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 [...]
Newent Town Council's Office will be closed during the week 26th - 30th December with the exception of Wednesday 28th December. The Office will also be closed on Monday 2nd January 2017 and will resume normal opening hours on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Reception opening hours are:- 0930-1230 and 1400-1600 Newent Town Council wish you [...]
Newent Town Council wishes to consult with the residents of Newent on a proposal from Newent Rugby Club for the longer term use of the Recreation Ground in Watery Lane. Please come along to the drop-in event in The Library, to see the proposal information and complete the questionnaire to give your views. Councillors will be [...]
The Council has also received £1,000 worth of Christmas lights in a competition organised by Blachere Christmas Lighting. The competition was entered by Cllr Eli Heathfield whose entry was shortlisted for the final. He gave a presentation, supported by Cllr Roger Beard, at the Revive and Thrive Annual Conference and Exhibition in Colchester. The Town [...]
Edwina Gladwin and staff of Sweet Memories have raised £1,140.00 for the purchase of new lights for the Christmas tree in the Market Square, which will make a spectacular display. A very big thank you to Sweet Memories for all their hard work in achieving such a magnificent sum.
Gloucestershire County Council in partnership with Amey is scheduled to commence construction on the next phase of Newent Improvement Scheme on 3 October 2016. This will involve repairs of footways along Church Street from its junction with Broad Street to St Mary's Church. Works are programmed to take approx 6 weeks, allowing the street to [...]
Any groups or organisations who are interested in having a float or joining the walking procession at the Christmas Lights Event on 26th November, please contact the Council.
Work on the new Jubilee Wildlife Walk commenced on Monday 22nd August. A new disabled access path has been installed. The Jubilee Wildlife Walk project will include the installation of a pathway that will be suitable for all users including the elderly, disabled and those with babies and young children in buggies, to have access [...]
Vilnis Vesma and Gill Moseley have been elected as Town Councillors for the Newent Central Ward. The Declaration of Result of Poll is available on the Councillor vacancies page.
Summer Garden Competition entry forms are available now from selected shops & garden centres or by emailing email@example.com It’s free to enter and you can nominate a friend or neighbour’s display too. There are several categories, and NEW this year is a Peoples’ Choice Award where you can vote for your favourite display. Judging starts [...]