Warning to neighbours as fire crews tackle large waste blaze

NEARBY residents and businesses are being urged to keep their doors and windows closed as around 30 firefighters battle a large blaze at a Marchwood waste disposal centre. The alarm was raised around 8.45am today,...

Saints score victory in bid to secure future of training ground

THE season has only just started but Southampton Football Club has already won an important victory by securing permanent approval for part of its training ground in Marchwood. The Premier League outfit applied to New...
Fawley power station plans

Parish council objects to power station homes over ‘traffic risk to pupils’

A PARISH council is objecting “in the strongest possible terms” to plans to develop Fawley power station amid rising fears of the impact on the roads of 1,500 new homes. Marchwood councillors voiced their opposition...

Motorist who ‘ignored’ road signs before fatal collision is spared prison

A DELIVERY driver who killed a motorcyclist in a collision at Marchwood after ignoring a host of road signs was spared an immediate prison sentence by a judge. Brian Moles (53) got distracted while following...
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...

The Bold Forester: brave £1m investment transforms Marchwood pub

THEY say first impressions count, and what a first impression the Bold Forester makes – particularly if you knew the pub of old, writes Chris Chester. Reopened only a few weeks ago, owners Debbie and Dwayne...

Council ‘crestfallen’ after vandals attacked First World War memorial figure

VANDALISM to one of the tributes put up in memory of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War have left members of Marchwood Parish Council “crestfallen”. The silent soldier and silent...

Armed raiders target New Forest pub in cash snatch

FOUR heavily armed raiders stormed a New Forest pub and stole cash from tills in one of three raids – sparking a warning to bar staff by police not to work alone at night. A...

‘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...
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