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Vacancy for a Parish Councillor

Do you live within the Parish boundaries of Lyndhurst, Emery Down, Bank, Allum Green and Gritnam? Do you have a strong interest in your local community? Would you like to shape the area in which you live for the future? Do you feel you have skills that you could bring to the Council to help to enhance the shape of the community in the future? Do you have sufficient free time and enthusiasm to be able to devote some of this to making our parish a better place to live? Would you like to work with a team of 12 Councillors and two Officers?

If the answer is “Yes,” you might like to consider applying to fill the vacancy for a Parish Councillor by completing an application form

If you require more information, please contact the Clerk at clerk@lyndhurst-pc.gov.uk or telephone 023 8028 4928 or 023 8081 3218. Applications will close on 31 December 2020 Please note this is a voluntary position

Lyndhurst Parish Awards 2020

Lyndhurst Parish Council is seeking nominations for up to four community awards which we hope to present at the Annual Parish Meeting in May 2021.

You can nominate anyone you think has made any contribution to the people of the Parish of Lyndhurst.

Visit the Lyndhurst Parish Awards 2020 page for more information and the form for nominations.

Help us produce a Village Design Statement

Lyndhurst Parish Council is looking to produce a Village Design Statement (VDS).

It is a way for our community to propose guidelines for the design of any new development that may take place in our area.

Please follow this link to find out more

Hants SNAP

Hants SNAP is a Police initiative aimed at dealing with traffic offences caught on camera.

Hampshire Police are accepting personal video evidence submissions from members of the public who have witnessed alleged road traffic offences.

To find out more - follow this link

Non-Native Invasive Plants (Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam, etc.)

The link below provides details of an initiative run by the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (with the support of the New Forest National Park Authority) to help reduce the damage caused to the natural heritage of the New Forest by invasive non-native species.

https://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/conservation/landscape-partnership/projects/new-forest-invasive-non-native-plants/

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).

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Survey Results

Read the Residents Survey Results

You face an unlimited fine if your rubbish is found fly-tipped

Always use a licensed waste carrier.

hants.gov.uk/fly-tipping

#ResponsibleRubbish

Viewing Agendas and Minutes

(including supporting documents) follow this link to our Documents page

Latest Beat Report

Beat Surgeries

Our Facebook page is New Forest Heart Cops.

Latest Clerk's Corner

Lyndhurst Calendar 2020

Air Quality in Lyndhurst High Street

Latest News

Hampshire Highways Salt bin

Hampshire Highways teams tackle cold snap

With the current cold snap likely to last until Sunday, Hampshire Highways winter vehicles will be out again across the county

Xmas Recycled

New Forest District Council bank holiday rubbish and recycling collections

Over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays, there are some changes to collection days

Agendas

Read our latest available Agendas 

Councillors

Meet our councillors and the committees they stand on

Planning

Helpful planning information and advice 

Minutes

Read our latest minutes following our council meetings.

Interest and Information

Parish Walk

Take a walk around Lyndhurst Parish, following the map available in this leaflet

Historic Walk

Three short walks exploring our village and its links with the ‘real Alice’, Captain Arthur Phillip

Wartime Walk

Lyndhurst during the wars

Lyndhurst Heritage

A brief history of Arthur Phillip and the New Forest and Australian Connections.

Report a problem

Problems and issues on roads, footpaths and verges via Hampshire County Council.

Latest News

Hampshire Highways Salt bin

Hampshire Highways teams tackle cold snap

With the current cold snap likely to last until Sunday, Hampshire Highways winter vehicles will be out again across the county

Xmas Recycled

New Forest District Council bank holiday rubbish and recycling collections

Over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays, there are some changes to collection days

Census 2021

Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across the New Forest will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021.