TRADERS in Christchurch are set to vote on plans to bring in a business levy to help pay for town centre improvements and boost the local economy.
A 35-YEAR-old man from the New Forest has been jailed for 18 weeks after stealing £2,500 worth of goods from a John Lewis store.
TIPS to help people care for the New Forest have popped up at key gateways to the national park.
TWO men are in custody after a Lymington shop was burgled early this morning (Thursday).
A RINGWOOD workshop has found excellence in excrement as its dog poo bag dispenser has scooped a place in a global online giant's design awards.
A BRANSGORE family escaped a blaze in their home after a lightning strike which "turned the whole street yellow".
THE weekend's horrible weather is set to start this afternoon with high winds and thunder forecast locally.
THE weekend weather is about to take a sharp turn from the current heatwave, with warnings of heavy rain and thundery showers.
HIGH temperatures are to continue in Christchurch and the New Forest until Thursday, with the Met Office issuing its first amber extreme heat warning.
A HOST of residents in the Fawley area woke this morning (Monday) to find their power off.
A FORMER Green Beret from Lymington is now fighting on the frontline for his cannabis oil products.
POLICE stumbled across a collection of cannabis plants while patrolling a local beauty spot.
A WEATHER alert for thunderstorms and heavy rain has been issued for the New Forest and Christchurch today (Monday).
THE Red Arrows will be soaring over Christchurch and the New Forest this weekend
A FLYTIP thought to contain asbestos has been dumped on a rural New Forest road.
A MAN is due in court on Thursday in connection with the death of Ella Cooper after a three-vehicle road crash.
CHRISTCHURCH firm Reidsteel will be pushing into the old Peeks and Monkey Madness site next door.
ZACHARY Southern (27) carried out burglaries in Brockenhurst, Dibden Purlieu, Marchwood and Lymington.
RESIDENTS in the New Forest and Christchurch have been warned to batten down the hatches tomorrow (Tuesday).
A YELLOW weather alert has been issued for parts of the New Forest tomorrow.