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Stroud: home of champions

Stroud: home of champions premiered at the Lions Seniors Christmas Afternoon Tea on Saturday. This light-hearted look at Stroud’s famous annual brick and pin throwing contest features a number of local faces and landmarks. Anne Frost made the short film with support from Forster Film Festival and the Community Arts Support Program.

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A touch of luxury

A story by Beryl Bowden In 1976 Lyndell Davey and Kevin Burley, as current Australian Brick and Rolling Pin champions, were invited to be guests of Stroud Oklahoma to compete in their event. This was as part of the American Bi Centennial celebrations, although it was the hard working residents of our sister town who […]

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Stroud Seals emergency meeting

Swim club to close without help Organisers of the Stroud Seals Swim Club will hold an emergency meeting at the Stroud swimming pool tomorrow afternoon. The weekly summer swim club desperately needs volunteers to keep running – without them the club will not operate this summer. If your child has benefited from this terrific  local […]

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Looking back on the Brick ‘n Pin

A story by Beryl Bowden The formation of the Stroud Brickthrowing Competition in 1960 put our little town on the map. Previously most people from outside our area had never heard of Stroud. There are four Strouds in the world.  England, Canada, United States and Australia. Two of them manufacture bricks so they decided to […]

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A huge weekend in Stroud

Stroud International Brick ‘n Pin Hundreds of locals and visitors will pack Stroud’s main street and showground today for the 53rd Stroud International Brick ‘n Pin Throwing Competition. Dozens of floats are expected to turn out for the ‘Looking back at the Sixties’ themed street parade which starts at 10.30am. The parade will make its […]

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Stroud Brick n Pin postponed

New Brickthrowing Contest date Saturday 5 October 2013 Unfortunately due to the weather organisers have had to postpone the Stroud International Brickthrowing. The new date is scheduled for the long weekend in October, Saturday the 5th. “The Stroud Showground is closed and there is absolutely no chance of it being suitable for any event. Whilst we […]

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