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Pandemic ends efforts by volunteers to keep pub open

Pandemic ends efforts by volunteers to keep pub open

Pandemic ends efforts by volunteers to keep pub open

30 July 2020

The Wheel Inn is on the market after volunteers running the site said they were unable to continue A COMMUNITY group has been forced to admit defeat in…


New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

29 July 2020

Pennington Junior School's camera can detect high temperatures of staff and pupils A NEW Forest school is thought to be one of the first to implement…


Hospice welcomes developer safeguards in plan for neighbouring 100 homes

Hospice welcomes developer safeguards in plan for neighbouring 100 homes

Hospice welcomes developer safeguards in plan for neighbouring 100 homes

19 July 2020

There will be a buffer strip between the hospice and proposed new homes OAKHAVEN Hospice has welcomed safeguards it has negotiated with a developer behind…


Seven play areas across Lymington and Pennington reopen today

Seven play areas across Lymington and Pennington reopen today

Seven play areas across Lymington and Pennington reopen today

08 July 2020

The new equipment at Woodside park was unveiled by mayor Cllr Anne Corbridge and members of the town council’s amenities committee SEVEN play areas in…


School taking positive steps despite 'requires improvement' Ofsted rating

School taking positive steps despite 'requires improvement' Ofsted rating

School taking positive steps despite 'requires improvement' Ofsted rating

22 June 2020

Head teacher Kirstie Richards was pleased Ofsted recognised how far the school had come (Photo: Renouf Design) A SCHOOL rated as ‘requires improvement’…


Vandals spray walls and windows of closed leisure centre

Vandals spray walls and windows of closed leisure centre

Vandals spray walls and windows of closed leisure centre

17 June 2020

The mess left by Lymington leisure centre vandals “THESE vandals need to be caught” – that was the message from a Pennington resident after walls and…


Appeal over refusal of plans for village car showroom

Appeal over refusal of plans for village car showroom

Appeal over refusal of plans for village car showroom

15 June 2020

The building would be turned into a convenience store and takeaway A CHALLENGE has been launched against New Forest District Council’s refusal to allow…


Woman's plans for home slammed – but approved – by councillors

Woman's plans for home slammed – but approved – by councillors

Woman's plans for home slammed – but approved – by councillors

14 June 2020

The application was for retrospective permission to join two outbuildings behind the home in Fox Pond Lane A PENNINGTON woman was accused of “driving…


Infant school closed for coronavirus told to reopen after two days

Infant school closed for coronavirus told to reopen after two days

Infant school closed for coronavirus told to reopen after two days

09 June 2020

Pennington Infant School had been set to close for two weeks PENNINGTON Infant School is to reopen tomorrow (Wednesday) after it was judged safe to do…


School closes for two weeks after pupil confirmed with coronavirus

School closes for two weeks after pupil confirmed with coronavirus

School closes for two weeks after pupil confirmed with coronavirus

08 June 2020

Pennington Infant School has closed for two weeks PENNINGTON Infant School has shut its doors after a pupil became ill with Covid-19 less than a week…


Hospice forced to close temporarily after 12 staff test positive for coronavirus

Hospice forced to close temporarily after 12 staff test positive for coronavirus

Hospice forced to close temporarily after 12 staff test positive for coronavirus

27 May 2020

All staff were tested after some displayed symptoms OAKHAVEN Hospice has been forced to close to new admissions following an outbreak of Covid-19 in which…


New Forest Tesco Express raids – man due in court

New Forest Tesco Express raids – man due in court

New Forest Tesco Express raids – man due in court

19 May 2020

The Tesco Express in South Street was one of five targeted (photo: Google) A MAN is due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to commit burglary…


Campaigners fight on despite rejection in battle to stop 100 homes being built at Pennington

Campaigners fight on despite rejection in battle to stop 100 homes being built at Pennington

Campaigners fight on despite rejection in battle to stop 100 homes being built at Pennington

15 April 2020

PALLS chair Bruce Tindall (left) with George Trevelyan and protesters A CAMPAIGN group has vowed to fight on despite New Forest District Council rejecting…


Oakhaven Hospice makes desperate bid for donations as shops close and fundraising events postponed

Oakhaven Hospice makes desperate bid for donations as shops close and fundraising events postponed

Oakhaven Hospice makes desperate bid for donations as shops close and fundraising events postponed

14 April 2020

Oakhaven has pushed its Hospice Walk back to late August THE forced cancellation of fundraising events and closure of its charity shops amid the Covid-19…


Shop scheme for village car showroom rejected by planners who brand it a 'very poor design'

Shop scheme for village car showroom rejected by planners who brand it a 'very poor design'

Shop scheme for village car showroom rejected by planners who brand it a 'very poor design'

14 April 2020

The plans were for the site of Hills of Lymington on Milford Road AN APPLICATION to build a convenience store and takeaway on the site of a car showroom…


'Heartless' vandals force open dozens of sheds at allotments

'Heartless' vandals force open dozens of sheds at allotments

'Heartless' vandals force open dozens of sheds at allotments

01 April 2020

The damage at Deneside Copse Allotments was discovered on Wednesday morning (Photo: Jackie Hansford) VANDALS who attacked dozens of allotments at Deneside…


Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

21 March 2020

The Rev. Rachel Noel takes a service at St Mark's in Pennington ST MARK’S Church in Pennington is live streaming Sunday services to reach people during…


Pre-school forced to close for day after attempted break-in

Pre-school forced to close for day after attempted break-in

Pre-school forced to close for day after attempted break-in

16 March 2020

Youngsters had to be turned away last Friday due to the damage (Photo: Pennington Village Pre-school) WOULD-BE raiders forced Pennington Village Pre-School…


Community pub marks anniversary with appeal for new volunteers

Community pub marks anniversary with appeal for new volunteers

Community pub marks anniversary with appeal for new volunteers

05 March 2020

From left are committee chairman Graham Rose, secretary Ros Gear, Ian Halliday and Phil Beckett A VILLAGE pub once threatened with closure is looking…


Runner Nicola's fundraising feat at 50 for Oakhaven Hospice

Runner Nicola's fundraising feat at 50 for Oakhaven Hospice

Runner Nicola's fundraising feat at 50 for Oakhaven Hospice

27 February 2020

Nicola Leydon Jones ran 250km in 50 days to raise £3,000 for Oakhaven Hospice FOR some, reaching 50 means taking things a little slower. Not so for Nicola…


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