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  1. First World War medal is reunited with family after being discovered buried in garden lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tring Today

    A First World War medal that is thought to have laid buried under a garden lawn for at least 40 years has been reunited with the recipient's family. The Star - awarded to all who served in the Great War - was discovered by Ray Morgan when he put his metal detector to work on his daughter's lawn in Highfield Road, Wigginton.

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  2. First World War medal is reunited with family after being discovered buried in garden lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bucks Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A First World War medal that is thought to have laid buried under a garden lawn for at least 40 years has been reunited with the recipient's family.

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  3. Teenager becomes youngest endurance championRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Horse and Hound

    Hannah Maskell, from Buckinghamshire, won the trophy in her first competitive season - where riders race against each other over distances of no less than 80km. The trophy is awarded to the horse and rider combination gaining the most points in all types of competitions run by EGB over the 2014 season, which runs from March until October.

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  4. Mike Canty away, with Ben Summers in support. Photo: Helen WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | News Shopper

    A straightforward victory for Blackheath who make it five wins on the bounce, although the Club may feel a little disappointed not to have picked up the four-try bonus that their endeavour and enterprise merited. For that, Wharfedale can take credit for some resolute defence, and for coming back into the contest on the hour when Greens' wing Oliver Cicognini won the race to touch down a well-directed grubber to the left corner, giving the Yorkshiremen a glimmer going into the final quarter.

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  5. The perfect job for Britain's disenfranchised young men: boar huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Spectator

    When I went to stay with my German cousin and he showed me the room where I'd be sleeping, the first thing I noticed were the hairy hides on the floor and the spears mounted on the wall. 'Boar skins,' he told me.

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  6. Healthcare business achieves Investors in People recognition for tenth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    A service provided by Gloucestershire County Council which helps people to live independently in their community has been awarded the Investors in People Standard for a tenth year. A service provided by Gloucestershire County Council which helps people to live independently in their community has been awarded the Investors in People Standard for a tenth year.

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  7. The toll increase to cross the River Severn is hitting Forest of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | This is Gloucestershire

    The toll increase to cross the River Severn is hitting Forest of Dean commuters hard, a parliamentary candidate for the area claims. Charges to cross the Severn Bridge and the Second Severn Crossing into Wales are in line with inflation and came into affect on January 1. But Labour's Steve Parry- Hearn says he has been contacted by numerous Foresters who say this is an added expense they could do without.

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  8. Plans to bring clay shooting back to Hartpury met with oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | This is Gloucestershire

    A clay shoot used to take place twice a month at the Mount Oliver Wood site in Hartpury until last year. It was forced to end after neighbours complained about the amount of noise disturbance and Forest of Dean District Council served a noise abatement notice.

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  9. Murder inquiry police examine seized vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | This Is Somerset

    A van that police believe could be linked to the murder of Forest of Dean man Shaun James in 2002 has been seized and is being forensically examined, officers investigating the case have revealed. Detectives from Gloucestershire police's Major Crime Investigation Team reviewing Shaun's murder say inquiries made since they started their work and fresh information from the public following a Crimewatch appeal has led them to focus on a white van they believe was in the vicinity of Steam Mills Road near Cinderford on the night of Mr James' death.

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  10. Neighbour tells jury of shock after witnessing Christopher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    A Neighbour told a jury he was left shocked when he saw Christopher Cooling collapse after being hit in the back with a hockey stick. Sean Matthews said he looked out of the window of his Forest of Dean home and saw his 36-year-old neighbour Edward Belson first smash Mr Cooling's guitar with the black stick before striking him in the back.

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    Tuesday Jan 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    It is hoped the area will be turned into a hub for leisure and tourism for the Forest of Dean. West Dean Parish Council says a 'land ownership issue' is holding up progress to develop the Gloucestershire College site with a range of sport pitches and a theatre studio.

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  12. 'We must try to live alongside the animals', says Forest of Dean...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    Plans to fence off a Lydney play area from boar should not be stopped as more effort should be taken to live alongside the animals, a wildlife campaigner has said. The town council considered protecting The Mesne, which was recently turfed up by the feral pigs, with a fence but doubted its effectiveness and baulked at the A 8,500 price tag.

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  13. 'Parents need to be aware of infection', says Forest of Dean...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    More needs to be done by health officials to save the lives of the 50 newborn babies who die every year from an infection expectant mothers know little about, a Forest of Dean father says. Dave West's son, Callum, was gravely ill at birth 20 years ago due to the potentially deadly group B Strep infection.

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  14. Cinderford Police Station put up for sale for 225,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    The sell-off of one of Gloucestershire Constabulary's properties could see house hunters snap up a former station in a sought-after part of the Forest of Dean. Cinderford Police Station is on the market for A 225,000 as a residential development opportunity and could prove ideal for someone looking to convert a prominent Victorian building.

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  15. 'Simmering tensions' led to Eddie Belson killing Christopher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    Neighbours described how tensions mounted between two Berry Hill residents before a former serviceman was beaten to death with a hockey stick, jurors have heard. Former serviceman Christopher Cooling died following the attack in the Forest of Dean village on August 3 last year after an altercation with Eddie Belson.

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  16. Rhondda Tunnel Society's plans to reopen Wales' longest tunnel now set in stoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | IcNetwork

    The group behind plans to reopen Wales' longest tunnel as a tourist attraction say it's full steam ahead with one particular part of their project. In addition to the long term aim of re-opening the 3,443-yard Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway Tunnel, the Rhondda Tunnel Society are on track in their short term aim of re-erecting the original cover stone, which featured the name of the tunnel and the tunnel length.

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  17. Musician from Coleford Olly Alexander wins BBC Music's Sound of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | This is Gloucestershire

    The sky is the limit this year for a musician from the Forest of Dean after winning BBC Music's prestigious Sound of 2015 award. Olly Alexander, who grew up in Coleford, follows in the footsteps of previous 'Sound Of..'

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  18. Cross-border working helps boost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | South Wales Argus

    The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association unveiled new initiatives to boost the regions economy at Wye Dean Tourism 2015, at Chepstow Racecourse. Pictured are from Caroline Anderson, chair of WVFDTA, Manon Antoniazzi, CEO of VisitWales, The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association unveiled new initiatives to boost the regions economy at Wye Dean Tourism 2015, at Chepstow Racecourse.

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  19. John Berger and Jean Mohr: A Fortunate Man - The Story Of A Country DoctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Sunday Herald

    Over the festive period surgeries closed for a few days, which immediately provoked a crisis for numerous hospitals and their A&E departments, which were inundated with people in various stages of distress. Many, though, had no more need of urgent medical attention than someone with a runny nose.

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  20. FASHION: get the Golden Globe look with our copycat buysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | This is Gloucestershire

    Shubette sequin fishtail maxi, now reduced from A 300 to A 120 at House of Fraser stores or visit houseoffraser.co.uk Brits were dressed to thrill at this year's Golden Globes. So get their look with our copycat style buys DAME Helen Mirren , who used to live in the Forest of Dean, looked every inch the glamorous star in a red fishtail dress and carrying a matching scarlet clutch purse.

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