Dog killed and owner injured in hit-and-run collision in Bransgore

A HIT-and-run driver is being sought after killing a dog and injuring its owner in an incident in a New Forest village. Nathan James (28) has described how he was walking along Burley Road, Bransgore,...
Lymington Shores

£1m railway bridge clears planning hurdle – but further obstacles to cross

MAJOR stumbling blocks remain for an “essential” £1m railway footbridge connecting Lymington with the former Webbs chicken factory development despite clearing a vital planning hurdle. New Forest District Council has granted permission for the long-awaited...

Thatched cottage in Bransgore destroyed as flames consume roof

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze which broke out at a derelict thatched cottage in the New Forest. The alarm was raised around 3.20pm on Tuesday as flames spread through the roof of the property, which was...

Mudeford’s new priest-in-charge sets sail on ministry with Blessing of the Water

MUDEFORD’S new priest-in-charge, the Rev. Andrew Jablonski, began his ministry by leading a Blessing of the Waters service from a rowing boat in the middle of The Run off the village quay. He was safe...

Southern Health fined £2m over ‘entirely preventable’ deaths of patients

AN NHS trust has been fined £2m for breaching health and safety laws over the deaths of two patients in its care, including that of a 45-year-old woman from Lyndhurst. The punishment was handed down...

Row brewing over plan to open up miles of New Forest coastline to walkers

A ROW is brewing between walkers and landowners over proposals to open up to the public miles of New Forest coastline. The 35-mile stretch between Highcliffe and Calshot is part of the emerging England Coastal...

Panto cancelled by freak winds and snow storm crosses fingers for better weather

AN AMATEUR dramatics group are hoping it will be third time lucky for their panto after it was first blown away by a tornado and then frozen in by a snow storm. The original run...

Homes plan for Netley Marsh farm thrown out amid nearly 100 objections

BUILDING 10 homes on a farm in Netley Marsh has been blocked after nearly 90 people objected to the scheme. National park authority planning officers refused the proposals for Broadbridge Farm in Rossiters Lane, Woodlands,...

Tory councillor Richard Frampton quits party in protest at public service cuts

A FURIOUS Conservative district councillor has quit the party in protest at cuts to public services which he says are leaving residents at the mercy of criminals. Cllr Richard Frampton, a farmer who represents the...
Guy hedger murder

Life sentences for pair who shot advertising executive during botched robbery

TWO men found guilty of the murder of insurance executive Guy Hedger during a botched burglary at his Ringwood mansion have been jailed for life. Kevin Downton and Jason Baccus will each serve at least...
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