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.
12 January 2022
A RENOWNED Christmas lighting display in Barton raised £6,000 for the NHS.
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.
20 December 2021
TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences after a police pursuit in New Milton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
15 November 2021
A DEVELOPER has won a planning appeal to tear down a home in an exclusive Barton road and build four houses.
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.
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.
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.
03 August 2021
A DOG had a lucky escape after falling 15ft from the clifftop at Barton.
25 July 2021
MOTORHOME owners parking overnight on Barton clifftop have been accused of anti-social behaviour after running their engines into the night.
20 July 2021
A CREW of refuse collectors had a lucky escape after their truck burst into flames in Barton, this morning (Tuesday).
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.
22 June 2021
AN elderly car driver was hospitalised after a crash with a minibus carrying nine people in Barton Court Avenue.
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.
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.