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Annual Parish Champions

Lyndhurst Parish Council was finally able, for the first time in almost two years, to celebrate with its residents

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Go New Forest Tourism Jobs Fayre – Wed 23 June – 12 noon to 8pm

Go New Forest (GNF) is a “not for profit” Community Interest Company which manages and develops tourism in the New Forest.


County Council agrees over 100 grant awards for children’s food and activity schemes this summer

Summer schemes that provide food and activities to Hampshire children who are eligible for free school meals

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Helping families facing hardship during May Half Term

Hampshire’s vulnerable children will receive food vouchers this May Half Term (31 May – 4 June)

Close Up, A Female Hand Fastens A Seat Belt In A Car, Background Leather Jacket In The Summer In Spring And Autumn, Traffic Safety In The Car.

Month-Long Crackdown on Drivers Not Wearing Seatbelts is Launched

If you are involved in a collision and not wearing a seatbelt, the force you will hit the windscreen is approximately 30 to 60 times your own body weight.

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Less litter thanks to NFDC getting ‘Crabby’

An innovative approach to tackling beach litter in the summer reduced litter at the New Forest coast by 10 tonnes, saving £10,000 in clean-up costs.

Hampshire Highways Salt bin

Hampshire Highways teams tackle cold snap

With the current cold snap likely to last until Sunday, Hampshire Highways winter vehicles will be out again across the county

Xmas Recycled

New Forest District Council bank holiday rubbish and recycling collections

Over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays, there are some changes to collection days

Census 2021

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across the New Forest will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.


New Forest snapshot survey

2020 has been an exceptionally challenging year as we confront the pandemic and its impacts on the Forest, our communities and economy.

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Caution urged as winter months set in for New Forest animal accidents

Commuters are urged to be vigilant as accidents involving animals in the Forest peak between 5pm and 8pm on weekdays in the winter months.

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Waste and recycling in New Forest – Chance to comment

On 12 November the chance for the public to comment on a new waste and recycling service for the New Forest district starts.