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Hampshire agrees nearly £50 increase in share of council tax

14 February 2020
Hampshire agrees nearly £50 increase in share of council tax

Hampshire agrees nearly £50 increase in share of council tax

14 February 2020

Hampshire County Council HQ in Winchester THE biggest portion of New Forest residents’ council tax will rise by nearly £50 for Band D properties after…


Storm Dennis: Highways teams on 24-hour standby for heavy wind and rain

14 February 2020
Storm Dennis: Highways teams on 24-hour standby for heavy wind and rain

Storm Dennis: Highways teams on 24-hour standby for heavy wind and rain

14 February 2020

A tree blown down by Storm Ciara that smashed a streetlight in Dibden (Photo: Hampshire police) HIGHWAYS teams will be on standby round the clock to deal…


Southern Health sorry for 'unacceptable saga' over patient deaths

14 February 2020
Southern Health sorry for 'unacceptable saga' over patient deaths

Southern Health sorry for 'unacceptable saga' over patient deaths

14 February 2020

Southern Health's base at Tatchbury Mount in Calmore, Totton AN NHS trust has apologised to the families of four patients who died in its care for failing…


Commercial development 'in the pipeline' for petrol station

14 February 2020
Commercial development 'in the pipeline' for petrol station

Commercial development 'in the pipeline' for petrol station

14 February 2020

Thorp Motors and the Shell petrol station at Pennington Cross (Photo: Google) A MAJOR commercial redevelopment is being drawn up for a petrol station…


Housing hopes raised by £5m council depot relocation plan

13 February 2020
Housing hopes raised by £5m council depot relocation plan

Housing hopes raised by £5m council depot relocation plan

13 February 2020

Claymeadow depot in Hounsdown Avenue, Totton, is the base for NFDC's waste collection fleet PLANS to relocate a major New Forest District Council depot…


Developer talks tough with council over five-year homes wrangle

12 February 2020
Developer talks tough with council over five-year homes wrangle

Developer talks tough with council over five-year homes wrangle

12 February 2020

A DEVELOPER whose drainage has been blamed for flooding neighbours is threatening to challenge council planners to force a decision if they do not give it the all-clear soon after nearly five years of wrangling...


Goodbye Storm Ciara, hello Storm Dennis - new weather warning issued

11 February 2020
Goodbye Storm Ciara, hello Storm Dennis - new weather warning issued

Goodbye Storm Ciara, hello Storm Dennis - new weather warning issued

11 February 2020

A tree blocked the A35 on Monday afternoon (Photo: Colin Bower) THERE will be no let-up in the weather this weekend with Storm Dennis forecast to sweep…


Plans to strengthen town's sea wall flood defences

11 February 2020
Plans to strengthen town's sea wall flood defences

Plans to strengthen town's sea wall flood defences

11 February 2020

Flood defences are planned between the Royal Lymington yacht Club and the slipway (Photo: Google) PLANS are being drawn up to strengthen sea wall flood…


Storm Ciara: More wind and flooding forecast as clear-up begins

10 February 2020
Storm Ciara: More wind and flooding forecast as clear-up begins

Storm Ciara: More wind and flooding forecast as clear-up begins

10 February 2020

Powerful waves battered Milford seafront (Photo: Keith Prior) FLOOD and weather warnings were issued to coastal areas this morning (Monday) as the clear-up…


Residents to vote on development plan vision for town

09 February 2020
Residents to vote on development plan vision for town

Residents to vote on development plan vision for town

09 February 2020

The Neighbourhood Plan aims to regenerate the centre of New Milton THE people of New Milton will be asked to vote on whether to back a proposed future…


Storm Ciara weather warning upgraded as 80mph winds approach

07 February 2020
Storm Ciara weather warning upgraded as 80mph winds approach

Storm Ciara weather warning upgraded as 80mph winds approach

07 February 2020

The amber weather warning was issued by the Met Office for the eastern side of the New Forest THE weather warning for the New Forest this weekend has…


New Forest MPs unite in call for prisoners to serve full sentences

07 February 2020
New Forest MPs unite in call for prisoners to serve full sentences

New Forest MPs unite in call for prisoners to serve full sentences

07 February 2020

New Forest West MP Sir Desmond Swayne (left) and New Forest East MP Julian Lewis BOTH New Forest MPs have urged the government to make prisoners serve…


Plan for shop and takeaway at car showroom site

06 February 2020
Plan for shop and takeaway at car showroom site

Plan for shop and takeaway at car showroom site

06 February 2020

Hills of Lymington on Milford Road, Pennington A CAR showroom in Pennington will be converted into a shop and takeaway, under proposals submitted to New…


Councillor sorry for offence over 'straight pride' support

06 February 2020
Councillor sorry for offence over 'straight pride' support

Councillor sorry for offence over 'straight pride' support

06 February 2020

Cllr Janette Duke is the member for Boldre and Sway on New Forest District Council A CONSERVATIVE district councillor has apologised for causing any offence…


Met Office issues weekend weather warning for strong winds

05 February 2020
Met Office issues weekend weather warning for strong winds

Met Office issues weekend weather warning for strong winds

05 February 2020

The conditions are expected to last from Saturday evening and throughout Sunday (Photo: stock image) STRONG winds are forecast to hit the New Forest and…


Long rush-hour delays as car destroyed in roadside blaze

04 February 2020
Long rush-hour delays as car destroyed in roadside blaze

Long rush-hour delays as car destroyed in roadside blaze

04 February 2020

A fire crew from Totton rushed to the car which was completely destroyed (Photo: stock image) A ROADSIDE car fire in Totton caused rush-hour traffic delays…


Coronavirus: local health bodies are 'monitoring the situation'

03 February 2020
Coronavirus: local health bodies are 'monitoring the situation'

Coronavirus: local health bodies are 'monitoring the situation'

03 February 2020

The response to coronavirus is being led at national level LOCAL health authorities say they are monitoring the spread of coronavirus to be prepared if…


Town quay revamp design chosen by Lymington residents

31 January 2020
Town quay revamp design chosen by Lymington residents

Town quay revamp design chosen by Lymington residents

31 January 2020

Overhead view of the flat-roof toilet option chosen by residents (Image: Snug Architects Ltd) THE public’s favourite design for the revamp of Lymington…


New Forest pubs on the rise as customers say small is best

30 January 2020
New Forest pubs on the rise as customers say small is best

New Forest pubs on the rise as customers say small is best

30 January 2020

The Mortimer Arms in Ower is one of six local pubs run by Debbie and Duane Lewis THE New Forest’s pubs are slowly recovering after their numbers dropped…


Five arrested in police raids over Brockenhurst cash machine explosion

29 January 2020
Five arrested in police raids over Brockenhurst cash machine explosion

Five arrested in police raids over Brockenhurst cash machine explosion

29 January 2020

Hampshire police arrested five people over the ATM incidents DAWN raids involving 150 police officers have led to the arrest of five people suspected…


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