A grant for Christchurch based Coda Music Trust will be used create a new cultural activity site.
KNOWN both to his customers and family as ‘Mr Fix-it’ there was little that former ironmonger Tony Puzey could not repair.
SWAY sleuths have solved a mystery about the background of a benefactor who left the village £1,000.
A VICAR whose bicycle was stolen while he was in church has been "absolutely overwhelmed" by offers of help from the local community.
Christchurch food bank+ has received a huge boost in the form of a £1,500 grant to fund two "impressive" initiatives aimed at helping families.
A DUCK has adopted seven orphaned ducklings after their mother was apparently savaged by a dog in New Milton.
BOLDERWOOD Forest is to be dedicated to the Queen as part of this year's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
A DOG owner is urging people to beware of adders emerging from hibernation after her pet was badly bitten by one of the venomous snakes at Highcliffe.
CHURCH bells which have rung out at a Hordle church for more than 400 years could soon be silenced by a drastic shortage of ringers.
A NEW facility has been opened in Christchurch to help diagnose autism faster, potentially helping hundreds of people a year.
WALKFORD United Reformed church has been forced to close after nearly 200 years as the elderly congregation had dwindled to only a dozen.
A CAMPAIGN to ban the sale of disposable barbecues around the New Forest has been given a boost after Waitrose and Aldi agreed to stop stocking them.
A CYCLIST was rushed to hospital with cracked ribs after being knocked off his bike when three deer crashed into him.
AN NHS employee who worked unpaid for the New Forest community geriatric medicine team during the pandemic has been honoured.
CHAMPION fundraiser Chris Carian is to hang up her collecting tin after nearly 30 years, having hit her £50,000 target thanks to a secret donor.
A LORRY driver's attempted U-turn saw a New Forest route blocked for four hours.
A POPULAR car wash in Christchurch could be closed down and demolished to make way for an apartment block.
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.
AN AMBER wildfire alert has been issued for both Hampshire and Dorset after a spell of "unseasonably" warm and dry weather is forecast.
HORDLE Primary School has held on to its ‘outstanding’ rating following an inspection last month during which pupils had recounted a “happy energy”.