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Roadside orchids mowed down for third time by council 'vandalism'

20 June 2019
Roadside orchids mowed down for third time by council 'vandalism'

Roadside orchids mowed down for third time by council 'vandalism'

20 June 2019

Doug Hounsome by the A35 in 2016 after the orchids were mown down for the second time A RETIRED landscape gardener is furious after finding that Hampshire…


Ram-raiders smash into garage to steal haul of valuable tools

19 June 2019
Ram-raiders smash into garage to steal haul of valuable tools

Ram-raiders smash into garage to steal haul of valuable tools

19 June 2019

Dorset Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident at Winkton Auto Centre RAIDERS made off with thousands of pounds of tools after using a van to…


Apology after community centre land sale meeting cancelled amid huge crowd

17 June 2019
Apology after community centre land sale meeting cancelled amid huge crowd

Apology after community centre land sale meeting cancelled amid huge crowd

17 June 2019

The queue for the meeting at the Lymington Centre stretched from the doors to the end of the road THE chair of Lymington Community Association has apologised…


Too-big crowds cancel crunch meeting on community centre land sell-off

14 June 2019
Too-big crowds cancel crunch meeting on community centre land sell-off

Too-big crowds cancel crunch meeting on community centre land sell-off

14 June 2019

The queue for the meeting at the Lymington Centre went out the door A SPECIAL meeting to decide whether part of the Lymington Centre car park would be…


Town's library starts a new chapter with £87,000 relaunch

10 June 2019
Town's library starts a new chapter with £87,000 relaunch

Town's library starts a new chapter with £87,000 relaunch

10 June 2019

New Milton library in Gore Road THE new-look New Milton library will reopen to the public today (Monday) after an £87,000 refurbishment by Hampshire County…


'We were frightened but had to do our duty' - D-Day veterans tell their 75th anniversary stories

06 June 2019
'We were frightened but had to do our duty' - D-Day veterans tell their 75th anniversary stories

'We were frightened but had to do our duty' - D-Day veterans tell their 75th anniversary stories

06 June 2019

LOCAL Second World War veterans have shared wartime tales about their experiences of D-Day to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the landings. Codenamed…


New campaign urges people to 'keep your distance' from New Forest livestock

05 June 2019
New campaign urges people to 'keep your distance' from New Forest livestock

New campaign urges people to 'keep your distance' from New Forest livestock

05 June 2019

Representatives New Forest organisations at the campaign launch at Hatchet Pond near Beaulieu NEW FOREST organisations have come together to combat the…


Cafe owner star-struck as Sir Rod Stewart relives Maggie May memories

04 June 2019
Cafe owner star-struck as Sir Rod Stewart relives Maggie May memories

Cafe owner star-struck as Sir Rod Stewart relives Maggie May memories

04 June 2019

Dominic Ide was star-struck by Sir Rod Stewart's visit STAFF from a café in Beaulieu were star-struck when they received an unexpected visit from rock-and-roll…


Olympian opens Lymington Rowing Club's new gold-standard facilities

30 May 2019
Olympian opens Lymington Rowing Club's new gold-standard facilities

Olympian opens Lymington Rowing Club's new gold-standard facilities

30 May 2019

Lymington Rowing Club chairman Mark Viner with double Olympic gold medallist Heather Stanning at the grand opening WORLD champion rower and double Olympic…


Millions needed to save historic castle from falling into the sea

23 May 2019
Millions needed to save historic castle from falling into the sea

Millions needed to save historic castle from falling into the sea

23 May 2019

Sections of Hurst Castle's beach have been cordoned off for public safety MILLIONS of pounds of repairs are needed to prevent Hurst Castle from falling…


Paralympian Darren Kenny awards medals at inclusive cycle ride

23 May 2019
Paralympian Darren Kenny awards medals at inclusive cycle ride

Paralympian Darren Kenny awards medals at inclusive cycle ride

23 May 2019

Pedall New Forest riders at the start line in Brockenhurst GOLD medal-winning Paralympic cyclist Darren Kenny OBE presented medals to participants in…


New single on the way from home-grown singer Carley Varley

23 May 2019
New single on the way from home-grown singer Carley Varley

New single on the way from home-grown singer Carley Varley

23 May 2019

AN Open Mic UK finalist and Venus Award-winning musician is set to release her debut single. Carley Varley , a talented singer/songwriter from Milford,…


Residents urge cash-strapped police to put more officers on the streets

15 May 2019
Residents urge cash-strapped police to put more officers on the streets

Residents urge cash-strapped police to put more officers on the streets

15 May 2019

Budget cuts were blamed for fewer officers covering the west of the New Forest FRUSTRATED residents are putting pressure on the police force to increase…


Hospital offers advice to help mark Coeliac UK Awareness Week

13 May 2019
Hospital offers advice to help mark Coeliac UK Awareness Week

Hospital offers advice to help mark Coeliac UK Awareness Week

13 May 2019

Lymington hospital is marking Coeliac UK Awareness Week with an information stall on Tuesday 14th May AN information stall dedicated to coeliac disease…


Red letter day as downsized Lymington post office reopens

03 May 2019
Red letter day as downsized Lymington post office reopens

Red letter day as downsized Lymington post office reopens

03 May 2019

Sub-postmistress Shanti Agath (second left) with staff STAFF at the new-look Lymington post office welcomed back customers after reopening at its fresh…


Steel specialist Toby Hill-Cousins finds strength through collaboration

01 May 2019
Steel specialist Toby Hill-Cousins finds strength through collaboration

Steel specialist Toby Hill-Cousins finds strength through collaboration

01 May 2019

Director of Solent Steel Structures Toby Hill-Cousins at his desk in the A&Ts IncuHive A STEEL specialist who prides himself on offering affordable…


Minor injures unit at Lymington hospital cuts opening hours

25 April 2019
Minor injures unit at Lymington hospital cuts opening hours

Minor injures unit at Lymington hospital cuts opening hours

25 April 2019

Lymington New Forest Hospital houses the minor injuries unit PRESSURE on staff has been blamed for the reduction of opening hours at the minor injuries…


RNLI to the rescue as speedboat bought on eBay ends up all at sea

25 April 2019
RNLI to the rescue as speedboat bought on eBay ends up all at sea

RNLI to the rescue as speedboat bought on eBay ends up all at sea

25 April 2019

The Calshot D-Class lifeboat Willet towing the broken down vessel to the slipway A SPEEDBOAT broke down and had to be rescued by Calshot and Lepe RNLI…


Zig-zag path set to reopen after public campaign victory

18 April 2019
Zig-zag path set to reopen after public campaign victory

Zig-zag path set to reopen after public campaign victory

18 April 2019

The Highcliffe zig-zag path under construction THE zig-zag path between Highcliffe Castle and beach is set to re-open tomorrow (Friday) after completion…


New Forest's own grand designs awarded with architecture accolades

18 April 2019
New Forest's own grand designs awarded with architecture accolades

New Forest's own grand designs awarded with architecture accolades

18 April 2019

At the front from l-r are, Jennifer Hart, Woodgreen Methodist Church, Martin Hallam, Hampshire County Council, Oliver Crosthwaite-Eyre, New Forest National…


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