Third time lucky? Fresh plans being drawn up for Lyndhurst Park Hotel

NEW proposals for the derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel could be unveiled by the summer, according to the developer. Pegasus Life is working on fresh designs for the landmark site after last month it suddenly dropped...

Monica Langston: parish champion who ran village post office

PARISH champion Monica Langston, who ran Lyndhurst’s post office for many years, served as church warden and was a longstanding volunteer at the community centre, has died at the age of 87. Along with her...

Reflections: Mary Elizabeth Braddon – pioneering author who helped shape Lyndhurst

BY the latter years of the 19th century Bournemouth had become a town and resort of national repute. During the summer various hotels were involved in promoting charabanc excursions (horse-drawn in those times) to the...

New retirement homes scheme unveiled for Lyndhurst

ANOTHER retirement home scheme in Lyndhurst has been drawn up to take the place of two houses near the top of the high street. Churchill Retirement Living has put in plans to bulldoze a pair...

New Forest volunteer fair draws in over 700 buzzing participants

A RECORD-BREAKING turnout was reported at this year’s New Forest National Park volunteer fair. More than 700 budding helpers attended the fair at Lyndhurst community centre which offered people the chance to browse hundreds of...

Car access to New Forest beauty spot restored after Forestry Commission backs down

ACCESS to a popular area in the New Forest is to be restored after the Forestry Commission bowed to pressure from campaigners. At the end of the summer a barrier was erected at the Denny...
Lyndhurst Parish Council's office in the High Street

Parish council to close ‘money trap’ office to cut spending

Lyndhurst Parish Council is to close its "money trap" office in the village high street to save cash. The facility at 13 High Street, is open to members of the public for two days a...
Horses

Help for New Forest horse owners at anti-crime advice evening

HORSE riders can find out how to keep safe and protect themselves from crime at a Hampshire Police event in Lyndhurst on Thursday evening. As well as a tack marking service, the free road show...
Toby Hoad directing his Comtois mares Fleur and Celine

New Forest conservationists step back in time with pair of heavy horses

AN AWARD-winning conservation charity has taken a step back in time after recruiting a team of heavy horses to deliver timber for their first charcoal burn of the season. Pondhead Conservation Trust was set up...

Retirement flats refused as objectors call for more affordable homes

PLANS have been refused for a three-storey block of 27 retirement flats near the top of Lyndhurst high street over fears its size would spoil the area’s character. The national park authority rejected Churchill Retirement...
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