Pre-school given green light for new £60,000 building

BROCKENHURST Pre-School has been given a boost in its battle for survival after its desired location for a new building won planning approval. The school must raise £60,000 to pay for the building that will...

Two more charged over explosive cash machine raids

A TOTAL of five people have now been charged in connection with a series of explosive raids on cash machines, including one at a Brockenhurst convenience store. The New Forest offence in September last year...

Updated: Train delays until lunchtime at Brockenhurst after tree removed from track

A TREE which fell on the railway at Brockenhurst, blocking all lines and hitting services, has now been removed. However, South Western Railway has said services running through this station may still be "cancelled, delayed...

Village pre-school under threat as it hunts £60,000 for new building

BROCKENHURST’S popular pre-school must raise £60,000 to stay afloat after it emerged it is leaving its current home amid a wrangle over rent. Having been in existence for more than 50 years, the pre-school is...

Brockenhurst College head ‘proud’ as she announces retirement

BROCKENHURST College headteacher Di Roberts has announced she is retiring after 14 years in the role. Mrs Roberts (62), who will be leaving in December, said last month it had been an “absolute privilege” to...

Badgers players donate to help club through difficult period

ALL Brockenhurst FC players have helped out their own club by donating their March expenses back to the club. The Badgers, who finished 15th in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier League this season, have had to...
Balmer Lawn Hotel

Tourism leader backs hotel’s ‘make or break’ expansion plans

A NEW Forest tourism leader has thrown his support behind “make or break” plans for a major expansion at one of the district’s most high-profile hotels. The backing is for Chris and Alison Wilson who...
Brockenhurst post office

Red letter day for village as couple pledge to reopen post office

A POST office is set return to Brockenhurst after a convenience store company announced it would be opening one at its new outlets in the centre of the village, the A&T can reveal. Richard Dance...

PICTURES: Dog sled rally proves popular with the pack

DOZENS of dogs and their owners hit the tracks to race through the New Forest in a rally organised by the Hampshire Sled Dog Racing Club. Participants at the two-day meet at Standing Hat Inclosure,...
Clair Smith

Cleaner jailed for stealing £28,000 of jewellery from home

A WOMAN who stole £28,000 worth of jewellery from a Brockenhurst home where she worked as a cleaner has been jailed for 15 months. Clair Smith (48), took eight items, including rings, bracelets and ear-rings,...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest