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Badger Cull trial in Gloucestershire ends

It has been announced that the pilot badger cull in Gloucestershire is to be ended. The three Members of Parliament whose constituents are most affected by the cull made the following statement:

New tenants at characterful country pub- the Rose & Crown in Nympsfield

Cotswolds pub specialist Peter Brunt from Colliers International has chalked up another success finding new tenants for the Rose & Crown pub in Nympsfield.
The characterful watering hole situated in the pretty Stroud Valleys is at the heart of the popular village is open and presently being restored to its former glory.

Relaxation of Planning Rules could make barn conversions easier

Proposals to relax planning rules to allow farmers to convert redundant farm buildings into homes could trigger a new wave of barn conversions across the West.

Stick Man trail to bring Westonbirt Arboretum to life this winter

Forestry Commission England has teamed up with popular children's character Stick Man to create a special adventure trail at Westonbirt Arboretum this winter to encourage children and families to get out into the arboretum.

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP welcomes School children to Parliament

During a debate on the finances of the House of Commons, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Member of Parliament for The Cotswolds, who is a member of the Finance and Services Committee has stated his view of how important it is that school children are able to visit Parliament.

A417 Missing Link raised with Secretary of State for transport

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Member of Parliament for The Cotswolds, Laurence Robertson, Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury and Cllr Mark Hawthorne, Leader of Gloucestershire County Council, met earlier today as planned with the Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport, along with senior Highways Agency staff.

University of Gloucestershire launches Inaugural Lecture Series

Professor Dianne Catherwood will be opening the University of Gloucestershire's inaugural lecture series on Wednesday December 4 with her lecture entitled Exploring the Human Mind: From the Cradle to the Fireground.

Gloucestershire MPs seek urgent action from Police on badger cull

Three Gloucestershire MPs have called on Gloucestershire Constabulary to take urgent action to ensure farmers are properly protected, and the law is enforced, to prevent harassment and unlawful behaviour by some of those opposed to the badger cull.

Farmers urged to make their views known on changes to CAP rules

West Country farmers have just days left to make their views known on changes in Common Agricultural Policy rules that if implemented could deal them a severe financial blow.

Future county stars go free as Gloucestershire announces new membership packages

Gloucestershire's cricket stars of tomorrow will be able to watch the current team for free next summer after it was agreed that all junior county players will receive complimentary membership.

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