Published: Monday, 16 March 2020 12:27
With the current social distancing measures being proposed by the UK Government and people choosing to self isolate it's important that the community continues to support each other. Boldre Parish has always had an excellent community spirit and people look out for each other but at this time it's particularly critical we take care of the vulnerable people in society.
Local Support Groups:
The following groups are being coordinated in Boldre Parish. If you would like to volunteer to help or are in need of assistance, please contact a representative below.
||Email / Phone
||Pilley Community Shop
(Age Concern Agent)
|Boldre and Pilley Village
|Norley Wood and South Baddesley
| Boldre Parish Council
||Peter Lock (Clerk)
The official Government guidance for COVID-19 information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
The official NHS guidance can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
If you believe you have COVID-19 Symptoms or have close contact with those showing symptoms, refer to the guidance at https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/ or if you do not have internet access, phone 111.
To protect others, do not go to a GP, pharmacy or hospital.
Anyone needing urgent assistance with essential food or household supplies, collection of medication, or who are at risk of loneliness can contact the Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline on 0333 370 4000, available seven days a week from 9am to 5pm.
Hampshire Council Contacts
In addition to the above, the below form has been circulated on social media and can be downloaded here (PDF). If you have people local to you who might need help and you want to offer, this is an easy way to let people know.
If you're working to support people impacted by the COVID-19 virus please let us know so we can share information and help ensure everyone who needs assistance gets it.
Published: Saturday, 18 January 2020 11:27
The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking for your views on our electoral review of New Forest District Council. The review will agree new council ward boundaries across the council. The consultation runs from 17 December 2019 – 2 March 2020.
- Do you have suggestions about where your ward boundaries should be?
- Where do people in your area go to access local facilities, such as shops and
- Which areas do you identify as your local community?
Your Opinion Matters
For more information and interactive maps, visit:For more information and interactive maps, visit:
consultation.lgbce.org.uk and www.lgbce.org.uk.
Write to: Review Officer (New Forest), LGBCE, 1st Floor,Windsor House, 50 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0TL
Published: Saturday, 18 January 2020 11:19
Consultation on the New Forest National Park draft Revised Habitat Mitigation Scheme Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)
Since 2012 the National Park Authority has sought contributions from new development to ensure potential recreational impacts on the protected habitats of the New Forest are adequately mitigated. With the adoption of the New Forest National Park Local Plan in August 2019 our Mitigation Scheme is now being updated.
The draft Revised Habitat Mitigation Scheme SPD has been prepared in accordance with the conclusions of the Habitats Regulations Assessment of our recently adopted Local Plan and with the input of our Habitat Mitigation Steering Group.
This draft Revised Habitat Mitigation Scheme SPD is subject to a six-week public consultation from Wednesday 8 January to midday on Wednesday 19 February 2020.
The proposals and consultation response form can be viewed and completed online or at the New Forest National Park Authority office at Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington SO41 9ZG during office hours.
All of the representations made during the six-week consultation period will be considered and any amendments will be made before the revised SPD is considered at a full National Park Authority Meeting for formal adoption.
National Park Authority policy team
Published: Saturday, 18 January 2020 11:16
Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping of waste. It is a crime that damages the environment, risks public health and costs taxpayers to clean up.
Published: Thursday, 02 January 2020 20:44
Citizens Advice New Forest helps people to slash the cost of energy bills
Citizens Advice New Forest is helping take the sting out of people’s fuel bills this winter.
Citizens Advice New Forest is a local charity that provides free, confidential and impartial advice to help clients address the challenges they face and the options available. They are currently offering one-to-one advice appointments to help people get the best deal from their energy suppliers.
Struggling to pay your bills? An advice appointment can help you to understand what help you can get, including help checking your eligibility for Warm Home Discounts.
Get a better energy deal and save money. Book an appointment with Citizens Advice by ringing our New Forest Adviceline 0300 3309 009 or drop into one of their offices in the New Forest- Lymington, Fordingbridge, Hythe, New Milton, Ringwood, Totton (please see website www.newforestcab.org.uk for opening times).