First and second class stamp prices rise

Image copyright Reuters A 3p rise on the cost of first and second class stamps has now taken effect, following a Royal Mail apology. The change takes the cost of a first-class stamp to 70p and a second-class stamp to 61p. The price increases are the highest for the two stamps together since 2012, but …

Missing Stroud man ‘on his way home’

Police have ended their appeal to find a man who had been reported missing earlier today. Officers were concerned for the welfare of a missing Stroud man who it is believed had travelled to Hull. Neil Winter, 53, has contacted his family to let them know he is returning home. Officers have thanked everyone who shared …

Son Excellence Cheikha Hind assiste à la cérémonie de clôture du Championnat International du Débat Arabe des Universités

DOHA, Qatar–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Son Excellence Cheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, vice-présidente et PDG de la Fondation du Qatar, a assisté à la cérémonie de clôture de la cinquième édition du Championnat International du Débat Arabe des Universités organisée par QatarDebate, membre de la Fondation du Qatar. Le championnat, organisé sous le haut patronage de SE …

Forest of Dean illegal rave shut down by police

An illegal rave involving 500 people in the Forest of Dean has been shut down by police. Officers were called in the early hours of Sunday following concerns over noise levels and public safety issues. A force spokesman said a decision was made not to close the event at the time because of the likely …

Geoffrey Cox accused of ‘sitting on’ Airbus subsidiary corruption case

Geoffrey Cox, the attorney general, is under pressure to explain why his department has taken a year to decide whether to approve a corruption prosecution against a subsidiary of Airbus, the European aerospace group. Anti-corruption campaigners have accused Cox of dragging his feet over the decision, which relates to allegations that the Airbus subsidiary paid …

Trevor Horsley’s funeral details announced

A CELEBRATION of the life of popular former Forest Green chairman Trevor Horsley has been announced. The celebration will take place at the New Lawn on Friday, March 29 at noon. Fans should arrive no later than 11.45am to take their seats in the main stand. A funeral service will take place  Lawnswood Crematorium Otley …

Brilliant video shows off historic Mop Fair

The Mop Fair is an iconic part of Sodbury’s history.  Many generations have attended the event that takes place twice a year, in March and in September, with a whole range of things on offer for people to enjoy. The fair has rides, stalls and plenty of other attractions.  Chipping Sodbury based photographer Rich McD went out …

 
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