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Barry Rickman resigns as leader of New Forest District Council

Barry Rickman resigns as leader of New Forest District Council

Barry Rickman resigns as leader of New Forest District Council

THE leader of New Forest District Council, Cllr Barry Rickman, has resigned this afternoon (Monday) with immediate effect...


New Forest council leader won't be referred to code of conduct over flouting environmental law as opposition calls for his resignation

New Forest council leader won't be referred to code of conduct over flouting environmental law as opposition calls for his resignation

New Forest council leader won't be referred to code of conduct over flouting environmental law as opposition calls for his resignation

DESPITE pleading guilty in court to flouting environmental law, New Forest District Council’s leader will not be referred to the council’s code of conduct...


District council leader admits 'curse on the community' scrapyard offence

District council leader admits 'curse on the community' scrapyard offence

District council leader admits 'curse on the community' scrapyard offence

THE leader of New Forest District Council said he intends to carry on with his role after he pleaded guilty to flouting environmental regulations at a scrapyard which had caused a “curse on the community”...


Bid to make New Forest car parks free for six months to 'help local businesses' is rejected

Bid to make New Forest car parks free for six months to 'help local businesses' is rejected

Bid to make New Forest car parks free for six months to 'help local businesses' is rejected

NEW Forest Conservatives voted down a bid by opposition Liberal Democrats on the district council to make car parking free for six months...


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

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

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...


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

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

'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...


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

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

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...


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

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

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...


The return of schools and sport – what to expect from PM's Covid lockdown announcement today

The return of schools and sport – what to expect from PM's Covid lockdown announcement today

The return of schools and sport – what to expect from PM's Covid lockdown announcement today

SCHOOLS, socialising and some sports are set to return next month under the government’s plan to relax coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England...


New Milton residents urged to vote on vision for town

New Milton residents urged to vote on vision for town

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. ...


New Milton Town Council meetings may be broadcast online

New Milton Town Council meetings may be broadcast online

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...


All you need to know about local elections in May

All you need to know about local elections in May

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...


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

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

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...


WATCH: 'Read them and understand them' – Jackie Weaver features in New Forest District Council video

WATCH: 'Read them and understand them' – Jackie Weaver features in New Forest District Council video

WATCH: 'Read them and understand them' – Jackie Weaver features in New Forest District Council video

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