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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...

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...

Citizen of the Year 2020
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Citizen of the Year 2020

We are pleased to launch the search for the New Milton Citizen of the Year 2020.  Please let us know your nominations for those kind-hearted and community-minded individuals who deserve recognition.  The winner will be celebrated at the Annual Towns Meeting on Monday 20 April.   Please submit nominations by Wednesday 1 April 2020.  Download...

Gold for New Milton!
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Gold for New Milton!

Press Release It’s Gold for New Milton!     New Miltonians are blooming with pride that the town has been awarded Gold at the prestigious Britain in Bloom competition – and this being the first year of entry to the national competition, and follows on from being awarded Silver Gilt in the regional event South...

South & South East in Bloom Awards 2019
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South & South East in Bloom Awards 2019

The Town Council was delighted to be awarded Silver-Gilt once more in the Town Centre category recently announced at the prestigious regional South & South East in Bloom awards ceremony. There to collect the award on behalf of the Town was Mark Jeffries, Town Council Estates & Facilities Manager who received the Silver Gilt award...

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