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Polling stations prepared as the postal vote deadline approaches

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. 

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Leisure reopening a success thanks to subsidy

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. 

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Snakes and sacks to combat flooding in Forest communities

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.