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Forest of Dean Google Alert 26-May-2012

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Forest of Dean college move “could trigger Coleford regeneration”, says principal
This is Gloucestershire
He added: “This is not about Coleford, it’s about the regeneration of the whole of the Forest of Dean. “It’s about creating jobs, improving standards of living and attracting new businesses here. “We have taken over a bankrupt college and are trying to
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A different class: the expansion of Steiner schools
The Guardian
A group of older children who were out building brushwood shelters in the Forest of Dean a few weeks ago are back in class copying out the floorplan of a house from the teacher’s chalk sketch. Next to the sketch there are drawings of brickwork,
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The Guardian
Restored Whitecroft Railway Station officially opened
BBC News
The restoration of a railway station in the Forest of Dean has been celebrated with a steam locomotive trip. Whitecroft Railway Station opened in 1875, but last saw regular passenger services in 1929. The train travelled from Norchard to Whitecroft to
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BBC News
Weather Picture: Cygnets in the Forest of Dean
ITV News
One of our viewers snapped this pair in the Forest of Dean. Can you do better? Credit: Alan Bowkett This very cute shot of two cygnets in the sunshine was snapped by West Country Tonight viewer, Alan Bowkett. If you’re out and about in today’s fine
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ITV News
It’s time to enjoy home comforts at Cinderford – Rich
This is Gloucestershire
They managed to have an away game at Hatherley and Reddings, which they lost, and then last week’s Forest of Dean derby at Lydney was unfit after rain. Skipper Craig Rich (inset) said: “We were keen for the game to go ahead, until we got there.
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Villagers gripped by torch fever as rural communities get their moment in the
This is Gloucestershire
From villages across the Leadon Vale and Forest of Dean, they came for the relay, swelling the village’s population by at least 2000. The friendly crowd shared food and laughter in the build-up and were joined by the whole of Hartpury Primary School,
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Flame is fit for a Queen
This is Gloucestershire
RESPECTS will be paid to Her Majesty the Queen in the Forest of Dean this weekend. In an event completely separate from the Olympic Torch festivities, a ‘Forest Flame’, lit in a miner’s lamp, will make its way around the Forest.
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family helps design their new homes
24dash (press release)
Little Leo, aged three, and his sister Angel May, 7, joined mum Claire Powell and big sister Jessica ,19, in checking out the diggers and the “Bob the builders” hard at work on their new home in Turfthorn Avenue in Coleford in the Forest of Dean.
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Learn new trade skills at new course
This is Gloucestershire
YOUNGSTERS looking to become skilled in a trade are being invited to join a course in the Forest of Dean. Gloucestershire College’s Forest of Dean campus is offering construction and motor vehicle pre-apprenticeship training for people aged 16 to 19
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Lords debate Minority Ethnic and Religious Communities: Cultural and Economic
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)
She is the founder of the Asha Centre in the Forest of Dean. “Asha” means “hope”. It is a place of many faiths and cultures, a haven of peace and beauty where people, especially young people, from Britain, the European Union and the rest of the world
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Web 3 new results for “Forest of Dean”
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