DRAPED in a rainbow flag and with a huge smile spread across his face, Max Thurnell-Read enjoys his first ever Pride march.
A WOMAN lost 6.5 stone after being told by her father that if she caught Covid she would die, unless she shifted the weight.
HONOUR guard of fire officers at Lyndhurst Fire Station as former fireman Barry Glover is laid to rest
A LYMINGTON man has pledged to change his name by deed poll for a year to that of a cartoon dog to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
SWAY Carnival parade will not go ahead this year but the village has managed to enjoy a full week of celebrations to make up for the disappointment.
A COMMEMORATIVE bench to honour Big Issue seller Ed Sirani who died last September has been installed in New Milton where he used to stand.
BEAULIEU garden centre Fairweathers has had to ban dogs after nine fouled in its gift shop in just one weekend.
FENCING put up to protect horse riders on a railway bridge has been branded “ugly as sin” by a resident who is campaigning for it to be removed.
A MAN who died alone in his home was found so badly decomposed it was impossible to work out the cause of death, an inquest heard.
THE race is on to save a not-for-profit gallery described as one of Christchurch’s “most precious jewels”.
A LOCAL sailor said he felt he was “caught up in a horror film” when a pod of 30 orca whales repeatedly attacked the yacht he was crewing on.
A MURAL of a giant spider crab has been unveiled on Hythe pier to inspire people to find out more about the sea.
FIFTY years ago, a group of parents got together to put on a show to raise money for a local dance school – now members are celebrating a milestone.
"WE ARE a commoning family. I am not going to sugar-coat something like this for my sons."
A PUB landlady who made headlines when she banned kids from her New Forest pub apart from Sunday lunchtimes has now barred them completely.
A CYCLIST told an inquest how he saw his friend hit a giant pothole in the road before a fatal fall on a ride in the New Forest.
A BID to demolish a 19th century cottage in Mudeford and replace it with a pre-fabricated house on stilts has attracted 75 objections.
PLANS for a 69-bedroom care home in Christchurch have been turned down after more than 200 residents objected.
PROFESSOR William Penny CBE who was instrumental in developing the black box flight recorder improving air safety saving thousands of lives, has died.
FOUR families caused mayhem on the River Stour after they crashed hired boats into other vessels and threw paddleboarders into the water.