Hunt for youths caught removing tiles from arts centre roof

WOULD-BE thieves who ran off after being disturbed while trying to remove roof tiles from a popular Totton arts centre are being hunted by police. The culprits were slammed by bosses of the Hanger Farm...
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Store worker ‘assaulted after confronting pair of shoplifters’

TWO people were arrested after a Totton Lidl shop worker was assaulted when she confronted suspected shoplifters. Police responded to reports that an attack had taken place in the Lidl store in Commercial Road, Totton,...

Clean-up plans for contaminated land given town council backing

CLEAN-UP proposals for contaminated land at Eling Wharf have been backed by Totton and Eling Town Council. Southampton port owners ABP paid nearly £14m in 2018 for the prime Waterside site in Totton, which ended...

Police plea for visitors to stay away from nature reserve after huge crowds

POLICE have urged people to keep away from a popular Totton nature reserve after swarms of visitors descended during the recent heatwave. The plea was made in a Facebook post yesterday (Thursday) evening which told...

Inquest into death of ‘caring, compassionate’ 29-year-old whose car crashed into tree

A SUICIDE verdict has been recorded on a man who died when his car crashed into a tree just weeks after he sought help for depression. Harry Turner (29), from Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, suffered...

Charity set to host its annual fete virtually

A CHARITY which supports people with learning disabilities and autism will host its annual fete virtually due to the restrictions on public events. The Minstead Trust was set up in 1986 and currently helps more...

Police look to move travellers camped at recreation ground

MEASURES are under way to move on a convoy of travellers who have illegally set up camp on a recreation ground in Totton. Around 20 vehicle towing caravans entered Eling recreation ground in Bartram Road,...

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...

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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NFDC plans £5m move for Claymeadow depot in Totton

AN APPLICATION to create a new £5m council depot at Hardley industrial estate has been submitted. New Forest District Council wants to move its existing waste and services centre from Claymeadow, Totton, to the estate...
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