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18 hrs ago | BBC News

Painting under way on Mushet mural

David Mushet came to work at the Whitecliff ironworks in the Forest of Dean in 1810 and his son Robert was born in Coleford a year later.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BBC News

The Victorian women vigilantes

Let's begin at the end, and go straight to the moral - don't mess with the women of the Forest of Dean.

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Stroudnewsand Journal

Motorcyclist dies following collision in Forest of Dean

The crash happened on the A48 near to the National Diving and Activity Centre at Tidenham at around 5.15pm on Sunday July 6. The motorcycle carrying the rider and pillion passenger, both men, were travelling from Sedbury when it left the road.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Dear Kitty

New British hawfinch longevity record

The longevity record for a British ringed Hawfinch has stood for many decades at 6 years, 9 months and 4 days: not surprising really as so few had been ringed, and even fewer recaught or found.

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Radio Times

Star Wars 7 is shooting in the Forest of Dean

Actors in black cloaks coming out of movie trailers in the Forest of Dean can mean only one of two things, either there's a secret Harry Potter sequel being filmed with a new batch of trainee wizards, or Star Wars 7 is being shot in the area.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Independent

Co-operative Energy looks to future with User Chooser

Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

In a Gloucestershire car park far far away... Forest of Dean rife...

Utah cop drugged his wife then raped her while videotaping it before shooting her, her mother and his two kids dead when she confronted him 'He felt betrayed by doctors': Radio host describes agony of watching her Parkinson's sufferer husband starve himself to death after his assisted death plea was refused Donald Sterling gives combative but ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

5 UK filming locations you'd NEVER believe as Star Wars 'moves to ...

J.J. Abrams is about to film parts of Star Wars: Episode VII at Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean, according to reports.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Star

EWOKS! Coming to a forest near you?

The area is under tight security and full of equipment cars and RVs but everybody is remaining tight-lipped over the prospect of filming.

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Newsday

Harbour sale to 'secure future'

The Environment Agency, which currently manages the River Severn moorings, said it was looking for an investor for Lydney Harbour to lead a regeneration of the Forest of Dean area.

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Ledbury Reporter

Newent Goes For Gold

NEWENT will be going for gold next Monday, July 14, when Heart of England in Bloom judges arrive in town.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Stroudnewsand Journal

Nailsworth news with Pam Browne

Also on Saturday, July 12 St Dominic's Catholic Primary School and Parish Summer Fete is taking place from noon until 3pm.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Oxford Times

Our 2020 Vision can help us to keep on making big savings'

Buy this photo SHARED RESOURCE: Cllr David Harvey, cabinet member for environment at West Oxfordshire District Council, pictured with refuse staff, left to right, Gary Gill, Stan Kacbrzak, Roy Fennell, Andy Cracknell Mark Empson.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Ecologist

Save our public lands and forests

First the Government failed to include a Forests Bill in its legislative programme, writes Owen Adams.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Banbury Guardian

Diamond duo celebrate anniversary with family

Harry and Beryl Parry celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary with a family meal at the Saye & Sele Arms in Broughton last Thursday.

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Witney Gazette

No redundancies but more jobs will be shared under council partnership

JOB roles could be gradually lost as part of a partnership scheme involving four councils to save A 55m over the next decade.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Newsday

Councils' plan 'includes job cuts'

Councillor Mark Booty, West Oxfordshire District Council, said he expected the majority of the posts to be lost through natural wastage.

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