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Week Commencing 20/11/17

Block 1 Week 1

Monday

Fortifit – General Strength + Aerobic condiitoning

Front Squat 4×5 (1st Rep 3s Pause)

/w DB Floor Press x10-8-8-6

WOD… 444 more words

Forest Village 'Bears' the Burden of Shame

This post comes from first year undergraduate student in History at the University of Gloucestershire, Owen Adams.

Despite becoming a top starry-skied destination for glampers, wildlife-watchers and mountain bikers, the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire has never managed to shrug off its reputation as the darkest of backwoods badlands, due to a horrific incident which took place more than a century ago which no one has been allowed to forget. 823 more words

UoG

Week Commencing 13/11/17

Test Week

Monday

Fortifit

Test – Front Squat 5RM

WOD

EMOM x16

Min 1 – Sub Max Pull-Ups/Kip Swings

Min 2 – 10-14 Down Ups… 411 more words

Greater Butterfly Orchid, Planthera chlorantha

The Greater butterfly orchid is quite majestic.

However it can be overlooked as it often grows where bluebells have flowered and at the time the orchid comes into flower which is late May/June the bluebells have gone over and the orchid which is white or greenish white gets hidden by the now fruiting bluebell spears with their developing seed heads.  421 more words

THE SCOURGE OF “UNIVERSAL CREDIT”

Explained by RUTH RICHARDSON

Universal Credit was introduced in 2012 as part of the Welfare Reform Act (sic). Its aims were to simplify the system whereby clients claimed a number of benefits with a multiplicity of forms to fill in. 1,098 more words

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Obituary: BART VENNER: “THE QUIET MAN”

The Crematorum, near Cinderford, was packed to capacity for the funeral of Bart Venner at the beginning of August. Indeed many of those who came to pay their respects to Bart were unable to get into the building. 1,178 more words

Labour

EDUCATION MATTERS & HEALTH WATCH

COMING TOGETHER:

Earlier this year we heralded the amalgamation of two large teachers’ unions – the NUT and the ATL. Now it has happened, and the result is a union half a million strong – the fourth biggest affiliate to the TUC. 1,163 more words

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