Alert as German ‘egg’ grenade discovered on spit

BOMB disposal experts rushed to Calshot Spit following the discovery of a German hand grenade which could have dated back to the First World War. The alarm was raised around 2pm last Friday by a...
Exbury Gardens

Prince Charles unveils ‘secret garden’ to celebrate century of Exbury green fingers

THE Prince of Wales gave his royal seal of approval to celebrations marking 100 years of Exbury Gardens. Prince Charles officially opened the new Centenary Garden at the popular New Forest attraction a century on...
Dan Snow

Council investigates Dan Snow claim of Brexit Party leaflet in postal vote envelope

NEW FOREST District Council is investigating a claim by TV historian Dan Snow that a Brexit Party leaflet was delivered to his New Forest home in the same official envelope carrying his postal ballot...
Calshot RNLI

‘Reckon we nailed it!’ – RNLI crew take on the Tetris Challenge

A NEW FOREST sea rescue crew has become the latest emergency team to take on a worldwide social media craze. Calshot’s RNLI outfit has completed the ‘Tetris Challenge’ in which services including the police, fire...

‘Prank or incompetence’ blamed by Dan Snow for Brexit Party postal vote claim

TV HISTORIAN Dan Snow has backed down over claims that a Brexit Party leaflet was delivered to his New Forest home in the same envelope as his postal ballot. Pro-remain Mr Snow (40), who lives...

‘All the best stories you’ve ever heard’: TV historian Dan Snow talks family life...

DAN Snow is late. His staff don’t know where he is – until the head nanny arrives to say the TV historian has been delayed picking up his children. A few minutes later he pulls up...
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...
Flying Boat Inn

Homes bid for ‘eyesore’ Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

PLANS to build seven new homes on the “eyesore” site of a former Calshot pub wrecked by fire have been turned down by the national park authority. Habib Ghahramanizadi, of Dibden Purlieu-based FB Estates, submitted...
RNLI Calshot

‘They are my heroes’ – woman thanks her RNLI rescuers

A WOMAN who suffered serious injuries after falling from a yacht has returned to RNLI Calshot to thank the crew for rescuing her. Deckhand Tricia Harvey had been trying to disembark the moored vessel near...
Dan Snow honours list

Dan Snow delighted at ‘surprising’ MBE in Queen’s birthday honours list

TV historian Dan Snow has expressed his surprise and appreciation at being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Mr Snow, who lives in Exbury, was made an MBE for services to history alongside hundreds...
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