A Inportant Message from David:



New Forest Centre

You did not let me down, in the space of three days, I have already got well over 200 signatures on my petition asking the Tories not to withdraw funding for the Visitor Information Centre at Lyndhurst.

I am getting up stupidly early tomorrow morning to conduct a live interview with Radio Solent. Later on, I will attend a Scrutiny meeting to try and persuade Tory Councillors that know the cost of everything, but not little about the value of public facilities.

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