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Discretionary support grant for locked-down businesses goes live from Monday

A new scheme to support local businesses affected by the national lockdown (5 Nov-2 Dec) is set to go live from 9am on Monday.

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Council focus on ‘getting money out the door’ to support local businesses

Hundreds of local businesses in the Forest of Dean that are affected by the national lockdown have applied for financial help from a government grant scheme run by the council.  Forest of Dean District Council is responsible for the delivery of the grant, assessing applications from eligible businesses.

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Dementia Action Alliance helps to keep pets with their families

Over recent years the Street Warden Team at the Forest of Dean District Council have encountered a number of cases where pet owners are living with dementia in our community.  Although the primary focus of this team is to maintain the welfare of animals, there is also recognition of the importance of pets as a source of great companionship and as a link for people to their local community.