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Ponies galloping in the New Forest in winter

These locals seem to know there's a cold snap on its way! 

Improve your sleep with the Natural Health Hub Insomnia workshop

Trouble sleeping? Come along to the Natural Health Hub's workshop 'How to Beat Insomnia' to discover what might be out of balance and causing you sleep issues, plus learn some skills and tips to address this.

The biggest range of prom dresses in the New Forest

WIN a prom dress! Take a look inside the Belle Ella Prom, Cruise & Cocktail Boutique: the biggest range of prom dresses in the New Forest! Book your appointment today - free bag with all dress purchases this month! 

£14 dinner at Koh Thai Tapas in Lymington

Eat authentic Thai cuisine any time of day at award-winning Thai restaurant Koh Thai: now a favourite in many towns in the South. This month with lunch £12 and early dinner £14 try Koh Thai Tapas Lymington!

Learning holidays in the New Forest - such as photography

Learning holidays are all the rage in the New Forest, with lots of interesting courses and classes which locals can enjoy too – thanks to New Forest Cottages for this article.

Montagu Arms Hotel competition

WIN a luxury break at The Montagu Arms Hotel worth £1200! Who you would bring with you and why? The prize is superb, celebrating British heritage, motoring excellence and delicious cuisine  Closing date: 28 February 2018

The Bosun's Chair in Lymington

 Have you tried The Bosun's Chair's new menu? Traditional pub meals, done well. - totally delicious and proving extremely popular. The ideal accompaniment for the rugby this weekend!

A weekend of rugby!

Apologies for last week's misinformation about rugby - this weekend there really IS Six Nations Rugby today (Friday) and then on Saturday potentially enormous matches: Ireland v Wales in Dublin and Scotland v England at Murrayfield - thanks to New Forest Tax Accountants for the useful Fixtures Cards!  If you're not lucky enough to have tickets for the live events there are some great pubs in Lymington and the New Forest where you can watch them whilst sipping fine ales in good company - see below.

Then, with Mothering Sunday coming up soon, there are already some "treat" suggestions on the events calendar on including a mouthwatering sounding lunch menu at The Bell Inn Bramshaw, providing a lovely excuse for a scenic drive across the New Forest too!

Meanwhile get your layers ready for the very chilly weather promised for Sunday and next week!

Best wishes, Jane & Tanya

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Peter Cooper Removals

Moving house this spring? Look no further than the very excellent and long established Peter Cooper Removals, who've "moved" with the times  and also provide storage, valuation and restoration services!

Where and what to recycle in Lymington

Recycling in Lymington. What you can recycle, where to recycle. If you know of other items that are collected locally, please do get in touch!

Family friendly

Durlston Court Prep School is happy, high achieving and successful - in sports, technology, music, art, drama too. Frequent Open Days and Events welcome all - or call now to book an individual visit.

Lymington Boat Jumble

Next Saturday! Lymington's Boat Jumble at 9th Lymington Sea Scouts HQ in Kings Saltern Lane, sponsored by New Forest Tax Accountants. Time to sort out that garage: sales based on commission or donation, local collection available.

Staff members at Woodpeckers care home in Brockenhurst celebrate their Outstanding rating from the CQC.

An outstanding hat-trick by Colten Care, as  Woodpeckers home in Brockenhurst is rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission.  If you're considering a care home for yourself or a loved one, book a visit now.

Tales of the City - update from Thesis Asset Management based in Lymington

Tales of the City - monthly update by Lymington's Thesis Asset Management: with US companies about to benefit from tax breaks and looking at potential homes for their capital, ‘UK plc’ looks an attractive earnings enhancing opportunity.

What's on this weekend:

This is just a selection.  There are lots more events listed for the weekend and the week ahead in the Events Calendar - please take a look!  And - add your events!

See Inside your business with  virtual tour photography

Bring your business to life with a SEE INSIDE 360° Virtual Tour which displays on Google, your website and other online channels. Plus a set of professional photographs.

Lymington jobs and situations vacant

Local jobs: Marketing role at Colten Care HQ in Ringwood to cover maternity leave, a really interesting and fulfilling job for somebody with some marketing and lots of commonsense experience: 9-5 Monday to Friday .

Ocean Brothers rowing the Atlantic for the British Skin Foundation

Lymington's Ocean Brothers are well over half way in their row unsupported across the Atlantic. It's been a challenging week: Greg has a shoulder injury and the boat has sprung 2 leaks. Let's all support them raising funds for the British Skin Foundation.

Lymington Dementia Action Group volunteers welcome

Volunteer members of the Lymington Dementia Action Group (LDAG) try to help people living with dementia to feel welcomed and secure in our community for as long as possible. Next meeting 6 March, all interested are welcome.

And finally:  It's not too late to enter the Oakhaven Forest Half Marathon next Sunday 4 March (we've just done it!) but if you feel it's too late to start training, please support the event which is of course for a very worthwhile local cause.  It costs in the region of £4M to run Oakhaven which receives just 11% NHS funding. The remainder is provided by donations, legacies and fundraising initiatives, and every pound counts!

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