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    Welcome to The New Milton Residents' Association (NMRA)

    The Association has designed this community website both for members of the Association and all who live in our town, as well as the thousands of visitors who come to New Milton, Barton on Sea, Ashley and Bashley - and the surrounding New Forest.  Why not think about joining us?

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    New Milton - Twixt the Forest and the Sea

    New Milton is a vibrant and lively town located between the rolling hills of The New Forest and the sea, west of the Solent.  Bournemouth is some 10 miles west of New Milton and Southampton 20 miles to the East.

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    Popular walking country

    The area is popular with walkers, adjacent as it is, to the 145 square miles of The New Forest and with the Cliffs and Beachside walks at Barton on Sea.

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WELCOME TO NEW MILTON'S INTEGRATED INFORMATION COMMUNITY Website : We will appreciate any feedback you have about the site and any comments about errors or faults that you find using our Online Feedback Form.  If using a mobile phone or tablet, this website is best viewed in Landscape orientation rather than Portrait.  

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TUESDAY 20TH JULY  

  • Sorry - Due to circumstances outside of our control, no-one is available to update this site on a daily basis until next Wednesday 28th July. We are sorry for this.

 

MONDAY 19TH JULY    (Updated Every Weekday)

 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

  • England - Restrictions Lifted - England moves to Step 4 of the roadmap. Everyone should be cautious whilst managing the risks as cases of COVID-19 remain high. Find out What Will Change and What You Should Do to protect yourself and others.

 

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  • Advance Warning of Road Closure : Please note that on Monday 26th July, Stem Lane will be closed by the Railway Bridge from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for essential repairs.  No doubt diversions will be in place. 

  • New Forest District Council :  We are suspending The Garden Waste Service from Monday 19 July 2021 for a minimum of 4 weeks due to inadequate staff being available. This will be kept under review. All garden waste customers will be receiving a letter advising them of the suspension within the next week. However, if you know people that use our garden waste service that do not have access to online information, please pass on this advice. We will contact customers to confirm when the service will start again.  The staff shortages are due to covid self-isolation rules, & the national HGV driver shortage. We are deploying staff to the most critical services, to ensure collections of general waste & recycling can continue.  Sorry for any inconvenience to our garden waste customers.  (Repeat)

  • Coastal Medical Partnership :

    • Just to remind you that next week to meet demands of the busy lives of our patients, we are Running 2 Evening Clinics (6-8 pm) for Covid Vaccinations; Monday 26 July will be an Astra Zeneca Vaccine Clinic and  Tuesday 27 July will be a Pfizer Vaccine Clinic.

    • Message to All Our Patients. We're High Risk. We must act cautiously and maintain Covid Control measure.

  • New Milton Cops :

  • Hampshire County Council : Residents in Hampshire can share their views on Hampshire County Council’s highways and transport infrastructure by taking part in the National Highways and Transport Network (NHT) Public Satisfaction Survey.

  • New Milton and District Community Association :

 

General Interest

  • My Smile for the Day 

  • Employment Opportunity : There's still time to apply for our Communications Officer Job...12 month contract £28,369–£32,024. You’ll work on our waste and recycling strategy to deliver effective education, information and communications, including social media and website activity, media work, and events.

  • On this Day in History.

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FRIDAY 16TH JULY    (Updated Every Weekday)

 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

 

New Milton

 

 

  • New Forest District Council :  We are suspending The Garden Waste Service from Monday 19 July 2021 for a minimum of 4 weeks due to inadequate staff being available. This will be kept under review. All garden waste customers will be receiving a letter advising them of the suspension within the next week. However, if you know people that use our garden waste service that do not have access to online information, please pass on this advice. We will contact customers to confirm when the service will start again.  The staff shortages are due to covid self-isolation rules, & the national HGV driver shortage. We are deploying staff to the most critical services, to ensure collections of general waste & recycling can continue.  Sorry for any inconvenience to our garden waste customers.

  • Hampshire County Council : There's only 2 days left for you to give your views on how to meet a Budget Shortfall of £80m by April 2024. Help us shape decisions on future spending in our Balancing the Budget consultation, which is open until midnight on 18 July. Without going into all of the proposals, some their plans include:-

    • An £8.7m cut to ‘care and support packages’ – this will reduce funded placements in all services including Day Opportunities and Supported Living.  HCC aim to replace some physical support with assisted technology and replace some funded support with volunteers as part of this cut.

    • Close some household recycling centres and reduce opening house of others.

    • End all county funded school crossing patrols.

    • Increase council tax – suggested increase 3.9% uplift (although they will need to do a separate consultation for this at a cost of £2m).

  • The cuts outlined in the Consultation Document will affect every Resident of New Milton and the wider County and we strongly recommend completing the Survey - but Don't Delay!.

  • New Milton Town Council :  A Statement Issued by the Town Council in relation to The Neighbourhood Plan which identified a Cultural & Community Hub as part of the Town Centre redevelopment scheme. Provision of this will be supported by redevelopment of current community / ancillary buildings to create a new multi-purpose cultural Hub.

  • Southern Health NHS Trust : Can you spare 10 Minutes to Complete a Questionnaire + help increase our understanding of how coronavirus & changing restrictions are affecting your mental health and wellbeing?

  • Coastal Medical Partnership : Just to remind you that next week to meet demands of the busy lives of our patients, we are Running 2 Evening Clinics (6-8 pm) for Covid Vaccinations; Monday 26 July will be an Astra Zeneca Vaccine Clinic and  Tuesday 27 July will be a Pfizer Vaccine Clinic.

  • New Milton Cops :

  • Creative Kids Festival : Advance Notice for Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 August we will be holding our first ever Creative Kids Festival!  We plan to offer two wonderful fun filled days from Noon – 6PM.

  • Sammy Miller Motorcyle Museum - this Sunday (18th)

  • Learning in Libraries Online : Raising Resilient Children - To give you the tools and confidence to help raise your children to become resilient

  • New Milton Conservative Club : Ladies Day at Glorious Goodwood commemorated at the Club with special offers.

  • New Milton Town Football Club :  The Mens 1st Team will be playing Hamworthy United at Home in a pre-season friendly at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday (17th)

  • Bashley Football Club : The 1st Team have a Pre-season Friendly at Home to Sholing on Tuesday (20th) evening.

  • New Milton Cricket Club :  The New Milton 2nd XI are at Home to Southampton Community CC on Saturday (17th) from 1:00 p.m.  The First XI are playing Away at Rowledge CC 1st XI.

  • Bashley Rydal Cricket Club : The 1st XI are at Home to Burridge CC 1st XI on Saturday (17th) from 11:30 a.m.

  • Live Music this Weekend :

  • Sunday Church Services : See The New Milton Calendar.

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THURSDAY 15TH JULY    (Updated Every Weekday)

The Webmaster apologises that due to a minor back injury,  today's update is somewhat limited - a full update will be provided tomorrow (Friday 16th July).

 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

 

New Milton

 

 

  • Hampshire County Council : There's only 5 days left for you to give your views on how to meet a Budget Shortfall of £80m by April 2024. Help us shape decisions on future spending in our Balancing the Budget consultation, which is open until midnight on 18 July. Without going into all of the proposals, some their plans include:

    • An £8.7m cut to ‘care and support packages’ – this will reduce funded placements in all services including Day Opportunities and Supported Living.  HCC aim to replace some physical support with assisted technology and replace some funded support with volunteers as part of this cut.

    • Close some household recycling centres and reduce opening house of others.

    • End all county funded school crossing patrols.

    • Increase council tax – suggested increase 3.9% uplift (although they will need to do a separate consultation for this at a cost of £2m).

  • The cuts outlined in the Consultation Document will affect every Resident of New Milton and the wider County and we strongly recommend completing the Survey - but Don't Delay!.

  • New Milton Health & Leisure (Freedom Leisure) :  We would like to thank you for your patience during the switch over period and we are pleased to announce that you can now again Join Online.

  • RNLI - New Milton & Barton Sea :  Advance notice of one of the RNLI Favourite Nights Out - Quiz and Fish & Chip Supper in October.

 

General Interest

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WEDNESDAY 14TH JULY    (Updated Every Weekday)

 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

 

New Milton

 

 

  • It's Market Day today in Station Road.

  • Hampshire County Council : There's only 6 days left for you to give your views on how to meet a Budget Shortfall of £80m by April 2024. Help us shape decisions on future spending in our Balancing the Budget consultation, which is open until midnight on 18 July. Without going into all of the proposals, some their plans include:

    • An £8.7m cut to ‘care and support packages’ – this will reduce funded placements in all services including Day Opportunities and Supported Living.  HCC aim to replace some physical support with assisted technology and replace some funded support with volunteers as part of this cut.

    • Close some household recycling centres and reduce opening house of others.

    • End all county funded school crossing patrols.

    • Increase council tax – suggested increase 3.9% uplift (although they will need to do a separate consultation for this at a cost of £2m).

  • The cuts outlined in the Consultation Document will affect every Resident of New Milton and the wider County and we strongly recommend completing the Survey - but don't delay!.

  • The New Milton Residents' Association :

    • Urgent Message - Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have reluctantly cancelled the Zoom General Meeting, mentioned in the latest issue of FOCUS which was scheduled for Tuesday 20th July at 7:30 p.m.

    • The 'Beyond the Pandemic' - Presentation by The Coastal Medical Partnership is being held on Wednesday 22nd September at 7:30 p.m and not as stated in a recent Subscriber Bulletin Mailing on Tuesday 21st. The meeting has also been moved for capacity reasons to The New Milton Memorial Centre.

  • New Forest District Council :

    • We have been forced to close another set of our public loos after vandalism, misuse, and offensive graffiti. (This picture is one of the least offensive ones we could share). This time they are the ones in New Milton Recreation Ground we have been forced to close. We are working to get them operational as soon as possible. If you see any damage to public toilets, please report it to us at customer.services@nfdc.gov.uk If you see criminal activity in progress at public toilets, please report it to the police on the non-emergency number: 101 (In an emergency use 999).

    • Batteries Must be Disposed of or Recycled...Separately ...from your black and clear sack waste as they're extremely flammable and can cause devastating fires. Please get rid of your old batteries responsibly.

  • New Milton Town Council : Newly-elected New Milton Mayor, Cllr Keith Craze, is pleased to announce that Scarf New Forest, and Parkinson’s Dance based at Forest Arts Centre, are his Two Nominated Charities for the coming year.

  • New Milton Community Association : The Community Association announce the Re-Opening of Their Cafe in the Centre after being shut for 18 months at the end of the first week of 'freeedom'.

  • Neighbourhood Watch : Read the latest Crime Prevention Bulletin from the Neighbour Watch organisation.

  • Lymington New Forest Hospital : Comprehensive Information and Contact Points for all the services offered by our closest Local Hospital.

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TUESDAY 13TH JULY    (Updated Every Weekday)

 

  • Football may not be coming home this time!!! -  But you should all be proud of what you achieved over the last 2 weeks. What a great young team we now have - who knows what they can achieve next year.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

 

New Milton

 

 

  • Thank you !! : The Lions Club of New Milton, The New Milton Residents' Association and Co-op Food would like to thank all of the almost 100 Volunteers who took part in 'The New Milton Big Litter Pick over the last weekend. Team Saturday and Team Sunday worked so diligently and at some speed, that we had to quickly risk-assess some additional sites, because the planed programme was completed early.  Well done and thanks to all who took part and really helped to make a difference. Co-op Food sponsored the event to mark the opening of their new Food Store in Sea Road in Barton in November of this year. 

  • The Friends of Ballard Water Meadow : would like to thank the Organisers of The New Milton Litter Pick and especially the hardy souls who turned out in the poor weather to do the deed.

  • The New Milton Residents' Association :

    • Urgent Message - Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have reluctantly cancelled the Zoom General Meeting, mentioned in the latest issue of FOCUS which was scheduled for Tuesday 20th July at 7:30 p.m.

    • The 'Beyond the Pandemic' - Presentation by The Coastal Medical Partnership is being held on Wednesday 22nd September at 7:30 p.m and not as stated in a yesterday's Subscriber Bulletin Mailing on Tuesday 21st. The meeting has also ben moved for capacity reasons to The New Milton Memorial Centre.

  • Hampshire County Council : There's only 6 days left for you to give your views onhow to meet a Budget Shortfall of £80m by April 2024. Help us shape decisions on future spending in our Balancing the Budget consultation, which is open until midnight on 18 July.

  • New Forest District Council :

    • The Annual Canvass Starts in July and will run until November 2021. The revised electoral register will be published on 1 December 2021. It's really important that everyone who is entitled to vote is able to do so. Making sure you provide the necessary information when it is needed will ensure the process runs smoothly.

    • Together with BCP Council, we’re working on a new strategy to identify works needed to protect the frontage of Christchurch Bay. If you use the coastline in the Christchurch Bay and Harbour area, join the Online Event on 14 or 15 July to find out more. The strategy will guide how the risk of flooding and erosion along the frontage of Christchurch Bay, from Hengistbury Head Long Groyne to Hurst Spit, encompassing Christchurch Harbour, will be sustainably managed for the next 100 years.

  • New Milton Town Council : Please keep your dogs under close control and be vigilant especially around open waterways.  We are aware of Water Hemlock Dropwort growing along some watercourses. - includes a link to a list of poisonous plants.   (Repeat)

  • RNLI Market Stall : Get your Christmas Cards, Gifts, Calendars and 2022 Diaries well in advance before RNLI stocks are depleted.

  • The Lions Club of New Milton : The Club will kick-off the much delayed Car Boot Sale Season at Fawcetts Field on Sunday 25th July - sellers from 6:30 a.m. and buyers from 7:00 a.m.

  • DFJ Multisports : Looking for a Fun, Social and Sporty Session to send your child to for the day this summer holiday? Join us any day of the week! Our sessions are for children of all abilities between the ages of 5-12

 

General Interest

  • My Smile for the Day 

  • The New Forest : The John Muir Family Award is a FREE environmental award scheme which encourages people to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places.  f you'd like to sign up to this summer's award, which can be done individually or with a family, we'll help you along the way by sending you details of inspiring nature-based activities that you may like to do in your own local space.

  • Employment Opportunity : New Forest District Council - Tree Officer - Are you qualified in arboriculture and want to put your skills to good use? We're looking for someone to be responsible for the assessment of our tree stock and managing trees affected by ash dieback disease. Interested? Apply by Tuesday 20 July:

  • On this Day in History.

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Items you may have missed in the last few days or older.

  • The Lions Club of New Milton Christmas Festival : We are now inviting Applications for Stalls at The New Milton Christmas Festival being held on Saturday 27th November 2021 between Noon and 5:00 p.m. Whether you are a Community Group, Charity or a Commercial organisation - get your application in as soon as possible as we anticipate a high demand after so long without any major events.

  • New Milton Cops :

  • Creative Kids Festival : Advance Notice for Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 August we will be holding our first ever Creative Kids Festival!  We plan to offer two wonderful fun filled days from Noon – 6PM.

  • New Milton Conservative Club : Ladies Day at Glorious Goodwood commemorated at the Club with special offers.

  • New Milton Health & Leisure (Freedom Leisure) :  We would like to thank you for your patience during the switch over period and we are pleased to announce that you can now again Join Online.

  • RNLI - New Milton & Barton Sea :  Advance notice of one of the RNLI Favourite Nights Out - Quiz and Fish & Chip Supper in October.

  • New Milton Town Council : Newly-elected New Milton Mayor, Cllr Keith Craze, is pleased to announce that Scarf New Forest, and Parkinson’s Dance based at Forest Arts Centre, are his Two Nominated Charities for the coming year.

  • New Milton and District Community Association : The Community Association announce the Re-Opening of Their Cafe in the Centre after being shut for 18 months at the end of the first week of 'freeedom'.

  • Neighbourhood Watch : Read the latest Crime Prevention Bulletin from the Neighbour Watch organisation.

  • Lymington New Forest Hospital : Comprehensive Information and Contact Points for all the services offered by our closest Local Hospital.

  • The Lions Club of New Milton : The Club will kick-off the much delayed Car Boot Sale Season at Fawcetts Field on Sunday 25th July - sellers from 6:30 a.m. and buyers from 7:00 a.m.

  • DFJ Multisports : Looking for a Fun, Social and Sporty Session to send your child to for the day this summer holiday? Join us any day of the week! Our sessions are for children of all abilities between the ages of 5-12

  • Sir Desmond Swayne M.P : The latest blogs from our Member of Parliament - 'The Tempter' and 'UBI - Daft Economics' - the publication of this link does not indicate the support or otherwise by the webmaster of Sir Desmond's views - merely published as he is our local MP.

 

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