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  1. GIRLS' RUGBY: District schools' tournament a huge successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Festival winners Katharine Lady Berkeley School with England No.10 Ceri Large, GRFU minis and youth chairman Shane Aldridge & RFU council member Nigel Gillingham. ENGLAND No.10 Ceri Large and Gloucester legend Terry Fanolua were on hand when the Women's Rugby World Cup, won by England in August, came to Cirencester RFC for a few hours on Thursday.

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  2. One in four homes have radon testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    In Cotswold and Cheltenham take up is at 25% and in the Forest of Dean the figure is 23% after a second appeal was made at the start of December.

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  3. Ramblers spot deer in the forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    BECAUSE of the anticipated rain only four walkers joined William for the journey up to Edge End, a small village on the western edge of the mighty Royal Forest of Dean where James Teague built the earliest tram road in 1795 that stretched for three miles and transported coal from his mine to the River Wye at Lower Lydbrook. Following a wide forestry track in cold but dry and bright conditions a great deal of harvesting had taken place, which afforded them good views and ducking under a fallen tree and passing downhill through moss covered tall pines, there was plenty of evidence of the wild boar who live in the Forest and who turf up the vegetation beside the paths searching for food.

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  4. Minister for the Disabled Mark Harper's own office is not wheelchair-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Daily Mail

    Minister for the Disabled Mark Harper has been labelled a 'hypocrite' after it emerged his own office isn't wheelchair friendly. The Tory MP recently criticised businesses around the country for not making it easier for the disabled to get in and out.

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  5. Beautiful Objects at AlvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cornish Guardian

    Born in London, when very young her family moved around a great deal, she recalls spending one year in a remote fishing village in Minorca, she later attended Wolverhampton College of Art where she studied ceramics. Although at that time her interest lay in making sculptural pieces of pottery, expressive representations of every day objects, as she has said, her successful degree piece, a three-dimensional washing-up bowl, her first piece to be featured in a magazine, was a wacky filo fax.

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  6. GIRLS' RUGBY: District schools' tournament a huge successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Festival winners Katharine Lady Berkeley School with England No.10 Ceri Large, GRFU minis and youth chairman Shane Aldridge & RFU council member Nigel Gillingham. ENGLAND No.10 Ceri Large and Gloucester legend Terry Fanolua were on hand when the Women's Rugby World Cup, won by England in August, came to Cirencester RFC for a few hours on Thursday.

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  7. VIDEO: White van sought in Forest murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    Police hunting for the killer of a 32-year-old builder from the Forest of Dean have released CCTV footage of a white van in connection with his death. But after a cold case review, police now believe he was taken in the white van to a lane in Cinderford where he was deliberately run over and killed.

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  8. Forest murder CCTV images releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    Police release images of a white van seen shortly after the killing of a builder from the Forest of Dean. CCTV images of a white van have been released on the 12th anniversary of a Forest of Dean builder who was murdered in an apparent hit and run crash.

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  9. Personal alarm service for vulnerable people.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Cotswold Journal

    VULNERABLE people across the Cotswolds are being encouraged to sign up to a 24 hour emergency monitoring and contact service which operates throughout the Cotswolds. Originally established by Cotswold District Council 25 years ago, Cotswold Careline offers round the clock access to a trained operator, this service provides subscribers with the reassurance and support they need to help them live independently in their own homes.

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  10. Nick Fish, of AW Parker, is the man to speak to about coal this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ledbury Reporter

    HAVE you heard about the great quality coal being put into Ledbury's pubs and homes? Nick Fish from A W Parker Coal Merchants says that news is spreading fast. A W Parker Coal Merchants is a family-run business established in the Forest of Dean nearly 100 years ago.

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  11. Ancient cathedral fountain restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Hereford Times

    HEREFORDSHIRE Freemasons, family and friends of Hereford Cathedral, accompanied The Dean of Hereford, The Very Rev Michael Tavinor, in celebration of the completion of the refurbishment of the old fountain in the Cathedral Cloister. Simon Hudson, stone mason at the cathedral, undertook the work using Forest of Dean stone.

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  12. GCB launches biggest ever schools programme thanks to Chance to Shine fundingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PressReleasePoint

    The Gloucestershire Cricket Board will coach in more secondary schools than ever before thanks to new funding from the Chance to Shine charity. In addition to the secondary programme the GCB will continue to deliver more than 1800 hours of coaching to 84 primary schools through its Chance to Shine primary scheme.

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    Tuesday Dec 9 | This is Gloucestershire

    "Shame on you" was the message to planners who rejected eco-farmers' bid to live on the land they work near Lydney. A supporter of a scheme for 15 'low impact' homes at Yorkley Court Community Farm vented his frustration and said the proposal was "not about money".

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  14. New stone in place to mark Worcester's February floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Worcester News

    The new flood marker on Worcester Cathedral's water gate, marking the height of the floods in February 2014. Picture by Jonathan Barry.

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  15. Police called following reports of a four man brawl at Cinderford...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | This is Gloucestershire

    Police and ambulances were called to the public house in the Forest of Dean town's High Street at around 10pm on Sunday, December 7. Gloucestershire Constabulary declined to say where the altercation took place, but members of the public saw six police cars around the Golden Lion pub. A spokesman for the force, said: "Police and paramedics were called to a public house in Cinderford High Street at about 10pm on Sunday, December 7 following reports of an altercation between approximately four males.

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  16. Plea to take up radioactive testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Newsday

    The organisation behind a mass radioactive gas testing project has appealed to households in the Forest of Dean to take up free tests. Last month Public Health England announced it was writing to over 18,000 homes in parts of Gloucestershire in so-called radon "hotspots".

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  17. FOOTBALL: Peacocks facing two key clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Somerset County Gazette

    TAUNTON Town play two Evo-Stik League games in the next six days which may play a big part in shaping the rest of their season. Cinderford Town are the visitors to the Viridor Stadium on Saturday, kick-off 3pm, and then the Peacocks make the trek to Shakespeare country to play Stratford Town on Tuesday evening, kick-off 7.45pm.

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  18. FOOTBALL: Peacocks facing two key clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | This is The West Country

    TAUNTON Town play two Evo-Stik League games in the next six days which may play a big part in shaping the rest of their season. Cinderford Town are the visitors to the Viridor Stadium on Saturday, kick-off 3pm, and then the Peacocks make the trek to Shakespeare country to play Stratford Town on Tuesday evening, kick-off 7.45pm.

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    Thursday Dec 4 | This is Gloucestershire

    From left, Angie Petkovic, APT Marketing, Emma Cutler, Linear PR, Sara Reader, Sara Reader Consultancy and Claire Maddox, Eurolink, at the Citizen and Echo Get Connected event Business people made connections during the latest in a series of networking events run by the Gloucester Citizen and Gloucestershire Echo. The Growth Hub, based at the University of Gloucestershire's Oxstalls Campus at Longlevens, hosted Get Connected, attracting representatives of a range of companies from across the county.

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  20. 'Taxpayers will save' if councils agree to share some servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Oxford Times

    WEST Oxfordshire District Council is hoping to save thousands of taxpayer pounds by sharing back office services with three other councils. The local authority has used A 2.9m of Government funding to link up with Cheltenham Borough, Cotswold and Forest of Dean district councils.

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