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  1. How tough are you? 9 things you need to know about the Mongol Derby *VIDEO*Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Horse and Hound

    From an outsider's perspective, horsey people are a pretty tough bunch. We think nothing of hopping back on board after taking a tumble, having our feet trampled on is par of the course and mucking out in arctic conditions is worth it for the highs of the summer.

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  2. Endurance cyclist Lee Fancourt plans to break fifth world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | This is Gloucestershire

    A year ago today Lee Fancourt was lying in a hospital bed with a broken back after a cycling accident. For most this would be a time to rest, recover and count your lucky stars the accident did not have more dire consequences.

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  3. Lib Dem leader Jeremy Hilton urges Gloucestershire MPs not to support ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    THE leader of the Liberal Democrats Jeremy Hilton has written to all six MPs in Gloucestershire asking for their assurance that they will not vote in favour of scrapping the Human Rights Act. At a full county council meeting earlier this month, the Liberal Democrat Group on Gloucestershire County Council urged fellow councillors across political parties to continue supporting the Humans Rights Act.

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  4. Police hunt wanted man Luke Jones who is believed to be in Moreton-in-MarshRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Luke Jones, 26, who has links to Cirencester, was on licence from prison when he failed to show up for appointments on July 3. Mr Jones, whose last registered address is in Lydney , was in prison for dangerous driving and aggravated taking a vehicle without consent.

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  5. ATHLETICS: Hereford hosts final Youth Development League matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Hereford Times

    HEREFORD and County Athletics Club hosted the fourth and final match for the Youth Development League which was attended by six teams. Under-15 Luke Darwin started off a good day for the Hereford team by winning the 80m hurdles before claiming a victory in the pole vault and second in the javelin.

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  6. PICTURES: Thieves stole war medals from the home of an elderly couple in the Forest of DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    THIEVES who broke into the home of an elderly couple and stole war medals and cash are being sought by police in the Forest of Dean. The break-in happened between 9am and 1pm on Monday, July 27 in the village of Brockweir, in the Wye Valley, while the owners were out.

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  7. Multi-million pound funding pot available for rural tourism businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Cotswold Journal

    RURAL tourism businesses are being invited to share in a A 177million windfall to increase Gloucestershire's all-year-round visitor numbers. Local Enterprise Partnership, GFirst LEP is working closely with the Cotswolds and Forest of Dean Destination Management Organisations to develop strategies that will increase tourism alongside a new national funding boost from DEFRA.

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  8. Multi-million pound funding pot available for rural tourism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Cotswold Journal

    RURAL tourism businesses are being invited to share in a A 177million windfall to increase Gloucestershire's all-year-round visitor numbers. Local Enterprise Partnership, GFirst LEP is working closely with the Cotswolds and Forest of Dean Destination Management Organisations to develop strategies that will increase tourism alongside a new national funding boost from DEFRA.

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  9. Former Bluebirds striker Gethyn Hill on target for Merthyr Town in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | IcNetwork

    Former Cardiff City striker Gethyn Hill scored for Merthyr Town in their 4-0 pre-season win against Welsh Premier League Carmarthen Town. Pontypool-born Hill, 20, was highly-rated by the Bluebirds, but hopes of earning first team recognition suffered a setback when he suffered knee ligaments damage during 2012-13.

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  10. Stray Staffie taken on as police dog sniffs out suspect's secret A 25,000 stashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Mirror.co.uk

    On the nose: Stella the Staffie, a former stray, was taken on by police when they spotted her talent as a sniffer dog Stella the Staffie was found wandering the streets after being abandoned in Taunton, Somerset in 2013 and was taken in by the RSPCA. She is not a typical search dog due to her breed, but was taken on by police when they were told about her talent for seeking out hidden tennis balls.

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  11. Roman coin hoard goes on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Newsday

    A hoard of 2,000-year-old coins found in a field in Gloucestershire has gone on display in the Forest of Dean. The 500 bronze coins, known as the Yorkley Hoard, were purchased as part of the treasure process and are on show at the Dean Heritage Centre.

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  12. Five ways to beat the Summer Holiday Challenge #6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Ledbury Reporter

    With Brotherhood of Man. For tickets: 3 Get out in the fresh air with a bike ride in the Forest of Dean.

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  13. We got a little obsessed with this photo of a wild boar and her pigletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Stuff.co.nz

    Apropos of nothing, this photo of a boar leading her piglets across the street in Poland came through Stuff's Reuters photo feed. We had to root around for context.

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  14. Gloucestershire police commissioner backs policing changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Cotswold Journal

    A REVAMP of the way Gloucestershire Police operates has been given the thumbs-up by the county's Police and Crime Commissioner Martin Surl. Sweeping changes to the force including officer's shifts being arranged around peak periods of demand and each of the county's six policing areas - the Cotswolds, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and the Forest of Dean -being given a dedicated inspector came into effect last Thursday, July 23. The changes - described as "the most comprehensive review of the Gloucestershire Constabulary in 40 years" - have been introduced following a study launched by Mr Surl following his election in November 2012.

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  15. Forest wild boar population doublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | BBC News

    Wild boar numbers in the Forest of Dean have nearly doubled since 2013 despite an increase in the number culled, according to the Forestry Commission. The commission carries out a yearly cull in a bid to limit numbers to an agreed population of 400 animals.

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  16. Living the high life is just tree-mendous when you Go ApeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Swindon Advertiser

    Tree Top Junior is a child-friendly version of the original Tree Top Adventure for grown-ups and promises fun-filled hours of canopy exploring, scaling obstacles and thrilling zip-wiring that will keep young apes on their toes. Flying down huge zip wires, leaping off Tarzan swings whilst enjoying high ropes obstacles at the heart of some of Britain's most breathtaking scenery is in a nutshell what awaits visitors.

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  17. Chris Hemsworth takes a break from filming The Huntsman in full medieval costumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daily Mail

    It was back to work for Chris Hemsworth on Tuesday as he filmed more scenes for his highly-anticipated movie The Huntsman. The 31-year-old hunk was spotted on the set of the upcoming Snow White and the Huntsman spin-off relaxing between takes in Surrey, England.

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  18. The Big Hoot: Colouring competition winner announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | IcWalsall

    We asked children to join the schools, businesses and community projects and design an owl for the chance to win a family break Birmingham's largest public art event The Big Hoot has finally landed with the owls taking perch in Birmingham and surrounding areas for ten weeks this summer. As part of the mass participation public art event delivered by Wild in Art in partnership with Birmingham Children's Hospital, we invited children to design their very own owl using a template printed in the Birmingham Mail and Sunday Mercury.

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  19. 12 deaths in a fortnight on West roads prompts Brake safety callRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | This Is Somerset

    A single poignant bunch of flowers at the scene of one of 12 fatal crashes in the West in the past fortnight A single poignant bunch of flowers at the scene of one of 12 fatal crashes in the West in the past fortnight A police officer on holiday in the West has become the 12th person to die on the region's roads in a fortnight, as road safety charities called on the Government to do more to cut the death toll. A grim fortnight on the West's roads was completed with the death of PCSO Stephen Lewis, who was on holiday in north Devon with his family when he was knocked off his bike near Combe Martin on Monday morning.

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  20. ATHLETICS: Dursley duo show they are made of iron Dursley Running Club round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Gazette Series

    IF going for a long swim, riding a bike for hours or running a long distance is hard enough on its' own, then putting them altogether in one race is more than tough. However, two Dursley athletes, Kevin Proctor and Fred Yearsley, did just that last Sunday by completing the Bolton Ironman UK long-distance triathlon.

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