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...
Chris Packham

Dead fox dumped outside home of anti-hunt campaigner Chris Packham

A DEAD fox has been dumped outside the New Forest home of TV naturalist Chris Packham in apparent retaliation against his campaign to end hunting. Yesterday (Monday) the outspoken presenter tweeted a film of the...

Rest home told to improve over inspectors’ care concerns

A MARCHWOOD care home for older people and dementia sufferers fell below standards again at its latest inspection. Oaklands Rest Home was rated ‘requires improvement’ by national watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the...
Discovery yacht Group

Company boss quits over £1m compensation for leaky yacht

A YACHT company has been landed with a compensation bill of more than £1m after one of its new boats was found to have a catalogue of failings Discovery Yacht Group employs more than 100...
Waterside train line

Parish council backs campaign to reopen Waterside railway line

A CAMPAIGN to bring back a passenger service on the Waterside train line has been backed by Marchwood Parish Council. The line closed to the public in the late 1960s but continued to serve Marchwood...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest