Centenary Anniversary of New Milton War Memorial

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 inscribed on the War Memorial....

PRESS RELEASE – NEW MILTON LIONS LIVE UP TO THEIR MOTTO – ‘TOGETHER WE SERVE’

PRESS RELEASE – NEW MILTON LIONS LIVE UP TO THEIR MOTTO – ‘TOGETHER WE SERVE’

  In a massive logistical exercise, The Lions Club of New Milton has coordinated the provision of over 1,000 food deliveries to needy families with children, in New Milton and the local area over the past 22 weeks.   Working in conjunction with The New Forest Basics Bank, the schools who identified the recipients and New Milton Town Council who...

New Milton & District Twinning Association

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 nearby, adjoining forests.   The...

Skate Park Etiquette

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

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 on 8 August 1942 and...

Review of Road Closures in New Milton

Review of Road Closures in New Milton

At its on-line Zoom meeting 24 July 2020, New Milton Town Council decided to remove the road closure at Station Road/ Osborne Road without adversely affecting social distancing from a pedestrian point of view.   But the consensus view was that the Station Road / Old Milton Road closure should remain in place for social distancing purposes.   Councillors heard...

Tennis Courts Update

Tennis Courts Update

The tennis courts will be open from Tuesday 26 May on a trial basis and will be continuously monitored.   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 – 5pm Monday to Friday (the phone...

Indian Memorial at Barton on Sea

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 unveiled on 10 July 1917. ...

New Milton Town Council (Barton Ward)

New Milton Town Council (Barton Ward)

Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the New Milton Town Council (Barton Ward).   If, by 23 July 2020, 14 days after the date of this notice excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer,...

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