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Top earners revealed at New Forest and Hampshire councils

Top earners revealed at New Forest and Hampshire councils

Top earners revealed at New Forest and Hampshire councils

The highest earners at NFDC, BCP and Hampshire County Council have been revealed in the latest TaxPayers' Alliance annual Town Hall Rich List.

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'Partying before people' – row over funds for New Forest jubilee parties

'Partying before people' – row over funds for New Forest jubilee parties

'Partying before people' – row over funds for New Forest jubilee parties

A POLITICAL row broke out after councillors were granted a combined £24,000 extra to hand out to communities during the Queen’s jubilee year.

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New Forest's Swayne defends 2.7% pay rise for MPs

New Forest's Swayne defends 2.7% pay rise for MPs

New Forest's Swayne defends 2.7% pay rise for MPs

SIR Desmond Swayne has defended the 2.7% pay rise agreed for MPs, pointing the finger at the independent body advising the increase.

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Don't abuse Hampshire-based Russians over Ukraine war – plea

Don't abuse Hampshire-based Russians over Ukraine war – plea

Don't abuse Hampshire-based Russians over Ukraine war – plea

RUSSIANS living in Hampshire bear no responsibility for the ongoing war in Ukraine, HCC's leader has said.


Christchurch councillor refuses to apologise over swastika tweet

Christchurch councillor refuses to apologise over swastika tweet

Christchurch councillor refuses to apologise over swastika tweet

A CHRISTCHURCH councillor has been criticised for repeatedly refusing to apologise after tweeting an image containing a swastika.


Lib Dems reclaim Hythe ward in NFDC byelection

Lib Dems reclaim Hythe ward in NFDC byelection

Lib Dems reclaim Hythe ward in NFDC byelection

THE Liberal Democrats reclaimed the Hythe West and Langdown seat on New Forest District Council in a byelection last night (Thursday).


NFDC creates new climate change officer job

NFDC creates new climate change officer job

NFDC creates new climate change officer job

A NEW dedicated job will be created by New Forest District Council to oversee its efforts tackling climate change.

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New Forest MP demands 'maximum pain' from Russia sanctions

New Forest MP demands 'maximum pain' from Russia sanctions

New Forest MP demands 'maximum pain' from Russia sanctions

THE scale of sanctions against Russia should "inflict maximum economic pain", New Forest East MP Julian Lewis has urged the government.

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Hampshire prepared to shelter Ukrainian refugees, county council says

Hampshire prepared to shelter Ukrainian refugees, county council says

Hampshire prepared to shelter Ukrainian refugees, county council says

HAMPSHIRE is prepared to take Ukrainian refugees fleeing their homeland, the county council has confirmed.


Forest MP prompt secures Ukraine sanctuary promise

Forest MP prompt secures Ukraine sanctuary promise

Forest MP prompt secures Ukraine sanctuary promise

A PROMPT by New Forest East MP Julian Lewis secured a pledge by Prime Minster Boris Johnson Britain will offer Ukraine's exiled government sanctuary.

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Meet the candidates for NFDC Hythe West & Langdown byelection

Meet the candidates for NFDC Hythe West & Langdown byelection

Meet the candidates for NFDC Hythe West & Langdown byelection

FOUR candidates will fight it out in a byelection next week for the Hythe West and Langdown seat on New Forest District Council.

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£80m budget cuts approved by Hampshire County Council

£80m budget cuts approved by Hampshire County Council

£80m budget cuts approved by Hampshire County Council

BUDGET cuts of £80m have been voted through by Hampshire County Council.


Hampshire County Council leader announces resignation

Hampshire County Council leader announces resignation

Hampshire County Council leader announces resignation

THE leader of Hampshire County Council, Brockenhurst's Cllr Keith Mans, has announced he will stand down in May.

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Forest MP Swayne admits his Covid deaths comments 'incorrect'

Forest MP Swayne admits his Covid deaths comments 'incorrect'

Forest MP Swayne admits his Covid deaths comments 'incorrect'

NEW Forest West MP Sir Desmond Swayne has backtracked on his controversial claim that deaths from road accidents were outpacing those caused by Covid.

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