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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Business Plan

The Interim Business Plan for 2017 - 2018 is available as a PDF to view here

Executive Summary
As a Council for Voluntary Service, Community First New Forest (CFNF) serves the needs of people and communities in the New Forest with the aim of enabling them to achieve an excellent quality of life.

This interim Business Plan seeks to support the delivery of our Vision and Mission Statement:

The services delivered by CFNF support the strategic priorities of the New Forest District Council and Hampshire County Council.

Specific areas include the thematic needs in relation to older people, people with disabilities, children, young people and families.

Our work has a direct impact on community cohesion, health and wellbeing, meeting transport needs and community safety.

  • Our Vision
    An excellent quality of life for everyone living in the area served by CFNF
  • Our Mission
    To identify the needs of local people and meet those needs through sustainable solutions.

    To support and promote the effective development of the local voluntary and community sector.