Welcome to Newent Online

Welcome to the home page for Newent, part of the Forest-online.co.uk web hub for the Forest of Dean.

On this site you will find out all about the events happening within Newent and the surrounding area, details of most probably all clubs, organisations and businesses you will need to know about and a summary of the history of the town.



In preparation for the reopening of the Newent Market House Heritage Centre on 26thMarch, Newent Town Council is holding an open meeting on Tuesday 8th March at 11am in the Market House for anyone interested in becoming a Market House Steward. If  you enjoy meeting the public, have an interest in local history and archaeology and can spare a few hours over the summer months, please come along on 8th March to find out more about becoming a Steward.

For further information please contact the Town Clerk on 01531 820638 or townclerk@newenttowncouncil.gov.uk or Ginny James 01531 821904

 Community Coffee Morning

Chill Out Zone 36 Broad Street Newent

Every Wednesday: 10am – 12Noon

Pool Table,  Computers,  Free WiFi

Tea/Coffee 50p Cakes/Biscuits


NEWENT TOWN COUNCIL:    As from 15th February the Town Council is changing its Reception opening times to the following;
Monday – Closed
Tuesday–Thursday 0930-1230 and 1400-1600
Friday – Closed

 “The Listening Post”

The Town Council holds a drop-in session which is known as  The Listening Post at the Cake Box in Broad Street Newent on the last Tuesday of every month at 5.30 until 7.30 pm

If you have any concerns or questions for the Council in any area of its work, why not drop by and meet some of its Members who will be pleased to listen to what you have to say.  The Council looks forward to meeting with you and to hear your views on our town.

Appointments are not necessary, however you can advise the Town Clerk beforehand on 01531 820638 or townclerk@newenttowncouncil.gov.uk


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