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Plans to demolish popular Christchurch car wash for 34 flats are refused

09 June 2022
Plans to demolish popular Christchurch car wash for 34 flats are refused

Plans to demolish popular Christchurch car wash for 34 flats are refused

09 June 2022

A PLAN to turn a popular car wash in Christchurch into a block of flats has been turned down after BCP Council received 60 letters of objection.


Ringwood Raceway to close amid plans for retirement village

08 June 2022
Ringwood Raceway to close amid plans for retirement village

Ringwood Raceway to close amid plans for retirement village

08 June 2022

RINGWOOD Raceway has confirmed the chequered flag will wave for the last time this summer after nearly 70 years.


'It has been a hard decision' – Balmer Lawn hotel on the market for £12.5 million

07 June 2022
'It has been a hard decision' – Balmer Lawn hotel on the market for £12.5 million

'It has been a hard decision' – Balmer Lawn hotel on the market for £12.5 million

07 June 2022

THE owners of a popular New Forest hotel say putting it on the market for £12.5m was a hard decision.

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First birthday for New Milton baby given lifesaving £1.8m injection

04 June 2022
First birthday for New Milton baby given lifesaving £1.8m injection

First birthday for New Milton baby given lifesaving £1.8m injection

04 June 2022

WAVING his hands with glee and his face lit up with a beaming smile, Harry Hughes celebrates his first birthday like any other little baby his age.


Plan to rebuild New Forest community hall destroyed by fire

01 June 2022
Plan to rebuild New Forest community hall destroyed by fire

Plan to rebuild New Forest community hall destroyed by fire

01 June 2022

PLANS have been submitted to rebuild a New Forest community hall which was destroyed by fire last year.


Family of Max Maguire 'devastated' by trial verdict

01 June 2022
Family of Max Maguire 'devastated' by trial verdict

Family of Max Maguire 'devastated' by trial verdict

01 June 2022

THE family of Max Maguire, who was stabbed to death in Lymington town centre, said they are “shocked and devastated” at the verdict of manslaughter.


Christchurch baker creates official platinum jubilee cake for Queen

01 June 2022
Christchurch baker creates official platinum jubilee cake for Queen

Christchurch baker creates official platinum jubilee cake for Queen

01 June 2022

Award winning baker Mark Bennett has told of his "absolute delight” at being chosen to create the official Platinum Jubilee celebration cake.


Pub asks for 'Queen' to be returned after customer kidnaps life-sized cutout

31 May 2022
Pub asks for 'Queen' to be returned after customer kidnaps life-sized cutout

Pub asks for 'Queen' to be returned after customer kidnaps life-sized cutout

31 May 2022

A LIGHT-FINGERED drinker has been asked to return a life-sized cardboard cutout of the Queen taken from a pub in Walkford.


Man who took his life in Totton bin shed 'sorely missed' by family

31 May 2022
Man who took his life in Totton bin shed 'sorely missed' by family

Man who took his life in Totton bin shed 'sorely missed' by family

31 May 2022

A 36-YEAR-OLD man who battled drug abuse for years will be "sorely missed" by his family after he was found hanged in a bin shed, an inquest heard.


Blue tits make a right ash of their nest

31 May 2022
Blue tits make a right ash of their nest

Blue tits make a right ash of their nest

31 May 2022

AN ashtray box outside a paint store in Lymington has become the unlikely new home for a pair of blue tits and their chicks.


Hotel blasts council over refusal to build more luxury treehouses

29 May 2022
Hotel blasts council over refusal to build more luxury treehouses

Hotel blasts council over refusal to build more luxury treehouses

29 May 2022

MANAGEMENT at the five-star Chewton Glen hotel have blasted BCP Council for refusing permission to build another three luxury treehouses.


The lovable Lab proving the perfect listener for New Forest schoolchildren

27 May 2022
The lovable Lab proving the perfect listener for New Forest schoolchildren

The lovable Lab proving the perfect listener for New Forest schoolchildren

27 May 2022

HE is a lovable Labrador who gets paid in chocolate and cuddles for the very special role he carries out with schoolchildren across the New Forest.


Community bands together to rescue escaped parrot

25 May 2022
Community bands together to rescue escaped parrot

Community bands together to rescue escaped parrot

25 May 2022

A COLOURFUL pet parrot which escaped and flew around Lymington has been reunited with its owner after a community effort to catch him.

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Funeral director saves Lyndhurst man from welfare funeral to give him 'fitting' send-off

23 May 2022
Funeral director saves Lyndhurst man from welfare funeral to give him 'fitting' send-off

Funeral director saves Lyndhurst man from welfare funeral to give him 'fitting' send-off

23 May 2022

A LYNDHURST man who had been due to have a council funeral was given a spectacular high street send-off after a local funeral director stepped in.


'Heartbreaking' delays for families waiting to hold funerals

23 May 2022
'Heartbreaking' delays for families waiting to hold funerals

'Heartbreaking' delays for families waiting to hold funerals

23 May 2022

DISTRAUGHT families in Hampshire are facing stressful delays in holding funerals for loved ones due to lengthy waits for death certificates.


Church's under-threat chimes saved by the bell as new ringers learn ropes

21 May 2022
Church's under-threat chimes saved by the bell as new ringers learn ropes

Church's under-threat chimes saved by the bell as new ringers learn ropes

21 May 2022

AN urgent appeal by Hordle bellringers attracted more than 50 people to an open day amid fears that the chimes could be silenced forever.

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Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

20 May 2022
Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

Obituary: Gordon Fillis – former governor of Colbury's Foxhills school

20 May 2022

A WELL-LOVED member for many years of St John Ambulance and a former governor of Foxhills Junior School, Gordon Fillis, has died at the age of 93.


Three Christchurch beaches given Blue Flag awards for first time

17 May 2022
Three Christchurch beaches given Blue Flag awards for first time

Three Christchurch beaches given Blue Flag awards for first time

17 May 2022

THREE Christchurch beaches have been given prestigious quality awards for the first time.


Mourners' traffic fears over extension plan for woodland burial ground

15 May 2022
Mourners' traffic fears over extension plan for woodland burial ground

Mourners' traffic fears over extension plan for woodland burial ground

15 May 2022

A GRIEVING father fears traffic generated by a proposed extension to a woodland burial ground will spoil the peace of his son’s resting place.


Hordle 'heroes' honoured for going the extra mile

13 May 2022
Hordle 'heroes' honoured for going the extra mile

Hordle 'heroes' honoured for going the extra mile

13 May 2022

A CEREMONY presented 16 Hordle residents with Parish Hero Awards for going the extra mile for their community.


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