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

Gloucestershire Environmental Trust Grant Award

Newent Town Council has been awarded a grant from the Gloucestershire Environmental Trust for a Jubilee Wildlife Walk.  Part of the project will be to install a footpath in a wildlife area next to the Lake to allow access to everyone, including wheelchair users, to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a wildlife area.  Bat [...]

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