The Town Council are opposed to the closure of the only bank in the town and are working hard to prevent the closure and find alterative options. If you feel strongly about the closure, please write to your local MP Mark Harper. The Council have produced a letter template that can be used by residents and businesses - You can send your letter directly to Mark Harper, alternatively email your letter to the Town Council at email@example.com, drop it off at the Council Offices or at the Country Corner shop in Newent where there will be a box to [...]
Judging starts in July! Free entry forms will be available from 26th June in Newent Post Office, Pippins or Parkers or online by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can enter your own garden whether a window box, a postage stamp garden or half an acre) or nominate a friend or neighbour's, or a youth or community group or a business. The final round of judging is completed in the third week of July and results are announced in August. Certificates will be presented at the Onion Fayre on Sat 9th September.
Newent Town Council has been shortlisted to receive a cash award for local community projects through Tesco Bags of Help Initiative at its Ledbury store. Voting is open in store throughout May and June. Customers will cast their vote for one of three deserving causes using a token given to them at the check-out in store each time they shop. If Newent wins, it will use the funding to purchase disabled access picnic benches at Newent Lake to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the area. Please vote for Newent!