New Forest council tax – area breakdown of what you’ll pay for 2021/22

NEW Forest residents will pay more than £87 extra for the average band D council tax bill from April. The demand will be £1,923.90 for 2021/22 – an increase of 4.77% – made up of...

‘Who said that?’ – complaints after mystery councillor heard to swear during meeting

COMPLAINTS have been made after a councillor was heard swearing during a BCP Council meeting. During a pause in proceedings while votes were being counted, an unidentified member of the council was heard saying “f***...

New Forest residents’ average council tax bill set to rise by nearly £90

THE combined council tax bill in the New Forest is set to go up by an average of 4.77% when district councillors vote at a meeting tomorrow (Thursday) evening. It means the average band D...

Environmental push and further tax rise in opposition’s proposed BCP Council budget amendments

THE main opposition group on BCP Council will put a greater focus on green projects and social care through its budget amendment proposals at the full council meeting tonight (Tuesday), it said. Funded through a further...

The return of schools and sport – what to expect from PM’s Covid lockdown...

SCHOOLS, socialising and some sports are set to return next month under the government’s plan to relax coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England. It is understood that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell MPs that all...

New Milton residents urged to vote on vision for town

RESIDENTS are urged to cast their vote in an upcoming referendum on a proposed hyper-local vision for New Milton which could unlock thousands in extra funding. The town’s Neighbourhood Plan, which sets out policies for...

New Milton Town Council meetings may be broadcast online

NEW Milton Town Council meetings could be broadcast online in a bid to improve communication with residents. The idea of joining other councils in recording sessions was suggested by Cllr Steve Clarke, who told a...
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All you need to know about local elections in May

PREPARATIONS are under way in Hampshire for residents to head to the polls on 6th May. In this year’s local elections, voters in the New Forest will be asked to choose county councillors and a...

Forest MP Swayne shocked by his own comments that public was ‘disgusted’ by homosexuality

SIR Desmond Swayne has branded comments he made claiming the public “detested” homosexuality as “shocking” – and detailed how has come to oppose that view. He admitted he held “antediluvian prejudices” when he made the...
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WATCH: ‘Read them and understand them’ – Jackie Weaver features in New Forest District...

INTERNET sensation Jackie Weaver has partnered with New Forest District Council to urge residents to sign up to its email alerts. Parodying the now-famous video of the Handforth Parish Council meeting – during which Jackie...
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