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Please note: due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Parish Council meeting scheduled for 17th May has been CANCELLED. The Planning Committee Meeting scheduled for 1st June will take place at All Saints Church Hall. The Parish Council meeting on 21st June will take place at the Village Hall. All at 6.30pm. Agendas on the relevant website pages.
From Hampshire County Council:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Hampshire County Council has made an Order under Section
14(1)a of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to allow for works in connection with bridge
repairs as follows:
ROAD TO BE CLOSED: Milford on Sea Footpath 502
ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: See details here: TEMPORARYCLOSUREMILFORDONSEAFOOTPATH502 (1)
PERIOD OF CLOSURE: From 21.05.2021 until 30.10.2021 or until completion of the works,
whichever is sooner.
Reasonable facilities will be provided to allow access to adjacent premises while the work is being
For information visit www.hants.gov.uk/publicnotices, contact the Countryside Access Team on
0300 555 1391or email firstname.lastname@example.org
JONATHAN WOODS, Countryside Strategic Manager, Castle Avenue, Winchester, SO23 8UL
The recent public consultation which asked for residents’ thoughts on what other facilities and amenities they would like to see at the site garnered over 200 responses. The full list is:
- Wildlife Area/ Meadow/Garden (Inc. Sensory)/ Wooded Area/ Orchard – 67
- MUGA/ Astroturf – 48 (additional 13 with floodlights)
- Skate park – 44
- Outdoor gym – 38
- Track (running/cycle/ gravel/walking) – 33
- BMX track – 31
- Playing/ sports fields – 26
- Picnic benches & seating– 26
- Tennis court – 20
- Football pitch – 18
- Pond/ lake – 12
- Netball/ basketball court/ hoop – 11
- Table tennis – 11
- Club house/ Sports hall/ Café / Pavilion/ Visitor Centre – 11
- Wildflower meadow – 10
- Zip wire – 9
- Swimming pool / Splash Park – 9
- Shuffleboard/ Petanque – 7
- Donkey sanctuary / Community farm – 6
- Climbing tower – 6
- Pitch & putt / Crazy Golf – 6
- Social space – 6
- Velodrome – 5
- Dog walking park – 5
- Outdoor performance space/ Amphitheatre – 3
- Cricket nets – 3
- Maze – 3
- Nature trail – 2
- Beehives – 2
- Botanical/ landscape gardens – 2
- Sculpture garden – 1
- Fire pit – 1
- Large draughts/ chess board – 1
- Flying fox – 1
- Trampoline – 1
- Drive in movie venue – 1
- Cemetery – 1
- Vine growing – 1
- Bins – 1
- Visitor centre – 1
- No dogs – 3
The next stage will be for the Parish Council to consider all the options suggested and proposals will be drawn up over the coming months. Watch this space for more details
Due to Covid restrictions, the Annual Public Meeting scheduled for 10th May 2021 has been cancelled.
The Parish Council will consider holding this meeting later in the year when restrictions have been lifted.
Following the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council on 4th May, the following Councillors have been elected to the roles below:
Cllr Matthew Goode – Chair of the Parish Council
Cllr Anne Cullen – Vice Chair of the Parish Council, Chair of the Finance, Audit & Compliance Committee
Cllr Patricia Banks – Chair of the Planning Committee
Cllr Ian Erridge – Vice Chair of the Planning Committee
Cllr David Royle – Vice Chair of the Finance, Audit & Compliance Committee
Due to COVID restrictions, the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday 4th May at 7.15pm via Zoom.
Click here for the agenda with the Zoom link.
The Annual Parish Meeting for members of the public to attend and ask questions of the Parish Council has been postponed and will be held later in the year once restrictions have been lifted.
Assistant Parish Clerk
Part Time 15 hours per week. Flexible working
Salary £24,982 – £27,741 pro rata
Milford-on-Sea Parish Council is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team.
Reporting to the Parish Clerk and Council, responsibilities include: clerking the monthly Planning Committee (producing agendas, minutes and research), updating the website and social media, production of printed reports, leaflets and posters, administration of memorial bench contracts and booking village green events.
This is a customer-facing position so excellent communication and people skills are essential. It is an interesting and varied position in the thriving community of Milford-on-Sea.
Benefits will include: pension, 20 days holiday + bank holidays.
Apply by sending your CV together with a covering letter to: email@example.com
or by post to: 22 High Street, Milford-on-Sea SO41 0QD
Closing date for applications Friday 7th May 2021
Ian Erridge and David Royle have been elected unopposed to fill the two vacancies on the Parish Council. They will take up their positions with immediate effect.
The Environment Agency has officially designated the water here in Milford as excellent, for the 5th year running. Find out more here
See attached for details: TEMPORARY CLOSURE MILFORD ON SEA FOOTPATH