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Villagers slam plans to turn former youth club into electric car charging points

20 September 2020
Villagers slam plans to turn former youth club into electric car charging points

Villagers slam plans to turn former youth club into electric car charging points

20 September 2020

The old Lyndhurst youth club building is in the car park off High Street (picture: Google) PLANS to demolish a former youth club building in Lyndhurst…


125-year-old New Forest band finally marches into permanent home

20 September 2020
125-year-old New Forest band finally marches into permanent home

125-year-old New Forest band finally marches into permanent home

20 September 2020

Hyde Band was founded in 1895 but has been without a settled base for nearly 15 years A BAND which has been performing in the New Forest for 125 years…


Work on new £10m Hythe hospital set to start

18 September 2020
Work on new £10m Hythe hospital set to start

Work on new £10m Hythe hospital set to start

18 September 2020

WORK to build a £10m state-of-the-art community hospital in Hythe is to begin this month, two years after planning permission was granted...


Town's free parking sites set to be scrapped, earning Forest council £80k per year

16 September 2020
Town's free parking sites set to be scrapped, earning Forest council £80k per year

Town's free parking sites set to be scrapped, earning Forest council £80k per year

16 September 2020

Totton's Westfield Road car park is set for charges from January (picture: Google) FREE parking in some of the car parks in Totton is set to be scrapped…


New homes planned on site of boarded-up pub

16 September 2020
New homes planned on site of boarded-up pub

New homes planned on site of boarded-up pub

16 September 2020

The Player's pub could be replaced with six homes A PUB which closed three years ago could be knocked down and replaced with six new homes if planning…


Local pubs and junior school report coronavirus cases

15 September 2020
Local pubs and junior school report coronavirus cases

Local pubs and junior school report coronavirus cases

15 September 2020

Mudeford Junior confirmed an 'adult case' at the school (picture: Google) TWO local pubs have carried out additional cleaning after the same customer…


Plea to monitor New Forest streams after sewage incidents

11 September 2020
Plea to monitor New Forest streams after sewage incidents

Plea to monitor New Forest streams after sewage incidents

11 September 2020

Wastewater was spotted flowing into Beaulieu River NATIONAL park authority officials have been urged to “keep an eye” on incidents of waste water overflowing…


Christchurch Christmas shows cancelled

11 September 2020
Christchurch Christmas shows cancelled

Christchurch Christmas shows cancelled

11 September 2020

The Living Advent Calendar was a countdown to Christmas in Christchurch PLANS to hold a series of free performances in Christchurch to countdown to Christmas…


More than 1,000 jobs would be created in Marchwood port revamp, operator says

10 September 2020
More than 1,000 jobs would be created in Marchwood port revamp, operator says

More than 1,000 jobs would be created in Marchwood port revamp, operator says

10 September 2020

A CGI of Solent Gateway entrance proposed at Marchwood military port RESIDENTS can have a say on plans to intensify commercial activity at Marchwood military…


Travellers clean-up to cost thousands after asbestos and human waste left behind

09 September 2020
Travellers clean-up to cost thousands after asbestos and human waste left behind

Travellers clean-up to cost thousands after asbestos and human waste left behind

09 September 2020

Travellers at Eling Rec CLEANING up after a series of unauthorised traveller encampments in Totton will cost thousands of pounds after asbestos and human…


Call for garden wildlife spotters as new survey launched

05 September 2020
Call for garden wildlife spotters as new survey launched

Call for garden wildlife spotters as new survey launched

05 September 2020

The badger was in the top five most spotted mammals in spring this year VOLUNTEERS are wanted to record the animals they spot in their gardens and local…


Rare eel slips back into local waters

04 September 2020
Rare eel slips back into local waters

Rare eel slips back into local waters

04 September 2020

The endangered European eel has been seen in Lymington waters A CRITICALLY endangered species of eel has been found at Lymington’s ferry port following…


Anger over Paultons Park's new £1 'no-show' charge for season ticket holders

02 September 2020
Anger over Paultons Park's new £1 'no-show' charge for season ticket holders

Anger over Paultons Park's new £1 'no-show' charge for season ticket holders

02 September 2020

Peppa Pig World is one of the main attractions at Paultons Park SEASON ticket holders at Paultons Park have spoken of their anger following the introduction…


Conservation concern as wastewater overflows into Forest stream

27 August 2020
Conservation concern as wastewater overflows into Forest stream

Conservation concern as wastewater overflows into Forest stream

27 August 2020

The wastewater was spotted in the Beaulieu River where it flows near Lyndhurst A CONSERVATION group has raised concerns after waste water overflowed from…


John Lovell: Village's 90-year-old litter-picking 'local hero'

27 August 2020
John Lovell: Village's 90-year-old litter-picking 'local hero'

John Lovell: Village's 90-year-old litter-picking 'local hero'

27 August 2020

John Lovell worked as a stockman and building warden A DEDICATED Marchwood man who spent much of his time litter picking in the community has died aged…


Plans to bulldoze derelict village shops for holiday lets and cafe are approved

20 August 2020
Plans to bulldoze derelict village shops for holiday lets and cafe are approved

Plans to bulldoze derelict village shops for holiday lets and cafe are approved

20 August 2020

The Squirrels in Brockenhurst have deteriorated over time A DERELICT row of shops – known as the Squirrels – in Brockenhurst is set to be demolished,…


Village's traditional Christmas light strings set for chop after failing safety checks

19 August 2020
Village's traditional Christmas light strings set for chop after failing safety checks

Village's traditional Christmas light strings set for chop after failing safety checks

19 August 2020

Lyndhurst's Christmas lights may never look like this again ORGANISERS have promised a Christmas lights display in Lyndhurst to “lift all our spirits”…


Approval for six flats on land next to Totton Asda

18 August 2020
Approval for six flats on land next to Totton Asda

Approval for six flats on land next to Totton Asda

18 August 2020

A CGI of the flats on Maynard Road, Totton (picture: Simpson Hilder) PLANNING permission has been granted for six flats on a vacant piece of land next…


Fawley refinery blames low cloud for alarm over 'orange glow'

18 August 2020
Fawley refinery blames low cloud for alarm over 'orange glow'

Fawley refinery blames low cloud for alarm over 'orange glow'

18 August 2020

Flaring at Fawley Refinery (picture: Crystal Violet Louise Cooper) FAWLEY oil refinery has apologised and blamed low-lying cloud for prompting hundreds…


New Forest remembers 75th anniversary of VJ Day

18 August 2020
New Forest remembers 75th anniversary of VJ Day

New Forest remembers 75th anniversary of VJ Day

18 August 2020

VJ Day 75th commemorations at Brockenhurst A SERIES of small remembrance ceremonies were held across the New Forest to honour the 75th anniversary of…


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