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Famous golf course and pub put up for sale by wealthy New Forest family

28 September 2018
Famous golf course and pub put up for sale by wealthy New Forest family

Famous golf course and pub put up for sale by wealthy New Forest family

28 September 2018

Robert Crosthwaite-Eyre at the Bell Inn, Bramshaw A NEW FOREST golf course said to be the oldest in Hampshire is up for sale for more than £4.5m. Bramshaw…


By-election-winning Tory councillor sets sights on protecting character of Pennington

28 September 2018
By-election-winning Tory councillor sets sights on protecting character of Pennington

By-election-winning Tory councillor sets sights on protecting character of Pennington

28 September 2018

Cllr Andrew Gossage and his wife Deidre Gossage A FORMER military man has promised to turn his sights on protecting the character of Pennington after…


Linda Hayes: well-known New Forest hotel proprietor who kept her piano skills sharp

14 September 2018
Linda Hayes: well-known New Forest hotel proprietor who kept her piano skills sharp

Linda Hayes: well-known New Forest hotel proprietor who kept her piano skills sharp

14 September 2018

Former Busketts Lawn Hotel owner Linda Hayes SCORES of well-wishers attended the funeral of Linda Hayes, the former proprietor of Busketts Lawn Hotel…


Commoner Ann Sevier chosen to join New Forest National Park Authority board

07 September 2018
Commoner Ann Sevier chosen to join New Forest National Park Authority board

Commoner Ann Sevier chosen to join New Forest National Park Authority board

07 September 2018

Ann Sevier is a New Forest commoner living at Blissford, near Fordingbridge A PRACTISING commoner whose New Forest family roots go back to 1650 has been…


Calshot onlookers treated to dramatic display as Red Arrows beat the weather

17 August 2018
Calshot onlookers treated to dramatic display as Red Arrows beat the weather

Calshot onlookers treated to dramatic display as Red Arrows beat the weather

17 August 2018

The Red Arrows captured from Calshot (Photo: Peter Milford) ONLOOKERS at Calshot were treated to a spectacular display by the Red Arrows last week after…


Landmark Barton building extension plan blocked over 'smelly bins'

10 August 2018
Landmark Barton building extension plan blocked over 'smelly bins'

Landmark Barton building extension plan blocked over 'smelly bins'

10 August 2018

Gill Lawrence owns The Dome in Barton Court Avenue, Barton AN EXTENSION to one of the most recognisable buildings in Barton has been blocked after neighbours…


New Forest bridge repair schemes gain funding worth £13.5m

04 August 2018
New Forest bridge repair schemes gain funding worth £13.5m

New Forest bridge repair schemes gain funding worth £13.5m

04 August 2018

A 40mph precautionary speed limit applies at Holmsley bridge which is set for £5.5m repairs (Photo: Steve West) TWO major road repair schemes in the New…


Warm welcome for '21st century' start-up business centre

03 August 2018
Warm welcome for '21st century' start-up business centre

Warm welcome for '21st century' start-up business centre

03 August 2018

New Forest District Council's Appletree Court HQ in Lyndhurst COUNCILLORS have given a warm welcome to the creation of a business development centre in…


Body of Mudeford diver Matthew Green discovered after fatal Durdle Door expedition

27 July 2018
Body of Mudeford diver Matthew Green discovered after fatal Durdle Door expedition

Body of Mudeford diver Matthew Green discovered after fatal Durdle Door expedition

27 July 2018

Matthew Green had 10 years' experience diving THE body of a 33-year-old scallop diver from Mudeford was found off the Purbeck coast just five weeks after…


Spot in the Woods: relaunched cafe shows off its hotel heritage

06 July 2018
Spot in the Woods: relaunched cafe shows off its hotel heritage

Spot in the Woods: relaunched cafe shows off its hotel heritage

06 July 2018

Spot in the Woods in Woodlands Road, Netley Marsh I SHOULD declare an interest in Spot in the Woods. I washed pots and waited tables there as a teenager…


Third Heathrow runway would cost Bournemouth Airport flights, MP warns

29 June 2018
Third Heathrow runway would cost Bournemouth Airport flights, MP warns

Third Heathrow runway would cost Bournemouth Airport flights, MP warns

29 June 2018

Bournemouth Airport could 'lose more than a third' of flights BOURNEMOUTH Airport would lose two-fifths of its international flights if the controversial…


£1m railway bridge clears planning hurdle - but further obstacles to cross

15 June 2018
£1m railway bridge clears planning hurdle - but further obstacles to cross

£1m railway bridge clears planning hurdle - but further obstacles to cross

15 June 2018

MAJOR stumbling blocks remain for an “essential” £1m railway footbridge connecting Lymington with the former Webbs chicken factory development despite clearing a vital planning hurdle...


Bob Wappett: longserving Conservative councillor and a 'kind and gentle man'

13 April 2018
Bob Wappett: longserving Conservative councillor and a 'kind and gentle man'

Bob Wappett: longserving Conservative councillor and a 'kind and gentle man'

13 April 2018

Fawley councillor Bob Wappet who died aged 77 TRIBUTES have been paid to the chairman of Fawley Parish Council, Cllr Bob Wappet, who has been described…


Southern Health fined £2m over 'entirely preventable' deaths of patients

29 March 2018
Southern Health fined £2m over 'entirely preventable' deaths of patients

Southern Health fined £2m over 'entirely preventable' deaths of patients

29 March 2018

Teresa Colvin (45) died at the Woodhaven unit at Tatchbury Mount, Calmore, in 2012 AN NHS trust has been fined £2m for breaching health and safety laws…


Row brewing over plan to open up miles of New Forest coastline to walkers

23 March 2018
Row brewing over plan to open up miles of New Forest coastline to walkers

Row brewing over plan to open up miles of New Forest coastline to walkers

23 March 2018

The beach at Barton, passed by the draft England Coastal Path A ROW is brewing between walkers and landowners over proposals to open up to the public…


Homes plan for Netley Marsh farm thrown out amid nearly 100 objections

16 February 2018
Homes plan for Netley Marsh farm thrown out amid nearly 100 objections

Homes plan for Netley Marsh farm thrown out amid nearly 100 objections

16 February 2018

House blueprints and construction plans (stock image) BUILDING 10 homes on a farm in Netley Marsh has been blocked after nearly 90 people objected to…


Top New Forest chef Matthew Tomkinson on his career: ‘That’s where it started. It’s the glamour’

20 January 2018
Top New Forest chef Matthew Tomkinson on his career: ‘That’s where it started. It’s the glamour’

Top New Forest chef Matthew Tomkinson on his career: ‘That’s where it started. It’s the glamour’

20 January 2018

DONKEYS and weekday tourists stroll in the winter sunshine past the window of the wood-panelled room of the Montagu Arms where Matthew Tomkinson is recalling…


Sir Desmond Swayne apologises after falling asleep in Commons debate

19 January 2018
Sir Desmond Swayne apologises after falling asleep in Commons debate

Sir Desmond Swayne apologises after falling asleep in Commons debate

19 January 2018

Sir Desmond Swayne dropped off as Ken Clarke gave a speech in the House of Commons NEW FOREST West MP Sir Desmond Swayne has apologised after he fell…


New Forest councillors could face the axe in money-saving drive

18 January 2018
New Forest councillors could face the axe in money-saving drive

New Forest councillors could face the axe in money-saving drive

18 January 2018

New Forest District Council's Appletree Court HQ in Lyndhurst A DOZEN New Forest district councillors could face the axe under cost-cutting proposals…


‘I don’t know why you’re interviewing me’: sculptor Geoffrey Dashwood opens up

06 October 2017
‘I don’t know why you’re interviewing me’: sculptor Geoffrey Dashwood opens up

‘I don’t know why you’re interviewing me’: sculptor Geoffrey Dashwood opens up

06 October 2017

YOU know you’ve arrived at Geoffrey Dashwood’s house when you turn the corner and come face to face with a monumental bronze bird of prey glaring down…


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