RIIO-ED2 Business Plan Consultation


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


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

Business Travel Survey

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

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Tribute to Cllr David Dovey, Monmouthshire County Council. 

Cllr David Dovey

On the 27 January 2021, we received the notification that Cllr David Dovey, the Former Chair of Monmouthshire Strategic Transport Group had sadly passed away.

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FEP Welcomes Rob Jenkins to the Board of Directors

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In January 2021, the FEP CIC Board of Directors officially welcomed their 8th Member of the Board, Rob Jenkins.

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Putting the Forest on the Map

Forest Transport Study

Travelling in rural areas is a constant and complex problem. Unless you own and drive your own car; you’re stuck.

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Big Win for Local Business and FEP


On 7 January 2021, the Geospatial Commission in partnership with Innovate UK announced their 28 winners of the £2M transport location data competition. Stakeholders and project leader, Rural Technologies Ltd is one of the winners with its MERGeS feasibility project. While FEP is an important project partner to help gain feedback from the district.

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December Stakeholder Meeting

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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.

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Happy Birthday FEP


As another year opens and we begin the journey of 2021, the Forest Economic Partnership celebrates its 3rd Birthday.

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Business Grant Updates


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...

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Forest of Dean Is Ahead of the UK


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.

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