Retirement flats developer claims smaller block ‘not deliverable’ in Hythe planning battle

A BIGGER block of retirement flats should be allowed in the centre of Hythe because a smaller version is “not deliverable”, a developer argued at a public inquiry which kicked off this week. Churchill Retirement...
Bob Higgins trial

Former coach Bob Higgins tells jury he is innocent of abuse charges

A TOP football coach denied abusing promising players under his charge over a 25-year period and defended forming close relationships with their parents while giving evidence at his trial. Bob Higgins (66), a former manager...

The new Lookout cafe in Lepe eyes national design award

THE new Lookout cafe at Lepe Country Park, which was part of a recent £2.9m refurbishment, has been shortlisted for a national award by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The new eatery replaced...

New Forest Notes: the verderers and the Great War – the aftermath

FOUR years ago I started the story of how the Great War affected the Forest and the verderers’ administration of it (updated in subsequent January issues of New Forest Notes). The end of hostilities...

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

SPECIAL trains from Totton will travel the equivalent of more than two-and-a-half times round the Earth to keep tracks clear of ice until the spring, according to Network Rail. As some of the coldest weather...

Equine flu alert renews commoners’ calls not to touch New Forest ponies

VISITORS to the New Forest are being reminded not to touch the ponies after it was announced they could be carrying equine flu – said to be “prevalent” among UK wild horse herds. All horse...
Park Life

Missed the latest Park Life in your A&T? Catch up online instead

IF you missed your spring/summer edition of Park Life that came free with your A&T on 10th May, you can still read it online. The 16-page seasonal magazine from the New Forest National Park Authority...
John Waters

Stag-do ended with tragic death of ‘loving and thoughtful’ father

A STAG night ended in tragedy when one of the revellers suffered fatal head injuries after falling over, an inquest heard. John Waters fractured his skull in the incident but doctors at Southampton General Hospital...

New music on the way from O2 showcase winner Carley Varley

A MUSICIAN from Milford has started work on a debut EP made up entirely of her own music. Carley Varley (23) has began recording three newly written songs at Semi-Hollow Studios in Fareham for her...

Advertising watchdog probes Ringwood Mega Home draw complaints

AN investigation has been launched after a couple kept over £600,000 worth of ticket sales from a controversial raffle of their £3m luxury Ringwood house. The Advertising Standards Authority has received 14 complaints about Martin...
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