Welcome to the Brockenhurst Parish Council website

The Parish Council Office, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RY
01590 622829


The Parish Council Office is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 noon and at other times by appointment.   

The Clerk does not work on Thursdays and Fridays so emails and messages are dealt with on the following Monday. 


Super-Fast Broadband update

We have just been informed that another dispute has arisen between BT OpenReach and the Forestry Commission resulting in the Forestry Commission withholding the issue of Wayleaves to OpenReach. This means that work cannot be started on Box 2 and the length of the work programme means that even if the dispute is resolved now, Box 2 is unlikely to be completed by the end of March. No forecast date for completion can be given in these circumstances.

We are therefore seeking the help of Dr Julian Lewis yet again to try to expedite agreement between the legal departments of the two organisations. Such a problem is extremely frustrating to us all and the Open Reach project team who have been working hard to complete the work as soon as possible.

MUGA Football Fundraiser 2019

Brock MUGA Friends are holding the annual "Stuart Ross" Brockenhurst Football Competition on Sunday 3rd March from 2pm to 4pm at the MUGA in Highwood Road. 

In addition to the football competition (for which players over 8 years of age are needed to form teams of 5) there will be a cake stall, teas and coffees and a raffle.   If you'd like to take part or can help in any way, however small, please contact Lynsey by email: brockmuga@hotmail.com



Bracelet found at Remembrance Day Parade

A bracelet was found at the Remembrance Day Parade to the War Memorial on Sunday. If you think it is yours please contact the Parish Clerk on clerk@brockenhurst.gov.uk or 622829.


Parish Council Newsletter

The Parish Council publishes "The Brock News" newsletter three times per year which is distributed to all homes within the Parish.

Please contact the Parish Clerk if you would prefer to receive the newsletter by email.

Click here to read our latest newsletter. 


Free AFC Bournemouth Community Football Sessions for Children

AFC Bournemouth's Premier League Kicks Programme are running free community football sessions at Brockenhurst College every Tuesday from 5.30 to 6.30pm on the all-weather pitch.  Sessions will be split into age groups: 8-11 years and 12+ years.

Children will be coached by qualified AFC Bournemouth community coaches and the sessions aim to give all children the opportunity to participate in positive activity in the area.  

For further information, please see the poster below.


Friends of Brockenhurst Station - Can You Help?

Following completion of major works at Brockenhurst Railway Station, the Parish Council is seeking volunteers to be "Friends of the Station" to enhance the station environment, form a more welcoming atmosphere and encourage greater community use of the railway.  Many stations throughout the country have similar organisations and train companies are actively encouraging friends groups and establishing good working relationships.  

The aims of working together are to:

  • Encourage use of the railway through a variety of regeneration and community activities;
  • Promote the station as a gateway to Brockenhurst, the New Forest and Lymington areas;
  • Improve the environmental and operational upkeep of the station; and
  • Enhance the historical heritage of the station.  

Volunteers will join an existing group of helpers to:

    • Regularly visit the station to conduct surveys;
    • Alert South Western Railway to any damage, vandalism or disrepair;
    • Suggest improvements for the overall benefit of customers using the station;
    • Assist with community event planning such as 'Music at the Station' events.
    South Western Railway will continue to manage the line and station and be responsible for its cleanliness, decorative order and repair.  Volunteers will not take on tasks currently performed by South Western Railway's staff or agents.  If you are interested in helping, please contact the Parish Clerk by email or on 622829 in the first instance.    

    Guide to Waste and Recycling

    Click here for HCC's latest Guide to Waste and Recycling

    Flood Alleviation

    The Parish Council have been working with various bodies to achieve flood reduction by identifying watercourses and drains that are particularly prone to blockage so that their clearance can be prioritised.  In low lying areas such as Brockenhurst it is particularly important that watercourses and drains are actively managed.  

    Please see the Flooding section of our Emergency Services webpage for more information.  

    To report a faulty or blocked watercourse please phone the Parish Clerk on 622829 or New Forest District Council on 023 8028 5000.

    Allotment Plots

    If you live in the Parish and are interested in having an allotment please contact the Parish Clerk by email or on 622829 to be put on the waiting list.  


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