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Are you ready for the elections? Voters encouraged to make sure they are registered and have photo ID ahead of May Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Voters across the Forest of Dean District are being encouraged to make sure they are registered, have applied for postal voting and applied for identification if needed ahead of the deadlines, so that they can vote in the police and crime commissioner elections on Thursday 2 May. 

Cut it Out Campaign

Cut it Out: Forest leads on training to support victims of domestic abuse

Forest of Dean District Council is supporting partners Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Support Service (GDASS) and Gloucestershire College to provide hairdressers, barbers and beauty therapists with training to respond and support clients who disclose that they are victims of domestic abuse. 

Forest of Dean Youth Environmental Award Launch

Dam building marks launch of young people’s environmental award

Eco-conscious youngsters in the Forest of Dean have come together to celebrate the launch of a new environmental programme, marking the occasion with a dam building activity and guided tour of Forestry England’s Greathough beaver enclosure.