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Homes bid for 'eyesore' Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

19 February 2020
Homes bid for 'eyesore' Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

Homes bid for 'eyesore' Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

19 February 2020

Designs viewed from the north (Image: Williams Lester Architects) PLANS to build seven new homes on the “eyesore” site of a former Calshot pub wrecked…


'It's beyond a joke' - traders lose cash in spate of break-ins

18 February 2020
'It's beyond a joke' - traders lose cash in spate of break-ins

'It's beyond a joke' - traders lose cash in spate of break-ins

18 February 2020

Steven Taylor, owner of Sargents Butchers in Beaulieu Road, Dibden Purlieu SHOPS and businesses in the Waterside have suffered damage and lost hundreds…


Make your digital mark by adding to New Forest tree graffiti map

14 February 2020
Make your digital mark by adding to New Forest tree graffiti map

Make your digital mark by adding to New Forest tree graffiti map

14 February 2020

Among the most common tree graffiti is the King’s Mark identifying wood for building navy ships VISITORS to the New Forest are being asked to report historic…


Councillors consider new parking charges to solve shortage of spaces

13 February 2020
Councillors consider new parking charges to solve shortage of spaces

Councillors consider new parking charges to solve shortage of spaces

13 February 2020

Totton town councillors met to discuss the issue (Photo: stock image) COUNCILLORS will consider charging motorists for long-term parking in Totton due…


Royal British Legion building facing demolition over revamp costs

12 February 2020
Royal British Legion building facing demolition over revamp costs

Royal British Legion building facing demolition over revamp costs

12 February 2020

The Royal British Legion building in Commercial Road, Totton A HALL used by the Royal British Legion for more than 80 years is set to be demolished after…


No-go for Burger King drive-through at town centre garage

11 February 2020
No-go for Burger King drive-through at town centre garage

No-go for Burger King drive-through at town centre garage

11 February 2020

The Burger King was proposed for the Esso petrol station in Totton PLANS for a 24-hour fast-food drive-through at a town centre petrol station have been…


'He would put everyone first' – mum's tribute after sudden death of son

11 February 2020
'He would put everyone first' – mum's tribute after sudden death of son

'He would put everyone first' – mum's tribute after sudden death of son

11 February 2020

Aaron Wells complained of a headache the day he was found unconscious THE heartbroken mother of a Holbury man who died suddenly at home has paid tribute…


Town's 'safe place' network offers residents refuge from yobs

07 February 2020
Town's 'safe place' network offers residents refuge from yobs

Town's 'safe place' network offers residents refuge from yobs

07 February 2020

The Safe Place idea has spread from the Gentleman's League barbers in Rumbridge Street, Totton BUSINESSES have come together in Totton to create a network…


'Pupils at risk' as council prepares to axe school crossing patrol

05 February 2020
'Pupils at risk' as council prepares to axe school crossing patrol

'Pupils at risk' as council prepares to axe school crossing patrol

05 February 2020

Marchwood Junior School said the issue was "still under discussion" with Hampshire County Council MARCHWOOD Junior School pupils will be put at risk when…


Expansion to take centre stage for theatre group Hanger Farm

31 January 2020
Expansion to take centre stage for theatre group Hanger Farm

Expansion to take centre stage for theatre group Hanger Farm

31 January 2020

Emily at Hanger Farm, Totton AN INCLUSIVE theatre group which aims to improve lives through performing arts is set to expand thanks to funding of £20,000. Hanger…


Waterside rail campaigners eye £500m government cash to relaunch service

29 January 2020
Waterside rail campaigners eye £500m government cash to relaunch service

Waterside rail campaigners eye £500m government cash to relaunch service

29 January 2020

The original station building in Marchwood could be reopened PLANS by the government to set aside £500m to restore passenger railway services has been…


Equine therapy group at risk if new home can't be found for horses

29 January 2020
Equine therapy group at risk if new home can't be found for horses

Equine therapy group at risk if new home can't be found for horses

29 January 2020

Eyes and Ears are looking for a new home AN ORGANISATION which offers equine therapy for people is under threat if it cannot find a new paddock for its…


'Wonderful' response to appeal for trust's minibus hit by arson

23 January 2020
'Wonderful' response to appeal for trust's minibus hit by arson

'Wonderful' response to appeal for trust's minibus hit by arson

23 January 2020

Firefighters battled to contain the blaze in the early hours (Photo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) THE Countryside Education Trust charity has been…


Lifeboat man dashes from own 40th birthday party to attend mid-strife crisis

22 January 2020
Lifeboat man dashes from own 40th birthday party to attend mid-strife crisis

Lifeboat man dashes from own 40th birthday party to attend mid-strife crisis

22 January 2020

The shout was the first of 2020 for the Lymington RNLI crew (Photo: stock image) THE helm of Lymington lifeboat interrupted his 40th birthday celebrations…


'High class' homes plan expected soon for Lyndhurst Park Hotel

20 January 2020
'High class' homes plan expected soon for Lyndhurst Park Hotel

'High class' homes plan expected soon for Lyndhurst Park Hotel

20 January 2020

Lyndhurst Park Hotel has fallen into disrepair since closing in 2014 A PLANNING application to redevelop Lyndhurst Park Hotel is expected to be submitted…


New council vans plug in to cut out carbon emissions

16 January 2020
New council vans plug in to cut out carbon emissions

New council vans plug in to cut out carbon emissions

16 January 2020

Cllrs Edward Heron and Alison Hoare with the new vehicles FOUR new zero-emission electric vans have been purchased by New Forest District Council as it…


Tommy Warner: Circus labourer able to balance park bench on his chin

16 January 2020
Tommy Warner: Circus labourer able to balance park bench on his chin

Tommy Warner: Circus labourer able to balance park bench on his chin

16 January 2020

Tommy Warner could drink a pint of beer while doing a handstand A FORMER army sergeant who was well known for performing tricks he learned while working…


Cancer charity in battle for survival raises third of fundraising target

16 January 2020
Cancer charity in battle for survival raises third of fundraising target

Cancer charity in battle for survival raises third of fundraising target

16 January 2020

Wessex Cancer Trust's chair, Barry Rinaldi A CANCER charity which needs to raise £600,000 by the end of the month or risk closure has so far received…


'Another very sad day for the Forest,' says owner of stabbed sheep

15 January 2020
'Another very sad day for the Forest,' says owner of stabbed sheep

'Another very sad day for the Forest,' says owner of stabbed sheep

15 January 2020

The body of the ewe was found in Kewlake Lane, Cadnam THE owner of a New Forest sheep which was stabbed to death and left in a lane has spoken of her…


Parish councillors oppose new retirement homes at ex-police station

14 January 2020
Parish councillors oppose new retirement homes at ex-police station

Parish councillors oppose new retirement homes at ex-police station

14 January 2020

LOCAL councillors are opposing a new application by a developer to build retirement flats on the site of the former police station in Hythe...


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