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The council carries out consultation to shape our policies and services, and ensure they meet the needs of our residents. Everyone should have the opportunity to have their say on issues that affect them.

Consultations will be listed here when available.

Council Tax Support scheme review for the 2024/25 tax year

Proposed changes to the Council Tax Support scheme. We would like the view of local residents on our proposed changes. The consultation will run for a period of six weeks, starting 11 September and ending 22 October 2023.

Find out more about the consultation

BT payphone consultation

British Telecom have consulted the council on the removal of two payphones in the district. One at The Station, Station Road, Lydney the other at King Alfreds Road, Sedbury.

Any comments you wish to make on the consultation must be received in writing by 24 October 2023. You can make comment by email to or send them by post to Forest of Dean District Council, High Street, Coleford, GL16 8HG marked for the attention of Local Plans. Please be aware that the Forest of Dean District Council are not the determining authority in relation to the removal of payphones by BT, we are being consulted on the proposals.