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Face-to-face council meetings to resume after legal challenge fails

Face-to-face council meetings to resume after legal challenge fails

Face-to-face council meetings to resume after legal challenge fails

COUNCILS will have to resume face-to-face meetings this month after a legal challenge aimed at extending pandemic rules failed.


Covid safety pledge for polling stations ahead of local elections

Covid safety pledge for polling stations ahead of local elections

Covid safety pledge for polling stations ahead of local elections

POLLING stations will be made safe from Covid-19, Hampshire County Council has pledged, ahead of next week's elections.


Greens refuse to put up candidate for Hampshire police and crime commissioner over £5,000 fee

Greens refuse to put up candidate for Hampshire police and crime commissioner over £5,000 fee

Greens refuse to put up candidate for Hampshire police and crime commissioner over £5,000 fee

A POLITICAL party in Hampshire has not put forward any candidates for the police and crime commissioner elections due to an “exorbitant” fee.


Warning after huge rise in food bank emergency parcels

Warning after huge rise in food bank emergency parcels

Warning after huge rise in food bank emergency parcels

THOUSANDS more emergency food parcels have been handed out to people in the New Forest over the past year, figures have revealed.


New Forest MP backs residents' fight against £600m desalination plant at Fawley

New Forest MP backs residents' fight against £600m desalination plant at Fawley

New Forest MP backs residents' fight against £600m desalination plant at Fawley

A New Forest MP has spoken out amid local concern over plans for a £600m desalination plant at Fawley.

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New NFDC chairman accused of being climate change denier

New NFDC chairman accused of being climate change denier

New NFDC chairman accused of being climate change denier

The new chairman of New Forest District Council has been accused of being a "self professed climate change denier" by opposition members.


"Ensure you are registered to vote" ahead of local elections

"Ensure you are registered to vote" ahead of local elections

"Ensure you are registered to vote" ahead of local elections

MAKE sure you are registered to vote – that is the call from local councils ahead of elections on 6th May.


Election battles loom as candidates revealed

Election battles loom as candidates revealed

Election battles loom as candidates revealed

THE candidates that will fight out the 10 New Forest seats on Hampshire County Council have been revealed.


Deputy promoted to NFDC leader role

Deputy promoted to NFDC leader role

Deputy promoted to NFDC leader role

THE new leader of New Forest District Council has been named as Cllr Edward Heron - promoted from the deputy role.


Council throws out calls for gender-neutral terms

Council throws out calls for gender-neutral terms

Council throws out calls for gender-neutral terms

DESPITE calls by councillors to “move with the times”, BCP Council voted against a motion to stop using “male universals” like chairman.


Leaflet spat breaks out over elections 'local' claim

Leaflet spat breaks out over elections 'local' claim

Leaflet spat breaks out over elections 'local' claim

THE Liberal Democrats have called on Labour to withdraw a leaflet it has issued in Ringwood claiming only its candidates are 'local'.


How you can register to vote in local elections on 6th May

How you can register to vote in local elections on 6th May

How you can register to vote in local elections on 6th May

MAKE sure you are registered to vote – that is the call from local councils ahead of elections on 6th May...


'Tyranny is a habit' – local MPs rebel against vote to extend Covid powers

'Tyranny is a habit' – local MPs rebel against vote to extend Covid powers

'Tyranny is a habit' – local MPs rebel against vote to extend Covid powers

LOCAL MPs Sir Desmond Swayne and Sir Christopher Chope were among dozens of who rebelled and voted against a six-month extension to coronavirus restrictions...


A&T interview – Barry Rickman on why he resigned as leader of the NFDC

A&T interview – Barry Rickman on why he resigned as leader of the NFDC

A&T interview – Barry Rickman on why he resigned as leader of the NFDC

THE departing leader of New Forest District Council has revealed he stood down after the “pressure brought in some quarters” intensified...


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