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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…


Pavement art goes whole hog for crossing safety

16 August 2020
Pavement art goes whole hog for crossing safety

Pavement art goes whole hog for crossing safety

16 August 2020

PC Heidi Moxam talks road safety with a youngster at the new artwork ARTWORK has been painted on pavements in Christchurch as part of a campaign to encourage…


‘Inspiring’ young sisters hula and chin-up their way to £1,100 for food bank

15 August 2020
‘Inspiring’ young sisters hula and chin-up their way to £1,100 for food bank

‘Inspiring’ young sisters hula and chin-up their way to £1,100 for food bank

15 August 2020

Olivia and Amy King with Tracy Blick from the Christchurch food bank TWO sisters have raised more than £1,000 for the Christchurch food bank by completing…


Child sex offences in Hampshire rise by more than 50% in five years

11 August 2020
Child sex offences in Hampshire rise by more than 50% in five years

Child sex offences in Hampshire rise by more than 50% in five years

11 August 2020

Hampshire police said it recorded 2,661 offences against children in 2019/20 SEXUAL offences against children have risen 53% in Hampshire over the last…


No New Forest coronavirus deaths for third consecutive week – but council urges 'now is not the time to relax'

11 August 2020
No New Forest coronavirus deaths for third consecutive week – but council urges 'now is not the time to relax'

No New Forest coronavirus deaths for third consecutive week – but council urges 'now is not the time to relax'

11 August 2020

The county council is launching a new campaign to reduce coronavirus transmission “NOW is not the time to relax” – that is the message in a new coronavirus…


Council's push for volunteers amid cuts at local libraries

11 August 2020
Council's push for volunteers amid cuts at local libraries

Council's push for volunteers amid cuts at local libraries

11 August 2020

Lyndhurst library will close for good LIBRARIES which are set to have opening hours reduced due to funding cuts could be manned by volunteers. Hampshire…


New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

09 August 2020
New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

09 August 2020

One of the new anti-litter billboards BILLBOARDS featuring a giant crab are the latest initiative by New Forest District Council to encourage people to…


Oysters bed down in Lymington River

07 August 2020
Oysters bed down in Lymington River

Oysters bed down in Lymington River

07 August 2020

Oysters Solent project manager Jacob Kean-Hammerson with Wightlink chief executive Keith Greenfield OYSTERS have returned to Lymington River thanks to…


Developers hope it's third time lucky in new plans for run-down Totton site

07 August 2020
Developers hope it's third time lucky in new plans for run-down Totton site

Developers hope it's third time lucky in new plans for run-down Totton site

07 August 2020

A CGI-photo composite of the plans for the site in Rumbridge Street (Photo: RH Pro Design) A DEVELOPER has submitted plans to turn a derelict building…


Ian Readhead: Tributes paid to New Forest's former deputy chief constable

04 August 2020
Ian Readhead: Tributes paid to New Forest's former deputy chief constable

Ian Readhead: Tributes paid to New Forest's former deputy chief constable

04 August 2020

Ian Readhead served at many stations across the constabulary including Hythe, Lyndhurst, Southampton and Winchester TRIBUTES have been paid to a devoted…


Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite traffic concerns

01 August 2020
Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite traffic concerns

Plans for bike hire shop and car park near railway station are approved despite traffic concerns

01 August 2020

An artist’s impression of plans for the site near Ashurst station (Picture: Concept Design & Planning) A DISUSED parcel of land next to Ashurst railway…


'A great loss' – village libraries confirmed to close

29 July 2020
'A great loss' – village libraries confirmed to close

'A great loss' – village libraries confirmed to close

29 July 2020

Lyndhurst library is one of eight set to close THE closure of Lyndhurst and Blackfield libraries has been confirmed by Hampshire County Council as part…


New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

29 July 2020
New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

29 July 2020

Pennington Junior School's camera can detect high temperatures of staff and pupils A NEW Forest school is thought to be one of the first to implement…


£1bn homes plan at Fawley power station site clears second major hurdle

28 July 2020
£1bn homes plan at Fawley power station site clears second major hurdle

£1bn homes plan at Fawley power station site clears second major hurdle

28 July 2020

A watercolour of designs for the development THE second major hurdle in a developer’s plans to build 1,500 new homes and commercial properties on the…


1,500-home plans for Fawley power station given thumbs up by New Forest councillors

27 July 2020
1,500-home plans for Fawley power station given thumbs up by New Forest councillors

1,500-home plans for Fawley power station given thumbs up by New Forest councillors

27 July 2020

A CGI of plans for the Fawley power station site CONTROVERSIAL proposals to redevelop the Fawley power station site with 1,500 new homes and commercial…


Church given £1m to target deprived areas

25 July 2020
Church given £1m to target deprived areas

Church given £1m to target deprived areas

25 July 2020

St Winfrid's in Totton is undergoing a major refurbishment A TOTTON church is one of three set to share a £3m grant to help spread the Christian message…


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