Tributes to Fuller children

Memorial to Gloucestershire children

A special service has been held in the Forest of Dean to remember 3 children thought to have been killed by their father.

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Former care worker receives suspended prison sentence

Brent Morgan had denied ill-treating or neglecting three patients. Credit: ITV News West Country

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.

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Forest of Dean care worker in court

Brent Morgan, seen here on the right, denies ill-treating or neglecting three patients. Credit: ITV News West Country

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.

Police investigate fatal crash in the Forest of Dean

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.

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Runners complete cancelled half marathon course

The group raised more than £3000 for stillbirth and neonatal death charity, Sands Credit: Rockets Health & Fitness Club

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.

Full throttle at the Wyedean Forest Rally

Car enthusiasts from across the region will be treated today Credit: Robert Schlesinger/DPA/Press Association Images

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.

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