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Friday, 9 November 2018

Bid for the White Horse Pub

The Parish Council has been notified by the District Council that the owners of the White Horse Pub in Keyhaven Road, Milford on Sea intend to sell it. 

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The pub is registered as an Asset of Community Value, which means that if any Community Interest Group would like to bid for it, they have until 17th December 2018 to do so. 

If you want to like to submit an expression of interest in the pub, contact the Parish Office on: 01590 644410 or email:
milfordpc@btconnect.com


Fuel Hair Mechanics cutting edge barbers

Milford on Sea village has a new barbers, and it appears they have a modern twist and even look after the great beards that you see around these days.

The team of senior technicians at Fuel Hair Mechanics, Simon, Sammi and Ian, are now offering a full range of hair care services which include such names as The Chop, ZZ Top and Chop Full MOT, Down to the Bone, Bob's Buzz Cut... and more. All of the services are detailed on their website. so you can take a look by clicking here, or pop in to see what is happening.

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Fuel Hair Mechanics
61 High Street, Milford On Sea, SO41 0QG
01590 718992
www.fuelhairmechanics.co.uk

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Stacey set to open new restaurant in the village

Local businesswoman, Stacey Crouch is embarking on her first solo project by opening a new Italian restaurant inspired by her late father, in the heart of Milford on Sea. 

The restaurant, whose name is yet to be revealed, will be serving Italian cuisine and small plates in a relaxed and friendly environment. 

Stacey Crouch
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Stacey will bring to this business a wealth of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, including her recent position as General Manager at The Mill at Gordleton. 

Stacey said: “I have been looking to buy a business in Milford for some time now so this is the perfect opportunity for me to return to what I love doing the most – running my own restaurant – with a fantastic, experienced team to support me. 

“My Dad was one of my greatest supporters and would have been delighted to learn that I am taking on this new venture.” 

The new restaurant will open on Thursday 6th December and be located at 11 High Street, Milford on Sea.

Advanced bookings can be made by calling 01590 645300.

Lisa's Larder goes Online with Farmer's Choice

After months of planning, Lisa's Larder our local farm shop at Aubrey Farm near Keyhaven, are very excited to introduce 'Lisa's Larder at Farmer's Choice' a new unique collaboration with this highly regarded home delivery specialist who share their passion to bring the very best local produce direct to your door.

Here is how it is going to work: 

When you click here follow the link and it will take you to a Lisa's Larder home page within the Farmer's Choice website. Here you will see some Shop Now buttons for Keyhaven Lamb etc. There is also a list of the Lisa's Larder favourites some that you may be familiar with and some new products which you can add to your basket.

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You will also see there are some other tabs at the top of the page including Christmas. Farmer's Choice have a huge range of products which you can access, all are locally sourced wherever possible and of excellent quality so you can add veg, eggs even milk. 

When you check out you will be asked to register and your transaction and payment is securely made directly to Farmer's Choice. You will be given some information on the Farmer's Choice Family Membership scheme. If you wish to become a regular shopper you can pay a monthly amount towards your shop and get cashback vouchers to spend, or you can just pay as you go. 

Deliveries to the South of England are made via their own delivery drivers using their own fleet of vans. Lisa's Larder were very impressed with the communication, recyclable packaging and very personal service that we received. If you are out of area a national next day courier service is available. 

Deliveries to the New Forest are on a Thursday. You have until midnight Tuesday to place your order. Deliveries required on other days may be possible by courier. 

Minimum order is just £10 and Delivery is free on orders over £80. 

Most of your items will be delivered frozen with the exception of dairy, veg etc. Look out for the symbols for frozen and fresh next to the product description so you know how to expect your purchases. 

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Lisa appreciates that this will be a convenient way to shop for local produce and of course get a regular supply of Keyhaven Lamb. Lisa's Larder are also considering a click and collect option weekly from the farm once they get things up and running.

Finally, it is very important when you register for your first order that you please put the code LISAM8JLWM7 so Farmer's Choice know you are a Lisa's Larder customer.

Now sit back, and in true Lisa's Larder style, have a large glass of something in one hand and get shopping!!


To visit Lisa's Larder at Farmer's Choice: please click here.


Lisa's Larder
Aubrey Farm, Milford on Sea, SO41 0TH

Ellie's golfing exploits continue

Milford on Sea village schoolgirl, Ellie Mans (13) certainly enjoyed her half term holidays on the fairways. 

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She won Dorset Girl’s Crane Valley Peter Alliss Trophy (Oct 21st) with 43 points, the following day she finished 3rd in her final outing for Hampshire U18 Girls at Cams Hall with 38 points. 

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Two days later Ellie won the Autumn Trophy at Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club with 39 Pts. 

Due to these quality performances Ellie’s handicap has tumbled to 10.0. 

She is a member of the Barton Golf Club Junior Academy and is coached by Barton Golf Club Head Pro, Pete Rodgers. 

Ellie is also the 2018 Hampshire County Champion for her age group and a member of the Dorset U18 First Team.

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Visit or have stall at New Milton Christmas Festival

The New Milton Town Partnership have contacted us to give details for their major Christmas events.

The New Milton Town Partnership Christmas Festival is the big Christmas celebration in New Milton with a Craft Fayre at the Memorial Centre on Saturday 17th November.

A week later on the 24th November, the New Milton Annual Festival is in Station Road. There will be stalls, live entertainment, fun fair, and ending with the Lions Christmas Parade, this year with a Disney theme, and finally the switching on of New Milton’s Christmas Lights.

If anyone is interested in having a stall there are a few remaining pitches for either or both events. The cost to stallholders is Craft Fayre £25, Festival on Station Road £35 and Charitable Organisations £15 for either. Please e-mail nmtpevent@gmail.com for details and book your pitch. Public Liability Insurance is required and, if you do not have it, can be provided for £10 per event.