New Homes Milford

Bidders looking to walk away with the White Horse Inn

A GRADE II listed pub in Milford is set to go under the hammer next week after sitting vacant for almost two years. The White Horse on Keyhaven Road, is one 170 lots which will...
Rocket Post

Jet-pack postie recreates German’s cross-Solent rocket delivery bid

A ROCKET-PROPELLED postman flew from the New Forest to the Isle of Wight to recreate delivery of letters that got lost in the mail during a madcap enterprise nearly 85 years ago. The cross-Solent stunt...
Solent Grange

Green light for caravan park expansion would ‘destroy’ wildlife, say villagers

ANGRY villagers say a decision to allow a controversial mobile home company to expand by building more lodges will “destroy” the area’s beauty and wildlife. New Forest District Council has granted a certificate of lawful...

Family seek mystery hero who saved life of heart attack cyclist

THE family of a man who suffered a heart attack while out cycling is searching for the Good Samaritan who saved his life by performing CPR. Keen cyclist Alan Turrell (77) was riding on Lymore...
Milford suicide

Woman jumped to her death from apartment balcony amid arthritis ‘torture’

A PENSIONER died by suicide after jumping from the balcony of her seaside apartment, landing in front of a horrified neighbour having breakfast on his patio. Winchester Coroner’s Court heard that Mary Stephenson (74) had...

Stars on the bill as village to host Glyndebourne-style opera night

AN international opera singer from Milford will be joined by a cast of professionals for a one-off performance of Carmen at Milford Community Centre on Saturday 31st August. The opera has been arranged by Colin...

Village church bids farewell to longstanding vicar and family worker

A FAREWELL service took place at All Saints Church in Milford to mark the departure of longstanding vicar the Rev. Dominic Furness and parish family worker Sheila Hopkins. Hymns, readings and poetry were chosen by...

Woman found dead on the beach had unknown heart problem

A PENSIONER found dead on a beach at Milford had an undiagnosed heart problem, an inquest heard. Sheila Chrystie (70) who suffered from anxiety and depression, left her home in Ellesfield Drive, West Parley, just...

Raw milk vending machine given the all clear after FSA investigation

A VENDING machine selling unpasteurised milk at a Milford dairy farm is back up and running after it was shut down over a food poisoning scare. Owner of New Forest Raw Milk, Sarah Cobb, says...

Planners throw out bid for ‘sardine tin’ homes behind village’s listed pub

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build four houses on derelict land behind a Milford pub has been unanimously refused by New Forest District Council’s planning committee. Bayview Developments Ltd sought permission for two semi-detached three-bedroom properties...
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