‘About time, poor village’ – Highcliffe residents welcome revamp plans for high street

HIGHCLIFFE resident have welcomed moves to reinvigorate the high street by lowering the speed limit to 20mph, widening pavements and removing parking bays. The new proposals were unveiled by Highcliffe and Walkford Parish Council which...

Police hunt man who threatened to cut fellow dog-walker

A MAN threatened to “cut” a fellow dog walker while holding what appeared to be a knife at Highcliffe. Police have launched an investigation into the incident which took place as the victim, a man...

Parents’ tributes to ‘beautiful, intelligent, loyal and popular’ Callum who died after falling on...

THE parents of a teenager who was electrocuted in a fatal accident at Hinton Admiral station have paid tribute to their “beautiful, intelligent, loyal and popular” son. Seventeen-year-old former Hounsdown School pupil Callum Evans, who...

Plans to revamp Highcliffe high street with ‘cafe culture’ look

RADICAL proposals to revamp Highcliffe high street with a new “café culture” include imposing a 20mph speed limit, removing parking bays and widening pavements. The suggestions to make the village centre “less congested and chaotic”...

Police hail papergirl’s quick thinking which saved life of ill resident

A 15-YEAR-OLD papergirl’s quick thinking helped save the life of an elderly resident, say police. Highcliffe School pupil Naomi Jupp raised the alarm on Tuesday morning after becoming concerned the newspapers she was putting through...

Man dies after track electrocution at Hinton Admiral

A MAN died after apparently being electrocuted on the tracks at Hinton Admiral railway station late last night (Tuesday). Paramedics and British Transport Police (BTP) officers rushed to the scene, off Hintonwood Lane, in response...

Teen charged with murdering former Highcliffe School student James Cutting

A TEENAGER has been charged with the murder of a former Highcliffe School student who was stabbed in Bournemouth. James Cutting (31) died from his wounds in Boscombe Chine Gardens on the evening of Tuesday...

Beach rescue for girl (14) trapped up to her waist in mud

A TEENAGE girl was rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped waist-deep in mud at Highcliffe beach yesterday evening. The alarm was raised around 7.10pm, with reports the 14-year-old had got into difficulty on the seafront...

Jobs at five local branches under threat as Pizza Express and Hays Travel announce...

JOBS at restaurant and travel branches in the New Forest and Christchurch are under threat after two national companies announced they plan cuts due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pizza Express, which has outlets in Lymington...

Surgeon cleared over death of former head teacher after spinal operation

A RETIRED head teacher from Highcliffe died after undergoing a spinal operation – but a coroner said the surgeon who performed the procedure had done nothing wrong. The risk of fatality due to the surgery...
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