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
Social media is a double-edged sword for many business owners. On the one hand, it promises so much, but on the other hand, it can take up a lot of your valuable time – especially if you don’t have a proven social media plan. But if you’re mainly selling to other businesses, then there’s one place you definitely need to be: LinkedIn.
With more than 400 million users and the ability to connect with new leads, partners or influencers who can help you spread the word about your brand, it’s the obvious choice for B2B. But are you getting the most out of it or are you just tinkering around at the edges?
Join us for this local discussion about how we can all make best use of LinkedIn, connect with local businesses and set up our own New Forest LinkedIn Local group here in the New Forest – so you can meet your online contacts face-to-face and do business better!
The New Forest Business Partnership (NFBP) is a partnership between business and the public authorities in the New Forest. Its central role is to help New Forest businesses grow! It seeks to:
The NFBP Board includes representatives from all major business sectors and areas of the New Forest as well as Brockenhurst College, New Forest District Council, New Forest National Park Authority, Hampshire County Council and Totton College. In 2019 the NFBP Board will lead an implementation group to ensure the successful delivery of the New Forest Economic Development Strategy.
New Forest Business Partnership hosts a wide variety of activities, including training, business meetings and social events.
All events are at cost for New Forest Business Partnership members. Non-members are also welcome to attend.
Breakfast meetings normally run from 7.30 to 9.30 am at various locations across the New Forest.
We encourage all businesses large and small, B2B and B2C, to join the momentum of the New Forest Business Partnership!
As a member you enjoy member at cost rates at a wide range of training events and networking opportunities as well as the opportunity to exhibit within the Local Business Village at the New Forest Show, take part in the annual Golf Day, and enter the Brilliance in Business Awards.
In fact if you attend just five breakfast events you will usually cover the cost of your membership in the savings gained!
There is also a members only area on the website which gives you an opportunity to profile your business and access additional content including presentation slides for events whether or not you were able to attend them, and member only blog posts.
You can also showcase your business by demonstrating your knowledge and services by headlining a business breakfast and/or facilitating training workshops.
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