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Welcome to the December/January

edition of The Village Voice.

I hope the cover page has brought a smile

to you face. ‘Hurst Castle Christmas’ by

Shaun Stevens is a delight & features in

the Hurst Castle and Solent Calendar for

2019. The Calendar and more of Shaun’s

work can be seen at the Hurst Marine

shop, Handmade New Forest in

Lymington, and at

www.shaunstevensart.com

As you will see in this edition, there are a

lot of festive events to look forward to.

The date for the diary is the 7th

December for our Carols on The Green. A

lovely festive evening, where you can also

do some shopping in the Village with late

night opening.

Going into 2019, you

will start to see this

Cornwallis

Remembered logo.

Please see page 15 for

details of the planned

events.

CONTENTS

Local information

Church Services 68-69

Local Noticeboard 53-59

MCV News 25

Parish News 35-38

Useful Numbers 63

Village Diary 66-67

Looking back/Planning Ahead 60

Articles

Bringing History Home 4

Wildlife Matters 7

The Art of Food & Wine Matching 11

Merry Woofmas 13

Cornwallis Remembered 15

Travel Guide 17

Turn up the Volume 21

Living well with Dementia 29

DIY Probate Pitfalls 41

In the Garden 51

Events

Where to see Father Christmas 9

Santa Dash 64

Puzzles

Pages /Answers 45-46, 63

Note: Christmas Postal Dates 8

Wishing you a happy Christmas and New

Year.

With best wishes

Jacqui

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Editor: Jacqui Peacock

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BRINGING HISTORY HOME

THE WHITE HOUSE – MILFORD

ON SEA

The White House was built by Mr. and Mrs

Walker Munro whose wealth came from the

Walker side of the family which had become

rich through coal. Before being nationalised the

coal mines in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, were

originally owned by the Barber and Walker

families. [BARBER WALKER & COMPANY,

Colliery Proprietors, Eastwood]

There have been various buildings on the site of

the present Rhinefield House since the time of

William the Conqueror and in 1877, many of the

Crown Lands were “privatised” and Rhinefield

passed to the Walker family. In 1885 the only

daughter of the Walker family became engaged

to Lieutenant Munro RN, and her father´s

engagement present was £250,000 [approx.

£30M today] with which to build a family home

at Rhinefield.

The original house at Rhinefield was pulled

down to make way for construction of the

present property and after their marriage in

1887, the couple adopted the name Walker-

Munro, and supervised the construction of an

impressive countryseat comprising the Great

House, a hunting lodge, stables, gardener´s

bothy and a gate lodge.

liner with a galleon weather vane, a room at the

top with stunning views, porthole windows and

a lighthouse turret housing a staircase.

There were his and hers changing pavilions at

the seaward end of colonnades enclosing the

courtyard and a dinghy hanging in davits over

the wall.

The Walker Munros only stayed there for one

month each year apparently with all 45 of their

servants. Lieutenant Commander Walker-

Munro died in 1923 and his wife in 1934. The

estate passed to their son, Major Walker

Munro, who had emigrated to Kenya, and he

sold The White House in 1938.The purchasers

were Middlesex County Council who, at first,

used it as a convalescent home for women

tuberculosis patients.

At the outbreak of WWII, the house was

requisitioned for military use and after the war

it reopened for male TB sufferers and the NHS

took it over in 1948. Three years later it became

one of the first hospitals to cater specifically for

child TB sufferers.

From 1963, with TB virtually eradicated, it

became a school for those with special needs,

before falling into disuse by 1983 as it was too

expensive to maintain. Squatters and drug

addicts moved in, vandalizing and removing the

tiles and generally leaving it in a sorry state.

Although several schemes for redevelopment

were proposed, no work was undertaken and

the buildings fell into severe disrepair and there

are newspaper reports from 1993 about the

possible demolition of the White House.

The site was bought by Colten Developments

Ltd. in 1997, for £950K, and the house

converted into 14 apartments in the old house

with 2 lodges and 2 separate bungalows on the

seafront.

The MOSHRS website is a core part of its

Bringing History Home project supported by the

Reputedly building Rhinefield House did not use

Heritage Lottery Fund and Milford-on-Sea Parish

up all of the money, and they purchased about

Council.

6 acres of land from the Cornwallis West estate

The next edition of Village Voice will feature a

and in 1903 built a ‘modest seaside summer

history on Rookcliff.

residence’, literally within a stone’s throw of

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Milford beach. The house has a nautical theme

history/buildings-and-monuments/buildingsand-monuments

being in the shape of the bridge of an ocean

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WILDLIFE MATTERS ……... to all of us

NEW AGRICULTURAL BILL

In September, the Government introduced its

new Agricultural Bill. As expected, it contains

provisions about paying farmers for managing

their farms during the transition period

following our exit from the EU. The Bill tries to

reassure us that our food supply chains will be

protected. It is complex legislation which I will

not bore you with, but how will this change help

wildlife and habitats?

Before the Government produced the Bill,

independent wildlife groups such as the RSPB,

BTO and our national Wildlife Trusts provided

evidence and suggestions to make sure that

wildlife could also benefit from change. The

Wildlife Trusts said:

The recovery of our diminishing wildlife would

depend on the new Agricultural Bill enabling

farmers to create and restore natural habitats

because 70% of our land is farmed.

• Farmers should receive public money for

producing benefits to society, such as creating

habitats for wildlife, conserving soils and

protecting communities against flooding.

The Trusts says that farming with nature makes

sense and that healthier soils would help nature

recover – from pollinators to natural pest

controls. The Red List for bees says that one in

ten wild bees face extinction and that over the

past 50-years. Half the bee, butterfly and moth

species studied in the 2013 State of Nature

Report had declined! Ellie Brodie, senior policy

manager for the Wildlife Trusts says: “It’s time

the Treasury acknowledged that the public want

to see tangible change to meet the scale of the

challenge that lies ahead”. There is further

concern about how the new legislation will be

enforced, especially because much of the policy

is not formally linked to the Bill and so has no

legal underpinning!

On a positive note, there is at least certainty

that the current payments for Higher Level

Stewardship and Countryside Stewardship

schemes will be available through the 7-year

transition period, which allows farmers to be a

little more confident in making their future

business decisions.

‘BRENT GEESE’ – ARCTIC SIBERIA

TO THE SOLENT

Keen-eyed birdwatchers will have noticed the

first arrivals of the Dark-bellied Brent Geese to

their wintering grounds along the Solent. A

single bird spotted on the 8th October could

well have been an adult which sometimes oversummers

here. The

first small numbers

arrived in our part

of the Solent from

their Siberian

breeding grounds

on about 15th

October, with 100

recorded between

Hurst Castle and Saltgrass Lane, Milford.

The Solent is a stronghold for Brents holding

some 30% of all Brent Geese visiting the UK in

the winter, of which up to 13% can be found

along our part of the coastline. Their journey

starts in the Arctic tundra, where extreme

weather conditions allow them just 3 or 4-

months in which

to bring up their

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young. They

depart Siberia in

mid-September

and start arriving

back here in

early/mid-

October, having

migrated some

2,500 miles. When they depart in March/April

they stop off along the Baltic coast before

reaching the Arctic in early June. Family groups

migrate together, mostly at night.

Further information from:

Keith Metcalf – MCV Conservation Officer

(01590) 645825 or (07771) 918449 or email

keithmetcalf@btinternet.com

www.milfordcv.org

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WHERE TO SEE FATHER CHRISTMAS

This year Father Christmas will travel around

Lymington, Pennington and district in the new

Rotary Sleigh. The old Sleigh has been retired

after 35 years’ service. The season will start

with the Lymington Lights Switch-on and Carol

service on the 23 rd November. The full

programme is shown below but a particular

highlight will be on the 16 th December when

the RNLI lifeboat will bring Father Christmas to

his Sleigh on Lymington Town Quay. Children

are invited to tell Father Christmas what they

would like for Christmas.

23rd

Nov

30th

Nov

7th

Dec

8th

Dec

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Dec

16th

Dec

20th

Dec

21st

Dec

22nd

Dec

Lymington Lights Switchon,

High Street

Pennington Christmas

Fair, Pennington Square

Milford Carols, Milford

on Sea Village Green

Everton Nurseries

Everton Nurseries

Santa on the Quay,

Lymington Town Quay

Outside Waitrose

Outside Waitrose

Outside Corals,

Lymington High Street

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NOTES FROM THE SOLENT CELLAR

The Art of Food & Wine Matching

The festive period will soon be upon us, so we

thought we would offer some advice on food

and wine matching. We think that a meal can

be enhanced by a well thought out wine to

match, and we are always here to help guide

and advise on classic or more interesting

pairings.

How about one of these wines to enjoy on Christmas day?

When looking for a wine to pair to a particular

dish it is worth considering the following

factors:

Acidity

All wine has acidity and this can be detected in

the mouth, high acidity in a wine would be a

similar sensation to when sucking on a lemon.

Wines with high acidity work amazingly well

with fatty foods, which is why fish and chips

goes so well with Champagne! A wine with

lemony acidity is also like adding a seasoning to

a dish, for example the classic oysters and

Muscadet pairing. Wines with a low acidity

tend to be from hotter climates and richer in

flavours and these go with richer flavoured

foods.

Body & Tannin

When we talk about the body of a wine, it is to

do with the power and strength in flavour.

Tannins come from grape seeds, skins and also

any ageing in oak add body and dryness to a

wine. A full bodied, tannic wine will go well

with fuller flavoured foods, for example

Chateauneuf du Pape which is full bodied and

tannic pairs well to meats such as slow roast

shoulder of lamb or roast beef. Lighter bodied

wines with low tannins such as Pinot Noir,

Beaujolais or Mencia pair well to white meats

and meaty fish.

Sweetness

At this festive time of year it's

a real treat to pair a dessert

course with a sweet wine. As

a general rule a wine to go

with a dessert should be

sweeter than the food. We

have an amazing selection

of sweet wines to pair to

different types of dessert.

Just a small selection of

our selection of dessert

wines

Classic Festive Matches

Smoked Salmon Canapés - Try pairing these

with a Chablis, Gruner Veltliner, Albarino or a

dry Riesling.

Turkey and the trimmings - A white with a bit

of body to stand up to the medley of flavours. I

suggest something from Southern Burgundy,

Pinot Gris or an aromatic white Rhone. On the

red front, something juicy with bright cherry/

cranberry fruit such as Pinot Noir, Barbera

d'Alba, unoaked Spanish Garnacha or

Beaujolais.

Mince Pies - Mince pies tend to be enjoyed in

the afternoon or with a bit of blue cheese, try

pairing to an off dry Madeira or a Moscatel.

(*Madeira Saturday tasting is on Dec 1st*)

Cheese - Most people go for red wine when

pairing to the cheeseboard, but often this

overpowers the flavour. This year ,try serving a

white wine from the Savoie or Jura region, an

off-dry Riesling or Muscat Beaumes de Venise,

or if you're a fortified wine lover try with a

nutty Amontillado or white port.

Pop into the shop for help with your food and

wine matching this Christmas!

Heather & Simon, The Solent Cellar

Our shop is on Saint Thomas Street

(opposite M&S)

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MERRY WOOFMAS

At Christmas, if dogs could talk, they'd

probably tell us that we'd gone bonkers.

Throughout the year they happily plod on in

their cuddly, companionable way, expecting

or wanting nothing in return except your love

and attention, a nice walk, some sniffing time,

a regular bowl of tasty grub and some clean

water.

personalised label; "It’s bound to get your

dog's tail wagging and is best enjoyed either

on its own or poured over food in order to

fully appreciate those savoury flavours",

might be on the way. Or perhaps there's the

chance of another tin of those 'Good Dog

Hand Baked Biscuits' with his name on them.

Fido's keeping his paws crossed that all this

good stuff doesn't come with the

embarrassment of having to wear another of

those Christmas reindeer or red snowflake

jumpers, or the frightful pongfest of 'Kennel

Number 5' or 'Old Spike' dog perfumes; "a

bouquet of uplifting floral scents in a bottle,

Kennel 5 Cologne will give your dog instant

sophistication and will make them smell

divine", that he had to put up with last time

all this craziness happened!

‘Catherine Dashwood Photography’

Unexpectedly once a year at Christmas they

wake up as usual, only to find that for some

reason that they simply can't fathom out, they

are required to do odd things - like wear

funny hats, bright jumpers and go round with

red bows tied to their collars. They go along

with all this because they vaguely remember

that last time all this frivolous nonsense

happened, there was some very tasty extra

food and drink too!

Fido's actually not as daft as he looks. He will

have noticed that, instead of getting the usual

quota of cuddles, his owner has recently been

spending even more time touching that

screen thingy that she always carries around,

and buying stuff online. So he doesn't mind

too much, because it probably means that

some 'Woofmas Christmas Beer' brewed

especially for dogs and with its own

All these (yes, they do really exist) — plus

some more sensible options — are available

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Whatever you do with your dog this

Christmas, make sure you have a good one.

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CORNWALLIS REMEMBERED

Admiral Sir William

Cornwallis

(1744-1819) was one

of Milford’s most

distinguished

residents.

The Milford-on-Sea

Historical Record

Society (Reg Charity

no. 1177587), is leading the preparations for

next year’s commemoration of Cornwallis’

bicentenary and celebration of the strong naval

tradition of the area. We are fortunate to have

the active support of The 1805 Club, the New

Forest National Park Authority, the St Barbe

Museum and Art Gallery, Milford-on-Sea Parish

Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Since 1066, there have been three times when

England has been under serious threat of

imminent invasion: the first was against the

Armada sent by Philip of Spain in 1588; the

most recent in 1940 when Hitler assembled his

forces in the continental ports opposite the

English coast; and, sometimes forgotten, in

1803/5, we stood alone against Napoleon as he

planned his invasion of England.

Napoleon had to gain naval control of the

English Channel to execute his invasion plans,

saying “Let us be masters of the Channel for six

hours and we are masters of the world."

It was Admiral Cornwallis, as Commander in

Chief of the Channel Fleet, who was “responsible

both for successfully preventing the French

invasion of Britain and deciding on the necessity

of creating and dispatching to Spanish waters

the nucleus of that fleet that Nelson was to

command at Trafalgar” Alan Schom, “Trafalgar

Countdown to Battle 1803-1895.”

Between 1800 to 1809 the congregation of

Milford church included three admirals:

Cornwallis, Peyton and Man. Each played a

significant role in the wars with France and will

feature in the exhibition.

Dates for your Diary

- Service of Commemoration

On the 5 th July 2019 there will be a service at All

Saints Church, Milford.

- Commemorative weekend activities 5th to

7th July 2019

• See a re-enactment of the arrival of the news

of Trafalgar, and events on Milford village

green.

• Explore our local naval history at Buckler’s

Hard.

• Visit a Royal Navy craft moored at Lymington.

• Walk a part of the Naval Heritage trail

between Milford and Buckler’s Hard, taking in

Lymington, Boldre and Baddesley.

- Exhibition from 4 th June to 31 st August 2019

Planning is well advanced with St Barbe

Museum and Art Gallery and the New Forest

National Park to organise an exhibition

celebrating the strong local links with the navy

of Cornwallis’ time, the role played by the New

Forest and the contributions made by the three

Milford admirals as well as others in the area.

We are working hard to fund the entire project

through individuals, charities and organisations

with strong ties with our nautical tradition or

with Hampshire. While we have received

generous support so far, we are continuing to

seek funding for the project, especially the

exhibition. If you are able to make a donation

towards the bicentenary events, please use the

contact details below.

Thank you for your support.

Contact Chris Sanders at the following email

address: chris@moshrs.org.uk

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TRAVEL guide

Thailand: In Part 2, Christina explores the

Elephant Hills & Phuket

Having just returned from Thailand for the

second time in four weeks, I thought it best to

write this article on the rest of my experiences in

this beautiful country.

My second trip was with Turkish Airlines via

Istanbul as they fly direct to Phuket, with the

lowest Business Class fares in the industry. I

spent the second half of my trip in Phuket so

flying home from there was a real bonus.

I went, initially, to Bangkok again and visited the

reclining Buddha and the Grand Palace where on

this occasion I was given a blessing by a monk!

After a whistle stop tour of Bangkok which

included several hotel visits and an evening at

the Sky Bar, we flew to Phuket and had a twohour

drive north to the Jungle and Elephant

Hills.

This was the highlight of my trip; we spent two

nights and three days here staying in a luxury

tent. Our first day was spent with the elephants

in their jungle sanctuary. The elephants are free

to roam the area and we were able to wash and

feed them. It was a wonderful experience and

you can spend as

much time with

these amazing

creatures as you

wish.

Afterwards, we

were taken on a

canoe trip down

the river which

was a beautifully

peaceful

experience.

The evenings at Elephant

Hills are quiet, with local

school children showing

off their Thai dancing

skills as well as a cooking

demonstration, and then

dinner with all of the

other explorers.

After a surprisingly good

night’s sleep, we spent the second day trekking

in the jungle which was fantastic, cooking on a

barbeque in the Jungle followed, by a longtail

boat trip and kayaking around the Lake Camp.

This is also part of Elephant Hills where

customers can spend the night in a tent on the

lake.

Leaving Elephant

Hills, we made our

way down to

Phuket for hotel

visits and to see

the area. We

viewed some

stunning hotels

and interestingly,

saw many villas suitable for family groups from 4

to 16 people.

Learning about new accommodation and areas

of Thailand has been such a joy, and if you are

interested in learning or hearing further details

or would like to have a bespoke adventure

organised for you to Thailand or anywhere else

in the world, please pop in to see us at Milford

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TURN UP THE VOLUME?

Do you find difficulty in hearing dialogue in

TV dramas? Can you remember when you

had no problems whatsoever in hearing

actors on the TV?

Well you’re far from alone, it’s not an

uncommon discussion for me to be

involved with when I am installing a new TV

system. But why is this and more

importantly, what can be done about it?

One problem is the naturalistic speech

actors currently use. It’s supposed to sound

more like someone speaking rather than

the old style enunciation school of acting

which, though very clear, wasn’t the way

people actually spoke.

Another issue is that dramas tend to have

dramatic music and often it is at similar

frequencies to the human voice, making

the dialogue harder to hear. The sound

technician can make allowances for this,

but it depends on the director as to how it

eventually turns out.

Further, our TV’s are getting increasingly

thinner which leaves much less room for

speakers able to reproduce the sound

without colouring it, boosting particular

frequencies as a result of how they are

manufactured.

It seems that TV manufacturers are now

starting to make sure that how the TV

sounds is more of a priority, but what

about those of us who have already make

significant investments in a new TV, what

can we do? If you just turn up the volume,

it may not make much difference other

than annoying everyone else!

Most more modern TV’s have an onscreen

menu which allows you to fiddle with all

sorts of things most people don’t look at

once the channels have been tuned. In

amongst all sorts of other settings, you will

normally find a number of different sound

settings. Commonly they will be referred to

as ‘sports’ or ‘film’ or something like that

and will change the sound that comes out

of your TV speakers when selected. It’s

worth trying them to see what difference it

makes, you can always return to the

normal or default settings.

If changing your TV settings doesn’t have

the effect you are hoping, then it may be

worth considering a soundbar. They are

available from below £100 to £ridiculous

depending on extra facilities and will

deliver the sort of sound your TV will never

be able to. It is best to ask for expert advice

before purchase as they are definitely not

all created equal!

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LARGEST LOCAL INDEPENDENT

ESTATE & LETTING AGENT

WITH OFFICES ALSO IN

LYMINGTON, SWAY,

BROCKENHURST, NEW MILTON,

BRANSGORE and LONDON

Tel: 01590 644933

Email: milford@haywardfox.co.uk

www.haywardfox.co.uk

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MCV NEWS

www.milfordcv.org

THE OLD MILL—WOODLAND

The Milford Conservation Volunteers are

delighted that Amy and Simon Davies were

granted planning permission for the renovation

of The Old Mill. They have already been busy

de-silting the leat and thinning trees, and have

generously given the rights to the wood to the

MCV which will be sold to the community. This

reduces the carbon footprint by not having to

transport it further afield. We hope your

aspirations for the Old Mill soon become a

reality.

DOGS, FOXES & DEAD SWANS!

Regular users of the Solent Way footpath

around Sturt Pond nature reserve may have

noticed two Swan carcases.

Each year dog attacks on birds increase. Quite

often, swans have to be rescued from animals

not controlled by their owners. These attacks

are often witnessed by alarmed passers-by and

are regularly reported to

This exhausted Swan died

later at RSPCA Rescue Centre

from injuries sustained

following ‘dog attack’.

MCV. We often hear

that irresponsible dogowners

are not local

people. However, we

know that this is not

often the case. Dogs off

lead sometimes act

before owners can stop

their animals from bird

attacks. Owners are

often

highly

embarrassed and

equally upset about what their animals have

done.

A Dog Order could be made through the local

authority to introduce a ‘Dog’s on Lead’ only

policy. Maybe this is the only action that can be

taken to reduce dog attacks on swans? Let us

hope that consciences will be pricked by

leaving the carcases on view and that more

dogs are put on leads as a matter of course

when near vulnerable wild birds.

Please remember, hundreds of our winter birds

e.g. Brent Geese, have just flown from Siberia,

a 2,500-mile migratory journey. Birds are tired

and in desperate need of refuelling and rest to

help get them through our winter and ready

for their return flight in March/April, to their

Arctic breeding grounds. They do not deserve

to be chased across the Pond by owner’s who

are often seen encouraging their dogs into the

water.

STORAGE SPACE REQUIRED

MCV continues to find it difficult to store, and

season, wood extracted from the Pleasure

Grounds and space to secure our range of

mechanical conservation tools.

If you know anyone who can find a little space

at their property, or smallholding, and would

like to support MCV in this practical way,

please contact - keithmetcalf@btinternet.com

We are grateful to one local family who has

already made space in their garden for us to

store materials. Thank you.

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM MCV

Happy Christmas & New Year

from us all

Unseasoned logs available

Steve or Lorraine Mabbett

lorrainemabbett@sky.com

(01590) 381255 or

(07543) 901324

or

keithmetcalf@btinternet.com

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The

SMUGGLERS

INN

Food served 12 noon - 9.30pm

Large garden & play area

Families Welcome

Well kept real ales

Dogs welcome

Sunday roasts

Lots of character

Comfy sofas

Open fires

Great welcome

Home cooked food

Excellent selection of wine & beer

Part of The Hare & Hounds, Sway

88 High Street, Milford-on-Sea, Lymington SO41 0QE

Tel: 01590 644414

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COME AND VISIT OUR SHOWROOM IN HIGHCLIFFE

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LIVING WELL WITH DEMENTIA

Dementia is not an inevitable part of ageing,

but many people worry that they, a family

member or friend may be affected.

A lot of encouraging research is underway,

looking at both the causes and possible

treatments. It is, however, extremely important

for us to focus on how people living with

dementia in our community now, can live well,

remain as independent as possible, and are met

with understanding. It is important too that

carers feel supported. The Milford on Sea area

is “Dementia Friendly”. That means that many

individuals, voluntary organisations and

businesses have taken part in free

information sessions that offer an

understanding of dementia, and the small

things that we can all do to make a big

difference to people living with dementia.

can also affect mood. The symptoms will vary

from person to person so that no two

people’s experience is the same. By

understanding how people are affected we

can do more to make a positive contribution

to their lives.

There is much support available in our area.

These are groups where people living with

dementia and their carers can socialise and be

supported:

Reminiscence Group 1 st & 3 rd Thursdays 10.30

– 12.00 Contact Richard 01590 719341

rtuck3@btopenworld.com

Everton & Milford Activity Group 2 nd

Thursday 2 – 4pm Contact Sandy 01425

610122 or Joan 01425 623263.

Art Group Fortnightly, usually 2 nd & 4 th

Mondays 10 – 12.00. Art Dementia New

Forest. Contact Annabel Collenette 01590

679838 or 07855985375. Booking essential.

Music Group 1 st & 3 rd Wednesdays 2 – 3.30

Alzheimer’s Society. Contact Carol

07860912272

carol.whittaker@alzheimers.org.uk

So what is dementia and how does it affect

people? It is the name given to a variety of

conditions, which cause the progressive

illnesses affecting the functions of the brain

(such as Alzheimer’s and Vascular dementia).

It is not just about losing memory. It can

affect people in many ways: concentration,

the ability to plan and do tasks in the right

order; language, such as being able to follow a

conversation or find the right words; vision,

such as problems in judging distances and

seeing things differently; and confusion over

time of the day and where they might be. It

All groups meet in the Community Centre in

Sea Road

For more information on the Dementia

Action Group and free information sessions,

see www.milfordonseadementia.co.uk

To talk to an Alzheimer’s Society Adviser

ring 02392 892034 or contact

HampshireDAService@alzheimers.org.uk

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For Home PC & Laptop users

Want to get more out of

your home computer?

Computer repair, upgrades

and tuition

T: 0784 103 1464

E: david@f1computersolutions.co.uk

W: f1computersolutions.co.uk

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HARFIELD

MOTOR SERVICES

Established 1971

SERVICING AND REPAIRS

TO ALL MAKES OF CARS

MOT TEST CENTRE

QUALITY USED CARS AVAILABLE

WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON

PERSONAL SERVICE

7 High Street, Milford-on-Sea

Tel: 01590 642261

Ocean Cars & Milford Cars

Long Distance Specialist

Available in Milford-on-Sea

Airports | Docks | Stations | Hospitals

Saloons, Estates, MPVs and 7 - Seater

No Hidden Charges

Lady Driver available on request

Hampshire Travel Vouchers acceptable

Telephone - 01590 678 325

oceancars@icloud.com

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Call on 07496 570387 or 01590 615566

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MILFORD-ON-SEA

Quality men’s

grooming

Traditional &

modern styles

Run by

experienced,

friendly and

professional

barbers

Open Weekdays 9am - 5.30pm

Saturdays 8.30am - 1.30pm

Special rates for OAPs and Children

52 High Street, Milford-on-Sea

01590 645594

www.searsbarbers.co.uk

Lymington Branch: 01590 610000

84 High St, Lymington

Weekdays 9.30am-5.30pm Sat: 9am-4pm

Holland’s

49 High Street Milford-on-Sea

INDEPENDENT FAMILY GROCER

DELICATESSEN & SPECIALITY GROCERY

LOCALLY SOURCED PRODUCTS

FRESHLY BAKED BREAD

HOME DELIVERY SERVICE

Maureen & Paul Holland

Tel: 01590 641882

25 High Street, Milford-on-Sea,

Lymington, SO41 0QF

01590 644486

Open: Monday - Saturday

10am - 5pm

www.timeandtidefashions.co.uk

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The Old Clock House - 22 High Street - Milford-on-Sea - Hampshire - SO41 0QD

Parish Clerk: Graham Wells Asst. Parish Clerk: Sarah Pitt

Tel: 01590 644410

Website: milfordonsea.org.uk Email: milfordpc@btconnect.com

December 2018/January 2019

MOS1—Land North of School lane

Milford Community Meadow

The parish Council is still waiting to hear of

the date for of hearing for the appeal for

the above site. Please keep an eye out for

the date when it is published on our

website (milfordonsea.org.uk) or Facebook

page and on our noticeboards. The appeal

is likely to he held locally but we will

advise everyone of the details once they

have been confirmed.

New Trampoline at Seafront Playpark

Progress at the Community Meadow is

coming on and the Parish Council have

received a few suggestions as to how the

land could be utilised by local residents

and groups. If you have an idea of a

specific use or a feature that could be

A new large trampoline for older children

has been installed at the new seafront

playpark. The enhanced facilities are now

complete the facilities available for young

people in the parish , which is being wellused.

The improved football pitch at

Carrington lane Playpark is now ready for

use and the toddler kit there has been

refurbished.

incorporated into the area (such as

sensory area, ideas for seating, etc) please

fill out the attached form and return it to

the Parish Office by 4th January.

My idea for Milford Community Meadow:

………………………...……………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………

……………………………………………………………….

Name: …………………………………………………….

Contact details:……………………………………….

……………………………………………………………….

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Christmas Lights

The Parish Council is taking over from local

resident Joy Ayling, in organising the

Christmas tree displays above the shops in

the village

centre. The

Parish Council

would like to

thank Joy for all

her years of hard

work in making

the village look

so festive for

everyone to

enjoy. The trees, along with the large

village green tree, will be in place in the

first week of December, in preparation for

the Carols on the Green and Christmas

Shopping event to be held on the

afternoon and evening of 7th December.

Free parking in the village in December

The District Council are providing free

parking on Saturday, 8th December 2018

to help promote Small Business Saturday

which is a national campaign to promote

local high streets and independent shops.

In addition, there will be free parking at

Sea Road the day before on Friday 7th

December as part of the village Christmas

Shopping Evening and Carol Service.

Sea Road Toilets

The Parish Council has been notified by

the District Council that the refurbishment

work to the Sea Road toilet block has been

delayed for up to a year while a bat survey

is conducted as part of the planning

process for the site.

White Horse Pub site

The Parish Council has been notified that

the current owners of the White Horse

pub in Keyhaven Road are aiming to sell

the site. The pub is registered as an Asset

of Community Value and as such, if any

Community Interest Group would like to

make a bid for this asset they have until

17th December to do so. Anyone

interested in being involved should

contact the parish Office as soon as

possible.

Memorial Benches available

The Parish Council has identified a number

of pre-sponsored Memorial Benches at

various locations around the village which

are now available to new sponsors. Prices

include a 20 year insurance and

maintenance contract which would

involve a full refurbishment of the bench,

along with a new plaque to sit alongside

the original plaque. In addition, there are

a number of new benches available at the

children’s seafront playpark for

sponsorship. For more details contact the

parish office.

Village Directory updated

The Parish Council would like to thank

Jenny Whitley and Ruth Bufton for their

efforts in collating the new village

Directory . The Directory is fully revised

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and updated with a new user-friendly

format which lists clubs, societies, help

groups and other useful village

information. You can download a copy

form the Parish Council's website or the

parish office and it will also be available at

the Community centre or in the village

green phone box.

Bag it and Bin it! Dog bags available from

Parish Office to help tackle Milford’s Mess

We are sad to report that dog fouling

continues to be blight our lovely village.

The Parish Council has recently purchased

additional signage to go in the Pleasure

Grounds

and other

points

around the

village. This

anti-social

behaviour

causes disease and is generally horrid. We

know that the majority of dog owners are

responsible and as usual it is the few who

spoil it for everybody. Dog bags are

available to purchase from the Parish

Office at the very reasonable rate of £1 per

roll of 50.

Once used, the bags can now be placed

in ANY PUBLIC BIN in the village (not just

the red dog waste bins). Bag it and bin it

and keep Milford-on-Sea special!

issues to the County Council – just visit

their website: www.hants.gov.uk and click

on the “Report a road problem”. You can

then select from a variety of issues

including potholes, flooding or fallen trees.

Enter in a few quick details and the County

Council will investigate and act accordingly.

Grants available for groups

The Parish Council has a small community

support budget to provide small one-off

grants to help support community

organisations. The priority is to assist

groups who have only a limited fundraising

capacity of maybe starting a new

community

activity. There is

still some

funding available

for this financial

year but

requests have to

be made by

March 2019. If

you would like to

apply, please contact the Parish Office.

The Parish Council would like to

wish all residents a very Merry

Christmas and a Happy, Healthy

and Prosperous New Year.

How to report a pothole or fallen tree

It’s the time of year

when potholes seem to

appear overnight and

trees can be blown

down in the windy

winter weather. There

is a quick and easy way

of reporting these

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Parish Council Meeting Dates 2019

MONTH PLANNING PARISH

COUNCIL

ANNUAL

PUBLIC

MEETING

FORWARD

PLANNING

OTHER

6.30pm 6.30pm 7.30pm 5.30pm

JAN 7

21

FEB 4

18

MAR 4

18

APR 8

15

MAY

7 (Tues)

13

20*

JUNE 3

17 17

JULY 1

15

AUG 5

19

SEPT 2

16

OCT 7

21

NOV 4

18

DEC 9 9 Combined due to Christmas

* A meeting for the residents rather than a formal

Parish Council Meeting

THE ANNUAL FOWARD PLANNING MEETING WILL BE

HELD IMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE JUNE PARISH

MEETING. THE ANNUAL PUBLIC METING WLL BE HELD

AT ALLSAINTS CHURCH MAIN HALL . TUESDAY MAY

7 TH MEETING AT ALL SAINTS CHURCH MAIN HALL (1 ST

PARISH MEETING FOLLOWING 2019 ELECTIONS).

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Geoff Dunk DipPFS, Certs CII (MP & ER) Independent Financial Advisor

• Retirement Planning

• Savings & Investments

• Portfolio Design & Management

• Pensions Freedoms & Annuities

• Estate & Inheritance Tax Planning

• Long Term Care

• Equity Release

• Protection

Initial meeting without charge or obligation

We make the complex simple.

Clear, unbiased and independent advice for every stage of your life.

T: 01590 636472 | M: 07540 334688 | E: gd@affinityifasouth.co.uk

www.affinityifasouth.co.uk

Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Number 457234. The value of investments may

go down as well as up. Investors may lose some or all of their money. The FCA does not regulate taxation and trust

advice or will writing. Think carefully before securing other debts against your home.

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Steven Lord

In 2017 there were 95,000 applications for a

Grant of Representation by individuals; that is

for Probate where there is a Will, or Letters of

Administration on intestacy or other reasons.

This compares with 155,000 applications

through a Solicitor or alternative business

structures. The person taking the Grant is

called “The Personal Representative “ (PR).

The process of applying for a Grant of

Representation can be relatively

straightforward if the assets and liabilities of the

deceased’s Estate are simple, with much

guidance being available from the local Probate

Registry and HM Revenue and Customs. Still,

most PRs prefer to use a Solicitor for a variety of

reasons:

There are international assets, business

interests, or trusts involved, or

There is family conflict, second marriages,

overseas beneficiaries, or

There are complex Inheritance Tax or Capital

Gains Tax considerations, or

The process is simply too time consuming, or

• T he Executors are aware that there might be

problems with their lack of experience or

knowledge.

The role of PR is generally a thankless task,

taking considerable time and effort for no

personal reward. A lay PR can claim out of

pocket expenses, but not for time. If the Estate

is insolvent or not correctly distributed, the PR

can find themselves personally liable for debts

or charges of maladministration, as well as

criticism from beneficiaries whose first question

DIY PROBATE PITFALLS

is generally ‘how much will I inherit’ followed

quickly by ‘when will I receive my inheritance’.

The beneficiaries will expect to be kept up to

date with progress in the administration of an

estate and for all matters to be dealt with

punctually. A PR needs to be confident in

interpretation of the law, taxes and to be able

to keep accounts properly. Increasingly we find

that we are being consulted by beneficiaries

who are frustrated by a lack of progress and

communication by lay PRs who seem to be in no

rush to complete their duties, or have been

overwhelmed by the complexities

involved. Such delays can be expensive for the

beneficiaries, especially where a property is left

vacant and there are ongoing charges for

utilities, insurance and maintenance.

The cost of instructing a Solicitor to assist the PR

with help in the administration of an Estate is

normally borne by the Estate, not by the PR

personally, so taking early advice on particular

issues or general guidance can be beneficial to

both the PR and the Beneficiary.

Heppenstalls Solicitors can offer guidance to

PRs, apply for the Grant of Representation on

their behalf, or can offer a full Estate

administration service and are happy to offer a

competitive quotation or a fixed price service,

depending upon the assistance required. If you

would like to speak with Steven or the team for

advice please do not hesitate to contact us at

Heppenstalls New Milton on 01425 610078 or

Lymington on 01590 689500.

enquiries@heppenstalls.co.uk 75 75 High High Street, Street, Lymington 01590 01590 689500 689500

www.heppenstalls.co.uk 82 82 Station Station Rd, Rd, New New Milton. Milton. 01425 01425 610078 610078

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Nursing Home

01590 648000

enquiry@stgeorgescare.co.uk

Nursing Home

A higher ratio of qualified nursing staff to

ensure the very best 24 hour nursing care

***

Excellent cuisine from our award winning chefs

***

Residents enjoy regular and stimulating

activities and outings provided

by our dedicated team

***

Warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere

***

Ambulance and wheelchair transport available

St. George’s

www.stgeorgescare.co.uk

Home Care

01590 644258

homecare@stgeorgescare.co.uk

Home Care

Personal Care (including bathing,

showering, toileting & dressing)

***

Cleaning, laundry & shopping

***

Meal preparation

***

Companionship and Support

***

Assistance with appointments,

outings and social events

***

Night visits, sleep-ins & live-in care

De La Warr Road, Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, SO41 0PS

,


Proud members of:

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FOR ALL YOUR DOUBLE GLAZING NEEDS

• Misted & broken units replaced

• Broken hinges & handles

• Patio door rollers

• Locks for windows & doors

• Upgrade to energy efficient glass

• Fire escape hinges

• Perished window & door rubber

gaskets & seals

• Cat flaps & letter plates

• Supply & fit new windows, doors

& conservatories

• Fully insured

Please call Vinny for a free, no obligation quote

T: 023 8084 2288 M: 07802 657 771

E: hampshirewindowservices@gmail.com

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Mat Watson Property Services

For all your property needs

Fences - Sheds - Jet Washing

General DIY - Gutter Cleaning

Gardening & Hedge work

Interior & Exterior Painting

Flat pack Furniture

01425 620678 07712 641714

matwatsonps@gmail.com

Tel: 01590

675955

19 Lymington

Enterprise Centre

Ampress Lane

Lymington

SO41 8LZ

www.johncoopercarpets.co.uk

enquiries@ johncoopercarpets.co.uk

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PUZZLES

Across

1. Band of fabric worn

around the neck as a

tie (6)

4. Russian soup with a

beetroot juice base

(6)

9. Semi-precious stone

of a blue-green

colour (9)

10. Spherical object (3)

11. Enchantress (5)

12. Chemical used in

reactions (7)

13. Plant with flowers

used in brewing (3)

14. Thick sugary liquid

(5)

16. Once common

insecticide, now

banned (inits) (3)

17. Marine creature

often used for fishing

bait (7)

20. Jelly based on fish or

meat stock (5)

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE CROSSWORD

22. Potato-like vegetable

(3)

23. French Protestants

of the 16th and 17th

centuries (9)

24. Tidy up (6)

25. Toxic alkaloid used

by South Americans

as an arrow poison

(6)

Down

1. Makes reference to

(5)

2. Delivery from a plane

or helicopter (7)

3. Male graduate (7)

5. Final Greek letter (5)

6. Plain dough cake,

often griddled (5)

7. Natural home of an 15. Flat upland area

animal or plant (7) (7)

8. Likeness in which left 16. Document

and right are

certifying

reversed (6,5)

successful

13. Marked by peace completion of a

and prosperity (7) course (7)

18. Third letter of the

Greek alphabet (5)

19. Earthy metallic

oxide (5)

21. Social position or

status (5)

EASY

SUDOKUS

Each 3x3 box, as well as each row and column must contain the

numbers 1-9

HARD

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PUZZLES

1 26 14 23 19 10

14 6 14 15 5 5 13 18 6 26 17 22

CODEWORD

Each letter in this

puzzle is represented

by a number between 1

and 26. The codes for

three letters are shown.

As you find the letters

enter them in the box

below.

17 24 18 12 3 9

9 17 17 25 25 2 5 6 7 21 17 22

O U G

3 2 23 13 2

13 26 26 6 23 17 22 19 2 6 26 21

3 20 2 5

26 11 23 24 25 14 5 19 9 17 19 26

23 4 7 6 23

4 13 8 5 6 23 17 22 9 21 5 18

7 23 17 17 17 3

4 24 23 18 2 16 26 3 17 17 12 17

14 26 26 11 22 17

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

Pollyanna Salon

Expert hairstyling &

service guaranteed

SALON OPEN

Tuesday to Saturday

104 High Street, Milford on Sea

Tel 01590 642101

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Perfect Plastering & Plumbing

Home Improvement Specialist

New walls/ceilings plastered

DIY disasters

Repairs for decorating

Plasterboard and partition walls

Plastering & Artex

Plumbing problems

New bathroom suites supplied/fitted

New en-suites & cloakrooms

Wall & floor tiling

Painting & decorating

Kitchens installed

Replacement taps, radiators

LOCAL LADY

PAINTER & DECORATOR

Professional and Affordable

Quality Assured

Free Estimates and Advice

Interior and External

Fully Insured

Reliable Team

No job too small

01590 643 516

07901 808 722

For a free estimate, from a local, friendly

professional, no job too large or small,

evenings & weekends at no extra charge.

Call Mike 01590 643546

07970 484 579

LLPD Local Lady Painter & Decorator

Catherine Perham

14 Kivernell Road Milford-on-Sea

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In the Garden

with Alan Edmondson of

Bowercot Garden Design

December/January

Gardening Tips

• On fine days, complete the winter pruning of fruit and ornamental trees and bushes.

• Roses can still be planted so long as the soil is not too wet or frosty.

• Check stakes and ties on newly planted trees; wind rock can cause a lot of damage.

• Continue to plant deciduous hedges if the soil is workable.

• You can still plant lily bulbs if you see some on offer, but check that they are in good

condition before you buy.

• Do not over water in the greenhouse and do not water late in the day.

• Pot up plants of primroses, polyanthus and border auriculas and bring into the cold

greenhouse for early flowering.

• If you have not sown any broad beans then do so now.

• Check stored fruit and remove any that has rotted.

• Work in organic manure, where required, in the vegetable plot. Do not lime at the

same time.

• Remove algae and moss growth from stonework and paving on a dry day.

• Do not plant conifers and evergreen shrubs in cold frosty weather.

• Clean paeony crowns of dead stems and foliage and cover with an inch of peat or

sawdust. This helps to prevent infection of the blooms.

• Send for some seed catalogues and order something different.

Alan Edmondson of Bowercot Garden

Design, Lymington, is a regular

contributor to BBC Radio Solent’s ‘The

Kitchen Garden’ formerly ‘The Good Life’.

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The Village News

Traditional Newsagent

Mark Cummings & Family

Mark Jones: 07900 800050

01590 674532

National Lottery Outlet - Newsagent

Local Information Point

Open Mon - Sat: 6.30am - 5.00pm

Sunday: 6.30am - 1.00pm

74 High Street, Milford-on-Sea

01590 645595

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LOCAL NOTICEBOARD

Saturday 8th December

Performances – January 2019

17th Thursday 7pm

18th Friday 7pm

19th Saturday 2pm & 7pm

20th Sunday 2pm & 6pm

Tickets on sale from 3rd December

Adults £10 Children £4

Milford-on-Sea Community Centre Box

Office :

https://moscommunitycentre.org.uk/

box-office

01590 644861

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Thanks for the memory

Milford Floral Art Club

Thursday 13th December: Christmas

Demonstration by Pauline Hurran

‘It’s Beginning To Look A Bit Like Christmas’

Thursday 10 th January 2019

12.30pm AGM, followed by Bring and Share

Lunch and

Mini-demonstration by Yasmin Reilly

All Saints' Church Hall, Greenbanks Close,

Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0SQ.

Visitors always welcome - fee £6.50

contact Sheila Quinney 01590 641867

Last year, a four metre Blue Spruce tree

was erected outside the Milford on Sea

Community Centre. The tree, kindly

donated by Braxton Gardens, was

adorned with colourful baubles, large

handmade bows and tree lights. It

became a beacon of light for everyone in

the village to enjoy and appreciate.

The community are being asked to

personally sponsor a bauble or bow, and

dedicate it to the memory of a loved one.

All funds raised go to the local Dementia

Action Group which actively helps local

people living with dementia together with

their families and carers.

Sponsor forms are available from the box

office in the community centre or you can

go to the link

https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/8942

FRIDAY LUNCH CLUB

For those on their own

At MILFORD BAPTIST CHURCH

Dec 14th : £7

Jan 11th £6

booking is essential

Please call

01590 645800

before the previous Friday to book

your place

Milford - on - Sea Whist Club

We meet every Thursday at the Village Hall, Park Road.

Doors open: 1.45pm Play

starts: 2pm

It costs £2 for the scorecard

Why not come along and

join us for a game?

Linda Cooper

01590 644571

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Health Walks Milford on Sea

Dec 6th : Clifford Allen-Bones: Entertains us

before our Christmas Party

Jan 3rd: TBC

Lymington Community Centre 2-4pm

Afternoon tea served at all meetings.

Tel: Keith or Tina on 01590 645 176

Registered charity 1001198

Milford on Sea Youth Club

Facebook: mosyouthclub

T: 01590 644861

Community Centre. Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Mondays for Seniors

aged 13 to 16

Tuesdays for Juniors

aged 10 to 13

Activities include: table

tennis, football,

badminton, games

console, cooking, craft, dance, painting and

more.

mosyouth@hotmail.com

LYMINGTON CHORAL SOCIETY

welcomes you to a

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

7pm, 1 December 2018

St Thomas’ Church, Lymington

Tickets: £12.50 (restricted view) £15

includes a glass of wine or soft drink;

accompanied children free. Available

on the door, from Maxwell Hamilton,

Milford Community Centre, New Milton

Stationers or phone 01590 679161

www.lymingtonchoral.org.uk

Do join us for a free, led, group walk lasting

up to 90 minutes. Our walks are designed

to encourage wellbeing, whilst enjoying the

company of others. The group meet at the

Community Centre Café, Sea Road, Milford-

On-Sea SO41 0PH on Fridays at 10.15 am.

Information: www.cfnf.org.uk/healthy-walks

Marcella House Tel:02380 841341

Or just turn up on the day: Fridays 10.15am

MILFORD ON SEA STAMP CLUB

11th December: Mini Action and

Members’ Display letters A,B or C

8th January: Chris Hobby - Milford

on Sea Post Offices

Meetings held at

the Guide Hut,

Sea Road

2pm

Everton Rambling Club

Merv : 01590 642509

mervhughes@me.com

Contact Mervyn for walk details

DEC WALKS

Tues 4th 10.30am

Thurs 20th 10.30am

JAN WALKS

Tues 8th 10.30am

Thurs 24th 10.30am

A 5 MILE WALK USUALLY TAKES BETWEEN

TWO AND THREE HOURS

MILFORD GARDENERS’ CLUB

Wednesday December 12th : Christmas Social evening ( note second Wednesday, not

third ) All Saints Church Hall. 7pm

Wednesday January 16th Gill Perkins from The Bumblebee Conservation Trust.

“ Saving the bumblebee and how the gardener can help.” All Saints Church Hall at

new start time of 7.30 pm.

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Lunch Club Milford on Sea Methodist

Church

lunch club

McLellan Hall, Lymington Community Centre

7pm for 7:30 start Visitors most welcome.

Contact 01425 613684

or visit:

ww.railwayclubofthenewforest.org

Dec 10th: Rhinefield House Hotel -

Christmas Dinner

Jan 25th : Along the Portsmouth Direct -

Peter Keat

If you live on your own then you will be

most welcome

12.30pm: Second and Fourth Thursday in

each month

To book your place or for more details

please call Margaret on

01590 641189

MILFORD COMMUNITY CARE

GROUP

Happy to help!

Call 01590 641700

for transport to

medical appointments

Bridge Club

Milford Hospital League of Friends

every Tuesday 9am - 1pm

at Milford War Memorial Hospital

Friendly and discreet.

Donations gratefully received

Phone: Anna 01590 643376

or Wanda 07815 598950

We meet twice a week at the

Baptist Church Hall, Wayside Close,

Barnes Lane.

Mondays: 1.45pm to 5pm

Wednesdays: 6.45pm to 10pm.

Everyone welcome.

Joan Oxley Hales, Chairman: 01425

627282 or (jockslee@btinternet.com)

Parkinson’s UK New Forest

01590 672951

Meet at Boldre War Memorial Hall in Pilley

3rd Thurs of each month 2pm - 4.30pm

(except December)

Gentle Chair Based Exercise

For Parkinson’s sufferers Tuesday 10.30am

Contact Roni: 01590 688 887

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COFFEE POP-IN

Village Hall, Park Road

on Thursdays 10.30am - 12 noon

Coffee, friendship & a warm welcome

Donations to Naomi House

Milford Community Library

Sat 1st Dec: 10 am – 12.30 pm

Library Christmas Fair

Tues 11th Dec Storytime : 3.30 – 4.00 pm.

A free Library event

Tues 18th Dec 1.30 – 3.30 pm :

Milford Community Reading Group

Christmas Break: Please note that the Library

will be closed from Mon 24th Dec

until Tues 1st Jan. Our volunteers will be here

to welcome you again on Wed 2nd Jan 2019.

Sat 5th Jan 2019 Open Library : 10 am – 12.30

Tues 8th Jan Storytime: 3.30 – 4.00 pm. A free

Library event

Tues 15th Jan 1.30 – 3.30 pm : Milford

Community Group

Tues 22nd Jan Storytime : 3.30 – 4.00 pm.

A free Library event

Wed 23rd Jan Lip Reading Social : 2 – 4 pm

Tea and lip reading ; £1.50 for refreshments

All welcome

N.B Storytime, ‘Are you sitting comfortably?’ is

a free event. Join Sheila as she reads stories at

Milford Library after school on the second and

fourth Tuesdays of each month.

OPENING TIMES :

Mon & Tues - 2.30 pm – 5pm

Wed, Thurs, Fri – 10am -12.30pm

Free Children’s Colouring at all Sessions

MILFORD ON SEA U3A

Dec 4 th 2018, “Pantomime

and the Role of the Dame”

with John Pitman

Jan 3 rd 2019, “The RNLI and Water

Safety” with Steve Billet

Milford-on-Sea Community Centre, Sea

Road, 2 p.m. Visitors £3.

NEW FOREST HEALING ROOMS

Open for Healing Prayer on 2 nd

Wednesday of the month from 2pm &

last Saturday of the month from

10:30am at Milford Baptist Church,

Barnes Lane SO41 ORN. All welcome. You

don’t need to have Christian beliefs. Free,

30 min, confidential sessions To book an

appointment

T: 07934 163 155 W: nfhr.uk

E: info@nfhr.uk

NFHR are part of Healing Rooms England

and Wales. Registered Charity Number

1125094

Life After Stroke or Brain Injury

Are you a stroke survivor or have you

suffered a brain injury? Would you like to

try new activities? Ferndown Leisure

Centre have teamed up with The New

Forest Paddle Sport Company, to offer

stand up paddle boarding and kayaking to

stroke survivors. Why not book in, to try

these sports, with fully qualified

instructors? As long as you are happy to

be in the water and don’t mind falling in,

the rest is easy. If you would like to add

your name to the list for other trial

activities, or to book onto this one, please

contact Jo

mail:joannesinclair@pfpleisure.org or

call 01202 877468.

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Free Talking

Newspaper

December 10th: A Celebration of

Christmas in Music and Painting

Janet Canetty– Clarke

January 21st: Venice in 18th Century

London. Peter Medhurst

For more information about joining,

call Adrian, our Chairman, on 01590

645421

01425 616 361

www.newmiltontalking

newspaper.org.uk

Milford & Keyhaven

Sea Scouts need YOU!

Adults helpers urgently required for Cubs

or Scouts on a weekly or occasional basis.

Milford &

Keyhaven Sea

Scouts is

actively

recruiting adult

volunteers to

help deliver an

exciting nautical and land-based

programme to children aged 5-14.

Nautical experience is helpful (sailing &

kayaking) but not necessary and free

training is available.

To register your interest please contact:

info@milfordseascouts.org.uk or visit:

milfordseascouts.org.uk

(To comply with Scout Association safeguarding

procedures, all adult helpers are subject to a DBS check)

The Grange Choral Society

Saturday 19th January ,Christchurch Priory

7.30pm

A glorious programme to celebrate 50 years

of singing at the Priory

Tickets www.christchurchpriory.org,

Booking office Tel.01202 485804

Milford-on-Sea Dementia Action Group

Everton & Milford

Activity Group

We provide entertainment & afternoon

tea, for people in the south of the

New Forest.

Milford Community Centre 9 Sea Road,

Milford-on-Sea. SO41 0PH

Next meetings: 13th Dec & 10th Jan

(2 nd Thurs of each month) 2-4pm

We are a friendly group who welcome people

living with dementia, their carers, family &

friends.

Run entirely by

experienced

volunteers, so we

ask for

£2 per person

Further

information

From Sandy

01425 610122

or Joan

01425 623263

Milford Historical Record Society

For more information please contact:

Mark Clayson: 01590 642186

mark.clayson@btinternet.com

31st January 7.15pm :AGM followed by a

talk on the Cornwallis Commemoration by

Chris Hobby and Chris Sanders

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NEW FOREST ORGAN SOCIETY

All Saints’ Church Hall, Greenbanks Close, Milford-on-Sea, SO41 0SQ

Live Music by Professional Musicians

Performed on Modern, Electronic Organs

Playing a wide range of music.

Including: POPULAR | BIG BAND | JAZZ | LIGHT CLASSICAL

The musicians bring their own instruments, so each concert is unique.

Usually 4 th Tuesday in the month – free programme available

VISITORS VERY WELCOME

FREE PARKING

TICKETS - £5 AT THE DOOR

Open: 6.:30pm

Concert Starts: 7:15pm

Finish: 10pm

Further information from: Stewart 01425 618074

Milford on Sea Community Panel News

The Milford on Sea Charitable Trust supports

the MoS Dementia Action Group, Milford

Befrienders, the Minibus Project

and the activities of the

Community Panel.

The charity will support small

projects which benefit residents in the area.

Contact John Whitley (john@whitleyonsea.net)

for details.

Date for your diary: The Community Panel is

organising a Community Organisations Day on

March 2nd in the Community Centre. If you

would like to get involved email

jenny@whitleyonsea.net

The Minibus Project is using an 8

seater minibus, kindly loaned to us

by Hillyfield Rest Home. It is

available for trips by arrangement. It is free but

donations are welcomed. Contact Tony

Harrision on 01590 645404

milfordonseava@ageconcernhampshire.org.uk

MoS Dementia Action Group runs

free information sessions for

organisations, businesses and

families and friends of people living

with dementia. See our website for

details www.milfordonseadementia.co.uk or

contact Lesley on 01425 614981,

lturnnidge@yahoo.co.uk The website also gives

information on support and activities in the

village for people living with dementia, their

families and carers.

The Milford Befrienders and

their new friends all enjoyed a

happy afternoon with a group tea

party in October. If you would

like to have a

regular friendly visit and a

new companion to share

stories and memories with,

please get in touch with

Steve Anderton on 01590

637088 or befrienders@steveandternon.com. A

weekly chat over a cuppa can work wonders.”

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LOOKING BACK/PLANNING AHEAD

Thank you to

everyone who

helped make this

years Newcomers Supper a success. With lots

of ‘stalls’ in the church of clubs and

associations, the Newcomers had plenty to

see and a Goodie Bag of even more

information to take home. We had about 120

people coming for supper , which was

amazingly provided by the 4 church

congregations. A big joint effort with help

from many people to supply food, help

organise the dining room, serve the food and

then do all the washing up and clearing away,

whilst the Newcomers got to make friends

and learn about Milford. We were then

entertained by the ‘Straight Banana’ group

who were much appreciated and then we

sang the village song!! The appreciation of

this event by the participants makes it very

worth while organising. However, I would

really love to have someone to share the

organising in future (I am not getting any

younger!!) . It is not arduous to organise

beforehand, and with more help on the day

could be less exhausting - so come on folks –it

is only once a year!! Please get in touch Ruth

Bufton 641875

PS: Would the person who brought their pet

frog to the exhibition, please see Dominic who

caught the hopper crossing the aisle just

before the 10am Sunday service the

following day!!

Do you run or are you a

member of a club or

society?

If you have any information

about your society or club,

that you wish to see in the

next issue, please email the

details to

info@lymingtondirectory.co.uk

by Jan 6th th .

Milford-on-Sea

Community Centre

BOX OFFICE

Monday to Friday 10am -

4pm

Saturday 10am - 1pm

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What Are You Hoping For This Christmas?

We’re all hoping for something. Depending on your age, it might be an Xbox, a

phone, something for the house or garden, time with family and friends over

some great food, or just a chance to put your feet up. Then there’s the job of

figuring out what those family and friends are all hoping for, and trying to buy

them something they’ll like. And the food is meant to be special isn’t it – more

planning and shopping.

Most of us hope we’ll have a happy day with loved ones, but that can be more difficult to plan

for. Conversations can take an unexpected turn, in good ways or bad. The rows can erupt over

almost anything at Christmas. Everything seems more heightened. Sometimes it’s a challenge to

get through a couple of days with family we just don’t see eye to eye with. Expectations

sometimes turn to disappointment. Some people find their own family the loneliest place to be.

For some, Christmas is a sad time, reminding us of happier memories, of those we have lost, or

fallen out with. We may be wondering who we will see this Christmas, if anyone.

At Compass we help people think about and work on their relationships – why they work, why

they don’t. We can’t change our family, but we can think about our role in it, and how the family

relate to each other. We can learn to listen, instead of reacting. We can get better at

understanding instead of judging. Compass is a good place to think about all of this with a

trained counsellor, and get a new perspective. We don’t take sides, and everything you say is

confidential.

To find out more, or to book an initial consultation: Call - 01590 674011

Email - administrator@compasscounselling.co.uk or visit our website:

www.compasscounselling.co.uk.

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UPDATES FROM THE COUNTY….. Towards the end of a fruitful year!

In August, I wrote about my hopes for setting

up a Men’s Shed in the area. Just under 70

gentlemen from Milford, Hordle, Tiptoe and

New Milton turned up for our public meeting in

September and a smaller group are now

forming a Shed Committee. Another group are

meeting each week socially for a ‘Friday Natter’

at a local pub. Potential Shed sites are being

systematically assessed, but we still need that

one great idea to come to fruition, so if you can

help, get in touch. I’m confident we will shortly

get our local Men’s Shed and I’d like to thank

the Shedders for being so enthusiastic about

the project. If you’d like to get involved, it’s not

too late, just email or phone me, contact details

below.

Another plea. Hampshire County Council are

continually looking for families to adopt or

foster children.

highlight this issue here. If you have ever

considered fostering or adopting, Hampshire’s

Children’s Services teams would love to hear

from you. Find out more on 0300 555 1384 or

at https://www.hants.gov.uk/

socialcareandhealth/adoptionandfostering

I have really enjoyed the opportunities to study

the birds and wildlife of the area with the

Milford Conservation Volunteers this year. In

summer, I found myself on a ‘moth watch’ in

the meadow off Pless Road, which was a

fascinating evening, sat around a large bulb in

the dark. Not so fascinating were the insect

bites I discovered I’d gained, through my

clothes, the next morning. But a small price to

pay for a great learning experience on a balmy

evening with good company. In October, I

joined Keith Metcalf on a boat trip to observe

the winter-returning birds on the saltmarshes.

This was wonderful - other than me making my

way, as the flyer had said, to Hurst Castle

Pontoon, along the spit, early on a foggy and

drizzly morning - to find the pontoon in

question was at Keyhaven! I was never so

pleased to see a boat as when Keith and crew

turned up to collect me from Hurst. Thank you,

Keith - I continue to live and learn!

This is the last issue of Village Voice before

2019, so I shall take this early opportunity to

wish you a very merry Christmas and a healthy,

happy and prosperous New Year. Let’s hope it

will be a good one. It should certainly be an

interesting year politically, with Brexit in

March!

Kind regards, Fran

Hampshire has hundreds of children desperate

for loving homes, either on a temporary or

permanent basis. As a member of the Children

& Young People’s Committee, I’d like to

Cllr Fran Carpenter

Hampshire County Councillor for

Milford, Everton & Keyhaven.

01425 614665 / 07867 502624

fran.carpenter@hants.gov.uk

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VILLAGE DIARY: DECEMBER 2018

01-Dec 10 -12.30 Library Christmas Fair Library

01-Dec 7.30pm Christmas Ceilidh Community Centre

01-Dec 7pm Milford Festival presents: Tenor Andrew Morris & Will All Saints' Church

Scott on Guitar

02-Dec 10am MCV task: Scrub clearance: Westminster RD/Pless Rd Gate 12

02-Dec 3pm Comedy Club Show: Sketches performed by local children Community Centre

& written by Channel 4 Writers

04-Dec 2pm U3A: Pantomime & the Role of the Dame with John Community Centre

Pitman

06-Dec 7pm Screening : National Theatre Live - Anthony & Cleopatra Community Centre

07-Dec 1pm 1st Friday Lunch: Milford W.I. Community Centre

07-Dec 2.30pm Recorded Music Society Library

07-Dec Fr. 5.45pm Carols on the Green

Village Green

07-Dec 7.30pm

Classic Rhythm & Blues: Miss Annie and The Midnight Shift Community Centre

08-Dec 2.30pm Flute Group Concert Community Centre

08-Dec 1pm School Christmas Fair Milford on Sea

C.E.Primary

08-Dec 7pm Milford Movies: A Wrinkle in Time Community Centre

09-Dec 2pm Screening: Royal Ballet - The Nutcracker Community Centre

09-Dec 5pm Christingle All Saints' Church

10-Dec 10am

11-Dec 2pm

11-Dec 7.15pm

Arts Society: Janet Canetty -Clarke: A celebration of All Saints' Hall

Christmas in Music and painting.

Stamp Club: Mini Auction & Members' Displays letters A, B Guide Hut, Sea Rd

or C

New Forest Organ Society: Chiho Sunamoto and Jon Smith All Saints' Hall

12-Dec 7pm Gardeners' Club: Christmas social evening All Saints' Hall

13-Dec 2-4pm Carers' Café Community Centre

13-Dec 7.30pm Milford Folk Club: Celebrating Christmas Community Centre

13-Dec 2pm Floral Art Club: Christmas Demonstration by Pauline Hurran

All Saints' Hall

14-Dec 12.30 Lunch club Baptist Church

14-Dec 7pm Screening: National Theatre Live - The Madness of King Community Centre

George III

17-Dec 10am Around & About Italy - Basilicata Community Centre

19-Dec 7pm People's Poetry Community Centre

24-Dec 3pm Concert: Milford's Three Tenors at Christmas Community Centre

27-Dec 7.30pm Christmas Comedy Club Community Centre

28-Dec 6pm Jazz Swing Night Community Centre

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VILLAGE DIARY: JANUARY 2019

03-Jan 2pm U3A: The RNLI and Water Safety Community Centre

03-Jan 7pm The King and I (encore from the London Palladium) Community Centre

04-Jan 1pm First Friday Lunch Community Centre

06-Jan 10am MCV task: Scrub clearance: Westminster RD/Pless Rd Gate 12

08-Jan 2pm Stamp Club: Chris Hobby. Milford on Sea Post Offices Guide Hut, Sea Rd

10-Jan 2pm Carers' Café Community Centre

10-Jan 12.30pm Milford Floral Art Club: AGM followed by bring & share lunch All Saints' Hall

and mini demonstration

10-Jan 7.30pm Folk Club Community Centre

11-Jan 12.30 Lunch club Baptist Church

12-Jan 8.00 pm Blues Night with The Producers Community Centre

16-Jan 7.30pm Gardeners' Club: Gill Perkins, The Bumblebee Conservation

Trust

16-Jan 7pm Out of a Hat Community Centre

17-Jan 7pm Village Pantomime - Ali-Baba and the Forty Thieves Community Centre

18-Jan 7pm Village Pantomime - Ali-Baba and the Forty Thieves Community Centre

19-Jan 2pm/7pm Village Pantomime - Ali-Baba and the Forty Thieves Community Centre

20-Jan 2pm/6pm Village Pantomime - Ali-Baba and the Forty Thieves Community Centre

21-Jan 10am Arts Society: Venice in the 18th Century London All Saints' Hall

21-Jan 10am Round and About Italy Community Centre

22-Jan 7.150pm New Forest Organ Society: Ian House All Saints' Hall

24-Jan 6.45 pm Screening -Royal Opera Encore: The Queen of Spades Community Centre

25-Jan 8.00 pm Jazz Club Community Centre

31-Jan 7.15pm Historical Record Society: Cornwallis Commemoration All Saints' Hall

31-Jan 7.30pm Comedy Club Community Centre

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CHURCH SERVICES

St Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Park Lane, Milford-on-Sea

Sunday Mass: 9am Weekday Mass: Wed 10am

All Saints’ Church, Church Hill, Milford-on-Sea

www.allsaintsmilford.co.uk

Friday mornings 10.30am Holy Communion

December

2 nd : 8am Holy Communion ,10am A-live (Tea

and Toast in the hall 9.15am), 6pm Advent

Celebration

9th: 10am Holy Communion (Tea + Toast

9.15am) , 5pm Christingle

16 th : 8am Holy Communion 10am Morning

Worship (Tea + Toast 9.15am) , 6pm Carol

Service

23 rd : 10am Family Communion Please note:

No Evening Service Sunday 23 rd December

24 th 3pm Crib service (Come dressed as part

of the Crib!) , 11.15 Holy Communion

30th: 10am Holy Communion . Please note: No

Evening Service 30 th

January

6 th Epiphany : 8am Holy Communion , 9.15am

Tea and Toast , 10am A-Live ,6pm Holy

Communion with Prayers for Healing

13 th Sunday Baptism of Christ : 9.15am Tea and

Toast ,10am Holy Communion , 6pm

Evensong

20 th 3rd Sunday of Epiphany: 8am Holy

Communion , 9.15am Tea and Toast , 10am

Morning Worship , 5pm Explore!

27 th 4th Sunday of Epiphany : 9.15am Tea and

Toast , 10am Family Communion , 6pm Evening

Worship

December/January

Milford-on-Sea Methodist Church,

108 High St, Milford-on-Sea

www.milfordmethodist.org

Minister – Revd Martin Keenan

Morning Worship every Sunday at 10.45 am

Sunday 2 nd December 10:45 am - Holy

Communion

Sunday 23 rd December 10:45 am – Carol

service Monday 24 th December 2:00 pm

Christmas Eve service with Holy Communion

No service on Christmas Day – invited to a

service at Barton at 10:00 am

Sunday 6 th January 10:45 am – Covenant

service with Holy Communion

WAYFARERS: Bible Study/Discussion Group –

first Monday of each month at 10.45 am

meeting at the church.

LUNCH CLUB: Thursday 13 th December

(Christmas Lunch) at 12:30 pm

Milford-on-Sea Baptist Church,

Barnes Lane, Milford-on-Sea

www.milfordonseabaptist.org.uk

Minister: David Hellsten

Sunday Services (Children welcome!)

December

2 nd 10.30am (with Communion)

St Mary’s Church, Branwood Close, Everton 9 th 10.30am , 6.00pm Communion

www.allsaintsmilford.co.uk

December

16 th 10.30am Family Carol Service

2nd: 10am Holy Communion

5.00pm Carols by Candlelight

9 th : 8am Holy Communion, 10am Morning 23 rd 10.30am Family Carol Service

Service

30 th 10.30am

16 th : 10am Holy Communion

January

23 rd 8am Holy Communion , 10am Family

6 th 10.30am (with Communion)

Carols

24 th : 9pm Holy Communion

13 th 10.30am

Christmas Day: 10am Family Service

20 th 10.30am, 6.00pm Communion

30 th 8am Holy Communion. No evening service 27 th 10.30am

January

Friendship Circle – will be meeting on the

6 th : Epiphany 10am Holy Communion , 3pm

2 nd Tuesday in December and on the 2 nd and 4 th

Epiphany Carols

13 th Baptism of Christ 8am Holy Communion , Tuesdays.in January at 2.30pm in the church

10am Morning Service

hall.

20 th 3rd Sunday of Epiphany 10am Holy

Lunch Club on the 2 nd Friday of each month

Communion

for those on their own. To book please

27 th 4th Sunday of Epiphany 8am Holy

phone 01590 645800 the week before

Communion, 10am Family Service

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ACCOUNTING

Every Cloud 34

Margaret Clarke 9

ARCHITECTUAL SERVICES

Extension Design 50

Plan it Design 24

ART

Andrew Halliday 10

BARBERS

Sears 34

BATHROOM/KITCHEN/BEDROOM

Flair Interiors 28

K&B Installations 5

Lentune Property Services 52

Paul Longden 47

BUILDING/PROPERTY SERVICES

Ancient & Modern 19

Mat Watson 44

NF Home Improvements 50

CARE SERVICES/HOME

Appletree Careline 6

St George's 42

CARPENTRY/JOINERY

Andrew Day 46

JH Joinery 26

CARPETS

John Cooper Carpets 44

CARPET/UPHOLSTERY CLEANING

New Forest Carpet Clean 44

CATERING

Buffet Belle 8

Solent Kitchen 10

CHINMEY SWEEP

Mr Sweep 22

CLUBS/SOCIETIES/CHARITIES

The Coates Centre 2

Organ Society 59

COMPUTERS/WEBSITES

FI Computers 31

Paul Wood 21

DECORATING

Calico 24

Catherine Perham 47

Décor Aid 43

Painted Ladies 22

Payne & Sons 33

Index of Advertisers

DENTAL

Dorset Denture Clinic 20

Dr Raquel Valentim 16

Highcliffe Dental Practice 71

Solent House 39

DOUBLEGLAZING/REPAIRS

Double Glazing Specialist 14

Double Glazing Repair 42

Hampshire Window Service 43

DRAINAGE

First Choice Plumbing 72

ELECTRICIAN

B&R Electrical Ltd 24

Browning Electrical 19

ESTATE & LETTING AGENT

Collins & Butler 52

Hayward Fox 23

New Forest Cottages 48

Winkworth 18

EVENT PLANNING

Tasha Mae 8

EVENTS

Oakhaven Santa Dash 64

FENCING

Timber Trade 32

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Affinity 40

FLORIST

New Seasons 12

FUNERAL SERVICES

Tapper Funeral Service 61

GARAGE DOORS

Christchurch Garage Doors 31

GARAGE SERVICES

Harfield Motors 31

GARDENING & LANDSCAPING

Bowercot Garden Design 50

GardenWorks 30

Great Garden Design 33

GATES

Jeremy Arnold 26

GROCER

Holland's 34

GUTTER CLEANING

CJ Skyvac 14

HAIRDRESSER

Pollyanna 46

HEALTH

Mploy Healthcare 9

Wesses Knee 39

HEARING

Home Hearing 20

INSURANCE SERVICES

Ellis & Co 19

LADIES FASHION

Time & Tide 34

LOCKSMITH

New Milton Locksmith 63

LOGS

MCV Logs 25

MOBILITY

Pennington Mobility 20

NEWSAGENT

The Village News 52

NURSERY

Hordle Explorers Nursery 62

OVEN CLEANING

OvenU 43

PET CARE

Sophie's Pet Care 12

PICTURE FRAMING

Picture Perfect 46

PLASTERING

Mike Thomas 47

PLUMBING & HEATING

First Choice Plumbing 72

Mike Thomas 47

P.A. Blake 19

Stephen Harris 49

RESTAURANT/HOTEL/PUB

South Lawn Hotel 12

The Smugglers 27

SOLICITORS

Dagless & Whitlock 22

Heppenstalls 40

TAXI

Ocean Cars 31

TRAVEL AGENT

Milford Travel 16

TREE/HEDGE SPECIALIST

Street & Parker 30

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