New Forest flytipping

New Forest rangers despair as fly-tippers strike three times in 24 hours

FLY-TIPPERS struck three times within 24 hours to dump piles of waste at New Forest beauty spots. Rubbish including soil, old furniture and even the remains of a fibreglass boat was found in three locations...
Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Supercar firm slammed for ‘stupid and irresponsible’ New Forest publicity stunt

DRIVERS of a convoy of Lamborghini supercars have been attacked for a “stupid and irresponsible” publicity stunt after video emerged of them motoring two abreast through the New Forest. About a dozen vehicles from national...
Ellingham Show

Community lunch provides silver lining for weather-struck Ellingham Show

THE clouds, wind and rain that cancelled the Ellingham Show were gilded with a silver lining when more than £2,000 was raised by serving up the unused food at a community party. Rather than go...
Elcock Associates

Business to lose £20m contract and new jobs after expansion refused, claims owner

THE director of a Christchurch surveying company has said his business will lose a multi-million-pound contract and six new jobs after its expansion proposal was rejected. BCP Council’s planning committee unanimously refuses permission for Elcock...
Christchurch Premier Inn

Woman died after collision with lorry outside Premier Inn hotel

A WOMAN has died from injuries she sustained in a serious road traffic collision with a lorry near the Christchurch Premier Inn on Friday. The local victim, who was in her 80s, was at the...

Police launch two-week crackdown to combat summer speeding

MOTORISTS have been warned to travel safely by Hampshire Police amid a two-week speed crackdown. It has teamed up with the Thames Valley constabulary and their joint roads unit will step up patrols today (Monday)...
New Forest Weather

VIDEO: Counting the cost after wild weather forces events to cancel

BUSINESS owners and event organisers in the New Forest and Christchurch were left counting the cost after wild weather struck over the weekend with heavy winds and rain. Powerful gusts battered the New Forest and...
Totton Sea Scouts

Sea Scouts are left to count the cost of vandals and thieves

TWO Sea Scouts groups are counting the cost of crime after vandals and thieves targeted their equipment. Around 15 youths were captured on CCTV at Testwood Lakes in Totton on Wednesday 31st July, damaging a...
Lymington Town Quay

Have your say on plans to overhaul Lymington Town Quay

THE promised public consultation on revamping Lymington Town Quay launched this week following complaints that plans were being drawn up in “secrecy”. Residents have until late September to submit their ideas to improve the waterside...
Hoburne Naish

Residents warn of dangerous detour as holiday park to shut beach path

THE owners of Hoburne Naish holiday park at Barton have been criticised over plans to stop public access to a path which local residents use to reach the beach. For over 50 years people have...
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