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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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Sep 2021

To celebrate World Reflexology Week The Natural Health Hub's reflexologists are offering free taster sessions. Warning: reflexology can become addictive!!  Once people try it people come…

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Sep 2021

19:30 - 21:30
Join us for a wonderfully eclectic programme featuring Katherine Spencer and Mozart's gorgeous Clarinet Quintet.

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Latest News from Lymington.com

  • 1 New Forest Colten Care homes and National Garden Scheme  
  • 2 Pensions and the McCloud Judgment - Lester Aldridge for Lymington
  • 3 Centenarian Avis celebrates "a good life" at Kingfishers New Milton home
  • 4 Look out for pigs! Pannage in the New Forest.
  • 5 Accessible walking routes in the New Forest area
  • 6 Aloha to Hawaii from New Forest Colten Care home residents
  • 7 Sourdough and savings, by Station Financial New Forest
  • 8 3 x 10 = 30 years residence in Colten Care Belmore Lodge Lymington
  • 9 Stamp duty update from Lester Aldridge in life matters for Lymington
  • 10 Hello and letter from New Forest Mark now travelling in Thailand
  • 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: divorce, and public sector pensions and pension-sharing orders  After the family home or other properties, pensions are often the next largest asset that people own. It is therefore important
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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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  • Look out for pigs! Pannage in the New Forest.

    Look out for piggies in the New Forest this autumn! Pannage season 2021: 13 September - 14 November About the pigs of the New Forest  The pigs of the New Forest play a vital part in the eco-system. Their services are required to eat the acorns which they love and which are safe for them, and to prevent the ponies for whom they are potentially lethal, from doing so. Pannage season 2021 is between Monday 13th September until Sunday 14th November.  Read on below to learn all about pannage! And do also read Mark and Hugh's article about drifts and pannage https://www.lymington.com/133-locally/1751-mark-hugh-drifts-pannage-sep20 Sign up for our free Weekly What's On For all the latest local information, including lots of interesting articles like this
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  • Accessible walking routes in the New Forest area

    Looking to get out walking with the mobility scooter, wheelchair or double buggy? Hampshire has the second highest number of accessible walks in the UK! Plus more information about accessible walk routes in the Lymington and New Forest area. Since Covid appreciation of the great outdoors has blossomed, or perhaps we should now say mushroomed! That includes in wheelchairs or buggies or on mobility scooters: so for walks on wheels or miles without stiles we've started putting some information together here. And, according to new research, Hampshire has the second highest number of accessible walks in the UK! (Beaten to second place by Somerset, apparently.)   Accessible Countryside for Everyone has provided an online list of walks, country parks and nature reserves that are
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  • Aloha to Hawaii from New Forest Colten Care home residents

    "Aloha!" to Hawaii - celebrating our September Summer! Colten Care care homes across the New Forest held Hawaiian themed parties, raising lots of smiles - and funds for their charities too Celebrating the recent amazing weather, residents in Colten Care homes across the South said ‘Aloha!’ to Hawaiian-style parties which featured dances, costumes and traditional island stories. Going totally tropical raised lots of smiles... Going totally tropical, staff at Colten Care’s Outstanding-rated Kingfishers in New Milton wore lei garlands, flowery shirts and grass skirts as they served cocktails and mocktails to residents. Rose Arcellana, Companionship team leader, said: “We decorated the main lounge with Hawaiian themes and as our residents entered, we offered them a flower necklace each and greeted them with
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  • Sourdough and savings, by Station Financial New Forest

    The art of rising dough! Synergies for September, between sourdough and savings: New Forest independent financial advisers Station Financial explain. Folks at The Real Bread Campaign have dubbed this month #SourdoughSeptember. The aim of this month of awareness is to encourage more people to buy genuine sourdough loaves, or better still, make their own at home. Throughout this month baking schools, flour mills and bakeries will run sourdough classes, tastings, and events, all with the purpose of demonstrating why sourdough is the best of bread and how you can make your own. Here at Station Financial, we love sourdough bread and know that it is quite an art to make, so we thought we would consider some similarities between breadmaking and financial
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  • 3 x 10 = 30 years residence in Colten Care Belmore Lodge Lymington

    30 years in residence in Lymington! Three residents of the same Colten Care New Forest care home have each notched up a decade of living there  Three residents of Colten Care's Belmore Lodge home in Lymington have each notched up a decade of living there, lovely friendships have been made along the way and a big party was held to celebrate. Belmore Lodge trio celebrate 30 years’ residence between them Maureen Marks, Margaret Stancliffe and Jim Giles were the guests of honour at a joint anniversary party at Colten Care’s Belmore Lodge in Lymington. All three have been living in comfortable retirement there for ten years Staff helped the trio celebrate with a luxurious afternoon tea in the garden featuring a homemade
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  • Stamp duty update from Lester Aldridge in life matters for Lymington

    Stamp Duty Land Tax update The threshold for stamp duty tax reduces to £125,000 from 1 October: Lester Aldridge updates us on the details and the exceptions   Ed note: This month's "Life Matters" article by Lester Aldridge is yet another timely one. The "extra" stamp duty relief so many have enjoyed ends at the end of this month and goes back to £125,000. But it's a bit more complicated than that, inevitably!  Remember that there's always help on hand at Lester Aldridge from an experienced solicitor in any area of the law, pick up the phone to them about any legal matter which concerns you - see below.! If you have any questions regarding stamp duty or any other questions about buying
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  • Hello and letter from New Forest Mark now travelling in Thailand

    Letter from Mark - in Thailand! New Forest Mark is on far flung adventures which have inspired him to tell another tale  Ed Note: Through Covid and lockdowns of varying intensities writer Mark and cartoonist Hugh lifted our sometimes sombre spirits with their time consumingly researched, cleverly concocted, relevant and thought provoking, informative and often educational, always entertaining and sometimes quite hilarious, articles and cartoons.That series came to an end earlier this summer but now Mark is travelling in Thailand and has sent us a new story, which in this strange year of non-travel for most, we thought you'd like to read. If you don't already receive our weekly e-newsletter full of useful local information and news told with a personal
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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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