‘Stay safe’ plea as man in his 20s and 101-year-old woman among latest New...

THE deaths of a young man and a 102-year-old woman with Covid-19 prompted a fresh appeal for residents of all ages to do all they can to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Former Priestlands...

Teenagers arrested in Lymington and Pennington drug raids

TWO teenagers were arrested after drugs and cash were uncovered in police raids on properties early yesterday (Wednesday) morning. Officers simultaneously swooped on an address in South Street, Pennington, and a business in High Street,...

Axe to fall on trees near proposed housing site as councillors ‘reluctantly’ vote for...

THE axe will fall on 19 trees near a contentious Lymington site earmarked for development, after councillors reluctantly opted to fell them. Despite seven of the trees at Lower Pennington Lane being healthy, members of...

School pleads for laptops for third of its pupils without proper home-learning equipment

A SCHOOL has appealed for laptop donations to help about a third of its pupils without the right computer kit to learn from home during the lockdown. The request by Pennington Junior School inspired an...

Pedestrian suffers serious head injuries in two-car crash in Pennington

A PEDESTRIAN was badly hurt after being struck in a two-vehicle collision on the A337 at Pennington. The incident, involving a Volkswagen and a Peugeot, took place as the casualty, a 67-year-old local man, crossed...

Police helicopter used in hunt for fleeing suspect driver

A POLICE helicopter hovered over the Penington area as officers hunted for a motorist who fled from a vehicle they had pursued. The car, which had failed to stop when required by a patrol vehicle,...

Indian takeaway to give away meals on Christmas Day to the elderly and vulnerable

AN award-winning Indian takeaway in Pennington will open on Christmas Day to provide hundreds of free meals for elderly and vulnerable residents. The team at Forest Tandoori have pledged to dish out as many three-course...

The knitivity – church display sew impressive in carrying out the wool of God

YARN bombers have brought festive cheer to the village of Pennington with the creation of a woolly Christmas tree and nativity scene. More than 50 volunteers have come together to produce more than 300 knitted...

NFDC leader defends funding of business hub 49

THE leader of New Forest District Council has defended handing £75,000 of taxpayers’ cash to a business start-up centre which has so far failed to meet its objectives. Cllr Barry Rickman insisted he was confident...

Masked men take cash boxes in midnight raid on Pennington Tesco Express

CASH boxes were stolen when four masked raiders forced their way into a New Forest convenience store on Sunday night. The quartet targeted the Tesco Express branch in Pennington just before midnight, fleeing with the...
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