Reflections: Mary Elizabeth Braddon – pioneering author who helped shape Lyndhurst

BY the latter years of the 19th century Bournemouth had become a town and resort of national repute. During the summer various hotels were involved in promoting charabanc excursions (horse-drawn in those times) to the...
Philip Fawkes and Cllr Alexis

Conservative election candidate stands down over Brexit delay

A CONSERVATIVE local election candidate has stood down saying he would feel compelled to resign and fight for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party if the UK ends up holding a vote for the European Parliament. Former...

Airlift for marshal badly injured at 4×4 off-roading event near Lyndhurst

A MARSHAL at a 4x4 off-roading event was badly hurt after becoming trapped between two of the vehicles taking part. Firefighters, paramedics and police responded to the incident, which took place on the Muddy Bottom...
Lyndhurst Parish Council's office in the High Street

Parish council to close ‘money trap’ office to cut spending

Lyndhurst Parish Council is to close its "money trap" office in the village high street to save cash. The facility at 13 High Street, is open to members of the public for two days a...

Iron Age discovery could rewrite ancient story of the New Forest

AN archaeological dig at Matley Heath in the New Forest has unearthed evidence of the first human settlements in the area. Analysis of charcoal found in what was believed to be an Iron Age hillfort...

National park authority seeks costs from developer as Lyndhurst housing plan dropped

THE developer whose bid to build 90 homes on the former Lyndhurst Park Hotel was thrown out by the national park authority has dropped its challenge without explanation. Pegasus Life has suddenly abandoned its appeal...

New Forest volunteer fair draws in over 700 buzzing participants

A RECORD-BREAKING turnout was reported at this year’s New Forest National Park volunteer fair. More than 700 budding helpers attended the fair at Lyndhurst community centre which offered people the chance to browse hundreds of...
Lyndhurst Parish Council's office in the High Street

Cost pressures threaten Lyndhurst Parish Council office

LYNDHURST Parish Council may be forced to close its office in the village due to running costs of around £10,000 per month. The facility has been located at 13 High Street for the past two...
Lyndhurst cat rescue

Second rooftop rescue leaves Jaffa the cat with seven lives left

A CAT needed to be rescued by firefighters after becoming stranded on the roof of a Lyndhurst home for the second time in weeks. The alarm was raised around 12.45pm on Saturday, with reports ginger...

UPDATE: Driver accused of attempted murder on A337 remanded in custody

A SWAY motorist has appeared in court accused of trying to murder his partner and deliberately crashing his car. Peter Tillman (71), of Manchester Road, Sway, did not enter a plea to an allegation that...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest

Follow us

3,740FansLike
4,393FollowersFollow