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Lymington & Pennington Town Council

Welcome to Lymington & Pennington Town Council - "By Sea & Forest Enchanted".

H.M. The Queen's 90th Birthday

The Town Mayor (Cllr Barry Dunning) and Ms Debra Rickman (Partner Co-ordination Manager at Waitrose in Lymington) planted a commemorative cherry tree to celebrate the grand occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday.

Queen's 90th - Tree Planting


Lymington & Pennington Town Council, together with The Lymington Centre, held a wonderful tea party to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. Complete with live coverage of The Mall, a fun day was had by all!                   

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VACANCY  adobe icon Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor [20kb]

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor
Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the Lymington & Pennington Town Council (Pennington Ward).
If by 1 July 2016, 14 days after the date of this notice excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to:-

The Returning Officer
New Forest District Council
Appletree Court
Beaulieu Road
SO43 7PA

by TEN electors for the Parish Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy.  If no request for an election is received the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 5 September 2016.

Dated 13 June 2016.

For more information, please contact Lymington Town Council (tel: 02380 285893 or email:


CHARTER MARKET - here you'll find information about our historical Charter Market and its traders.

Our office opening hours are:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 09:00-16:30
Wednesday: Closed
Friday: 09:00-15:30

We are located at:
Town Council Offices
Town Hall
Avenue Road
SO41 9ZG

The Town Council has commenced extensive refurbishment works to the Pavilion.
These works include an extension to the building, a new porch and a major internal refurbishment programme. The work is scheduled to be completed in June 2016.
The Town Council apologises for any inconvenience to Woodside Park users whilst works are underway.

Taster sessions have been kindly offered by Mr Chris Chubb, President of the New Forest Petanque Club - every Tuesday afternoon from 2pm - 4pm.  Come along and enjoy a game of Boules.  Mr Chubb is able to lend you boules for the afternoon to get you started.

The Council is supporting an initiative to improve and restore the obelisk and surrounds erected in memory of Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale at Walhampton.  This monument can be seen from various points in the town.  For more information on this important project, please click here adobe icon Burrard Neale Brochure [5Mb]

Although Lymington & Pennington Town Council does not repair roads, potholes and pavements, issues can be reported online at where you can also view progress of items reported.

Council Meetings and Meetings of the Planning, Amenities and Policy & Resources Committees start at 6pm.
Access to meetings is 10 minutes before the meeting commences.

Amenities, Policy & Resources and Council Meetings are held at:-
NFDC Council Chamber
Town Hall
Avenue Road
SO41 9ZG

Planning meetings are held in The Mayor's Parlour in the Town Council Offices, to the rear of the Town Hall building.

Should you require any further information, please contact the Town Council.

Period for the Exercise of Public Rights
Accounts for the Year Ended 31 March 2016
adobe icon Period for the Exercise of Public Rights [35kb]



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on the Council Pages

Calendar of meetings for 2015/2016 More details

What we do

Council Information
Charter Market
Publication Scheme
(Freedom of Information)
Towns Twinned with Lymington

History Amenities Sea Baths Entertainment

What was Lymington
like ?

Discover Lymington's early history and salt production in the Middle ages and more.
Lymington History

What can I do Today?

Check out some of the fantastic facilities available to use in Lymington and view our What's Coming Up section
Lymington Amenities

Visit our Charter Market every Saturday

Take a Historic walk through Lymington  adobe icon Historic Town Trail [11Mb]

Treat your kids to picnic in Woodside Park and follow the fairy trail. adobe icon Woodside Fairy Trail Map [2Mb]

adobe icon The Fey of Woodside [15Mb]

Fancy a Dip in a Sea Water bath?

The open air sea water baths are open from May to September. The Kiosk is still currently open.

Full Details available

What's Coming Up

See the Events Listing

Events Calendar

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