A Forest of Dean Sheep Commoner has been prosecuted at Gloucester Magistrates Court for causing unnecessary suffering to sheep.
A special service has been held in the Forest of Dean to remember 3 children thought to have been killed by their father.
Police are warning horse owners in the Forest of Dean to be on their guard after several ponies in the area were attacked
A man has escaped a jail sentence despite being convicted of ill-treating three vulnerable residents at a care home in Gloucester.
Brent Morgan had stood on the feet of a woman with severe learning difficulties and forced his fingers into the mouth of a man.
It comes just a year after 11 care workers were convicted of abusing mental health patients at a hospital in Bristol, as Rebecca Broxton reports:
Former care worker Brent Morgan from Mitcheldean in Gloucestershire has received a suspended jail term, after being found guilty of ill-treating or neglecting three patients at a care home in the Forest of Dean.
But he will have to carry out 240 hours of community service.
Mr Morgan denied the allegations, which the Court heard took place at the Woodlands Care Home in Longhope between January and September 2011.
The home is now run by a different company.
A former care worker has gone on trial for six charges of ill treating residents. Brent Morgan, from Mitcheldean in Gloucestershire denies them all.
An employee of a care home has gone on trial at Gloucester Crown court charged with ill-treating three patients.
Brent Morgan, from the Forest of Dean, worked at the Woodlands Care Home in Longhope.
He denies the offences, which are alleged to have taken place in 2011.
A care worker from the Forest of Dean will today appear in court charged with nine counts of ill-treating or neglecting three patients. Brent Morgan, seen here in the blue shirt, denies the offences that are alleged to have taken place at the Woodlands Care Home
in Longhope between January and September 2011.
Gloucestershire Police are investigating a collision on the A4136 last night in which a pedestrian died. It took place between Brierley and Mireystock Crossroads in the Forest of Dean just before 10.30pm. It involved a car and two male pedestrians, one of whom, suffered fatal injuries.
The other man was taken to Frenchay Hospital near Bristol but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened.
A 75-year-old woman has been told she must move out of the house she was born in so it can be torn down.
Beryl Watts from the Forest of Dean doesn't want to go, but the housing association which owns the property says that it plans to redevelop the site to provide more housing.
A 19 strong group of runners ran the Forest of Dean Half Marathon course on Sunday - despite the event being cancelled due to a -9 wind chill and snow.
The group, from Rockets Health & Fitness Club, managed to raise more than £3000 for Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.
Around 180 cars will be raring to go at the annual Wyedean Forest Rally today.
The cars will form a high-speed convoy, making their way from Chepstow to Coleford. The route will utilise the seldom used stages in the Forest of Dean and Lower Wye Valley, offering 44 miles of exciting competition.
The rally will feature many premier cars, including several from the international World Rally Championship class. This year's event marks the 38th Wyedean Forest Rally.