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  1. Rugby Union: Williams urges Chinnor to be quickly out the blocksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bicester Advertiser

    DIRECTOR of rugby Matt Williams has called on his Chinnor team to be smartly into their stride when they take on Dorking in National 2 South at Kingsey Road tomorrow. Williams experimented with positional changes against Henley, but now the likes of centre Martin Nutt and winger Jack Hayes will feature in their more accustomed roles.


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    Yesterday | This is Gloucestershire

    Highways bosses have started the hunt for a contractor to deliver almost A 18 million of improvements to the pivotal Elmbridge Court roundabout on the A40. The roundabout, widely recognised as the busiest in all of Gloucestershire, will be radically altered under plans drawn up by the county council.


  3. Revealed: Stunning World War Two secret agent is unveiled as Latvian woman - The Baltic TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Baltic Times

    The British National Archives have revealed the identity of stunning Second World War special agent ''Fifi'' as London-born Latvian Marija Kristine Cilvere. The beautiful blonde was employed to tempt spies from her own side into giving up their secrets, the Daily Telegrpah reports in special article.


  4. Meet Agent Fifi, sent out byBritish spymasters to test out trainee ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    To the lonely would-be agent preparing for a mission behind Nazi lines, the glamorous Frenchwoman with the confiding manner offered the enticing prospect of some friendly female company. But the elegantly-dressed journalist who haunted the bars of upmarket hotels in wartime England was not all she seemed.


  5. MPs claim more expenses than ever beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    MPs claimed more in expenses than they have ever before in 2013/14 as the county's six MPs total came close to A 1million. Neil Carmichael's office released a comment regarding his expenses: "In term of Neil's expenses last year, there are a couple of points to make.


  6. Alien species making England homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | BBC News

    Ever since the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles craze of the late 1980s, there have been sightings of terrapins "the size of dinner plates" dipping in and out of English canals. The animals were native to Florida but they are just one of many alien species making their home in England.


  7. Councils merger plan is given A 400,000 fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Oxford Mail

    AN OXFORDSHIRE council's move to merge services with three other authorities has been given A 400,000 of Government funding. Local government minister Kris Hopkins announced yesterday that the partnership between West Oxfordshire District Council , Cheltenham Borough Council, Cotswold District Council and Forest of Dean District Council will be given money from a A 9m fund.


  8. The top 10 vineyard stays - enjoy some bed and Bordeaux on a wine-themed holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 |

    Indulge your love of wine on a tour of vineyards - topped off, of course, with a few glasses of the end product - here's our pick of the bunch in the UK and further afield The weekend away with Friendship Travel includes a lesson at a wine school, guided walks around the city and copious tasting opportunities. Travellers will visit two producers in the MA doc region - famous for its full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot reds - for tastings and a lunch.


  9. Wish you were here: Classic British eccentricity is on full display in these holiday homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 |

    Originally created to satisfy the whims of aristocratic landowners, these days many follies have been converted into desirable, if decidedly quirky, accommodation Originally created to satisfy the whims of aristocratic landowners, these days many follies have been converted into desirable, if decidedly quirky, accommodation. Their character tends to make them deservedly popular, so you'll need to book well in advance to ensure a night in one of these.


  10. What future for Severn tolls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Newsday

    MPs spent 90 minutes this afternoon discussing tolls on the Severn bridges, a subject close to the heart of the late MP for Newport East. You can judge for yourself later whether they emerged any the wiser about the future of the bridges.


  11. Your Herefordshire County Times: Abbeydore to Yarpole, plus clubs and societies, September 11, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Hereford Times

    For the annual outing this year members visited the Royal Forest of Dean. They were met at Beechenhurst Lodge by their guide for the day Mr Richard Davies, who had been a senior member of the Verderers' Court and held many other posts of responsibility before his retirement, so he was the perfect person to lead them.


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    Tuesday Sep 9 | This is Gloucestershire

    THE Cinderford supermarket row is rumbling on amid claims Asda will put the final "nail in the coffin" for the town centre. Midcounties Co-operative is locked in a battle with Forest of Dean District Council over plans for a new 4,600 square metre store in Steam Mills Road.


  13. Plans for a major solar farm near Lydney have been thrown out by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | This is Gloucestershire

    County councillor Richard Leppington inset, said: "The application was turned down by the council, which I think is fantastic. "Unfortunately, I don't think that will be the end of it because I think the developer will try and appeal the decision."


  14. Errors prove costly to Shelford at LydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Cambridge Evening News

    Picture in action is Chris Lord. Picture: Keith Heppell Despite outscoring Lydney by two tries to one, Shelford came off second best, 16-12, in an error-strewn, scrappy National League 2S encounter in the Forest of Dean.


  15. Who is Steve Backshall? Strictly Come Dancing 2014 contestant profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 |

    Wildlife show presenter Steve Backshall is in unknown territory as he dons his sequins for this year's Strictly Come Dacing When he's chasing wildlife around the world Steve Backshall can be found in a T-shirt and baggy trousers, so the glamour of Strictly is pretty alien to him. The naturalist, television presenter and author is best known as the presenter of CBBC's wildlife programme Deadly 60, in which he seeks to find the world's most terrifying animals.


  16. Gloucester Beef: Countrya s Rarest Beef Goes on Sale from MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Business Wire

    Two years in the development, the first fresh cuts are now available direct from their farms, and strictly limited to those who live within six miles of Gloucester's River Severn. Each Pedigree Gloucester is born and hand reared, slowly fattened and only ever grass fed in the riverside meadows and orchards of the Gloucester Vale.


  17. Solar farm project faces refusal over road safety fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | This is Gloucestershire

    FOREST council officials look set to throw out major solar farm plans over fears it will distract drivers on a dangerous stretch of road.


  18. Stop the Heartbreak's launches funding bid for more screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | This is Gloucestershire

    Backed by the Citizen, Gloucestershire Echo and the University of Gloucestershire, thousands of pounds was raised to pay for free cardiac screenings for hundreds of young people in April.


  19. Friendly PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Today the Wyre Forest Phoenix County team welcomed Mitcheldean Sc Ladies, who play in the Cheltenham Gloucester League, for our final pre-season friendly at Brown Westhead Park.


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    Monday Sep 1 | This Is Somerset

    A woman teacher seduced a 13 year old boy pupil during a lesson and then launched into a two year sexual relationship with him, a jury was told today.