Welcome to the website
of Sway Parish Council
The civil parish of Sway is an area of approx 1320 hectares and 3600 residents, inside the New Forest National Park in Hampshire, UK. It comprises the village itself and a surrounding large rural area.
Sway Parish Council comprises twelve parish councillors, who all give their time voluntarily to become holders of public office. When there is a vacancy, or during an election, you can become a parish councillor if you are: over 18 years old, a British citizen, a registered elector living in the civil parish of Sway, and have not been declared bankrupt or criminally sentenced in the last five years.
The Parish Council is supported by a part-time Parish Clerk.
30/07/21 Cllr Howard Millett has been co-opted to join the Council...more
30/07/21 Face to face meetings are back!...more
22/07/21 Church Lane Consultation is now online for your comments...more
19/07/21 Enter our photo competition today! Prizes to be won...more
01/07/21 Carnival week is back and the Fete and Dog Show will be at Jubilee Field on Saturday...more
28/06/21 The phone box has had a make over and the children's book swap is back in business...more
15/06/21 Ashurst Hospital NHS Children's Playground consultation for our younger residents is now open...more
28/05/21 Yoga classes have started at the Jubilee Field Pavilion...more
01/05/21 Parish Award Winners announced and presented with their awards...more
29/04/21 Watch the video compilation of Sway groups and associations which was played at our virtual Parish Assembly...more
20/04/21 Anyone wishing to stand for co-option as a Parish Councillor should apply before 29th April...more
26/03/21 A casual vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor...more
18/03/21 A new webpage is launched to welcome new residents to the village and provide information...more
08/03/21 The Council awards £1450 in grants to Sway organisations...more
03/03/21 Supporting our rare and precious ground nesting birds...more
08/01/21 The Parish Council has approved the Precept for 2021-22...more