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New Forest District Council Waste & Recycling
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New Forest District Council Waste & Recycling

New Forest District Council invite residents to comment on the waste & recycling draft strategy. The draft strategy sets out how to increase recycling rates and recycle more items from home. As part of making this possible, it includes the proposal that a wheeled bin service and alternate weekly collection – where general waste is...

Office Closure
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Office Closure

In accordance with the latest government ruling of 31st October 2020   To help contain the virus, everyone who can work effectively from home must do so.     Staff will work remotely from home for the foreseeable future and telephones will continue to be monitored.      Zoom Council meetings will continue as before...

Centenary Anniversary of New Milton War Memorial
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Centenary Anniversary of New Milton War Memorial

The War Memorial on New Milton Recreation Ground is our focal point for Remembrance, particularly on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day, a place where the names of the brave Miltonians, who fought and fell during conflicts and wars, are inscribed for all to see on the base of the monument.   There are 223 names...

New Milton & District Twinning Association
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New Milton & District Twinning Association

The towns of New Milton and Canteleu, a suburb of Rouen in Normandy, have a twinning arrangement between their respective communities.    The two dormitory towns are twinned by virtue of the fact they are both the same distance from a ferry port (Le Havre for Canteleu, and Portsmouth for New Milton), and both have...

Skate Park Etiquette
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Skate Park Etiquette

The Skate Park on the Recreation Ground is a popular place for skateboarders, scooters and riders of all ages and abilities. The young people and the Council have composed and installed an etiquette board, sharing some important messages about using the Skatepark for the enjoyment of all the users.

Press Release – New Milton Remembers 80th Anniversary
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Press Release – New Milton Remembers 80th Anniversary

This Sunday 23 August 2020 marks the 80th anniversary of New Milton’s worst bombing event when, tragically, 25 townsfolk and visitors were killed during a German bombing raid that devastated the centre of town, creating sadness and chaos on that bright sunny summer’s day in 1940.   There were subsequent bombing raids on the town...

Tennis Courts Update
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Tennis Courts Update

**UPDATE 7th December 2020**   The tennis courts are open.   Please note the following information if you wish to book a court.   Tennis court use will be by booking only. Booking will be by telephone only –  07436 139222. – between 9am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday (the phone will be switched off...

Indian Memorial at Barton on Sea
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Indian Memorial at Barton on Sea

Today, 10 July, marks the 103rd anniversary of the unveiling of the Indian Memorial Obelisk at Barton on Sea in 1917.  Indian Soldiers wounded and injured during the early days of WW1 were sent to Barton to convalesce.  Following the departure of the Indian Soldiers in 1916, the Obelisk was commissioned by staff donations and...

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