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Movie magic for return of Lymington carnival

Movie magic for return of Lymington carnival

PEOPLE are invited to share some movie magic as the Lymington and Pennington Community Carnival and Fete returns after a Covid-enforced hiatus.


Extension set for for private flytipping investigation scheme

Extension set for for private flytipping investigation scheme

A PILOT scheme contracting out flytipping investigation and enforcement could be extended until November.


New Forest man in court over £32,500 cannabis charge

New Forest man in court over £32,500 cannabis charge

BEING involved in the supply of around £32,500 of cannabis landed a New Forest man with a suspended prison sentence.

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Passionate about helping young people? Aspris Children’s Services has the job for you!

Passionate about helping young people? Aspris Children’s Services has the job for you!

Aspris Children’s Services are on the lookout for passionate and caring individuals to join their team in Southampton and the New Forest.


'Tragic accident' of baby's drowning in bath at Christchurch home

'Tragic accident' of baby's drowning in bath at Christchurch home

A NINE-MONTH-OLD baby drowned in the bath in a "tragic accident" after her mother passed out at their Christchurch home, an inquest heard.


Mourners' traffic fears over extension plan for woodland burial ground

Mourners' traffic fears over extension plan for woodland burial ground

A GRIEVING father fears traffic generated by a proposed extension to a woodland burial ground will spoil the peace of his son’s resting place.


Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

Forgotten army of the New Forest's 'lumberjills'

THEY were the lumberjills: members of the Women’s Timber Corps launched 80 years ago which sent hundreds to work in the New Forest during WWII.


Brockenhurst festival to return this summer

Brockenhurst festival to return this summer

AFTER a two-year absence due to the pandemic, a family friendly beer festival in Brockenhurst is back this summer.


Police arrest suspected drug-driver during speed crackdown at New Forest blackspot

Police arrest suspected drug-driver during speed crackdown at New Forest blackspot

A SUSPECTED drug-driver was arrested as police joined another multi-agency speeding crackdown on a notorious Forest animal accident black spot route.


Town gardeners open doors for museum

Town gardeners open doors for museum

GARDENERS in Lymington will open their gates to visitors in aid of the town's St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery.


Fears for future of New Milton table tennis pensioners after last table wrecked

Fears for future of New Milton table tennis pensioners after last table wrecked

A TEAM of table tennis-playing pensioners fears they will have to disband after vandals wrecked their last remaining table at New Milton.


Young Lymington sailor Sesto-Cosby set for world championships

Young Lymington sailor Sesto-Cosby set for world championships

ROYAL Lymington Yacht Club's 15-year-old Santiago Sesto-Cosby been selected to represent Great Britain at the Youth Sailing World Championships.


Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

Approval given for competing schemes at village's former B&B

PLANS to turn a former B&B into a home for people with mental illness have been thrown into doubt amid competing proposals winning the green light.

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Hordle 'heroes' honoured for going the extra mile

Hordle 'heroes' honoured for going the extra mile

A CEREMONY presented 16 Hordle residents with Parish Hero Awards for going the extra mile for their community.


New arts centre and studios set for Walkford music site after £340,000 grant

New arts centre and studios set for Walkford music site after £340,000 grant

A grant for Christchurch based Coda Music Trust will be used create a new cultural activity site.


Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

Rescue for horse trapped in New Forest marsh

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a horse which became stuck in a drainage channel on marshland near Buckler's Hard.


Folk trio Granny's Attic set for New Milton gig

Folk trio Granny's Attic set for New Milton gig

AWARD-nominated folk trio Granny’s Attic will be at New Milton’s Forest Arts on Friday 20th May.


Green light for 110 new homes on Pennington fields

Green light for 110 new homes on Pennington fields

TRAFFIC and access concerns failed to convince New Forest District Council’s planning committee to refuse outline plans for 110 homes in Pennington.

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Letter: The New Forest turning its back on trees?

Letter: The New Forest turning its back on trees?

SIR – At Verderers’ Court recently there were impassioned pleas in support of planting trees in Burley for the Queen’s jubilee

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Letter: Wheelie good for improving recycling rates

Letter: Wheelie good for improving recycling rates

SIR – Before moving here I lived near Banbury, which is ruled by Cherwell District Council (CDC). It had recycled badly.

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