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Freedom of the District given to 17 Port & Maritime Regiment

17 Port & Maritime Regiment At the special meeting of the Council on the 16 May 2016, Freedom of the district was granted to the 17 Port & Maritime Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps.   

​​Councillor Alison Hoare said, "No one can underestimate how happy, how proud, I am that this is my last job as chairman."

​​Honorary Freedom gives the Regiment the right, honour and distinction of marching through the streets of the New Forest District on all ceremonial occasions with swords drawn, bayonets fixed and drums beating, bands playing, and colours flying.

A ceremony and parade will take place later in the year in  Lyndhurst, details to be confirmed.

Updated: 18 May 2016
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