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Posted on Jan 22, 2019 in News

MOS1 Planning Inquiry details

The Planning Inquiry for the MOS1 site (Land North of School Road) will take place from 12-15th February at Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington.  Proceedings will start at 10am.


The Parish Council will be represented at this meeting but members of the public are also welcome to attend.

The case documents are available on the District Council’s website on this link:

The application number is 17/10606.  Alternatively the documents can be viewed at NFDC reception, Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington between 8.45am and 5.15pm Monday – Thursday and 8.45am -4.45pm on Fridays.


Further information about the appeal process can be found here:


The decision will be made by the Inspector at the close of the hearing and may take several weeks before it is published.  When made, the decision can be viewed here:

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Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

Vacancy – Grounds/ Maintenance Operative



Part Time 24.5 hours per week. Flexible working

Salary Circa £16k


Milford-on-Sea Parish Council is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team

Reporting to the Parish Clerk and Council, responsibilities will include: grounds maintenance on all Parish owned land, maintaining to a high standard playing surfaces on football and cricket pitches, Maintaining play equipment, sports pavilion, benches and machinery.

 Holding a chainsaw and spray licence would be desirable or a willingness to obtain these will be essential.

 This is a developing role and as such the council is initially offering a 1-year contract starting 1st April 2019 (after which the position will be reviewed and potentially adjusted to a permanent position). The candidate will need to be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances.

 Benefits will include: pension, 20 days holiday + bank holidays.


Full Job Description and Person Spec can be downloaded here:

Grounds/ Maintenance Operative – Job Description

Grounds/ Maintenance Operative – Person Specification


To apply, send your CV together with a covering letter to:

 or by post to: 22 High Street, Milford-on-Sea SO41 0QD

Closing date for applications Thursday 31st January 2019

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 11th February 2019

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Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in News

New Year’s Eve Beach Clean

New Forest National Park’s Coastal Ranger has organised a beach clean, which will take place along Hurst Spit on Mon 31st Dec, 10am-12.30pm.


You are all cordially invited to join some of the National Park staff and take action together.


Party into 2019 with a clear conscience, knowing you have helped clean the coastline!


Please contact Aynsley Clinton at or 01590 646629 to find out more or to book your place.


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Posted on Nov 22, 2018 in News

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

The Parish Council has a casual vacancy for a Councillor, to be filled by co-option.

If you would like to help your community be a better place to live, work and relax and are able to devote a little regular time for this non-paid position, send the Parish Office a brief resume along with a covering letter explaining what you could bring to the role.

The deadline for applications is noon on Monday 3rd December and interviews will be held on the morning of Thursday 6th December.

For full details contact the Parish Office.


In accordance with Section 89 (3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where the vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose office is vacant would regularly retired, an election shall not be held under Section 89 (1) of the above Act, and the vacancy will be filled at the next ordinary election of councillors on Thursday, 2nd May 2019.

The Council may choose to co-opt a member to fill the vacancy for the period until that election.



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Posted on Nov 9, 2018 in News

White Horse Pub

The Parish Council has been notified by the District Council that the owners of the White Horse Pub in Keyhaven Road intend to sell it.

The pub is registered as an Asset of Community Value, which means that if any Community Interest Group would like to bid for it, they have until 17th December to do so.

If you want to like to submit an expression of interest in the pub, contact the Parish Office on 01590 644410 or email

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Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in News

Sea wall maintenance work from 1st October

New Forest District Council is planning to undertake maintenance works to the lower (stepped) sea wall, adjacent to Hurst Road East car park, Milford-on-Sea.

These are essential works in order to repair damaged areas of the concrete sea wall caused by repeated shingle abrasion since it was constructed in the 1960s. The work is to ensure the sea wall remains intact and continues to perform its function. Without maintenance it is likely that over time the sea wall will be subject to significant future damage. This is the first phase of maintenance works to the wall; subsequent phases of work will need to follow on which are likely to be carried out in 2019/20.

In order to undertake these works, part of the eastern side of the car park will be closed to the public, to allow the contractor to operate a secure compound for the duration of the works (please see map below). Temporary pedestrian and vehicular diversions will be in place to manage access within the car park and around the works.

The scope of the work is to undertake concrete repairs to the sea wall. To facilitate the work there is likely to be increased noise generated by power tools, as well as from plant operating in the working area. There are also likely to be periodic deliveries of equipment and materials. Access to the lower foreshore will be restricted in the works area (yellow hatch) during working hours.

The work is  planned to start on Monday 01/10/18, with completion approximately 4 to 5 weeks later (subject to suitable weather and tide). As the work is tidally restricted, working times will need to allow for this; however, it is anticipated that the majority of work will be undertaken between 7am & 6pm, Monday to Friday (apologies for any inconvenience caused).

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