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Christmas Tree Festival

The Friends of St Thomas Church's annual 'Christmas Tree Festival' got into full swing on 10 December 2019, with the Mayor and her chosen charity The Honeypot Children's Charity beautifully decorating a tree, which will later be auctioned to raise money for good causes.

Christmas Tree Festival 2019


Christmas In Lymington

Friday 29 November 2019 saw the ever-popular switching-on of Christmas lights, singing of carols and a fabulous Christmas market.  Thousands of locals and visitors alike soaked up the ambience, which continued all the way down to Lymington Quay thanks to the newly installed stunning Christmas lights on Quay Hill.

Christmas In Lymington 2019

Photograph kindly provided by Mr William Bonett


The Christmas Trees located by St Thomas Church, in Pennington and on the Quay have been generously sponsored by:-

·      Colten Care

·      New Forest Ice Cream

·      One Stop Shop, Pennington

The event's Snow Globe has been generously sponsored by:-

·      Draycott Chartered Surveyors

·      Ridgeway Rents

Lymington's Christmas Lights have been generously sponsored by:-

·      Hadleys of Lymington Jewellers

·      £75 received from a generous but unknown source

·      Clive Sutton Solicitors

Extra refuse collection for the event has been knidly arrnage by the New Forest District Council


SAS 03 Nov 2019

On Sunday 03 November 2019, Cllr Katy Bicket, Cllr Andrew Sutherland and Cllr Andrew Gossage helped organise a beach clean at Tanners Lane for SAS Plastic Free Lymington.

Find out more about Surfers Against Sewage and their plastic-free communities https://www.sas.org.uk/