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Longdown farm owners 'overcome and humbled' after animal funding appeal smashes target

16 April 2020
Longdown farm owners 'overcome and humbled' after animal funding appeal smashes target

Longdown farm owners 'overcome and humbled' after animal funding appeal smashes target

16 April 2020

Longdown's 'Farmer Bryan' has thanked all those who contributed THE owners of a popular farm which has been visited by families for generations have been…


Coronavirus: Tributes after fitness instructor and her mum die within days of each other

15 April 2020
Coronavirus: Tributes after fitness instructor and her mum die within days of each other

Coronavirus: Tributes after fitness instructor and her mum die within days of each other

15 April 2020

Debbie Trotter ran Clubbercise classes in Totton TRIBUTES have been paid to a “much loved and respected” fitness instructor who passed away after contracting…


Plan for car wash on supermarket car park refused

14 April 2020
Plan for car wash on supermarket car park refused

Plan for car wash on supermarket car park refused

14 April 2020

The car wash would have replaced 14 parking spaces. Picture: Google PLANS for a car wash within a supermarket car park in Totton have been turned down…


Cancer charity launches fundraiser during 'worrying times'

13 April 2020
Cancer charity launches fundraiser during 'worrying times'

Cancer charity launches fundraiser during 'worrying times'

13 April 2020

This year's Walk for Hope in the New Forest has been postponed to 12th September A CHARITY which supports thousands of people suffering from cancer each…


Huge increase in butterflies and birds at Forest beauty spot after restoration

13 April 2020
Huge increase in butterflies and birds at Forest beauty spot after restoration

Huge increase in butterflies and birds at Forest beauty spot after restoration

13 April 2020

Foxbury is owned by the National Trust THE restoration of a 350-acre site in the north of the New Forest has resulted in a huge increase in wildlife,…


£2m plans to revamp Lymington Centre submitted

07 April 2020
£2m plans to revamp Lymington Centre submitted

£2m plans to revamp Lymington Centre submitted

07 April 2020

The Lymington Centre's car park may be sold to raise funds PLANS to regenerate a community group’s headquarters have been submitted to New Forest District…


'Be considerate' urge after raft of bonfire complaints

07 April 2020
'Be considerate' urge after raft of bonfire complaints

'Be considerate' urge after raft of bonfire complaints

07 April 2020

The council has received complaints from residents about garden bonfires (file photo) RESIDENTS are being urged to stop burning waste on bonfires during…


Hungry Forest cows bothering locals 'should be removed'

07 April 2020
Hungry Forest cows bothering locals 'should be removed'

Hungry Forest cows bothering locals 'should be removed'

07 April 2020

Hungry cows are reportedly crossing cattle grids (file photo) DISRUPTIVE cows which wander into gardens in search of food should be taken off the forest,…


Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

02 April 2020
Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

Disability charity makes urgent funding plea to help stay open

02 April 2020

The Minstead Trust runs Hanger Farm Arts Centre (pictured), Furzey Gardens and Minstead Lodge A CHARITY has launched an urgent fundraising appeal so it…


Heartbroken family of coronavirus victim urge public to stay at home

30 March 2020
Heartbroken family of coronavirus victim urge public to stay at home

Heartbroken family of coronavirus victim urge public to stay at home

30 March 2020

THE heartbroken family of a New Forest man who died from coronavirus have urged people to stick to the rules imposed by the Prime Minister to stay safe...


Food charity appeals for help as volunteers self-isolate

26 March 2020
Food charity appeals for help as volunteers self-isolate

Food charity appeals for help as volunteers self-isolate

26 March 2020

Staff at Fare Share southern central, which has had a base at Calmore Industrial Estate near Totton A CHARITY which distributes surplus food to those…


Community groups get busy helping vulnerable and isolated

24 March 2020
Community groups get busy helping vulnerable and isolated

Community groups get busy helping vulnerable and isolated

24 March 2020

Groups have sprung up locally offering shopping support and dog walking (Photo: stock image) MORE community groups are springing up locally to support…


Town train station shares £20m disability access cash

21 March 2020
Town train station shares £20m disability access cash

Town train station shares £20m disability access cash

21 March 2020

Currently disabled travellers have to perform a U-turn via Brockenhurst to get off at platform 2 (Photo: stock image) DISABLED passengers are set to benefit…


Headteacher blasts vandals after attack on special needs school

19 March 2020
Headteacher blasts vandals after attack on special needs school

Headteacher blasts vandals after attack on special needs school

19 March 2020

Forest Park School off Commercial Road in Totton (Photo: Google) VANDALS who damaged playground equipment at a special needs school in Totton have been…


Cyclists oppose £8.1m main road upgrades over 'speed risks'

19 March 2020
Cyclists oppose £8.1m main road upgrades over 'speed risks'

Cyclists oppose £8.1m main road upgrades over 'speed risks'

19 March 2020

Applemore roundabout at Sizer Way (Photo: Google) A CYCLING group is objecting to Hampshire County Council’s multi-million-pound plans to improve one…


CCTV: Thieves strip roof lead from care company's offices

19 March 2020
CCTV: Thieves strip roof lead from care company's offices

CCTV: Thieves strip roof lead from care company's offices

19 March 2020

The pair stripped the lead from the Bluebird Care building in Totton (Photo: Bluebird Care) POLICE are investigating after lead was stolen from the roof…


Campaigners hand in 800-name petition to save library

18 March 2020
Campaigners hand in 800-name petition to save library

Campaigners hand in 800-name petition to save library

18 March 2020

Cllr Alexis McEvoy (second left), of South Waterside, received the petition from campaigners outside the library A PETITION of over 800 names calling…


Attacks on deer spark plea for owners to control their dogs

17 March 2020
Attacks on deer spark plea for owners to control their dogs

Attacks on deer spark plea for owners to control their dogs

17 March 2020

Forestry England has received reports of dogs chasing and injuring deer (Photo: stock image) DOG owners are being urged to keep their pets under control…


Lorraine Phillips: Talented teacher at New Milton Junior School

05 March 2020
Lorraine Phillips: Talented teacher at New Milton Junior School

Lorraine Phillips: Talented teacher at New Milton Junior School

05 March 2020

Lorraine Phillips has died aged 76 FORMER New Milton Junior School teacher Lorraine Phillips has died aged 76. A thanksgiving service held at St Luke’s…


Parish council seeks new clerk amid silence over official's departure

05 March 2020
Parish council seeks new clerk amid silence over official's departure

Parish council seeks new clerk amid silence over official's departure

05 March 2020

A NEW clerk is being sought by Hythe and Dibden Parish Council after the unexplained departure of Stephanie Bennett who had not been seen at meetings since last November...


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