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

Christmas – Office Opening Hours

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 [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Another boost to Christmas Lights Funds

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 [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Newent Improvement Scheme Phase 4

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 [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Jubilee Wildlife Walk

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 [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Newent in Bloom News

Summer Garden Competition entry forms are available now from selected shops & garden centres or by emailing 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 [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments