eNewsletter 13th January 2014

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See Cadnam Beat report Dec13


The next meeting of the Minstead Local History Group will be at 8pm on Tuesday 14th January in the Social Club.

Carole Standeven will talk on “Minstead Miscellany”.

All welcome!


The next date for oil requests is Wednesday January 15th 2014 at 9.00am. Please indicate the quantity of oil needed and say if you are prepared to accept the best price I can get. Otherwise, be prepared to answer an e-mail on the Wednesday quickly (and in any case by midday) saying if the price and company are acceptable to you.
Further dates in 2014 will be as follows (all Wednesdays, all by 9.00am):-
February 12th; March 12th; May 14th; July 16th; Sept 17th; Oct 15th; Nov 12th; December 3rd 2014
New customers please ensure that Mike Hutton has your full name, address, post-code, telephone number(s). Communications should be sent to minsteadoil@gmail.com


A LITTLE LIGHT MUSIC JANUARY 22nd 8pm till 10 30 pm.

The acoustic trio Empty Frets will be playing at the shop again, this time during the evening (and inside!) so why not  help beat the January gloom and come along?

 Sarah (ukulele) Steve, (ukulele, guitar, banjo) and Reg (bass) play a variety of songs from ballads to rock’n’roll from Fats Waller to Jesse J.

We would  love to see you. Local shop goodies in a simple ploughman’s supper will be available to buy (if wished) and  as there will be a chance to donate to local cancer charities it would be great if we could raise some monies for them as well as enjoy an evening of good music.

Please ask in the shop if you would like to know more.

 See you soon,



For details of services and other events see the Benefice website: http://newforestparishes.com/

and follow All Saints activities on Facebook

The Two Saints’ Box (in the porch) is the collecting point for donations of items for homeless men and women in our area.   This month – socks and pants.

At each Service in All Saints there will be a Retiring Collection for the month’s Charity – this month The Church Mission Society.


Our next Charity Quiz Night is on Wednesday 15th January, all proceeds to Chapter One Charity, starts at 8.30pm.
Burns Night Supper will be on Saturday the 25th January with a four-course Scottish Bill O Fayre, Scottish Music and the Address to a Haggis, only £20 a head so book early to avoid disappointment.

Throughout January we are also running a Calorie Counters healthy eating menu for food and drink to try to combat some of those unwanted Christmas Calories!

Keep up to date with the Trusty on Facebook!

 Local History event in Lyndhurst

 If you haven’t heard of Arthur Phillip who lived and farmed between Lyndhurst Park Hotel and Beechen Lane you will this year. He took First Fleet of convicts out to Australia and was the first European governor narrowly beating the French to claiming the land. Australia Day celebrates his arrival in what he named Sydney on January 26.
2014 is the bicentenary of his death and celebrations in England too from Westminster to Bath and New Forest. Come and find more about New Forest and Australia links.

Click on Arthur Phillips for further information.