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Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire

 


Brockenhurst - the New Forest Village set amongst delightful landscapes.

Community and visitor information all here on our village website.

 

 

 

Highwood Road
Brockenhurst Hampshire
SO42 7RY
01590 622829

 

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 Mrs M Pattison

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 New Scout and MUGA Facilities in Highwood Road

 

The Village Trust has been able to release some of the land vacated by the Highwood Nursery.

An area will be leased to the Scouts to enable them to build a new Scout Hut and the Trust will build a Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)

MUGA team leader Lynsey Davis is spearheading the public campaign to raise the £100k needed to get the MUGA built and fully operational in summer 2017.

The group has made funding applications to Veolia £45k result expected mid-March. Further requests will be made to the Parish Council, HCC and donations sought from local businesses and clubs. The local youth involved are really enjoying the challenge and opportunity and have delivered a flyer to every local home.

Already with the local Tesco the MUGA group has raised over £500, and has been chosen the token charity for both Waitrose (Lymington) and Tesco in the New Forest area for March & April. This could raise £5k+. There is a fundraising day organised at Brockenhurst Football Club on 1st April.

Donations can be made online,

http://www.totalgiving.co.uk/charity/the-brockenhurst-village-trust. Taxpayers can enhance their donation by 25% at no cost by using Gift Aid.

To find out more about the forthcoming Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) and how you can support it visit the website: http://brockenhurstvillage.org.uk/muga/ or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/985079641621849/

Village Directory 2017

Brockenhurst Village Directory 2017 has now been published and delivered to homes in village. An online copy will appear soon.

Flood Alleviation

We have been working with various bodies this autumn to achieve flood reduction by identifying water courses and drains that are particularly prone to blockage so their clearance can be prioritised. In low lying areas such as Brockenhurst it is particularly important that watercourses and drains are actively  managed. There is some good advice in this Government Booklet

Brockenhurst Superfast Broadband

We are still pressing for the earliest possible installation of Superfast Broadband in the NW parts of the village where it a not yet available. Progress is being made - watch this website for the latest information.

Newsletter by e-mail

Don’t forget that you can have your newsletter delivered straight to your inbox. Please email the Parish Council with your name and address, stating E-newsletter in the subject line.

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