SENIOR district councillors have said they are powerless to do anything to stop more bank branches shut after the latest raft of local closures.
CONTROVERSY over the sacking of P&O Ferries staff could scupper a major firm’s potential involvement in the Solent Freeport, it has emerged.
A CHILDREN’S entertainer from New Milton raped a 12-year-old girl in a toilet, a jury was told at the opening of his trial this week.
A RISE in online parcel orders could prove a red-letter day for Lymington amid plans to revamp the town’s former post office.
RINGWOOD'S Mens Shed project has finally thrown open its doors - and is holding an open day tomorrow (Friday).
THE flagship Solent Freeport project has moved a step closer after New Forest district councillors backed its progression to the next phase.
NHS staff gathered at Christchurch Hospital to reflect on the Covid-19 pandemic and remember those who died.
SWAY will be without a post office for 10 days from Thursday, as the outlet moves to a new location.
ROLLING out wheelie bins to New Forest residents will be deeply unpopular, district councillors have warned.
A CONVICTED paedophile who forced himself naked on a boy in the showers at a New Milton leisure centre has been locked up.
NEW Forest and Christchurch services may still be lost despite a national fund of up to £150m for bus companies, local operators have warned.
DISCUSSION could be held over relocating campsite pitches in the New Forest following the takeover of the district’s 10 venues by Forestry England.
PENNINGTON man Joe Chamberlain was spared going to jail at Southampton Crown Court despite admitting failing to turn up to unpaid work sessions.
DRIVERS will have to pay for parking in Lymington high street after plans were approved by Hampshire County Council in the face of public opposition.
BURGLARS targeted the Central Convenience store in Ringwood this morning (Thursday), Hampshire Police confirmed.
CONTROVERSIAL parking charges for Lymington High Street were set to be greenlit by Hampshire County Council, despite widespread opposition.
GRAND entrance gates and hard standing driveways are being targeted in a new National Park Authority planning design guide for applicants.
NEW Forest District Council is set to introduce wheelie bins as it overhauls its waste service - which is set to cost £1.5m a year more than now.
A POLITICAL row broke out after councillors were granted a combined £24,000 extra to hand out to communities during the Queen’s jubilee year.
SIR Desmond Swayne has defended the 2.7% pay rise agreed for MPs, pointing the finger at the independent body advising the increase.