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Ringwood's decorated doves for Ukraine

25 March 2022
Ringwood's decorated doves for Ukraine

Ringwood's decorated doves for Ukraine

25 March 2022

CHILDREN hung clay doves of peace bearing messages for people in Ukraine on a tree in Ringwood during an event to show support for the country.


Amber wildfire alert as temperatures set to soar

23 March 2022
Amber wildfire alert as temperatures set to soar

Amber wildfire alert as temperatures set to soar

23 March 2022

AN AMBER wildfire alert has been issued for both Hampshire and Dorset after a spell of "unseasonably" warm and dry weather is forecast.


Primary school with 'happy energy' rated 'outstanding' for second time

23 March 2022
Primary school with 'happy energy' rated 'outstanding' for second time

Primary school with 'happy energy' rated 'outstanding' for second time

23 March 2022

HORDLE Primary School has held on to its ‘outstanding’ rating following an inspection last month during which pupils had recounted a “happy energy”.


Five-year closure of wooden bridges in New Forest 'a danger' to track users

23 March 2022
Five-year closure of wooden bridges in New Forest 'a danger' to track users

Five-year closure of wooden bridges in New Forest 'a danger' to track users

23 March 2022

A FIVE-YEAR delay in repairing wooden bridges in the New Forest is putting cyclists and other users in danger, according to a local group.

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New Forest school overwhelmed by generosity over storm-hit greenhouse

22 March 2022
New Forest school overwhelmed by generosity over storm-hit greenhouse

New Forest school overwhelmed by generosity over storm-hit greenhouse

22 March 2022

A NEW Forest school which appealed for help replacing a greenhouse which was smashed during Storm Eunice has been “overwhelmed” by the huge response.


Infant school first visitors to RNLI Calshot in two years

22 March 2022
Infant school first visitors to RNLI Calshot in two years

Infant school first visitors to RNLI Calshot in two years

22 March 2022

RNLI Calshot has been able to welcome the public to tour its station for the first time since the pandemic forced the visits to be cancelled.

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'Mornings will never be same' – tributes to Christchurch's 'Saxon Square Andy'

22 March 2022
'Mornings will never be same' – tributes to Christchurch's 'Saxon Square Andy'

'Mornings will never be same' – tributes to Christchurch's 'Saxon Square Andy'

22 March 2022

TRIBUTES have poured in for a popular homeless man who used to entertain visitors to Christchurch's Saxon Square.


Cash-strapped New Forest mental health charity closing amid 45% rise in demand

19 March 2022
Cash-strapped New Forest mental health charity closing amid 45% rise in demand

Cash-strapped New Forest mental health charity closing amid 45% rise in demand

19 March 2022

A CHARITY which helps around 1,000 young people a year in the New Forest who suffer mental health issues is facing closure.


Bransgore couple share Queen's platinum jubilee

18 March 2022
Bransgore couple share Queen's platinum jubilee

Bransgore couple share Queen's platinum jubilee

18 March 2022

A CHANCE meeting on a bus led to 70 years of happy married life for John and Jean Harrison who have celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary.


Lymington concert for Ukraine forced to change venue after surge in popularity

17 March 2022
Lymington concert for Ukraine forced to change venue after surge in popularity

Lymington concert for Ukraine forced to change venue after surge in popularity

17 March 2022

A CONCERT for Ukraine featuring local singers and musicians received such a huge show of support the venue had to be changed.


'Temporary insanity' of New Forest man who took his life before going on trial for attempted murder

17 March 2022
'Temporary insanity' of New Forest man who took his life before going on trial for attempted murder

'Temporary insanity' of New Forest man who took his life before going on trial for attempted murder

17 March 2022

A PENSIONER who hanged himself before going on trial for the attempted murder of his girlfriend may have been suffering from “temporary insanity”.


New Forest doctor helps evacuate cancer-stricken children from Ukraine

15 March 2022
New Forest doctor helps evacuate cancer-stricken children from Ukraine

New Forest doctor helps evacuate cancer-stricken children from Ukraine

15 March 2022

A NEW Forest doctor has been praised by Boris Johnson for leading a mercy mission to fly child cancer patients from Ukraine to Britain for treatment.


Dog mess at Hengistbury Head to be sprayed red

14 March 2022
Dog mess at Hengistbury Head to be sprayed red

Dog mess at Hengistbury Head to be sprayed red

14 March 2022

DOG mess left at Hengistbury Head will be sprayed with red chalk paint to remind pet owners to clean up after their animals.


Twins on mercy mission to help Ukrainian refugees

12 March 2022
Twins on mercy mission to help Ukrainian refugees

Twins on mercy mission to help Ukrainian refugees

12 March 2022

TWIN brothers who only passed their driving test eight months ago completed a mercy mission to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees.


Town's coastal streets face parking crackdown following last summer's 'major incident'

11 March 2022
Town's coastal streets face parking crackdown following last summer's 'major incident'

Town's coastal streets face parking crackdown following last summer's 'major incident'

11 March 2022

NEW parking restrictions making nearly every coastal road between Friars Cliff and Mudeford a “no parking zone” could be in operation by the summer.


Treasure trove of paintings from 1800s revealed at Forest church

08 March 2022
Treasure trove of paintings from 1800s revealed at Forest church

Treasure trove of paintings from 1800s revealed at Forest church

08 March 2022

A LEAKY roof helped uncover a treasure trove of religious artwork hidden beneath a painted parish church wall for over 100 years.


'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

06 March 2022
'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

'Some of his stories beggar belief' – tributes to Lymington sailing legend Les Powles

06 March 2022

LYMINGTON sailor Les Powles, who sailed single handily around the world three times, has died at the age of 96.


Personal touch is the difference for award-winning New Forest hotel

04 March 2022
Personal touch is the difference for award-winning New Forest hotel

Personal touch is the difference for award-winning New Forest hotel

04 March 2022

HOW a Forest hotel has managed to dramatically climb the ranks on Tripadvisor after new owners took over is perfectly illustrated by a jar of honey.


Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

04 March 2022
Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

Obituary: Jack Gittoes – a Mr Fix-it electronics engineer who specialised in lasers

04 March 2022

BORN one of premature twins who were not expected to survive, Jack Gittoes went on to live for 84 years becoming a talented electronics engineer.


Verderers refuse New Forest village plans for jubilee trees

04 March 2022
Verderers refuse New Forest village plans for jubilee trees

Verderers refuse New Forest village plans for jubilee trees

04 March 2022

A PLAN by a New Forest village to plant a dozen trees to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee in the summer has been scuppered by the verderers.

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