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Disappointing Budget

November 30, 2017 Richard Leppington 0

It is hugely disappointing that the Budget offered nothing to ease the financial crisis facing local services in Gloucestershire. Funding gaps and rising demand for adult social care and children’s services are threatening the vital […]

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Wild Boar desecrate graveyard

September 27, 2016 Richard Leppington 0

A UKIP Councillor from the Forest of Dean has called for Forest of Dean District Council to arrange a meeting with DEFRA and other agencies after a wild board broke into the graveyard at Parkend […]

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Housing Allocation Plan for Newnham

September 17, 2014 Richard Leppington 0

In a packed public meeting,over one hundred and fifty villagers heard Nigel Gibbons from the planning department at the Forest of Dean District Council give details of the Housing Allocation Plan for Newnham. The meeting […]

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More Local Say in Planning

September 16, 2014 Staff Writer 0

Alan Preest, UKIP Lydney County and Town Councillor is calling for more local say in planning on the back of Forest of Dean District Council’s decision to refuse the Nibley Mill Solar Farm proposal. The […]

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Planning out of control?

August 8, 2014 Simon Roberts 0

Like most casual observers, I was not quite sure what to think of the new planning rules, brought in by the coalition over the last few years. I do recall noting the howls of opposition […]

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UKIP on the District Council

August 6, 2013 Alec Tritton 0

Following the by-election on May 2nd with the resignation of  Jim Connell, you now have as your District Councillor for Bromsberrow, a stranger from Kempley, and a UKIP man to boot, and that is me, […]