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Success For FEP

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  In May 2021, Forest Economic Partnership (FEP) and project partners Forest of Dean District Council were successful in securing funding from Arts Council England to create a community engagement campaign....

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Time to Increase Your Broadband Speed I

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FEP surveys confirm that for many in the Forest of Dean, broadband is slow.

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What does the Western Gateway mean for the Forest of Dean?

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Join the discussion! On the 24 May 2021 at 10am, Join FEP Chair, Neill Ricketts and Director, Andrew Callard as they are welcomed to the Gloucestershire Business & Economy panel to...

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FEP Welcomes Ian Price to the Board

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In April 2021, Stakeholders approved the nomination of Ian Price to the board of Directors.   Ian is Managing Partner of the Griffiths Marshall Business Advisory Group.

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Success in Cinderford

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In April 2021, Forest Economic Partnership signed a contract with Fastershire on behalf of the Cinderford Community to enable fibre to the premise broadband to be installed in over 500...

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Levelling Up Fund

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Last month the Government announced the Levelling Up Fund (LUF) to support regeneration and town centre investment, local transport projects, and cultural and heritage assets.

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How Lockdown Changed My Business

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Prior to all this, I was running a successful health and wellness business, Cosmic Teapot – mainly offering hands on treatments like massage.

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Government UK Community Renewal Fund - Call for schemes

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Gloucestershire County Council is now inviting bids to be submitted for consideration, as part of the county’s submission to the recently announced Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund.

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RIIO-ED2 Business Plan Consultation

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In January 2021 Western Power Distribution (WPD) published its first draft Business Plan for the regulatory price review period called ‘RIIO-ED2’, covering 2023-2028.

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Help to shape the future of tourism in Gloucestershire

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In the Forest of Dean we are aware that visitor economy is one of the largest contributors to the health and sustainability of our own economy.

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Census 2021 is coming and will offer useful insights for businesses

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Households across South Gloucestershire will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.

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Future of All Rural Business Travel

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Often when we think of business travel, a slightly glamourous image of jet-setting might come to mind.

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