Latest Stroud, Gloucestershire Stories

Energy Producing "Aquatic Bicycle Pump" Trial Forthcoming
2012-01-23 12:24:52

A trial version of a machine that can generate electricity from seawater could be in place in one UK city before the end of the year, BBC News reported on Monday. The device in question is the Searaser machine, which Damian Carrington of The Guardian referred to as a sort of "aquatic 'bicycle pump'." It was invented by a Devon man named Alvin Smith and has been purchased by Ecotricity, a green energy company headquartered in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Searaser does not generate...

2011-03-18 00:00:28

Algae.Tec Limited (ASX: AEB) an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and harvesting system - the McConchie-Stroud System - announced today the opening of the Algae Development & Manufacturing Centre in Atlanta, Georgia where the photo-bioreactors will be assembled for shipping around the world. Perth, Western Australia and Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Algae.Tec Limited (ASX: AEB) an advanced biofuels company with a high-yield enclosed algae growth and...

2009-07-06 06:10:00

AVONDALE, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project, which hopes to assemble a DNA sequence library of the world's species using barcode technology, has appointed Dr. Bernard W. Sweeney, Director of the Stroud(TM) Water Research Center, to head its Freshwater Surveillance group. One of iBOL's ten working groups, each of which is focused on different organisms and environments, the Freshwater Surveillance group is particularly important as...

2009-03-04 09:02:00

AVONDALE, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stroud(TM) Water Research Center is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. David B. Arscott as its assistant director. A freshwater ecologist, Arscott brings to the Center a breadth of expertise in the fields of aquatic macroinvertebrates, ecohydrology, biosecurity (invasive species) and water allocation issues. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080730/DC29191LOGO ) The new position is yet another illustration of the Stroud...

2008-09-11 00:00:27

Jenny Bailey is still looking for photographs of Cashes Green Hospital from its early years, with patients and staff and the history of the hospital. The latest news is from a nurse at Stroud Hospital in the 1950s, Wendy Patrick, who remembers a pharmacist borrowing them for an exhibition. Anyone with information, should contact Jenny Bailey on 01453 765705. (c) 2008 Gloucestershire Echo, The. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-11 00:00:13

By Ben Falconer Three sites have been identified as possible locations for 20 new affordable homes on the edge of Minchinhampton. Consultants have whittled site options down from 29 to two next to the Bulwarks and another north of The Tynings. Because of heavy demand for affordable homes in Minchinhampton, Stroud District Council has commissioned Savills to search for possible sites. The landowners of those three sites have told Savills they would consider selling, although if other...

2008-08-14 00:00:39

Innovative sustainable homes throw open their doors next month. Anyone who wants ideas about equipping their home to deal with rising fuel costs and lower their impact on the environment can visit homes in Stroud on September 13 and 14. Philip Booth, who is co-ordinating this Transition Stroud project, said visitors can see renewable energy in action, discuss energy efficiency and get advice on eco-renovations. "The idea of opening people's "eco-homes" to the public was popular when it...

2008-08-14 00:00:29

Riffs is the local music store where business has blossomed. Stephan Meester tells us a bit more about what makes Riffs special. What does your business do? We are predominantly a retailer of musical instruments, but we also provide a repairs service as well as technical advice. How long have you been here? We opened when the old Music Centre closed down four years ago. Are there any other branches? No, just this one. What makes you special? It's a shop where you can come and...

2008-08-08 09:01:16

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 8, 2008) - Stroud Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SDR) ("Stroud" or the "Company") announced today the adoption by its Board of Directors of a Shareholder Rights Plan (the "Plan"), similar to those adopted by many other Canadian corporations. Given the very encouraging drill results announced to date by the Company on its Santo Domingo silver/gold project in central Mexico, the Board is of the view that such results and the prospects for this property are not...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.