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  1. Free defibrillator training provided around the Forest of DeanRead the original story

    Friday | 24dash

    Two Rivers Housing has installed 10 defibrillators around the Forest of Dean, making sure that the life-saving equipment will be close at hand if needed in an emergency. After obtaining a defibrillator at its head office in Newent, the not-for-profit organisation has now invested in 10 more of the apparatus located in its schemes for older or more vulnerable tenants, but available as a community resource.

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  2. Woman jailed over 'vicious' killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Amanda Howard kicked and punched Gerald Nott, 66, in a "vicious and cowardly attack" in Coleford, Forest of Dean, causing fatal head injuries. Howard, 46, of Edinburgh Place, Broadwell, was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years for the "vicious and cowardly attack".

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  3. Unloved books find a home on the busRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Ledbury Reporter

    UNLOVED books can reach new owners in the Forest of Dean, through a book swap service that has been launched by a local bus company. Stagecoach West has launched a scheme to give books a second home once they have been read, rather than leave them buried in bookcases or in cardboard boxes in attics.

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  4. Ledbury art in the Forest of DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Ledbury Reporter

    TWO LEDBURY sculptors will be taking their work across the border, in Gloucestershire, for a new exhibition at Taurus Crafts, in the Forest of Dean. Nine artists from Herefordshire, including Stephen McRae and Alan Richardson from Ledbury , are exhibiting a range of affordable sculptures in the gardens and cafe area of the arts and crafts centre.

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  5. A true great among Oxon birdwatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Oxford Times

    In earlier articles I have introduced an Oxford student who became the father of 'patch watching' - Gilbert White - and one of Britain's foremost politicians who gave his name to Oxford's centre of ornithological excellence - Edward Grey. Bruce Campbell was the son of an egg collector but to his skills of nest finding soon added birdwatcher, researcher, broadcaster and producer, author and promoter of birds and wildlife to the nation.

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  6. Matt's in training to run 30 marathons in 30 days in memory of his dadRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Malvern Gazette

    Matt James, aged 38, has plenty of experience as a runner - he has so far run four marathons, a half-marathon and an ultra-marathon. He said: "It's nice to run a marathon and I enjoy it, but doing it day after day will be difficult.

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  7. Full steam ahead for reopening of Wales' longest tunnel after unveiling of 'lost stone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | IcNetwork

    Rhondda Tunnel Society have unveiled the original cover stone which stood at the entrance of the tunnel - and was previously thought lost The mayor of RCT unveils the refurbished original cover stone which stood at the entrance of the Rhondda Tunnel at a ceremony at Treherbert train station. The group behind plans to reopen Wales' longest tunnel as a tourist attraction are on track with one particular part of their project.

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    Tuesday May 19 | This is Gloucestershire

    The Forest of Dean covers an area of about 204 square miles and getting from place to place can be quite challenging for some non-car owners. This can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, can limit access to training and employment opportunities and might even impact severely on people's health.

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  9. Wild boar chase in the Forest of Dean - but not quite as you...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | This is Gloucestershire

    Hundreds of keen mountain bikers are expected to turn up for the fiercely competitive event, starting from the Speech House. It's a technically challenging event, say the organisers, the Lions clubs of the Forest of Dean, and all riders should be able to complete the demands of the 'Boar'.

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  10. Colin Markey finishes his matchstick model of a traction engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | South Wales Argus

    After being given their first model making kit as a Christmas present, the father and son went on to create more than 40 models that can be regularly seen at shows and exhibitions. And self-taught Roland, 72, and Colin, 43, have dedicated hundreds of hours over the years to assembling their intricate creations at Roland's home in Monmouth.

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  11. it's the Weekend: Meet the Monmouth men behind these matchstick modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | South Wales Argus

    After being given their first model making kit as a Christmas present, the father and son went on to create more than 40 models that can be regularly seen at shows and exhibitions. And self-taught Roland, 72, and Colin, 43, have dedicated hundreds of hours over the years to assembling their intricate creations at Roland's home in Monmouth.

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  12. Migrants Try To Enter UK On Back Of LorriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Sky News

    Sky News films migrants jumping onto lorries in broad daylight in Calais as Theresa May hits out at EU migrant sharing plans. Migrants climb onto the back of lorries in Calais in footage that demonstrates the determination of some desperate migrants to reach the UK.

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  13. Now and Then: Ebbw Bridge in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | South Wales Argus

    THE Ebbw Bridge is the crossing for the River Ebbw in the west of Newport. Today the bridge forms part of the B4237, where previously it was the A48 before the Newport Southern Distributor Road opened and assumed the A48 number.

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  14. Latest district match reports: SSG & Bristol U11s start with winsRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | PressReleasePoint

    Gloucester and the Forest of Dean Under 11 v Stroud and South Gloucestershire Under 11 May 11 Stroud and South Glos cruised to victory over Gloucester and the Forest of Dean after the visitors bowled the hosts out for 35 and knocked the runs off with ease. In order to give the players on both sides a chance to develop the skills the coaches agreed to allow the game to continue past its conclusion.

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  15. Cabinet reshuffle recap: David Cameron assembles his first all Conservative teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Prime Minister is announcing who he's appointing to his first entirely Tory cabinet - but who will be in it? David Cameron is announcing appointments to his first all-Conservative cabinet today, after winning a slim majority in the general election. Over the weekend, he announced chancellor George Osborne would remain as Chancellor, and Theresa May would continue as Home Secretary.

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  16. How the cabinet looks after the post-election reshuffleRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | ITV

    Osborne has been reappointed as Chancellor and also named First Secretary of State - effectively equivalent to deputy prime minister. He will control the spending cuts and unspecified savings of A 12bn.

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  17. Cabinet reshuffle live: Updates David Cameron assembles his first all Conservative teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Prime Minister is announcing who he's appointing to his first entirely Tory cabinet - but who will be in it? David Cameron is announcing appointments to his first all-Conservative cabinet today, after winning a slim majority in the general election. Over the weekend, he announced chancellor George Osborne would remain as Chancellor, and Theresa May would continue as Home Secretary.

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  18. David Cameron's 2015 cabinet: Meet the ministers appointed in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Mirror.co.uk

    The Conservatives won a small majority in the 2015 general election, meaning David Cameron could appoint his first fully Tory Cabinet David Cameron swept to a surprise general election victory and is now selecting the ministers who will serve alongside him in government. After five years of coalition with the Liberal Democrats Liberal Democrats, it is the first time Mr Cameron has been able to give all the positions to members of his own party.

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  19. Mark Harper named Chief Whip as David Cameron forms Conservative...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | This Is Somerset

    As Chief Whip, Mark Harper will be in charge of keeping Conservative MPs in line, especially on issues such as the European Union Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper has been named Chief Whip in David Cameron's new Cabinet, taking the place of Michael Gove, who is Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor. With contentions issues such as Europe on the agenda early in this parliament, Mr Harper will have his work cut out maintaining the Tory majority of 12. The Prime Minister also confirmed Nicky Morgan in her post as Education Secretary, in what is being described as a "huge vote of confidence" in her performance.

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  20. North Wales chef 'living the dream' after winning prestigious TV competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | IcNorthWales

    Matthew Phillip Guy, 27, beat off competition from 1,000 people to win BBC Two programme Alex Polizzi : Chefs on Trial A North Wales chef who bagged a prestigious job after winning a TV competition says he is "living the dream". Matthew Phillip Guy, 27, beat off competition from 1,000 people to win BBC Two programme Alex Polizzi: Chefs on Trial.

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