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Refuse lorry accident brings down power lines, cutting off homes

20 September 2019
Refuse lorry accident brings down power lines, cutting off homes

Refuse lorry accident brings down power lines, cutting off homes

20 September 2019

According to officers, the Biffa lorry's top door accidentally opened and hit the power lines (Photo: Hampshire police) MORE than 50 properties were left…


Man arrested after armed alert in Fawley

17 September 2019
Man arrested after armed alert in Fawley

Man arrested after armed alert in Fawley

17 September 2019

The alarm was raised shortly before 2pm on Friday ARMED police swooped on a Fawley street amid reports a man had been spotted carrying a handgun. The…


Heartbreak after rowing club raiders steal £400 raised to improve junior facilities

17 September 2019
Heartbreak after rowing club raiders steal £400 raised to improve junior facilities

Heartbreak after rowing club raiders steal £400 raised to improve junior facilities

17 September 2019

Kirsty Melin (left) with fellow coach Jane Homewood and members of the rowing club's junior squad A JUNIOR coach at Lymington Rowing Club was left heartbroken…


Shutting the gate on access to New Milton beauty spot

16 September 2019
Shutting the gate on access to New Milton beauty spot

Shutting the gate on access to New Milton beauty spot

16 September 2019

Disabled people have had problems accessing Ballard Lake SPECIAL walks for people with learning difficulties, dementia and other disabilities may be cancelled…


'Hot Fuzz' as police van catches fire with prisoner inside

16 September 2019
'Hot Fuzz' as police van catches fire with prisoner inside

'Hot Fuzz' as police van catches fire with prisoner inside

16 September 2019

Officers at the scene of the incident (Photo: Hampshire police) AN arrest took an unexpected and dramatic turn when the police van carrying the suspect…


Thousands climb aboard extended bus service to New Milton

16 September 2019
Thousands climb aboard extended bus service to New Milton

Thousands climb aboard extended bus service to New Milton

16 September 2019

From left are Simon Newport and Fiona Harwood from Yellow Buses, Cllr Alvin Reid, Suna King, town clerk Graham Flexman and supervisor Stan Goodwin THE…


Vandals wreck rugby club's new goalposts within 24 hours

15 September 2019
Vandals wreck rugby club's new goalposts within 24 hours

Vandals wreck rugby club's new goalposts within 24 hours

15 September 2019

New Milton Rugby Club's clubhouse at Ashley rec BEEFED-UP security is being considered by New Milton Rugby Club after vandals struck again by wrecking…


Woman shaken after 'split-second' bag snatch by cycling thief

13 September 2019
Woman shaken after 'split-second' bag snatch by cycling thief

Woman shaken after 'split-second' bag snatch by cycling thief

13 September 2019

The bag stolen from Janet Massey was a Christmas present from her husband A WOMAN was left badly shaken after a cyclist reached into her car and snatched…


Mystery solved of big bang that shook people's homes

12 September 2019
Mystery solved of big bang that shook people's homes

Mystery solved of big bang that shook people's homes

12 September 2019

THE answer has been found to what caused a huge bang that mystified residents who reported it shaking their homes...


Bid to revamp old station house keeps heritage centre plan on track

12 September 2019
Bid to revamp old station house keeps heritage centre plan on track

Bid to revamp old station house keeps heritage centre plan on track

12 September 2019

The New Milton station master's house in the early 20th century PLANS to transform the disused railway station master’s house in New Milton into a heritage…


Bug hotel arsonists 'put town beauty spot at risk', warns conservationist

10 September 2019
Bug hotel arsonists 'put town beauty spot at risk', warns conservationist

Bug hotel arsonists 'put town beauty spot at risk', warns conservationist

10 September 2019

Friends of Ballard Water Meadows chair Alan Hopking where the flames reached ARSONISTS put an entire New Forest beauty spot in danger when they set light…


VIDEO: Explosion after beachcomber discovers live grenade

09 September 2019
VIDEO: Explosion after beachcomber discovers live grenade

VIDEO: Explosion after beachcomber discovers live grenade

09 September 2019

The grenade was detonated by a Royal Navy bomb disposal team (Photo: Lymington Coastguard) A MAN looking for glass bottles got more than he bargained…


Parking firm told to get planning permission for controversial cameras

05 September 2019
Parking firm told to get planning permission for controversial cameras

Parking firm told to get planning permission for controversial cameras

05 September 2019

Britannia Parking has been enforcing a 20-minute restriction at the Old Milton Green car park for two years THE enforcers of a controversial parking restriction…


Shoplifting victim says budget cuts affecting police response

05 September 2019
Shoplifting victim says budget cuts affecting police response

Shoplifting victim says budget cuts affecting police response

05 September 2019

Store manager Aaron Page is frustrated by the lack of police resources in the area (Photo: Steve West) THE manager of a family-owned Lyndhurst gift shop…


Shopkeeper feared for his family after would-be thieves set fire to ATM

03 September 2019
Shopkeeper feared for his family after would-be thieves set fire to ATM

Shopkeeper feared for his family after would-be thieves set fire to ATM

03 September 2019

The fire-damaged cash machine outside the Premier store in Brockenhurst A SHOPKEEPER said his family’s lives were put at risk when masked raiders set…


Warning to neighbours as fire crews tackle large waste blaze

02 September 2019
Warning to neighbours as fire crews tackle large waste blaze

Warning to neighbours as fire crews tackle large waste blaze

02 September 2019

Around 30 firefighters have been tackling the blaze at the waste centre (Photo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) NEARBY residents and businesses are…


Overturned tipper truck sparks renewed calls for road safety action

30 August 2019
Overturned tipper truck sparks renewed calls for road safety action

Overturned tipper truck sparks renewed calls for road safety action

30 August 2019

The truck's overturned trailer caused hold-ups in Lymington town centre for four-and-a-half hours (Photo: Jennifer Cutmore) CAMPAIGNERS renewed calls…


VIDEO: Fury as CCTV shows vandals destroying silent soldier memorial

30 August 2019
VIDEO: Fury as CCTV shows vandals destroying silent soldier memorial

VIDEO: Fury as CCTV shows vandals destroying silent soldier memorial

30 August 2019

 SHOCK and disgust has been vented towards teenage vandals who attacked a silent soldier memorial in Blackfield, decapitating it and cutting it in half. The…


Food bank criticises councillors' calls to launch new operation as 'folly'

25 August 2019
Food bank criticises councillors' calls to launch new operation as 'folly'

Food bank criticises councillors' calls to launch new operation as 'folly'

25 August 2019

The New Forest Basics Bank depends on regular contributions of food from the public TRUSTEES of the New Forest Basics Bank have criticised comments made…


Pair come forward after McDonald's 'assault' CCTV appeal

23 August 2019
Pair come forward after McDonald's 'assault' CCTV appeal

Pair come forward after McDonald's 'assault' CCTV appeal

23 August 2019

The McDonald's branch in Somerford Road, Christchurch A MAN and a woman sought in connection with an alleged assault on a teenage boy at McDonald’s in…


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