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Pensioner who went missing from care home found after helicopter search

Pensioner who went missing from care home found after helicopter search

Pensioner who went missing from care home found after helicopter search

30 July 2020

The National Police Air Service helicopter helped find the missing man (picture: NPAS) A MAJOR search was launched after an elderly resident went missing…


Work finally starts on new supermarket in Forest village's landmark building

Work finally starts on new supermarket in Forest village's landmark building

Work finally starts on new supermarket in Forest village's landmark building

09 July 2020

Westcliffe Buildings in Barton WORK has begun on a major supermarket chain’s new branch which will create 15 new jobs at a landmark building in Barton…


Teenage surfer taken to hospital after being caught in riptide and swept onto rocks

Teenage surfer taken to hospital after being caught in riptide and swept onto rocks

Teenage surfer taken to hospital after being caught in riptide and swept onto rocks

07 July 2020

Coastguards and a police helicopter were alerted A TEENAGE surfer has described his frightening experience after being caught in a riptide and swept onto…


Local kayaker who went missing off coast is found

Local kayaker who went missing off coast is found

Local kayaker who went missing off coast is found

26 May 2020

Police appealed for help to find the kayaker A KAYAKER from Barton who went missing yesterday (Monday) evening has been found safe and well. Dorset Police…


'You're putting lives at risk,' police tell lockdown sunbathers

'You're putting lives at risk,' police tell lockdown sunbathers

'You're putting lives at risk,' police tell lockdown sunbathers

26 March 2020

Police warned of the "sheer volume" of people out and about between Milford and Barton “YOU are putting people at risk.” That was the warning from police…


Care home boosts morale with 'lovely bunch of toilet rolls'

Care home boosts morale with 'lovely bunch of toilet rolls'

Care home boosts morale with 'lovely bunch of toilet rolls'

20 March 2020

White Rock nursing home in Barton A BARTON care home has hit upon a novel way of keeping up morale during the current crisis with a topical reworking…


Flats plan wins approval as councillors run out of reasons to refuse

Flats plan wins approval as councillors run out of reasons to refuse

Flats plan wins approval as councillors run out of reasons to refuse

20 February 2020

AJ Developments had been refused twice before gaining permission for the design in Barton Common Road DISTRICT councillors have expressed dismay at being…


Six pulled from the mud in four-hour rescue operation

Six pulled from the mud in four-hour rescue operation

Six pulled from the mud in four-hour rescue operation

03 February 2020

Lymington, Poole and Southbourne coastguard teams took part in the rescue operation (Photo: Southbourne Coastguard) A MAJOR four-hour rescue operation…


Do you know this man? CCTV image released after car and valuables stolen in burglary

Do you know this man? CCTV image released after car and valuables stolen in burglary

Do you know this man? CCTV image released after car and valuables stolen in burglary

28 January 2020

The suspect is wanted in connection with a burglary in which a BMW was stolen from a driveway POLICE have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace…


'We are doing all we can' to tackle park dog poisoning

'We are doing all we can' to tackle park dog poisoning

'We are doing all we can' to tackle park dog poisoning

27 January 2020

A dog walker surveys the new town council warning notices at Long Meadow EVERYTHING possible was being done to warn dog walkers about toxic plants after…


Stranded dolphin false alarm sparked by 'rock with a blowhole'

Stranded dolphin false alarm sparked by 'rock with a blowhole'

Stranded dolphin false alarm sparked by 'rock with a blowhole'

23 January 2020

Local dolphin sightings have increased in recent years, said a Lymington coastguard spokesperson (Photo: stock image) A COASTGUARD team sprang into action…


PICTURES: Suspected tornado leaves trail of destruction through village

PICTURES: Suspected tornado leaves trail of destruction through village

PICTURES: Suspected tornado leaves trail of destruction through village

17 January 2020

A wall in Barton was smashed down A TRAIL of destruction has been left in Barton by a suspected tornado which swept through early this morning (Friday). The…


Landslip sparks warning to keep away from eroding cliffs

Landslip sparks warning to keep away from eroding cliffs

Landslip sparks warning to keep away from eroding cliffs

16 January 2020

Walkers have been warned to keep clear of the erosion at Barton cliffs WALKERS are being urged to stay away from the edge at Barton cliffs after wet weather…


Cliffhanger ending for Zac the dog's Christmas walk

Cliffhanger ending for Zac the dog's Christmas walk

Cliffhanger ending for Zac the dog's Christmas walk

30 December 2019

Zac the dog was pulled up the cliff face to safety in a special retrieval bag (Photo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) A LATE-NIGHT Christmas stroll…


Rescuers race against the tide to save stranded fossil hunter

Rescuers race against the tide to save stranded fossil hunter

Rescuers race against the tide to save stranded fossil hunter

20 December 2019

The casualty was rescued after getting cut off below the Hoburne Naish holiday park (Photo: Southbourne Coastguard) A MAJOR rescue operation was launched…


Pensioner faces debt threat from out-of-the-blue food parcel

Pensioner faces debt threat from out-of-the-blue food parcel

Pensioner faces debt threat from out-of-the-blue food parcel

09 December 2019

The receipt warned the firm would not “accept any opposition” to the £73 bill A BARTON pensioner has warned people to be wary of a European food parcel…


Jimmy Tarbuck and Harry Redknapp light up last Byron Road switch-on

Jimmy Tarbuck and Harry Redknapp light up last Byron Road switch-on

Jimmy Tarbuck and Harry Redknapp light up last Byron Road switch-on

02 December 2019

This year is the last time the Byron Road will host a switch-on event TV COMIC legend Jimmy Tarbuck and former Bournemouth and Saints manager Harry Redknapp…


Christmas in Barton: Byron Road lights, camera - Christmas!

Christmas in Barton: Byron Road lights, camera - Christmas!

Christmas in Barton: Byron Road lights, camera - Christmas!

29 November 2019

Christmas in Barton: THIS December will be the last fundraising extravaganza at Byron Road, Barton, which over the years has raised thousands with its…


Woman who survived Spanish flu epidemic lives to be 100

Woman who survived Spanish flu epidemic lives to be 100

Woman who survived Spanish flu epidemic lives to be 100

28 November 2019

Marjorie celebrates her 100th with her son and daughter A WOMAN born at the height of the Spanish flu epidemic in Britain managed to escape catching the…


Pebble Beach: Finding veggie perfection and a royal treat

Pebble Beach: Finding veggie perfection and a royal treat

Pebble Beach: Finding veggie perfection and a royal treat

18 October 2019

Pebble Beach restaurant AS MANY a vegetarian will attest, the words “the chef will make you something special” can make your heart sink. What follows…


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