Primary school pupil with no symptoms tests positive for coronavirus

A PUPIL at a second New Forest school has tested positive for coronavirus – despite not showing any symptoms while there. James Nutbeam, headteacher at Cadland Primary in Holbury said the youngster “remains well” but...

Council objects to £1bn plans for Fawley power station

AN OBJECTION to plans to redevelop the former Fawley power station site with new homes and commercial properties has been made by Totton and Eling Town Council. Newly amended proposals for the near-£1bn scheme have...

Owner of Forest flytip made to clean up mess after bills found in rubbish

THE owner of rubbish flytipped in the New Forest was made to clear it up and fined after being tracked down through details found in the pile. Parcel packaging and phone bills among the bags...

Countess of Wessex gives New Forest food charity a royal hand

VOLUNTEERS at FareShare Southern Central’s food distribution centre in Totton were joined by Sophie, Countess of Wessex, to help send supplies to people in need during the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative was organised by Southampton...
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11-storey glass tower removed as £1bn Fawley housing scheme plans amended

AN 11-STOREY glass tower which was to form one of the most impressive landmarks in the Fawley power station redevelopment has been removed, under revised plans. Newly amended proposals submitted to New Forest District Council...
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Retirement flats plans for former police station are thrown out

PLANS to build retirement flats on the site of the former police station in Hythe have been turned down by New Forest District Council. As previously reported in the A&T, McCarthy and Stone wanted to...

Residents’ fears over decision to turn vacant community centre into bedsits for homeless

  RESIDENTS have raised concerns over NFDC’s decision to turn a community centre in to five bedsits for short-term emergency housing. The Blackfield Neighbourhood Centre in Heather Road, which has been vacant since 2017, will be...

Bomb alert, stranded family and inflatables rescue – RNLI station’s ‘challenging day’

THE rescue of a grounded kayak – complicated by the discovery of suspected unexploded bomb – was one of four call-outs that made for Calshot RNLI’s busiest day of the year. Last Tuesday’s slew of...

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...

Police given new powers to force people to leave Forest beauty spot

A SPATE of anti-social behaviour at a Totton beauty spot has seen police given new powers to force people to leave the site. Officers from the town’s neighbourhood policing team swooped on Testwood Lake yesterday...
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