Pebble Beach: Finding veggie perfection and a royal treat

AS MANY a vegetarian will attest, the words “the chef will make you something special” can make your heart sink. What follows is often some mediocre pasta dish, a mushroom risotto, or a ‘stack’ of...

Andy puts star style on Pebble Beach platters

AS A small boy Andy Waters used to peer through the hedge surrounding the Chewton Glen and watch the helicopters landing, vowing one day he would work there. His mum’s sister Margaret lived at Hobourne...

Round-Britain charity walker rescued after falling into deep mud

A MAN trekking the length of Britain’s coastline to raise awareness of a hereditary nerve disorder had to be rescued after he became stuck in mud halfway up a cliff at Barton. Barney Lee (20)...

Owners call for action after dogs poisoned at town beauty spot

DOGS have been poisoned by deadly hemlock – the most dangerous plant in the UK – which is growing in Barton’s Long Meadow. Sally Keats’ dog Oakley nearly died after chomping on a root of...

Dog caught on discarded fish hook left ‘howling in agony’

A LABRADOR was left “howling in agony” after a three-inch barbed fish hook left on a Barton beach became embedded in his paw. It is the fourth pet in just two months to have been...
Desmond Swayne

MP’s office door glued shut by ‘anti-Brexit campaigners’

ANTI-BREXIT campaigners are suspected of having glued shut the door of New Forest West MP Sir Desmond Swayne's local office in Barton. Superglue was squirted into the lock of the front door to pro-Brexit Sir...
Hoburne Naish

Residents warn of dangerous detour as holiday park to shut beach path

THE owners of Hoburne Naish holiday park at Barton have been criticised over plans to stop public access to a path which local residents use to reach the beach. For over 50 years people have...
Forest Lodge vets

Staff ‘rattled’ after bungling burglars thwarted by vets’ money safe

THIEVES who broke into a Barton vets dumped a safe they snatched after failing to break in to it. The intruders targeted the Forest Lodge practice in Barton Court Road overnight on Tuesday 23rd July,...
Barton power cut

Emergency repairs team dispatched to tackle power cut

AROUND eight homes in a Barton street have been left with their power cut for several hours as a result of a fault in the underground electricity network. The outage was reported around 1am today...

Care home manager hits back at criticism of its staffing levels

CONCERN over staffing levels at a Barton care home have been highlighted by a national watchdog but the manager has hit back claiming the criticisms are “unfair”. Engleburn Care Home in Milford Road has dropped...
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