Lymington branch among 73 axed by Pizza Express

PIZZA Express in Lymington will not be reopening, the company has announced, as the New Forest’s unemployment figures grew to more than 4,200 people last month. The huge pizza chain, which has been running since...

Lymington sailor Santiago takes gold at international sailing cup in Italy

LOCAL Optimist sailor Santiago Sesto-Cosby powered through a fleet of 282 boats to win the International Ora Cup in Lake Garda, Italy. After months of being unable to compete, Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Santi, 14,...

£1.5m plans to fix crumbling sea wall ‘not enough’

VILLAGERS whose coastal homes are under threat from the waves say £1.5m of proposed improvements to the crumbling sea defences do not go far enough. New Forest District Council has said it will underwrite the...

Reality star Gemma Collins hits the New Forest for TV show

REALITY TV star Gemma Collins paid a surprise visit to Lymington at the weekend, enjoying a kayak trip on the river which was filmed for her show Diva in Lockdown. Gemma (39) proved to be...

Plans to replace ‘beautiful old’ Lymington cottage with three terraced homes

PLANS to demolish a Victorian former posting cottage in Lymington to make way for three terraced houses have been criticised for destroying “another historic part of the town”. The two-storey cottage is attached to the...
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Appeal to extend rapist’s jail sentence fails

A MILFORD man jailed for eight years for a “violent, pre-meditated” rape will not have his term extended after an appeal failed. Krystian Kwarta (20) was sent down at Southampton Crown Court in July over...

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...
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