There are three tiers of local government, each with different responsibilities.  The table below explains some of the responsibilities and who to contact;

Local Authority Responsibilities
Gloucestershire County Council
Tel: 01452 425000
www.gloucestershire.gov.ukAmey
Tel: 08000 514514
  • Education and Schools
  • Fire Service
  • Libraries & Museums
  • Public Rights of Way
  • Social and Youth Services
  • Lead Local Flood Authority
  • Trading Standards
  • Transport
  • Waste Recycling Centres
  • On Street Parking

Amey is contracted to deal with all Highway matters on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council

Forest of Dean District Council

Tel: 01594 810000

 

www.fdean.gov.uk

  • Car Parks own by the District Council
  • Council Tax and Benefits
  • Electoral Services
  • Planning and Building Control
  • Refuse, Recycling and Garden Waste Collections
  • Environmental Services – Noise, Pest Control
  • Housing Services
  • Environmental Health
  • Street Cleansing – Fly Tipping

Tourist Information

Newent Town Council

Tel: 01531 820638

  • Management of;

    The Lake
    Recreation Ground
    The Arboretum
    Cemetery
    Holts Road Allotments
    Market House
    Library car park

  • Grants to local organisations
  • Reviewing and responding to planning application consultations

 

Forest of Dean District Councillors representing Newent
Cllr Julia Gooch

Ward: Newent Central

Hill View
Bollow
Westbury-on-Severn
Glos
GL14 1QX
Tel:  01452 750665
Email:  Julia.Gooch@fdean.gov.uk
Cllr Len Lawton

Ward: Newent Central

Rosewood Villa
Bradfords Lane
Newent
Glos
GL18 1QR
Tel:  01531 822823
Email:  Len.Lawton@fdean.gov.uk
Cllr Craig Lawton

Ward: Oxenhall & Newent North East

Rosewood Villa
Bradfords Lane
Newent
Glos
GL18 1QR
Tel:  07929453984
Email:  Craig.Lawton@fdean.gov.uk
Cllr Jane Horne

Ward: Newent South West Ward

Springfield
Anthonys Cross
Newent
Glos
GL18 1JQ
Tel:  01531 821785
Email:  jane.horne@fdean.gov.uk
Gloucestershire County Councillor representing Newent
Cllr Will Windsor-Clive Bury Court
Redmarley
Glos
GL19 3LB
Tel: 01531 650855 or 07793956449
Email:  will.windsor-clive@gloucestershire.gov.uk
Member of Parliament
Mark Harper MP House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Constituency Office Tel:  01594 823482
Westminster Office Tel:  020 7219 5056
Email: mark.harper.mp@parliament.uk