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Antonella Lazzeri was a Fleet Street journalist for over 30 years. She has returned to her roots in the New Forest and Christchurch to cover subjects that matter to the community.

Have your say on plans for Jumpers Common park

01 July 2022
Have your say on plans for Jumpers Common park

Have your say on plans for Jumpers Common park

01 July 2022

PEOPLE are being asked to give their feedback to nature recovery plans at Christchurch's Jumpers Common park.


New Forest charity worker battles storms and sun to raise £7,000

01 July 2022
New Forest charity worker battles storms and sun to raise £7,000

New Forest charity worker battles storms and sun to raise £7,000

01 July 2022

CHARITY worker Stuart Bailey had to battle through heatwaves and torrential rain to complete the South West Coast Path.


‘Someone could be killed’ by daredevil cyclists on New Forest path

01 July 2022
‘Someone could be killed’ by daredevil cyclists on New Forest path

‘Someone could be killed’ by daredevil cyclists on New Forest path

01 July 2022

WALKERS and horse riders fear “someone could be killed” by thrill-seeking cyclists racing up and down embankment paths at a New Forest beauty spot.

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Developer reported to police after 'destroying habitats' with bulldozer in Highcliffe woods

30 June 2022
Developer reported to police after 'destroying habitats' with bulldozer in Highcliffe woods

Developer reported to police after 'destroying habitats' with bulldozer in Highcliffe woods

30 June 2022

A DEVELOPER has been reported to the police after undergrowth was torn out and land flattened with a bulldozer in Highcliffe woodland.


Christchurch woman let her dog eat rare curlew eggs at New Forest nest

29 June 2022
Christchurch woman let her dog eat rare curlew eggs at New Forest nest

Christchurch woman let her dog eat rare curlew eggs at New Forest nest

29 June 2022

A WOMAN was caught on camera allowing her dog to attack a rare bird’s nest in the New Forest and eat the eggs.


New plan for 25 flats on Barrack Road in Christchurch

29 June 2022
New plan for 25 flats on Barrack Road in Christchurch

New plan for 25 flats on Barrack Road in Christchurch

29 June 2022

A PROPOSAL to build 25 flats with no parking spaces has been submitted for Barrack Road in Christchurch.

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Last cuppa looms for New Forest tearoom after 100 years

26 June 2022
Last cuppa looms for New Forest tearoom after 100 years

Last cuppa looms for New Forest tearoom after 100 years

26 June 2022

A BROCKENHURST tearoom that has been open for nearly 100 years will disappear if plans get the go-ahead.


Highcliffe estate agents go the extra 3,000 miles to save home sale

25 June 2022
Highcliffe estate agents go the extra 3,000 miles to save home sale

Highcliffe estate agents go the extra 3,000 miles to save home sale

25 June 2022

A PAIR of estate agents took going the extra mile to extreme lengths when they jetted and drove close to 3,000 miles to ensure a couple’s move.


Storms and a homesick horse – fundraising trekking vet Kate McMorris raises over £6,500

24 June 2022
Storms and a homesick horse – fundraising trekking vet Kate McMorris raises over £6,500

Storms and a homesick horse – fundraising trekking vet Kate McMorris raises over £6,500

24 June 2022

A HOMESICK horse is one of the problems vet Kate McMorris has had to contend with during her solo charity ride from John O’Groats to Lands End.


The Lymington cafe where you can also pick up the perfect plant

24 June 2022
The Lymington cafe where you can also pick up the perfect plant

The Lymington cafe where you can also pick up the perfect plant

24 June 2022

A PLANT shop where customers enjoyed a chat about all things green over coffee has evolved into one of Lymington’s most characterful eateries.


Petition launched to make Christchurch Food Festival 'local again'

22 June 2022
Petition launched to make Christchurch Food Festival 'local again'

Petition launched to make Christchurch Food Festival 'local again'

22 June 2022

ORGANISERS of the Christchurch Food Festival have hit back after a petition was launched to “make it local again”.


'An act of great courage' – 83-year-old cyclist sat on by cow praises rescuer as 'true hero'

22 June 2022
'An act of great courage' – 83-year-old cyclist sat on by cow praises rescuer as 'true hero'

'An act of great courage' – 83-year-old cyclist sat on by cow praises rescuer as 'true hero'

22 June 2022

AN elderly cyclist who suffered five broken ribs after being attacked by a cow has praised a passer-by as a “true hero” for saving his life.


Lymington shop owner fumes after NFDC confiscates 'trip hazard' signs from High Street

20 June 2022
Lymington shop owner fumes after NFDC confiscates 'trip hazard' signs from High Street

Lymington shop owner fumes after NFDC confiscates 'trip hazard' signs from High Street

20 June 2022

A FURIOUS shop owner has hit out at NFDC for removing advertising signs from outside stores in Lymington over health and safety laws.

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Open Lymington gardens raise £7,500 for museum

17 June 2022
Open Lymington gardens raise £7,500 for museum

Open Lymington gardens raise £7,500 for museum

17 June 2022

MORE than 1,000 people stopped to smell the roses at Lymington’s Open Garden event which raised £7,500 for St Barbe Museum.


Row over ownership of Highcliffe recreation ground

16 June 2022
Row over ownership of Highcliffe recreation ground

Row over ownership of Highcliffe recreation ground

16 June 2022

FURIOUS parish councillors have accused BCP Council of trying to change a deal over ownership of a rec that would leave it £23,000 worse off.


6ft 8in drag artist star of New Forest Pride fundraiser

14 June 2022
6ft 8in drag artist star of New Forest Pride fundraiser

6ft 8in drag artist star of New Forest Pride fundraiser

14 June 2022

A PERFORMANCE by drag artist Rude Velvet was the highlight of a packed-out fundraising night for the area’s first New Forest Pride later this summer.

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Hero pensioner saves cyclist from being crushed to death by 'out of control' cow

14 June 2022
Hero pensioner saves cyclist from being crushed to death by 'out of control' cow

Hero pensioner saves cyclist from being crushed to death by 'out of control' cow

14 June 2022

AN 82-year-old man was saved by a passer-by from an "out-of-control" cow that tried to crush him to death after ramming him off his bicycle.


Lymington's £100m pizza oven magnate hoping for bigger slice of US market

12 June 2022
Lymington's £100m pizza oven magnate hoping for bigger slice of US market

Lymington's £100m pizza oven magnate hoping for bigger slice of US market

12 June 2022

LYMINGTON-based entrepreneur is really cooking with global expansion


Young Christchurch leukaemia survivor becomes 'poster girl' for cancer charity

11 June 2022
Young Christchurch leukaemia survivor becomes 'poster girl' for cancer charity

Young Christchurch leukaemia survivor becomes 'poster girl' for cancer charity

11 June 2022

GASPING in glee, Georgia Phillpot blows kisses at a poster with her photo on it, announcing her as the face of a nationwide cancer charity campaign.


Christchurch special constables scoop special award

10 June 2022
Christchurch special constables scoop special award

Christchurch special constables scoop special award

10 June 2022

A CHRISTCHURCH team of special constables are celebrating after being awarded for their efforts in an operation targeting criminals on the railways.


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