22 October 2021
AROUND £6m is expected to be spent putting a private IT network in place for BCP Council.
19 October 2021
THE leader of BCP Council was accused by a Christchurch councillor of acting like “Billy Big Balls” over his administration’s approach to budgeting.
15 October 2021
RESIDENTS could be hit in the pocket in plans to plug an £80m black hole in Hampshire County Council’s budget
14 October 2021
A U-TURN by New Forest District Council has seen members make a climate change emergency declaration – two years after they rejected the stance.
09 October 2021
TWO years after refusing to declare a climate emergency, NFDC is one step closer to catching up with its counterparts by proclaiming one of its own.
04 October 2021
THE ruling cabinet on New Forest District Council has been urged to make a climate emergency declaration at its meeting on Wednesday.
01 October 2021
A SUGGESTION New Forest District Council lists the public compliments it receives has been savaged by the Liberal Democrat opposition.
24 September 2021
CHRISTCHURCH Independent councillors have turned on a former colleague and accused him of “betrayal” after he defected to the Tories on BCP Council.
22 September 2021
WHY not make the “very rich” pay to use the NHS, Christchurch MP Sir Christopher Chope mooted, in the wake of the health and social care tax hike.
09 September 2021
SIR Christopher Chope voted against the government's £12bn tax hike, but the band of rebels were defeated in the House of Commons.
20 August 2021
NEW Forest East MP Julian Lewis slammed US President Joe Biden's justification for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in the House of Commons.
19 August 2021
A VETERAN of the Afghanistan conflict from Lymington has described the US withdrawal from the country as a "kick in the teeth".
11 August 2021
LOCAL authorities could reach a financial tipping point without further government support, Hampshire County Council's leader has warned.
22 July 2021
RESIDENTS in Christchurch could be asked if they would back a BCP Council bid for city status for the area to unlock millions of pounds of funding.
13 July 2021
HANGER Farm Arts Centre has been praised by local councillors for axing Andrew Lawrence.
09 July 2021
COUNCILLORS from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole will be taking a three-month break from full council meetings.
08 July 2021
THE former mayor of Christchurch has welcomed promises, including that Saxon Square car park will not be demolished, amid a 'secret plan' row.
02 July 2021
TWO members of the House of Lords have claimed overgrazing remains a "major" problem in the New Forest during a debate.
18 June 2021
THE former leader of BCP Council has said she is “absolutely mortified” at cabinet plans to spend £90,000 on two new cars for its mayors.
04 June 2021
SIR Desmond Swayne is among 15 Conservative MPs rebelling against moves to cut foreign aid.