‘We are doing all we can’ to tackle park dog poisoning

EVERYTHING possible was being done to warn dog walkers about toxic plants after one pet died having eaten water hemlock at Long Meadow, says a leading New Milton councillor. Speaking at Monday’s meeting of the...

Outrage over wrecking spree at New Milton Rugby Club

YOUTHS have been blamed for an overnight vandalism spree at New Milton Rugby Club in which roof tiles were ripped away and goalposts broken. Frustrated by the “wanton” damage amounting to hundreds of pounds, club...
Hampshire Fire and Rescue

Planned homes might be ‘left to burn’ to protect environment

HOMES on a proposed major new development near Ringwood could be left to burn down if there was a blaze in order to protect rare animal species, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned. The...

Bashley villagers turn a corner to win victory in battle to slow down drivers

BASHLEY residents have won another victory in their ongoing battle for measures to crackdown on speeding through the village. The B3058 Bashley Common Road, which had been plagued by motorists flouting its 30mph limit, now...
Milford library

Volunteers pledge fight to save village library from cuts closure

VOLUNTEERS at Milford library will offer to transport books to and from Lymington in a desperate bid to persuade Hampshire County Council to rethink plans to withdraw support for the facility. The council’s proposal, which...
Wightlink ferries

Wightlink sets date for return of Lymington ferry crossings

WIGHTLINK is to resume services on the Lymington ferry route to Yarmouth on Friday 17th July. All sailings were stopped in March when lockdown restrictions were introduced but the company says the easing of measures...
Lymington Centre car park

£2m plans to revamp Lymington Centre submitted

PLANS to regenerate a community group’s headquarters have been submitted to New Forest District Council. Lymington Community Association has applied for planning permission to make a raft of improvements to the Lymington Centre in New...
Park Life

Park Life: Discover more about living in the New Forest

Park Life, autumn-winter 2019: CATCH up with Park Life on what's new in the New Forest National Park with its wildlife, activities and people. This season's Park Life take a look at the young people taking...
Sir Rod Stewart

Cafe owner star-struck as Sir Rod Stewart relives Maggie May memories

STAFF from a café in Beaulieu were star-struck when they received an unexpected visit from rock-and-roll royalty Sir Rod Stewart. Dominic Ide, owner of Pallets Tea and Coffee House, was working with his colleague Sophia...

National park planners pass Beaulieu car park plan ‘to save village shops’

A CAR park hailed by the Beaulieu Estate as a way of saving local shops from going bust has been shown the green light by national park planners. The major landowner proposed the 25 spaces...
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