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Positive Paddling Pool Decision

Really pleased that the Town Council tonight confirmed their collective commitment to re-opening the Testwood paddling pool in time for next summer. ...

MP’s Not Allowed to Job Share

I am slightly disappointed at the decision of a judge to rule against the two Green Candidates who fancied the idea of job sharing the role of an MP. ...

Last Word on the Paddling Pool

There has been a very long debate on this and other social media pages about the Testwood paddling pool and why it isn't open this year. ...

Ineffectual Roadsigns

In my occasional but very popular series featuring "ineffectual road signs", I present to you one spotted in a country lane in Nursling today. ...

Putting the issues straight

There is a lot of confusion and false information out there about the Testwood paddling pool issue, that I thought I would try and put the issues straight. ...

9 Green Policies Killed Off

I don't know what you think, but as a "Green Liberal Democrat", I could weep at what the Conservatives have already done since May 7th. ...

Capturing Our Coast

Fancy being part of the largest citizen marine science project ever undertaken ? ...

Twizzy

It's really good to see New Forest National Park Officers helping to reduce carbon emissions by making use of this, rather fun, electric car to attend meetings and site visits. ...

EU Bathing Water Standards

As the debate about our future membership of the EU starts to develop, here is a thought about our coastline. ...

Support for Tottonians

One of the concerns expressed to me about the proposed transfer of Totton College to the charity, NACRO, is any impact it will have on Tottonians Rugby Club. ...

Restoring the Habitat

I took these photo's yesterday at Slufters Enclosure, one of the more remote areas of the New Forest. ...

Ashurst – Lyndhurst Cycle Route

I have been really pleased to see great progress with resurfacing the above cycle route in recent weeks. It has reached the half way stage. ...

New Role For Forest Councillor

Councillor David Harrison has been elected, by fellow members of the New Forest National Park Authority, as the new Chairman of the Resources & Performance Committee. ...

Restoring the New Forest

I have been out with staff from the Forestry Commission, Verderers and officers and other Members of the New Forest National Park Authority today, looking at a habitat restoration scheme. ...

9,000 New New Forest home in the next 20 years

A lot of people are going to be pretty shocked when the realisation dawns that government policy on new housebuilding means we are likely to see about nine thousand new homes built in the New Forest area over the next 20 years. ...

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