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EV Car charger

Council receives nearly £200,000 of funding to install EV charging points across the district

The Forest of Dean District Council has received £199,853 of funding to install thirty-three electric vehicle charging points across the district in council-owned car parks.

FODDC Our Plan - green graphic

Cabinet agrees to proceed with Our Plan strategy

At a meeting for Cabinet Members on 16 May 2023, Councillors have agreed to proceed with the new local plan strategy for the Forest of Dean - Our Plan. The decision means that it will now be heard at the Full Council meeting to be held on 30 May 2024 and if approved, will then go out to consultation with the public. 

Community Group

Funding available for community groups across the Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean District Council is offering not-for-profit voluntary and community groups the opportunity to apply for one off funding to help develop and support the forest's thriving community.