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

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