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World War One Centenary – Lights Out

LIGHTS OUT is an invitation to everyone in the UK to turn off their lights from 10pm until 11pm on 4th August 2014, leaving a single light on or candle burning for a shared moment of reflection. This will mark the hour that Britain entered World War 1 one hundred years ago.  The British Foreign Secretary (Viscount Edward Grey) on the outbreak of WW1 said “the lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our time”

Applemore Garden Project

Ben in the vegetable patch Students from Applemore College’s Dyslexia Support Base and Learning Support Unit have transformed a grassy, unused area of Applemore College into a thriving, growing vegetable garden. 
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Community Information
Market in Hythe - 25 August 2014

Transport Options in the New ForestTransport Options in the New Forest

Read all about transport options in the New Forest. (PDF)

Please tell us your thoughts using the comment form and put it in the box provided, or alternatively post it to us.

You can also complete the comment form online at where you can download copies of this information.

We will not be able to take into account comment forms returned to us after 5 August 2014.

Transport & Tourism Team
New Forest National Park Authority
Lymington Town Hall
Avenue Road
SO41 9ZG

Public Bike Share open house
If you have any questions about Public Bike Share and how it might operate in the New Forest, or would like to speak to us in person about this project then please come to one of our open house sessions:

Monday 28 July, 6pm – 8.30pm
Lyndhurst Community Centre, Lyndhurst

Wednesday 30 July, 6pm – 8.30pm
Brockenhurst Village Hall, Brockenhurst

Don’t leave an open house invitation to burglars
Free Electric Blanket Safety Checks - In October 2014 - ring now for an appointment
Country Watch - 17 July 2014
The Beach Bus is returning!

Beach Bus 2013Alongside the New Forest Tour Bus the Beach Bus will be making a welcome return to Hythe this year.

It will run daily from Sat 26 July to Sun 31 August

Hourly from Lymington 08:45 to 15:45
Hourly from Hythe Ferry 10:05 to 17:05

Day rover tickets: Adult £6, Child £3, Group £15

There will be discounts at some of the venues along the route and New for 2014 – FREE travel on Hythe Ferry for passengers from Southampton, when they buy a Beach Bus day ticket at the Hythe Ferry ticket office in Southampton.

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Dibden Purlieu Community Hall (used to be the W I Hall), in Lunedale Road Dibden Purlieu. As well as hosting a number of regular community activities, is available for hire at very reasonable hourly rates. Accessible for wheelchairs. Kitchen facilities. Garden area at the back. Regular bookings or one-off's welcome. Enquiries and bookings please phone 023 8084 8515
Flood sign

Information and advice - before, during and after

Advice for Residents on Ash Trees and Chalara Ash Dieback - how to spot symptoms and what to do next (PDF)



Business Directory



NHS 111 Service

NHS111NHS 111 is a new service that's being introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services. Read more ...




Hythe and Dibden War Memorial HospitalHythe and Dibden War Memorial Hospital - 90 years old
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New Hospital for Hythe?
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Latest edition of the Hythe War Memorial Hospital News. (PDF) Every quarter it will bring you the latest news on plans and progress being made to local services and developments at Hythe War Memorial Hospital and Medical Centre.




What's On


Photo Galleries:

Waterside Natural History Society


Beaulieu river

Waterside Natural History Society walk from Beaulieu to Bucklers Hard

The walk from Beaulieu to Bucklers Hard along the Beaulieu River is a very popular walk at any time of year ...




Have you tried the New Forest East Freecycle?

The Freecycle Network, a nonprofit organization and a movement of people interested in keeping good stuff out of landfill.


Local Policing


News: Warning over police call scam

Young People


Teens jumpingThe Handy Trust are running Drop-ins in the Hythe and Dibden area. We will be holding DROP-INS on MONDAY 10.30 - 12.30 and WEDNESDAY 6.30 - 8.30PM at HYTHE YOUTH CLUB.
NETLEY VIEW TUESDAYS AND THURSDAY from 10am till 12pm at St. Anne's Neighbourhood Centre, Warry's Close. Even if you just want a chat over a game of pool or a cup of tea we are there to help!!!!


It's Your Choice

It's Your Choice provides information, advice, guidance and counselling to young people aged 12-25 in the New Forest.
Our services in Hythe and Dibden are: Access All Areas drop in sessions particularly for young people who are seeking help with accessing work, training, education, run at Youth Support Services, Applemore on Tuesday 2-5 and Hythe Job Centre, Friday 1-4. We also have an Accommodation Adviser who covers the Hythe and Dibden area, and can help young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness - call our freephone helpline 0800 515819 for more information. Or visit our website


Local Transport


BlueStar busBus Timetables -

Click on the links below for information

Blue Star Bus website | Bluestar on Facebook Travel pages



Hythe Ferry - information can be found at


car covered in snow

Local travel information Listen Live to Travel Radio
(Also see Travel - on the Buses)






Local News

What will your children be doing this summer?

School’s out for the long summer holiday and parents are reminded to check where their older children are going and who with. Read More ...


Report antisocial behaviour in your neighbourhood

“You don’t have to put up with antisocial behaviour in your neighbourhood” – that’s the message being given to victims in the New Forest. Read More ...


Electoral registration system is changing this summer

Over the summer, all New Forest District Council residents will receive a letter telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years.

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Campsite barbecue danger

As the camping season gets under way, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Safer New Forest Partnership is reminding visitors about the potentially life-threatening dangers of barbecues. Read More ...



Weather Information:


snow cloudUse the links below and on the left for helpful travel and weather information.

Met Office | Weather for our area

Tide times | Weather Services

Dibden Bay: ABP Port of Southampton:
Dibden Bay - information and links to external web sites

ABP Port of Southampton - Master Plan 2009 Consultation Document (a large PDF file - 14Mb)

Can you help a vital community service?
British Red Cross

British Red Cross volunteers are appealing for help at a vital community service in Hythe.

If you can give just a few hours a week, please get in touch on 01962 891660.

Handy Websites - Also see: A to Z web site listing
Exbury Gardens
Hampshire Councty Councit
The New Forest
New Forest Park Authority
New Forest District Council
Totton College
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