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Lost 1802 portrait of Lady Hamilton found in antiques shop

11 July 2020
Lost 1802 portrait of Lady Hamilton found in antiques shop

Lost 1802 portrait of Lady Hamilton found in antiques shop

11 July 2020

Charles Wallrock with the painting at Wick Antiques in Lymington (picture: ZacharyCulpin/BNPS) A LOST portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson’s mistress Lady…


Restaurant offers diners a table despite the lockdown

09 May 2020
Restaurant offers diners a table despite the lockdown

Restaurant offers diners a table despite the lockdown

09 May 2020

The Raj in Old Milton Green parade, New Milton A RESTAURANT has sparked anger for flouting lockdown rules by remaining open to occasional diners during…


The head blew off an effigy of Hitler stuffed with gunpowder – local VE Day celebrations in 1945

08 May 2020
The head blew off an effigy of Hitler stuffed with gunpowder – local VE Day celebrations in 1945

The head blew off an effigy of Hitler stuffed with gunpowder – local VE Day celebrations in 1945

08 May 2020

The front page of the Lymington Times, 12th May 1945, detailing the local celebrations days earlier LYMINGTON went “wild with excitement” as the war in…


Friends and family take fundraising lockdown walks in Lizzie's memory

21 April 2020
Friends and family take fundraising lockdown walks in Lizzie's memory

Friends and family take fundraising lockdown walks in Lizzie's memory

21 April 2020

Last year's walk for Lizzie Murt AROUND 50 friends joined an 18-mile virtual walk to celebrate the memory of Lizzie Murt who died aged 13 from cancer…


Coronavirus: Care home workers fear for their safety – union

17 April 2020
Coronavirus: Care home workers fear for their safety – union

Coronavirus: Care home workers fear for their safety – union

17 April 2020

The union says staff have been asked to work even if they live with vulnerable self-isolating people HAMPSHIRE carers are concerned about their “unsafe…


Parents doing 'brilliant job' for pupils at home – but school turns some children away

08 April 2020
Parents doing 'brilliant job' for pupils at home – but school turns some children away

Parents doing 'brilliant job' for pupils at home – but school turns some children away

08 April 2020

Home schooling parents have been praised (file photo) HOME-schooling parents have been given top marks by a head teacher who revealed their school had…


Coronavirus: Ellingham Show set to go on - for now

03 April 2020
Coronavirus: Ellingham Show set to go on - for now

Coronavirus: Ellingham Show set to go on - for now

03 April 2020

Last year's Ellingham Show, which raised about £20,000 for charity THE Ellingham Show committee is carrying on with its planning for this year’s event…


Wightlink to suspend Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

30 March 2020
Wightlink to suspend Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

Wightlink to suspend Lymington-Yarmouth ferry

30 March 2020

The Lymington to Yarmouth ferry WIGHTLINK has announced the suspension of its Lymington -Yarmouth car ferry route after the last sailing tomorrow (Tuesday)…


Lymington market and Italia Festival cancelled

25 March 2020
Lymington market and Italia Festival cancelled

Lymington market and Italia Festival cancelled

25 March 2020

Lymington market dates back to the 1250s and is held in the High Street every Saturday LYMINGTON market has been cancelled until further notice as the…


Milford man pleads guilty to rape at city shopping centre

24 March 2020
Milford man pleads guilty to rape at city shopping centre

Milford man pleads guilty to rape at city shopping centre

24 March 2020

Southampton Crown Court in London Road A MAN from Milford has pleaded guilty to two charges of raping a woman. Krystian Kwarta (20), of Keyhaven Road,…


Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

21 March 2020
Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

21 March 2020

The Rev. Rachel Noel takes a service at St Mark's in Pennington ST MARK’S Church in Pennington is live streaming Sunday services to reach people during…


Coronavirus: Food bank braces for demand as new base dropped in

20 March 2020
Coronavirus: Food bank braces for demand as new base dropped in

Coronavirus: Food bank braces for demand as new base dropped in

20 March 2020

From left are trustees Trevor Gaught, David da Cuhna, Trina Hart and chair Oliver Stanley (Photo: Steve West) A NEW home for the New Forest Basics Bank…


March 18th updates: Coronavirus in the New Forest and Christchurch

18 March 2020
March 18th updates: Coronavirus in the New Forest and Christchurch

March 18th updates: Coronavirus in the New Forest and Christchurch

18 March 2020

FOLLOW this page for live updates on the latest coronavirus developments and announcements in the New Forest and Christchurch on Wednesday 18th March. Have…


Coronavirus: Bus firm cuts weekday services to Saturday timetable

17 March 2020
Coronavirus: Bus firm cuts weekday services to Saturday timetable

Coronavirus: Bus firm cuts weekday services to Saturday timetable

17 March 2020

David Squire, Yellow Buses managing director YELLOW Buses has announced it will be operating a Saturday timetable throughout the whole week starting on…


March 17th updates: Coronavirus in the New Forest and Christchurch

17 March 2020
March 17th updates: Coronavirus in the New Forest and Christchurch

March 17th updates: Coronavirus in the New Forest and Christchurch

17 March 2020

FOLLOW this live updates page to find the latest coronavirus advice, developments and announcements in the New Forest and Christchurch on Tuesday 17th…


Developer unveils plan for 173 homes on town green belt

13 March 2020
Developer unveils plan for 173 homes on town green belt

Developer unveils plan for 173 homes on town green belt

13 March 2020

The site outlined in red off Brockhills Lane (pictured centre), running north to south LOCAL developer Pennyfarthing Homes has unveiled plans to build…


Campaigners' clifftop vigil to highlight climate change erosion

13 March 2020
Campaigners' clifftop vigil to highlight climate change erosion

Campaigners' clifftop vigil to highlight climate change erosion

13 March 2020

Waves from recent storms have badly damaged the seawall at Milford THE dramatic impact of storm surges and heavy winter rain on the local environment…


Coronavirus: New Forest tourism bookings down by up to 50%

13 March 2020
Coronavirus: New Forest tourism bookings down by up to 50%

Coronavirus: New Forest tourism bookings down by up to 50%

13 March 2020

The New Forest is gearing up for the annual rise in visitors that come in the spring and summer BOOKINGS are down by half for some tourism businesses…


Coronavirus: Music festivals cancelled as government raises risk level

13 March 2020
Coronavirus: Music festivals cancelled as government raises risk level

Coronavirus: Music festivals cancelled as government raises risk level

13 March 2020

Crowds at the Milford Music and Art Festival EVENTS across the New Forest are being cancelled by organisers concerned about the impact of the coronavirus…


Coronavirus: Fresh precautions as Hampshire cases increase to 13

12 March 2020
Coronavirus: Fresh precautions as Hampshire cases increase to 13

Coronavirus: Fresh precautions as Hampshire cases increase to 13

12 March 2020

People have been urged to wash their hands more frequently as coronavirus cases continue to rise PEOPLE diagnosed with coronavirus in Hampshire have increased…


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