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South & South East in Bloom Awards 2017
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South & South East in Bloom Awards 2017

Press Release South & South East in Bloom Awards 2017 The Town Council is delighted to be awarded Silver-Gilt in the Town Centre category recently announced at the prestigious regional awards ceremony. There to collect the award on behalf of the Town was Cllr David Hawkins, former Mayor and current Vice-Chairman of the Amenities Committee,...

Annual Remembrance Sunday Parade & Service
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Annual Remembrance Sunday Parade & Service

The Annual Remembrance Sunday Parade & Service will take place in New Milton on Sunday 12 November 2017.  The Parade will start at 10.45 am from Crossmead Avenue Car Park heading to the War Memorial for the 2 minute silence at 11 am.  The wreath-laying ceremony will then take place followed by the continuation of...

New Milton Clock Remembrance
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New Milton Clock Remembrance

On Wednesday 23 August 2017 we will remember the New Milton residents who lost their lives when enemy bombs fell on our town during World War II There will be a short service of remembrance starting at 11 am that morning at the Memorial Clock on Station Road when we will assemble for 1 minute...

Something for all the family 
at September’s Be Involved festival
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Something for all the family 
at September’s Be Involved festival

There’s something for everyone at New Milton’s Be Involved festival on 16/17 September: the kids, the grown-ups, grandparents – even the dog. And it’s absolutely free to be involved. A weekend of performances, displays and have-a-go opportunities, on the Recreation Ground and in the Memorial Centre, will be promoting the wide choice of community activities...

by 14th August 201714th August 2017
Dementia-friendly allotments launched
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Dementia-friendly allotments launched

‘Anything Grows’ Allotments, specially created to be dementia-friendly, were officially opened at New Milton’s Becton Lane allotment site, at a launch event last Thursday. Recognising the benefits of gardening for gentle exercise and interaction with nature and the community, New Milton Town Council and the New Milton Dementia Action Group saw an opportunity to give...

by 25th July 201725th July 2017
New Milton’s Entry to South East in Bloom
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New Milton’s Entry to South East in Bloom

In the last couple of years, New Milton has excelled at producing some amazing floral displays around the town including the introduction of wildflower planting. We’ve had many positive comments and letters of praise from our residents and visitors who really appreciate seeing the displays getting better and better year on year. Taking these comments...

Milford-on-Sea beachhuts ready for summer
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Milford-on-Sea beachhuts ready for summer

The project to replace 119 beach huts and improve the seafront at Milford-on-Sea has been completed. NFDC’s deputy chief executive Colin Read presented the first beach hut key to hut owner Colin Holdsworth of the New Forest Beach Hut Owners’ Association on Tuesday 16 May. Colin Read said “I am delighted to be welcoming the beach hut...

Hundreds attack litter in New Forest
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Hundreds attack litter in New Forest

Hundreds of volunteers braved the wind and rain to collect more than 250 bags of litter from the New Forest over the weekend (3-5 March). The volunteers joind organisations from across the New Forest to take part in The Great British Spring Clean, a national campaign led by Keep Britain Tidy. Cllr Barry Rickman, Leader of...