Two cut free from car after crash at Barton

FIREFIGHTERS had to free two elderly people from an overturned vehicle following a crash on the A337 at Barton on Tuesday afternoon. The man and woman were trapped inside as a result of the incident...

‘Ridiculous’ raid on 21 beach huts costs owners thousands as thieves escape with coffee,...

MORE than 20 Barton beach huts were ransacked causing thousands of pounds worth of damage in a “ridiculous” raid which saw the thieves flee with only coffee, tea, cushions and towels. Offenders targeted at least...

Dog owner’s plea to fishermen after pet hurt on discarded fish hook

A DOG owner is appealing to fishermen to take their hooks home after her pet had to have a £300 operation after getting one stuck in its paw. Julie Marley, from New Milton, was taking...
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Byron Road lights display among swathe of popular events axed as organisers reconsider amid...

A STRING of popular events have been cancelled across the New Forest and Christchurch as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of going away. Activities well into the festive season have been affected as organisers...

Barton pilot killed in Battle of Britain remembered on 80th anniversary

THE memory of an RAF pilot from Barton killed in action aged 20 has been honoured as this year marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. New Milton Town Council paid tribute to...

New Forest gets claws out for litterbugs in new billboard campaign

BILLBOARDS featuring a giant crab are the latest initiative by New Forest District Council to encourage people to take their litter home. Visitors to Calshot, Milford and Barton will be reminded not to leave rubbish...

Woman rescued from cliff face after fracturing ankle

EMERGENCY crews rescued a woman who fractured her ankle on Barton cliff face yesterday (Thursday) evening. Lymington’s coastguard rescue team was first to arrive at Becton Bunny after the alarm was raised shortly before 5pm,...

Pensioner who went missing from care home found after helicopter search

A MAJOR search was launched after an elderly resident went missing from a Barton care home last night (Wednesday). The alarm was raised around 9.15pm, with reports the 80-year-old man had disappeared from Engleburn in...

Work finally starts on new supermarket in Forest village’s landmark building

WORK has begun on a major supermarket chain’s new branch which will create 15 new jobs at a landmark building in Barton. The merging of three units within Westcliffe Buildings, at Sea Road’s junction with...
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Teenage surfer taken to hospital after being caught in riptide and swept onto rocks

A TEENAGE surfer has described his frightening experience after being caught in a riptide and swept onto rocks. The 13-year old Arnewood School pupil was taken to hospital following the incident on Sunday afternoon, which...
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