The Listening Post on 27 February 2017 will take place between 6.10 pm and 6.40 pm.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]