New Forest District Council Waste & Recycling

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 collected one week, recycling the...

Office Closure

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.     The Town Council offices will therefore close at 5pm on Wednesday 4th November to 2nd December   Staff will work remotely from home for the duration of the lockdown period, telephones...

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...

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