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Vandalism in the cemetery

Broken stone cross

Stroud Town Council has condemned vandalism in the cemetery in Bisley Road.

At least 15 memorial stones have been damaged in the old cemetery, which is now a nature reserve and rarely used for burials. Many stones at the site date back to the Victorian period when the Chapel of Rest was built.

"Such desecration of a cemetery is an insult to those who are buried there and a huge disappointment to the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 18:31 by Helen Bojaniwska

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Wildlife crime

Adder

Stroud Town Council has condemned the killing of an adder, a protected species.

A member of the public reported finding the body of the snake. It appeared to have been repeatedly hit.

The incident on 3 April was reported to Gloucestershire Police. The location of the attack is not being released to the public to prevent adders being targeted in the area.

Dr Angela Julian, Coordinator, Amphibian and Reptile... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:34 by Helen Bojaniwska

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Arson Attack in Park Gardens

Fire damage to Park Gardens shelter

Vandals have caused serious damage to a shelter in memory of those people from Stroud who sacrificed their lives for their country during the First World War.

The shelter in Park Gardens in Slad Road was set alight sometime Friday night.

Gloucestershire Fire Service was called to incident on Saturday morning and had to cut away some parts of the shelter.

Now the Town Council is calling for people who... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:04 by Helen Bojaniwska

Tags: Community, Crime