WHAT’S ON IN OCTOBER
Parish Council 7.30pm Monday 7th October Danby Room
History Group 8pm Tuesday 8th October Social Club
Bridge afternoon in aid of the Community Shop 1.30pm Weds 9th Oct Village Hall
WOW (Women on Wednesdays) 8pm Weds 9th October
John Muir Award Leader Training Sat 12th-Sun 13th October Study Centre
Study Centre coffee morning 10-12 Tuesday 15th October
Open Door Cafe 2-4pm Thursday 17th October All Saints Church
Traditional Bread Making 10am-5.30pm Sat 19th Oct Study Centre
French Bread Making 10am-5.30pm Sun 20th Oct Study Centre
Trafalgar Day Monday 21st October
Shadowlands 7.45pm Thurs 31st Oct, Fri 1st, Sat 2nd Nov Vernon Theatre
Junior Minstead Halloween Party 6.30pm Saturday 2nd November Village Hall
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VILLAGE HALL RECYCLING FACILITY
Everyone is reminded that our recycling facility at the Hall is just that – it is not for general household waste disposal. Please use it for these items ONLY:
- glass mixed(no pyrex)
- cans and plastic bottles(to include all metal cans including aerosols, cleaning products bottles, milk cartons (no lids), soft drink bottles (no lids), shampoo bottles and washing up bottles.
- paper and cardboardto include cardboard boxes, magazines, yellow pages, brown envelopes, even with windows and birthday cards. (no gift wrap)
Please do not use it for other household rubbish or anything else. If in doubt put it in your black bag for energy recovery or take it to one of the Household Waste Recycling Centres. If you don’t know where these are or what can be taken visit https://www.hants.gov.uk/wasteandrecycling/recyclingcentres
But please remember that if we don’t use our Minstead Facility properly it may be closed and we’ll lose a valuable community asset.
There will be a meeting this Tuesday 8th October at 8pm in the Social Club
MINSTEAD COMMUNITY SHOP
The Committee hope you will have seen the special eNewsletter announcing that the Community Shop Share Sale met its minimum target of £25,000 on 30 September. Thank you to everybody who has bought shares. It is pleasing that people are continuing to buy shares. The total raised is now £26,675 on 4 October. But that’s no reason not to buy shares if you haven’t bought any yet as we want as many members as possible to make this a genuine community project. The minimum share purchase is only £25, so please join now.
To find out more please visit the Community Shop webpage on the Minstead website (www:/minstead.org.uk/village-community-shop-project/)
Click HERE to see the Share Offer and Application Form.
If you have any queries not answered by these documents please contact the committee through our email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW FOREST HEART BEAT REPORT SEPTEMBER 2019
This month’s Beat Report is available to read on the Village website by clicking HERE.
Those who are signed up to Hampshire Alert (click https://www.hampshirealert.co.uk/ if you are not!) will already know that thieves have been stealing from cars parked in New Forest car parks this week. 2 handbags have been taken from cars parked in Fritham and Andrews Mare car parks, both of them had been “hidden”, one under a coat and one under the back seat. Our Police advise everyone not to leave anything valuable inside your car and not to try and hide anything because you never know who is watching you!
BRIDGE AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY 9TH OCTOBER
A Bridge afternoon with tea will be held in Minstead Village Hall starting at 1.30pm this Wednesday 9th October, also in aid of the Community Shop. Please contact Jo on 023 8081 3457, email email@example.com, if you would like to book a seat or a table, £10 per head.
MINSTEAD STUDY CENTRE COFFEE MORNING
ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Click HERE to read the latest Parish and Benefice Notices for 6th October.
A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY – 21st DECEMBER – A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AT THE TRUSTY FOR MINSTEAD RESIDENTS!
The Trusty Servant team have put out a special offer to the residents of Minstead Village for a Christmas Special. They would like to invite the residents of Minstead Village to dine with us after Father Christmas visits Minstead on Saturday the 21st of December, for each Minstead Resident that books for our Christmas Fayre Menu we will give them 25% off the menu price for this night only, a £10 deposit per person will be required to secure the booking and a pre-order will also be needed 7 days before dining. This will be on a first come first served basis and is only applicable to residents of Minstead Village, they must quote “Father Christmas Special”.
Click Trusty Servant Christmas Fayre Menu to read the menu and contact the Trusty on 023 8081 2137 to make a booking!
NEW FOREST ZERO CARBON ALLIANCE
There will be a meeting in Brockenhurst Village Hall at 7pm on Friday 8th November. To find out more visit
MINSTEAD PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The following Planning Applications for Minstead are out for consultation:
Address: Blackwater Cottage, Blackwater, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FL
Proposal: Single storey extension (demolition of conservatory)
Ends: Wed 23rd October
Address: Hightrees, Lyndhurst Road, Minstead, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FX
Proposal: Single storey side extension; demolition of existing conservatory
Ends: Fri 11th October
Visit the NPA website for further planning information.
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