A row of wheelie bins

Council asks residents’ views for new waste collection system

RESIDENTS’ views are being sought on how New Forest District Council collects household waste and recycling. Researchers working on behalf of the authority will be knocking on doors from now until 14th February to invite...
Jamie Davis

Missing army veteran Jamie was suffering PTSD, says widow

THE widow of a Christchurch rugby player who was found dead after going missing says she will not rest until she gets “justice” for her husband who was suffering PTSD after serving in Iraq...
Barton tornado

PICTURES: Tornado leaves trail of destruction through village

A TRAIL of destruction has been left in Barton by a tornado which swept through early this morning (Friday). The twister touched down near to Sea Road, the A&T understands, and passed through the area,...

Animal accidents rise despite New Forest road safety campaign

DESPITE a high-profile campaign urging drivers to take slow down on New Forest roads during winter months, latest figures revealed a rise in animal accidents over the past year. Agisters attended 159 accidents in 2019,...
Slap Bottom

Forestry England mulls scaling back Slap Bottom tree-felling after protests

FORESTRY England is considering scaling back a controversial tree-felling operation which sparked protests from villagers and an intervention from a government minister. Residents living near Slap Bottom, a belt of trees just south of Burley,...
Police

Missing Christchurch teenager has been found, say police

Missing Christchurch teenager Kian Quinn has been located, say officers. The 17-year-old was last seen at 9.45pm on Wednesday at an address in the town. Following enquiries, he was located in the Bournemouth area. Dorset Police...
Barton cliffs

Landslip sparks warning to keep away from eroding cliffs

WALKERS are being urged to stay away from the edge at Barton cliffs after wet weather sparked fears of further landslips. The latest was near the eastern boundary of the Hoburne Naish holiday park at...
New Forest District Council

New council vans plug in to cut out carbon emissions

FOUR new zero-emission electric vans have been purchased by New Forest District Council as it looks to reduce its environmental impact. Two of the distinctive vehicles will be used by members of the council’s cleaning...
REIDSteel

Steel firm step closer to relocation as outline housing plan approved

A CHRISTCHURCH steel firm is on the move after being given the green light to build 167 homes on its site. The outline plans for its base off Fairmile Road were approved by BCP Council,...
Lymington Town Quay

Town quay designs split opinion as clock ticks on consultation

OPINION seems to be split on the £700,000 proposals to revamp Lymington Town Quay as residents have until Monday to submit their views. The plans, which include a choice of two possible designs for a...
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