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    33 min ago | This Is Somerset

    According to the latest statistics, a home is burgled every two hours in Bristol and a bike stolen every five hours. And some fear the figures are set to rise as more and more cyclists use mobile apps such as Strava and MapMyRide to record their route maps and timings.


  2. Judging Day for Newent in BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Hereford Times

    Newent in Bloom spokesperson, Lynn Ashton said: "The theme is 'greener streets, better lives' and the regional judges are looking for evidence of horticultural excellence, a sustainable environment, civic pride and community involvement. "All of Newent's in-Bloom group are volunteers and they are busy right now sprucing up the town, together with community groups such as the Beaver Scouts, Fair Shares, Newent Air Cadets and many others."


  3. Swingers festival 'was too loud'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BBC News

    A swingers festival failed to click with nearby villagers who complained of nocturnal noise nuisance from three nights of "incredibly loud music". Swingfields, which describes itself as a lifestyle festival, was held in Flaxley in the Forest of Dean over the weekend.


  4. Swingers take over sleepy British village for 3-day sex-festRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Daily News

    The Swingfields festiva took in the little village of Flaxey, in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England, over the weekend. The event, dubbed the biggest in the swinging calendar, was a complete shock to the 30 or so residents who live in the area.


  5. 'a 48 hours of hell': UK's biggest sex festival scandalizes sleepy villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Russia Taday

    Residents of a sleepy village in Gloucestershire were left scandalized over the weekend when the UK's largest sex festival set up camp, bringing with it 'intolerable' levels of noise. Swingfields 2015 took place in the hamlet of Flaxley in the Forest of Dean, a small community of just 30 people.


  6. Ross Golf Club pair win George Griffiths Greensomes CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Hereford Times

    PHIL MacFarlane and Mike Merrick can look forward to honours board recognition after winning Ross Golf Club's annual George Griffiths Greensomes Cup. The duo beat their playing partners Allen Bartlett and Steve Crooks on countback to scoop the prize, with the birdie three on the par four 16th hole proving to be the determining factor.


  7. County could receive fan-tastic A 250,000 transfer boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | South Wales Argus

    NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher could be in line for an amazing A 250,000 boost to his transfer kitty thanks to an Exiles fan. Dan Ward, from the Forest of Dean, has been selected at random from more than 100,000 football supporters to take his place in the final draw for the A 250,000 Sky Bet Transfer Fund competition.


  8. Stephen Hawking film helps Motor Neurone Disease man diagnose HIMSELFRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Daily Mail

    Shocked grandfather diagnoses HIMSELF with motor neurone disease after he ticked off all the symptoms while watching Stephen Hawking biopic As he watched The Theory of Everything, Paul Whyley silently ticked off his own symptoms, diagnosing himself with motor neurone disease As he and his wife enjoyed the Stephen Hawking biopic, The Theory of Everything, the 62-year-old's joy turned to shock. Silently, Mr Whyley ticked off all the signs of motor neurone disease, as the plot of the romantic drama starring Eddie Redmayne progressed.


  9. Choir sings the spectrum from jazz to baroqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Hereford Times

    THE Tan House Singers, a choir from the Forest of Dean, will be spanning the centuries and musical styles in a summer concert in Dore Abbey. Sacred music is a mainstay of English choral repertoire, but for this concert, the choir will be exploring different settings of the familiar words of the Latin mass written three centuries apart.


  10. Children's summer camp, run by Stroud church, to return for sixth year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    A CHILDREN'S summer camp run by the Christian Community church in Stroud is set to return for its sixth year. This year the camp will take place at Oaklands Park, on the edge of the Forest of Dean, where there will be farm animals, a lake and plenty of places to hike.


  11. Relatives rally to help Hagley grandfather hit with devastating motor neurone diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    AS Hagley grandfather Paul Whyley watched the award-winning film "The Theory of Everything" - about scientist Stephen Hawking and his battle with motor neurone disease - he mentally clicked off the symptoms of the illness and realised he had all of them. He said nothing to Jayne, his devoted wife of 40 years - but two weeks later they had the devastating diagnosis that he too was suffering from motor neurone disease.


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    Thursday Jul 2 | This Is Somerset

    Top, Charlotte Leslie in the Baywatch style swimsuit as featured on the website; below, Owen Patterson finished high in the popularity stakes among voters Politicians have been spending hours checking out how popular they are on a banned website which rates them on their sex appeal. Although it was a general election year, the vote many were most interested in was one which showed which parliamentarians the public would prefer to sleep with.


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    Tuesday Jun 30 | This Is Somerset

    John Smith, 83, a retired electrician originally from the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, moved to Tunisia eight years ago. Now 83, he lives in Khezama in Sousse, about three miles from the site of the attack, and is a regular visitor to the Hotel Bellevue, where many were injured.


  14. 11 things to do in a heatwave in GloucestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | This is Gloucestershire

    With a heatwave expected in Gloucester over the next few days, reaching highs of 27 degrees Celsius, this is a perfect time for family outings or to catch up with friends. Over the June month we've seen blockbusters like Jurassic World, Mr Holmes and Spy being shown at the Gloucester Cineworld and with Terminator Genisys coming up on July 2, the cinema in Gloucester isn't such a bad place to be over this week's heatwave.


  15. Why is there a shortage of referees in Gloucestershire football?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | This is Gloucestershire

    IN CHARGE: Officials leading the way out before the GFA Senior Amateur Cup final between Brockworth Albion and Broadwell Amateurs this year. No football match could take place without one but finding qualified referees to oversee games is an ongoing struggle for many leagues at grassroots level.


  16. Travel: Recharge your batteries on a relaxing break in the Forest of DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bournemouth Echo

    Retreat, rest, recover, revive and all with a room with a view - explore a green and pleasant corner of the UK. If, like me, you enjoy a relaxing experience on your time off, maybe do some walking, enjoy a pint and a pub meal and watch the world go by, then there's a perfect tranquil spot hidden away in rural England.


  17. "On your marks, get set, go!" Pupils get into gear with help of Hartpury studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Children from three local primary schools were able to hop, skip and jump into sporting action at an event run by Hartpury College students. Twenty-seven primary school aged pupils from Westbury-on-Severn, Mitcheldean and Woodside primary schools turned up at Dene Magna School in Mitcheldean for an athletics event.


  18. 7 things you may not know that link Harry Potter to the Forest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | This is Gloucestershire

    The Harry Potter series has been a phenomenal success. It's possible the basis of the boy hero was influenced by the mighty Forest of Dean.


  19. Pied Piper Appeal Sportive cycle ride supported by Gloucester...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | This is Gloucestershire

    If you like pootling around the countryside on your bike, you may fancy giving the Pedal for Pied Piper charity ride a go this weekend. Although the hardcore cyclists will be going all out for the long distance, others can choose between three routes, including 50km and 100km.


  20. Enter The Big Hoot Colouring competition & win a family holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | IcWalsall

    To celebrate The Big Hoot , the Birmingham Mail have teamed up with Forest Holidays and are inviting your kids to get creative and take part in The Big Hoot Colouring competition. Simply design your very own owl using the template above for the chance to WIN a fantastic family break in a cosy cabin deep in the heart of one of Britain's amazing forests.