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The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

The New Milton soldier who gave up his freedom for a friend

14 November 2021

HOW in 1942 Lance Corporal Antony Coulthard went back on his word to help his fellow war camp escapee.


Secret wartime codebreaker from Christchurch awarded top honour

Secret wartime codebreaker from Christchurch awarded top honour

Secret wartime codebreaker from Christchurch awarded top honour

16 October 2021

A FORMER Wren from Christchurch has been awarded France’s highest honour in recognition of her work as a wartime codebreaker at Bletchley Park.


Plaque honours Sopley's role as Vietnam refugee camp

Plaque honours Sopley's role as Vietnam refugee camp

Plaque honours Sopley's role as Vietnam refugee camp

08 October 2021

A SPECIAL plaque has been unveiled at the former RAF Sopley camp to honour the role it played in helping 2,885 Vietnamese refugees build new lives.


Lymington antique dealer puts Lord Nelson's sword on sale for £50,000

Lymington antique dealer puts Lord Nelson's sword on sale for £50,000

Lymington antique dealer puts Lord Nelson's sword on sale for £50,000

10 September 2021

A LYMINGTON antique dealer has put the fighting sword of famous admiral Lord Nelson up for sale with a £50,000 price tag.


Historic hall with links to Alice in Wonderland marks 100th birthday

Historic hall with links to Alice in Wonderland marks 100th birthday

Historic hall with links to Alice in Wonderland marks 100th birthday

02 September 2021

AN historic hall with links to the real Alice in Wonderland marked its 100th anniversary by inviting in the community for a celebration of its past.


Breakthrough for £100,000 New Milton heritage centre plans

Breakthrough for £100,000 New Milton heritage centre plans

Breakthrough for £100,000 New Milton heritage centre plans

26 August 2021

PLANS for a New Milton heritage centre are back on track with building work at its disused railway station master’s house set to start in the autumn.


Push to highlight New Milton's forgotten heritage

Push to highlight New Milton's forgotten heritage

Push to highlight New Milton's forgotten heritage

23 July 2021

ENHANCEMENTS are planned to highlight the historical importance of New Milton’s last wartime air raid shelter and the graves of renowned residents.

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Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

Tea set presented to football legend Sir Stanley Matthews up for sale by Lymington antiques firm

21 July 2021

A SILVER tea service that once belonged to footballing legend Sir Stanley Matthews is being sold by a Lymington antique company for £22,500.


WATCH: Beaulieu issues films to mark motoring library's 60th anniversary

WATCH: Beaulieu issues films to mark motoring library's 60th anniversary

WATCH: Beaulieu issues films to mark motoring library's 60th anniversary

30 April 2021

A SERIES of special films have been released celebrating the 60th anniversary of Beaulieu’s National Motor Museum reference library.


Well kiss me Hardy, the cabinet of Lord Nelson's surgeon is up for sale

Well kiss me Hardy, the cabinet of Lord Nelson's surgeon is up for sale

Well kiss me Hardy, the cabinet of Lord Nelson's surgeon is up for sale

28 December 2020

Charles Wallrock of Wick Antiques with the cabinet formerly belonging to Lord Nelson's surgeon A MEDICINE cabinet which belonged to the surgeon who attended…


Restoration of historic royal Hythe Pier carriage is on track

Restoration of historic royal Hythe Pier carriage is on track

Restoration of historic royal Hythe Pier carriage is on track

19 December 2020

A TEAM of conservationists are making fast progress on renovating a historic train carriage which is part of a set that once carried royalty along Hythe pier...


Christchurch Priory set for more restoration work after £230,000 grant

Christchurch Priory set for more restoration work after £230,000 grant

Christchurch Priory set for more restoration work after £230,000 grant

02 December 2020

Attention will focus on the east end of Christchurch Priory CHRISTCHURCH Priory is set to undergo its next phase of restoration after receiving a government…


Remembering the devastating New Milton bombing 80 years on

Remembering the devastating New Milton bombing 80 years on

Remembering the devastating New Milton bombing 80 years on

23 August 2020

Some of the damage caused by the raid on New Milton DONALD Tomkins (88) was among those for whom the dramatic and tragic events of 23rd August 1940 will…


GALLERY: New online exhibition on history of the Forest’s commoning families

GALLERY: New online exhibition on history of the Forest’s commoning families

GALLERY: New online exhibition on history of the Forest’s commoning families

19 July 2020

ACCOUNTS of commoning life by well-known New Forest families have been recorded for a new online exhibition...


Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home's hidden secrets

Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home's hidden secrets

Gardening couple turned detectives to restore home's hidden secrets

05 March 2020

Philip Daubney in the garden of Durmast House Burley WHEN Philip and Margaret Daubeney bought their home with its vast, overgrown grounds, little did…


VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

VE Day anniversary organisers appeal for memories and mementos

05 March 2020

Former Army Reservist John Adams will play the pipes at the Bashley event COMMUNITIES across the New Forest are preparing to mark the 75th anniversary…


Museum launches fundraising appeal to expand cultural reach

Museum launches fundraising appeal to expand cultural reach

Museum launches fundraising appeal to expand cultural reach

27 February 2020

A DOUBLE campaign has been launched by Lymington ’s St Barbe museum to raise funds and boost public engagement...


Captain's watch tells story of moon explorers and Middle East royalty

Captain's watch tells story of moon explorers and Middle East royalty

Captain's watch tells story of moon explorers and Middle East royalty

18 February 2020

The estimate suggests the Apollo Omega Speedmaster watch could fetch between £10,000 and £15,000 A SPECIAL watch gifted by the team of astronauts who…


Make your digital mark by adding to New Forest tree graffiti map

Make your digital mark by adding to New Forest tree graffiti map

Make your digital mark by adding to New Forest tree graffiti map

14 February 2020

Among the most common tree graffiti is the King’s Mark identifying wood for building navy ships VISITORS to the New Forest are being asked to report historic…


Hidden secrets revealed in makeover of village's historic graveyard

Hidden secrets revealed in makeover of village's historic graveyard

Hidden secrets revealed in makeover of village's historic graveyard

06 February 2020

Volunteers at work at St Michael and All Angels Church A PROJECT to restore gravestones at Lyndhurst has led to a new path being laid which leads to the…


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