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Ilness-stricken councillor is refused her allowances

THE district council has voted against paying the allowance to a member who is suffering from a life threatening illness.
Tanya Palmer won the Coleford East by-election in September 2013 for Labour but has failed to attend any Forest of Dean Dist... read on

THE Allocations Plan will defend the Forest of Dean District from speculative developers. read on...
LYDNEY undertakers have to weave coffins past a pile of rubbish to get them into a hearse. read on...
LOCAL farmer James Griffiths says the badger cull helped eradicate TB from his cattle. read on...
UNDER the sponsorship of the South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust the Cinderford school has a new name to recognise a new beginning - The Forest High School. read on...



Academy hot-shot Sheedy snapped up by Cinderford

CINDERFORD have reinforced their squad for their upcoming relegation battle having signed Bristol Academy prospect Callum Sheedy until the end of the season.
20-year-old fly-half, Sheedy is the l... read on

CINDERFORD Town have at last secured the signing of Cheltenham Town forward Bobbie Dale on a one-month loan deal.
The Foresters looked to have pic... read on
GLOUCESTER legends Adam Eustace and Terry Fanolua gave Lydney girls a crash course in rugby on a visit to Dean Academy.
The pair put a group of Ye... read on
CINDERFORD director of rugby Nic Corrigan says it’s time for his players to ‘put up or shut up’ after their 20-7 defeat at fellow strugglers Old Alban... read on
HAVING finished second last year, Penrith’s Paul Bird and Welsh co-driver Aled Davies went one place better to win the 40th Wyedean Rally.
Sittin... read on


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