Rogue trader alert after water company uniforms stolen by raiders

RESIDENTS are urged to be wary of doorstep callers claiming to be from Southern Water after uniforms were stolen in a raid on its Marchwood site. Thieves forced their way into the premises in Bury...

More than 1,000 jobs would be created in Marchwood port revamp, operator says

RESIDENTS can have a say on plans to intensify commercial activity at Marchwood military port which aim to create more than 1,000 jobs. As reported in the A&T, a pre-application document submitted to New Forest...
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Plans for major expansion at port to create jobs – and traffic

MAJOR plans to intensify commercial activity and create jobs at the military port in Marchwood should not be at the expense of fresh congestion on local roads, a local councillor has warned. A near doubling...
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John Lovell: Village’s 90-year-old litter-picking ‘local hero’

A DEDICATED Marchwood man who spent much of his time litter picking in the community has died aged 90. John Harold Lovell was a familiar face around the village for his efforts to keep the...

Last of stolen goats found – on Trotts Lane

TWO goats have been reunited with their owner 10 days after being stolen from a farm – and were found trotting along an aptly named road in Marchwood. Lulu and Dolly were among nine goats...

Pregnant cat shot three times survives to have kittens

A PREGNANT cat badly injured after being shot three times with an air gun survived to give birth to four healthy kittens. She had been found in a garden in Marchwood covered in blood and...

UPDATED: Chris Packham to appeal after HS2 halt bid refused

NEW Forest TV presenter Chris Packham has refused to concede defeat in his battle to stop the government’s HS2 rail project. The environmental campaigner, who has a house near Marchwood, went to the High Court...

Chris Packham turns his campaigning sights on stopping HS2

WILDLIFE campaigner Chris Packham is preparing to fight the government in the courts to stop construction of the HS2 rail project. The TV presenter, who lives near Marchwood, has launched a legal action against the...

‘Pupils at risk’ as council prepares to axe school crossing patrol

MARCHWOOD Junior School pupils will be put at risk when a crossing patrol officer retires after the county council confirmed it would not fund a replacement, parents fear. Youngsters heading to and from class will...

Helicopter nose-dived into ground at military port, crash report reveals

A HELICOPTER had to be scrapped after it crashed while taking off at the Marchwood military port, an accident report has revealed. Almost immediately after leaving the ground to check its hovering capabilities, the Sikorsky...
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