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Brockenhurst Players' 'Beauty and the Beast' never failed to deliver

08 February 2019
Brockenhurst Players' 'Beauty and the Beast' never failed to deliver

Brockenhurst Players' 'Beauty and the Beast' never failed to deliver

08 February 2019

'Beauty and the Beast' by the Brockenhurst Players BROCKENHURST Players staged another spectacular panto, Beauty & the Beast , which never failed…


Snow can't keep eager audience from Burley Players' 'King Humpty Dumpty'

08 February 2019
Snow can't keep eager audience from Burley Players' 'King Humpty Dumpty'

Snow can't keep eager audience from Burley Players' 'King Humpty Dumpty'

08 February 2019

Burley Players perform 'King Humpty Dumpty' SUCH is the reputation of the Burley Players’ annual pantomime that an amber warning of snow and ice did not…


New Milton plant nursery boss 'not worried' about Brexit

08 February 2019
New Milton plant nursery boss 'not worried' about Brexit

New Milton plant nursery boss 'not worried' about Brexit

08 February 2019

Double H Nurseries manager Neil Stevenson at its New Milton site FOR many businesses a Brexit no deal crash out could be bad news, but Double H Nurseries…


Lyndhurst Drama and Musical Society proves 'It's a Wonderful Life'

08 February 2019
Lyndhurst Drama and Musical Society proves 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Lyndhurst Drama and Musical Society proves 'It's a Wonderful Life'

08 February 2019

'It's a Wonderful Life' by Lyndhurst Drama and Musical Society For this season’s production, Lyndhurst Drama & Musical Society presented the family…


How a Totton World War II evacuee made his new life in Liverpool

08 February 2019
How a Totton World War II evacuee made his new life in Liverpool

How a Totton World War II evacuee made his new life in Liverpool

08 February 2019

'My Northern Adventure' is edited by Maureen Penrose LETTERS revealing the impact of the Second World War on the life of one family evacuated to Totton…


Nova Foresta Classical Players warm up audience on a cold evening

08 February 2019
Nova Foresta Classical Players warm up audience on a cold evening

Nova Foresta Classical Players warm up audience on a cold evening

08 February 2019

Nova Foresta Classical Players IT was a great pleasure to settle in at St Mary Magdalene Church, New Milton, to listen to the accomplished Nova Foresta…


From Our Files: digging for victory, cannabis in the Commons, and a rector resigns

01 February 2019
From Our Files: digging for victory, cannabis in the Commons, and a rector resigns

From Our Files: digging for victory, cannabis in the Commons, and a rector resigns

01 February 2019

75 YEARS AGO SIXTEEN million employees are going to receive a new Income Tax form. They do not have to fill it up and send it back: the tax offices have…


From Our Files: PoWs escape, refinery workers win TVs, and will Christchurch and Bournemouth merge?

25 January 2019
From Our Files: PoWs escape, refinery workers win TVs, and will Christchurch and Bournemouth merge?

From Our Files: PoWs escape, refinery workers win TVs, and will Christchurch and Bournemouth merge?

25 January 2019

75 YEARS AGO Two young Miltonians who escaped from a prisoner-of-war camp in Italy and rejoined the Allied Forces, have now arrived home on six weeks’…


From Our Files: Keith down the mines, school head protests, and supermarket threatens shops

18 January 2019
From Our Files: Keith down the mines, school head protests, and supermarket threatens shops

From Our Files: Keith down the mines, school head protests, and supermarket threatens shops

18 January 2019

75 YEARS AGO KEITH BUNDAY, a son of Mr and Mrs L. H. Bunday, of Ashley Common Road, is the first New Milton youth to have been drawn out of Mr Bevin’s…


Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

11 January 2019
Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

Rivalry sizzling in Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition

11 January 2019

Judges at the previous Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition THE hunt is one for county’s talented butchers and producers ahead of the return of…


Crowds cheer fairytale finishes in the New Forest Boxing Day Point-to-Point 2018

04 January 2019
Crowds cheer fairytale finishes in the New Forest Boxing Day Point-to-Point 2018

Crowds cheer fairytale finishes in the New Forest Boxing Day Point-to-Point 2018

04 January 2019

FAST and furious competition entertained a bumper crowd of several thousand spectators at this year’s New Forest Point-to-Point, writes Charlotte Baker. ...


From Our Files: Christmas post runs smoothly, students cite 'lazy' teachers, and steam rally owes VAT

04 January 2019
From Our Files: Christmas post runs smoothly, students cite 'lazy' teachers, and steam rally owes VAT

From Our Files: Christmas post runs smoothly, students cite 'lazy' teachers, and steam rally owes VAT

04 January 2019

75 YEARS AGO There was a drop of about 3% in the amount of correspondence posted and parcels, too, were less during the Yuletide in the Lymington postal…


From Our Files: PoW passes exam, head retires after 20 years, and tension at Minstead parish church

28 December 2018
From Our Files: PoW passes exam, head retires after 20 years, and tension at Minstead parish church

From Our Files: PoW passes exam, head retires after 20 years, and tension at Minstead parish church

28 December 2018

75 YEARS AGO FLIGHT SERGEANT Robert Ivan Stone, RAF, son of Mr and Mrs Edgar Stone, of New Milton, has obtained the senior certificate of the College…


Tina Harwood: council pays tribute to 'perfect' officer who served for three decades

21 December 2018
Tina Harwood: council pays tribute to 'perfect' officer who served for three decades

Tina Harwood: council pays tribute to 'perfect' officer who served for three decades

21 December 2018

New Forest District Council worker Tina Harwood, who died aged 49 TRIBUTES have been paid to a former New Forest District Council employee who has died…


Woodgreen villagers fail in community bid to buy Horse and Groom pub

21 December 2018
Woodgreen villagers fail in community bid to buy Horse and Groom pub

Woodgreen villagers fail in community bid to buy Horse and Groom pub

21 December 2018

The Horse and Groom pub in Woodgreen RESIDENTS in Woodgreen have lost their bid to take over the only pub in the village after it was sold to another…


From Our Files: New Forest soldiers escape, cattle grids campaign, and playing fields plan stopped

21 December 2018
From Our Files: New Forest soldiers escape, cattle grids campaign, and playing fields plan stopped

From Our Files: New Forest soldiers escape, cattle grids campaign, and playing fields plan stopped

21 December 2018

75 YEARS AGO THE good news has been received that two, and not one, local lads from the 5th Battalion Hampshire Regiment, not only escaped from a prisoner-of-war…


The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

14 December 2018
The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

14 December 2018

THEY say first impressions count, and what a first impression the Bold Forester makes – particularly if you knew the pub of old, writes Chris Chester…


From Our Files: baby's miraculous escape, Forestry Commission 'vandals', and a tearful hunt saboteur

14 December 2018
From Our Files: baby's miraculous escape, Forestry Commission 'vandals', and a tearful hunt saboteur

From Our Files: baby's miraculous escape, Forestry Commission 'vandals', and a tearful hunt saboteur

14 December 2018

75 YEARS AGO A 13-MONTH-OLD baby had a miraculous escape from death when a 2-ton lorry ran over its pram in which it was lying. The accident happened…


From Our Files: England footballer dies, MP warns of German domination, and industrial pollution concerns

07 December 2018
From Our Files: England footballer dies, MP warns of German domination, and industrial pollution concerns

From Our Files: England footballer dies, MP warns of German domination, and industrial pollution concerns

07 December 2018

75 YEARS AGO Mr G.O. Smith the great England footballer of the ‘nineties’ died on Monday at his home in Lymington. He was 71. Gilbert Oswald Smith earned…


The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history - and the portions are even bigger

07 December 2018
The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history - and the portions are even bigger

The New Forest Inn: a big slice of history - and the portions are even bigger

07 December 2018

THE New Forest Inn at Emery Down, Lyndhurst, is steeped in history and custom...


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