Scarr Bandstand

One month to go before the first performance for 28 years. Come and see Gloucestershire Youth Players perform Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Performances on Saturday and Sunday 22nd/23rd July at 7pm Bandstand 2 events 1 x A6 Laser_Layout 1
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Proposal to ban sheep from Bream

Residents and local businesses are invited to give their views on a proposed Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in the village of Bream. The PSPO would make it an offence for anyone to allow sheep to enter and remain within a designated area.  However, it will not bar sheep from passing through the area while moving from one area of grazing land to another.  Under the terms of the order, anyone found to be committing an offence would be fined up to £1,000. However, it is proposed to issue a ...
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About Fracking

Forget Texas! There's oil in the plains of Lincolnshire. But not many people seem to notice. In a recent BBC Open Country programme Helen Mark travelled to the market town of Gainsborough to discover more about the nodding donkeys that pepper its landscape. Oil wells sit comfortably fringed by a housing estate, the leisure centre and the golf course. It turns out that the East Midlands is the UK's second largest inshore oil producing area, courtesy of the Gainsborough Trough, once a deep and d...
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The Forester’s Forest

The Foresters’ Forest is a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership Programme to raise awareness of what makes the Forest of Dean special in terms of its built, natural and cultural heritage. There are opportunities now to volunteer for wildlife surveys, archaeological surveys and a range of other projects coming up soon. As there is training for each type of survey method, this might help develop skills which could be useful for work experience or just increasing your knowledge and unders...
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