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Council denies ‘influence’ cash over Jesmond Avenue site in Highcliffe

BCP Council has denied claims it promised hundreds of thousands of pounds to Highcliffe and Walkford Parish Council should a controversial development be approved. It was suggested by a local councillor that money from a...

Call for separate Christchurch planners amid claim Highcliffe is ‘easy target’ for developers

A RESIDENTS’ association has claimed Highcliffe has become an “easy target” for developers wanting to make money by building large blocks of flats. Highcliffe Residents’ Association (HRA) has added its voice to demands that BCP...
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Popular local events cancelled for second year running

ORGANISERS have been cancelling popular annual events for the second year running as pandemic restrictions continue The Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival and New Milton’s May Fayre have now been put on hold until at...

New plan to make Highcliffe ‘flat-free’

THE aim to make Highcliffe a “flat-free zone” is at the heart of a new Neighbourhood Plan after residents said too many have been built. Highcliffe and Walkford Parish Council have just released the draft...
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Highcliffe land set for 23 homes could contain unmapped ancient woodland

A CONTENTIOUS plan to build 23 homes in Highcliffe has been called in for a decision by councillors after concerns it could replace “unmapped ancient woodland”. More than 100 people have objected to the “cramped”...

Christchurch play areas set for handover to parish council after £1.2m revamp

THREE play areas are set to be transferred to Highcliffe and Walkford Parish Council to maintain their upkeep. BCP Council is proposing to hand over Highcliffe recreation ground, Bluebell Close and Mudeford Wood play areas. The...

Flurry nice – nursing home lets it snow for residents

A HIGHCLIFFE nursing home has been enjoying a white Christmas time for the fourth year in a row. Residents and staff have been treated to flurries of the white stuff ever since the owners bought...

Controversial flats in Walkford aimed at retirees approved

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build 14 flats in Walkford has been given the go-ahead by BCP Council. Property developer Richard Carr, of Fortitudo Ltd, wanted to demolish a chalet bungalow in Chewton Farm Road to...
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Christmas in Brockenhurst, Highcliffe, Lymington, Milford and New Milton

Christmas in Brockenhurst, Highcliffe, Lymington, Milford & New Milton: KEEP your community's stores going this Christmas by shopping local for all your festive needs. With many retailers suffering a tumultuous time during the pandemic, local...

Retirement flats in Highcliffe given go-ahead despite objections

A DEVELOPMENT of 38 retirement flats in Highcliffe has been given the green light despite residents claiming the village does not need any more housing for older people and is being turned into “retirement-ville”. Seven buildings...
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