“We’ll be alright”: How Upton Upon Severn has changed since the 2007 Floods

Upton Upon Severn has been dubbed “the most flooded town in Britain” and was one of the worst effected towns in the 2007 floods. Floods are a regular occurrence in this countryside town, with historic major floods recorded throughout the years. With climate change quickly worsening, how safe is this town from heavier rainfall and […]


Which animal species are currently ‘under threat’ in Gloucestershire?

In recent years, Britain’s wildlife has suffered from an immense loss. Conservation organisations are calling for urgent action to be made to protect the nature around us. Now, more than ever, it is critical that we work towards a green recovery. This way we can prevent further and likely irreversible damage. Rob Curtis, an environmental […]

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Coronavirus: Plymouth primary school testing and call for vaccine priority

A Devon headteacher has called for school staff to be prioritised in the race to get the country vaccinated next. Training for the Lateral Flow tests started this week for primary school staff, turning results around in less than an hour. The Government expect staff members to do two tests per week, although optional. The […]