Making my cherries sweeter

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September 18, 2014

I READ an interesting article yesterday about some groups of people in Fife and Norfolk who decided to experiment with eating only food from within 100 miles of where they lived.
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Upper crust pizza parlours set to open soon – but no more fast…

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September 18, 2014
Upper crust pizza parlours set to open soon – but no more fast…

UPPER crust pizza parlours are set to open very soon in Gloucester - but a city leader says there is not room for more fast food outlets. Fat Toni's whirlwind success in Stroud means it is opening a branch in King's Square and will help feed the demand...
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We’ve gone mobile! All new Gloucester Citizen website unveiled…

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September 18, 2014
We’ve gone mobile! All new Gloucester Citizen website unveiled…

From today, you, our readers, can access your Citizen news website on your smartphone, automatically receiving the new improved mobile version.Whether you're an Apple or Android fan, you don't need us to tell you that usage of mobiles is incr...
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Tetbury rejoices at Village of the Year Awards

TETBURY is rejoicing after being named a winner in the Village of the Year 2014 awards.
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Newport’s Joe Parker Re-Joins On Month’s Loan

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September 18, 2014

Gloucester City are delighted to announce that we have signed Newport County striker Joe Parker on an month’s loan deal. The young forward, who is a product of the Gloucester City youth development system, had an encouraging pre-season for the Welsh side, but has found his first team chances limited since. Parker moved to...
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Volunteers at Gloucestershire Bike Project have been left…

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September 18, 2014
Volunteers at Gloucestershire Bike Project have been left…

THE future of a Gloucester cycling charity hangs in the balance after being struck by burglars twice in only six weeks.Mountain bikes, a laptop, a top-of-the-range camera and cash have all been stolen from the Gloucestershire Bike Project in two "devas...
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Joe Parker re-joins Glouicester City on loan from Newport County

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September 18, 2014
Joe Parker re-joins Glouicester City on loan from Newport County

JOE Parker will return to the Gloucester City side for tomorrow's trip to Boston United as boss Tim Harris completes an early-season overhaul of his Tigers squad. The 19-year-old forward has rejoined his hometown club on an initial month's loan and co...
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Month so far ‘driest for 50 years’

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September 18, 2014

The first half of September has been the UK's driest for more than 50 years, weather experts said today.
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Dozens set to audition for latest Frightmare Festival at Over…

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September 18, 2014
Dozens set to audition for latest Frightmare Festival at Over…

ARE you feral, prone to sudden and uncontrollable rage and is flesh peeling from your bones akin to zombies from a George A Romero film?If you answer yes to these questions, you should probably be quarantined, but those with a love for horror and gore ...
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Ben Morgan thrilled to be enjoying rugby again

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September 18, 2014
Ben Morgan thrilled to be enjoying rugby again

A rejuvenated Ben Morgan has rediscovered his love for rugby and is ready to replicate his England form in a Gloucester jersey. The Red Rose number eight has often been criticised for failing to fire on all cylinders for the Cherry and Whites. In defe...
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Humphreys confident Henry Purdy is ready for the Premiership

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September 18, 2014
Humphreys confident Henry Purdy is ready for the Premiership

David Humphreys insists Henry Purdy is ready to step up to the Premiership after he was handed the Gloucester number 13 jersey for tonight's clash with Exeter Chiefs. With Henry Trinder ruled out for an undefined period due to a shoulder injury, the Ch...
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FOOTBALL: Nat Jarvis leaves Tigers for permanent move to Cirencester Town

BRIAN HUGHES is hoping the return of striker Nat Jarvis will kick start Cirencester Town’s season – though he admits frustration that the signing has come two days too late for the club’s FA Cup aspirations.
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Developer blames legal battle with Govt for decision to sell Malmesbury housing site

DEVELOPERS who fought a protracted legal battle with the Government to build 180 houses on the edge of Malmesbury say they are selling the site because of the delay.
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Gloucestershire nurses among thousands prepared to walk out over…

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September 18, 2014
Gloucestershire nurses among thousands prepared to walk out over…

NHS workers across Gloucestershire will walk out in a pay row for the first strike action by nurses in 32 years, trade unions have said.Nurses, occupational therapists, porters, paramedics, medical secretaries, cooks and healthcare assistants...
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We’ve done it! James Hopkins Trust reaches £500,000…

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September 18, 2014
We’ve done it! James Hopkins Trust reaches £500,000…

THERE was not a dry eye in the room at children's respite centre the James Hopkins Trust, as it celebrated reaching the £500,000 target that will make such a difference to so many lives.Two years ago Vance and Heather Hopkins launched a vision fo...
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Charity needs helping hand

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September 18, 2014

VOLUNTEERS in the Stroud district are desperately being sought by Guide Dogs for the Blind because a key member of the team is moving away from the area.
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Forest Green chairman Dale Vince frustrated with Andy Mangan outcome

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September 18, 2014

FOREST Green chairman Dale Vince has revealed his ‘disappointment ‘after the Football Association backed Andy Mangan’s claims of wrongful dismissal.
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Labour and Tories are not the same

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September 18, 2014

MADAM — I must take issue with Carol Kambites. She talks of the similarities between Labour and Conservatives and I just wonder if this is an early attempt to stop potential Green voters from voting for David Drew.
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Aldi in Cirencester to open its doors next month

A NEW rival supermarket is set to open in Cirencester in less than one month's time.
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Goalkeeper Mike Green, Mark Preece And Nat Jarvis Leave City

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September 18, 2014

Gloucester City can announce the departures of goalkeeper Mike Green, defender Mark Preece and striker Nat Jarvis from the club. Mike Green, who has in total made 154 appearances for the Tigers, leaves as the eighth longest serving goalkeeper in the club’s history. Manager Tim Harris commented: “Mike has been an outstanding servant for...
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New chief executive for The Cheltenham Trust

A new CEO for The Cheltenham Trust has been appointed.
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