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Meeting date and venue changes

Posted by on May 14, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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.

Footpath closure for bridge repairs – The Solent Way

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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
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
carried out.
For information visit, contact the Countryside Access Team on
0300 555 1391or email
JONATHAN WOODS, Countryside Strategic Manager, Castle Avenue, Winchester, SO23 8UL

Results of consultation for use of public open land at MOS1 Land North of School Lane

Posted by on May 10, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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


Cancellation of Annual Public Meeting

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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.

Election of new Council Officials

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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


Annual Meeting of the Parish Council – date change

Posted by on Apr 29, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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.

Job Vacancy: Assistant Parish Clerk

Posted by on Apr 22, 2021 in News | 0 comments

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.

Download the Job Description, Person Spec here: Assistant Parish Clerk Person Spec       Assistant Parish Clerk Job Description


Apply by sending your CV together with a covering letter to:

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

Closing date for applications Friday 7th May 2021

New Councillors elected

Posted by on Apr 16, 2021 in News | Comments Off on New Councillors elected

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.

Notice_of_Uncontested_Election_-_Milford_on_Sea_Parish_Council 2021

Bathing water at Milford is officially Excellent!

Posted by on Mar 30, 2021 in News | 0 comments

The Environment Agency has officially designated the water here in Milford as excellent, for the 5th year running.  Find out more here

Footpath Closure by Hurst Castle

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021 in News | 0 comments