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Defra recruiting new Secretary of State members

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Published on Thursday 23 February 2017

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Reaction to Navitus Bay wind farm decision

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Published on Friday 11 September 2015

Energy Minister Lord Bourne refuses permission for wind farm off the New Forest coast

Business rates key to Hampshire & Isle of Wight devolution bid

Hampshire devolution bid

Published on Friday 4 September 2015

A bold bid to retain all business rates could make Hampshire and Isle of Wight the master of its own destiny.

Defra director general visits New Forest National Park

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Published on Thursday 20 August 2015

A senior government official has visited the New Forest National Park to discover more about its crucial role in helping one of the country’s most treasured landscapes to thrive.

Have your say on the National Park Management Plan update

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Published on Monday 11 May 2015

New Forest residents and organisations are asked to send their views on the latest revisions to the National Park Management Plan update.

Call for views on updating actions in the New Forest National Park Management Plan

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Published on Sunday 19 October 2014

Informal consultation: 20 October to 19 December 2014

Totton and Eling Town Council to prepare Neighbourhood Plan

Leaves at Rhinefield. Credit Barry Whitcher

Published on Friday 3 October 2014

Totton and Eling Town Council has applied to New Forest District Council and the New Forest National Park Authority to designate a ‘Neighbourhood Area’ for the whole of the town council area.

Response to Queen's Speech announcement on National Park governance

A track through the woodland

Published on Wednesday 4 June 2014

Today's Queen's Speech announced that 'Draft legislation will be published providing for direct elections to National Park authorities in England'.

National Park asks for views on working with communities

Published on Wednesday 9 October 2013

The National Park Authority has launched a public consultation on how it works with local communities, organisations and other interested groups.

Environment Minister meets nature conservation leaders in the New Forest National Park

Environment Minister Richard Benyon visits Bisterne Estate

Published on Monday 15 July 2013

National leaders in nature conservation met the Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries in the New Forest National Park to visit projects working to improve the rare landscape.

More time for discussions on unique New Forest landscape

Published on Friday 3 May 2013

People interested in preserving the character of the New Forest now have more time to give their feedback on the New Forest National Park Authority’s draft Landscape Action Plan.

Your views can help shape the New Forest landscape

Published on Tuesday 2 April 2013

The landscape of the New Forest National Park is a mosaic of ancient and ornamental woodland, heaths, rivers and historic villages; it is also the most densely populated national park in England.

New Forest National Park Authority Gold Winner in 2012 Wessex CIPR PRide Awards

Published on Thursday 4 October 2012

The New Forest National Park Authority is celebrating after receiving an external publications ‘oscar’ for its newspaper Park life.

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