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Clifftop party among New Forest events to celebrate Queen's jubilee

Clifftop party among New Forest events to celebrate Queen's jubilee

Clifftop party among New Forest events to celebrate Queen's jubilee

20 January 2022

A CLIFFTOP celebration with a parade and beacon lighting is one of the New Forest events planned to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.


Byron Road illuminations raise £6,000 for NHS

Byron Road illuminations raise £6,000 for NHS

Byron Road illuminations raise £6,000 for NHS

12 January 2022

A RENOWNED Christmas lighting display in Barton raised £6,000 for the NHS.


'Crumbling' Barton beach toilets set for full refurb by summer

'Crumbling' Barton beach toilets set for full refurb by summer

'Crumbling' Barton beach toilets set for full refurb by summer

10 January 2022

NEW Milton councillors welcomed news that Barton beach’s “frighteningly frail” public toilets are set to be fully refurbished by the summer.


Men arrested after drugs found in car following police pursuit in New Milton

Men arrested after drugs found in car following police pursuit in New Milton

Men arrested after drugs found in car following police pursuit in New Milton

20 December 2021

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences after a police pursuit in New Milton.


£9,000 tree felling approved in Barton

£9,000 tree felling approved in Barton

£9,000 tree felling approved in Barton

17 December 2021

MORE than £9,000 will be pumped into a programme to fell and replace storm-damaged trees at a popular open space in Barton.

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'An absolute hero' – Barton widower who inspired Dame Esther Rantzen's loneliness charity dies aged 99

'An absolute hero' – Barton widower who inspired Dame Esther Rantzen's loneliness charity dies aged 99

'An absolute hero' – Barton widower who inspired Dame Esther Rantzen's loneliness charity dies aged 99

30 November 2021

DAME Esther Rantzen has hailed a Barton widower who inspired her to set up a loneliness charity after he died a few days short of his 100th birthday.


Byron Road illuminations return for NHS boost

Byron Road illuminations return for NHS boost

Byron Road illuminations return for NHS boost

29 November 2021

HUNDREDS of people braved the cold on Sunday to watch a famous Barton street illuminated with more than 80,000 Christmas lights.


Relief as once-threatened Barton beach toilets now number one for improvements

Relief as once-threatened Barton beach toilets now number one for improvements

Relief as once-threatened Barton beach toilets now number one for improvements

18 November 2021

COUNCILLORS were flushed with pride to hear Barton beach’s aged public toilets, previously threatened with demolition, are top of an upgrade list.


Bid to increase lorries at Downton quarry amid demand for building materials

Bid to increase lorries at Downton quarry amid demand for building materials

Bid to increase lorries at Downton quarry amid demand for building materials

18 November 2021

THE operators of a Downton quarry have applied to increase the number of visiting lorries in order to meet a growing demand for building materials.


Developer wins appeal to tear down Barton mansion and build four homes

Developer wins appeal to tear down Barton mansion and build four homes

Developer wins appeal to tear down Barton mansion and build four homes

15 November 2021

A DEVELOPER has won a planning appeal to tear down a home in an exclusive Barton road and build four houses.


Where to pay your respects this Remembrance Day around the New Forest and Christchurch

Where to pay your respects this Remembrance Day around the New Forest and Christchurch

Where to pay your respects this Remembrance Day around the New Forest and Christchurch

12 November 2021

TOWNS and villages across the New Forest and Christchurch will join the nation in commemorating the fallen on Remembrance Sunday, 14th November.


Opening of new Barton Co-op delayed

Opening of new Barton Co-op delayed

Opening of new Barton Co-op delayed

21 October 2021

THE opening of a major supermarket chain’s new branch in a landmark Barton building has been delayed by hold-ups over settling highways access.


Book on Barton-born Vietnam War veteran who played in Ashes

Book on Barton-born Vietnam War veteran who played in Ashes

Book on Barton-born Vietnam War veteran who played in Ashes

06 August 2021

THE story of the only Vietnam War veteran who played test cricket for Australia – having been born in Barton – has been revealed in a new book.


Terrier rescued by coastguard after plunge down Barton cliff

Terrier rescued by coastguard after plunge down Barton cliff

Terrier rescued by coastguard after plunge down Barton cliff

03 August 2021

A DOG had a lucky escape after falling 15ft from the clifftop at Barton.


Campervan owners leaving engines running are 'polluting' clifftop

Campervan owners leaving engines running are 'polluting' clifftop

Campervan owners leaving engines running are 'polluting' clifftop

25 July 2021

MOTORHOME owners parking overnight on Barton clifftop have been accused of anti-social behaviour after running their engines into the night.


Council crew escape refuse truck fire

Council crew escape refuse truck fire

Council crew escape refuse truck fire

20 July 2021

A CREW of refuse collectors had a lucky escape after their truck burst into flames in Barton, this morning (Tuesday).


Future coastline flood defences on the rocks without financial help, NFDC warns

Future coastline flood defences on the rocks without financial help, NFDC warns

Future coastline flood defences on the rocks without financial help, NFDC warns

18 July 2021

MORE funding will have to be found if projects to protect the local coastline are to go ahead, civic chiefs have warned.


Driver taken to hospital after crash with minibus in Barton

Driver taken to hospital after crash with minibus in Barton

Driver taken to hospital after crash with minibus in Barton

22 June 2021

AN elderly car driver was hospitalised after a crash with a minibus carrying nine people in Barton Court Avenue.

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Disused gravel store could be offered to BMX riders after meadow damage

Disused gravel store could be offered to BMX riders after meadow damage

Disused gravel store could be offered to BMX riders after meadow damage

11 June 2021

A DISUSED Barton gravel store could be temporarily made available for BMX riders to prevent further damage being caused to nearby Long Meadow.


Deadly hemlock warning at popular dog walking site

Deadly hemlock warning at popular dog walking site

Deadly hemlock warning at popular dog walking site

03 June 2021

WARNING signs were re-erected at popular dog walking site Long Meadow in Barton after recent flooding disturbed potentially lethal water hemlock.


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