Forest of Dean District Council Cabinet

Two Green Councillors On FoDDC Cabinet

29 May 2019

The Forest of Dean District Council has announced the cabinet changes subsequent to the recent local elections and we're delighted to say that two of the seven councillors are Green.

Newent & Taynton Election 2019

24 May 2019

The Forest of Dean Green Party has announced its candidates for the rescheduled Newent & Taynton district council election.

2nd May Elections - Great News!

20 May 2019

On 2nd May 2019, Forest of Dean Green Party tripled their presence on the district council from two to six councillors – making them the second largest party on the council.

Forest of Dean declares Climate Emergency

02 March 2019

Following the lead of London and Bristol, the Forest of Dean District Council has moved to declare a Climate Emergency and bring carbon neutrality targets forward 20 years in light of recent warnings on the rate of global warming and its consequences for human life.

Proposed 3rd River Crossing

07 October 2018

The Forest of Dean Green Party acknowledges the difficulty that a large number of Forest of Dean residents experience in their daily commute to work out of the area (and students to college) due to traffic congestion. We believe that urgent action should be taken to invest in rail infrastructure and connections, plus bus connections and services, to drastically reduce traffic congestion. The Forest of Dean Green Party does not, however, support the calls for a 3rd road river crossing.

Position Statement regarding AONB designation for the Forest of Dean

10 June 2018

The Forest of Dean Green Party has been put under pressure to support the campaign for the Forest of Dean to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB). However we a calling for a designation that is more effective in protecting the area, more likely to be gained and more helpful to achieving sustainable goals locally (see our position statement here).

National Planning Policy Framework

10 June 2018

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out the government's planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. It underpins all planning, including the Local Plan, in that all planning policy and decisions must comply with the NPPF. It is therefore an important document. The Forest of Dean Green Party responded to the draft revised NPPF consultation (see our response here).

Potential new MP for the Forest of Dean

28 February 2018

The Forest of Dean Green Party are delighted to announce that they are presenting a candidate to the people of the Forest who has already proved his commitment and effectiveness on the District Council and is eager to represent them at Westminster.

We've got the bottle!

29 December 2017

Green Councillor, Chris McFarling, wins support for a bottle deposit and recycling scheme to slash plastic bottle littering.

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