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Leisure centre closures announced

Forest of Dean District Council's leisure centres have closed tonight (Friday) until further notice.

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Council trials gas saving central heating additive

The Council has begun a trial on its gas central heating system to improve its energy efficiency and lower the associated carbon emissions.

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New campaign urges residents to SCRAP fly-tipping

A major campaign has been launched across the Forest of Dean District today, to raise awareness of the problem of fly-tipping. 

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Council adopts Climate Emergency Rapid Action Plan

The council has set out its plan for rapid action to tackle the climate emergency and reduce carbon emissions across the district. 

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Lydney Harbour project team shipshape and ready to set sail

Forest of Dean District Council’s Regeneration Officer, Richard Morgan and new recruit Rose Farrington, Community Projects Leader, are heading up the ‘Destination Lydney Harbour’ team.

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Council tests hybrid vehicles in a bid to improve carbon emissions

The Forest of Dean District Council is making progress on its initial actions set to tackle the climate emergency and become carbon neutral by 2030 by investigating options to replace council owned vehicles with low carbon alternatives.

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Forest Lottery to launch with £25k up for grabs every week

The new Forest Lottery will soon be live, with the first draw taking place on Saturday 14 December 2019.

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Council set to buy Five Acres site for £1

Homes England have received ministerial approval from the Right Hon Robert Jenrick, Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government, to dispose of the Five Acres site to Forest of Dean District Council for £1.

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Justice for Tallie, Forest of Dean District Council prosecute for animal cruelty

Two former Forest of Dean residents have been convicted in relation to offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

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Two local residents found guilty of planning breach in Drybrook

After a detailed investigation led by the Planning Enforcement team at the Forest of Dean District Council, the council has prosecuted two individuals for breaching a Planning Enforcement Notice under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

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100% renewable energy helping towards the Council’s carbon reduction goals

The Forest of Dean District Council is making fast progress on its initial actions set to tackle the climate emergency and become carbon neutral by 2030.

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Forest of Dean District Council acts on the climate emergency

The Forest of Dean District Council declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ in December last year.