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, always vibrant and busy - it's used and enjoyed by up to 4,000 people every week.
A reception was held recently at the Centre to present plans for its future development as part…
Saving lives at sea was the theme of the day as RNLI fundraisers from a Hampshire care home visited their local lifeboat station. Four residents of Colten Care’s Belmore Lodge in Lymington took a minibus trip across town to meet some of the 21 volunteers whose vital work they support.
The hosts explained how the Lymington crew has responded to more than 110 callouts in the past two years, with an official ‘pager alert to launch’ target of just six minutes.
Updated 13 February 2019
Finding things for the children to do whilst you are working can be a real chore. In a bid to try and make things slightly easier for you, here is a summary of holiday children that is usually on offer in and around Lymington.
Start planning your school holidays now - you will generally find that activity days get booked up well in advance.
Do get in touch with us if you know of any other holiday childcare…
To see what's on day by day, take a look at our Events Calendar for the Lymington, New Milton and New Forest area. Remember, if you're organising a local event…
Does everybody know about this fabulous and friendly golf facility on the edge of Lymington? Whether you're local or visiting the area, Lymington Golf Centre and New Forest Adventure Golf offer the perfect day out.
Lymington Golf Centre consists of a 9 hole golf course with fabulous views of the Solent and beyond, which is open to non members on a pay and play basis at very reasonable rates. In 2018 the adventure golf…
"Chinese soy pork is not only a family favourite but also a family affair: my daughter has improved my original recipe and we love it even more now! And for Chinese New Year of the Pig, what better way to celebrate right now - the best news of all is that this is a really simple recipe too.
You can make this recipe with either chops, tenderloin or like me for the Lymington Rotary club a whole loin.
John Cooper Carpets is the local stockist for Greendale Carpets in Lymington and the New Forest, and your local, friendly, expert supplier of top quality competitively priced carpets and flooring.
Greendale Carpets & Floorings is a multi-million pound, member owned flooring cooperative cooperative, a not-for-profit mutual trading company with over 140 independent retail store members. It supplies over 200 ranges of carpet (containing over 6500 colours) including wool twists, loop piles, velvets and super soft touch Saxony’s covering all price ranges.
A good will should reflect your wishes, be valid and ensure that your estate is distributed in the way that you want. In England and Wales, you can leave your estate to whomever you like e.g. relatives, charities and pets.
Wills can also include unusual last requests or funeral instructions.
However, this freedom can come at a price, as some wills can cause family disputes or cause claims to be made…
Lymington & Pennington's Town Mayor Anne Corbridge has presented Community 'Big Pot' Grants to two very worthwhile local causes, the New Forest Disability Information Service and St Mark's Parish Church Council.
The Community ‘Big Pot’ Awards form part of a grant set up over the course of two financial years. A total of £100,000 has been allocated from monies received by the Town Council from the Buckland Farm development scheme. The Town Council has approved that…
Luxury New Forest hotel The Montagu Arms has announced the appointment of new head chef Matthew Whitfield, who returns to the UK after working at one of the world’s top restaurants.
Matthew joins the award-winning Terrace restaurant fresh from the three-Michelin-Star Eleven Madison Park in New York – currently ranked fourth in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
The famed EMP has been in the top five of the world’s restaurants
Draw and Write with Fire.
Pyrography Workshop with Graham Turner Wood Turner.
As Part of Hampshire Open Studio's event in August 2018 I will be running some Pyrography Workshops at Keyhaven Sea Scout hut (SO41 0TP). Open to all ages (8 <> 80+).
(Dates are 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd August)
Att Easter we are holding an Art and Craft exhibition at Keyhaven Sea Scout Hut (SO41 OTP), so have added some additional Pyrography Workshops. Open to all ages (8 <> 80+).
(Dates are 3rd, 5th, 7th April)
There will be two workshop sessions (10:30am->12:30) and (2pm->4pm), and there are six places in each workshop. The cost for a two hour session will be £17.00 for individual bookings. I also accept group bookings for the whole table for £80.00.
The event is part of Hampshire Open Studios, there will be two well known local artists Shaun Stevens, Tessa van Hasselt, and myself (Graham Turner) with a display of wood turning, so there is plenty to see.
1) Guidance on transferring designs onto the wood, as well as advice on lettering and drawing a pencil guideline directly on to the surface. No artistic skills necessary as a choice of designs for all ages and ability will be available, however feel free to bring your own designs with you.
2) Selection of Wood Shapes up to the value of £17.00 is included in the price, wood shapes start at £3.00 for the smallest.
3) Birch wood ply from 3" squares from £3 <> up to A4 size £5.00
3) Birch wood ply shapes start at £3.00 each, Butterfly's, Hearts, Tractors, Birds, Owls, VW camper vans, labels, etc..
4) 3d shapes in wood start from £4.00, Boxes, Eggcups, Eggs, Keyrings, Place Matts, Spoons etc....
5) I will also make sure I have a stock of Christmas shapes as we had the WI in and they wanted to make Christmas decorations in August.
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