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Forest of Dean businesses are being advised that business rates bills they are receiving this week do not take into account changes announced in Wednesday’s Budget.
The activities here will include supporting older people, specifically those with dementia and their supporters to be active together. There will be development of new opportunities as well as wider work around enabling inclusive and accessible facilities and outdoor environments across the Forest of Dean.
A public consultation will take place to seek the views of the community in relation to an artwork that is planned as part of the Destination Lydney Harbour project.
Forest of Dean residents wanting to recycle their real Christmas trees will be able to leave them out for collection between Monday 6 and Friday 17 January 2020 on their normal garden waste collection day.
Forest of Dean District Council celebrated this year’s Community Grants Scheme by inviting over 25 organisations from across the district to an evening of celebration and networking.
Local graduate Matt scoops full-time planning role after successful internship with District Council
Bream resident Matt Green is celebrating after securing full-time employment at Forest of Dean District Council following a successful 10-week internship with its planning team.
Forest of Dean residents are being encouraged to reuse more as Halloween approaches to reduce the amount of rubbish going in the bins and in particular to avoid plastic waste.
The Council hopes that by bringing vibrant new business into this section of Coleford, it will encourage more activity in the town as a whole. One of the units is under offer as a cafe, with the remaining two available to retail and service businesses.
As part of a campaign to reduce fly-tipping the Forest of Dean District Council’s street warden team has been out and about visiting businesses and checking that they have proper waste disposal procedures in place. Initially this work has been focused on Lydney and since August the wardens have visited 115 businesses in the town.
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