Three local schools and care home confirm coronavirus cases

CASES of coronavirus have been confirmed in three local schools in the past week, and a care home last month. Both Our Lady & St Joseph Catholic Primary School in Pennington and Ringwood Junior School...

Plan for 140 homes on edge of Pennington unveiled

A DEVELOPER has unveiled plans to build 140 homes on the edge of Pennington with a promise that half of them will be “affordable”. Bargate Homes said the large estate will be built in two...
Hills of Lymington

Developer loses fight to build store and takeaway on car showroom site

A DEVELOPMENT company has lost its battle to have a convenience store and takeaway built on the site of a car showroom in Pennington. Brightbeech Investments LLP’s bid to turn Hills of Lymington, at 44...

Arrests after 3am disturbance involving catapult and threats to kill

TWO men were arrested after a disturbance in Pennington in the early hours, in which catapults were fired and threats to kill were made. Police responded to a call-out to an address in Howards Mead...
The Wheel Inn has been refurbished

Pandemic ends efforts by volunteers to keep pub open

A COMMUNITY group has been forced to admit defeat in its running of a 19th century Pennington pub. The Wheel Inn at Bowling Green on Sway Road, which had been run by a Community Benefit...

New Forest school installs thermal camera to detect coronavirus

A NEW Forest school is thought to be one of the first to implement thermal technology in a bid to detect coronavirus among staff and students. Pennington Junior School has installed a thermal camera, which...
Oakhaven Hospice

Hospice welcomes developer safeguards in plan for neighbouring 100 homes

OAKHAVEN Hospice has welcomed safeguards it has negotiated with a developer behind draft plans for about 100 homes next to its site in Pennington which has sparked protests by local residents. The land between Ridgeway...

Seven play areas across Lymington and Pennington reopen today

SEVEN play areas in Lymington and Pennington are open to the public from today (Wednesday) along with £27,000 of new equipment at Woodside park. As lockdown continues to ease, a wooden feature for toddlers and...

School taking positive steps despite ‘requires improvement’ Ofsted rating

A SCHOOL rated as ‘requires improvement’ for the second time in a row has nevertheless made “real” steps forward, according to Ofsted inspectors. Pennington Church of England Junior School in Priestlands Road teaches 167 pupils...

Vandals spray walls and windows of closed leisure centre

“THESE vandals need to be caught” – that was the message from a Pennington resident after walls and windows at the local leisure centre were daubed with graffiti twice in the past week. Staff from...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest