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Popular village music festival axed this year

Popular village music festival axed this year

Popular village music festival axed this year

26 February 2024

A popular New Forest music festival has been axed this year as an appeal is launched for funding so it can return in 2025.


Controversial coastal parking charges plan now out for public consultation

Controversial coastal parking charges plan now out for public consultation

Controversial coastal parking charges plan now out for public consultation

23 February 2024

Residents at two coastal spots where controversial parking charges are planned can from today have their say on the proposals.

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Villagers vow to fight on after 170 homes plan approved

Villagers vow to fight on after 170 homes plan approved

Villagers vow to fight on after 170 homes plan approved

22 February 2024

Furious Milford residents have vowed to continue fighting a controversial scheme for 170 new homes which was approved by NFDC last week.

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Milford Primary School pupils help unveil new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry

Milford Primary School pupils help unveil new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry

Milford Primary School pupils help unveil new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry

21 February 2024

Pupils from Milford Primary School enjoyed helping to unveil a new orchard at Downton Manor Farm Quarry.


Residents angry as council approves new 170-home development

Residents angry as council approves new 170-home development

Residents angry as council approves new 170-home development

16 February 2024

Angry residents shouted and jeered as New Forest District Council approved controversial outline plans for 170 new homes on fields in Milford.


Controversial 170 homes plan for fields set for approval

Controversial 170 homes plan for fields set for approval

Controversial 170 homes plan for fields set for approval

12 February 2024

Controversial plans for 170 new homes on fields in Milford are set to be approved despite hundreds of objections and parish council opposition.


Three rescued from village floodwater

Three rescued from village floodwater

Three rescued from village floodwater

09 February 2024

Three pensioners were rescued by firefighters today after a patient transport vehicle reportedly got stuck in floodwater.


Coastal roads popular with long-stay motorhomes set for new parking restrictions

Coastal roads popular with long-stay motorhomes set for new parking restrictions

Coastal roads popular with long-stay motorhomes set for new parking restrictions

02 February 2024

New parking restrictions and charges are planned for two coastal spots where mobile home and campervan owners are claimed to spend weeks at a time.

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Council seeks views on beachfront facilities

Council seeks views on beachfront facilities

Council seeks views on beachfront facilities

01 February 2024

Residents can have their say on the accessibility and appearance of facilities at two New Forest beaches.


Holiday park revamp plans approved amid shock over local reaction ‘hysteria’

Holiday park revamp plans approved amid shock over local reaction ‘hysteria’

Holiday park revamp plans approved amid shock over local reaction ‘hysteria’

19 January 2024

Plans to upgrade a Milford holiday park with an outdoor splash park, mini golf course and activity lawn have been unanimously backed by councillors.


Driver badly hurt after car rolls on main road

Driver badly hurt after car rolls on main road

Driver badly hurt after car rolls on main road

16 January 2024

A motorist was badly hurt when a car rolled on the A337 at Everton early this morning, causing rush-hour gridlock.


Permission for holiday park improvements set to be granted

Permission for holiday park improvements set to be granted

Permission for holiday park improvements set to be granted

08 January 2024

A raft of improvements at a Milford holiday park look set to be approved by NFDC despite a backlash from concerned residents.


Former Hordle School head Maureen Westlake and her husband Colin remembered

Former Hordle School head Maureen Westlake and her husband Colin remembered

Former Hordle School head Maureen Westlake and her husband Colin remembered

07 January 2024

A memorial was held to celebrate the lives of former Hordle School head teacher Maureen Westlake and her husband Colin.


Milford teens fundraise for school in Tanzania

Milford teens fundraise for school in Tanzania

Milford teens fundraise for school in Tanzania

07 January 2024

Two Milford teens have raised more than £1,000 to buy resources for a remote school they visited during a volunteering trip to Tanzania


Milford Parish precept up 19% to cover waste collecting and open space work

Milford Parish precept up 19% to cover waste collecting and open space work

Milford Parish precept up 19% to cover waste collecting and open space work

27 December 2023

Milford parish council will increase its annual share of the council tax by 19% to cover the costs of waste collection and maintaining public areas.


Milford cancer survivor Hannah star of new awareness campaign

Milford cancer survivor Hannah star of new awareness campaign

Milford cancer survivor Hannah star of new awareness campaign

23 December 2023

Milford cancer survivor Hannah Gretton has spoken about her journey from diagnosis to recovery for a new Cancer Research UK awareness campaign.


Careys Manor Hotel celebrating after winning two top tourism awards

Careys Manor Hotel celebrating after winning two top tourism awards

Careys Manor Hotel celebrating after winning two top tourism awards

19 December 2023

CAREYS Manor hotel in Brockenhurst picked up two prestigious awards in the recent Beautiful South Tourism Awards.


Alex takes helm at Butchers on the Green

Alex takes helm at Butchers on the Green

Alex takes helm at Butchers on the Green

18 December 2023

Former pub head chef and manager Alex Farr is set to put his culinary experience to good use as the new owner of Butchers on the Green in Milford.


Burst sewer sent waste towards village’s sensitive nature site

Burst sewer sent waste towards village’s sensitive nature site

Burst sewer sent waste towards village’s sensitive nature site

18 December 2023

Water engineers battled to contain a burst sewer sending effluent towards a protected site at Milford.


Spring start date for Milford open space clearance

Spring start date for Milford open space clearance

Spring start date for Milford open space clearance

16 December 2023

Milford playing fields at the centre of a row could be handed over to the parish council next spring.

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