forest of dean Tag

If Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean in particular is to continue to have a voice , it needs Independent minded leaders such as Martin Surl. For too long  our County and our district suffered as party political dogma dictated that other areas and other...

The cool kids in Cinderford thought it a joke when Forest Fighting Fit first opened over two years ago. But within minutes of stepping inside to grudgingly take a look in the way teenagers sometimes do, they were hooked. I could see why when I visited last month on a dark Monday evening to present a plaque to thank everyone involved in what they are doing. In 2015, Martin as PCC helped get it off the ground with a grant of £40,000 from the Commissioner’s Fund.