27 May 2020
Council seeks local landlords with property for let
The COVID-19 crisis has left more people than ever living in temporary accommodation around the district so Forest of Dean District Council is looking to team up with local landlords to help those in need.
24 Apr 2020
Council up to speed with COVID-19 business grant payments
Forest of Dean District Council has now paid out almost £15.75m in business support grants to 1,472 businesses in the district.
20 Apr 2020
Further changes to cemetery opening in line with Government guidance
On Saturday 18 April, Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, asked Councils to reopen or keep open parks and cemeteries. The Leader of the Council explains how this instruction is being implemented here in the Forest of Dean.
05 May 2020
As leader of a District Council, previously frustrated in attempts to secure funding and regenerate key areas of our community and economy, through funding issues and red tape, may I take a moment to urge the Government to seize this opportunity, borne out of a crisis, to re-examine the relationship and protocol of funding the UK economy.