A LYMINGTON hospital nurse died at the age of 58 just days before she was due to receive an NHS award for 40 years of devoted service.
HORRIFIED car owner had to be rescued from Christchurch harbour after his vehicle plunged into the water while he was launching a boat.
A HAIRDRESSER is offering 50 free cuts to nominees who have gone the extra mile for their community this year.
SOLENT Rescue were delighted to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of the hard work they do keeping people safe.
A new care home to be built in Ringwood has had the number of rooms it can offer limited over concerns about its ecological effect on the River Avon.
THE average house price on one road is £3.7-million.
FOR more than 50 years it has dominated the local skyline – but at the end of the month the iconic Fawley power station chimney will be blown up.
POPULAR Christchurch restaurant La Mamma, which has served generations of families, is to close after nearly 50 years.
A COUPLE claiming to be food bloggers are suspected of scamming Christchurch restaurants and netting hundreds of pounds worth of food and wine.
THE Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire paid a special visit to a Lyndhurst school for its efforts throughout the pandemic.
TWO friends who spent three days collecting rubbish along a 20km stretch of the south coast managed to collect more than 30kg of waste.
TWO green-fingered teenagers have scooped a prize at the Chelsea Flower Show after entering the prestigious event for the first time.
TRICIA Benge, who has died at the age of 74, will be remembered for her tireless work to champion the rights of vulnerable children.
NEW Forest District Council is investigating after neighbours complained about a large flagpole put up in a garden and covered in fairy lights.
A BEAUTIFUL hand-crafted stage created by the late master thatcher Simon Sinkinson has taken pride of place at Furzey Gardens as a tribute to him.
AN emotive passage in Helen McGinn’s new novel describes a woman lighting a church candle in memory of her brother.
STAFF at New Milton’s Fagans Menswear were thrilled when a bridegroom from the TV series Married at First Sight chose his suit from the store.
A FURIOUS pensioner claimed she was banned from flying a flag at her home on Victory in Japan Day in honour of her POW father.
THE inquest of an 87-year-old Sway man who died by suicide in the Solent was told how pandemic restrictions had left him depressed.
Sitting in an idyllic New Forest cottage garden it is easy to see why Dame Esther Rantzen has turned her back on London to live here permanently.