eNewsletter 3rd November 2019


Parish Council meeting 7.30pm Monday 4th November Danby Room

A History of Furzey 1pm Friday 8th November Furzey Gardens

Remembrance Sunday 10th November

Armistice Day Monday 11th November

Minstead History Group 8pm Tuesday 12th November Social Club

WOW (Women on Wednesdays) 8pm Wednesday 13th November Village Hall

Mystery Dinner at Minstead Lodge 7pm Friday 15th November

Open Door Community Cafe 2-4pm Thursday 21st November All Saints Church

Willow Robin & Rush Reindeers 10am Saturday 23rd November Study Centre

Christmas Decoration Workshop 10am Fri 29th & Sat 30th Nov Furzey Gardens

Community Shop Shareholders’ Meeting 2.30pm Sat 30th Nov in the Village Hall

 Click on the links above to find out more!

Information about events in December and early next year can be seen by visiting https://minstead.org.uk/news/events/
Please let us know at minsteadpc@gmail.com if you would like us to notify the village of any event or incident that would be of local interest. We are able to do this via our websitee-newsletter and Facebook page.
If you know of anyone near to you who does not get emails and may like to read this eNewsletter please print a copy and give it to them.

Please note that there will not be an eNewsletter next weekend!

The next edition will be sent out on 17th November.


A further request to please be considerate of your neighbours and animals if you are planning to set off fireworks on 5th November.

Many thanks!


Click HERE to read the Parish and Benefice Notices for 3rd November.


Click HERE to read the October Beat Report.

This contains useful advice on protecting your home against burglary now that British Summer time is over and also an update on thefts in our area and the local Speed Watch.

Please note that the next Beat Surgery will be held during the Open Door Community Cafe in All Saints Church from 2-4pm on Thursday 21st November.

Another good way of keeping in touch with our local police is to visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NewForestHeartCops/


Everyone who has purchased shares is a member of the Minstead Community Shop Community Benefit Society and is invited to the inaugural meeting of Minstead Community Shop Ltd at 2.30pm on Saturday 30th November in the Village Hall to discuss the way forward and elect the officers and committee.

See poster below.

Please note this is a SHAREHOLDERS ONLY meeting but if you are not yet a shareholder and would like to be one it’s dead easy! 

Click HERE to see the Share Offer and download an Application Form.  The minimum investment is only £25 and this will entitle you to attend Shareholders’ meetings and have a say in how the Shop is run.

To find out more please visit the Community Shop webpage on the Minstead website (www:/minstead.org.uk/village-community-shop-project/)

If you have any queries not answered by these documents please contact the committee through our email: minsteadcommunityshop@gmail.com.


The following Planning Application for Minstead is out for consultation:

No:              19/00777

Address:      Perrys Farm, London Minstead, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FT

Proposal:      Partial re-roofing of outbuilding


Ends:           Thursday 21st November

Visit the NPA website for further planning information.