Don’t miss the chance to have your say on our 2018/19 budget

The Council is currently updating its plans for its services for the future and its spending plans for 2018/19 and is inviting local residents to feedback on the proposals by Friday 19 January 2018.

You can view the full draft budget report, together with the Medium Term Financial Strategy here and then comment on the proposals by visiting

Alternatively, comments can be submitted in writing to the Corporate Support Team, Forest of Dean District Council, High Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8HG.

Feedback must be received by 5pm on Friday 19 January 2018 and all public comments will be taken into account by the Cabinet when putting forward their final budget proposals, which will be presented to full council for approval on Thursday 22 February 2018.

Cllr Tim Gwilliam, Leader of the District Council said: “We recognise that there are tough times ahead financially and for this reason we urge people to look at our proposals and then give us their views before the consultation closes on the 19 January.  The feedback will help us shape our budget for the next four years.”


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