AT A GLANCE – WHATS ON!
Minstead History Group 8pm Tues 11th December Social Club
Beat Surgery 11am Saturday 15th December Trusty Servant
Christmas Tree Festival 11-4.30 Thu 13th-Sat 15th Dec St Michael & All Angels
Junior Minstead Pantomime Trip Thurs 13th Dec
Carol Service 4pm Sun 16th December All Saints Church
Junior Minstead Christmas Hike in the Forest 5pm Thu 20th December
Carols on the Green with Father Christmas and the Mummers 6pm Sat 22nd Dec
Nativity Service 4.30pm Mon 24th December All Saints Church
Midnight Service 11pm Mon 24th December All Saints Church
Christmas Day Service 10.30am Tues 25th December
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CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL
CHRISTMAS FARE AT ACRES DOWN FARM SHOP
ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Last Sunday’s delightful 5 Candles Service was taken by Gill Gibbons for the 54th time! Thank you, Gill, what a record!
All Saints’ Church Christmas Tree
Again this year an invitation to share the remembrance of a loved one at Christmas. The tree is decorated and in church already. Fill in a name tag (names will not be read out) and help to decorate the tree. Blank tags will be in a box on the front left pew on the nave, or use your own. This year our service of readings and carols is at 4pm on Sunday 16th December. Please do join us in a joyous Christmas celebration.
See All Saints for further information about services and events.
CAROLS ON THE GREEN
Don’t forget there will be Carols on the Green outside the Trusty from 6pm on Saturday 22nd December. We are expecting Father Christmas to make an appearance on his sleigh at about 6.30pm to give out presents to the well behaved.
(parents please leave with the Trusty beforehand, value below £5).
This will be followed by a show by the world famous Mummers of Minstead led by Nick Mellersh. Curious?
THOMAS HAGUE WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE
Those who know him will be interested to learn that Thomas has been selected as one of 120 scouts and explorers from Hampshire to form part of the UK contingent for the 2019 World Scouting Jamboree in America.
If you would like to know more and perhaps give him some support please visit
2019 Parking Clocks for NFDC car parks can now be purchased on line.
To do this and for further information visit http://www.nfdc.gov.uk/parkingclocks or ring 023 8028 5000.
Alternatively you can purchase them at the Information Office, Appletree Court.
Parking charges will be waived in NFDC car parks on 23 and 24 December 2018.
RUBBISH COLLECTION OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR.
Monday collections are unaffected.
If your normal collection in on another day of the week visit http://www.nfdc.gov.uk/christmasrefuse
to find out which day to put your sacks out. You can also see the dates for household glass black box collections over the festive period.
Appletree Careline provides a 24 hour /375 days a year monitoring service to people aged 18 to 100 + who live in and around the district of the New Forest.
The service provides the security and reassurance of an immediate response in times of crisis or emergency, to person or property inside the home, out in the garden and out and about in the community.
MINSTEAD PLANNING APPLICATIONS
There following Planning Application for Minstead are out for consultation:
Address: Peters Hold Farm, Newtown Rd, Minstead, Lyndhurst SO43 7GJ
Proposal: Agricultural building
Ends: Thu 27 Dec 2018
Address: Sungate, Football Green, Minstead, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FQ
Ends: Monday 31st December 2018
Address: Appletrees Farm, Sallys Water, Newtown, Minstead, Lyndhurst,
Proposal: Detached garage
Ends: Friday 21st December 2018
Address: Yew Tree House, Ringwood Road, Stoney Cross, Lyndhurst,
Proposal: Conversion of agricultural barn to annexe; porch
Ends: Friday 4th January 2019
Visit the NPA website for further planning information.
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