More than 200 jobs could be lost and people living in Hampshire could be forced to pay more council tax as the authority looks to make millions of pounds of savings.
The council needs to claw back £80 by 2021 - because of a reduction in Government funding. Cuts to adult social care and library services are also among options being considered.
But the council says it will work to minimise the impact on front-line services and manage staff reductions through existing vacancies.
Mary Stanley reports.
Includes interview with Kevin Gardner, Solent Mind.