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Couple complain of noise 'torture' from oil refinery steam leak

17 July 2019
Couple complain of noise 'torture' from oil refinery steam leak

Couple complain of noise 'torture' from oil refinery steam leak

17 July 2019

Jack and Christine Frost in their garden in Holbury near the oil refinery A COUPLE living near Fawley’s oil refinery say their lives are being made a…


'Near-miss' accidents revealed in survey by village road safety campaigners

16 July 2019
'Near-miss' accidents revealed in survey by village road safety campaigners

'Near-miss' accidents revealed in survey by village road safety campaigners

16 July 2019

Rashmi Stacey (second left) and Cllr Hilary Brand (third left) with campaigners at Goose Green where residents have reported a number of near-misses A…


Town council backs farmland redevelopment despite flooding concerns

09 July 2019
Town council backs farmland redevelopment despite flooding concerns

Town council backs farmland redevelopment despite flooding concerns

09 July 2019

The proposed development off Loperwood Lane in Calmore, Totton TOWN councillors have backed controversial plans for 80 new homes in Totton despite raising…


Infant school praised by inspectors over its improvements

02 July 2019
Infant school praised by inspectors over its improvements

Infant school praised by inspectors over its improvements

02 July 2019

Executive head Jane Phillips (left) and head of school Nicky King with pupils at Lydlynch Infant School which was rated ‘good’ overall in its recent Ofsted…


Bid for 86 caravans on 'no limit' New Forest site

29 June 2019
Bid for 86 caravans on 'no limit' New Forest site

Bid for 86 caravans on 'no limit' New Forest site

29 June 2019

The entrance to Vernon Dene at North Ripley THE owners of an isolated caravan site in the national park who are bidding to redevelop it with dozens of…


Beaulieu man arrested over suspected barn arson attack

24 June 2019
Beaulieu man arrested over suspected barn arson attack

Beaulieu man arrested over suspected barn arson attack

24 June 2019

The blaze quickly took hold at Hazel Copse Farm in Beaulieu POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that ripped through…


Rider shocked by suspected poisoning of stallion at Horse of the Year qualifier

21 June 2019
Rider shocked by suspected poisoning of stallion at Horse of the Year qualifier

Rider shocked by suspected poisoning of stallion at Horse of the Year qualifier

21 June 2019

Calimeer was suspected to have been poisoned at an Arab Horse Society show in Basildon A HORSE lover has spoken of her shock and devastation after discovering…


Town's shuttered bank faces demolition under new proposals for flats

20 June 2019
Town's shuttered bank faces demolition under new proposals for flats

Town's shuttered bank faces demolition under new proposals for flats

20 June 2019

Scaffolding surrounds the Natwest bank in Commercial Road, Totton, in 2017 A BANK which closed two years ago because of a leaky roof could be demolished…


Six years' jail for debt-ridden dad who turned to drug-dealing

13 June 2019
Six years' jail for debt-ridden dad who turned to drug-dealing

Six years' jail for debt-ridden dad who turned to drug-dealing

13 June 2019

Javed Mia was jailed at Southampton Crown Court A MAN who admitted selling more than four kilos of cocaine in a bid to clear a £20,000 drug debt has been…


Mentally ill man fell through the cracks to cause 'tsunami of misery', court told

06 June 2019
Mentally ill man fell through the cracks to cause 'tsunami of misery', court told

Mentally ill man fell through the cracks to cause 'tsunami of misery', court told

06 June 2019

The Arnewood Practice in New Milton A MENTALLY ill man narrowly avoided jail for causing “a tsunami of misery” to people at the Arnewood Centre GP surgery…


Father faces jail after drug dealing to escape £20,000 debt threats

04 June 2019
Father faces jail after drug dealing to escape £20,000 debt threats

Father faces jail after drug dealing to escape £20,000 debt threats

04 June 2019

Javed Miah (30) appeared at Southampton Crown Court A MAN who admitted selling more than four kilos of cocaine in a bid to clear a £20,000 drug debt was…


Scheme for 100 new homes on farmland unveiled by housebuilder

03 June 2019
Scheme for 100 new homes on farmland unveiled by housebuilder

Scheme for 100 new homes on farmland unveiled by housebuilder

03 June 2019

The plans are for land off Jacob’s Walk in Hounsdown, Totton (Photo: stock image) PLANS have been unveiled for up to 100 new homes to be built on farmland…


Food share charity celebrates five years of fighting hunger and waste

22 May 2019
Food share charity celebrates five years of fighting hunger and waste

Food share charity celebrates five years of fighting hunger and waste

22 May 2019

Celebrating are (from left) Jasmine Saunders of Morrisons, Paul Smith of Enterprise, Clare Martin and Mark Varney of FareShare, and Jackie Warren and…


Anger as taxpayers' cash for local policing spent on other services

18 May 2019
Anger as taxpayers' cash for local policing spent on other services

Anger as taxpayers' cash for local policing spent on other services

18 May 2019

MONEY put aside to pay for extra community policing in Hythe and Dibden has been spent on other services instead, the parish council has admitted...


NHS trust bans smoking on all New Forest hospital sites

30 April 2019
NHS trust bans smoking on all New Forest hospital sites

NHS trust bans smoking on all New Forest hospital sites

30 April 2019

There will be a complete ban on smoking on Lymington Hospital's site, along with others in the Forest PATIENTS, visitors and staff can no longer smoke…


Survivor of attempted suicide by train kills himself in Brockenhurst

30 April 2019
Survivor of attempted suicide by train kills himself in Brockenhurst

Survivor of attempted suicide by train kills himself in Brockenhurst

30 April 2019

Paul Arnold's body was discovered at Brockenhurst Train Station A MAN killed himself on the railway line at Brockenhurst in the same spot where he suffered…


Thieves snatch baby bunnies from family ice cream parlour

24 April 2019
Thieves snatch baby bunnies from family ice cream parlour

Thieves snatch baby bunnies from family ice cream parlour

24 April 2019

Baby rabbits (Photo: stock image) BABY bunnies have been stolen from the garden of an ice cream parlour. The incident occurred at Carlos Ices and Tea…


Gang of supermarket raiders snatch cigarettes and empty tills

23 April 2019
Gang of supermarket raiders snatch cigarettes and empty tills

Gang of supermarket raiders snatch cigarettes and empty tills

23 April 2019

Morrisons in Spruce Drive, Totton POLICE are hunting raiders who broke into a supermarket in Totton and stole a quantity of cigarettes this morning (Tuesday). Hampshire…


Residents forced to flee their homes from launderette fire

16 April 2019
Residents forced to flee their homes from launderette fire

Residents forced to flee their homes from launderette fire

16 April 2019

Smoke damage to the flats above Tweedy Laundry in Rumbridge Street, Totton RESIDENTS living above a launderette had to flee to safety when a blaze broke…


Drugs and alcohol killed man who drank up to 24 cans of cider a day

16 April 2019
Drugs and alcohol killed man who drank up to 24 cans of cider a day

Drugs and alcohol killed man who drank up to 24 cans of cider a day

16 April 2019

The coroner's court at Winchester A MAN who drank up to 24 cans of cider a day died from acute alcohol intoxication, an inquest heard. Karl Chambers (46)…


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