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FODDC - Budget 202425

Residents invited to have their say on Forest of Dean District Council budget

Forest of Dean District Council invites residents, businesses, and organisations across the district to give their views on the Council’s spending plans, with a consultation for the budget for the next financial year beginning 22nd December 2023 and running until 19th January 2024.

Romaquip Trial

Electric vehicle trial sparks question about future waste collections

Householders listening out for the familiar sound of their recycling lorry may have been surprised by the quietness of their recent collections as the Forest of Dean District Council trials a fully electric vehicle - a first for the district.


Residents urged to be watchful for festive scams

Residents are being urged to be watchful over the festive period to avoid becoming victims of a fraud scam. Christmas is a great break for families but is also a traditional time for fraudsters to try to take advantage of the season of goodwill.