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Vote for Newent

Newent Town Council has been shortlisted to receive a cash award for local community projects through Tesco Bags of Help Initiative at its Ledbury store.  Voting is open in store throughout May and June.   Customers will cast their vote for one of three deserving causes using a token given to them at the check-out [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Annual Parish Meeting

Newent Town Council is holding its Annual Parish Meeting on Monday 20 March 2017 at Sheppard House, Onslow Road, Newent at 7.30 pm.  The Town Council will be giving its annual report of the current year's activities and there will be a period for question time afterwards. This is your opportunity to come and speak personally to your Councillors about [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Cemetery Rules

The Town Council has noted the recent debate on Facebook about removal of glass objects from graves, and whilst accepting that notices on the matter could have been more sensitively worded, we would point out that the cemetery does operate according to published rules, including one against free-standing vases and the like.  To strim the [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Making your Business Dementia-friendly

A free briefing has been organised by a Working Group of Newent Town Council and will be presented by Lena Maller, Outreach Officer, Forest of Dean District Council on Tuesday 7th March 2017 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm in the Church Rooms Newent -see link

By | February 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Vacant Allotment Plot

The Council currently has a vacant Allotment Plot at its site in Holts Road.  If you live in the parish and are interested in taking on the tenancy of an Allotment, please contact us on 01531 820638 or email for further information.

By | February 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Gloucestershire Young Onset Dementia Network

Are you aged 65 or under and have been diagnosed with young onset dementia?  Are you a Carer or have a close family member with young onset dementia?  You are invited to join the Gloucestershire Young Onset Dementia network for an informal information and discussion evening to find out how they can support you better [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Pride of the Forest Awards 2017

Do you know someone that makes a difference in your community?  A carer who always goes above and beyond?  An inspirational sports person? A community group working to improve the local area?  Why not nominate them for a Pride of the Forest Award?  It is easy to nominate, visit the Forest of Dean District Council [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Newent Town Council sets Budget

Newent Town Council has approved a budget for 2017/18 and will raise £210,022 through the Council Tax, which equates to an increase of 14p per week for a Band D property.  The majority of the increase to the Precept is due to the withdrawal of the Local Council Tax Support Grant of £11,670 which was [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Xplorer at Newent Lake

Freedom Leisure, as part of a new initiative to increase physical activity levels in the Forest of Dean recently delivered British Orienteering's latest family event - Xplorer.  This took place at Newent Lake on 22 December 2016 where 58 participants joined in the fun to find 15 Christmas clues hidden in the area.  The aim [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments