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Protest over Forest of Dean boar cull

The Forestry Commission wants to cull 100 animals Credit: ITV West

People opposed to a cull of wild boar in the Forest of Dean are due to stage a protest this lunchtime. The Forestry Commission wants to shoot around 100 of the animals which have been blamed for causing widespread damage.

A group called Friends of the Boar plans to demonstrate outside Commission offices in Coleford.

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