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Lyndhurst Parish Awards 2021

Lyndhurst Parish Council is seeking nominations for up to four community awards

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Replacement Bridge at Holmsley

Next month, Knights Brown will be taking delivery of the 20m precast concrete beams that are to form the deck of the replacement bridge at Holmsley.

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Join the New Forest Awakening Festival

New Forest organisations are inviting people to join in with the New Forest Awakening Festival

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Top tips to shop online securely this Christmas

Online shopping scams cost shoppers £15.4 million over the Christmas period last year.

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Stay warm and well as the colder weather draws in this week

Brr, it’s definitely feeling colder this morning and it looks like winter is drawing in this week – did you see Hampshire Highways’ gritters out salting yesterday evening?

Animals On The Road Copyright Russell Sach

Prepare to stop for Forest animals this winter

With darker nights and the clocks changing this weekend, drivers are warned to always be prepared to stop for New Forest animals.

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Annual Parish Champions

Lyndhurst Parish Council was finally able, for the first time in almost two years, to celebrate with its residents

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Go New Forest Tourism Jobs Fayre – Wed 23 June – 12 noon to 8pm

Go New Forest (GNF) is a “not for profit” Community Interest Company which manages and develops tourism in the New Forest.


County Council agrees over 100 grant awards for children’s food and activity schemes this summer

Summer schemes that provide food and activities to Hampshire children who are eligible for free school meals

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Helping families facing hardship during May Half Term

Hampshire’s vulnerable children will receive food vouchers this May Half Term (31 May – 4 June)

Close Up, A Female Hand Fastens A Seat Belt In A Car, Background Leather Jacket In The Summer In Spring And Autumn, Traffic Safety In The Car.

Month-Long Crackdown on Drivers Not Wearing Seatbelts is Launched

If you are involved in a collision and not wearing a seatbelt, the force you will hit the windscreen is approximately 30 to 60 times your own body weight.

Miles Ruby Fraser Winners

Less litter thanks to NFDC getting ‘Crabby’

An innovative approach to tackling beach litter in the summer reduced litter at the New Forest coast by 10 tonnes, saving £10,000 in clean-up costs.