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Climate

Council’s Climate Action Plan lays strong foundations for reaching ambitious net-zero carbon target

The Forest of Dean District Council’s Cabinet has been unanimous in approving a new climate change strategy and action plan, which sets out how the Council will deliver against its corporate priority to ‘protect and enhance the local environment and address the climate emergency’ as it strives to make the district net-zero ahead of central Government targets.

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New directory for remote workers could boost local business this winter

Town centre and village based businesses in the Forest of Dean are being invited to sign up for inclusion in a new Remote Forest Directory. The directory, which is due to be launched before the end of the year, will include businesses that welcome remote workers into their premises.

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Forest of Dean District Council has prosecuted an individual for offences relating to the Animal Welfare Act 2006

At a court hearing in September 2020 a Forest of Dean resident James Awdry pleaded not guilty to offences relating to animal welfare. Today in Cheltenham Magistrates Court James Awdry changed his plea to guilty.

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Forest of Dean Street Wardens win Gold RSPCA award for 8th year running

Forest of Dean District Council’s Street Wardens have been awarded a Gold Footprint RSPCA PawPrints award for their approach to dealing with stray dogs.

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Court dismisses Graham Wildin’s appeal in planning enforcement case

Following an appeal hearing at The Royal Courts of Justice in London, Graham Wildin’s appeal against the findings of contempt have been dismissed.

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Local organisations secure £20 million Levelling Up Fund for the Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean District Council, Hartpury University and College, and Cinderford Town Council have successfully secured £20 million from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund which will be used to improve leisure and community facilities, introduce new education opportunities, repurpose vacant buildings and grow the local economy across the Forest.

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Residents move into affordable housing development located on Newent brownfield site

Southend Nurseries, a brownfield site in Newent is due to be completed in early November with 36 new affordable homes.

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Together We Can with the Forest Lottery

Together We Can, an inclusive charity for people of all ages with disabilities, is a local cause in the Forest of Dean that has raised significant funding through the Forest Lottery, helping local people with disabilities get the support they need.

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Residents urged to reuse and recycle to cut scary amount of Halloween food waste

With an estimated 35 million pumpkins sold nationally in the lead up to Halloween, Forest of Dean District Council is encouraging residents to reuse and recycle their Jack o’ lanterns once the celebrations are over.

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Dog owner banned from keeping dogs for two years

Forest of Dean District Council (FODDC) has prosecuted an individual for offences relating to the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

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Forest of Dean District Council to offer free COVID business course

Forest of Dean District Council are offering free courses to businesses in the area to help keep their business COVID safe during the winter months.

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Forest of Dean Growth Hub open for business in Mitcheldean

The latest addition to the Growth Hub Network opened its doors on 8 October at Vantage Point Business Village in Mitcheldean, aiming to help local businesses in the Forest of Dean to develop ideas and skills, as well as being a meeting and training space.