Friends of the Forest meeting every two weeks on a Thursday evening at the Fountain Inn, Parkend, Glos.

For more information on our meetings please contact the secretary.

2006 Ongoing Action
The Forest of Dean District Council debate the AONB issue!

2007 AONB debate is still on the agenda
The District Council discusses AONB!

2008 The Forest of Dean District Council debate and vote
The District Council vote in favour of AONB.

2009 The debate continues
Baroness Royall throws her support behind the AONB campaign and becomes the Patron of Forest of Dean Friends of the Forest.
The Baroness Royall opens routes for dialogue with the Environment Ministry.

2010 Change of Government
The UK Government lets it be known that it may sell off the Forestry Commission.  Shock waves run through the Forest of Dean!
Foresters rise up against the sell off.