Brian Robinson, Deputy Leader of Forest of Dean District Council, says that the parking charges are modest but they are listening to what traders say.
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East Devon Council are proposing to ban the feeding of seagulls on their seashores - becoming one of the first in the UK to do so.
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Bulk of the region has sunshine with cloud clearing in most places by lunchtime.