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News and events

Carers Hub

5 May 2024

Carers Hub dates:

3 May 2024


Local Community Outreach Times and Drop-In Sessions 2024

8 January 2024

First Tuesday of the month: – Hythe Library 11.00-13.00 hrs – Lyndhurst Community Centre 14.00-16.00 hrs Second Tuesday of the month: – Milford-on-Sea Community Centre 10.00-11.00 hrs Third Tuesday of the month: – Ringwood Meeting House 10.30-12.00 hrs – Fordingbridge library 13.00-15.00 hrs Forth Tuesday of the month: – Lymington Library 10.00-12.00 hrs – Totton…

Well Done Ladies of Trefoil!

22 December 2023

The wonderful ladies of Trefoil kindly raised £640 for New Forest Disability. We would like to say a huge thank you! The money raised by Trefoil will contribute towards the purchase of mobility and accessibility equipment for some of the most disadvantaged families in the New Forest. As a charity, we rely heavily on fundraising…

New Opening Times – 2024!

14 December 2023

From 1st January 2024 our New Milton shop will have new opening times. The New Forest Disability HQ will be open between 09.00am – 16.00pm Monday-Friday. To accommodate staff and volunteer training, the NFD New Milton shop will be closed on the afternoon of the first Wednesday a month (between 13.00-16.00 hours). Thank you.

New Carer’s Hub Service launched! Carers welcome to come along on the 30th November 2023

19 November 2023

New Forest Disability and Lymington Hospital are launching a new initiative to support the estimated 22,000 carers in the New Forest and surrounding areas. On the 30th November 2023, our first carers support group will happen at Lymington Hospital in the Management Suite, Level 1 Meeting Room, SO41 8QD – 2pm-4pm. This is a great…

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New Forest Disability is a Finalist in the Brilliance in Business Awards 2023!

19 November 2023

We are delighted to announce New Forest Disability has been selected as a Finalist in the Brilliance in Business Awards 2023! This is a fantastic achievement in itself as there were a large number of nominations this year.  Of the 9000 businesses in the New Forest eligible to take part in our local awards, New Forest…

New Forest Disability is certified as a Disability Confident Leader

19 November 2023

We are delighted to announce that in 2023, New Forest Disability became certified as a Disability Confident Leader. This is a step up from Disability Confident Employer, which we had previously attained, and the highest level of accreditation. It’s a fantastic achievement for us and means that we can continue to demonstrate that we employ…

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New Forest Volunteer Fair! Sunday 28 January 2024

19 November 2023

The New Forest National Park Volunteer Fair – Sunday 28 January 2024, 10.30am-4pm at Brockenhurst Village Hall. Looking for a new challenge in 2024? Why not do something amazing and try volunteering!Come and visit our stand at the Volunteer Fair on Sunday 28th January at Brockenhurst Village Hall 10.30am-4pm and find out how our wonderful…

New Forest Disability celebrates after receiving notification of National Lottery funding!

19 November 2023

New Forest Disability based in New Milton is celebrating securing funding to enhance their Disability Benefits Advice and Advocacy Service from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. Our Disability Benefits Advice and Advocacy Service will use their funding to provide advice and assistance to complete disability related…