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  1. Murder story involving Gloucestershire pubs features in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This is Gloucestershire

    Murderers and criminals who frequented pubs in days gone by have been chronicled in the latest book by a Gloucestershire author. Former King's School pupil James Moore reveals murder and mayhem forms part of the history of more than 250 hostelries across the country in Murder at The Inn: A History of Crime in Britain's Pubs and Hotels.


  2. Let's Walk CymruRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aberdare Online

    Let's Walk Cymru is a walking programme for people in Wales who want to improve their health and well-being. Our parks and countryside provide great opportunities to start and enjoy walking.


  3. Affordable home was a "god-send"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24dash

    Published by Liz Reeson for Two Rivers Housing in Housing and also in Care and Support , Communities , Health , Local Government A young Coleford woman has described a local housing association as " a god-send " for helping to get her back on track after a series of disasters threw her life into chaos. Firstly her relationship collapsed, then she lost her job which resulted in selling her car and losing the privately-rented flat she was living in.


  4. Strike! Garden leisure centre to be skittledRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Somerset

    A man has been ordered to tear down a fabulous playhouse he built for his grandchildren complete with bowling alley, 16-seat cinema and squash court. Wealthy accountant Graham Wildin, 62, spent tens of thousands of pounds building the leisure complex which also includes a gym and games lounge.


  5. Millionaire accountant who built lavish leisure centre in his back...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Maraschino cherry tycoon kills himself as cops find 'Breaking Bad' drug lab and a fleet of luxury cars behind hidden wall at his factory 'You are an American disgrace': Victim's family tell how they shamed killer of American Sniper in court after he was found guilty - as jury insist he WASN'T insane Don't munch on bacon sandwiches, have steak with butter and drink whole milk: The fats that you SHOULD be eating and the ones you must avoid PIERS MORGAN: Kanye West is the Muhammad Ali of showbusiness - cocky, dangerous, unpredictable, fearless, eloquent and the world's greatest star Jamie Dornan he confirms he WILL make another Fifty Shades movie... but will his wife still be smiling when she finds out? Mother, 47, who plotted to kill her husband will become the first woman executed in Georgia in 70 years tonight after her clemency appeal was denied - even though she did not murder anyone ... (more)


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    Tuesday Feb 24 | This is Gloucestershire

    Believed to be an escapee or set free by a bored owner, Synwell is named after a part of the Cotswold town that's taken him to its heart. He's being hailed as a mascot for the town of Wotton-under-Edge, but records of Synwell's behaviour have recently taken a sinister turn.


  7. Artists showcased at Ilminster Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    Four From The Forest showcases the work of Chris Sinden, Peter Walwin, Linda Twiddy and Jackie Cox. Although they use different media, the artists share a love of nature that inspires their art.


  8. Gallery: TV action man Steve Backshall to take on endurance kayak challenge for Suffolk charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Fresh from the Strictly ballroom, TV naturalist, real-life action man and mums' favourite Steve Backshall is preparing to take part in an endurance race in aid of a Suffolk-based charity. He told Sheena Grant why.


  9. Newport Model Engineering Society chairman Tony Hall does some maintenaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | South Wales Argus

    This is not your typical train station or modern rail journey: there are no electronic timetables, no tickets required, and no busy queues. Rather, the Newport Engineering and Model Society is leading the way in Gwent for the construction of engineering models at its site at the Glebelands.


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    Saturday Feb 21 | This Is Somerset

    The 84-year-old, known as Pam, has lived in the same cottage near Newent, in the Forest of Dean, since she was nine when she moved to the village with her parents. Having never married, Miss Rees remained in her childhood home despite there being no running hot water - she heats seven kettles on the stove once a week to fill her tin bath.


  11. Bird Seeks Third Win on Sol Rally BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Bajan Reporter

    Fresh from back-to-back victories on tarmac and gravel over consecutive weekends in the UK, double Sol Rally Barbados winner Paul Bird has confirmed his entry for this year's 25th Anniversary event. With Welsh co-driver Aled Davies, he will again campaign the Frank Bird Poultry/Fuchs Titan Race/Hager/Mac Tools Ford Focus WRC08, in which he has won five of seven domestic events contested since Sol RB14.


  12. 'You were our star, our sun, our moon, our everything':...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | IcNetwork

    'You were our star, our sun, our moon, our everything': Family pays tribute to trainee maths teacher killed in car crash Oliver Jai Davies, who died on his way to work, was a much loved and idolised big brother, his grieving family said Trainee maths teacher Oliver "Ollie" Jai Davies, from St Mellons, Cardiff, who died in a car accident on the way to work The family of an aspiring young maths teacher from Cardiff , killed in a car collision, have paid tribute to their "adored son and idolised big brother." Oliver Jai Davies, 21, who was known to friends as "Ollie" died instantly when the Fiat Punto he was driving collided with another vehicle on his way to work as a trainee secondary school maths teacher.


  13. Improving jobs figures provide challenges for business and political ammunition aplentyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | This is Gloucestershire

    Falling unemployment continues to grab the headlines but it ushers in fears of skills shortages and a changing labour market which could prove a key election battleground. The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics showed unemployment continues to fall in Gloucestershire with 3,039 fewer people claiming jobseekers allowance in January compared with the same time last year.


  14. Pair win forest rally by comfortable marginRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 |

    HAVING finished as runners-up on the 2014 Weir Engineering Wyedean Forest Rally, Penrith's Paul Bird and Welsh co-driver Aled Davies have gone one better this year to take victory on the 40th Anniversary of the Chepstow Racecourse-based event. In second place after the first of eight special stages in the Forest of Dean, Bird/Davies proceeded to set a string of fastest times in their Ford Focus WRC, putting them into a lead which had stretched to half-a-minute by the end of the day.


  15. UKIP defend their position after swinging the vote to back the A 500m incinerator contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    UKIP's three county councillors swung the vote today after they backed the Conservatives not to cancel the existing contract for the A 500m incinerator at Javelin Park. Defending their decision councillor Colin Guyton, councillor Richard Leppington and councillor Alan Preest, who all represent divisions in the Forest of Dean, have issued this statement: "If we were starting this project today, we would have handled this decision making process very differently and would have insisted upon holding a democratically binding local referendum for all residents within a 10 mile radius of Javelin Park.


  16. Go Ape promises new course for children this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Get Reading

    Children will soon be able to join in at Go Ape after it was announced Bracknell's tree top adventure course will open a new activity area this year Children will soon be swinging from tree and shooting down zip wires after Go Ape in Bracknell announced it will opening a new junior course. The tree top adventure activity which gives people the chance to walk along high ropes under the Swinley Forest canopy will create the course for children this year.


  17. Rugby star Amy Brown crowned Miss Forest of Dean beauty queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Mail on Sunday

    Rugby star who suffered years of bullying for being 'ugly' swaps the scrum for the catwalk after being crowned a beauty queen A woman rugby star who took up the sport after being teased by bullies for being ugly has had the last laugh after being crowned a beauty queen. Amy Brown, 21, suffered cruel taunts during her school years because she achieved good grades and wore boy's clothes.


  18. Man and woman sentenced for supply of mephedrone in Forest of DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    A MAN and a woman have been sentenced for taking part in the supply of mephedrone in the Forest of Dean. Suzanne Sogukcesme was sentenced for possession with intent to supply a class B drug to 9 months in prison, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay a A 100 victim surcharge.


  19. Forest of Dean crash: Police seek witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    The collision happened on the B4228, in the Hewelsfield area, on the cross roads to Church Lane and involved a blue Renault Kangoo van, driven by a 39-year-old man from Cinderford, and a Silver Volvo S60, driven by a 60 year old man from Hampshire. The driver of the Renault was airlifted to Southmead hospital, Bristol and the 69 year old female passenger of the Volvo was also airlifted to the same hospital.


  20. Back on Track: York rally star Mick Smith enjoyed a class victory after a year out of the sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | York Press

    AFTER a year's absence from the sport, York ace Mick Smith returned with no sign of losing his touch in a rally car when he claimed a class victory on his debut event in his new Volkswagen Polo. The opening round of Smith's BTRDA Rally First Championship campaign attracted crews to Chepstow Racecourse for the Wyedean Rally, where Mick and Nottinghamshire navigator Calvin Houldsworth were greeted by their newly-built Volkswagen prepared and run by