Dursley, England Newswire

Dursley, England Newswire

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  1. 'Finding Dory' families appeal to find their beloved pet before ChristmasRead the original story

    Yesterday | This is Gloucestershire

    A Gloucestershire family have put out a heartbreaking appeal to get their beloved cat back before Christmas, after 'animal channelling' told them she was 'extremely unhappy'.


  2. Cost of residential parking permits may rise next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Residents who pay to park outside their homes in Gloucestershire are likely to be charged more next year, according to new county council plans. Residential parking permits could rise to 60 for first permits and 120 for the cost of a second car if plans are approved today .


  3. Meet inspirational family behind tandem charity helping disabled people experience the joy of cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | This Is Bristol

    Alex and Kate set up Charlotte's Tandems to help others after seeing the benefit of cycling for their daughter "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do," they sing, chanting the words to the famous song about a "bicycle made for two." It makes Charlotte, 21, smile even more.


  4. Stroud and District Table Tennis round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Stroud and District Division 1: Phoenix A entertained Phoenix C in the latest in-house derby and it was the visiting C team led by Dave Hadley. The match finished 2-8 with the away captain unbeaten on the night.


  5. 'One punch can kill' judge warns after man left with cracked eye socketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Two men from Stroud and Dursley who assaulted one of their 'lifelong friends' in an incident that none of them could explain were warned by a Gloucester judge today that 'one punch can kill'. Jordan Rennebach 27, of Heathcourt, Dursley, and Michael Stanton, 29, of Wheelers Walk, Farmhill, Stroud were sentenced by Judge Ian Lawrie QC at Gloucester crown court for their roles in the assault on Daniel Breen in Rennebach's flat on February 11. Stanton admitted assaulting Mr Breen causing him grievous bodily harm during the violent incident that took place after the three men had spent the evening drinking together.


  6. Table Tennis: Woodchester B gain bragging rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Stroud and District Division 1: Woodchester B claimed the bragging rights when defeating their A team club mates 6-4, although none of the home side could defeat Mark Farrow who was unbeaten for Woodchester A. The points were evenly shared in another in club derby, this time it was Phoenix B who drew with their A side, Liwu Wei was unbeaten for the B team hosts. Thornbury A suffered a heavy defeat at home to Yate for whom Andy Cox, Will Berkley and Joseph Sheppard won all their singles in the 9-1 win.


  7. Where should 12,800 more homes go in Stroud district?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 23 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Where will 12,800 more homes go? Stroud District Council is hitting the road and reaching out online to get as many views as possible on how the district will look by 2040. The council must find room for 12,800 homes by then, and is consulting on the main issues around where residents live, work and visit before it is finally adopted in 2021 as the district's blueprint for development.


  8. 'We need to talk about death,' writes Stroud authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    A Stroud author has written a book on a topic a lot of us are unwilling to talk about: death. Mary Brown, a former Quaker prison chaplain and lifelong Stroud resident, has drawn on 45 chats with a wide variety of people to write 'The Undiscovered Country: Conversations about death and dying', published recently by KCA of Dursley.


  9. Stroud and District table tennis round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Stroud and District Division 1: Phoenix A were well beaten at home by Woodchester B, Clive Ellison and Nick Collins each scored maximums as the visitors won 9-1. The points were shared between the two sides in the division one basement places, hosts Cirencester, drew five all against Phoenix B for whom Liwu Wei was unbeaten and finished as man-of-the-match.


  10. Cirencester lose second successive away game to drop to fifthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    With a picture-perfect day for rugby, Cirencester were in confident mood and looking to back up their last league victory over Southmead, with another away win against an improving Dursley side who have been, over recent seasons in the Stroud & District Cup, somewhat of a bogey side for Ciren. The confidence became reality with Cirencester starting the game in hungry fashion dominating possession and territory, which was matched by some stubborn home defence.


  11. Her father questioned an inquest how his daughter could be deemed fit and well and then dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Cambridge Evening News

    A young mum died of liver failure just hours after a paramedic told her she didn't need to go to hospital for treatment, an inquest heard. Jennifer Cowle, 31, of Oak Drive, Dursley, did not not tell the ambulance crew she had taken paracetamol and codeine before they arrived at 1.45am on September 5 to treat her for breathing difficulties, the inquest was told on Thursday.


  12. Council called to account over 'severely flawed' parking fee plansRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Councillors from Nailsworth have lodged a formal complaint in light of what they have called a 'severely flawed' proposal to introduce parking charges to the town earlier this year. However, the council was forced to drop the plans after councillors u-turned and withdrew their support for the introduction of fees in Nailsworth, Wotton-under-Edge, Dursley and Stroud.


  13. The Autumn Budget - how will it help to fix the market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    WE HAVE very much become accustomed to the little red box and the chancellors annual readjustment of taxes to stem the tide of our economy in a Robin Hood attempt to typically give more to the poor, taking extra from the rich. Within the Budget on October 29, 2018, the chancellor Philip Hammond did accept that measures were required to fix the market, boost prosperity and increase living standards.


  14. Jail for driver who smashed into lorry when sneezingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    A CAR transporter driver who blamed a sneezing fit for making him veer onto a motorway hard shoulder and smash into a broken down bus was jailed for six months today. Trucker Kyle Porter, 32, had driven for miles repeatedly sneezing and straying off the carriageway when he did so, Gloucester Crown Court was told.


  15. Gloucester Rugby star Ben Morgan injured while on England dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | This is Gloucestershire

    The 29-year-old has been ruled out of the Quilter International Test against New Zealand on Saturday having not been included in the 35-man squad preparing for the game. Morgan was part of England's training camp ahead of the autumn internationals before being among the players to be released ahead of the first Test against South Africa but it has now been revealed that he picked up a knock in training last Tuesday.


  16. Hero helped lorry driver escape following A419 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    A courageous motorist has described how he helped rescue a lorry driver whose vehicle overturned at the M5 junction for Stroud. "I won't forget that day in a hurry," said Jim Gardner, who had been travelling behind the lorry before it flipped onto the driver's side near junction 13 on the morning of Wednesday, October 24. "The engine was still running and diesel was spraying everywhere - I knew I had to get him out for the medics immediately."


  17. Morgan climbing the ladder on and off the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Ben Morgan has launched a successful scaffolding business knowing from personal experience that his rugby career could be snatched away in an instant. Morgan, a former Dursley rugby player, is in contention to start England's autumn opener against South Africa on Saturday with an injury crisis at number eight offering the chance to win his first cap since the 2015 World Cup.


  18. John Light gives his views on the housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    The usual places were named, Stroud Stonehouse, Dursley and Cam, posing the question how many more houses can these areas take? What is not in doubt is the case that new housing is essential but what is in doubt is in the way it will be achieved.


  19. 'Disgust' as Stroud left out of free parking reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    District councillors have voted to explore the possibility of scrapping parking charges in the first two towns, with an eye to the benefit it may bring to businesses on high streets. Their vote came off the back of the council dropping plans to bring charges to council car parks in Nailsworth, Dursley, Wotton-under-Edge and Stratford Park after opposition from residents and traders.


  20. Stroud & District Table Tennis round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Stroud and District Division 1: Yate hold onto top spot in the division despite being held to a 5-5 draw at home to Cirencester. Woodchester B were also held to a 5-5 draw when they entertained Frampton A, Abu scored a hat-trick for the visitors to finish as man-of-the-match.