The Red Arrows display fly over Cunard's

Calshot onlookers treated to dramatic display as Red Arrows beat the weather

ONLOOKERS at Calshot were treated to a spectacular display by the Red Arrows last week after bad weather nearly forced its cancellation. A break in the conditions allowed the famous RAF display team to perform...

Landmark Barton building extension plan blocked over ‘smelly bins’

AN EXTENSION to one of the most recognisable buildings in Barton has been blocked after neighbours complained about the potential for smelly bins. The Dome’s unusual pagoda-style turret is a landmark in Barton Court Avenue,...
Holmsley Bridge

New Forest bridge repair schemes gain funding worth £13.5m

TWO major road repair schemes in the New Forest have been listed by the county council for funding worth £13.5m with work expected to start in the next year. Work to replace the old Holmsley...
Appletree Court

Warm welcome for ’21st century’ start-up business centre

COUNCILLORS have given a warm welcome to the creation of a business development centre in the New Forest with the target of generating 100 jobs over three years. The district council’s ruling cabinet agreed on...

Body of Mudeford diver Matthew Green discovered after fatal Durdle Door expedition

THE body of a 33-year-old scallop diver from Mudeford was found off the Purbeck coast just five weeks after getting married. Father-of-two Matthew Green (pictured) was reported missing after going out 2.5km off Durdle Door...

Third Heathrow runway would cost Bournemouth Airport flights, MP warns

BOURNEMOUTH Airport would lose two-fifths of its international flights if the controversial third runway is built at Heathrow, an MP has warned. Expanding the UK’s leading air hub would have a “suffocating” effect on regional...

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...
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