Travelling in rural areas is a constant and complex problem. Unless you own and drive your own car; you’re stuck.
On the 17 December 2020, FEP held its final stakeholder meeting of the year and Neill Ricketts first meeting as chair of the Forest Economic Partnership.
As another year opens and we begin the journey of 2021, the Forest Economic Partnership celebrates its 3rd Birthday.
Businesses are being urged to be patient regarding Covid-19 grants as Forest of Dean District Councils finance team continues to assess applications against the backdrop of a rapidly changing national...
Covid has created many changes in the way that we live, work and play due. Changes in work practices have had positive benefits in reducing carbon with less travel.
2020 has been a huge year for change and pivoting of priorities.
In September 2020, Andrew Callard stood down as the Chair of the Forest Economic Partnership (FEP) after two and half years in post.
Over the last few months you may have noticed improvements being made to the broadband infrastructure across the District and the County.
Can the Council fund your business? The economic recovery following COVID-19 requires local authorities to dig deep and support their local businesses as best they can.
The StatisticsIn August 2020, the unemployment rate in the Forest of Dean grew from a pre-covid rate of 2. 3% to 5.
How is the High Street doing?2020 has been a challenging year for many people and businesses across the District, with many having to diversify to a new way of life.