New Forest care home to challenge report which slammed its coronavirus handling

A CADNAM care home has said it will challenge aspects of a below-par rating it was given by the national watchdog which raised concerns about how it was handling the threat of coronavirus. Forest Edge,...

Council could object to plans for 300 homes near Totton unless developer coughs up...

PLANS to build up to 300 homes near Totton could face a formal objection from Hampshire County Council unless the developer agrees to provide £1.3m to expand local schools. Developer Bloor Homes and local landowner...

Burglars threaten residents with gun during home raid

RESIDENTS were threatened with a BB gun as burglars raided a Calmore home last Thursday night. Three men, one of whom was brandishing the air weapon, forced their way into the property in Oldbarn Close...

Plans for 300 new homes at Netley Marsh revealed

A MAJOR plan to build up to 300 homes – more than a third of which will be affordable – on land at Netley Marsh has been unveiled. Developer Bloor Homes and local landowner Barker...

Two more large flytips in the New Forest

INVESTIGATIONS have been launched into two large flytips in the New Forest, one of which blocked residents in. A pile of rubbish, including doors, pipework and rubble was dumped across an access track to Shepherds...

Police hunt flytipper after ‘disgusting’ rubbish dumped blocking road

POLICE are investigating a “disgusting” fly-tip which was found blocking a narrow road near Netley Marsh. Pictures of the waste, discovered dumped at the junction of Eadens Lane and Winsor Road, were posted on a...

No change at popular Spot in the Woods, promises new owner

A POPULAR New Forest eatery has been sold a year after the death of its world famous owner, French sommelier Gerrard Basset. He and his wife Nina founded TerraVina in 2007 as a restaurant with...
Netley Marsh Steam Show

PICTURES: Crowds bask in the sun at Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show

GOOD weather helped draw the crowds to this year's Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show. The popular three-day event, which is run by a team of volunteers to raise money for local causes, was held...
cannabis waste cricket pitch

Suspected cannabis factory waste dumped at New Forest cricket pitch

WASTE suspected to have come from a cannabis factory was found dumped on a New Forest cricket pitch over the weekend. Contractors from Forestry England (FE) responded to a call on Sunday, reporting off-cuts from...

Woodlands B&B marks first birthday

A KITCHEN café, deli and boutique B&B in Woodlands is celebrating its first birthday. Spot in the Woods, formerly Hotel TerraVina, has received rave reviews since opening its doors. It is run by Nina Bassett,...
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