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After declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’ at the end of last year, Forest of Dean District Council is moving forward with its work to reduce its carbon emissions.
Are you interested in working with and helping your community as a local Councillor? Being a Councillor can be very rewarding and makes a difference to lives across the Forest of Dean district.
We are inviting people and organisations to suggest where land in the district could be used for housing, as we carry out our annual assessment of possible sites.
Our offices will close at 4.30pm on Friday 21 December, re-opening at 9.00am on Thursday 27 December and Friday 28 December. The offices will be closed again on Monday 31 December and Tuesday 1 January, then open as usual from Wednesday 2 January 2019. Also see below for waste and recycling schedule changes
Aim is to achieve carbon neutrality for Forest of Dean District Council and the district by 2030, taking into account both production and consumption emissions.
If you receive Housing Benefit from Forest of Dean District Council, here is a handy table showing when your payment(s) will be received over the Christmas period.
Staff thanked for the extraordinary lengths they will go to ensure Christmas parcels and cards are delivered on time.
Gloucestershire’s Joint Waste Team at the Forest of Dean District Council is asking residents to put a stop to the traditional waste of food over the whole Christmas period, especially on the big day itself.
Page last updated 30th November 2018