Totton Morrisons

Driver (78) accused over death of grandmother in supermarket car park

A 78-YEAR-OLD woman has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving in a supermarket car park. Pauline Cove, of Hounsdown Avenue in Totton, went before magistrates to face allegations relating to a...
Flying Boat Inn

Homes bid for ‘eyesore’ Flying Boat pub site fails to take off

PLANS to build seven new homes on the “eyesore” site of a former Calshot pub wrecked by fire have been turned down by the national park authority. Habib Ghahramanizadi, of Dibden Purlieu-based FB Estates, submitted...

‘It’s beyond a joke’ – traders lose cash in spate of break-ins

SHOPS and businesses in the Waterside have suffered damage and lost hundreds of pounds in cash after being targeted in a spate of break-ins. Over just two weeks a butchers, a bakery, a fish and...

Residents ‘horrified’ as horses tied up and stoned with marbles

HORSES have been pelted with stones and marbles and had their legs tied together in malicious attacks on paddocks in Fawley. The parish council has been left horrified by the incidents which have taken place...

Councillors consider new parking charges to solve shortage of spaces

COUNCILLORS will consider charging motorists for long-term parking in Totton due to a shortage of spaces. The problem is particularly bad in the mornings, with many of the area’s free car parks full between 9am...
Claymeadow depot

Housing hopes raised by £5m council depot relocation plan

PLANS to relocate a major New Forest District Council depot have been revived in a proposed scheme worth £5m. The ruling cabinet has backed a two-year project to shift the waste and services site from...
Vivid Homes

Developer talks tough with council over five-year homes wrangle

A DEVELOPER whose drainage has been blamed for flooding neighbours is threatening to challenge council planners to force a decision if they do not give it the all-clear soon after nearly five years of...
Totton Royal British Legion

Royal British Legion building facing demolition over revamp costs

A HALL used by the Royal British Legion for more than 80 years is set to be demolished after estimates revealed it would cost thousands of pounds to bring it up to modern standards. The...
Totton Esso

No-go for Burger King drive-through at town centre garage

PLANS for a 24-hour fast-food drive-through at a town centre petrol station have been refused by New Forest District Council. Euro Garages Ltd, which owns the Esso garage in Ringwood Road, Totton, applied to extend...

‘He would put everyone first’ – mum’s tribute after sudden death of son

THE heartbroken mother of a Holbury man who died suddenly at home has paid tribute to her happy and caring son. Aaron Wells (21) had returned home from university in Essex one day earlier, on...
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