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Coleford is a market town with population of approximately 10,500 in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. It is known for its Town Centre Conservation Area, with listed buildings mainly dating from the Georgian Period. Local services include independent shops, tourism businesses, including the Dean and Wye Valley Tourist Information Centre, and a focus in the Market Place for events like the Transport and Music Festivals. The surrounding settlements border the Forest. For more visitor information go to

Coleford Parish is split into three wards, Coleford Central, Coleford East and Broadwell and Mile End, with a total of 13 councillors. These Councillors work to help achieve the following:

  • Friendly accessible market town
  • A community which cares and works together
  • Sustain the local shops, services and infrastructure
  • Surrounding settlements maintain their identities
  • Continued opportunities to work and play locally
  • Conservation of its great industrial heritage
  • Conserve and enhance the natural environment, and work to address climate change


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Pride of Coleford Community Awards 2022


November 2022
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This year we would like to recognise the selfless individuals within our community who go out of their way to support others. These awards seek to recognise the work of outstanding volunteers within our local community and we would like to hear about individuals (young and old), groups and community organisations who have made a difference to Coleford over the last 12 months.

To qualify for an award, the nominee must have supported the parish of Coleford which includes Coleford Town, Coalway, Broadwell, Mile End, Whitecliff and Milkwall.

Nominations close on Friday 30th September. Awards will be presented on Saturday 19th November 2022.

Send us your nomination by following the link below:

Office Hours over Christmas / New Year & Season's Greeting

Coleford Town Council


December 2020
Office Hours over Christmas / New Year & Season's Greeting

I am sorry but the Town Council Offices are

Now Closed for the Christmas / New Year Break

Open again: 9:30am Monday, 4 January 2021

If you need to contact the Town Council

please leave a message on 01594 832103

(which will picked up on return) or



Out of Hours Mobile No: 07754 015292

Sorry for any inconvenience caused

The Town Council would like to wish everyonea Happy Christmas, and, hopefully more settled, and Peaceful New Year

Chris Haine Assistant Clerk

Coleford Town Council
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