FUNDING of up to £25,000 is available for New Forest residents to help make their homes more energy efficient.
SECURITY staff at ExxonMobil's oil refinery in Fawley are to receive a "well-deserved" 31% pay rise, the GMB Union has confirmed.
A DEVELOPMENT of 19 affordable homes can be built in Fawley after New Forest District Council gave planning permission
POLICE who raided three properties in Totton have arrested a man on suspicion of cultivating class B drugs after discovering a cannabis factory.
PLANS to bring back passenger trains to the Waterside line have been publicly backed by local public figures including TV historian Dan Snow.
A MEMORIAL service has been held for retired draughtsman Dave Ratford, who was a well-known face around Burley and praised for his handyman skills.
STUDENTS across the New Forest and Christchurch have celebrated receiving their A-Level results.
PLANS to build 46 new homes in Sway - half of which will be affordable - have been unanimously back by the national park authority.
INTERNATIONAL quality marks have been awarded to green spaces in Christchurch.
A NEW Forest version of Monopoly is set to hit the shops next year after the public get the chance to nominate local landmarks for the board.
A NEW Forest school which made a bid to stop holding daily collective worship as only a third of its families were Christian has been turned down.
A VOLUNTEER group set up to promote Brockenhurst train station and improve links with the community has been shortlisted for a national award.
A PLANNING inspector has turned down an appeal by a Bransgore homeowner to build a replacement dwelling after a blaze tore through his property.
THE organisers of this weekend's Ellingham Show have banned visitors from bringing dogs to the event due to the continued heatwave.
AFFORDABLE homes scheme given the go ahead for New Milton after NFDC's planning committee rejected officers’ advice and approved the scheme.
THE inventor of the hovercraft, who carried out much of his research in Hythe, has been honoured with a blue plaque in the village.
FORMER mayor of Lymington and New Milton, Doreen Rendell, has died just five months from celebrating her 100th birthday.
THE cost for vehicles crossing the historic toll bridge at Eling could double to £2 under plans being considered by the town council.
IMPROVEMENTS are to be made on a route popular with walkers and cyclists between Totton and Southampton, it has been confirmed.
PLANS to demolish a home in Pennington and build five new dwellings in its place have been turned down by New Forest District Council.