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Welcome to Ringwood

The Official


Shopping & Services Guide 2011 plus Events Diary until Dec 2011 With Compliments


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Introduction Welcome once again to the Ringwood and District Shopping and Services Guide for 2011, an invaluable guide for you all. It is of great pleasure for me to now be involved within the business community of this wonderful historic market town. Despite the economic climate Ringwood is still welcoming new businesses to the town to add to the already splendid array of shops to tempt us. Everything you need is right here on the doorstep, we hardly need to leave our lovely town for anything whether it be for shopping or for eating. We are proud to be one of the few towns that have retained to a large extent many fantastic and varied independent retailers. If you haven’t visited us yet, then I would strongly recommend that you do so. Before working daily in Ringwood it was always one of my favourite haunts for a day of retail therapy and culinary delights. A day of shopping in a warm and friendly town, followed by lunch in one of our many superb restaurants – what more could you want from a shopping experience? We also have a number of leading health and beauty salons if you want to treat yourself for that special event, go on, try them – you’re worth it!! On behalf of the Ringwood Chamber of Trade and Commerce and all the businesses in Ringwood, we wish you a very warm welcome and sincerely hope that you will visit us soon and that you will repeat your experience many times over with us, there is something for everyone in Ringwood! Ianthe Slinger – President of the Ringwood Chamber of Trade and Commerce.




CONTENTS Commercial Review.................Page 4 Major Attractions & Entertainment................... Page 6 Calendar of Events to Dec 2011.......................... Page 13 Map of Town Centre.....Centre pages Clubs and Organisations.... Page 24 Restaurants, Bistros & Wine Bars........................ Page 29 Bed & Breakfast Accommodation.................. Page 29 Eating Out In Ringwood..... Page 30 Pubs..................................... Page 34 Spotlight on Burley.............. Page 35 Information on Ringwood Chamber of Trade................ Page 38


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JIGSAW SWAP 10.30 - 11.30am, Guide Hall Cloughs Road

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4 CHRISTMAS EVENT AND LATE NIGHT SHOPPING MacPennys is a family run nursery offering a 6pm, Market Place wide choice of home grown trees, shrubsperennia1s 6 WALDORF SCHOOL CHRISTMAS including many unusual varieties. Help BAZAAR is on hand to 4pm, Ringwood Waldorf School guide you to11am the -selection of plants to fulfill your needs &5 if required MacPennys can plan out PARISH CHURCH CHRISTMAS FAIRyour garden. Delivery service Any gardening problems ? 9.30amis - available. 12noon, Greyfriars Come to MacPennys for advice. There is also a 4 acre 8 CHAMBER SOCIAL NETWORKING Woodland 6pm. Garden many mature specimens of Townwhere & Country Experience, Salisbury Road plants offered for sale on the nursery can be seen. Open 11 CUT A CHRISTMAS TREE all year round Mon-Sat 9-5pm Sundays & Bank Holidays Clear invasive pines from the Heath and take home 10-5 (incl Easter) your own Christmas Tree. Bonfire and mince pies MacPennys 10am of Bransgore Road, Bransgore, -3pm, Free 154 AvonBurley Heath Country Park Nr. Christchurch, Dorset 19-4 JAN WINTER WILDLIFE SURVIVAL TRAIL Proprietor: T. Lowndes 01425 672348 Embark on frostyTelephone: adventures across the heath in search The Home ofof Choice Rare clues to and unravel wild Plants life riddles. 11am - Farm 3pm, AvonShop Heath Country Park of the are members Owls Barn ‘New ForestCHRISTINGLE Marque’ which means that all produce must 23 SERVICE either be grown, caught, brewed or produced 4. 30pm,reared, Parish Church within the boundary of the New Forest. Members are 24 ROTARY CAROL SINGING audited to meet the above criteria; that includes good AROUND THE JUBILEE LAMP animal husbandry and free range. The New Forest Santa arrives to collect presents for less fortunate Breakfast consisting of pork sausages, children. 6pm, Market Place eggs and bacon are all from the area and becoming a well recognised local 24 MIDNIGHT MASS speciality. Owls Barn Farm Shop supply beef, lamb and 11.30pm, Parish Church pork from their own farm and are purveyors of quality 31 WATCHNIGHT game and venison in the SERVICE winter season. Their Christmas 11.45pm, speciality: free range Parish bronzeChurch turkeys and geese. They also cure their own bacon and hams. Derrit Lane, Sopley, Christchurch Tel: 01425 672239. See ad on page 6 is the RINGWOOD VISION MENSWEAR SOUND AND 5 MARKET PLACE authorised main centre of & FORMAL HIREdealer for Sony in the RINGWOOD Ringwood. It also sells products 01425 from other leading 472643 manufacturers including Panasonic, Samsung, Toshiba and LG. An extensive range of electrical products are available so if you are looking for anything from a portable radio, iPod dock, DVD player, DVD recorder, telephone or the very latest 3D televisions this is the place to go. Never beaten on service176 andSEABORNE rarely beaten RD on price. Call in and visit them next timeSOUTHBOURNE you pass. You will be very welcome at 58 High Street, 01202Ringwood 425705 01425 478688.

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Guy 10 01202 574422 Janet Dolby 01425 472613 Timber!, now established Michelle for over years in Star or 01425 480795 Lane continues be a real treasure trove and warm Avon Heath CountrytoPark RMDA Carol Dawkins 01425 478470 hearted community shop. Timber! sources products Val Garner 01425 made fromCountry the local as well as 475252 supporting Moors Valley Park community Ringwood Art Society many fair 01425 trade 470721 producers around the world. It is an eco Pam Martin Squiresfrom 01425organic 473496 baby –Parish department store ranging in Ann goods Church Events Dogs Timber! ‘loves wear to ecological paints andHappy varnishes. Anne Osbourne 01425 476327 Lyn Williams 01425 478260 organic’ its website Pop in Avon Valleyhence Concerts Ringwood for a browse, they sell lovely gifts for allFestival the family. Anne Osbourne 01425 476327 Brian Terry 01425 477953

Furlong Centre Wightlink Just half an Ringwood hour from the mainland, Guides Belinda Charlton 473813 fast Anna travelling on 01425 Wightlink’s shuttle ferries Stockercar 01425 478355from Lymington-Yarmouth, the Isle of Wight boasts some of Carnival Events Ringwood Infants Britain’s most varied countryside, packed into a diamond Howard Cox 01425 479254 Hilary Cornwell 01425 473829 shaped Ellinghamisland Show 23 miles wide and 13 miles deep. Famous Moyles Court School inLindaVictorian Turner 01425times 476601 as the favourite home of Queen Meakin 01425 472856 Victoria and notorious more Greg recently for the startling or 01425 472090 dinosaur its crumblingRingwood south Junior coast,School the Isle of Chamber offinds Tradeon & Commerce Evansand 01425 473554 Wight is crammed with bothSally-Ann natural man-made Fiona Clapp 01425 473280 attractions. To cater for the Ringwood differingWaldorf tastesSchool of Island Forest Forge Theatre Christine 472664 visitors, Wightlink has produced a Polyblank range 01425 of booklets Karen Jeffries 01425 470188 and online guides. The latest,Trinity Secret Wight is available United Reformed Church Poulner Infants free from 01425 Wightlink by calling David 0871Langford 376 01425 1000 473777 and can Miss Fawcett 472338 also be Junior downloaded from the Ringwood website Rotary – www.wightlink. Club Poulner School Others include Eat Wight, recipe booklet Mike Williamsa01425 470788 Beverley Levett 01425 474590 designed to accompany The Wight Taste Trail – a guide Poulner Players Jigsaw Swap to local produce, and GreenDi Cracknell Getaways, brochure 01425a475337 Gwen Henson 01425 472097 featuring eco-friendly breaks on the Isle of Wight.”





4 Acre Woodland Gardens Highly recommended, competitive rates and comprehensive management packages. Traditional Nursery Established offices covering Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset. Wide selection... Responsible for managing over £250 million worth of “Many Unusual” Trees, Shrubs, private property. Up-to-date and proven Fruit website ensuring successful enquiries. Conifers, & Perennials Your own dedicated and personal WSB Director Monday-Saturday or Property Manager. 9am –management 5pm Fully computerised system. Open Sundays & Bank Holidays 10am – 5pm For free advice when considering either T: 01425 672348 purchasing a property for letting or preparing 154 BurleyforRd, Bransgore your own property letting please contact us near Christchurch BH23 8DB on 01425 477992. Or our website at

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Guiding you through the legal maze... We provide a full-range of individual and business services to suit your needs. Letchers Solicitors are based in Ringwood and Verwood and we undertake work for clients throughout the Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire area. At Letchers, we offer a full-range of legal services to both individuals and business clients. Our main areas of expertise cover; family and divorce, civil litigation, wills and probate, residential and commercial conveyancing and criminal work. We undertake both private & public funded work, and currently operate successful legal aid contracts within our criminal, family and civil litigation departments We offer flexible appointments and will always endeavour to accommodate our clients as and when their legal issues arise. Therefore, if you require advice on any legal issue, please do not hesitate to call our office to arrange an appointment.

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Moyles Court School With one class per year group and a strong pastoral ethos, Moyles Court is a small school with a big heart. The atmosphere is purposeful, friendly and warm and there is far more than the timetabled curriculum to offer. The school has an impressive array of after school clubs and activities, ranging from role play (Reception - Year 2) Fun fitness Boot Camp (Year 6 above) soccer coaching (most age groups) Street Dancing (Junior and Senior) right through to prep club (all ages) and after school GCSE drama. An outdoor education programme includes lake and sea kayaking, camping expeditions, rock climbing and orienteering. The school also hosts 6-a-side soccer, cross country, triathlon and rounders’ events each year. School concerts are enjoyed by the parents each term with every pupil performing in drama, music or dance and zest activities are available in the summer holidays. This is for all local children as well as Moyles pupils. “Our great GCSE results are testament to the school’s teachers and teaching, but there is far more to life than that” comments Headmaster Greg Meakin “Children deserve a rich and wide range of experience to give their personalities opportunity for expression and development. Interests in youth can be nurtured to become passions for life. Pupils leave Moyles Court as confident young adults, with broad horizons, good manners and great prospects.” Contact 01425 472856

­MAJOR ATTRACTIONS & ENTERTAINMENT Christmas Carol in the Market Place Dec 24th 6p.m Jubilee Lamp, Marketing Place. A Ringwood Rotary organised event. As usual Santa arrives once again in Ringwood, this time with his horse and sleigh. He goes to the Market Place outside the church. Children bring him presents to give to less fortunate children. Carol singing with the Ringwood and Burley Band around the Christmas tree. Contact Laurie Dormer 01425 475440 =673 Santa’s Gingerbread House Santa will be in his Gingerbread House in the Furlong seeing children and receiving Christmas lists on the following dates. Each child will receive a Gingerbread man or chocolate coins. Dec 3rd from 3p.m - 5.00p.m; Dec 4th, Dec 11th, and Dec 18th - 24th from 10a.m to 4p.m Contact: Sam Richards 01271 334760

Ringwood Town & Country Experience An exciting museum project on the outskirts of Ringwood. It is a replica of an earlier Ringwood. There is the Market Square in the 1960s and a life-size version of Ringwood Steam Railway Station. The “Experience” takes you on a journey through time. Enjoy the experience of the historical development of Ringwood and the surrounding area. There is a real ancient roundhouse, full size shops circa 1940s, and 60s. There is even a 1950s Frampton’s Mill The Experience can be found off the Salisbury road. It has tea rooms open daily (except Saturday in the winter) from 10a.m to 4.30p.m for light lunches and delicious teas. Contact Jeff Harkness 01425 472746 Wednesday Market The Wednesday market has been in Ringwood for at least 780 years. Farm produce and general wares are still sold today. Dozens of stalls collect in the Market Place at first light, the rights of which are still owned by the Lord of the Manor Edward Morant who now lives in Brockenhurst. Henry II granted the Market Charter to the Earl of Pembroke in 1226 when the purchased 2000 acres of Ringwood and surrounding land from Lord Arundel in 1792. The land was sold in 1916 to pay death duties but the Market Charter and the Morant family retained the Market and Poulner Common. Contact:

Greyfriar’s Community Centre Greyfriar’s Community Centre, the elegant Georgian house in Christchurch Road in front of the library, is the home of Ringwood and District Community Association. It is the “umbrella” organisation for a wide variety of clubs and classes to suit all tastes, through the day and evening seven days a week. There are also three halls that can be hired for parties and functions as well as seven small rooms which are also for hire. For all details of events and clubs/organisations. Tel 01425 472613 Authorised Domestic Appliance R

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Ringwood Health and Leisure What used to be known as the Ringwood Recreation Centre is renamed and repackaged but is still in Parsonage Barn Lane by Ringwood School. It has a large pool, squash courts badminton and football courts, gymnasium, dance studio plus sauna sunbeds and steam rooms. There are swimming lesson courses, a lay area and crèche for children up to 11 years. There is also a booming business in children’s parties and holiday activities. Contact Anne van Hoof 0845 6590845

The Meeting House The Meeting House, which faces the large Ringwood car park, was built in 1727 and is the best surviving example in the county of a non-conformist chapel, complete with galleries and box pews. Originally used by Presbyterians throughout the 19th century, the Ministry was Unitarian. Open for coffee and scones from 10a.m to 12noon throughout the year Mon to Sat, Weds 10a.m to 2.30p.m. There are exhibitions throughout the year. At some point the Meeting House will be closed for renovation. Contact Mary Baldwin 01425 474972

David Lloyd Leisure 242 Christchurch Road, Ringwood The Club is proud of the 25m swimming pool with a retractable enclosure allowing swimming all year round. Covered in winter and open air in summer. There are over 100 exercise classes a week, plus 9 tennis courts, 3 badminton courts, an indoor splash pool and Jacuzzi, a full sized football pitch, and fishing lake. David Lloyd specialise in family fun, with children’s classes plus themed buffets in the restaurant and Sky showing all major sporting games. Come along for a guided tour and find out more. Contact Leigh Johnson 01425 470101www.Davidlloyd/Ringwood

Ringwood Carnival September 17th 2011 Probably the largest Carnival in the South and certainly the friendliest and liveliest. Two processions afternoon and evening, through the town to finish at the Bickerley Green with dozens of fantastic floats and exciting attractions on the field. The Carnival selects the teenage Carnival Queen and attendants and the younger Carnival princesses. Contact: Howard Cox 01425 479254 Ringwood Soiree The Ringwood Soiree is held over two weeks in October and November by the Ringwood Musical and Dramatic Society to raise money for local charities. This is a risqué review best suited to adults only. The soiree started 60 years ago at the Crown Hotel in Ringwood to raise money for the Ringwood Carnival and has remained a slightly naughty evening of variety, fun and laughter ever since. Shows are currently performing at the Hub theatre in Verwood and are invariably a sell out. Next shows week commencing 18th Oct and commencing Oct 31st 2011. Contact: Sam Coleman to start negotiations 01425 474353

Adventure Voyages Mudeford Ferry has introduced Adventure Voyages with a new 12 seater Fast Boat for trips to the Needles Lighthouse, Old Harry Rocks and Poole, or just a trip round the Bay. The duration of these trips are from 20 and 90 minutes. There are daily departures from Mudeford Quay and prices range from £10 per person with discounts for children. They are also offering private charters and Sunset Cruises. For full details and time call 01202 488662 or visit

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Ringwood Festival July 9th and 10th 2011 The Ringwood Festival is setting people rocking this year with a Rangers weekend of hot sounds and cool rhythms. • Educational group visits bookings • Campof Wailing guitar riffs and the rhythmic beat the bass drum will Telephone (01425) 478082 reverberate around the Ringwood Town centre when the Market Place becomes the venue for Ringwood’s rock concert. A Visitorfirst Centre Contacts: curve-fronted in details the and Market bookingsPlace for The Rangerscavern stage will be built • Event Avon Heath Country Park enquiries • General the Ringwood Entertainment will begin Birch Road Rocks event on July 9th. • Booking the barbeque area St Ives at 3.30p.m with young musicians from Ringwood School. From Ringwood • Friends of Avon Heath membership Hampshire BH24 2DA 01425 478082 5p.m there will be slots for five rockTelephone bands(01425) with478470 a 90 minute finale by a tribute band. The following day the stage will be Café given over to local artists performing Telephone classical music and a wide (01425) 471641 variety of different musical styles from 3p.m to 9p.m. The event, Avonon Heath organised by Pete Alvis and promotedFriends by JimofStride behalf of Avon Heath has a well supported volunthe Ringwood Festival week, will be backed by the Bournemouth teer group who help keep the Park such a Echo, the Southern Daily Echo and Wave concert special105 place. radio. Members The of the friends group help in the visitor centre, provide is also sponsored by Ringwood brewery. The event will be free, valuable practical expertise and contribute to the heathland management. any money raised will go to the Cash for Kids charity. Contact Jim Stride 07891 336419 Membership benefits include a free car park permit, a 10% shop discount card, a free events guide and newsletter.

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Dorset County Council and the RSPB working in partnership at Avon Heath Country Park:

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are available from the visitor centre. Ellingham and Ringwood Show August 13th 2011 Ellingham Show is held in the magnificent grounds of Somerley Special Notes Estate, the country seat of the Show’s President the Earl of • Park vehicles do use the tracks and Normanton. It is a traditional show with something all onthe obviously caution shouldfor be used any site where work is taking place. family. It operates as a charitable trust which supports nominated charities annually. The show’s main arena has a (unless full programme booked through • No barbeques the Visitor Centre and litwith on the many desigfrom 9a.m to 6p.m. There is a large livestock section nated site). horse classes and trade stands, a dog show, crafts and horticulture. No fires. Due to the high fire risk Children have free entry and there is •free car parking. in the park, fires are NOT allowed Contact: Linda Turner 01425 472090 anywhere on the park. Cover photograph of Sand Lizard by G. Skinner, Naturally Wild Telephone 01287 610544 Other photographs: C. Geoghagan, C. Gomersall, A. Webb

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South Park From the car park there are three waymarked trails to follow between 3/4 mile and 2 miles in length.

North Park The ideal place for your first visit. A large pay and display car park gives access to all facilities including visitor centre, café, children’s play area, toilets and telephone. There is plenty of room for picnics. Four waymarked trails of between 3/4 mile and 21/2 miles offer a chance to explore. Another walk starts from Birch Road car park. It is a little over a mile long and passes two ‘Park Art’ sculptures.

As in North Park there is a mixture of heathland and wooded areas but here there is more of an open feel. There are extensive views across to the coast and beyond to the Isle of Wight, while inland a panorama of North Dorset can be seen.

The large areas of heathland are scattered with trees, while purple banks of flowering heather provide a stunning sight in the summer. You may also be lucky enough to see some of the rare birds and reptiles that make this heath their home.

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South Park is connected to North Park by a bridleway of about 1/2 mile.

This relatively small area provides LOOKING superb views across much of the River Avon LANDLORDS WE HAVE FULLY VETTED APPLICANTS as it winds its way southwards to Christchurch. FOR ALL TYPES OF GOOD QUALITY A waymarkedPROPERTIES! trail of just over / mile takes you through tall conifers. Local walkers and cyclists have direct access to the park via the Bridleway 1


Of particular interest is the embankment where the original railway from Ringwood to Christchurch (and later Bournemouth) once ran.


Bridge over the A31 dual carriageway.

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Visitor centre for:• Family activity trails • Regular events • Countryside shop • Giant chess and draughts • Tourist information Waymarked trails Educational groups welcome Friends of Avon Heath membership Picnic areas and BBQ hire Children’s play area Café for hot and cold refreshments Camping facilities for scouts/guides or similar groups Toilets and telephone

Avon Heath Country Park takes its name from the very special heathland habitat. This could once be found extensively in Dorset but has reduced in area by 85% over the past 200 years. Considerable conservation work goes on, involving the RSPB, to restore the heathland and enhance its value for wildlife. The Dartford Warbler and Nightjar are just two of the internationally rare species that make Avon Heath their home. The Park is also a wonderful place for people, where visitors are welcome to explore and enjoy.

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Forest Forge Theatre The theatre is based in Ringwood with a new artistic director Kirstie Davis. She is from the Cheltenham Everyman theatre. Forest Forge tours three shows a year one of which is always an original work. They perform to the community in village halls, schools, and residential care homes throughout Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire. Forest Forge has provided workshops for the whole of the community since its conception in 1981. They run a programme of long term weekly workshops and tailor made specially commissioned projects. The creative learning team has a wide range of skills and experience working with diverse communities particularly projects and workshops with hard to reach and excluded groups. Contact, Sophie Dubber 01425 470188

out, than to come to one of the best County Shows in the UK right in the middle of the beautiful New Forest. Set in 38 acres the Show provides the opportunity to see a wide range of outstanding livestock, as well as a packed programme of events and entertainment for the entire family. If you are looking for that special gift, clothing or something for the home, the 600 shopping stands are a treasure chest of delights. Whatever your interest, you are guaranteed to have a great time! Contact Jackie Neylon 01590 622409 Rotary Club of Ringwood Our new president Alan Hollands introduced many innovations this year not least of which is “making friends with the Forest”. This he has done by organising barbecues, wildlife walks and inviting the New Forest Chief Agister to speak to us. We have helped with Ringwood School by subsidising students to allow them to attend the world young leader’s conference. We also helped them plant 4000 crocus in the Bickerley. This bulb planting is to draw attention to the Rotary ‘Polio Plus’ initiative to rid the world of polio. We have supported various youth groups in Ringwood and have bought a pool table for the youth club. We have filled shoe boxes to go to children in Montenegro, Rumania and Tanzania and have organised town collections for the Pakistan flood appeal. As always we organise the Christmas Eve with Father Christmas in the Market Place and the Senior Citizens Christmas concert and supper at Greyfriars. Contact: Laurie Dormer 01425 475440 =673 Big Little Theatre School The Big Little were founded in 1996 in Ringwood and now are

Ringwood and Burley Band Ringwood & Burley Band has maintained a presence in Ringwood since 1879 and is one of the oldest bands in the Wessex area. Playing membership has more than doubled over recent times and the band is flourishing under the baton of musical director Bernard Lawson. The band is well known in the area attending and providing music for many different functions and concerts. Rehearsals are held at Greyfriars, Ringwood on Friday evenings at 8p.m and new players are always welcome whether holidaying in the area or residents. Contact Christine Harris 01202 877515 New Forest & Hampshire County Show July 26th-28th 2011 New Park, Brockenhurst. Summer Days in England often make you think of escaping to the country side and what better way to have a wonderful day


proud to be recognised as one of the South’s most prestigious acting and musical theatre schools for the dedicated young performer. Their productions are renowned for their sheer professionalism and energy. With over 300 pupils BLTS aims to offer the best possible training and opportunities for all its students, many of whom are now appearing in the West End. Vision is the school’s musical theatre ensemble, consisting of 24 of the most talented students and can be booked to entertain and perform at events throughout the area. Major productions are performed in March and July. Contact: Michelle Guy 01202 434499 Poulner Players Poulner Players rehearse Tuesday and Thursday evenings and mount three productions each year: a family musical or pantomime in February, a play in May or June and a studio production in August. In addition they organise professionally led courses in all aspects of theatre. There are regular social events, a theatre club and a play reading group. Each year the Poulner Players raise money for a local charity this is currently the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. The next production in Feb 2011 is “A Knight’s Tale”. They warmly welcome new members aged 10 years plus. Contact Sally Whyte 01425 471028

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personal through various spectacular displays held throughout the day. Liberty’s also offers Flying Experience Days, Hawking Experiences and Photographic Days. They make ideal gifts, for someone special, or why not treat yourself. There are daily flying demonstrations and reptile lectures. Open 10a.m to 5p.m from March to the end of October daily. Weekends and half term holidays only from November to February (not Christmas & New Year) Contact Linda Bridges 01425 476487

Slimming World - Ringwood Slimming World opens up a new healthier lifestyle option by encouraging you to discover the thinner person you would like to be whilst enjoying normal, healthy foods such as pasta, rice, potatoes, lean meat, poultry fish, fruit and vegetables freely. Make hunger and feeling deprived a thing of the past and meet like minded and friendly people with the same object in mind enjoying all the support you need to become to new slimmer you. Your dreams really are within your reach. Come along and see us there is no obligation to join. We meet weekly at the Ringwood Parish Rooms (behind the church) in the Market Place on Wednesdays 5.30 and 7.15p.m and Thursdays at 9.15a.m and 11a.m. Contact: Jo Wilson 01425 471001

Liberty’s Raptor & Reptile Centre The Centre is near Ringwood and named after Liberty the bald eagle and star of the Centre. Visitors can enjoy seeing birds such as owls, falcons, hawks, eagles, and vultures. Also at the Centre is a wide variety of reptile’s tortoises, snakes, lizards and insects. Enjoy a visit that will prove to be fun, exciting and educational for all ages. Observe the birds flying free and the reptiles up close and


Avon Valley Concerts The Avon Valley Concerts music society was formed in 1983 to bring first-class classical music to Ringwood, Fordingbridge and the surrounding area. The society presents six concerts a year over the winter months and aims to provide a rich and varied programme ranging from solo performances to string quartets and wind quintets. Our artistes range from well-established musicians to the young and up-and-coming stars of the future. We hope very much to welcome you to these concerts here on your doorstep and hope also that you will take advantage of the discounts and concessions available. Contact: Verity Ruecker 01425 472522 Ringwood and Hangersley Women’s Institute WI is a democratic, social & educational (in its widest possible sense) charity. Every WI provides speakers & demonstrators monthly on a variety of topics decided by members. Other meetings, crafts, walking, discussion/drama groups, choirs etc. are decided by members of individual WIs. The subscription is deliberately modest in order to ensure that all women who wish to join may do so. Events are organised throughout Hampshire & include arts/ crafts, sports, leisure activities visits to places of interest, home economics & gardening, music, speech & drama, public & international affairs, leadership & much more. Contact Ros Cooper 01962 852721

at 8.00pm at The Elm Tree, Ringwood. We can be contacted via our website where you can see our events diary for future activities. Our purpose is to serve both our local and wider communities through a variety of humanitarian and community projects. These can range from helping individuals in need by practical “hands on” to financial assistance, or supporting other local charitable causes such as hospices, local hospitals, schools and other organisations so benefiting the public at large. Contact : Yorky Tukes 0845 833 5819 www. Trinity Centre Christchurch Road Trinity Centre consists of the newly refurbished church, plus new hall and meeting rooms which are available for hire. Its imaginative design provides a light and airy space for worshipping, meeting, teaching and socialising. Walking through the main entrance into the Foyer, one is immediately struck by the amount of life and many activities going on. Pick up a leaflet to see all the activities offered to the Ringwood community, or take time from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to sit quietly in the church itself or in the small room set aside for prayer and quiet. The halls available at the Wesley Centre complement those at the Trinity Centre, providing accommodation for a wide variety of uses and groups. Both Centres have very adequate kitchen facilities for the preparation of refreshments and meals. Contact John Birch 01425 461440

Ringwood and Fordingbridge Lions The Club has been serving our surrounding communities for 40 years. We meet on the second Thursday of each month

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS December 2010 - December 2011 DECEMBER 2010

18-24 SANTA IN GINGERBREAD HOUSE 10a.m – 4p.m The Furlong 19 FAMILY CHRISTMASSY WALK 10a.m – 1p.m a mile and a half Art walk. With creative activities. Moors Valley Park 19 NINE LESSONS & CAROLS 11a.m St Pauls Church, Bisterne 19 CIVIC CAROL SERVICE 3p.m Ringwood Parish Church 19 NINE LESSONS & CAROLS 6.30p.m St John’s Church, Poulner. Followed by tea. 20 RMDS CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church 21 KIDS CHRISTMAS CYCLE RIDE 10a.m 2p.m Cycle Ride round the forest. Prizes for best festive costume and bike. Moors Valley Park 23 CHRISTINGLE SERVICE & BLESSING THE CRIB 4.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church 24 CAROLS IN THE MARKET PLACE 6p.m Father Christmas arrives. Carol singing around the Tree. 24 MIDNIGHT MASS 11.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church 25 CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE 10.30a.m United Family service. Parish Church

Now - Feb 12 FOREST FORGE PRODUCTION “The Wolves of Willoughby Chase” Touring Village Halls 11 SANTA IN GINGERBREAD HOUSE 10a.m – 4p.m The Furlong 12–19 SANTA SPECIALS 11 am – 4p.m hourly. Moors Valley steam train to Santa’s Grotto 12–19 FESTIVE FUN DAYS 11am - 4p.m Moors Valley Park Elves present Christmas crafts and activities 12 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m., followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 15 CHAMBER CHRISTMAS LUNCH 12noon The Elm Tree. 15 GREYFRIARS GRAND DRAW 11.45 a.m. Greyfriars 16 RMDS CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30p.m Ellingham Church 18 RMDS CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30p.m Trinity Church 18 RINGWOOD & BURLEY BAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30 p.m. Greyfriars Community Centre

Forest FM has been broadcasting great music, local news and information for 5 years to Ringwood and Verwood and the surrounding areas. Forest FM is run by people in our community for our community. For example, you’ll find Ringwood radio presenter Laura Jerome looking after the Drivetime programme weekdays from 4 til 7pm and her dad – Paul Jerome – hosting the Thursday night rock show ! Forest FM supports local charities, groups and organisations and provides free publicity on the radio to help them spread the word about what they do. The station also supports the Business Community by providing radio advertising at affordable prices. Listen online at or tune to 92.3 FM on your radio !



26 – Jan 2 THE FESTIVE 10 QUIZ 11a.m – 2p.m Quiz for children and adults Moors Valley Country Park 31 WATCHNIGHT SERVICE 11.45p.m Ringwood Parish Church

6 TANK ENGINE DAY 10.45a.m – 4.30p.m See a variety of short trains. Moors Valley Country Park 10 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH 12 - 2p.m Prezzos, Market Place 10 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 12 NATIONAL NEST BOX WEEK 10.30a.m – noon. Learn to build a nesting box. Moors Valley Country Park 13 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 7.45pm Trinity Centre, Christchurch Road, Ringwood 18 AVON VALLEY CONCERTS Gould Piano Trio 7.45 p.m. St Mary’s Church, Fordingbridge 19 - 27 SPRING TREASURE TRAIL 11a.m and 3p.m Hunt out clues and solve brain teasers as you follow a trail through the trees. Avon Heath Country Park 22 PRINTS AND PLASTERCASTS Make plaster casts of animal prints. Avon Heath Country Park 22 TORCHLIGHT SAFARI 5.30p.m – 7.30p.m See nocturnal activities of amphibians. Moors Valley Country Park 23 -26 POULNER PLAYERS PERFORMANCE “A Knight’s Tale” (Musical Fable of Camelot) 7.30p.m., matinees Thurs and Sat 2.30p.m Poulner Church Hall, Linford Road

JANUARY 2011 2 ADULT LIFESTYLE COURSE 10a.m - 3p.m Achieve a healthier lifestyle Moors Valley Country Park 8 GREYFRIARS NEW YEAR SUPPER 7. for 7.30p.m Greyfriars 8 FAMILY LIFESTYLE COURSE Healthier lifestyle & meals. Moors Valley Country Park 9 BRING THE FAMILY - Family service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 12 FILM EVENING 7.30 Greyfriars 13 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 15 MUSIC DAY SCHOOL 10a.m – 4p.m £19 to include coffee, lunch & tea. 20 BOOK SALES 9a.m to 12 noon Greyfriars 26 ANTIQUES CLUB DINNER 7.p.m Greyfriars 27 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m the Fish Inn 28 AVON VALLEY CONCERTS James Turnbull, oboe and Claire Jones, harp 30 BIG GARDEN BIRD WATCH 11a.m - 3p.m RSPB birdwatch workshop. Avon Heath Country Park



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23 WELLY WALK 10.30a.m to 12 noon Splash around the Park for Under 7s. Moors Valley Country Park 24 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn 24 MOUTAIN BIKE TRAIL 10a.m – 3p.m Mountain Bike Adventure. Moors Valley Park 26 BOOK SALES 9a.m – 12 noon Greyfriars

MODEL TRAIN EXHIBITION 10a.m St John’s Church Poulner

19 CHURCH CONCERT 7.30p.m St Johns Singers, Ringwood Parish Church 24 – April 16 FOREST FORGE SPRING PRODUCTION “Peeling” Touring Village Halls 31 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn

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BOOK SALES 9a.m – 12noon Greyfriars TANK ENGINE DAY 10.45a.m – 4.30p.m Opportunity to see a variety of shorter trains with a small tank engine. Moors Valley Country Park 10 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 11 AVON VALLEY CONCERTS Kurt Nikkanen, violin & Maria Asteriadou, piano 7.45 Trinity Church, Christchurch Road, Ringwood 11 AVON VALLEY CONCERTS Stephanie Oade, cello & Andrew Booth, guitar 7.45p.m United Reform Church, Fordingbridge 12 MOYLES COURT SCHOOL OPEN DAY 10a.m – 1p.m Moyles Court School 13 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 14-15 SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATIONS Moyles Court School

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1 AVON VALLEY CONCERTS Kurt Nikkanen- violin and Maria Asteriadou - piano 7.45 Trinity church, Christchurch Road 6 BOOKS ON THE LAWN 4p.m – 6p.m Greyfriars 10 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 14 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH 12 - 2 Prezzos, Market Place 14 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 18-23 RMDS SUMMER MUSICAL “Hello Dolly” 7.30p.m Ringwood School Theatre 28 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn

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POULNER PLAYERS PERFORMANCE A Comedy 7.30p.m matinees Thurs & Sat 2.30p.m Poulner Church Hall, Linford Road 3 POND DIP 11.a.m - 12.30p.m Take a closer look at a world of pond life. Avon Heath Country Park 7 RMDS CENTENARY CONCERT 7.30 Trinity Church 9 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 9 RMDS CENTENARY CONCERT 7.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church 10 MORRIS MINOR RALLY 10a.m - 4p.m Admire a wide selection of these quirky cars. Avon Heath Country Park 11 OPEN-AIR CONCERT 7.30p.m Open air concert, St Paul’s Church, Bisterne 12 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 16 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH 12 - 2 Prezzos, Market Place 16 LADIES DAY. ROYAL ASCOT FASHION EVENT The Furlong 28 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn

MAY 2011 7 BOOK SALES 9a.m – 12 noon Greyfriars 7 DISTRICT & TOWN COUNCIL ELECTIONS 8 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 12 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 14 HAPPY DOGS TABLE TOP SALE 10a.m – 100p.m Greyfriars Community Centre 21 GREYFRIARS TEA ON THE LAWN 3p.m Greyfriars 26 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn

The Centre offers a unique mix of fun for all ages, with free wagon, tractor tailer rides and driving a vintage tractor. Listen and learn in the interesting daily shows, there is a full timetable of daily hands-on activities with the friendly farm animals. Explore the blacksmiths workshop, Gypsy wagons combined with romany talks. Children will love the pony rides, fun straw barn, go-cart arena and play areas.



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JULY 2011

Morris Dancers at the Annual Steam Pressing Event in Burley

9 RINGWOOD ROCKS WEEKEND 3p.m – 11p.m Rock bands in Market Place 10 RINGWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL 3p.m – 9p.m Classical Music, Market Place 10 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 14 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 26-30 RMDS SUMMER SHOW “100 Not Out” 7.45p.m Greyfriars Community Centre 26–28 NEW FOREST & HAMPSHIRE COUNTY SHOW 8.15a.m – 6.30p.m New Park, Brockenhurst 26 DRAGONFLY ID 11.30a.m - 12.30p.m Learn how to identify dragonflies and damselflies from an expert. Avon Heath Country Park

AUGUST 2011 7 HAPPY DOGS DOG SHOW 10.a.m – 5p.m Bisterne, Christchurch Road. 11 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH 12 - 2 Prezzos, Market Place 11 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 14 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 10 MEAN TIME BAROQUE CONCERT 7.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church

13 ELLINGHAM & RINGWOOD AGRICULTURAL SHOW 9a.m – 6p.m Somerley Park 17–20 POULNER PLAYERS PERFORMANCE A Studio Production 7.30p.m & matinees Thurs & Sat at 2.30 Poulner Church Hall, Linford Road 25 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn


SEPTEMBER 2011 4 CHAMBER BARBECUE 12noon to 5 p.m. Venue to be confirmed 8 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 11 CARNIVAL SONGS OF PRAISE 7.30p.m 11 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 12 CARNIVAL QUIZ Trinity Church Hall 16 CHILDREN’S FRIDAY FROLICS 5.30p.m Bickerley Common 17 RINGWOOD CARNIVAL Afternoon Parade 2.00p.m Evening parade 7.30p.m 29 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn

OCTOBER 2011 8 RINGWOOD & BURLEY BAND AUTUMN CONCERT 7.30p.m Barrington Theatre, Ferndown 9 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 13 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH 12 - 2 Prezzos, Market Place 13 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 18 RMDS SOIREE 7.30p.m Risque Review, Verwood Hub Theatre 20-22 RMDS SOIREE 7.30p.m Risqué Review, Verwood Hub theatre

26- 29 RMDS AUTUMN PLAY “An Inspector Calls” 7.30p.m Ringwood School Theatre 27 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING 6p.m - 8p.m The Fish Inn

NOVEMBER 2011 1 RMDS SOIREE 7.30p.m Risque Review, Verwood Hub Theatre 4-5 RMDS SOIREE 7.30p.m Risque Review, Verwood Hub theatre

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DECEMBER 2011 8 RINGWOOD CARERS GROUP 10.30a.m - noon Trinity Centre 11 BRING THE FAMILY - Family Service 4p.m followed by tea. Ringwood Parish Church 15 CHAMBER CHRISTMAS LUNCH 12noon The Elm Tree. 23 CHRISTINGLE SERVICE & BLESSING THE CRIB 4.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church 24 CAROLS IN THE MARKET PLACE 6p.m Father Christmas arrives. Carol singing around the Tree. 24 MIDNIGHT MASS 11.30p.m Ringwood Parish Church 25 CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE 10.30a.m United Family service. Parish Church 31 WATCHNIGHT SERVICE 11.45p.m Ringwood Parish Church See page 22 for information and ticket details

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9 Keystone 10 Seven Fish 11 Spencers 12 Co-operative Funeral Care 13 Ringwood Sound & Vision 14 Meesons Solicitors 15 Oasis Musical Instruments

16 Ringwood Tackle Shop 17 The Fish Inn 18 Alisala Thai Restaurant 19 Letchers Solicitors 20 Ringwood Market 21 Timber ! 22 Furlong Centre 23 Lavery Estate Agents / Lettings 20

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Clubs & ORGANISATIONS A Anglo Italian Society Antiques Club Art Society Armfield & Ringwood Sea Fishing Club Avon Heath Country Park Avon Valley Concerts Avon Valley Young Farmers Cub

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We are a family owned independent bicycle dealer established in 1986 with our Ringwood branch opening in 1990 followed shortly by Longham shop in 1992. Both shops are designed to be user friendly with a well presented layout.

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HIGH CORNER INN HIGH CORNER INN Linwood, nr Ringwood Tel: 01425 473973 Linwood, nr Ringwood Tel: 01425 473973 In the heart of the New Forest. Serves traditional English In the heart of the New Forest. Serves traditional food andfood offers fine selection of Wadworth’s Ales. English andaoffers a fine selection of Wadworth’s Serves food, including and steaks Ales. homemade Serves homemade food, game including gamefrom and steaks fromWedding £8 to £14. Wedding licence. Parties and £8 to £14. licence. Parties and functions a functions a Seven speciality. luxury Seven luxury bedrooms. Special Special speciality. bedrooms. accommodation rates Sun - Thurs, please phone for 00:38 accommodation Page 30 rates Sun - Thurs, please phone for details. Garden with patio. Children’s play area. Plenty of details. Garden with patio. Children’s parking. See ad on opposite page. play area. Plenty of parking. See ad on opposite page. Alisala Thai Restaurant 2 West Street, Ringwood Tel: 01425 478254 Authentic Thai cuisine, waiters and waitresses in traditional costume; proprietors: Richard and Sawanee Campbell. Menu sample: Green Thai chicken curry £7.95; set menus from £16.95. Seating: 52; functions ALISALA THAIAir RESTAURANT welcomed. conditioning. Near car park. See ad 3973 2below. West Street, Ringwood Tel: 01425 478254 nglish The White Buck waiters and waitresses in Authentic Thai cuisine, Ales. Bisterne Close, Burley Tel: 01425 402264 traditional costume; proprietors: Richard and Sawanee Fax: 01425 403588 from Campbell. Menu sample: Green Thai chicken curry £7.95; email: ons a RESTAURANT FUNCTIONS ACCOMMODATION set menus from ●£16.95. Seating: ●52; functions welcomed. Enjoy a real New Forest welcome at The White Buck. pecial Air conditioning. Near car Burley park. See BH24 ad below. Bisterne Close, 4AT Delicious food, Fuller’s fine ales, fantastic wines and e for Tel: 01425 402264 – Fax: 01425 403588 THE WHITE BUCK exemplary service. nty of Our dailyClose, changing blackboard showcases best Bisterne Burley Tel: 01425 the 402264 of local New Forest produce, including New Forest Fax: 01425 403588 haunch steak, Rabbit and Burley cider casserole, email: homemade pies, fresh fish and Lymington crab. and the Delicious food, cask conditioned ales, great wines Ourof beautiful, largepride beer garden with play area best service,We ourselves in children’s our home-cooked is surrounded mature Relax in suppliers summer food, with manyby items beingwoodland. sourced from local with live jazz every Thursday a hogLoosehanger roast every including Sunnyfields OrganicandFarm, Sunday. The Dorset Smokery and Owls Barn Farm. Cheeses, The White Buck isfrom the perfect venue for weddings Choose something our ever-changing menu suchand as functions from 20 to 200 people. Honey Glazed Roast Chicken or Poached Salmon and Our eight stunning letting rooms make the ideal spot for Asparagus Parcel with Hollandaise Sauce, or treat your New Forest break. Turn to ad on page 34. yourself to one of the seasonal specials from our famous ION THE ALICE LISLE blackboard. This fine old buildingEnglish set in thefood heart of the Serving traditional Rockford Green, Ringwood Tel: 01425 forest is the perfect place to relax with family and 474700 friends. using locally sourced produce The Alice Lisle enjoys an to enviable location overlooking Booking is advisable. Turn ad on this page. Excellent range of Beers and Lagers

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Avon Causeway Inn

ALISALA THAI RESTAURANT Rockford Green to the front and Blashford Lakes to the 2rear. WestThere Street, Tel: 01425 is aRingwood dining room for that special 478254 lunch or evening meal and cuisine, a separate bar for that pint and Authentic Thai waiters and relaxing waitresses in a bite to eat. Enjoying an excellent reputation for food, traditional costume; proprietors: Richard and Sawanee it sources the majority of its lunch and dinner menus Campbell. chickenAll curry £7.95; from localMenu Newsample: Forest Green MarqueThai suppliers. dishes are set menus on fromthe £16.95. Seating: functions welcomed. prepared premises and52; cooked fresh to order Air conditioning. Near car park. See ad below. including a children’s menu which is also available. The Alice Lisle also serves great beer with the managers THE WHITEFuller’s BUCKMaster Cellarman status. See ad on achieving Bisterne Tel: 01425 402264 page 34. Close, Burley Fax: 01425 403588 The Fighting Cocks email: Godshill, Fordingbridge SP6 2LL Delicious food, cask conditioned ales, great wines and the Tel: 01425 652462 Fax: 01425 652462 best of service,We pride ourselves in our home-cooked Serves home-prepared traditional English food and food, items from local suppliers gamewith in many season. Tim,being the sourced Landlord, originally trained including Sunnyfields Organic Farm, Loosehanger as a master butcher and now uses these skills in his Cheeses, Thepersonally Dorset Smokery andsteaks Owls(therefore, Barn kitchen. He cuts all their Choose something fromanyone our ever-changing menu steak such as avoid disappointment requiring a larger or Honey Roastthey Chicken or Poached Salmon and wishingGlazed to ensure have mixed grills etc. available, may order Parcel in advance, give asSauce, much or notice Asparagus with please Hollandaise treatas possible)toTim all their 1/2lb burgers, yourself one also of themakes seasonal specials fromsteak our famous Meat Sausages Faggots on the premises. They use blackboard. This and fine old building set in the heart of the only local Forest etc., in forest is theNew perfect placevenison, to relax pheasant, with familyrabbit and friends. their game dishes which prepared the Landlord Booking is advisable. Turn are to ad on thisby page. and his team of Chefs. Seats 70 in restaurant, plus 30 elsewhere; functions welcomed, coach parties, large A U T capacity HENTIC A I phone C U I S Ifor N Eavailability). parties (buffet up TtoH 70, Beer garden and patio garden with outdoor seating for up to 200, plus play area. Muddy boots and dogs on leads welcome. Large car park. See ad on page 33. Candlesticks Inn 136 Christchurch Road, Ringwood Tel: 01425 472587 Fax: 01425 471600 email: English and European cuisine. AA 3 stars. Set menus: 2 or 3 courses from £7.95. Sunday lunch 2 courses £7.95. VEGETARIAN MENU ● TAKE AWAY SERVICE High reputation choice. Extensive T Efor L 0quality, 1 4 2 5value 4 7and 825 4 range of bar meals,RINGWOOD snacks and lite bites. Large car park. 2 WEST STREET (JUST OFF THE MARKET PLACE) 8 en-suite bedrooms spacious garden setting. Special LUNCH 12.00 - 2.00PM;inDINNER FROM 6.00PM; MON-SAT

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the three tuns

Country Inn and Restaurant Situated on the edge of the New Forest Country Park, and a pleasant three mile drive from Christchurch and Burley, the three tuns is an award-winning traditional 17th century inn with huge acclaim for its excellent food and drink.

The High Corner Inn

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Candlesticks Inn

Enchanting 15th Century thatched cottage Freehouse in spacious garden setting. Patio and pergola. Superb range of Bar meals, lite bights, snacks, lunches and dinners. Large private car park. Located next to Ringwood Brewery.

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The Fighting Cocks

A charming forest pub ideal for walking, cycling and relaxing – which offers: ❖ A wide selection of food served all day from Noon - last orders 9.30pm ❖ Four real ales & hand-pull cider ❖ Log fires in the winter ❖ Beer garden with children’s play area ❖ Large car park

WHAT’S COOKING? We specialise in Game dishes and good honest home cooking, like mother used to make.

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BURLEY EVENTS A Country Market visits Burley Park on the first Sunday of every month and is well worth a visit. The Annual Steam Pressing Open Weekend at New Forest Cider

Father Christmas will be rescued from the roof of the Queen’s Head, Burley on Saturday 11th December 2010. The Annual Steam Pressing Open Weekend will take place on October 15th & 16th 2011 at New Forest Cider in Pound Lane, Burley (see photos right). Why not go along and see the cider apples being pressed? The village holds a Halloween Event at the end of October, where shop staff are in fancy dress. There are Wagon Rides, a Pumpkin Competition and Face Painting. This annual event will take place on 29th October 2011.


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For Tourist Information on Burley and the surrounding area contact Visitor Information Ringwood Tel: (01425) 470896

Do you want a real taste of the Forest? then visit

New Forest Cider, Burley Free cider & perry tasting, handmade stone flagons, local preserves and cheese, country wines and homemade cake. Also visit our gallery of forest pictures.

Tel: (01425) 403589 Email:

300m from village centre behind Forest Tea House BZG042

Where good times come naturally Together away from the everyday, with time to enjoy the real nature of a Forest Holidays caravan and camping holiday. 10 beautiful woodland locations all within Forestry Commission estates in The New Forest. Another 10 locations throughout the UK for you to explore and enjoy

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RINGWOOD CHAMBER OF TRADE & COMMERCE Lunch from 12 noon – 2pm or longer 10th February at Prezzo 14th April – Venue to be announced 16th June – Venue to be announced 11th August – Venue to be announced 13th October – Venue to be announced 15th Dec – Xmas lunch venue to be announced.

Ringwood Chamber of Commerce meets at 5pm on the first Tuesday of each month at Letchers Solicitors offices. In 2011 we have organised a number of events for the local business community including drinks at The Fish, a bi-monthly lunch venue to be announced, a Summer BBQ, Xmas Lunch and the Annual Santa Parade. We still very much have our thinking caps on and hope to announce more events that will tempt you into joining us in the future.

The Chamber is a “not for profit organisation” who are here to work on behalf of retailers and local businesses to bring cohesion and a voice to the local business community. We are hear to listen to our members and their needs and would welcome more input. If you think that you could make a difference or would like to be involved more in your local community then we would be delighted to hear from you. In difficult economic times it is even more important in my view that we “keep business local” and support each other, which can only be achieved if you we pull together and promote our businesses amongst each other.

Please check our website for any alterations to the schedule: Drinks at the Fish 27th January 24th February 31st March 28th April 26th May 30th June 28th July 25th August 29th September 27th October 24th November

If you would like an informal chat about joining the chamber or perhaps attending an event before committing to Membership then please call Ianthe Slinger on 01425 471424 or email her at

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Officers & Committee Members October 2010/11 Honorary President Ianthe Slinger Letchers Solicitors, 24 Market Place, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AW 01425 471 424, Fax: 01425 470 917

Past President Edward Holmes Letchers Solicitors 24 Market Place, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AW 01425 471424

Honorary Secretary Alison Howell Letchers Solicitors, 24 Market Place, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AW 01425 471 424, Fax: 01425 470 917

Our Chamber Committee

Treasurer Sam Williams 88 Owls Road, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6HL 01202 827 637 078 0757 7220

Belinda Charlton BCA Marketing & Public Relations, Avon Castle, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 2BD 01425 473 813

Chris Jackson Foxfield Trading Foxfield House, Narrow Lane, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3EN 01425 478 528 Dominic Jones Waitrose, The Furlong, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AT

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