Hills of Lymington

Appeal over refusal of plans for village car showroom

A CHALLENGE has been launched against New Forest District Council’s refusal to allow a convenience store and takeaway to be built on the site of a car showroom in Pennington. Brightbeech Investments wants to turn...

Woman’s plans for home slammed – but approved – by councillors

A PENNINGTON woman was accused of “driving a horse and cart” through planning rules by councillors who grudgingly allowed her to keep changes made to her home without permission. Heidi Ashworth was criticised over plans...

Infant school closed for coronavirus told to reopen after two days

PENNINGTON Infant School is to reopen tomorrow (Wednesday) after it was judged safe to do so. As the A&T revealed, the school had to close just a week after partially reopening when a pupil tested...

School closes for two weeks after pupil confirmed with coronavirus

PENNINGTON Infant School has shut its doors after a pupil became ill with Covid-19 less than a week since partially reopening. A message shared by the neighbouring junior school’s Facebook page told parents the child...
Oakhaven Hospice

Hospice forced to close temporarily after 12 staff test positive for coronavirus

OAKHAVEN Hospice has been forced to close to new admissions following an outbreak of Covid-19 in which 12 staff members tested positive for the virus. After several clinical and support workers showed symptoms of the...

New Forest Tesco Express raids – man due in court

A MAN is due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to commit burglary in connection with five raids on Tesco Express stores including two New Forest branches. Cash boxes were stolen in each of...
Protest

Campaigners fight on despite rejection in battle to stop 100 homes being built at...

A CAMPAIGN group has vowed to fight on despite New Forest District Council rejecting its bid to stop 100 homes being built on land in Pennington. Bruce Tindall, chairman of the Pennington and Lymington Lanes...

Oakhaven Hospice makes desperate bid for donations as shops close and fundraising events postponed

THE forced cancellation of fundraising events and closure of its charity shops amid the Covid-19 crisis has led Oakhaven Hospice Trust to make a desperate appeal for donations. The Pennington-based organisation, which provides specialist palliative...
Hills of Lymington

Shop scheme for village car showroom rejected by planners who brand it a ‘very...

AN APPLICATION to build a convenience store and takeaway on the site of a car showroom in Pennington has been turned down after being branded a “very poor design”. The proposal for Hills of Lymington,...

‘Heartless’ vandals force open dozens of sheds at allotments

VANDALS who attacked dozens of allotments at Deneside Copse in Pennington have been described as “heartless” by the town’s mayor. The damage to a string of forced-open sheds at the site was reported by a...
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