Injured cyclist prompts fresh calls to tackle accident blackspot

ANOTHER serious accident involving a cyclist has spurred an ongoing campaign for improvements to be made to notorious New Forest blackspot Ipley Crossroads. Cycling UK’s campaigns group is pressuring Hampshire County Council to strengthen safety...

Pizzeria sacks staff after getting one-star food hygiene rating

A HYTHE pizzeria says it has sacked all its staff after it was given a one-star food hygiene rating. Amalfi Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria on the High Street revealed on Facebook it let employees go...
Flying Boat Inn

Developer hopes new Flying Boat Inn housing plan will take off

A DEVELOPER has returned with fresh plans to build homes on the site of a pub which burned down nearly 20 years ago. An outline application has been submitted to the national park authority for...
Wildground Junior School

Police tell roof-climbing youngsters: ‘Stop before someone gets hurt’

POLICE and teachers are urging youngsters to stop climbing onto the roofs of local schools before someone is badly hurt. Officers on the Waterside revealed on Thursday they had detained a trio of 14 and...
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Tommy Warner: Circus labourer able to balance park bench on his chin

A FORMER army sergeant who was well known for performing tricks he learned while working at a circus has died aged 89. Father-of-six Tommy Warner was born in Dalkey, a few miles from Dublin in...
Gang Warily

Man found dead at recreation ground on New Year’s Day is named

THE man whose body was found on New Year’s Day at Gang Warily recreation ground in Fawley has been named. The identity of 31-year-old Phillip Cavill was released by the coroner’s office in Winchester after...

Two arrested by police investigating string of business burglaries

TWO people have been arrested by police investigating a string of burglaries that took place at homes and businesses in Lymington and Totton. A hair salon, a café and a church were among the properties...
Hythe police station

Parish councillors oppose new retirement homes at ex-police station

LOCAL councillors are opposing a new application by a developer to build retirement flats on the site of the former police station in Hythe. Previous proposals by McCarthy and Stone for 35 apartments on the...
Fawley power station plans

Fawley power station developer ‘on track’ for homes decision in April

THE company behind the redevelopment of Fawley power station with 1,500 new homes says it is on track for a decision by the end of April. The consortium leading the near-£1bn scheme, Fawley Waterside Ltd,...

Five teens arrested after couple flee attempted baseball bat robbery

FIVE teenagers were arrested after baseball bat-wielding would-be robbers targeted a man and a woman in Upper Mullins Lane, Hythe. The victims were approached by five males who demanded they hand over personal belongings after...
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