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Paraglider died after plummeting at Barton clifftop

Paraglider died after plummeting at Barton clifftop

Paraglider died after plummeting at Barton clifftop

11 May 2022

A PARAGLIDER died after his craft's wing collapsed, causing him to plummet to the ground at Barton, an inquest has heard.


Work on new Barton Co-op to finally resume after 12-month legal wrangle

Work on new Barton Co-op to finally resume after 12-month legal wrangle

Work on new Barton Co-op to finally resume after 12-month legal wrangle

10 May 2022

THE creation of a supermarket chain’s new branch in a landmark Barton building is finally set to resume after a year-long legal wrangle.


Surfer’s illness blamed on sewage at Barton beach

Surfer’s illness blamed on sewage at Barton beach

Surfer’s illness blamed on sewage at Barton beach

05 May 2022

A SURFER who fell seriously ill after riding waves off Barton beach has blamed sewage discharged into the Solent.


Barton birthday pair celebrate combined 206 years

Barton birthday pair celebrate combined 206 years

Barton birthday pair celebrate combined 206 years

01 April 2022

BARTON care home residents Irene Harris and Marjorie Nutton have marked combined birthdays totalling 206 years.


Barton meadow given protection boost with new status

Barton meadow given protection boost with new status

Barton meadow given protection boost with new status

01 April 2022

A BARTON meadow has been officially recognised as a village green in a bid to protect it from development and boost wildlife.


WATCH: Wartime bomb detonated at Barton holiday park

WATCH: Wartime bomb detonated at Barton holiday park

WATCH: Wartime bomb detonated at Barton holiday park

22 March 2022

RESIDENTS had a rude awakening this morning (Tuesday) when an unexploded wartime bomb was detonated after being unearthed at a Barton holiday park.


Barton school honoured for music efforts during lockdown

Barton school honoured for music efforts during lockdown

Barton school honoured for music efforts during lockdown

18 March 2022

BARTON school has won a gold award for its efforts during the pandemic to connect the community through music.


£3,500 boost for Barton clifftop Queen's jubilee event

£3,500 boost for Barton clifftop Queen's jubilee event

£3,500 boost for Barton clifftop Queen's jubilee event

25 February 2022

MAJOR festivities on Barton clifftop marking the Queen’s platinum jubilee are set to benefit from £3,500 in New Milton Town Council funding.


Bereaved sister speaks out on NHS trust downgrade

Bereaved sister speaks out on NHS trust downgrade

Bereaved sister speaks out on NHS trust downgrade

19 February 2022

A BEREAVED sister has slammed Southern Health in the wake of its overall rating being downgraded by national watchdog the Care Quality Commission.


Downtown mum fashions winning charity T-shirt design

Downtown mum fashions winning charity T-shirt design

Downtown mum fashions winning charity T-shirt design

04 February 2022

A DESIGN by a New Forest mum has been printed on a T-shirt by fashion company White Stuff to raise funds for family charity Home-Start UK.


'Friends' group keeping alive memories of Barton's Indian soldier hospital

'Friends' group keeping alive memories of Barton's Indian soldier hospital

'Friends' group keeping alive memories of Barton's Indian soldier hospital

28 January 2022

A SPECIAL group has been launched to ensure memories are “never forgotten” of a hospital which treated thousands of Indian troops in Barton.


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.


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