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Woman pedestrian killed in collision with van

13 January 2022
Woman pedestrian killed in collision with van

Woman pedestrian killed in collision with van

13 January 2022

A WOMAN in her seventies was killed in a collision with a van in Airfield Way in Christchurch this morning (Thursday).


New Forest MP Swayne on Boris Johnson's Number 10 party apology

12 January 2022
New Forest MP Swayne on Boris Johnson's Number 10 party apology

New Forest MP Swayne on Boris Johnson's Number 10 party apology

12 January 2022

NEW Forest MP Sir Desmond Swayne gave a lukewarm backing to the Prime Minister after his apology for attending a party at Number 10 during lockdown.

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Dispersal order to stop anti-social car meets in Totton

07 January 2022
Dispersal order to stop anti-social car meets in Totton

Dispersal order to stop anti-social car meets in Totton

07 January 2022

POLICE have imposed a two-day dispersal order at Morrisons supermarket in Calmore to stop more noisy "car meets"


Nearly 290 arrested for drink and drug offences in festive crackdown

06 January 2022
Nearly 290 arrested for drink and drug offences in festive crackdown

Nearly 290 arrested for drink and drug offences in festive crackdown

06 January 2022

NEARLY 290 drivers were arrested for drink and drug offences during a crackdown by Hampshire police during the festive season.


Covid numbers surge in New Forest but no weekly deaths reported

05 January 2022
Covid numbers surge in New Forest but no weekly deaths reported

Covid numbers surge in New Forest but no weekly deaths reported

05 January 2022

THE New Forest has experienced a surge in Covid cases over the last fortnight but without any deaths reported in the latest weekly update.


'Characterless' homes planned on New Milton pub car park are refused

31 December 2021
'Characterless' homes planned on New Milton pub car park are refused

'Characterless' homes planned on New Milton pub car park are refused

31 December 2021

PLANS to build two "characterless" houses on the car park and garden of the Wheatsheaf pub in New Milton have been thrown out by a planning inspector.


Burglars hit Fordingbridge home in early evening raid

07 December 2021
Burglars hit Fordingbridge home in early evening raid

Burglars hit Fordingbridge home in early evening raid

07 December 2021

BURGLARS made off with jewellery and electronics when they raided a home in Fordingbridge.


Green light set for redevelopment of derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel

08 November 2021
Green light set for redevelopment of derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel

Green light set for redevelopment of derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel

08 November 2021

THE green light could be shown next week by the New Forest National Park Authority for a major redevelopment of the derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel.


Call to drop Solent Freeport plans after financial report raises doubts

03 November 2021
Call to drop Solent Freeport plans after financial report raises doubts

Call to drop Solent Freeport plans after financial report raises doubts

03 November 2021

PLANS for a low-tax freeport on the Waterside should be dropped, according to a councillor, after its effectiveness was questioned by a report.

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Waterside railway reopening supporters celebrate £7m boost in budget

29 October 2021
Waterside railway reopening supporters celebrate £7m boost in budget

Waterside railway reopening supporters celebrate £7m boost in budget

29 October 2021

CAMPAIGNERS for reopening the Waterside railway line are celebrating after the chancellor allocated £7m for the project in the budget this week.

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Booster jab plea as Covid cases rise in New Forest

27 October 2021
Booster jab plea as Covid cases rise in New Forest

Booster jab plea as Covid cases rise in New Forest

27 October 2021

ELIGIBLE residents have been urged to get the Covid-19 booster jab as cases in the New Forest have more than doubled since August.


Cow and donkey die in New Forest road accidents

26 October 2021
Cow and donkey die in New Forest road accidents

Cow and donkey die in New Forest road accidents

26 October 2021

TWO animals died in road accidents in the New Forest last week, the verderers have reported.


Four arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal stabbing in Lymington

23 October 2021
Four arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal stabbing in Lymington

Four arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal stabbing in Lymington

23 October 2021

FOUR people, including a 14-year-old boy, have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of a man on High Street, Lymington.


Man sentenced for horrific attack on family

11 October 2021
Man sentenced for horrific attack on family

Man sentenced for horrific attack on family

11 October 2021

A FORDINGBRIDGE man has been detained at a psychiatric hospital after claiming the devil instructed him to try to kill his parents and grandmother.


Former police officer's own struggles inspire book Thoughts from a Damaged Mind

03 September 2021
Former police officer's own struggles inspire book Thoughts from a Damaged Mind

Former police officer's own struggles inspire book Thoughts from a Damaged Mind

03 September 2021

A collection of poetry has been inspired by the first-hand experiences of a former police officer and his struggles with depression.


Obituary: Gerry Maycock set up the Purple Puppet Theatre Company

03 September 2021
Obituary: Gerry Maycock set up the Purple Puppet Theatre Company

Obituary: Gerry Maycock set up the Purple Puppet Theatre Company

03 September 2021

A POPULAR children's entertainer who entertained thousands over the years with his puppet and magic shows has died aged 85.


DNA evidence catches burglar a year after raids on Christchurch cafes

26 August 2021
DNA evidence catches burglar a year after raids on Christchurch cafes

DNA evidence catches burglar a year after raids on Christchurch cafes

26 August 2021

A BURGLAR who raided two cafés in the Christchurch area has been jailed after being caught nearly a year later through DNA evidence.


Weekly Covid update – three new deaths in BCP and New Forest

25 August 2021
Weekly Covid update – three new deaths in BCP and New Forest

Weekly Covid update – three new deaths in BCP and New Forest

25 August 2021

THERE were three Covid-19 deaths in hospitals reported this week in the New Forest and BCP Council areas.


First Covid death reported in New Forest for three months

17 August 2021
First Covid death reported in New Forest for three months

First Covid death reported in New Forest for three months

17 August 2021

THERE was a Covid-19 death reported in the New Forest for the first time in about three months, according to the Office for National Statistics.


Letter: Insects need our help

12 August 2021
Letter: Insects need our help

Letter: Insects need our help

12 August 2021

Small bogs, ponds and even one or two lakes need to be created to encourage insects to breed and for volume sources of water.


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