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Toddler takes first steps despite parents being told he may never walk

A baby boy whose parents were told their son would likely never be able to walk left his family speechless when he took his first steps. 240 more words

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Fishing in the Age of Sail

Fishing wasn’t always strings of nets and diesel engines, plastic-wrapped cigarettes and fiberglass hulls.  Think before the time of daily vessel trip reports, and the government tracking every harbor departure, noting every landing.   619 more words

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Not Good at Sharing

The Gloucester Citizen has been banging on for some time about the ‘shared space’ at Kimbrose Triangle, and last month they set up a petition calling on Gloucestershire County Council to “end the danger and install a proper pedestrian crossing before it is too late”. 648 more words

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Dental Decay in Children

You may have heard in the news today about the high rate of dental decay in children in Gloucestershire. It continues to be a sad situation that dental decay is prevalent in children, given that it is a preventable condition… 232 more words

Gloucester

The Real Deal ~ Good Harbor Beach September Sunrise

Good Harbor Beach Sunrise ~ Click to view full size.

Below is the double exposure from several days ago, where you can see the sunrise is to the left of Salt Island, which is not possible in September. 18 more words

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Ivor Gurney. Dreaming of Ashleworth.

To search for the places that inspired poets can be rewarding, although, if you are looking for the soul of John Clare, you won’t find it in the huge, enclosed fields around Helpston. 4,059 more words

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