How A&T interview with Dire Straits star gave hope to cancer patient

A CANCER patient has told how an A&T interview with Dire Straits guitarist John Illsley helped take him from his lowest ebb to being filled with hope that he could survive the disease. Philip Dinn...

Beryl Foster: former Watersplash Hotel owner was busy in Brockenhurst society

A FORMER Brockenhurst hotel owner who was heavily involved in the local community has died aged 93. Beryl Foster (nee Robinson) was born in London in 1925 to parents Ernest and Florence. They moved back...

New Park Manor: enjoy a taste of France at King Charles II’s favourite hunting...

SEVENTEENTH century grandeur meets contemporary chic at the warm and welcoming New Park Manor on the outskirts of Brockenhurst What was once King Charles II’s favourite hunting lodge and the home of his long term...

New Forest farrier Robbie forges a place in his family’s history

APPRENTICE Robbie Hawthorne from Brockenhurst has forged a place in history as the first member of his farrier family to win a place in the England team. Robbie (20), is following in the anvil strikes...

Tyres slashed and paint scorched in nighttime attack on Meadens car dealership in Brockenhurst

THIRTEEN cars at a dealership in Brockenhurst were sprayed with paint stripper and had their tyres slashed in what has been described as a ‘totally malicious’ attack that took just 13 minutes. Staff at Meadens...

Railway war heroes to be remembered with Brockenhurst station memorial

A MEMORIAL to railway workers who forsook their rights of a reserved occupation to give their lives in the First World War has been dedicated at Brockenhurst railway station. With it comes a public appeal...

Passengers evacuated at Brockenhurst station as train catches fire

RAIL passengers and staff were evacuated as around 20 firefighters responded to a blaze which broke out on a train. The alarm was raised at 11am on Monday after smoke was seen billowing from underneath...

Homes and businesses approved for eyesore industrial site in Brockenhurst

AN “eyesore” site in Brockenhurst will be transformed with a mix of homes and businesses despite concerns none will be affordable. All buildings at the former Redmayne Engineering plot in Station Avenue – which has...

New Forest’s Rhinefield Hotel stars as backdrop to The Queen Netflix series

A-LIST actors filmed scenes from the smash-hit Netflix drama The Crown at an upmarket Brockenhurst Hotel, it has been revealed. Helena Bonham-Carter was among the stars who stayed at Rhinefield House Hotel as up to...
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