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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...


Urgent repairs needed on failing sea defences

07 May 2020
Urgent repairs needed on failing sea defences

Urgent repairs needed on failing sea defences

07 May 2020

URGENT repairs need to be made to failing sea defences at Hythe foreshore, the landowner has confirmed...


Surgery sets up drive-through service for vulnerable patients

07 May 2020
Surgery sets up drive-through service for vulnerable patients

Surgery sets up drive-through service for vulnerable patients

07 May 2020

A marquee has been set up in the car park at Fordingbridge Surgery VULNERABLE patients who are shielding at home but in need of important blood tests…


Developer adds two more homes to plans for flats next to supermarket

06 May 2020
Developer adds two more homes to plans for flats next to supermarket

Developer adds two more homes to plans for flats next to supermarket

06 May 2020

An artist’s impression of how the site could look (credit: Simpson Hilder) REVISED plans to build six flats on a vacant piece of land next to the Asda…


NFDC staff redeployed for coronavirus food parcel supplies

05 May 2020
NFDC staff redeployed for coronavirus food parcel supplies

NFDC staff redeployed for coronavirus food parcel supplies

05 May 2020

New Forest District Council's Appletree Court HQ in Lyndhurst STAFF at New Forest District Council have been redeployed to help provide more than 100…


Why there will be fewer stallions released on to New Forest this year

02 May 2020
Why there will be fewer stallions released on to New Forest this year

Why there will be fewer stallions released on to New Forest this year

02 May 2020

Stallions are due to be released 11th May FEWER stallions are set to be released on to the Forest next month amid fears coronavirus will affect the demand…


Local firms working hard to provide vital PPE gear

30 April 2020
Local firms working hard to provide vital PPE gear

Local firms working hard to provide vital PPE gear

30 April 2020

Care staff at Whitegates receive their delivery of visors made by AGI and kit bags and masks made by Ringwood Sewing Bees COMPANIES have been pulling…


Plea to save theatre in plans which could see boarded-up club demolished

30 April 2020
Plea to save theatre in plans which could see boarded-up club demolished

Plea to save theatre in plans which could see boarded-up club demolished

30 April 2020

The Holbury Club has lain empty since 2016 PLANS to replace a former social club with a new sports pavilion and community garden will leave the Waterside…


Rogue trader warning after 'really nasty' attempt to scam pensioner into roof repairs

29 April 2020
Rogue trader warning after 'really nasty' attempt to scam pensioner into roof repairs

Rogue trader warning after 'really nasty' attempt to scam pensioner into roof repairs

29 April 2020

Police have warned of rogue traders locally POLICE are warning residents to be wary of rogue traders after two called at an elderly Totton resident’s…


Lymington Quay revamp plans shelved due to coronavirus outbreak

29 April 2020
Lymington Quay revamp plans shelved due to coronavirus outbreak

Lymington Quay revamp plans shelved due to coronavirus outbreak

29 April 2020

The plans for Lymington Quay are on hold HIGH-PROFILE plans to redevelop Lymington Town Quay have been shelved due to the coronavirus outbreak. The £700,000…


Forest fruit firm warns using furloughed workers to pick crops could backfire

29 April 2020
Forest fruit firm warns using furloughed workers to pick crops could backfire

Forest fruit firm warns using furloughed workers to pick crops could backfire

29 April 2020

New Forest Fruit Company, strawberries A COMPANY which grows fruit for major UK supermarkets has said it would be “hesitant” to use furloughed workers…


Green light for two permanent Traveller spots in New Forest

28 April 2020
Green light for two permanent Traveller spots in New Forest

Green light for two permanent Traveller spots in New Forest

28 April 2020

The pitches were approved by the New Forest National Park Authority' PERMISSION has been granted by the national park authority for two permanent Gypsy…


Christchurch steel firm restarts after three-week coronavirus closure

27 April 2020
Christchurch steel firm restarts after three-week coronavirus closure

Christchurch steel firm restarts after three-week coronavirus closure

27 April 2020

REIDSteel's base off Fairmile Road in Christchurch A CHRISTCHURCH steel company which exports to more than 140 countries is set to reopen today (27th…


Boost for Hythe Pier restoration as charity gives £10,000

27 April 2020
Boost for Hythe Pier restoration as charity gives £10,000

Boost for Hythe Pier restoration as charity gives £10,000

27 April 2020

PLANS to restore the historic Hythe Pier have been given a boost with a £10,000 grant from a local charity...


Urge to reopen recycling centres amid more fly-tipping

24 April 2020
Urge to reopen recycling centres amid more fly-tipping

Urge to reopen recycling centres amid more fly-tipping

24 April 2020

Fly-tipping at Deerleap PRESSURE is growing on councils to reopen their waste recycling centres, closed under the coronavirus lockdown, amid reports of…


MP's call to reopen recycling centres to combat fly-tipping is rejected

17 April 2020
MP's call to reopen recycling centres to combat fly-tipping is rejected

MP's call to reopen recycling centres to combat fly-tipping is rejected

17 April 2020

Fly-tipping was rife in the New Forest prior to the lockdown BCP Council has rejected a call by a Dorset MP to reopen tips to help tackle the increasing…


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