A Stroud couple who subjected their five children to 'appalling neglect' have been jailed today.
Two homes near Stroud have been evacuated after a known landslip site in Gloucestershire was affected by heavy rain.
Over 1,000 hungry people have been fed by Stroud's Foodbank in the eight months it has been open.
Two children have been seriously injured in a collision between a car and van in Stroud.
A 7 year old boy suffered a serious head injury and a 3 year old boy suffered a serious leg injury in the incident in Chalford yesterday at about 4:55pm.
The two boys from Stroud were taken to the Bristol Children's Hospital.
A man from Stroud has died after being hit by a train at a foot crossing. British Transport Police were called to the line at Framton Mansell yesterday evening after reports a motorbike had been hit by the train.
Although medics attended, the rider, believed to be a 37 year old from Stroud died at the scene. None of the 40 passengers on board were injured.
– Spokesman, British Transport Police
“Medics treated the motorbike rider, believed to be a 37-year-old man from Stroud, at the scene but he sadly died of his injuries.
“The train involved was a Swindon - Gloucester service. None of the 40 passengers on board the service were injured.
“Officers are currently working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision and formally identify the man who died."
Rumours that the Beckhams have bought a £2.25 million house in the Cotswolds has been quashed. There was speculation the celebrity couple had bought a property in Amberley near Stroud after David was spotted driving his Range Rover through the village.
Locals thought he was buying a seven bedroomed house in the hamlet of Littleworth which has a swimming pool and tennis court. But the estate agent has since said the house has been sold but not to the Beckhams.
Hundreds of people are putting in some last minute preparations for a new running event in the Cotwolds. The great trail marathon and half marathon will start at the town Hall in Stroud tomorrow morning.
The route will take runners along local trails, famous towpaths and disused Railway tracks in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The event is expected to have over 4 hundred runners.
New figures show there's been an increase in the number of people who are choosing to cycle to work in Stroud and Cheltenham.
Data from the National Office of Statistics reveal that over the last 10 years the number of people using their bike to commute has increased by 14% in Stroud and 4% in Cheltenham.
But there has been a drop of 26% in the Cotswolds, 11% in the Forest of Dean, 7% in Tewkesbury, 5% in Gloucester with people choosing other forms of transport on their commute.
The second phase of a major improvement project on Stroud High Street starts today. The pavements are being resurfaced with York stone from Kendrick Street to Swan Lane. That section will be closed most nights until April.
Four men from Stroud have appeared before magistrates charged in connection with the death of a Prince's Trust worker from Bristol.
Nick Bonnie, who worked in fundraising for Prince Charles' charity, died after apparently taking ecstasy at the Warehouse Project in Greater Manchester last September.
The men are all accused of perverting the course of justice. Three of them also face drug charges. They have been bailed to appear at Manchester Crown Court on 28 January.
Four men from Stroud are due before magistrates charged in connection with the death of a Prince's Trust worker from Bristol.
Nick Bonnie, who worked in fundraising for Prince Charles' charity, died after apparently taking ecstasy in Manchester.
The men are all accused of perverting the course of justice. Three of them also face drug charges.
The B4058 Nailsworth to Horsley Road in Stroud has been closed because of a landslip risk following recent heavy rain.
– Cllr Vernon Smith, cabinet member for floods, Gloucestershire County Council
This site was already being monitored closely and work was underway to correct previous issues.
The heavy rain has meant some slight changes to the embankment and, as a precaution, we have had to close the road and make sure the surrounding area is safe.
As soon as the road has been investigated further we will be able to look at what action needs to be taken.