News archive

An archive of our past news releases.

11 August 2020 We are waiving fees on applications for pavement licences, to support local hospitality businesses in their recovery following the national lockdown.
11 August 2020 We are joining other councils across the country over the summer months to share the Keep Britain Tidy (KBT) message 'love parks'.
6 August 2020 We have been working with the Environment Agency (EA) to seek potential funding options and understand feasibility of works to remedy a seawall failure in Milford on Sea.
5 August 2020 At our meeting of cabinet this morning, our Chairman, Leader, and councillors paid tribute to former councillor Christine Ford who sadly passed away on 1 August 2020.
30 July 2020 We are trying an innovative approach to tackling coastal rubbish.
29 July 2020 From the start of August, our five Health and Leisure centres reopen to Fitness Direct members for gym sessions and group exercise sessions, with all pools to be re-opened by mid-August.
28 July 2020 An online meeting of New Forest District Council's Planning Committee yesterday (27 July 2020) gave the Council's go ahead for the development of a new waterside community at the old Fawley Power Station site adjacent to Southampton Water. The major redevelopment will provide 1,500 homes, an estimated 2,000 jobs and public open space on currently disused land in this key coastal and Forest location within the district. Identified as a strategic development site within the recently adopted Local Plan for the district, the innovative mixed-use scheme is a significant, high quality development that will bring much benefit to the area.
19 July 2020 From 3 August, you will no longer be able to contact us on 023 80 28 5588.
17 July 2020 We are managing the next phase of a Government grant scheme to target financial support at bed and breakfast (B&Bs) businesses in the district previously exempt from applying.
17 July 2020 23 brand new affordable homes have been completed at Crow Lane Ringwood, a development that is adding to the Council's housing stock in the area.

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