Elcock Associates

Business to lose £20m contract and new jobs after expansion refused, claims owner

THE director of a Christchurch surveying company has said his business will lose a multi-million-pound contract and six new jobs after its expansion proposal was rejected. BCP Council’s planning committee unanimously refuses permission for Elcock...
Christchurch Premier Inn

Woman died after collision with lorry outside Premier Inn hotel

A WOMAN has died from injuries she sustained in a serious road traffic collision with a lorry near the Christchurch Premier Inn on Friday. The local victim, who was in her 80s, was at the...
New Forest Weather

Counting the cost after wild weather forces events to cancel

BUSINESS owners and event organisers in the New Forest and Christchurch were left counting the cost after wild weather struck over the weekend with heavy winds and rain. Powerful gusts battered the New Forest and...

Councils told to step up no-deal Brexit plans amid warning of traffic chaos

COUNCILS have been ordered by the government to step up preparations for a possible no-deal Brexit in October. As part of their action, local authorities have been told to nominate a designated person in charge...

Events prepare for weekend weather warning of heavy rain and wind

EVENTS in the New Forest and Christchurch are preparing for wild weather as the Met Office issued warnings of rain and wind for tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday. The lowest-level yellow alert is for heavy rain...

Army parachute display team star attraction at village’s RNLI fun day

A FANTASTIC display by the army's Lightning Bolts parachute team will be one of the high-lights of this year’s Mudeford RNLI Lifeboat Funday. There will also be the ever-popular raft race where 20 teams compete...
West Parley homes

Plans for hundreds of homes given the green light by councillors

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build hundreds of homes on former green belt land in West Parley have been approved. More than 200 villagers had raised concerns about the ability of roads in the area to cope...

Horrified teen has bicycle Christmas gift snatched in front of his eyes

A 15 YEAR-OLD boy watched in horror as a thief grabbed his £800 bike from a cycle rack at Christchurch railway station and rode off on it. Isaac Page, from Lymington, said he had felt...
Mudeford spit oystercatcher

First oystercatcher hatched at beauty spot in 60 years ‘killed by dog’

A WADING bird chick thought to be one of the first oystercatchers hatched at Mudeford spit for more than 60 years is suspected to have been killed by a dog. According to reports, the owner...
RSPCA pigeons

Theft suspicions over ‘fancy pigeons’ rescued from road by RSPCA

A PROBE has been launched by the RSPCA after nine unusual-looking pigeons were found dumped near a Hurn holiday site. The alarm was raised by a member of the public who saw the birds wandering...
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