Brassed off – Lymington band kicked off rec after complaints

LYMINGTON Town Band are brassed off with being banned from giving outdoor concerts after people complained they were breaking Covid-19 rules. The musicians said they had initially been given permission by Lymington and Pennington Town...

Body found confirmed as missing jetskier

A BODY found in the search for a missing jetskier who disappeared after leaving Lymington a week ago has been confirmed as that of 33-year-old Elezaj Shkelzen. His family has been informed of the discovery,...

Body found in search for missing jetskier

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing jetskier who disappeared after leaving Lymington a week ago. Elezaj Shkelzen’s family has been informed of the discovery, which was made near Ryde Pier,...

New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

BILLBOARDS featuring a giant crab are the latest initiative by New Forest District Council to encourage people to take their litter home. Visitors to Calshot, Milford and Barton will be reminded not to leave rubbish...

Lymington sailors create a buzz with Channel crossing on Waszps

TWO Lymington sailors are preparing to join forces with French counterparts for the challenge of crossing the English Channel in a convoy of tiny dinghies to raise money for the NHS. Hattie Rogers and William...

Police appeal over missing 33-year-old jetskier last seen at Lymington

POLICE have released the name and a picture of a missing jet-skier who disappeared after leaving Lymington three days ago as the search for him continues. Elezaj Shkelzen was last seen at 6pm on Tuesday...

Oysters bed down in Lymington River

OYSTERS have returned to Lymington River thanks to a joint initiative by ferry company Wightlink and a conservation group. The Blue Marine Foundation, a charity dedicated to restoring the world’s oceans, has placed cages of...

Plea for dashcam footage after rocks thrown at drivers

POLICE are investigating reports of people throwing rocks at drivers in Lymington. A Volkswagen Polo was targeted as it was being driven along Gosport Street around 10.45pm last Wednesday, and a post by local police...

Dolphins, seals and illegal immigrants – not your typical cross-Channel charity swim for Milford...

MILFORD dad Sean Willson encountered dolphins and seals as he as he completed a cross-Channel swim to raise more than £7,000 for two charities. With just a few hours’ notice of perfect conditions, Sean completed...

Man crushed against his van by fleeing thieves in daylight raid

THIEVES used their getaway van to crush a man against his vehicle after stealing hedge-cutting machinery in a daylight raid in the New Forest. The offenders drove at the victim, who needed hospital treatment, while...
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