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Folk2Folk Lending Opportunities

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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.

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Unemployment: What Help Is Out There

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The StatisticsIn August 2020, the unemployment rate in the Forest of Dean grew from a pre-covid rate of 2. 3% to 5.

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High Street Recovery

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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.

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FoDDC Business Start Up Grants

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This week, Forest of Dean District Council launched their new grant scheme aimed at new businesses and social enterprise start-ups.

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7:15 Chepstow to Gloucester

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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...

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GFirst Post Covid Response

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  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.

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August Bulletin

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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.

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Rethinking Forest Transport

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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.

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How has Covid-19 Affected Your Business?

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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.

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Missing Out on Forest of Dean Council Covid-19 Business Support?

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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.

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Preparing a safe return to filming in the Forest of Dean

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The Forest of Dean has a very mixed economy with 48 business parks providing office, industrial and warehousing space.

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