Brand New Forest is a wide ranging campaign that aims to help people get the most out of the unique environment of the New Forest while, at the same time, helping them to support the local economy.
By involving many local businesses and groups Brand New Forest can promote a wide range of interesting aspects of life, work and play in the New Forest.
Brand New Forest is supported by a large group of organisations including the New Forest Business Partnership, New Forest Transition, New Forest District Council, the New Forest National Park Authority and the New Forest Tourism Association covering all aspects of the local economy and environment.
Within Brand New Forest there are six themes:
- Doing Better Business
- Enjoy Local
- Eat and Grow Local
- Exercise Local
- Save Energy Local
- Shop and Buy Local
How can I get involved?
to get the best from the campaign you can buy a Brand New Forest Card which gives you access to a variety of special offers and deals from local businesses and allows you to sign up for email newsletters that give you updates on all aspects of the campaign. The annual cards cost £5 each and you can buy them online or from a range of outlets.
Doing Better Business Programme
A programme to help local businesses become smarter, greener, more efficient and better able to access the support available to them.
The programme is led by the New Forest Business Partnership with support from Brockenhurst and Totton Colleges.
‘Doing Better Business' aims to build relationships between local business, support agencies, business groups and local government. Through a wide range of local events including business networking, training, workshops and seminars; local companies can work with, and learn from each other.