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Severn Freewheelers Bloodbikes

Gloucestershire, Hereford & Worcester give the gift of life this Christmas. Blood Bikes - groups of volunteer motor cyclists who provide an out-of-hours medical essentials courier service to hospitals and other health institutions within their area - will be working as usual during the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Donate Christmas greetings to Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is asking people to wish their colleagues a Happy Christmas on a festive poster rather than sending cards within the workplace and donate the money saved from not buying cards, to the charity.

Richard II: Stage versus Screen = a comparison

Last Wednesday saw David Tennant take to the stage and screen as Richard II in the first of a series of plays to be broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon. The Royal Shakespeare Company's production ran in Stratford until the 9th of November but this week gave an opportunity for all those unfortunate enough not to get theatre tickets to see the show on screen.

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP awards annual Christmas card competition

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Member of Parliament for The Cotswolds recently visited Mickleton School to present the winner of his annual Christmas card competition, which this year was held in association with The Pudding Club, based in The Three Ways House Hotel, Mickleton, Gloucestershire GL55 6SB

Cotswold Hampers - Christmas 2013

"The name Cotswolds means sheep enclosure in rolling hillsides, and it's these rollings hillsides that make the Cotswolds such a beautiful part of the country. Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Cotswolds lie mainly within Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, but also extend into parts of Wiltshire,Worcestershire and Warwickshire."

Lucky 8s Electronic Cigarettes help smokers give up this Stoptober

Stoptober, the nationwide 28-day stop smoking challenge, kicks off on the 1st of October. The yearly campaign aims to encourage the nation's 8 million smokers to give up smoking for the month of October.

Research suggests that people who stop smoking for 28 days are 5 times more likely to stay smokefree.

New intermediate dry stone walling course in the Cotswolds

A brand new course in dry stone walling is being offered in the Cotswolds aimed at professional wallers wishing to achieve intermediate level certification as well as those looking to improve their skills and knowledge.

Bretforton launches its First Ever Village Show

Bretforton has announced the launch of its first ever village show which will be taking on Saturday 14th September, in the magnificent grounds of Bretforton Manor, Main Street, Bretforton, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 7JH between 2.00pm and 5.00 pm. It promises to be a fun-filled event for the whole family with a produce competition as its centrepiece.

Working In Partnership with Rockford, Illinois

Staff and students at the University of Gloucestershire are working with Rockford, Illinois to create an edible show garden at the Malvern Autumn Show.Known as the city of gardens, the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) was at the centre of a competition for the University's students to create an edible garden inspired by Rockford.

New management plan for the Cotswolds

A new five year plan has been published by the Cotswolds Conservation Board aimed at looking after the landscape of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and supporting the communities that live and work here.

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