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After meningitis

Posted on 25. Apr, 2019 by .

Local charity Meningitis Now looks at the lives of people who’ve survived meningitis … and people who’ve lost a live they loved to meningitis. [via Meningitis Now, 24 April, 2019, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHf-DG5sOJo]

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Walk the Five Valleys for Meningitis

Posted on 22. Sep, 2018 by .

Jane Wells tells Simon Pickering why people walk for meningitis, [via Ecotricity, 18 September, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moKdEyCPIKY]

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The 30th Five Valleys Walk | Meningitis Now

Posted on 04. Oct, 2017 by .

Meningitis Now write: On September 24th 2017 we held our 30th Five Valleys Walk and it was one of the best yet! We had a fantastic turnout on the day with thousands of supporters taking on the 21 miles of beautiful Gloucestershire Cotswolds. If you’re looking to take on a walk in the Cotswolds, make […]

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The Inspiring Story Behind Meningitis Now

Posted on 19. Jan, 2017 by .

Jane Wells, founding patron, of Meningitis Now tells her story of how it all began. From a small group of parents directly affected by the Stroud and Stonehouse meningitis outbreaks of the 1980s, to the largest meningitis charity in the world.

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The Cotswolds Five Valleys Walk | Meningitis Now

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by .

Make a date in your diary Sunday 25th September….Stroud-based Meningitis Now write: Come along to our 30th birthday Five Valleys Walk in the beautiful Gloucestershire Cotswolds. The day is suitable for all ages and abilities from dedicated walkers to families with young children. While the full walk is 21 miles you can choose how far […]

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Join in the May Mayhem for Meningitis Now

Posted on 13. Apr, 2016 by .

Stroud-based Meningitis Now writes: #MayMayhem is a month of fundraising that can involve anyone but is primarily aimed at work places. You can do absolutely anything to raise money but if you need some ideas, check this top 20 list http://mnow.co.uk/1Q6ivcc

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High tea launches mobile phone recycling for Meningitis Now

Posted on 24. Sep, 2015 by .

High tea – launching mobile phone recycling for Meningitis Now. Thanks to Stroud News and Journal‘s Megan Titley for film. See also Stonehouses’ Lister Communications at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/lister-communications/ Also many films re Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now here.

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Meningitis Now: Research to fight Meningitis

Posted on 05. Aug, 2015 by .

Sue Davie, Chief Executive of Stroud-based Meningitis Now – Research to fight Meningitis with mention of the original Stonehouse study. Plus for a full range of other films and recent research results see: https://www.youtube.com/user/Meningitistrust/videos Learn the signs and symptoms and order free symptoms cards at www.meningitisnow.org Download our free meningitis symptoms app for Apple or […]

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HRH the Countess of Wessex gives a speech during a visit to the Meningitis Now

Posted on 22. Jun, 2014 by .

A film by Tom Wren from earlier in the year of the HRH Countess of Wessex giving a speech during a visit to Meningitis Now on Meningitis Day. See more about the Meningitis Helpline at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/meningitis-now-helpline/ Plus powerful film by local filmmaker about meningitis: http://stroudcommunity.tv/meningitis-me/

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Meningitis Now – Helpline

Posted on 03. Mar, 2014 by .

Meningitis Now write: Our helpline is available for all meningitis questions. Call free on 0808 80 10 388. See more at: http://www.meningitisnow.org/

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Meningitis & Me

Posted on 03. Mar, 2014 by .

Meningitis Now write re Jonathan Brough from Minchinhampton: ‘In this inspirational short, Film maker Jonathan Brough tells his own story of having meningitis. Despite the severity of the after-effects, Jonathan is resilient and determined to fulfil his ambitions.’ David Pearson, award-winning Arturi films, Oscar Shortlisted, BAFTA Nominated and winner of British Independent Film Award for […]

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Where is the Meningitis B vaccine?

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

Stroud-based Meningitis Now write: Since January 2013, when a new vaccine against meningitis B received a European license, we have been campaigning for its introduction into the childhood immunisation programme here in the UK. Our campaign has travelled the length and breadth of the country, including a visit to Downing Street to deliver the first 20,000 […]

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Do something amazing – volunteering for Meningitis Now

Posted on 07. Nov, 2013 by .

Stroud-based Meningitis Now volunteer roles are varied. No matter which role(s) is right for you, one thing is sure — you will be making a real difference. Wherever you are in the UK we need you and would love to hear from you. http://www.meningitisnow.org/support-us/volunteer/become-a-volunteer/

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Stroud-based charity’s new video: Meningitis signs and symptoms

Posted on 24. Oct, 2013 by .

Here is a video from meningitis Now – formed from a merger between the Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK – it’s registered office in Stroud. See more at: http://www.meningitisnow.org/ See film announcing merger at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/meningitis-now-new-name-same-goals/

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Meningitis Now: new name, same goals

Posted on 21. Oct, 2013 by .

Here is a video helping to announce the merger between the Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK that has taken place to create Meningitis Now – a charity with a new name but the same goals – it’s registered office in Stroud. They are a new charity with almost 30 years’ experience formed in 2013. See […]

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Find out why the Meningitis Trust Five Valleys Walk 2013 will be extra special!

Posted on 08. Aug, 2013 by .

The Meningitis Trust YouTube Channel writes: “Join us on the Meningitis Trust 5 Valleys Walk 2013!” See more about the walk and how you can sign up at: http://www.meningitis-trust.org/fundraising/events/five-valleys-walk/ See what are the symptoms of meningitis at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/meningitis-symptoms/ And also other films re Meningitis Trust by using the search box on Stroud Community TV.

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Local Aid 2012 – Do They Know It’s Christmas? Meningitis Trust Charity Single Official Video

Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 by .

A charity version of Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” in aid of The Meningitis Trust. Please give what you can to the Trust by visiting their website at www.meningitis-trust.org. Thanks to everyone involved in the making of this video. Your support is greatly appreciated. See more of the Stroud-based Meningitis Trust at: http://www.meningitis-trust.org/

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The Meningitis Trust Young Ambassadors

Posted on 30. Jul, 2012 by .

The Young Ambassador’s share their thoughts and feelings on how meningitis affected their lives, how the Stroud-based Meningitis Trust has helped them and what being a Young Ambassador means to them. See more at: http://www.meningitis-trust.org/

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Meningitis Trust: Fundraising for life long support

Posted on 30. Jul, 2012 by .

The Stroud-based national organisation, the Meningitis Trust’s video: “Making a difference, helping to rebuild lives: Fundraising for life long support”. See other videos about this organisation on Stroud Community TV by using the search facility. See more at: http://www.meningitis-trust.org/    

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The Secret Millionaire, Meningitis Trust Ambassador Matthew Newbury, answers your questions!

Posted on 10. Jun, 2012 by .

Matthew Newbury answers questions raised by the Meningitis Trust (based in Stroud) supporters on Facebook and Twitter following his recent Secret Millionaire appearance on Channel 4, and subsequently becoming a Meningitis Trust Ambassador.

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Meningitis symptoms

Posted on 18. Apr, 2012 by .

What is meningitis? What are the main signs and symptoms? And what should you do if you suspect someone has meningitis? Find out in this short video from the Stroud-based Meningitis Trust. For more information visit www.meningitis-trust.co.uk/symptoms See also ‘Break the Myth’ video – Up to 34 million UK adults wrongly think a rash is […]

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Meningitis Changes Futures: please sign petition

Posted on 18. Apr, 2012 by .

Meningitis Changes Futures – at the Stroud-based Meningitis Trust we are calling for the automatic right for any child who has had meningitis to have timely and appropriate assessments throughout their educational life, to identify quickly what help they need and make sure they get it. Please sign the petition at: www.meningitischangesfutures.co.uk

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Meningitis Trust Five Valleys Walk 25th Sept 2012

Posted on 31. Mar, 2012 by .

On September 25th we want you to join the Meningitis Trust for a walk through Stroud’s famous Five Valleys, enjoy the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside and help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary – here is a little look at some of the sights you might see along the way. For more information or to download a […]

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You’re not so big

Posted on 20. Oct, 2018 by .

Stroud charity Meningitis Now issues its Lake District Challenge. Peasy. Try The Ladder with two big bags of shopping… [via Meningitis Now, 19 October, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwcTI4rp150]

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Are we there yet?

Posted on 15. Oct, 2018 by .

Some of the walkers, some of the walk from the 2018 Meningitis Now Five Valleys Walk around Stroud. [via Victoria Robinson, 7 October, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fFGvHzSfs8]

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Coming Soon: Britain’s Biggest Walkies

Posted on 30. Jul, 2018 by .

Meningitis Now trailering September’s Five Valleys Walk and their Going Mutts competition. [via Meningitis Now, 20 July, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuiR9VxaV7U]  

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2018 SCTV Oscats

Posted on 18. Dec, 2017 by .

Stroud’s ‘Oscats’ evening! The sixth year of our Awards – the iconic orange cat of the Stroud Community TV logo, lends it’s name to the awards – Stroud’s Oscats evening. It was an evening of outstanding local films – the audience of over 120 people got to see 40 short films or clips of films […]

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Our latest newsletter with #Stroud film highlights from Oct/Nov 2017

Posted on 23. Nov, 2017 by .

Our latest newsletter: 23rd November 2017 Here we have highlights from the last six weeks or so. We are still looking for more support to help SCTV grow. Could you help embed films on this site? Or perhaps help with our social media? Or maybe with our hopes for a website upgrade? Or help with […]

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Our latest newsletter with highlighted January films

Posted on 26. Jan, 2017 by .

STROUD COMMUNITY TV  NEWSLETTER 26th Jan 2017 COME TO OUR AWARDS EVENING: Members of the public have nominated their best films in various categories and those films have now gone to our team of experienced local judges. We will announce the results at our Awards Night on Saturday 18th March at Lansdown Hall (doors open […]

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The Return of Stroud Raft Race; Sunday 2nd October 2016

Posted on 03. Oct, 2016 by .

A great day with eleven teams participating. See more about this great event including the history and some great photos from 1985 at: http://www.stroudraftrace.org/ The event raised money for Meningitis Now and Cotswold Canals Trust. Film by Philip Booth

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Latest newsletter: film highlights from April 2016

Posted on 02. May, 2016 by .

STROUD COMMUNITY TV  NEWSLETTER 2nd May 2016 Another month with lots of lovely Stroud films….you can browse them all at: http://stroudcommunity.tv CALLING FILMMAKERS? Ryan Devine writes: ‘I was wondering if at some point you would mention via a tweet and/or FB post that I am interested in meeting locals to collaborate with, looking for actors […]

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Newsletter: Highlights from August 2015

Posted on 30. Aug, 2015 by .

STROUD COMMUNITY TV  NEWSLETTER 30th Aug 2015 FEATURED FILMS THIS MONTH: The Duel: story of the last duel in England includes re-enactment of this Stroud story: http://stroudcommunity.tv/the-duel/ Crazy Golf at Brunel Goods Shed Stroud until 6th Sept: http://stroudcommunity.tv/crazy-golf/ 90sec film of Stroud: http://stroudcommunity.tv/town-in-season/ And 15 min film of Stroud that played on Russian television in […]

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2015 SCTV Oscats

Posted on 14. Nov, 2014 by .

Stroud Community TV Awards 2014: Winners announced This was our third year of awards and we now have over 1,800 films on our site. In January members of the public nominated their best films in one or more of the categories below. The films with the most nominations (listed in the second section below) then […]

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STROUD COMMUNITY TV NEWSLETTER 4th April 2014

Posted on 04. Apr, 2014 by .

Oh my have we got a great collection of films from March – see our highlights below but also don’t forget to see the award-winning films and the nominations in our Stroud Community TV Awards 2013. Big thanks to all our celebrity and film-making judges for picking through the nominations. See all at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/awards-2013/ Photo: […]

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Stroud Community TV Newsletter – highlights from January 2014

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by .

WELCOME TO THE 22nd NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV  31st Jan 2014 Coming very soon news of Stroud Community TV Awards 2013 and how you can take part.  To see 2012 nominations and winners go to: http://stroudcommunity.tv/awards-2012/ FEATURED FILMS THIS MONTH: If you only see one film this month make it Transition Stroud’s new film: […]

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Film highlights from November 2013: our monthly newsletter

Posted on 01. Dec, 2013 by .

WELCOME TO THE 20th NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV  1st December 2013 Here we are again with some film highlights from the last month…. FEATURED FILMS THIS MONTH: ‘I Will Tell You Something of My Own’; art tackling stigma around dementia. Starts from 3rd December at Lansdown. This film meets Helen Gregory and Benita Johnson, […]

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Film highlights from October 2013: Stroud Community TV newsletter

Posted on 02. Nov, 2013 by .

WELCOME TO THE 19th NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV  2nd November 2013 FEATURED FILMS THIS MONTH: The future of nuclear waste in Glos: http://stroudcommunity.tv/the-future-of-radioactive-waste-and-nuclear-safety-in-gloucestershire/ See films from Stroud’s ‘Apple Tree Protest’: http://stroudcommunity.tv/tag/abercairn/ Can your business offer an opportunity to someone with a learning disability? http://stroudcommunity.tv/forwards-everyone-deserves-an-opportunity-for-a-job/ Stroud Life Business Awards: http://stroudcommunity.tv/stroud-life-business-awards-2013-highlights/ Stroud guy opens a new […]

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Film highlights Aug/Sept – Stroud Community TV

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by .

WELCOME TO THE 18th NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV  30th Sept 2013 FEATURED FILMS THIS AUG/SEPT: Uploaded today – 60th Anniversary of Stroud Maternity – meet some of the people involved: http://stroudcommunity.tv/60th-anniversary-day-of-stroud-maternity-hospital/ Inspiring film that lets you know all about Tourettes – a must watch – see: http://stroudcommunity.tv/tourettes-awareness-day-ruskin-mill/ Don’t miss a young people’s careers event […]

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‘Winter Warriors’ – Sarana VerLin

Posted on 28. Sep, 2013 by .

See more films from this event at Avening Quarry Meningitis fundraiser (September 3013) on Mark Wilderspin’s channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/mheads2/videos More from Sarana at: http://www.saranaverlin.com/ Here’s what is said about Sarana: ‘Sarana VerLin recently moved to Stroud from the US where she has been entertaining crowds for two decades. She’s performed all around the world and worked […]

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Our Nineth newsletter: 1st November 2012

Posted on 01. Dec, 2012 by .

WELCOME TO THE NINETH NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV 1st November 2012. FEATURED FILMS: We’ve put together a short film about Stroud Community TV for Transition Stroud’s Winterfest (Sat 8th Dec 10-4 Sub Rooms – 24 free stalls with many of Transition Stroud’s projects): http://stroudcommunity.tv/an-introduction-to-stroud-community-tv/ A couple of new films re the incinerator proposals: http://stroudcommunity.tv/tag/incinerator/ […]

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Giant yellow duck caught on film in Stroud

Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 by .

The Meningitis Trust write: “A giant duck has been caught on video bounding across a field in the Five Valleys — which an expert believes is final proof Britain’s Big Yellow Ducks really do exist. Wildlife experts have released the video footage, which has only recently come to light, that they say proves a near […]

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Short film: ‘An Uncertain Situation’

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by .

Jonathan Brough writes: “This is the final cut of my first year media degree project at Plymouth University. Enjoy…” Thanks to the Stroud and News Journal for drawing our attention to this film. Jonathan Brough, 24, lives in Minchinhampton and has just started his second year of a media degree at Plymouth. He finished top […]

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Our fifth newsletter; 2nd August 2012

Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by .

WELCOME TO THE FIFTH NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV To get your free monthly copy of this newsletter go to the Tinyletter box in the right hand column and sign up. FEATURED FILM: Beyond Goodbye Moving and inspiring: see this film by Jimmy Edmonds that records the life of his son Josh, as it was […]

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Haven’t met you yet – Michael Buble, by Sam jones

Posted on 30. Jul, 2012 by .

MnSPromotions write: “At Berkeley football ground meningitis trust charity event, Saturday 21st July 2012. Great gig, great people.” Many more videos of Sam at MnSPromotions.

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MP VS Editor in a biscuit dunk off

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by .

In 2011 Stroud Life editor Jason Chare challenged Stroud MP Neil Carmichael to a biscuit ‘dunk off’, to support the Meningitis Trust in their 25th anniversary year and to encourage everyone to organise one of their own. To help raise funds, there was a £30 wager of their own money on the result, with the […]

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