The Liberal Democrats have branded the government’s failure to include a scrappage scheme in its air quality plan as a “betrayal” of diesel car drivers.
Your local Liberal Democrat Councillors and campaigners have noticed a sharp rise in incidents of fly-tipping throughout the New Forest since the announcement of new charges to recycle waste by Hampshire County Council. In one such incident this week, a mix of wood and shattered glass was left blocking a road through Ashurst village. This … Continue reading Fly-tipping Complaints on the rise
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Conservative-run Hampshire County Council will close tips, such as Efford and Marchwood, after the County Council elections in 2017, a report has revealed. The following is an extract from Household Waste Recycling Centre Service Efficiencies Implementation report of the 22nd July 2016: “In light of the updated Medium Term Financial Strategy (see footnotes 2 & … Continue reading Tips will be closed if the Conservatives run Hampshire County Council after 2017
Last week, the Forestry Commission decided to impose an absolute ban on mushroom picking on New Forest land in their ownership. They cannot make it any clearer than a complete ban. There are still many areas in the country where it will still be possible to pick mushrooms. However, we believe National Parks are very … Continue reading Ban introduced on picking mushrooms in the New Forest
The New Forest could lose £3.8 million of European Union funds that would have been spent on the New Forest Higher Level Stewardship Scheme, as a result of leaving the European Union.