1. Ken Goodwin

Laurie Lee's wood to be sold to conservationists

The daughter of the Cider with Rosie author Laurie Lee says her father would have been glad that a wood he owned will be sold to conservationists. Jessie Lee says her family need to sell the wood in Slad Valley, Gloucestershire, because they can no longer manage its upkeep.

An appeal has been launched by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust to buy it. They already own the adjacent nature reserve.