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Paddle boarders rescued from shipping lane

Paddle boarders rescued from shipping lane

Paddle boarders rescued from shipping lane

20 August 2021

CALSHOT RNLI rescued two paddle boarders who drifted into a shipping lane close to a large container ship in Southampton Water.


Call for better warnings at New Forest beach after four children swept away by strong currents

Call for better warnings at New Forest beach after four children swept away by strong currents

Call for better warnings at New Forest beach after four children swept away by strong currents

20 August 2021

THERE have been calls for extra warning signs at a popular New Forest beach after children were swept away by strong currents twice within a week.


'Hero' rescuer needs emergency help after saving children in water off Lepe Beach

'Hero' rescuer needs emergency help after saving children in water off Lepe Beach

'Hero' rescuer needs emergency help after saving children in water off Lepe Beach

17 August 2021

A MAN collapsed and was left gasping for breath after helping rescue three children caught by the current off Lepe Beach yesterday (Monday) afternoon.


Medal for RNLI crew member's 30 years' service

Medal for RNLI crew member's 30 years' service

Medal for RNLI crew member's 30 years' service

11 August 2021

A CALSHOT RNLI crew member who has served with the station for 30 years has been presented with a long service medal.


Walkers can step back in time with new routes opened in the Forest

Walkers can step back in time with new routes opened in the Forest

Walkers can step back in time with new routes opened in the Forest

06 August 2021

WALKERS can combine exercise with exploration during a series of new routes celebrating the history and folklore of the New Forest.


Garden backdrops for summer of outdoor theatre in New Forest

Garden backdrops for summer of outdoor theatre in New Forest

Garden backdrops for summer of outdoor theatre in New Forest

23 July 2021

OUTDOOR theatre will take centre stage with the stunning backdrop of Beaulieu and Exbury Gardens during a series of productions this summer.


RNLI rescues teen in sea off Calshot

RNLI rescues teen in sea off Calshot

RNLI rescues teen in sea off Calshot

07 June 2021

A TEENAGER had to be rescued by an RNLI team after the current swept him away from the shore at Calshot.


Exbury lifeboat service wins highest voluntary honour

Exbury lifeboat service wins highest voluntary honour

Exbury lifeboat service wins highest voluntary honour

05 June 2021

THE highest honour a voluntary organisation can get has been awarded to an Exbury-based search and rescue group in its 50th anniversary year.


Beach litter patrols to issue fines this summer

Beach litter patrols to issue fines this summer

Beach litter patrols to issue fines this summer

02 June 2021

A BEACH litter campaign has resumed and will see offenders who leave rubbish fined, amid free bag dispensers being installed at six local beaches.


Appeal over plan for homes on site of demolished New Forest pub is rejected

Appeal over plan for homes on site of demolished New Forest pub is rejected

Appeal over plan for homes on site of demolished New Forest pub is rejected

20 May 2021

A DEVELOPER who wanted to build seven new homes on the site of a now-demolished pub in the New Forest has lost his appeal.


Woman needed emergency treatment after eating wild mushroom near New Forest beach

Woman needed emergency treatment after eating wild mushroom near New Forest beach

Woman needed emergency treatment after eating wild mushroom near New Forest beach

22 April 2021

PEOPLE are urged to be wary of eating wild mushrooms after a woman had to be treated by paramedics for an allergic reaction near a New Forest beach.


U-turn over closure of toilets at Barton and Calshot, with £9k Covid revamp revealed

U-turn over closure of toilets at Barton and Calshot, with £9k Covid revamp revealed

U-turn over closure of toilets at Barton and Calshot, with £9k Covid revamp revealed

18 March 2021

PUBLIC toilets at Barton and Calshot are set to stay open for now after a controversial plan to keep them closed was flushed away...


Lepe Lookout scoops top UK design award

Lepe Lookout scoops top UK design award

Lepe Lookout scoops top UK design award

16 March 2021

AN ECO-FRIENDLY restaurant and visitor centre offering panoramic views of the Solent from Lepe has scooped a prestigious national design accolade...


Thousands sign petition against demolition of Calshot beach toilets

Thousands sign petition against demolition of Calshot beach toilets

Thousands sign petition against demolition of Calshot beach toilets

23 February 2021

MORE than 3,000 people have signed a petition to stop public toilets at Calshot beach being demolished, claiming it will lead to more mess at the popular beauty spot...


Army veteran hit hard by friends' deaths died in high-speed drink-driving crash

Army veteran hit hard by friends' deaths died in high-speed drink-driving crash

Army veteran hit hard by friends' deaths died in high-speed drink-driving crash

14 January 2021

A VETERAN affected by losing friends on the battlefield was drink-driving when he was killed in a high-speed crash near Calshot , an inquest heard...


Quick actions save life of young sailor swept overboard at Calshot Spit

Quick actions save life of young sailor swept overboard at Calshot Spit

Quick actions save life of young sailor swept overboard at Calshot Spit

23 November 2020

Rescue tend to the sailor (photo: Paul Courcha) A LIFEBOAT mechanic’s quick actions were credited with saving the life of a young sailor who was swept…


Exbury Gardens grows its opening season to December for first time in 101 years

Exbury Gardens grows its opening season to December for first time in 101 years

Exbury Gardens grows its opening season to December for first time in 101 years

15 November 2020

Exbury Gardens is currently ablaze with autumn colour EXBURY Gardens will remain open into December for the first time in its 101-year history to give…


Experienced paddleboarders rescued after being caught out by tide

Experienced paddleboarders rescued after being caught out by tide

Experienced paddleboarders rescued after being caught out by tide

19 October 2020

Calshot RNLI helped the pair at Lepe (picture: Calshot RNLI) TWO experienced paddleboarders had to be rescued after getting caught up in a fast-moving…


Tide warning after kayaker rescued from mud

Tide warning after kayaker rescued from mud

Tide warning after kayaker rescued from mud

01 September 2020

Rescuers used mud mads to reach the kayaker (picture: HFRS) WATERCRAFT users are being urged to check tide times before going out after a kayaker had…


Flood alerts for coastal areas as gale force winds expected

Flood alerts for coastal areas as gale force winds expected

Flood alerts for coastal areas as gale force winds expected

21 August 2020

Flood warnings are in place for Christchurch Harbour, Calshot and Lepe, and Beaulieu FLOOD alerts have been issued for local coastal areas this afternoon…


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