Shuttered sports club set for demolition under redevelopment plans

A ONCE thriving social club is set to be demolished 70 years after it was built to make way for a new community garden and sports pavilion. The Holbury Club, off the A326 Long Lane,...
Sheila Watson

Tributes to ‘kind and thoughtful’ Sheila (74) after fatal collision

A HEARTBROKEN family has paid tribute to a “kind and thoughtful” pensioner who died after being involved in a collision with a car in Haydock Close, Totton. Sheila Watson was struck by a Volkswagen Tiguan...

Woman (74) dies from injuries after collision with car

AN elderly pedestrian has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Haydock Close, Totton. Paramedics responded to reports the 74-year-old local woman had been struck by a Volkswagen Tiguan. Emergency services said...
Chris Barrett

Heartbroken family of coronavirus victim urge public to stay at home

THE heartbroken family of a New Forest man who died from coronavirus have urged people to stick to the rules imposed by the Prime Minister to stay safe. Father-of-two Chris Barrett (75), from Dibden Purlieu,...

RNLI crew take coronavirus precautions to rescue elderly pair

AN RNLI crew took extra precautions amid the Covid-19 pandemic as they went to the rescue of a grounded boat by Ashlett Creek with two elderly men on board. Responding to a call-out by HM...
FareShare southern central

Food charity appeals for help as volunteers self-isolate

A CHARITY which distributes surplus food to those in need is appealing for help as it loses volunteers to coronavirus self-isolation when demand is expected to soar. Fare Share southern central, which has had a...

Town train station shares £20m disability access cash

DISABLED passengers are set to benefit from improved access at Totton railway station thanks to a share of £20m of government funding. Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced earlier this month that 124 stations across the...

Police find meat cleaver by bed during drugs raid on home

A MEAT cleaver was found beside a bed when police raided a home in Harvey Gardens, Hythe, as part of an investigation into the supply of class A drugs. Officers searched the property and, along...
Forest Park School

Headteacher blasts vandals after attack on special needs school

VANDALS who damaged playground equipment at a special needs school in Totton have been blasted by the headteacher. The incident at Forest Park School in Commercial Road took place between 9pm and 9pm on Saturday...
A326

Cyclists oppose £8.1m main road upgrades over ‘speed risks’

A CYCLING group is objecting to Hampshire County Council’s multi-million-pound plans to improve one of the busiest roads in the New Forest. The southern end of the A326, which links the Waterside, Totton and the...
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