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Environmental concerns delay decision for 1,500 power station homes

Environmental concerns delay decision for 1,500 power station homes

Proposals for the centre of the Fawley power station redevelopment A DECISION on approving the first stage of proposals for about 1,500 homes at Fawley…


Plastic campaigners clean up with Surfers Against Sewage award

Plastic campaigners clean up with Surfers Against Sewage award

Sarah Pitt (left) has led the Plastic Free Milford campaign COMMUNITY beach cleans, strategies to reduce single-use plastics and education for young people…


Village's new Men's Shed project preparing to get to work

Village's new Men's Shed project preparing to get to work

The Lyndhurst initiative follows a Men's Shed recently set up in nearby Totton (pictured) THE first official meeting of the newly-formed Lyndhurst Men’s…


Climate change forces new weather rules at town's historic market

Climate change forces new weather rules at town's historic market

Lymington market dates back to the 1250s and is held in the High Street every Saturday CLIMATE change has been blamed for more extreme weather forcing…


Lymington Town make second-half comeback against Cowes

Lymington Town make second-half comeback against Cowes

Lymington Town FC defender Tyrone Carkeet in action against Cowes Sports at the Sports Ground (Photo: Les Chase) Sydenhams Premier: Lymington Town FC…


'They are my heroes' - woman thanks her RNLI rescuers

'They are my heroes' - woman thanks her RNLI rescuers

Tricia Harvey (centre) with the RNLI Calshot crew A WOMAN who suffered serious injuries after falling from a yacht has returned to RNLI Calshot to thank…


Dead fox dumped outside home of anti-hunt campaigner Chris Packham

Dead fox dumped outside home of anti-hunt campaigner Chris Packham

The fox was dumped outside Chris Packham's house on Monday (Photo: @ChrisGPackham) A DEAD fox has been dumped outside the New Forest home of TV naturalist…


Christchurch keep rolling with home win against Hamble

Christchurch keep rolling with home win against Hamble

Brad Cherrett (left) scored an early penalty to give Christchurch an early 2-0 lead (Photo: Les Chase) Sydenhams Premier: Christchurch FC 3-1 Hamble Club CHRISTCHURCH…


Thieves smash through hairdresser's door to snatch charity tins

Thieves smash through hairdresser's door to snatch charity tins

Elegance Hairdressing in Eling Lane, Totton THIEVES who smashed the window of a hairdressing salon and stole charity collections have been blasted as…


Rest home told to improve over inspectors' care concerns

Rest home told to improve over inspectors' care concerns

Oaklands Rest Home has been given a substandard rating by the national care watchdog A MARCHWOOD care home for older people and dementia sufferers fell…


Quick-thinking neighbours praised as firefighters rescue woman (70)

Quick-thinking neighbours praised as firefighters rescue woman (70)

Firefighters were summoned to a terraced property in Holbury Drove, Holbury (Photo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) QUICK-THINKING neighbours have…


Village open space to be transformed into mini wildlife haven

Village open space to be transformed into mini wildlife haven

The plan is to plant rowan saplings on the northern side of Swallow Drive, Milford (Photo: stock image) A LITTLE-used area of public open space in Milford…


PHOTOS OF THE YEAR: The New Forest and Christchurch in 2019

PHOTOS OF THE YEAR: The New Forest and Christchurch in 2019

IN a year of news across the New Forest and Christchurch , sometimes it has been the photos that stood out over the headlines. Here are some of the best…


New Milton couple among first to celebrate mixed-sex civil partnership

New Milton couple among first to celebrate mixed-sex civil partnership

New Milton couple Martin Joyce and Debbie Meggs have been together 10 years (Photo: stock image) A COUPLE from New Milton will be among the first opposite…


Building 143 homes near lakes 'madness', opponents warn

Building 143 homes near lakes 'madness', opponents warn

The site at Snails Lane, Ringwood, which has been earmarked for a 143-home development CAMPAIGNERS fighting a controversial scheme to build 143 homes…


Brockenhurst FC continue to slide with defeat to Poppies

Brockenhurst FC continue to slide with defeat to Poppies

Brockenhurst FC captain Will Tickle tucks away a penalty in their game against Bournemouth Poppies. Photo: Les Chase Sydenhams Premier: Brockenhurst FC…


Cliffhanger ending for Zac the dog's Christmas walk

Cliffhanger ending for Zac the dog's Christmas walk

Zac the dog was pulled up the cliff face to safety in a special retrieval bag (Photo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) A LATE-NIGHT Christmas stroll…


Honours for Holocaust survivor, RNLI volunteer and youth supporter

Honours for Holocaust survivor, RNLI volunteer and youth supporter

From left are Jae Harris, John Horton and William Bergman A HOLOCAUST survivor, an RNLI volunteer and the manager of a Christchurch group which helps…


Village community awards appeal for young people nominations

Village community awards appeal for young people nominations

There are three categories to win in the Brockenhurst Citizens Awards ENTRIES to Brockenhurst’s first Citizen of the Year awards have been encouraging,…


Name released of New Forest dad killed in city car crash

Name released of New Forest dad killed in city car crash

Simon Poole was described as a "devoted family man" by his boss, John Irvine TRIBUTES have been paid to a devoted family man and popular company executive…


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