Your Community, Your Views, Your Future


Communities covered in the Parish of New Milton, Bashley, Fernhill, Ashley, New Milton, Barton on Sea and Becton.

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our aims 

Your interests and the welfare of our community are our primary concern. We aim to try and improve our local environment and to make New Milton a better place to live, work and play.

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NMRA is seeking your views on Excursions for 2022 in a very brief Survey.

The General Meeting scheduled via Zoom on Tuesday 20th July at 7:30 p.m. has had to be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

A Video of the Presentation on the Neighbourhood Plan from the General Meeting on the 29th April, is available here.


our activities

Our Community in Action Team (CiA) focus on developing a range of social events for all ages to enjoy, with a view to supporting deserving local groups and charities in our area.

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Benefits of Joining Us

Our Current Chairman


Alan Watson

I am honoured to once again be the Chairman of such an active and forward thinking Association and to head a  Team which works hard to represent all sectors of our community to the best of its ability.


We aim to ensure we represent the widest possible cross-section of our community. The larger and more diverse our membership, the stronger voice we have to influence discussions and decisions.

Membership just £6.00 per annum

- 12 issues of FOCUS delivered every month to your door by volunteers, and you live within the Parish of New Milton. Members of the Association can elect not to have a paper delivery and read/download each issue online, with a password which is issued each month. Members who live outside of the Parish can choose to read/download online or if they prefer a paper copy, there is a postage charge of £12.00 per annum.

- An email Bulletin System to receive priority notice about important information concerning our town and upcoming special events.

- Priority free attendance at all our General Meetings : non-members pay £3.00.

- Priority invitations to social events and excursions.

- Telephone support  on who and how to contact about any specific question you may have.

- Advice and guidance on planning issues that affect the atmosphere and character of an area.


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The next General Meeting will be held at the New Milton Memorial Centre on Wednesday 22nd September at 7:30 p.m.  This Meeting will include a Presentation by the Coastal Medical Partnership - 'Beyond the Pandemic'