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...

Community pub marks anniversary with appeal for new volunteers

A VILLAGE pub once threatened with closure is looking for volunteers to help run community events and activities. The Wheel Inn at Bowling Green, near Pennington, reopened two years ago under the management of a...

Runner Nicola’s fundraising feat at 50 for Oakhaven Hospice

FOR some, reaching 50 means taking things a little slower. Not so for Nicola Leydon Jones who decided to mark her milestone birthday by running 5k every day for 50 days – ending on her...

Pre-school forced to close for day after attempted break-in

WOULD-BE raiders forced Pennington Village Pre-School to remain closed last Friday after leaving piles of broken glass in their wake. A glass door was smashed, scattering shards both inside and outside, when the charity-run facility...
Hills of Lymington

New shops and takeaway opposed over competition fears

PLANS to replace a car showroom in Pennington with a new convenience store and takeaway are being opposed over fears they could drive out local shops. The proposal for Hills of Lymington, at 44 Milford...
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...

Priestlands School confirms second coronavirus case

A MEMBER of the school community at Priestlands in Pennington has become its second to test positive with coronavirus, the head has confirmed. Headteacher Peter Main said the positive test result came last week but...
St Mark's Pennington

Coronavirus: Vicar takes services online as worshippers stay away

ST MARK’S Church in Pennington is live streaming Sunday services to reach people during the coronavirus scare. The Rev. Rachel Noel said they had come up with the idea following the latest advice from the...
Protest

Campaigners look to Quiet Lanes status to resist 100-home plan

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for 100 homes in the green belt are investigating whether their quiet neighbourhood could be protected with special status. Residents in Pennington are looking at gaining Quiet Lanes designation in response to...

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,...
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