15 miles tailbacks on M4 after lorry crashes into central reservation

There are long delays on the M4 this morning after a lorry crashed into the central reservation. At around 4am, a lorry collided with the central reservation between J20 (Almondsbury Interchange) and J21 (M48 Interchange) shedding a load of heavy plant machinery. Two lanes are closed on both carriageways with traffic currently running on the hard shoulder only on the westbound carriageway and lane one only on the eastbound carriageway. There are currently tailbacks of over 15 miles with a travel …

Hoard of gold and silver coins worth £80K found stashed in Stroud house

A HOARD of gold and silver coins discovered in a property close to Stroud has sold for £80,000. The dwelling, which had been uninhabited for some months, was carefully cleared from top to bottom following the initial discovery of a number of gold coins in a safe, but a far larger number of valuable coins was found in random locations throughout the property including in kitchen drawers, cupboards and beneath furniture. “I have rarely encountered hoarding on this scale in …

Catalytic converters stolen from Merrywalks car park in broad daylight

Two catalytic converters were stolen from cars parked in the centre of Stroud yesterday. The thefts occurred at the Merrywalks car park between 12noon and 2pm. If you were in the area and saw anything suspicious call 101, quoting incident numbers 228 and 274 of February 2. Most vehicles made since 1992 are fitted with catalytic converters. They contain small amounts of precious metals, making them a target for metal thieves. PCSO Jo Upton of Stroud Police has issued the …

Stroud MP Siobhan Baillie announces pregnancy

Stroud MP Siobhan Baillie has announced she is pregnant. The Conservative MP took to social media to announce the news last night. In a post Siobhan said: “Chuffed to tell you that we are expecting our first child later this year. “Feel very blessed.” Chuffed to tell you that we are expecting our first child later this year 🍼Feel very blessed 🙏🤰😊 pic.twitter.com/jSievWUbh1 — Siobhan Baillie MP (@Siobhan_Baillie) February 1, 2020 Siobhan became Stroud’s first ever female MP after defeating …

Give an assistance dog the best start in life with a Stroud home

A DOG training company is looking for volunteers in Stroud to offer the best start in life to a puppy training to be an assistance dog. The national charity Canine Partners is looking for volunteers to provide their dogs with the love, care and skills they need to get ready for the next stage of their training. Canine Partners trains assistance dogs to transform the lives of people with disabilities, boosting their confidence and independence. The dogs are taught a …

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