eNewsletter 4th December 2016

AT A GLANCE – WHAT’S ON IN MINSTEAD DEC 2016

Parish Council Meeting 7.30pm Monday 5th December Danby Room

Minstead Flower Show Society AGM 8pm Tuesday 6th December Village Hall

Street Meet (Beat Surgery) 10 am Saturday 10th December Village Shop

Festive Furzey Gardens 6-9pm Thu 8th – Sun 11th December

Father Christmas at Furzey 2-6pm Thu 8th – Sat 10th December

Carol Concert at Furzey 6-8pm Sat 10th December

Minstead History Group 8pm Tuesday 13th December Social Club

Women on Wednesdays (WOW) 8pm Wednesday 14th December Green Room

FOLS Christmas Concert 6.30pm Friday 16th December St Michaels Lyndhurst

Carols on the Green from 6pm Saturday 17th December

Service of Lessons and Carols 4pm Sunday 18th December All Saints Church

Village Lunch 12.30 Tuesday 20th December Trusty Servant

Nativity Service 4.30pm Saturday 24th December All Saints

Midnight Mass 11pm Saturday 24th December All Saints

All Age Worship 10.30am Sunday 25th December All Saints

For further details of these events click on the links above.

For future events please visit the Village website.

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MINSTEAD FLOWER SHOW SOCIETY AGM

Tuesday 6th December 8pm Village Hall Green Room,  All most Welcome to attend

This is the last meeting for Janet Mitchell – Long-Time Member, Secretary and Organiser.

BEAT REPORT

See beat-report-nov-2016 for our area for November.

It contains a great deal of interesting and useful information on how to protect your property and possessions over the Christmas period.

The next Beat Surgery (or Street Meet) will be at Minstead Village Shop on Saturday 10th December at 10am.

MINSTEAD OIL

Mike Hutton draws your attention to the fact that any orders for Oil in December should be sent to MinsteadOil by 9am on Wednesday next (7th December). At the present rate of progress the deadline for January orders may well be earlier than usually scheduled, namely on Wednesday 4th January.  He will send a reminder out between Christmas and New Year and meanwhile hopes everyone has a warm Christmas!!

 ALL SAINTS CHURCH

See all-saints-local-notices-4th-december-2016 for services and events and

click here for more information about All Saints and the Benefice.

 FRIENDS OF LYNDHURST SURGERY CHRISTMAS CONCERT

6.30PM Friday 16th December at St Michaels Church Lyndhurst including the young people of Lyndhurst “I Sing” choir and the more mature Lyndhurst Community Choir.

 Doors open from 6pm tickets £8, children under 12 free, interval refreshments available.

See fols-concert-dec-16 for further information.

 HOW WE USED TO LIVE

Decoration of 19th Century Porcelain by Stephen Ferder

Tuesday 6th December 2016 at 7.30pm

Stephen will bring a lot of interesting tea and dessert wares with him which will be passed around during the talk.  Stephen has given talks for How We Used To Live in the past and is an interesting and knowledgeable speaker.  Refreshments for the December meeting will comprise mince pies and mulled wine as an early celebration of Christmas.

Venue: Emery Down and Bank Village Hall.  Entrance: £3 on the door.

MINSTEAD VILLAGE SHOP

Christmas opening hours
24th December – closing at 12pm. We invite villagers to join us in the shop from 12-2pm for glass of bubbly and to wish you a very Happy Christmas.
25th-27th December – closed
28th-30th December – open
31st December-1st January – closed
2nd January onwards – open

Christmas Orders
Thank you for the overwhelming support in placing your Christmas orders with us. We have been thrilled by the support in our first year. Andy & our son Wilson will be carrying out the deliveries on 23rd December and Heidi will look forward to seeing those that are collecting in the shop.

There is still time to place orders for Hoxton bread, cheeses & chutneys, Christmas puddings & cakes and much more local produce. Please go online or pick up an order form in the shop – www.minsteadvillageshop.com/orderonline
In addition, if you missed the deadline for ordering your turkey & meat and would like still to do so, please do drop in and we will see what we can do.

We wish you all a wonderful festive season,    Heidi & Andy.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

The following planning applications for Minstead are out for consultation this week:

No:              16/00969

Address:      Twin Oaks,  Canterton Lane, Brook, Lyndhurst, SO43 7HF

Application: Two storey and single storey rear extension; replacement

                   Conservatory

Consultation

Ends:           Thursday 29th December

No:              16/00959

Address:      Peartree Cottage, Peartree Lane, Emery Down, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FH

Application: Internal and external alterations; re-roof existing single storey;

                          extension; associated landscaping

Consultation

Ends:           Friday 30th December

No:              16/00960

Address:      Peartree Cottage as above

Application: As above for Peartree Cottage: Application for Listed Building

Consultation

Ends:           Friday 30th December

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