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Rats running wild

A PLAGUE of rats is terrifying shop owners in Cinderford. The rodents can be seen in broad daylight running along the pavements on Dockham Road according to businesses there. The shop owners believe the rats are living in the hedging close to the... read on

A CAMPAIGNING pensioner attempting to save the Wilderness Centre from being sold is now serving a 21-day prison sentence for contempt of court. read on...
A TRAINEE plumber whose 'impetuous' decision to overtake a bus on double white lines killed a 49-year-old man and badly injured his fiancee has been jailed for 27 months. read on...
DEVELOPERS are ‘gridlocking’ Newent by building too many houses in the town, according to a local councillor. read on...
BUDGET retailer Aldi has unveiled its intention to open a new store in Coleford with a public exhibition in the town on Thursday. read on...



'We're gunning for the title' says ambitious boss Lee

LYDNEY Town boss Mark Lee says his squad are itching to get back into competitive football after a promising start to pre-season training.

The ambitious manager says he wants Lydney’s first te... read on

CINDERFORD Town manager John Brough is looking to tempt ex-Cheltenham Town pros John Finnigan and Shane Duff out of retirement. Finnigan, who captain... read on
FORMER Forester reporter Luke Sellers (pictured) is urging people from the Dean to make a difference in Africa with Cricket Without Boundaries. The U... read on
COACH Duncan Bell was still seething on Monday morning. This was definitely a match Lydney could have won. Paul Kiely dropped out with a calf injur... read on
A PAIR of young gymnasts from Forest of Dean Gymnastic Club competed in an international competition in Russia last month, with both picking up indivi... read on


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