The Forest of Dean has many people that have played a huge part in our history, and now the Foresters’ Forest National Lottery Heritage Funded programme is looking to recognise some of these local figures with a plaque – and they need your votes!
Who do you think should be remembered with a special Blue or Green Plaque, displayed within the Forest of Dean?
A Blue Plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place to commemorate a link between that location and a nationally famous person or event.
A Green Plaque is very similar but it commemorates a link between that location and a person famous within the Forest (but not nationally well known
Please vote for your favourites by viewing this page of the Foresters’ Forest website: https://bit.ly/BlueGreenPlaques
You can also send your votes by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your chosen blue plaque and green plaque recipients (your five favourites for each category).
The results will be announced in August. There’s more to read here too https://www.forestersforest.uk/story-of-the-forest/blue-green-plaque-scheme