Vote for the Forest’s Historic Heroes!

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:

You can also send your votes by email to 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

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