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Student from Warwickshire awarded scholarship

A Harper Adams University student from Warwickshire was awarded a prestigious scholarship at an annual ceremony on Wednesday.

Eleanor Kane from Shipston-on-Stour is studying BSc (Hons) Agriculture with Animal Science and is the recipient of a British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarship from Faccenda.

Paloma Faith announces forest concert tour for the summer

The captivating Paloma Faith is the latest act to announce that she will be performing concerts in seven spectacular woodland locations this summer as part of the Forestry Commission's Forest Live concert series.

Research survey launched to assess value of the Cotswolds AONB to the local economy

The value of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to the local economy is the subject of a new research survey being undertaken by the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

Stargazing Live 2013 - Chipping Norton Astronomers

 As a prelude to several Stargazing LIVE events planned throughout
 January ,on Sunday January 6th at the Rollright Stones , weather
 permitting , the Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group will be holding
 a 'SOLAR SUNDAY' from 11am - 3pm.

Gloucester's Big Tree Plant

Two years on and the Government's £4 million Big Tree Plant has seen over 239,000 trees planted across the country with £3.4 million of the funding already allocated to 128 groups who will be planting more than 813,000 trees.

Blondie announces forest concerts for 2013 including Westonbirt

Blondie has confirmed a very special tour of the nation's woodlands next summer, performing their hits as part of the Forestry Commission's annual concert series Forest Live.

Flooding Comment from Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP for The Cotswolds

"Just about the worst thing that could happen to someone's home is that it is flooded. I was able to witness firsthand wonderful caring work of the fire brigade on Sunday night in Daglingworth Village. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to anybody whose home has recently been flooded.

Enjoy a rural Christmas at the Old Prison

Following on from the successful open day held in August at the Old Prison, Northleach, the Friends of the Cotswolds are organising a rural themed Christmas event to take place on the afternoon of Sunday 2 December to help raise funds for the Old Prison Appeal.

A haircut for one of Britain's oldest trees at Westonbirt

One of Britain's oldest trees, a small-leaved lime at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt, will be cut back this week as part of a tree management cycle dating back centuries.

Have your say and help us save our last meadows

For the first time, the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a unique partnership of conservation organisations including the Cotswolds Conservation Board - led by Plantlife - funds to plan a national natural heritage project to protect and conserve the UK's remaining fragments of meadows. Nearly 7.5 million acres have been lost so far and they are still being destroyed.

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