Next Parish Meeting: Wednesday 9th September 2020 at 7pm (via Zoom)
(the August meeting has been cancelled - should you have any issues you wish to raise with members please contact the Clerk)
The Electoral Review consultation continues until 7th September, it is a review of the wards within a local authority used to elect local government councillors. NFDC currently has 34 wards and this is to be cut to 25 – our current Forest NW ward is one of the wards to be changed – it is proposed that Godshill and Hyde will join Fordingbridge and share a District Councillor, whilst EH&I will join Ringwood. The Parish Council are concerned that our more rural concerns will be competing with those of a growing town with different problems and priorities – we would like to propose an alternative NW rural ward. The Council would appreciate your support with our proposal.
New Forest Electoral Review Consultation (until 7th September):
The New Forest National Park Authority has launched the New Forest Ambassador Scheme to help support its work in protecting this internationally important area. For more information please follow this link:
If you are out on the forest please be forest friendly and follow the New Forest Code:
Forestry England Car Park Closure (Ogdens) -
Hyde Parish Support Network
If you need assistance during the COVID-10 pandemic please contact the members or Clerk - to collect prescriptions, essential groceries or to chat about your concerns.
Hampshire County Council Helpline:
A new helpline is now available to provide information and advice, as well as practical support to frail or vulnerable Hampshire residents.
The Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline – Hantshelp4vulnerable - can be contacted on 0333 370 4000.
A link to the latest Government advice may be found here:
Parish Coffee Mornings: POSTPONED until further notice
Martine Coatham, Parish Clerk, The Wrens Nest, Hyde, SP6 2QE
01425 650789 (office hours); email