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Doughtys Fabric Sale

16 August 2022

SAVE THE DATE 15 October 2022 at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall Doughtys fabric sale – hundreds of fabrics for patchwork and quilters more details nearer the event

Praise for Just Got Home service

2 August 2022

‘Extremely useful service.  Information delivered in a helpful, professional manner.  The lady was friendly and courteous, arrived promptly and brought a wealth of information which she explained very well.  Having a local organisation dedicated to helping me lessened the feeling of isolation.’

‘Fast forward to May’

19 July 2022

Mark and his walking partner resumed their mammoth trek in early May. This is often the best month in Scotland, but this year the weather threw almost everything at them!  At least the gale force winds and horizontal rain kept the midges away. Re-starting from Inverie near Malaig, it was a challenging trek, with 330km still…

Sway Village Fete Saturday 2 July

30 May 2022

Come and see us at Sway Village Fete We shall have advisors on hand to answer any disability related enquiries such as benefits, disabled facilities Grants, equipment needs etc. Also lightly used jigsaw puzzles and paperbacks for sale. Look out for our distinctive gazebo.

Update from Mark Parker’s Cape Wrath walk

23 May 2022

  Mark Parker is walking the Cape Wrath trail and has just sent us an update. This is what he says: On 14 September I began walking the Cape Wrath Trail, one of the world’s finest long distance walks. The route crosses the north west of Scotland from Fort William to Cape Wrath through the…

Queen’s Jubilee event Woodside Park 5 June

21 April 2022

WE shall be at the Picnic in the Park, at Woodside Park – Lymington –  on Sunday 5 June 2022 – 11am to 4pm (weather permitting). Bring your picnic and enjoy something for everyone whilst celebrating The Queen’s 70 Jubilee. We shall be selling jigsaw puzzles and paperback books. Advisors will be available to offer…

Just Got Home service expands into Fordingbridge Hospital

21 April 2022

Funds boost for Forest disability service A charity’s work supporting disabled New Forest residents when they are discharged from hospital has won extra funding to expand one scheme and launch another. The district council’s cabinet member for housing and homelessness services, Cllr Jill Cleary, has decided to award New Forest Disability Information Service (NFDIS) an…

our gazebo at a fete

Bransgore Village Fun Day – Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May

21 April 2022

Bransgore Village Fun Day – Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May We will be at Bransgore Recreation Ground for this fun event Bransgore Village Fun Day – Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2022, 1pm – 5pm We will be at Bransgore Recreation Ground for this fun event.  Please come and say “hello!”