Maggie Humphreys

Labour’s candidate in the Pennington Town Council by-election

Labour’s candidate for the Lymington and Pennington Town Council, Pennington ward by election is Maggie Humphreys.  Maggie moved to Pennington four years ago after a career as a language teacher in Liverpool.  She is passionate about the need for good education from early years to adulthood as a key to building successful communities. and if elected […]

Trina Hart

Labour’s candidate in the Pennington District Council by-election

Labour’s candidate in the district council by election for the Pennington ward is Lymington resident Trina Hart. Trina has lived in Lymington for over thirty years; her children went to local schools. She runs a small community art gallery off the High Street with her husband, and is also a regular volunteer at the local […]

Annual General Meeting 2018

Our Annual General Meeting for 2018 was held on Tuesday 17th July.  New officers were Peter Kelleher (Chair), John Haywood (Secretary, previously Chair), Stuart Nundy (Vice-Chair), Martin Phillips (Political Education, previously Secretary).  We said goodbye to Caroline Hexter from the executive.  All other executive members were re-elected.

New Forest local plan – consultation opens

New Forest District Council have opened consultation on the Local Plan. This sets local planning policy through until 2036 and thus is a crucial process in local democracy. We’ll be analysing it and making representations where appropriate. Have your say https://bit.ly/2NhbXPx

Sally Spicer

Labour candidate in the Milford ward by election

The Labour party candidate in the Milford ward is local resident Sally Spicer. Sally has lived in the Forest for most of her life and has lived in Milford on Sea (Downton, to be precise) for over 30 years.

Sign our Social Housing petition

We believe that property for private rent is now permanently beyond the reach of many people of modest means in the Forest, and the only way to address this is a significant increase of supply of social housing.  It is really important to us that the next generation of Forest residents grow up in decent […]

Happy Christmas

Have a very merry Christmas and a happy and peaceful new year, from all at the New Forest West Labour Party.

Campaign Day – 25th November 2017

On a cold day on Saturday 25th November we held a day of campaigning in line with the party’s national campaign day. In the morning we had a really good show of members in Lymington, where we were speaking to members of the public and handing out leaflets in the busy High Street on market […]

2017 Annual General Meeting

On Monday 16th October, we held our Annual General Meeting in the Nedderman Centre, New Milton.  Attendance was good and there was lots to discuss.  Outgoing chair Brian Curwain opened the meeting with a look back at the year, before standing down.  Joan Iles also stood down after many years’ service as our treasurer.  John […]

Conference 2017

Several of our local members attended the Labour Party conference in Brighton over the last week.  Conference is where the membership of the party get to set the direction of the party.  New Forest West sends a delegate who takes part in debates on the local party’s behalf, and votes on any motion requiring a […]