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Dean & Wye Valley Tourism

Forest of Dean District Council working with partners to boost tourism

Forest of Dean District Council are underlining their commitment to attracting visitors to the area by extending their partnership with Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Tourism until 2025, working with partners to showcase the best of what the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has to offer.

Forest of Dean - place card

UK Shared Prosperity Funding to give Forest communities and businesses a boost

Forest of Dean District Council have shortlisted 10 projects to receive funding from the first year of the Government’s recently announced UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

Pets - Welfare Charter

New Welfare Charter developed to help protect animals across the Forest

Forest of Dean District Council have created a new Animal Welfare Charter to go above and beyond in their protection of animals from unnecessary suffering and neglect, working with partners and the local community to ensure animals are cared for correctly.

Cllr Gwilliam - Our Plan-2

‘Our Plan’ draft Local Plan strategy to go to Cabinet

The Council’s draft Local Plan Strategy - ‘Our Plan’ will be heard at the next meeting of the Forest of Dean District Council’s (FoDDC) Cabinet on Thursday 14 July at 5.30pm. 

Lydney Newerne Street Car Park-2

Lydney overflow car park to be locked overnight to prevent antisocial behaviour

The overflow section of Lydney’s Newerne Street car park will be locked overnight after reports of antisocial behaviour.

Littering from car

Street Wardens can now issue penalties to those caught littering from vehicles

The Forest of Dean District Council Street Warden team is now able to issue Civil Penalty Notices to people caught littering from vehicles.

Aurora Partners

Council and local partners working together towards a greener future

Forest of Dean District Council, Freedom Leisure and The Dean Academy have set up a new partnership to reduce carbon emissions and energy costs at the Leisure Centre and school in Lydney.

Forest of Dean - place card-2

Seventeen affordable homes to be built in Berry Hill

Seventeen accessible, affordable homes will be built in Berry Hill to help meet the needs of local residents.

From the Forest to the Sea - credit Charles Emerson (1)

‘From the Forest to the Sea’ art trail complete at Lydney Harbour

A new art trail has recently been completed at Lydney Harbour, a nationally important Scheduled Ancient Monument on the River Severn at Lydney, Gloucestershire.

Forest of Dean - place card-2

Local community organisations to receive £140,000 funding boost

Organisations which help to improve residents’ health and wellbeing, provide key advice services, support isolated elderly people and young people not in education or employment are among a number of Forest of Dean groups set to receive a share of a £140,000 funding boost over the next year.

Community Groups

Council invite community groups to apply for funding

Forest of Dean District Council are offering not for profit voluntary and community groups the opportunity to apply for funding to help build stronger and cohesive communities across the district.

Mirium Park - Lydney

Fourteen new affordable homes delivered at Lydney development

Two Rivers, a registered provider partner of Forest of Dean District Council, received hand-over of fourteen new affordable homes in March and April. The homes consist of twelve one-bedroom flats for social rent and two three-bed shared ownership homes at Mirum Park.