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.

Newent 2nd Annual Scarecrow Trail

Enjoy a walk around our town and see what windows have scarecrows in and match the clues to the shop or business.

Clue Sheets available from Gooch Sports and Memento Gifts
Prizes for the following age groups: up to 4, 5-7,8-10 and 11+

There will be a prize for the best Scarecrow

Event organised by Newent & District Business Club

Harvest Auction


Under the Market House

In aid of Newent Initiative Trust Youth Services

Christmas Lights Switch On 2014

Sat. 29th November

Newent Town Centre

Christmas Market, Craft Fayre, Santa’s Grotto, Fun Fair,

Christmas Tree Festival and more




Congratulations to Newent In Bloom for getting a SILVER GILT in Small Towns section of Heart of England in Bloom

Newent in Bloom summer gardens competition results are out now:

Supreme Champion this year is the front garden at Yew Tree House, Gloucester Street.

Best commercial premises: The Shambles

Best bedding display: 108 Watery Lane

Best youth effort: Newent Childcare Group

Best community effort: The Veg-Out Zone

Best container display: 10/12 Pippin Close

Best courtyard: 22 St Bartholomews

Best example of environmental friendliness: 20 Brookside

For more Newent in Bloom news and a full list of prizewinners see Newent in Bloom Page




Images courtesy of Forest of Dean Tourism and yourlocalshop

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