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Oakhaven founder Jan pens book about her extraordinary life

Oakhaven founder Jan pens book about her extraordinary life

Oakhaven founder Jan pens book about her extraordinary life

12 February 2022

IT could have been very different for the woman who went on to found Oakhaven Hospice, one of the New Forest’s best-loved charities.


10-year-old girls give up birthday presents for hospice donations

10-year-old girls give up birthday presents for hospice donations

10-year-old girls give up birthday presents for hospice donations

11 February 2022

THREE girls raised £1,000 for Oakhaven by holding a joint birthday party where guests were invited to donate to charity instead of bringing presents.


Hospice's cash boost thanks to New Forest millionaire's legacy

Hospice's cash boost thanks to New Forest millionaire's legacy

Hospice's cash boost thanks to New Forest millionaire's legacy

21 January 2022

OAKHAVEN Hospice has received a £50,000 legacy from millionaire New Forest industrialist Leon Crouch just over two years after his death.


New Forest charities net more than £1m thanks to generous donors

New Forest charities net more than £1m thanks to generous donors

New Forest charities net more than £1m thanks to generous donors

25 December 2021

TWO New Forest charities received early Christmas presents with successful funding drives netting well over £1m between them.


Nativity returns to therapy riding centre as £250k roof repair fundraiser is launched

Nativity returns to therapy riding centre as £250k roof repair fundraiser is launched

Nativity returns to therapy riding centre as £250k roof repair fundraiser is launched

20 December 2021

A CHARITY which supports and teaches people with learning difficulties and disabilities through horses has held its annual nativity.


Ringwood artist turns celebrities' doodles into fundraising mini artworks

Ringwood artist turns celebrities' doodles into fundraising mini artworks

Ringwood artist turns celebrities' doodles into fundraising mini artworks

20 December 2021

DOODLES by celebrities including Ant & Dec, Brian May and Harry Redknapp have been transformed into mini artworks to raise funds for Macmillan.


PICTURES: Santa dash returns to Lymington streets

PICTURES: Santa dash returns to Lymington streets

PICTURES: Santa dash returns to Lymington streets

07 December 2021

THE streets of Lymington became a sea of red as 600 festive fundraisers put their best feet forward for Oakhaven’s annual Santa dash.


New Milton holiday park team leader to 'brave the shave' for Cancer Research

New Milton holiday park team leader to 'brave the shave' for Cancer Research

New Milton holiday park team leader to 'brave the shave' for Cancer Research

06 December 2021

A NEW Milton woman is set to embrace a bald new look for charity.


Santa dash returns to Lymington High Street

Santa dash returns to Lymington High Street

Santa dash returns to Lymington High Street

03 December 2021

LYMINGTON High Street will once more be awash with Jolly Saint Nicks as Oakhaven Hospice’s popular Santa dash returns.


Appeal over 2,000-year-old Celtic coins found buried in New Forest

Appeal over 2,000-year-old Celtic coins found buried in New Forest

Appeal over 2,000-year-old Celtic coins found buried in New Forest

27 November 2021

A HOARD of ancient coins found buried in the New Forest has been described as one of the “most important historical and archaeological” local finds.


10k fundraising walk in memory of pensioner killed in Pennington home fire

10k fundraising walk in memory of pensioner killed in Pennington home fire

10k fundraising walk in memory of pensioner killed in Pennington home fire

26 November 2021

A 10K walk in memory of a pensioner who died after a fire at his Pennington home raised more than £1,500 for the local air ambulance.


New Forest man's peak fitness in Everest ‘climb’ for Himalayan communities

New Forest man's peak fitness in Everest ‘climb’ for Himalayan communities

New Forest man's peak fitness in Everest ‘climb’ for Himalayan communities

26 November 2021

SPRIGHTLY Lotus Flower Trust founder John Hunt (80) virtually conquered Mount Everest to raise thousands for disadvantaged Himalayan communities.


Parents' appeal after ‘pure soul’ Jack (12) died in his sleep

Parents' appeal after ‘pure soul’ Jack (12) died in his sleep

Parents' appeal after ‘pure soul’ Jack (12) died in his sleep

26 November 2021

THE parents of a 12-year-old Highcliffe boy who died in his sleep are raising funds for a special hospital ward which helped him.


Plea to help save New Milton Memorial Centre amid £100,000 roof replacement

Plea to help save New Milton Memorial Centre amid £100,000 roof replacement

Plea to help save New Milton Memorial Centre amid £100,000 roof replacement

12 November 2021

FRIENDS and sponsors are being urged to come forward to secure the future of a popular community building amid a bid to raise £100,000 for a new roof.


Going for gold in this year's Remembrance poppy treasure hunt

Going for gold in this year's Remembrance poppy treasure hunt

Going for gold in this year's Remembrance poppy treasure hunt

07 November 2021

A GOLD-PLATED poppy will be auctioned by Lymington sculptor Michael Turner as part of his treasure hunt to raise money for the Royal British Legion.


Marchwood dad's 3,000 push-up challenge in memory of ‘pure sunshine’ son Ben

Marchwood dad's 3,000 push-up challenge in memory of ‘pure sunshine’ son Ben

Marchwood dad's 3,000 push-up challenge in memory of ‘pure sunshine’ son Ben

31 October 2021

FATHER is taking on a 3,000 push-up challenge after his son urged his family to help raise awareness of cancer research before dying aged just 16.


WATCH: Speedo Mick stops by for kind words about New Forest charity Olivia Inspires

WATCH: Speedo Mick stops by for kind words about New Forest charity Olivia Inspires

WATCH: Speedo Mick stops by for kind words about New Forest charity Olivia Inspires

18 October 2021

CHARITY walker Speedo Mick stopped by for some kind words about Olivia Inspires when he passed through the area on his nationwide trek.


Super-fit Ann (79) runs half marathon in memory of late husband

Super-fit Ann (79) runs half marathon in memory of late husband

Super-fit Ann (79) runs half marathon in memory of late husband

08 October 2021

A HYTHE pensioner and has raised over £200 for charity by running a half marathon in memory of her late husband.


Record walkers help raise £4,000 for care unit

Record walkers help raise £4,000 for care unit

Record walkers help raise £4,000 for care unit

24 September 2021

A RECORD number of walkers raised £4,000 for the charity of a specialist palliative care unit in Christchurch in memory of Melodie Lomax.


Vicar running eight marathons to raise funds for church repairs

Vicar running eight marathons to raise funds for church repairs

Vicar running eight marathons to raise funds for church repairs

24 September 2021

A VICAR is running eight marathons to raise money to pay for much-needed renovations at a Netley Marsh church.


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