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National Gallery staff in 'living wage' strike

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The festive season gets underway in Gloucester with the Winter Wonderland. Expect fir trees, an ice cave, Santa's grotto, market stalls, a Spiegeltent with live music – even snow ( christmasingloucester.co.uk).

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