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Our new website has gone live

Here are some improvements that the new website brings:

  • The new design works smoothly on your tablet, smartphone, laptop or desktop PC.
  • Content has been rewritten to make it easier to read.
  • The structure of the website has been redesigned making it easier and quicker for you to find the information you are after.

We welcome any feedback you may have on how we can further improve the website.

Please note that the "Planning Tracker" function is not yet working

No personal information is collected by this website (we do ask for your email address if you want to contact us), but if desired a secure https version is available at https://www.hugofox.com/community/ampfield-18484/home

About Ampfield

Ampfield is part of a greater heritage area, which spreads across Hursley, Otterbourne, North Baddesley and Romsey.

Our community is served by a Parish Council that was amongst the first to be formed in 1894. More than a hundred years later the Parish Council is a thriving, respected, and independent democratic organisation.

Our purpose

Parish Councils are the smallest areas of civil administration in England providing the statutory tier of local government closest to the people.

Ampfield Parish council has been in existence since 1894 when Gladstone's Government introduced the Local Government Act.

Town and Parish Councils are an essential part of the structure of local democracy and have a vital role in acting on behalf of the communities they represent. The council has a wide range of legal duties and powers, such as the maintenance of community buildings and land and much more.

Community Voice

Provide a democratically elected voice on behalf of the community, on planning applications and other proposals that affect the parish.

Improving the local area

Undertake projects and schemes that benefit local residents

Establish partnerships

Work in partnership with other bodies to achieve benefits for the parish

Work with authorities

Alert relevant authorities to problems that arise or work that needs to be undertaken

Liaise with local gov​ernment

Help the other tiers of local government keep in touch with their local communities