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

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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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New Year: Future of Work Pioneer

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2020 has been a huge year for change and pivoting of priorities.

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FEP Elects a New Chair

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In September 2020, Andrew Callard stood down as the Chair of the Forest Economic Partnership (FEP) after two and half years in post.

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Cinderford Fastershire Project

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Over the last few months you may have noticed improvements being made to the broadband infrastructure across the District and the County.

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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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