Telephone: 023 8086 0273

The Parish Office is open

Monday to Friday
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 midday

New Forest District Council is supporting Armed Forces Day by flying the flag to honour the Armed Forces community

Armed Forces Day 2019

On Monday 24 June, NFDC Vice Chairman Cllr Derek Tipp raised the Armed Forces Day flag outside the council’s main offices at Appletree Court in Lyndhurst.

The flag will fly until the end of Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29 June.

Cllr Tipp was joined by his consort Mrs Andrea Tipp, Leader Cllr Barry Rickman, Armed Forces lead Cllr Andrew Gossage, and Chief Executive Bob Jackson.

Cllr Tipp said, “It’s important we show our support in this way, to recognise the contribution made by currently serving and past Armed Forces”

Cllr Gossage said. “Armed Forces Day is the annual recognition of the military covenant between the people of our nation and its Armed Forces acting in the defence of the nation.

The defence of the nation is Government’s first responsibility.

Individuals in the Armed Forces give unconditional public service to exercise that responsibility.

This can come with a heavy price for them and their families for years to come.

“Armed Forces Day is also about recognising the part played by the families of service personnel, many of whom live in our community.

They remain at home while their sons, daughters, husbands and wives of often serve for extended periods overseas, and in dangerous circumstances.

This week we, the people at home, pay tribute to our service personnel who stand ready to defend our freedom.”

Armed Forces Day aims to raise awareness of the contribution made to our country by those who serve and have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

To find out more about Armed Forces Day, visit www.armedforcesday.org.uk

Search our site:

Latest Agendas:

16 - 09 - Policy & Resources Pt 1 | Pt 2 | Pt 3

Latest Minutes:

02 - 09 - Planning
15 - 07 - Parish Council
08 - 07 - Planning
20 - 05 - Lloyds Trustee AGM

Upcoming Meetings

Members of the public are very welcome to attend Parish Council meetings. Please look out for our next agenda on the parish notice boards or on the website.

  • Mon
    16
    Sep
    2019

    Policy & Resources

    7:30 pm
  • Mon
    07
    Oct
    2019

    Planning

    7:30 pm

Latest News:

Armed Forces Day 2019

New Forest District Council is supporting Armed Forces Day by flying the flag to honour the Armed Forces community

telephone-scammer

Scam warning