Upcoming Lymington and New Forest Events

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Sep 2021

Unsettling Landscapes: The Art of the Eerie explores eerie portrayals of the British countryside from the 20th and 21st centuries: an unquiet contrast to the pastoral tradition, imagery that…

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Oct 2021

Bond In Motion - No Time To Die Exhibition
NEW for 2021! The brand new exhibition: Bond in Motion - No Time To Die.

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Oct 2021

New Forest walks in trees
New Forest Walking and Cycling Festival 2021 Sat 16 Oct to Sun 7 November takes place in various locations across the New Forest and includes family friendly half term events and cycling as…

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Latest News from Lymington.com

  • 1 Bonfire Night 2021 events and hosting your own New Forest
  • 2 New Forest Colten Care home Kingfishers hosts Oktoberfest fun
  • 3 Kingfishers care home in finals for teamwork award in National Care Awards
  • 4 Planting seeds for future generations with Station Financial New Forest
  • 5 Linden House specialist dementia care home wins garden produce show
  • 6 Lymington Community Centre opens new pre-loved boutique
  • 7 New Forest Colten Care support Macmillan Cancer Coffee Morning
  • 8 New Forest Colten Care homes and National Garden Scheme  
  • 9 Pensions and the McCloud Judgment - Lester Aldridge for Lymington
  • 10 Centenarian Avis celebrates "a good life" at Kingfishers New Milton home
  • Bonfire Night 2021 events and hosting your own New Forest

    Bonfire Night 2021 what's on in the New Forest, and hosting safely at home   We love Bonfire Night! It is a uniquely British tradition that can be fun for the whole family. After no organised firework displays in 2020 due to coronavirus social distancing measures, there are some this year see below for Brockenhurst, New Milton and Ringwood displays. So do also read on down to our 7 tips on how to make Bonfire Night at home a roaring success too. Importantly you don't need to spend lots of money on fireworks! What's more, fireworks can scare animals and seriously worry some people. Read on for 7 great ideas... but if you do decide to hold a firework display at home
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  • New Forest Colten Care home Kingfishers hosts Oktoberfest fun

    "Guten Tag und ein bisschen Bier" Bavarian transformation New Forest Colten Care home Kingfishers in New Milton ‘turns Bierkeller’ to host Oktoberfest fun Colten Care's Kingfishers care home in New Milton was temporarily transformed into a ‘bierkeller’ so residents could say ‘Guten Tag’ to the traditional Bavarian celebration of Oktoberfest. It staged a host of festive fun including singalongs, beer and sausage tasting and even some beginner-level German language tuition. To recreate the atmosphere of a Munich beer hall, team members decorated the main lounge of the Outstanding-rated New Milton home. They put up garlands and arranged long tables so residents could sit next to and opposite each other just like revellers at the real annual event. Pretzels and bratwurst, mustard
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  • Kingfishers care home in finals for teamwork award in National Care Awards

    Teamwork: it all adds up to good things! New Forest Colten Care home Kingfishers in New Milton has been shortlisted for top national award of Care Team in the National Care Awards  Colleagues at a New Forest care home have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Kingfishers, Colten Care’s Outstanding-rated New Milton home, is a finalist in the Care Team category at the National Care Awards, now in their 23rd year. Home Manager Beata Brzozowska said: “We are extremely proud to be finalists. It shows that our hard work on behalf of residents is appreciated and that is great for staff morale. “We support each other in all situations and always strive to have a positive mental attitude.” Kingfishers
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  • Planting seeds for future generations with Station Financial New Forest

    Planting seeds for future generations Environmentally healthy happy October jobs are an investment in the future too: New Forest independent financial advisers Station Financial explain. Ed note: this article follows Lymington and Pennington's Green Week last week, and prompts a reminder of the Pennington Community Allotment whose team display at the Eco Fair taught us lots of things we didn't know about home composting and greener growing. As we all appreciate more and more how vital a greener world is for the environment, so this pertinent article by Station Financial reminds us of other ways in which we can all help ourselves towards a happier and more secure future. The Tree Council and the seed gathering season  The Tree Council have been organising the Seed
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  • Linden House specialist dementia care home wins garden produce show

    Dementia care home comes up roses! Specialist dementia care home Linden House Lymington wins closely fought garden produce show contest between New Forest Colten Care homes  More than 200 residents at the 21 Colten Care homes in the south have taken part in a competition focused on gardening, horticulture and outdoor inspiration. The third annual Colten Village Produce Show was described as the ‘best yet’ by Colten Care Head Gardener Charles Hubberstey. People with dementia enjoy and excel in activities like music and art - and as in this story, gardening! First place went to Outstanding-rated Lymington dementia care home Linden House, followed closely by Abbotts Barton in Winchester with Braemar Lodge in Salisbury coming third. Homes chose ten out of
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  • Lymington Community Centre opens new pre-loved boutique

    New pre-loved boutique for Lymington New "Tidal Boutique" located within Lymington Community Centre will raise additional funds for the Centre Over the 70 years since it opened in 1948 and supported by a huge number of passionate volunteers Lymington Community Centre has contributed enormously to the local area, offering both recreational and educational facilities to all.  It's used and enjoyed by up to 4,000 people every week and is always vibrant and busy!  The Centre is also on an enormous fund raising mission to renovate and update its tired buildings and continue to perform its vital role in the community. Read more here And now it also has an exciting new pre-loved clothes boutique! Tidal Boutique makes a splash at Lymington Community Centre
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  • New Forest Colten Care support Macmillan Cancer Coffee Morning

    Care home residents go for gold with Macmillan fundraising New Forest Colten Care homes raise funds for the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning - with a Willy Wonka style twist! The Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning became a truly ‘glittering’ occasion at 21 care homes across the south. As they raised their mugs and tucked into fresh homemade cakes and pastries, hundreds of Colten Care residents and staff enjoyed a Willy Wonka-style twist on the annual charity get-together. Chefs at each home in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex included a ‘Golden Cupcake’, with an edible golden centre, in every batch of cakes they baked and served. Each lucky recipient of the tasty treat has been entered into a draw with
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  • New Forest Colten Care homes and National Garden Scheme  

    "This is my home and I am very proud of both my home and my garden!" New Forest Colten Care homes continuing involvement with the National Garden Scheme is endorsed by proud resident Molly  Care home provider Colten Care has continued its involvement with the National Garden Scheme (NGS), welcoming dozens of visitors and raising hundreds of pounds for charities. Four public open days have just been held, two at Outstanding-rated Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, and two at Brook View in West Moors, Dorset. Residents and visitors at Woodpeckers enjoy the beautiful gardens - and horticultural expertise is on hand too The dates gave residents’ families and friends, other community contacts and members of the general public the chance to come in
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  • Pensions and the McCloud Judgment - Lester Aldridge for Lymington

    Pensions and the McCloud Judgment After the family home or other properties, pensions are often the next largest asset that people own. Lester Aldridge explains what you need to know, especially if you're a public sector employee and getting divorced!   Ed note: This month's "Life Matters" article by Lester Aldridge explains how different types of pension schemes will have different valuations which are important to understand, especially if divorce settlement is in the equation. And the government's recent announcement has muddied the water still further. Read on to understand! McCloud Judgment: the impact on public sector pensions, pension-sharing orders and divorce After the family home or other properties, pensions are often the next largest asset that people own. It is
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  • Centenarian Avis celebrates "a good life" at Kingfishers New Milton home

    "A Good Life" says Avis New Forest Colten Care home resident Avis Neville celebrates her centenary at Kingfishers New Milton Colten Care’s latest centenarian has celebrated her landmark birthday more than 12 years since she moved to Kingfishers in New Milton. Avis Neville was the centre of attention as staff at the Outstanding-rated care home presented her with gifts, cards and flowers. After Happy Birthday was sung, she was presented with a cake specially baked by Kingfishers’ chefs. When Avis took up residence at the home in June 2009, she completed a ‘life diary’ charting her childhood, career and retirement years.   Born in Highbury, North London, in September 1921, Avis was four when she moved with her parents, brother
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Royal Lymington Yacht Club is a warm and welcoming home of yachting, dinghy sailing and motor boating. Racing for adults, youths and juniors. RYA Training. Cruising. Social Mosimann's…

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Long established Lymington removals, storage and furniture and antique restoration firm with an excellent reputation.

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Lymington Infant School

Lymington CE Infant School provides an outstanding start to your child’s education. Based in the New Forest, Hampshire on the same site as Lymington Junior School it offers seamless primary…

Rhinefield House Hotel

Magnificent historic country mansion close to the famous Ornamental Drive in the New Forest National Park. The perfect venue for a fairytale wedding, sumptuous lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.…

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  • LYMINGTON.COM:
    NEWS, EVENTS AND LOCAL INFORMATION

    Lymington.com provides you with information about the town of Lymington and its surrounding area, including the New Forest National Park. Find here news, events, things to do and local information, including where to stay, where to eat and drink, as well as places to visit. The Lymington.com Directory provides a comprehensive guide to local businesses and organisations, with a search function enabling you find what you are seeking and a review function so that you can tell others what you think!

  • LYMINGTON:
    GEORGIAN MARKET TOWN AND FAMOUS YACHTING CENTRE

    Lymington is a pretty Georgian market town in the south of the New Forest. The town's sheltered position on the western bank of the beautiful Lymington river has made it an important settlement since the Iron Age. For many years Lymingtonians have made their living from the sea or the river - as boatbuilders, fishermen, sailors and in past centuries as salt workers and even smugglers! Today Lymington is an internationally famous yachting centre with a population of almost 17,500.

  • SAILING IN LYMINGTON:
    PERFECTLY LOCATED FOR THE BEST SAILING IN THE BRITISH ISLES

    It’s not surprising that Lymington is one of the “Best UK Coastal Towns in Which to Live”. Combined with accessible road and rail links north to London, west to Bournemouth and east to Southampton and beyond, as well as the car ferry service to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, the town combines practicality with pleasure; the perfect work-life balance. There are many excellent schools and a wealth of local sports, clubs and leisure activities.

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