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Crew member's stairs fall halts Wightlink Lymington ferry sailings

Crew member's stairs fall halts Wightlink Lymington ferry sailings

Crew member's stairs fall halts Wightlink Lymington ferry sailings

08 February 2019

The emergency took place at Lymington ferry terminal A CREW member who reportedly fell down the stairs on board one of Wightlink’s ferries resulted in…


Residents force Hampshire County Council apology over 'poor' pothole patching

Residents force Hampshire County Council apology over 'poor' pothole patching

Residents force Hampshire County Council apology over 'poor' pothole patching

25 January 2019

  Andy Whitaker pointing out some of the 'poor' pothole work in Gainsborough Avenue, New Milton AN apology has been issued by Hampshire County Council…


New strikes loom on South Western Railway as union ballots members

New strikes loom on South Western Railway as union ballots members

New strikes loom on South Western Railway as union ballots members

25 January 2019

The dispute between the RMT union and South Western Railway is over the future of guards PASSENGERS could be facing a fresh round of strikes on South…


De-icer trains from Totton to cover 67,000 miles to keep services running

De-icer trains from Totton to cover 67,000 miles to keep services running

De-icer trains from Totton to cover 67,000 miles to keep services running

25 January 2019

A Network Rail de-icer train fitted with hot air blowers SPECIAL trains from Totton will travel the equivalent of more than two-and-a-half times round…


Call for more spaces rejected after public car park in Hythe sold to Lidl

Call for more spaces rejected after public car park in Hythe sold to Lidl

Call for more spaces rejected after public car park in Hythe sold to Lidl

18 January 2019

CALLS have been rejected for more parking in Hythe after New Forest District Council sold a public car park last year to make way for a discount supermarket...


Bournemouth Airport's soaring £3 drop-off charge among highest in UK

Bournemouth Airport's soaring £3 drop-off charge among highest in UK

Bournemouth Airport's soaring £3 drop-off charge among highest in UK

18 January 2019

It costs drivers £3 to visit Bournemouth Airport no matter how short their stay   CONTROVERSIAL drop-off charges at Bournemouth airport make it one…


South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for... delays

South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for... delays

South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for... delays

18 January 2019

South Western Railway was below the national average time for settling delay claims THE train company serving the New Forest and Christchurch has apologised…


Mixed New Forest response to dropping £100 city congestion charge pollution plan

Mixed New Forest response to dropping £100 city congestion charge pollution plan

Mixed New Forest response to dropping £100 city congestion charge pollution plan

18 January 2019

Redbridge roundabout near Totton at rush hour NEW FOREST traders could be spared having to pay a £100 daily congestion charge to enter Southampton after…


Average speed cameras go live for start of M27 'smart motorway' roadworks

Average speed cameras go live for start of M27 'smart motorway' roadworks

Average speed cameras go live for start of M27 'smart motorway' roadworks

04 January 2019

How the completed M27 'smart motorway' will work DRIVERS using the M27 face two years of major roadworks starting next week with a £244m project creating…


Latest Lymington ferry blaze brings more disruption to frustrated commuters

Latest Lymington ferry blaze brings more disruption to frustrated commuters

Latest Lymington ferry blaze brings more disruption to frustrated commuters

28 December 2018

The 12-seat replacement ferry in Lymington for foot passengers only FRUSTRATED cross-Solent commuters are expected to face continued disruption when newly-imposed…


Passengers slate Wightlink 'joke' service as third fire halts ferry

Passengers slate Wightlink 'joke' service as third fire halts ferry

Passengers slate Wightlink 'joke' service as third fire halts ferry

21 December 2018

The blaze broke out on Wight Sky on the Lymington-Yarmouth route (Photo: Simon Rowley) ANGRY passengers have hit out at Wightlink, branding its cross-Solent…


Call by senior MP for South Western Railway to lose franchise over service failures

Call by senior MP for South Western Railway to lose franchise over service failures

Call by senior MP for South Western Railway to lose franchise over service failures

14 December 2018

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable THE government should strip South Western Railway of its franchise or impose strict new standards to fix the “rapid…


Railway war heroes to be remembered with Brockenhurst station memorial

Railway war heroes to be remembered with Brockenhurst station memorial

Railway war heroes to be remembered with Brockenhurst station memorial

14 December 2018

A memorial at Brockenhurst station to First World War railway workers A MEMORIAL to railway workers who forsook their rights of a reserved occupation…


Town council's £18,000 bus plan could be just the ticket to boost Lymington market

Town council's £18,000 bus plan could be just the ticket to boost Lymington market

Town council's £18,000 bus plan could be just the ticket to boost Lymington market

07 December 2018

Lymington market dates back to the 1250s and runs every Saturday A NEW bus service to bring local shoppers to Lymington’s Saturday market is being considered…


New Forest traders face £100 city congestion charge in plans to tackle pollution hotspot

New Forest traders face £100 city congestion charge in plans to tackle pollution hotspot

New Forest traders face £100 city congestion charge in plans to tackle pollution hotspot

30 November 2018

Redbridge Causeway takes the A35 into Southampton PLANS to cut pollution on the edge of the New Forest which could levy a £100 daily congestion charge…


Passengers evacuated at Brockenhurst station as train catches fire

Passengers evacuated at Brockenhurst station as train catches fire

Passengers evacuated at Brockenhurst station as train catches fire

30 November 2018

Brockenhurst train station RAIL passengers and staff were evacuated as around 20 firefighters responded to a blaze which broke out on a train. The alarm…


Cycle hire and parking plans aim to solve 'mayhem' of commuters' cars

Cycle hire and parking plans aim to solve 'mayhem' of commuters' cars

Cycle hire and parking plans aim to solve 'mayhem' of commuters' cars

30 November 2018

Proposals for the former coal yard at Ashurst New Forest train station AN overgrown former coal yard in Ashurst could be transformed into a cycle hire…


Hythe pier heritage group reaches 'key milestone' with new status

Hythe pier heritage group reaches 'key milestone' with new status

Hythe pier heritage group reaches 'key milestone' with new status

23 November 2018

THE campaign to preserve the 137-year-old Hythe pier has passed a “key milestone” by having its charitable aims recognised by the taxman...


South Western Railway train strike to bring more disruption after Monday engineering chaos

South Western Railway train strike to bring more disruption after Monday engineering chaos

South Western Railway train strike to bring more disruption after Monday engineering chaos

23 November 2018

Brockenhurst Train Station TRAIN passengers are facing another day of strike action tomorrow (Saturday) after enduring mass cancellations on Monday. Members…


Lord Montagu speaks out on climate change at Beaulieu Estate dinner

Lord Montagu speaks out on climate change at Beaulieu Estate dinner

Lord Montagu speaks out on climate change at Beaulieu Estate dinner

21 November 2018

At the dinner were (l-r) Lady Manners, the Hon. Mr Roper-Curzon of Pylewell Park, Lady Montagu, Lord Montagu, Rebecca Crosthwaite-Eyre, Aldred Drummond…


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