Latest news & eventsForest of Dean News
Two new build housing schemes in the Forest of Dean District have been recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony held by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Gloucestershire.
The Forest of Dean District Council welcomes the announcement that toll charges on the Severn Bridge will now be scrapped before Christmas.
The Chairman of the District Council, Councillor Marrilyn Smart OBE, has chosen Forest Mental Health Carers Support Group as the local charity to receive her official support this year.
The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire, Charles Martell met with District Councillors and representatives of the recently formed Forest Economic Partnership.
Publica Group has demonstrated its commitment to support people with disabilities and long term health conditions by being awarded the Disability Confident Accreditation.
Our Community Engagement team are being hailed as Gloucestershire health care heroes after being selected as regional champions in a competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.
During National Food Safety Week we're partnering with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on our dedicated ERS officers that work with local businesses to ensure the district's food is safe.
Publica Group is one of the case studies in a new national ‘Transformation in Localities Toolkit’ launched at the District Councils’ Network Spring Assembly.
We're inviting people and organisations to suggest where land in the district could be used for housing in our annual assessment of possible sites.
Two of Biffa’s refuse crew have been hailed as heroes after going to the aid of an 80-year old Dymock resident who had fallen in the snow.
Pupils of Blakeney Primary School have been working with the District Council’s Street Warden Team to raise awareness of dog fouling in the village.
Members of the District Council attended the sell-out Severn Growth Summit at Celtic Manor, Newport on Monday 22 January, at the invitation of the Secretary of State for Wales Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP.
Local businesses, business clubs, schools, colleges and public sector organisations are invited to join a new Forest Economic Partnership.
Wednesday 22 November will see the start of the roll out of Universal Credit across the district for new benefit claimants.
Our Street Wardens have been awarded a Gold Footprint for the fourth year, as part of the RSPCA’s Community Animal Welfare Footprints scheme.
The FSB is collaborating with the District Council to raise awareness of how small businesses can improve their chances of winning procurement contracts.
The Forest of Dean District Council is keen to support the efforts of the LEADER programme as they call out for new applications for rural business grants.
A persistent noisy neighbour from Lydney has been ordered to pay a total of £1,220 by a court after being found guilty of breaching a noise abatement notice.
Forest of Dean District Council’s decision to issue an enforcement notice for a breach of planning control at Yorkley Court Gate near Lydney (Ref APP/P1615/C/18/3194339) has been upheld by the Planning Inspectorate.
Page last updated 2nd October 2018