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Enjoy a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious afternoon tea at Careys Manor Cambium in the New Forest

Spend Mothering Sunday in the most delightful way with a 'Spoonful of Sugar' afternoon tea at Cambium, Careys Manor - specially designed by Head Chef Alistair Craig to celebrate the new Mary Poppins film to be released this year.

Hannah Snellgrove, Lymington sailor announces return to Olympic circuit

Lymington sailor Hannah Snellgrove announces her return to the Olympic circuit. Could you or your business support this 3 times British National Champion on her Olympic Journey?

Mothering Sunday afternoon tea at New Park Manor

This Mothering Sunday treat Mum to a delicious Afternoon Tea buffet at New Park Manor with views over the beautiful parkland. If you've not been to this family-friendly hotel recently then do, we highly recommend it!

Belle Ella prom and evening dresses

See inside the Belle Ella Prom, Cruise & Cocktail Boutique: the biggest range of prom and evening dresses in the New Forest! Book your appointment today and find out more about the Belle Ella payment plan.

Roast and Blues at the Shipyard Bar and Kitchen

Enjoy a roast dinner with relaxing live music at The Shipyard Bar & Kitchen on Mothering Sunday. 12-3pm for just £15 per person.

Wedding Open Day at the Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu

 This Sunday: Wedding Open Day at the Montagu Arms Hotel in Beaulieu. Discover this intimate and romantic country house hotel with beautiful gardens and first class cuisine...

So that's what Arctic Vortex meant...

Our sympathies go out to all who were stranded yesterday / last night including trains full of people right in our midst yet obviously unreachable on the tracks...but we hope wherever possible you're hunkering down and keeping safe.  

With Mothering Sunday coming up next Sunday 11th March, take a look at our section below which is full of ideas on how to treat your Mum - including gifts, treats, lunch and afternoon tea...

And it won't be long until the Easter weekend! We'll soon be compiling our 'What's on over Easter' article, including the school holidays - be sure to add your events for free to the Events Calendar and get in touch if you'd like them to be promoted far and wide in the Easter Article - on

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

Best wishes, Jane & Tanya

Add your Easter events to the calendar

Planning Easter events? Remember to add them to the Events Calendar free of charge - we'll soon be compiling our What's On over Easter article - get in touch if you'd like your event to be promoted far and wide on the channels (website, newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)

Hassan Hicks optician Lymington

Time for an eye test? We recommend Hassan Hicks in Lymington, family-run Opticians for 30 years, offering the full range of services to ensure all your vision requirements are professionally met.

Oscar Pet Foods New Forest free deliveries

OSCAR Pet Foods means quality ingredients, generally welcomed by all but especially sensitive tummies, delivered free by Clare who owns and excellently runs our local New Forest franchise – try a free sample!

Cold weather advice from BHG Marine

Cold weather advice from BHG Marine: remember to drain any freshwater out of your boat water tanks and ensure external showers are drained in this cold weather -  plus remove any external shower heads to stop them from cracking.

Lymington Boat Jumble

Saturday 9.30 - midday is Lymington's Boat Jumble at 9th Lymington Sea Scouts HQ in Kings Saltern Lane, sponsored by New Forest Tax Accountants. Still time to sort out any unwanted boat jumble to sell or donate! And do come along for a browse on Saturday morning.

Jan S Robinson live at The Turfcutters Arms this Friday

Friday Night Live Music should have begun again tonight at the Turfcutters Arms  but the weather has caused postponement to a later date. However the Turfs will still have a welcoming warm fire and hospitality on offer!

Curious Arts Festival 2018

An illuminating literary line up is announced for the 2018 Curious Arts Festival, taking place 20-23 July at Pylewell Park near Lymington. Matt Haig, Mischa Glenny, Kate Mosse, Lemm Sissay MBE and more...

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 remember to add your events... here's how.

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.

Inspiration for Mothering Sunday: 11th March...


Afternoon Tea:

Something a little different:

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

Happy birthday today to Ocean Brothers Greg, rowing across the Atlantic in aid of the British Skin Foundation with his brother Jude. They have just 500 miles to go!   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:  Lost probably sledging down Buckland Rings yesterday by Louis - gun metal grey iPhone 5s in a black and dark grey OtterBox case which is slightly broken at the bottom - probably buried in snow at the moment but just in case anybody finds at some point please contact us and we'll let Louis know! 

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