Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire
Community and visitor information all here on our village website.
Mrs M Pattison
Brockenhurst Superfast Broadband
We are disappointed to advise you that there are delays in the installation of Superfast Broadband to premises which are connected to the two boxes in Rhinefield Road.
Closure of the Last Bank in the Village
The Lloyds Bank branch is due to close on 6th April. The Council has requested consultation so that we can see how we may be able to help businesses and vulnerable customers have access to banking services in the village.
January 30th Floods
The recent flooding was the worst since 2000, but it is our understanding that no buildings suffered. An increasing number of villagers are regularly clearing ditches and there is little doubt this helps. The Parish Council would like to thank people for doing so.
If you own land adjoining, above or with a watercourse running through it, you have certain rights and responsibilities. This is a complex area and if you have any concerns about a watercourse near your property this link will take you to an explanatory Environment Agency leaflet.
2015 Animal Accidents
January is the time of year when statistics of Road Traffic Accidents involving Forest Animals are published on the Verderers website.
While numbers are lower than in previous years 55 deaths and 21 injuries is still far too many.
· 96% of accidents involved private cars,
· 58% of accidents involved local drivers,
· 24% of accidents were not reported,
Many people visiting the Forest are not aware that:-
Please spread the word and encourage everyone to become familiar with the bylaws. Here is just one link on how to enjoy the Forest responsibly.
The means of dealing with deer differs from de-pastured stock and this link provides advice.