Hordle big bang

Mystery solved of big bang that shook people’s homes

THE answer has been found to what caused a huge bang that mystified residents who reported it shaking their homes. The alarm was raised around 8.30pm on Saturday, with police alerted a huge noise and...

Baby Holly Mae’s arrival on Christmas Eve gives Hordle family an early present

HORDLE sisters Amber Rose and Olivia Bailey had even more to celebrate this Christmas with arrival of a new member of the family. Tipping the scales at 9lb 7oz, Holly Mae was born at the...
Hordle scarecrow competition

Girl heartbroken as vandalised competition scarecrow taken by bin men

AN eight-year-old girl was heartbroken after a scarecrow she helped make for a village competition was apparently vandalised and then mistakenly taken away by bin men. Isabella Baker and her parents Penny and Matthew painstakingly...

Villagers take royal inspiration to create eye-popping scarecrow trail in Hordle

A REGAL theme inspired a village-wide scarecrow trail organised by the Hordle and District Twinning Association. Following the excitement surrounding the nuptials of Prince Harry and Megan Markle earlier this summer, more than a dozen...

‘Sick’ vandals spray goats purple at New Forest learning support farm

VANDALS have been condemned as “sick” for spraying a purple substance on animals at a farm which offers learning opportunities for young people with special needs The community has been urged to stay on the...
Hordle church

Reflections: The story of the clifftop church moved from the waves

FOR centuries the inhabitants of the parish of Hordle had attended their parish church situated not far from the cliff edge. Handy for those living in Taddiford and in the few isolated dwellings running eastward...
Nyla dog

Puppy fatally savaged on the street in latest New Forest dog attack

A YOUNG singer has been left broken-hearted after her cockapoo puppy was mauled by a staffie-type dog and had to be put down. Emma Hardy (17) said her father Robert was also hurt in the...

Thieves snatch motorbike from injured ex-racer’s garage

A FORMER track racer was left feeling sick with anger after his motorbike worth thousands of pounds was stolen from his garage as he was trying to sell it. The frustration caused by the theft...
Slug pellets

Plant nursery sorry for urging gardeners to ‘stock up’ on slug poison awaiting ban

A PLANT nursery has apologised and stopped selling a slug poison that will be banned in a few months after putting up a sign urging shoppers to “stock up”. The Doff Slug Killer product will...

Raiders slice through steel shutters to steal from plumbing supplier

A BOILER and a large haul of copper piping was stolen when masked raiders cut their way into Plumbase at the Gordleton Industrial Estate in Hordle. The plumbers' merchant was targeted last night (Thursday), when...
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