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6 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Dursley funeral hearse converted into Ghostbusters car

A GROUP of Dursley friends have spent hundreds of hours and a vast sum of money to transform an old funeral hearse into an 80s movie icon - all in the name of charity.

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17 hrs ago | Gazette Series

A forklift loads a lorry at the former Lister Petter factory in Dursley

LISTER Petter has been saved but is moving and being renamed after a buyer came forward to acquire the stricken business, which entered administration last month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Gazette Series

The Electric Garage in Prospect Place, Dursley

OWNERS of a garage in the centre of Dursley have been given the green light to demolish the building and construct a pair of two-bedroom flats.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

MP Neil Carmichael discusses infrastructure

GOVERNMENTS over the centuries have recognised the political value of investment in infrastructure and more recently also the economic case.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Gazette Series

Dursley men accuse police of bullying and harassment after "repeated" stop and searches

John French, from Highfields in Dursley, was pulled over on Long Street in the town on Friday, April 4 by police car.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

This is Gloucestershire

Election changes on the way in Stroud

From 2016 Stroud District Council will hold an all out election, instead of one every three years followed by a county council election, and boundaries and councillor numbers are likely to change too.

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Gazette Series

Dursley hospital cuts slammed

QUESTIONS are being asked about how the decision was made to slash the opening hours at Dursley's hospital without any consultation.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Gazette Series

"Rob wants to rebuild his life - and we will help him'

"Rob wants to rebuild his life - and we will help him" Rob Camm's family tell of struggles after crash that paralysed him THE FAMILY of a Dursley Rugby Club player who was paralysed in a car accident has described the devastating impact it has had after the teenage drink-driver responsible was jailed for two years.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Gazette Series

Motorcyclist dies and cyclist seriously injured in A4 crash

A MAN suffered a serious eye injury and was left with clearly visible male and female shoe prints on his head after a late night street attack in Dursley, a court heard.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Gazette Series

Paralysed Dursley RFC player inspires hundreds with his determination

A CHARITY rugby game is to be held at Wotton-under-Edge Rugby Club in aid of former Dursley Rugby Club player Rob Camm, who was paralysed in a car accident last year.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Gazette Series

Dursley diesel engineering firm Lister Petter to enter administration

THE FATE of a historic Dursley company that employs around 100 people still hangs in the balance as community leaders fight for its survival.

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Stroudnewsand Journal

Stroud News and Journal: Former soldier John helped line the route of the 1953 coronation procession

Housing committee, Ebley Mill, 7pm This meeting covered an update on the council's new build programme for affordable housing.

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Gazette Series

Dursley hospital slashes opening hours amid nurse shortage

OPENING times for the Minor Injuries Unit at the Vale Community Hospital in Dursley are being reduced as the NHS struggles to employ more nurses.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Gazette Series

Treasury minister visits Cam manufacturing firm

MP Neil Carmichael with Treasury minister Greg Clarke MP with Chris Baird and Phil Harper of Sundeala in Cam THE MINISTER for cities travelled from London to Cam to see the good work a small paper manufacturing business is doing.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Gazette Series

Scouts help give the Bournstream Trust a Spring clean

Each year volunteers from a number of organisations come together to help spruce up the play equipment provide some much-needed maintenance to the buildings and facilities.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Gazette Series

Dursley diesel engineering firm Lister Petter to enter administration

A UNION leader representing staff made redundant at Lister Petter which faces administration has slammed the firm's management for its poor handling of the business.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Gazette Series

VIDEO: Trains forced to creep over Berkeley bridge as cracks appear

TRAINS coming to and from Cam and Dursley railway station have been reduced to a crawl at a railway bridge near Berkeley as cracks have appeared in one the supporting walls.

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Gazette Series

Rapist Colin Stokes was previously arrested for sex crimes

A DURSLEY care worker jailed today for raping vulnerable residents at a Gloucestershire care home had been arrested for sexual offences six years earlier - but allowed to return to work.

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Gazette Series

Serious case review into Dursley care worker rapist Colin Stokes

He had admitted raping three vulnerable women aged 32, 50 and 52 - all of whom have severe physical and mental disabilities - between January 2012 and April 2013.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Gazette Series

Schools across region set to close as teachers strike

Several schools have already confirmed they will be closing on Wednesday, March 26 due to a strike by the National Union of Teachers .

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