Milford library

Community library joins list of branches at risk of the axe

MILFORD library is on the list of at-risk branches after Hampshire County Council unveiled closure proposals to help save £1.76m. Lyndhurst and Blackfield libraries were named last week among 10 venues most vulnerable to the...
George O’Brien

Family upset after city paper wrongly reports death of Saints star who ran Milford...

A FORMER Saints football legend who ran a pub in Milford is alive, says his son – after his obituary was mistakenly published by a local newspaper. George O’Brien (84), who lived in the village...

Plastic campaigners clean up with Surfers Against Sewage award

COMMUNITY beach cleans, strategies to reduce single-use plastics and education for young people has led Milford to be awarded Plastic Free Communities status by environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS). The accolade, which includes a...

Village open space to be transformed into mini wildlife haven

A LITTLE-used area of public open space in Milford looks set to be transformed into a safe haven for birds and wildlife under plans agreed by the parish council. The small area of land on...

Warnings of ‘gridlock’ from village centre homes plan

SAFETY concerns over an access onto Lymington Road in Milford have persuaded parish councillors to continue resisting plans to demolish a property and replace it with four new homes. The dwelling, known as Merlin, off...
Milford

Village’s community minibus revs up for New Year launch

A MILFORD community minibus now looks set to be in service in the new year after the parish council agreed a £750 grant to complete the £9,000 fundraising drive. The Milford Charitable Trust aims to...
New homes MIlford

Councillors approve homes behind village’s Grade II listed pub

THE derelict site behind the Grade II listed White Horse Inn in Milford looks set to be developed with three homes after district councillors gave the scheme the go-ahead – pending feedback from one...

Violent boss’s sentencing put off to protect jobs at Christmas

A JUDGE has delayed sentencing the director of a construction company for a serious assault to avoid putting at risk the jobs of more than 20 people just before Christmas. Benjamin Haines (32), of Northfield...
Flood alert

Flood warnings issued for coastal towns and villages

FLOOD alerts have been issued for Beaulieu, Lymington, Milford and Christchurch this morning (Wednesday) by the Environment Agency. Some of the most serious flooding was forecast in Beaulieu 30 minutes either side of the 10.56am...
Milford beach

Worst parking ever? Driver escapes injury after car plunges into the sea

A DRIVER had a lucky escape after accidentally driving his recently bought car over the beach and into the sea at Milford. The motorist was in his new Skoda automatic vehicle in the car park...
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