Trove of historical car documents find a space at Beaulieu’s National Motor Museum

AN important personal collection of drawings and documents by the designer of such classic Lotus sports cars as the Elan, Elite and Europa, has been given to the National Motor Museum Trust at Beaulieu. More...

From Our Files: PoW escapes, plans for Beaulieu tourism hub, and fox hunting season...

75 YEARS AGO CAPTAIN Gordon Muirhead, of Marine Drive, Barton-on-Sea, has received a cablegram from his son Lieut Terence Muirhead, MC, Essex Regiment, stating that he is now in Adelboden, Switzerland. Lieut Muirhead, who is 25...

Barton joins in national Battle’s Over 100th commemoration of First World War armistice

A MASSIVE crowd came together on Barton clifftop for a “once-in-a-generation” commemoration marking 100 years since the end of the First World War. The lighting of two beacons formed the centrepiece of the area’s part...

Reflections: Mary Elizabeth Braddon – pioneering author who helped shape Lyndhurst

BY the latter years of the 19th century Bournemouth had become a town and resort of national repute. During the summer various hotels were involved in promoting charabanc excursions (horse-drawn in those times) to the...

Town council names-promise unlocks permission for Ringwood war memorial revamp

REFURBISHING Ringwood’s war memorial has been given the go-ahead after promises by the town council not to change the presentation of the names. The scheme for the Grade II listed structure in Christchurch Road was...
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