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Retirement flats plans for former police station are thrown out

13 June 2020
Retirement flats plans for former police station are thrown out

Retirement flats plans for former police station are thrown out

13 June 2020

PLANS to build retirement flats on the site of the former police station in Hythe have been turned down by New Forest District Council...


Plea to keep cats indoors as RSPCA tackles soaring numbers of unwanted kittens

11 June 2020
Plea to keep cats indoors as RSPCA tackles soaring numbers of unwanted kittens

Plea to keep cats indoors as RSPCA tackles soaring numbers of unwanted kittens

11 June 2020

The RSPCA has been inundated with unwanted kittens (picture: RSPCA) CAT owners are being urged by the RSPCA to keep their pet indoors if it is not neutered…


Residents' fears over decision to turn vacant community centre into bedsits for homeless

11 June 2020
Residents' fears over decision to turn vacant community centre into bedsits for homeless

Residents' fears over decision to turn vacant community centre into bedsits for homeless

11 June 2020

Blackfield Neighbourhood Centre has been vacant since 2017 (picture: Google)   RESIDENTS have raised concerns over NFDC’s decision to turn a community…


More than 40% of SWR rail services were late, latest figures reveal

08 June 2020
More than 40% of SWR rail services were late, latest figures reveal

More than 40% of SWR rail services were late, latest figures reveal

08 June 2020

The new livery of the revamped trains LESS than two-thirds of South Western Railway’s services ran on time, according to the latest figures from the national…


Ava's got the write idea as hundreds of letters sent to isolated elderly

06 June 2020
Ava's got the write idea as hundreds of letters sent to isolated elderly

Ava's got the write idea as hundreds of letters sent to isolated elderly

06 June 2020

Ava Ahrens with her letter to an elderly penpal ELDERLY people isolated due to the coronavirus crisis are receiving letters from kind-hearted children…


'Another blow for Lyndhurst' as village's last petrol station closes

31 May 2020
'Another blow for Lyndhurst' as village's last petrol station closes

'Another blow for Lyndhurst' as village's last petrol station closes

31 May 2020

Pat's Garage was established in 1936 THE closure of Lyndhurst’s last petrol station – which is set to shut for good this week – has been branded a great…


Plans to demolish village centre buildings for playpark, entertainment space and coffee shop

31 May 2020
Plans to demolish village centre buildings for playpark, entertainment space and coffee shop

Plans to demolish village centre buildings for playpark, entertainment space and coffee shop

31 May 2020

The butcher and post office would continue trading PLANS for a new entertainment space, children’s playpark and coffee shop in the centre of Burley have…


PICTURE GALLERY: Care crows – villages get creative with tributes to key workers

31 May 2020
PICTURE GALLERY: Care crows – villages get creative with tributes to key workers

PICTURE GALLERY: Care crows – villages get creative with tributes to key workers

31 May 2020

RESIDENTS have thrown themselves into a competition to brighten their gardens at the same time as paying tribute to key workers...


More than 50 reports of animals dumped in Hampshire during the lockdown

29 May 2020
More than 50 reports of animals dumped in Hampshire during the lockdown

More than 50 reports of animals dumped in Hampshire during the lockdown

29 May 2020

One of the animals found dumped by the RSPCA THERE have been more than 50 reports of dumped animals in Hampshire made to the RSPCA since the government-imposed…


Tom's in the saddle for NHS with 128km ride at home

27 May 2020
Tom's in the saddle for NHS with 128km ride at home

Tom's in the saddle for NHS with 128km ride at home

27 May 2020

A SCHOOLBOY got on his bike to raise more than £500 for the NHS by riding over 100km without leaving his home.


Probe into reopening Waterside railway awarded share of £500m

27 May 2020
Probe into reopening Waterside railway awarded share of £500m

Probe into reopening Waterside railway awarded share of £500m

27 May 2020

The railway line closed to the public in the 1960s A PROJECT to investigate reopening the Waterside railway line for passengers has been granted a share…


New Forest Marathon still going ahead in September

26 May 2020
New Forest Marathon still going ahead in September

New Forest Marathon still going ahead in September

26 May 2020

Numbers will be restricted to 5,000 this year. Photo: Steve West THE organisers of the New Forest Marathon, which is being held in September, have confirmed…


Plan for homes on field thrown out after 50 objections

25 May 2020
Plan for homes on field thrown out after 50 objections

Plan for homes on field thrown out after 50 objections

25 May 2020

The plans were for nine homes behind 14 Lin Brook Drive (file photo) PLANNING permission for nine new homes near Ringwood has been refused after 50 members…


Theme park donates its Easter excesses to the needy

25 May 2020
Theme park donates its Easter excesses to the needy

Theme park donates its Easter excesses to the needy

25 May 2020

Paultons Park's food donations to Connect 4 Community A POPULAR theme park forced to close following the coronavirus outbreak has donated food to help…


Crisis group delivers 300 tubs of scarce baby formula for needy lockdown families

23 May 2020
Crisis group delivers 300 tubs of scarce baby formula for needy lockdown families

Crisis group delivers 300 tubs of scarce baby formula for needy lockdown families

23 May 2020

Some of the food prepared by Helping Hands A COMMUNITY group has donated hundreds of tubs of baby formula to families during the coronavirus lockdown. Helping…


Football club offers reward after floodlights 'shot out' causing £2,000 damage

21 May 2020
Football club offers reward after floodlights 'shot out' causing £2,000 damage

Football club offers reward after floodlights 'shot out' causing £2,000 damage

21 May 2020

The vandalism caused more than £2,000 damage to lights at Totton and Eling FC (picture: Les Chase) AN ONLINE fundraiser has been set up and a reward offered…


Charity's new hot meal service for needy sees demand double in a week

15 May 2020
Charity's new hot meal service for needy sees demand double in a week

Charity's new hot meal service for needy sees demand double in a week

15 May 2020

Chris and Glenys Brown have been preparing the meals A SCHEME which provides hot meals to those struggling during the coronavirus crisis has seen demand…


Decision on Fawley power station's 1,500-home redevelopment is pushed back

14 May 2020
Decision on Fawley power station's 1,500-home redevelopment is pushed back

Decision on Fawley power station's 1,500-home redevelopment is pushed back

14 May 2020

A CGI of the plans which include business units and public open space A DECISION on the redevelopment of Fawley power station, which includes building…


Hythe ferry hits lockdown fundraising target – sights now set on restoration boost

13 May 2020
Hythe ferry hits lockdown fundraising target – sights now set on restoration boost

Hythe ferry hits lockdown fundraising target – sights now set on restoration boost

13 May 2020

A FUNDRAISING initiative to keep Hythe ferry afloat during the coronavirus crisis has received more than £5,000 in donations – which is set to be doubled by match-funding...


PICTURE GALLERY: Local VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations

11 May 2020
PICTURE GALLERY: Local VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations

PICTURE GALLERY: Local VE Day 75th anniversary celebrations

11 May 2020

COMMUNITIES across the area celebrated VE Day on Friday with socially distanced street parties and the laying of wreaths...


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