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Council Meetings

Updated 19 July 2021.   We will continue to meet in a venue other than the Town Hall for the time being.  The standing committees (Planning, Amenities and Finance & General Purposes) will continue at Incuhive, 31-33 Compton Road.   We are currently looking for a venue to accommodate the Town Council meeting on 9...

NFDC Consultation for Environmental Permit
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NFDC Consultation for Environmental Permit

NFDC are holding a public consultation for a new Environmental Permit for the New Forest Crematorium and Memorial Garden.   The company known as Crematoria Management Limited, Trading as Westerleigh Group, Chapel View, Westerleigh Road, Westerleigh, Bristol has applied to New Forest District Council for a permit to allow the cremation of human remains at New Forest...

STATEMENT – CULTURAL & COMMUNITY HUB
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STATEMENT – CULTURAL & COMMUNITY HUB

The Neighbourhood Plan identifies a Cultural & Community HUB as part of the Town Centre redevelopment scheme. Provision of this will be supported by redevelopment of current community / ancillary buildings to create a new multi-purpose cultural Hub.   Two sites have the potential to make this happen. The Memorial Hall and an adjacent single...

Mayor Announces Nominated Charities
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Mayor Announces Nominated Charities

Newly-elected New Milton Mayor, Cllr Keith Craze, is pleased to announce that Scarf New Forest, and Parkinson’s Dance based at Forest Arts Centre, are his two nominated charities for the coming year.   Scarf (Supporting Children with Additional needs, Relatives, and Friends) is a parent-led charity based in the New Forest, organising term-time and holiday...

Notice to Dog Owners & Dog Walkers
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Notice to Dog Owners & Dog Walkers

Please keep your dogs under close control and be vigilant especially around open waterways.  We are aware of Water Hemlock Dropwort growing along some watercourses.   Please contact your vet immediately if you are concerned that your dog has eaten something in these areas.   The Dogs Trust have produced a list of poisonous plants...

NATIONAL THANK YOU DAY
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NATIONAL THANK YOU DAY

THANK YOU FROM THE TOWN MAYOR OF NEW MILTON CLLR KEITH CRAZE   Across the UK, we are celebrating National Thank You Day, a timely opportunity for the whole country to get together and say thank you to everyone who deserves it.    But I know that many of us say thank you without prompt anyway!...

IMPORTANT NOTICE – MUGA CLOSURE
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IMPORTANT NOTICE – MUGA CLOSURE

Notice Regarding the Multi-use Games Area on the Recreation Ground   The Multi-use Games Area (MUGA) on the Recreation Ground is now closed for the foreseeable future for essential repairs and maintenance to take place.   Chairman of Amenities Committee, Cllr Geoff Blunden, has issued the following statement:   “As we came out of lockdown,...

COMMITTEE MEETINGS
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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Following notification from the National Association of Local Councils, from 7 May 2021 public meetings will no longer be considered legal. This is despite a challenge lost in the High Court recently.   Therefore we are now meeting in a physical setting and due to current social distancing need, this cannot be in the Town...

NEW MILTON’S BIG BEE RESCUE
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NEW MILTON’S BIG BEE RESCUE

PRESS RELEASE New Milton Town Council and Conservation Connection New Forest South have joined forces to create a pollinator-friendly habitat in support of the New Forest Big Bee Rescue campaign.   An area of mixed grassland at the entrance to the Fawcetts Field Sports Ground has been turned over to Conservation Connection volunteers who have...

Referendum Result
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Referendum Result

Following the Referendum vote last Thursday, NFDC have completed the counting, confirming that 6,702 New Milton Residents voted YES to the New Milton Neighbourhood Plan.  Thank you to everyone who voted.   The results of the Referendum can be viewed here Microsoft Word – New Milton NPR Result (newforest.gov.uk).   If you would like to...

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