With the long Easter weekend only days away, residents in the Forest of Dean will now be able to add clean foil to their weekly kerbside recycling collection.
Council District Licensing scheme supports the creation of 8 new ponds for great crested newts in the Forest of Dean District. These ponds will be vital for a wide range of native wildlife, including newts, frogs and toads, which are experiencing national declines.
Forest of Dean District Council recycling site in Lydney to close temporarily to assist with Covid response
The overflow car park located off the main Newerne Street Car Park in Lydney will be closed for general access from Wednesday 10 March.
Forest of Dean District Council is working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in the Forest of Dean area to check they have COVID-secure measures in place and to help tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) in the local area.
As the local elections approach on the 6 May 2021, Forest of Dean District Council is preparing to make sure all the polling stations available for those who wish to vote in person are safe and Covid secure.
On 12 April 2021 the Forest of Dean’s leisure centres, operated by Freedom Leisure, reopened successfully. Residents can now enjoy the services on offer and return to exercise in the centres.
Forest of Dean District Council’s Cabinet sat on 08 April to discuss mitigation of flooding in the area. In recent years flooding in the district has increased, putting communities and businesses at risk.