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New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

09 August 2020

One of the new anti-litter billboards BILLBOARDS featuring a giant crab are the latest initiative by New Forest District Council to encourage people to…


WATCH: Kayaking woman and young girl trapped in mud are winched to safety

WATCH: Kayaking woman and young girl trapped in mud are winched to safety

WATCH: Kayaking woman and young girl trapped in mud are winched to safety

23 July 2020

 A WOMAN and a young girl had to be rescued after their kayak became stuck in mud at Calshot . Calshot Activities Centre raised the alarm around 3pm…


Bomb alert, stranded family and inflatables rescue – RNLI station's 'challenging day'

Bomb alert, stranded family and inflatables rescue – RNLI station's 'challenging day'

Bomb alert, stranded family and inflatables rescue – RNLI station's 'challenging day'

10 June 2020

Lifeboats got plenty of use during Calshot RNLI's busiest day (picture: RNLI/Justyn Leonard) THE rescue of a grounded kayak – complicated by the discovery…


Driver arrested after armed police pursuit ends at New Forest beauty spot

Driver arrested after armed police pursuit ends at New Forest beauty spot

Driver arrested after armed police pursuit ends at New Forest beauty spot

02 June 2020

The Mini was finally stopped at Lepe County Park ARMED officers and a police helicopter were involved in a 25-mile vehicle pursuit which ended with a…


Pair's 'miraculous escape' after aircraft crashes into Solent at Calshot

Pair's 'miraculous escape' after aircraft crashes into Solent at Calshot

Pair's 'miraculous escape' after aircraft crashes into Solent at Calshot

01 June 2020

The pair were rescued minutes after the crash (picture: RNLI) TWO people had a “miraculous escape” after a light aircraft crashed into the Solent off…


How to experience Exbury Garden during lockdown

How to experience Exbury Garden during lockdown

How to experience Exbury Garden during lockdown

30 April 2020

Marie-Louise Agius filming at Exbury during lockdown FANS of Exbury Gardens can now take in its delights despite the lockdown. Although it is currently…


New Cadland Estate farm shop keeping locals fed

New Cadland Estate farm shop keeping locals fed

New Cadland Estate farm shop keeping locals fed

29 April 2020

Fiona Drummond, the owner of Cadland Estate in Fawley SUMPTUOUS sausages made from game reared on a New Forest estate are one of the offerings at its…


RNLI crew take coronavirus precautions to rescue elderly pair

RNLI crew take coronavirus precautions to rescue elderly pair

RNLI crew take coronavirus precautions to rescue elderly pair

26 March 2020

Calshot's D-Class lifeboat in action (Photo: RNLI/Justyn Leonard) AN RNLI crew took extra precautions amid the Covid-19 pandemic as they went to the rescue…


Homes bid for 'eyesore' Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

Homes bid for 'eyesore' Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

Homes bid for 'eyesore' Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

19 February 2020

Designs viewed from the north (Image: Williams Lester Architects) PLANS to build seven new homes on the “eyesore” site of a former Calshot pub wrecked…


Alert as German 'egg' grenade discovered on spit

Alert as German 'egg' grenade discovered on spit

Alert as German 'egg' grenade discovered on spit

28 January 2020

Royal Navy bomb disposal from Portsmouth confirmed the object was a German grenade (Photo: Lymington Coastguard) BOMB disposal experts rushed to Calshot…


Developer hopes new Flying Boat Inn housing plan will take off

Developer hopes new Flying Boat Inn housing plan will take off

Developer hopes new Flying Boat Inn housing plan will take off

23 January 2020

Designs viewed from the north (Image: Williams Lester Architects) A DEVELOPER has returned with fresh plans to build homes on the site of a pub which…


'They are my heroes' - woman thanks her RNLI rescuers

'They are my heroes' - woman thanks her RNLI rescuers

'They are my heroes' - woman thanks her RNLI rescuers

01 January 2020

Tricia Harvey (centre) with the RNLI Calshot crew A WOMAN who suffered serious injuries after falling from a yacht has returned to RNLI Calshot to thank…


Honours for Holocaust survivor, RNLI volunteer and youth supporter

Honours for Holocaust survivor, RNLI volunteer and youth supporter

Honours for Holocaust survivor, RNLI volunteer and youth supporter

30 December 2019

From left are Jae Harris, John Horton and William Bergman A HOLOCAUST survivor, an RNLI volunteer and the manager of a Christchurch group which helps…


'Reckon we nailed it!' - RNLI crew take on the Tetris Challenge

'Reckon we nailed it!' - RNLI crew take on the Tetris Challenge

'Reckon we nailed it!' - RNLI crew take on the Tetris Challenge

06 November 2019

Calshot RNLI took on the Tetris Challenge, thought to have originated in Switzerland A NEW FOREST sea rescue crew has become the latest emergency team…


Watch tower volunteers on a high with award from the Queen

Watch tower volunteers on a high with award from the Queen

Watch tower volunteers on a high with award from the Queen

12 September 2019

The Lord Lieutenant Nigel Atkinson in uniform with the Calshot Tower watch crew and station manager Di Roblett (centre) VOLUNTEERS who help maintain the…


Former goat shed planned for transformation into New Forest art venue

Former goat shed planned for transformation into New Forest art venue

Former goat shed planned for transformation into New Forest art venue

22 August 2019

A BARN previously used to farm goats could be transformed into a permanent art gallery, under plans by a member of the wealthy de Rothschild family...


Prince Charles unveils 'secret garden' to celebrate century of Exbury green fingers

Prince Charles unveils 'secret garden' to celebrate century of Exbury green fingers

Prince Charles unveils 'secret garden' to celebrate century of Exbury green fingers

11 July 2019

Prince Charles meets gardener Emma Bouchard, with gardener Paul Eaton and garden designer Marie-Louise Agius (right) THE Prince of Wales gave his royal…


Dan Snow delighted at 'surprising' MBE in Queen's birthday honours list

Dan Snow delighted at 'surprising' MBE in Queen's birthday honours list

Dan Snow delighted at 'surprising' MBE in Queen's birthday honours list

10 June 2019

Dan Snow was made an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours list TV historian Dan Snow has expressed his surprise and appreciation at being named in the…


'Prank or incompetence' blamed by Dan Snow for Brexit Party postal vote claim

'Prank or incompetence' blamed by Dan Snow for Brexit Party postal vote claim

'Prank or incompetence' blamed by Dan Snow for Brexit Party postal vote claim

21 May 2019

Dan Snow said the confusion must have been caused by either a prank or “incompetence on my part” TV HISTORIAN Dan Snow has backed down over claims that…


Council investigates Dan Snow claim of Brexit Party leaflet in postal vote envelope

Council investigates Dan Snow claim of Brexit Party leaflet in postal vote envelope

Council investigates Dan Snow claim of Brexit Party leaflet in postal vote envelope

20 May 2019

Dan Snow in the kitchen of his New Forest home NEW FOREST District Council is investigating a claim by TV historian Dan Snow that a Brexit Party leaflet…


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