AT A GLANCE – WHAT’S ON
Minstead History Group 8pm Tuesday 11th June Social Club
WOW (Women on Wednesdays) 8pm Wednesdays 12th June Green Room
Beat Surgery 4pm Saturday 15th June Trusty Servant
Open Door Community Cafe 2-4pm Thursday 20th June All Saints Church
Minstead Trust Summer Fete 11am Sat 22nd June
Pop Up Cafe (in aid of the Community Shop)
10.30am to 2.30pm or later Sunday 23rd June
Introduction to Floristry 2pm Sun 23rd June Study Centre
Armed Forces Day Saturday 29th June
Parish Council Meeting 7.30pm Monday 1st July Danby Room
Furzey Free Guided Walk 11am-1pm Tuesday 2nd July
Furzey Toddle 11am-midday Thursday 4th July
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HISTORY GROUP MEETING 11TH JUNE
This month’s meeting will include a talk by Tony Davis entitled
“Flying through the New Forest”.
8pm in the Social club
WOW (Women on Wednesdays) MEETING 12TH JUNE
This month’s talk will be about the New Forest Marque 8pm in the Green Room
New members welcome.
Click HERE to find out more on the Village website.
HIT AND RUN IN LYNDHURST
Were you in Lyndhurst on Thursday 30th May 2019 between 12.30 and 13:00 and did you witness a hit and run incident at the exit to the public car park (ie between Pages and the Lyndhurst Working Mens Club)? A man from Minstead was hit by a car that failed to stop when leaving the car park, at the junction with the High Street, he went onto the bonnet and the car drove off without stopping. It was a small car, possibly a Mini in a light colour and may have a visible scratch on the bonnet.
FLOWER, FRUIT AND VEGETABLE SHOW
Saturday 7th September
A further reminder that you can see the full schedule with details of the programme, classes, trophies and rules by clicking HERE.
There are lots of different classes to suit everyone and included this year is a competition for children to design a poster to be used to advertise the 2020 show! See classes 76 and 77 and to download and print the template click
2019 IS THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL PARKS
It’s 70 years since the 1949 Act of Parliament that established the family of National Parks in England and Wales. Known as Britain’s breathing spaces, national parks are areas of spectacular landscape which are given the highest level of protection so that everyone can visit and enjoy them.
To celebrate the anniversary there is a nationwide Year of Green Action – a year-long drive to get more people from all backgrounds involved in projects to improve the natural world.
Throughout 2019 there will be events and activities across the New Forest aiming to help people connect, protect and enhance nature.
KEEP YOUR DISTANCE CAMPAIGN
As many will know, New Forest organisations are calling on visitors and residents to keep their distance from the National Park’s free-roaming animals. The animals’ owners and local organisations have come together to issue the call as concerns mount that people are putting themselves and the animals at risk by getting too close. Click HERE to find out more and please spread the word to friends, relations and others you know who are visiting the New Forest and do not necessarily have as good an understanding of commoning and livestock as those who live here.
NEW FOREST FILM FESTIVAL 8-16 JUNE
The New Forest Film Festival is fast approaching – and there are lots of events being held across the New Forest to celebrate! From drive-in movies to quizzes, there’s something for everyone. There are 15 community cinemas around the New Forest as well as various venues all hosting film related events. Visit https://newforestfilmfestival.com/ for further information and click HERE for details of the various events.
D-DAY AND THE CANADIAN MEMORIAL AT MOGSHADE HILL
Amongst the many other D-day 75th anniversary celebrations was a Remembrance and Rededication Service at the Canadian Memirial at Mogshade Hill on Wednesday 5th June. A cross was erected here on 14th April 1944 by men of the 3rd Canadian Division of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps who were stationed in the area during the build up to D-day.
The original two pine logs that were bolted together to form the Cross were replaced with New Forest oak in 1949 held together with the original bolt. The Cross has since been replaced again using local oak and the original bolt.
On the Sunday nearest 6th June every year the New Forest Fellowship of Services holds a remembrance service at the Memorial so that future generations do not forget the Canadian presence in Hampshire in 1944.
MINSTEAD PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The following Planning Applications for Minstead are out for consultation this week:
Address: Home Farm Cottage, Bull Lane, London Minstead, Lyndhurst,
Proposal: Retention of replacement oil tank
Ends: Friday 14th June
Address: Mill Lane Farm, Mill Lane, Minstead, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FP
Proposal: Change of Use of existing stables to 1no. self contained holiday let;
agricultural barn (Demolition of existing stables)
Ends: Wednesday 19th June
Address: Petrol Station, Ringwood Road, Stoney Cross, Lyndhurst,
Proposal: Display of 2no. internally illuminated fascia signs (Application for
Ends: Thursday 27th June
Address: Castle Malwood Lodge, Lyndhurst Road, Minstead, SO43 7HB
Proposal: Installation of 4no. low level light bollards and associated works
Ends: Friday 28th June
Visit the NPA website for further planning information.
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