Celebration of the Hedgehog in Ross-on-Wye

The hedgehog is the town emblem of Ross-On-Wye which is in an area once called the 'Land of the Hedgehogs' by Celtic invaders more than 1500 years ago. The humble hedgehog is the UK's oldest mammal and is on the verge of extinction.  Ross-on-Wye is reviving its historical links, interest and support for the hedgehog from the 26th … Continue reading Celebration of the Hedgehog in Ross-on-Wye

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Britannia’s Dragon sails into Monmouth

Award-winning Historian and Author Dr J D Davies will be visiting Monmouth’s Nelson Museum next month to discuss his latest book Britannia’s Dragon: A Naval History of Wales. The talk will take place on Tuesday 11th February 2014 at 7pm. Tickets are priced at £5.00 to include a glass of wine or juice. Dr Davies … Continue reading Britannia’s Dragon sails into Monmouth

British Horse Society presents Achievement Award to Forest of Dean Bridleway Campaigner

The Forest of Dean Greenway, a recently completed unique 55 mile route for riders, cyclists and walkers together with the lady who was the driving force behind the project were recognised by the British Horse Society during a presentation of a prestigious Access Achievement Award. Mark Weston, BHS Director of Access, visited the forest at … Continue reading British Horse Society presents Achievement Award to Forest of Dean Bridleway Campaigner