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Local Plan

Local plan review – opportunity to comment closes 16 September

New Forest District Council is reminding people that the latest Local Plan consultation will close on 16 September.

woodland - One of the families who took part in the 2015 Family Trees event.

Help plant a woodland to celebrate a loved one

Following the success of last year’s event, families are once again invited to celebrate a birth, marriage or life of a relative with the planting of a community woodland in the New Forest.

On the road with your dog

With thousands of people expected to take to the roads this summer holiday, animal rescue charity National Animal Welfare Trust (NAWT) is reminding people of their responsibilities

Temporary Road Closures

From 4th April 2016 for a period of 12 months or until completion of the works, various roads within the New Forest area will be closed as part of Operation Resilience

Nearly 10,000 caught speeding in bid to stop New Forest animal deaths

Nearly 10,000 motorists were caught speeding in the New Forest when a police camera van was used in a bid to stop animals being killed on the roads.

house with keys

Warning about Council Tax banding scam

New Forest District Council has been advised some customers have been contacted by companies calling themselves Council Tax Claims Ltd and Council Tax Review Service regarding their council tax banding.

Advice to horse owners

An appropriate opportunity to offer some general crime prevention advice, especially if you own a horse.

Scam Alert

People’s Postcode Lottery Scam

Hampshire County Council Trading Standards Service would like to raise awareness of a letter scam currently being received by several Hampshire residents.

Your vote matters

Residents to receive important voter registration information

As part of New Forest District Council’s annual voter registration canvass, households in the district will soon receive a form asking residents to check whether the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct.

Cyclists using the Garmin Cycling Compuers

On track for free Garmin cycling computers with New Forest cycle hire

People looking for the best cycle routes in the New Forest can now hire a bike with a free Garmin cycling computer to guide them.