone seeking a refreshing ale or a delicious… A great pub set in the beautiful village of Arlingham!
"20.02.2017 09:43:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: Balmy breeze and cloud with patches of rain to follow TODAY will be a mostly cloudy day with a brisk westerly breeze and feel pretty warm for the time of year. It should feel pretty toasty today - for the time of year.
"20.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New Stonehouse HQ to mark Brimscombe manufacturer's 20th anniversary A BRIMSCOMBE-BASED manufacturing company is branching out with a new HQ in Stonehouse. Great news for Staitech!
"19.02.2017 21:19:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RUGBY PICTURE GALLERY: Cirencester RFC v Stroud THE local bragging rights went comprehensively to Stroud after they left Cirencester's Whiteway ground with a 56-3 success in the Tribute Western…
"19.02.2017 16:45:36" Timeline Photos After all the heart-wrenching stories the Stroud News and Journal and our sister paper the Gazette have covered over the past few weeks I think we could all do with a pick-me-up.
Here are Finley, four, and Louis Bryan, two, from Wickwar who took part in
"19.02.2017 15:10:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Gateshead 3 Forest Green 1 Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Gateshead 3 Forest Green 1 Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey
"19.02.2017 12:14:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We need to bounce back, says Forest Green defender Mark Ellis WOUNDED by a crushing 3-1 defeat at Gateshead, on-loan Forest Green defender Mark Ellis insists Rovers need to bounce back at home to Woking on…
"19.02.2017 10:01:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Picture nostalgia: Stroud man Sid Griffiths, 75, finishes five-year restoration of Meteor jet FIVE years of dedicated restoration work paid off for aircraft enthusiast Sid Griffiths in 2007. Fantastic work from Sid and his friends!
"19.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Picture nostalgia: Brimscombe Polytechnic pupils from the 1950s THIS photo of Brimscombe Polytechnic pupils is from the 1950s, when the school was based at the Thames and Severn Canal Headquarters. Do you recognise any of the pupils in this photo?
"19.02.2017 00:04:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk We have to move on, says Forest Green boss Mark Cooper after 3-1 defeat at Gateshead FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper insists his title-chasing side need to move on after a frustrating defeat at Gateshead.
"18.02.2017 17:50:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GATESHEAD 3 FOREST GREEN 1: Frustration for promotion chasing Rovers in the North East FOREST GREEN'S title aspirations were dealt a hit in the North East as Gateshead came out on top.
"18.02.2017 14:38:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name today's side for the clash against Gateshead WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper name today's side for the clash against Gateshead http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15102047.WATCH_Forest_Green_boss_Mark_Cooper_name_today_s_side_for_the_clash_against_Gateshead/
"18.02.2017 13:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud nostalgia: SDC clashes with Waitrose, puma sightings and Merrywalks traffic lights SNJ reporter Eddie Bisknell takes a look back through the decades for some Stroud nostalgia. Some excellent stories throughout the decades.
"18.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nostalgia: Nailsworth Primary school bucks national trend with bumper admissions AFTER recent reports of school funding cuts throughout Stroud District, with many having to consider staff redundancies and brace themselves for larger class sizes, the SNJ looks back a decade, when a Five Valleys school was enjoying increased pupil. Do you recognise anyone in this photo?
"17.02.2017 23:10:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Princess Anne visits Holy Trinity Church Minchinhampton MEMBERS of the community gave a warm welcome to Princess Anne when she visited Minchinhampton parish church this afternoon. A royal visit to Minchinhampton
"17.02.2017 18:10:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Loving tributes paid to beautiful and bright young mother Hannah Wood, 30, who died in accident near Avening HANNAH Wood, who died in the accident at Avening this week, was a beautiful, bright and much loved young mother who will be sorely missed by her… The tribute piece has been updated with further info about Hannah, photos provided by her family and quotes on behalf of them all from her sister Lucy Skuse.
Hannah and her partner-of-eight-years Jon Newman and their son Jamie lived in Minchinhampton,
"17.02.2017 16:30:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Staff, pupils and governors celebrate 125 years of Amberley Parochial School Library PUPILS and staff at Amberley Parochial Primary School celebrated the 125th anniversary of their school library on Wednesday, January 11.
"17.02.2017 15:10:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk An update on the collision near Eastcombe earlier this afternoon
An 11-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car near Thomas Keble School
"17.02.2017 14:07:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Have your say at Sub Rooms open day this Saturday AN open day at the Subscription Rooms in Stroud is being held this Saturday, February 18. This event is running tomorrow at the Sub Rooms. Why not pop along during a trip to the Farmer's Market!
"17.02.2017 13:48:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Crash involving car and pedestrian in Eastcombe this afternoon A PEDESTRIAN has been involved with a crash with a car near Thomas Keble School in the small village of Eastcombe. Police have not yet been able to confirm if there were any injuries or the age of the pedestrian.
"17.02.2017 13:41:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk World Book Day 2017: Send us your photos to join in the fun in Stroud World Book Day 2017 is fast approaching and the SNJ wants to know what you're planning and see your pictures. We can't wait to see your photos and hear your plans for the big day
"17.02.2017 12:27:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man found dead in Stonehouse A 55-YEAR-OLD man has been found dead at his flat in Orchard Place, Stonehouse after suffering a head injury. Sad news from Stonehouse
"17.02.2017 11:37:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk However, the council is still facing a massive £120m backlog of repairs in the county
"17.02.2017 10:27:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Loving tributes paid to beautiful and bright young mother Hannah Wood, 30, who died in accident near Avening HANNAH Wood, who died in the accident at Avening this week, was a beautiful, bright and much loved young mother who will be sorely missed by her… After the immense outpouring of tributes we have seen for Hannah, we have started a tribute piece - if you would like to contribute email ebi@stroudnewsandjournal along with how you knew her.
"17.02.2017 09:09:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: Mild with sunny spells and drizzle AFTER early fog patches clear, it will be mild and rather cloudy. Some sunny patches today with patchy light rain later on.
"16.02.2017 20:37:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH behind the scenes with Forest Green assistant manager Scott Lindsey Sports editor Ashley Loveridge was granted behind the scenes access to Forest Green's video analysis session at The New Lawn.
"16.02.2017 18:53:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Geordie boy Liam Noble relishing return to his roots THE Noble clan will be out in force when Forest Green captain Liam Noble returns to his native North East this weekend.
"16.02.2017 18:00:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fund started to help partner and son of Hannah Wood, 30, killed in crash near Avening A JUSTGIVING page has been started to help the son and partner of Hannah Wood, 30, who was killed in a crash near Avening on Monday. The woman killed in Monday's crash was called Hannah Wood, she has a four-year-old son called Jamie and a partner called Jon, two funds have been started in her memory.
Our most heartfelt condolences from everyone here at the Stroud News and Journal.
"16.02.2017 17:31:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Joseph Marchant was ten times the man you will ever be' – judge's scathing words as he jails drug addict Daryl Ackland for dangerous driving DRUG addict Daryl Ackland, who killed a 'highly skilled' craftsman and artist while fleeing from the police, was jailed for five years four… "He was ten times the man you will ever be. You killed him quite accidentally but through sheer recklessness."
"16.02.2017 16:59:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on Gateshead test Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on Gateshead test
"16.02.2017 16:55:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Neighbourhood bobbies at forefront of Gloucestershire's four-year police strategy launch THE POLICE strategy for the next four years was launched today, leading on a platform of increased neighbourhood policing with more officers on… Some excellent plans for the next four years.
"16.02.2017 16:42:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former Avening organist and choirmaster acquitted of charges for indecent assault FORMER Avening church organist and choirmaster Stuart Richard Walkley, 64, has been found not guilty of four historic charges of indecent… He was found not guilty.
"16.02.2017 16:14:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud district councillor urges towns and parishes to move pension investment from fossil fuels STROUD District Council chair, Norman Kay is urging town and parish councils to move their pension funds away from investments associated with… Green Party councilor says no to fossil fuels!
"16.02.2017 15:39:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Driving ban for Jesus after he admits being twice the legal limit A 31-YEAR-OLD Nailsworth motorist was found to be more than twice the legal drink-drive limit when he was stopped by police. Jesus was arrested while driving his Renault in London Road, Stroud
"16.02.2017 15:19:38" Timeline Photos Work is continuing to assess the future canal path at Westfield Lock on the site of Eco Park.
For an update on the canal project, have a read of our article here: https://goo.gl/M0TILI
"16.02.2017 15:02:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Stunning new film showcases the very best of Stroud district A STUNNING new promotional film showcasing the charm, beauty and unique character of the Stroud district has officially been launched. In case you missed it last week... here's a story on a great little promotional film about all the incredible things going on in the district.
It makes you proud to be Stroud! You can watch the video here.
"16.02.2017 14:26:51" goodonpaper.info Stroud Subscription Rooms: What's the Big Deal? By Sarah Phaedre Watson A couple of weeks ago I sat in Meme and watched the forecourt at the Subs, enjoying the diorama; the man hastily buying (apology?) flowers from the vintage van, the couple on the bench eatingsteaming sausage rolls out of paper bags. On the steps were a Interesting read
"16.02.2017 14:24:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tiny hamlet near Nailsworth to almost double in size after plans for 16 homes get green light 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…
"16.02.2017 13:49:46" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo Thanks to Gary Watkins for this picture of a spider's web in the setting sun which he took at Chavenage. Beautiful!
"16.02.2017 13:11:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Taxpayers set for another 3.99 hike as county council passes budget to fund road repairs and adult social care AFTER hours of heated debate, dramatic last minute amendments and financial wrangling, the Conservative administration at Gloucestershire County… Lib Dem councillors criticised the council for a “double whammy” of cuts and tax hikes, while Labour said the Conservatives had failed to tackle the county's “growing social care crisis”.
"16.02.2017 10:24:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police hunt Stroud man Rufus Jenson, 22, who failed to turn up for community service after robbing boy, 16, in Bank Gardens A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a 22-year-old Stroud man who failed to turn up at Gloucester Crown Court to be sentenced for… If you know of Mr Jenson's whereabouts contact police on 101
"16.02.2017 10:23:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Price of average home in Stroud district is over nine time average worker's salary PRICE tags for the average home in Stroud district are more than nine times the average salary, new figures have shown. In 2016 the average house price in Stroud was just over £266,000
"16.02.2017 09:53:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth community to celebrate quarter century's work of Town Crier Tony Evans HEAR YE, hear ye - Nailsworth will celebrate a quarter of a century's work from its well-known Town Crier. Hear ye, hear ye !
"16.02.2017 09:47:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council celebrated for positive impact of planning blueprint on Stroud's community and environment STROUD District Council has been celebrated for the way its planning decisions are making a positive impact on the community and environment. Do you think Stroud District Council deserves this nomination?
"16.02.2017 09:31:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Kite festival returns to Minchinhampton Common for sixth year THE SKIES over Minchinhampton Common will be filled with colour for the sixth time with the returning annual kite festival. It's that time of year again, have your kites at the ready!
"16.02.2017 09:03:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: Mild with sunny intervals ANY early low cloud, mist and fog will clear this morning to leave a generally dry day. It should feel nice and mild today for the time of year.
"15.02.2017 17:20:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Second chance to have your say on Nailsworth and Horsley leaving Stroud constituency VOTERS will soon have another chance to have their say on major boundary changes which could see Nailsworth, Horsley, Dursley and Wotton leave… Do you think these boundary change proposals are right for the Stroud constituency?
"15.02.2017 17:18:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Maidenhill School receives much improved rating following Ofsted inspection A SCHOOL classified as inadequate from 2006 to 2009 has received an overall effectiveness rating of good in their recent Ofsted inspection. A fantastic Ofsted review for Maidenhill School!
"15.02.2017 14:27:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen set to host first Cars and Coffee meet A RARE car enthusiast has set up a Cars and Coffee meet in The Malt House Stroud on Sunday, March 26. A great event for anyone who loves their motors!
"15.02.2017 12:34:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Debate on Warehouse nightclub in Stroud at centre of Jack Mitchell's murder investigation AS STROUD mourns the loss of Jack Mitchell, the decision to close the nightclub where he died has sparked debate. A book of condolences has been started at the Stroud Town Council office in London Road.
Jack's grandmother Pauline would like to give her thanks for all those who have sent their best wishes to the family, who are overwhelmed with gratitude.
"15.02.2017 12:29:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk All the latest planning applications in Stroud district Planning Department Weekly List What's happening in your neck of the woods?
"15.02.2017 12:22:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Green light for Fat Toni's Pizzeria to open restaurant in Stroud town centre FAT Toni's Pizzeria has been granted planning permission to open its first restaurant in the heart of Stroud town centre. Excellent news!
"15.02.2017 12:01:02" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo This lovely photo from Rodborough Common was taken by photographer Paul Nicholls
"15.02.2017 11:23:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pay and Display machine will be introduced at Haresfield Beacon car park DOG walkers, hikers and ramblers will soon have to start paying to access the car park for Haresfield Beacon and Standish Wood. The Trust says this money will be channelled back into “upkeep of car parks, footpaths and wider conservation work”
"15.02.2017 11:16:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Glowing first OFSTED report for St Martin's specialist college in Stroud A SPECIALIST college for young people with disabilities has been rated 'good', with 'outstanding' features by Ofsted in its first report. This was St Martin's first ever Ofsted report
"15.02.2017 10:49:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Specialist home in Stroud praised for effective care of young people with serious eating disorders A STROUD home for young people with eating disorders has been rated “good” overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following a recent…
"15.02.2017 10:13:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Curtain ready to rise on third annual Stroud Film Festival STROUD Film Festival returns for its third year with an exciting mix of films and events which will run from Sunday, March 5 to Sunday, March 19… Looks like it's going to be another jam-packed two weeks of film and cinema in Stroud this year. Roll on Stroud Film Festival 2017!
"15.02.2017 10:01:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ Editorial: Three deaths in only nine days is devastating for Stroud WHAT a devastating couple of weeks it has been for the loss of lives in Stroud. What a devastating couple of weeks it has been for the loss of lives in Stroud.
"15.02.2017 09:59:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wycliffe pupil from Painswick soars to success in young musician competition WYCLIFFE College Sixth form pupil Beth Hiatt is through to the Finals of the South Cotswold Rotary Young Musician of the Year, after winning the… Best of luck in the finals Beth!
"15.02.2017 09:43:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Mobile Post Office up and running in Chalford and Brimscombe A MOBILE Post Office in the form of a Mercedes Sprinter is up and running in Chalford and Brimscombe. Both villages now have access to Post Office services again!
"15.02.2017 09:41:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Over 800 sign petition against underground cabling roadworks through Stonehouse High Street A PETITION protesting against plans to route an electricity cable through Stonehouse High Street and the B4008 has gathered over 800 signatures. The petition will be presented to the county council at its full meeting today
"14.02.2017 16:58:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LETTER: Bin men's food waste collection technique is a shambles This movement was repeated by each operator so that the bins lay artistically at every possible angle in the wake of the truck. One of the most sarcastic, sardonic and scornful letters we've ever seen.
Thanks to Ron Lang from Minchinhampton for this belter on the handling techniques of the bin men in charge of Stroud's food waste collections.
Well worth a read.
"14.02.2017 16:20:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New courses begin as Stroud's therapeutic arts project finds new home EXCITING new developments are afoot at Stroud's community and therapeutic arts project. Imagine has opened a new chapter in its community project after moving to a new studio in Fromehall Mill
"14.02.2017 15:22:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Have your say at Sub Rooms open day this Saturday AN open day at the Subscription Rooms in Stroud is being held this Saturday, February 18. Get involved sand have your say on what should happen to the Subscription Rooms!
"14.02.2017 14:53:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stratford Road in Stroud due for full month of roadworks disruption ROADWORKS to upgrade old metal gas pipes on Stratford Road in Stroud are due to cause disruption for a month. Motorists should be prepared for a full month of disruption
"14.02.2017 14:48:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ editor Michael Purton signing copies of his crime novel, Silhouettes, at Costa in Stroud this Saturday SNJ editor Michael Purton will be signing copies of his crime novel set in Stroud this Saturday, February 18. Michael will be there from 11am to noon.
"14.02.2017 14:41:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk OPEN LETTER: Mother-of three's response to school funding cuts in Gloucestershire MOTHER-OF-THREE Moira Bust has written an open letter which you are welcome to send to your local MP and the education secretary in response to… Mother-of-three Moira Bust has written an open letter which she is encouraging you to send to your local MP and the education secretary.
"14.02.2017 14:27:37" gazetteseries.co.uk Families move in to four new council homes in Hillside near Coaley FAMILIES have moved in to four recently completed council homes in Hillside near Coaley. More council homes in Stroud district have now been completed
"14.02.2017 14:23:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud dad seeks to find the rightful owner of birthday present and two cards which fell off a moving car A KIND-HEARTED dad is seeking to return birthday presents and two cards after they fell off the top of a moving car in Stroud. A very good deed indeed!
"14.02.2017 13:39:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SHORTWOOD UNITED: Liam Meredith goal shocks Gloucester City A LAST-GASP Liam Meredith winner handed Shortwood a surprise win over Gloucester City at Evesham.
"14.02.2017 13:16:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud dad seeks to find the rightful owner of birthday present and two cards which fell off a moving car A KIND-HEARTED dad is seeking to return birthday presents and two cards after they fell off the top of a moving car in Stroud. Please share!
"14.02.2017 11:47:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council's multi-million investment transforms canal plans PLANS to restore the canal between Stonehouse and Saul have been transformed by Stroud District Council's decision to invest £3m in the… Progress!
"14.02.2017 10:04:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ and Gazette readers show narrow support for MPs who voted to reject plans to accept 3,000 child refugees A VOTE from SNJ and Gazette readers revealed narrow support for MPs who rejected a plan to bring 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees to the UK… Of the votes cast across both sites, 38 per cent approved of the decision because they felt the plan promoted human trafficking.
"14.02.2017 09:31:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LIGHT'S OUT: Oh my, Omar makes quite an impression at Forest Green IT WAS colder at Forest Green on Saturday than in the Arctic Circle!
"13.02.2017 17:26:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Woman, 30, from Stroud, killed after her Mini Cooper hit a tree and caught fire between Avening and Tetbury THE woman killed in today's accident between Avening and Tetbury was 30-years-old and from Stroud. Our condolences to her friends, family and loved ones at this difficult time.
"13.02.2017 16:51:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Frampton United 2 Stonehouse Town 2 Simon Pizzey captured all the action from the 2-2 County League draw between Frampton United and Stonehouse Town.
"13.02.2017 15:56:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Road closed after fatal accident as car hits tree and sets on fire near Avening and Tetbury Upton THERE has been a fatal incident between Avening and Tetbury Upton after a car hit a tree. No details confirmed about the person who has died, but our condolences go to their friends, family and loved ones.
"13.02.2017 15:07:15" Timeline Photos It's new reporter Sam Evans' first day with the SNJ. He replaces Saul who is now working on the South Wales Argus. Sam studied journalism in London, has a degree in history and politics and loves rugby and cricket.
"13.02.2017 15:02:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SHORTWOOD UNITED: We needed result more than the performance, says Shortwood coach Andy Hoskins SHORTWOOD coach Andy Hoskins insisted his side needed the result more than the performance as Wood got back to winning ways at struggling…
"13.02.2017 14:34:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stonehouse nursery on verge of outstanding after rapid improvements lead to two-rating leap STAFF at a nursery in Stonehouse have earned an impressive leap in a recent assessment from Ofsted, with two-rating improvement from inadequate… Ofsted inspector Vanessa Redmond said: “Staff and children sit together and talk about shared interests, which helps children feel valued and gives them a good sense of belonging.
“Children achieve well because staff have high expectations of what they
"13.02.2017 13:44:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk B4014 closed after serious accident near Avening and Tetbury Upton THERE are reports of a serious incident between Avening and Tetbury Upton. We've now heard that someone has died in the incident, updates to follow.
"13.02.2017 13:30:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Open day for public and community groups to explore plans for Stroud's Sub Rooms AN open day will be held for community groups and members of the public to explore the future plans for Stroud's Subscription Rooms. Little reminder about the Sub Rooms open day this Saturday where you can dicusss the options for its future in detail, as well as history about the venue and its current events.
"13.02.2017 13:22:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Three girls from Stroud set to cut their beloved long-locks for charity THREE girls from Stroud will be cutting their beloved locks for charity. Fantastic effort from Tia, her little sister Macy and close childhood friend Emily.
"13.02.2017 13:10:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Counter proposals against 'knee-jerk' reaction to crash at Bath Road junctions in Nailsworth STROUD'S MP and a county councillor are among those countering proposals for mini-roundabouts on the A46 Bath Road junctions in Nailsworth… Stroud's MP and Nailsworth's county councillor are among those countering Cllr Steve Robinson's idea to install mini-roundabouts at the junctions following last month's crash.
"13.02.2017 12:15:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Reports of a runaway car near Lloyds Pharmacy in Nailsworth THERE have been reports of a runaway car in Nailsworth near Lloyds Pharmacy. This will have added to the traffic around Nailsworth this morning.
"13.02.2017 10:44:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud charity truck pull organiser Gary Gardner, 54, charged with fraud THE man behind Stroud's well-known charity truck pulls has been charged with fraud. He is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court on Friday.
"13.02.2017 10:38:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Five-star Brimscombe put Ascot on the rails ED MAJOR bagged a brace as in-form Brimscombe stretched their unbeaten run to eight.
"13.02.2017 09:45:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk IN THE PICTURE: Forest Green 2 Boreham Wood 0 - Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey IN THE PICTURE: Forest Green 2 Boreham Wood 0 - Pro Sports Images/ Shane Healey
"13.02.2017 09:39:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud and Nailsworth libraries among those hosting events for children this half term STROUD and Nailsworth's libraries among those in Gloucestershire hosting fun and free activities for young families this half term. There's lots of fun to be had this half term.
"13.02.2017 09:09:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: Sunshine and strong wind IT will be a bright day with some good spells of sunshine, however it will be very windy with gales along exposed coasts and hills. Brace yourselves today for a biting winter gale.
"12.02.2017 14:18:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New Forest Green striker Omar Bugiel escapes car crash unscathed NEW Forest Green striker Omar Bugiel has revealed he escaped unscathed from a car crash. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15086964.New_Forest_Green_striker_Omar_Bugiel_escapes_car_crash_unscathed/
"12.02.2017 14:13:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Boreham Wood boss Luke Garrard on Forest Green defeat VIDEO: Boreham Wood boss Luke Garrard on Forest Green defeat
"12.02.2017 08:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk POLL: Stroud and Cotswolds MPs vote against plans to accept 3,000 Syrian child refugees ON Monday night MPs voted by 294 votes to 276 to reject a plan for Britain to accept 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian child refugees who had travelled to Europe. We've listed some responses in our poll, have your say by clicking the link below. What are your thoughts on this decision?
"11.02.2017 22:38:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Omar left beaming after dream debut for Forest Green FOREST GREEN striker Omar Bugiel says that his debut could not have gone any better after scoring the winner in Rovers' 2-0 win over Boreham…
"11.02.2017 21:39:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper calls for fans to stick with team for title run-in Forest Green boss Mark Cooper calls for fans to stick with team for title run-in.
"11.02.2017 20:54:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN 2 BOREHAM WOOD 0 : Super-sub Omar inspires Rovers ROOKIE Forest Green striker Omar Bugiel stepped off the bench to grab a goal and assist in a stunning 12-minute debut to help Rovers stay on the…
"11.02.2017 13:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stroud District's Festomane photo competition winners THE winners of Festomane's photo engineering and manufacturing photo competition have been announced. What a fantastic array of talent we have in the district, congratulations to all who entered.
"11.02.2017 10:59:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'A tall oak in the forest of our community' - warm tributes paid to Colin Cameron, who died in rail accident at Frampton Mansell WARM tributes have been paid to Colin Cameron, the man who died in the rail accident at Frampton on Tuesday. A tragic loss, our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of this inspirational man.
"11.02.2017 10:57:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'A tall oak in the forest of our community' - warm tributes paid to Colin Cameron, who died in rail accident at Frampton Mansell WARM tributes have been paid to Colin Cameron, the man who died in the rail accident at Frampton on Tuesday. A tragic loss, our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of this inspirational man.
"11.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Movers and shakers attend launch of the Stroud District tourism film THE 'movers and shakers' of the Stroud district turned out in force for the Stroud District Film premiere at the Subscription Rooms. And what a fantastic film it is!
"11.02.2017 09:00:05" As part of our "Discover..." which launches in March we will publishing a double-page spread on Painswick. What is it about this area that makes it so special? What is it most famous for? Any famout residents past and present? Where are the places that
"10.02.2017 20:30:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk This is what Forest Green fans will want to see: Watch this worldie from new signing Omar Bugile Watch this worldie from new Forest Green signing Omar Bugile
"10.02.2017 20:26:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk This is what Forest Green fans will want to see: Watch this worldie from new signing Omar Bugile Watch this worldie from new Forest Green signing Omar Bugile
"10.02.2017 20:17:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green sign German- born striker Omar Bugiel from Worthing Forest Green sign German- born striker Omar Bugiel from Worthing.
"10.02.2017 15:34:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District Council buy the Ship Inn as part of Brimscombe Port redevelopment STROUD District Council today announced that it has bought the Ship Inn at Brimscombe, the contract should be completed next month. SDC intends to keep the pub open for the foreseeable future, recognising its importance to the community. - What fantastic news!
"10.02.2017 15:22:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk POLL: Do you agree with the decision to temporarily suspend Warehouse nightclub's licence? NEWS broke today that Warehouse nightclub in Stroud has had its licence temporarily suspended, but do you agree with the decision? Today's news has sparked contrasting views, some have called for a permanent closure, others that this incident had nothing to do with the nightclub staff and also that it keeps young people off the streets. So do you agree with the decision? Have your
"10.02.2017 15:14:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man killed by train at Frampton Mansell crossing named as Colin Cameron, 60, from Stroud THE 60-year-old man who died at a level crossing in Frampton Mansell, has been named as Colin Cameron, from Stroud. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr Cameron.
If anyone would like to pay tribute please email firstname.lastname@example.org or comment below.
"10.02.2017 11:55:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Warehouse nightclub in Stroud to be closed for a month as licence temporarily suspended THE Warehouse nightclub has had its licence temporarily suspended while Stroud District Council conducts a full review. An investigation into the Warehouse's licence started on Tuesday and will last for 28 days - the club will remain closed throughout this period.
"10.02.2017 11:18:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Takeaway curry service in Slad offering three-course Valentine's menu A TAKEAWAY curry service run by two friends from a house in Slad will be launching a three-course Valentine's menu. Their Valentines menu features three-course options in meat, vegan or vegetarian, all choices include a chapatti and raita, with an optional mango lassi.
"10.02.2017 10:59:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Weather: Snow forecast for this afternoon TODAY will be another cold one with cloudy skies, although some sunny spells will start to break through in the afternoon. Light showers could turn to sleet and snow, followed by a frosty night, with further snow due tomorrow between 5am and 11am.
"09.02.2017 17:14:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Watch Shortwood concede three goals in stoppage-time to lose crazy cup thriller 4-3 at Salisbury Watch Shortwood concede three goals in stoppage-time to lose crazy cup thriller 4-3 at Salisbury.
"09.02.2017 16:51:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Shortwood lose thriller at Salisbury SHORTWOOD were spectacularly denied at Salisbury, who snatched a victory from the jaws of defeat.
"09.02.2017 16:47:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Street Pastors to hold candle-lit prayer vigil this Saturday night at Stroud Baptist Church in memory of Jack Mitchell THE Street Pastors of Stroud will be holding a prayer vigil this Saturday following the tragic death of Jack Mitchell, who was killed last Sunday… All are welcome to drop in to Stroud Baptist Church between 10pm and 3am on Saturday, February 11 to light a candle in Jack's memory.
"09.02.2017 15:26:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Owners of Selsley's only pub The Bell Inn aim to cut costs with an eco beer-cooler THE owners of Selsley's only pub aim to cut costs with an eco beer-cooler. Mark Payne and fiancé Sarah Watts aim to keep casks such as Stroud Organic Ale and Uley Bitter cold with a cooler that uses outside air.
"09.02.2017 15:09:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Staff at Horsley Community Shop celebrate the start of their new manager STAFF at the Horsley Community Shop are celebrating the start of their new manager. Phoebe Hoyles aims to bring renewed vigour to the shop, which is a not-for-profit supported by the Horsley community and the parish council.
"09.02.2017 14:40:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper laughs off moneybags tag FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper has laughed off claims his side are spending their way to promotion.
"09.02.2017 14:25:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Scarlet House in Stroud to host international story teller to celebrate World Read Aloud Day STAFF at a care home in Stroud are inviting the local community to attend an exclusive screening of a short film to celebrate World Read Aloud… On Thursday, February 16 at 10.30am the Care UK team at Scarlet House in Westward Road will show a film featuring an international story teller Taffy Thomas MBE.
"09.02.2017 13:46:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District Councillors weigh in on government's new housing proposals STROUD district's councillors have weighed in on new government plans to fast-track home building, diversify the type of homes available and… A long read, but we're eager to hear your views on these proposals. Will they mean younger people can get a foot on the housing ladder? Will lower-income families be able to afford the homes described as 'affordable'?
"09.02.2017 13:40:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: I'm in contention for Saturday - Forest Green striker Christian Doidge shrugs off back injury Forest Green striker Christian Doidge is expected to be fit for Saturday's National League clash at home to Boreham Wood.
"09.02.2017 13:25:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk £45,000 pop-up urinal in Stroud town centre called 'a waste of money' after repeatedly breaking A POP-UP urinal in Stroud which cost £45,000 has been called a "waste of money" after repeatedly breaking. Do you think the urinal is a 'wee-ly' good idea, or is the council p*ssing away money? (apologies for the terrible puns)
"09.02.2017 13:19:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cyber security workshop for tech-savvy teens at SGS College's Berkeley campus TECH-SAVVY teenagers can learn how to defend against cyber-attacks at a workshop on SGS College's Berkeley campus. The free cyber security workshop at SGS' Berkeley campus is on Saturday, March 4 from 9:30am to 12:30pm and is open to all Year 9 (ages 13 & 14) & 11 (ages 15 & 16) learners.
"09.02.2017 10:30:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Archway pupils 'Give a Little Love' with Bugsy Malone showstopper BUGSY Malone worked his charm on audiences during this year's Archway School musical. Students from Year 7 to Year 13 worked hard since the beginning of September to ensure the performance was as slick as the eponymous star.
"09.02.2017 09:15:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Three-car collision in Stroud on the Ebley Bypass THERE has been a three-car accident on the Ebley Bypass near to the Sainsbury's roundabout in Stroud. The incident occurred approaching the Sainsbury's roundabout.
"09.02.2017 09:03:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: Frost and wintry breeze could lead to snow over next couple days IT will be a cold start for many in the Five Valleys with a widespread frost, but in the west there will be plenty of sunshine, although it will… We could have some flurries over the next couple days, but for now it's frost and a chilly breeze.
"08.02.2017 16:55:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Boy, 12, punched in the face by middle-aged man outside McDonalds in Stroud A 12-YEAR-OLD boy was punched in the face by a middle aged man outside McDonalds in Merrywalks. Madness
"08.02.2017 16:48:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud railway line re-opens after fatal Frampton Mansell crossing collision – but disruption and delays still likely ALL lines through Stroud and Stonehouse have now reopened after a fatal collision at a level crossing in Frampton Mansell yesterday. An update on the train lines through Stroud for commuters this evening
"08.02.2017 16:01:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Valleys Credit Union set to reopen ethical loans service in Stonehouse AN ethical credit union which aims to put local people experiencing financial difficulties back on a sound footing is due to reopen in… Great to see this service reopening in Stonehouse
"08.02.2017 15:41:18" Timeline Photos Paganhill Lane will be closed between 7pm and 11pm on Thursday February 9 and Friday February 10.
"08.02.2017 15:31:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stonehouse in Bloom team aim for gold rush in this year's competition AFTER achieving a Silver Gilt in the Heart of England in Bloom competition for 2016, the Stonehouse in Bloom team is determined to get a Gold… Let the gold rush begin!
"08.02.2017 14:08:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Stunning new film showcases the very best of Stroud district A STUNNING new promotional film showcasing the charm, beauty and unique character of the Stroud district has officially been launched. This incredible three minute film really does make you proud to live in the Stroud district
"08.02.2017 13:19:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police thank community as investigation into Frampton Mansell crossing death continues OFFICERS are continuing to investigate this morning after a man died at a level crossing in Frampton Mansell yesterday. The family of the 60-year-old have been made aware of the death and are being supported by family liaison officers
"08.02.2017 12:53:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Green field land earmarked for Eco Park rated top in district for 'sensitive' employment development GREEN-FIELD land earmarked for Eco Park's business park has been identified as the most suitable location in the whole district for sensitive… It came top out of 220 different sites across the Stroud district
"08.02.2017 12:37:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk All the latest planning applications across the Stroud district Planning Department Weekly List What's going on in your neck of the woods?
"08.02.2017 11:59:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RSPB Birdwatch flocks to Stroud care home A CARE home in Stroud got a bird's eye view when it took part in this year's RSPB Big Garden birdwatch.
"08.02.2017 11:54:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Drivers urged to plan alternative routes as resurfacing works start in Paganhill tomorrow evening MAJOR resurfacing works in Paganhill are due to start tomorrow evening. This work starts at 7pm on Thursday evening
"08.02.2017 11:30:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SNJ Editorial - Jack's loss will be felt forever in the Stroud community NO words can really describe the loss the family of 24-year-old Jack Mitchell must be feeling at this moment. While the incident itself was terrible, the strength and kindness of our wonderful community was laid bare in the aftermath
"08.02.2017 11:22:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Make sure you are registered to vote in upcoming county council elections RESIDENTS in Stroud are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming county council elections.
"08.02.2017 11:02:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk COURT: Sentencing of motorist Daryl Ackland who killed elderly cyclist in road accident postponed because he was 'not feeling well' THE sentencing of a 36-year-old Stroud driver who caused an elderly cyclist's death while trying to get away from the police could not go ahead… Ackland has pleaded guilty to causing the death of Joseph Marchant, 71, by dangerous driving in Bisley Road in Stroud in October last year
"08.02.2017 10:59:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Rovers sweating on Doidge fitness STRIKER Christian Doidge is sweating on being fully fit for Saturday's National League home clash against Boreham Wood.
"08.02.2017 10:17:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Excitement builds as Stroud prepares for return of Festomane HOW many people locally would you say are employed by the manufacturing and engineering sector in Stroud district? There is so much going on during Festomane this week! Check out the programme of events and get involved
"08.02.2017 09:55:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Secret figures in Tories' incinerator contract reveal 'extraordinary anti-recycling policy', claim Stroud Greens AN unredacted version of the Conservative county council's Javelin Park incinerator contract has revealed an “extraordinary anti-recycling… The Greens claim the new financial and quantity figures, seen by the SNJ, show an “appalling” deal for taxpayers and the environment
"08.02.2017 09:53:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Micro Dairy – a look at the new community-led enterprise planning a milk revolution in the Five Valleys A new community-led venture is aiming to transform the way people and businesses in the Five Valleys get their milk, while also practicing… While popping down to Tesco, Sainsbury's or your local corner shop for a pint of milk is easy and cheap, it's not always the freshest you'll buy.
Most people in Stroud simply don't have the option to nip over to a local farm and buy a couple of frothy
"08.02.2017 09:47:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Spud enthusiasts gather to celebrate seventh annual Stroud Potato Day GREEN-FINGERED growers of all ages and persuasions flocked to the seventh annual Stroud Potato Day on Saturday. Hundreds for shoppers popped into Merrywalks Shopping Centre throughout the market morning to peruse, buy and celebrate the humble spud in all its glory
"08.02.2017 09:45:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - fine and sunny but feeling cold IT will be a cold, frosty and in places icy at first in Stroud today, however there will be plenty of sunshine, especially in the west. There should be plenty of sunshine around today
"07.02.2017 17:40:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man, 67, suffers neck injury after three-car crash near Wycliffe College in Stonehouse A 67-YEAR-OLD man suffered neck injuries after a three-car crash near Wycliffe College in Stonehouse this afternoon. Just got an update on this one – thankfully no one was seriously injured
The 67-year-old man suffered a minor neck injury and was treated at the scene
"07.02.2017 17:25:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man, 67, suffers neck injury after three-car crash near Wycliffe College in Stonehouse A 67-YEAR-OLD man suffered neck injuries after a three-car crash near Wycliffe College in Stonehouse this afternoon. Another incident in the district this afternoon. Thankfully this one doesn't too bad
"07.02.2017 16:31:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man, 60, killed in accident between train and landrover in Frampton Mansell near Chalford A CAR has collided with a train in Frampton Mansell near Chalford, the 60-year-old driver of the landrover was killed in the crash. Terrible news, our condolences go out to his friends and family.
"07.02.2017 15:40:48" Timeline Photos In tomorrow's SNJ we also report on the Conservative county council's Javelin Park incinerator contract.
The complex document, which previously had key figures blacked out, was momentarily released online after an IT error last week, undermining a
"07.02.2017 14:34:53" Timeline Photos James Beecher and Eva Goddard from Stroud Against the Cuts at the NHS Exhibition in Stroud on Saturday.
A full article on the privatisation of the out-of-hours NHS service in Gloucestershire is on page 24 of tomorrow's SNJ.
"07.02.2017 14:09:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Serial shoplifter jailed for string of thefts from Superdrug, Sainsbury's, Argos and Boots in Stroud A SERIAL 36-year-old shoplifter from Stroud has been jailed after she admitted a string of offences.
"07.02.2017 13:52:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Drop-in event scheduled for £500k plans to repair road damaged by Horsley landslip HORSLEY residents will have the opportunity to quiz councillors and highways teams about plans to fully repair a landslip-damaged road near the… Sounds like a good chance for Horsley and Nailsworth residents to go along and get some info on the plans
"07.02.2017 13:31:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nursery rated inadequate after inspector finds faeces on wall and mould on ceiling A NURSERY has been rated inadequate after inspectors found faeces on the walls and mould on the ceilings. Ofsted inspector Victoria Nicolson found that children's health and well-being were at significant risk at the Quedgeley nursery.
The manager of the nursery said "no comment" and hung up when the SNJ contacted them for comment.
"07.02.2017 13:11:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Painswick RFC postpone game and will host remembrance gathering in honour of soldier and teammate PAINSWICK RFC have postponed their match on Saturday out of respect for the friends and family of Jack Mitchell, after the 24-year-old's sudden… A great show of respect from the club in honour of their fallen teammate.
"07.02.2017 13:09:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New affordable rental homes open in Bisley Road - as Stroud house prices exceed nine times average salary A NEW £5 million development of 38 houses for affordable rent for local people has been officially opened in Bisley Old Road, Stroud. At £266,033, the average cost of a home in the Stroud area is more than nine times the average local salary
"07.02.2017 12:14:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Appeal to trace relatives of Winifred Tilley, 95, after she died in a care home and had links to Stroud THE Court of Protection is trying to trace the relatives of a woman who has connections to the Stroud area after she died in Wolverhampton. Ms Tilley died while living in a care home in Wolverhampton, it is believed she had two sisters and a brother.
"07.02.2017 12:06:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Green fingered pupils give Nailsworth Primary school a total wildlife makeover in just one day NEARLY a hundred children, six experts, staff, PTFA and volunteers braved the stormy weather to give their school grounds a wildlife face lift in… In just a few hours the green fingered pupils, staff and volunteers planted nearly 400 trees and hundreds of bluebells and snowdrops!
"07.02.2017 09:41:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brimscombe Port regeneration continues with £3m investment towards infrastructure works THREE million pounds is being invested in pushing forward with the long-awaited regeneration of Brimscombe Port in the next few years. Infrastructure works over the next few years will make the site attractive for developers to move in and build the new homes, bars, cafes and shops
"07.02.2017 09:10:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Today's weather: Dry start gives way to showers, hail and thunder AFTER a dry start to the day, some sunny spells will start to develop through the morning. Showers blowing in from the west could be followed by hail and thunder.
"06.02.2017 16:41:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud man arrested on suspicion of murder after nightclub death has been bailed A MAN arrested on suspicion of the murder of Stroud man Jack Mitchell at The Warehouse nightclub in Stroud has been bailed to return to police. Here is the latest update.
Police have also told the SNJ they are currently deciding whether or not to order a review of the Warehouse's licence
"06.02.2017 15:45:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Retiring bobby Kev Roseblade hits the beat in Stroud for the last time alongside his daughter IT was a family affair for inspector Kev Roseblade when he checked in for his last ever shift at Stroud Police Station on Friday. Thanks for your service over the years Kev. Enjoy your retirement!
"06.02.2017 13:45:35" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo
"06.02.2017 13:33:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Among those in the Stroud district to receive donations were Woodchester Mansion, The Vale of Berkeley Railway, Dursley Heritage Centre and The Cotswold Canals Trust
"06.02.2017 13:13:22" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Paganhill man Robert Harrison, 42, who assaulted and robbed man with learning difficulties is jailed A 42-YEAR-OLD Stroud man who pounced on a man with learning difficulties and tried to rob him outside his home has been jailed for five years. The judge praised the way the victim gave evidence in court
"06.02.2017 12:27:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk The Ship Inn in Brimscombe to be retained as pub, outgoing landlords confirm NEW owners of Brimscombe's only remaining watering hole will retain the building as a pub, the outgoing landlords have confirmed. Good news for Brimscombe
"06.02.2017 12:01:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Jack wasn't just a soldier, he was a humanitarian': father's moving tribute to Jack Mitchell THE father of soldier Jack Mitchell has paid tribute to his son, who died following an incident in the Warehouse nightclub in Stroud on Saturday… His father Julian Mitchell, chairman of Painswick RFC for whom his son played, said: "He was my best friend as well as my son."
"06.02.2017 11:26:35" Timeline Photos If anyone would like to leave tributes to Jack, please feel free to comment below.
Jack was a gunner with 32 Regiment Royal Artillery, stationed at Larkhill Army Camp in Salisbury, Wiltshire.
"06.02.2017 11:16:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Warehouse assault: nightclub releases statement after Saturday night's tragic incident A NIGHTCLUB in Stroud which was the scene of the tragic death of a 24-year-old man on Sunday has confirmed it will remain closed this weekend. In a statement online the owners said they would close as a mark of respect to the grieving family and friends of soldier Jack Mitchell.
"06.02.2017 10:00:22" gazetteseries.co.uk Today's weather: Frosty start gives way to wind and rain IT will be a dry start, with some patchy frost and fog, this will clear and conditions will turn wet and windy with rain turning heavy at times. Conditions will turn wet and windy with rain turning heavy at times.
"05.02.2017 23:00:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tributes paid to Jack Mitchell, 24, killed at the Warehouse in Stroud on Saturday night TRIBUTES have been paid to Jack Mitchell, who has been named as the 24-year-old man killed at the Warehouse last night. Our most sincere thoughts and condolences go out to Jack's friends and family.
"05.02.2017 20:38:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Paul Nicholls captures all the action from Stonehouse 5 Hardwicke 1 CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Paul Nicholls captures all the action from Stonehouse 5 Hardwicke 1
"05.02.2017 20:06:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Derby match between Swindon and Oxford marred by violent clashes VIOLENT clashes between rival supporters marred the much anticipated derby between Swindon Town and Oxford United yesterday.
"05.02.2017 18:06:03" Timeline Photos A truly sad day for Stroud. Our thoughts go out to the family, friends and all those affected by last night's tragic incident.
"05.02.2017 14:05:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Shane Healey/Pro Sports Images capture all the action from Macclesfield 1 Forest Green 0 CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Shane Healey/Pro Sports Images capture all the action from Macclesfield 1 Forest Green 0 http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15071555.CAUGHT_ON_CAMERA__Shane_Healey_Pro_Sports_Images_capture_all_the_action_from_Macclesfield_1_Forest_Green_0/
"05.02.2017 14:03:55" http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15071555.CAUGHT_ON_CAMERA__Shane_Healey_Pro_Sports_Images_capture_all_the_action_from_Macclesfield_1_Forest_Green_0/
"05.02.2017 13:13:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Man, 28, arrested on suspicion of murder after man, 24, killed in alleged assault at Warehouse nightclub in Stroud last night A MAN, 28, has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man, 24, was killed in an alleged assault at the Warehouse nightclub, Stroud, in… A few updates on the awful incident from last night.
"05.02.2017 11:04:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man killed after fight in Warehouse nightclub in Stroud last night A MAN has reportedly been killed after a fight at the Warehouse nightclub in Stroud on Saturday night. An update on the tragic incident at the Warehouse last night.
Police have now confirmed the fatality and are due to release a statement later today.
"05.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Picture nostalgia: Julian Raymond and Paul Darch enter rally with VW beetle THE SNJ discovered this photo in their archives. They hoped to enter in the Pirelli Treble 'C' championships with the support of the Stroud and District Motor Club.
"05.02.2017 04:28:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Reports of man being killed after fight in Warehouse club in Stroud A MAN has reportedly been killed after a fight at the Warehouse nightclub in Stroud on Saturday night. A man was given CPR in the lobby of the club on London Road. It is understood paramedics were unable to save his life.
"04.02.2017 22:13:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We huffed and puffed - Forest Green midfielder Rob Sinclair on FA Trophy loss to Macclesfield Watch Forest Green midfielder Rob Sinclair give his post-match verdict on Rovers' FA Trophy exit at Macclesfield.
"04.02.2017 21:43:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We dominated the whole game without getting a goal - Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on 1-0 FA Trophy defeat at Macclesfield Watch Mark Cooper's post-match verdict on his side's 1-0 FA Trophy defeat at Macclesfield.
"04.02.2017 21:41:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: We dominated the whole game without getting a goal - Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on 1-0 FA Trophy defeat at Macclesfield Watch Mark Cooper's post-match verdict on his side's 1-0 FA Trophy defeat at Macclesfield.
"04.02.2017 19:00:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud-based organisers of county show extravaganza donate thousands to charities across Five Valleys ORGANISERS of the Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza have donated thousands of pounds to local charities across the Five Valleys…
"04.02.2017 17:43:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FA TROPHY: Macclesfield Town 1 Forest Green 0: Wembley dreams dashed FOREST GREEN'S FA Trophy Wembley hopes were dashed at Macclesfield. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15071036.FA_TROPHY__Macclesfield_Town_1_Forest_Green_0__Wembley_dreams_dashed/
"04.02.2017 13:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk NOSTALGIA: Looking back at the Standish Hospital protests of 2006 FOLLOWING the recent news of the £32 million plans to develop Standish Hospital into houses and flats the SNJ looked back at the protests of 2006. Around 60 people, including ex-patients, former staff, local residents and Stroud MP David Drew gathered outside Standish Hospital on Saturday, January 7, 2006.
"04.02.2017 09:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud nostalgia: Knitted fruit and veg, lost birthday cards and farmer's market award THE SNJ takes a look back through the decades. In 2007 a huge knitted fruit and vegetable stall was set to appear at the market to promote knitting.
"03.02.2017 16:15:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Labour councillors in Stroud express serious concerns over NHS out of hours privatisation A DECISION to allow a private healthcare company to step in and take over NHS services in Gloucestershire has been roundly criticised by the… The Labour councillors said the decision was another “sad example” of the slow privatisation of the NHS
"03.02.2017 14:26:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green hot-shot striker Christian Doidge on Wembley hopes, scoring goals and dodgy changing room tunes WITH eleven goals in as many games, prolific Forest Green striker Christian Doidge is loving life at The New Lawn.
"03.02.2017 13:24:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Potato Day 2017 – celebrating the majestic glory of the humble spud IT'S that time of the year again that everyone has been waiting for – the most important calendar event of the year in the Five Valleys. Don't forget!
Stroud Potato Day is tomorrow from 10am to 2.30pm in Merrywalks Shopping Centre
"03.02.2017 13:23:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brimscombe' s only pub The Ship Inn sold to new owner BRIMSCOMBE'S only remaining pub The Ship Inn has been sold to a new owner. No details yet on who the new owner is, or whether they'll retain the pub or develop it into something else
"03.02.2017 12:26:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Vehicle activated sign at 'speeding hotspot' in Stonehouse rejected by county council A BID to install a vehicle activated sign to try and improve safety at a “speeding hotspot” near to where children play in Stonehouse have… Residents have continuously raised concerns about speeding on the road, which lies next to the Shrubberies School, youth club and skate park
"03.02.2017 12:07:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VW Polo becomes wedged in-between Stagecoach bus and wall in Minchinhampton A MAIN road through Minchinhampton was blocked this morning after a car became wedged in-between a bus and a wall. There had been some concern as the accident happened near a gas pipe
"03.02.2017 09:40:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District Council's leader's diary - Upcoming tourism film release and final budget decisions The first ever conference of the District Councils' Network (DCN), which is effectively a subgroup of the Local Government Association. Steve Lydon shares his diary for the coming week.
"02.02.2017 17:55:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Still no progress on deal for Lidl supermarket in Dudbridge Road LIDL has said it still has no definite plans to build a new supermarket in Stroud. It looks like Lidl won't be doing a deal at the Dudbridge Road site
"02.02.2017 17:15:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Open day for public and community groups to explore plans for Stroud's Sub Rooms AN open day will be held for community groups and members of the public to explore the future plans for Stroud's Subscription Rooms. There will be information on the history of the venue, its current activities and an explanation of the options available.
"02.02.2017 16:55:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Schools throughout Stroud District dealt mixed bag after change to government funding SCHOOLS throughout Stroud District have been dealt a mixed bag after a change to government funding. All eight secondaries had their funding reduced but two thirds of primaries saw financial gains.
"02.02.2017 16:11:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New Five Valleys cycle tracks to promote sustainable transport and reduce congestion A NEW cycling and walking scheme is due to be formed to promote more sustainable transport and boost tourism in the Stroud district. Sounds brilliant!
"02.02.2017 16:10:11" Timeline Photos Councillors Simon Pickering and Paul Denney donned their cycling gear to announce plans for a new cycling path in Stroud.
Good effort chaps!
"02.02.2017 15:58:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Councillor wants two mini-roundabouts at busy Bath Road junctions in Nailsworth A DISTRICT councillor is working to slow traffic coming in and out of Nailsworth on the A46 following a serious crash at a junction last week… It follows an incident two weeks ago when three people, believed to be a family, were taken to hospital after their van veered off Bath Road and fell 10ft into Butcher Hill's Lane
"02.02.2017 15:54:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper: We will give Aarran Racine all the help he needs from us INJURED Forest Green defender Aarran Racine will be given all the support he needs, according to boss Mark Cooper.
"02.02.2017 15:08:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Tranmere Rovers beat Forest Green to signature of Liverpool striker Jack Dunn PROMOTION rivals Tranmere Rovers have pipped Forest Green to the signature of Liverpool striker Jack Dunn.
"02.02.2017 13:54:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Brewery releases booklet of walks to connect the pubs and farms which sell their beer and grow their barley STROUD Brewery has released a booklet of walks covering the pubs that sell their beers and farms that grow their barley. Pick one up from Stroud Brewery's base in Hope Mill Lane.
"02.02.2017 13:54:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Female dog walker in her 80s left with bruising after being kicked by man on Minchinhampton Common AN ELDERLEY woman was kicked in the leg by a man after an altercation while walking her dog on Minchinhampton Common yesterday. The incident happened near Minchinhampton Primary School
"02.02.2017 12:07:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tree surgeon from Nailsworth plants his roots in the Five Valleys A TREE surgeon from Nailsworth has planted his roots in the Five Valleys. Tom Walker, 20, started his own tree surgery and garden maintenance business last year called Willow & Oak.
"02.02.2017 10:52:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District Council leader's bid to bring the Uley gorilla back home from New York STROUD District's council leader is hoping to bring John Daniel the Uley gorilla back home from New York to Gloucestershire. Steve Lydon said: “It's a bit of a laugh, but it would be great if we could at least borrow him or get an up to date picture."
"02.02.2017 10:23:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Private NHS contractor set to take over county's out of hours service OUT of Hours ambulance services for patients in Gloucestershire are set to be taken over by a private healthcare company for the first time. Health chiefs say the deal will help ensure high quality and safety for patients
But NHS campaigners in Stroud have condemned the move as a damning indictment of the current trend of privatisation in local NHS services
"02.02.2017 08:41:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Environmental and feminist book by former SNJ columnist endorsed by Chris Packham and Brian May FORMER SNJ columnist Karen Eberhardt-Shelton has written a book aimed at inspiring women to help save the planet. A Woman's Guide to Saving the World contains contributors including Jilly Cooper, Green MEP Molly Scott Cato and Polly Higgins
"02.02.2017 08:39:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Over £30,000 raised to support Gloucestershire's barn owls GLOUCESTERSHIRE Wildlife Trust's Barn Owl Appeal has now raised in excess of £30,000 to support the county's population of the iconic… The campaign was launched in response to a dramatic drop in numbers over recent years, largely due to adverse weather and loss of foraging habitat
"02.02.2017 08:37:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Further rain and very strong winds to end the week AFTER a wet and windy start in Stroud, there should be a drier and brighter interlude through middle part of the day Another wet and windy start in Stroud
"01.02.2017 21:20:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SDC chairman - 'Rise in discrimination against minorities is abhorrent. In Stroud we must cherish tolerance' We find ourselves witnessing a rise in intolerance and discriminatory behaviour against minority groups and especially Muslim people in this…
"01.02.2017 20:50:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tenth takeaway on Stonehouse High Street given planning permission A NEW takeaway will be coming to Stonehouse High Street in place of the Sugar Craft Shop. This will be the tenth hot food takeaway in the town
"01.02.2017 20:41:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Red Ford Fusion Zetec crashes through hedge in Cirencester Road outside Ragged Cot Inn near Minchinhampton A RED Ford Fusion Zetec has crashed through a hedge in Cirencester Road outside the Ragged Cot Inn near Minchinhampton. The vehicle remains wedged in the hedge at a 45 degree angle.
"01.02.2017 20:03:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cirencester Road partially blocked after accident near Ragged Cot Inn, Minchinhampton CIRENCESTER Road is partially blocked after an accident near Ragged Cot Inn, Minchinhampton. More on this as we get it.
"01.02.2017 19:19:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Health and housing plan formed to combat Stroud District's ageing population COUNCILLORS are set to approve an older person's health and housing plan to tackle the ageing demographic of the district. By 2035 Stroud District is forecast to have the oldest population in Gloucestershire.
"01.02.2017 17:08:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Plans to demolish vacant gospel hall and build four storey flats and penthouse off Brickrow in Stroud PLANS have been submitted to transform land which is home to an empty old gospel hall in Stroud into a four story block of flats. What do you make of these proposals?
"01.02.2017 17:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Next stage of West of Stonehouse development for 103 houses and main road access submitted AN application has been submitted to approve a further 103 houses and main road access for the West of Stonehouse development. The master plan has already been approved, this is one of many stages required to finalise each section.
"01.02.2017 16:31:17" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATE: Roadworks causing delays near The Old Fleece pub due to be finished by this evening ROADWORKS which have been causing delays near The Old Fleece near North Woodchester are due to be completed this evening. An update on the temporary traffic lights which have been causing build ups on the A46 today
"01.02.2017 16:12:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tesco Express robbery - CCTV shows moment offender holds knife to security guard's throat in Gloucester THIS CCTV footage shows the moment a security guard had a knife held to his throat during a robbery in Gloucester. The robber put a green kitchen knife to the throat of the security guard and threatened to stab him before demanding that the cashier open the tills and put money in a bag
"01.02.2017 16:04:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Owner of flower stall budding for success this Valentine's while branching out online THE former marine and owner of Stroud's beloved flower stall on the Sub Rooms forecourt is budding for success this Valentine's season while… Make sure you pop down to Fleurs de rue this Valentine's, Daniel is currently on the hunt for a second site.
"01.02.2017 13:20:17" Popular world music group the Raga Babas will perform at St Laurence's Church in The Shambles to raise money for the Stroud District Foodbank.
The Anglo-Indian fusion band's free gig will be held from 6-9.30pm on Saturday March 25.
No tickets required
"01.02.2017 13:01:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud MP Neil Carmichael: 'I will support Article 50 with a very, very heavy heart' STROUD MP and chair of the Conservative Group for Europe, Neil Carmichael, has said he will support the vote to trigger Article 50 with a… MP Neil Carmichael said he feels “duty bound” to support the Article 50 vote in the Commons
"01.02.2017 12:33:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk All the latest planning application in Stroud district Planning Department Weekly List What's happening in your neck of the woods?
"01.02.2017 12:28:21" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police and ambulance services have been called after the sudden death of a resident from Leonard Stanley this morning.
The death is currently being treated as “unexplained”
"01.02.2017 11:26:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Much-loved grandfather and church stalwart Martin Ecclestone from Rodborough dies aged 81 A POPULAR and much-loved church stalwart from Rodborough has died aged 81. Martin from Butterow West leaves behind his wife Brenda, a daughter and two grandchildren, a son and two brothers
"01.02.2017 11:22:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Temporary lights on A46 causing delays near The Old Fleece pub today TEMPORARY traffic lights near The Old Fleece near North Woodchester are causing delays today. Best to try and avoid the area around rush hour if possible
"01.02.2017 11:20:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Temporary traffic lights near The Old Fleece near North Woodchester are causing delays today.
Best to try and avoid the area around rush hour if possible
"01.02.2017 11:18:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk POLL RESULTS: Majority say MP Neil Carmichael should reflect democratic will of constituency in Article 50 vote AN overwhelming majority of people who took part in an SNJ poll thought Stroud MP Neil Carmichael should reflect the democratic will of his… 75% said our MP should follow the Stroud district's Remain referendum result and vote against formally triggering Brexit
Do you agree?
"01.02.2017 10:23:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Latest ultrasound technology comes to Stroud thanks to League Of Friends STROUD Hospital can now offer patients a more detailed diagnosis and quicker examination thanks to a new ultrasound scanner donated by the League… Another amazing contribution by Stroud League of Friends
"01.02.2017 10:12:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Dog wardens in Stroud district are stepping up the fight against dog mess – and they need your help
"01.02.2017 10:09:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Farmhill Lane and Paganhill Lane in Stroud set for major resurfacing works TWO main roads through Paganhill in Stroud are due for major resurfacing works over the next few weeks. Work will be delivered outside peak travel times and during half term to minimise disruption
"01.02.2017 09:47:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk One year on from Richard Cole's tragic death in Amsterdam - his family are still in the dark on details A YEAR on from the death of Richard Cole, his family and friends are still no closer to knowing the whole truth of what happened that tragic… A man accused of attacking Richard near the canal and stealing his wallet is due to appear in court in Holland tomorrow.
"01.02.2017 09:46:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Award-winning artist Grayson Perry loans artwork to historic stately home in Frampton-on-Severn TURNER Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry will lend one of his pieces to a historic stately home in Frampton-on-Severn while its own tapestry is… What do you think of this artwork?
"01.02.2017 09:45:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Busy Briggs back among old friends for Sub Rooms gig TALENTED Stroud singer-songwriter Hattie Briggs will return to her home-town after a busy new year and will be performing at the Subscription… Hattie is back in town!
"01.02.2017 09:44:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wet and windy weather over the coming days A WET start for Stroud this morning with outbreaks of rain at first. Expect further unsettled weather over the next few days
"31.01.2017 16:10:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Striker Rhys Murphy rejoins Crawley Town on season-long loan Striker Rhys Murphy rejoins Crawley Town on season-long loan.
"31.01.2017 15:57:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Barrow 2 Forest Green 3: Relive the action as Rovers snatch dramatic victory VIDEO: Barrow 2 Forest Green 3: Relive the action as Rovers snatch dramatic victory
"31.01.2017 15:00:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Reports of a car on fire at Junction 13 of M5 near Stroud THERE are reports of a car on fire on the M5 near Junction 13, Stroud. More on this as we get it.
"31.01.2017 14:21:18" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper wants rival Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley to win the FA Cup and get the Manchester United job FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper wants rival Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley to win the FA Cup and get the Manchester United job
"31.01.2017 13:59:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Downfield students fundraise by travelling as far as possible in 36 hours using only £10 STUDENTS from Downfield Sixth Form clad in blue morphsuits will be aiming to travel as far as possible in 36 hours with £10. Their efforts – titled The Blue Escape - follow the success of the Marling rugby team in 2014 when one team made it to Lanzarote.
"31.01.2017 13:35:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Delight as one hundred coats donated to Stroud Town Council swap event ALMOST 100 coats were donated in an effort to help people ward off the cold winter after Stroud's assistant town clerk saw people shivering on… Great effort! Well done to everyone involved!
"31.01.2017 13:18:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More than 3750 people in Stroud sign petition to ban Trump from UK state visit MORE than 3,750 people from Stroud have added their voice to a growing call to ban US President Donald Trump from making an official state visit… The Stroud district had the highest number of people in Gloucestershire signing the petition, and the third most in the South West region
"31.01.2017 12:25:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Parish council chairman who worked at Lloyds in Nailsworth for 29 years makes last ditch effort to save bank from closure A PARISH council chairman who worked at Lloyds Bank in Nailsworth for almost 30 years has made a last-ditch effort to save the branch he loves… Mr Slater worked at the branch for nearly 30 years and has been a customer for 40 years
Do you agree with him that this branch in Nailsworth should be kept open?
"31.01.2017 12:14:02" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wilkins will stand trial on March 27
"31.01.2017 11:48:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Town Council to increase council tax precept by £7 to fund ownership of local landmarks STROUD Town Council has increased its share of council tax by £7.04. The council say the increase will go towards the asset transfer of three of Stroud's most important landmarks - Bank Gardens, Sims Clock and Bisley Road Cemetery
"31.01.2017 11:04:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud District councillors commit to housing investment despite financial shortfalls STROUD District Councillors have committed to delivering affordable and sheltered housing in the district despite hefty financial constraints. Government cuts will see SDC's funding halved over the next four years from £7,394,000 to £3,741,000.
However, they remain one of few local authorities building houses and the only one to own their council homes.
"30.01.2017 18:13:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk POLL: Should Stroud's MP Neil Carmichael vote to trigger Article 50? IN this week's SNJ Stroud's MP Neil Carmichael confirmed he would vote to trigger the start of the UK's exit from the European Union. Which side of this argument do you come down on?
Should Mr Carmichael reflect the democratic will of the people of Stroud – the constituents who elected him - and vote against his own Conservative party?
Or, should he respect the overall national Brexit
"30.01.2017 17:18:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk HOCKEY PICTURE GALLERY: Cirencester Ladies v Stroud CIRNCESTER Ladies' 1st XI gained an emphatic 8-1 derby win over Stroud in their home match at Deer Park School on Saturday.
"30.01.2017 16:44:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Retro rockers Hawkwind set for Sub Rooms gig – 35 years after first sell-out performance in Stroud INFLUENTIAL proto-punk band Hawkwind are set to return to Stroud 35 years after they played their sell out gig at the Leisure Centre. The progressive, psychedelic and hard rock band who last played in the town in 1981 will be returning to play at the Subscription Rooms on May 18
"30.01.2017 15:18:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Painswick RFC launches first girls' rugby team A GIRLS' rugby team has been launched by Painswick RFC, thanks to the hard work of a teenager with a passion for the sport. Great news for rugby fans
"30.01.2017 14:06:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud jams and condiment company looking towards a fruitful future with new leadership and branding A STROUD-BASED condiment company has been given a new lease of life with fresh leadership after a company re-brand. Excellent news for Kitchen Garden and best of luck to James Horwood and James Moinet.
"30.01.2017 13:22:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire's police chief announces retirement after 30 years in the service GLOUCESTERSHIRE constabulary's chief constable, Suzette Davenport, has announced her retirement from policing. Suzette Davenport will be leaving the role in April to give her successor time to appoint a new executive team.
"30.01.2017 12:53:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police appeal after 'bad batch' of ecstasy hospitalises two 15-year-old girls in Stroud POLICE are appealing for information about a 'bad batch' of ecstasy after two 15-year-old girls were hospitalised. Terrible news - if you have any information on the drug or its dealers contact police on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
"30.01.2017 12:24:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Javelin Park incinerator: Contract details revealed after IT blunder by Gloucestershire County Council CONTRACT details for the Javelin Park incinerator have been revealed by Stroud District Green party while Gloucestershire County Council has… Gloucestershire County Council has spent £200,000 at the High Court to block any attempt to reveal these details.
"30.01.2017 10:06:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Maps reveal where Stroud Sub Rooms event attendees are travelling from SEVERAL maps have revealed where event attendees at Stroud's Sub Rooms are travelling from. They were compiled by Stroud District Council for the task and finish group which is researching the future of the council-owned arts and entertainment centre.
"30.01.2017 10:04:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brass band leader Lee Downie, 41, from Stroud pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children and voyeurism A TOP brass band manager was reported to the police by a woman sex worker when he showed her child porn while talking to her on a video chatline,… Judge Tabor said if he did not jail Downie at the next hearing on July 24 he would fine him very heavily and order him to pay a lot of costs.
"29.01.2017 22:13:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Barrow 2-3 Forest Green: Five things we learned as Forest Green boss Mark Cooper sends out a positive message Ashley Loveridge brings you five things we learned from Forest Green's thrilling win over Barrow.
"29.01.2017 16:22:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GALLERY: Barrow 2 Forest Green 3 RELIVE all the action from Forest Green's 3-2 victory at Barrow.
"29.01.2017 13:53:49" As part of our "Discover..." series we will be publishing a double-page spread on Chalford, Brimscombe, Bisley and Eastcombe. What is it about this area that makes it so special? What is it most famous for? Any famous residents past and present? Where are
"29.01.2017 12:15:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Forest Green captain fantastic Liam Noble on stunning victory at Barrow A SUBLIME free-kick and two assists, captain fantastic Liam Noble gives his post-match verdict on Forest Green's thrilling 3-2 victory at Barrow.
"29.01.2017 11:34:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Team spirit returns to Forest Green, insists boss Mark Cooper Forest Green boss Mark Cooper insisted his players showed a collective spirit that had previously been missing after Rovers' dramatic 3-2 win at…
"28.01.2017 23:54:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk BARROW 2 FOREST GREEN 3: Mark Cooper's side close the gap at the top to a point with dramatic win FOREST GREEN are right on the coat-tails of leaders Lincoln City after a dramatic victory at Barrow.
"28.01.2017 14:43:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Appeal for witnesses after thieves stole cigarettes and till from Morrisons in Nailsworth POLICE are appealing for witnesses after thieves stole cigarettes and a till from Morrisons in Nailsworth last night. If you have any information call police on 101 quoting incident number 584 of Friday, January 27.
"28.01.2017 12:24:13" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Appeal for witnesses after break-in at Morrisons in Nailsworth POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a confirmed break-in at Morrisons in Nailsworth last night. The incident occurred just before midnight last night.
"28.01.2017 11:28:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Suicides, assaults and self-harm in prisons reach record highs, including 12 in four years from Gloucestershire's HMP Leyhill SUICIDES, assaults and self-harm in prisons have all reached new record levels, new figures reveal. The statistics, released by the Ministry of Justice, underline the scale of the task facing the Government as it attempts to address the jail safety crisis.
"28.01.2017 11:27:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Drivers still ignoring 'no mobile when you're mobile' message MORE than a hundred motorists have been caught using their mobile phone whilst driving in the latest police operation. In Gloucester, 101 drivers were noted within a four hour period. A further 17 were spotted in Coleford in the Forest of Dean.
"28.01.2017 11:27:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council set to invest £3 million in next phase of Saul to Stonehouse canal restoration project STROUD District Council is set to pump £3 million into the “missing mile” of the canal from Saul to Stonehouse over the next four years. The restoration will include building a new railway bridge, channelling under the M5 and digging a mile of new canal to make the link to the junction with the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal at Saul.
"28.01.2017 10:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Final proposals revealed for £32million conversion of Standish Hospital site into flats and 118homes THE final £32million proposals have been revealed to convert Standish Hospital into 16 flats and build a total of 118 homes in it's grounds and former ward buildings. P J Livesy hope to submit their planning application later this year and complete the scheme within three years.
"27.01.2017 20:12:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk District councillors approve final options for future of Stroud's Sub Rooms and extend hand for takeover bids THE FINAL options for the future of Stroud's Sub Rooms have been confirmed, the council will now seek bids from the community and further…
"27.01.2017 18:01:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud personal trainer set to undertake feat of immense strength for charity in memory of mother A PERSONAL trainer from Stroud is undertaking a feat of immense strength to raise money for charity in honour of his mother. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/15054233.Stroud_personal_trainer_set_to_undertake_feat_of_immense_strength_for_charity_in_memory_of_mother/
"27.01.2017 17:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Three Gloucestershire police dog vans gifted to charities for £1 THREE retired Gloucestershire police dog vans have been gifted to three charities for £1. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/15054055.Three_Gloucestershire_police_dog_vans_gifted_to_charities_for___1/
"27.01.2017 16:06:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council tax mistake which left families without money at Christmas cost SDC £11,600 to fix THE PAYOUT from Stroud District Council over the council tax fiasco at Christmas has cost the taxpayer a total of £11,690. The serious error left some families overdrawn and in limbo in the run-up to Christmas Day
"27.01.2017 15:21:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Sneak Peak: New promotional film set to showcase unique character of Stroud district A BRAND new promotional film showcasing the highlights of the Stroud District will be launched on February 7 by Stroud District Council's… Check out this sneak peak of a new promotional film showcasing the highlights of the Stroud District
"27.01.2017 13:29:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire's police control room staff praised for user satisfaction GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S police control room staff have been praised for their user satisfaction. Incident management superintendent Rob Priddy said: “Good customer service is of paramount importance to the force."
"27.01.2017 13:12:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New Japanese sushi and noodle bar coming to Stroud STROUD town centre could be about to have a new addition to its growing café and restaurant market. Would you welcome a new sushi bar in Stroud?
"27.01.2017 10:47:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council tax bills in Stroud set to increase by 10.5 per cent over next four years TAX payers in Stroud district will see their council tax bills hiked by 10.5 per cent over the next four years. This increase was the highest possible that the council could make without triggering a referendum.
What do you make of these plans?
"27.01.2017 10:43:07" Shambles Market, Stroud Lots of great stalls in the Shambles Indoor Market today
"27.01.2017 09:58:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Council votes through spending plans and budget blueprint for next four years STROUD District Council has voted through its budget for the year ahead and rubber stamped an ambitious yet challenging raft of spending and… The co-operative alliance said that despite a tight budget, it is committed to protecting frontline services and is also pumping cash into the local economy, housing and the environment under an “invest to earn” policy.
But the Conservative group on the
"27.01.2017 00:01:29" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk District councillors approve final options for future of Stroud's Sub Rooms and extend hand for takeover bids THE FINAL options for the future of Stroud's Sub Rooms have been confirmed, the council will now seek bids from the community and further… The options are now confirmed - community groups will have six weeks to register their interests
"26.01.2017 22:57:08" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Fans need to have a little faith and see the bigger picture, insists Forest Green chairman Dale Vince FOLLOWING a raft of player exits, Forest Green chairman Dale Vince has urged disgruntled fans to 'have a little faith and see the bigger…
"26.01.2017 21:00:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Inspirational breast-cancer survivor Julie Jenner takes on year of fundraising for Longfield hospice A BREAST cancer survivor is taking on an entire year of fundraising to help the Longfield hospice which supported her to continue its work. An incredible example of resilience and perseverance from this mum-of-three
"26.01.2017 19:37:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Departing winger Elliott Frear set to make his Motherwell debut against Glasgow Rangers ELLIOTT FREAR is in line to make his Motherwell debut against Glasgow Rangers after leaving Forest Green to pen a two-and-a-half-year deal at the…
"26.01.2017 19:27:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Departing winger Elliott Frear set to make his Motherwell debut against Glasgow Rangers ELLIOTT FREAR is in line to make his Motherwell debut against Glasgow Rangers after leaving Forest Green to pen a two-and-a-half-year deal at the…
"26.01.2017 18:02:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Aarran Racine goes on season-long loan to Torquay United FOREST GREEN defender Aarran Racine has signed a loan deal with Torquay United until the end of the season.
"26.01.2017 18:01:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Judge criticised for 'lenient' sentence against Stroud sex offender Ashley Goodfield reduces sentence even further A JUDGE who was criticised in this week's SNJ for letting a Stroud sex offender walk free from court has reviewed his sentence today - and made… The judge recalled the case to his court today and decided the two year jail term was too harsh
"26.01.2017 16:42:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stonehouse teen Ellie Law braves charity haircut in memory of great-grandparents A 14-YEAR-OLD girl from Stonehouse braved a charity haircut to raise more than £600 in memory of her great-grandparents. Well done Ellie!
"26.01.2017 15:46:14" Timeline Photos Will Skane-Davis took this fantastic photo of 'Carrie the kingfisher' near Bond's Mill, Stonehouse.
"26.01.2017 15:03:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New signing Mark Ellis will bring Football League gravitas to Forest Green WITH a raft of Football League experience, new signing Mark Ellis will help bring the gravitas Forest Green need to kick-start their title chase.
"26.01.2017 13:48:46" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Yes!
"26.01.2017 13:27:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green boss Mark Cooper on the capture of Mark Ellis and exits of Charlie Clough, Elliott Frear and Aarran Racine WATCH Mark Cooper at his candid best as he reveals the signing of Mark Ellis and his thoughts on the departure of Charlie Clough and impending…
"26.01.2017 12:43:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'The woman who travelled the world' - Stroud centenarian Phyllis Gwilliam celebrates 100th birthday A WOMAN from Stroud who served in military hospitals during the Allied advance in Italy during WWII has celebrated her 100th birthday, and… Happy birthday to Phyllis from everyone at the SNJ. She's had quite a life!
"26.01.2017 11:56:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Launch event to showcase council-funded transformation of The Q Club in Quedgeley A SPECIAL launch event has been organised to show the community the changes made to a popular youth club in Quedgeley. Well done to everyone involved in this fantastic little youth club
"26.01.2017 11:34:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Mark Cooper swoops for Carlisle defender Mark Ellis Mark Ellis has become Forest Green Rovers third January arrival with the central defender arriving on a loan deal until the end of the season… http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15049988.FOREST_GREEN__Mark_Cooper_swoops_for_Carlisle_defender_Mark_Ellis/
"26.01.2017 11:13:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Micro Dairy – a look at the new community-led enterprise planning a milk revolution in the Five Valleys A new community-led venture is aiming to transform the way people and businesses in the Five Valleys get their milk, while also practicing… A really interesting little community enterprise that is about to launch in Stroud.
Have a read and let us know what you think. Would you get involved?
"26.01.2017 11:10:35" gazetteseries.co.uk Uley archivist reveals village adopted John Daniel, a gorilla, in 1918 AN extraordinary tale has emerged from the Uley archives about the time villagers adopted a lowland gorilla. A great little story from the Stroud district
"26.01.2017 10:48:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Teenage motorcyclist injured after car refuses to give way on Bisley Road A MOTORCYCLIST was forced off the road by a car in Stroud, causing him to collide with a wall and leaving him with injuries. The driver of the car caused the crash and then didn't even stop to make sure the injured teenager was okay
"26.01.2017 10:31:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Smashed-up and abandoned Renault Clio destroyed in arson attack outside Marling school in Stroud A CAR that was involved in a crash outside Marling School in Stroud was then deliberately set on fire a few days later. This is the state the Clio was left in after the crash last Wednesday.
It was left abandoned one the side of the road for four days before it was torched
Do you know who did it?
"26.01.2017 09:40:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Caravan worth thousands stolen from Hope Mills Business Centre in Brimscombe A CARAVAN worth several thousand pounds has been stolen from a business hub in Brimscombe near Stroud. This caravan was stolen in Brimscombe. Have you seen it?
"26.01.2017 09:39:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today IT will be another cloudy and overcast morning in Stroud today. It will be another cloudy and overcast morning in Stroud
"25.01.2017 23:07:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Bristol City reach Gloucestershire Cup semi-finals after beating Forest Green A FLEDGLING Bristol City made it into the Gloucestershire Senior Cup semi-finals with a narrow victory over holders Forest Green.
"25.01.2017 22:11:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GALLERY: Gloucestershire Senior Cup quarter-finals: Forest Green 0 Bristol City 1 Gloucestershire Senior Cup holders Forest Green were beaten 1-0 in the quarter-finals against Bristol City U23s at The New Lawn this evening.
"25.01.2017 19:00:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two engraved benches installed in Randwick woods in memory of artist Pete Morris TWO beautifully handcrafted benches have been installed at Randwick woods in memory of Pete Morris, a talented artist who died last September the… What a wonderful tribute to Pete. Well done to Pete's family and friends and everyone who donated.
"25.01.2017 15:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Painswick farmer urges dog owners to keep pets on leads after ewe and her lamb killed A FARMER from Painswick is urging dog owners to keep their pets on the lead after a ewe and her lamb were killed. A terrible incident - what are your thoughts on this issue?
"25.01.2017 13:50:23" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Warning for Stroud residents after scam parking charge emails STROUD residents are being warned to be wary of scam parking charge emails. If you receive an email like this, don't click the links.
"25.01.2017 13:25:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk All the latest planning applications in Stroud district Planning Department Weekly List What's happening in your neck of the woods?
"25.01.2017 13:22:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Miserden pub the Carpenter's Arms closed after blaze on Monday night A POPUALR pup in Miserden has been closed for the 'foreseeable future' after a blaze ripped through it on Monday night. We're glad everyone was okay
"25.01.2017 11:45:50" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Poll reveals majority support council to retain ownership of Stroud's Sub Rooms A POLL launched by the SNJ to gauge public opinion towards the future of the Sub Rooms in Stroud has found that over half of those who voted… SDC's strategy and resources committee meet tomorrow to discuss the three main options.
"25.01.2017 11:44:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Tory MP and 'Remain' campaigner Neil Carmichael will vote to trigger start of Brexit negotiations STROUD's Neil Carmichael has confirmed he will join the majority of MPs in Parliament voting to start of Britain's complicated exit from the… The Conservative MP, who campaigned strongly for the UK to stay in the EU, has confirmed he will vote to trigger Article 50.
However, it does mean that he will vote against the democratic will of the Stroud constituency, which voted by 55% to Remain
"25.01.2017 11:04:34" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Backlash after sex offender Ashley Goodfield from Cainscross avoids prison for breaching court order A CONVICTED sex offender who 'humiliated' a teenage girl has avoided prison after breaching a court order. Do you think the decision to spare Mr Goodfield jail time was the right decision?
"25.01.2017 10:52:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Editorial on SDC budget: 'There are silver linings in the rainy day' FOR years successive administrations at Stroud District Council have put aside money into its reserve budget for a so-called “rainy day”. The SNJ's view on SDC's budget and spending plans
"25.01.2017 10:36:47" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Work to update play and learning space in Horsley kicks off after funding boost THE future is looking bright for the village of Horsley thanks to a grant from the Gloucestershire Environmental Trust. Great news for young people and families in Horsley
"25.01.2017 10:23:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Natural flood management: a look at one of Stroud's shining sustainable schemes IT'S no secret that Stroud has long been at the forefront of a number of leading green schemes and projects – it's one of the Five Valleys… This story on Stroud's amazing anti-flooding project is in this week's SNJ
"25.01.2017 10:06:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Conservatives hit back at 'vanity projects' in SDC's latest budget and spending plans THE Conservative group on Stroud District Council have criticised the Labour-led administration's major budget and spending plans.
"25.01.2017 09:36:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today ANOTHER frosty and foggy start for many in Stroud today. Yet another frosty and foggy start for many in Stroud
"25.01.2017 08:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nailsworth residents call for urgent action to make “dangerous” road safer after serious crash URGENT action is needed to make a “dangerous” junction safer, Nailsworth residents have said after a serious crash. Residents such as Robert Fletcher, who has lived on Old Bristol Road since 1961, feels the visibility of the junction needs to be improved.
"24.01.2017 21:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk More funding to help tackle homelessness and rough sleeping in Stroud MORE money is being spent on helping people who are struggling to find a way out of homelessness and rough sleeping in Stroud. A welcome boost...
"24.01.2017 20:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Victorian architecture and John Betjeman subject of talk at St Laurence Church in Stroud VICTORIAN architecture and John Betjeman is the subject of a talk at 7.30pm on Thursday, January 26 at St Laurence Church, Stroud. The illustrated talk by Adrian Barlow will be given to members of Stroud Civic Society.
"24.01.2017 19:01:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Elvis tribute act in Stroud raises £3600 to fight Polio A CHARITY concert in Stroud by an Elvis Presley tribute act raised a total of £3630 to fight Polio. Stroud Rotary Club is all shook up about how successful this was!
"24.01.2017 18:01:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Families leap to defence of care home in Leonard Stanley which was rated 'requires improvement' FAMILIES have leapt to the defence of a care home in Leonard Stanley which was rated as 'requiring improvement'. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/news/15044684.Families_leap_to_defence_of_care_home_in_Leonard_Stanley_which_was_rated__requires_improvement_/
"24.01.2017 16:47:14" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo
"24.01.2017 16:43:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New council service will work with NHS to support county's most vulnerable children PROPOSALS for a new service to help some of the county's most vulnerable children are being presented to Gloucestershire County Council's…
"24.01.2017 15:43:50" Timeline Photos This marvellous photo of the Stroudwater Navigation near Ebley Mill was taken by Kate Williams-Brown.
"24.01.2017 15:11:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: Forest Green switch their GFA tie with Bristol City to the New Lawn from Slimbridge's Thornhill Park Important Forest Green Rovers GFA match news
"24.01.2017 13:17:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Elderly woman and man injured in two-vehicle collision in Thrupp AN elderly woman and a man have been injured in a two-vehicle accident near Brewery Lane in Thrupp. We hope they both make a rapid recovery.
"24.01.2017 12:22:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk GLIDING: Uley flying ace Andy Davis MBE wins World Championships bronze medal Uley glider in World Championships glory
"24.01.2017 12:12:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Love will always Trump hate' – 100 gather in Stroud to protest inauguration of new US president AFTER the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, people around the world gathered to speak out and make their… One hundred people gathered for an anti-Trump rally in Stroud on Friday
"24.01.2017 11:44:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 'Significant challenges ahead' as council sets out multi-million spending plans and council tax proposals MAJOR multi-million spending proposals and plans for council tax increases are due to be set out by Stroud District Council (SDC) on Thursday. What do you make of these plans?
"24.01.2017 11:35:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pornography ban lifted for Dudbridge man Evan Lloyd, 54, after court hears he poses 'low risk' to public AN order banning a 54-year-old former sex offender from viewing pornography of any kind was lifted by a judge after the police and probation… A lifelong sexual offences prevention order was imposed on him in 2010.
"24.01.2017 10:54:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURE: Thousands of wipes removed from Stroud sewer after causing huge blockage THOUSANDS of wipes have been removed from the sewer in Stroud Town Centre after they caused a mass blockage. Disgusting - It took two people three hours to remove the blockage.
"24.01.2017 10:24:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Elderly man robbed in Gloucester after withdrawing £120 from Co-op cashpoint AN elderly man was robbed in Gloucester after withdrawing money from a cashpoint. The incident occured between 6.30am and 7am yesterday (Monday, January 23).
"24.01.2017 10:19:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk What do we make of this decision?
"24.01.2017 10:10:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk COUNTY LEAGUE: Stonehouse close the gap at the top WITH County League action virtually wiped out, Stonehouse closed the gap at the top of the table to a point.
"24.01.2017 09:17:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Richard Brown, 30, admits to perfume stealing spree from Superdrug in Stroud A 30-YEAR-OLD Stroud man went on a spree of shoplifting from the same store, stealing perfumes on three separate occasions, a court heard. The offences occured on December 15, 24 and 27.
"23.01.2017 17:14:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk New photography project will create visual history of life in Stonehouse A NEW community-run photography project will aim to create a lasting visual history of Stonehouse. Sounds like a great idea!
"23.01.2017 17:13:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH Charlie Clough discuss his move from Forest Green to Barnet WATCH Charlie Clough discuss his move from Forest Green to League Two Barnet.
"23.01.2017 16:15:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud High and Marling score above national average in both new secondary school performance schemes STROUD High and Marling scored above national average in both new secondary school performance schemes. Schools were assessed under two new assessment schemes, Progress 8 and Attainment 8.
"23.01.2017 15:24:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOREST GREEN: Charlie Clough in pictures Scroll through our picture memories of Charlie Clough's Forest Green years. Clough has today sealed a move to Skybet League Two outfit Barnet
"23.01.2017 15:19:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk BREAKING NEWS: Forest Green defender Charlie Clough joins Sky Bet League Two outfit Barnet CHARLIE CLOUGH has joined League Two outfit Barnet for an undisclosed fee.
"23.01.2017 14:48:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Family injured as van careers off road in Nailsworth and plunges 10ft down bank A FAMILY-OF-THREE have been injured after their van careered off Bath Road in Nailsworth and plunged down a 10ft bank. Terrible news, more on this as we get it.
"23.01.2017 12:29:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two hurt after van careers off road in Nailsworth and plunges 10ft down bank Two men were hurt after their van careered off the road In Nailsworth and plunged down a 10ft bank. More on this to follow.
"23.01.2017 11:51:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Rare breed duck goes missing in Stonehouse A RARE breed of duck has gone missing from a home in Stonehouse. Duncan went missing last Tuesday.
"23.01.2017 11:20:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RUGBY: Scrum superiority not enough for Minch as they lose tight derby to Painswick THIS Gloucester Two encounter on a freezing Saturday was everything you would expect from a passionate local derby.
"23.01.2017 10:41:36" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Popular Stroud children's author promotes value of patience in new book A popular Stroud author has released his sixth children's book. Suzy the Sprout is the latest in a range of characters aimed at teaching children moral values.
"23.01.2017 10:40:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk UPDATED: Boy, 17, arrested on suspicion of assault and girl, 15, of theft after teenager hospitalised in Gloucester knife attack BOY, 17, arrested on suspicion of assault and girl, 15, of theft after a teenager was hospitalised in a Gloucester knife attack. Both remain in custody for questioning.
"23.01.2017 10:32:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Craig David to perform at Westonbirt Arboretum for Forest Live ANOTHER acclaimed artist has announced a performance at Westonbirt Arboretum as part of the Forestry Commission's Forest Live concert series. He joins other confirmed acts Elbow and Olly Murs - will you be going?
"23.01.2017 10:10:51" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Teenager hospitalised after knife attack in Painswick Road, Gloucester DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was stabbed in the back in Gloucester. The incident occurred around 11pm on Friday, January 20.
"22.01.2017 13:52:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk SIX things we learned from Forest Green's draw with Braintree Town Forest Green were held to a 1-1 draw by Braintree Town at The New Lawn on Saturday. Here Ashley Loveridge looks at six things we learned from… And some tips from Pete Reed
"22.01.2017 12:44:26" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk RUGBY PICTURE GALLERY: Painswick v Minchinhampton PAINSWICK gained a hard-fought 19-14 victory over Minchinhampton in the Gloucester Two local derby on Saturday.
"22.01.2017 12:26:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Relive all the action from Forest Green's 1-1 draw with Braintree CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Relive all the action from Forest Green's 1-1 draw with Braintree.
"22.01.2017 10:54:59" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk A youth perspective with Noah Dougherty: So on reflection, 2016 wasn't such a bad year after all. . . Noah Dougherty, 16, is a student at Cirencester College and hopes to become a journalist. He lives in Stroud. Noah looks past the celebrity deaths to sporting and scientific achievements.
"22.01.2017 10:52:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Gloucestershire police launch recruitment campaign for special constables GLOUCESTERSHIRE Constabulary is launching a major public recruitment campaign to increase the number of special constables. The official launch is tomorrow (Monday, January 23).
"22.01.2017 10:51:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Nostalgia: Minchinhampton residents call for increased road safety measures IN 1977 residents living close to the Besbury turning on the main Stroud-Cirencester road at Minchinhampton became concerned about the danger… The fastest speed recorded on the road was 56mph.
"21.01.2017 22:55:32" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Braintree boss Hakan Hayrettin on Forest Green point Watch Braintree boss Hakan Hayrettin give his post-match verdict on his side's point at Forest Green.
"21.01.2017 21:01:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: The linesman has let them off the hook by making up a decision - Forest Green boss Mark Cooper FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper blasted the officials as Christian Doidge's stoppage-time winner was ruled out in a frustrating 1-1 draw with…
"21.01.2017 20:21:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FULL-TIME: Forest Green 1 Braintree Town 1 - Boss Mark Cooper is left frustrated after Christian Doidge goal is ruled out ON a day of celebrity, Nailsworth Olympic hero Pete Reed, raunchy novelist Jilly Cooper and One Show presenter Lucy Siegle watched Forest Green…
"21.01.2017 14:31:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green v Braintree Town: Mark Cooper brings in Wigan striker Kaiyne Woolery FOREST GREEN boss Mark Cooper has signed Wigan striker Kaiyne Woolery on a season-long loan.
"21.01.2017 11:53:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk POLL: What should happen to the Sub Rooms in Stroud? A CRUNCH decision is looming on the future of the Sub Rooms in Stroud. Have your say on the leading three options in our poll.
"21.01.2017 10:20:44" We'll be starting a series of "Discover..." features with a different town featured each week with a double-page spread, array of photos, facts about the town, what it is famous for and the best places to visit and eat.
Today we're asking for photos of
"21.01.2017 09:57:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Picture nostalgia: Stroud Sea Cadets sail in the HMS Devonshire IN 1977, Stroud Sea Cadets sailed in the HMS Devonshire. Do you recognise anyone in this photo?
"21.01.2017 09:57:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Nostalgia: Foxmoor's new school building, plans for third fish and chip ship and construction of £2million bypass begins SNJ reporter Eddie Bisknell looks back at news from across the decades. A look back across the decades - do you remember any of these stories?
"21.01.2017 09:05:00" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Convicted sex offender Ashley Goodfield, 22, back in court after going on two camping trips He went camping with two teenagers.
"20.01.2017 21:59:19" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Will Forest Green players act out another rowing goal celebration for Olympic legend Pete Reed? Three-time Olympic gold medal winner Pete Reed will be a special guest at Forest Green's home clash with Braintree Town on Saturday.
"20.01.2017 17:46:53" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police appeal after criminal damage to red Ford Fiesta in Stratford Road, Stroud POLICE ARE appealing for witnesses after criminal damage was caused to a red Ford Fiesta. If you have more information phone the police on 101 with incident number 244 of Tuesday, January 17
"20.01.2017 15:19:14" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PREVIEW: Forest Green v Braintree: We have nothing to fear - Jake Goodman JAKE Goodman believes that in-form Braintree Town can head to one of the Vanarama National League's promotion favourites with nothing to fear…
"20.01.2017 14:25:35" youtube.com Donald Trump - It's Crazy Man I have been lucky enough to draft in a talented, disparate bunch of musician friends for this slightly tongue in cheek British response from across the pond ... A group of musicians from Stroud have writen a tongue in cheek response to the inauguration of Donald Trump
"20.01.2017 14:21:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two injured and one car overturned in Frocester collision THERE are reports of an accident involving two vehicles in Bath Road, Frocester. This is the third car to overturn in the district today
"20.01.2017 14:17:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Potential buyers identified to snap up £17.5m Merrywalks – but still no offers made POTENTIAL buyers have been identified to snap up Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud – but no offers have yet been made, its owners have said. Owners also moved to squash rumours that Merrywalks would be closed or redeveloped into something else
"20.01.2017 14:13:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Road blocked after car overturns in Birdlip MOTORISTS are being advised to avoid an area of Birdlip after a car overturned earlier today. An update on the crash in Birdlip earlier today:
The car ended up on its side after the crash on the road between Birdlip and Little Witcombe at 11.50am.
Fortunately the female driver was uninjured in the incident.
"20.01.2017 14:09:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Donald Trump inauguration live Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as America's 45th President. He declared "the work begins" as hundreds of thousands of people poured… Follow the inauguration of the USA's 45th president live.
"20.01.2017 14:08:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk No one injured after Citroen C1 overturns on bend near Stirrup Cup pub in Bisley A CAR ended up on its side after losing control on a corner near the Stirrup Cup pub in Bisley this afternoon. That's the fourth car crash in the district today
"20.01.2017 14:04:07" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two injured and one car overturned in Frocester collision THERE are reports of an accident involving two vehicles in Bath Road, Frocester. The incident occurred at 12.40pm.
"20.01.2017 13:43:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Road blocked after car overturns in Birdlip MOTORISTS are being advised to avoid an area of Birdlip after a car overturned earlier today. Avoid the Bisley Hill area for the meantime if possible
"20.01.2017 12:38:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Family starts New Year in 150th Stroud District Council home THE 150th home in Stroud District Council's building programme has been completed. The Driver family are now enjoying their new home in Bisley Old Road.
"20.01.2017 12:35:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Thrupp company to take on Bath Half Marathon for Teenage Cancer Trust A COMPANY in Thrupp specialising in international business expertise are putting on a team for the Bath Half Marathon to raise money for the… Great effort from the staff at Tudor Rose International
"20.01.2017 09:56:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Crash between Renault Clio and Citroen DS5 on Cainscross Road this morning TWO cars were involved in a collision on Cainscross Road this morning. The road is partially blocked but traffic is flowing freely
"19.01.2017 17:01:58" Stroud Symphony Orchestra' In case you didn't catch it the other day, here's a sneak peak of Stroud Symphony Orchestra's recording of a new classical piece at Holy Trinity Church.
The music will be the soundtrack for a new film about the beauty and heritage of the Five Valleys.
"19.01.2017 16:34:12" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Stroud musicians record tongue in cheek song about Donald Trump ahead of historic inauguration A TALENTED group of musicians in Stroud have grouped together to write a timely tongue in cheek response to the imminent inauguration of Donald… A must-watch!
"19.01.2017 16:33:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Unemployment in Stroud district continues to fall THE number of people out of work in Stroud continues to fall, new figures have shown.
"19.01.2017 15:27:43" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Plans submitted for 175 homes and roundabout off Bath Road, Hardwicke PLANS for 175 houses and a roundabout in Hardwicke have been submitted to Stroud District Council. These plans complete a trio of housing developments in the area - what are your thoughts about the proposal?
"19.01.2017 15:08:41" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Specsavers and Socialight Café team up to encourage green tea goodness AN OPTICIANS in Stroud has partnered with a local café to offer a free green tea to all customers who come in for a sight test during January. Specsavers on King Street has partnered with The Socialight Café on the High Street to encourage the local community to drink more green tea
"19.01.2017 15:07:35" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Forest Green captain Liam Noble on Braintree, Kieffer Moore and Elliott Frear WATCH Forest Green captain Liam Noble preview Saturday's National League home clash against improving Braintree Town.
"19.01.2017 14:37:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brave mum from Stroud battling ovarian cancer turns catwalk model to help fight disease A COURAGEOUS mother-of-two from Stroud who is fighting ovarian cancer will take to the catwalk to raise awareness of the disease. Well done Viv!
You can donate to her Justgiving page at www.justgiving.com/account/your-pages/Viv-Hancock2
"19.01.2017 13:27:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VOTE: Who is your star Forest Green player? It's coming to that time at the end of the season when we start to assess who have been Forest Green's best player this season. Vote for your…
"19.01.2017 13:09:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ecotricity ships £1.3m of windmills to Japan STROUD-based Ecotricity has sold more than £1 million worth of small windmills to Japan, making it the UK's leading wind energy exporter. It makes Ecotricity the UK's leading wind energy exporter
"19.01.2017 09:24:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Crunch decision looming on future of the Sub Rooms in Stroud A CRUNCH decision looms to decide the future of the Sub Rooms in Stroud. The Strategy & Resources Committee will debate the list of options - what do you think should happen to the Sub Rooms?
"18.01.2017 17:15:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cotswold Boatmobility are well deserved recipients of this grant for £1000. It's great to see the community group keep growing
"18.01.2017 16:49:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Plans to transform vacant pub off Stroud High Street into eight studio flats A VACANT pub in the centre of Stroud could be transformed into a group of seven studio flats. What do you think of this idea?
"18.01.2017 16:08:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk LETTER: Stonehouse can't cope with major roadwork disruption again Stonehouse just cannot cope with two disruptions of such major proportions in two consecutive years. UKIP's county council candidate Glen Gogerly has called out the highways cabinet member at Gloucestershire County Council over the plans to dig up Stonehouse again
"18.01.2017 15:49:24" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Potato Day 2017 – celebrating the majestic glory of the humble spud IT'S that time of the year again that everyone has been waiting for – the most important calendar event of the year in the Five Valleys. It's that time of the year again that everyone has been waiting for – the most important calendar event of the year in the Five Valleys.
That's right, it will soon be Stroud Potato Day.
"18.01.2017 15:29:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brimscombe gallery: Relive the action from 6-1 win over Brackley Saints caught on camera by Simon Pizzey Brimscombe gallery: Relive the action from 6-1 win over Brackley Saints caught on camera by Simon Pizzey
"18.01.2017 15:08:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Brimscombe gallery: Relive the action from 6-1 win over Brackley Saints caught on camera by Simon Pizzey Brimscombe gallery: Relive the action from 6-1 win over Brackley Saints caught on camera by Simon Pizzey
"18.01.2017 14:15:03" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green players set to leave New Lawn SURPLUS Forest Green players are heading for a New Lawn exit.
"18.01.2017 13:54:28" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Staffing levels among list of concerns as Leonard Stanley care home rated 'requires improvement' A CARE home in Leonard Stanley has been rated as 'requires improvement' by a health watchdog. Inspectors stepped in to assist an anxious resident.
"18.01.2017 13:00:10" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Natural flood management: a look at one of Stroud's shining sustainable schemes IT'S no secret that Stroud has long been at the forefront of a number of leading green schemes and projects – it's one of the Five Valleys… This is an amazing local project which councils across the UK are now trying to copy. It's time it got the recognition it deserves!
"18.01.2017 12:57:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Ecotricity funds 'missing mile' canal restoration work at Eco Park site ECOTRICITY is funding restoration work on the initial stage of the Stroudwater Canal's “missing mile” project at its Eco Park site. The work comes a few months before SDC is due to make a huge decision on Ecotricity's colossal planning application
"18.01.2017 12:55:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk All the last planning applications in Stroud district Planning Department Weekly List What's going on in your neck of the woods?
"18.01.2017 10:03:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today - brightening up slowly WEDNESDAY will be generally dry in Stroud with light winds. Looks like the cloud is going to clear up a little throughout the day
"18.01.2017 09:42:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nympsfield pub manager, Mary Clarke, speaks out about invisible illness that almost killed her and took 16 years to diagnose A PUB manager has spoken to the SNJ about the invisible illness that almost killed her, which began with unexplained stomach aches aged 12 and… A truly emotional rollercoaster.
"18.01.2017 09:05:37" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH: Video tribute to much-loved Davon Friend AN astonishing video tribute has been made in memory of Davon Friend, who has died suddenly at the age of 36. This emotional tribute was made by Davon's brother-in-law and lifelong friend, Nathan Hutchings.
"18.01.2017 09:04:20" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Tributes flood in for inspirational farmer Davon Friend, who has died suddenly aged 36 “THE world has lost a generous, courageous and loving man,” – those were the words used to describe farmer Davon Friend, who has died… Remembering the much-loved community farmer - feel free to leave your own messages below
"17.01.2017 16:16:42" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Female cyclist, 63, injured after collision with Vauxhall Vectra at Horse Trough roundabout A 63-YEAR-OLD female cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a car on Stonehouse High Street. An update on the crash in Stonehouse earlier this afternoon
"17.01.2017 15:45:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Female cyclist injured after collision with car on Stonehouse High Street THERE have been reports of a crash between a car and cyclist in Stonehouse. She was involved in a crash with a Vauxhall Vectra at 2.45pm this afternoon
"17.01.2017 15:29:58" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Two sheep killed in Painswick in suspected dog attack TWO sheep were killed in Painswick last weekend in what police believe to be a dog attack. Police have responded by issuing fresh advice to dog-owners.
"17.01.2017 14:00:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper's first reaction to new signing Jake Gosling WATCH Forest Green boss Mark Cooper's first reaction to new signing Jake Gosling
"17.01.2017 13:05:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Chalford Ninja Warrior teams up with sister to take on 'world's toughest obstacle course' again this Saturday CHALFORD'S elite Ninja Warrior will be teaming up with his sister to take on the gruelling assault course again this Saturday. Good luck to them both!
"17.01.2017 13:04:19" gazetteseries.co.uk Princess Anne to officially open The Pulse gym and swimming pool complex in Dursley HER Royal Highness Princess Anne will officially open Dursley's new state-of-the-art gym and swimming pool complex on Friday. The Pulse has been transformed in a series of improvements through a £1.7million investment by Stroud District Council
"17.01.2017 12:56:09" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Meet new Forest Green signing Jake Gosling NEW Forest Green signing Jake Gosling met his team-mates for the first time today after joining the National League title-chasers on a…
"17.01.2017 12:18:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Exciting new programme of talks revealed at Museum in the Park A SERIES of new spring talks have been organised at the Museum in the Park in Stroud. There are some interesting things planned for Stroud's Museum in the Park this year
"17.01.2017 12:17:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pothole problems - Send us your pictures TO mark National Pothole Day, the SNJ is asking readers to submit details and photos about potholes in their area. What are the biggest potholes in your area?
You can contribute to this article by following the links on the page.
"17.01.2017 11:27:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Former vet from Horsley running 10 marathons in 10 days for animal welfare charity A FORMER vet from Horsley is running 10 marathons in 10 days for an animal welfare charity. The 26 miles Carolyne will be running through Gloucestershire will take her from Berkeley, across the Severn Bridge and back.
"17.01.2017 11:19:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud Choral Society to perform world premiere of new Roald Dahl adaption STROUD Choral Society is to give the world premiere of a new work by renowned American composer Peter Ash based on a Roald Dahl book. Incredible world premiere for Stroud's very own Choral Society
"17.01.2017 10:40:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wayne Bennett, 47, admits threatening to set fire to woman's flat in Stroud A 47-YEAR-OLD Stroud man threatened to set fire to a woman's flat, a court heard. He is due to reappear to face other charges on March 22.
"17.01.2017 10:34:11" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Wrap up warm for winter with free coat swap event in Stroud STROUD'S assistant town clerk is encouraging people to donate, or take, a new coat after seeing people shivering in the cold on her journey in… Got an unwanted Christmas coat hanging dejectedly in your wardrobe?
Well then, bring it along to this event and swap it for another one for free
"17.01.2017 09:53:39" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Stroud Symphony Orchestra record music for new Five Valleys film A HUGE collaborative arts project to create a film and classical music production celebrating the Five Valleys got underway this weekend. Sounds amazing!
"17.01.2017 09:45:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud weather today IT will be a colder day than yesterday in Stroud. Another cloudy and wintery day in Stroud
"17.01.2017 09:42:31" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Minchinhampton Rugby Club receive £8,000 grant for new clubhouse MINCHINHAMPTON Rugby Club are set to receive an £8,000 grant to complete their new clubhouse in time for a visit from The Princess Royal. The new clubhouse is set to be officially opened on Saturday, March 3.
"17.01.2017 09:27:05" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Runner and charity worker urges more deaf children in Gloucestershire to get involved in sport A KEEN runner and charity worker is raising awareness about the difficulties deaf children face and is urging them to get involved in sport. Reg works for the Gloucestershire Deaf Association (GDA) and found that 43 per cent of deaf children do not access a sport club due to communication barriers.
"16.01.2017 17:38:45" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Man, 85, dies of suspected heart attack while out with family on Minchinhampton Common AN 85-YEAR-OLD man died of a suspected cardiac arrest while out with his family on Minchinhampton Common on Sunday. Sad news
"16.01.2017 16:50:04" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Police warning after latest burglary in King's Stanley POLICE are urging vigilance after another burglary in the small village of King's Stanley. Thieves gained entry by smashing the glass in the side door and made an untidy search of every room in the house
"16.01.2017 16:40:44" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk STAR MATCH: Hat-trick Major triumph for Brimscombe hot-shot Ed Ed Major helped himself to a second-half hat-trick as in-from Brimscombe hit Brackley Town Saints for six.
"16.01.2017 15:43:57" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Spate of 'high value' bicycle thefts in Nailsworth prompts police warning BICYCLES with a combined value of several thousand pounds have been stolen from the Nailsworth area.
"16.01.2017 15:03:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CONFIRMED: Bristol Rovers and Gibraltar winger Jake Gosling joins Forest Green Forest Green have signed Bristol Rovers and Gibraltar winger Jake Gosling on loan until the end of the season.
"16.01.2017 14:39:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk POLL: Are the black faces of Morris Dancers offensive? Which side do you come down on in this debate? After the Stroud Wassail on Saturday a number of people took to social media to raise the debate over race and tradition - with some branding the 'black face' practice 'offensive' and even 'racist'.
So, which side do you come down on in this debate?
"16.01.2017 13:54:06" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk FOOTBALL: No fond farewell for Shortwood striker Jake Lee THERE was to be no happy farewell for Jake Lee as he played his final game for Shortwood before going off to play for Conference South outfit…
"16.01.2017 13:42:49" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEOS: Stroud Wassail Festival 2017 STROUD came alive with the noise of jingling bells, singing and the whacking of sticks for the return of the annual Wassail Festival.
"16.01.2017 12:56:58" Stroud Wassail Stroud Wassail Festival 2017 Stroud Wassail
"16.01.2017 12:46:56" Wassailing Wassailing at the Queen Vic pub in Stroud on Saturday
"16.01.2017 12:42:56" Photos from Stroud News & Journal's post Some more amazing pictures from this weekend
"16.01.2017 12:39:40" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk PICTURES: Stroud comes alive for Wassail Festival 2017 STROUD came alive with the noise of jingling bells, singing and the whacking of sticks for the return of the annual Wassail Festival. Some incredible photos of the Stroud Wassail Festival on Saturday by Simon Pizzey!
"16.01.2017 12:27:27" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Pothole problems: How big is the issue in your area? TO mark National Pothole Day, the SNJ is asking readers to submit details and photos about potholes in their area. We all have experiences with troublesome potholes, email any details and photos of potholes in your neighbourhood to email@example.com
"16.01.2017 11:59:25" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green face tricky trip to Macclesfied in FA Trophy last sixteen Forest Green face a tricky trip to fellow National League outfit Macclesfield Town in the third round of the FA Trophy.
"16.01.2017 11:42:53" Stroud News & Journal's cover photo One of the many amazing pictures from Saturday's Stroud Wassail Festival 2017! More follow.
Picture by Simon Pizzey
"16.01.2017 11:41:55" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Stroud dentists walk from Chalford to Eastington for Cancer Research STROUD dentists walked 15km from Lavender Bakehouse to the Old Badger Inn for charity. To donate to the cause visit www.justgiving.com/mydentiststroud
"16.01.2017 11:23:54" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Elbow to perform at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer FOREST Live at Westonbirt Arboretum has scored another chart-topping act. Another award-winning band are playing at Westonbirt this summer - who's going?
"16.01.2017 10:10:56" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Mum-of-three Hannah Bloxsome spared jail after giving false alibi to Nailsworth arson suspect A MUM who gave a false alibi to a Nailsworth arson suspect wept with relief yesterday as a judge spared her from jail. Judge Tabor said: "I think the time has now come for you to rebuild your life."
"16.01.2017 09:20:48" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Temporary traffic lights in London Road, Stroud, causing delays for motorists TEMPORARY traffic lights on London Road are causing delays for commuters this morning. The works last until the January 16 and 18.
"15.01.2017 17:52:01" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Scottish Premiership outfit Motherwell close in on Forest Green winger Elliott Frear Forest Green winger Elliott Frear is set to seal a switch to Scottish Premiership Motherwell this month. http://www.stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk/sport/15024931.Scottish_Premiership_outfit_Motherwell_close_in_on_Forest_Green_winger_Elliott_Frear/
"15.01.2017 17:17:30" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk CHESTER 0 FOREST GREEN 2: Five things we learned: Mark Cooper pow-wow works a treat FRESH from witnessing Saturday's 2-0 FA Trophy win at Chester, Ashley Loveridge looks at five things we learned from an eventful day in…
"15.01.2017 16:03:38" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Forest Green gallery: Relive the action from 2-0 win at Chester caught on camera by Shane Healey / Pro Sports Images Forest Green gallery: Relive the action from 2-0 win at Chester caught on camera by Shane Healey / Pro Sports Images
"15.01.2017 14:27:33" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk VIDEO: Marcus Kelly happy to grab his Forest Green opportunity WATCH Forest Green two-goal hero Marcus Kelly give his post-match verdict on Rovers' 2-0 FA Trophy victory at Chester.
"15.01.2017 13:48:16" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Cambridge blogger's unique sloe gin wins at world championship INSPIRED by a holiday to Croatia, a Cambridge food blogger has had her homemade sloe gin named the best in the world.
"15.01.2017 13:37:15" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Praise as new drive aims to recruit 50 more police officers in Gloucestershire A NEW drive to recruit more police officers across county has been welcomed by councillors and politicians. Over the last two years the number of full time officers in Gloucestershire has dropped by 10 per cent to just 1028 in January 2017
"15.01.2017 13:34:52" stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk Nostalgia: Stroud couple win £2.5million on lottery, villagers left without gas and major housing development rejected 1967 STROUD Rural District Council voted to object to plans to reduce the bus service from Stonehouse to Chalford, via Stroud. Anyone remember that time a couple from Stroud scooped a £2.5 million lottery win?