Category: New Forest DC

  • New Forest District Council Elections – 2nd May 2019

    I have endeavoured to deliver an election leaflet to every property within the Downlands & Forest Ward during the last two weeks. However, I regret that given the size of the Ward and with only family and friends to assist me, we haven’t been successful in getting to everyone, and for this I apologise. I…

  • New Forest District Council Elections 2015

    I would like to thank the residents of the Downlands & Forest Ward for their support and trust in returning me once again as their representative on New Forest District Council. I am delighted that so many local electors turned out to vote. 1,858 ballot papers were issued in the Ward which has a total electorate of…

  • Problem with issue of Postal Ballot in Downlands & Forest Ward

    I have been advised that postal ballot papers for the District Council election for the Downlands & Forest Ward of New Forest District Council were not included in the issue of postal voting packs on the 21st April. Since becoming aware of this problem earlier this morning I have been in contact with the Electoral Services…

  • ‘Growing a more prosperous New Forest’

    Last Monday (23rd February) the Leader of New Forest District Council, Councillor Barry Rickman, made his last budget speech of the current Council’s four year term. In this final speech before May’s local elections Cllr Rickman both looked back at the last four years and forward at the challenges ahead. He talked about the storms…

  • District Council vows to deliver excellent services and freeze council tax

    New Forest District Council has pledged to continue improving frontline services to local people while freezing council tax again this year. The council will continue to get the job done and deliver excellent services, said deputy leader of New Forest District Council, Councillor Edward Heron, as the budget was approved by Council on Monday, 24…