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‘Smurf’ Sought By Gloucestershire Police After Reports Of Suspicious Activity
Huffington Post UK
A man who “looks like a smurf” is the subject of a police appeal after reports of suspicious activity around the Longhope area in the Forest of Dean. Gloucestershire police are appealing for information for a man dressed in a “blue morphsuit” (see
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Budding Jamie Olivers compete in Forest challenge
This is Gloucestershire
Budding Masterchefs in the Forest of Dean can test their skills in the latest Forest Students Mean Business challenge. On June 12, six students from Newent Community, Lakers and Wyedean School will go head to head at Harts Barn Cookery School to
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Chris Higgs digs deep and claims Masters title
This is Gloucestershire
FOREST of Dean boxer Chris Higgs captured the British Masters welterweight title by defeating Joel Ryan over ten pulsating rounds at the GL1 leisure centre in Gloucester. Higgs, from Lydney, overcame a spirited challenge by Ryan and captured a clear
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Man in morphsuit sparks suspicion in Longhope
This is Gloucestershire
Information is being sought after a man in a morphsuit was spotted acting suspiciously in the Forest of Dean. Police are appealing for information after several reports of a man dressed in a blue morphsuit acting suspiciously in Longhope.
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Beacons light up Gloucestershire’s skylines
This is Gloucestershire
Mr Vickery, who also judged the event’s best crown competition with his wife Kate, lit the beacon with the Forest of Dean “Tilly” lamp, which has been touring the district in place of the Olympic Torch. The lighting on Monday was organised by the
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Andrews powers his way to Welsh bronze
This is Gloucestershire
The 20-year-old Forest of Dean AC hammer thrower continued his good start to the season with a best throw of 47.01 metres, only 46 centimetres outside his personal best that he set last month at the British Students’ Championships.
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New BMX track for Mitcheldean takes shape
This is Gloucestershire
About 100 tonnes of earth has already been dumped at the Forest of Dean site in preparation for the building of the new circuit. This week it is due to be sculpted into much-anticipated dirt jumps with young riders, who have had an input into the
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Some guy is running around a forest looking like a Smurf
Death and Taxes
that a man dressed like a Smurf, with his face painted blue – you HAVE to give this guy credit for pulling off the whole look – is currently running around the (ominously named) Forest Of Dean near the town of Longhope the west coast of England.
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Police hunt man dressed as smurf
Digital Spy
The man – said to be in a skin-tight blue suit and covered in blue make-up – has allegedly been running up to women in the Forest of Dean area, waving and performing star-jumps in front of them. The strange incidents took place in May Hill,
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It’s peaceful now but Uley village has a violent past
This is Bath
Below lies the Severn Vale, beyond the great river are the wooded slopes of the Forest of Dean whilst away to the right stands the ever prominent May Hill with the whale-back ridges of the Malvern Hills in the background. The hilltops around Uley Bury
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Chugging back to 1950s for train heritage day
This is Gloucestershire
A TRIP back in time is on offer at a Forest of Dean attraction later this month. The Dean Forest Railway is holding a Heritage Railcar Day on June 16. A spokesman said: “Train services will be worked by the fleet of heritage Diesel Multiple Units.
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KCET Unleashes Science Fiction Thriller ‘Primeval’ in Southern California June 27
KCET (press release)
Henshall) and his associates–a friend and colleague Stephen Hart (James Murray), a student Connor Temple (Andrew-Lee Potts) and a zookeeper Abby Maitland (Hannah Spearritt)–after a horde of mysterious creatures wreak havoc on the Forest of Dean.
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John Travolta ‘had a six-year affair with his male pilot’
The Week UK
Police are concerned that the smurf may have been following women in the Forest of Dean area. A police spokesman said: “He has been seen waving at women and doing star jumps while running up to them.” IKEA is known for identifying its products with
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‘Smurf’ pesters women in remote rural beauty spot | The Sun |News
He has been spotted on numerous occasions performing bizarre acts in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, while donning a skin-tight blue lycra outfit and blue face paint. The weirdo has been seen running up to women in broad daylight and
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Forest of Dean District Council – Jubilee dress is a winner in
Three talented design students have had their creative ideas recognised as part of a project run by Gloucestershire College’s Forest of Dean campus and the
Burglaries in Forest of Dean – Police Urge Vigilance
Burglaries in Forest of Dean – Police Urge Vigilance. Prestbury > Latest News > Press Releases. June 6 2012. Police are urging residents in the Forest of Dean
Ahoy Bristolians – Long John Silver tour of the forest of Dean
I got a thorough soaking on the A38 but got back just after 4. It was getting a bit late when we got to Gloucester so I had a little internal panic at the thought of not
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Latest Testimonials in Forest of Dean. P D said about: Dave King Fireplaces ” Quality of workmanship, reliable worforce who know what they are doing. Excellent
Daily Drivel: Forest of Dean
Last week we spent a couple of nights in the Forest of Dean. We stayed at ‘ Bracelands’. It was really quiet. There were a good number of caravans and a couple
Church Street, Newent. Forest of Dean | eBay
Church Street, Newent. Forest of Dean in Collectables , Postcards , Topographical British , England , Gloucestershire |eBay.
‘Smurf’ sought in Forest of Dean – Topix
‘Smurf’ sought in Forest of Dean. Full story: Newsday. Gloucestershire Police said they had received several reports of a man in a blue morph suit with blue paint
Fully Sussed MTB Enduro 16th June – Mountain Biking Forest of Dean
Fully Sussed MTB Enduro 16th June. By admin, 28-May-2012 07:04:00. Dont forget entries still open for the Fully Sussed MTB Enduro 16th June here in the FoD
Map – Directions | Forest of Dean Fasteners Ltd | Fixings – Yell
Get directions to local business, Forest of Dean Fasteners Ltd, GL17 0SL. Fixings & Fastenings in Mitcheldean on Yell.com. Use Yell’s Route Planner to get
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