eNewsletter 24th June 2018


Junior Minstead Wacky Sports Day 2pm 24th June Yew Tree Cottage

Parish Council Meeting 7.30pm Monday 2nd July Danby Room

Minstead Trust Summer Fete 12.30pm Saturday 7th July

Junior Minstead Water Park Visit Sunday 8th July

Minstead Local History Group 8pm Tuesday 10th July Social Club

WoW (Women on Wednesdays) 8pm Wednesday 11th July Green Room

Study Centre 50th Anniversary Celebration 12.30pm Saturday 14th July

Free entry!

Present Laughter 7.45pm Thu 19th, Fri 20th, Sat 21st Vernon Theatre

New Forest Show 24th, 25th, 26th July

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An exciting afternoon of wacky sports! From limbo to horse races, and space hoppers to marshmallows, there will be something for everyone! Intrigued?!

Members of Junior Minstead are welcome to bring friends and family to join us. Please contact Kirsten on secretary@junior.minstead.org.uk to book your places.

Location: Yew Tree Cottage – Minstead


Armed Forces Day Flag

Although we won’t be able to display the Armed Forces Day Flag in quite such a cool way as this we shall be flying it all this week from the mast on the Village Green.

Armed Forces Day itself next Saturday 30th June will see events taking place all over the country in support of the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

There are many events in Hampshire and the New Forest including a Band Concert in Burley, a Special Open Day in Lymington and a service in Ringwood on Sunday 1st July.  Click here to find out more about these local events and visit the Armed Forces Day website for further information.


Click here to read the Summer 2018 edition of Minstead Mail which has now been delivered in hard copy to all households in the Parish.  Many thanks to Councillor Georgie Hough for producing this.

Earlier editions can also be found on the village website.


See All Saints Notices 24th June 2018 and Benefice Notices 24th June 2018 to find out about services and to read the latest church notices.  Follow All Saints Church on Facebook and visit the Benefice website for more information.


“We have spent the past 10 years developing the product, SertaSil that strongly supports wound healing. It is not an antibiotic or antiseptic but a passive immunotherapy that helps the immune system to heal the wound.

We are in the process of gathering photos for use in marketing – such as before, during and after…

Therefore, we would like to offer SertaSil for free for a period of time to people in the Minstead area who have a horse or a pet with a wound that does not heal easily. We would take photos before applying it, explain and/or show how to use it, come and help regularly at dressing changes and take photos. We would also need a photo of the healed wound.

It is a novel product that has been very well received. For example a fond user of SertaSil is Simon Knapp, who is the vet responsible for the Royal Mews and senior vet at several racecourses and Guards Polo Club.

More information can be seen here: www.sertasil.com.

Please contact: Frank or Jeanette Sams-Dodd at jsd@willingsford.com
Phone: 023 8081 2325”


Hampshire County Council is asking for residents’ and stakeholders’ views in a consultation on options for applying budget reductions to subsidies for public transport and street lighting.  This will close at midnight on Sunday 5 August 2018. The County Council is seeking to make savings through changes to financial support for public transport services. Feedback from passengers will be carefully looked at, alongside data on passenger journeys and the cost of providing individual journeys or services. The core funding for the operation of community transport schemes, such as Dial-a-Ride, Call and Go and Minibus Group Hire Schemes, are not included in these proposals. This consultation does include questions on proposals to change the discretionary discount for holders of older persons’ bus passes on some community transport services. The County Council is also asking for views on proposals to switch off some street lights for two or more hours during the night. This would mean that some areas of the county would have no street lighting for a period of the night time.

We will publish the results of this consultation on this website. The findings from the consultation will be presented to the Executive Member for Environment and Transport, for consideration when making decisions, later in the year.

Give us your views – respond online

Before completing the form it is strongly recommended that people take time to read the Information Pack. This sets out background information, the proposed changes and their potential impact.


New Forest District Council is working with Southampton City Council on a public consultation about a Clean Air Zone in the city.

Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are areas where targeted action is taken to improve air quality. They are being introduced nationally to reduce levels of nitrogen dioxide. Southampton City Council and New Forest District Council have been asked by government to assess the need for a Clean Air Zone (CAZ).
Cllr Alison Hoare, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Regulatory Services at New Forest District Council said, “We are working closely with Southampton City Council on proposals to deliver nitrogen dioxide legal compliance in both Southampton City and the small stretch of the A35 affected in the New Forest.

“Assessments so far have shown that New Forest District Council should be compliant with legal levels without any additional measures by 2020. But measures proposed in Southampton should deliver even more improvements in air quality in the New Forest.”

The survey can be completed between 21 June and 13 September 2018 at  southampton.gov.uk/CAZconsultation where there is more information.

A study suggests a charging scheme is needed in Southampton for the most polluting buses, coaches, taxis and heavy goods vehicles.
A final plan will be submitted to government for approval in Autumn 2018 and the consultation will inform how that plan will look.


The following planning application for Minstead is out for consultation this week:

No:              18/00387

Address:      Canterton Manor Farm, Brook, Lyndhurst, SO43 7HD

Proposal:      Retention of temporary residential mobile home


Ends:           Monday 9th July

Further details and other planning information can be found by visiting the NPA website.


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