Upcoming elections

District & Parish Elections 2 May 2019

Candidates/Agents briefing will be held on 1 March 2019, 10am at Coleford Council Offices, Coleford. If you would like to attend, please contact us on 01594 812629 or email elec.reg@fdean.gov.uk.

Key dates:

  • Nomination papers will be available from this office for prospective candidates’ week beginning Monday 25 February.
  • Nomination period commences Tuesday 19 March, nomination papers  must be hand delivered directly to the Deputy Returning Officer, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, GL16 8HG between 9.30am and 4.30pm
  • Last day for receipt of nominations is 4pm Wednesday 3 April.
  • For persons not already registered to vote, the deadline to register for this election is Friday 12 April, register online There is an easy read guide about registering to vote for people with a learning disability.
  • Postal voting applications need to be submitted to the Electoral Registration Officer, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford by 5pm Monday 15 April, you can download an application from your vote matters website
  • Proxy applications (allowing somebody you trust to vote on your behalf) need to be submitted to the Electoral Registration Officer, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford by 5pm Wednesday 24 April you can download an application from your vote matters website

District council elections

Election of 38 councillors to serve on Forest of Dean District Council will take place on 2 May 2019.

Maps of each ward and the number of councillors to be elected can be viewed in the table below:

Ward name Number of councillors to be elected Ward maps
Berry Hill Berry Hill map
Bream 2 Bream map
Cinderford East 2 Cinderford East map
Cinderford West 2 Cinderford West map
Coleford 3 Coleford map
Dymock 1 Dymock map
Hartpury & Redmarley 2 Hartpury & Redmarley map
Longhope & Huntley 2 Longhope & Huntley map
Lydbrook 1 Lydbrook map
Lydney East 3 Lydney East map
Lydney North 1 Lydney North map
Lydney West & Aylburton 1 Lydney West & Aylburton map
Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybook 3 Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook map
Newent & Taynton 3 Newent & Taynton map
Newland & Sling 1 Newland & Sling map
Newnham 2 Newnham map
Pillowell 1 Pillowell map
Ruspidge 1 Ruspidge map
St Briavels 1 St Briavels map
Tidenham 3 Tidenham map
Westbury-on-Severn 1 Westbury-on-Severn map

 


Parish council elections

Election of councillors to serve on all parish councils within the Forest of Dean area will be on Thursday 2nd May.

Parish/Town Council Number of councillors to be elected
Alvington 5
Awre 9
Aylburton 7
Blaisdon 5
Bromsberrow 7
Churcham 7
Cinderford - East Ward 7
Cinderford - North Ward 1
Cinderford - West Ward 7
Coleford - Central Ward 5
Coleford - East Ward 5
Coleford - Mile End & Broadwell Ward 3
Corse 7
Drybrook - Drybrook Village Ward 6
Drybrook - Ruardean Hill Ward 4
Dymock 7
English Bicknor 7
Gorsley & Kilcot 7
Hartpury 7
Hewelsfield & Brockweir 7
Huntley 7
Kempley 7
Littledean 8
Longhope 8
Lydbrook 11
Lydney - East Ward 10
Lydney - North Ward 3
Lydney - West Ward 2
Mitcheldean - North Ward 9
Mitcheldean - South Ward 1
Newent - Central Ward 9
Newent - North East Ward 3
Newent - South West Ward 1
Newland 9
Newnham 9
Pauntley 7
Redmarley 7
Ruardean 9
Rudford & Highleadon 7
Ruspidge & Soudley - East Ward 2
Ruspidge & Soudley - West Ward 7
St. Briavels 9
Staunton (Coleford) 7
Staunton (Gloucester) 7
Taynton 5
Tibberton 7
Tidenham 12
Upleadon 7
West Dean - Berry Hill Ward 2
West Dean - Bream Ward 5
West Dean - Christchurch Ward 1
West Dean - Ellwood & Sling Ward 2
West Dean - Parkend Ward 2
West Dean - Pillowell Ward 3
Westbury-on-Severn 9
Woolaston 7

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