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...

‘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...
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...

‘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...

Tractor called in to clear pile of rubbish dumped in Calshot

A TRACTOR had to be brought in to help clear a huge pile of fly-tipped rubbish dumped in Calshot. The waste included white goods, a vacuum cleaner and various large pieces of wood and plastic....

The new Lookout cafe in Lepe eyes national design award

THE new Lookout cafe at Lepe Country Park, which was part of a recent £2.9m refurbishment, has been shortlisted for a national award by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The new eatery replaced...
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...
The Calshot D-Class lifeboat, Willet towing the broken down vessel to the slipway

RNLI to the rescue as speedboat bought on eBay ends up all at sea

A SPEEDBOAT broke down and had to be rescued by Calshot and Lepe RNLI after being bought online off eBay. At 4.30pm on Tuesday the Calshot D-Class lifeboat, Willet, was tasked by the Coastguard to attend reports...
Palais des Vaches

Former goat shed planned for transformation into New Forest art venue

A BARN previously used to farm goats could be transformed into a permanent art gallery, under plans by a member of the wealthy de Rothschild family. Nicholas de Rothschild, of the famous Exbury Gardens, wants...
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