Lymington knife arrest

Councillor defends backing policy that opened way for parking charges

A COUNCILLOR who spoke out against new parking charges on Lymington High Street has defended voting more than a year ago in favour of the policy that cleared the way for them to be...

Debt-chasing knifeman detained at mental health hospital

A SCHIZOPHRENIC who wounded a man over a £100 debt has been committed to a mental health hospital for an indefinite period to protect the public Ross Neilson (40) was made the subject of a...

Milford man in court accused of raping woman at shopping centre

A MAN from Milford has been charged with raping a woman at a Southampton shopping centre. Krystian Kwarta (20), Keyhaven Road, is alleged to have attacked a 21-year-old woman at the Westquay centre in the...
Lymington high street

Man ‘wielded stolen meat cleaver’ in Lymington High Street, court told

A MAN has appeared in court charged with stealing a meat cleaver from a Lymington restaurant and brandishing it in the High Street on Valentine’s Day. Stephen Dempsey (45), of Lower Buckland Road in the...

Commercial development ‘in the pipeline’ for petrol station

A MAJOR commercial redevelopment is being drawn up for a petrol station at one of the gateways into Lymington. The plans are for the busy Shell garage at Pennington Cross, near the roundabout on the main...
Lymington takeaway

Letters: Take away the takeaways – we’re stuffed!

SIR - I was appalled to read in last week’s edition details of a planning application that has been submitted for Hills garage on Milford Road, Pennington. In a small parade of local shops, we...
Lymington Precision Engineers

Company fined for safety failings that led to workers’ skin complaints

SAFETY failures at a Lymington engineering firm which caused a young female apprentice to suffer skin problems have been punished with a £20,000 fine. Lymington Precision Engineers (LPE) Co Ltd was sentenced at Southampton Magistrates’...

National park authority joins objectors to ‘dazzling’ ferry sign

A "DAZZLING" sign at Lymington ferry terminal is being opposed by the national park authority and parish councillors who accuse Wightlink of using it to beam adverts more than giving passengers information. Outlining their objections...
Lymington sea wall

Plans to strengthen town’s sea wall flood defences

PLANS are being drawn up to strengthen sea wall flood defences in Lymington to protect waterfront properties. The scheme, which is still in the design phase, is being led by the Environment Agency and would...
Hills of Lymington

Plan for shop and takeaway at car showroom site

A CAR showroom in Pennington will be converted into a shop and takeaway, under proposals submitted to New Forest District Council. If approved, the scheme would turn the current building used by Hills of Lymington,...
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