Changes to concessionary travel
The Government has decided that responsibility for concessionary travel should move from District Councils to County Councils effective from 1 April 2011. All information held by New Forest District Council for the purpose of administering concessionary travel will be transferred to Hampshire County Council by April 2011. The report Review panel Cons Travel update outlines details of the new countywide scheme and compares it with the existing scheme. Further information about the new countywide scheme is available from Hampshire County Council.
For all new applications or if you require any further help or information, please contact Hampshire County Council on 0845 045 8355
New Forest District Council's concessionary travel vouchers are only valid to 30th June 2011
Responsibility of for all concessionary travel together with funding has now transferred to Hampshire County Council. All concessionary travel vouchers previously issued by New Forest District Council (to people with disabilities, the elderly and youths) must be redeemed by 30th June 2011 as vouchers will cease to be valid after this date. For further information about the new vouchers scheme for people with disabilities, please contact Hampshire County Council's Concessionary Travel Team.