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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…


‘A lot of sweat, tears and hard work’: Bob Wilson on his career and tragic family story

05 September 2017
‘A lot of sweat, tears and hard work’: Bob Wilson on his career and tragic family story

‘A lot of sweat, tears and hard work’: Bob Wilson on his career and tragic family story

05 September 2017

“ONCE you wind me up I don’t stop,” grins Bob Wilson after delivering 90 minutes of his life’s edited highlights – from mixing with the doomed Busby Babes…


'It was pretty crazy': Dire Straits guitarist John Illsley on gigs, pubs and cancer - and will the band get back together?

07 August 2017
'It was pretty crazy': Dire Straits guitarist John Illsley on gigs, pubs and cancer - and will the band get back together?

'It was pretty crazy': Dire Straits guitarist John Illsley on gigs, pubs and cancer - and will the band get back together?

07 August 2017

JOHN ILLSLEY breaks off mid-sentence as we talk in the sunny garden of his pub, the East End Arms. He’s performed in front of millions, won an Ivor Novello…


'All the best stories you’ve ever heard’: TV historian Dan Snow talks family life and his passion for history

30 June 2017
'All the best stories you’ve ever heard’: TV historian Dan Snow talks family life and his passion for history

'All the best stories you’ve ever heard’: TV historian Dan Snow talks family life and his passion for history

30 June 2017

DAN Snow is late. His staff don’t know where he is – until the head nanny arrives to say the TV historian has been delayed picking up his children. A…


‘As long as I am not boring people’: Dame Esther Rantzen on Brexit, the New Forest and online 'poison'

08 May 2017
‘As long as I am not boring people’: Dame Esther Rantzen on Brexit, the New Forest and online 'poison'

‘As long as I am not boring people’: Dame Esther Rantzen on Brexit, the New Forest and online 'poison'

08 May 2017

DAME Esther Rantzen is decluttering. Well, she’s not – her assistant is. Having driven herself that morning from a job in Oxford, the 76-year-old is now…


'I never sit down and relax': the secret of success for New Forest Ice Cream's Christina Veal

11 April 2017
'I never sit down and relax': the secret of success for New Forest Ice Cream's Christina Veal

'I never sit down and relax': the secret of success for New Forest Ice Cream's Christina Veal

11 April 2017

THE sweet scent of dairy welcomes visitors to the HQ of New Forest Ice Cream, the family business that has grown from a kitchen in Milford into one of…


Sir Vince Cable on Brexit, his 'Shangri-La' New Forest - and the R-word...

03 February 2017
Sir Vince Cable on Brexit, his 'Shangri-La' New Forest - and the R-word...

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit, his 'Shangri-La' New Forest - and the R-word...

03 February 2017

HOURS after losing Twickenham in the 2015 general election that gave the Conservatives a majority and paved the way for the EU referendum, Sir Vince Cable…


Government guarantees post-Brexit EU funding for New Forest

26 August 2016
Government guarantees post-Brexit EU funding for New Forest

Government guarantees post-Brexit EU funding for New Forest

26 August 2016

New Forest ponies at Broad Bottom, near Burley EU CASH worth millions of pounds to the New Forest has been guaranteed by the government until at least…


Julian Lewis MP urged by petition to accept constituents' emails

11 March 2016
Julian Lewis MP urged by petition to accept constituents' emails

Julian Lewis MP urged by petition to accept constituents' emails

11 March 2016

Julian Lewis, MP for New Forest East AN online petition has been launched to persuade New Forest East MP Julian Lewis to accept constituents’ emails after…


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