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Forest Forge Theatre in Ringwood hit by double funding blow

Forest Forge Theatre in Ringwood hit by double funding blow

Performers treading the boards at the Forest Forge Theatre in Ringwood (Photo credit: Oliver Crump) AN innovative theatre company is scrambling to plug…


Cost pressures threaten Lyndhurst Parish Council office

Cost pressures threaten Lyndhurst Parish Council office

Lyndhurst Parish Council's office in the High Street LYNDHURST Parish Council may be forced to close its office in the village due to running costs of…


Promotion still on for Ellingham and Ringwood after victory against Southampton

Promotion still on for Ellingham and Ringwood after victory against Southampton

Ellingham and Ringwood defend their try line against Southampton ELLINGHAM AND RINGWOOD RFC secured an important 44-17 bonus point win against Southampton…


Police cracking down on speed offenders in Christchurch

Police cracking down on speed offenders in Christchurch

A Dorset Police speed van POLICE speed camera teams will be out in force in Christchurch today (Tuesday) and for the rest of the week. The operation,…


'Significant breakthrough' in talks suspends strikes on South Western Railway

'Significant breakthrough' in talks suspends strikes on South Western Railway

The dispute between the RMT union and South Western Railway is over the future of guards A TRAIN strike due on Friday has been suspended after the RMT…


Troublemaker hurled racist abuse at Six Bells pub door staff

Troublemaker hurled racist abuse at Six Bells pub door staff

The Six Bells in St Thomas Street, Lymington, shortly after it opened in 2013 A TROUBLEMAKER drunkenly hurled racist abuse and obscenities at two door…


Letters: I would travel without train guard to keep service running

Letters: I would travel without train guard to keep service running

SIR – After two years of disruption I read that the RMT union is once more to ballot its members for industrial action over the question of guards on…


Jack the dog dies after being mauled in the street

Jack the dog dies after being mauled in the street

Jack was a Bichon poodle-cross A DOG-owning couple were left distraught after it was fatally mauled by a rescued lurcher in a horrific street attack. Wendy…


Competition: answer question to win tickets to The Rolling Stones Story at the Lighthouse Poole

Competition: answer question to win tickets to The Rolling Stones Story at the Lighthouse Poole

Win tickets to see the Rolling Stones Story at the Lighthouse Poole with this week's 50p A&T Competition closed A HIGH energy tribute to one of the…


Ringwood councillors angered by developer's property pricing

Ringwood councillors angered by developer's property pricing

Linden Homes' Beaumont Park development in Ringwood DISSATISFIED Ringwood councillors have vowed to argue against the final part of a major housing scheme,…


Little Lewis's scooter replaced by kind-hearted armed forces veterans

Little Lewis's scooter replaced by kind-hearted armed forces veterans

Lewis Howlett and his mum Katie receiving his new scooter with Jim Wilson at the armed forces veterans breakfast club ARMED FORCES veterans have donated…


Waste campaigner races against time in anti-packaging fight

Waste campaigner races against time in anti-packaging fight

Kathy Sirl in her zero packaging store The Naked Pantry A ZERO packaging campaigner is in a race against time with a crowdfunding exercise that is more…


Reflections: a salty New Forest tale of a vital industry

Reflections: a salty New Forest tale of a vital industry

EVERYONE who bathes from our local beaches is well aware of the saltiness of the sea water and the Bible tells of the extreme saltiness of the “Sea of…


Gearlink Kawasaki revving up for British Superbike Championship campaign

Gearlink Kawasaki revving up for British Superbike Championship campaign

A Gearlink Kawasaki team member in action last season THE Gearlink Kawasaki team, owned by Hinton Admiral based Michael de Bidaph, have announced their…


From Our Files: superfast firefighters, decimalisation decisions, and underage drinking

From Our Files: superfast firefighters, decimalisation decisions, and underage drinking

75 YEARS AGO New Milton Section of the National Fire Service were called out to a fire in Ashley Road on Saturday - and arrived even before the occupier…


Explosive end unveiled for Fawley power station set for 1,500-home transformation

Explosive end unveiled for Fawley power station set for 1,500-home transformation

Fawley power station with its landmark 650ft chimney AN explosive end to Fawley power station moved a step closer with demolition plans submitted to New…


Rae demolishes Bashley Football Club on a day for remembrance

Rae demolishes Bashley Football Club on a day for remembrance

Family of the late John Bone with the Bashley players before their match against Alresford Town (Photo: Les Chase) Sydenhams Wessex Premier: Bashley Football…


Milford planning battle: 'affordable homes' would need £56,000 salary

Milford planning battle: 'affordable homes' would need £56,000 salary

New Forest District Council (left) and Pennyfarthing Homes face off at Lymington Town Hall PEOPLE trying to get on the property ladder would need an income…


Holby City star Guy Henry goes on stage with Highcliffe Charity Players

Holby City star Guy Henry goes on stage with Highcliffe Charity Players

Guy Henry joined the Highcliffe Charity Players on stage at the Regent Centre HOLBY CITY star Guy Henry joined the cast of Highcliffe Charity Players…


Cruise prize grants couple their 'lifelong dream' in A&T Fred Olsen Travel competition

Cruise prize grants couple their 'lifelong dream' in A&T Fred Olsen Travel competition

From left are Della Avis-Harris of Prestige Holidays, Sue Dickie, Fred Olsen Christchurch manager Alison MacCarthy, Tom Dickie, and Chris Chester of the…


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