Our last general meeting at the International Centre for Birds of Prey

Jemima Parry-Jones, who has an MBE for her services to birds of prey, runs her International Centre for Birds of Prey  just outside Newent and very kindly invited us to hold our final meeting of this season at her centre.   We were treated to an amazing flying demonstration first and I heard several accommodation providers … Continue reading Our last general meeting at the International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Cash Prizes for Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards

Time is running out for farming enterprises to enter the Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards competition 2010. A valuable cash prize of £500 is on offer for the winning farm together with the prestigious AONB Farming Awards Trophy.  Generous runners up prizes of £200 for 2nd place and £100 for 3rd place are also up … Continue reading Cash Prizes for Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards

Forest of Dean Steam Festival

The Dean Forest Railway is all set for a massive double-header this year, most notably with a two-week festival this month to mark two significant events. This year marks the opening of the Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company 200 years ago. The railway was authorised by George III under an Act of Parliament … Continue reading Forest of Dean Steam Festival