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Call: 023 8028 4928/023 8081 3218

Call: 023 8028 4928/023 8081 3218




There is a vacancy on the Parish Council.  If you would like to apply for the position or would like further information please contact the Clerk and/or request an application form (which is also available to download from our website).

Margaret Weston, Clerk and RFO,


Tel 023 8028 4928 or 023 8081 3218

Closing date 18 June 2019

To be considered for the position, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  1. Be registered as a Local Government Elector for the Parish on the current Electoral Register.
  2. Has during the whole of the previous 12 months occupied as tenant or owner any land or other premises in the Parish.
  3. Has had his/her principal or only place of work in the previous 12 months in the Parish.
  4. Resided either in the Parish or within 3 miles thereof during the previous 12 months.

You must also be 18 years or older on the day you become nominated for election.


About Lyndhurst and the Parish Council

We are a vibrant and approachable Parish Council situated in the "capital" of the New Forest - one of the most beautiful parts of United Kingdom.

The village of Lyndhurst has excellent shopping facilities that cater for day to day needs as well as the frequent tourists who visit the region.

We have four churches a newly and beautifully refurbished infant school, numerous public houses, hotels and restaurants to suit all tastes.

The village is home to New Forest District Council, the Forestry Commission and the Verderers' Court.

It has a vibrant Community Centre and Museum, both conveniently situated in the car park.

Planning information with links to the New Forest National Park Authority can also be accessed from this website.

For the sporting enthusiast, there is an 18-hole golf course and we are surrounded by miles of open forest land for the peaceful enjoyment of walkers, horse riders and cyclists (Countryside Codes permitting).

If you would like to have an event published in the Online Village Diary, please do not hesitate to contact the Web team

New Forest Bike Project logoNew Forest Bike Project CIC

New Forest Bike Project is a social enterprise and registered Community Interest Company (CIC number 10327640) which takes in unwanted bicycles and then repairs, restores and relocates them, supporting local disadvantaged people.

Read more by following this link

Resident’s Survey June 2018

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Lyndhurst Park Hotel – Planning Appeal Public Inquiry

Update - 21 December 2018

The planning appeal has been withdrawn

Planning Application

No. 17/00732 - Lyndhurst Park Hotel, 78 High Street, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NL

Parish Council Response to this application 


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  • Please come and meet us, in June 2019 we will be at –St Michael and All Angels Church in Lyndhurst on Sunday 9th June at 10.00am.
    Colbury Parish Church on Deer Leap Lane on Sunday 9th June at 11.30am.
    Bramshaw Village Shop on Monday 10th June at 8am.
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    Outside SPENCERS on Brookley Road at Brockenhurst on Saturday 22nd June at 11am.

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