RESIDENTS had a rude awakening this morning (Tuesday) when an unexploded wartime bomb was detonated after being unearthed at a Barton holiday park.
MAJOR festivities on Barton clifftop marking the Queen’s platinum jubilee are set to benefit from £3,500 in New Milton Town Council funding.
A BEREAVED sister has slammed Southern Health in the wake of its overall rating being downgraded by national watchdog the Care Quality Commission.
A DESIGN by a New Forest mum has been printed on a T-shirt by fashion company White Stuff to raise funds for family charity Home-Start UK.
A SPECIAL group has been launched to ensure memories are “never forgotten” of a hospital which treated thousands of Indian troops in Barton.
A CLIFFTOP celebration with a parade and beacon lighting is one of the New Forest events planned to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
A RENOWNED Christmas lighting display in Barton raised £6,000 for the NHS.
NEW Milton councillors welcomed news that Barton beach’s “frighteningly frail” public toilets are set to be fully refurbished by the summer.
TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences after a police pursuit in New Milton.
MORE than £9,000 will be pumped into a programme to fell and replace storm-damaged trees at a popular open space in Barton.
DAME Esther Rantzen has hailed a Barton widower who inspired her to set up a loneliness charity after he died a few days short of his 100th birthday.
HUNDREDS of people braved the cold on Sunday to watch a famous Barton street illuminated with more than 80,000 Christmas lights.
COUNCILLORS were flushed with pride to hear Barton beach’s aged public toilets, previously threatened with demolition, are top of an upgrade list.
THE operators of a Downton quarry have applied to increase the number of visiting lorries in order to meet a growing demand for building materials.
A DEVELOPER has won a planning appeal to tear down a home in an exclusive Barton road and build four houses.