Shuttered sports club set for demolition under redevelopment plans

A ONCE thriving social club is set to be demolished 70 years after it was built to make way for a new community garden and sports pavilion. The Holbury Club, off the A326 Long Lane,...

Green light for two permanent Traveller spots in New Forest

PERMISSION has been granted by the national park authority for two permanent Gypsy or Traveller pitches in the New Forest. Landowner David Webbs applied for a change of use for the 1,600-square metre plot at...
Power station

Last look inside Fawley power station before planned 1,500-home transformation

IT has dominated the local skyline for over 50 years. But now, bit by bit, Fawley power station is being taken apart. The giant grey industrial buildings are set to give way to a proposed...

Plans for 300 new homes at Netley Marsh revealed

A MAJOR plan to build up to 300 homes – more than a third of which will be affordable – on land at Netley Marsh has been unveiled. Developer Bloor Homes and local landowner Barker...

Work finally starts on new supermarket in Forest village’s landmark building

WORK has begun on a major supermarket chain’s new branch which will create 15 new jobs at a landmark building in Barton. The merging of three units within Westcliffe Buildings, at Sea Road’s junction with...
Hills of Lymington

Plan for shop and takeaway at car showroom site

A CAR showroom in Pennington will be converted into a shop and takeaway, under proposals submitted to New Forest District Council. If approved, the scheme would turn the current building used by Hills of Lymington,...

Plans revealed for 300 new homes on farmland at Totton

A DEVELOPER has unveiled plans to build up to 300 new homes in Totton with an online public exhibition. Bloor Homes and local landowner Barker-Mill Estates hope to develop a 17.5-hectare parcel of farmland north...

Plan which allows for more than 10,000 new homes in Forest is approved

CONTROVERSIAL policies to build more than 10,000 homes in the New Forest have been approved by district councillors amid a failed bid to delete land in Lymington earmarked for 100 properties. New Forest District Council...
Lyndhurst Park Hotel

Derelict Lyndhurst Park Hotel starts to collapse

A SECTION of the landmark Lyndhurst Park Hotel has collapsed, sparking fears for the future of the historic building. A huge chunk of one of the back walls has dropped into the fenced off area...
Vivid Homes

‘Flooding’ homes win approval after four-year planning wrangle

A CONTROVERSIAL affordable homes development which has lain empty for four years can finally be occupied – despite claims it was still flooding a nearby farm. In backing Vivid Homes’ proposal to change the drainage...
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