At a glance – Whats on in August
Monday 6th August – Parish Council Meeting, 7.30pm in the Danby Room.
Saturday 11th August – Village Fete on the Village Green. Starting at approximately midday and finishing around 4.30pm.
10th-12th August – The Trusty Servant’s Beer and Cider Festival
Tuesday 14th August – History Group 8pm Social Club
21st August – The day your new vicar, Rev. David Potterton arrives
Saturday 1st September – The 67th Annual Flower, Fruit and Vegetable Show, Village Hall.
Please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to notify the village of any event you are hosting or of any incident that would be of local interest. We are able to do this via our website, e-newsletterand Facebook page.
The Village Fete reminder
Please let us know at email@example.com if you can lend a hand or just turn up on the day at about 9am – the more the merrier! Help will also be needed dismantling from 4pm.
The Tea area will be co-ordinated by the Church and we would welcome any support you can give by way of donations of Savoury or Cake produce. In addition we would be very pleased to hear from you if you are able to give a little time to the running of the Tea Tent between the hours of 11.30am and 4.30pm
Could you please let us know if you are able to provide food and/or your preferred times to assist on the day.
Sylvia Dibben 812967 Helen Bennett 80812358 Sylvia@dibben.net Helen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also in need of some more raffle prizes. If you have a spare bottle, plant or gift please leave with Cllr Steve Cattell, 2 Congleton Close, Minstead, or bring along to the fete on the day.
Church Services in the Benefice
Short service led by the Bishop of Southampton, during which Rev. David Potterton will receive the keys of All Saints’ Church.
5.45 pm – Christ Church, Emery Down
Short service led by the Bishop of Southampton during which Rev. David Potterton will receive the keys of Christ Church.
7.30 pm – St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lyndhurst
The Licensing of The Reverend David Potterton as Priest-in-Charge of the Benefice of Lyndhurst and Emery Down and Minstead in the Deanery of Lyndhurst by The Right Reverend Jonathan Frost, Bishop of Southampton.
And Afterwards: David and his wife Ann hope that you will join them for light refreshments served in Lyndhurst Community Centre.
• Sun 19th, 09.30 – Rev. Lynda Mead will be leading her last service during this Vacancy and her service will have a Celtic flavour. Do come and see what you think! She says ” Celtic Christianity is one of the oldest forms of Christianity in this country….. The general format is much as our Anglican H.C., but some of the words and the responses are quite different to our ears.”
• At each Service there will be a Retiring Collection; for August, it will be Mission to Seafarers.
• Our church is now a collecting point for New Forest Basics Bank. Your donations of non perishable groceries & household items, including toiletries, would be appreciated; a box is available whenever the church is open.
THE VILLAGE GREEN, MINSTEAD FETE
SATURDAY 11TH AUGUST 2018
THE GREAT MINSTEAD BAKE OFF
A FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY FOR THE BAKERS OF MINSTEAD VILLAGE TO SHOWCASE THEIR SKILLS!
A VARIETY OF CLASSES FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES INCLUDING “THE GREAT MINSTEAD SHOW STOPPER”!! GET YOUR ENTRY FORM FROM THE TRUSTY SERVANT TODAY AND BAKE! ALL PROCEEDS TO THE CHURCH TOWER FUND AND SSAFA THE ARMED FORCES CHARITY
Open to all budding cake enthusiasts under the age of 15, the entry must consist of six identical cupcakes and will be judged on the following:
Appearance – are they well presented and identical?
Creativity – how well has the theme been interpreted?
Taste and Texture – do they taste good?
Adult Categories 15 years old and over
Traditional Cake £2 Entry
This category is open to everyone and will comprise of three sections, Victoria Sponge, Fruit Cake and Any Other Flavour! The cakes will be judged on their appearance, texture and taste.
Scones £2 Entry
The Scone category will be broken into two categories, sweet and savoury, these need not be standard fruit and cheese, any ideas welcome, think outside the cake box!
Pastry £2 Entry
Again the Pastry category will be broken into two categories of sweet and savoury, but the entry can be in any form from quiche, to tart, to flan, to pies!
My Minstead Show Stopper!!! £5 Entry
The Show Stopper must represent what Minstead means to you and can be any form of bake. The entry may be made by a family/group/team of people.
Entry forms are available from the pub
THE TRUSTY SERVANT INN PRESENTS…
THE ANNUAL BEER AND CIDER FESTIVAL 2018… including Minstead Village fete, The great Minstead Bake off and Charity Dog show…
Live Music All Weekend, Hog Roast and BBQ, Plenty of Different Beers and Ciders..
‘The Junko Shakers’ are Kicking off on Friday from 8pm, Saturday brings us the family fun day, Village fete and Minstead bake off, Live music all day from 2pm, with headlining act ‘The Outlaw Orchestra’ Ending the evening, and finally Sunday we start with our Annual Fun Charity Dog show from 11am, lots more beer and cider and Live music too!!!
So, come and join us for a fantastic fun packed family friendly weekend!
A good Minstead initiative from a local resident!
Now the shop has closed perhaps we could have a Coffee/Meeting morning in the Church. Keeping it simple, perhaps buying cake(s) and making tea coffee at a set time/day once a month. Views please on this and also whether you would be available, or know someone, who will give time to try to get this off the ground.
Please contact Sylvia Dibben
Post: Ivy Cottage Farm, Minstead, Lymdhurst SO43 7FY
Mob: 07836 345999, Tel: 023 8081 2967
Have you lost your cat?
A small, black,medium haired cat with a very fluffy tail has been found in the garden of Golden Croft, Minstead. If you have lost a cat of this description please let us know email@example.com and we will put you in touch with the finders.
Mill Lane – Hampshire County Council have informed the Parish Council of a planned date to improve the signage for Mill Lane. This is anticipated as the week commencing 27th August and the works will not necessitate a road closure.
A four part documentary Saturday 7pm-8pm
Channel 4 – New series – A Year in the New Forest. Documentary following a year in the life of the animals and people who call the ancient forest their home. Telling the story of each season as it passes in this rich ecosystem, the series explores a remarkable, precious and traditional way of life. In the New Forest, people and nature must face climate change and the new threats of the 21st century together.
The series started on the 29th July but Channel 4 has a catch up app ALL 4 to watch any missed episodes.
Decided Between 25/07/2018 and 31/07/2018
Application No.: Application Type:
Decision Level: 18/00387/FULL
Decision Date: 30/07/2018 Decision: Refuse Case Officer: Ann Braid
Location: CANTERTON MANOR FARM, BROOK, LYNDHURST, SO43 7HD Proposal: Retention of temporary residential mobile home
New Forest National Park Authority – Development Control Data Date: 01/08/2018
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