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  1. Still time to apply for rural tourism fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    The GFirst Local Enterprise Partnership is working with the Cotswolds and Forest of Dean Destination Management Organisations , to increase Gloucestershire's all-year round tourism offer, aided by a new national A 177 million funding boost managed through the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs . Cabinet member for enterprise and partnerships at Cotswold District Council , Chris Hancock, said:"Visitors are a major source of income in the Cotswolds, and this new source of funding presents a great opportunity for local tourism businesses - and those planning to diversify into tourism-oriented ventures - to expand their horizons.


  2. Scheme to save Cotswold District 1.7m a year given cross-party...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    A PROPOSAL to drive down the cost of council services by sharing them with other local authorities has received cross-party support. The 2020 Vision programme will see Cotswold District Council sharing staff with West Oxfordshire, Forest of Dean and Cheltenham councils to make services more efficient.


  3. Celebration of nature in artRead the original story

    Monday | Hereford Times

    A MAJOR sculpture exhibition in support of The Cart Shed two years ago proved so successful that it's back this year, bigger and better, and it opens on Saturday with a ticketed launch event. Following the success of the first Out of Nature exhibition held at Newport House in Almeley in aid of The Cart Shed, a project guided by the belief that being involved with nature has benefits for everyone, this year's event will run for three weeks rather than two.


  4. Award winning documentary film maker warns Severnsiders of dangers of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Gazette Series

    AWARD winning international documentary film maker Pradeep Indulkar was in the Forest of Dean last week to show and talk about his latest films, High Power and Jaitapur Live. The audience at the Watney Hall, Lydney, heard Pradeep introduce his two award winning films and explain how he came to make them, and were able to discuss the issues raised in the films with him afterwards.


  5. RUGBY: Improving North Petherton beaten at Newent Tribute South West One WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bridgwater Mercury

    NORTH Petherton produced a better performance than the scoreline suggests, but still slipped to defeat at current league leaders Newent on Saturday, writes Simon Freeman. A few moments of poor concentration and discipline ultimately cost the visitors the game, but they did score four tries to secure a bonus-point and ensure they didn't leave the Forest of Dean empty handed.


  6. RUGBY: Albion battle past gritty Keynsham to book second round spot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Bridgwater Mercury

    BRIDGWATER and Albion booked their place in the second round of the Somerset Cup, but not without being made to work for it by a gritty Keynsham side, writes Tony Pomeroy. It was Western Counties North side, Keynsham, who had the best of the opening exchanges, but it was Bridgwater who took the lead with a quarter of an hour gone.


  7. RUGBY: Cirencester face their toughest test so far against prolific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    CIRENCESTER RFC, still unbeaten under new director of rugby Andy Deacon, face the toughest test of their Gloucester Premier campaign when they travel to league leaders Bristol Saracens on Saturday. Ciren made it three wins out of three with a hard-fought 24-17 victory in the Forest of Dean against Berry Hill last weekend but early results suggest Deacon's men will have their mettle tested on Saturday.


  8. Jay Walkers go back on the road TOURING theatre group The Jay Walkers ...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    TOURING theatre group The Jay Walkers hit the road again this month with its production of Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter. The play was originally set in Potter's home area of the Forest of Dean, but the Jay Walkers have transposed the setting to Skipton and begin the play with a scene which uses the traditional Craven Herald feature of "50 years ago".


  9. Ramblers take a walk through MonmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 |

    ARRIVING at Monmouth Leisure Centre eight walkers including leader Joy set off to join the riverbank where several swans took to flight through a hazy mist that covered the still water of the River Wye. Pounding pavements across the five-arched stone Wye Bridge and heading uphill on the A4136 before joining part of Offa's Dyke Path, a wide path through woodland led uphill towards an orchard containing an abundant crop of apples, where spider's webs adorning the fence line were covered with dewdrops.


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    Wednesday Sep 30 | This is Gloucestershire

    The District Council is inviting people and organisations to suggest where land in the District could be used for housing, as it carries out its annual assessment of possible sites. The yearly study required by Government Planning Policy will help to show that there is currently a sufficient supply of land to meet the community's housing needs as expressed in the Council's Core Strategy and associated planning documents.


  11. Our Special Little Boy: Heartfelt tributes to two-year-old Cameron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    THE family of a toddler who died weeks after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour have spoken of how lucky they feel to have had him in their lives. Despite their tragic loss, in a heartfelt tribute parents Sarah Hain and James Southam said they were grateful for every moment of the two years and nine months they got to spend with their "special little boy".


  12. Severn AC: Sam Turner stars at Plock Court relaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | This is Gloucestershire

    On the first of four two-mile legs Turner could not match former English Schools 1500m champion Will Paulson of Stroud. He instead paced himself in second to clock 10 minutes and 12 seconds - some way off Paulson's 9.01, but still the fifth fastest lap of the day.


  13. ATHLETICS: Twenty five RSE members take on 'Big Bertha' at the Cirencester 10kRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Nick Grinham of the Running Somewhere Else club who also completed his 100th 10k this year in the Cirencester 10k A beautiful sunny morning bought 381 runners and their supporters to the beautiful surroundings of The Park, but the course was a tough one with the unforgiving 'Big Bertha' climb having to be done twice.


  14. Stonehouse councillor Lesley Williams, 70, completes 100-mile cycle ride in one dayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    KNOWN county councillor Lesley Williams is a born-again cyclist after completing a 100 mile ride in one day. When Mrs Williams decided to set herself the ride as a personal challenge last August, she had not used her bike for years.


  15. Calls for former Torfaen railway station to be kept in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | South Wales Argus

    LAST CHANCE: The station's goods shed housed Griffithstown Railway Museum from 2002 but it shut in 2011 due to financial pressures. A VICTORIAN station which could be demolished and rebuilt brick by brick in the Forest of Dean should be kept in the borough, a Torfaen resident said.


  16. Out and About: Your guide to community events in GloucesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | This is Gloucestershire

    A 8.50 per person includes fish and chip supper. Non-food option A 4. Children's round 50p on the night with cash prize.


  17. Boar and deer poaching 'out of control'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Newsday

    The poaching of deer and wild boar in the Forest of Dean is getting out of control, animal activists say. The claim comes after a boar's head was nailed to a tree near Blakeney Hill reservoir and photos appear to show a fox and deer both have been shot dead.


  18. Ashton-under-Hill's Joe Childs tops age group in ten-mile enduro race in Forest of DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Evesham Journal

    CYCLE star Joe Childs from Ashton-under- Hill, topped his age group and finished fourth overall in a ten-mile enduro race in the Forest of Dean. Despite a crash, the Bredon Hill Middle School pupil followed up his conv i n c i n g win at the Evesham Cyclefest mountain bike challenge with a fine display.


  19. Climate change activists rally in Cirencester to resist fracking in the CotswoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    THE government is making a slow march toward fracking in the Cotswolds and people must organise now to prevent it, a climate change activist has warned. Cirencester dentist Jonathan Whittaker made the remarks during a talk at the Royal Agricultural University called 'Cotswolds fracking and the climate'.


  20. RUGBY: Matt Berry inspires Cirencester to another maximum points...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    CIRENCESTER maintained their unblemished start to the season - a maximum ten points out of ten - with a scrappy but gutsy win over Tewkesbury. The early exchanges were even until the home side took advantage of a Tewkesbury error, with Jack Lister slotting a penalty on six minutes.