Community First New Forest

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Families Matter: Puppet Stage and Sound Crew
Praisin' Hands Puppets based at Hythe URC is looking for 2 people with strong muscles to load and lift equipment from the van, set up the stage, watch the very entertaining children's puppet show and then dismantle the stage and load up the equipment. Any expertise/experience in sound desk/lighting would be valuable, but not required.

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Welcome

Community First New Forest is a passionate charity that seeks to improve the quality of life for people and communities living in the New Forest District and surrounding districts.

Who we support:

We do this by:

  • Providing support and advice to local voluntary and community groups
  • Helping people to volunteer
  • Delivering local services that help people with their needs

Our services include:

All of our services will put you at the centre – your needs are important to us and we are committed to providing the best possible service.

Many people have told us that we make a difference and they have said how much our help is appreciated. What you think and feel matters to us – we want to be sure that we are there for you and really helping you.

Please have a look at our services and see how they might be able to help you or someone you know.

Thank you to all our funders for their support; it is appreciated and is vital to our work and the difference we make together. Our key funders are Hampshire County Council, New Forest District Council and Big Lottery.  A list of our funders can be found via this link.

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Latest News from CFNF

Administration Assistant for Nightstop

Community First New Forest is a friendly and dynamic Council for Voluntary Service and operates Nightstop, a service providing emergency overnight accommodation to homeless people in the New Forest through the homes of trained and approved volunteers.
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Consultation on proposals to change street lighting, supported passenger transport services and the concessionary travel scheme in Hampshire

Hampshire County Council is asking for residents’ and stakeholders’ views in an eight-week consultation on options for applying budget reductions to subsidies for public transport and street lighting.
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Latest Training Programmes from Community First New Forest

MiDAS – Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme
Funding Workshop
Lone Working Workshop
Trigger Tool Training
For further information, please visit our Training Programme page
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