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
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

  • 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
    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
District Council Elections

for this area are taking place

on 20th June 2019

Gloucestershire County Councillor representing Newent
Cllr Will Windsor-Clive Bury Court
GL19 3LB
Tel: 01531 650855 or 07793956449
Member of Parliament
Mark Harper MP House of Commons
Constituency Office Tel:  01594 823482
Westminster Office Tel:  020 7219 5056