Dinner is served! 20th Christchurch Food Festival set to be ‘the best yet’

A CABARET night featuring a delicious dinner you can enjoy while being serenaded by wonderful singers Jax Hall and Lea Martin will be kicking off the Christchurch Food Festival at a special party night. Held...

Relief for drivers as traffic controls to ease on A338 roadworks

DAYTIME motoring on the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road should start getting a little easier after months of long delays and detours for drivers due to major roadworks. This weekend will see the removal of the...

NHS care worker jailed for putting vulnerable woman ‘through hell’

A VULNERABLE woman with a mental disorder has slammed a care worker who sexually touched her at a Christchurch caravan park for putting her “through hell”. Peter Hill was jailed for 21 months at Bournemouth...

Police hunt suspect after woman (80) has purse snatched at launderette

CCTV images of a man suspected of stealing an elderly woman’s purse from a laundrette in Highcliffe have been released by police. The man entered the premises on the corner of Lymington Road and Waterford...
Christchurch election results

Independents trounce Christchurch Tories in first ‘super council’ election

NO party will be in overall control of the new Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch unitary authority after the Conservatives won just 36 seats of the 76 up for grabs. The party took a particular pounding...

Vegans and vegetarians to serve up square of meals at Christchurch Food Festival

I ONCE spent a whole day fruitlessly struggling my way through the crowds at the Christchurch Food Festival trying to find a vegan or vegetarian stall. There was only one on that occasion – and...
Polling station sign

Tories’ dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

VOTERS are going to the polls today (Thursday) with the ruling Conservatives facing a challenge to their huge majority on New Forest District Council. The first result came in weeks ago without a ballot being...

Woman jailed for targeting vulnerable victim in her own home

A WOMAN who stole £130 cash from a vulnerable victim during a distraction burglary in Christchurch has been jailed for two years. Samantha Trickett (35) targeted a woman in her 60s who suffers with mental...
Barton beach

Warning of strong winds as Storm Hannah set to strike this weekend

FORECASTERS have issued a warning of strong winds as Storm Hannah is set to strike the New Forest and Christchurch for the start of the weekend. The Met Office predicted the weather would last from...

Two men appear in court over Easter weekend stabbings

TWO men have appeared in court accused of three stabbings during an incident at a house in Christchurch over the Easter weekend. Police were called to the address in Everest Road, Somerford, on Saturday at...
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