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.
This week, Forest of Dean District Council launched their new grant scheme aimed at new businesses and social enterprise start-ups.
An essential train service has been removed by Cross Country which both children and adults from the Forest of Dean / Monmouthshire rely on to get to school and work...
Since lockdown, GFirst LEP have been continuously working with the Government and local authorities in order to aid Gloucestershire business and communities in their recovery post Covid-19.
The Forest Economic Partnership is dedicated to ensuring that the district's goal of having a vibrant and thriving economy in 2050 is still sustainable regardless of the current climate.
Had 2020 turned out as we were used to, FEP’s Infrastructure and Transport Sub-group would have been debating the final version of a major Forest transport consultation.
Covid-19 has forced all businesses to live in interesting times. For some like Zoom it has created a massive boost beyond the company’s expectations.
The Forest of Dean District Council has risen to the challenge of ensuring those eligible in the District receive the local financial Covid-19 business support.