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'New Milton Neighbourhood Plan'

Your chance to learn more about the Plan, what it means and why you should vote 'Yes' on Thursday 6th May

Thursday 29th April 2021

At 3:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. via Zoom


The New Milton Neighbourhood Plan          Options for Voting on 6th May 



There will also be an opportunity to meet with the Community Team that helped put together the New Milton Neighbourhood Plan - at next Wednesday's Street Market (5th May) between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Come along and learn more about this exciting and ambitious Plan for our Town.


Neighbourhood Plan Presentations

Watch the Full Presentation made on Thursday 29th April at 7:30 p.m.


View the Slide Presentation Only


The New Milton Neighbourhood Plan

  • This Plan enables those who live in the parish of New Milton to shape the future of our Town.

  • Our Community Vision is for a vibrant town centre that is a social and economic hub for shopping, living, working and leisure.

  • The Plan sets out policies for local development: where we want new homes, shops, offices, influencing the infrastructure to support new homes and more people.

  • This Plan, finalised after wide-ranging community and stakeholder consultations is now being submitted to Referendum on Thursday 6th May 2021 for local people to vote on the adoption of the policies.

  • After some years of community consultation and input, we can now have more power to help shape the future of our Town and create an exciting and sustainable future for our Parish.

  • Read the New Milton Neighbourhood Plan by clicking on the picture above.


Voting Options

If you have moved into the area recently or if you have never Registered to Vote -  Registering to vote online is the easiest and quickest way. It only takes five minutes, and all you will need is your National Insurance number.


In Person - Poll Cards will be distributed in advance to your Household. - Poll Cards will be issued shortly.

  • We will comply with all Government guidelines in force at the time of the poll.  

    This will include 

    • Distancing
    • Handling of papers
    • Use of voters own pen/pencil
    • Regular cleaning of polling booths and equipment and
    • The wearing of masks for both voters and poll station staff.

    These may involve restricting access to the polling station if there are a large number of people trying to vote at the same time, please be prepared to wait outside until permitted to enter.  

Postal Votes - The deadline to apply for a postal vote or make changes to your absent voting arrangement is 5pm, Tuesday 20 April.

  • Postal votes for electors that made their application before Thursday 1 April will be issued around Friday 16 April.
  • Postal votes for all other electors will be issued around Thursday 22 April.

Proxy Votes - The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm, Tuesday 27 April.


It's your community - It's yours and your childrens future - Have Your Say on the 6th May, 2021 !!


The New Milton Residents' Association reccommends to it members and residents of all ages, to get behind The New Milton Neighbourhood Plan and give a resounding Yes vote.